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Representative Robert J. White

412 Arkansas Street, Camden, 71701

Representative Robert J. White
Phone: 870-574-4500
Phone:
District: 37
District:
37
Seniority: 47
Seniority:
47
Occupation: Director, Student Life
Occupation:
Director, Student Life
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE APPLICATION FORM FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-409 CONCERNING ABSENTEE VOTING MATERIALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 7-5-411 REGARDING METHODS OF VOTING ABSENTEE.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A UNIFORM GRADING SCALE FOR NON-TRADITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL COURSES.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTENT TO CONTINUE THE ARKANSAS AMERICAN COLLEGE TEST ASSESSMENT ASSISTANCE PILOT PROGRAM; TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PILOT LOCATIONS.
TO SET A GOAL FOR THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT TO SPEND HIGHWAY REVENUES TO IMPROVE HIGHWAY-RAILROAD CROSSING SAFETY IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR CONSISTENCY AND RIGOR IN COURSE WORK OFFERED BY LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF INTERCEPTING AND RECORDING TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE INTERIM COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STUDY DISAPPEARING MINORITY FARMS.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE NON-BACCALAUREATE EDUCATION SYSTEM.
THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD'S FUNDING FORMULA FOR TECHNICAL COURSES.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH DAISY GASTON BATES DAY AS AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-113 TO ALLOW CITY OFFICIALS' SALARIES TO BE DECREASED UPON REQUEST OF THE CITY OFFICIAL.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF VICTIM IN THE ARKANSAS CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH PARITY FOR CHILDREN COVERED BY THE ARKANSAS CHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT PREDATORY LENDING IN THE HOME MORTGAGE MARKET.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY BY QUALIFIED PERSONS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC PORT AUTHORITIES IN ARKANSAS TO FUND PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOSAIC TEMPLARS OF AMERICA CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND DEBT TO THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT IN CASES OF UNEXPECTED, UNFORESEEN OR EXTREME HARDSHIP.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A STUDY TO REVIEW THE EQUITY IN COMPETITION IN HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES; AND TO DETERMINE IF EQUITY OF OPPORTUNITY EXISTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CLARIFY THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF RAPE AND CREATE THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-14-101 TO FURTHER DEFINE "MENTALLY DEFECTIVE, MENTALLY INCAPACITATED, AND PHYSICALLY HELPLESS".
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-14-110 AND 5-14-112 TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL INDECENCY WITH A CHILD AND REMOVE THE OFFENSE OF INDECENT EXPOSURE TO A PERSON UNDER TWELVE YEARS OF AGE.
TO REQUIRE ELECTION OFFICIALS TO ATTEND ELECTION TRAINING.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-208(b) TO MAKE GREIVANCE HEARINGS OPEN OR CLOSED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE EMPLOYEE; TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED HEARINGS FOR TESTIMONY FROM STUDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO CEASE PRIVATIZATION OF THE ALEXANDER YOUTH FACILITY IN ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS FOR TWO (2) YEARS.
ENDORSING THE NATIONAL PROCLAMATION OF NATIONAL HEART FAILURE AWARENESS WEEK.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC TO CONTACT THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE FOR HOME FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON REVENUE AND TAXATION TO CONDUCT HEARINGS ON THE EXTENT OF THE REDUCTION IN FUNDING TO VARIOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS UNDER SECTION 4 OF AMENDMENT 79.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR CRIMINAL OFFENSES COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER, OR DISABILITY.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-10-305 TO INCREASE MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES COURT COSTS IN MUNICIPAL, CITY AND POLICE COURTS.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - PUBLIC PORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HOME SCHOOLING IF A SEX OFFENDER RESIDES IN THE HOME.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.