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Senator Bruce Holland (R)
P. O. Box 2387, Greenwood, 72936
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Phone479-996-0977
EmailBruce.Holland@senate.ar.gov
District9
Seniority Number17
OccupationCattleman/Business Owner
Church AffiliationMethodist
Public ServiceSenate 2011, 2013 Asst. President Pro Tempore
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1040TO CREATE THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
 HB1249
Act 968
TO AMEND THE DEADLINE FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO COMPLETE REZONING FOLLOWING A DECENNIAL CENSUS.
 HB1363
Act 403
TO EXPAND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS EARLY CHILDHOOD COMMISSION.
 HB1364
Act 413
TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE LAW FOR NONTRADITIONAL APPLICANTS.
 HB1564
Act 1049
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - COUNTY CORONERS CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1566
Act 551
TO IMPROVE TRAINING FOR COUNTY CLERKS; CIRCUIT CLERKS, COUNTY TREASURERS, COUNTY COLLECTORS, AND CORONERS; AND TO ESTABLISH A CORONER'S TRAINING FUND.
 SB1061TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TRANSPORT OF SPARKLING WINE IN ARKANSAS.
 SB1140TO USE REVENUE FROM A WINE EXCISE TAX TO PROMOTE RESEARCH CONCERNING THE PRODUCTION OF ARKANSAS WINE AND ARKANSAS WINE GRAPES; AND TO PROMOTE AGRITOURISM.
 SB1165TO PERMIT A SMALL FARM WINERY TO SHIP WINES DIRECTLY TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS.
 SB1168
Act 1197
TO AUTHORIZE FOR CREATION AND ISSUANCE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS AND RESEARCH
 SB1169TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER EVALUATIONS.
 SB1188CONCERNING ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB1191TO AUTHORIZE FOR CREATION AND ISSUANCE A COAST GUARD SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
 SB1192
Act 1199
TO PROVIDE FOR ORGAN DONOR PRIVACY.
 SB131
Act 145
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB470
Act 813
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB471
Act 814
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB472
Act 815
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB473
Act 816
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - AGING SERVICES GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB519
Act 820
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - MALLALIEU CENTER FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB595
Act 852
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - U.S. MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB690
Act 895
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - TWELVE-FOOT CHANNEL CERTIFICATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB691TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM ACT.
 SB698TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LICENSURE OF PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PERSONNEL.
 SB699TO AMEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; TO PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB700TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION GENERALLY.
 SB917TO CLARIFY THAT LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF DEATH OR BODILY INJURY ARE UNENFORCEABLE IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
 SB918TO MANDATE ORGAN DONOR INFORMATION CONFIDENTIALITY UNLESS WAIVED BY THE DONOR; AND TO REQUIRE WAIVER OPPORTUNITY BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ORGAN DONORS AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION AS AN ORGAN DONOR.
 SB919
Act 1320
TO REGULATE EVERGREEN CLAUSES OR AUTOMATIC RENEWALS IN CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENTS.
 SR21TO HONOR GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH RICK JONES UPON BEING NAMED THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATIONS' FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR.
 SR4TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE COMPLETION, FUNDING, AND MAINTENANCE OF A TWELVE-FOOT DEEP CHANNEL FOR NAVIGATION ALONG THE ARKANSAS RIVER.
CoSponsor
 HB1039
Act 1441
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AQUACULTURE AND HORTICULTURE EQUIPMENT.
 HB1041TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME.
 HB1134
Act 75
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 HB1215
Act 1333
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND; AND TO ELIMINATE THE GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT.
 HB1218TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1262
Act 969
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1267
Act 464
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A PRIOR APPROVAL PROCESS FOR EXPERIMENTAL AND INVESTIGATIONAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES AND MEDICAL DEVICES.
 HB1295
Act 234
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FROM NET PROCEEDS OF THE LOTTERY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1330AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH AND THE BOREHAM LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1348TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1386
Act 253
TO ALLOW CERTAIN NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES AND DIRECT THEIR OWN ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1418TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1440
Act 470
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
 HB1478
Act 1104
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “FERAL HOG”; TO REGULATE THE CAPTURING, KILLING, AND TRANSPORTING OF FERAL HOGS; AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR RELEASING HOGS INTO THE WILD.
 HB1770
Act 600
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1921
Act 1483
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
 SB125
Act 152
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB134
Act 301
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
 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.
 SB2
Act 595
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
 SB262TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
 SB277
Act 342
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
 SB294TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB306TO INCREASE THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT TO THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS.
 SB367TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
 SB38TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
 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.
 SB463
Act 1408
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
 SB620
Act 866
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - U.S. MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB65
Act 1227
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB71
Act 67
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB752
Act 696
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
 SB791
Act 1411
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
 SB830
Act 1253
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
 SB841CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
 SB845
Act 1501
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 SB875TO ADJUST WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT AMOUNTS TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE FEDERAL NONREDUCTION RULE ON BENEFITS.
 SB94
Act 43
TO GIVE COUNTY LAW LIBRARY BOARDS DISCRETION IN THE DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY.
 SJR2THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
 SR2COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SR29REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.