AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Thursday, April 22, 2021
BILL: SB312
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
BILL: SB703
Sponsor: G. Leding
TO AMEND THE TELEMEDICINE ACT; TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF "PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP" AND "TELEMEDICINE" WITHIN THE TELEMEDICINE ACT; AND TO ALLOW TELEHEALTH CERTIFICATION FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
BILL: SB385
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO ESTABLISH A GATED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY LOGGING PERMIT; AND TO REQUIRE AN INDIVIDUAL LOGGING IN A GATED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY TO FOLLOW THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION'S BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
Monday, April 19, 2021
BILL: HB1909
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS ON ACCESS TO A CULTIVATION FACILITY.
THE WORKING ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: SB697
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES; TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE MAXIMUM RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSE FEES; AND TO REQUIRE REVIEW BY AND REPORTS TO THE GAME AND FISH/STATE POLICE SUBCOMMITTEE.
BILL: HB1525
Sponsor: Lundstrum
CONCERNING THE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION, TRANSPORTATION, AND USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
BILL: HB1920
Sponsor: Vaught
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS FOR REVIEW AND A SUNSET DATE FOR STATE AGENCY RULES PERTAINING TO MILK AND CATTLE PRODUCTION.
BILL: HB1913
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BID THRESHOLDS OF DRAINAGE DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1525
Sponsor: Lundstrum
CONCERNING THE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION, TRANSPORTATION, AND USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
BILL: HCR1019
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO ENCOURAGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REVIEW ISSUES RELATED TO DAIRY PRODUCTS AND MAKE CHANGES TO IMPROVE FEDERAL MILK MARKETING ORDERS IN ORDER TO BETTER SUPPORT DAIRY FARMERS.
BILL: SB670
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO PROMULGATE RULES ALLOWING FEE ADJUSTMENT TO RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES BASED ON CERTAIN CRITERIA; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
BILL: HB1726
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO TRANSFER THE OUACHITA RIVER COMMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, April 12, 2021
BILL: SB670
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO PROMULGATE RULES ALLOWING FEE ADJUSTMENT TO RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES BASED ON CERTAIN CRITERIA; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING.
BILL: HB1426
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIR FOOD DELIVERY ACT.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
BILL: HB1525
Sponsor: Lundstrum
CONCERNING THE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION, TRANSPORTATION, AND USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
BILL: SB659
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NORTHEAST ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, INC.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
BILL: SB654
Sponsor: G. Leding
TO EXTEND THE PERIOD OF A VISITING QUALIFYING PATIENT REGISTRY IDENTIFICATION CARD FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
BILL: HB1743
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
BILL: SB637
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNPAVED ROADS PROGRAM ACT; TO TRANSFER DUTIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO PROMULGATE RULES AND AWARD GRANT FUNDS.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
BILL: SB418
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION RELATED TO FEES FOR SERVICES; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE PARKS DIVISION TO UTILIZE DYNAMIC PRICING FOR EVENTS, SERVICES, AND OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS.
BILL: HB1755
Sponsor: Jean
TO AMEND THE LAW GOVERNING THE TAX TREATMENT OF PRODUCING MINERALS; AND TO DEFINE AND SET THE TAX TREATMENT FOR OIL WELLS AND PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
BILL: HB1774
Sponsor: Penzo
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016"; AND TO MODIFY REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING A PHARMACIST CONSULTANT.
Monday, March 29, 2021
BILL: HB1575
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO AMEND THE LAW RELATED TO THE DISPOSAL OF FOWL CARCASSES.
BILL: SB613
Sponsor: J. Sturch
TO ESTABLISH A FAIR-FUNDING PROGRAM WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; TO REPEAL EXISTING LAW REGARDING LIVESTOCK SHOWS AND FAIRS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE AGRI FAIR FUND.
BILL: HB1773
Sponsor: Hillman
TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL LAW CONCERNING AGRICULTURAL WATER RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT MEASURES; AND TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR COMPLETING PROJECTS UNDER THE WATER RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES ACT.
BILL: HB1679
Sponsor: Hillman
TO AMEND LAWS RELATED TO PLANT INDUSTRIES REGARDING PESTICIDE CONTROL, FERTILIZER REGISTRATION, AND LIME VENDOR LICENSING.
BILL: HB1426
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIR FOOD DELIVERY ACT.
BILL: HB1152
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO CREATE GABO'S LAW; TO ALLOW FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE TO BE PROVIDED TO INJURED POLICE DOGS; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
BILL: HB1636
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING FERAL HOGS.
Monday, March 22, 2021
BILL: HB1640
Sponsor: Hillman
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS INDUSTRIAL HEMP ACT; AND TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION ACT.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
BILL: HB1729
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MILK STABILIZATION BOARD ACT; TO AMEND POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS MILK STABILIZATION BOARD; AND TO SET THE PRICE TO BE PAID FOR MILK PRODUCED AND SOLD IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HCR1014
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO EMPHASIZE THE VALUE OF WATERFOWL AND WATERFOWL HABITAT IN ARKANSAS TO THE ECONOMY, RECREATION, HERITAGE, AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE STATE; AND TO SUPPORT EFFORTS THAT BOOST THIS CRITICAL PART OF THE STATE'S ECONOMY.
BILL: SB571
Sponsor: D. Sullivan
TO PROHIBIT THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY FROM COMMITTING TO NEW INVESTMENTS UNDER THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT OF 2001.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
BILL: SB566
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “PROJECT COSTS” UNDER THE CONSOLIDATED INCENTIVE ACT OF 2003; AND TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD DURING WHICH PROJECT COSTS MAY BE INCURRED FOR CERTAIN RETENTION TAX CREDIT PROJECTS.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
BILL: SB541
Sponsor: Teague
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SIGNS DESIGNATING THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE BOWIE KNIFE, ARKANSAS HERITAGE SITE.
