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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Thursday, March 29, 2007
BILL: HB2536
Sponsor: Burris
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EXISTING WORKFORCE TRAINING ACT.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
BILL: HB1379
Sponsor: Petrus
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
BILL: SB830
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION AND OPERATION OF RESEARCH PARK AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Monday, March 26, 2007
BILL: HB2390
Sponsor: Hoyt
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MILK STABILIZATION BOARD.
BILL: SB827
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE REGIONAL WATER DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT ACT, ACT 114 OF 1957, 14-116-101 ET SEQ., AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Friday, March 23, 2007
BILL: SB237
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
Thursday, March 22, 2007
BILL: SB998
Sponsor: B. Johnson
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
BILL: SB1000
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
BILL: SB988
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE VOLUNTARY EMBEDDING OF IDENTIFICATION CHIPS FOR EQUINE MONITORING.
BILL: SB900
Sponsor: J. Taylor
TO REQUIRE THE STATE SURVEYOR TO REFER A COMPLAINT ABOUT A SURVEYOR TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
BILL: SB777
Sponsor: Madison
CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES.
Monday, March 19, 2007
BILL: SB827
Sponsor: Hill
TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE REGIONAL WATER DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT ACT, ACT 114 OF 1957, 14-116-101 ET SEQ., AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Friday, March 16, 2007
BILL: HB1318
Sponsor: Sullivan
AN ACT TO CREATE THE SURPLUS POULTRY LITTER REMOVAL INCENTIVES ACT AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES FOR POULTRY LITTER REMOVAL.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
BILL: SB830
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION AND OPERATION OF RESEARCH PARK AUTHORITIES FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Monday, March 12, 2007
BILL: SB768
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO INCREASE WATER WELL CONSTRUCTION FEES.
BILL: SB440
Sponsor: Hill
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE QUICK ACTION CLOSING FUND.
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
BILL: SB790
Sponsor: G. Jeffress
TO ENHANCE THE REGULATION BY THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION OF OIL, GAS, AND BRINE PRODUCTION.
Monday, March 5, 2007
BILL: HB2812
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT.
BILL: HB2801
Sponsor: Rainey
AN ACT TO EXEMPT FARM EQUIPMENT FINANCING AND ALL AGRICULTURE LOANS NOT SECURED BY LAND FROM THE FARM MEDIATION ACT.
BILL: HB2797
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXERCISE OF EMINENT DOMAIN IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2788
Sponsor: Saunders
AN ACT CONCERNING CRUELTY TO ANIMALS AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
BILL: HR1029
Sponsor: Stewart
COMMENDING TROY BUCK ON HIS INDUCTION INTO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURAL HALL OF FAME.
BILL: HB2778
Sponsor: Schulte
TO PERMIT THE REDEMPTION OF TAX DELINQUENT MINERAL RIGHTS BY A SURFACE OWNER OR OWNERS OF LESS THAN THE ENTIRE TAX DELINQUENT MINERAL INTEREST.
BILL: HB2777
Sponsor: Schulte
TO REGULATE THE ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF TAXES ON MINERAL RIGHTS.
BILL: HB2776
Sponsor: Schulte
TO CLARIFY WHEN TAX DELINQUENT MINERAL RIGHTS MAY BE SOLD TO THE SURFACE OWNER.
BILL: HB2750
Sponsor: S. Dobbins
AN ACT TO SUBJECT QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL BODIES TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
BILL: HB2746
Sponsor: Walters
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL NOTICE TO A SURFACE OWNER AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REMEDIES TO A SURFACE OWNER FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY AN OPERATOR.
BILL: HB2745
Sponsor: Walters
TO PROVIDE DAMAGES TO A SURFACE OWNER FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY LIVESTOCK THAT ESCAPES AS A RESULT OF AN OPERATOR'S FAILURE TO USE REASONABLE CARE ON A SURFACE OWNER'S REAL PROPERTY.
BILL: HB2744
Sponsor: Walters
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NOTICE PROVIDED BY AN OPERATOR TO A SURFACE LANDOWNER.
BILL: HB2743
Sponsor: Breedlove
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR DAMAGES AND COMPENSATION FOR THE USE OF LAND BY PERSONS OTHER THAN THE SURFACE OWNER.
BILL: HB2742
Sponsor: Breedlove
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION OF DIMINISHED UTILITY OF THE SURFACE ESTATE IF SEPARATE FROM THE MINERAL ESTATE ON WHICH A WELL IS DRILLED; TO ALLOW FOR A REDUCTION IN THE ASSESSMENT VALUE.
BILL: HB2741
Sponsor: Breedlove
TO QUIET TITLE IN ABANDONED MINERAL INTERESTS IN THE SURFACE ESTATE OWNER.
BILL: SB600
Sponsor: J. Taylor
TO REQUIRE A LICENSED SURVEYOR TO FILE A PLAT AFTER RECEIVING PAYMENT FOR THE SURVEY.
BILL: HB2722
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
BILL: HB2718
Sponsor: Key
AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY TAXES ON PROPERTY OWNED BY A MARINA AND OPERATED UNDER A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.
Key
BILL: HB2706
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE NATURE OF ALTERNATIVE MOTOR FUELS UNDER ARKANSAS TAX LAW.
BILL: HB2699
Sponsor: Pate
AN ACT TO LIMIT OIL AND GAS LEASES TO THREE (3) YEARS.
BILL: HB2677
Sponsor: Dunn
AN ACT TO RENAME THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB2651
Sponsor: George
TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC'S INVESTMENT IN PARKS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES.
BILL: HB2542
Sponsor: Burris
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND RESTRICTIONS CONCERNING STATE PARKS.
BILL: HB2536
Sponsor: Burris
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EXISTING WORKFORCE TRAINING ACT.
BILL: HB2525
Sponsor: Schulte
AN ACT TO BAN THE AERIAL APPLICATION OF 2,4-D STATEWIDE.
BILL: HB2519
Sponsor: Ragland
AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE PURCHASE OF TAX DELINQUENT MINERAL INTERESTS.
BILL: HB2517
Sponsor: Ragland
AN ACT TO PERMIT ACTIONS TO QUIET THE TITLE TO MINERAL INTERESTS.
BILL: HB2512
Sponsor: Dunn
TO PERMIT SURFACE OWNERS TO ACQUIRE DORMANT MINERAL RIGHTS.
BILL: HB2486
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE RIGHTS OF SURFACE OWNERS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES TO MINERAL INTERESTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE REIMBURSEMENT OF TAXES PAID UNDER A DEED TO THE MINERAL RIGHTS.
BILL: HB2462
Sponsor: Bond
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: HB2434
Sponsor: Maloch
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE RICE AS THE OFFICIAL GRAIN OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2422
Sponsor: Hall
TO PROHIBIT THE TRANSFER OR ASSIGNMENT OF CERTAIN EASEMENTS.
Friday, March 2, 2007
BILL: HB2414
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
BILL: HB2412
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
BILL: HB2413
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB2406
Sponsor: Davenport
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A LEMON LAW FOR CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT.
BILL: HB2405
Sponsor: Davenport
TO CLARIFY CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND ACT.
BILL: HB2396
Sponsor: Dunn
TO AMEND THE MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT REVENUE BOND LAW.
BILL: HB2375
Sponsor: George
THE ARKANSAS APIARY ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB2368
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UNIFORM STATE FERTILIZER PREEMPTION ACT.
BILL: HB2366
Sponsor: Schulte
TO ENACT THE PROMOTION OF BIOFUELS ACT THAT REQUIRES STATE AGENCIES TO IMPLEMENT BIOFUEL USE POLICIES AND TO ACQUIRE ALTERNATIVELY FUELED VEHICLES AND REQUIRES THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO MAKE A REPORT.
BILL: HB2339
Sponsor: Thyer
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION TO ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF WATER, WASTE DISPOSAL, POLLUTION CONTROL, ABATEMENT AND PREVENTION, AND OTHER PURPOSES.
BILL: HB2324
Sponsor: Burris
TO ENCOURAGE A LANDOWNER TO MAKE LAND AND WATER AREAS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC FOR RECREATIONAL USE AND TO LIMIT THE LIABILITY OF A LANDOWNER WHO ALLOWS THE PUBLIC TO USE THE LANOWNER'S PROPERTY FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES.
BILL: HB2316
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR TRAINING ACADEMY.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
BILL: HB2298
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE APPLICATION OF POULTRY LITTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED STANDARDS WHILE A MANAGEMENT PLAN IS PENDING.
BILL: HB2292
Sponsor: Harrelson
AN ACT TO SUPPLY ARKANSAS FEEDSTOCK TO RENEWABLE FUEL MANUFACTURING FACILITIES OPERATING IN ARKANSAS AND TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF ARKANSAS HARVESTED CROPS IN THE PRODUCTION OF RENEWABLE FUELS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2290
Sponsor: Lowery
TO MAKE CLARIFICATIONS TO THE EMERGENCY PETROLEUM SET-ASIDE ACT.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
BILL: HB2233
Sponsor: Thyer
AN ACT TO PROVIDE RULEMAKING AUTHORITY TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: HB2230
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AMEND CERTAIN DEFINITIONS IN THE ARKANSAS NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1971.
