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Representative Larry Prater

8800 Prater Lane, Cedarville, 72932

Representative Larry Prater
Phone: 479-474-6246
Phone:
District: 10
District:
10
Seniority: 59
Seniority:
59
Occupation: Farmer
Occupation:
Farmer
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Crawford County School Board, House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
Crawford County School Board, House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROVIDE A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR FOR A LIMITED PERIOD.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN BONUS PAY FROM ARKANSAS INCOME TAXATION.
AUTHORIZING COUNTY QUORUM COURTS TO ESTABLISH FILING FEES NOT TO EXCEED TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR PETITIONS FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION TO LEVY, INCREASE, DECREASE OR REPEAL A COUNTY LIBRARY TAX.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-2-702 TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "PARTICIPATING GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY" AND "PARTICIPATING GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES".
AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SURVIVING SPOUSE BENEFIT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS VALLEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE MAY AWARD DEGREES RECOGNIZED BY C.O.E. WITH THE APPROPRIATE DEGREE TITLE.
TO EXEMPT FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ALL SALES OF ELECTRICITY, NATURAL GAS AND LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS BILLED FOR THE MONTHS OF DECEMBER AND JANUARY FOR USE IN SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES.
TO EXCLUDE LEE CREEK IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS FROM THE WATERS CLASSIFIED AS EXTRAORDINARY RESOURCE WATERS.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE ANNOTATED 18-61-101 TO PROVIDE THAT EASEMENTS MAY ONLY BE ACQUIRED THROUGH AN EXPRESS WRITTEN GRANT OF EASEMENT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1902 RELATING TO THE FREQUENCY OF COUNTY REAPPRAISALS.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO ASSURE WOMEN OF THEIR RIGHT TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-88-103 TO EXPAND ITS APPLICATION TO RENEWALS OF FIRE INSURANCE COVERAGE AND TO PROPERTY LOCATED IN AREAS PROTECTED BY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS SUPPORTED WHOLLY OR PARTLY BY DUES OR SUBSCRIPTION CHARGES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-26-203 TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR CONCEALING BIRTH.
AN ACT TO MAKE LONG-TERM CARE AFFORDABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF THEFT OF MOTOR FUEL.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH A RURAL HEALTH ACCESS PILOT PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
TO PROHIBIT A PERSON FROM PROFITING FROM SPONSORSHIP OF AN INITIATIVE, REFERENDUM, OR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT WHICH PROPOSES THE SALE OF COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL PROPERTY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF THE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR WATER, WASTE-WATER, AND RURAL FIRE PROTECTION PROJECTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A TOLL CALLING PLAN IN EXCHANGES WITH CUSTOMERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO CALL THE COUNTY SEAT WITHOUT MAKING A TOLL CALL.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A CALLING PLAN IN THE STATE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES AND OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES FROM USING TAX DOLLARS TO PURCHASE OR DISTRIBUTE MATERIAL THAT THEY KNOW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN CONTAINS, OR PRESENTS AS FACTUAL, INFORMATION WHICH HAS BEEN PROVEN FALSE OR FRAUDULENT.
ENDORSING THE NATIONAL PROCLAMATION OF NATIONAL HEART FAILURE AWARENESS WEEK.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES- ADDITIONAL LONG TERM CARE FACILITY REIMBURSEMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2001-2003 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO PROTECT PROPERTY RIGHTS IN NONABANDONED STRUCTURES.
AN ACT TO EXTEND SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF STEEL.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE AND COMMUNITIES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN COUNTIES TO LEVY A SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO OR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE THAT WILL BE MERGED INTO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THEFT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY DURING PERIODS OF EMERGENCY.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
TO EXEMPT NATURAL GAS, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS, AND ELECTRICITY USED IN POULTRY HOUSES FROM THE ARKANSAS SALES TAX.