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Senator Bill Sample (R)

2340 N. Hwy. 7, Hot Springs, 71909

Senator Bill Sample (R)
Phone: 501-624-3445
Phone:
District: 14
District:
14
Seniority: 12
Seniority:
12
Occupation: Owner Termite/Pest Control Company
Occupation:
Owner Termite/Pest Control Company
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015
Public Service:
House 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB1040 TO AMEND THE INTEREST RATES APPLICABLE TO STATE TAX DEFICIENCIES AND OVERPAYMENTS. History
SB1041
Act 1011
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING COSMETOLOGISTS, MANICURISTS, AND AESTHETICIANS. History
SB145
Act 1020
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY; AND TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY. History
SB149 TO CREATE UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PHYSICAL FITNESS OF CERTAIN FIREFIGHTERS. History
SB165 CONCERNING THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS. History
SB166 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LOCAL FIREMEN'S RELIEF AND PENSION FUNDS AND LOCAL POLICEMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS. History
SB167 CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB168 TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON LAW ENFORCEMENT RETIREMENT. History
SB169 CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB170 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM. History
SB171
Act 558
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB184 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS OF JUDGES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OF DISTRICT JUDGES UNDER THE ARKANSAS CODE. History
SB215
Act 383
TO AMEND THE EXCEPTION TO THE REQUIREMENT THAT A CITY OR TOWN HAVE A REFERENDUM ELECTION TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION. History
SB354
Act 386
CONCERNING FIREFIGHTER SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; TO REMOVE THE LIMITATION ON THE ISSUANCE OF FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES; AND TO REDIRECT THE REMITTANCE OF THE ADDITIONAL MONTHLY FEE. History
SB388 TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS TO RECEIVE FUNDS FROM THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND, INCLUDING PER-STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING. History
SB448 AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - STIPEND PAYMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB461
Act 399
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX REFUND CHECK-OFF PROGRAM FOR THE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH FOUNDATION; AND TO ELIMINATE THE INCOME TAX REFUND CHECK-OFF PROGRAM FOR THE UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PROGRAM. History
SB477
Act 476
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB478
Act 477
AN ACT FOR THE NATIONAL PARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB479
Act 478
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB48
Act 219
TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE INTENT OF THE LAW CONCERNING A DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFIT PAID BY THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO ALLOW FOR A SWIFT DISABILITY RETIREMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB490
Act 896
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF TAX ADMINISTRATION. History
SB524
Act 490
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB538
Act 494
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES AND THE ARTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB539
Act 495
AN ACT FOR THE HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB570
Act 567
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; TO EXTEND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB61 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE ON HIGHWAY FINANCE. History
SB616 TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE FORMATION OF A COUNTY WATER PROVIDER. History
SB633
Act 1289
TO PROVIDE THAT THE FIVE-DOLLAR FEE FOR TAKING THE DRIVER’S LICENSE EXAMINATION APPLIES TO ALL DRIVER'S LICENSE EXAMINATION TESTS TAKEN. History
SB721
Act 521
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB750 TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ELECTION EQUIPMENT, TESTING PROCEDURES, ELECTION PROCESSES, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES. History
SB783
Act 1049
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING LEARNER’S PERMITS. History
SB80
Act 91
TO REQUIRE A STATE AGENCY THAT IS AN EMPLOYER OF MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO MAKE CONTRIBUTION BY ELECTRONIC TRANSFER AND TO REPORT CONTRIBUTIONS ELECTRONICALLY. History
SB804 CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIRED STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE. History
SB816
Act 1218
TO AMEND THE ELECTION LAWS CONCERNING ELECTION EQUIPMENT, TESTING PROCEDURES, ELECTION PROCESSES, AND ELECTION PROCEDURES. History
SB841 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTANTS AND LICENSE RENEWALS. History
SB864 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOURISM DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS THAT ARE IN AREAS THAT ARE IN NEED OF REDEVELOPMENT. History
SB865 TO PROVIDE A RIGHT TO ATTORNEY'S FEES FOR TAXPAYERS SEEKING JUDICIAL RELIEF; AND TO AMEND THE TAXPAYER BILL OF RIGHTS TO INCLUDE A RIGHT TO REIMBURSEMENT OF FEES AND OTHER COSTS. History
SB915 TO AUTHORIZE THE CREATION OF DIFFERENT FORMS OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS. History
SB916 TO DEDICATE THE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE GENERATED FROM SELLERS THAT DO NOT HAVE A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT WHEN CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET. History
SB917
Act 1055
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT. History
SB946 TO REGULATE VETERANS' AFFAIRS. History
SB947 TO REGULATE TOWING. History
SB948 TO REGULATE THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM. History
SB964 TO REGULATE AERONAUTICS. History
SB969 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF AUTHORIZED VEHICLES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB970 TO REGULATE WATERCRAFT. History
SB973 TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE. History
SB976 CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT. History
SB985 CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. History
SB986 TO ISSUE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE. History
SB988 TO REGULATE THE LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES. History
SB989 TO REGULATE HIGHWAYS. History
SB990 TO REGULATE MOTOR VEHICLES; AND TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN-BURNING MOTOR FUEL DEVELOPMENT ACT. History
SB991 TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE MILITARY DEPARTMENT. History
SR1 TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS ON BEING RANKED NUMBER TEN (10) IN THE COUNTRY BY THE DAILY BEAST IN ITS 2014 SURVEY OF “AMERICA’S TOP HIGH SCHOOLS”. History
SR25 CELEBRATING THE REOPENING OF THE MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM IN HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, AND RECOGNIZING ITS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY. History
CoSponsor
HB1081
Act 60
TO ALLOW A COUNTY SHERIFF TO AWARD THE SERVICE PISTOL CARRIED BY A DEPUTY TO THE DEPUTY OR HIS OR HER SPOUSE UPON THE DEPUTY'S RETIREMENT OR DEATH. History
HB1189 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTANTS. History
HB1260 CONCERNING THE REORGANIZATION OF THE LOCAL DISTRICT COURTS TO STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN THE FORTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT. History
HB1294
Act 173
TO EXTEND THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR THE ARKANSAS VOLUNTARY ENHANCED SECURITY DRIVER’S LICENSE AND IDENTIFICATION CARD ACT, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1310
Act 176
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLE RETAIN SUSPENDED OR REVOKED SURRENDERED DRIVER'S LICENSES; TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A DUPLICATE LICENSE AND IMPOSITION OF FEES. History
HB1321
Act 332
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR. History
HB1402
Act 1173
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS. History
HB1415
Act 578
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE ACT TO COMPLY WITH THE FEDERAL COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE REGULATIONS, AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1532
Act 1081
CONCERNING THE STATE DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM. History
HB1716 TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF A VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED TAX TO ADDRESS DECLINING FUEL TAX REVENUES. History
HB1798 TO REQUIRE THAT THE RATES OF A PUBLIC UTILITY FOR POLE ATTACHMENTS BE REASONABLE AND UNIFORM; TO PROMOTE FURTHER BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT EFFORTS IN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB329
Act 1201
CONCERNING THE METHOD AND TIMEFRAME IN WHICH A COUNTY JAIL IS REIMBURSED FOR HOUSING INMATES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION. History
SB342
Act 854
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM. History
SB476
Act 557
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES; TO AMEND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR STATE PROCUREMENTS; AND TO MAKE RELATED CHANGES. History
SB484 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES CASE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONTENTS OF A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES PETITION. History
SB486 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AN ADJUDICATION HEARING OF A JUVENILE. History
SB6
Act 22
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB613
Act 898
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNPAVED ROADS PROGRAM ACT; TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO COUNTIES FOR UNPAVED ROAD PROJECTS; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNPAVED ROADS PROGRAM FUND. History
SB666
Act 659
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB695 TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB725 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP. History
SB797
Act 860
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS. History
SB849 TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE CONTINUATION OF GAS UTILITY PROJECTS THAT MAY NOT BE ECONOMICALLY FEASIBLE OR THAT RESULT IN EXCESS INVESTMENTS. History
SB96
Act 46
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SMR1 IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY. History
SR16 TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION. History
SR2 TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS. History
SR23 IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES. History
SR3 TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY. History

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