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STATE AGENCIES & GOVT'L AFFAIRS-SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
BILL: SB894
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ELECTIONS AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
BILL: SB631
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS REGARDING LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS.
BILL: SB959
Sponsor: Capps
TO ABOLISH DORMANT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING ONGOING BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
Friday, April 3, 2009
BILL: HB2067
Sponsor: Abernathy
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-1-402 TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROHIBITION ON STATE EMPLOYMENT.
BILL: SB915
Sponsor: Salmon
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES, COMPOSITION, AND AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS TOWING AND RECOVERY BOARD.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
BILL: HB2243
Sponsor: Wills
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
BILL: SB334
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE ARKANSAS SMALL BREWERY ACT; TO CREATE A NEW CATEGORY OF BEER LICENSES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE LICENSED FACILITIES.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
BILL: SB441
Sponsor: G. Baker
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A CANDIDATE FOR ELECTED OFFICE PROVIDE A SPECIFIC STATEMENT REGARDING LOANS MADE TO THE CANDIDATE'S CAMPAIGN, INCLUDING LOANS FROM THE CANDIDATE'S PERSONAL FUNDS.
BILL: SB299
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
BILL: SB915
Sponsor: Salmon
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES, COMPOSITION, AND AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS TOWING AND RECOVERY BOARD.
BILL: SB957
Sponsor: Elliott
PROVIDING THAT THE SENATE AND HOUSE INTERIM JUDICIARY COMMITTEES SHALL STUDY THE LONG-TERM ECONOMIC IMPACT AND OTHER PROBLEMS AND COSTS ASSOCIATED WTIH BLACK-0N-BLACK CRIME.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
BILL: SJR6
Sponsor: Broadway
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING BONDS ISSUED BY AND LOANS MADE BY OR TO GOVERNMENTAL UNITS.
BILL: HB2069
Sponsor: Hyde
TO TRANSFER THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY PROGRAM FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
BILL: SJR6
Sponsor: Broadway
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING BONDS ISSUED BY AND LOANS MADE BY OR TO GOVERNMENTAL UNITS.
Monday, March 30, 2009
BILL: HB1986
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
AN ACT CONCERNING SUBPOENAS ISSUED BY STATE AGENCIES.
BILL: HB1485
Sponsor: Saunders
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION OFFICERS.
BILL: SB985
Sponsor: Elliott
TO PROVIDE THAT EACH STATE HEALTH-RELATED AGENCY, BOARD, AND COMMISSION REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF THE STATE.
BILL: SB984
Sponsor: Elliott
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS CONCERNING HEALTH PROFESSIONS TO PROCURE AND REPORT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE.
BILL: SB892
Sponsor: Bryles
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING PRIVATE CLUB ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSES.
BILL: SB844
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
BILL: HB2252
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO IMPROVE SALES OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARKANSAS SMALL FARM WINERIES.
BILL: HB1858
Sponsor: Betts
TO AMEND VARIOUS ARKANSAS LAWS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
BILL: SB871
Sponsor: Teague
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELECTRONIC RECORDS STUDY COMMISSION AND TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF BULK COMMERCIAL ACCESS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
BILL: SB536
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
TO ESTABLISH THE RATE OF TAX FOR ALCOPOPS.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
BILL: HB1894
Sponsor: Blount
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO EXPAND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INMATES QUALIFIED TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY COURSES.
BILL: HB1646
Sponsor: Rainey
TO REQUIRE AT LEAST ONE (1) POLLING PLACE IN EACH COUNTY FOR SCHOOL ELECTIONS WHEN A SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS TERRITORY IN MULTIPLE COUNTIES.
BILL: SB867
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR LOBBYISTS AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
BILL: SB894
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ELECTIONS AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB844
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO BIENNIEL SESSIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CONFORM TO ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 86.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
BILL: HB2070
Sponsor: Reynolds
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
Monday, March 23, 2009
BILL: HB1485
Sponsor: Saunders
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION OFFICERS.
BILL: HB2173
Sponsor: Rainey
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE.
BILL: HB1955
Sponsor: Ingram
CONCERNING THE AUTHORIZATION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SALES FOR CERTAIN LARGE ATTENDANCE FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1160
Sponsor: Overbey
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AUCTIONEERS.
BILL: SB867
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR LOBBYISTS AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
BILL: SB827
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE STATE BOARD OF REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGNERS AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ARCHITECTS.
BILL: SB299
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
BILL: SJR11
Sponsor: T. Smith
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION.
BILL: SJR3
Sponsor: Faris
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
BILL: HB2151
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO ALLOW THE SERVING OF AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE FOR USE IN A RELIGIOUS CEREMONY OR RITE.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO BIENNIEL SESSIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CONFORM TO ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 86.
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
BILL: HB1002
Sponsor: Wills
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
BILL: SB988
Sponsor: Glover
TO AMEND THE MAKEUP OF THE MEMBERS OF THE PAROLE BOARD.
BILL: SB813
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE IN ORDER TO CLARIFY AND SIMPLIFY PROVISIONS OF THE ELECTION LAWS.
BILL: SJR5
Sponsor: G. Baker
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 46 OF ARTICLE 7 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO INCREASE THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR SHERIFF AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF SHALL BE A NONPARTISAN OFFICE.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO BIENNIEL SESSIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CONFORM TO ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 86.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
BILL: HB2073
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO AMEND THE DATE THE TERM OF OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS BEGINS.
BILL: HB1646
Sponsor: Rainey
TO REQUIRE AT LEAST ONE (1) POLLING PLACE IN EACH COUNTY FOR SCHOOL ELECTIONS WHEN A SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS TERRITORY IN MULTIPLE COUNTIES.
Monday, March 16, 2009
BILL: SB868
Sponsor: Faris
TO SIMPLIFY THE METHOD OF DISTRIBUTION OF MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE STATE FOR OIL AND GAS LEASES ON LAND BELONGING TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNEMENT AND LOCATED IN THE STATE.
BILL: SB26
Sponsor: T. Smith
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
Thursday, March 12, 2009
BILL: HB1892
Sponsor: Dunn
TO ALLOW SCHOOLS OF COSMETOLOGY TO EXTEND THE HOURS OF INSTRUCTION DURING A SCHOOL DAY.
BILL: HB1879
Sponsor: Pierce
CONCERNING THE PREPARATION OF A SPECIAL ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR QUALIFIED ELECTORS WHO ARE TEMPORARILY RESIDING OUTSIDE THE TERRITORIAL LIMITS OF THE UNITED STATES.
BILL: HB1946
Sponsor: T. Rogers
CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1928
Sponsor: Hall
TO ELIMINATE THE MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF COLLECTION AGENCIES REPRESENTING THE CHECK CASHING INDUSTRY.
BILL: HB1906
Sponsor: L. Cowling
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE PECAN AS THE OFFICIAL NUT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1893
Sponsor: Dunn
TO REQUIRE THAT THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR APPROVAL OF COSMETOLOGICAL SCHOOLS IN PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IS THE SAME APPLICATION PROCESS THAT IS REQUIRED FOR APPROVAL OF ALL OTHER COSMETOLOGICAL SCHOOLS.
BILL: HB1884
Sponsor: Saunders
RENAMING THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION AS THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION AND THE STATE BOARD OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AS THE STATE BOARD OF CAREER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1798
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO REQUIRE ALL STATE AGENCIES TO POST NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS ON THE INTERNET.
BILL: SB192
Sponsor: Faris
CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ABSENTEE VOTING LAWS.
BILL: SB26
Sponsor: T. Smith
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
BILL: SJR3
Sponsor: Faris
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
BILL: SCR12
Sponsor: Bryles
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
BILL: SR19
Sponsor: Steele
TO ENCOURAGE THE CONSIDERATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A FOUR-DAY WORK WEEK FOR STATE EMPLOYEES IF COMPATIBLE WITH THE MISSION OF A STATE AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION AND NO INTERRUPTION OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES WILL RESULT.
BILL: SB867
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR LOBBYISTS AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
BILL: SB253
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
BILL: HB1832
Sponsor: Carter
AN ACT CONCERNING DESIGN PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTS UNDER ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY GUIDELINES.
BILL: HB1052
Sponsor: Greenberg
AN ACT TO PREVENT RETALIATION AGAINST PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FOR REQUESTING RECORDS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
Monday, March 9, 2009
BILL: SR18
Sponsor: Altes
TO AFFIRM THE RIGHTS OF ALL STATES INCLUDING ARKANSAS BASED ON THE PROVISIONS OF THE NINTH AND TENTH AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
BILL: SR17
Sponsor: Altes
TO RESCIND THE PREVIOUS APPLICATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES THAT IT CALL A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION TO BALANCE THE PUBLIC DEBT.
