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Thursday, March 7, 2013

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TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS INDIRECTLY PAID BY A SYSTEM EMPLOYER IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO CREATE THE ELECTRONIC PAYMENT TRANSACTION PROTECTION ACT; TO PROHIBIT THE COLLECTION OF INTERCHANGE FEES ON CERTAIN TAXES AND FEES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THAT A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF MONEYS IN THE AD VALOREM TAX FUND BE USED TO SUPPORT THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DEPARTMENT.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF THE ARKANSAS TENNIS ASSOCIATION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
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REQUIRING THE PAROLE BOARD TO ISSUE A WARRANT FOR THE ARREST OF A PAROLEE WHO HAS COMMITTED A VIOLENT OR SEXUAL FELONY WHILE ON PAROLE.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE REQUIRED TIME OF EXISTENCE OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR DISMANTLING OR DISPOSAL WITHOUT TITLE; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE FOR PURPOSES OF DISPOSAL WITHOUT TITLE.
TO ENSURE CONTINUED BROADBAND EXPANSION IN RURAL AREAS WITHIN THE STATE; TO PROVIDE 911 EMERGENCY SERVICE TO RURAL AREAS WITHIN THE STATE; TO ENHANCE THE 911 EMERGENCY SYSTEM AND ASSIST ITS FUNDING; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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CONCERNING THE EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR ASSESSING PERSONS WHO POTENTIALLY WILL BE CLASSIFIED AS A SEXUALLY DANGEROUS PERSON; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES IN THE CHANGE IN TERMINOLOGY THROUGHOUT THE CODE.
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED.
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TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION AND TO INCREASE THE TAX LEVIED UNDER THE FOREST FIRE PROTECTION TAX ACT OF 1969.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
TO AMEND THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RATE FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS CONCERNING BODY ARTISTS AND TO CLARIFY THE NATURE AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS AND RULES REGARDING BODY ARTISTS.
CONCERNING PERMANENCY PLANNING HEARINGS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING EDUCATOR LICENSURE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR EDUCATORS, FISCAL OFFICERS, NONLICENSED SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF, AND STUDENT TEACHERS.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION ACT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO REINSTATE THE MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MULTIYEAR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
TO AUTHORIZE INVESTMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS IN ADDITIONAL INVESTMENTS INSURED BY THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE MASTER SCHOOL PRINCIPAL PROGRAM.
CONCERNING THE DISCHARGE AND RELEASE OF AN INMATE FROM THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
REQUIRING THE CORONER TO NOTIFY THE ARKANSAS CHILD DEATH REVIEW PANEL OF THE ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION OF AN INFANT DEATH OR DEATH OF A MINOR CHILD.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN INDEMNITY CLAUSES IN MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTS.
CONCERNING VARIOUS AMOUNT THRESHOLDS IN THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES CRIMINAL OFFENSE STATUTES; CONCERNING THE OFFENSES OF TRAFFICKING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF A COUNTERFEIT SUBSTANCE.
TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE; AND TO ENSURE THAT PEER REVIEW COMMITTEES FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS ARE AFFORDED CONFIDENTIALITY.
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TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR BENEFITS RELATING TO THE HEALTH CARE OFFSET FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING HEALTH INSURANCE ELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREES.
TO CREATE A NEW BENEFIT PROGRAM UNDER THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO CLARIFY THE PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES AFTER THE DUTY TO SUPPORT CEASES.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT HAVE BEEN CONSOLIDATED TO SELL, PRESERVE, LEASE, OR DONATE REAL PROPERTY THAT IS NO LONGER UTILIZED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
CONCERNING AN OFFICER WHO DEFAULTS ON DELIVERING AN EXECUTION; EXTENDING THE TIME PERIOD DURING WHICH EXECUTIONS ARE RETURNABLE.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY A MEMBER OF THE PAROLE BOARD, AN INVESTIGATOR EMPLOYED BY THE PAROLE BOARD, OR A PAROLE REVOCATION JUDGE.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS AND THE METHOD OF CALCULATING MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS.
TO UPDATE AND AMEND THE FUNCTIONS OF THE STATE CRIME LABORATORY.
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO OFFER AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE AS A CREDIT-BEARING MODERN LANGUAGE OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE.
CONCERNING SCHEDULING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AS A SCHEDULE VI CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
CONCERNING SCHEDULING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AS A SCHEDULE VI CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERATING AND ACCEPTING ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS.