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Archive of Bills Referred



Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Friday, March 30, 2007
BILL: HB2731
Sponsor: Medley
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE TO TRAIN AND INSTRUCT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND JAIL PERSONNEL.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
BILL: SB844
Sponsor: Broadway
TO RESTRICT THE ELIGIBILITY FOR PAROLE OR COMMUNITY CORRECTION TRANSFER OF PERSONS SENTENCED TO ENHANCED PENALTIES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: SB288
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CLARIFY THAT A HABITUAL OFFENDER MAY BE SENTENCED TO PAY ANY FINE AUTHORIZED BY LAW.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
BILL: HB2733
Sponsor: Medley
TO MAKE LICENSES TO CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUNS VALID FOR FIVE (5) YEARS.
BILL: SB264
Sponsor: Wilkins
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Monday, March 26, 2007
BILL: SB845
Sponsor: Critcher
TO REQUIRE A CHEMICAL TEST OF THE BLOOD, BREATH, OR URINE OF THE DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT RESULTING IN A DEATH BASED ON REASONABLE SUSPICION.
Friday, March 23, 2007
BILL: HB1529
Sponsor: Jeffrey
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALARIES OF JUDGES AND OTHER PERSONNEL OF THE VARIOUS DISTRICT COURTS.
BILL: HB2296
Sponsor: Pate
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING EXPUNGEMENT AND SEALING OF RECORDS OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
TO PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF JUVENILE RECORDS.
BILL: HB2443
Sponsor: Maloch
TO STREAMLNE AND STRENGTHEN NONFERROUS SCRAP METAL RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS AND TO ASSIST LAW ENFORCEMENT IN INVESTIGATING THEFTS.
BILL: SB907
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO AMEND THE STATUTORY FORECLOSURE ACT.
BILL: SB955
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO CREATE THE FOSTER PARENT SUPPORT AND FOSTER CHILDREN PROTECTION ACT OF 2007.
BILL: SB239
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT TO RECOGNIZE, HONOR, AND PROTECT ARKANSAS CITIZENS WHO ARE SUMMONED TO SERVE AS JURORS IN ARKANSAS STATE COURTS; TO INCREASE THE RATE OF JUROR COMPENSATION; AND TO REIMBURSE COUNTIES FOR THE COSTS OF JURIES.
Thursday, March 22, 2007
BILL: SB971
Sponsor: Madison
TO REQUIRE THE DEPOSIT OF RENT INTO THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT PENDING THE DETERMINATION OF A FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER COMPLAINT OR UNLAWFUL DETAINER COMPLAINT.
BILL: SB912
Sponsor: Baker
TO ESTABLISH A MINIMUM TWO-YEAR WAITING PERIOD FOR RECONSIDERATION BY THE PAROLE BOARD OF A TRANSFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION FOR CERTAIN OFFENDERS.
BILL: SB968
Sponsor: Hendren
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR THE OFFENSE OF BATTERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
BILL: SB556
Sponsor: Broadway
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR BATTERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE IF THE VICTIM IS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER ACTING IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
BILL: SB69
Sponsor: Whitaker
TO LIMIT THE SCOPE OF EMINENT DOMAIN POWER TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS RIGHTS.
BILL: HB1801
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT CREATING THE STATE DRUG CRIME ENFORCEMENT AND PROSECUTION GRANT FUND.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
BILL: SB959
Sponsor: Womack
TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN WHO ARE MOST VULNERABLE BY CLARIFYING THE PUBLIC POLICY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH AN ADOPTIVE OR FOSTER PARENT AND TO AUTHORIZE DHHS TO PROMULGATE RULES.
BILL: SB303
Sponsor: Malone
AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT THE FINDINGS OF THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN AND TO PROTECT CHILD VICTIMS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT THROUGH NEW AND EXPANDED PROGRAMS.
Monday, March 19, 2007
BILL: SB370
Sponsor: Madison
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE JUVENILE CODE RELATED TO CASES ARISING UNDER DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT, FAMILIES IN NEED OF SERVICES, AND DELINQUENCY.
BILL: SB18
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
Thursday, March 15, 2007
BILL: SB859
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY SUBJECT TO FORFEITURE UNDER THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
BILL: SB909
Sponsor: Malone
TO CHANGE THE NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT-EAST FROM A DIVISION A TO A DIVISION B JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
BILL: SB811
Sponsor: Trusty
TO REQUIRE REFERRALS FOR THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OF CERTAIN CASES OF NONPAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT.
