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Senator Ruth Whitaker

P. O. Box 349, Cedarville, 72932

Senator Ruth Whitaker
Phone: 479-474-0911
Phone:
District: 3
District:
3
Seniority: 7
Seniority:
7
Occupation: Community Activist
Occupation:
Community Activist
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Church Affiliation:
Presbyterian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Cedarville, AR City Alderman; Senate 2001,2003, 20
Public Service:
Cedarville, AR City Alderman; Senate 2001, 2003, 20


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO RESTRICT THE SALES AND USE OF TASER STUN GUNS.
AN ACT TO REFORM THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURAL MARKETING GRANTS FUND TO ORIGINAL INTENTS AND PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS POULTRY FEEDING OPERATIONS REGISTRATION ACT.
AN ACT TO FORM COUNTYWIDE ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2005-2007 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF NATURAL DAM, ARKANSAS FOR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF ALTUS TO BUILD A MEMORIAL IN THE ALTUS CITY PARK GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE FOR COMMUNITY PARKS IN CRAWFORD COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE WESTERN ARKANSAS COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN CRAWFORD COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CRAWFORD COUNTY DISTRICT #5 FIRE DEPARTMENT - REPLACEMENT OF A FIRE TRUCK GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROTECT TOURISM IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY AUTHORIZING NATIVE ARKANSAS WINERIES TO ASSIST A PURCHASER OF WINE AT THE WINERY BY SHIPPING THE PURCHASE TO THE PURCHASER S HOME WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for House
THE SCHOOL TEXTBOOK MARRIAGE PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE SUPPORT TO THE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN CRAWFORD AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF VAN BUREN FOR INDUSTRIAL PARK IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STEPPING STONE SCHOOL IN ALMA, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF VAN BUREN POLICE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF CHARLESTON - RODEO GROUNDS AND CONSTRUCTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITY OF OZARK FOR THE RIVERFRONT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REFORM THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURAL MARKETING GRANTS FUND TO ORIGINAL INTENTS AND PURPOSES.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE TRANSDERMAL ALCOHOL MONITORING PROGRAM IN THE OFFICE OF DRIVER SERVICES OF THE REVENUE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION.
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE HUNTING LANDS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO CONTROL THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN PRECURSOR INGREDIENTS UTILIZED TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE.
TO ALLOW MILITARY SPOUSES TO OBTAIN A DRIVER S LICENSE WITHOUT TESTING IF THE SPOUSE HELD A DRIVER S LICENSE THAT EXPIRED WHILE LIVING OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.
AN ACT TO ELIMINATE PERFORMANCE-BASED BUDGETING FOR STATE AGENCIES.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE WATER QUALITY PROTECTION ACT OF 2005.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN AND EXPAND TRANSFER AGREEMENTS AMONG COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY AND DEFINE THE SCOPE OF ACT 1285 OF 2003.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT JUVENILES WHO WERE SIXTEEN (16) OR SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME THE OFFENSE WAS COMMITTED FROM RECEIVING THE DEATH PENALTY.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE RENTAL VEHICLE TAX.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO OZARK GUIDANCE FOR A PSYCHIATRIC CARE UNIT AT A GENERAL HOSPITAL IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
REGARDING THE AUTHORITY OF CITIES OR COUNTIES BY LOCAL OPTION ELECTION TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL AT HORSE RACING OR GREYHOUND RACING PARKS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. CLAUD CASH AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. MIKE EVERETT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
REQUESTING THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION TO REJECT THE LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION S COMPLAINT IN FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION DOCKET NO. EL01-88-000.
HONORING THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS SOLDIERS, AIRMEN, SAILORS, AND MARINES OF THE ARKANSAS ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND THE ARMED FORCES RESERVE FOR THEIR SERVICE.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JERRY BOOKOUT.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR TIM WOOLDRIDGE.
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO REQUIRE PARENTAL CONSENT BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION ON A MINOR.
THE MILITARY SERVICE PROTECTION ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PERSONAL SERVICES SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION AND TO AMEND ACT 1608 OF 2003.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - THE FULLERTON AND VINES BUILDINGS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO WESTERN ARKANSAS COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
LONG TERM CARE RESIDENT PROTECTION ACT OF 2005.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE A TAX REFUND FOR THE SALE OF BIODIESEL MIXTURE.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER ACT OF 2005.
TO PROHIBIT INTERFERENCE WITH STUDENT- LED AND STUDENT-INITIATED PRAYERS AT PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNCTIONS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF NANCY LUELF AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.

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