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Senator Jim Hendren (R)
1607 Highway 72, S.E., Gravette, 72736
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Phone479-787-6222
Emailjim.hendren@senate.ar.gov
District2
Seniority Number19
OccupationOwner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Church AffiliationBaptist
VeteranAir Force and Air National Guard
Public ServiceGravette School Board (1992-1997, 2002-2012), House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017
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Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1159
Act 79
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; 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.
 HB1199
Act 192
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANNEXATION OF CITY-OWNED PARKS AND AIRPORTS.
 HB1405
Act 734
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
 HB1435
Act 379
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS TO POST THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER.
 HB1951TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO REGULATE FINAL SETTLEMENTS OF CLAIMS INVOLVING JOINT PETITIONS.
 HB1952TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE LIABILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR MEDICAL COSTS RELATED TO A COMPENSABLE INJURY; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1948, NO. 4.
 HB1953TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948.
 HB1954
Act 802
TO REQUIRE A PROGRAM SAVINGS PLAN FOR THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE SYSTEM.
 HJR1002AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF EMERGENCY INTERIM SUCCESSORS TO CERTAIN CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICES UPON THE OCCURRENCE OF A CATASTROPHIC EVENT.
 SB115
Act 78
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB20
Act 367
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT UPON A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR AN EMPLOYEE OF A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY; TO PROVIDE A MORE SERIOUS PENALTY FOR KNOWINGLY DISCHARGING A FIREARM AT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
 SB288
Act 509
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER AUTHORITY ACT.
 SB304
Act 462
TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS FROM OUTSIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SERVE ON THE PUBLIC CHARTER AUTHORIZING PANEL.
 SB332TO PROVIDE OPEN AND FAIR COMPETITION FOR STATE-FUNDED WATER, WASTEWATER, AND STORM WATER DRAINAGE PROJECTS BY INCLUDING ACCEPTABLE PIPING MATERIALS IN A PROJECT BID.
 SB418TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING GENERAL CONTRACTORS.
 SB438TO INCREASE EQUITY IN FUNDING FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
 SB442
Act 943
TO CLARIFY THAT ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS ARE EXEMPT FROM TAXATION.
 SB452AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES FUNDING AID PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2017-2018 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB581
Act 685
TO ENHANCE LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS.
 SB622TO REQUIRE CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS IN THE USE AND DISPOSITION OF WATER.
 SB703TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
 SB750TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING ACCESS TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SOFTWARE PROGRAMS PURCHASED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SB754
Act 977
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE COLLECTION, DEPOSIT, AND USE OF GAS ASSESSMENT FEES; TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN GAS ASSESSMENT FEES AS GENERAL REVENUE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB755TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTHY CENTURY TRUST FUND; AND TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT.
 SJR1A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION; AND REPEALING THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 SJR12AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING COURT DECISIONS PERTAINING TO INITIATIVES AND REFERENDUMS UNDER ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 5, § 1.
CoSponsor
 HB1033
Act 50
TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT, TO REDUCE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1137
Act 493
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
 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.
 HB1162
Act 141
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
 HB1539
Act 478
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
 HJR1016AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
 SB120TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
 SB244
Act 281
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
 SB308
Act 542
TO GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
 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.
 SB380
Act 609
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN COMMODITIES AND SERVICES UNDER THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW.
 SB431
Act 723
CONCERNING DISTRICT COURTS; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; TO REPEAL UNNECESSARY STATUTES; AND TO CLARIFY STATUTES.
 SB628TO PROVIDE THAT SUPERINTENDENTS AND PERSONNEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ARE IMMUNE FROM ANY CIVIL LIABILITY FOR ENFORCING A POLICY THAT COMPLIES WITH STATE OR FEDERAL LAW.
 SB746TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL CHOICE PILOT PROGRAM.
 SJR6AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT IN PERSON.
 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.
 SR22TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.