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Senator Bill Sample (R)

2340 N. Hwy. 7, Hot Springs, 71909

Senator Bill Sample (R)
Phone:
District:
19
Seniority:
30
Occupation:
Owner Termite/Pest Control Company
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Public Service:
House 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011

Committees

Committees

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO INCREASE THE PROBATIONARY PERIOD OF POLICE OFFICERS SELECTED FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
AN ACT REPEAL THE ARKANSAS MOLD INVESTIGATOR LICENSING ACT.
CONCERNING COMMITTEES OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD.
TO ALLOW A GRANDPARENT OR A SIBLING OVER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE TO ACCOMPANY A CHILD OF FIVE (5) TO THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE TO OBTAIN AN IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO KEEP ANY EXCESS UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION REVENUES THAT REMAIN AFTER FULLY FUNDING STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION.
TO ESTABLISH CIVIL DAMAGES FOR THE ATTEMPTED PURCHASE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY A MINOR.
TO AMEND STATUTES CONCERNING AUDITS PERFORMED BY THE DIVISION OF LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ABUSE OF POLICE POWER UNDER THE ARKANSAS SPEED TRAP LAW.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING COUNTY MONETARY MATTERS.
CONCERNING AUDITS AND PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN ENTITIES THAT PROVIDE WATER SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY.
CONCERNING COUNTY COLLECTORS.
CONCERNING THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MUNICIPAL DEPOSITORY BOARDS AND DEPOSITORY AGREEMENTS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT ACCOUNTING LAW.
TO AMEND MUNICIPAL ACCOUNTING LAWS.
CONCERNING CERTAIN FINANCIAL PROCEDURES OF MUNICIPALITIES.
CONCERNING THE ANNUAL AUDIT OF THE FINANCIAL AFFAIRS OF CERTAIN CITIES.
CONCERNING THE AFFAIRS OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
A TEMPORARY ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR STATE HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES AND COUNTY AND CITY ROADS, BRIDGES AND OTHER SURFACE TRANSPORTATION WITH STATE REVENUES SECURING FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT BONDS
REGARDING THE REGULATION OF FIREARMS BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
TO AMEND THE STRAIGHT LIFE ANNUITY FOR THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE LOCAL BOARDS OF THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE REGARDING USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RESTRICT THE USE OF A COUNTY-WIDE SALES AND USE TAX TO RETIRE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CAPITOL GROUNDS MONUMENT AND MEMORIAL PRESERVATION FUND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
TO INCREASE THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES TO FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) AND HAVE THE FUNDS REMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL BOARD; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVORIAL HEALTH SERVCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR UNITED STATES VETERANS.
TO CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOLD INVESTIGATION ADVISORY BOARD AND TO STUDY LAWS AND RULES REGARDING MOLD INSPECTIONS AND REMEDIATION.
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO ADOPT RULES TO REMAIN IN COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
TO REQUIRE AN OUT-OF-STATE MOTORBOAT OR PERSONAL WATERCRAFT TO HAVE LIABILITY INSURANCE IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CLARIFY THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE SALT WATER DISPOSAL SYSTEM TAX CREDIT.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE PROVIDER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES SENIOR OLYMPICS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING FEES FOR THE SALE OF PROPERTY UNDER JUDICIAL DECREE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING VOLUNTARY SALARY REDUCTIONS BY CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND STATE EMPLOYEES.
TO AUTHORIZE A LIVING WILL DESIGNATION TO BE PLACED ON A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO RETAIN THE REVENUES FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX WHEN THE REVENUES EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO PAY FINES OR MAKE INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS TO THE ARKANSAS TOWING AND RECOVERY BOARD.
TO AUTHORIZE TWO-YEAR COLLEGES TO ISSUE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR FUND-RAISING PURPOSES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RETAIL PET STORE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT OF 1991.
TO CLARIFY THE UNIFORM SICK LEAVE LAW FOR MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PAWNBROKERS, PRECIOUS METAL DEALER LICENSING, AND THE PURCHASE OF GOLD, SILVER, AND OTHER PRECIOUS METALS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TOWING AND RECOVERY BOARD, POSSESSORY LIENS ON MOTOR VEHICLES RELATED TO TOWING AND STORAGE, AND FORECLOSURE OF POSSESSORY LIENS ON MOTOR VEHICLES RELATED TO TOWING AND STORAGE.
PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO AUTHORIZE GOVERNMENTAL UNITS TO ISSUE BONDS AND LEVY A SALES TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF RETIRING UNFUNDED LIABILITIES OF CLOSED LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION PLANS.
CoSponsor
TO DEFINE TERMINATE AS THAT TERM APPLIES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO ALLOW AN ON-DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR A PERSON PERFORMING AN OFFICIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTION TO OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO GRADUALLY REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE ISSUANCE OF A BROKER'S PRICE OPINION BY A REAL ESTATE LICENSEE.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.