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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred



Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Monday, April 2, 2007
BILL: SB830
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION AND OPERATION OF RESEARCH PARK AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Friday, March 30, 2007
BILL: HB2677
Sponsor: Dunn
AN ACT TO RENAME THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB2406
Sponsor: Davenport
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A LEMON LAW FOR CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT.
BILL: HB2396
Sponsor: Dunn
TO AMEND THE MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT REVENUE BOND LAW.
Thursday, March 29, 2007
BILL: SB896
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RICE RESEARCH AND PROMOTION ACT.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
BILL: SB827
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE REGIONAL WATER DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT ACT, ACT 114 OF 1957, 14-116-101 ET SEQ., AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: SB896
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RICE RESEARCH AND PROMOTION ACT.
Monday, March 26, 2007
BILL: SB790
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO ENHANCE THE REGULATION BY THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION OF OIL, GAS, AND BRINE PRODUCTION.
BILL: HB2564
Sponsor: Bond
AN ACT TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR SMALL MANUFACTURERS OF BEER AND MALT BEVERAGES.
Friday, March 23, 2007
BILL: HB2707
Sponsor: Saunders
CONCERNING PROTECTION OF WATER RESOURCES.
BILL: HB2368
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UNIFORM STATE FERTILIZER PREEMPTION ACT.
Thursday, March 22, 2007
BILL: HB2706
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE NATURE OF ALTERNATIVE MOTOR FUELS UNDER ARKANSAS TAX LAW.
BILL: HB1783
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO REVISE MEMBERSHIP AND MEETING TIMES OF THE ARKANSAS YOUNG AND BEGINNING FARMER ADVISORY BOARD.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
BILL: SB237
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
BILL: HB2451
Sponsor: Maloch
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LICENSED VETERINARIANS A LIEN FOR PROFESSIONAL VETERINARY SERVICES.
BILL: HB2383
Sponsor: Reep
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE PARKS RECREATION AND TRAVEL COMMISSION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM TO DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY.
Monday, March 19, 2007
BILL: HB2812
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT.
BILL: HB2742
Sponsor: Breedlove
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION OF DIMINISHED UTILITY OF THE SURFACE ESTATE IF SEPARATE FROM THE MINERAL ESTATE ON WHICH A WELL IS DRILLED; TO ALLOW FOR A REDUCTION IN THE ASSESSMENT VALUE.
BILL: HB2434
Sponsor: Maloch
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE RICE AS THE OFFICIAL GRAIN OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2390
Sponsor: Hoyt
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MILK STABILIZATION BOARD.
BILL: SB937
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
BILL: SB988
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE VOLUNTARY EMBEDDING OF IDENTIFICATION CHIPS FOR EQUINE MONITORING.
Thursday, March 15, 2007
BILL: HB2628
Sponsor: R. Green
AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE DIVISION OF LAND SURVEYS IN THE OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: SB206
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO REGULATE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION AND TO LIMIT COMPENSATION FOR SPILL DAMAGES TO THE SURFACE ESTATE.
BILL: SB937
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
BILL: SB827
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE REGIONAL WATER DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT ACT, ACT 114 OF 1957, 14-116-101 ET SEQ., AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: SB592
Sponsor: Whitaker
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE WINE LICENSING LAWS FOR NATIVE AND OUT-OF-STATE WINERIES AND TO CREATE A DIRECT WINE SHIPPER S PERMIT.
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
BILL: HB2324
Sponsor: Burris
TO ENCOURAGE A LANDOWNER TO MAKE LAND AND WATER AREAS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC FOR RECREATIONAL USE AND TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF A LANDOWNER WHO ALLOWS THE PUBLIC TO USE THE LANOWNER'S PROPERTY FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES.
BILL: HB2413
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB2414
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
BILL: HB2536
Sponsor: Burris
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EXISTING WORKFORCE TRAINING ACT.
Monday, March 12, 2007
BILL: HB2290
Sponsor: Lowery
TO MAKE CLARIFICATIONS TO THE EMERGENCY PETROLEUM SET-ASIDE ACT.
Thursday, March 8, 2007
BILL: HB2722
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
BILL: HB2339
Sponsor: Thyer
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF WATER, WASTE DISPOSAL, POLLUTION CONTROL, ABATEMENT AND PREVENTION, AND OTHER PURPOSES.
BILL: HB1782
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO ADD A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ARKANSAS YOUNG AND BEGINNING FARMER ADVISORY BOARD TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE BOARD.
Monday, March 5, 2007
BILL: SB1000
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
BILL: SB999
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: SB998
Sponsor: B. Johnson
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
BILL: SB997
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
BILL: SB988
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE VOLUNTARY EMBEDDING OF IDENTIFICATION CHIPS FOR EQUINE MONITORING.
BILL: SB961
Sponsor: Miller
AN ACT PERMITTING THE SALE OF GOAT MILK AT PUBLIC MARKET FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1651
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT TO PROMOTE FREE TRADE AMONG IN-STATE AND OUT-OF-STATE SMALL WINERIES AND TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB949
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF POULTRY OPERATIONS.
BILL: SB937
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
BILL: SB896
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RICE RESEARCH AND PROMOTION ACT.
BILL: SB830
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION AND OPERATION OF RESEARCH PARK AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
BILL: SB827
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE REGIONAL WATER DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT ACT, ACT 114 OF 1957, 14-116-101 ET SEQ., AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: SB801
Sponsor: Hill
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW ASSOCIATION.
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
BILL: SB790
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO ENHANCE THE REGULATION BY THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION OF OIL, GAS, AND BRINE PRODUCTION.
BILL: SB440
Sponsor: Hill
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE QUICK ACTION CLOSING FUND.
Monday, February 26, 2007
BILL: HB1671
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO AMEND THE "ARKANSAS WETLANDS MITIGATION BANK ACT" TO INCLUDE AQUATIC RESOURCES, STREAMS, AND DEEP WATER AQUATIC HABITATS.
BILL: HB1319
Sponsor: L. Evans
AN ACT TO TRANSFER AQUACULTURE BUSINESS ENTERPRISES FROM THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: HCR1012
Sponsor: Ragland
RECOGNIZING THE SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB593
Sponsor: Whitaker
AN ACT TO CREATE A VINOUS BEVERAGE WHOLESALE PERMIT.
BILL: SB592
Sponsor: Whitaker
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE WINE LICENSING LAWS FOR NATIVE AND OUT-OF-STATE WINERIES AND TO CREATE A DIRECT WINE SHIPPER S PERMIT.
Thursday, February 22, 2007
BILL: SB440
Sponsor: Hill
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE QUICK ACTION CLOSING FUND.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
BILL: SB228
Sponsor: J. Taylor
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXTINGUISHING OF UNUSED SEVERED MINERAL RIGHTS.
Monday, February 12, 2007
BILL: HB1379
Sponsor: Petrus
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
BILL: HB1005
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE DIANA FRITILLARY BUTTERFLY AS THE OFFICIAL BUTTERFLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB292
Sponsor: Madison
TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR SPECIAL MOTORCYCLE EVENTS TO ALLOW MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS TO DISPLAY AND SELL MOTORCYCLES AT SPECIAL EVENTS.
BILL: SB206
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO REGULATE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION AND TO LIMIT COMPENSATION FOR SPILL DAMAGES TO THE SURFACE ESTATE.
Thursday, February 8, 2007
BILL: HCR1006
Sponsor: Lovell
URGING THE USDA TO CHANGE REPORTING DATES CONCERNING RICE PRICES AND STOCKS TO THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE.
BILL: SB237
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
BILL: SB237
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
BILL: SB201
Sponsor: Hill
AN ACT TO CLARIFY LEASED PROPERTY BETWEEN THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK SHOW ASSOCIATION AND THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007
BILL: SB228
Sponsor: J. Taylor
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXTINGUISHING OF UNUSED SEVERED MINERAL RIGHTS.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
BILL: SB206
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO REGULATE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION AND TO LIMIT COMPENSATION FOR SPILL DAMAGES TO THE SURFACE ESTATE.
Monday, January 29, 2007
BILL: HB1197
Sponsor: Cook
AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF MOTORBOATS ON THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER.
BILL: SB201
Sponsor: Hill
AN ACT TO CLARIFY LEASED PROPERTY BETWEEN THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK SHOW ASSOCIATION AND THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY.
BILL: SB177
Sponsor: Whitaker
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT COMPUTER-ASSISTED HUNTING VIA THE INTERNET FROM REMOTE LOCATIONS.
Thursday, January 25, 2007
BILL: HB1175
Sponsor: Edwards
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR AMOUNT NECESSARY TO TRIGGER THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS FOR RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
BILL: SB177
Sponsor: Whitaker
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT COMPUTER-ASSISTED HUNTING VIA THE INTERNET FROM REMOTE LOCATIONS.