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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
District31
Seniority Number6
OccupationDirector, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Church AffiliationNondenominational
Public ServiceHouse 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1204TO REQUIRE LARGE MUNICIPALITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR ALL NEW EMPLOYEES AND NEW PUBLIC OFFICIALS; AND TO ALLOW CURRENT EMPLOYEES TO OPT INTO THE PUBLIC SYSTEM.
 HB1205
Act 1448
CONCERNING STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCES AND POSSIBLE RELIEF FOR GRIEVANCES.
 HB1390TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DISTRIBUTED GENERATION ACT.
 HB1411
Act 414
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BY ENSURING ADEQUATE AND APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE WORKERS ON SITE TO ATTEND TO STUDENTS' NEEDS.
 HB1509
Act 424
TO CLARIFY THAT KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT EXCEPTIONS FOR STUDENTS FROM ANOTHER STATE ALSO APPLY TO STUDENTS FROM ANOTHER NATION.
 HB1535
Act 511
TO AMEND THE FREE TEXTBOOK ACT OF 1975.
 HB1576AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ADULT SICKLE CELL CLINICAL NETWORK MATCHING FUNDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1588TO ESTABLISH AN ARKANSAS DISABILITY HISTORY DISPLAY MONTH IN OCTOBER.
 HB1817
Act 1473
TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY EXPEND NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
 HB1821TO REQUIRE THAT PARKING LOT SIGNS INDICATING SPACES DEDICATED FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES DISPLAY THE TERM "RESERVED".
 HB1861TO CREATE THE MINORITY BUSINESS LOAN MOBILIZATION ACT TO GUARANTEE LOANS TO SMALL MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES AND TO REPEAL AS OBSOLETE THE JOBS CREATION BY STIMULATING SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH ACT OF 1985.
 HB1896
Act 1479
CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND REMEDIATION; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO STUDY AND REPORT ON REMEDIATION ISSUES.
 HB2094
Act 1009
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE; AND TO EXTEND THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE.
 SB1049TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS OWNED OR LEASED BY A PUBLIC AGENCY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL.
 SB1050
Act 1422
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
 SB1051
Act 1326
TO ESTABLISH THE WHOLE CHILD - WHOLE COMMUNITY RECOGNITION PROGRAM.
 SB1052TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN LICENSES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN EDUCATION PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS.
 SB1053TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN INQUIRIES INTO A PERSON'S BACKGROUND ON AN APPLICATION FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
 SB1054TO AMEND TITLE 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF PROPERTY IN A DIVORCE PROCEEDING.
 SB1055TO ABOLISH CAPITAL PUNISHMENT.
 SB1092
Act 1189
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROCUREMENT LAWS AS THEY RELATE TO MINORITY VENDORS.
 SB1093TO REQUIRE THE PREPARATION OF A RACIAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR CERTAIN BILLS FILED WITH THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
 SB1094CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND REGARDING TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER.
 SB1095
Act 1190
CONCERNING THE REENTRY INTO SOCIETY BY A PERSON IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR OTHER CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
 SB1096TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS BARBER LAW TO PROVIDE IMPROVED OVERSIGHT OF TRAINING, LICENSURE, AND RELATED ASPECTS OF THE PROFESSION.
 SB1097
Act 1428
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTABILITY OF MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
 SB1098TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FACILITIES.
 SB114TO REPEAL § 6-18-206 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INTERDISTRICT PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB1177TO REQUIRE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION TRAINING FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION.
 SB152TO INCREASE THE SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS FOR RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS OR THEIR SURVIVORS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
 SB153TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
 SB228TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DIABETES BY PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF GLUCAGON.
 SB295TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS EDUCATION BILL OF RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
 SB33
Act 1294
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
 SB456
Act 454
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING EDUCATOR LICENSURE.
 SB457
Act 455
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR EDUCATORS, FISCAL OFFICERS, NONLICENSED SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF, AND STUDENT TEACHERS.
 SB508TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING; AND TO SUPPORT PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS THAT IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
 SB509
Act 625
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
 SB583
Act 459
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE MASTER SCHOOL PRINCIPAL PROGRAM.
 SB631
Act 653
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - LITTLE ROCK - WEST SITE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB66
Act 601
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
 SB723
Act 687
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - AVIATION TRAINING ACADEMY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB724
Act 688
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - RE-IMAGINE EDUCATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB725
Act 689
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - TREATMENT PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB726
Act 690
AN ACT FOR THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH - VISION 2025 LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB727
Act 691
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB728
Act 905
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB733
Act 692
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB734
Act 693
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FAYETTEVILLE - COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS - PARTNERS FOR INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES - SICKLE CELL ANEMIA TASK FORCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB735
Act 694
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB760
Act 700
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB787TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB816
Act 1082
TO ESTABLISH THE VISION 2025 LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS; AND TO DESCRIBE ITS PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
 SB833
Act 709
TO AMEND THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM.
 SB840
Act 565
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT LOW VOLTAGE CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS BE PLACED IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED HOMES.
 SB856TO AMEND STATUTORY PROVISIONS REGARDING STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AUTHORITY TO COORDINATE IMPLEMENTATION OF STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS; AND TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT AND SCHOOL RECOGNITION.
 SB869
Act 1257
TO PROVIDE A SAFE HARBOR FOR VICTIMS OF CERTAIN SEX TRAFFICKING AND COMMERCIAL SEX OFFENSES.
 SB9TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CHILD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
 SB915THE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2013.
 SJR19RATIFYING 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.
 SR24TO RECOGNIZE THE MONTH OF MARCH AS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
CoSponsor
 HB1177TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPT OUT OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1328
Act 321
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
 HB1581
Act 1157
CONCERNING VICTIMS OF THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING; CONCERNING POSTING A NOTICE OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
 HB1774
Act 1467
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2001
Act 1299
THE LANDOWNER NOTIFICATION ACT.
 HB2032
Act 515
TO CLARIFY THE FACULTY STATUS OF MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ADMISSIONS BOARD.
 SB1147
Act 1329
TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINE ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT.
 SB135
Act 1398
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB242
Act 132
ESTABLISHING THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING ACT OF 2013; CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
 SB249
Act 1230
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB277
Act 342
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
 SB332
Act 517
TO AMEND THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
 SB374
Act 1018
TO AMEND THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAW CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS FOR A TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISION THAT IS LOCATED IN A WET COUNTY AND WAS VOTED DRY BY A DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICT FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB425
Act 557
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF STATE FUNDING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON 98% OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSESSMENT FOR THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
 SB495
Act 396
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB505
Act 624
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARKANSAS HISTORY AND CULTURE PROJECT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB635
Act 877
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - RADIATION THERAPY INSTITUTES GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB696
Act 677
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB814
Act 1081
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB825CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
 SJR2THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
 SR10 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
 SR3COMMENDING THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LITTLE ROCK FOR ITS 91-YEAR HISTORY OF TRAINING COMMUNITY AND CIVIC LEADERS AND CONTINUED SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY OF LITTLE ROCK.