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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 Number2
OccupationDirector, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Church AffiliationNondenominational
VeteranNo
Public ServiceHouse 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
BiographyClick to Read
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Primary Sponsor
 HB1298TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PAYABLE RATE OF AN ANNUAL RETIREMENT BENEFIT RECEIVED BY A RETIRED MAYOR.
 HB1409TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
 HB1755CONCERNING THE PUNITIVE ISOLATION OR SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE.
 HB1758TO CREATE INTRASTATE DISTRICT EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES.
 HB1790TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT EXPELS A STUDENT TO OFFER TO THE EXPELLED STUDENT DIGITAL LEARNING COURSES OR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR WHICH THE STUDENT MAY RECEIVE CREDIT.
 HB1928TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO REQUIRE ALL OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE RECORDED.
 HJR1007AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
 SB313REQUIRING THE PAROLE BOARD TO ISSUE AND RELEASE FINDINGS OF FACT WHEN IT DENIES PAROLE OR TRANSFER TO A PERSON OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE FOR RELEASE ON PAROLE OR TRANSFER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
 SB378TO BE KNOWN AS "THE EQUITY IN SENTENCING ACT".
 SB381TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT ON A CHILD WITH A DISABILITY.
 SB387TO REQUIRE THAT A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS THAT ARE USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS; AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE PERCENTAGE OF NET PROCEEDS USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS INCREASE YEAR BY YEAR.
 SB487TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT AND AUDIT OF THE CULTURE AND CLIMATE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
 SB502TO MODIFY THE STATUTES CONCERNING RISK-BASED CAPITAL.
 SB572TO ALLOW VOTER REGISTRATION AND BALLOT ACCESS FOR ELIGIBLE PERSONS INCARCERATED IN COUNTY JAILS.
 SB591TO PROMOTE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION AMONG ARKANSANS; TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY REMEMBRANCE COMMISSION; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMITTEE.
 SB592TO AMEND THE PATIENT PROTECTION ACT OF 1995; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB601TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
 SB635TO PROVIDE FOR THIRD-PARTY ALTERNATIVE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR INMATES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE BUT LACK A RESIDENCE TO WHICH THE INMATE MAY BE RELEASED.
 SJR18RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
 SR25TO RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IN IMPROVING ACHIEVEMENT AND STRENGTHENING FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.
 SR34TO COMMEND THE MISS HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION.
 SR8TO RECOGNIZE AND TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN.
CoSponsor
 HB1145
Act 170
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1378TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
 HB1414
Act 292
TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN ROUTES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE "CAMDEN EXPEDITION SCENIC HIGHWAY".
 HB1440TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
 HB1441TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
 HB1461
Act 367
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
 HB1495TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
 HB1564TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
 HB1708TO END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE.
 HB1794TO REQUIRE A STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DESIGNATE FROM AMONGST CURRENT STAFF MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION A HOMELESS AND FOSTER STUDENT LIAISON.
 HB1821TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1862TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB304TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTHY LIFESTYLE EDUCATION ACT OF 2019; AND TO ENSURE THE HEALTH CURRICULUM IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS ADDRESSES CERTAIN HEALTH ISSUES FACING STUDENTS.
 SB336
Act 416
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
 SB347TO IMPOSE A PRIVILEGE TAX ON E-CIGARETTES; AND TO DESIGNATE THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE TAX ON E-CIGARETTES TO BE USED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
 SB385
Act 298
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
 SB386
Act 299
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
 SB482TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE OR A HYBRID VEHICLE.
 SB491
Act 488
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB492TO PROMOTE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM; TO ESTABLISH AREAS OF A CITY OR TOWN THAT HIGHLIGHT RESTAURANT, ENTERTAINMENT, AND HOSPITALITY OPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH TEMPORARY OR PERMANENTLY DESIGNATED ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS.
 SB553TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB571TO CREATE AN EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT, AN INCREASED STANDARD DEDUCTION, AND AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX REDUCTION; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR INCOME TAX REDUCTIONS THROUGH NEW TAXES ON CIGARETTES AND E-CIGARETTES.
 SB603TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE CERTAIN LEVELS OF SUPPORT TO CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON READING SCORES; AND TO AMEND THE PURPOSES ON WHICH NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDS MAY BE SPENT.
 SCMR1TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SCR3TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY NOLAN RICHARDSON JR. TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AND TO REQUEST THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE NAME THE BASKETBALL COURT IN BUD WALTON ARENA IN HIS HONOR.
 SR24TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.