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STATE AGENCIES & GOVT'L AFFAIRS- HOUSE


Bills Referred


Bill Number Bill Subtitle Sponsor
Monday, April 8, 2019
HR1078 CONCERNING THE STATE FLAG; AND TO RECOMMEND A CHANGE TO THE SYMBOLIC DESIGNATION OF THE STARS ON THE STATE FLAG. A. Davis Status
SB683 TO ABOLISH THE ARKANSAS BROADBAND COUNCIL, THE ARKANSAS YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION TASK FORCE, THE GRADE "A" MILK PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AND THE PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK ADVISORY COMMISSION. Hester Status
SB652 TO NAME THE OFFICE BUILDING LOCATED AT 501 WOODLANE, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS; AND TO HONOR GOVERNOR WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER. M. Johnson Status
SB409 TO ALLOW FOR THE ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION OF AN INVITATION FOR BIDS AND ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF BIDS; AND TO CREATE THE FAIR NOTICE AND EFFICIENCY IN PUBLIC WORKS ACT. Flippo Status
HB1763 TO CREATE THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019; TO ESTABLISH CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; TO TRANSFER STATE ENTITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. A. Davis Status
HB1417 TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 TO PROTECT THE IDENTITY OF CERTAIN PERSONS ASSISTING IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS; AND TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967. Watson Status
HB1460 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT. Speaks Status
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
SB515 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HERITAGE PROTECTION ACT. M. Johnson Status
HB1983 TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES CONCERNING THE INTERNAL AUDIT SECTION; AND TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE INTERNAL AUDIT SECTION TO THE OFFICE OF INTERNAL AUDIT. Warren Status
HB1767 TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE. Payton Status
Monday, April 1, 2019
SB650 TO PROHIBIT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A PUBLIC TRUST CRIME FROM FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICE OR FROM RUNNING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PUBLIC OFFICE. Hester Status
SB641 TO ALLOW A LIMITED EXEMPTION TO THE ARKANSAS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; AND TO ALLOW AN ALTERNATIVE PROCESS FOR FILING RULES. B. Ballinger Status
HR1073 REQUESTING THAT REPRESENTATIVE VAUGHT BE AUTHORIZED TO PURSUE THE CONSIDERATION OF HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 1008 AS A THIRD PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Vaught Status
HB1977 TO TRANSFER THE ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS OF THE CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS BOARD; AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO SUPPORT THE CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS BOARD. Petty Status
HB1976 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW; AND TO PROVIDE CLARITY, EQUITY, AND CONSISTENCY IN THE PROCUREMENT LAWS. Gonzales Status
HB1969 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ARKANSAS'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL COLLECTION. Wardlaw Status
HB1768 TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS FOR THE REDEMPTION OF LAND CERTIFIED TO THE STATE. Payton Status
Friday, March 29, 2019
HB1665 TO STRENGTHEN VOTER TRUST IN THE ELECTION PROCESS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION PROCESS AND ADMINISTRATION. Brown Status
Thursday, March 28, 2019
SB574 TO REQUIRE A CANDIDATE FOR AN ELECTED OFFICE TO FILE A SWORN STATEMENT CONCERNING THE CANDIDATE'S TAX PAYMENT STATUS AND CRIMINAL HISTORY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. K. Hammer Status
HB1960 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COUNTING VOTES FOR WITHDRAWN OR DECEASED CANDIDATES; AND TO STREAMLINE CERTAIN ELECTION PROCESSES. Perry Status
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
SB622 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING JOB ORDER CONTRACTING. B. Sample Status
SB601 TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS. Elliott Status
HB1941 CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION'S INDUSTRY DIVISION. Slape Status
HB1936 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDAL OF HONOR COMMISSION; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL PLAQUES ON THE ARKANSAS MEDAL OF HONOR MEMORIAL. Burch Status
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
