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Senator Bill Sample (R)
2340 N. Hwy. 7, Hot Springs, 71909
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Phone501-624-3445
EmailBill.Sample@senate.ar.gov
District14
Seniority Number12
OccupationOwner Termite/Pest Control Company
Church AffiliationMethodist
Public ServiceHouse 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015
BiographyClick to Read
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Primary Sponsor
 HB1081
Act 60
TO ALLOW A COUNTY SHERIFF TO AWARD THE SERVICE PISTOL CARRIED BY A DEPUTY TO THE DEPUTY OR HIS OR HER SPOUSE UPON THE DEPUTY'S RETIREMENT OR DEATH.
 HB1189TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTANTS.
 HB1260CONCERNING THE REORGANIZATION OF THE LOCAL DISTRICT COURTS TO STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN THE FORTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
 HB1294
Act 173
TO EXTEND THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR THE ARKANSAS VOLUNTARY ENHANCED SECURITY DRIVER’S LICENSE AND IDENTIFICATION CARD ACT, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1310
Act 176
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE RETAIN SUSPENDED OR REVOKED SURRENDERED DRIVER'S LICENSES; TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A DUPLICATE LICENSE AND IMPOSITION OF FEES.
 HB1415
Act 578
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE ACT TO COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE REGULATIONS, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1532
Act 1081
CONCERNING THE STATE DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM.
 HB1716TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF A VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED TAX TO ADDRESS DECLINING FUEL TAX REVENUES.
 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.
 SB1040TO AMEND THE INTEREST RATES APPLICABLE TO STATE TAX DEFICIENCIES AND OVERPAYMENTS.
 SB1041
Act 1011
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING COSMETOLOGISTS, MANICURISTS, AND AESTHETICIANS.
 SB145
Act 1020
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY; AND TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY.
 SB149TO CREATE UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PHYSICAL FITNESS OF CERTAIN FIREFIGHTERS.
 SB165CONCERNING THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
 SB166TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LOCAL FIREMEN'S RELIEF AND PENSION FUNDS AND LOCAL POLICEMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
 SB167CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
 SB168TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON LAW ENFORCEMENT RETIREMENT.
 SB169CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB170TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
 SB171
Act 558
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB184TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS OF JUDGES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OF DISTRICT JUDGES UNDER THE ARKANSAS CODE.
 SB215
Act 383
TO AMEND THE EXCEPTION TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A CITY OR TOWN HAVE A REFERENDUM ELECTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
 SB354
Act 386
CONCERNING FIREFIGHTER SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; TO REMOVE THE LIMITATION ON THE ISSUANCE OF FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES; AND TO REDIRECT THE REMITTANCE OF THE ADDITIONAL MONTHLY FEE.
 SB388TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS TO RECEIVE FUNDS FROM THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND, INCLUDING PER-STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING.
 SB448AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - STIPEND PAYMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB461
Act 399
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX REFUND CHECK-OFF PROGRAM FOR THE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH FOUNDATION; AND TO ELIMINATE THE INCOME TAX REFUND CHECK-OFF PROGRAM FOR THE UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PROGRAM.
 SB477
Act 476
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB478
Act 477
AN ACT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB479
Act 478
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB48
Act 219
TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE INTENT OF THE LAW CONCERNING A DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFIT PAID BY THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO ALLOW FOR A SWIFT DISABILITY RETIREMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB490
Act 896
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF TAX ADMINISTRATION.
 SB524
Act 490
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB538
Act 494
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB539
Act 495
AN ACT FOR THE HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB570
Act 567
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; TO EXTEND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB61TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE ON HIGHWAY FINANCE.
 SB616TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE FORMATION OF A COUNTY WATER PROVIDER.
 SB633
Act 1289
TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIVE-DOLLAR FEE FOR TAKING THE DRIVER’S LICENSE EXAMINATION APPLIES TO ALL DRIVER'S LICENSE EXAMINATION TESTS TAKEN.
 SB721
Act 521
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB750TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ELECTION EQUIPMENT, TESTING PROCEDURES, ELECTION PROCESSES, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES.
 SB783
Act 1049
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING LEARNER’S PERMITS.
 SB80
Act 91
TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY THAT IS AN EMPLOYER OF MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO MAKE CONTRIBUTION BY ELECTRONIC TRANSFER AND TO REPORT CONTRIBUTIONS ELECTRONICALLY.
 SB804CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIRED STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE.
 SB816
Act 1218
TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ELECTION EQUIPMENT, TESTING PROCEDURES, ELECTION PROCESSES, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES.
 SB841TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTANTS AND LICENSE RENEWALS.
 SB864TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS THAT ARE IN AREAS THAT ARE IN NEED OF REDEVELOPMENT.
 SB865TO PROVIDE A RIGHT TO ATTORNEY'S FEES FOR TAXPAYERS SEEKING JUDICIAL RELIEF; AND TO AMEND THE TAXPAYER BILL OF RIGHTS TO INCLUDE A RIGHT TO REIMBURSEMENT OF FEES AND OTHER COSTS.
 SB915TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF DIFFERENT FORMS OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS.
 SB916TO DEDICATE THE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE GENERATED FROM SELLERS THAT DO NOT HAVE A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT WHEN CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET.
 SB917
Act 1055
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT.
 SB946TO REGULATE VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
 SB947TO REGULATE TOWING.
 SB948TO REGULATE THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM.
 SB964TO REGULATE AERONAUTICS.
 SB969TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED VEHICLES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB970TO REGULATE WATERCRAFT.
 SB973TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
 SB976CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.
 SB985CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS.
 SB986TO ISSUE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
 SB988TO REGULATE THE LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
 SB989TO REGULATE HIGHWAYS.
 SB990TO REGULATE MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT ACT.
 SB991TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT.
 SR1TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS ON BEING RANKED NUMBER TEN (10) IN THE COUNTRY BY THE DAILY BEAST IN ITS 2014 SURVEY OF “AMERICA’S TOP HIGH SCHOOLS”.
 SR25CELEBRATING THE REOPENING OF THE MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM IN HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, AND RECOGNIZING ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor
 HB1321
Act 332
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1402
Act 1173
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
 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.
 SB476
Act 557
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES; TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR STATE PROCUREMENTS; AND TO MAKE RELATED CHANGES.
 SB484TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES CASE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONTENTS OF A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES PETITION.
 SB486TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AN ADJUDICATION HEARING OF A JUVENILE.
 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.
 SB613
Act 898
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNPAVED ROADS PROGRAM ACT; TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO COUNTIES FOR UNPAVED ROAD PROJECTS; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNPAVED ROADS PROGRAM FUND.
 SB666
Act 659
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 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.
 SB797
Act 860
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
 SB849TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE CONTINUATION OF GAS UTILITY PROJECTS THAT MAY NOT BE ECONOMICALLY FEASIBLE OR THAT RESULT IN EXCESS INVESTMENTS.
 SB96
Act 46
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 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.