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Senator Bob Ballinger (R)

1047 CR 5099, Ozark, 72949

Senator Bob Ballinger (R)
District: 5
District:
5
Seniority: 30
Seniority:
30
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
House 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS TO THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW IMPACTING INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REQUIRING AN INMATE IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO FIRST EXHAUST ALL AVAILABLE ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO FILING A CLAIM UNDER THE ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1993 OR ANY OTHER STATE LAW.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ALIMONY SUPPORT.
TO ESTABLISH THE FORMING OPEN AND ROBUST UNIVERSITY MINDS (FORUM) ACT.
TO REPEAL LICENSURE FOR ELECTROLOGISTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SCHOOL ELECTION ADMINISTRATION; AND TO CREATE UNIFORMITY IN ELECTION PROCEDURE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PROVISIONAL BALLOTS; AND TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT OF A PROVISIONAL BALLOT STUB IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SAMPLE BALLOTS; AND TO ALLOW VOLUMINOUS NUMBERS OF SAMPLE BALLOTS TO BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC BY OTHER MEANS.
TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE IN WHICH A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER MAY CARRY AN OPEN OR CONCEALED HANDGUN BOTH WHILE ON DUTY AND OFF DUTY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REQUIRING THAT THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BEING ALLOWED TO ESTABLISH ITS OWN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN; AND TO ADD NEW DEFINITIONS UNDER EMINENT DOMAIN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING OF A MECHANIC'S OR MATERIALMAN'S LIEN.
TO REPEAL THE EXEMPTION TO CERTAIN LAWS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT RECOGNIZE IN THEIR POLICIES ORGANIZATIONS THAT REPRESENT TEACHERS IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF NEGOTIATING EDUCATIONAL MATTERS.
CONCERNING FIREARM NOISE SUPPRESSORS; AND CONCERNING COMPLIANCE WITH THE NATIONAL FIREARMS ACT.
TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF REAL PROPERTY OF THE STATE AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE.
CONCERNING THE LIABILITY OF CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS WITH AN INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY FOR THE CRIMINAL ACTS OF THIRD PARTIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH APPROPRIATION - THE LIFE CHOICES LIFELINE PROGRAM FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY FORCE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING ALIMONY SUPPORT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SUBURBAN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTRONIC VOTING EQUIPMENT; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO PERFORM POST ELECTION AUDITS OF VOTES TABULATED ELECTRONICALLY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE FOR THE INCORPORATION OF MUNICIPALITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW REGARDING STATE EMISSION PLANS FOR FOSSIL FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS.
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "WATER SYSTEM" WITHIN THE STATEWIDE FLUORIDATION PROGRAM; AND TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF WATER SYSTEMS REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN FLUORIDE CONTENT.
TO ALLOW A PARENT TO APPOINT A TEMPORARY GUARDIAN FOR HIS OR HER MINOR CHILD IN THE EVENT OF THE DEATH OF THE PARENT.
TO ALLOW A LIMITED EXEMPTION TO THE ARKANSAS ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; AND TO ALLOW AN ALTERNATIVE PROCESS FOR FILING RULES.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING STATE EMISSION PLANS FOR FOSSIL FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; AND TO AUTHORIZE A WAIVER OF LEGISLATIVE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF STATE EMISSION PLANS.
CONCERNING SUBURBAN IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS AND REAL PROPERTY.
TO SUPPORT A SCENIC GONDOLA INSTALLATION AT BLACK MOUNTAIN ON THE MULBERRY RIVER.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PENALTIES IMPOSED FOR THE UNLAWFUL PASSING OF A SCHOOL BUS.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ADOPT A POLICY TO ACCEPT OUT-OF-STATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING SALARY.
TO AMEND THE DEADLINE BY WHICH NEWLY ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS MUST OBTAIN REQUIRED AUDIT REPORT TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION.
PROHIBITING CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS FROM ENTERING UPON A SCHOOL CAMPUS.
CONCERNING THE TIME PERIOD BEFORE WHICH A COURT MAY GRANT A UNIFORM PETITION TO SEAL A CRIMINAL RECORD.
CONCERNING A VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENT IN A CRIMINAL TRIAL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CUSTODY OF A CHILD.
TO CREATE THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2019.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COUNTY OFFICIALS AND CIVIL OFFICE-HOLDING.
TO AMEND CANDIDATE FILING AND PETITION CIRCULATION PERIODS; TO AMEND THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION DATE NOTIFICATION PROCESS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ELIMINATE UNNECESSARY REFERENCES TO REGULATIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONSISTENT REFERENCES TO RULES THROUGHOUT THE ARKANSAS CODE; AND TO CHANGE THE NAME OF A ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DATE TO HOLD CERTAIN RUNOFF ELECTIONS.
TO REQUIRE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE AUDIT TO CONDUCT A REVIEW OF SELECTED POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND TRANSACTIONS OF REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO REQUIRE REPORTS UNDER THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019 INCLUDING SAVINGS REPORTS.
CONCERNING THE COST OF A MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATION OF A CRIMINAL DEFENDANT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DISPLAY OF THE NATIONAL MOTTO OF THE UNITED STATES, "IN GOD WE TRUST".