BILL: HB1068
Sponsor: Ragland
AN ACT TO PROTECT ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR DISTURBING ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES.
Monday, February 26, 2007
BILL: HB2071
Sponsor: Sumpter
AN ACT TO STIMULATE ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND TO INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR UTILIZING ACT 9 BONDS.
Friday, February 23, 2007
BILL: HB1783
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO REVISE MEMBERSHIP AND MEETING TIMES OF THE ARKANSAS YOUNG AND BEGINNING FARMER ADVISORY BOARD.
BILL: HB1782
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO ADD A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ARKANSAS YOUNG AND BEGINNING FARMER ADVISORY BOARD TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE BOARD.
BILL: HB1761
Sponsor: Ragland
THE FREEDOM-TO-FARM ACT.
BILL: HB1732
Sponsor: L. Evans
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS REQUIRED BY THE FEDERAL LAW.
Thursday, February 22, 2007
BILL: HB1671
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO AMEND THE "ARKANSAS WETLANDS MITIGATION BANK ACT" TO INCLUDE AQUATIC RESOURCES, STREAMS, AND DEEP WATER AQUATIC HABITATS.
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
BILL: SB298
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTIONS TO THE DEFINITION OF DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A REFUND OF CERTAIN FEES.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
BILL: HCR1012
Sponsor: Ragland
RECOGNIZING THE SEVENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
BILL: HR1016
Sponsor: Dickinson
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
BILL: SB55
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES THAT IMPACT SMALL BUSINESS.
BILL: HB1419
Sponsor: Hoyt
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MILK STABILIZATION ACT; AND TO PROTECT THE ARKANSAS DAIRY INDUSTRY.
Tuesday, February 6, 2007
BILL: HR1015
Sponsor: D. Johnson
CELEBRATING AND HONORING MADAM YEH CHU- LAN OF TAIWAN FOR HER STAUNCH BELIEF IN DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS.
Friday, February 2, 2007
BILL: HB1379
Sponsor: Petrus
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
BILL: HB1005
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE DIANA FRITILLARY BUTTERFLY AS THE OFFICIAL BUTTERFLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
BILL: SB107
Sponsor: Bisbee
AN ACT CONCERNING DUES FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE ELECTION TO LEVY THE DUES OF A VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SHALL INCLUDE DUES ON BUSINESSES.
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
BILL: HCR1006
Sponsor: Lovell
URGING THE USDA TO CHANGE REPORTING DATES CONCERNING RICE PRICES AND STOCKS TO THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE.
Friday, January 26, 2007
BILL: HB1319
Sponsor: L. Evans
AN ACT TO TRANSFER AQUACULTURE BUSINESS ENTERPRISES FROM THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: HB1318
Sponsor: Sullivan
AN ACT TO CREATE THE SURPLUS POULTRY LITTER REMOVAL INCENTIVES ACT AND TO PROVIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES FOR POULTRY LITTER REMOVAL.
BILL: HB1316
Sponsor: Ragland
TO TRANSFER THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES TO THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT BY A TYPE 1 TRANSFER.
BILL: HB1314
Sponsor: Sumpter
AN ACT TO PROTECT PUBLIC USE OF THE WATERS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND OF THE LAKES THAT BORDER THIS STATE.
Monday, January 22, 2007
BILL: HB1246
Sponsor: Burris
CONCERNING FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
BILL: HB1224
Sponsor: Edwards
TO PROVIDE AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES TO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS PROVIDERS IN ACTIONS FOR CIVIL LIABILITY.
BILL: HB1208
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO ALLOW WAIVERS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SOIL NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANNER AND APPLICATOR CERTIFICATION ACT; AND TO REQUIRE ANNUAL MEETINGS CONCERNING NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT AND APPLICATION.
Friday, January 19, 2007
BILL: HB1202
Sponsor: Thyer
TO EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
Thursday, January 18, 2007
BILL: HB1194
Sponsor: Greenberg
AN ACT TO RESTORE FUNDING FOR THE HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: HB1175
Sponsor: Edwards
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR AMOUNT NECESSARY TO TRIGGER THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS FOR RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
BILL: HB1068
Sponsor: Ragland
AN ACT TO PROTECT ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR DISTURBING ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES.
Monday, January 8, 2007
BILL: HB1005
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE DIANA FRITILLARY BUTTERFLY AS THE OFFICIAL BUTTERFLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.