STATE AGENCIES & GOVT'L AFFAIRS-SENATE


Referred Bills


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
REFERRED ITEMS
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: SB73
TO AMEND THE LAW RELATED TO CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR STATE ENTITY TRANSFERS; AND TO AMEND DEFINITIONS.
BILL: SB75
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENTS 91 AND 101, TO PROVIDE THAT PROCEEDS MAY BE APPLIED TO MULTILANE HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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: 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: SB196
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO AMEND THE AWARDING OF ATTORNEYS FEES UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
BILL: SB217
AN ACT TO CLARIFY, CREATE ACCOUNTABILITY AND UNIFORMITY FOR, AND SIMPLIFY ABSENTEE BALLOT PROCESSES; TO ENCOURAGE AND ASSIST LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION OF VOTER FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ELECTION LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
BILL: SB30
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS AND OUTSIDE VENDORS.
BILL: SB230
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING ASSISTANCE FOR VOTERS WITH DISABILITIES.
BILL: SB208
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO DEFINE THE TERM "MEETING" UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS.
BILL: SB195
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “PUBLIC RECORDS”.
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: HB1053
TO ALLOW THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO APPOINT THE DIRECTOR OF THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DIVISION AND TO STATE THAT THE APPOINTEE MEETS THE LEGAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
BILL: SB288
TO ALLOW A LIMITED EXEMPTION FOR RULE PROMULGATION FOR ENTITIES NOT SUBJECT TO THE ARKANSAS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT; AND TO ALLOW AN ALTERNATIVE PROCESS FOR FILING A RULE.
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: SB292
ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1332
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND PUBLICATION REQUIREMENTS; TO AMEND SCHOOL ELECTION LAW; AND TO AMEND ELECTION NOTICE REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: SB305
TO AMEND THE AWARD PROCEDURE FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTS.
BILL: SJR5
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE MANNER IN WHICH PRIMARY ELECTIONS ARE CONDUCTED.
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.
BILL: SJR10
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE ITSELF IN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION.
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: SJR13
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS HAVE A FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.
BILL: SJR14
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO CREATE THE "ARKANSAS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AMENDMENT".
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: SJR18
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT SHALL CONSIST OF NINE (9) JUSTICES.
BILL: SB340
TO REGULATE THE WITNESSING OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY A NOTARY PUBLIC; TO ALLOW FOR REMOTE WITNESSING OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY A NOTARY PUBLIC; 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: SB400
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE TIME FOR SUBMITTING A PROTEST UNDER THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW.
BILL: SB401
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW; TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CHANGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENTS.
BILL: SB402
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS TRUST FUND ACT.
BILL: HB1120
CONCERNING CRIMINAL DETENTION FACILITIES REVIEW COMMITTEES.
BILL: SB404
TO ESTABLISH STANDARD FILING FEES FOR CANDIDATES IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
BILL: SB405
TO ESTABLISH JOHN R. "JOHNNY" CASH DAY.
BILL: SCR8
A RESOLUTION TO REQUEST THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT BIDEN TO DIRECT THE UNITED STATES BUREAU OF THE CENSUS TO PROVIDE TIMELY REDISTRICTING POPULATION DATA.
BILL: SB421
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 1 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GENERAL PROVISIONS; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 2 OF 1914.
BILL: SB422
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 2 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING AGRICULTURE.
BILL: SB423
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 4 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW.
BILL: SB424
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 5 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL CODE.
BILL: SB425
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION.
BILL: SB426
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 7 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB427
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 8 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL LAW.
BILL: SB428
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING FAMILY LAW.
BILL: SB429
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 10 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
BILL: SB430
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 12 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
BILL: SB431
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 14 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
BILL: SB432
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 15 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING NATURAL RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
BILL: SB433
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 16 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PRACTICE, PROCEDURES, AND THE COURTS.
BILL: SB434
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 17 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROFESSIONS, OCCUPATIONS, AND BUSINESSES.
BILL: SB435
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 18 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROPERTY RIGHTS AND INTERESTS.
BILL: SB436
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 20 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE.
BILL: SB437
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 21 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB438
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 22 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC PROPERTY.
BILL: SB439
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 23 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES AND REGULATED INDUSTRIES.
BILL: SB440
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 25 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING STATE GOVERNMENT.
BILL: SB441
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 26 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TAXATION.
BILL: SB442
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 27 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION AND MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS.
BILL: SB453
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SPECIAL ELECTIONS; AND TO AMEND THE DATES FOR CERTAIN SPECIAL ELECTIONS.
BILL: SB460
TO AMEND THE LAW REGULATING PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS AND PRIVATE SECURITY AGENCIES; TO AMEND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS; AND TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR INSTRUCTORS AND EXAMINATIONS.
BILL: SB283
TO AMEND THE LIST OF MUSICIANS INCLUDED IN ARKANSAS MUSIC APPRECIATION DAY.
BILL: SB469
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
BILL: HB1527
CONCERNING PERSONNEL AND SALARIES FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
BILL: HB1568
TO CREATE A STUDY OF THE USE OF CERTAIN ELECTION TECHNOLOGY.
BILL: HB1217
CONCERNING THE EXTENSION AND REPEAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.