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Archive of Bills Referred


Bill Number Bill Subtitle Sponsor
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
HB1610 TO PROVIDE THAT NO ELECTION MAY BE HELD FOR CERTAIN UNOPPOSED OFFICES; AND TO PROVIDE A NEW ELECTION PROCEDURE. Bell Status
Friday, March 27, 2015
SB993 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION VIOLATIONS BY COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF CERTAIN IRREGULARITIES. B. King Status
SB963 ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMPLAINTS FILED WITH AND INVESTIGATIONS PERFORMED BY THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS OF VIOLATIONS OF ELECTION LAWS. B. King Status
SB389 TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS. G. Stubblefield Status
HB1945 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PREVENTION AND DETECTION OF FRAUD AND OTHER IMPROPER ACTIVITIES WITHIN STATE GOVERNMENT. Hammer Status
HB1688 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR CIRCULATION OF MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM PETITIONS. Ballinger Status
HB1865 THE ELECTION COMMISSIONS INTEGRITY ACT. Lemons Status
Thursday, March 26, 2015
HB1863 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ELECTIONS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION DEADLINES. Lemons Status
HB1687 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BALLOT QUESTIONS; AND TO ADD CLARITY TO THE FORMAT OF A BALLOT QUESTION. Ballinger Status
HB1669 TO PROMOTE THE RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION; AND TO PROTECT A CITIZEN'S RIGHT TO OBSERVE AND RECORD PUBLIC EVENTS. Womack Status
HB1610 TO PROVIDE THAT NO ELECTION MAY BE HELD FOR CERTAIN UNOPPOSED OFFICES; AND TO PROVIDE A NEW ELECTION PROCEDURE. Bell Status
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
SB1055 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS AND SECRET BALLOTS. A. Clark Status
SB1013 TO PROVIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INVESTIGATIONS OF ELECTION MISCONDUCT; TO CREATE A VOTER INTEGRITY UNIT ADMINISTERED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO ALLOW THE VOTER INTEGRITY UNIT TO PERFORM RECOUNTS. B. King Status
SB939 THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT. Rapert Status
SB933 TO CREATE A REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT PROCESS FOR AN AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION MEMBER WHO IS NOT SUBJECT TO CONFIRMATION BY THE SENATE. Rapert Status
SB887 TO PROMOTE HONESTY AND INTEGRITY IN COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REMOVAL OF A MEMBER OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS UPON PUBLIC COMPLAINT. B. King Status
SB382 TO STUDY THE RESTRUCTURING OF VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES INTO PRINCIPAL DEPARTMENTS AND THE EFFICIENCY AND COST SAVINGS OF CONSOLIDATION OF THOSE AGENCIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. E. Williams Status
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
SB2 AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ARTICLE 5, SECTION 42, OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION. J. Dismang Status
SB1003 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE INTERNAL AUDIT SECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION. B. King Status
Monday, March 23, 2015
SB860 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING INITIATIVES, REFERENDA, AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS. Hickey Status
Thursday, March 19, 2015
SB995 TO REQUIRE CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES TO COOPERATE WITH PROFESSIONAL ENTITIES; AND TO ASSESS THE NEED FOR PROFESSIONALS WITH SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS WHO CAN RENDER SPECIALIZED SERVICES TO UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES. Elliott Status
SB636 TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT FINANCING ACT; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Woods Status
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
HB1936 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE REPORTING OF WASTE OR MISUSE OF PUBLIC FUNDS BY ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROVIDERS Bell Status
SB841 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTANTS AND LICENSE RENEWALS. B. Sample Status
SB817 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING REGISTRATION AND REPORTING BY APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND AMENDING PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACTS. E. Williams Status
SB816 TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ELECTION EQUIPMENT, TESTING PROCEDURES, ELECTION PROCESSES, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES. B. Sample Status
SB424 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE COMMISSIONS DERIVED FROM CERTAIN PRISONER SERVICES. B. Johnson Status
SB823 TO CLARIFY THE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS OF A STATE EMPLOYEE. J. Hendren Status
HB1945 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PREVENTION AND DETECTION OF FRAUD AND OTHER IMPROPER ACTIVITIES WITHIN STATE GOVERNMENT. Hammer Status
HB1851 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO AND MEMBERSHIP ON CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES. Neal Status
Monday, March 16, 2015
HB1829 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED WHEN A VOTER REQUIRES ASSISTANCE IN CASTING HIS OR HER BALLOT. Ladyman Status
Thursday, March 12, 2015
SB803 TO ALLOW A CANDIDATE TO RUN FOR MORE THAN ONE FEDERAL OFFICE SIMULTANEOUSLY. Hester Status
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
