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Representative Jeff Wardlaw (R)

3418 Highway 160 E, Hermitage, 71647

Representative Jeff Wardlaw (R)
Phone: 870-226-9501
Phone:
District: 8
District:
8
Seniority: 7
Seniority:
7
Occupation: Farmer
Occupation:
Farmer
Church Affiliation: United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
United Methodist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: School Board; House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
School Board; House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ADDITIONAL ALLOCATIONS FOR CERTAIN UNDERFUNDED PLANS OF THE POLICEMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUND AND FIREMEN'S RELIEF AND PENSION FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF EXCESS FOOD IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
CONCERNING THE SUPERVISION FEE FOR PROBATION AND PAROLE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE WEIGHT THRESHOLD FOR COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES.
CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF CORRECTION INMATE FARM FUND.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EMERGENCY SERVICES ACT OF 1973 CONCERNING FUNDING.
TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE SECTION REGARDING RELIEF FROM LIABILITY FOR EMPLOYERS THAT IMPACTS PORTIONS OF THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER.
TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS LIFELINE INDIVIDUAL VERIFICATION EFFORT CORPORATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING VICTIM IMPACT PANEL ATTENDANCE REQUIRED FOR PERSONS WHO COMMIT ALCOHOL-RELATED OFFENSES.
TO AMEND § 5-73-122; AND CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "FACILITY" AS IT IS USED IN REGARD TO THE POSSESSION OF A FIREARM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL PERMIT BY THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO TRANSPORT FORESTRY EQUIPMENT.
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 INCREASE THE STATE CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO DEFINE "VEHICLE" AS AN EXTENSION OF A PERSON'S HOME; AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "JOURNEY" ACROSS ALL APPLICABLE LAWS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE CONDUCTING OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FOUR (4) CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE FOUR (4) CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REGARDING THE CONDUCTING OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO EMPHASIZE THE VALUE OF WATERFOWL AND WATERFOWL HABITAT IN ARKANSAS TO THE ECONOMY, RECREATION, HERITAGE, AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE STATE; AND TO SUPPORT EFFORTS THAT BOOST THIS CRITICAL PART OF THE STATE'S ECONOMY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO PROMULGATE RULES ALLOWING A ONE-TIME FEE ADJUSTMENT TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR RESIDENTS BASED ON CERTAIN CRITERIA; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING BY THE COMMISSION.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM; AND TO REMOVE A REFERENCE TO THE ARKANSAS SUBSTANCE ABUSE CERTIFICATION BOARD.
CONCERNING AN INSURER'S RIGHT TO SUBROGATION AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEDICAL AND HOSPITAL BENEFITS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO PROMULGATE RULES ALLOWING FEE ADJUSTMENT TO RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES BASED ON CERTAIN CRITERIA; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING.
TO TRANSFER THE DUTIES OF THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE BOARD TO THE STATE BOARD OF FINANCE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES; TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE MAXIMUM RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSE FEES; AND TO REQUIRE REVIEW BY AND REPORTS TO THE GAME AND FISH/STATE POLICE SUBCOMMITTEE.
REGARDING THE CONDUCTING OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE CONDUCTING OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE FOUR (4) CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FOUR (4) CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 AMEND THE LAW TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD AUTHORIZED FOR THE REGISTRATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TEMPORARY PREPRINTED PAPER BUYER'S TAGS.
TO INCREASE THE LOOKBACK PERIOD FOR PRIOR CONVICTIONS OF BOATING OR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED FOR THE PURPOSE OF SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT.
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN SCHOOL ATHLETIC CONFERENCES.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE THEFT OF A POSTAL PACKAGE DELIVERED TO A PERSON'S RESIDENCE AND LEFT WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF THE RESIDENCE; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PERMITTING NONIMMIGRANTS LEGALLY ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES UNDER A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION TO BE A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; AND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "MARSHALLESE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT".
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY RELIEF CHECK-OFF PROGRAM; AND TO ESTABLISH THE LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY RELIEF TRUST FUND.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING USED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF STATE TAX RECORDS AND OTHER REVENUE INFORMATION; AND TO ALLOW THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH TO HAVE DIRECT ACCESS TO STATE TAX RECORDS AND OTHER REVENUE INFORMATION.
CONCERNING THE LOCATIONS WHERE HANDGUNS MAY BE PROHIBITED; CONCERNING AGE REQUIREMENTS TO POSSESS A HANDGUN; AND TO REPEAL LAWS IN CONFLICT.
TO CREATE THE INFORMED CONSENT FOR CHEMICAL ABORTION ACT.
TO ALLOW REVIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE DEATH CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.
TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES ON HOW REBATES ARE OFFERED BY A PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER THAT SELLS INSULIN IN THIS STATE.
TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS; AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES IN CERTAIN RURAL AREAS.
TO TRANSFER THE OUACHITA RIVER COMMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS' VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION; TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION PROCEDURE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE OF SURPLUS HIGHWAY PROPERTY; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ROAD MILLINGS.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; AND TO AMEND THE PENALTY FOR THE KNOWING REFUSAL OF RIGHT OF ENTRY AND INSPECTION TO DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY PERSONNEL.
CONCERNING VOICE STRESS EXAMINERS.
TO ESTABLISH THE 340B DRUG PRICING NONDISCRIMINATION ACT.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND BALLOT INITIATIVE REFORM AMENDMENT".
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE EXCEPTION TO THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REESTABLISHING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PEOPLE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION WEST AND THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON AN INCREDIBLE SEASON AND QUALIFYING FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE EXPANSION ACT OF 2021.
TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO OFFER A HUNTING SAFETY COURSE AS PART OF ITS CURRICULUM.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE.
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.
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.
TO ESTABLISH JOHN R. "JOHNNY" CASH DAY.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
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 UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL
ex officio: ALC-REVIEW