Representative Danny Watson (R)

413 East 16th Street, Hope, 71801

Representative Danny Watson (R)
Phone: 870-703-5524
Phone:
District: 3
District:
3
Seniority: 54
Seniority:
54
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
CONCERNING THE THREAT OF OR ACTUAL INTRODUCTION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE INTO THE BODY OF A PREGNANT WOMAN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TRAINING OF CORONERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OR IMMOBILIZATION OF UNATTENDED OR ABANDONED VEHICLES.
TO RECOGNIZE AND DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF MARCH AS "NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH" IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE NO PATIENT LEFT ALONE ACT; CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 AMEND THE LAW REGARDING CALLING A LOCAL OPTION ELECTION IN A COUNTY; TO AUTHORIZE A TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISION TO CONDUCT A LOCAL OPTION ELECTION; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
CONCERNING PRIVILEGED COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN A CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT MEMBER AND AN EMERGENCY RESPONDER.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE ATHLETIC TRAINERS TO PRACTICE UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A PHYSICIAN.
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 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.
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 CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENT SECRETARIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE SECRETARY OF A CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DIVISION TO ISSUE CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS; AND TO PROHIBIT NEW OR UPDATED ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES FROM BECOMING EFFECTIVE UNTIL THEY HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO PROHIBIT MANDATORY COVID-19 IMMUNIZATIONS OR VACCINATIONS FOR STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AND A REQUIREMENT FOR A VACCINATION OR IMMUNIZATION FOR COVID-19 EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER RESOURCE TRANSACTIONS FOR ABORTIONS.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" IN THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
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 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.
CONCERNING FUNDING BASED ON THE AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TIME FOR COMPLETING AN INVESTIGATION OF SUSPECTED ADULT MALTREATMENT OR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT.
ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PROHIBITING PAROLE FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CERTAIN PERSONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
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 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.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ATHLETE" WITHIN THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT.

Committees

Committees