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Representative Jim Wooten (R)

Post Office Box 1330, Beebe, 72012

Representative Jim Wooten (R)
District: 45
District:
45
Seniority: 71
Seniority:
71
Occupation: Retired
Occupation:
Retired
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term 2018
Public Service:
First Term 2018


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY A RETIRED CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INFORM AN EDUCATIONAL ENTITY TO WHICH AN INDIVIDUAL IS APPLYING WHETHER THE INDIVIDUAL IS ELIGIBLE FOR EMPLOYMENT BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S BACKGROUND CHECKS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CATASTROPHIC LEAVE FOR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES.
CoSponsor
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO UPDATE THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MAKE REPORTS TO THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE IN GOOD FAITH.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO THANK THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR ONGOING SUPPORT AND TO PROCLAIM THE 2019 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FAMILY DAY.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.

Committees

Committees
Co-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT
Alternate: JBC-PERSONNEL