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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: 9
Seniority:
9
Occupation: Owner Termite/Pest Control Company
Occupation:
Owner Termite/Pest Control Company
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
House 2005, 2007, 2009; Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE QUALIFICATIONS AND DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDETERMINATION OF BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO INCORPORATE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT IN THE CALCULATION OF REDETERMINED BENEFITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITH A ONE-TIME OPTION TO PURCHASE MILITARY SERVICE CREDIT WITHOUT INTEREST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A FIREMEN'S RELIEF AND PENSION FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONTRIBUTION RATES UNDER THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN FIREMEN'S FUNDS BY THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF SMALL FUNDS BY THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A MEMBER'S CESSATION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
TO PROHIBIT THE INCLUSION OF TERMS REQUIRING A MEMBER'S RETIREMENT FROM THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN CONTRACT BUYOUT PLANS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A MEMBER'S ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WITH THE OPTION TO WAIVE CONCURRENT SERVICE CREDIT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING STATE-SUPPORTED RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING STATE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PARTICIPATION IN THE LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THE DISPOSITION OF LICENSE FEES, FINES, AND OTHER MONEYS BY THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION.
TO REQUIRE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES TO ACCOMMODATE A PHYSICIAN REQUIRED TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATION TO MAINTAIN OR OBTAIN A SPECIALTY PRACTICE OF MEDICINE TO COUNTERACT THE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE.
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSE ACT TO UPDATE AND COMPLY WITH RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL LAW.
TO REPEAL THE EXPIRATION DATE PROHIBITING THE ISSUANCE OF AN ENHANCED SECURITY DRIVER'S LICENSE, A COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSE, OR AN IDENTIFICATION CARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW REQUIRING NOTIFICATION OF DRIVING RECORD DISCLOSURE TO A LICENSED DRIVER; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AUTOCYCLES; AND TO INCLUDE AUTOCYCLES THAT OPERATE ON MOTOR FUEL.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE, RENEWAL, AND REPLACEMENT OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT QUAIL FOREVER.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A DIGITAL COPY OF AN ARKANSAS DRIVER'S LICENSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TEMPORARY PREPRINTED PAPER BUYER'S TAGS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATHEMATICS, SCIENCES, AND THE ARTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DRIVER RECORD INFORMATION.
CONCERNING THE FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER'S BENEFICIARY FUND.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROFESSION OF COSMETOLOGY; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SCHOOLS OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COSMETOLOGY LICENSING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BOATER TRAINING AND BOATER SAFETY PROGRAM.
TO CREATE THE TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS EMPLOYED WITH THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT.
TO ALLOW A LIENHOLDER TO FILE ELECTRONICALLY A LIEN ON A MOTOR VEHICLE, AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE, A MOBILE HOME OR MANUFACTURED HOME, OR AN IMPLEMENT OF HUSBANDRY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AUTHORIZE AND REQUIRE THE ISSUANCE OF A TITLE FOR A WATERCRAFT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MOTORBOAT REGISTRATION AND TITLING ACT.
TO ESTABLISH AN EXPEDITED MOTOR VEHICLE TITLE PROCESSING SERVICE AND TO AUTHORIZE THE IMPOSITION OF AN ADDITIONAL FEE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN TITLE FEES.
TO REQUIRE THE REPORTING OF A MOTOR VEHICLE ACQUIRED OR PURCHASED BY A JUNK YARD OR SALVAGE YARD.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
CONCERNING HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT ELIGIBILITY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LIMITATION ON CANDIDACY FOR MORE THAN ONE ELECTIVE OFFICE.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
TO PROTECT FREIGHT RAIL EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC TRANSIT EMPLOYEES BY ENHANCING THE PENALTIES OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES.
ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CHARTER OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS A RESULT OF THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION'S NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF SALES AND USE TAX RATHER THAN USE TAX ON SALES BY CERTAIN REMOTE SELLERS.
TO AMEND THE VALIDITY PERIOD OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE; AND TO OFFER AN APPLICANT A CHOICE OF VALIDITY PERIODS OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
TO ESTABLISH A SMALL BUSINESS RETIREMENT PROGRAM IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT AND THE REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE PROFESSION OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
TO REQUIRE A PEER REVIEW PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY LICENSEES; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE PROFESSION OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
TO AUTHORIZE A COMMUNICATION IMPEDIMENT DESIGNATION AND DECAL DUE TO A MEDICAL CONDITION.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL
ex officio: ALC-REVIEW