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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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TO MODIFY THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; AND TO CLARIFY FUNDING AMOUNTS AND PROVISIONS.
TO ENACT THE PERSONAL RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT; AND TO PROTECT THE PROPERTY RIGHTS OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO THE USE OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S NAME, VOICE, SIGNATURE, AND LIKENESS.
TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF TELEMEDICINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION PROCEDURE FOR TREATMENT OF A TERMINAL ILLNESS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
CONCERNING THE METHOD AND TIMEFRAME IN WHICH A COUNTY JAIL IS REIMBURSED FOR HOUSING INMATES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO ALLOW FREEDOM OF PARTICIPATION IN INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR PAYMENTS FROM AGRICULTURAL DISASTER PROGRAMS.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF SMOKING AND TOBACCO TO TREAT E-CIGARETTES SIMILARLY TO OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
TO REQUIRE A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN TO DISCLOSE CERTAIN DRUG FORMULARY INFORMATION.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF TAX ADMINISTRATION.
TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO PERMIT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO CONTRACT OR REACH AN AGREEMENT WITH A REGIONAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY TO HOUSE INMATES FROM THE DEPARTMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
TO AMEND THE LIST OF OFFENSES THAT PROHIBIT NURSING LICENSURE.
CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF A DNA SAMPLE FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR A FELONY OFFENSE; AND CONCERNING REMOVAL AND DESTRUCTION OF A DNA RECORD AND DNA SAMPLE.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIVE-DOLLAR FEE FOR TAKING THE DRIVER’S LICENSE EXAMINATION APPLIES TO ALL DRIVER'S LICENSE EXAMINATION TESTS TAKEN.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS REGISTERED VOLUNTEERS PROGRAM ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
DESIGNATING MARCH 4, 2015, AS "STARS OF LIFE DAY" AND RECOGNIZING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROFESSIONALS.
PROVIDING THAT THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL RECESS ON FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015, AND RECONVENE ON MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015.
PDF Bills for Consideration (01:30:00 PM)
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TO PROVIDE FOR ESCHEATMENT OF A UNITED STATES SAVINGS BOND.
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CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CREATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DETACHING TERRITORY FROM AN EXISTING SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO INCLUDE THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF “CLAIMANT AGENCY” FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING A SETOFF AGAINST STATE TAX REFUNDS FOR DEBTS OWED TO THE STATE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO ENTER INTO AGREEMENTS TO EXCHANGE OR TRANSFER HIGHWAYS WITH COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES.
TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD OF DRIVER'S LICENSE VALIDITY AND CERTAIN ISSUANCE FEES.