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Senator Ed Wilkinson

Box 610, Greenwood, 72936

Senator Ed Wilkinson
Phone: 501-996-4171
Phone:
District: 10
District:
10
Seniority: 28
Seniority:
28
Occupation: Bank President
Occupation:
Bank President
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Church Affiliation:
Presbyterian
Veteran: Navy
Veteran:
Navy
Public Service: House 1995, 1997, 1999, Senate 2001
Public Service:
House 1995, 1997, 1999, Senate 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR ARKANSAS UTILITY COMPANIES WHICH PURCHASE HIGH EFFICIENCY COAL.
AN ACT TO PROTECT PROPERTY RIGHTS IN NONABANDONED STRUCTURES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-35-203(c) TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE WEIGHT ON FRONT OR STEERING AXLES OF VEHICLES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-3-306 TO PERMIT WIDOWED SPOUSES OF DISABLED VETERANS TO BE ELIGIBLE AGAIN FOR THE HOMESTEAD AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION AFTER THE SECOND SPOUSE HAS DIED.
REPEALS ARKANSAS CODE 27-14-2401 TO CONFORM WITH THE ABOLISHMENT OF THE SAFETY INSPECTION REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSING MOTOR VEHICLES.
ENTITLES THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OF RETIRED FIREMEN TO BENEFITS UNDER FIRE PENSION FUNDS AND ELIMINATES CERTAIN ACTUARIAL COSTS FOR POLICE PENSION FUNDS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS BANKING CODE RELATING TO BRANCH BANKING ACTIVITY, AUTHORITY TO HOLD REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL SUBSIDIARIES, FOR PARITY WITH NATIONAL BANKS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE BANK DEPARTMENT FUND AND CREATE THE BANK DEPARTMENT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND A PROVISION OF THE ARKANSAS BANKING CODE RELATING TO APPLICATION NOTICE REQUIREMENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 15-4-905 TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF EXAMINATION FEES.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE STATE BANK COMMISSIONER FROM THE APPRAISER LICENSING CERTIFICATION BOARD.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-48-601 AND 23-48-602 RELATING TO BANK REORGANIZATIONS THROUGH PLANS OF EXCHANGE.
TO INCLUDE COAL MINING OPERATIONS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAWS.
AN ACT TO UTILIZE E-GOVERNMENT IN THE INTEREST OF NATIONAL DEFENSE BY PROVIDING SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION AT THE TIME OF ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF DRIVER LICENSES AND IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-46-101 AND 507 TO AUTHORIZE INFORMATION SHARING.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUNS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES FOR COUNTY JUDGES.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE BELL FROM THE USS ARKANSAS SHALL BE PERMANENTLY DISPLAYED IN A PROMINENT LOCATION IN THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING.
TO EXEMPT NATURAL GAS, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS, AND ELECTRICITY USED IN POULTRY HOUSES FROM THE ARKANSAS SALES TAX.
STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A PRIVATE SECTOR PROGRAM FOR THE VOLUNTARY PLANTING OF TREES ALONG STATE HIGHWAY RIGHT-OF-WAYS AND OTHER HIGHWAY RELATED LANDS OWNED BY THE STATE.
RECOGNIZING ARKANSAS' NATIVE AMERICANS FOR THEIR PROUD HERTIAGE AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THIS STATE.
COMMENDING THE BOONEVILLE BEARCATS FOR THEIR WINNING SEASON.
RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE GREENWOOD BULLDOGS.
REQUESTING INTERIM COMMITTEES ON STATE AGENCIES AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS TO STUDY REQUIRING BIDDERS ON PUBLIC CONTRACTS TO FILE AFFIDAVITS DISCLOSING THEIR RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER VENDORS.
COMMENDING THE BOONEVILLE BEARCATS FOR THEIR WINNING SEASON.
RESOLUTION TO COMMEND THE GREENWOOD BULLDOGS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1117 TO INCREASE THE AREA FOR AN URBAN HOMESTEAD TO ONE-HALF OF AN ACRE.
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTED OFFICIALS WHO COMMIT A FELONY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1902 RELATING TO THE FREQUENCY OF COUNTY REAPPRAISALS.
THE FAMILY PRESERVATION ACT.
TO PROVIDE A ONE-YEAR GRACE PERIOD BETWEEN THE END OF AN ASSESSMENT PERIOD AND THE BEGINNING OF THE NEXT ASSESSMENT PERIOD.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE LIENS AND JUDGMENTS TO REFLECT THE NAME OF THE PERSON AUTHORIZED TO RELEASE THE LIEN OR JUDGMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE MENA SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-42-304 TO INCREASE REAL ESTATE LICENSE FEES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-42-107(a) AND 17-42-301 TO PROTECT CONSUMERS IN THE EVENT OF THE DEATH OF A PRINCIPAL BROKER OR THE CLOSING OF A REAL ESTATE FIRM.
TO ESTABLISH A RURAL HEALTH ACCESS PILOT PROGRAM.
TO EXEMPT FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ALL SALES OF ELECTRICITY, NATURAL GAS AND LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS BILLED FOR THE MONTHS OF DECEMBER AND JANUARY FOR USE IN SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - WALDRON SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR EMERGENCY ROOF REPAIR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ALLOCATE PREMIUM TAXES TO RURAL AND SMALL TOWN FIRE DEPARTMENTS FOR FIRE PROTECTION.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STURCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BANK COMMISSIONER TO VOTE IN ORDER TO BREAK A TIE VOTE ON THE STATE BANKING BOARD.
THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2001
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE UNIFORM PRESCRIPTION DRUG INFORMATION CARDS.
TO SET FORTH CERTAIN ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATORS, EMPLOYEES, AND BOARD MEMBERS.
AN ACT TO ABOLISH AND TRANSFER THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DELTA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE TO ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - TECHNICAL CENTER.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
TO REQUIRE A FIRST-TIME APPLICANT FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER'S LICENSE TO ATTEND AN EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR BEFORE LICENSURE.
AN ACT TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FOR PERSONS OVER 65.
CoSponsor for House
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO INSTALL INTERNET FILTERS OR OBTAIN INTERNET ACCESS CONNECTIVITY FROM A PROVIDER THAT PROVIDES FILTER SERVICES TO LIMIT ACCESS TO MATERIAL THAT IS HARMFUL TO MINORS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 10-3-309 RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF AGENCY REGULATION BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1902 RELATING TO THE FREQUENCY OF COUNTY REAPPRAISALS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-55-211 TO BROADEN THE BORDER TAX RATE IMPLEMENTED BY ARKANSAS CODE 26-55-210.
AN ACT TO ASSURE WOMEN OF THEIR RIGHT TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ADMISSIONS AND FEES PAID TO COUNTY-OWNED GOLF COURSES ARE EXEMPT FROM SALES TAX.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE TIMBER HARVESTING EQUIPMENT EXEMPTION FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX AND THE ARKANSAS COMPENSATING TAX SHALL NOT EXPIRE ON JUNE 30, 2001
AN ACT TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL WHEN A GRANT IN EXCESS OF $25,000 IS RECEIVED.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT COUNTYWIDE REAPPRAISALS OF PROPERTY ARE COMPLETED ON THE DATE THE COLLECTOR'S BOOKS ARE OPEN FOR COLLECTION ON THE NEWLY APPRAISED VALUE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-304 PERTAINING TO ASSESSMENT RATIOS.
TO PROVIDE AT WHAT TIME COUNTIES THAT REAPPRAISED IN 1999 OR 2000 BECOME COVERED BY SECTION 1 OF AMENDMENT 79 AND NOT COVERED BY ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1902(c)(2).
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE PERMITTED SECURITY FOR PUBLIC FUNDS HELD BY BANKS.
AN ACT TO MAKE LONG-TERM CARE AFFORDABLE AND AVAILABLE FOR FACILITY RESIDENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TRAFFIC LAWS TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF THE CENTER LEFT-TURN LANES FOR ENTERING TRAFFIC.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF APPRAISERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.