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Senator Mike Bearden

P.O. Box 1824, Blytheville, 72316

Senator Mike Bearden
Phone: 870-838-0303
Phone:
District: 28
District:
28
Seniority: 12
Seniority:
12
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Episcopal
Church Affiliation:
Episcopal
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate June 1986 - 1995, 1997, 1999
Public Service:
Senate June 1986 - 1995, 1997, 1999


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ALLOW A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY TO CONDUCT BUSINESS IN THE STATE UNDER A FICTITIOUS NAME.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE ANNOTATED 8-4-104(e)(2); FOR THE PURPOSE OF CHANGING THE QUORUM FOR THE ARKANSAS POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY COMMISSION IN REVIEWING DEPARTMENT DECISIONS
TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGISTRATION OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND PERSONNEL COSTS FROM THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK FUND.
AN ACT TO ADD REQUIREMENTS FOR DELIVERY OF REGULATED SUBSTANCES.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TERMINATION OF AN OCCUPANT'S TENANCY FOR VIOLATING THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT OR THE PROSTITUTION LAWS OF THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-93-611 TO GRANT THE SENTENCING JUDGE THE DISCRETION TO WAIVE THE STATUTE AS TO A JUVENILE CONVICTED AS AN ADULT FOR BEING AN ACCOMPLICE TO THE CRIMES INDICATED.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ENTITY TAX PASS THROUGH ACT AND THE REVISED LIMITED PARTNERSHIP ACT OF 1991.
AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING ACT.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL DIVISION TO ISSUE LICENSES FOR THE SALE OF WINE FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
TO EXEMPT INDUSTRY EMPLOYEES FROM MANDATORY LICENSING OF ELECTRICIANS FOR WORK ON EMPLOYER SITES, AND TO EXPAND TEMPORARY LICENSES.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF QUALITY ASSESSMENT AND IMPROVEMENT; TO REQUIRE ALL HEALTH CARRIERS AND NETWORKS TO MAINTAIN GRIEVANCE SYSTEMS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICES AND SYSTEMS QUALITY PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND PERSONNEL COSTS FROM THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE STIPEND FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF OPTOMETRY FROM SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS ($75.00) TO ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00) PER MEETING ATTENDED.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT CONCERNING LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES AND SERVICES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE AUTHORITY FOR LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES TO COMPLY WITH THE LEGAL REQUESTS OF PARENTS, FAMILIES, AND ATTENDING PHYSICIANS.
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO REFORM THE INTERIM PAYMENT SYSTEM PROVISIONS OF THE MEDICARE PROGRAM CONCERNING HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES.
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO REVIEW THE RESTRICTIONS PLACED BY THE BALANCED BUDGET ACT OF 1997 ON REIMBURSEMENT FOR REHABILITATION SERVICES.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE REGIONAL AIRPORT ACT.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DUCKS UNLIMITED MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
REGULATING STATE EMPLOYMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES REGARDING THEIR ENTERING INTO GRANTS, CONTRACTS OR LEASES WITH THE STATE.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PROTECTION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO BAN PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF DIGITAL BROADCAST EQUIPMENT TO LICENSED T.V. AND RADIO STATIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS GROSS RECEIPTS TAX.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ALLOW CITIES AND COUNTIES TO AUTHORIZE SUNDAY SALES OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BY LOCAL ORDINANCE.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO SUBSTITUTE ACCREDITATION SURVEYS BY THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR STATE LICENSING SURVEYS FOR HOSPITALS WHICH ARE ACCREDITED.
TO LEVY A TAX ON ALL MOTOR VEHICLES HAVING DECLARED GROSS WEIGHTS IN EXCESS OF 73,280 POUNDS.
THE EXTENDED JUVENILE JURISDICTION ACT.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE ARKANSAS PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REFORM ACT.
AN ACT CONCERNING NON-SETTLING TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE SELECTION AND CHANGING OF A PHYSICIAN UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.
TO ELIMINATE PROVISIONS DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL BY THE ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT.
URGING CONGRESS TO REMOVE OR RESTRICT THE USE OF TRADE SANCTIONS REGARDING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND TO WORK FOR REDUCTION OR ELIMINATION OF TRADE BARRIERS AND SANCTIONS IMPOSED BY OTHER COUNTRIES AGAINST AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.
URGING THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS TO ALLOCATE ADDITIONAL FUNDS TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE FOR USE IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-EIGHT (28) YEARS OF CREDITED SERVICE.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THE POSTING AND TRESPSS LAWS."
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHALL NOT MEET ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN JANUARY IN RESPECT TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND IN OBSERVANCE OF HIS BIRTHDAY
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.