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Senator Joyce Elliott (D)

P.O. Box 4248, Little Rock, 72214

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

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: JBC-PERSONNEL
Vice-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL

Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
HB1298
Act 948
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PAYABLE RATE OF AN ANNUAL RETIREMENT BENEFIT RECEIVED BY A RETIRED MAYOR. History
HB1409
Act 641
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL. History
HB1755
Act 971
CONCERNING THE PUNITIVE ISOLATION OR SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE. History
HB1758 TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM REGARDING INTRASTATE DISTRICT EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES. History
HB1790
Act 709
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT EXPELS A STUDENT TO OFFER TO THE EXPELLED STUDENT DIGITAL LEARNING COURSES OR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR WHICH THE STUDENT MAY RECEIVE CREDIT. History
HB1928
Act 1028
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO REQUIRE ALL OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS TO BE RECORDED. History
HB1944
Act 1061
CONCERNING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY. History
HB1972 CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA. History
HJR1007 AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE. History
SB313 REQUIRING THE PAROLE BOARD TO ISSUE AND RELEASE FINDINGS OF FACT WHEN IT DENIES PAROLE OR TRANSFER TO A PERSON OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE FOR RELEASE ON PAROLE OR TRANSFER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. History
SB378 TO BE KNOWN AS THE "PAROLE EQUITY ACT. History
SB381
Act 557
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT ON A CHILD WITH A DISABILITY. History
SB387 TO REQUIRE THAT A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS THAT ARE USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS; AND TO REQUIRE THAT THE PERCENTAGE OF NET PROCEEDS USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS INCREASE YEAR BY YEAR. History
SB487 TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT AND AUDIT OF THE CULTURE AND CLIMATE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION. History
SB502 TO MODIFY THE STATUTES CONCERNING RISK-BASED CAPITAL. History
SB572 TO ALLOW VOTER REGISTRATION AND BALLOT ACCESS FOR ELIGIBLE PERSONS INCARCERATED IN COUNTY JAILS. History
SB591 TO PROMOTE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION AMONG ARKANSANS; TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY REMEMBRANCE COMMISSION; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMITTEE. History
SB592
Act 996
TO AMEND THE PATIENT PROTECTION ACT OF 1995; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB601
Act 776
TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS. History
SB635 TO PROVIDE FOR THIRD-PARTY ALTERNATIVE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR INMATES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE BUT LACK A RESIDENCE TO WHICH THE INMATE MAY BE RELEASED. History
SB664
Act 1088
TO REQUIRE THAT NEW INMATES RECEIVE READING ASSESSMENTS AND DYSLEXIA SCREENINGS; TO REQUIRE READING AND DYSLEXIA SERVICES; AND TO REQUIRE CORRECTIONS TEACHERS KNOW BEST PRACTICES OF SCIENCE-BASED READING INSTRUCTION. History
SB666 TO ONLY PERMIT SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS TO DISCIPLINE STUDENTS OR ACT IN THE CAPACITY OF A POLICE OFFICER WHEN STUDENTS OR SCHOOL EMPLOYEES ARE AT RISK OF HARM. History
SB677
Act 1089
TO REQUIRE THAT YOUTHS UNDERGO READING ASSESSMENTS AND DYSLEXIA SCREENINGS; TO REQUIRE READING AND DYSLEXIA SERVICES; AND TO REQUIRE THAT DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES' TEACHERS KNOW BEST PRACTICES OF SCIENTIFIC READING INSTRUCTION. History
SB678 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; AND TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2. History
SB681 TO CLARIFY THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AS IT RELATES TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AND TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO COMPLY WITH THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967. History
SJR18 RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX. History
SR25 TO RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IN IMPROVING ACHIEVEMENT AND STRENGTHENING FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT. History
SR34 TO COMMEND THE MISS HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION. History
SR39 TO CELEBRATE AND RECOGNIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK WOMENS BASKETBALL TEAM. History
SR8 TO RECOGNIZE AND TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS POOR PEOPLE'S CAMPAIGN. History
CoSponsor
HB1145
Act 170
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1378 TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS. History
HB1414
Act 292
TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN ROUTES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE "CAMDEN EXPEDITION SCENIC HIGHWAY". History
HB1440
Act 829
TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE. History
HB1441
Act 1032
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE. History
HB1461
Act 367
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009. History
HB1495 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE. History
HB1564
Act 660
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM. History
HB1708
Act 849
TO END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE. History
HB1794 TO REQUIRE A STATE-SUPPORTED TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DESIGNATE FROM AMONGST CURRENT STAFF MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION A HOMELESS AND FOSTER STUDENT LIAISON. History
HB1821 TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1862 TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
HB1950
Act 1062
TO ESTABLISH JOHN H. JOHNSON DAY AS A MEMORIAL DAY. History
HB1965
Act 1066
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA MUSIC TRAIL ACT; TO PROMOTE TOURISM AND PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR ART PROJECTS ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE; AND TO REQUIRE SIGNAGE ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE. History
HCR1010 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 CHILDRENS ADVOCACY CENTER DAY. History
SB304 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTHY LIFESTYLE EDUCATION ACT OF 2019; AND TO ENSURE THE HEALTH CURRICULUM IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS ADDRESSES CERTAIN HEALTH ISSUES FACING STUDENTS. History
SB336
Act 416
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE. History
SB347 TO IMPOSE A PRIVILEGE TAX ON E-CIGARETTES; AND TO DESIGNATE THE REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE TAX ON E-CIGARETTES TO BE USED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES. History
SB385
Act 298
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. History
SB386
Act 299
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION. History
SB482 TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE OF AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE OR A HYBRID VEHICLE. History
SB491
Act 488
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB492
Act 812
TO PROMOTE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM; TO ESTABLISH AREAS OF A CITY OR TOWN THAT HIGHLIGHT RESTAURANT, ENTERTAINMENT, AND HOSPITALITY OPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT DESIGNATED ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS. History
SB553 TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
SB603
Act 1082
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE CERTAIN LEVELS OF SUPPORT TO CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON READING SCORES; AND TO AMEND THE PURPOSES ON WHICH NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDS MAY BE SPENT. History
SCMR1 TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. History
SCR3 TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY NOLAN RICHARDSON JR. TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AND TO REQUEST THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE NAME THE BASKETBALL COURT IN BUD WALTON ARENA IN HIS HONOR. History
SR24 TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. History