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Representative George Overbey (D)

P. O. Box 177, Lamar, 72846

Representative George Overbey (D)
Phone: 479-885-6479
Phone:
District: 69
District:
69
Seniority: 8
Seniority:
8
Occupation: Retired Hearing Officer, DF&A
Occupation:
Retired Hearing Officer, DF&A
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: AR Army National Guard
Veteran:
AR Army National Guard
Public Service: Recorder of Lamar 1971-1981; Mayor of Lamar 1981-2004; Lamar School Board 1994-2004; First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009
Public Service:
Recorder of Lamar 1971-1981; Mayor of Lamar 1981-2004; Lamar School Board 1994-2004; First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF A CITY OF THE SECOND CLASS MAY PRESCRIBE THE RETIREMENT BENEFITS OF A MAYOR OF THE CITY OF THE SECOND CLASS.
TO INCLUDE DRUG ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE DEFINITION OF A POLICE OFFICER AS THAT TERM IS USED TO DEFINE "PUBLIC SAFETY MEMBER" IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO EVALUATE THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEE'S RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO ADJUST THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS AS NECESSARY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AUCTIONEERS.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR BENEFITS RELATING TO THE HEALTH CARE OFFSET FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF SERVICE IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ADJUST OR TO INCREASE AS NECESSARY THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS ON THE BOARDS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
TO ALLOW CONCURRENT SERVICE UNDER ALL OF THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
AN ACT TO REPEAL OUTDATED SECTIONS OF THE CODE DEALING WITH YEAR 2000 COMPUTER ISSUES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 16-81-106(c) TO CORRECT A TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 16-17-707 TO REMOVE LANGUAGE LIMITING DISBURSEMENT OF FINES FROM DISTRICT COURTS.
CONCERNING DISTRICT COURTS AND TERRITORIAL JURISDICTION.
TO EXEMPT FROM EXCISE TAXES MOTOR VEHICLES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO A MANUFACTURER'S VEHICLE WARRANTY OR EXTENDED MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE CONTRACT.
TO AMEND COUNTY SALE, LEASE, AND PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES.
AN ACT CONCERNING DISBURSEMENT OF FINES FROM DISTRICT COURTS.
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 ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - EXPANSION, IMPROVEMENTS AND EQUIPPING LAKE POINT CONFERENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY - PURCHASE OF LAND AROUND THE STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSING AND REGISTERING A MOTOR VEHICLE.
CONCERNING ISSUANCE OF BONDS BY MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF A PATERNAL GRANDPARENT.
TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE A LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE IS SOLD FOR RESALE ALL LIGHTS, DECALS, LAW ENFORCEMENT RADIO, SIRENS, AND OTHER ITEMS THAT ARE ASSOCIATED WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLES SHALL BE REMOVED.
CONCERNING SUITS AGAINST PUBLIC FACILITIES BOARDS.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL DOG ATTACK.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF JUDGE RICHARD MOBLEY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
COMMENDING BOBBY HURLEY OF CLARKSVILLE, ARKANSAS, ON HIS INDUCTION INTO THE PRO RODEO HALL OF FAME.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE CALCULATIONS FOR BENEFITS AND FOR STRAIGHT LIFE ANNUITY UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
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.
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.
TO ALLOW THE SPOUSE OF AN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE THE OFFICER'S SERVICE SHOTGUN.
CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE IN CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES.
REGARDING THE REQUIREMENTS OF ANNUAL REPORTS BY MAYORS OF CITIES OF THE FIRST CLASS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 26-75-602 TO ADD CERTAIN RENTALS TO THE LIST OF AUTHORIZED MUNICIPAL SALES AND USE TAXES.
CONCERNING THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CITY PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE A STRUCTURE, SELF-SUPPORT, AND FUNDING FOR THE PERPETUAL STAFFING AND OPERATION OF THE AUTOMATED COURT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID TO LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
CONCERNING THE FILLING OF VACANCIES IN CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICES.
AN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND.
TO AMEND NOTICE PROCEDURES TO VIOLATORS OF MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES CONCERNING UNSANITARY CONDITIONS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING ACADEMIC/ADVISING CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF VOLUNTEER OR RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - OZARK CAMPUS STUDENT SERVICES CENTER - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO TAXPAYERS PERFORMING OVERTIME WORK IN COUNTIES DECLARED A DISASTER AREA BY THE GOVERNOR AS THE RESULT OF THE JANUARY 2009 ICE STORM IN ARKANSAS.
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 - UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT 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.
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
COMMENDING CPL. BLAKE WILSON OF RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS, ON HIS SELECTION AS THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF STATE TROOPERS 2008 NATIONAL TROOPER OF THE YEAR.
CoSponsor for Senate
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY - CORLEY BUILDING AND McEVER HALL - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.

Committees

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