BILL: SB1001
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO ESTABLISH A RACIAL PROFILING HOTLINE AND TO ESTABLISH CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IN REPORTING RACIAL PROFILING.
BILL: SB989
Sponsor: Glover
TO AMEND THE MAKEUP OF THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF CORRECTIONS.
BILL: SB988
Sponsor: Glover
TO AMEND THE MAKEUP OF THE MEMBERS OF THE PAROLE BOARD.
BILL: SB985
Sponsor: Elliott
TO PROVIDE THAT EACH STATE HEALTH-RELATED AGENCY, BOARD, AND COMMISSION REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF THE STATE.
BILL: SB984
Sponsor: Elliott
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS CONCERNING HEALTH PROFESSIONS TO PROCURE AND REPORT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE.
BILL: SB983
Sponsor: Bookout
TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY ALL CEMETERIES IN THE STATE, REPORT ON THE CONDITION OF CEMETERIES, AND PROVIDE EDUCATION ON DOCUMENTATION AND PRESERVATION OF CEMETERIES.
BILL: SB978
Sponsor: Bryles
CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTED AND APPOINTED OFFICIALS, PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, AND LOBBYISTS.
BILL: HB1834
Sponsor: Lindsey
TO CONTINUE THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT PROVISIONS AFFECTING THE RECORDS AND MEETINGS OF PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS.
BILL: HB1785
Sponsor: Harrelson
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 17, CHAPTER 22 CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1420
Sponsor: Saunders
TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND PUBLIC AGENCIES TO PURCHASE GOODS PRODUCED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
BILL: HB1249
Sponsor: Hyde
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTED OFFICIALS WHO ARE CALLED TO ACTIVE MILITARY DUTY.
BILL: HB1807
Sponsor: Ingram
AN ACT TO PROTECT ARKANSAS CONSUMERS AND TO ENSURE CONSISTENT MANUFACTURER'S PRICING OF BEER, ALE, AND MALT BEVERAGES ACROSS THE STATE.
BILL: HB1623
Sponsor: Stewart
PROHIBITING THE RELEASE OF THE IDENTITIES OR OTHER INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEES.
BILL: SB974
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO CREATE AN INTERIM STUDY OF WAYS TO ENHANCE AND EXPAND THE ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK'S SERVICE TO EDUCATION AND TO ARKANSANS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
BILL: SB959
Sponsor: Capps
TO ABOLISH DORMANT BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING ONGOING BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
BILL: SB957
Sponsor: Elliott
PROVIDING THAT THE SENATE AND HOUSE INTERIM JUDICIARY COMMITTEES SHALL STUDY THE LONG-TERM ECONOMIC IMPACT AND OTHER PROBLEMS AND COSTS ASSOCIATED WTIH BLACK-0N-BLACK CRIME.
BILL: SB942
Sponsor: Elliott
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
BILL: SB938
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON AUTISM.
BILL: SB921
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CREATE THE SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN PROGRAM FOR STATE AGENCIES.
BILL: SB923
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
BILL: SB912
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC AGENCIES TO CREATE CONSOLIDATED WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
BILL: SB915
Sponsor: Salmon
TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES, COMPOSITION, AND AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS TOWING AND RECOVERY BOARD.
BILL: SB912
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC AGENCIES TO CREATE CONSOLIDATED WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
BILL: SB902
Sponsor: Madison
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB901
Sponsor: Madison
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES IN CERTAIN ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB895
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB894
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND VARIOUS LAWS CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ELECTIONS AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB892
Sponsor: Bryles
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING PRIVATE CLUB ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSES.
BILL: SB884
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO CLARIFY THE TIME FOR THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION TO RESPOND TO AN ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, TO REQUIRE PROPOSED RULES TO BE SENT TO THE REGULATORY REVIEW COMMITTEE, AND TO CREATE THE REGULATORY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB883
Sponsor: G. Baker
AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON REGISTERING AS A LOBBYIST.
BILL: SB871
Sponsor: Teague
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELECTRONIC RECORDS STUDY COMMISSION AND TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF BULK COMMERCIAL ACCESS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
BILL: SB868
Sponsor: Faris
TO SIMPLIFY THE METHOD OF DISTRIBUTION OF MONEYS RECEIVED BY THE STATE FOR OIL AND GAS LEASES ON LAND BELONGING TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNEMENT AND LOCATED IN THE STATE.
