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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Friday, March 31, 2017
BILL: SB620
Sponsor: Standridge
TO EXEMPT CRYSTAL QUARTZ MINING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY FROM THE ARKANSAS OPEN-CUT RECLAMATION ACT.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
BILL: HB2218
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN CONTRACTING GOALS.
Monday, March 27, 2017
BILL: HB2218
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN CONTRACTING GOALS.
BILL: HB2175
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO REPEAL ARCHAIC LANGUAGE IN TITLE 2 OF ARKANSAS CODE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONTROL OF CONTAGIOUS DISEASES.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
BILL: SB501
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO CREATE PENALTIES UNDER THE STATE PLANT BOARD FOR THE MISUSE OF DICAMBA OR RELATED PRODUCTS; TO LIMIT THE USE OF PENALTIES ABOVE ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000); AND TO DIRECT MONEYS TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
BILL: HB1778
Sponsor: Hillman
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS INDUSTRIAL HEMP ACT; AND TO CREATE A RESEARCH PROGRAM TO ASSESS THE AGRICULTURAL AND ECONOMIC POTENTIAL OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1735
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO AMEND THE TITLE OF THE ARKANSAS CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT ACT; TO AMEND AND ADD DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REBATES.
Monday, March 20, 2017
BILL: HB2180
Sponsor: Rye
TO ESTABLISH THAT THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR LOCATION SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR ADVISORY BOARD.
Rye
BILL: HB2063
Sponsor: Hammer
TO CREATE THE FERAL HOG ERADICATION TASK FORCE.
BILL: HB2175
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO REPEAL ARCHAIC LANGUAGE IN TITLE 2 OF ARKANSAS CODE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONTROL OF CONTAGIOUS DISEASES.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
BILL: HB1902
Sponsor: Bentley
CONCERNING AGRICULTURAL SCHOOLS; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC CHARTER AUTHORIZER TO DESIGNATE A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL AS A SCHOOL FOR AGRICULTURAL STUDIES; AND TO REPEAL THE K-12 AGRICULTURE SCHOOL PILOT PROGRAM.
Monday, March 13, 2017
BILL: HB1839
Sponsor: Beck
TO CREATE THE LOCAL FOOD, FARMS, AND JOBS ACT.
BILL: HB1692
Sponsor: Hillman
TO INCREASE PENALTIES UNDER THE STATE PLANT BOARD; TO LIMIT THE USES OF PENALTIES ABOVE ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000); AND TO DIRECT MONEYS TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
BILL: HB1982
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO AMEND THE EXCEPTION TO A CRITICAL GROUNDWATER COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD'S AUTHORITY TO LEVY A CONSERVATION FEE REGARDING THE SPARTA AQUIFER.
BILL: HB1812
Sponsor: Hillman
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A LANDLORD'S LIEN ON CROPS.
TO ALLOW THE USE OF PHOTOCOPIES, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED COPIES AND FACSIMILES, AND OTHER FORMS OF PERMITS OF MOVEMENT FOR TRANSPORTING HORSES.
BILL: SB567
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO AMEND A PROVISION IN THE LAW CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AS APPLIED TO NON-OCCUPATIONAL LICENSEES AND PERMIT HOLDERS.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
BILL: HB1760
Sponsor: Dalby
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS NATURAL HERITAGE COMMISSION.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
BILL: SB501
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO CREATE PENALTIES UNDER THE STATE PLANT BOARD FOR THE MISUSE OF DICAMBA OR RELATED PRODUCTS; TO LIMIT THE USE OF PENALTIES ABOVE ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000); AND TO DIRECT MONEYS TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL.
Monday, March 6, 2017
BILL: SB787
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESSES; AND TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT.
BILL: SB699
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO CLARIFY CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT MAY BE AMENDED BY LAW.
TO AUTHORIZE ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF VERIFYING NEGATIVE EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA TESTS.