SB779 TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS APPRAISER LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION BOARD TO CONDUCT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS TO ENHANCE THE ENFORCEMENT OF APPRAISER QUALIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS. Maloch Status
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
SB743 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FEES CHARGED FOR NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RENEWAL OF THE COMMISSIONS OF NOTARIES PUBLICS. G. Stubblefield Status
SB356 TO PROVIDE FOR ESCHEATMENT OF A UNITED STATES SAVINGS BOND. Files Status
HB1954 TO CREATE THE STATE OF ARKANSAS WORKFORCE RETENTION TASK FORCE; TO STUDY AND EVALUATE THE WAYS STATE AGENCIES COULD INCREASE EMPLOYEE RETENTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Walker Status
Monday, March 9, 2015
HB1808 TO AUTHORIZE PAID LEAVE OF ABSENCE DURING A NATIONAL DISASTER FOR A STATE OR CITY EMPLOYEE SIMULTANEOUSLY EMPLOYED AS A FEDERAL EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF TEAM EMPLOYEE. C. Douglas Status
HB1874 TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO EXEMPT RECORDS MAINTAINED BY DISASTER RECOVERY SYSTEMS FROM THE DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967. Johnson Status
HB1873 TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING UNDULY BURDENSOME REQUESTS FOR DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967. Johnson Status
HB1865 THE ELECTION COMMISSIONS INTEGRITY ACT. Lemons Status
HB1863 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF ELECTIONS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION OFFICIALS AND ELECTION DEADLINES. Lemons Status
HB1799 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMPENSATION FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE; AND TO REPEAL THE CAP ON A PAYOUT OF UNUSED SICK LEAVE. B. Overbey Status
HB1788 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY STATE AGENCIES; AND TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO CONSULT THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION'S BUILDING AND SITES DATABASE. Bell Status
HB1782 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIODS FOR THE PRESUMPTION OF ABANDONMENT OF UNCLAIMED PROPERTY; AND TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO ABANDONED MINERAL PROCEEDS. Jean Status
Friday, March 6, 2015
HB1743 TO ALIGN ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTIONS WITH GENERAL ELECTIONS; AND TO AMEND OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING BOARDS OF DIRECTORS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS. Sorvillo Status
HB1737 PROVIDING THAT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES PROMULGATED BY A STATE AGENCY SHALL NOT BECOME EFFECTIVE UNTIL REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE. Branscum Status
HB1730 TO ELIMINATE EXCESSIVE GOVERNMENT REGULATION; TO CREATE SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF OLD RULES; TO PREVENT RULES FROM BECOMING ANTIQUATED; AND TO REQUIRE APPROVAL OF OLD RULES BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Bell Status
HB1729 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SUNSET ACT OF 2015; TO PROVIDE FOR SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF AGENCIES; AND TO ENCOURAGE EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT FUNCTIONS. Copeland Status
Thursday, March 5, 2015
SB636 TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE HEADQUARTERS FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT FINANCING ACT; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Woods Status
HB1688 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR CIRCULATION OF MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM PETITIONS. Ballinger Status
HB1687 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BALLOT QUESTIONS; AND TO ADD CLARITY TO THE FORMAT OF A BALLOT QUESTION. Ballinger Status
HB1669 TO PROMOTE THE RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION; AND TO PROTECT A CITIZEN'S RIGHT TO OBSERVE AND RECORD PUBLIC EVENTS. Womack Status
HB1665 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABANDONED PROPERTY; AND TO ALTER THE METHOD BY WHICH NOTICE OF THE ABANDONMENT OF PROPERTY IS PUBLISHED. Bennett Status
HB1682 TO ALLOW A VOTER TO REGISTER TO VOTE ON THE DAY OF AN ELECTION OR DURING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION. Tucker Status
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
SB723 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF LEGISLATIVE AUDIT. Hickey Status
HB1616 TO PROVIDE FOR AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION. Love Status
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HB1610 TO PROVIDE THAT NO ELECTION MAY BE HELD FOR CERTAIN UNOPPOSED OFFICES; AND TO PROVIDE A NEW ELECTION PROCEDURE. Bell Status
Monday, March 2, 2015
SB476 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES; TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR STATE PROCUREMENTS; AND TO MAKE RELATED CHANGES. Hickey Status
HR1031 TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE THE REGULATION FREEDOM AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. G. Hodges Status
Thursday, February 26, 2015
HB1475 TO PROVIDE STATUTORY GUIDANCE CONCERNING INTERSTATE CONVENTIONS UNDER ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION. Brown Status
HB1468 TO MODIFY THE USE OF SHARED LEAVE UNDER THE UNIFORM ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE POLICY ACT. Womack Status
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
SB365 TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION AND THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO PAY FOR THE ACCRUED LEAVE OF AN OFFICER WHO DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY. Elliott Status
HB1440 TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; AND TO CREATE A LIFETIME CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE. Dotson Status
Thursday, February 19, 2015
HB1425 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND TO REQUIRE COORDINATED COMMUNICATIONS TO BE SUBJECT TO THE CONTRIBUTION LIMITS OF ARKANSAS LAW. Tucker Status
HB1422 TO PROMOTE VOTER TURNOUT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW TO LIMIT THE DATES ON WHICH CERTAIN SPECIAL ELECTIONS CAN BE HELD. Bell Status
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
SB310 TO AMEND THE PRODUCTIVITY REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR STATE AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION. Hester Status
HB1405 CONCERNING FEES AND COSTS COLLECTED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE. Bentley Status
HB1401 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Love Status
Thursday, February 12, 2015
HB1368 TO PROVIDE THAT A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE'S DESIGNATED BENEFICIARY FORM SHALL BE WITNESSED. Bragg Status
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
SB162 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CARRYOVER FUND REPORTS; AND AMENDING A PORTION OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996. D. Sanders Status
HB1361 TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING LEAVE FOR EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE UNIFORM ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE POLICY ACT. Hickerson Status
Monday, February 9, 2015
HJR1003 AN APPLICATION FOR A CONVENTION OF THE STATES UNDER ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. Ballinger Status
Friday, February 6, 2015
HB1274 TO AMEND THE PAYMENT FOR CLAIMS TO COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, DESIGNATED BENEFICIARIES, OR SURVIVORS OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Leding Status
Thursday, February 5, 2015
HB1271 TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF VARIOUS STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS; AND TO REQUIRE THE ELECTION OF SOME MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS. Harris Status
HB1269 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A PETITION TO FILE AS AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE; TO REQUIRE A FORM FOR ALL PETITIONS; AND TO REQUIRE VERIFICATION THAT THE PETITION WAS NOT CIRCULATED LONGER THAN THE PRESCRIBED TIME. Bell Status
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
HR1011 TO EXPRESS SUPPORT OF THE FEDERAL TRANSFER OF PUBLIC LANDS TO THE WESTERN STATES OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENGAGE IN GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO COORDINATE THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO THE WESTERN STATES. S. Meeks Status
Monday, February 2, 2015
HB1233 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FILING OF CERTAIN REPORTS WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996. Della Rosa Status
HB1229 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MILITARY HERITAGE PROTECTION ACT. Farrer Status
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
HB1190 CONCERNING REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT; AND CONCERNING A CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT FOR PERSONS BETWEEN EIGHTEEN AND TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE WHO ARE CURRENT OR FORMER MILITARY. Hammer Status
Monday, January 26, 2015
HB1168 TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION OFFICE TO THE ARKANSAS GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICE; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW. Bell Status
HB1163 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POLITICAL FREEDOM OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Bell Status
HB1157 TO AUTHORIZE THE AWARDING OF FLAGS TO FAMILIES OF CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO LOSE THEIR LIVES IN THE COURSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Davis Status
HB1150 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF MAJORITY AND MINORITY PARTIES; AND TO AMEND THE METHOD FOR THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS. J. Mayberry Status
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
HB1119 TO ELIMINATE THE DUAL STATUS OF THE STATE HOLIDAY CELEBRATING ROBERT E. LEE'S BIRTHDAY ON THE SAME DAY AS THE STATE HOLIDAY CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Love Status
HB1113 TO ELIMINATE THE DUAL STATUS OF THE STATE HOLIDAY CELEBRATING ROBERT E. LEE'S BIRTHDAY ON THE SAME DAY AS THE STATE HOLIDAY CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. Bell Status
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
HB1068 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NOTICE OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY; AND TO SET A DATE PRIOR TO AN ELECTION FOR NOTICE OF WRITE-IN CANDIDACY. Hammer Status
Monday, January 12, 2015
HB1063 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS HISTORY COMMISSION. Sabin Status
HJR1001 AN APPLICATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY UNDER ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION FOR A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS. House Status
HB1054 TO PRESERVE THE INTEGRITY OF EXECUTIVE SESSIONS; TO ENSURE THAT CLOSED MEETINGS HELD BY PUBLIC ENTITIES ARE CONDUCTED LAWFULLY; AND TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967. Bell Status
HB1006 TO ADOPT THE COMPACT FOR A BALANCED BUDGET. Bell Status