BILL: SB867
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ETHICS REQUIREMENTS FOR LOBBYISTS AND PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
BILL: SB845
Sponsor: G. Baker
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INTERIM STUDY OF GENDER-BASED PAY DISPARITY.
BILL: SB844
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT.
BILL: SB841
Sponsor: G. Baker
AMENDING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE SURVEYOR.
BILL: SCR12
Sponsor: Bryles
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
BILL: SB192
Sponsor: Faris
CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ABSENTEE VOTING LAWS.
Thursday, March 5, 2009
BILL: HB1426
Sponsor: Perry
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND PROFESSIONAL SURVEYORS.
BILL: SB827
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT TO TRANSFER THE STATE BOARD OF REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGNERS AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ARCHITECTS.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO BIENNIEL SESSIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CONFORM TO ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 86.
BILL: SB815
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN.
BILL: SB813
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE IN ORDER TO CLARIFY AND SIMPLIFY PROVISIONS OF THE ELECTION LAWS.
BILL: SB812
Sponsor: Faris
TO CREATE A CONSISTENT REVIEW PROCESS FOR A CONTRACT BY A STATE AGENCY THAT RESULTS IN A PARTIAL EQUITY OWNERSHIP AGREEMENT.
BILL: SB802
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
TO PROVIDE FOR FISCAL SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN 0DD-NUMBERED YEARS AND REGULAR SESSIONS IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS AS AUTHORIZED BY ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 86.
BILL: SB801
Sponsor: Luker
TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FUNDING OF THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB437
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION ACT.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
BILL: SB790
Sponsor: Broadway
CONCERNING PER DIEM STIPENDS AND EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF CORRECTIONS.
BILL: SB783
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO PROVIDE EXPANDED OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES.
BILL: SB192
Sponsor: Faris
CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ABSENTEE VOTING LAWS.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
BILL: SB311
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND THE MAKEUP OF THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB775
Sponsor: Madison
CONCERNING THE POSTING OF RETURN RECORDS FOR VOTING MACHINES.
BILL: SB767
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND THE PROTESTED SOLICITATIONS AND AWARDS PROCESS FOR STATE CONTRACTS.
BILL: SJR6
Sponsor: Broadway
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING BONDS ISSUED BY AND LOANS MADE BY OR TO GOVERNMENTAL UNITS.
Monday, March 2, 2009
BILL: HB1470
Sponsor: Slinkard
CONCERNING ELECTIONS OF BOARDS OF DIRECTORS OF REGIONAL WATER DISTRICTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
BILL: SB631
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS REGARDING LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS.
BILL: SB338
Sponsor: Bryles
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ADVERTISING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
BILL: SB253
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
BILL: HB1445
Sponsor: Pyle
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT LEGISLATIVE AUDIT DISPOSITION REPORTS BE FILED WITH THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
BILL: HB1422
Sponsor: Saunders
TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL DEDUCTIONS FROM THE PAYROLLS OF STATE EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB536
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
TO ESTABLISH THE RATE OF TAX FOR ALCOPOPS.
BILL: SB344
Sponsor: G. Baker
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
BILL: HB1339
Sponsor: Cooper
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONWIDE POPULAR VOTE.
BILL: HB1551
Sponsor: Maxwell
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE ON HIGHWAY FINANCE.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
BILL: SB470
Sponsor: Elliott
AN ACT TO CREATE A LEGISLATIVE TASKFORCE ON REDUCING POVERTY AND PROMOTING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.
BILL: SJR12
Sponsor: Madison
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
BILL: SB467
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 1366 OF 2003, CONCERNING HOMELAND SECURITY AND THREAT ASSESSMENT PLANS.
BILL: SB353
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; TO AMEND § 7-5-406 TO ALLOW FOR USE OF THE FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT WITHOUT PRIOR REGISTRATION.
Monday, February 23, 2009
BILL: SB452
Sponsor: Salmon
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON THE STATUS OF ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
BILL: SB448
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO AMEND THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OLD STATE HOUSE COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1421
Sponsor: Saunders
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO ISSUE SURPLUS ITEMS PROCESSED BY THE FARMING OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: HB1404
Sponsor: Webb
CONCERNING THE BALLOT PRESENTATION OF INITIATIVE OR REFERRED AMENDMENTS OR ACTS.
BILL: SB445
Sponsor: J. Taylor
CONCERNING THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR REGISTRATION AS A PROFESSIONAL SURVEYOR.
