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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
BILL: HB1922
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO IMPROVE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN ARKANSAS BY PROTECTING THE WATER RESOURCES OF THE STATE.
BILL: HB1742
Sponsor: Linck
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING FEES AND PENALTIES ASSESSED BY AGENCIES.
Friday, April 12, 2013
BILL: HB1922
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO IMPROVE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN ARKANSAS BY PROTECTING THE WATER RESOURCES OF THE STATE.
Monday, April 8, 2013
BILL: SB830
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
BILL: HB1870
Sponsor: Hodges
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
BILL: HB1536
Sponsor: Alexander
TO PROMOTE LOCAL MILK PRODUCTS; TO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED; AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALES.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
BILL: HB1391
Sponsor: Sabin
TO PROHIBIT THE IMPORT, POSSESSION, SALE,& BREEDING OF APES, MACAQUES, & BABOONS, EXCEPT BY QUALIFIED FACILITIES; TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION OF ALL PRIMATES; AND TO PROTECT PUBLIC SAFETY AND PROHIBIT MISTREATMENT OF PRIMATES.
Monday, April 1, 2013
BILL: HB2001
Sponsor: Leding
THE LANDOWNER NOTIFICATION ACT.
BILL: HB1019
Sponsor: Nickels
TO ENACT THE BUY AMERICAN IN STATE PUBLIC WORKS ACT AND TO FOSTER THE PURCHASE AND USE OF AMERICAN-MADE METALS AND PRODUCTS IN STATE PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS.
BILL: SB970
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE RULES, REGULATIONS, OR ORDERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
BILL: HB1931
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO AMEND THE REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP ACT.
BILL: SB1172
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE BOARD.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Burnett
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
BILL: HB2198
Sponsor: Gillam
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE TIME AND METHOD OF THE PAYMENT OF PROCEEDS OF SALES OF OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION.
BILL: HB1478
Sponsor: McCrary
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “FERAL HOG”; TO REGULATE THE CAPTURING, KILLING, AND TRANSPORTING OF FERAL HOGS; AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR RELEASING HOGS INTO THE WILD.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Burnett
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
TO PROVIDE FOR A TYPE 3 TRANSFER OF THE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (WAP); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1787
Sponsor: Kizzia
GRANTING REPRESENTATIVE AUTHORITY TO THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION FOR GOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION WITH WILDLIFE PURPOSES.
Monday, March 25, 2013
BILL: HB2088
Sponsor: Gillam
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ALLOCATION OF WATER; TO AMEND THE RESERVED USES OF WATER BEFORE ALLOCATION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE PRIORITY OF USES IN ALLOCATING WATER.
BILL: HB1703
Sponsor: Barnett
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM TO AUTHORIZE USE OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS WITHIN STATE PARKS; AND TO DEFINE MOTORIZED SCOOTERS
BILL: HB1653
Sponsor: Lea
CONCERNING THE OWNERSHIP, ADMINISTRATION, AND REGULATION OF ISLANDS, SUBMERGED LANDS, AND PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE ISLANDS OF SUBMERGED LANDS.
Lea
BILL: SB1070
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DELINQUENT LEVIES IN LEVEE AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB970
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE RULES, REGULATIONS, OR ORDERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION.
Monday, March 18, 2013
BILL: HB2024
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
BILL: HB1582
Sponsor: Barnett
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1971.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
BILL: SB906
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A FENCE; AND TO MAKE THE REMOVAL OF A POSTED SIGN OR OF A FENCE A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
BILL: HB1633
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
BILL: SB906
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A FENCE; AND TO MAKE THE REMOVAL OF A POSTED SIGN OR OF A FENCE A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
BILL: SB1065
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL AND THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
BILL: SB933
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
Monday, March 11, 2013
BILL: HB1705
Sponsor: Wren
TO GRANT A LIVESTOCK OWNER A LIEN ON LIVESTOCK SOLD FOR ANY UNPAID PORTION OF THE SALES PRICE FOR THE LIVESTOCK; AND TO REGULATE LIVESTOCK OWNER’S LIENS.
BILL: HB1704
Sponsor: Wren
TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO REQUEST EXTRADITION OF PERSONS CHARGED WITH THEFT BY DECEPTION RELATING TO THE SALE OF LIVESTOCK AT AN AUCTION.
BILL: HB1025
Sponsor: McElroy
CONCERNING AN ALTERNATIVE SYSTEM OF ASSESSMENTS BY A LEVEE DISTRICT INCLUDING MORE THAN TWO (2) COUNTIES.
BILL: SB1190
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF COMMERCIAL APPLICATORS OF CROP PROTECTANTS.
BILL: SB1188
Sponsor: Holland
CONCERNING ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB1183
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: SB1180
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL.
BILL: SB1179
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
BILL: SB1178
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
BILL: SB1175
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION.
BILL: SB1172
Sponsor: B. King
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE BOARD.
BILL: SB1165
Sponsor: Holland
TO PERMIT A SMALL FARM WINERY TO SHIP WINES DIRECTLY TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS.
BILL: SB1140
Sponsor: Holland
TO USE REVENUE FROM A WINE EXCISE TAX TO PROMOTE RESEARCH CONCERNING THE PRODUCTION OF ARKANSAS WINE AND ARKANSAS WINE GRAPES; AND TO PROMOTE AGRITOURISM.
BILL: SCR4
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO DIRECT CERTAIN COMMITTEES TO CONDUCT AN INTERIM STUDY TO EVALUATE THE CURRENT PROCEDURE FOR NATURAL GAS ROYALTY PAYMENTS AND TO RESEARCH POTENTIAL CHANGES TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES.
BILL: SB1104
Sponsor: Rapert
TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF NATURAL GAS AS A FUEL ALTERNATIVE; TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONVERSION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FLEET VEHICLES; AND TO PROMOTE THE CREATION OF A NETWORK OF COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS REFUELING STATIONS.
BILL: SB1103
Sponsor: Rapert
TO CREATE CERTAIN INCENTIVES RELATING TO COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS.
BILL: SB1070
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DELINQUENT LEVIES IN LEVEE AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
BILL: SB1065
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL AND THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
BILL: SB972
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS WETLANDS MITIGATION BANK ACT.
BILL: SB970
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE RULES, REGULATIONS, OR ORDERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION.
BILL: SB960
Sponsor: B. King
TO CREATE A STATE BOARD, COMMITTEE, OR TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS FORESTRY AND FORESTRY ISSUES.
BILL: SB949
Sponsor: J. Woods
AN ACT TO PROCLAIM THE CITY OF SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS, TO BE THE POULTRY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.
BILL: SB933
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
BILL: SB925
Sponsor: Burnett
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STEEL MILL PROJECT.
BILL: SB924
Sponsor: Burnett
TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO PROVIDE AN EXTENDED CARRY FORWARD FOR RECYCLING TAX CREDITS.
BILL: SB923
Sponsor: Burnett
TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
BILL: SB922
Sponsor: Burnett
TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELEMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED IN MANUFACTURING.
BILL: SR22
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO ENCOURAGE THE STATE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO CREATE A SPECIAL NATIVE-BORN HUNTING LICENSE THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR A REDUCED FEE TO NONRESIDENTS WHO WERE BORN IN ARKANSAS.
Friday, March 8, 2013
BILL: SB906
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A FENCE; AND TO MAKE THE REMOVAL OF A POSTED SIGN OR OF A FENCE A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
BILL: HB1413
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO REGULATE THE LIABILITY OF LIVESTOCK OWNERS, LIVESTOCK ACTIVITY SPONSORS, LIVESTOCK FACILITIES, AND LIVESTOCK AUCTION MARKETS WITH RESPECT TO LIVESTOCK ACTIVITIES.
BILL: SB906
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A FENCE; AND TO MAKE THE REMOVAL OF A POSTED SIGN OR OF A FENCE A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
BILL: SB845
Sponsor: J. Key
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
BILL: SB835
Sponsor: J. Key
TO PROVIDE FOR AUDITS OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE QUICK ACTION CLOSING FUND BY THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND TAX POLICY.
BILL: SB830
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Burnett
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
BILL: SB792
Sponsor: Teague
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO CREATE THE CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT FUND.
Monday, March 4, 2013
BILL: HB1459
Sponsor: Neal
TO ALLOW THE USE OF A HUNTER EDUCATION CERTIFICATE IN AN ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONIC FORMAT IN LIEU OF A PAPER CERTIFICATE.
BILL: HB1365
Sponsor: Dale
TO AMEND THE APPLICANT QUALIFICATIONS FOR A CERTIFIED WATER WELL DRILLER OR A CERTIFIED PUMP INSTALLER; AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LANGUAGE FROM THE ARKANSAS WATER WELL CONSTRUCTION ACT.
BILL: SB54
Sponsor: Teague
TO REQUIRE THE USE OF AMERICAN-MANUFACTURED IRON AND STEEL IN THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, AND IMPROVEMENT OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND PUBLIC WORKS.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
BILL: SB438
Sponsor: Teague
CONCERNING THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE TAX ON DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUELS; TO ELIMINATE THE DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN TAX REVENUES DERIVED FROM SALES OF DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUELS AS GENERAL REVENUES.
Monday, February 25, 2013
BILL: HB1401
Sponsor: B. Wilkins
TO AMEND THE MEETING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOARD.
BILL: SB438
Sponsor: Teague
CONCERNING THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE TAX ON DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUELS; TO ELIMINATE THE DESIGNATION OF CERTAIN TAX REVENUES DERIVED FROM SALES OF DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUELS AS GENERAL REVENUES.
Monday, February 11, 2013
BILL: SB125
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
BILL: SB175
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 2, CONCERNING AGRICULTURE LAW.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
BILL: SB125
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
BILL: SB54
Sponsor: Teague
TO REQUIRE THE USE OF AMERICAN-MANUFACTURED IRON AND STEEL IN THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, AND IMPROVEMENT OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND PUBLIC WORKS.