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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

PDF Bills for Consideration (1:00 PM)
resolutions for third reading and adoption
TO CONDEMN THE POLICIES OF PRESIDENT NICOLÁS MADURO OF VENEZUELA AND TO SUPPORT THE PEOPLE OF VENEZUELA.
TO COMMEND THE WORK OF FAMILIES AGAINST DISTRACTIVE DRIVING.
TO SUPPORT A SCENIC GONDOLA INSTALLATION AT BLACK MOUNTAIN ON THE MULBERRY RIVER.
senate bills to concur in house amendments
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PERMANENCY GOALS THAT ARE AUTHORIZED BY THE COURT AT A PERMANENCY PLANNING HEARING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SERVICE OF A PETITION TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS.
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS FROM HOLDING A POSITION OF PUBLIC TRUST.
CONCERNING THE REEMPLOYMENT OF CERTAIN RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS TO OBTAIN CONSISTENCY REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS AND DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES FOR LICENSURE.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "FERAL HOG"; TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE RELEASE OF FERAL HOGS INTO THE WILD; AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE CAPTURING AND KILLING OF FERAL HOGS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DRIVER'S LICENSE REINSTATEMENT FEES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE REISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A RECIPIENT OF THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS.
TO ESTABLISH PREJUDGMENT AND POST-JUDGMENT INTEREST RATES.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL USE OF AN UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM; TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE".
CONCERNING CONFIDENTIAL AND PRIVILEGED RECORDS OF THE STATE CRIME LABORATORY.
CONCERNING CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES, PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS, AND THE JUDICIARY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
house bills with senate amendments
TO ESTABLISH THE ELECTRIC MOTORIZED SCOOTER ACT.
senate bills for third reading and passage
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING INITIATIVES AND REFERENDA; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSING, REGISTRATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF LAWS CONCERNING CERTAIN PERSONS AND ENTITIES THAT PARTICIPATE IN THE PAID CANVASSING INDUSTRY.
CONCERNING A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS CLASSIFIED AS BEING IN NEED OF LEVEL 5 - INTENSIVE SUPPORT; AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO GRANT EXTENSIONS OF ITS ASSUMPTION OF AUTHORITY IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
house bills for third reading and passage
CONCERNING COURT COSTS AND FEES FOR SPECIALTY COURT IN THE STATE'S DISTRICT COURTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING NATIVE WINE INCENTIVE GRANTS; TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF NATIVE WINE INCENTIVE GRANT FUNDS AWARDED; AND TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURAL MARKETING GRANTS FUND.
TO ESTABLISH THE PREPAID MOBILE DEVICE PROTECTION ACT.
TO STREAMLINE THE GRIEVANCE PROCESS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES, FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED, AND STANDARD OF REVIEW FOR GRIEVANCES.
CONCERNING EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY, PARDON, AND COMMUTATION OF SENTENCE.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO REQUIRE ALL OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE RECORDED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EYESIGHT TEST REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
TO ESTABLISH JOHN H. JOHNSON DAY AS A MEMORIAL DAY.
house bills for third reading and passage
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO EXEMPT SECURITY PLANS RELATED TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA FACILITIES.
TO ESTABLISH THE LIFE CHOICES LIFELINE PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PROMULGATE RULES FOR CLOSURE, SALE, TRANSFER, AND EXPANSION OF CERTAIN FACILITIES AND SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING AND PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO REPEAL THE LAW REQUIRING THAT INFORMATION OBTAINED ON HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES BE CONFIDENTIAL.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON PANEL ON PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH.
TO CREATE AN ADDITIONAL TERM OF IMPRISONMENT FOR OFFENSES THAT CONSTITUTE SERIOUS ACTS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST A PERSON AT A CHURCH OR OTHER PLACE OF WORSHIP.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF HARASSING COMMUNICATIONS.
TO ESTABLISH THE EMPOWER INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE LAW IMPACTING INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948; AND TO AMEND DEFINITIONS OF "EMPLOYEE", "EMPLOYMENT", AND "EMPLOYMENT STATUS" WITHIN TITLE 11.
TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES FROM CONSENTING OR APPROVING THE TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL IN THE CUSTODY OR GUARDIANSHIP OF THE STATE AND FROM EXPENDING STATE FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN CAMPAIGN SIGNS AND LITERATURE; AND TO REQUIRE TRANSPARENCY BY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES AND INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE COMMITTEES.
TO AMEND THE LONG-TERM CARE AIDE TRAINING ACT; AND TO SPECIFY CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR LONG-TERM AIDE TRAINING PROGRAMS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OPEN BURNING OF VEGETATIVE STORM DEBRIS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA MUSIC TRAIL ACT; TO PROMOTE TOURISM AND PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR ART PROJECTS ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE; AND TO REQUIRE SIGNAGE ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE.
TO CREATE THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE RESOURCE ACT.
TO AMEND AN EXEMPTION TO THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006.
house bills for third reading and passage
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INFORM AN EDUCATIONAL ENTITY TO WHICH AN INDIVIDUAL IS APPLYING WHETHER THE INDIVIDUAL IS ELIGIBLE FOR EMPLOYMENT BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL'S BACKGROUND CHECKS.
TO REQUIRE COOPERATION BETWEEN CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY.
TO PROVIDE FOR QUALIFIED SPOUSAL TRUSTS IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES ON PUBLIC STREETS AND HIGHWAYS.
TO AMEND THE ANTI-BULLYING POLICY; TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER TO RECEIVE INFORMATION REGARDING SCHOOL SAFETY AND STUDENT DISCIPLINE; AND TO REQUIRE A BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING PREVENTION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
CONCERNING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY.
TO PROVIDE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS FOR A NONCONSENT TOWING ROTATION SYSTEM FOR HEAVY-DUTY MOTOR VEHICLES.
CONCERNING THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE; TO CREATE A SCHOOL SAFETY AND CRISIS LINE; AND TO CREATE A SCHOOL SAFETY AND CRISIS LINE FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE INFORMATION NETWORK OF ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW DESIGNATING THE "GOLD STAR FAMILIES HIGHWAY".
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CERTAIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.
TO PROMOTE WATER RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT; AND TO AMEND THE WATER RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES ACT.