CONCERNING THE OFFERING OF AN ACADEMIC STUDY OF THE BIBLE COURSE IF STUDENTS REQUEST THAT THE COURSE BE OFFERED.
TO DESIGNATE THE ALLIGATOR GAR AS THE OFFICIAL PRIMITIVE FISH OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH THE LIFE CHOICES LIFELINE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING GARNISHMENT AGAINST THE STATE OR A SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE; AND TO ALLOW FOR INCOME TAX REFUNDS TO BE SUBJECT TO GARNISHMENT BY JUDGMENT CREDITORS.
TO AMEND THE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY-EFFICIENT BUILDINGS PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF TRAFFICKING; AND TO CREATE AN OFFENSE FOR THE UNLAWFUL SOLICITATION FOR THE RELINQUISHMENT OF PARENTAL RIGHTS.
CONCERNING THE COMPETENCY OF A PERSON AWAITING EXECUTION FOR A CAPITAL OFFENSE.
TO PLACE RESTRICTIONS ON THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT WHEN OPERATING THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE; AND TO AMEND THE PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES FOR NAVIGATORS, GUIDES, AND CERTIFIED APPLICATION COUNSELORS.
TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES FROM CONSENTING OR APPROVING THE TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL IN THE CUSTODY OR GUARDIANSHIP OF THE STATE AND FROM EXPENDING STATE FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO REQUIRE DISCRETION IN REVIEWING CERTAIN FACTORS BEFORE DISQUALIFYING AN APPLICANT FOR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE; AND TO AUTHORIZE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS BEFORE APPLYING FOR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MANDATORY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO HAVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY.
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
TO PROVIDE FOR INELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL'S OFFICIAL ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A PERSON HOLDING A CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICE FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS BETWEEN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES AND ABORTION REPORTING; TO AMEND THE BORN-ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION LAWS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT UNDER THE WOMAN'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION OF A MINOR; TO CREATE AWARENESS PROGRAMS CONCERNING AND STATISTICAL TRACKING OF UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND OPEN ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS TO ESTABLISH AND APPOINT AN INSTITUTIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT AND AUDIT OF THE CULTURE AND CLIMATE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE MEANS BY WHICH FUNDING IS DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL.
TO DISTRIBUTE FUNDS FROM THE EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE TRUST FUND TO CERTAIN FOUR-YEAR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION BASED ON AN INSTITUTION'S IN-STATE FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT ENROLLMENT.
CONCERNING A SUSPENSION OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR POSSESSING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
TO CLARIFY THE UNIFORM CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH PREJUDGMENT AND POST-JUDGMENT INTEREST RATES.
TO ESTABLISH RECOVERY OF DAMAGES FOR NECESSARY MEDICAL CARE, TREATMENT, OR SERVICES RENDERED.
TO CLARIFY THE UNIFORM CONTRIBUTION AMONG TORTFEASORS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH PREJUDGMENT AND POST-JUDGMENT INTEREST RATES.
TO ESTABLISH RECOVERY OF DAMAGES FOR NECESSARY MEDICAL CARE, TREATMENT, OR SERVICES RENDERED.
TO REFORM THE TAX LAWS CONCERNING THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF SALES AND USE TAX, THE APPORTIONMENT AND ALLOCATION OF INCOME FOR TAX PURPOSES, CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATES, AND NET OPERATING LOSSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY (1,550); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF A BOND BY A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT; AND TO REQUIRE APPROVAL BY THE QUORUM COURT PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF A BOND.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
TO ENCOURAGE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SUSPEND CONTACT AND OUTREACH WITH THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ENCOURAGE AND URGE GOVERNOR ASA HUTCHINSON TO ACT EXPEDITIOUSLY ON CERTAIN PAROLE BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS.
CoSponsor for House
TO ALLOW OUT-OF-STATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE TO BE CONSIDERED WHEN DETERMINING A TEACHER'S SALARY SCHEDULE.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION REQUIRED OF A NEWLY ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER.
CONCERNING THE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LIABILITY OF MANDATED REPORTERS WHO ACT IN GOOD FAITH.
CONCERNING THE ENTRY UPON A SCHOOL CAMPUS BY A PERSON WHO IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER.
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
CONCERNING THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE IN SELF-DEFENSE OR IN THE DEFENSE OF OTHERS.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MANDATORY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO HAVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM; TO REMOVE A LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED AT A TIME IN THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO CREATE THE PROHIBITION OF PUBLIC FUNDING OF HUMAN CLONING AND DESTRUCTIVE EMBRYO RESEARCH ACT.
TO ALLOW FOR CASINO GAMING IN POPE COUNTY, JOHNSON COUNTY, OR CONWAY COUNTY; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 100; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY (1,550); TO REMOVE THE LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED AT A TIME IN THE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.

Committees

Committees