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Representative Bill Abernathy (D)

1309 Texas Street, Mena, 71953

Representative Bill Abernathy (D)
Phone: 479-234-2733
Phone:
District: 22
District:
22
Seniority: 2
Seniority:
2
Occupation: Retired - Educator (President, Rich Mountain Community College)
Occupation:
Retired - Educator (President, Rich Mountain Community College)
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: College Board, First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009
Public Service:
College Board, First term in House 2005, 2007, 2009


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
HB1005
Act 154
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS USED IN CALCULATING FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS. History
HB1006 TO PROVIDE FOR A CONSISTENT RATE OF INCREASE TO THE SALARIES OF CLASSIFIED SCHOOL PERSONNEL. History
HB1007 TO ALLOW STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO COMPENSATE NONCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE AT RETIREMENT. History
HB1015 AN ACT CONCERNING REGISTRATION OF ARSONISTS. History
HB1024
Act 220
TO ALLOW TWO-YEAR COLLEGES TO COMPENSATE NONCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE AT RETIREMENT. History
HB1250
Act 199
TO REQUIRE A REVIEW OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY BEFORE EACH FISCAL SESSION. History
HB1391
Act 245
CONCERNING NEW OR ADDITIONAL POSITIONS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION. History
HB1413 AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1477
Act 371
TO INCREASE CERTAIN FEES OF THE COMMISSION ON WATER WELL CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE FOR NEW CATEGORIES OF LICENSE AND REGISTRATION FEES TO BE COLLECTED BY THE COMMISSION. History
HB1763
Act 908
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1787
Act 918
AN ACT FOR THE RICH MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, EQUIPMENT, PERSONAL SERVICES, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATING EXPENSE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1859
Act 938
TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS AND PROCEDURES RELATING TO CODE OF ETHICS PROCEEDINGS OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD. History
HB1959
Act 1307
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS. History
HB1992
Act 1450
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS. History
HB1993
Act 1451
TO ALLOW A TWO-YEAR OR FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TO PROVIDE ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES AT A REDUCED TUITION AMOUNT. History
HB2063 TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF STATE-SUPPORTED STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION. History
HB2064 TO PROVIDE STATE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY BY AMENDING THE AMOUNT OF FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS. History
HB2065
Act 1397
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF AD VALOREM TAX DATA USED FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING. History
HB2066
Act 1186
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TIMELY AND ACCURATE RECEIPT OF DATA NEEDED TO CALCULATE AND ADJUST FOUNDATION FUNDING AMOUNTS DISTRIBUTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS. History
HB2067
Act 1398
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-1-402 TO PROVIDE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROHIBITION ON STATE EMPLOYMENT. History
HB2068 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF STATE AGENCY FOR PURPOSES OF EMPLOYMENT. History
CoSponsor
HB1002
Act 606
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT. History
HB1031
Act 75
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER. History
HB1034
Act 222
AN ACT TO STRENGTHEN ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT. History
HB1132
Act 187
AN ACT TO CREATE A BIRTH THROUGH PREKINDERGARTEN TEACHING CREDENTIAL. History
HB1133
Act 224
AN ACT TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE. History
HB1204
Act 180
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES. History
HB1214
Act 337
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD. History
HB1261
Act 155
TO ALLOW THE SPOUSE OF AN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE THE OFFICER'S SERVICE SHOTGUN. History
HB1357
Act 182
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT. History
HB1378 TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS. History
HB1560
Act 834
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - ARKANSAS LIGNITE RESOURCES PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1589
Act 416
AN ACT TO CREATE THE COMPREHENSIVE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION ANNUAL REPORT. History
HB1601 THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT. History
HB1641 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. History
HB1658
Act 860
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1666 TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CERTIFICATION OF VOLUNTEER OR RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS. History
HB1686 TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO TAXPAYERS PERFORMING OVERTIME WORK IN COUNTIES DECLARED A DISASTER AREA BY THE GOVERNOR AS THE RESULT OF THE JANUARY 2009 ICE STORM IN ARKANSAS. History
HB1704 AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1719
Act 883
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1720
Act 884
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1721
Act 885
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1722
Act 886
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1723
Act 887
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1724
Act 888
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1725
Act 1297
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1726
Act 889
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1727
Act 890
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1728
Act 891
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1729
Act 892
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1730
Act 893
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1731
Act 894
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1732
Act 895
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1733
Act 896
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1734
Act 1232
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1735
Act 979
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1738
Act 897
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1739
Act 898
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1740
Act 899
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1743
Act 902
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1775
Act 914
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1776
Act 915
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1808
Act 730
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PLANNING PROGRAM ACT. History
HB1846
Act 686
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM. History
HB1847
Act 687
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM. History
HB1953
Act 498
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS. History
HB1962
Act 463
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM. History
HB1963
Act 791
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007. History
HB1990
Act 971
TO REQUIRE CLEAR EXIT STANDARDS FOR ALL REMEDIAL COURSES TAKEN AT STATE- SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO IMPROVE THE TEACHING TECHNIQUES OF REMEDIAL COURSES. History
HB2105
Act 1313
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. History
HB2170
Act 798
TO PROVIDE FOR INTERVENTION AND PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION UPON EARLY INDICATORS OF THE FISCAL DISTRESS OR FACILITIES DISTRESS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT. History
HCR1005 COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP). History
HCR1009 RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-69 IN ARKANSAS. History
SB26
Act 605
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT History
SB312
Act 496
AN ACT TO CREATE "THE ANTONY HOBBS III ACT" AND TO CREATE SCHOOL-BASED AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR AND CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PROGRAMS. History
SB316
Act 323
TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF UNRESTRICTED EDUCATIONAL AND GENERAL TUITION AND FEE INCOME AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION CAN SPEND ON ACADEMIC AND PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS. History
SB354
Act 433
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. History
SB439
Act 1244
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - WORKFORCE TRAINING CONSORTIUM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB460
Act 769
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS. History
SB77
Act 33
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES. History
SB806
Act 726
TO ENACT THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GENERAL OMNIBUS BILL TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE LAWS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY FOR SECTION 20 OF THIS ACT. History
SB814
Act 1469
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION. History
SB817 TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.). History
SB850
Act 1213
TO BROADEN THE HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM. History
SB851 TO AMEND TITLE 6 PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM. History
SB852
Act 1214
TO AMEND THE TEACHER OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO TEACHERS RETURNING TO COLLEGE TO RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION. History
SB853
Act 1215
TO CONSOLIDATE THE TEACHER EDUCATION RECRUITMENT PROGRAMS AND CREATE THE STATE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM. History
SB854
Act 1216
AN ACT TO AMEND THE MILITARY DEPENDENTS SCHOLARSHIP. History
SB855
Act 1217
TO CREATE CONTINUING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CHILDREN AND SPOUSES OF CERTAIN PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYEES IF THE PUBLIC SERVICE RESULTS IN DEATH OR PERMANENT AND TOTAL DISABILITY. History
SB856
Act 1218
TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM AWARDS. History
SB857
Act 1219
TO REPEAL THE FACULTY/ADMINISTRATOR DEVELOPMENT FELLOWS PROGRAM. History
SB858 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GOVERNMENT WORKER LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM. History
SB88
Act 436
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS. History
SB898
Act 811
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO FUNDING FOR ISOLATED SCHOOLS. History
SB922 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION. History
SB947
Act 1374
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009. History
SCR4 RECOMMENDING THAT A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF FUNDING FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE BE COMMITTED TO COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF I-49 BETWEEN TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS, AND FT. SMITH, ARKANSAS. History

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