Monday, March 15, 2021
BILL: SB536
Sponsor: Irvin
TO ESTABLISH THE BUFFALO RIVER CONSERVATION COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB533
Sponsor: D. Sullivan
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY SMALL BUSINESS ACT OF 1989; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY BOND GUARANTY ACT OF 1985; AND TO REPEAL THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT OF 2001.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
BILL: HB1658
Sponsor: Wing
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
BILL: HB1636
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING FERAL HOGS.
BILL: HB1442
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TAKING OF MINERALS, TIMBER, OR OTHER RESOURCES ON STATE-OWNED PROPERTY.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
BILL: SB523
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO PROMULGATE RULES ALLOWING A ONE-TIME FEE ADJUSTMENT TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR RESIDENTS BASED ON CERTAIN CRITERIA; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING BY THE COMMISSION.
Monday, March 8, 2021
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE RELATED TO ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98.
BILL: HB1315
Sponsor: Vaught
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
BILL: HB1426
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIR FOOD DELIVERY ACT.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
BILL: HB1152
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO CREATE GABO'S LAW; TO ALLOW FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE TO BE PROVIDED TO INJURED POLICE DOGS; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY.
BILL: SB461
Sponsor: T. Garner
TO ESTABLISH THE FARMERS RIGHT TO REPAIR ACT; AND TO REQUIRE AN ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER TO PROVIDE ESSENTIAL INFORMATION TO FARMERS TO REPAIR FARM EQUIPMENT.
BILL: SB458
Sponsor: T. Garner
TO AMEND THE LAW RELATED TO HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR RESIDENTS; AND TO CHANGE THE AGE REQUIREMENT FOR A HUNTING OR FISHING LICENSE FROM SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OF AGE TO EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
BILL: HB1315
Sponsor: Vaught
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 1, 2021
BILL: SB418
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION RELATED TO FEES FOR SERVICES; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE PARKS DIVISION TO UTILIZE DYNAMIC PRICING FOR EVENTS, SERVICES, AND OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS.
BILL: SB419
Sponsor: J. Dismang
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.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
BILL: SB385
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO ESTABLISH A GATED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY LOGGING PERMIT; AND TO REQUIRE AN INDIVIDUAL LOGGING IN A GATED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY TO FOLLOW THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION'S BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
BILL: HB1471
Sponsor: Hillman
TO AMEND THE ABANDONED AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE DISPOSAL ACT; TO CLARIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE STATE PLANT BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE AMOUNT OF THE ABANDONED PESTICIDE DISPOSAL FEE.
BILL: HB1426
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS FAIR FOOD DELIVERY ACT.
BILL: HB1353
Sponsor: Haak
TO AMEND THE PROHIBITIONS ON ADVERTISING AND USE OF CERTAIN SYMBOLS REGARDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
BILL: HB1273
Sponsor: S. Smith
TO ESTABLISH THE OIL AND GAS OWNERS’ LIEN ACT OF 2021.
Monday, February 22, 2021
BILL: SB350
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR AND THE SOLICITATION AND AWARD PROCEDURE FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS FOR ARKANSAS STATE PARKS.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
BILL: SB313
Sponsor: Irvin
TO TRANSFER THE GREAT RIVER ROAD DIVISION INTO THE TOURISM DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM.
BILL: SB312
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY.
Thursday, February 4, 2021
BILL: HB1315
Sponsor: Vaught
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1268
Sponsor: Vaught
TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTION TO LICENSURE BY THE VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD FOR CHIROPRACTORS PERFORMING CHIROPRACTIC UPON ANIMALS.
BILL: HB1251
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND PROTECTION DISTRICT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS BY COUNTY COLLECTORS.
BILL: HB1250
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ASSESSMENTS IN CERTAIN LEVEE OR DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1249
Sponsor: Bentley
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OR ABOLITION OF A LEVEE DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1248
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSOLIDATION OF CERTAIN LEVEE DISTRICTS AND BOARDS.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA ADVISORY SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE RELATED TO ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
BILL: HB1142
Sponsor: Vaught
TO RECOGNIZE ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION OF LIVESTOCK AND ANIMALS AS A ROUTINE ANIMAL HUSBANDRY PRACTICE.
Monday, January 25, 2021
BILL: HB1099
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AUTHORIZE THE VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD TO PROMULGATE RULES REGARDING TELEHEALTH AND TELEMEDICINE AND TO ISSUE RESTRICTED LICENSES FOR VETERINARIANS.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
BILL: SB74
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB74
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
BILL: SB148
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW RELATED TO THE RECORDING OF COORDINATES BASED ON THE ARKANSAS COORDINATE SYSTEM 1983; AND TO REPEAL THE PROXIMITY-TO-STATION REQUIREMENT.
BILL: SB136
Sponsor: Irvin
TO MODIFY GAS RATES TO DETERMINE THE LOWEST OR MOST ADVANTAGEOUS MARKET FOR PIPELINE COMPANIES.
Monday, January 11, 2021
BILL: SB80
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT POTENTIAL MEMBERS TO THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
BILL: SB74
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB8
Sponsor: M. Johnson
TO NAME THE VISITORS CENTER IN PETIT JEAN STATE PARK; AND TO HONOR DR. T.W. HARDISON.