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Representative Danny Watson (R)

413 East 16th Street, Hope, 71801

Representative Danny Watson (R)
Phone: 870-703-5524
Phone:
District: 3
District:
3
Seniority: 63
Seniority:
63
Occupation: Transportation Consultant
Occupation:
Transportation Consultant
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Hempstead County Justice of the Peace (8 years), Hope School Board (15 years), First Term House 2017
Public Service:
Hempstead County Justice of the Peace (8 years), Hope School Board (15 years), First Term House 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
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 AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "HEALTHCARE PROVIDER" UNDER THE PATIENT PROTECTION ACT OF 1995; TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "HEALTHCARE PROVIDER" AS USED UNDER THE ANY WILLING PROVIDER LAWS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MOTOR CARRIERS; AND TO CLARIFY A DRIVER'S WORKER STATUS IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED BODIES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS FOR A NONCONSENT TOWING ROTATION SYSTEM FOR HEAVY-DUTY MOTOR VEHICLES.
TO CREATE THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE RESOURCE ACT.
TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE AND NEED FOR QUICK ACCESS TO AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO DESIGNATE THE BOWIE KNIFE AS THE OFFICIAL STATE KNIFE.
TO DESIGNATE WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS, AS THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE BOWIE KNIFE, ARKANSAS HERITAGE SITE.
CoSponsor
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
TO AMEND THE ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A DISABILITY SAVINGS ACCOUNT.
TO AMEND THE ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM ACT; TO AUTHORIZE TRANSFER OF ABLE ACCOUNT ASSETS FOLLOWING DEATH OF DESIGNATED BENEFICIARY; AND TO PROHIBIT THE STATE FROM SEEKING PAYMENT FROM ABLE ACCOUNT.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY"; AND TO MODERNIZE THE PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY.
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 DESIGNATE CERTAIN ROUTES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE "CAMDEN EXPEDITION SCENIC HIGHWAY".
CONCERNING THE OFFENSES OF VOYEURISM AND VIDEO VOYEURISM AND PERSONS WHO COMMIT REPEAT OFFENSES.
TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS.
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 END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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”.
CoSponsor for Senate
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 SUBSTITUTE "UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE-TEXARKANA" FOR "UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE" IN THE ARKANSAS CODE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS NEW FARM MACHINERY QUALITY ASSURANCE ACT.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER
Alternate: ALC-PERSONNEL