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Representative Barbara Nix (D)

1603 Utopia, Benton, 72015

Representative Barbara Nix (D)
Phone: 501-778-9731
Phone:
District: 28
District:
28
Seniority: 94
Seniority:
94
Occupation: Teacher
Occupation:
Teacher
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: AEA Board of Directors; Benton Athletic Memorial Museum Board; Benton Education Association; First Term in House 2009
Public Service:
AEA Board of Directors; Benton Athletic Memorial Museum Board; Benton Education Association; First Term in House 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO LOWER THE BLOOD-ALCOHOL LEVEL THRESHOLD FOR REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS IF A PERSON IS DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED ON A LICENSE SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF A PRIOR DWI CONVICTION.
THE SAFE TRANSPORTATION OF RAILROAD EMPLOYEES BY CONTRACT CARRIERS ACT.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE LOOK BACK PERIOD FOR REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS FROM FIVE YEARS TO SEVEN YEARS.
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE FAIR HEARING ACT.
TO HONOR THE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS OF CLIFF LEE, MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL'S 2008 AMERICAN LEAGUE CY YOUNG AWARD WINNER.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CREATE LEGAL REMEDIES TO AID THE ABILITY OF A PERSON TO RECOVER STOLEN PROPERTY FROM A PAWNBROKER.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
PAUL'S LAW: TO PROHIBIT DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM USING HANDHELD WIRELESS TELEPHONES TO ENGAGE IN TEXT MESSAGING.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE EFFECT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE OFFENSES OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND ASSAULT IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR THE OFFENSE OF DOMESTIC BATTERING IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - MANAGEMENT SERVICES DIVISION - ACHIEVING PARITY BETWEEN STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS UNDER THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
AN ACT CONCERNING DEATH AND DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR POLICE OFFICERS KILLED OR INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF A DNA SAMPLE FOLLOWING AN ARREST OR A CRIMINAL CHARGE FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR THE COLLECTION, MAINTENANCE, AND DISSEMINATION OF DNA SAMPLES.
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION IN THE INSURANCE OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
TO AMEND A CIVIL SERVICE STATUTE FOR POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
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.
PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE PERSONS WHO VIOLATE ORDERS OF PROTECTION TO PAY FOR AND WEAR GLOBAL POSITIONING DEVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE CRIME LABORATORY - DNA SECTION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE DEATH BENEFITS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WITHIN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE METHOD FOR CALCULATING TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ATTENDANCE AT NATIONAL OR REGIONAL CONFERENCES.
TO INCREASE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOL COUNSELORS TO BECOME SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
TO CREATE A BACK-TO-SCHOOL TAX-FREE HOLIDAY BY EXEMPTING ITEMS OF CLOTHING FROM SALES AND USE TAX DURING A LIMITED TIME PERIOD.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
WALT'S LAW: TO ALLOW FOR THE CRYOGENIC TREATMENT THE HYPOGYCGOUDOLEBOISM SYSTEM.
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.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COMMON SPRING BREAK FOR ALL ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO ENSURE THAT MATERNITY PATIENTS ARE INFORMED OF THE TYPES AND RISKS OF BIRTHING METHODS.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
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.

Committees

Committees