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Senator Joyce Elliott (D)
P. O. Box 4248, Little Rock, 72214
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Phone501-603-9546
EmailJoyce.Elliott@senate.ar.gov
District33
Seniority Number20
OccupationDirector, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Church AffiliationNondenominational
Public ServiceHouse 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009
BiographyClick to Read
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Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1252TO ALLOW CITIES TO REMOVE VEHICLES FROM PRIVATE PROPERTY IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
 HB1304
Act 872
TO MODIFY THE WAITING PERIOD CONCERNING THE EXCESS PROCEEDS FROM A NONJUDICIAL PUBLIC SALE.
 HB1478
Act 608
CONCERNING CERTAIN POWERS OF THE MAYOR IN A CITY MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1557CONCERNING THE ANNUAL VACATION OF FIRE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES.
 HB1607AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - HEALTH CLINIC AND SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1844
Act 1217
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR FORMING A SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS AFTER ANNEXATION OR CONSOLIDATION.
 HB1929
Act 833
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF A MUNICIPAL PORT AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1930CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF A MUNICIPAL HOUSING AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB117TO AMEND THE STATUTE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION GUARANTEE FUND.
 SB155AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT THE LONGEVITY BENEFITS PROVIDED TO RETIREES UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS EXTEND TO THE SURVIVING SPOUSE AFTER THE RETIREE'S DEATH.
 SB158TO INCREASE THE SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS FOR RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS OR THEIR SURVIVORS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB272AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF FLUCTUATING WORKWEEK CALCULATIONS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE.
 SB273TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL TO EMPLOY A PERSON WHO IS A FAMILY MEMBER OF A BOARD MEMBER AS A TEACHER IN A CRITICAL TEACHING SHORTAGE AREA.
 SB336
Act 726
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
 SB378TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC ADJUSTING BY PROVIDING INSURANCE CONSUMERS THE RIGHT TO EMPLOY THEIR OWN INSURANCE ADJUSTER.
 SB429
Act 385
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANT TO CERTAIN LEARNING FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB458AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - MOSAIC TEMPLARS OF AMERICA CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB574
Act 769
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB575
Act 846
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB576
Act 451
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - MOSAIC TEMPLARS OF AMERICA CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB599
Act 465
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - YOUTH BASEBALL PROGRAMS GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB600
Act 466
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB601
Act 467
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - OPERATING AND PROGRAMMATIC EXPENSES OF THE PARENTS FOR INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB602
Act 847
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - GRANTS COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB603
Act 848
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB604
Act 468
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANTS AND AID GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB605
Act 469
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB606
Act 470
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB607
Act 471
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB664
Act 503
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - STATE MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB692
Act 998
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE ARKANSAS BLACK HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION, INC.
 SB693
Act 512
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - FILM FESTIVALS AND FILM INSTITUTES GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB694
Act 849
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB730TO REQUIRE AN EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY IMPACT STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED BILLS THAT AFFECT THE STATE'S ABILITY TO PROVIDE AN EQUITABLE OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ADEQUATE EDUCATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB749TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
 SB793
Act 1150
TO EXPAND THE OBJECTIVES OF TEACHERS' PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS.
 SB806
Act 1151
TO BE TITLED THE ARKANSAS RESTORATIVE JUSTICE RESPONSIBILITY ACT.
 SB812CREATE A STUDY TO EXPLORE HOW TO USE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, RURAL SERVICES, PUBLIC AGENCIES, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS IN ADDRESSING QUALITY OF LIFE ISSUES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN UNDERSERVED AREAS.
 SB829TO AMEND § 6-17-2403; TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE; TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY.
 SB830AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE DENIAL OF HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PREEXISTING CONDITIONS.
 SB842TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN INQUIRIES INTO A PERSON'S BACKGROUND ON AN APPLICATION FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
 SB886CONCERNING THE HIRING PRACTICES OF CONTRACTORS FOR THE STATE.
 SB956TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT GRADE INFLATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB957TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 1999.
 SB958
Act 1162
AN ACT TO CREATE A CULTURAL COMPETENCE INTERIM STUDY.
 SB964AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE MODIFICATION OF THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
 SR22SUPPORTING THE TEACHING OF GEOGRAPHY IN OUR SCHOOLS.
 SR37RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.
CoSponsor
 HB1056
Act 736
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
 HB1211
Act 68
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A QUALIFYING DIAGNOSIS THAT ESTABLISHES CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES.
 HB1315
Act 196
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
 HB1405TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECOVERY AND RECYCLING OF USED COMPUTER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
 HB1415
Act 1023
REGARDING THE PROHIBITION AGAINST A SEX OFFENDER WORKING WITH CHILDREN.
 HB1496
Act 265
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 HB1575AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS (STEM) ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1725AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - PLANT SCIENCE RESEARCH AND TEACHING FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1848TO ESTABLISH THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS BASED UPON THE 2010 FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS.
 HB2048
Act 706
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
 HB2178
Act 1209
TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM.
 HB2202
Act 1200
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.
 HCR1002 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
 SB119TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.
 SB134
Act 19
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
 SB138
Act 166
TO ESTABLISH THE POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ACT.
 SB194
Act 48
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 SB276
Act 755
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB307
Act 514
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB318
Act 1126
AN ACT TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS OF A CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER.
 SB319
Act 783
AN ACT TO LIMIT FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS OF ALLEGEDLY ABUSED CHILDREN TO CHILD SAFETY CENTERS.
 SB320
Act 1127
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON SEXUAL OFFENSES.
 SB321
Act 984
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
 SB322AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION BROADCAST OF CHILD TESTIMONY IN CHILD MALTREATMENT CASES.
 SB323
Act 985
AN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO UPDATE SCHOOL POLICIES WHEN A LAW REGARDING CHILD ABUSE IS AMENDED OR IS ADDED TO THE ARKANSAS CODE.
 SB324AN ACT TO EXPEDITE DNA ANALYSIS IN CASES OF ALLEGED CHILD ABUSE AND CHILD MALTREATMENT.
 SB325AN ACT TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DISCLOSURE OF INTERVIEW INFORMATION FROM A CHILD SAFETY CENTER OR CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER.
 SB326
Act 784
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TO ACCEPT REPORTS OF INJURY TO A CHILD'S INTELLECTUAL, EMOTIONAL, OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT FROM A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR LICENSED AS A TEACHER.
 SB327AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR EXPOSING A CHILD TO PORTRAYALS OF LIVE OR RECORDED SEX ACTS.
 SB328
Act 1128
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT EACH WOMAN WHO GIVES BIRTH IN A MEDICAL FACILITY RECEIVES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DESCRIBING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME BEFORE THE WOMAN IS DISCHARGED.
 SB329
Act 1129
AN ACT TO INCLUDE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC COACHES, AND COUNSELORS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A STUDENT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
 SB344
Act 586
TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM.
 SB359
Act 197
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY.
 SB404
Act 639
TO INCREASE THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES TO FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) AND HAVE THE FUNDS REMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL BOARD; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB430TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; TO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO COLLECT AND REMIT THE ASSESSMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE COLLECTED ASSESSMENTS AND CONSIDERATION OF PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
 SB516TO GRANT THE AUTHORITY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENERGY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS THAT WILL FUND LOANS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS AND CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS.
 SB688
Act 509
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - PLANT SCIENCE RESEARCH AND TEACHING FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB740
Act 1002
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
 SB750
Act 570
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
 SB855
Act 1240
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
 SB884TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
 SCR6COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GIRL SCOUTS ON MARCH 12, 1912.