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Senator Henry "Hank" Wilkins, IV (D)

717 West 2nd Avenue, Pine Bluff, 71601

Senator Henry "Hank" Wilkins, IV (D)
Phone: 870-536-6366
Phone:
District: 5
District:
5
Seniority: 14
Seniority:
14
Occupation: United Methodist Pastor
Occupation:
United Methodist Pastor
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, Senate 2001,2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
House 1999, Senate 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICES ACT.
AN ACT CONCERNING CREDITED SERVICE IN THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR SERVICE IN CERTAIN POSITIONS.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF MOTORISTS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY MAKING THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT LAW A PRIMARY LAW FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - STUDENT DIVERSITY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - PHASE I & II FIELD HOUSE/WELLNESS COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF ALTHEIMER, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PROGRAMMATIC SUPPORT OF COMMUNITY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID TO LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF GOULD, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO CITIES IN PHILLIPS COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - RENOVATIONS OF HISTORIC SITES HISTORIC SITES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - GRANTS TO CITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - YOUTH OUTREACH PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - SEMINAR EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF CHILD CARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - AFTER SCHOOL LITERACY AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD - AFTER SCHOOL LITERACY AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT BOARD - AFTER SCHOOL LITERACY AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - EDUCATIONAL AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PINE BLUFF WEED AND FEED PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - PINE BLUFF CONVENTION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A FINAL CLOSE OF SCHOOL FINANCIAL RECORDS ON THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPUTER NETWORK BY SEPTEMBER 30 OF EACH YEAR.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING PRIOR ALCOHOL-RELATED DRIVING OFFENSES AND TO TREAT CONVICTIONS IN OTHER STATES AS IF THEY WERE ARKANSAS CONVICTIONS.
AN ACT TO LEVY AN EXCISE TAX ON SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND WINE SOLD IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING PRIOR ALCOHOL-RELATED DRIVING OFFENSES AND TO TREAT CONVICTIONS IN OTHER STATES AS IF THEY WERE ARKANSAS CONVICTIONS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WIRELESS INFORMATION NETWORK FOR ALL STATE, COUNTY, AND MUNICIPAL AGENCIES.
TO PROTECT COMSUMERS BY PROHIBITING THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF PROFESSIONAL HOME SECURITY SERVICES CONTRACTS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF STATE AGENCIES' RULES AND PROCEDURES THAT RELATE TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF INCARCERATED PARENTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK TO DOCUMENT PURCHASES OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, AND PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS EVALUATION CENTER.
TO ESTABLISH THE DAISY GATSON BATES HOLIDAY COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP AND COORDINATE APPROPRIATE CEREMONIES AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 2007.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL ACT OF 1983.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF HENRY WILKINS III AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO URGE CONGRESS AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ADD CRITICAL PRIVACY AND CIVIL LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS TO THE REAL ID ACT OF 2005 AND TO FULLY FUND OR SUSPEND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REAL ID ACT.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE DISABLED VETERANS TO PARK IN AREAS DESIGNATED ONLY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - RENOVATION AND REPAIRS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT AND OPERATING ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE A GRANDPARENT PREVENTIVE CARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT THE FINDINGS OF THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN AND TO PROTECT CHILD VICTIMS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT THROUGH NEW AND EXPANDED PROGRAMS.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - THE SECONDARY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE TECHNOLOGIES COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - ARKANSAS RIVER REGIONAL INTERMODEL FACILITIES AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO GRANT CITIES AND TOWNS ADDITIONAL TOOLS TO DEAL WITH CRIMINAL, NUISANCE, AND VACANT PROPERTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO TAX DELINQUENT PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS TO NEGOTIATE SALES NO SOONER THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE FIRST ATTEMPT TO SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-37- 203 AND 26-37-209 TO MODIFY THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CHALLENGING CONVEYANCES BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS.
THE ARKANSAS LAND BANK ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS QUIET TITLE STATUTES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - TRUCKING, TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS FIELDS TUITION FORGIVENESS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT POVERTY FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS CORRESPONDS TO THE LEVEL OF POVERTY IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS AND REIMBURSEMENT OF PROVIDERS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TO INDIGENT PERSONS AND TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE ADMISSION OF INDIGENT PERSONS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PER DIEM RATE PAYABLE TO A PROGRAM PROVIDER OF INDIGENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE AND TO REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR CERTAIN PROGRAM PROVIDERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. JERRY DONAL JEWELL AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC INTEGRATION OF CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.
COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC INTEGRATION OF CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.
COMMENDING MS. DEENA BURNETT FOR MAKING VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO CITIZENS IN ARKANSAS AND AROUND THE WORLD BY INSPIRING OTHERS TO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION OF CHARACTER, CONVICTION, AND COURAGE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WIN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE TO ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS AND COMMISSION A BUST IN HONOR OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JACK CRITCHER.
COMMENDING SENATORS JIM HILL, JIM ARGUE, DAVE BISBEE, AND JACK CRITCHER ON THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROGRAM - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
TO ENABLE THE USE OF ELECTRIC UTILITY POWER LINES TO DEPLOY BROADBAND NETWORKS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ENHANCED EDUCATIONAL FUNDING BY SUPPLEMENTING THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE 2007-2008 AND 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEARS.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR TRANSPORTATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AQUACULTURE FISHERIES LAB UPGRADES AND EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP INCUBATOR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - BIG REC PROJECT OPERATIONAL EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - THE AQUACULTURE / FISHERIES CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMIT AGENCY TO IMPOSE FINES AGAINST HEALTH CARE FACILITIES THAT FAIL TO PROVIDE REQUIRED HEALTH CARE DATA.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JOHN A. EASON AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
URGING THE USDA TO CHANGE REPORTING DATES CONCERNING RICE PRICES AND STOCKS TO THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL
ex officio: ALC-REVIEW