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Archive of Bills Referred



Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Thursday, April 2, 2009
BILL: HB1483
Sponsor: Sample
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AND PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FOR AGRICULTURE FARM SUPPLY COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS.
BILL: HB2005
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON WHO HOLDS A MINERAL LEASE SHALL NOTIFY THE OWNER OF THE MINERAL RIGHTS UPON TRANSFERRING THE MINERAL LEASE TO ANOTHER PERSON.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
BILL: HB1580
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S MEETINGS, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION, HEARINGS, ASSESSMENTS, RULES, PERMITS, PLUGGING A WELL, ROYALTY PAYMENTS, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
BILL: HB1984
Sponsor: Dunn
TO PROVIDE CENTRAL FILING WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AGRICULTURAL LIENS AND FARM-RELATED SECURITY INTERESTS AND TO PROVIDE FILING FEES WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF FILING FEES.
BILL: SB1005
Sponsor: Steele
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR MINORITY BUSINESSES.
Monday, March 30, 2009
BILL: SB846
Sponsor: Broadway
TO INCREASE THE SIZE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, TO CLARIFY THE POWERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND TO CHANGE THE CONDITIONS FOR MAKING A JOB TRAINING EXPENDITURE BY A PUBLIC CORPORATION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: SB803
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO LICENSE MOLD INVESTIGATORS; TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR MOLD INVESTIGATIONS; AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS FOR MOLD INSPECTORS.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
BILL: HB1939
Sponsor: Saunders
TO REPEAL THE SUNSETTED MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT OF 1997 AND TO ESTABLISH THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
Monday, March 23, 2009
BILL: SB993
Sponsor: R. Thompson
CONCERNING ORAL LEASES OF FARMLANDS AND TO PROVIDE AN EMERGENCY EFFECTIVE DATE.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
BILL: SB934
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO PROVIDE FOR GRANTS AND INCENTIVES TO ASSIST ARKANSAS DAIRY FARMERS IN CONTINUING TO PRODUCE MILK IN THIS STATE.
BILL: SB803
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO LICENSE MOLD INVESTIGATORS; TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR MOLD INVESTIGATIONS; AND TO ESTABLISH QUALIFICATIONS FOR MOLD INSPECTORS.
BILL: HB1451
Sponsor: Hoyt
AN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
BILL: HB1629
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOARD TO AUTHORIZE A LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS COMPANY TO FILL OR SERVICE ANOTHER LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS COMPANY'S CONTAINER DURING A DECLARED EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 9, 2009
BILL: HB2268
Sponsor: Carroll
TO REQUIRE THE PERIODIC AND REGULAR TESTING OF THIS STATE'S WATER RESOURCES THAT MIGHT BE AFFECTED BY DRILLING OPERATIONS.
BILL: HB2251
Sponsor: Lowery
TO GRANT THE POWER OF EMINENT DOMAIN TO MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS FOR THE CONDEMNATION OF INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING PLANTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROTECTING JOBS AND PROMOTING INDUSTRIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB2214
Sponsor: Baird
TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2213
Sponsor: Baird
CONCERNING THE STATE PARKS AND RECREATION AREAS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2193
Sponsor: Pyle
TO DESIGNATE THE CYNTHIANA GRAPE AS THE OFFICIAL GRAPE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2145
Sponsor: Ragland
REGARDING THEFT OF CATTLE OR LIVESTOCK A PERSON HAS WON AT AN AUCTION BUT WHO FAILS TO PAY FOR THE CATTLE OR LIVESTOCK.
BILL: HB2156
Sponsor: George
TO PROVIDE A METHOD FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF THE POULTRY INVENTORY OF AN INTEGRATED POULTRY COMPANY.
BILL: HR1027
Sponsor: Cook
RECOGNIZING THE DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK'S SIGNIFICANT PRESERVATION OF STATE HISTORY AND ENCOURAGING ARKANSANS AND VISITORS TO VISIT THE DAVIDSONVILLE HISTORIC STATE PARK.
