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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

PDF Own Bill/Own Amendment (08:30:00 AM)
members' own-bill own amendment
TO PERMIT VOLUNTARY RESPITE CARE; TO CREATE A LICENSE EXEMPTION CONCERNING VOLUNTARY RESPITE CARE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE CRITERIA THAT NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS MUST MEET IN ORDER TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM"; TO DEFINE "COVERED EMPLOYER"; TO PROVIDE TAX EXEMPT STATUS TO CERTAIN CORPORATIONS; TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LICENSING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR AUCTIONEERS; AND; TO PROVIDE FOR A FOUR-YEAR AUCTIONEER'S LICENSE.
TO CREATE THE DEMOCRACY ACT; TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
PDF Bills for Consideration (01:30:00 PM)
resolutions
TO DESIGNATE FEBRUARY 14, 2017 AS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT DAY IN ARKANSAS.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RECESS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
regular bills
CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING; CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING; TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LANGUAGE; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO PERMIT THE DIRECT SHIPMENT OF WINES FROM SMALL FARM WINERIES TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS WITHOUT A WINERY VISIT; TO CREATE A SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTING SHIPPING PERMITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT CHARTER SCHOOLS TO POST THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER.
TO REQUIRE THAT ANY INCREASES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDING EACH SCHOOL YEAR BE USED FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING REQUIREMENTS FOR A PETITION TO QUIET TITLE; AND TO ABOLISH THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PETITIONER SEARCH VOTER REGISTRATION RECORDS.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 17 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROFESSIONS, OCCUPATIONS, AND BUSINESSES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER ACT; TO CREATE THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER FUND; AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR FUNDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS.
TO CREATE THE SEX DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DOCUMENTS CREATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES TO PROVIDE JOB TRAINING SERVICES AND FACILITIES.
TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION FOR CERTAIN ESSENTIAL SEASONAL STAFF WHO ARE PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO CORRECT AN ERROR THAT UNDERSTATES THE SERVICE CREDIT OF A MEMBER; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO DESIGNATE ONE OR MORE RESIDUAL BENEFICIARIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
regular senate bills
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND ACT; AND TO AMEND THE ADVISORY CAPACITY OF THE ARKANSAS RESEARCH ALLIANCE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATCHING GRANTS TO BUSINESSES THAT HAVE RECEIVED FEDERAL SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH GRANTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN ARKANSAS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR GRANT PROGRAM.
CONCERNING STATE-FUNDED LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMIES.
TO AMEND THE DEADLINE FOR CONDUCTING LOGIC AND ACCURACY TESTING FOR RUNOFF ELECTIONS.
TO REVISE VARIOUS PROVISIONS CONCERNING ELECTION PROCEDURES.