Legislators


Bruce Cozart
State House 24
Republican
(501) 627-3232
Legislative Session(s) Recorded: 2013; 2015; 2017;
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Yes
Allows schools to study the Bible as an academic course.
 
Yes
Prohibits most abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy.
On The Vote to Override Veto
Yes
Prohibits most abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy.
 
Yes
Prohibits tax-funded abortions under Obamacare.
 
Yes
Prevents human trafficking.
 
No
Increases the number of Medicaid recipients by using federal and state dollars to pay for private insurance under Obamacare.
 
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Permits colleges to allow licensed staff to have guns on campus.
 
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Requires abortion clinic employees to report child abuse.
 
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Reduces the state income tax by one-tenth of one percent.
 
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Provides home schoolers with equal access to certain scholarships.
 
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Requires a moment of silence at the beginning of the school day.
 
Yes
Allows home schoolers with equal access to certain scholarships.
 
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Spends $125 million in tax dollars for a steel mill in Osceola.
 
Yes
Decreased the state income tax on capital gain.
 
Yes
Proposed Act to ban lobbyists gifts and loosens term limits.
 
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Prohibits release of names of concealed carry gun permit holders.
 
Yes
Prohibits most abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy.
On The Vote to Override Veto
Yes
Prohibits most abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy.
 
Yes
Affirms the right of a woman to defend her unborn child.
 
Yes
Reuires photo ID for voting.
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Yes
Reuires photo ID for voting.
 
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Allows homicide charges for wrongful death of the unborn.
 
NotVoting/Absent
Replaces the Public School Choice Act, requiring all districts to participate in a school choice program.
 
Yes
Allows churches to permit concealed handguns.
 
Yes
Proposed Constitutional Amendment making it more difficult for citizens to circulate petitions and place measures on the ballot.
 
Yes
Requires cursive writing to be taught in every public elementary school.
 
Yes
Prevents webcam abortions by requiring the administration of the drug-induced abortion to be performed in the same room and in the physical presence of the physician who prescribed the drug.
On The Passed in House; Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee
Yes
Allows concealed carry permit holders that are statff members on a univeristy, college, or community college campus to possess a handgun.
 
Yes
Prohibits a Level 4 sex offender from living within 2,000 feet of a church or place of worship.
 
NotVoting/Absent
De-regulates hair braiding and exempts braiders from the state's cosmetology requirements; though not mandatory it gives avenues for certification.
 
Yes
Requires an employee of a nonprofit charitable organization to report child maltreatment.
On The Failed, initially passed, sent to Governor for signature, and recalled by legislature per Governor's request
Yes
Affirms the traditional understanding of the free exercise of religion and prevents further erosion of religious liberty; contains definitions not found in SB975.
 
Yes
Reevaluates the use of Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing; requires the State Board of Education to renew PARCC testing contract annually.
 
Yes
Ends the state-mandated testing of home schoolers.
 
Yes
Requires abortion providers to follow FDA protocols when performing drug-induced abortions.
 
Yes
Restores the 2013 Capital Gains 50% exemptions rate previously removed from the passage of the Income Tax Cut (Act 22 of 2015).
 
Yes
Requires doctors and facilities to dispose of human tissue thrrough burial, cremation, incineration, or release to a patient or authorized person.
 
NotVoting/Absent
Requires the minor's parent(s) to prove their identity as the child's parents before the minor is able to obtain an abortion.
On The Passed House and failed on Senate floor
No
Hinders free speech by regulating in-king donations in broad terms to all entities associated with any political elections; particularly non-partisan non-profit organizations.
 
Yes
Allows concealed carry permit holder's guns to remain in locked vehicles in publically owned and maintained parking lots.
 
Yes
The state must provide doctors the ability to give women information in person on abortion procedures, risks, and alternatives; requires 48 hours after individual counseling before a woman can receive the abortion.
 
Yes
Gives a sponsor 60 days to circulate a municipal referendum petition.
 
Yes
Allows the Department of Corrections to use a combination of three drugs in addition to the existing method for lethal injections.
 
Yes
Requires the State Board of Education to adopt guidelines that would require public high schools to teach a course in American History prior to 1890.
On The Passed and became law without Governor's signature
Yes
Prevents cities and counties from extending civil rights beyond Arkansas' Civil Rights law.
 
Yes
Prevents webcam abortions by requiring the administration of the drug-induced abortion to be performed in the same room and in the physical presence of the physician who prescribed the drug.
 
Yes
Prevents tax-funded grants from going to organizations in Arkansas that perform abortions or give abortion referrals.
 
Yes
Decreases the income tax rate for middle class Arkansans by 1 percent beginning in 2016, and removes the 50% exemption rate on Capital Gains.
 
Yes
Abolishes the Lottery Commission and moves operation of the lottery to the Department of Finance and Administration.
 
Yes
Amends prizes available to a maximum of $500 for coin-operated games like at Chuck E. Cheese and for Dave and Busters to operate in Arkansas bu prevents these entities from having casino gambling style games.
 
Yes
Instructs the Secretary of State to permit and arrange for the display of a Ten Commandments monument on State Capitol grounds.
 
Yes
Creates the Arkansas Health Reform Legislative Task Force in order to find an alternative to the Medicaid Private Option that slated to end December 31, 2016.
 
Yes
Affirms the traditional understanding of the free exercise of religion and prevents further erosion of religious liberty.
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