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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

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TO ESTABLISH THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SIGNS IN MUNICIPALITIES, COUNTIES, AND HORIZONTAL PROPERTY REGIMES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MILITARY CHILD SCHOOL TRANSITIONS ACT OF 2021; AND TO ADVANCE ACHIEVEMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS ON BEHALF OF CHILDREN OF MILITARY FAMILIES.
CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION OF VIOLATIONS OF ELECTION LAW; AND TO ESTABLISH AN ELECTION LAW VIOLATION HOTLINE.
TO AMEND THE ASSET LIMITS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REQUEST A BROAD-BASED CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY WAIVER.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION; CONCERNING NOTICE OF SEVERE MALTREATMENT REPORTS; AND CONCERNING CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS SUBMITTED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS.
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house concurrent resolutions for third reading and concurrence
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
TO ENCOURAGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM LIMIT OF OPIATE ALKALOID CONTAMINATION OF POPPY SEEDS AND ENSURE THE SAFETY OF IMPORTED POPPY SEEDS AND TO ISSUE IMPORT REQUIREMENTS AND CONDUCT TESTING.
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TO ENSURE THAT BENEFICIARIES OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM HAVE ACCESS TO NEW PRODUCTS AND LABEL EXPANSIONS APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
TO SUPPORT ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMMUNITY SCHOOL APPROACH.
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TO CREATE THE FOOD FREEDOM ACT; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN PRODUCERS OF HOMEMADE FOOD OR DRINK PRODUCTS FROM LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND INSPECTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE PAYMENT OF WAGES; AND TO ESTABLISH PARAMETERS REGARDING THE RECOUPMENT OF OVERPAYMENTS BY EMPLOYERS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TUTORING CORPS ACT; TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SUSTAINABLE TUTORING PROGRAM IN RESPONSE TO LEARNING LOSS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
senate bills for third reading and passage
TO REGULATE THE WITNESSING OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY A NOTARY PUBLIC; TO ALLOW FOR REMOTE WITNESSING OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY A NOTARY PUBLIC; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL TO ADOPT ATTENDANCE POLICY REQUIREMENTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHOOL VIRTUALLY OR REMOTELY.
TO CLARIFY THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IS THE AGENCY THAT REGULATES LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES; AND TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO THE OFFICE OF LONG-TERM CARE.
TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING CRANIOFACIAL COVERAGE; TO ESTABLISH WENDELYN'S CRANIOFACIAL LAW — CRANIOFACIAL COVERAGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PERMIT ARKANSAS-BASED CIGAR SHOPS TO SELL CIGARS AT RETAIL ONLINE.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS EXPERIENCED A DECLINE IN AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP TO RECEIVE BOTH DECLINING ENROLLMENT FUNDING AND SPECIAL NEEDS ISOLATED FUNDING.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING HARD CIDER; AND TO AUTHORIZE A HARD CIDER MANUFACTURER TO DELIVER HARD CIDER.
TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR MEDICAL DEBT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ANNUAL AUDITS AND PROCEDURES OF WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, INC.
TO ESTABLISH A DAY OF PRAYER FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO PROMULGATE RULES ALLOWING FEE ADJUSTMENT TO RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES BASED ON CERTAIN CRITERIA; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING.
house bills for third reading and passage
TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTIMATED ASSESSMENT OF TAX IF A TAXPAYER FAILS OR REFUSES TO PROVIDE RECORDS.
TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER CERTAIN EMERGENCY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO A PATIENT WHO HAS A SPECIFIC HEALTH CONDITION.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIR FOOD DELIVERY ACT.
TO UPDATE THE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE ACT; AND TO INCLUDE THERAPISTS, ADDICTION SPECIALISTS, AND COUNSELORS IN THE VOLUNTEER HEALTHCARE PROGRAM.
TO ENSURE THAT ALL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ARE REIMBURSED FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES BY THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS; AND TO ENSURE THAT LICENSEES WHO WERE LICENSED PRIOR TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACTS 2019, NO. 990, ARE ALLOWED TO MAINTAIN THEIR LICENSES.
CONCERNING THE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION, TRANSPORTATION, AND USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIRNESS IN COST SHARING ACT.
TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF CERTAIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO HAVE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
TO AMEND THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE RESOURCE ACT; AND TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE OFFICER, ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS CITED, AND THE JUDICIAL VENUE WHERE CITATIONS ARE FILED.
TO AUTHORIZE COLOCATION FOR OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE AGENCIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO PROHIBIT MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES FROM RESTRICTING THE USE OF AUXILIARY CONTAINERS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS; AND TO ALLOW EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES IN CERTAIN FACILITIES.
TO CLARIFY AND EXPAND THE PRESCRIPTION LIMITATIONS IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO CREATE THE LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE PATHWAY PILOT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND OCCUPATIONAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS BALLOTING INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN SIGNS AND MATERIALS.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY; AND TO AMEND THE PENALTY FOR THE KNOWING REFUSAL OF RIGHT OF ENTRY AND INSPECTION TO DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY PERSONNEL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AT A RAILROAD CROSSING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COUNTY APPROPRIATIONS.