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Senator Jim Hendren (R)
1607 Highway 72, S.E., Gravette, 72736
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Phone479-787-6222
Emailjim.hendren@senate.ar.gov
District2
Seniority Number27
OccupationOwner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Church AffiliationBaptist
VeteranAir Force
Public ServiceGravette School Board; House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013
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Primary Sponsor
 HB1260
Act 228
TO SIMPLIFY THE ACCESSIBILITY OF DATA ON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT WEBSITES.
 SB1146
Act 1195
TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO OBTAIN COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS SCHOOL BUSES.
 SB239TO ENHANCE THE PROTECTIONS PROVIDED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE STUDENTS.
 SB246
Act 280
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ENERGY SUMMARY AND REPORT FOR THE ACCURATE AND OBJECTIVE COLLECTION OF DATA AND PROJECTIONS FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE ENERGY SUPPLIES.
 SB367TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
 SB417
Act 1032
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF AN UNBORN CHILD IN THE CRIMINAL CODE AND IN WRONGFUL DEATH ACTIONS.
 SB440
Act 308
TO AMEND THE PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR NONVISUAL ACCESS TECHNOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 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.
 SB544
Act 633
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING CENTER AT BENTONVILLE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB545
Act 634
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB567
Act 642
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB710
Act 684
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB711
Act 901
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - DIVISION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION - COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS SCHOOL BUS PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB712
Act 957
TO LIMITATIONS ON STATE-FUNDED STUDENT FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS AND INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO HIGHER EDUCATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES RECEIVING STUDENT FINANCIAL AID.
 SB752
Act 696
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
 SB850TO REQUIRE THAT THE UNEMPLOYMENT STABILIZATION TAX SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE SEPARATE ACCOUNT OF EACH EMPLOYER; AND TO AMEND THE STABILIZATION TAX RATES FOR THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND.
 SB973
Act 1170
TO REVISE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 12-10-318.
 SR12TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RETURN CERTAIN FUNDS TO ARKANSAS IF ARKANSAS DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE PROPOSED MEDICAID EXPANSION.
CoSponsor
 HB1151TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
 HB1300
Act 235
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY; AND TO REMOVE THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY.
 HB1348TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; 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.
 HB1690
Act 576
TO REQUIRE A PERIOD OF SILENCE AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SCHOOL DAY.
 HB1789
Act 1469
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
 HB1819
Act 547
TO REMOVE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S DISASTER EMERGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES THE POWER TO SUSPEND OR LIMIT THE SALE, DISPENSING, OR TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS.
 HB2240TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PERSONS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SB107
Act 69
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
 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.
 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.
 SB134
Act 301
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
 SB140
Act 484
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
 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.
 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.
 SB335THE ARKANSAS CLOSE TO HOME ACT.
 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.
 SB515TO RESTORE CONSISTENCY IN TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFIT AND EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT DETERMINATIONS AFTER TERMINATION UNDER INITIATED MEASURE 4 OF 1948.
 SB577TO EXEMPT FROM INCOME TAX A LIMITED AMOUNT OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS RECEIVED FOR SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES.
 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.
 SB755
Act 1410
TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS.
 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.
 SJR2THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
 SR10 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
 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.