Representative Jamie Scott (D)

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

Representative Jamie Scott (D)
District: 37
District:
37
Seniority: 67
Seniority:
67
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
TO ALLOW 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.
CONCERNING SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OR RESTRICTIVE HOUSING FOR PREGNANT OR RECENTLY PREGNANT INMATES OR DETAINEES IN THE DIVISION OF CORRECTION, IN A LOCAL OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITY, OR IN A JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY.
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO ADOPT A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING GOVERNING SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS; AND TO REQUIRE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS COMPLETE SPECIALIZED TRAINING.
TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON RACIAL INEQUITIES IN MATERNAL MORTALITY.
AN ACT FOR THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
REQUIRING A CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITY OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ESTABLISH A POLICY TO OFFER MAMMOGRAMS AND PHYSICIAN CONSULTATIONS TO FEMALE INMATES AND DETAINEES OF CERTAIN AGES.
TO ESTABLISH THE CREATING A RESPECTFUL AND OPEN WORLD FOR NATURAL HAIR (CROWN) ACT.
CONCERNING BAIL BOND TRANSPARENCY.
TO REMEMBER AND HONOR THE LEGACY OF MATTIE WHYTE WOODRIDGE FOR HER ROLE IN CREATING TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK.
CoSponsor
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
TO CREATE THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES HEROES ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW CONFIDENTIAL JUVENILE RECORDS TO BE RELEASED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO CREATE PAISLEY'S LAW; TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR A STILLBORN CHILD.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS; AND TO ENSURE THAT LICENSEES WHO WERE LICENSED PRIOR TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACTS 2019, NO. 990, ARE ALLOWED TO MAINTAIN THEIR LICENSES.
TO REQUIRE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE DURING CERTAIN WEATHER EVENTS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ELECTRIC UTILITY TO DIRECTLY NOTIFY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEASURES TO REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT ACT OF 2007; TO CREATE A CIVIL EVICTION PROCESS; AND TO REQUIRE MINIMUM HABITABILITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
TO AMEND THE PROCESS GOVERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE'S GROSS SALARY AMOUNT UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE DEATH CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STUDENT-ATHLETE PUBLICITY RIGHTS ACT.
TO CREATE THE LOGGING AND WOOD FIBER TRANSPORTATION JOB CREATION INCENTIVE ACT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS WOOD ENERGY PRODUCTS AND FOREST MAINTENANCE INCOME TAX CREDIT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TRUST CODE CONCERNING CREDITOR CLAIMS AGAINST PROPERTY HELD IN SPENDTHRIFT AND DISCRETIONARY TRUSTS.
TO CREATE THE REBOOT PILOT PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE CERTAIN FORMER OFFENDERS.
CONCERNING THE VIOLATION OF A NO CONTACT ORDER ISSUED BY A COURT IN RELATION TO CERTAIN OFFENSES, INCLUDING SEX TRAFFICKING-RELATED AND TERRORISTIC THREATENING OFFENSES.
CONCERNING CONDITIONS OF RELEASE ON BAIL FOR PERSONS ARRESTED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING-RELATED OFFENSES.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEFING FOR FIREFIGHTERS.
TO CREATE A NETWORK OF CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE THERAPISTS TO PROVIDE A SPECIALIZED DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA OR RELATED READING AND WRITTEN-LANGUAGE DIFFICULTIES.
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR UTILIZATION OF A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE AND TO STUDY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS CASINO GAMING AMENDMENT OF 2018.
TO CREATE ARKANSAS DAY.
TO EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR TWO ARKANSAS UNIVERSITIES TO PLAY AN IN-STATE FOOTBALL GAME AGAINST EACH OTHER.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE EXCEPTION TO THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON AN INCREDIBLE SEASON AND QUALIFYING FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.
TO AMEND THE NAME OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY; TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY; TO AMEND THE BOARD OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MEMBERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS TO INCLUDE IN STUDENT DISCIPLINE POLICIES THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOLS CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT OF A STUDENT'S ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES BEFORE DISCIPLINING A STUDENT.
TO ESTABLISH LILA'S LAW; AND TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES REGARDING ACCESS TO ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION.
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE STATE CAPITOL POLICE; TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF A STATE ENTITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM - STATEWIDE MARITIME SULTANA MUSEUM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
PROHIBITING THE DENIAL OF MEDICAL CARE TO A PERSON IN CUSTODY; TO PROVIDE FOR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL ACTIONS FOR DENYING MEDICAL CARE TO A PERSON IN CUSTODY; AND TO REQUIRE TRAINING.
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO ADOPT A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING GOVERNING SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS; AND TO REQUIRE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS COMPLETE SPECIALIZED TRAINING.
TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — PART 2.
TO CREATE THE CRIMINAL OFFENSES OF FERTILITY TREATMENT ABUSE AND FERTILITY TREATMENT FRAUD; AND TO CREATE THE CIVIL ACTION OF CIVIL FERTILITY FRAUD.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY PROGRAM.
CONCERNING THE SENTENCING OF A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CHARGED AND IS BEING SENTENCED AS AN ADULT FOR AN OFFENSE HE OR SHE COMMITTED AS A MINOR.
ELIMINATING THE COURT AUTOMATION FEE REQUIRED TO BE PAID WHEN A PERSON IS PAYING HIS OR HER COURT FINES ON AN INSTALLMENT BASIS.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING BAIL BOND TRANSPARENCY.
REQUIRING A CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITY OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ESTABLISH A POLICY TO OFFER PROSTATE EXAMS AND PHYSICIAN CONSULTATIONS TO MALE INMATES AND DETAINEES OF CERTAIN AGES.
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2021.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: JBC-PERSONNEL