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Senator Jim Hendren (R)

1607 Highway 72, S.E., Gravette, 72736

Senator Jim Hendren (R)
Phone: 479-787-6222
Phone:
District: 2
District:
2
Seniority: 15
Seniority:
15
Occupation: Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Occupation:
Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Gravette School Board (1992-1997, 2002-2012), House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 President Pro Tempore
Public Service:
Gravette School Board (1992-1997, 2002-2012), House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 President Pro Tempore


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB249
Act 341
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR ETHICS VIOLATIONS; AND TO RAISE THE AMOUNT OF FINES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY THE ARKANSAS ETHICS COMMISSION. History
SB345
Act 457
TO REDUCE THE CREDIT AVAILABLE TO OFFSET THE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A CAP ON THE CREDIT AVAILABLE TO OFFSET THE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX. History
SB406
Act 345
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION. History
SB447
Act 808
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT; TO MAINTAIN FUNDING FOR CURRENT PROPERTY TAX RELIEF; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE EXCESS FUNDS IN THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TRUST FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB561
Act 819
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TAX REFORM ACT OF 2019; AND TO REFORM THE SALES TAX, INCOME TAX, PROPERTY TAX, AND FRANCHISE TAX LAWS OF THE STATE. History
SB571 TO PROVIDE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX REDUCTION; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE INCOME TAX REDUCTION THROUGH A TAX ON E-CIGARETTES; AND TO CREATE THE CIGARETTE TAX AND INCOME TAX REFORM STUDY. History
SJR1 A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION; AND TO REPEAL THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SMR3 TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF SHAWN MCKEOUGH JR. AND TO MOURN HIS PASSING. History
SR21 TO RECOGNIZE AND THANK FORMER SENATOR KIM HENDREN FOR HIS SERVICE AND MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE. History
CoSponsor
HB1145
Act 170
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1495 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE. History
HB1763
Act 910
TO CREATE THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019; TO ESTABLISH CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; TO TRANSFER STATE ENTITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HCR1005 TO COMMEND THE BENTONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WIND ENSEMBLE. 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
HJR1018 TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATES HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS. History
SB113
Act 107
TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE; TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE TO THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB15 TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN History
SB17
Act 61
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. History
SB211
Act 182
TO CREATE THE TAX COMPETITIVENESS AND RELIEF ACT OF 2019; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB238 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. History
SB256
Act 342
TO PROHIBIT ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIALS FROM REGISTERING AS LOBBYISTS. History
SB258
Act 879
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR TAKING CAMPAIGN FUNDS AS PERSONAL INCOME; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996. History
SB298
Act 512
TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. History
SB336
Act 416
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE. 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
SB401 CONCERNING APPLICATIONS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE V. History
SB503
Act 930
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE. History
SB539 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP ACT. History
SB560 AN ACT TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATION OF STATE TAXES; TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCEDURES FOR STATE TAXES; TO CREATE THE TAX APPEALS COMMISSION ACT; AND TO CREATE A FUND FOR THE TAX APPEALS COMMISSION. History
SB564
Act 820
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; TO PROVIDE AUTOMATIC LICENSURE; TO REQUIRE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF RULES SUBMITTED. History
SB576
Act 822
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. History
SB594
Act 635
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE. History
SB632
Act 1085
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION TO SUPPORT A CYBER ALLIANCE IN ORDER TO REDUCE CYBER RISKS AND ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. 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
SJR14 TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATES HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS. History
SR17 TO ENCOURAGE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SUSPEND CONTACT AND OUTREACH WITH THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS. History
SR24 TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. History
SR25 TO RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IN IMPROVING ACHIEVEMENT AND STRENGTHENING FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT. History

Committees

Committees
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