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Representative Bruce Westerman (R)

P. O. Box 1399, Hot Springs, 71902

Representative Bruce Westerman (R)
Phone: 501-321-2276
Phone:
District: 30
District:
30
Seniority: 73
Seniority:
73
Occupation: Engineer and Forester
Occupation:
Engineer and Forester
Church Affiliation: Southern Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Southern Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2011, Minority Leader 2012
Public Service:
House 2011, Minority Leader 2012


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
HB1050
Act 1165
TO PROMOTE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION. History
HB1157
Act 14
TO INCREASE THE PROBATIONARY PERIOD OF POLICE OFFICERS SELECTED FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE. History
HB1233 TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND DOMESTIC JOB GROWTH; AND TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM SALES AND USE TAX FOR CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS USED FOR PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. History
HB1423 AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - ARKANSAS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1424
Act 1024
TO ESTABLISH LIABILITY PROTECTION FOR AGRITOURISM. History
HB1552 TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM SALES AND USE TAX FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PAID FOR WITH PUBLIC FUNDS AND USED FOR PUBLIC ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. History
HB1553 CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM SALES AND USE TAX FOR CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS PAID FOR WITH PUBLICLY FUNDED BONDS AND USED FOR PUBLIC ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. History
HB1750 AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - FIRE PROTECTION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1751 AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER AND AREA AGENCIES ON AGING GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1752 AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1977 CONCERNING LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES. History
HB1978 TO PROTECT LANDOWNERS’ PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS AND TO REGULATE A MUNICIPALITY'S EXERCISE OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT JURISDICTION, POLICIES, AND PROCEDURES. History
HB1979 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT ABORTIONS IN STATE-OWNED HEALTHCARE FACILITIES. History
HB1980
Act 1048
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROGRAM ACT. History
HB2089 CONCERNING EXPENSES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS. History
CoSponsor
HB1002 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011. History
HB1006 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SALES OF REAL PROPERTY UNDER JUDICIAL DECREES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1018
Act 40
TO DEFINE TERMINATE AS THAT TERM APPLIES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
HB1019 TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY AND TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF RETIREMENT CREDIT SERVICE EARNED BY A LOCAL ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL. History
HB1052 TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1056
Act 736
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS. History
HB1061
Act 204
THE ATHLETE AGENT REFORM ACT OF 2011. History
HB1211
Act 68
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A QUALIFYING DIAGNOSIS THAT ESTABLISHES CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES. History
HB1284
Act 71
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
HB1368
Act 344
CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS WITH A MINOR CHILD FOR A PARENT LISTED ON THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY. History
HB1369
Act 757
TO CREATE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES OR EQUIPMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES, AND SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL History
HB1371
Act 285
ACT TO CREATE AN ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN TITLE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHERE THERE IS A TOTAL LOSS SETTLEMENT. History
HB1416
Act 287
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE INTEREST RATE LIMITATION FOR BONDS ISSUED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF AMENDMENT NO. 62 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1435 TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO KEEP ANY EXCESS UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION REVENUES THAT REMAIN AFTER FULLY FUNDING STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION. History
HB1444 AN ACT TO ELIMINATE A GROWING EPIDEMIC IN THE PURCHASE OF PSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND SIMILAR DRUGS. History
HB1450 THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT. History
HB1479 TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
HB1496
Act 265
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION. History
HB1642
Act 229
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1643
Act 230
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1646
Act 233
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1648
Act 235
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1649
Act 236
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1650
Act 300
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1653
Act 239
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CAMP COUCHDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1654
Act 240
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1660
Act 246
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1661
Act 301
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1662
Act 247
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1663
Act 248
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT- LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1664
Act 249
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1665
Act 972
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1723 REGARDING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO FIREARMS STATUTES. History
HB1728 AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK. History
HB1766
Act 881
TO CREATE A LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR OUT-OF-STATE VETERINARY MEDICAL EDUCATION AT THE MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND TO PROVIDE LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR VETERINARIANS IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES. History
HB1887 AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1895
Act 910
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS. History
HB1988
Act 895
TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS; TO REGULATE REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS; AND TO REGULATE THE FUNDING OF REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS. History
HB2127
Act 1229
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR EMPLOYERS TO RESPOND TO APPLICATIONS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO PROVIDE FOR ONLINE NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. History
HB2178
Act 1209
TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM. History
HB2195 AN ACT TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE AND TO PROTECT THOSE BUSINESSES, COMPANIES, AND MANUFACTURERS THAT ARE CURRENTLY COMPLYING WITH STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROHIBIT FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS. History
HB2202
Act 1200
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES. History
HB2209 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO SUPPORT OR OPPOSE BALLOT MEASURES. History
HCR1002 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK. History
HCR1010 CLAIMING STATES' RIGHTS UNDER THE TENTH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. History
SB113 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER. History
SB194
Act 48
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SB276
Act 755
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB309
Act 515
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF CLOSING PROTECTION LETTERS. History
SB401
Act 340
TO REVISE THE REAL ESTATE LICENSEE LIEN ACT. History
SB423
Act 751
REGARDING SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE I AND SCHEDULE VI AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB593
Act 861
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK. History
SB794 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION. History
SB97 TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION. History
SJR4 THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT. History

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT