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Representative Bob Ballinger (R)

1757 Madison 7150, Hindsville, 72738

Representative Bob Ballinger (R)
Phone: 870-350-5175
Phone:
District: 97
District:
97
Seniority: 42
Seniority:
42
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED VETERANS, SURVIVING SPOUSES, AND MINOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN.
TO CREATE THE NATURAL HAIR BRAIDING PROTECTION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS.
TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE SATISFACTION OF COURT-ORDERED RESTITUTION IN A CRIMINAL CASE THROUGH INTERCEPTION OF STATE INCOME TAX REFUNDS.
TO REVISE CERTAIN EMINENT DOMAIN LAWS THAT ARISE OUT OF PROPERTY RIGHTS SECURED UNDER THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 2, § 22.
TO REPEAL DOWER AND CURTESY RIGHTS; AND TO CREATE THE SURVIVING SPOUSE MARITAL SHARE.
TO EXCLUDE MANUFACTURER REBATES ON MOTOR VEHICLES FROM THE DEFINITIONS USED FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING SALES AND USE TAXES.
TO ADD PRIVATE SCHOOLS AS A SCHOOL CHOICE OPTION; TO MODIFY THE TRANSFER CAP; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BALLOT QUESTIONS; AND TO ADD CLARITY TO THE FORMAT OF A BALLOT QUESTION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR CIRCULATION OF MUNICIPAL REFERENDUM PETITIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AWARD OF ATTORNEY'S FEES IN ILLEGAL EXACTION LAWSUITS.
TO PERMIT A PERSON CONVICTED OF A FELONY TO POSSESS A MUZZLELOADER.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE REPARATION OF LANDFILLS; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO USE LANDFILL CLOSURE FUNDS FOR THE CLOSURE OF WASTE TIRE FACILITIES
CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENSES WHEN THE VICTIM IS NOT AVAILABLE TO TESTIFY.
CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE AND REPORTING DURING THE INVESTIGATION OF AN ACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; TO BE REFERRED TO AS "LAURA'S LAW".
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ALIMONY SUPPORT.
TO CREATE A SOLE AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE FOR A STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN UNDER THE CLEAN AIR ACT.
AN APPLICATION FOR A CONVENTION OF THE STATES UNDER ARTICLE V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ORDINANCES OF CITIES AND COUNTIES BY CREATING THE INTRASTATE COMMERCE IMPROVEMENT ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EXTEND SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS TO PERSONS LEGALLY RESIDING IN ARKANSAS; CONCERNING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO ELIMINATE PHYSICIAN SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS IN ANESTHESIA ADMINISTRATION; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION; TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING WATER QUALITY REGULATIONS AND WASTEWATER DISCHARGE PERMITS; AND TO AUTHORIZE NUTRIENT WATER QUALITY TRADING, CREDITS, OFFSETS, AND COMPLIANCE ASSOCIATIONS.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE BUILDING.
TO ELIMINATE THE DUAL STATUS OF THE STATE HOLIDAY CELEBRATING ROBERT E. LEE'S BIRTHDAY ON THE SAME DAY AS THE STATE HOLIDAY CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF PERJURY AND CREATING THE OFFENSE OF CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION IN AN ELECTION.
TO ALLOW MUNICIPALITIES TO CONTRACT FOR FIRE SERVICE.
TO CLARIFY AND REORGANIZE THE GENERAL VENUE STATUTES FOR CIVIL ACTIONS.
TO PROHIBIT LOCATING OR TRANSFERRING OF RETAIL BEER SALES PERMITS TO LOCATIONS WITHIN 1,000 FEET OF A CHURCH OR SCHOOLHOUSE.
TO TERMINATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION PROGRAM COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE “PRIVATE OPTION”; TO TERMINATE ARKANSAS’S PARTICIPATION IN MEDICAID EXPANSION; AND TO REPEAL THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013.
TO PROVIDE A WAIVER FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM AN ADMINISTRATIVE CONSOLIDATION OR REORGANIZATION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT LOCATING OR TRANSFERRING OF RETAIL BEER SALES PERMITS TO LOCATIONS WITHIN 1,000 FEET OF A CHURCH OR SCHOOLHOUSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO END ENROLLMENT IN THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM; TO RESTORE MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS PREVIOUSLY ENDED DUE TO THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DAYS TO BE MADE-UP IN SIXTY-MINUTE INCREMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID - ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ALLOW THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR BOARD TO DETERMINE THE LOCATION OF THE NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF TIMBERLAND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION PROVIDERS' ADMITTING PRIVILEGES ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO REPEAL THE PARENTAL NOTIFICATION PROVISIONS.
TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; AND TO CREATE A LIFETIME CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE.
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT THE CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF A JURISDICTION MAKE CERTAIN CERTIFICATIONS CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OR MANUFACTURE OF A FIREARM.
TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT PERIOD AND WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ACT; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS REFERRING TO THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON CERTAIN PUBLIC PROPERTY AS WELL AS IN CERTAIN PUBLICLY MAINTAINED PARKING LOTS BY A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REPEAL AND REPLACE THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 2001; AND TO PROVIDE FOR VOLUNTARY AND INFORMED CONSENT FOR AN ABORTION.
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PERMIT AN ELECTED OFFICIAL WHO IS A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN THE COURTHOUSE THAT CONTAINS THE ELECTED PERSON'S PRIMARY PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO PROMOTE THE RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION; AND TO PROTECT A CITIZEN'S RIGHT TO OBSERVE AND RECORD PUBLIC EVENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND SPOUSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROMOTE THE FREE MARKET COMPETITION OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS; AND TO PROHIBIT THE COST OF STUDENT COURSE MATERIALS FROM BEING ADDED TO A STUDENT'S BILLING ACCOUNT.
TO ALLOW A COUNTY OR CITY GOVERNING BODY IN A DRY TERRITORY TO DENY THE ISSUANCE OF PRIVATE CLUB LIQUOR LICENSES WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF THE CITY OR COUNTY.
CONCERNING THE "JOURNEY" PROVISION IN REGARD TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE GIVING AND ELIMINATE PERVERSE AND ABSURD TAXES AND DISINCENTIVES ON CHARITABLE GIVING; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN WITHDRAWALS OF STOCK FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO STIMULATE JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHILE PRESERVING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS IN ARKANSAS.
TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS RUN FOR THE FALLEN 5K ON MARCH 22, 2015, AS WE HONOR ARKANSAS SERVICE MEMBERS WHO FOUGHT AND DIED DURING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF TAX ADMINISTRATION.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE GIVING AND ELIMINATE PERVERSE AND ABSURD TAXES AND DISINCENTIVES ON CHARITABLE GIVING; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN WITHDRAWALS OF STOCK FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
COMBINING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED; CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT, THE UNDERAGE DUI LAW, SUSPENSIONS OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
TO REGULATE THE ABANDONMENT OF UNPAVED ROAD EASEMENTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF RETIRED AND FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES.

Committees

Committees