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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE
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Bill No.
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Referred April 3, 2009
 SB803MadisonAN ACT TO LICENSE MOLD INVESTIGATORS; TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR MOLD INVESTIGATIONS; AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS FOR MOLD INSPECTORS.
Referred March 30, 2009
 HB2274PattersonTO AUTHORIZE THE EXECUTIVE HEAD OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION TO APPOINT AN INSTITUTIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
 HB1746J. EdwardsTO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON WATER SOURCE PROTECTION.
Referred March 26, 2009
 HB2251LoweryTO GRANT THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN TO MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS FOR THE CONDEMNATION OF INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING PLANTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROTECTING JOBS AND PROMOTING INDUSTRIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
 SB934D. WyattTO PROVIDE FOR GRANTS AND INCENTIVES TO ASSIST ARKANSAS DAIRY FARMERS IN CONTINUING TO PRODUCE MILK IN THIS STATE.
Referred March 25, 2009
 SB1005SteeleTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR MINORITY BUSINESSES.
Referred March 24, 2009
 HB2256MaxwellTO EXEMPT BIOMASS GROWN FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION FROM THE SEVERANCE TAX.
Referred March 23, 2009
 HB2076WebbAN ACT TO AMEND THE NONPROFIT INCENTIVE ACT OF 2007.
 SB874T. SmithTO ESTABLISH THE SPORTSMAN STIMULUS BILL.
 SB349LavertyTO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO REMIT THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT'S USE AND CONSIDERATION OF BUYER AND PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
Referred March 19, 2009
 HB1984DunnTO PROVIDE CENTRAL FILING WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AGRICULTURAL LIENS AND FARM-RELATED SECURITY INTERESTS AND TO PROVIDE FILING FEES WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF FILING FEES.
 HB1625DunnAN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSOLIDATED INCENTIVE ACT OF 2003 PAYROLL REBATE PROGRAM.
Referred March 17, 2009
 HB2009L. SmithTHE HERITAGE TRAILS SYSTEM ACT.
Referred March 16, 2009
 HB1939SaundersTO REPEAL THE SUNSETTED MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT OF 1997 AND TO ESTABLISH THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
 HB1580LoweryTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S MEETINGS, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION, HEARINGS, ASSESSMENTS, RULES, PERMITS, PLUGGING A WELL, ROYALTY PAYMENTS, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Referred March 12, 2009
 HB1847MooreTHE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
 HB1846MooreTHE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
 HB2193PyleTO DESIGNATE THE CYNTHIANA GRAPE AS THE OFFICIAL GRAPE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 HB2029J. BrownTO SPECIFY CONDITIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ACQUIRED BY A FOREIGN PARTY.
 HB2005ReynoldsTO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON WHO HOLDS A MINERAL LEASE SHALL NOTIFY THE OWNER OF THE MINERAL RIGHTS UPON TRANSFERRING THE MINERAL LEASE TO ANOTHER PERSON.
 HB1964KingTO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS YOUNG AND BEGINNING FARMER ADVISORY BOARD TO LOCATE ITS OFFICES WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
 HCR1014RaglandURGING THE SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT A VOLUNTARY MARKET-DRIVEN APPROACH TO THE NATIONAL ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM.
 HB1451HoytAN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND.
 SB934D. WyattTO PROVIDE FOR GRANTS AND INCENTIVES TO ASSIST ARKANSAS DAIRY FARMERS IN CONTINUING TO PRODUCE MILK IN THIS STATE.
Referred March 10, 2009
 HB1580LoweryTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S MEETINGS, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION, HEARINGS, ASSESSMENTS, RULES, PERMITS, PLUGGING A WELL, ROYALTY PAYMENTS, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
 HB1451HoytAN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND.
Referred March 9, 2009
 SB1007CrumblyPROVIDING FOR AN INTERIM STUDY CONCERNING GRANTS AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO RURAL ENTERPRISE COMMUNITIES OR OTHER LOCAL ENTITIES FORMED UNDER THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
 SB1005SteeleTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR MINORITY BUSINESSES.
 SB996SalmonTO PROVIDE FOR EDUCATION ABOUT MINERAL RIGHTS OWNERSHIP AND FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF THE EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE FAYETTEVILLE SHALE ON THE STATE'S WATER RESOURCES.
 SB993R. ThompsonCONCERNING ORAL LEASES OF FARMLANDS AND TO PROVIDE AN EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE DATE.
 HB1645DavenportAUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF SUBSIDIZATION WITH MONEYS IN THE CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
 HB1644DavenportTO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF SUBSIDIZATION WITH MONEYS IN THE DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING LOAN FUND ACCOUNT.
 SB960BookoutTO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT.
 SB934D. WyattTO PROVIDE FOR GRANTS AND INCENTIVES TO ASSIST ARKANSAS DAIRY FARMERS IN CONTINUING TO PRODUCE MILK IN THIS STATE.
 SB928R. ThompsonTO ENHANCE THIS STATE'S INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND OTHER INCENTIVES THAT PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
 SB927R. ThompsonTO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR THE PERCENTAGE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
 SB914SalmonTO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF A PROPERTY OWNER AND A MINERAL INTEREST OWNER IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SB907SalmonTO CLARIFY THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE OIL AND GAS COMISSION AND TO CLARIFY THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION.
 SB879G. JeffressTHE ARKANSAS SURFACE USE AND MINERAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOMMODATION ACT.
 SB874T. SmithTO ESTABLISH THE SPORTSMAN STIMULUS BILL.
 SB846BroadwayTO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, TO CLARIFY THE POWERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND TO CHANGE THE CONDITIONS FOR MAKING A JOB TRAINING EXPENDITURE BY A PUBLIC CORPORATION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Referred March 5, 2009
 HB1666WellsTO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF VOLUNTEER OR RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
 HB1604ReynoldsTO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF LIFETIME LICENSES AND A THREE-YEAR LICENSE FOR A TOTALLY DISABLED RESIDENT; TO ALLOW FOR HUNTING-ONLY AND FISHING-ONLY LICENSES; TO SET FEES FOR THE VARIOUS LICENSES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR RULES.
 HB1573LoweryTO AMEND THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S RULES FOR ADMINISTERING THE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1968; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "TRANSPORTATION OF GAS" UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1971.
 SCR11MadisonTO URGE HORSE OWNERS TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE HUMANE TREATMENT AND CARE OF HORSES DURING THIS TIME OF ECONOMIC CRISIS.
 SB803MadisonAN ACT TO LICENSE MOLD INVESTIGATORS; TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR MOLD INVESTIGATIONS; AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS FOR MOLD INSPECTORS.
Referred March 4, 2009
 SB784WhitakerTO PROVIDE EXPANDED OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
Referred March 2, 2009
 HB1424WebbAN ACT TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE FOR LANDFARMS.
 HB1387DavenportAN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE JOINDER OF THIS STATE IN THE INTERSTATE PEST CONTROL COMPACT.
 HB1629ReynoldsTO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOARD TO AUTHORIZE A LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS COMPANY TO FILL OR SERVICE ANOTHER LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS COMPANY'S CONTAINER DURING A DECLARED EMERGENCY.
Referred February 26, 2009
 HB1477AbernathyTO INCREASE CERTAIN FEES OF THE COMMISSION ON WATER WELL CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE FOR NEW CATEGORIES OF LICENSE AND REGISTRATION FEES TO BE COLLECTED BY THE COMMISSION.
 SB551G. JeffressTHE LIGNITE MINERAL INTEREST LAPSE ACT OF 2009.
Referred February 24, 2009
 HB1483SampleAN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AND PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FOR AGRICULTURE FARM SUPPLY COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS.
 HB1451HoytAN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND.
Referred February 23, 2009
 SB446T. SmithTO EXTEND THE TIME WITHIN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MAY DESIGNATE A LODGING FACILITY AS AN APPROVED COMPANY AND AUTHORIZE THE UNDERTAKING OF A TOURISM ATTRACTION PROJECT.
 HB1343J. BrownAN ACT TO REPEAL THE JULY 1, 2009 EXPIRATION DATE ON THE ARKANSAS RICE CERTIFICATION ACT.
 HB1046RaglandTHE FREEDOM TO FARM ACT.
 SB349LavertyTO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO REMIT THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT'S USE AND CONSIDERATION OF BUYER AND PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
Referred February 19, 2009
 HB1026G. SmithTO REQUIRE THAT A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION BE EXPERIENCED IN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, AND TRANSPORTATION OF OIL AND GAS.
Referred February 18, 2009
 HB1349CookCONCERNING THE RUNNING WATER LEVEE DISTRICT.
Referred February 12, 2009
 SB361LukerTO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE MONTHLY FERTILIZER TONNAGE REPORTS AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE FEES ARE TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE, SOIL TESTING AND RESEARCH FUND.
 HB1148HallTO AUTHORIZE THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO ISSUE A SPECIAL PERMIT THAT ALLOWS VEHICLES TRANSPORTING CERTAIN PRODUCTS TO EXCEED MAXIMUM WEIGHT ALLOWANCES.
Referred February 11, 2009
 SB349LavertyTO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO REMIT THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSESSMENT'S USE AND CONSIDERATION OF BUYER AND PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
 HB1046RaglandTHE FREEDOM TO FARM ACT.
 SB344G. BakerCONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
Referred February 9, 2009
 HB1349CookCONCERNING THE RUNNING WATER LEVEE DISTRICT.
Referred February 3, 2009
 SB300WhitakerTO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE §§ 15-59-101 - 15-59-115.
Referred January 29, 2009
 HCR1004RaglandREQUESTING THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT HORSE PROCESSING FACILITIES.
Referred January 21, 2009
 SB105WhitakerAN ACT TO IMPROVE RETAIL SALES OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARKANSAS SMALL FARM WINERIES.
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