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Representative Mary Bentley (R)
142 Shady Lane, Perryville, 72126
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Phone501-889-3556
Emailmary.bentley@arkansashouse.org
District73
Seniority Number51
OccupationOwner, Bentley Plastics
Church AffiliationAssembly of God
Public ServiceFirst Term House 2015, 2017
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1030
Act 132
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RURAL MEDICAL PRACTICE STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND THE COMMUNITY MATCH RURAL PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE AND INCREASE ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE IN MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.
 HB1031
Act 763
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR INCENTIVES RECEIVED UNDER THE COMMUNITY MATCH RURAL PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT PROGRAM.
 HB1035TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
 HB1180
Act 372
TO AUTHORIZE ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS TO HAVE SIGNATURE AUTHORITY.
 HB1482
Act 454
TO UPDATE THE INTERSTATE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT.
 HB1698
Act 521
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING - ARKANSAS CENTER FOR NURSING GRANT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2017-2018 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1899CONCERNING THE PROCUREMENT OF A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
 HB1900
Act 1096
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY FOODS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM.
 HB1901
Act 958
TO CREATE THE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE ACT.
 HB1902
Act 742
CONCERNING AGRICULTURAL SCHOOLS; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC CHARTER AUTHORIZER TO DESIGNATE A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL AS A SCHOOL FOR AGRICULTURAL STUDIES; AND TO REPEAL THE K-12 AGRICULTURE SCHOOL PILOT PROGRAM.
 HB1903TO CREATE THE ENHANCED ELIGIBILITY AND AUTHENTICATION ACT.
 HB1904TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
 HB2050TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS TO TEACH CREATIONISM AND INTELLIGENT DESIGN AS THEORIES ALONGSIDE THE TEACHING OF THE ORIGINS OF THE EARTH AND THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION.
 HB2073CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY TO BECOME A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FOR A PERSON WITH A PRIOR NONVIOLENT FELONY CONVICTION AND WITH NO SUBSEQUENT ARRESTS FOR A MINIMUM OF TWENTY YEARS.
 HB2174
Act 755
TO ADDRESS DUPLICATIVE TRAINING OF CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANTS IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES; AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR LICENSURE AS A PRIVATE CAREER SCHOOL OFFERING RESIDENT OR CORRESPONDENCE PROGRAMS.
 SB356
Act 504
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PHYSICIAN ORDER FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF A PHYSICIAN ORDER FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT FORM.
 SB668
Act 643
TO PROHIBIT POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE FROM REQUIRING MORE THAN FEDERAL OR STATE REQUIREMENTS FROM EMPLOYERS.
CoSponsor
 HB1032
Act 45
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
 HB1047
Act 633
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
 HB1147
Act 131
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
 HB1166TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATIONS OF RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS AND RESIDENTIAL TENANTS; AND TO REQUIRE IMPLIED QUALITY STANDARDS FOR TENANTS OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
 HB1172
Act 332
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1198
Act 400
TO ALLOW AN OUT-OF-STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO FOLLOW A VEHICLE INTO ARKANSAS TO INVESTIGATE A FELONY OR THE OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHILE THE DRIVER IS INTOXICATED, IMPAIRED, OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
 HB1222TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
 HB1249
Act 562
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING AND CONCERNING PRIVILEGES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ENHANCED LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
 HB1361TO AMEND THE GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE OR SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001; AND TO ADD EMOTIONAL ABUSE AS A GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE AND SEPARATION UNDER THE COVENANT MARRIAGE ACT OF 2001.
 HB1362
Act 486
CONCERNING THE RIGHTS OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE.
 HB1391TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING LOCAL REGULATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1392TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98; AND TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK UNLESS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 HB1399HONOR ARKANSAS VETERANS ACT OF 2017.
 HB1400
Act 740
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1405
Act 734
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
 HB1428
Act 383
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
 HB1434
Act 733
TO CREATE THE SEX DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
 HB1462
Act 518
TO AFFIRM THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OVER WAIVERS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; AND TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT FOR ARKANSANS.
 HB1466
Act 907
TO ESTABLISH THE STOLEN VALOR ACT.
 HB1516CONCERNING SCHOOL NURSING; TO ESTABLISH SCHOOL NURSE-TO-STUDENT RATIOS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL SCHOOL NURSE SURVEY.
 HB1517CONCERNING SCHOOL NURSING AND TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SCHOOL NURSE.
 HB1551TO STIMULATE JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHILE PRESERVING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1665
Act 606
TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ANOTHER PERSON'S PROPERTY.
 HB1796TO AMEND THE TIME LIMITATIONS FOR TAX ASSESSMENTS, COLLECTIONS, REFUNDS, AND PROSECUTION; AND TO LIMIT THE TIME AVAILABLE FOR A TAX AUDIT.
 HB1839
Act 617
TO CREATE THE LOCAL FOOD, FARMS, AND JOBS ACT.
 HB2168CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
 HJR1001APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 HJR1011AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 33, TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING.
 HJR1016AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
 HR1017COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS, RANCHERS, AND FORESTERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELLBEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
 HR1022TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017.
 SB244
Act 281
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
 SB25
Act 159
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT AND THE REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
 SB265
Act 280
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION.
 SB273
Act 444
PERMITTING ACT 309 INMATES IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION WHO ARE HOUSED IN A COUNTY JAIL TO WORK FOR LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; CONCERNING ACT 309 INMATES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB333TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98; AND TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK UNLESS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB340
Act 385
TO CREATE THE WRONGFUL BIRTH CIVIL LIABILITY PROTECTION ACT.
 SB341
Act 540
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
 SB362
Act 465
TO SUNSET CERTAIN TAX INCENTIVES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX REFUND FOR THE REPAIR AND PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF MANUFACTURING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SJR2APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 SJR8A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.