SJR15 THE ARKANSAS TERM LIMITS AMENDMENT. A. Clark Status
HB1928 TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO REQUIRE ALL OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE RECORDED. V. Flowers Status
Monday, March 25, 2019
SB457 TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE. B. Ballinger Status
HB1907 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION; AND TO EXEMPT PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING FROM REGULATION BY THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION. Hollowell Status
HB1341 TO CREATE THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2019. Cavenaugh Status
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
SB524 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTRONIC VOTING EQUIPMENT; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO PERFORM POST ELECTION AUDITS OF VOTES TABULATED ELECTRONICALLY. B. Ballinger Status
SB487 TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT AND AUDIT OF THE CULTURE AND CLIMATE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. Elliott Status
SB401 CONCERNING APPLICATIONS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE V. B. Johnson Status
SB6 TO DESIGNATE THE SHOTGUN AS THE OFFICIAL STATE FIREARM. T. Garner Status
HB1899 TO PERMIT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TRANSPORT AN INTOXICATED PERSON TO A SOBERING CENTER. L. Johnson Status
HB1895 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE FLAG; AND TO REMOVE THE EXPLANATION OF THE MEANING OF THE STARS. House Status
HB1893 TO AMEND CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996. Della Rosa Status
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
HB1881 CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION INTO A MISSING OR UNIDENTIFIED PERSON; AND CONCERNING THE NATIONAL MISSING AND UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS SYSTEM. Petty Status
HB1878 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN CAMPAIGN SIGNS AND LITERATURE; AND TO REQUIRE TRANSPARENCY BY POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES AND INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE COMMITTEES. Della Rosa Status
HB1869 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCUREMENT OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONSULTING SERVICES; AND TO PROHIBIT COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR DRONE AERIAL DATA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES. B. Smith Status
HB1523 CONCERNING THE TREATMENT OF FEMALE INMATES AND DETAINEES IN CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITIES; AND CONCERNING PREGNANT INMATES AND DETAINEES. Petty Status
Monday, March 18, 2019
SB458 TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS WIRELESS INFORMATION NETWORK TO THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. B. Sample Status
HB1868 TO ALLOW A DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHIC IDENTIFICATION CARD TO BE USED TO VOTE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 51, SECTION 13. Boyd Status
HB1848 CONCERNING DATA COLLECTED BY THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER. A. Collins Status
Thursday, March 14, 2019
HB1842 TO STREAMLINE THE GRIEVANCE PROCESS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES, FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED, AND STANDARD OF REVIEW FOR GRIEVANCES. Pilkington Status
HB1838 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION; AND TO WAIVE EVENT FEES. Hollowell Status
HB1836 TO ALLOW THE TREASURER OF STATE TO TRANSFER FUNDS BY DIRECT DEPOSIT. B. Smith Status
HB1661 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION; CONCERNING CLAIMS MADE OR ACTIONS AGAINST THE STATE; CONCERNING CLAIM AND ACTION PROCEDURES; AND CONCERNING JURISDICTION OF THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION. Gonzales Status
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
HB1813 TO STREAMLINE THE LAW CONCERNING GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES; AND TO REFORM THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES. Gazaway Status
HB1812 TO ERADICATE AND ALTER CERTAIN AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES. Vaught Status
HB1804 TO CLARIFY DATES AND PROCEDURES CONCERNING NOMINATIONS BY POLITICAL PARTIES. Cloud Status
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
HB1798 TO REPLACE THE ARKANSAS STATUES AT THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL; TO PLACE A STATUE HONORING DAISY LEE GATSON BATES IN THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL; TO PLACE A STATUE HONORING JOHN R. "JOHNNY" CASH IN THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL. Wardlaw Status