BILL: HB1111
Sponsor: Pennartz
AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES.
BILL: SB441
Sponsor: G. Baker
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A CANDIDATE FOR ELECTED OFFICE PROVIDE A SPECIFIC STATEMENT REGARDING LOANS MADE TO THE CANDIDATE'S CAMPAIGN, INCLUDING LOANS FROM THE CANDIDATE'S PERSONAL FUNDS.
BILL: SB440
Sponsor: Broadway
TO EXTEND THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN AND PRACTICES.
BILL: SB317
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO ETHICS.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
BILL: SB437
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND THE UNIFORM CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION ACT.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
BILL: SB253
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
BILL: SB395
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS REGARDING LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS.
BILL: SB379
Sponsor: Steele
TO CREATE THE CURTIS H. SYKES MEMORIAL GRANT PROGRAM.
Monday, February 16, 2009
BILL: HB1376
Sponsor: Stewart
TO AMEND THE MILITARY CODE OF ARKANSAS TO CLARIFY THE GOVERNOR'S POWER TO ORDER THE ORGANIZED MILITIA INTO ACTIVE SERVICE TO RESPOND TO EMERGENCIES OR DISASTERS.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
BILL: SJR3
Sponsor: Faris
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
BILL: SB353
Sponsor: Faris
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; TO AMEND § 7-5-406 TO ALLOW FOR USE OF THE FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT WITHOUT PRIOR REGISTRATION.
BILL: SJR11
Sponsor: T. Smith
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1373
Sponsor: Stewart
TO ADJUST THE JOB ORDER CONTRACTING BID AWARD AMOUNTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INCREASE IN THE COST OF BUILDING MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM-BASED PRODUCTS.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
BILL: SB338
Sponsor: Bryles
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN ADVERTISING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
BILL: SJR10
Sponsor: P. Malone
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL MEET ONE TIME EVERY TWO YEARS; TO REPEAL FISCAL SESSIONS DURING EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATION BILLS ARE VALID FOR TWO (2) YEARS.
BILL: SJR9
Sponsor: Bryles
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
BILL: SJR8
Sponsor: Bryles
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF ARKANSANS.
BILL: SB334
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE ARKANSAS SMALL BREWERY ACT; TO CREATE A NEW CATEGORY OF BEER LICENSES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE OPERATION OF THE LICENSED FACILITIES.
BILL: SJR3
Sponsor: Faris
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
Monday, February 9, 2009
BILL: SJR6
Sponsor: Broadway
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING BONDS ISSUED BY AND LOANS MADE BY OR TO GOVERNMENTAL UNITS.
BILL: SB332
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO PROVIDE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION MAY ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE OLD STATE HOUSE COMMISSION TO PRODUCE OR MANUFACTURE ITEMS UTILIZING INMATE LABOR.
BILL: HB1371
Sponsor: Hardy
TO ADD AN OFFICER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
BILL: HB1246
Sponsor: Carroll
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING CERTIFICATION OF NEW POLITICAL PARTIES AND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES.
BILL: SB121
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO INCREASE THE PERMIT FEES FOR THE MANUFACTURE, SALE, AND DISTRIBUTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TO AMEND THE PENALTY PROVISIONS RELATED TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
BILL: HB1340
Sponsor: Moore
TO BROADEN THE LIST OF RECIPIENTS THAT MAY RECEIVE SURPLUS CAMPAIGN FUNDS TO INCLUDE CITIES OF THE FIRST CLASS, CITIES OF THE SECOND CLASS, AND INCORPORATED TOWNS.
BILL: HB1279
Sponsor: Ingram
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACCESS TO CERTAIN INFORMATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
BILL: HB1261
Sponsor: Breedlove
TO ALLOW THE SPOUSE OF AN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE THE OFFICER'S SERVICE SHOTGUN.
BILL: SB317
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO ETHICS.
BILL: SJR4
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 73, SECTION 2 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF YEARS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE.
BILL: SJR5
Sponsor: G. Baker
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 46 OF ARTICLE 7 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO INCREASE THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR SHERIFF AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICE OF SHERIFF SHALL BE A NONPARTISAN OFFICE.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
BILL: SB311
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO AMEND THE MAKEUP OF THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB121
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO INCREASE THE PERMIT FEES FOR THE MANUFACTURE, SALE, AND DISTRIBUTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TO AMEND THE PENALTY PROVISIONS RELATED TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
BILL: SB302
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY.
BILL: SB301
Sponsor: Faris
CONCERNING THE BOOK REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
BILL: SB299
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
Monday, February 2, 2009
BILL: SB268
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
BILL: SCR5
Sponsor: Hendren
TO RECOGNIZE FEBRUARY 6 AS "RONALD REAGAN DAY".
BILL: SB253
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
BILL: HB1043
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO CREATE THE CORONER'S ADVISORY TASK FORCE.
BILL: HB1118
Sponsor: Wills
TO PROVIDE THAT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE MAY SELECT A DESIGNEE TO SERVE ON HIS OR HER BEHALF ON THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE PRINTING REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS AND ON THE JOINT INTERIM COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE FACILITIES.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
BILL: SB253
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO MOVE THE DATE OF THE PRIMARY ELECTIONS.
BILL: HB1019
Sponsor: Greenberg
CONCERNING REQUIRED STATEMENTS IN BROADCAST POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
BILL: HB1050
Sponsor: Greenberg
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EXPRESS STATUTORY CROSS-REFERENCE FOR ALL NEW EXEMPTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
Monday, January 26, 2009
BILL: HB1129
Sponsor: Ragland
TO HONOR AND PAY TRIBUTE TO A SOLDIER WHO IS KILLED IN ACTION BY LOWERING ALL STATE FLAGS TO HALF-MAST ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
BILL: HB1018
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO CLARIFY THAT THE AUCTIONEER'S LICENSING ACT, § 17-17-101 ET SEQ., DOES NOT APPLY TO AUCTIONS CONDUCTED BY MEANS OF THE INTERNET.
BILL: SB230
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT FOR CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE TASK FORCE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES.
BILL: SB192
Sponsor: Faris
CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF ABSENTEE VOTING LAWS.
BILL: SB142
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ALTERNATE FINGERPRINT-BASED BACKGROUND CHECK.
BILL: SR4
Sponsor: Hendren
URGING ARKANSAS'S UNITED STATES SENATORS TO OPPOSE THE CONFIRMATION OF TIMOTHY GEITHNER AS UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
BILL: HB1086
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO COMMEMORATE THOMAS PAINE DAY.
BILL: HB1036
Sponsor: Ingram
TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION AT RESTAURANTS LOCATED IN THE SAME CITY AS A LARGE ATTENDANCE FACILITY.
BILL: HB1021
Sponsor: Woods
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION.
BILL: HB1019
Sponsor: Greenberg
CONCERNING REQUIRED STATEMENTS IN BROADCAST POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS.
BILL: SCR3
Sponsor: D. Johnson
URGING THE GOVERNMENT OF TURKEY TO GRANT THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH APPROPRIATE RECOGNITION AND RIGHTS.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
BILL: SB121
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO INCREASE THE PERMIT FEES FOR THE MANUFACTURE, SALE, AND DISTRIBUTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TO AMEND THE PENALTY PROVISIONS RELATED TO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
BILL: SB107
Sponsor: Faris
TO PROHIBIT APPROVAL OF CERTAIN COSMETOLOGICAL SCHOOLS IN PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.
BILL: SB103
Sponsor: Faris
TO PROHIBIT APPROVAL OF CERTAIN COSMETOLOGICAL SCHOOLS IN PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.
BILL: SB91
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
BILL: SB89
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY ACT.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
BILL: SB74
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 21 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: SB71
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 19 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: SB67
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 3 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: SB66
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 7 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: SB61
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 1 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: SB60
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 10 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
BILL: SB56
Sponsor: Miller
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION.
Monday, January 12, 2009
BILL: SB50
Sponsor: Faris
TO REQUIRE THE APPROPRIATE STATE AGENCY TO ADMINISTER SUFFICIENT AVAILABLE PERSONAL CARE SERVICES TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS A DAY AND SEVEN (7) DAYS A WEEK.
BILL: SJR3
Sponsor: Faris
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE A CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO HUNT, FISH, TRAP, AND HARVEST WILDLIFE.
BILL: SJR2
Sponsor: Glover
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REPEAL ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND PROVIDE FOR A REGULAR SESSION ONE TIME EVERY TWO YEARS; TO PROVIDE THAT APPROPRIATION BILLS ARE VALID FOR TWO YEARS.
BILL: SJR1
Sponsor: Glover
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING SERVICE BY ELECTED COUNTY OFFICIALS AND JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.
BILL: SB39
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT TO CREATE THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB26
Sponsor: T. Smith
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT