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Archive of Bills Referred



Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Monday, March 30, 2015
BILL: HB1854
Sponsor: M.J. Gray
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE MARKETING, LABELING, AND IDENTIFICATION OF CATFISH AND CATFISH-LIKE SPECIES AND PRODUCTS.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
BILL: HB1553
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO CREATE THE GRAIN, SOYBEAN, AND PEANUT OWNER'S LIEN ACT.
BILL: HB1388
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO LIMIT THE FEE LEVIED ON CATTLE FOR THE FUNDING OF THE BRUCELLOSIS CONTROL AND ERADICATION PROGRAM.
Monday, March 23, 2015
BILL: SB554
Sponsor: D. Sanders
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.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
BILL: SB854
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Vaught
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
BILL: HB1960
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO REGULATE THE BRANDING AND MARKING OF LIVESTOCK; AND TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION TO CONTRACT WITH A PRIVATE ENTITY TO ADMINISTER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BRANDING AND MARKING LIVESTOCK.
BILL: SB855
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO REGULATE THE ABANDONMENT OF UNPAVED ROAD EASEMENTS.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
BILL: HB1849
Sponsor: Payton
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE CONTROL OF CONTAGIOUS DISEASES IN LIVESTOCK.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
BILL: HB1854
Sponsor: M.J. Gray
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE MARKETING, LABELING, AND IDENTIFICATION OF CATFISH AND CATFISH-LIKE SPECIES AND PRODUCTS.
BILL: HB1838
Sponsor: Bennett
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS AT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.
BILL: HB1802
Sponsor: Jett
TO AMEND THE WATER RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES ACT.
BILL: HB1746
Sponsor: Tucker
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE PURCHASE OF ORGANIC MATERIALS.
BILL: SB855
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO REGULATE THE ABANDONMENT OF UNPAVED ROAD EASEMENTS.
BILL: SB910
Sponsor: Hester
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF LEASES AND PERMITS FOR NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE STATE AND THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE; AND TO INCREASE PENALTIES FOR REMOVING NATURAL RESOURCES WITHOUT A PERMIT.
BILL: HB1718
Sponsor: Baine
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT ACT.
BILL: HB1771
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO AMEND THE METHODS OF COLLECTING DELINQUENT TAXES, PENALTIES, AND INTEREST ON MINERAL INTERESTS.
Monday, March 16, 2015
BILL: HB1948
Sponsor: Leding
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NEW JOBS TRAINING PROGRAM.
Friday, March 13, 2015
BILL: HB1963
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO CREATE THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT ARBITRATION PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN GROWERS AND CONTRACTORS RELATING TO A PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
BILL: SB778
Sponsor: Maloch
TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR HEARINGS BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION; AND TO PROVIDE THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION WITH FLEXIBILITY REGARDING THE HOLDING OF HEARINGS.
BILL: SB555
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GRAIN DEALERS ACT; TO REGULATE GRAIN DEALERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB556
Sponsor: Files
TO REQUIRE NOTIFICATION TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION WHEN FUNDING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE ARKANSAS PORT, INTERMODAL, AND WATERWAY DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1823
Sponsor: Dotson
TO PROMOTE, RECRUIT, AND RETAIN A HIGHLY SKILLED WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING, REGISTRATION, AND CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN PROFESSIONS.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
BILL: HB1979
Sponsor: Sabin
TO REQUIRE A STUDY OF AND REPORT ON THE POLICIES NECESSARY TO ENHANCE THE ECONOMY, EXPAND THE LOCALLY PRODUCED FOOD MARKET, IMPROVE NUTRITION AND HEALTH, PREVENT FOOD WASTE, AND EVALUATE A LOCAL FOOD-BASED INITIATIVE.
BILL: HB1963
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO CREATE THE PRODUCTION CONTRACT ARBITRATION PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE AN ARBITRATION PROCESS FOR DISPUTES BETWEEN GROWERS AND CONTRACTORS RELATING TO A PRODUCTION CONTRACT.
BILL: HB1962
Sponsor: Ballinger
TO CREATE A SOLE AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE FOR A STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN UNDER THE CLEAN AIR ACT.
BILL: HB1960
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO REGULATE THE BRANDING AND MARKING OF LIVESTOCK; AND TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY COMMISSION TO CONTRACT WITH A PRIVATE ENTITY TO ADMINISTER THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BRANDING AND MARKING LIVESTOCK.