HB1797 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE. Vaught Status
HB1431 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES. Dotson Status
Monday, March 11, 2019
HB1769 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FEES COLLECTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS TO SET ADEQUATE RATES, FEES, AND CHARGES. Payton Status
HB1768 TO REVISE THE PROCEDURE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS FOR THE REDEMPTION OF LAND CERTIFIED TO THE STATE. Payton Status
HB1767 TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE. Payton Status
HB1763 TO CREATE THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019; TO ESTABLISH CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; TO TRANSFER STATE ENTITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. A. Davis Status
Thursday, March 7, 2019
SB445 TO PROVIDE FOR A MARCH PRIMARY ELECTION ON YEARS IN WHICH THE OFFICE OF PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES WILL BE VOTED ON; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO MEET IN FISCAL SESSION. T. Garner Status
SB394 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION OF APPRAISERS; AND TO CREATE A REGISTRATION CLASS FOR A REGISTERED APPRENTICE APPRAISER. Hester Status
HB1740 TO CLARIFY AND MODERNIZE PROCEDURES REQUIRED FOR POLITICAL PARTY PRIMARIES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING POLITICAL PARTY PRIMARIES. Cloud Status
HB1736 CONCERNING THE STATE FLAG OF ARKANSAS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SYMBOLS ON THE STATE FLAG OF ARKANSAS; AND TO REDESIGNATE THE STARS ON THE STATE FLAG. Blake Status
SB75 TO REPLACE THE ARKANSAS STATUES AT THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL; TO PLACE A STATUE HONORING DAISY LEE GATSON BATES IN THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL; TO PLACE A STATUE HONORING JOHN R. "JOHNNY" CASH IN THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL. D. Wallace Status
HB1505 TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS. Beck Status
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
HB1706 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANNUAL CAREER SERVICE RECOGNITION PAYMENTS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES. Bragg Status
HB1682 TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE STATE BOARD OF COLLECTION AGENCIES. Warren Status
HJR1009 AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO REDUCE OR ELIMINATE THE TAXATION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY. S. Meeks Status
Monday, March 4, 2019
HB1676 TO REQUIRE EQUAL REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN AND MEN ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS; AND TO ENCOURAGE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS TO GIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES TO MEN AND WOMEN WHEN MAKING APPOINTMENTS. D. Ferguson Status
HB1674 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ARRESTING AUTHORITY; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE COLLABORATIVE MULTI-AGENCY ALLIANCE TO FORM AND IMPLEMENT A CHILD ABDUCTION RESPONSE TEAM. Petty Status
HB1667 TO REQUIRE THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CREATE A PROGRAM TO EDUCATE ADMINISTRATORS OF LONG-TERM CARE OR RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES ABOUT CERTAIN ABSENTEE VOTING PROCEDURES. Brown Status
HB1666 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DUAL OFFICE HOLDING. Brown Status
HB1665 TO STRENGTHEN VOTER TRUST IN THE ELECTION PROCESS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION PROCESS AND ADMINISTRATION. Brown Status
HB1661 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION; CONCERNING CLAIMS MADE OR ACTIONS AGAINST THE STATE; CONCERNING CLAIM AND ACTION PROCEDURES; AND CONCERNING JURISDICTION OF THE ARKANSAS STATE CLAIMS COMMISSION. Gonzales Status
HB1654 TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE ENGINE FUELS AUTHORIZED TO BE TESTED BY THE STATE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS DIVISION. Jett Status
Thursday, February 28, 2019
HB1630 TO EXEMPT CERTAIN INFORMATION PERTAINING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FROM THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND CONCERNING PUBLIC RECORD WEBSITES. Lundstrum Status
HB1181 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCUREMENT OF DESIGN SERVICES CONTRACTS. Wardlaw Status
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
HB1616 CONCERNING THE TRANSPORTATION OF STATE INMATES. Wardlaw Status
