STATE AGENCIES & GOVT'L AFFAIRS-SENATE


Referred Bills


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Monday, September 27, 2021
REFERRED ITEMS
BILL: HB1017
CONCERNING DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME; AND TO ADOPT DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENTLY.
Rye
BILL: HB1916
TO CREATE ARKANSAS DAY.
BILL: SB12
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO CREATE MODIFIED ELECTION PROCEDURES DURING AN EMERGENCY DECLARED UNDER THE ARKANSAS EMERGENCY SERVICES ACT OF 1973; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB141
TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY POWERS OF THE GOVERNOR; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS; AND TO ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO ISSUE EMERGENCY RULES FOR ELECTION PROCEDURE.
BILL: SB192
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' POLITICAL FREEDOM ACT OF 1999 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB193
TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION OR PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES.
BILL: SB195
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “PUBLIC RECORDS”.
BILL: SB230
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING ASSISTANCE FOR VOTERS WITH DISABILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE STATE CAPITOL POLICE; TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF A STATE ENTITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB358
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE OF STATE LAND; TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO SELL STATE LAND; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE OF LAND OWNED BY AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB399
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW AS IT RELATES TO MANDATORY STATE CONTRACTS; AND TO EXEMPT STATE AGENCIES FROM MANDATORY STATE CONTRACTS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: SB404
TO ESTABLISH STANDARD FILING FEES FOR CANDIDATES IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
BILL: SB453
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SPECIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO AMEND THE DATES FOR CERTAIN SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB508
TO AMEND THE NUMBER OF OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS OF THE STATE; AND TO MAKE ELECTION DAY AN OFFICIAL HOLIDAY.
BILL: SB509
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING WORK HOURS ON ELECTION DAYS.
BILL: SB516
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PAID CANVASSERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB556
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELECTION INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CREATE A PROCESS FOR THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO CONDUCT AN ELECTION.
BILL: SB596
TO ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO DESIGNATE A DIRECTOR OF THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION.
BILL: SB604
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW TO IMPOSE PENALTIES ON STATE AND COUNTY ELECTION OFFICIALS WHO FAIL TO PERFORM STATUTORY DUTIES; AND TO ALLOW INVESTIGATION OF ELECTION LAW VIOLATIONS BY THE DIVISION OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
BILL: SB635
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DATES FOR CERTAIN SPECIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO PROMOTE VOTER TURNOUT.
BILL: SB687
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING POLITICAL PARTY FILING FEES; AND TO CREATE THE PUBLIC OFFICE FILING FEE COMMISSION.
BILL: SB688
REQUIRING A CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITY OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ESTABLISH A POLICY TO OFFER PROSTATE EXAMS AND PHYSICIAN CONSULTATIONS TO MALE INMATES AND DETAINEES OF CERTAIN AGES.
BILL: SB690
TO ABOLISH THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS, THE NUTRIENT WATER QUALITY TRADING ADVISORY PANEL, AND THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB700
TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PREPARE REPORTS FOR THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
BILL: SB708
REGARDING THE CONDUCTING OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB709
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE CONDUCTING OF PRIMARY ELECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB710
TO ESTABLISH THE FOUR (4) CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB711
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FOUR (4) CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB73
TO AMEND THE LAW RELATED TO CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR STATE ENTITY TRANSFERS; AND TO AMEND DEFINITIONS.
BILL: SB82
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS; TO ESTABLISH THE PROCEDURE FOR DISTRIBUTION OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS WHEN A CANDIDATE WITHDRAWS AND FILES FOR A DIFFERENT OFFICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SJR1
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROVIDING THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY INCUR SHORT-TERM FINANCING OBLIGATIONS MATURING OVER A PERIOD OF, OR HAVING A TERM, NOT TO EXCEED TEN (10) YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING FIRE TRUCKS.
BILL: SJR11
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE AN IMPLIED WARRANTY OF HABITABILITY AND PROVIDE PROTECTIONS TO ARKANSAS TENANTS.
BILL: SJR12
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE QUALIFICATIONS TO VOTE IN AN ELECTION.
BILL: SJR15
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT REQUIRING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE AN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WHEN AN EMERGENCY DECLARATION EXCEEDS THIRTY (30) DAYS.
BILL: SJR16
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT INTERSCHOLASTIC OR INTRAMURAL ATHLETIC TEAMS THAT ARE SPONSORED BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL SHALL BE EXPRESSLY DESIGNATED BASED ON BIOLOGICAL SEX.
BILL: SJR17
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING A REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF CERTAIN FEDERAL ACTIONS PRIOR TO THEIR IMPLEMENTATION.
BILL: SJR2
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE IN EXTRAORDINARILY SESSION UPON THE REQUEST OF A MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF EACH HOUSE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
BILL: SJR3
AN AMENDMENT TO ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 5, SECTION 20, PERMITTING THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO BE SUED AS A DEFENDANT IN STATE COURT IN THE SAME CIRCUMSTANCES AS ANY OTHER PARTY.
BILL: SJR4
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROVIDING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL PROVIDE BY LAW FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT, MAINTENANCE, AND SUPPORT OF FREE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUBJECT TO SUCH CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS AS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY PRESCRIBE.
BILL: SJR6
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION REQUIRING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ESTABLISH BY LAW A REVISED ELECTION PROCESS.
BILL: SJR7
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
BILL: SJR8
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
BILL: SJR9
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.