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Representative Bob Ballinger (R)

508 Dr Spurlin Circle, Berryville, 72616

Representative Bob Ballinger (R)
Phone: 479-443-3700
Phone:
District: 97
District:
97
Seniority: 31
Seniority:
31
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND PROVISIONS PROVIDING DEATH BENEFITS TO DESIGNATED BENEFICIARIES OR SURVIVORS OF POLICE OFFICERS.
CONCERNING STATE DISTRICT COURTS; CONCERNING THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CORRECT THE NAME OF THE OFFICE OF CHIEF COUNSEL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
TO PROMOTE AND IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND QUALITY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; AND TO REORGANIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
HONOR ARKANSAS VETERANS ACT OF 2017.
TO PROVIDE FOR A PARTIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED VETERANS IN PROPORTION TO THE EXTENT OF THE DISABILITY OF THE VETERAN.
TO REVISE CERTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN LAWS THAT ARISE OUT OF PROPERTY RIGHTS SECURED UNDER THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 2, § 22.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAX FOR PROPERTY OWNED BY AN INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY OR A PERSON SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
CONCERNING A PARTY IN AN ACTION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF BALLOT TITLES AND POPULAR NAMES OF PETITIONS PRIOR TO CIRCULATION.
ESTABLISHING AN ENHANCED CERTIFICATION TO CARRY A HANDGUN; AND CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON IN A PROHIBITED PLACE; AND CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN.
CONCERNING BAIL, BAIL BOND COMPANIES, AND THE PROFESSIONAL BAIL BOND COMPANY AND PROFESSIONAL BAIL BONDSMAN LICENSING BOARD; AND CONCERNING BAIL BONDSMEN EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ALIMONY SUPPORT.
CONCERNING FIREARM POSSESSION FOR A NONVIOLENT FEDERAL FELONY OFFENDER.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF INDECENT EXPOSURE.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING AND POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO AMEND § 5-73-122.
TO AMEND THE PROCESS CONCERNING THE DISPOSAL OF THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION.
TO MODIFY THE PROCESS BY WHICH THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION MAY SELL OR DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY.
TO CREATE THE GOVERNMENT NONDISCRIMINATION ACT OF 2017; AND CONCERNING RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF FIREWORKS; AND CONCERNING THE SALE OF FIREWORKS AT A PERMANENT PHYSICAL LOCATION.
TO REPEAL DOWER AND CURTESY RIGHTS; AND TO CREATE THE SURVIVING SPOUSE MARITAL SHARE.
TO AUTHORIZE EXPEDITED PERMITTING FOR MANUFACTURING AND CHEMICAL PLANTS.
TO PERMIT THE OWNER OF AN OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGN TO REPAIR OR REBUILD THE OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGN IF IT HAS BEEN DAMAGED OR DESTROYED BY AN ACT OF GOD OR THE INTENTIONAL ACT OF A THIRD PARTY.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES THROUGH THEIR VARIOUS SERVICES TO RECOGNIZE THAT A BABY IN GESTATION IS A PERSON FOR STATE SERVICES AND BENEFITS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION REVISING THE PROCESS FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSED MEASURES AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS TO VOTERS FOR APPROVAL OR REJECTION.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
REQUESTING THAT REPRESENTATIVE GILLAM BE AUTHORIZED TO PURSUE THE CONSIDERATION OF HJR 1003 AS A THIRD PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE FINES, FEES, AND COSTS THAT MAY BE ASSESSED FOR A VIOLATION OF THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE LAW.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE AND REDEMPTION OF TAX-DELINQUENT PROPERTY.
TO PROTECT ACCESS TO PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT, RIGHTS OF WAY, PRIVATE REAL PROPERTY, AND PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE.
TO AMEND A PROVISION IN THE LAW CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AS APPLIED TO NON-OCCUPATIONAL LICENSEES AND PERMIT HOLDERS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODIES OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO INITIATE THE PERMITTING PROCESS FOR PRIVATE CLUBS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
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.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EVERY HUMAN BEING IS ENTITLED TO THE RIGHT TO LIFE.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF VOTER REGISTRATION WHEN VOTING; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE BELONGING TO A MILITARY MEMBER.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES TARGETING A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, FIRST RESPONDER, OR HIS OR HER FAMILY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING AND CONCERNING PRIVILEGES ASSOCIATED WITH AN ENHANCED LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE HELPING OUR PEOPLE EXCEL (H.O.P.E.) ACT OF 2017.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP AND VACANCIES ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE RIGHTS OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING LOCAL REGULATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98; AND TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK UNLESS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO PROHIBIT THE SMOKING OF MARIJUANA IN ANY LOCATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
TO REDUCE THE INCOME TAX RATES APPLICABLE TO INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES USING REVENUES DERIVED FROM SALES AND USE TAX FROM SELLERS THAT DO NOT HAVE A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO STIMULATE JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHILE PRESERVING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO LIMIT THE USE OF AN ENGLISH LEARNER'S SCORE ON A STATE-MANDATED ASSESSMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ACCOUNTABILITY PURPOSES.
TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ANOTHER PERSON'S PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO AMEND THE DATES OF THE GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTION AND PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION; TO AMEND THE TIME PERIOD FOR FILING AS A CANDIDATE FOR A PRIMARY ELECTION; AND TO AMEND THE TIME FOR THE FISCAL SESSION.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN DONATED ITEMS FROM SALES AND USE TAXES.
TO AMEND THE TIME LIMITATIONS FOR TAX ASSESSMENTS, COLLECTIONS, REFUNDS, AND PROSECUTION; AND TO LIMIT THE TIME AVAILABLE FOR A TAX AUDIT.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LICENSED LAY MIDWIFE ACT; AND TO CHANGE THE TERM "LICENSED LAY MIDWIFE" TO "LICENSED MIDWIFE".
TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO IS RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WHO WINS A LOTTERY PRIZE SHALL REIMBURSE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
CONCERNING THE LICENSE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO REQUIRE THAT BIRTH CERTIFICATES LIST THE BIOLOGICAL SEX OF AN INDIVIDUAL AS DETERMINED AT BIRTH; AND TO PROHIBIT AMENDMENT OF A BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO CHANGE THE BIOLOGICAL SEX LISTED ON A BIRTH CERTIFICATE.
TO REQUIRE VIDEO AND AUDIO RECORDINGS OF IN-PERSON INTERACTIONS AND VERBAL COMMUNICATIONS THAT OCCUR DURING INVESTIGATIONS PERFORMED UNDER THE ARKANSAS JUVENILE CODE OF 1989 AND THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO REQUIRE CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATORS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN NOTICES TO ALLEGED OFFENDERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATING TO A DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT PROCEEDING OR A FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES PROCEEDING.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE TO PROVIDE REPORTS CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF OVERTURNED TRUE FINDING DETERMINATIONS.
CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF BALLOT TITLES AND POPULAR NAMES OF PETITIONS PRIOR TO CIRCULATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION; AND TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REISSUANCE OF A PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
CONCERNING A PERSON WHO FAILS TO APPEAR OR FAILS TO PAY A FINE; CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF FAILURE TO APPEAR; AND CONCERNING COSTS, FINES, AND FEES ASSESSED TO A PERSON WHO IS INCARCERATED OR IN A HOSPITAL OR INPATIENT FACILITY.
TO PROVIDE FOR OVERSIGHT OF STATE OCCUPATIONAL REGULATIONS; AND TO CREATE THE OCCUPATIONAL REGULATION OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY, PUBLIC COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING PROPOSED MEASURES AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS CONSIDERED BY VOTERS AT AN ELECTION.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 33, TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
MAKING APPLICATION TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION OF THE STATES TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
HONORING THE 308TH TITAN II STRATEGIC MISSILE WING AND THE RESPONSE TO THE 1980 MISSILE EXPLOSION AT DAMASCUS, ARKANSAS.
ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
CoSponsor for Senate
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 GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 98; AND TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK UNLESS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO CERTAIN BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE BODIES.
TO SUNSET CERTAIN TAX INCENTIVES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX REFUND FOR THE REPAIR AND PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF MANUFACTURING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS, FUNERAL DIRECTORS, CEMETERIES, AND BURIAL SERVICES; AND TO ABOLISH THE STATE BOARD OF EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS, THE BURIAL ASSOCIATION BOARD, AND THE ARKANSAS CEMETERY BOARD.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30.
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MARRIAGE".

Committees

Committees