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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: 48
Seniority:
48
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 LAWS CONCERNING VETERINARY MEDICINE; AND TO ESTABLISH A VETERINARY TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFICATION AND A VETERINARY TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION.
TO AMEND THE LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE USED AS A WRECKER OR TOW VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TEACHER OF THE YEAR ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RURAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES FOR PETITIONS AND REFERRED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CREATING CIVIL IMMUNITY FOR OWNERS OF STOLEN AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT OR AN OFF-ROAD VEHICLE WHEN AN OFFENSE IS COMMITTED BY ANOTHER PERSON WHO STEALS THE OWNER'S AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT OR OTHER OFF-ROAD VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MAXIMUM SPEED LIMITS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
TO ERADICATE AND ALTER CERTAIN AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE STUDY ON MENTAL HEALTH.
TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF ORGAN DONATION TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE ORGAN DONATION AND AWARENESS.
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 AMEND THE PROCESS FOR THE SUBMISSION AND APPROVAL OF PROPOSED INITIATED ACTS, CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, AND REFERENDA.
TO RECOGNIZE THE CENTRAL ARKANSAS VETERANS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WOOD LATHE PEN TURNING PROGRAM.
TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 12, 2019.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ASHDOWN HIGH SCHOOL PANTHERS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ASHDOWN HIGH SCHOOL PANTHERS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
REQUESTING THAT REPRESENTATIVE VAUGHT BE AUTHORIZED TO PURSUE THE CONSIDERATION OF HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 1008 AS A THIRD PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
CoSponsor
TO ALLOW OUT-OF-STATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED WHEN DETERMINING A TEACHER'S SALARY SCHEDULE.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION REQUIRED OF A NEWLY ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER.
CONCERNING THE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF MANDATED REPORTERS WHO ACT IN GOOD FAITH.
CONCERNING THE ENTRY UPON A SCHOOL CAMPUS BY A PERSON WHO IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER.
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENCOURAGE CHILD CARE FACILITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE DIVISION OF CHILD CARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
CONCERNING THE PURSUIT OF A NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE-DESIGNATED CANCER CENTER AT THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY"; AND TO MODERNIZE THE PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY.
TO CREATE THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2019.
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 GRANT VISITATION RIGHTS TO GRANDPARENTS WHEN A PARENT OF A CHILD IS DECEASED.
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 AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 TO PROTECT THE IDENTITY OF CERTAIN PERSONS ASSISTING IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS; AND TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
TO ESTABLISH THE INTERSTATE PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE COMPACT IN ARKANSAS.
TO REQUIRE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST OR A PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT.
TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ON DESIGNATED STREETS AND ROADS; AND TO CREATE THE ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE OFF-ROAD TRAIL FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT.
TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NURSING LICENSURES.
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 ESTABLISH A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE POSITION OF A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
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 CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR WASHER-EXTRACTORS USED BY A FIRE DEPARTMENT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS REGARDING THE ASSESSMENTS A PERSON MUST PASS IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A TEACHING LICENSE.
TO CREATE THE ATV TOURISM AND TRAIL EXPANSION STUDY.
TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MAKE REPORTS TO THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE IN GOOD FAITH.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "FRESH START ACT OF 2019"; AND TO ATTEMPT DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN PENDING MISDEMEANOR AND NONVIOLENT FELONY OFFENSES WHILE THE PERSON IS INCARCERATED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON PANEL ON PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH.
CONCERNING ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE USE ON PRIVATE PROPERTY; AND TO ESTABLISH THE LIABILITY OF AN OWNER OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED COLLABORATION AMONG HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATORS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY IN BATTLING THE ABUSE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IN ARKANSAS.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION RESTORING ARKANSAS TERM LIMITS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
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 RECOGNIZE THE RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAM AT THE SEVIER COUNTY JAIL.
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL ACCESS TO FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION-DEFINED BROADBAND SERVICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE PURSUIT OF A NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE-DESIGNATED CANCER CENTER AT THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
AN ACT RESTORING ARKANSAS FAMILIES.
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL-LEVEL IMPROVEMENT, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, CURRICULUM, AND GRADUATE STUDIES PLANS TO BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SCIENCE OF READING.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO ENCOURAGE CHILD CARE FACILITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE DIVISION OF CHILD CARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
TO REPEAL THE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT SERVICES ACT; AND TO CREATE THE SCHOOL COUNSELING IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2019.
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES FOR PETITIONS AND REFERRED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT ON A CHILD WITH A DISABILITY.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF A SEIZED AND FORFEITED FIREARM.
CONCERNING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS; TO REQUIRE THE DISCLOSURE OF AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS NEAR REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN A RURAL AREA.
CONCERNING STEP THERAPY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO TREAT METASTATIC CANCER.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS NEW FARM MACHINERY QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S REGULATORY AND ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY CONCERNING PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS; AND TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER LICENSURE ACT.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AMEND THE PROCESS FOR THE SUBMISSION AND APPROVAL OF PROPOSED INITIATED ACTS, CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, AND REFERENDA.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

Committees

Committees
Co-Chair: ALC-PEER