BILL: HR1028
Sponsor: Carter
TO ENCOURAGE CONGRESS TO AMEND THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY CODE TO PROVIDE CREDITOR PROTECTION TO COTTON FARMERS EQUAL TO THE PROTECTION GIVEN TO FARMERS AND PRODUCERS OF GRAIN.
BILL: HB2094
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO REQUIRE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE QUICK ACTION CLOSING FUND AGREEMENTS TO CONTAIN BUSINESS GOALS AND TO REQUIRE A REFUND WHEN GOALS ARE NOT MET.
BILL: HB2029
Sponsor: J. Brown
TO SPECIFY CONDITIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND ACQUIRED BY A FOREIGN PARTY.
Friday, March 6, 2009
BILL: HB2005
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO REQUIRE THAT A PERSON WHO HOLDS A MINERAL LEASE SHALL NOTIFY THE OWNER OF THE MINERAL RIGHTS UPON TRANSFERRING THE MINERAL LEASE TO ANOTHER PERSON.
BILL: HB1991
Sponsor: Davenport
TO CLARIFY THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR PRODUCTION INTEGRATION PROCEEDINGS RELATED TO THE PRODUCTION AND USE OF OIL AND GAS.
BILL: HB1984
Sponsor: Dunn
TO PROVIDE CENTRAL FILING WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AGRICULTURAL LIENS AND FARM-RELATED SECURITY INTERESTS AND TO PROVIDE FILING FEES WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF FILING FEES.
BILL: HB1964
Sponsor: King
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS YOUNG AND BEGINNING FARMER ADVISORY BOARD TO LOCATE ITS OFFICES WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
BILL: HB1962
Sponsor: Wills
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM.
Thursday, March 5, 2009
BILL: HB1941
Sponsor: Reynolds
AN ACT TO MERGE AN ABANDONED SEVERED MINERAL INTEREST WITH ITS SURFACE ESTATE; TO PRESERVE A SEVERED MINERAL INTEREST; AND TO PROTECT A MINERAL OPERATOR.
BILL: HB1939
Sponsor: Saunders
TO REPEAL THE SUNSETTED MOTION PICTURE INCENTIVE ACT OF 1997 AND TO ESTABLISH THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
BILL: HB1926
Sponsor: Maxwell
TO PROMOTE THE PRODUCTION, THE DEVELOPMENT, AND THE USE OF LIGNITE IN THIS STATE.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
BILL: SB446
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO EXTEND THE TIME WITHIN WHICH THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MAY DESIGNATE A LODGING FACILITY AS AN APPROVED COMPANY AND AUTHORIZE THE UNDERTAKING OF A TOURISM ATTRACTION PROJECT.
BILL: HCR1014
Sponsor: Ragland
URGING THE SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT A VOLUNTARY MARKET-DRIVEN APPROACH TO THE NATIONAL ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
BILL: HB1026
Sponsor: G. Smith
TO REQUIRE THAT A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION BE EXPERIENCED IN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, AND TRANSPORTATION OF OIL AND GAS.
BILL: HB1847
Sponsor: Moore
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1846
Sponsor: Moore
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
Monday, March 2, 2009
BILL: HB1804
Sponsor: M. Burris
TO REQUIRE A WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR TO OBTAIN CERTAIN INFORMATION BEFORE INJECTING A CHEMICAL ADDITIVE FOR THE PREVENTION OF DISEASE INTO A WATER SYSTEM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN DUTIES.
BILL: HB1746
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON WATER SOURCE PROTECTION.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
BILL: HB1666
Sponsor: Wells
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF VOLUNTEER OR RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
BILL: HB1645
Sponsor: Davenport
AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF SUBSIDIZATION WITH MONEYS IN THE CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
BILL: HB1644
Sponsor: Davenport
TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF SUBSIDIZATION WITH MONEYS IN THE DRINKING WATER STATE REVOLVING LOAN FUND ACCOUNT.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
BILL: HB1625
Sponsor: Dunn
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CONSOLIDATED INCENTIVE ACT OF 2003 PAYROLL REBATE PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1629
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO AUTHORIZE THE DIRECTOR OF THE LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS BOARD TO AUTHORIZE A LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS COMPANY TO FILL OR SERVICE ANOTHER LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS COMPANY'S CONTAINER DURING A DECLARED EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
BILL: HR1020
Sponsor: Stewart
TO HONOR THE KIRKSEY FAMILY FOR BEING CHOSEN AS THE 2007 CLARK COUNTY FARM FAMILY OF THE YEAR, THE 2007 ARKANSAS FARM FAMILY OF THE YEAR AND THE 2008 SWISHER SWEETS/SUNBELT EXPO SOUTHEASTERN FARMER OF THE YEAR.
Monday, February 23, 2009
BILL: SB361
Sponsor: Luker
TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE MONTHLY FERTILIZER TONNAGE REPORTS AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE FEES ARE TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE, SOIL TESTING AND RESEARCH FUND.
BILL: HB1592
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GATHERING LINE LAND ACQUISITION ACT.
BILL: HB1349
Sponsor: Cook
CONCERNING THE RUNNING WATER LEVEE DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1580
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S MEETINGS, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION, HEARINGS, ASSESSMENTS, RULES, PERMITS, PLUGGING A WELL, ROYALTY PAYMENTS, AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
BILL: HB1573
Sponsor: Lowery
TO AMEND THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION'S RULES FOR ADMINISTERING THE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1968; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "TRANSPORTATION OF GAS" UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATURAL GAS PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1971.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
BILL: HR1019
Sponsor: Maloch
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
BILL: HB1483
Sponsor: Sample
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY AND PROVIDING AN EXEMPTION FOR AGRICULTURE FARM SUPPLY COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS.
Monday, February 16, 2009
BILL: HB1470
Sponsor: Slinkard
CONCERNING ELECTIONS OF BOARDS OF DIRECTORS OF REGIONAL WATER DISTRICTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
BILL: HR1015
Sponsor: Ragland
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
BILL: HB1424
Sponsor: Webb
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE FOR LANDFARMS.
Monday, February 9, 2009
BILL: HB1406
Sponsor: Hall
TO IMPOSE A FEE ON VETERINARY SERVICES PERFORMED ON CATS AND DOGS TO FUND LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTERS AND TO CREATE THE ANIMAL SHELTER TRUST FUND.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
BILL: SB35
Sponsor: R. Thompson
TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE FOR TERMINATING AN ORAL LEASE OF FARMLANDS.
BILL: HB1384
Sponsor: McLean
CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF A FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT TO BORROW FUNDS.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
BILL: HB1381
Sponsor: Lovell
TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTION AS A DIRECTOR OF THE ST. FRANCIS LEVEE DISTRICT.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
BILL: HB1349
Sponsor: Cook
CONCERNING THE RUNNING WATER LEVEE DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1343
Sponsor: J. Brown
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE JULY 1, 2009 EXPIRATION DATE ON THE ARKANSAS RICE CERTIFICATION ACT.
Monday, January 26, 2009
BILL: HB1178
Sponsor: Dismang
TO CLARIFY A PIPELINE COMPANY'S RIGHT OF EMINENT DOMAIN.
Thursday, January 22, 2009
BILL: HCR1004
Sponsor: Ragland
REQUESTING THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT HORSE PROCESSING FACILITIES.
BILL: SB77
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
Monday, January 12, 2009
BILL: HB1046
Sponsor: Ragland
THE FREEDOM TO FARM ACT.
BILL: HB1026
Sponsor: G. Smith
TO REQUIRE THAT A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION BE EXPERIENCED IN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, AND TRANSPORTATION OF OIL AND GAS.
BILL: HB1025
Sponsor: Hall
TO DESIGNATE THE LOCATION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF THE EAST ARKANSAS PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.
BILL: HB1004
Sponsor: Reynolds
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATION OF A SEVERED MINERAL RIGHT DUE TO NONUSE WITH OWNERSHIP REVERTING TO THE SURFACE OWNER AND TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSING MINERAL RIGHTS.