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Senator Jim Luker (D)

P. O. Box 216, Wynne, 72396

Senator Jim Luker (D)
Phone: 870-238-8588
Phone:
District: 17
District:
17
Seniority: 15
Seniority:
15
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Church Affiliation:
Presbyterian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Mayor & City Attorney of Wynne, House in 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2003, 2005 Asst. Pro Tempore; 2007; 2009
Public Service:
Mayor & City Attorney of Wynne, House in 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2003, 2005 Asst. Pro Tempore; 2007; 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
REMOVING ABANDONMENT AS GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF PARENT AND CHILD.
TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN APPEALS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ORDERS BE MADE DIRECTLY TO THE COURT OF APPEALS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - LEVEE DISTRICTS GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
CONCERNING THE RELINQUISHMENT AND TERMINATION OF PARENT AND CHILD RELATIONSHIP.
CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE FOR SEALING CRIMINAL RECORDS.
TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE MONTHLY FERTILIZER TONNAGE REPORTS AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE FEES ARE TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE, SOIL TESTING AND RESEARCH FUND.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE FOR THE RECALL OF ELECTED MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS ELECTED TO SERVE A TERM OF FOUR (4) YEARS.
TO ALLOW MERITORIOUS GOOD TIME FOR PERSONS SENTENCED UNDER THE SEVENTY-PERCENT RULE REGARDLESS OF THE DATE OF THE OFFENSE.
AN ACT FOR VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR PERSONAL SERVICES, OPERATING EXPENSES, REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND GRANTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ARKANSAS DELTA TRAINING AND EDUCATION CONSORTIUM
TO EMPOWER THE LEGISLATIVE JOINT AUDITING COMMITTEE TO DIVEST AUTHORITY OF A CITY COURT IF THAT CITY COURT FAILS TO COMPLY WITH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS.
TO SET THE TERMS OF COURT IN THE FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE MID-SOUTH COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES - COMMUNITY BASED AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO SEPARATE THE OFFICES OF SHERIFF AND TAX COLLECTOR AND TO CONSOLIDATE THE OFFICES OF TAX COLLECTOR AND COUNTY TREASURER IN MONROE COUNTY.
TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FUNDING OF THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING THE EMERGENCY ARKANSAS RESIDENT HOMEOWNERS LOAN EQUALIZATION ACT OF 2009.
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSPORT OF INMATES REQUIRED FOR LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE AWARD OF THE PISTOL CARRIED BY A DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION PAROLE OR PROBATION OFFICER UPON RETIREMENT OR DEATH.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESCRIPTION OF RULES REGARDING THE DISCIPLINE OF INMATES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
TO ENACT THE UNIFORM LIMITED COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION ACT (2007).
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-44-101 ET SEQ. CONCERNING THE PERFECTION, FILING, AND ENFORCEMENT OF MECHANIC'S AND MATERIALMEN'S LIENS.
THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-15-301 AND TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURES CONCERNING A CERTIFICATE OF CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FOR MUNICIPALLY OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
AN ACT FOR THE EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CLASSROOMS IN THE CROSS COUNTY TECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007.
TO PROVIDE CENTRAL FILING WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AGRICULTURAL LIENS AND FARM-RELATED SECURITY INTERESTS AND TO PROVIDE FILING FEES WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF FILING FEES.
TO SPECIFY CONDITIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ACQUIRED BY A FOREIGN PARTY.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

Committees

Committees