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Representative Jim Wood

P. O. Box 219, Tupelo, 72169

Representative Jim Wood
Phone: 870-744-2266
Phone:
District: 80
District:
80
Seniority: 27
Seniority:
27
Occupation: Farmer
Occupation:
Farmer
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Woodruff Co. Quorum Court 1977-78; Senate 1979-88;
Public Service:
Woodruff Co. Quorum Court 1977-78; Senate 1979-88;


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
ASSESSMENTS LEVIED BY THE ARKANSAS CORN AND GRAIN SORGHUM PROMOTION BOARD, THE ARKANSAS RICE PROMOTION BOARD, THE ARKANSAS WHEAT PROMOTION BOARD, AND THE ARKANSAS SOYBEAN PROMOTION BOARD, SHALL BE REFUNDABLE TO THE PRODUCERS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL RESTAURANTS SEATING TWENTY OR MORE PEOPLE TO PROVIDE A NO SMOKING AREA.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE SECTIONS 5-62-101 PERTAINING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, AND 5-5-101 PERTAINING TO DISPOSITION OF CONTRABAND AND SEIZED PROPERTY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PRACTICE ACT REVISION OF 1999.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ALLOW A PERSON WITH A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE TO CARRY ANY HANDGUN HE OR SHE CHOOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RICE RESEARCH AND PROMOTION ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-51-503 PERTAINING TO THE TAX CREDIT FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED CHILDREN
TO INCREASE FROM THIRTY DAYS TO NINETY DAYS THE TIME IN WHICH A WATER WELL CONTRACTOR MUST NOTIFY THE COMMISSION ON WATER WELL CONSTRUCTION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A WATER WELL.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE DURING PERIOD OF LICENSE SUSPENSION.
AN ACT TO RESTRICT CREDIT CARD SOLICITATION ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
TO ESTABLISH THE APPLICATION FEES AND RENEWAL FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS LICENSE PLATES.
AMENDING A.C.A. § 6-17-106 TO PROVIDE THAT INSULT OR ABUSE OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE WHILE THE EMPLOYEE IS PERFORMING REGULAR OR ASSIGNED SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES IS A MISDEMEANOR.
TO CREATE A COLLEGE OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK.
TO INCREASE THE ARKANSAS GASOLINE TAX; TO PROVIDE THAT THE ADDITIONAL TAX WILL BE USED FOR COMPLETING 1991 HIGHWAY PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF HAND-HELD LASER POINTERS TO MINORS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 24-11-301 CONCERNING THE APPROPRIATION OF INSURANCE PREMIUM TAXES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-EAST TO THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT AND THE NAME OF THE SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-WEST TO THE TWENTY-THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROCEDURES PERTAINING TO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARDS.
TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAX ON MOTOR FUEL AND AN ADDITIONAL TAX ON DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ENTERPRISE ZONE ACT OF 1993.
TO ALLOW THE TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES TO LEASED VEHICLES AND TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION RENEWAL NOTICES BE MAILED NOT LESS THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO EXPIRATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE PROGRAM AND PAYMENT STRUCTURE OF THE RURAL PHYSICIAN INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO MODIFY THE MATCHING REQUIREMENTS OF THE RURAL HEALTH SERVICES REVOLVING FUND.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PRENATAL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD NURSE HOME VISITATION PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CATFISH INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO DECLARE THE THIRD FRIDAY IN SEPTEMBER AS ‘POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY’.
THE FREEDOM OF CHOICE AMONG HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS ACT.
THE ARKANSAS TECHNICAL CAREERS STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR LARGE TRUCKS EXCEEDING SPEED LIMITS.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-501.
TO PERMIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS TO PLACE THE TEN COMMANDMENTS ON DISPLAY.
TO PROVIDE THAT GENETICALLY MODIFIED SEEDS SOLD IN ARKANSAS MUST BE CERTIFIED BY THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
TO PROVIDE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR DISPARAGEMENT OF PERISHABLE AGRICULTURAL FOOD PRODUCTS.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING AMUSEMENT DEVICES.
TO ABOLISH THE AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS AGRIBUSINESS ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 5-73-103 TO PROHIBIT PERSONS ADJUDICATED JUVENILE DELINQUENTS FROM OWNING OR POSSESSING FIREARMS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE MAXIMUM AFLATOXIN LEVEL PERMISSIBLE IN GRAIN AND SEED DISTRIBUTED IN ARKANSAS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF REPRESENTATIVE WILLIAM K. ‘MAC’ MCGEHEE, JR. AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO DESIGNATE THE MEMBERS’ PRIVATE WORK AREA OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AS A ‘NON-SMOKING AREA’.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE LOG-A-LOAD-FOR-KIDS CAMPAIGN.
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO REMOVE OFFICIAL PROHIBITIONS AND DETERRENTS TO THE SALE OF AMERICAN FARM PRODUCTS TO CUBA.
COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING THE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY INDIANS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM AND HEAD COACH DICKEY NUTT ON THEIR OUTSTANDING 1998-99 REGULAR SEASON.
TO EXPRESS THE INTENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THAT ALL FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ARE AUTHORIZED AND ENCOURAGED TO WEAR THEIR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES LAPEL PINS.
CoSponsor for Senate
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW GRANTING SICK LEAVE TO MUNICIPAL FIRE FIGHTERS.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO SUBSTITUTE ACCREDITATION SURVEYS BY THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR STATE LICENSING SURVEYS FOR HOSPITALS WHICH ARE ACCREDITED.
TO ESTABLISH AN EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES AND RESTRICTED PERMIT PROVISIONS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-62-103 PERTAINING TO THE COMPENSATION OF EXCEPTIONALLY QUALIFIED ACADEMIC AND NONACADEMIC PERSONNEL.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-18-1005 TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH CARE PLANS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS.