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Senator Joyce Elliott (D)
P. O. Box 4248, Little Rock, 72214
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Phone501-603-9546
Emailelliottj@arkleg.state.ar.us
District33
Seniority Number33
OccupationDirector, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Church AffiliationNondenominational
Public ServiceHouse 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009
BiographyClick to Read
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 HB1132
Act 187
AN ACT TO CREATE A BIRTH THROUGH PREKINDERGARTEN TEACHING CREDENTIAL.
 HB1133
Act 224
AN ACT TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
 HB1254AN ACT TO AMEND THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR DONATIONS TO THE ARKANSAS NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANK.
 HB1272
Act 397
TO INCREASE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 HB1273
Act 827
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 HB1383AN ACT TO ALLOW THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST A CONTRACTOR FOR KNOWINGLY EMPLOYING WORKERS WITHOUT LEGAL STATUS.
 HB1389TO REQUIRE ONE (1) COMPREHENSIVE EYE AND VISION EXAMINATION BY A LICENSED OPTOMETRIST OR OPHTHALMOLOGIST FOR CHILDREN ENTERING A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR THE FIRST YEAR IN PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN, OR GRADE ONE.
 HB1394
Act 342
TO EXPAND THE OFFENSE OF OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE FALSELY IDENTIFYING ONESELF TO AN ANIMAL CONTROL OR CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
 HB1395
Act 343
TO MAKE THE OFFENSE OF INTERFERENCE WITH A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER COVER ANIMAL CONTROL AND CODE OFFICERS.
 HB1396
Act 344
TO MAKE THE OFFENSE OF BATTERY IN THE SECOND DEGREE APPLICABLE TO THOSE WHO CAUSE BODILY HARM TO ANIMAL CONTROL AND CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
 HB1474
Act 619
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION IN THE INSURANCE OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
 HB1495TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF COORDINATED SERVICES TO FACILITATE AND UNITE DIAGNOSTIC, INTERVENTION, AND TRANSITION EFFORTS TO HELP INFANTS AND CHILDREN WITH PERMANENT HEARING LOSS.
 HB1579
Act 415
TO REQUIRE ONLY ANNUAL REPORTS TO THE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR REGARDING THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
 HB1700
Act 435
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
 HB1921TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE FAIR HEARING ACT.
 HB2163
Act 949
TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ACHIEVEMENT GAPS IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE INTERVENTION AND SUPPORT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADDRESS THE SEVERITY OF ACHIEVEMENT GAPS.
 HB2187
Act 1454
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURE FOR REMOVAL OF A DIRECTOR IN A CITY MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
 HCR1020TO ENCOURAGE MORTGAGE LENDERS TO IMPOSE A NINETY-DAY MORATORIUM ON ALL RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURE ACTIONS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SB234AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR UNREDUCED RETIREMENT WITH ANY STATE OR LOCAL PENSION AND RELIEF FUND.
 SB235TO ALLOW CONCURRENT SERVICE UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
 SB236TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
 SB237TO PROVIDE THAT POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WITH CERTAIN DISEASES WILL BE PRESUMED TO HAVE BEEN INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS.
 SB377AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS HUMAN CAPITAL RESTORATION ACT".
 SB393
Act 556
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO MAIL CITATIONS.
 SB396
Act 661
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.
 SB451
Act 429
TO ASSIST INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES AND TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO MAINTAIN AND OPERATE INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES.
 SB470
Act 722
AN ACT TO CREATE A LEGISLATIVE TASKFORCE ON REDUCING POVERTY AND PROMOTING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.
 SB617
Act 1084
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANT TO CERTAIN LEARNING FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB725
Act 1263
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB726
Act 1264
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB727
Act 1156
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB728
Act 1362
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB729
Act 1157
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - OPERATING AND PROGRAMMATIC EXPENSES OF THE PARENTS FOR INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB730
Act 1265
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING AND RESEARCH APPROPRIATION.
 SB731
Act 1158
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - DONALD REYNOLDS INSTITUTE ON AGING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB732
Act 1266
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENTS, EQUIPMENT, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB733
Act 1159
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - PURCHASE OF GROSS ANATOMY EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB798AN ACT TO CREATE THE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION FOR RAPE SURVIVORS ACT.
 SB799TO INCREASE ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION.
 SB940AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL RECONSTRUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
 SB941TO ESTABLISH THE SMART CORE CURRICULUM AS THE REQUIRED CURRICULUM FOR PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION.
 SB942
Act 766
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
 SB943
Act 1373
TO IMPROVE PARENTS' ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA ON ACHIEVEMENT GAPS AND ON PUBLIC SCHOOL PLANS TO CLOSE ACHIEVEMENT GAPS.
 SB944
Act 1483
TO STUDY VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ASTHMA MEDICATION USE AND REIMBURSEMENT WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 SB945AN ACT TO HONOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES' REQUESTS TO WITHHOLD UNION DUES.
 SB947
Act 1374
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
 SB957PROVIDING THAT THE SENATE AND HOUSE INTERIM JUDICIARY COMMITTEES SHALL STUDY THE LONG-TERM ECONOMIC IMPACT AND OTHER PROBLEMS AND COSTS ASSOCIATED WTIH BLACK-0N-BLACK CRIME.
 SB984
Act 1489
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS CONCERNING HEALTH PROFESSIONS TO PROCURE AND REPORT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE.
 SB985
Act 1490
TO PROVIDE THAT EACH STATE HEALTH-RELATED AGENCY, BOARD, AND COMMISSION REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF THE STATE.
 SB987TO PLACE LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND DURATION OF CARRYOVER CATEGORICAL FUNDS.
 SCR9RECOGNIZING THE URGENT NEED FOR HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICA NOW.
 SR12RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS WHOLE CHILD INITIATIVE.
CoSponsor
 HB1002
Act 606
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 HB1057
Act 334
TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO A JUVENILE SAFETY PLAN TO SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS.
 HB1214
Act 337
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
 HB1357
Act 182
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
 HB1362
Act 327
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING WORKERS' COMPENSATION PAYMENTS THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 of 1948 AND TO ENSURE THAT LICENSED CONTRACTORS OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE.
 HB1378TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
 HB1413AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1479
Act 390
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
 HB1552
Act 621
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE UNPAID BREAK TIME AND REASONABLE LOCATIONS FOR EXPRESSING BREAST MILK.
 HB1601THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT.
 HB1658
Act 860
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1894
Act 788
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO EXPAND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INMATES QUALIFIED TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY COURSES.
 HB1962
Act 463
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM.
 HB1963
Act 791
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007.
 HB2203
Act 1402
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
 HJR1014RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
 SB26
Act 605
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
 SB299
Act 1458
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
 SB309
Act 394
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
 SB444
Act 363
TO ALLOW MERITORIOUS GOOD TIME FOR PERSONS SENTENCED UNDER THE SEVENTY-PERCENT RULE REGARDLESS OF THE DATE OF THE OFFENSE.
 SB452
Act 1462
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON THE STATUS OF ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB460
Act 769
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
 SB479
Act 1007
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARKANSAS HISTORY AND CULTURE PROJECT GRANT - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB56
Act 375
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION.
 SB707
Act 1359
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB77
Act 33
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
 SB78
Act 308
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF MOTORISTS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY MAKING THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT LAW A PRIMARY LAW FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
 SB788
Act 759
TO AMEND THE JUVENILE CODE REGARDING JUDICIAL DETERMINATIONS OF WHETHER A CONFESSION OR WAIVER OF COUNSEL WAS MADE FREELY, VOLUNTARILY, AND INTELLIGENTLY.
 SB817TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
 SB88
Act 436
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
 SB899TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CERTAIN CUSTOMIZED TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO MINIMIZE THE COST OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS.
 SB900TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CERTAIN SINGLE-USE TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO MINIMIZE THE COST OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS.
 SB91
Act 309
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
 SB931TO ESTABLISH POLICIES ADDRESSING THE SELECTION AND USE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SCR12A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
 SJR12RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
 SR10WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
 SR28RECOGNIZING AND HONORING TEAMS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM THAT HAVE QUALIFIED TO REPRESENT THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AT THE NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM TOURNAMENT.