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Senator Bobby J. Pierce (D)

587 Grant 758, Sheridan, 72150

Senator Bobby J. Pierce (D)
Phone: 870-942-1031
Phone:
District: 27
District:
27
Seniority: 26
Seniority:
26
Occupation: Utility Contractor/Hardware Store Owner
Occupation:
Utility Contractor/Hardware Store Owner
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: National Guard - Vietnam
Veteran:
National Guard - Vietnam
Public Service: Sheridan School Board (26 years), House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013
Public Service:
Sheridan School Board (26 years), House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, MAINTENANCE AND EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "EXEMPT COMMODITIES AND SERVICES" IN THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPANSION OF TESTING OF NEWBORN INFANTS FOR GENETIC DISORDERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PILOT PROGRAM FOR BREAKFAST NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - GRANTS TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - GRANTS TO HEALTH RELATED FACILITIES OR HOSPITALS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING ACADEMY - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY TO CHARGE TUITION TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE SAU-TECH-ARKANSAS ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING ACADEMY.
TO EXEMPT SMALL WATER SYSTEMS AND SMALL SEWAGE SYSTEMS FROM REGULATION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND OPERATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF CORRECTION TO IMPLEMENT A COPAY CHARGE FOR INMATE-INITIATED HEALTH CARE REQUESTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE BREAKFAST-AFTER-THE-BELL SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A SECOND LICENSE PLATE FOR ELIGIBLE MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS UPON PAYMENT OF REGULAR LICENSING FEES.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A FENCE; AND TO MAKE THE REMOVAL OF A POSTED SIGN OR OF A FENCE A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TICKET RESALE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT.
TO EXEMPT SMALL WATER SYSTEMS AND SMALL SEWAGE SYSTEMS FROM REGULATION BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
Primary Sponsor for House
CONCERNING TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CANINE LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS.
TO INCREASE THE PERCENTAGE OF A CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENT THAT CAN BE WITHHELD FOR THE PURPOSE OF LIQUIDATING CHILD SUPPORT ARREARAGES.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF "EMPLOYEE" AND "EMPLOYER" UNDER THE DIVISION OF STATE NEW HIRE REGISTRY.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.
CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX ACT OF 1977; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE OF ELECTRICAL INSPECTORS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PETITIONS FOR AN ELECTION ON ALDERMANIC FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN A CITY MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. BOBBY GENE NEWMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR TIMBER HARVESTING MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND RELATED ATTACHMENTS.
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - CROSSETT CAMPUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MCGEHEE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MATH AND SCIENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - CROSSETT CAMPUS - BROADBAND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - LIBRARY AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MUSIC BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MCGEHEE CAMPUS - BROADBAND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
CoSponsor for House
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS FOR THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO ALLOW CERTAIN NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES AND DIRECT THEIR OWN ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROMOTE LOCAL MILK PRODUCTS; TO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED; AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALES.
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005 CONCERNING THE AUTHORIZATION AND ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR AND IN SUPPORT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees