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Senator Linda Collins-Smith (R)
P.O. Box 90, Pocahontas, 72455
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Phone870-378-1434
EmailLinda.Collins-Smith@senate.ar.gov
District19
Seniority Number34
OccupationLodging, Tourism, Real Estate
Church AffiliationBaptist
Public ServiceHouse 2011 Senate 2015
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1164
Act 376
CONCERNING LEVEL 4 SEX OFFENDERS RESIDING NEAR A CHURCH OR OTHER PLACE OF WORSHIP.
 HB1193
Act 530
TO CLARIFY THAT DISTRICT COURT FEES SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE COUNTY.
 HB1355AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS.
 HB1363
Act 831
TO NOTIFY ENROLLEES OF THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM OF ITS TERMINATION DATE.
 HB1424
Act 934
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL THE PARENTAL NOTIFICATION PROVISIONS.
 HB1505
Act 1078
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON CERTAIN PUBLIC PROPERTY AS WELL AS IN CERTAIN PUBLICLY MAINTAINED PARKING LOTS BY A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE.
 HB1728
Act 954
CONCERNING FINGERPRINTING BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY; PERTAINING TO DUPLICATE RECORDS OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE WHEN THERE IS AN ARREST FOR A PROBATION VIOLATION.
 HB1796CONCERNING SPECIAL AND PARTIAL CENSUSES; AND TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY AND PROCEDURES FOR A PARTIAL SPECIAL CENSUS TO BE USED FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF HIGHWAY REVENUES.
 HB1864
Act 958
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
 SB1007
Act 1284
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING UNITED STATES HISTORY COURSES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB1052TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE UNDER THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
 SB144TO TERMINATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE “PRIVATE OPTION”; TO TERMINATE ARKANSAS’S PARTICIPATION IN MEDICAID EXPANSION; AND TO REPEAL THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013.
 SB159
Act 1259
TO PERMIT A COUNTY EMPLOYEE WHO WORKS IN THE COURTHOUSE AND WHO IS ALSO A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
 SB489
Act 766
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB593
Act 777
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB594
Act 778
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB595
Act 779
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT BATESVILLE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB596
Act 780
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - COMMUNITY PROGRAMS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB597
Act 781
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB598
Act 782
AN ACT FOR THE OZARKA COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB599
Act 783
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB736
Act 813
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - REGIONAL PROGRAMS - NORTH CENTRAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB981CONCERNING SCHOOL SECURITY AND SCHOOL CRISIS RESPONSE TRAINING; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SR29TO COMMEND PAUL HENRY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF HONORABLE SERVICE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS RURAL ENDOWMENT FUND, INC.; AND TO APPROVE AND CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF PAULA TERRELL TO THE BOARD.
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.
 HB1076
Act 1014
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
 HB1077CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING.
 HB1367
Act 693
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF DUES FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1402
Act 1173
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
 HB1412TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
 HB1440TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; AND TO CREATE A LIFETIME CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE.
 SB1037
Act 1286
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; 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.
 SB30
Act 44
TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS REQUIRED FOR TEACHERS.
 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.
 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.
 SB49
Act 1199
TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS TEEN DRIVER AND PARENTAL EDUCATION ACT OF 2015.
 SB53
Act 139
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
 SB569
Act 996
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
 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.
 SB600
Act 1205
TO ESTABLISH THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015.
 SB725TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
 SB782TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
 SB878TO REQUIRE A STUDENT TO PASS THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CIVICS TEST PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATIONS SERVICES BEFORE HE OR SHE RECEIVES A DIPLOMA FROM A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA
 SB939
Act 1231
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT.
 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.