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Thursday, April 18, 2013

PDF Bills for Consideration (10:00 AM)
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THE ARKANSAS CONCUSSION PROTOCOL ACT.
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TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ACT; TO PROMOTE COMPETITION AMONG HEALTH INSURANCE CARRIERS; TO DECREASE THE COST OF HEALTH INSURANCE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THAT THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION HAS NO JURISDICTION OVER CLAIMS AGAINST THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR ACTS COMMITTED BY JUVENILES.
TO AUTHORIZE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR ELIGIBLE NONIMMIGRANT EMPLOYEES AND THEIR DEPENDENTS FOR PERIODS OF EXTENSION OR APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION.
TO REGULATE THE PRACTICES OF CREDIT CARD ISSUERS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE TERMS TO BE USED IN CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS.
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHT OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND AN OWNER OR OPERATOR TO ACCESS PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF INVESTIGATION, SITE ASSESSMENT, OR CORRECTIVE ACTION.
TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS CONCERNING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR REFINING AND REVISING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO CREATE COST-EFFECTIVE ATTAINMENT STRATEGIES.
senate bills to concur in house amendments
TO CREATE THE VOTER INTEGRITY UNIT WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE; TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE AND THOROUGH INVESTIGATIONS OF ALLEGED ELECTION MISCONDUCT; AND TO PROTECT THE INTEGRITY OF ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING SANCTIONS ADMINISTERED TO A PAROLE VIOLATOR.
TO EXTEND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERMITTING THE RECREATIONAL USE OF LAND TO A LANDOWNER WHO PERMITS THE FREE USE OF THE LANDOWNER’S PROPERTY FOR FLYING AND LANDING AIRCRAFT.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A PARENT-FRIENDLY VERSION OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS TO PARENTS.
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TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RELATING TO THE PARTIAL REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY IN MANUFACTURING; TO PROVIDE A REFUND MECHANISM FOR CERTAIN SALES AND USE TAXES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
TO AMEND AND CREATE SECTIONS RELATING TO INITIATED ACT NO. 1 OF 1942 CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTION PETITION PROCEDURES; AND TO ENACT A LOCAL OPTION ELECTION PETITION FRAUD OFFENSE.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 5, SECTION 1, OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
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TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS OVER THREE YEARS; AND TO ADJUST THE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM DOLLAR AMOUNTS IN CERTAIN INCOME TAX BRACKETS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE STANDARD DEDUCTION AND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS.
THE ARKANSAS ELECTED OFFICIALS ETHICS, TRANSPARENCY, AND FINANCIAL REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
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TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS FIRE PROTECTION LICENSING BOARD AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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CONCERNING STATE EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCES AND POSSIBLE RELIEF FOR GRIEVANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTIFIED ELECTION MONITORS; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF ELECTION MONITORS FOR ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING QUALIFICATIONS FOR CERTAIN PERSONS CONDUCTING ELECTIONS; AND TO REQUIRE TRAINING FOR ALL COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSIONERS, POLL WORKERS, AND CERTIFIED ELECTION MONITORS.
TO ESTABLISH A WEB PAGE TO PROVIDE A MENU OF LINKS TO EMPLOYER- RELATED STATE WEB APPLICATIONS FOR REQUIRED REPORTING.
TO PREVENT CANDIDATES FROM RUNNING FOR MORE THAN ONE (1) OFFICE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF VOICE STRESS ANALYSIS EXAMINERS.
CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND REMEDIATION; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO STUDY AND REPORT ON REMEDIATION ISSUES.
CONCERNING THE HIRING OF TRUANCY OFFICERS FOR CONTIGUOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH HIGH DROPOUT RATES.
TO PROVIDE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOLS.
TO IMPROVE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN ARKANSAS BY PROTECTING THE WATER RESOURCES OF THE STATE.
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TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR EXPENDABLE SUPPLIES FOR FARM MACHINERY.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED BY A GRAIN DRYING AND STORAGE FACILITY.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR TIMBER HARVESTING MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND RELATED ATTACHMENTS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RELATING TO THE PARTIAL REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT USED DIRECTLY IN MANUFACTURING; TO PROVIDE A REFUND MECHANISM FOR CERTAIN SALES AND USE TAXES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR DENTAL APPLIANCES SOLD BY OR TO DENTISTS OR CERTAIN OTHER PROFESSIONALS.
TO AMEND THE DISPOSITION OF REVENUES GENERATED BY THE AD VALOREM TAX ASSESSED ON CERTAIN UTILITIES AND CARRIERS.
TO AMEND AND CREATE SECTIONS RELATING TO INITIATED ACT NO. 1 OF 1942 CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTION PETITION PROCEDURES; AND TO ENACT A LOCAL OPTION ELECTION PETITION FRAUD OFFENSE.
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PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 5, SECTION 1, OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
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TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER TAX PROTECTION ACT.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS OVER THREE YEARS; AND TO ADJUST THE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM DOLLAR AMOUNTS IN CERTAIN INCOME TAX BRACKETS.
THE NEW MARKETS JOBS ACT OF 2013.
TO ENHANCE THE COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE FEES RESULTING FROM THE STATE MANDATE FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE STANDARD DEDUCTION AND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS.
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THE ARKANSAS ELECTED OFFICIALS ETHICS, TRANSPARENCY, AND FINANCIAL REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.