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Senator Shawn Womack (R)

P. O. Box 332, Mountain Home, 72654

Senator Shawn Womack (R)
Phone: 870-424-5000
Phone:
District: 1
District:
1
Seniority: 20
Seniority:
20
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Former Aide to Senator Tim Hutchinson; House 1999,2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Former Aide to Senator Tim Hutchinson; House 1999, 2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DISTRICT COURT RESOURCE ASSESSMENT BOARD; TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM OF FULL-TIME DISTRICT COURT JUDGES THAT ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
TO STANDARDIZE THE TIME PERIODS FOR FILING CLAIMS AGAINST AN ESTATE.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - MULTI-COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - CAMPUS SECURITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - WORKFORCE TRAINING CONSORTIUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - AIR AMBULANCE TRANSPORT REIMBURSEMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - MEDICAID GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - PILOT PROGRAM FOR DISTRICT COURT JUDGES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATE GRANTS AND AID TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - STATE GRANTS AND AID FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY AND FACILITY IMPROVEMENT ACT PROJECTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - SCHOOL OF LAW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - DIVISION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION - ARKANSAS ACADEMIC FACILITIES CONTINGENCY FUND APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO MAKE INFLATION ADJUSTMENTS IN THE AMOUNTS FOR LEGISLATIVE EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT, IN LIEU OF PER DIEM PAYMENTS, AND EXTRA COMPENSATION FOR CHAIRS AND COCHAIRS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY TO WAIVE PERMIT FEES FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS WORKING AS VOLUNTEERS IN CHARITABLE CLINICS.
TO PROVIDE PENALTIES AND ENSURE FAIRNESS IN CHECK-CASHING UNDER THE CHECK-CASHERS ACT.
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.
TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN WHO ARE MOST VULNERABLE BY CLARIFYING THE PUBLIC POLICY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH AN ADOPTIVE OR FOSTER PARENT AND TO AUTHORIZE DHHS TO PROMULGATE RULES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC FACILITIES CONTINGENCY FUND.
TO ENSURE THE FAIR TREATMENT OF LITIGANTS IN ARKANSAS COURTS.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2003.
TO PROPOSE A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REVISE THE DUTIES, LIMITATIONS, AND PRIVILEGES OF THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. J. E. DUNLAP, JR., AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
REQUIRING VOTER APPROVAL OF CERTAIN TAX LEVIES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE "ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE ACT OF 2007" AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE "REVISED UNIFORM ADOPTION ACT" AND THE "STREAMLINE ADOPTION ACT".
TO CLARIFY THAT PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 10 ARE TIMELY RECEIVED.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - MOUNTAIN HOME - WEEKEND NURSING PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE COMMISSION - COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE GRANTS AND EXPENSES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE COMMISSION - COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE GRANTS AND EXPENSES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE COMMISSION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - DEGREE CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS FROM RESIDING NEAR PUBLIC PARKS OR YOUTH CENTERS.
AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL PENALTIES LEVIED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ARCHITECTS.
AN ACT TO MAKE IMMUNIZATION OF CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS AND CHILD CARE FACILITIES VOLUNTARY FOR IMMUNIZATIONS AGAINST SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS PERSONNEL TO RESPOND TO A SUBPOENA ISSUED IN A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FOR COMPLYING WITH THE SUBPOENA.
HONORING ARKANSAS POET LAUREATE PEGGY CAUDLE VINING FOR HER POEM "ARKANSAS, THE NATURAL STATE".
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH OATHS FOR COURT BAILIFFS.
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 ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED COMMUNITY PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF HEALTH - REGIONAL CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS FOR LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - GRANT TO HOSPICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS - GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - TRUCKING, TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS FIELDS TUITION FORGIVENESS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST GAME.
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.
REQUESTING A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO REVIEW THE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS AMONG INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
CoSponsor for House
CONCERNING THE COMMEMORATION OF THOMAS PAINE DAY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CREATING THE STATE DRUG CRIME ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANT FUND.
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.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: JBC--PEER/REVIEW
ex officio: JBC-CLAIMS
ex officio: JBC-PERSONNEL