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Senator Bill Pritchard (R)

19998 Mohawk Drive, Elkins, 72727

Senator Bill Pritchard (R)
Phone: 479-442-8611
Phone:
District: 35
District:
35
Seniority: 12
Seniority:
12
Occupation: Small Business / Rancher; Razorback Rentals
Occupation:
Small Business / Rancher; Razorback Rentals
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Vietnam
Veteran:
Vietnam
Public Service: House 2001,2003,2005, Senate 2007, 2009
Public Service:
House 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2007, 2009
Biography: Bill Pritchard.pdf
Biography:


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE AWARD OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTS BY THE ARKANSAS BUILDING AUTHORITY.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST TECHNICAL INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT PROGRAMS 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 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - REYNOLDS INSTITUTE ON AGING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - THE NANOSCIENCES BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ACT TO REINSTATE THE AUTHORITY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SEIZE THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OF DRIVERS UNDER EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE CHARGED WITH MINOR IN POSSESSION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENT UNDER GARRETT'S LAW AND TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO REPORT ALCOHOL USE BY A PREGNANT WOMAN WHO IS UNDER TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
CONCERNING THE POSTING OF WARNING SIGNS RELATING TO DRINKING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DURING PREGNANCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS OF PERSONS ADDICTED TO ALCOHOL AND DRUGS.
TO ESTABLISH CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR THE POSSESSION OF LESS THAN FOUR OUNCES OF A SCHEDULE VI CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948 TO RESTORE THE STATUTORY INTENT OF THE 79TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS.
TO IDENTIFY AND DEFINE THE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS FOR 2011 -- 2020.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO AMENDMENT NO. 73, SECTION 2 TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO LIMIT THE TOTAL NUMBER OF YEARS A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE.
Primary Sponsor for House
REGARDING THE TIME PERIOD AFTER WHICH A PERSON MAY FILE FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY.
TO EXEMPT THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS FROM THE ELEVATOR SAFETY LAW.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948 TO RESTORE THE STATUTORY INTENT OF THE 79TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT CENTERS FROM HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICES LICENSING.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
COMMEMORATING WALMART CAPITOL DAY ON TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.
CoSponsor for House
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.

Committees

Committees