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Mark Barker's Selected Sponsorships

Selected Sponsorships

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 14, 2012 HB 1005 Establishes Limits for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana House Co-sponsor
Jan. 31, 2012 SB 117 Establishes Limits for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 20, 2012 HB 1111 Voter Identification Amendments House Co-sponsor
Jan. 20, 2012 HB 1130 Penalties for Violent Offenses Against Fetuses House Co-sponsor
Jan. 17, 2012 HB 1088 Authorizes the Use of Deadly Force Against Intruders in a Place of Business House Sponsor
Jan. 17, 2012 HR 1003 Repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act House Co-sponsor
Jan. 11, 2012 HB 1048 Repeals State Background Checks for Firearm Purchases House Co-sponsor
Jan. 11, 2012 HB 1064 Prohibits Gun Restrictions During Emergencies House Co-sponsor
May 3, 2011 HB 1319 Congressional Redistricting House Co-sponsor
March 2, 2011 HB 1273 State Health Care Enactment House Sponsor
Feb. 4, 2011 HB 1205 Authorizing the Concealed Carry of a Firearm Without a Permit House Sponsor
Jan. 24, 2011 HB 1140 Immigration Enforcement House Co-sponsor
Jan. 24, 2011 HB 1141 Reduces Business Taxes House Sponsor
Jan. 12, 2011 HB 1003 Changes to Voter Identification Requirements Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 12, 2011 HB 1005 Repeal of Tax on Agricultural Products House Co-sponsor

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