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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN AND OTHER WEAPONS IN CERTAIN PLACES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW; TO REGULATE THE PROCUREMENT OF PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRUCKS; AND TO ALLOW A STATE AGENCY TO PURCHASE PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRUCKS FROM A SOURCE OUTSIDE OF A STATE CONTRACT.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF PAPER BALLOTS OR ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES IN A SCHOOL ELECTION.
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN ELECTIONS TO FILL VACANCIES.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY PROVISIONS FOR THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO ENSURE HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS HAVE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNDERGROUND FACILITIES DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PERMITTING OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR AND VINOUS LIQUOR SUPPLIERS AND THE REGISTRATION OF BRAND LABELS; TO ESTABLISH THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE THAT A CANDIDATE HAVING CRIMINAL HISTORY BE GIVEN NOTICE PRIOR TO THE ELECTION THAT HE OR SHE IS NOT QUALIFIED TO HOLD OFFICE.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY FOR BURIAL IN A STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY.
TO REQUIRE WHOLESALERS TO REPORT CERTAIN INFORMATION TO THE ARKANSAS TOBACCO CONTROL BOARD; AND TO PROTECT INFORMATION IN THE REQUIRED REPORT FROM DISCLOSURE.
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX ACT OF 1977; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
PDF Bills for Consideration (01:30 PM)
regular bills
TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF A PROSECUTING ATTORNEY AND HIS OR HER DESIGNATED DEPUTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS TO CARRY A FIREARM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING VICTIMS OF THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING; CONCERNING POSTING A NOTICE OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
TO REQUIRE A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER TO WARN AN INTENDED VICTIM AND A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A CREDIBLE THREAT BY A PATIENT.
TO INCLUDE AGRICULTURE IN THE LIST OF RESERVED USES OF WATER BEFORE ALLOCATION.
CONCERNING THE FEE ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; PROVIDING FOR A REDUCED FEE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS IN ORDER TO ALLOW MORE ARKANSANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE FEE ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; PROVIDING FOR A REDUCED FEE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS IN ORDER TO ALLOW MORE ARKANSANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
regular senate bills
TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPANSION OF TESTING OF NEWBORN INFANTS FOR GENETIC DISORDERS.
CONCERNING THE CORRECTION OF ERRORS ON A MEMBER'S ACCOUNT WHEN THE MEMBER OWES A BALANCE TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DETERMINE DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO CLARIFY WHO MAY BE A MEMBER; TO REPEAL THE CONVERSION FROM CONTRIBUTORY TO NONCONTRIBUTORY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REVISE THE CEMETERY ACT FOR PERPETUALLY MAINTAINED CEMETERIES.
CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
PERMITTING ADDITIONAL CHEMICAL TESTS FOR THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND RELATED OFFENSES; AND CONCERNING DRIVER'S LICENSES, COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES, AND HUNTING LICENSES.
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILLING OF VACANCIES IN COUNTY ELECTIVE OFFICES.
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE.
TO AMEND THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION; TO AMEND THE METHOD OF PLACING WAGERS AT HORSE TRACKS AND GREYHOUND TRACKS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GREYHOUND RACING LAW AND TO PERMIT A DOG RACING FRANCHISE HOLDER TO REQUEST TO HOLD RACES ON THE DAYS AND DURING THE HOURS PERMITTED BY THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN CERTAIN FINANCIAL REPORTS FILED WITH THE ARKANSAS ETHICS COMMISSION.
TO MAKE AMENDMENTS TO THE ETHICS LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND AMENDING PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM AN INITIATED ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE VALIDITY OF AN EXISTING SINGLE-COUNTY REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT THAT HAS LESS THAN THE POPULATION REQUIRED FOR THE CREATION OF A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
AN ACT TO CREATE A UNIFORM PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FORM; TO REQUIRE HEALTH CARE INSURERS TO USE A UNIFORM PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FORM.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS TO DEVELOP A WEB-BASED MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING CURRICULUM.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON THE EMPLOYMENT OF FORMER STATE OFFICIALS AND FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES; AND TO HOLD JUDGES TO THE SAME EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTIONS AS OTHER STATE OFFICIALS.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO REVISE NOTIFICATION AND STORAGE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES.
TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS ON VENDORS OF PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE POLICIES; TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF INSURERS REGARDING CHANGES TO A PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE POLICY.