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Senator Joyce Elliott (D)
P. O. Box 4248, Little Rock, 72214
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Phone501-603-9546
EmailJoyce.Elliott@senate.ar.gov
District31
Seniority Number3
OccupationDirector, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Church AffiliationNondenominational
Public ServiceHouse 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
BiographyClick to Read
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Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1395
Act 833
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DIABETES BY AUTHORIZING CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF INSULIN AND GLUCAGON.
 HB1439TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BOOK DEPOSITORIES.
 HB1541TO ENSURE STATE-FUNDED PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS FOLLOW BEST PRACTICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FAMILY ENGAGEMENT AND STAFFING QUALIFICATIONS.
 HB1635
Act 547
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.
 HB1953TO CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY.
 HB1954
Act 1068
TO CREATE THE STATE OF ARKANSAS WORKFORCE RETENTION TASK FORCE; TO STUDY AND EVALUATE THE WAYS STATE AGENCIES COULD INCREASE EMPLOYEE RETENTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB212
Act 1260
TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE REENGAGEMENT PROGRAM; TO INCREASE HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION THROUGH THE DIFFERENTIATED PATHWAY TO A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM.
 SB231
Act 990
TO MODIFY THE INSOLVENT CEMETERY GRANT FUND ACT; AND TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE A GRANT FOR THE CARE AND IMPROVEMENT OF AN INSOLVENT OR FINANCIALLY DISTRESSED PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY.
 SB365
Act 552
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION AND THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO PAY FOR THE ACCRUED LEAVE OF AN OFFICER WHO DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
 SB374TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TESTING AND ASSESSMENTS USED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
 SB510TO ALLOW A SIXTEEN (16) YEAR OLD TO PREREGISTER TO VOTE; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
 SB584
Act 508
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - JOE JONES MURAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB585
Act 509
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - INNOVATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB586
Act 510
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB587
Act 511
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - SICKLE CELL ANEMIA TASK FORCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB601
Act 512
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - AVIATION TRAINING ACADEMY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB602
Act 513
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS, PERSONAL SERVICES AND OPERATING EXPENSES FOR THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB603
Act 514
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB604TO REQUIRE THE PREPARATION OF A RACIAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR CERTAIN BILLS FILED WITH THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
 SB605
Act 515
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB606
Act 516
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - MOSAIC TEMPLARS OF AMERICA CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB607
Act 517
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB708
Act 673
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB709
Act 674
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - 12TH STREET HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB710
Act 675
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB711
Act 806
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - LITTLE ROCK - WEST SITE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB712
Act 807
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB714
Act 676
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB773
Act 1021
TO CREATE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF CUSTODY IN JUVENILE DELINQUENCY CASES.
 SB774TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — PART 2 IF THERE ARE INSUFFICIENT FUNDS.
 SB775
Act 1022
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF PUTATIVE PARENTS IN PROCEEDINGS REGARDING JUVENILES WHO ARE THE SUBJECTS OF PUTATIVE PARENT CLAIMS.
 SB776
Act 1266
TO PROVIDE FOR IN-STATE, IN-COUNTY, IN-DISTRICT, LOCAL, OR RESIDENT TUITION FOR VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, REGARDLESS OF RESIDENCE.
 SB788
Act 1268
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING SCREENING FOR DYSLEXIA; AND TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SCREEN STUDENTS FOR DYSLEXIA.
 SB810
Act 1215
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ACCEPT EDUCATIONAL NEGLECT REPORTS AND TO ASSESS THE SAFETY OF ALL CHILDREN REGARDING ACCEPTED MALTREATMENT REPORTS.
 SB834TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN AWARDS, GRANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY A NONPROFIT VOLUNTEER SERVICE ORGANIZATION.
 SB851TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING; AND TO SUPPORT PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS THAT IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
 SB852
Act 1270
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
 SB942TO ESTABLISH A CITIZENS' REVIEW BOARD ON POLICING PRACTICES.
 SB943
Act 1278
TO IMPROVE THE LEVEL OF INSURANCE FOR HEALTH CARE IN ARKANSAS; AND TO REQUIRE THAT HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM BE PROVIDED TO ENROLLEES OF THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM.
 SB951TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING A SYSTEM-WIDE ASSESSMENT OF UNDERSERVED GEOGRAPHIC AREAS.
 SB953
Act 1136
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SCHOOL OF INNOVATION.
 SB995
Act 920
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES TO COOPERATE WITH PROFESSIONAL ENTITIES; AND TO ASSESS THE NEED FOR PROFESSIONALS WITH SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS WHO CAN RENDER SPECIALIZED SERVICES TO UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.
 SR11TO RECOGNIZE ELIZABETH CALLAN FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
 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.
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.
 HB1245
Act 107
TO ENACT THE UNIFORM PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY ACT; AND TO MAKE RELATED TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
 HB1292TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1567AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1605TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WHEN A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1653
Act 950
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
 HB1748CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARKANSAS P20W EDUCATIONAL DATA SYSTEM; AND TO IMPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS P20W EDUCATIONAL DATA SYSTEM ACT.
 HB1880
Act 1043
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
 HB1982TO CREATE A UNIFORM DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM TO LOCATE VETERANS IN ARKANSAS TO ENSURE APPROPRIATE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES.
 SB229TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 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.
 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.
 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.
 SB982
Act 1010
TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM; AND TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE OVERSIGHT OF COMMITMENT REDUCTION SERVICES.
 SMR1IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
 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.
 SR3TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY.