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Senator Bill Sample (R)

2340 N. Hwy. 7, Hot Springs, 71909

Senator Bill Sample (R)
Phone: 501-624-3445
Phone:
District: 14
District:
14
Seniority: 16
Seniority:
16
Occupation: Owner Termite/Pest Control Company
Occupation:
Owner Termite/Pest Control Company
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011, 2013
Public Service:
House 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011, 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING BY THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO MAKE CERTAIN TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ADDRESS MEMBER DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS, TECHNICAL CHANGES, COST OF LIVING INCREASES, AND THE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN IN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING DEPUTY SHERIFFS AND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND CERTAIN BENEFIT PROGRAMS.
CONCERNING THE MANDATORY LOSS OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO SEEK OFFICE AFTER REACHING SEVENTY (70) YEARS OF AGE.
TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPT OUT OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EXTEND THE DURATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
CONCERNING DEPUTY SHERIFFS AND THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION; TO AMEND THE METHOD OF PLACING WAGERS AT HORSE TRACKS AND GREYHOUND TRACKS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EXTEND THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR THE ARKANSAS VOLUNTARY ENHANCED SECURITY DRIVER’S LICENSE AND IDENTIFICATION CARD ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SUSPENSION OF DRIVING PRIVILEGES FOR MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL.
TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY - COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER - HOT SPRINGS DOWNTOWN EDUCATION CENTER APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY - COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER - HOT SPRINGS DOWNTOWN EDUCATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ASSIST COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN ACQUIRING FUNDING FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS; TO SPECIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR INSTITUTING MILLAGE ELECTIONS; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO CLARIFY THE LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION AND TO INCREASE THE TAX LEVIED UNDER THE FOREST FIRE PROTECTION TAX ACT OF 1969.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE AND POLICE PENSION REVIEW BOARD.
TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING DETACHMENT AND ANNEXATION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ANNEXATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - DIVISION OF ARCHITECTURE - GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBER DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
TO REGULATE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ON STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES BOARD AND THE ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES BOARD.
TO REPEAL THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CLASS SIX AND CLASS SEVEN TRUCKS AND SEMITRAILERS AND TO REPEAL THE PROVISIONS ENACTED TO OFFSET THE GENERAL REVENUES LOST AS A RESULT OF THE EXEMPTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING BY THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING REGULATION OF TOWING AND RECOVERY; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING TOWING AND RECOVERY.
TO AUTHORIZE FOR CREATION AND ISSUANCE AN ARKANSAS STATE LODGE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE MOTOR VEHICLE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING OF THE STATE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR QUALIFIED DROP-IN BIOFUELS MANUFACTURERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN LICENSES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURES FOR CONDUCTING A MEETING OF THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 5, SECTION 1, OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM.
TO SUPPORT THE AUTHORIZATION OF CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS TO PROVIDE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND COMPLAINT PROCEDURES PURSUANT TO 34 C.F.R. SECTION 600.9.
TO SUPPORT THE AUTHORIZATION OF CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES AND INSTITUTIONS TO PROVIDE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND COMPLAINT PROCEDURES PURSUANT TO 34 C.F.R. SECTION 600.9 AND 600.9(A)(1)(I) AND (II).
Primary Sponsor for House
TO TERMINATE CERTAIN PARENTAL RIGHTS OF A PERSON CONVICTED OF RAPE TO A CHILD CONCEIVED AS A RESULT OF THE RAPE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR BENEFITS RELATING TO THE HEALTH CARE OFFSET FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF LUMP-SUM SERVICE FOR PURPOSES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADD TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING HEALTH INSURANCE ELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREES.
TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPT OUT OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND; AND TO ELIMINATE THE GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - HISTORIC THEATER PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PRECIOUS METAL DEALER LICENSING AND THE PURCHASE OF GOLD, SILVER, AND OTHER PRECIOUS METALS.
CoSponsor
TO REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - MACK-BLACKWELL RURAL TRANSPORTATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR TIMBER HARVESTING MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND RELATED ATTACHMENTS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - SYSTEM - VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS AND ENTITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.
CoSponsor for House
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
TO REVISE THE LAW ON REIMBURSEMENT TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS FOR CERTAIN SERVICES PROVIDED.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL
ex officio: ALC-REVIEW