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Senator Bobby J. Pierce (D)
587 Grant 758, Sheridan, 72150
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Phone870-942-1031
Emailbobby.pierce@senate.ar.gov
District27
Seniority Number21
OccupationUtility Contractor/Hardware Store Owner
Church AffiliationMethodist
VeteranNational Guard - Vietnam
Public ServiceSheridan School Board (26 years), House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1179
Act 337
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT REGARDING THE ENGINE HORSEPOWER OF MOTORBOATS OPERATING ON THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER.
 HB1257TO PROHIBIT LOCATING OR TRANSFERRING OF RETAIL BEER SALES PERMITS TO LOCATIONS WITHIN 1,000 FEET OF A CHURCH OR SCHOOLHOUSE.
 HB1358
Act 379
TO MODIFY STATUTORY PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS; AND TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO OATH OF OFFICE OF MEMBERS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
 HB1366
Act 344
TO MAKE CHANGES TO PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS.
 HB1373TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF HANDHELD WIRELESS DEVICES WHILE DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
 HB1419
Act 836
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF A MEMBER OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS WHEN THE MEMBER IS NOT PHYSICALLY PRESENT AT THE MEETING.
 HB1452
Act 937
TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO WAIVE LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATORS OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES; AND TO AUTHORIZE WITHDRAWAL OF THE WAIVERS FOR JUST CAUSE.
 HB1536
Act 699
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY FOR PAYMENT FOR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS REGARDING PETROLEUM STORAGE TANKS WHEN NO OWNER IS KNOWN.
 HB1607
Act 724
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS GOVERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC ROADS BY ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES; AND TO PERMIT ENFORCEMENT BY ARKANSAS WILDLIFE OFFICERS.
 HB1638
Act 874
TO AMEND THE FIRE PREVENTION ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FIRE PREVENTION.
 HB1647
Act 705
TO REQUIRE ANY TEMPORARY TAG FEE IN EXCESS OF TWO DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS ($2.50) TO BE RETAINED BY THE STATE AND TO ESTABLISH A PENALTY FOR INAPPROPRIATE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY TAGS.
 HB1650
Act 1089
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR LICENSED PERSONNEL AND CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 HB1651
Act 1090
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TEACHER LICENSURE, TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS, AND EDUCATOR ETHICS VIOLATIONS.
 HB1652
Act 1091
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM.
 HB1676
Act 1092
TO PROHIBIT RE-HOMING OF AN ADOPTED CHILD.
 HB1702
Act 726
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES RELATED TO THE ISSUANCE OF REGISTRATION AND TITLE TO MOTOR VEHICLES ACQUIRED BY OPERATION OF LAW; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
 HB1718TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT ACT.
 HB1846CONCERNING THE "JOURNEY" PROVISION IN REGARD TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON.
 HB1935CONCERNING THE REORGANIZATION OF THE LOCAL DISTRICT COURTS TO STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN THE THIRTY-THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
 HB1937TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EMERGENCY SERVICES ACT OF 1973; TO ADVANCE PUBLIC SAFETY; TO ENHANCE AND STRENGTHEN INTEROPERABILITY ACROSS ARKANSAS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.
 HB1963TO CREATE THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT ARBITRATION PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN GROWERS AND CONTRACTORS RELATING TO A PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
 SB375
Act 433
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - GRANTS TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB376
Act 434
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB377
Act 435
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB378
Act 436
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - BREAKFAST NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB379
Act 437
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB380
Act 438
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB381
Act 439
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB411
Act 445
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB412AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT, AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB453
Act 472
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB47
Act 89
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS OIL AND GAS COMMISSION TO FORM BRINE EXPANSION UNITS CONTAINING ONE OR MORE BRINE PRODUCTION WELLS OR BRINE INJECTION WELLS AND TO CLARIFY THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF IN-LIEU ROYALTY PAYMENTS.
 SB571
Act 505
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB621
Act 650
AMEND ACT 117 OF 2015, REAPPROPRIATION ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
 SB623
Act 568
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION FROM MEMBERS FOR MEMBERS OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
 SB664AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB665
Act 658
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ADULT SICKLE CELL CLINICAL NETWORK MATCHING FUNDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB666
Act 659
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB731
Act 402
TO MODIFY THE MILITARY FAMILY RELIEF TRUST FUND AND THE MILITARY FAMILY RELIEF CHECK-OFF PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE WITH EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB740
Act 681
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB748
Act 571
TO AMEND THE LAW TO INCREASE THE WIDTH OF MANUFACTURED HOME AUTHORIZED FOR TRANSPORT ON A STATE HIGHWAY BY THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.
 SB814
Act 908
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNDERGROUND FACILITIES DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT.
 SB873TO PROVIDE AN INCREASED HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR PERSONS OVER A CERTAIN AGE.
 SB874TO PROHIBIT RE-HOMING PRIVATE TRANSFERS OF ADOPTED MINORS.
 SB875
Act 1130
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE, RENEWAL, AND REPLACEMENT OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS STATE CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL WILD TURKEY FEDERATION, INC.
 SB884TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCOUNTANTS WHO WORK WITH SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB923TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCOUNTANTS WHO WORK WITH SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
 SB977
Act 919
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS; AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW PERTAINING TO OVERSIGHT, COORDINATION, REPORTING, AND TRAINING OF LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS AND DISPATCHERS.
CoSponsor
 HB1014
Act 23
TO EXEMPT STATE INSTITUTIONS, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE ENTITY WITH TORT LIABILITY IMMUNITY FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE WHEN OBTAINING A CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSE.
 HB1569
Act 723
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
 HB1573
Act 543
CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF A DNA SAMPLE FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A FELONY OFFENSE; AND CONCERNING REMOVAL AND DESTRUCTION OF A DNA RECORD AND DNA SAMPLE.
 HB1798TO REQUIRE THAT THE RATES OF A PUBLIC UTILITY FOR POLE ATTACHMENTS BE REASONABLE AND UNIFORM; TO PROMOTE FURTHER BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT EFFORTS IN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB183
Act 382
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
 SB329
Act 1201
CONCERNING THE METHOD AND TIMEFRAME IN WHICH A COUNTY JAIL IS REIMBURSED FOR HOUSING INMATES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
 SB342
Act 854
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
 SB371
Act 994
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO USE CERTAIN CATEGORICAL FUNDS FOR PARTNERSHIPS WITH STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO OFFER CONCURRENT COURSES OR OTHER TECHNICAL EDUCATION OPTIONS.
 SB4
Act 374
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT.
 SB472
Act 895
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB6
Act 22
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB626CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF A DNA SAMPLE FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A FELONY OFFENSE; AND CONCERNING REMOVAL AND DESTRUCTION OF A DNA RECORD AND DNA SAMPLE.
 SB695TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB725TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
 SB756
Act 573
TO PROVIDE A VALUATION METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE MARKET VALUE OF OFF-PREMISES ADVERTISING SIGNS; TO PREVENT ADMINISTRATIVE TAX INCREASES; AND TO RESERVE WITHIN LEGISLATIVE BODIES THE POWER TO SET TAX RATES.
 SB81
Act 299
COMBINING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED; CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT, THE UNDERAGE DUI LAW, SUSPENSIONS OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
 SB83PROHIBITING CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS FROM ENTERING ON A PUBLIC SCHOOL CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB96
Act 46
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB975
Act 975
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION; TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SJR9A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION; AND REPEALING THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 SMR1IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
 SR16TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
 SR2TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
 SR23IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
 SR3TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY.