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Representative Mike Patterson (D)

P. O. Box 283, Piggott, 72454

Representative Mike Patterson (D)
Phone: 870-598-3142
Phone:
District: 79
District:
79
Seniority: 91
Seniority:
91
Occupation: Real Estate - Piggott Realty, Inc.
Occupation:
Real Estate - Piggott Realty, Inc.
Church Affiliation: First Christian
Church Affiliation:
First Christian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term in House 2007
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE A TAX INCENTIVE PLAN TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; AND TO PROVIDE A LIMITED INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR MANUFACTURERS OF WINDMILL BLADES.
TO REGULATE THE INSPECTION OR INSTALLATION OF ELECTRICITY IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS.
TO REGULATE THE LABOR PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES BETWEEN CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT EXCESSIVE TRANSPORTATION TIME FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ISOLATED SCHOOLS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - PARAGOULD INDUSTRIAL TRAINING CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH LAND ACQUISITION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE REDUCED COLLEGE TUITION TO STATE POLICE OFFICERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS.
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.
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.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
TO CREATE THE INVESTMENT IN ARKANSANS STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO PROVIDE LOW-INCOME ARKANSANS WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN A COLLEGE DEGREE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - INVESTMENT IN ARKANSAS STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
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.
TO EXTEND THE OBLIGATION TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO CLARIFY THE STATUTE CONCERNING REGULATION OF UNSANITARY CONDITIONS BY COUNTIES.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING INSTRUMENTS WITH A COUNTY RECORDER.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO AMEND THE FILING PERIOD FOR INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE TO MAKE THE FILING PERIOD CONSISTENT WITH ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-103.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
TO REQUIRE LANDFILLS TO OFFER STYROFOAM RECYCLING.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
TO ENABLE THE USE OF ELECTRIC UTILITY POWER LINES TO DEPLOY BROADBAND NETWORKS.
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 ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
AN ACT CREATING THE STATE DRUG CRIME ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANT FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATEWIDE GRANTS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL DRUG CRIME TASK FORCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS AND STATE AID TO ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
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.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MILK STABILIZATION BOARD.
AN ACT TO DISSOLVE AND TRANSFER THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, AND OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
TO TRANSFER THE REGULATION OF TITLE INSURANCE TO THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT AND TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS TITLE INSURANCE ACT.
THE INCOME TAX PLEDGE ACT 0F 2007.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - RESTORATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE - EQUIPPING AND RENOVATING THE TRAINING BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees