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Senator Joyce Elliott (D)

P. O. Box 4248, Little Rock, 72214

Senator Joyce Elliott (D)
Phone: 501-603-9546
Phone:
District: 31
District:
31
Seniority: 2
Seniority:
2
Occupation: Director, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Occupation:
Director, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Church Affiliation: Nondenominational
Church Affiliation:
Nondenominational
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
House 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB179 TO ALLOW REINSTATEMENT OF A VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED, SUSPENDED, OR REVOKED EDUCATOR'S LICENSE UPON A SHOWING OF REHABILITATION AND FITNESS TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AUTHORIZED BY THE LICENSE. History
SB237 CONCERNING THE PREPARATION OF A RACIAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR CERTAIN BILLS FILED WITH THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. History
SB258
Act 473
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION. History
SB274 TO REVISE THE CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE FOR BEING IN ACADEMIC DISTRESS CAN BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB502
Act 1063
TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO READ ACT. History
SB503 TO PROVIDE FOR CONSISTENT TREATMENT IN REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE EDUCATION OF ARKANSAS STUDENTS DURING PLACEMENT IN A FACILITY IN A BORDER STATE. History
SB509 CONCERNING SCHOOLS IN SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT; AND TO REQUIRE A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF A POTENTIAL TAKEOVER OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR DISTRICT AND OF THE CLOSING OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL. History
SB580 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PRESUMPTIONS OF PARENTAGE IN CASES OF CHILDREN BORN BY MEANS OF ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION AND SURROGACY. History
SB583 TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS. History
SB609
Act 1059
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DISCIPLINE OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. History
SB610 TO ELIMINATE CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. History
SB704 TO AMEND THE CHRONIC INTRACTABLE PAIN TREATMENT ACT, ARKANSAS CODE § 17-95-701 ET SEQ.; AND TO PROVIDE GREATER FLEXIBILITY IN TREATING SICKLE CELL DISEASE TO PHYSICIANS. History
SB705 TO AMEND TIME FOR EARLY VOTING; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. History
SB706 TO CREATE A COMMISSION ON THE CREATION AND SUSTAINABILITY OF WORLD-CLASS PUBLIC SCHOOLS. History
SB707 TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIPS. History
SB708
Act 1039
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DYSLEXIA SCREENING AND INTERVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. History
SB709 TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TRANSPARENCY OF DATA. History
SB710 TO REQUIRE MEETINGS OF THE GOVERNING BOARDS OF A SCHOOL THAT RECEIVES STATE FUNDS TO BE OPEN MEETINGS. History
SB711 TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL THAT RECEIVES STATE FUNDS TO PRESENT EVIDENCE FOR THE NEED FOR A WAIVER FROM STATE LAWS OR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES AND FOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE WAIVER AFTER SCHOOL RECEIVES THE WAIVERS. History
SB712 TO REQUIRE SCHOOL TRANSPARENCY. History
SB713 TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL THAT RECEIVES STATE FUNDS TO DISCLOSE INFORMATION CONCERNING ANY WAIVERS FROM STATE LAWS OR STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES RECEIVED BY THE SCHOOL. History
SB730
Act 1060
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BARBERS. History
CoSponsor
HB1005 TO REQUIRE REPORTING AND DISCLOSURE OF ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS; AND TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF MONEY SPENT ON CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATIONS PRODUCED IN COORDINATION WITH A CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE. History
HB1006
Act 431
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST. History
HB1007
Act 430
TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY. History
HB1009 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE. History
HB1010
Act 616
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING AND PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996. History
HB1011 TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS BETWEEN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES. History
HB1012 TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES TO CANDIDATES. History
HB1014
Act 666
TO CREATE THE TEACHER'S CLASSROOM INVESTMENT DEDUCTION. History
HB1020 TO CREATE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROMISE LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; TO PROVIDE FUNDS TO EVERY CHILD BORN IN ARKANSAS TO BE USED FOR COLLEGE TUITION. History
HB1137
Act 493
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE. History
HB1473
Act 481
TO ALLOW A TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A TUITION SAVINGS ACCOUNT IN THE ARKANSAS TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM TO BE CARRIED FORWARD TO SUCCEEDING TAX YEARS. History
HB1592
Act 543
TO PROVIDE PARITY IN HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN COVERAGE BETWEEN ORALLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION. History
HB1611
Act 989
CONCERNING THE BASIC LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. History
HB1671 TO GIVE CHARTER SCHOOLS AUTHORITY TO WEIGHT ADMISSION LOTTERIES AT THEIR DISCRETION. History
HB1672
Act 990
CONCERNING ADMISSIONS POLICIES OF CHARTER SCHOOLS; AND TO ALIGN CHARTER SCHOOL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR A STUDENT WHO HAS BEEN EXPELLED FROM ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT WITH ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS. History
HB1673 CONCERNING APPLICATIONS FOR OR AMENDMENTS OF PUBLIC CHARTERS UNDER THE ARKANSAS QUALITY CHARTER SCHOOLS ACT OF 2013. History
HB1674 TO CREATE A COMMUNITY PUBLIC EDUCATION BOARD. History
HB1832 TO ALLOW THE EMPLOYMENT OF SPECIAL COUNSEL BY A STATE OFFICIAL OR ENTITY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO REQUIRE SPECIAL COUNSEL TO OBTAIN APPROVAL BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL BEFORE ENTERING INTO A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT. History
HB1944
Act 777
TO ESTABLISH A GRANT ADVISORY BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISBURSEMENT OF CERTAIN FEDERAL FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE STATE. History
HB2047 TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE ADDITIONAL TAX LEVIED ON DEEDS, INSTRUMENTS, AND WRITINGS; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND. History
HB2088 TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, OR DISABILITY. History
HB2199 TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSE OF THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS AND PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES UNDER THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT. History
HB2200 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "SMALL PROCUREMENTS"; TO INCREASE THE ABILITY OF THE STATE TO CONTRACT WITH CERTIFIED MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES; AND TO ELIMINATE BURDENSOME DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS. History
HB2218
Act 1080
TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN CONTRACTING GOALS. History
HCR1011 COMMENDING DR. MARY PARKER-REED AND HER COMMITMENT AND SERVICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION. History
HCR1014 REQUESTING AND PETITIONING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE FOR SUBMISSION TO THE STATES FOR CONTINUED RATIFICATION AN EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT. History
HCR1015 REQUESTING AND PETITIONING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS REPEALING THE LANGUAGE OF THE THREE-FIFTHS COMPROMISE. History
SB10
Act 71
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GOVERNING BOARDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB2 AN ACT TO AMEND THE TIME DURING WHICH CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE SOLICITED OR ACCEPTED; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996. History
SB244
Act 281
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS. History
SB271
Act 209
TO ADD HUMAN TRAFFICKING TO THE DEFINITIONS OF ABUSE AND SEXUAL ABUSE WITHIN THE ARKANSAS JUVENILE CODE OF 1989 AND CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT. History
SB4 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS. History
SB435
Act 711
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS BY A CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY. History
SB493 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF THE OFFENSE OF COMPUTER FRAUD TO INCLUDE EXTORTION USING RANSOMWARE. History
SB5 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE. History
SB549
Act 1062
TO EXTEND THE AMOUNT OF RECESS TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS; AND TO AMEND THE AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME REQUIRED FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS IN A SCHOOL DAY. History
SB6 TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY. History
SB7
Act 1108
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30. History
SB85 TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST. History
SCR7 RECOGNIZING BASS REEVES AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT. History
SR12 COMMENDING THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, FOR ITS NINETY-FIVE-YEAR HISTORY OF TRAINING COMMUNITY AND CIVIC LEADERS AND ONGOING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY OF LITTLE ROCK. History
SR22 TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History

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Vice-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL