Advanced Communications and Information Technology Committee, Arkansas General Assembly

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For the House committee, see Advanced Communications and Information Technology Committee, Arkansas House of Representatives

The Advanced Communications and Information Technology Committee is a joint select committee of the Arkansas General Assembly.


The committee shall make continuing studies concerning the development of access to statewide public telecommunications network for distance learning, telemedicine, and universal access for governmental entities, and other issues concerning advanced communications and information technology, either initiated by the committee or referred to it by either house of the General Assembly for study, in the interim between sessions of the General Assembly. This committee shall review any plan developed or updated by a public instrumentality.[1][2]



The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Advanced Communications and Information Technology Members, 2013
Democratic members (8)Republican members (11)Third-party members (1)
Greg LedingMary Slinkard, ChairFred Smith, Alternate
Fredrick LoveMark Biviano, Vice Chair
Sheilla LampkinKaren Hopper
Joe Jett, AlternateAndy Mayberry
Fonda Hawthorne, AlternateMary P. Hickerson
David Whitaker, AlternateJim Dotson
David Hillman, AlternateBill Gossage
Warwick Sabin, AlternateDuncan Baird, Alternate
Jonathan Barnett, Alternate
Charlotte Vining Douglas, Alternate
Charlene Fite, Alternate



External links


  1. Arkansas State Legislature, "Advanced Communications and Information Technology Committee - Joint," accessed February 5, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.