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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE


Bills Referred


Bill Number Bill Subtitle Sponsor
Friday, March 31, 2017
SB620 TO EXEMPT CRYSTAL QUARTZ MINING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY FROM THE ARKANSAS OPEN-CUT RECLAMATION ACT. Standridge Status
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
HB2218 TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN CONTRACTING GOALS. M. Gray Status
Monday, March 27, 2017
HB2218 TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN CONTRACTING GOALS. M. Gray Status
HB2175 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. D. Douglas Status
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
SB501 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. B. Johnson Status
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
HB1778 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. Hillman Status
HB1735 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. Pilkington Status
Monday, March 20, 2017
HB2180 TO ESTABLISH THAT THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR LOCATION SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR ADVISORY BOARD. Rye Status
HB2063 TO CREATE THE FERAL HOG ERADICATION TASK FORCE. Hammer Status
HB2175 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. D. Douglas Status
Thursday, March 16, 2017
HB1902 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. Bentley Status
Monday, March 13, 2017
HB1839 TO CREATE THE LOCAL FOOD, FARMS, AND JOBS ACT. Beck Status
HB1692 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. Hillman Status
Thursday, March 9, 2017
HB1982 TO AMEND THE EXCEPTION TO A CRITICAL GROUNDWATER COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD'S AUTHORITY TO LEVY A CONSERVATION FEE REGARDING THE SPARTA AQUIFER. Shepherd Status
HB1812 AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A LANDLORD'S LIEN ON CROPS. Hillman Status
SB433 TO ALLOW THE USE OF PHOTOCOPIES, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED COPIES AND FACSIMILES, AND OTHER FORMS OF PERMITS OF MOVEMENT FOR TRANSPORTING HORSES. G. Stubblefield Status
SB567 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. B. Johnson Status
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
HB1760 TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS NATURAL HERITAGE COMMISSION. Dalby Status
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
SB501 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. B. Johnson Status
Monday, March 6, 2017
SB787 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESSES; AND TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT. Irvin Status
SB699 TO CLARIFY CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT MAY BE AMENDED BY LAW. J. Dismang Status
SB684 TO AUTHORIZE ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF VERIFYING NEGATIVE EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA TESTS. G. Stubblefield Status
SB620 TO EXEMPT CRYSTAL QUARTZ MINING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY FROM THE ARKANSAS OPEN-CUT RECLAMATION ACT. Standridge Status
Thursday, March 2, 2017
HB1655 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANNEXATION WITHIN ONE-HALF MILE OF A STATE PARK. Davis Status
SB567 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. B. Johnson Status
SB560 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 Caldwell Status
SB559 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT. Standridge Status
SB553 TO PROVIDE A CERTIFICATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ENGAGE IN LIVESTOCK EMBRYO TRANSFER OR TRANSPLANT AND LIVESTOCK PREGNANCY DETERMINATION. J. Cooper Status
SB538 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. Maloch Status
SB534 TO PROTECT PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNERS AND LESSEES WHO CAPTURE A FERAL HOG ON PRIVATE PROPERTY. Rice Status
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
SB501 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. B. Johnson Status
Monday, February 27, 2017
SB499 TO REQUIRE FARMERS' MARKETS TO IDENTIFY THE PRODUCTION LOCATION OF FOOD SOLD AT FARMERS' MARKETS. A. Clark Status
Thursday, February 23, 2017
SB433 TO ALLOW THE USE OF PHOTOCOPIES, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED COPIES AND FACSIMILES, AND OTHER FORMS OF PERMITS OF MOVEMENT FOR TRANSPORTING HORSES. G. Stubblefield Status
Monday, February 20, 2017
SB366 TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION ACT AND TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY ACT. Hickey Status
Monday, February 13, 2017
HB1256 TO PROVIDE THAT SALES BY A COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION AT AN ONLINE FARMERS' MARKET ARE EXEMPT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT". Sabin Status
Monday, February 6, 2017
SB255 TO PLACE THE WAR MEMORIAL STADIUM COMMISSION UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Irvin Status
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
SB265 TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND NATURAL GAS INFRASTRUCTURE EXPANSION. Caldwell Status
Monday, January 30, 2017
HB1218 TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF LAND SURVEYS OF THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICE. Branscum Status
HB1206 AN ACT TO CREATE THE UNIFORM STATE SEEDS STANDARDIZATION ACT. Hillman Status
SB255 TO PLACE THE WAR MEMORIAL STADIUM COMMISSION UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Irvin Status
SB250 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN ARKANSAS BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR GRANT PROGRAM. D. Sanders Status
SB249 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. D. Sanders Status
SB248 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND ACT; AND TO AMEND THE ADVISORY CAPACITY OF THE ARKANSAS RESEARCH ALLIANCE. D. Sanders Status
Monday, January 23, 2017
SB172 CONFERRING STATEWIDE JURISDICTION TO A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER EMPLOYED BY THE STATE PARKS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM. Irvin Status
SB161 TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC ROADS IMPROVEMENTS CREDIT ACT; AND TO REPEAL THE PUBLIC ROADS INCENTIVE FUND. D. Wallace Status
SB160 TO REPEAL THE NONPROFIT INCENTIVE ACT OF 2005. D. Wallace Status
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
SB101 TO PROHIBIT WARRANTLESS ENTRY ONTO PRIVATE PROPERTY REGARDING FERAL HOGS BY A GAME WARDEN OR OTHER OFFICER AUTHORIZED TO ENFORCE GAME LAWS. Rice Status