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Representative Jim Nickels (D)
P. O. Box 6564, Sherwood, 72124
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Phone501-833-2424
Emailjim.nickels@arkansashouse.org
District41
Seniority Number17
OccupationEducator/Attorney
Church AffiliationUnited Methodist
VeteranVietnam Era
Public ServiceHouse 2009, 2011, 2013
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1018TO SPECIFY THE CALCULATION PROCESS FOR MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
 HB1019TO ENACT THE BUY AMERICAN IN STATE PUBLIC WORKS ACT AND TO FOSTER THE PURCHASE AND USE OF AMERICAN-MADE METALS AND PRODUCTS IN STATE PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS.
 HB1145TO LIMIT THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO PAY TAXPAYER FUNDS UNDER SERVICE CONTRACTS FOR ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES.
 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.
 HB1541TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING REPORTING BY A POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE AND AMENDING A PORTION OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
 HB1556TO INCREASE THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION PREMIUM TAX AND REQUIRE THAT A PORTION BE CREDITED TO THE DEATH AND PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY TRUST FUND; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
 HB1557AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION - SALARY OBLIGATIONS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
 HB1616
Act 599
CONCERNING BAND, MUSIC, AND VISUAL ARTS CREDITS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL.
 HB1617AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION - ELECTRONIC MONITORING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1763TO ESTABLISH A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THIRD PARTIES WHO CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS AND RELEASE ERRONEOUS INFORMATION.
 HB1764CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY, APPLICATION, PROCESS, AND EFFECT OF THE EXPUNGEMENT OR SEALING OF A PERSON'S RECORD OF A CRIMINAL CONVICTION.
 HB1798TO REGULATE PLATS THE AMENDMENT OF AND BILLS OF ASSURANCE AND THE FILING OF PLATS AND BILLS OF ASSURANCE.
 HB1844AN ACT TO REFORM RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES; AND TO REQUIRE THAT CIRCUIT CLERKS AS PART OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES CONDUCT JUDICIAL SALES AND STATUTORY FORECLOSURE SALES.
 HB1845TO CREATE THE SMALL BUSINESS TAX FAIRNESS ACT; TO REQUIRE COMBINED REPORTING FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES; AND TO LEVY A FLAT INCOME TAX ON CORPORATIONS.
 HB1846TO REPEAL THE EXEMPTION OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.
 HB1847TO REFORM MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES; TO REQUIRE CIRCUIT CLERKS TO CONDUCT JUDICIAL SALES; AND TO ABOLISH THE AUTHORITY AND PROCEDURES TO PERFORM STATUTORY FORECLOSURES.
 HB1994TO AMEND THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948; AND TO REGULATE FINAL SETTLEMENTS OF CLAIMS INVOLVING JOINT PETITIONS.
 HB1998TO AMEND CERTAIN ETHICS LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF GIFTS BY PUBLIC SERVANTS AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1988.
CoSponsor
 HB1234
Act 1450
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1283
Act 466
TO PROTECT A LAST VOTE; TO ALLOW A VOTE CAST BY ABSENTEE BALLOT BEFORE THE DEATH OF A VOTER TO BE COUNTED; AND TO REPEAL A PORTION OF THE ABSENTEE BALLOT LAW.
 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.
 HB1591
Act 727
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1592
Act 728
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1593
Act 729
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1594
Act 730
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1595
Act 987
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1596
Act 731
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1597
Act 732
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1598
Act 988
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1599
Act 733
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1600
Act 734
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1601
Act 735
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1602
Act 736
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1603
Act 737
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1604
Act 738
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1605
Act 739
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1606
Act 740
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1607
Act 741
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1608
Act 742
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1609
Act 743
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1610
Act 744
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1611
Act 745
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1631
Act 989
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
 HB1638
Act 1460
TO ESTABLISH THE COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL RECORD SEALING ACT OF 2013; AND TO AMEND, CONSOLIDATE, CLARIFY, AND SIMPLIFY THE PROCESS FOR SEALING A PERSON'S CRIMINAL RECORD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 HB1926TO ADJUST THE INCOME LEVELS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN INCOME TAX RATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO USE THE LOW-INCOME TAX TABLES.
 HB2030CONCERNING LOBBYIST REGISTRATION BY A FORMER MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 HB2031
Act 1020
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
 HCR1006COMMENDING THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 7A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE 7A/6A EAST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP.
 HR1024TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT OF ARKANSAS WOMEN BY ENCOURAGING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS DEVELOPED BY INTERIM STUDY PROPOSAL 2011-032.
 HR1051CONGRATULATING THE JACKSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAMS FOR BOTH WINNING THE 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
 SB606
Act 857
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB788
Act 562
TO AMEND THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT TO STRENGTHEN DUE PROCESS FOR PROVIDERS WHO DELIVER SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB825CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
 SR30ENCOURAGING THE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT TORT REFORMS TO BALANCE THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROTECT THE STATE'S CITIZENS AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS FROM INEQUITABLE LITIGATION CLAIMS AND DAMAGE AWARDS.