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Representative Jamie Scott (D)

P.O. Box 630, North Little Rock, 72115

Representative Jamie Scott (D)
District: 37
District:
37
Seniority: 77
Seniority:
77
Occupation: Director of Youth Services
Occupation:
Director of Youth Services
Church Affiliation: Church of God in Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of God in Christ
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
REQUIRING THE STUDY OF ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES.
TO REQUIRE THAT A PUBLIC SCHOOL ADOPT A POLICY THAT ADDRESSES TEEN DATING VIOLENCE; AND TO REQUIRE THAT SUCH A POLICY INCLUDE GUIDELINES THAT ADDRESS ALLEGED INCIDENTS OF TEEN DATING VIOLENCE.
TO PROTECT CHILDREN WHO ARE BEING TRAFFICKED FROM BEING PROSECUTED FOR PROSTITUTION.
CONCERNING THE PUNITIVE ISOLATION OR SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE.
TO REQUIRE A STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DESIGNATE FROM AMONGST CURRENT STAFF MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION A HOMELESS AND FOSTER STUDENT LIAISON.
TO ALLOW THE DIVERSION OF CERTAIN JUVENILE OFFENSES.
CONCERNING THE USE OF INSTRUMENTS OF RESTRAINT ON INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE DURING A COURT APPEARANCE.
HONORING THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK SIX.
TO COMMEND ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC., FOR ITS SERVICE WORK AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO ITS COMMUNITIES AND TO DESIGNATE MARCH 25 AS ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA DAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL.
TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF HAZEL BULLOCK.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
REQUIRING THE PAROLE BOARD TO ISSUE AND RELEASE FINDINGS OF FACT WHEN IT DENIES PAROLE OR TRANSFER TO A PERSON OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE FOR RELEASE ON PAROLE OR TRANSFER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO REQUIRE THAT NEW INMATES RECEIVE READING ASSESSMENTS AND DYSLEXIA SCREENINGS; TO REQUIRE READING AND DYSLEXIA SERVICES; AND TO REQUIRE CORRECTIONS TEACHERS KNOW BEST PRACTICES OF SCIENCE-BASED READING INSTRUCTION.
TO REQUIRE THAT YOUTHS UNDERGO READING ASSESSMENTS AND DYSLEXIA SCREENINGS; TO REQUIRE READING AND DYSLEXIA SERVICES; AND TO REQUIRE THAT DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES' TEACHERS KNOW BEST PRACTICES OF SCIENTIFIC READING INSTRUCTION.
TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY NOLAN RICHARDSON JR. TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AND TO REQUEST THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE NAME THE BASKETBALL COURT IN BUD WALTON ARENA IN HIS HONOR.
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
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENSURE THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OF A STUDENT JOURNALIST AT A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY; AND TO AUTHORIZE PHARMACISTS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO AND ADMINISTRATION OF ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES.
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
TO CREATE THE KEEP ARKANSANS WORKING ACT OF 2019; AND TO ENSURE THAT DEFAULT OR DELINQUENT STUDENT LOANS OR SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT RESULT IN SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PUBLICATION OF THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT OF THE COUNTY.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT.
CONCERNING THE IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY ON A DEFENDANT WITH A SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS.
REQUIRING TRAINING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OVERDOSE AND THE ROLE OF NALOXONE.
TO ALLOW FOR CASINO GAMING IN POPE COUNTY, JOHNSON COUNTY, OR CONWAY COUNTY; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 100; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS' SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WITH RESPECT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSES.
TO INCLUDE ACTS COMMITTED BY A VICTIM OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING UNDER THE STATE'S RAPE SHIELD LAW.
TO END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM REGARDING INTRASTATE DISTRICT EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LITTER REDUCTION AND DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING ACT; TO REQUIRE THE LABELING OF DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINERS SOLD IN ARKANSAS; TO ESTABLISH THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT EXPELS A STUDENT TO OFFER TO THE EXPELLED STUDENT DIGITAL LEARNING COURSES OR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR WHICH THE STUDENT MAY RECEIVE CREDIT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS EQUAL PAY ACT OF 2019.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES AT RAILROAD CROSSINGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO REQUIRE ALL OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE RECORDED.
TO ESTABLISH JOHN H. JOHNSON DAY AS A MEMORIAL DAY.
TO REGULATE THE LENGTH OF A RAILROAD TRAIN OPERATED ON A MAIN LINE OR BRANCH LINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE WILL OF ARKANSAS TO ADJUST ARKANSAS'S TIME TO PRESERVE SUNSHINE; AND TO REQUEST THAT THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT ALLOW STATES THE ABILITY TO "SPRING FORWARD" AND MAINTAIN THAT TIME PERMANENTLY.
TO THANK THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR ONGOING SUPPORT AND TO PROCLAIM THE 2019 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY DAY.
TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF SHAWN MCKEOUGH JR. AND TO MOURN HIS PASSING.
TO COMMEND AND CELEBRATE FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) FOR 50 YEARS OF SUPPORT TO WOMEN IN FEDERAL SERVICE.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTHY LIFESTYLE EDUCATION ACT OF 2019; AND TO ENSURE THE HEALTH CURRICULUM IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS ADDRESSES CERTAIN HEALTH ISSUES FACING STUDENTS.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PAROLE EQUITY ACT.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT AND AUDIT OF THE CULTURE AND CLIMATE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO PROMOTE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM; TO ESTABLISH AREAS OF A CITY OR TOWN THAT HIGHLIGHT RESTAURANT, ENTERTAINMENT, AND HOSPITALITY OPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT DESIGNATED ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS.
TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO CREATE THE STRONG FAMILIES ACT; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS THAT PROVIDE PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; AND TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PERSONNEL