BILL: HB1493
Sponsor: Eads
TO REVISE AND UPDATE LAWS FOR THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 9, 2015
BILL: HB1825
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS AMENDMENT 82 IMPLEMENTATION ACT.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
BILL: SB554
Sponsor: D. Sanders
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, March 4, 2015
BILL: SB403
Sponsor: Irvin
ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BIKEWAYS COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1620
Sponsor: Sorvillo
TO REGULATE THE BREEDING OF CERTAIN ANIMALS; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COMMERCIAL BREEDING KENNEL ACT OF 2015.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
BILL: HB1582
Sponsor: Gossage
TO CREATE THE SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEUR DEREGULATION AND ECONOMIC ENHANCEMENT ACT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 2, 2015
BILL: SB183
Sponsor: E. Williams
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Vaught
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
BILL: HB1564
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO ENCOURAGE BEAUTIFICATION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY BY ENCOURAGING THE INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF PERSONS ENGAGING IN ILLEGAL DUMPING.
BILL: HB1553
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO CREATE THE GRAIN, SOYBEAN, AND PEANUT OWNER'S LIEN ACT.
BILL: HB1551
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTIONS OF PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH NONHUMAN PRIMATES.
BILL: HB1535
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: HB1519
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RURAL FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE OF THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
Friday, February 27, 2015
BILL: HB1493
Sponsor: Eads
TO REVISE AND UPDATE LAWS FOR THE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
BILL: HB1464
Sponsor: Linck
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1461
Sponsor: Pitsch
TO ALLOW THE IMPORTATION, TRANSPORT, AND POSSESSION OF WILDLIFE CARCASSES ORIGINATING OUTSIDE OF ARKANSAS.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
BILL: SB469
Sponsor: Caldwell
AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO TRANSFER ADMINISTRATION OF THE FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION EDUCATION PROGRAM TO THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES.
BILL: HCR1006
Sponsor: Hillman
TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESIDENT, CONGRESS, AND ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO WORK TO RESTORE TRADE RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND CUBA.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
BILL: SB233
Sponsor: E. Williams
TO ESTABLISH MAXIMUM FEES FOR ANNUAL RESIDENT HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR RESIDENTS WHO ARE SIXTY-FIVE (65) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
BILL: HR1023
Sponsor: Bell
TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 24, 2015.
BILL: HB1399
Sponsor: Hillman
TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE MARKETING AND REDISTRIBUTION LAWS FOR THE SALE OF PLANTS, ANIMALS, AND COMMODITIES OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
BILL: HB1388
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO LIMIT THE FEE LEVIED ON CATTLE FOR THE FUNDING OF THE BRUCELLOSIS CONTROL AND ERADICATION PROGRAM.
BILL: HR1020
Sponsor: Bragg
TO RECOGNIZE AND CELEBRATE FORESTRY DAY AT THE CAPITOL, SPONSORED BY THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY ASSOCIATION, ON FEBRUARY 25, 2015.
BILL: HB1380
Sponsor: Bragg
TO ALLOW A HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSOR TO TEACH ELEMENTS OF FORESTRY WITHOUT REGISTERING FOR THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REGISTRATION OF FORESTERS.
BILL: HB1379
Sponsor: Bragg
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF TIMBERLAND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
BILL: HB1360
Sponsor: Payton
TO ALLOW THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR BOARD TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
BILL: HB1350
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM ACT; AND TO EXEMPT VETERINARIANS FROM THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
Monday, February 9, 2015
BILL: HB1309
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE BRUCELLOSIS CONTROL AND ERADICATION PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FUNDING OF THE BRUCELLOSIS CONTROL AND ERADICATION PROGRAM.
Friday, February 6, 2015
BILL: HB1278
Sponsor: Sabin
TO AMEND THE PROCUREMENT LAWS CONCERNING THE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR OFFERORS AND BIDDERS.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
BILL: HR1010
Sponsor: Shepherd
TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
BILL: HR1008
Sponsor: D. Douglas
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS, RANCHERS, AND FORESTERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELLBEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION.
Monday, February 2, 2015
BILL: HB1214
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO REQUIRE THAT NOTICE BE GIVEN TO GROWERS CONCERNING ADDITIONAL INVESTMENTS THAT MAY BE REQUIRED UNDER A PRODUCTION CONTRACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
BILL: SB47
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS OIL AND GAS COMMISSION TO FORM BRINE EXPANSION UNITS CONTAINING ONE OR MORE BRINE PRODUCTION WELLS OR BRINE INJECTION WELLS AND TO CLARIFY THE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF IN-LIEU ROYALTY PAYMENTS.
BILL: HB1179
Sponsor: Ratliff
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT REGARDING THE ENGINE HORSEPOWER OF MOTORBOATS OPERATING ON THE ELEVEN POINT RIVER.
Monday, January 26, 2015
BILL: HCR1003
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO URGE THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SEEK AN EXTENSION OF THE COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION LOAN REPAYMENT DATE FOR CERTAIN FARMERS.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
BILL: HB1111
Sponsor: Sabin
TO CREATE THE PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT; AND TO REGULATE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE.
Monday, January 12, 2015
BILL: HB1049
Sponsor: C. Fite
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1010
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO ALTER THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.