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Representative David "Bubba" Powers (D)

552 Hempstead 104 North, Hope, 71801

Representative David "Bubba" Powers (D)
Phone: 870-777-9822
Phone:
District: 3
District:
3
Seniority: 81
Seniority:
81
Occupation: Juvenile Intake Officer - 8th Judicial District North
Occupation:
Juvenile Intake Officer - 8th Judicial District North
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Hope Public School Board; First Term in House 2007
Public Service:
Hope Public School Board; First Term in House 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE JURISDICTION OF JUVENILE COURTS TO ENSURE THAT A FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR THAT IS COMMITTED BY A JUVENILE BEFORE THE JUVENILE IS EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE MAY BE PROSECUTED IN THE JUVENILE DIVISION OF CIRCUIT COURT.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE - ADMINISTRATION BUILDING RENOVATIONS AND UPGRADES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPLETING RENOVATIONS AND MAINTENANCE ON THE HENRY CLAY YERGER MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - AREA AGENCY ON AGING - SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE - SCIENCE/HEALTH PROFESSIONS COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO SELL CANNED COMPRESSED AIR CONTAINING TETRAFLUOROETHANE TO A MINOR.
AN ACT TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS REQUIRING SCREENING FOR SCOLIOSIS.
AN ACT TO ADD A TWO-CENT PER PACK SURCHARGE TO THE EXCISE TAX ON CIGARETTES TO FUND THE ARKANSAS ANTILITTER FUND.
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 CREATE THE ARKANSAS OPTIONS COUNSELING FOR LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE RETIREE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS AND TO PERMIT STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE NOT STATE EMPLOYEES.
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 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 REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROGRAM - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOBILE LEARNING COMMISSION.
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.
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 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.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
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 AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS LAW THAT ALLOWS ISSUING COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSES TO RESIDENTS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
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 AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-404 TO ADD A SURCHARGE TO THE FINES FOR LITTERING.
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 CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
AFFIRMING THE COMMITMENT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO RECYCLING AS THE PRIMARY METHOD FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT, RESOURCE RECOVERY, AND PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT.
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.
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGRESS TO SECURE OUR NATION S BORDERS AND TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION POLICY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
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.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE PRACTICES.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees