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Representative Shirley Walters

P. O. Box 1876, Greenwood, 72936

Representative Shirley Walters
Phone: 479-996-2122
Phone:
District: 62
District:
62
Seniority: 53
Seniority:
53
Occupation: Abstracter/Title Specialist/Loan Closer
Occupation:
Abstracter/Title Specialist/Loan Closer
Church Affiliation: Catholic
Church Affiliation:
Catholic
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Serving first term in House 2003, 2005
Public Service:
Serving first term in House 2003, 2005


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ADOPT THE ARKANSAS UNIFORM SIMULTANEOUS DEATH ACT (2005).
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FORTY (40) MINUTES OF VISUAL ART AND FORTY (40) MINUTES OF MUSIC FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX (1-6).
TO AUTHORIZE THE OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM VETERAN LICENSE PLATE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - RURAL AND VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN SEBASTIAN AND SCOTT COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE FURNISHING OF CELLULAR TELEPHONES TO PERSONS IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES, THE ARKANSAS STATE HOSPITAL, OR JUVENILE TRAINING SCHOOLS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SCOTT COUNTY RODEO CLUB GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE DAYTON COMMUNITY BUILDING IN SEBASTIAN COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SODIE DAVIDSON PARK IN SCOTT COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE HARTFORD MUSEUM IN SEBASTIAN COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SCOTT COUNTY LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SCOTT COUNTY JAIL IN WALDRON, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS IN SEBASTIAN AND SCOTT COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 16-90-406.
TO AUTHORIZE THE OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM VETERAN LICENSE PLATE.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPORTING OF INFORMATION PERTAINING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE LABS SEIZURES.
TO PROHIBIT BINDING ARBITRATION AND FORUM SELECTION CLAUSES WITHIN MOTOR VEHICLE SALE CONTRACTS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
THE GUARANTEED ENERGY COST SAVINGS ACT AND THE REPEAL OF 19-4-1414.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY ARKANSAS LAWS CONCERNING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF DESIGN-BUILD CONSTRUCTION BY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT CONCERNING ENERGY SAVINGS CONTRACTS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
TO ALLOW APERS MEMBERS TO PURCHASE SERVICE CREDIT FOR TIME IN THE NATIONAL GUARD OR ARMED FORCES RESERVE.
TO PROVIDE RELIEF FROM THE SUSPENSION OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE BASED UPON EXPIRED CERTIFICATES OF NONCOVERAGE.
THE INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION PREVENTION ACT.
AN ACT TO RECOGNIZE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEACHERS AS ELIGIBLE TO TEACH IN THE PREKINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE SIX (PREK-6) CLASSROOM.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY RIGHTS OF A STUDENT DURING AN EXPULSION HEARING.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS IN SEBASTIAN AND SCOTT COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS IN SEBASTIAN AND SCOTT COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO CITY PARKS IN SEBASTIAN AND SCOTT COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SCOTT COUNTY FAIR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SCOTT COUNTY AND NEWTON COUNTY JAILS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SCOTT COUNTY LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE RICH MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE - THE WALDRON CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SOUTH SEBASTIAN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR CIVIC PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE FORT CHAFFEE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY FAIR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE TRUMAN BAKER PARK GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE WALDRON CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF HARTFORD, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR THE GREENWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR THE GREENWOOD FIRE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE COURT TO CONSIDER THE PREFERENCES OF THE CHILD WHEN AWARDING CHILD CUSTODY OR VISITATION PRIVILEGES IN A DIVORCE OR OTHER PROCEEDING.
AN ACT TO ALLOW DONATED PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO BE DISPENSED TO PATIENTS AT CHARITABLE CLINICS.
TO CLARIFY THAT COMBAT ZONE COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES IS EXEMPT FROM ARKANSAS INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE PARENTAL CONSENT BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION ON A MINOR.
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE ACCELERATION OF INCOME TAX BENEFITS FOR CHARITABLE CASH CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RELIEF OF INDIAN OCEAN TSUNAMI VICTIMS.
THE SCHOOL TEXTBOOK MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS RX PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX FOR LIVESTOCK REPRODUCTION EQUIPMENT OR SUBSTANCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
TO ALLOW A TEACHER TO EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT FOR TIME REQUIRED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR TO PLAN AND PREPARE A CURRICULUM AND OTHER INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL FOR HIS OR HER ASSIGNED CLASSES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING ACT OF 2004.
THE MILITARY SERVICE PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE STATE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR ENLISTED ARMED SERVICES MEMBERS.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR GRAPE AND MUSCADINE GROWERS.
AN ACT TO REPEAL COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF AN IDENTITY THEFT PASSPORT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO VICTIMS OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD
TO PROHIBIT CANCELLATION 0F INSURANCE, PREMIUM INCREASES, AND NEGATIVE RISK RATINGS WHEN AN INSURED IS NOT AT FAULT.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE COMMONSENSE CONSUMPTION ACT; TO LIMIT LIABILITY CLAIMS RELATING TO WEIGHT GAIN AND OBESITY; TO PROVIDE NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - THE FULLERTON AND VINES BUILDINGS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION'S AUTHORITY TO CHANGE THE RATES AND CHARGES OF A PUBLIC UTILITY, TO ISSUE PROTECTIVE ORDERS, AND TO ADD A PROCEDURE FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF GENERAL RATE CASES.
TO CREATE THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR THE ELDERLY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CAVANAUGH SENIOR CENTER IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO WESTERN ARKANSAS COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT PROHIBITING THE CONDUCT OF VOYEURISM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
TO PROVIDE FOR A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED MUSEUMS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SCHOOLS TO BEGIN EACH SCHOOL YEAR ON THE FIRST MONDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND SATURDAY IN AUGUST.
AN ACT TO REORGANIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION INTO DEPARTMENTS UNDER THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO BAN PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
LONG TERM CARE RESIDENT PROTECTION ACT OF 2005.
THE EQUITY IN PRESCRIPTION INSURANCE AND CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE ACT.
THE GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE SUPPLEMENTAL MIXED DRINK TAX OF FOUR PERCENT (4%) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE AN ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP TO A STUDENT IN EACH OF THE SEVENTY-FIVE (75) COUNTIES IN ARKANSAS.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE GROSS RECEIPTS AND COMPENSATING USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO PROHIBIT INTERFERENCE WITH STUDENT- LED AND STUDENT-INITIATED PRAYERS AT PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNCTIONS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WILL ENABLE ARKANSANS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO A SATELLITE TELEVISION SERVICE TO RECEIVE ACCESS TO ARKANSAS LOCAL TELEVISION BROADCASTS.
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND THE WESTERN ARKANSAS STATE PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS/IAFF LOCAL S-24 OF THE 188TH FIRE DEPARTMENT, ARKANSAS AIR NATIONAL GUARD, FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS.
TO COMMEND MR. GENE GASAWAY.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW BINGO TO BE CONDUCTED BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADOPT LAW REGULATING AND TAXING CHARITABLE BINGO.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW BINGO AND RAFFLES TO BE CONDUCTED BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADOPT LAW REGULATING AND TAXING CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO INCREASE THE VOTE REQUIRED TO ADOPT AN INCREASE IN STATE GROSS RECEIPTS OR GROSS PROCEEDS TAXES OR STATE COMPENSATING USE TAXES.
COMMENDING MR. CHARLES E. KNOX.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN PRECURSOR INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSE CREDIT FOR PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL SPORTS ACTIVITIES.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY AND DEFINE THE SCOPE OF ACT 1285 OF 2003.
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - TO THE CITY OF FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS FOR CAROL ANN CROSS PARK GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE BEGINNING WITH TAX YEAR 2005.
AN ACT TO CREATE A DIVISION OF AGRICULTURAL PROMOTION AND MARKETING WITHIN THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO CREEKMORE PARK IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GREENWOOD, ARKANSAS FOR IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SEBASTIAN COUNTY FOR THE SEBASTIAN COUNTY LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO LIMIT THE REMOVAL FROM THIS STATE OF CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT ARE INVOLVED IN A COLLISION IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
HONORING THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING.

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