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Representative DeAnn Vaught (R)

266 Dairy Road, Horatio, 71842

Representative DeAnn Vaught (R)
Phone: 870-832-2638
Phone:
District: 4
District:
4
Seniority: 71
Seniority:
71
Occupation: Farmer
Occupation:
Farmer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ADMINISTRATOR EVALUATION.
CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS AND LICENSURE EXCEPTIONS; TO AUTHORIZE A TIERED LICENSURE SYSTEM; AND TO ALLOW DISTRICTS TO BASE COMPENSATION ON LICENSURE LEVELS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATORS AND EMPLOYEES.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION AND MANSION GROUNDS FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN ETHICS LAWS TO MEMBERS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS; AND AMENDING PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1988.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION AND MANSION GROUNDS FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ANOTHER PERSON'S PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROFESSION OF APPRAISER; TO AMEND THE APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANY REGISTRATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH A BLUE ALERT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM; AND CONCERNING EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF STREET-LEGAL ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ON PUBLIC STREETS AND HIGHWAYS; TO CREATE THE STREET-LEGAL ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE EDUCATION AND SAFETY PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY FEE-REDUCTION FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CREATING A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS.
CONCERNING THE POSTING OF BOND TO RELEASE A PERSON FROM JAIL; AND CONCERNING THE POSTING OF BOND BY A MINOR TO RELEASE A PERSON FROM JAIL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPEED LIMITS.
TO DESIGNATE THE COUNTY ROAD SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO HONOR ZAYDEN DAVIS FOR HIS BRAVERY AND RESILIENCE IN BATTLING NEUROFIBROMATOSIS AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS FOR THEIR SUPPORT AND DEDICATION DURING HIS TREATMENT.
COMMENDING MISS SAVANNAH SKIDMORE ON HER SELECTION AS MISS ARKANSAS 2016.
COMMENDING MISS SAVVY SHIELDS ON HER SELECTION AS MISS AMERICA 2017.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE UNIFORM ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE POLICY ACT; AND TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE RECORD AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TREASURER OF STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION.
CONCERNING FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES UNDER THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF 1965.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CONCURRENT CREDIT.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
TO ALLOW AN OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO FOLLOW A VEHICLE INTO ARKANSAS TO INVESTIGATE A FELONY OR THE OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHILE THE DRIVER IS INTOXICATED, IMPAIRED, OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
TO ADOPT A PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING AND CONCERNING PRIVILEGES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ENHANCED LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP AND VACANCIES ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM AND THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001; AND TO ADD EMOTIONAL ABUSE AS A GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE AND SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001.
CONCERNING THE RIGHTS OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE.
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
CONCERNING A MANUFACTURER'S EXPRESS WARRANTY AGAINST DEFECTIVE ASPHALT ROOF SHINGLES.
TO AMEND CERTAIN ARKANSAS ETHICS LAWS, ARTICLE 19, § 30, OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1988; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS TO POST THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER.
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
TO PERMIT THE DIRECT SHIPMENT OF WINES FROM SMALL FARM WINERIES TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS WITHOUT A WINERY VISIT; TO CREATE A SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTING SHIPPING PERMITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE STOLEN VALOR ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW POLITICAL PARTIES.
CONCERNING PRIVATE REAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; TO PROTECT NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES, AND HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS; TO DETER CRIMINAL ACTIVITY ON A PERSON'S REAL PROPERTY; AND CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS.
TO PROVIDE PARITY IN HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN COVERAGE BETWEEN ORALLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION.
TO LIMIT THE USE OF AN ENGLISH LEARNER'S SCORE ON A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PURPOSES.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
TO AMEND THE TIME LIMITATIONS FOR TAX ASSESSMENTS, COLLECTIONS, REFUNDS, AND PROSECUTION; AND TO LIMIT THE TIME AVAILABLE FOR A TAX AUDIT.
TO CREATE THE LOCAL FOOD, FARMS, AND JOBS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REISSUANCE OF A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN CONTRACTING GOALS.
TO DESIGNATE THE ARKANSAURUS FRIDAYI AS THE OFFICIAL STATE DINOSAUR.
TO SUPPORT EFFORTS OF THE HEALTHY ACTIVE ARKANSAS INITIATIVE IN COMBATING OBESITY WITH A SYSTEMATIC, STATEWIDE STRATEGY.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
HONORING THE 308TH TITAN II STRATEGIC MISSILE WING AND THE RESPONSE TO THE 1980 MISSILE EXPLOSION AT DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS.
ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
CoSponsor for Senate
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT AND THE REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF AN ADDITIONAL FINE FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST OR IN THE PRESENCE OF A CHILD AND THE ASSESSMENT OF AN ADDITIONAL FINE FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS COMMITTED IN THE PRESENCE OF A CHILD.
SUPPORTING THE EFFORTS OF HEALTHY ACTIVE ARKANSAS IN COMBATING OBESITY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT