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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Monday, March 30, 2015
BILL: SB554
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE COLLECTION, DEPOSIT, AND USE OF GAS ASSESSMENT FEES; TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN GAS ASSESSMENT FEES AS GENERAL REVENUE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Friday, March 27, 2015
BILL: HB1854
Sponsor: M.J. Gray
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE MARKETING, LABELING, AND IDENTIFICATION OF CATFISH AND CATFISH-LIKE SPECIES AND PRODUCTS.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
BILL: SB855
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO REGULATE THE ABANDONMENT OF UNPAVED ROAD EASEMENTS.
BILL: HB1806
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE.
BILL: HB1493
Sponsor: Eads
TO REVISE AND UPDATE LAWS FOR THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1782
Sponsor: Jean
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIODS FOR THE PRESUMPTION OF ABANDONMENT OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO ABANDONED MINERAL PROCEEDS.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
BILL: HB1771
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO AMEND THE METHODS OF COLLECTING DELINQUENT TAXES, PENALTIES, AND INTEREST ON MINERAL INTERESTS.
Monday, March 23, 2015
BILL: HB1849
Sponsor: Payton
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE CONTROL OF CONTAGIOUS DISEASES IN LIVESTOCK.
BILL: HB1823
Sponsor: Dotson
TO PROMOTE, RECRUIT, AND RETAIN A HIGHLY SKILLED WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING, REGISTRATION, AND CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN PROFESSIONS.
BILL: HB1963
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO CREATE THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT ARBITRATION PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN GROWERS AND CONTRACTORS RELATING TO A PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
BILL: HB1782
Sponsor: Jean
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIODS FOR THE PRESUMPTION OF ABANDONMENT OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO ABANDONED MINERAL PROCEEDS.
BILL: HB1553
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO CREATE THE GRAIN, SOYBEAN, AND PEANUT OWNER'S LIEN ACT.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
BILL: SR23
Sponsor: Irvin
IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT ARKANSAS FARMERS BY REGULATING THE GRAIN INDUSTRY; TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GRAIN INDEMNITY LAW; AND TO TRANSFER THE ADMINISTRATION OF GRAIN ASSESSMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
Monday, March 16, 2015
BILL: HB1960
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO REGULATE THE BRANDING AND MARKING OF LIVESTOCK; AND TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION TO CONTRACT WITH A PRIVATE ENTITY TO ADMINISTER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BRANDING AND MARKING LIVESTOCK.
BILL: HB1825
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS AMENDMENT 82 IMPLEMENTATION ACT.
BILL: HB1388
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO LIMIT THE FEE LEVIED ON CATTLE FOR THE FUNDING OF THE BRUCELLOSIS CONTROL AND ERADICATION PROGRAM.
BILL: SB994
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO PROMOTE RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Vaught
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
BILL: SB855
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO REGULATE THE ABANDONMENT OF UNPAVED ROAD EASEMENTS.
Monday, March 9, 2015
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING WINE TOURISM IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB1045
Sponsor: J. Woods
TO CREATE THE SOUND RECORDING REBATE PROGRAM ACT OF 2015.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FEES THAT CAN BE LEVIED BY THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
BILL: HB1551
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTIONS OF PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH NONHUMAN PRIMATES.
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Vaught
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
BILL: HB1464
Sponsor: Linck
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1519
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RURAL FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
BILL: SB994
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO PROMOTE RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION.
TO PROTECT ARKANSAS FARMERS BY REGULATING THE GRAIN INDUSTRY; TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GRAIN INDEMNITY LAW; AND TO TRANSFER THE ADMINISTRATION OF GRAIN ASSESSMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: SB918
Sponsor: E. Williams
CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF PAYMENTS BY THE GOVERNOR RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.
BILL: SB910
Sponsor: Hester
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF LEASES AND PERMITS FOR NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE STATE AND THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE; AND TO INCREASE PENALTIES FOR REMOVING NATURAL RESOURCES WITHOUT A PERMIT.
BILL: SB901
Sponsor: Hester
TO REGULATE FEES, COMPENSATION, AND ROYALTIES RECEIVED FROM SUBMERGED LANDS.
BILL: SB855
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO REGULATE THE ABANDONMENT OF UNPAVED ROAD EASEMENTS.
BILL: SB854
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB849
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE CONTINUATION OF GAS UTILITY PROJECTS THAT MAY NOT BE ECONOMICALLY FEASIBLE OR THAT RESULT IN EXCESS INVESTMENTS.
BILL: SB555
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GRAIN DEALERS ACT; TO REGULATE GRAIN DEALERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
BILL: SB825
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING HUNTING LICENSES.
BILL: SR23
Sponsor: Irvin
IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
BILL: SB778
Sponsor: Maloch
TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEARINGS BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION; AND TO PROVIDE THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION WITH FLEXIBILITY REGARDING THE HOLDING OF HEARINGS.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
BILL: HCR1006
Sponsor: Hillman
TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESIDENT, CONGRESS, AND ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO WORK TO RESTORE TRADE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND CUBA.
Monday, March 2, 2015
BILL: HB1179
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT REGARDING THE ENGINE HORSEPOWER OF MOTORBOATS OPERATING ON THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER.
BILL: HB1379
Sponsor: Bragg
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF TIMBERLAND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1399
Sponsor: Hillman
TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE MARKETING AND REDISTRIBUTION LAWS FOR THE SALE OF PLANTS, ANIMALS, AND COMMODITIES OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
BILL: SB403
Sponsor: Irvin
ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BIKEWAYS COMMISSION.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
BILL: SB556
Sponsor: Files
TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION WHEN FUNDING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE ARKANSAS PORT, INTERMODAL, AND WATERWAY DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM.
BILL: SB555
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GRAIN DEALERS ACT; TO REGULATE GRAIN DEALERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
BILL: SB554
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE COLLECTION, DEPOSIT, AND USE OF GAS ASSESSMENT FEES; TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN GAS ASSESSMENT FEES AS GENERAL REVENUE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1380
Sponsor: Bragg
TO ALLOW A HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSOR TO TEACH ELEMENTS OF FORESTRY WITHOUT REGISTERING FOR THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REGISTRATION OF FORESTERS.
BILL: HB1309
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE BRUCELLOSIS CONTROL AND ERADICATION PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FUNDING OF THE BRUCELLOSIS CONTROL AND ERADICATION PROGRAM.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
BILL: SB469
Sponsor: Caldwell
AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO TRANSFER ADMINISTRATION OF THE FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAM TO THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES.
BILL: SB468
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO AMEND THE NEW MARKETS JOBS ACT OF 2013; TO LIMIT THE TIME FOR APPLYING FOR AND CERTIFYING NEW MARKET TAX CREDITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
BILL: HB1278
Sponsor: Sabin
TO AMEND THE PROCUREMENT LAWS CONCERNING THE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR OFFERORS AND BIDDERS.
BILL: HB1214
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO REQUIRE THAT NOTICE BE GIVEN TO GROWERS CONCERNING ADDITIONAL INVESTMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED UNDER A PRODUCTION CONTRACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
BILL: HB1350
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM ACT; AND TO EXEMPT VETERINARIANS FROM THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
BILL: SB403
Sponsor: Irvin
ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BIKEWAYS COMMISSION.
Monday, February 9, 2015
BILL: SB233
Sponsor: E. Williams
TO ESTABLISH MAXIMUM FEES FOR ANNUAL RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR RESIDENTS WHO ARE SIXTY-FIVE (65) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
BILL: SR4
Sponsor: Caldwell
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS, RANCHERS, AND FORESTERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELLBEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
BILL: HCR1003
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO URGE THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SEEK AN EXTENSION OF THE COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION LOAN REPAYMENT DATE FOR CERTAIN FARMERS.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
BILL: SB47
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS OIL AND GAS COMMISSION TO FORM BRINE EXPANSION UNITS CONTAINING ONE OR MORE BRINE PRODUCTION WELLS OR BRINE INJECTION WELLS AND TO CLARIFY THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF IN-LIEU ROYALTY PAYMENTS.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
BILL: HB1049
Sponsor: C. Fite
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
BILL: SB47
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS OIL AND GAS COMMISSION TO FORM BRINE EXPANSION UNITS CONTAINING ONE OR MORE BRINE PRODUCTION WELLS OR BRINE INJECTION WELLS AND TO CLARIFY THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF IN-LIEU ROYALTY PAYMENTS.