BILL: SB620
Sponsor: Standridge
TO EXEMPT CRYSTAL QUARTZ MINING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY FROM THE ARKANSAS OPEN-CUT RECLAMATION ACT.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
BILL: HB1655
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANNEXATION WITHIN ONE-HALF MILE OF A STATE PARK.
BILL: SB567
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO AMEND A PROVISION IN THE LAW CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AS APPLIED TO NON-OCCUPATIONAL LICENSEES AND PERMIT HOLDERS.
BILL: SB560
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO PROVIDE FOR AN AGGREGATED STATEWIDE LABOR STUDY; TO REGULATE THE DATA COLLECTION FOR AN AGGREGATED STATEWIDE LABOR STUDY; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR AN AGGREGATED STATEWIDE LABOR STUDY; AND TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
BILL: SB559
Sponsor: Standridge
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT.
BILL: SB553
Sponsor: J. Cooper
TO PROVIDE A CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ENGAGE IN LIVESTOCK EMBRYO TRANSFER OR TRANSPLANT AND LIVESTOCK PREGNANCY DETERMINATION.
BILL: SB538
Sponsor: Maloch
TO IMPLEMENT ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 97; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAXES AND PUBLIC CORPORATIONS FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB534
Sponsor: Rice
TO PROTECT PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNERS AND LESSEES WHO CAPTURE A FERAL HOG ON PRIVATE PROPERTY.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
BILL: SB501
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO CREATE PENALTIES UNDER THE STATE PLANT BOARD FOR THE MISUSE OF DICAMBA OR RELATED PRODUCTS; TO LIMIT THE USE OF PENALTIES ABOVE ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000); AND TO DIRECT MONEYS TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND TRAINING OF PERSONNEL.
Monday, February 27, 2017
BILL: SB499
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO REQUIRE FARMERS' MARKETS TO IDENTIFY THE PRODUCTION LOCATION OF FOOD SOLD AT FARMERS' MARKETS.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
TO ALLOW THE USE OF PHOTOCOPIES, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED COPIES AND FACSIMILES, AND OTHER FORMS OF PERMITS OF MOVEMENT FOR TRANSPORTING HORSES.
Monday, February 20, 2017
BILL: SB366
Sponsor: Hickey
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION ACT AND TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY ACT.
Monday, February 13, 2017
BILL: HB1256
Sponsor: Sabin
TO PROVIDE THAT SALES BY A COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION AT AN ONLINE FARMERS' MARKET ARE EXEMPT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT".
Monday, February 6, 2017
BILL: SB255
Sponsor: Irvin
TO PLACE THE WAR MEMORIAL STADIUM COMMISSION UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
BILL: SB265
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION.
Monday, January 30, 2017
BILL: HB1218
Sponsor: Branscum
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF LAND SURVEYS OF THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICE.
BILL: HB1206
Sponsor: Hillman
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UNIFORM STATE SEEDS STANDARDIZATION ACT.
BILL: SB255
Sponsor: Irvin
TO PLACE THE WAR MEMORIAL STADIUM COMMISSION UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB250
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN ARKANSAS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR GRANT PROGRAM.
BILL: SB249
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATCHING GRANTS TO BUSINESSES THAT HAVE RECEIVED FEDERAL SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH GRANTS.
BILL: SB248
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND ACT; AND TO AMEND THE ADVISORY CAPACITY OF THE ARKANSAS RESEARCH ALLIANCE.
Monday, January 23, 2017
BILL: SB172
Sponsor: Irvin
CONFERRING STATEWIDE JURISDICTION TO A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE STATE PARKS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM.
BILL: SB161
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC ROADS IMPROVEMENTS CREDIT ACT; AND TO REPEAL THE PUBLIC ROADS INCENTIVE FUND.
BILL: SB160
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO REPEAL THE NONPROFIT INCENTIVE ACT OF 2005.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
BILL: SB101
Sponsor: Rice
TO PROHIBIT WARRANTLESS ENTRY ONTO PRIVATE PROPERTY REGARDING FERAL HOGS BY A GAME WARDEN OR OTHER OFFICER AUTHORIZED TO ENFORCE GAME LAWS.