BILL: SB796
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY CORRECTION TRANSFER ELIGIBILITY FOR OFFENDERS TRANSFERRED BACK TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REASONS.
BILL: SB810
Sponsor: Trusty
TO INCLUDE CONSIDERING CHANGES IN EITHER PARENT'S ABILITY TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION PURPOSES AND TO REQUIRE WITHHOLDING FROM LUMP-SUM PAYMENTS OWED TO A PARENT WHO OWES PAST DUE CHILD SUPPORT.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
BILL: HB1472
Sponsor: Davenport
TO AMEND CURRENT LAW TO LIMIT THE POSSESSORY LIEN OF A TOWING AND STORAGE FIRM TO THE VEHICLE ONLY.
BILL: HB1624
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE STATUTES OR RULES OF THE HVACR LICENSING BOARD AND TO REQUIRE THAT LICENSEES CARRY GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE.
Monday, March 12, 2007
BILL: SB821
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE TIME BY WHICH THE CODE REVISION COMMISSION IS REQUIRED TO FILE DRAFTS OF CORRECTIVE LEGISLATION.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
BILL: HB1384
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO PERMIT CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF EVICTION PROCEEDINGS IN DISTRICT COURT.
Thursday, March 8, 2007
BILL: SB906
Sponsor: R. Thompson
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 4-86-102 TO CLARIFY THE LIABILITY OF SUPPLIERS.
BILL: SB905
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF ARKANSAS' PRODUCT LIABILITY LAW.
BILL: SB904
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO CLARIFY THE EFFECT OF A PROBATE ORDER AND THE PURPOSE OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION.
BILL: SB858
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT CONCERNING DISCRETIONARY TRANSFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION BY THE PAROLE BOARD.
BILL: SB857
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT TO REQUIRE DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN INFORMATION IN A PETITION FOR AN ORDER OF PROTECTION.
BILL: SB377
Sponsor: Brown
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS QUIET TITLE STATUTES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Tuesday, March 6, 2007
BILL: SB206
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO REGULATE OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION AND TO LIMIT COMPENSATION FOR SPILL DAMAGES TO THE SURFACE ESTATE.
Monday, March 5, 2007
BILL: HB2807
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF AGGRAVATED RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY.
BILL: HB2794
Sponsor: Sumpter
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-13-701 ET SEQ. CONCERNING AN INCREASE IN FINES OR COURT COSTS IN CASES WHERE PAYMENTS OF FINES ARE MADE BY APPROVED CREDIT CARDS AND WHERE FINES ARE COLLECTED BY PRIVATE CONTRACTORS.
BILL: HB2779
Sponsor: Woods
THE ARKANSAS TAXPAYER AND CITIZEN PROTECTION ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB2752
Sponsor: Hyde
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS AND TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS.
BILL: HB2755
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO REQUIRE DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID (DNA) SAMPLES FROM PERSONS ADJUDICATED GUILTY OF QUALIFYING OFFENSES WHO ARE PLACED ON PROBATION OR RECEIVE SUSPENDED SENTENCES.
BILL: HB2756
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO RELEASE CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION TO AGENTS OF EMPLOYERS OR PERSONS WITH WRITTEN CONSENT.
BILL: HB2758
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO REQUIRE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF COST CONTROLS ON INMATE TELEPHONE CALLS BY THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
BILL: HB2740
Sponsor: Davenport
TO INCREASE THE FINES AND COURT COSTS FOR MISDEMEANORS AND TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS AND TO DIRECT THE REMITTANCE AND USE OF THE INCREASED FINES AND COURT COSTS FOR THE CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
BILL: HB2733
Sponsor: Medley
TO MAKE LICENSES TO CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUNS VALID FOR FIVE (5) YEARS.
BILL: HB2731
Sponsor: Medley
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE TO TRAIN AND INSTRUCT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND JAIL PERSONNEL.
BILL: HB2695
Sponsor: L. Smith
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING DRUG COURT PROGRAMS.
BILL: SB300
Sponsor: Salmon
TO IMPROVE THE ENFORCEMENT OF ADULT PROTECTION LAWS BY AMENDING THE ADULT MALTREATMENT CUSTODY ACT AND THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT.