HB1178 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING VARIOUS PROCUREMENT METHODS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION OF PROCUREMENT OFFICIALS; AND TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF PROCUREMENT RULES. Wardlaw Status
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
HR1034 RESOLUTION TO EXPRESS THE WILL OF ARKANSAS TO ADJUST ARKANSAS'S TIME TO PRESERVE SUNSHINE; AND TO REQUEST THAT THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT ALLOW STATES THE ABILITY TO "SPRING FORWARD" AND MAINTAIN THAT TIME PERMANENTLY. Capp Status
HB1607 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DISPLAY OF THE NATIONAL MOTTO OF THE UNITED STATES, "IN GOD WE TRUST". Dotson Status
HB1571 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMPENSATION OF ELECTION OFFICIALS; AND TO PERMIT ELECTION OFFICIALS TO WORK AS VOLUNTEERS. Boyd Status
HB1567 CONCERNING INVESTIGATIONS INTO SEXUAL ASSAULT; CONCERNING SEXUAL ASSAULT COLLECTION KITS; AND CONCERNING THE SUBMISSION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT COLLECTION KITS. Lundstrum Status
HB1429 TO ESTABLISH THE CODE OF ARKANSAS RULES. Dotson Status
Monday, February 25, 2019
SB353 TO REQUIRE THAT A STATEMENT OF LEGISLATIVE INTENT BE INCLUDED IN A BILL THAT AUTHORIZES PROMULGATION OF STATE AGENCY RULES. K. Hammer Status
SB346 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES FOR PETITIONS AND REFERRED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. M. Pitsch Status
HB1180 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING STATE CONTRACTS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COOPERATIVE PURCHASING. Wardlaw Status
HB1179 TO AMEND THE DELEGATION AUTHORITY OF THE STATE PROCUREMENT DIRECTOR; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PROTESTS OF SOLICITATIONS AND AWARDS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW. Wardlaw Status
HB1162 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONTENT, TERM, AND REVIEW OF CONTRACTS PROCURED BY THE STATE; TO REQUIRE THE USE OF PERFORMANCE-BASED CONTRACTS; AND TO AMEND VENDOR PERFORMANCE REPORT REQUIREMENTS. Dotson Status
HB1161 TO AMEND THE REVIEW AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICE CONTRACTS; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VEHICLE LEASES BY STATE AGENCIES; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRACKING AND REPORTING OF CONTRACTS PROCURED BY STATE AGENCIES. Dotson Status
HB1420 TO AMEND CANDIDATE FILING AND PETITION CIRCULATION PERIODS; TO AMEND THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION DATE NOTIFICATION PROCESS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Boyd Status
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
HB1531 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NAMES PRINTED ON BALLOTS IN JUDICIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO ALLOW A PERSON WHO IS APPOINTED TO THE POSITION OF JUDGE TO USE THE TITLE OF "JUDGE" ON THE BALLOT FOR A SUBSEQUENT OFFICE. Speaks Status
HB1530 TO COLLECT DATA CONCERNING THE USE OF SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OR SEGREGATION IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. Gazaway Status
HB1529 REQUIRING TRAINING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OVERDOSE AND THE ROLE OF NALOXONE. Womack Status
HB1523 CONCERNING THE TREATMENT OF FEMALE INMATES AND DETAINEES IN CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITIES; AND CONCERNING PREGNANT INMATES AND DETAINEES. Petty Status
HB1521 TO ESTABLISH RULES TO IMPROVE CONTRACTING AND SERVICE DELIVERY OF MEDICAID NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION AND TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATIONS. M. Gray Status
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
SB5 TO DESIGNATE THE BOWIE KNIFE AS THE OFFICIAL STATE KNIFE. T. Garner Status
HB1513 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING INSPECTION OF BALLOTS BY ELECTION OFFICIALS. Boyd Status
HB1505 TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS. Beck Status
HB1504 TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING PROHIBITED ELECTIONEERING; AND TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION OF ELECTIONEERING. Boyd Status
HB1503 TO ALLOW A VOTER ADDITIONAL TIME TO MARK HIS OR HER BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BALLOT PROCEDURES. Boyd Status
Monday, February 18, 2019
SB75 TO REPLACE THE ARKANSAS STATUES AT THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL; TO PLACE A STATUE HONORING DAISY LEE GATSON BATES IN THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL; TO PLACE A STATUE HONORING JOHN R. "JOHNNY" CASH IN THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL. D. Wallace Status