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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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TO CREATE A PETITION PROCESS FOR CITIZENS TO REQUEST A MEETING OF A LOCAL GOVERNING BODY.
TO PREVENT ELECTION MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS, ASSISTANTS, DESIGNATED BEARERS, AND ADMINISTRATORS; AND TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR CASTING AND COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
TO ASSIST THE ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTION OF 911 EMERGENCY PHONE SYSTEM CHARGES; AND TO REGULATE CONTRIBUTIONS FROM PREPAID WIRELESS PHONE USERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - DIVISION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION - OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES LOAN PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ASSISTANCE TO DISABLED VOTERS.
REGARDING THE BALLOT FORM FOR A JUDICIAL ELECTION.
TO CLARIFY THE JURISDICTION AND REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION; TO REGULATE TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING RESALE TIMESHARE PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
TO REVISE THE COMPENSATION PLAN UNDER THE UNIFORM CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION ACT FOR THE 2013-2015 BIENNIAL PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND UNCODIFIED SECTION 1 OF ACT 274 OF 2013 TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN DRUGS FROM THE DEFINITION OF THERAPEUTIC CLASS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL AND THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
TO CREATE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR THE ARKANSAS NURSES ASSOCIATION.
REGARDING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATION IN WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUITS AND TO PROHIBIT THE PROFITING FROM CERTAIN CRIMINAL ACTS.
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF FIREARMS TO BE KNOWN AS THE ARKANSAS FIREARM FREEDOM ACT.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST A CONTRACTOR FOR KNOWINGLY EMPLOYING A WORKER WITHOUT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.
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TO REQUIRE THE USE OF AMERICAN-MANUFACTURED IRON AND STEEL IN THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, AND IMPROVEMENT OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND PUBLIC WORKS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MEETINGS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO CREATE THE CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT FUND.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND FOR OTHER STAFF OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
house bills with senate amendments
TO PRESERVE THE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND NONRESIDENT SCHOOLS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PRESERVE THE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND NONRESIDENT SCHOOLS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
senate bills to concur in house amendments
CONCERNING THE SALARY OF A MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL WHOSE PROFESSIONAL LICENSE OR REGISTRATION IS SUSPENDED.
senate bills for third reading and passage
TO AMEND THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAW CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS FOR A TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISION THAT IS LOCATED IN A WET COUNTY AND WAS VOTED DRY BY A DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICT FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942.
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF STATE FUNDING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON 98% OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSESSMENT FOR THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
TO ALLOW FOR TWO SPECIAL RETIRED MILITARY LICENSE PLATES.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
TO EXEMPT SMALL WATER SYSTEMS AND SMALL SEWAGE SYSTEMS FROM REGULATION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
TO LIMITATIONS ON STATE-FUNDED STUDENT FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS AND INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO HIGHER EDUCATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES RECEIVING STUDENT FINANCIAL AID.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS AND SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL INTEREST AND AMENDING A PORTION OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM AN INITIATED ACT.
TO PERMIT HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAMES WITH THE CIRCUIT CLERK.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR THE CREATION AND GOVERNANCE OF CERTAIN MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
TO AMEND THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FOR INSURANCE PRODUCERS.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A FENCE; AND TO MAKE THE REMOVAL OF A POSTED SIGN OR OF A FENCE A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
TO PERMIT A QUORUM COURT TO ENACT CERTAIN ORDINANCES CONCERNING ANIMALS.
TO USE REVENUE FROM A WINE EXCISE TAX TO PROMOTE RESEARCH CONCERNING THE PRODUCTION OF ARKANSAS WINE AND ARKANSAS WINE GRAPES; AND TO PROMOTE AGRITOURISM.
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TO EXEMPT HOME ADDRESSES AND OTHER PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION OF NONELECTED PUBLIC AND SCHOOL EMPLOYEES FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE LAW FOR NONTRADITIONAL APPLICANTS.
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BY ENSURING ADEQUATE AND APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE WORKERS ON SITE TO ATTEND TO STUDENTS' NEEDS.
TO REGULATE THE LIABILITY OF LIVESTOCK OWNERS, LIVESTOCK ACTIVITY SPONSORS, LIVESTOCK FACILITIES, AND LIVESTOCK AUCTION MARKETS WITH RESPECT TO LIVESTOCK ACTIVITIES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION AND ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
TO ALLOW THE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS FOR MULTIPLE COURSES TO BE COMBINED OR EMBEDDED IN A SINGLE COURSE.
CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRACKS AT A COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
TO EXTEND VETERANS PREFERENCE IN HIRING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CLARIFY THE VETERANS PREFERENCE LAW.
TO REQUIRE THAT DENIALS OF DENTAL CLAIMS BE DECIDED BY LICENSED DENTISTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.