BILL: HB2694
Sponsor: Greenberg
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A KNOCK-AND-ANNOUNCE WARRANT MAY BE EXECUTED.
BILL: HB2685
Sponsor: Woods
AN ACT TO CLARIFY CUSTODY OF DEFENDANTS ACQUITTED BY REASON OF MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT AND JUVENILES JUDGED UNFIT.
BILL: HB2684
Sponsor: T. Bradford
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-41-505 TO PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION OF POST-CONVICTION EXPENSES OF INCARCERATION FOR MISDEMEANORS AND VIOLATIONS.
BILL: HB2655
Sponsor: Adcock
AN ACT TO ALLOW PROSECUTION FOR MAKING PREEXISTING DEBT PAYMENTS WITH WORTHLESS CHECKS.
BILL: HB2650
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW PERTAINING TO BAIL BONDS.
BILL: HB2643
Sponsor: W. Lewellen
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS DOMESTIC PEACE ACT TO CREATE THE SPOUSAL ABUSE SAFETY PLAN EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM.
BILL: HB2632
Sponsor: Walters
TO INCREASE THE RELIEF AVAILABLE FOR THE FAILURE TO PAY BONA FIDE LOSS CLAIMS.
BILL: HB2618
Sponsor: Walters
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-114-203 CONCERNING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR MEDICAL INJURIES.
BILL: HB2612
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-95-101 CONCERNING CIVIL IMMUNITY OF PERSONS RENDERING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES UNDER THE "GOOD SAMARITAN" LAW.
BILL: HB2606
Sponsor: Norton
TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFFENSE OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON LAND LOCATED IN UNINCORPORATED AREAS.
BILL: HB2600
Sponsor: D. Johnson
THE ARKANSAS FALSE CLAIMS ACT; TO ENCOURAGE CITIZENS TO FILE LAWSUITS SEEKING RECOVERY OF MONEYS FRAUDULENTLY RECEIVED FROM THE STATE; TO INCREASE THE STATE S PORTION OF FUNDS RECOVERED IN MEDICAID FRAUD LAWSUITS.
BILL: HB2599
Sponsor: Glidewell
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-10-103 AND 5-10-104 CONCERNING THE OFFENSES OF MURDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE AND MANSLAUGHTER BASED ON THE AGE OF A CHILD VICTIM.
BILL: HB2581
Sponsor: T. Bradford
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPOSITING OF WILLS WITH THE COURT.
BILL: HB2569
Sponsor: Pace
TO AMEND THE ACT INTRODUCED AS SENATE BILL NUMBER 235 AS IT RELATES TO THE COURTS OF BENTON COUNTY.
BILL: HB2565
Sponsor: Pace
TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF "OBJECTIVE FINDINGS" AS DEFINED IN 11-9-102.
TO CREATE THE SPOUSAL ABUSE SAFETY PLAN ACT FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON THE PREVENTION OF AND INTERVENTION IN SPOUSAL ABUSE.
BILL: HB2554
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-65-206 CONCERNING EVIDENCE IN THE PROSECUTION OF A PERSON CHARGED WITH THE OFFENSE OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
BILL: HB2553
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS AND TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS.
BILL: HB2544
Sponsor: Pierce
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE RULES UNDER VOYERISM OFFENSES IN 5-16-102.
BILL: HB2534
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO ASSIST RESIDENTIAL TENANTS THAT ARE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE, SEX CRIMES, OR STALKING.
BILL: HB2532
Sponsor: L. Smith
AN ACT TO AMEND 11-9-107 TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FOR CLAIMANTS AGAINST RETALIATORY DISCRIMINATION.
BILL: HB2522
Sponsor: Schulte
TO CREATE THE JUVENILE CODE REVISION COMMISSION TO MODERNIZE, CLARIFY, AND REVISE THE ARKANSAS JUVENILE CODE OF 1989.
BILL: HB2498
Sponsor: Hardwick
THE METHAMPHETAMINE OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB2479
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO AUTHORIZE AN EXTENSION OF THE TIME PERIOD FOR APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY GUARDIANS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB2461
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-65-117 TO PROVIDE CONSTRUCTIVE NOTICE OF A JUDGEMENT LIEN ON REAL PROPERTY TO A SUBSEQUENT PURCHASER FOR VALUE.
BILL: HB2459
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-1-101 TO PROVIDE FOR THE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN A LIEN HOLDER IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH A LIEN'S FILING FORM REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB2455
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO REQUIRE A STATEMENT OF THE SOURCE OF TITLE ON ALL CONVEYANCES OF REAL PROPERTY.
BILL: HB2443
Sponsor: Maloch
TO STREAMLNE AND STRENGTHEN NONFERROUS SCRAP METAL RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS AND TO ASSIST LAW ENFORCEMENT IN INVESTIGATING THEFTS.
Friday, March 2, 2007
BILL: HB2365
Sponsor: Key
AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL PENALTIES LEVIED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ARCHITECTS.
Key
BILL: HB2363
Sponsor: Pate
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 16 TO AUTHORIZE THE CONTINUATION OF EXISTING CITY COURTS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE GOVERNING BODIES OF THE CITIES OR TOWNS WHERE THE EXISTING CITY COURTS ARE LOCATED.
BILL: HB2362
Sponsor: Hyde
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-27-114 TO PRESCRIBE THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR STATE INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS.
BILL: HB2361
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO CLASSIFY THEFT OF BUILDING MATERIAL FROM A PERMITTED CONSTRUCTION SITE AS A CLASS B FELONY.
BILL: HB2354
Sponsor: Hyde
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-27-114 TO INCREASE THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR STATE INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB2348
Sponsor: Adcock
TO INCREASE THE REVIEW PERIOD FOR ENHANCEMENT OF PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT.
BILL: HB2343
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF STALKING.
BILL: HB2340
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO AMEND THE PENALTY PROVISIONS RELATING TO DELIVERY OF WORTHLESS CHECKS.
BILL: HB2337
Sponsor: Lowery
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF THEFT OF SCRAP METAL.
BILL: HB2332
Sponsor: Pate
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM.
BILL: HB2319
Sponsor: Pate
AN ACT CONCERNING RECORD RETENTION OF DISTRICT COURTS AND CITY COURTS.
BILL: HB2311
Sponsor: Bond
AN ACT PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FROM JURY SERVICE FOR PERSONS SERVING AS POLL WORKERS.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
BILL: HB2297
Sponsor: Pate
CONCERNING BAIL BONDSMEN.
BILL: HB2296
Sponsor: Pate
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING EXPUNGEMENT AND SEALING OF RECORDS OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
BILL: HB2295
Sponsor: Garner
TO AMEND THE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK LAW.
BILL: HB2294
Sponsor: Overbey
AN ACT CLARIFY THAT AN ADMINISTRATIVE SUSPENSION OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE MAY BE CONSIDERED A CONVICTION FOR DETERMINING THE SUSPENSION OF A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE.
BILL: HB2286
Sponsor: Pennartz
TO CREATE AN OFFENSE PROHIBITING REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS FROM OBTAINING OR POSSESSING IDENTIFICATION CARDS OR DRIVER'S LICENSES WITH INCORRECT PHYSICAL ADDRESSES.
BILL: HB1130
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO ADOPT THE UNIFORM STATUTORY RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES.
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
BILL: HB2271
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF UNSATISFIED JUDGMENT REQUIRED FOR LICENSE SUSPENSION.
BILL: HB2266
Sponsor: Key
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS FROM RESIDING NEAR PUBLIC PARKS OR YOUTH CENTERS.
Key
BILL: HB2265
Sponsor: Flowers
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE LOCAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO EXERCISE THE RIGHT OF EMINENT DOMAIN.
BILL: HB2262
Sponsor: Pate
TO INCREASE THE UNIFORM COURT COST FOR A VIOLATION OF THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT AND TO USE THE INCREASE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS.
BILL: HB2257
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-13-201 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF BATTERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR BATTERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE IF THE VICTIM IS FOUR (4) YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER.
BILL: HB2258
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-2-316 CONCERNING THE CONDITIONAL RELEASE OF PERSONS ACQUITTED OF A CRIME BY REASON OF MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.
BILL: HB2256
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO ESTABLISH THE "ARKANSAS SUBSIDIZED GUARDIANSHIP ACT" OF 2007.
TO PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF JUVENILE RECORDS.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
BILL: HB2231
Sponsor: Maloch
TO PROVIDE THAT A CONVICTION FOR OPERATING A MOTORBOAT WHILE INTOXICATED WILL COUNT AS A PREVIOUS OFFENSE IN ORDER TO DETERMINE THE NUMBER OF PREVIOUS OFFENSES UNDER THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT.
BILL: HB2229
Sponsor: Bond
TO INCREASE THE UNIFORM FILING FEE FOR INITIATING A CAUSE OF ACTION IN CIRCUIT COURT.
Monday, February 26, 2007
BILL: SB277
Sponsor: Womack
TO STANDARDIZE THE TIME PERIODS FOR FILING CLAIMS AGAINST AN ESTATE.
BILL: SB243
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH OATHS FOR COURT BAILIFFS.
BILL: SB242
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT REGARDING THE RETENTION AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF CERTAIN COURT RECORDS.
BILL: SB241
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT THE ENHANCED PROSPECTIVE JUROR LIST BE USED IN THE SELECTION OF ALL PROSPECTIVE JURORS IN ALL CIRCUIT COURT DIVISIONS.
BILL: SB240
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF TIME THAT PETIT JURORS ARE REQUIRED TO SERVE.
BILL: SB239
Sponsor: Luker
AN ACT TO RECOGNIZE, HONOR, AND PROTECT ARKANSAS CITIZENS WHO ARE SUMMONED TO SERVE AS JURORS IN ARKANSAS STATE COURTS; TO INCREASE THE RATE OF JUROR COMPENSATION; AND TO REIMBURSE COUNTIES FOR THE COSTS OF JURIES.
TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO USE IN DETERMINING THE PREDOMINANT AGGRESSOR IN CASES OF DOMESTIC ABUSE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARREST.
Friday, February 23, 2007
BILL: HB1748
Sponsor: Wills
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-26-303 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF DOMESTIC BATTERING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
BILL: HB1747
Sponsor: Wills
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-1-110 CONCERNING THE PROSECUTION OF CONDUCT CONSTITUTING MORE THAN ONE (1) OFFENSE.
BILL: HB1722
Sponsor: Ragland
TO ALLOW LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES TO HOLD A PERSON ARRESTED FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED PRIOR TO RELEASE UNTIL THE PERSON IS NO LONGER INTOXICATED.
BILL: HB1715
Sponsor: Pate
TO INCREASE THE FILING FEE IN CERTAIN ACTIONS FILED IN THE SUPREME COURT OR THE COURT OF APPEALS.
BILL: HB1714
Sponsor: Pate
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF INTERFERENCE WITH CUSTODY AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES IN CASES INVOLVING THE OFFENSE OF INTERFERENCE WITH CUSTODY.
BILL: HB1713
Sponsor: Pate
TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR MANUFACTURING, DELIVERING, OR POSSESSING WITH INTENT TO MANUFACTURE OR DELIVER CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE VI UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Thursday, February 22, 2007
BILL: SB235
Sponsor: Womack
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DISTRICT COURT RESOURCE ASSESSMENT BOARD; TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM OF FULL-TIME DISTRICT COURT JUDGES THAT ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
BILL: SB216
Sponsor: Hendren
TO PROVIDE THAT NONVIOLENT FELONY SEX OFFENDERS AWAITING TRANSFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION SHALL NOT BE TEMPORARILY RELEASED FROM THE CUSTODY OF A SHERIFF.
BILL: SB89
Sponsor: J. Taylor
TO REQUIRE THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT TO CITIES AND COUNTIES IN THE ADOPTION OF LOCAL COURT SECURITY PLANS AND THE PROVISION OF COURT SECURITY FOR CIRCUIT AND DISTRICT COURTS.
Tuesday, February 20, 2007
BILL: HB1624
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE STATUTES OR RULES OF THE HVACR LICENSING BOARD AND TO REQUIRE THAT LICENSEES CARRY GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE.
BILL: HB1230
Sponsor: Patterson
TO ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
BILL: HB1620
Sponsor: Burris
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR DEFACING OBJECTS OF PUBLIC RESPECT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1619
Sponsor: Burris
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR THE OFFENSE OF DESTRUCTION OR REMOVAL OF A CEMETERY MARKER OR GRAVE MARKER.
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Walters
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTIES FOR OBSCENITY OFFENSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Monday, February 19, 2007
BILL: HB1567
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR PERSONS SELLING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AT OR NEAR SCHOOL BUS STOPS.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
Friday, February 16, 2007
BILL: HCR1013
Sponsor: Pennartz
COMMENDING CIRCUIT JUDGE ROBERT NORMAN WILKINSON UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH AND FOR HIS DEDICATED AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO SEBASTIAN COUNTY.
BILL: HB1529
Sponsor: Jeffrey
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALARIES OF JUDGES AND OTHER PERSONNEL OF THE VARIOUS DISTRICT COURTS.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
BILL: SB272
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-64-101(14) TO INCLUDE ALL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN THE DEFINITION OF CERTAIN DRUG PARAPHERNALIA OBJECTS.
BILL: SB268
Sponsor: Faris
AN ACT CONCERNING RECIPROCITY PROCEDURES ADMINISTERED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE FOR CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS.
BILL: HB1510
Sponsor: Davis
TO REPEAL OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS IN THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT.
BILL: HB1507
Sponsor: Overbey
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 16-12- 102(c) AND 16-13-104 CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILTY OF AN APPOINTED COURT OF APPEALS JUDGE OR CIRCUIT JUDGE TO BE A CANDIDATE FOR ELECTION TO ANOTHER JUDGESHIP WHILE HOLDING OFFICE.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
BILL: HB1493
Sponsor: Maloch
TO ADOPT REVISED ARTICLE 7 OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE CONCERNING DOCUMENTS OF TITLE AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES TO EXISTING LAW.
BILL: HB1486
Sponsor: Cornwell
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF 16-21-2701 CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF INVESTIGATORS FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
BILL: SB184
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO REQUIRE A COPY OF CERTAIN ORDERS REGARDING COMMITMENT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
BILL: SB213
Sponsor: Hill
CONCERNING SUBMISSION OF FUNDS OR REPORTS TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FUND.
BILL: HB1475
Sponsor: Powers
TO AMEND THE JURISDICTION OF JUVENILE COURTS TO ENSURE THAT A FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR THAT IS COMMITTED BY A JUVENILE BEFORE THE JUVENILE IS EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE MAY BE PROSECUTED IN THE JUVENILE DIVISION OF CIRCUIT COURT.
BILL: HB1474
Sponsor: Hall
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO FURTHER DEFINE THE ACT OF VOYEURISM.
BILL: HB1472
Sponsor: Davenport
TO AMEND CURRENT LAW TO LIMIT THE POSSESSORY LIEN OF A TOWING AND STORAGE FIRM TO THE VEHICLE ONLY.
Monday, February 12, 2007
BILL: HB1458
Sponsor: Dunn
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF SEX OFFENSE IN THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
Friday, February 9, 2007
BILL: HB1451
Sponsor: T. Bradford
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 28-25-108 CONCERNING THE DEPOSIT OF A WILL WITH THE CIRCUIT COURT.
Thursday, February 8, 2007
BILL: SB246
Sponsor: Wilkinson
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "IMMINENT DANGER TO HEALTH OR SAFETY" IN THE ADULT MALTREATMENT CUSTODY ACT.
BILL: SB215
Sponsor: T. Smith
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CERTIFICATION OF RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
BILL: SB184
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO REQUIRE A COPY OF CERTAIN ORDERS REGARDING COMMITMENT TO BE SUBMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER.
BILL: SB2
Sponsor: J. Taylor
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE DUTY TO RETREAT PRIOR TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Tuesday, February 6, 2007
BILL: HB1408
Sponsor: Reep
TO INCREASE THE FINE FOR FAILURE TO YIELD TO AN EMERGENCY VEHICLE.
BILL: HB1406
Sponsor: Reep
TO ENCOURAGE IMPROVEMENTS IN AMBULANCE CARE AND TO PREVENT THE DISCLOSURE OF POST-ACCIDENT DRIVING AND SAFETY SEMINARS IN CIVIL PROCEEDINGS.
Monday, February 5, 2007
BILL: HB1401
Sponsor: Rosenbaum
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR AND TO CLARIFY THE OFFENSE OF TRANSPORTATION OF MINORS FOR PROHIBITED SEXUAL CONDUCT.
BILL: HB1400
Sponsor: Wills
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
BILL: HB1397
Sponsor: Hoyt
TO EXTEND THE OBLIGATION TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Friday, February 2, 2007
BILL: HB1384
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO PERMIT CONCURRENT JURISDICTION OF EVICTION PROCEEDINGS IN DISTRICT COURT.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
BILL: HB1362
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING BENEFICIARY DEEDS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECOVERY OR DISCLAIMER OF REIMBURSEMENT OF BENEFITS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Monday, January 29, 2007
BILL: SB120
Sponsor: T. Smith
AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR REAL ESTATE LICENSE APPLICANTS.
BILL: HB1334
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1333
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO CREATE THE OFFENSES OF INTERFERENCE WITH EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION IN THE FIRST DEGREE AND INTERFERENCE WITH EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
Thursday, January 25, 2007
BILL: SB85
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO ALLOW LEGAL HOLDERS OF A CURRENT ARKANSAS CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE STATUTE CONCERNING POSSESSION OF A LOADED CENTER-FIRE WEAPON IN CERTAIN AREAS.
BILL: SB12
Sponsor: Miller
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR PROTECTING A CHILD WITNESS IN A SEX OFFENSE CASE FROM TRAUMATIC CROSS- EXAMINATION BY AN ATTORNEY PRO SE.
BILL: HB1311
Sponsor: Cook
TO ADD CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS OF SUPERVISION AND TRUST TO THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL INDECENCY WITH A CHILD
TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO USE IN DETERMINING THE PREDOMINANT AGGRESSOR IN CASES OF DOMESTIC ABUSE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARREST.
BILL: HB1308
Sponsor: Bond
THE ELDERLY HOUSING CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1305
Sponsor: Webb
AN ACT TO INCLUDE "IMPAIRED PERSON" IN THE DEFINITION OF "INCAPACITATED PERSON" FOR GUARDIANSHIPS.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
BILL: HB1293
Sponsor: Pickett
AN ACT TO ALLOW A CIRCUIT COURT TO EXTEND THE DURATION OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION.
BILL: HB1288
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE STATUS OF A COURT PROCEEDING RELATED TO A MALTREATMENT ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
BILL: HB1285
Sponsor: Lamoureux
TO DESIGNATE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC DEFENDER COMMISSION A NONCRIMINAL JUSTICE AGENCY FOR PURPOSES OF ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER ACCESS.
Monday, January 22, 2007
BILL: HB1235
Sponsor: Medley
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-121 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A KNIFE AS A WEAPON.
BILL: HB1230
Sponsor: Patterson
TO ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
BILL: HB1207
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN DEATH OR DISABILITY BENEFITS OF COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES OR THEIR SURVIVORS FROM LEGAL PROCESS.
Friday, January 19, 2007
BILL: HCR1005
Sponsor: Overbey
COMMENDING JUDGE JOHN S. PATTERSON UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE BENCH FOR HIS LONG AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO FRANKLIN, JOHNSON, AND POPE COUNTIES.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007
BILL: HB1146
Sponsor: Walters
TO INCREASE THE RELIEF AVAILABLE FOR THE FAILURE TO PAY BONA FIDE LOSS CLAIMS.
BILL: HB1134
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO CLARIFY THE LAW ON CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES OWED BY A NONBIOLOGICAL FATHER.
Friday, January 12, 2007
BILL: HB1130
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO ADOPT THE UNIFORM STATUTORY RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES.
Thursday, January 11, 2007
BILL: HB1103
Sponsor: E. Brown
TO CLARIFY THAT CRIMINAL HISTORY INFORMATION SHALL NOT BE DISSEMINATED FOR NONCRIMINAL JUSTICE PURPOSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1102
Sponsor: Hall
TO CLARIFY THE LOCATION OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF THE PHILLIPS COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
BILL: HB1083
Sponsor: Overbey
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-55-213 CONCERNING VENUE AND THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2003.
Monday, January 8, 2007
BILL: HB1037
Sponsor: S. Dobbins
TO ENSURE THAT PREGNANT INMATES ARE NOT SHACKLED EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES AND ONLY USING SOFT RESTRAINTS.
BILL: HB1027
Sponsor: Burris
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION RELATING TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO CREATE CIVIL IMMUNITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB1019
Sponsor: M. Martin
AN ACT TO REVISE THE BOUNDARIES FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY DISTRICT COURTS.
VICTIM'S PROTECTION ORDER ACT.
BILL: HB1009
Sponsor: Thyer
TO ENACT THE UNIFORM LIMITED PARTNERSHIP ACT (2001) AND TO PROVIDE TRANSITIONAL RULES.
BILL: HB1004
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF METHAMPHETAMINE IN THE PRESENCE OF CERTAIN PERSONS.