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Representative Mark Pate (D)

P. O. Box 943, Bald Knob, 72010

Representative Mark Pate (D)
Phone: 501-268-6900
Phone:
District: 49
District:
49
Seniority: 23
Seniority:
23
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Bald Knob City Attorney; Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Bald Knob City Attorney; Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM CONCERNING SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS WHO LATER BECOME CERTIFIED FULL-TIME TEACHERS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS DISTRICT JUDGE RETIREMENT SYSTEM CONCERNING CREDITED SERVICE, BENEFITS, ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER CONTRIBIUTIONS, AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM CONCERNING CREDITED SERVICE, BENEFITS, ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW COUNTY QUORUM COURT MEMBERS TO PURCHASE SERVICE IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR MANUFACTURING, DELIVERING, OR POSSESSING WITH INTENT TO MANUFACTURE OR DELIVER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE VI UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF INTERFERENCE WITH CUSTODY AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN CASES INVOLVING THE OFFENSE OF INTERFERENCE WITH CUSTODY.
TO INCREASE THE FILING FEE IN CERTAIN ACTIONS FILED IN THE SUPREME COURT OR THE COURT OF APPEALS.
TO REQUIRE A SIGNAL OF INTENTION TO CHANGE LANES IN A VEHICLE BEFORE CHANGING LANES.
TO AUTHORIZE THE AWARD OF THE PISTOL CARRIED BY A MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICER UPON RETIREMENT AND TO ALLOW A RETIRING MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE HIS OR HER DUTY SHOTGUN.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT FOR STATE ASSISTANCE TO DISTRICT 49 FOR STATE HIGHWAYS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN DISTRICT 49 GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - SCHOOL OF LAW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
TO INCREASE THE UNIFORM COURT COST FOR A VIOLATION OF THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT AND TO USE THE INCREASE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS.
TO REQUIRE A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO RECEIVE QUORUM COURT APPROVAL PRIOR TO ALTERING POLLING SITES.
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING EXPUNGEMENT AND SEALING OF RECORDS OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
CONCERNING BAIL BONDSMEN.
AN ACT CONCERNING RECORD RETENTION OF DISTRICT COURTS AND CITY COURTS.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 16 TO AUTHORIZE THE CONTINUATION OF EXISTING CITY COURTS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE GOVERNING BODIES OF THE CITIES OR TOWNS WHERE THE EXISTING CITY COURTS ARE LOCATED.
TO REGULATE LICENSED AND UNLICENSED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONTRACTORS, TO REQUIRE LICENSED AND NONLICENSED RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS TO POST BOND, AND TO IMPOSE FINES FOR VIOLATING BUILDING CODES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING OFFICIAL INSIGNIA OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
TO REVISE THE RATES FOR THE SEVERANCE TAX ON NATURAL GAS, OIL, COAL, LIGNITE, AND OTHER MINERALS PRODUCED IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO LIMIT OIL AND GAS LEASES TO THREE (3) YEARS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "IMMINENT DANGER TO HEALTH OR SAFETY" IN THE ADULT MALTREATMENT CUSTODY ACT.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR AMOUNT NECESSARY TO TRIGGER THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS FOR RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
EXTENDING THE PERIOD OF AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EARNINGS LIMITATION WAIVER.
TO EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
CONCERNING THE COMMEMORATION OF THOMAS PAINE DAY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS BY CREATING THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - BEEBE - VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS AND TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
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
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO RECOGNIZE, HONOR, AND PROTECT ARKANSAS CITIZENS WHO ARE SUMMONED TO SERVE AS JURORS IN ARKANSAS STATE COURTS; TO INCREASE THE RATE OF JUROR COMPENSATION; AND TO REIMBURSE COUNTIES FOR THE COSTS OF JURIES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE ENHANCED PROSPECTIVE JUROR LIST BE USED IN THE SELECTION OF ALL PROSPECTIVE JURORS IN ALL CIRCUIT COURT DIVISIONS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH OATHS FOR COURT BAILIFFS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - BEEBE - ASU - SEARCY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees