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Representative Jeff Wood (D)

4097 Austin Lakes Circle, Sherwood, 72120

Representative Jeff Wood (D)
Phone: 501-626-3074
Phone:
District: 43
District:
43
Seniority: 7
Seniority:
7
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: Currently AR Army National Guard - JAG Captain
Veteran:
Currently AR Army National Guard - JAG Captain
Public Service: House 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
House 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE MILITARY CODE OF ARKANSAS, 12-60-101 ET SEQ.
TO CHANGE WHO WILL SERVE AS A TRUSTEE ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY FOR COURTS IN MODIFYING ORDERS OF CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION FOR PARENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND WHO ARE MILITARY MOBILIZED.
TO ENSURE THAT VETERANS OF OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM RECEIVE SIMILAR TREATMENT UNDER THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005, 27-24-101 ET SEQ., AS OTHER VETERANS.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING THE ENTITLEMENT TO A SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE CHILDREN AND SPOUSE OF CERTAIN PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES IF THE PUBLIC SERVICE RESULTS IN DEATH OR PERMANENT AND TOTAL DISABILITY.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW VETERAN S PREFERENCE IN THE PROCUREMENT OF STATE CONTRACTS.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT - YOUTH CHALLENGE AND C-STEP PROGRAMS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE - BACKGROUND CHECKS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS WITH THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD FOR STUDENT PARTICIPANTS IN THE YOUTH CHALLENGE AND C-STEP PROGRAMS.
TO ENHANCE THE ABILITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PROTECT RATEPAYERS IN PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION, OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES, AND FEDERAL COURTS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO REQUIRE AN ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITY TO WITHDRAW FROM CENTRALIZED SYSTEM WIDE RESOURCE PLANNING.
RESOLUTION URGING THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO ALLOW OUT- OF-STATE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD AND ANY OTHER UNIT OF A RESERVE COMPONENT OF THE ARMED FORCES TO QUALIFY FOR HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES.
TO ENCOURAGE EACH AND EVERY CITIZEN OF THE STATE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE MILITARY RELIEF CHECK-OFF PROGRAM TO ASSIST THE FAMILIES OF MOBILIZED AND DEPLOYED MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVES.
ENCOURAGING EACH AND EVERY CITIZEN OF THE STATE TO DONATE MONEY TO THE ARKANSAS RESERVE COMPONENTS EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO TREAT NATIVE WINE MANUFACTURERS EQUALLY WITH OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND TO PROTECT THE STATE'S TRADITIONAL THREE-TIER SYSTEM FOR THE CONTROL OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT FOR A HOMESTEAD.
CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM CREDITED SERVICE BY MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY RESERVE.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS OPTIONS COUNSELING FOR LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON EYE AND VISION CARE OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND TO CREATE THE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN EYE AND VISION CARE FUND.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE RETIREE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS AND TO PERMIT STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE NOT STATE EMPLOYEES.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-121 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A KNIFE AS A WEAPON.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO DENTISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO RENDER VOULUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS.
TO PROVIDE THAT AN EX-PRISONER OF WAR, A PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR, OR A MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MAY RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR A NOMINAL FEE.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
TO EXEMPT PURCHASES BY OR FOR A PERMANENTLY DISABLED VETERAN FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
EXTENDING INSTANT RUNOFF VOTING TO ALL OVERSEAS VOTERS.
TO STRENGTHEN CITIZEN ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION, PUBLIC RECORDS, AND PUBLIC MEETINGS.
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 TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS REQUIRED BY THE FEDERAL LAW.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR EXPANSION GRANTS TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - LITTLE ROCK ZOO IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-36-303 CONCERNING COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS OR TREASURERS.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
TO ALLOW RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES TO OBTAIN A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE FEE REQUIRED BY LAW FOR THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.
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.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH A STATE LOTTERY TO HELP FUND COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS AND TEACHER BONUSES IN THIS STATE.
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE CONGRESS TO SECURE OUR NATION S BORDERS AND TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION POLICY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO RECOGNIZE, HONOR, AND PROTECT ARKANSAS CITIZENS WHO ARE SUMMONED TO SERVE AS JURORS IN ARKANSAS STATE COURTS; TO INCREASE THE RATE OF JUROR COMPENSATION; AND TO REIMBURSE COUNTIES FOR THE COSTS OF JURIES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE ENHANCED PROSPECTIVE JUROR LIST BE USED IN THE SELECTION OF ALL PROSPECTIVE JURORS IN ALL CIRCUIT COURT DIVISIONS.
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 TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE PRACTICES.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees