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Representative Rick Saunders (D)
140 Forest Lakes Boulevard, Hot Springs, 71913
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Phone501-520-8813
Emailsaundersr@arkleg.state.ar.us
District24
Seniority Number9
OccupationRetired Educator
Church AffiliationPresbyterian
Public ServiceFirst term in House 2005, 2007, 2009
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1032AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
 HB1235TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 24, CHAPTER 4, TO REPEAL THE 10-YEAR LIMITATION ON 2-FOR-1 RETIREMENT CREDIT FOR COUNTY OFFICIALS.
 HB1420
Act 502
TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND PUBLIC AGENCIES TO PURCHASE GOODS PRODUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
 HB1421
Act 283
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO ISSUE SURPLUS ITEMS PROCESSED BY THE FARMING OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT.
 HB1422
Act 368
TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL DEDUCTIONS FROM THE PAYROLLS OF STATE EMPLOYEES.
 HB1485AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION OFFICERS.
 HB1606
Act 1289
TO PROVIDE FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR EDUCATION SERVICE COOPERATIVES.
 HB1641AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 HB1657
Act 859
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION EXPENSES.
 HB1688
Act 1231
AN ACT FOR THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS - ELECTION EXPENSES APPROPRIATION.
 HB1689
Act 871
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - PROVIDING PRODUCTION REBATES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1884
Act 787
RENAMING THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION AS THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AS THE STATE BOARD OF CAREER EDUCATION.
 HB1937TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING ARKANSAS END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
 HB1938TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY.
 HB1939
Act 816
TO REPEAL THE SUNSETTED MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT OF 1997 AND TO ESTABLISH THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
 HB1980AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION OFFICERS.
 HB1994TO AUTHORIZE A BOATING ENDORSEMENT FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE AND IDENTIFICATION CARD; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR OPERATION COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH MARINE PATROL PROGRAMS.
 HB2034
Act 644
TO CLARIFY THE DISTRIBUTION OF FINES COLLECTED RELATED TO UNLAWFUL TOWING OPERATIONS.
 HB2035TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR A MEMBER OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISIONERS.
 HB2275TO CHANGE THE METHOD OF DISTRIBUTING NET REVENUES DERIVED FROM SUBSEQUENT COUNTYWIDE SALES AND USE TAXES LEVIED FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE PURPOSES.
 SB113
Act 422
AMENDING PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS, AND FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS.
 SB252
Act 426
TO ENSURE THE ENROLLMENT AGE IN PREKINDERGARTEN IS CONSISTENT WITH THE ENROLLMENT CRITERIA FOR ENTRY INTO PUBLIC SCHOOL.
 SB253AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
 SB302
Act 193
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY.
 SB317
Act 473
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO ETHICS.
 SB354
Act 433
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 SB452
Act 1462
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON THE STATUS OF ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB50
Act 5
TO REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATE STATE AGENCY TO ADMINISTER SUFFICIENT AVAILABLE PERSONAL CARE SERVICES TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS A DAY AND SEVEN (7) DAYS A WEEK.
 SB739AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF MEDICAL SERVICES - ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES AND GRANT PAYMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB88
Act 436
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
CoSponsor
 HB1002
Act 606
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
 HB1014
Act 92
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE EFFECT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1029AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - PLANT BOARD - BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM LONG TERM DEBT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1031
Act 75
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
 HB1060TO ESTABLISH AN INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
 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.
 HB1204
Act 180
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES.
 HB1214
Act 337
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
 HB1232
Act 198
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
 HB1357
Act 182
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
 HB1364
Act 618
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID TO LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
 HB1371
Act 205
TO ADD AN OFFICER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
 HB1378TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
 HB1382
Act 209
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
 HB1404
Act 281
CONCERNING THE BALLOT PRESENTATION OF INITIATIVE OR REFERRED AMENDMENTS OR ACTS.
 HB1410
Act 210
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CASUALTY INSURANCE TO INCLUDE MORTGAGE LIEN PROTECTION.
 HB1413AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1451AN 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.
 HB1479
Act 390
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
 HB1560
Act 834
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - ARKANSAS LIGNITE RESOURCES PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1581
Act 778
TO ENHANCE SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION OF CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE.
 HB1582
Act 840
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES ON AVIATION FUEL BE REMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE PUBLICLY-OWNED AIRPORT WHERE THE AVIATION FUEL WAS SOLD.
 HB1623
Act 1291
PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES.
 HB1658
Act 860
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1700
Act 435
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
 HB1719
Act 883
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1720
Act 884
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1721
Act 885
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1722
Act 886
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1723
Act 887
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1724
Act 888
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1725
Act 1297
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1726
Act 889
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1727
Act 890
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1728
Act 891
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1729
Act 892
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1730
Act 893
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1731
Act 894
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1732
Act 895
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1733
Act 896
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1734
Act 1232
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1735
Act 979
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1738
Act 897
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1739
Act 898
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1740
Act 899
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1743
Act 902
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1775
Act 914
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1776
Act 915
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1788
Act 919
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY - PURCHASE OF LAND AROUND THE STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1801AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - GRANT FOR GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1808
Act 730
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PLANNING PROGRAM ACT.
 HB1835TO INCLUDE EXEMPT WHOLESALE GENERATORS OF ELECTRICITY IN THE DEFINITION OF A MANUFACTURER FOR PURPOSES OF THE REDUCED EXCISE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS USED IN MANUFACTURING.
 HB1852
Act 937
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
 HB1894
Act 788
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO EXPAND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INMATES QUALIFIED TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY COURSES.
 HB1906
Act 638
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE PECAN AS THE OFFICIAL NUT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 HB1953
Act 498
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1959
Act 1307
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
 HB1990
Act 971
TO REQUIRE CLEAR EXIT STANDARDS FOR ALL REMEDIAL COURSES TAKEN AT STATE- SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING TECHNIQUES OF REMEDIAL COURSES.
 HB2009
Act 728
THE HERITAGE TRAILS SYSTEM ACT.
 HCR1005COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
 HCR1009RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-69 IN ARKANSAS.
 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.
 SB226
Act 424
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COMMON SPRING BREAK FOR ALL ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB26
Act 605
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
 SB309
Act 394
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
 SB312
Act 496
AN ACT TO CREATE "THE ANTONY HOBBS III ACT" AND TO CREATE SCHOOL-BASED AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR AND CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PROGRAMS.
 SB315
Act 393
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
 SB361
Act 326
TO 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.
 SB582
Act 562
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
 SB77
Act 33
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
 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.).
 SB844
Act 1471
TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT.
 SB91
Act 309
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
 SB922TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
 SB947
Act 1374
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
 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.