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Representative Les Warren (R)

P.O. Box 22900, Hot Springs, 71903

Representative Les Warren (R)
Phone: 501-623-4405
Phone:
District: 25
District:
25
Seniority: 60
Seniority:
60
Occupation: President, Title Company
Occupation:
President, Title Company
Church Affiliation: First Baptist
Church Affiliation:
First Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Lakeside (Hot Springs) School Board, First Term House 2017
Public Service:
Lakeside (Hot Springs) School Board, First Term House 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO A VACANCY ON A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
TO ALLOW THE COMMISSIONER OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION TO ROUND THE PERCENTAGE CHANGE BETWEEN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF A COMMODITY AND THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR ALL URBAN CONSUMERS TO THE NEAREST ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DURATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF "NONSTATE EMPLOYEES" AND "PARTICIPATING PUBLIC EMPLOYER" AS THOSE DEFINITIONS APPLY TO THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DEFINE "BORDER MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY".
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE POLICEMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS AND THE FIREMEN'S RELIEF AND PENSION FUNDS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO DEFINE AND CLARIFY RECIPROCAL SERVICE CREDIT AMONG THE PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RETIREMENT SYSTEMS GENERALLY; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RECIPROCAL SERVICE CREDIT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT, DEFERRED RETIREMENT, EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS, THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER, THE ELECTION TO PARTICIPATE, THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM, AND SYSTEM COSTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS DIAMOND DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FINAL AVERAGE COMPENSATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING THE REDETERMINATION OF BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF A MEMBER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICERS' TIER TWO DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF DEBTS AND OVERPAYMENTS BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CLAIMANT AGENCY" AND "DEBT"; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE GARLAND COUNTY DISTRICT COURT; AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE STATUTORY LANGUAGE.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES TO THE YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN CONTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "AVERAGE COMPENSATION" AS THE TERM APPLIES TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MARRIAGE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT FOR SURVIVOR ANNUITY BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY TO RECEIVE INCREASED BENEFITS, THE HEALTHCARE OFFSET, AND DEFERRED OPTION ACCOUNTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PANS/PANDAS ADVISORY COUNCIL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AUTHORIZE OFF-LABEL USE OF DRUG TREATMENTS TO TREAT MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WITH PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME AND PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTION.
CONCERNING QUALIFIED IMMUNITY; AND TO AMEND § 21-9-301.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISCLOSURE OF LIMITED INFORMATION ON CERTAIN CREDITS AND REBATES OF SALES AND USE TAX TO IMPACTED LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN ARKANSAS RETIREMENT PLAN PORTAL.
TO REQUIRE A FIRE DEPARTMENT APPLICANT TO SUBMIT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN ARKANSAS PLAN PORTAL.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VERIFICATION OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING CONTRACTS, REPORTS, AND RECORDS OF PEST CONTROL SERVICES.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAWS; TO AMEND PUBLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTIONS; AND TO REQUIRE PUBLICATION OF SAMPLE BALLOTS ON AN INTERNET SITE.
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.
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF PARTICIPANTS IN SUMMER YOUTH WORK PROGRAMS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE".
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.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; TO REDUCE THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPIRATION OF THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN LOANS, PAYMENTS, AND EXPENSES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) RELIEF PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DESIGNATE STATE HIGHWAY 5, KNOWN AS THE HOT SPRINGS BYPASS EXTENSION, IN GARLAND COUNTY AS A SCENIC HIGHWAY.
CONCERNING EXPENDITURES FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT AUTOMATION 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 CREATE THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA ADVISORY COUNCIL; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A STATE ALZHEIMER'S PLAN.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS; TO AMEND THE COMPOSITION OF THE EX OFFICIO MEMBERS SERVING ON THE BOARD OF VISITORS; AND TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTRUCTORS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO OFFSET THE REVENUE REDUCTION RESULTING FROM THE PHASEOUT OF THE SOFT DRINK TAX.
TO PROHIBIT THE STATE FROM MANDATING A VACCINE OR IMMUNIZATION FOR CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); TO GOVERN REQUIREMENTS FOR A VACCINE OR IMMUNIZATION FOR CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL CAP ON AND EXTEND THE SUNSET DATE OF THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT; AND TO AMEND THE USE OF FEES COLLECTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER RESOURCE TRANSACTIONS FOR ABORTIONS.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STUDENT-ATHLETE PUBLICITY RIGHTS ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS; TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPOILED BALLOTS.
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 AMEND THE LAW REGARDING ARKANSAS DISTILLERIES; TO AUTHORIZE SELF-DISTRIBUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
TO CREATE THE BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM FOR STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO FUND OR PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CITIZENS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES.
TO COMMEMORATE THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK AND TO PROCLAIM MARCH 4, 2021, AS HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK DAY.
TO CONGRATULATE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE MEN'S ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR QUALIFYING FOR THE ELITE EIGHT TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1995 AND FOR AN INCREDIBLE SEASON.
TO CONGRATULATE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE MEN'S ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR QUALIFYING FOR THE ELITE EIGHT TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1995 AND FOR AN INCREDIBLE SEASON.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON AN INCREDIBLE SEASON AND QUALIFYING FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.
TO COMMEMORATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR TOXICOLOGICAL RESEARCH.
CoSponsor for Senate
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 HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO ENSURE THAT BUSINESSES ARE NOT PENALIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAWS.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF MEMBERS OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF COUNTY EMPLOYEES DESIGNATED AS ELECTION OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; TO AMEND HOW COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TAKE THE OATH; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER
Alternate: ALC-REVIEW