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Senator Gene Roebuck

P. O. Box 1696, Jonesboro, 72401

Senator Gene Roebuck
Phone: 870-935-5541
Phone:
District: 29
District:
29
Seniority: 26
Seniority:
26
Occupation: Insurance Agency
Occupation:
Insurance Agency
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Army Reserve
Veteran:
Army Reserve
Public Service: Senate 1997, 1999
Public Service:
Senate 1997, 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ALLOW THE GOVERNING BODY OF A CITY TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF ELECTION FOR A MUNICIPAL JUDGE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO ALLOW DRAINAGE DISTRICTS TO MERGE IN ORDER TO SIMPLIFY ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATIONS.
TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON MUST BE QUALIFIED TO POSSESS A FIREARM UNDER FEDERAL LAWS AND BACKGROUND CHECK TO GET A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE.
AN ACT TO MAXIMIZE CHILD PLACEMENT OPTIONS, ENCOURAGE THE CREATION OF NEW PLACEMENT ALTERNATIVE FOR CHILDREN, AND TO FOSTER COST-EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION OF CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO REQUIRE OPEN ENROLLMENT OF CHILD WELFARE RESIDENTIAL SUBSITUTE CARE PROVIDERS WHO MEET CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO REQUIRE A CHILD ADVOCATE TO BE LOCATED IN FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PERFORM RANDOM HEALTH INSPECTIONS OF FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES; TO REQUIRE RANDOM SECURITY AUDITS OF FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO INCREASE THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR YOUTH SERVICE WORKERS AND SECURITY OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE INTERSTATE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT.
TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF DIGITAL BROADCAST EQUIPMENT TO LICENSED T.V. AND RADIO STATIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
AN ACT TO ENACT A NON-MANDATED CATASTROPHIC MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT TO SUPERCEDE THE ARKANSAS MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT UNTIL JULY 1, 2005.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION ON INSPECTIONS FOR MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF SEAT BELT VIOLATIONS TO SUSPEND A DRIVER LICENSE.
TO LEVY A TAX ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLES HAVING DECLARED GROSS WEIGHTS IN EXCESS OF 73,280 POUNDS.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 22-3-1009.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES AND RESTRICTED PERMIT PROVISIONS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY PUNISHMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION SHALL JOINTLY ESTABLISH A TWO (2) YEAR PILOT COMMUNITY WORK PROGRAM IN LEE, PHILLIPS, ST. FRANCIS, AND CRITTENDEN COUNTIES.
ARKANSAS TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ACT OF 1999.
THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999.
TO PROVIDE FOR TEACHERS TO BE LICENSED IN THE GRADE LEVEL OR SUBJECT THEY TEACH AND FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS TO HAVE A BACHELOR'S DEGREE.
TO EXPAND AND CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES TO TRANSFER TITLE TO AND LEASE PROPERTY OF THE INSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ASSESSMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF TITLE 6 AND TITLE 26 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATIVE TO FUNDING OF PUBLIC EDUCATION AND THE DETERMINATION OF THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
TO AMEND THE ‘CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT' AS SET FORTH IN ARKANSAS CODE 9-28-407.
TO REVISE THE CODE OF ETHICS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND STAFF AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN GUIDELINES FOR LOBBYISTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT PUBLIC SERVANTS FROM SOLICITING, ACCEPTING OR AGREEING TO ACCEPT ANY GIFT UNLESS THE GIFT IS ON ACCOUNT OF A PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, OR BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP INDEPENDENT OF THE OFFICIAL STATUS OF THE RECIPIENT.
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO REMOVE ALL OFFICIAL PROHIBITIONS AND DETERRENTS TO THE SALE OF UNITED STATES RICE TO CUBA.
TO AMEND THE SENATE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CLARIFY THE MISSION AND TO MORE SPECIFICALLY DEFINE THE POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
TO REQUIRE ANY PERSON DESIRING TO BURN FOREST VEGETATION TO NOTIFY THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OF ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION PERSONNEL.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
TO REQUIRE JUVENILE OFFENDERS COMMITTED TO THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO BE SEPARATED BY AGE AND SERIOUSNESS OF THE OFFENSE.
TO ESTABLISH A FACILITY TO HOUSE JUVENILE OFFENDERS BETWEEN THE AGES OF EIGHTEEN AND TWENTY-ONE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ELEGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR THE ACADEMIC CHALLNGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO CLARIFY EXISTING LANGUAGE.
TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAX ON MOTOR FUEL AND AN ADDITIONAL TAX ON DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
AN ACT TO PERMIT PUBLIC ENTITIES TO ACCEPT DIGITAL CHECK IMAGES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW REPORTS OF AGREED UPON PROCEDURES FOR SECOND CLASS CITIES.
TO ABOLISH THE ARKANSAS HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-18-501, 502(b),(f), AND (h), 503(d) AND 506(b) TO PROVIDE FOR STUDENT DISCIPLINE TRAINING AND GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
THE QUALITY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ACT.