Representative Mary Bentley (R)

142 Shady Lane, Perryville, 72126

Representative Mary Bentley (R)
Phone: 501-889-3556
Phone:
District: 73
District:
73
Seniority: 29
Seniority:
29
Occupation: Owner, Bentley Plastics
Occupation:
Owner, Bentley Plastics
Church Affiliation: Assembly of God
Church Affiliation:
Assembly of God
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REQUIRE THAT RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ARE PROTECTED DURING AN EMERGENCY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO GRANT FULL PRACTICE AUTHORITY TO CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIVES.
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURE BY WHICH THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS SELLS TAX-DELINQUENT LAND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSOLIDATION OF CERTAIN LEVEE DISTRICTS AND BOARDS.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE DISSOLUTION OR ABOLITION OF A LEVEE DISTRICT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ASSESSMENTS IN CERTAIN LEVEE OR DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND PROTECTION DISTRICT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS BY COUNTY COLLECTORS.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO CLARIFY THAT DECISIONS OF A MUNICIPAL BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT ARE APPEALED FIRST TO THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNING BODY AND THEN TO CIRCUIT COURT.
TO SEPARATE THE OFFICES OF SHERIFF AND TAX COLLECTOR IN YELL COUNTY.
TO AMEND THE EXEMPTIONS OF CERTAIN ENTITIES FROM INSURANCE REGULATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TAKING OF MINERALS, TIMBER, OR OTHER RESOURCES ON STATE-OWNED PROPERTY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW RELATED TO THE MANAGEMENT AND SALE OF TAX-DELINQUENT LANDS BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS.
TO REPEAL THE ADOPT A DOCUMENT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE CHILDCARE FACILITY LICENSING ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CHILDCARE FACILITY" AS IT RELATES TO THE CHILDCARE FACILITY LICENSING ACT.
CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY VESTED IN THE PEOPLE, THE STATES, AND THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT.
TO PROCLAIM RELIGIOUS FREEDOM DAY.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE AND REMOVAL PROCEDURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY FROM A SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD AUTHORIZED FOR THE REGISTRATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TEMPORARY PREPRINTED PAPER BUYER'S TAGS.
TO CREATE THE NO PATIENT LEFT ALONE ACT; CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VERIFICATION OF PROVISIONAL BALLOTS; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO ESTABLISH SIMON'S LAW; AND TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENT FOR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN CONSENT FOR END-OF-LIFE MEDICAL PROCEDURES FOR MINORS.
TO CONTINUE CARE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CANCER SURVIVORS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR THE STANDARD DEDUCTION.
TO CREATE THE EVERY MOM MATTERS ACT; TO PROVIDE HEALTHCARE SUPPORT TO PREGNANT WOMEN IN ARKANSAS; AND TO STABILIZE FAMILIES AND REDUCE THE NUMBER OF ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN THE STATE.
TO PROHIBIT OFFERING COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES THAT ISOLATE STUDENTS BASED ON CHARACTERISTICS WITHIN PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION; AND TO ADJUST FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS THAT OFFER THESE PROHIBITED COURSES, EVENTS, AND ACTIVITIES.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDS TO TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM; AND TO REDUCE FUNDS DISTRIBUTED TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT TEACH THE 1619 PROJECT CURRICULUM.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT ENGAGE IN CHARITABLE SOLICITATION TO REGISTER WITHIN A MUNICIPALITY.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; TO ENSURE A SUSTAINABLE SYSTEM OF HEALTH BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
TO CONTINUE CARE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CANCER SURVIVORS.
TO ESTABLISH THE LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY RELIEF CHECK-OFF PROGRAM; AND TO ESTABLISH THE LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY RELIEF TRUST FUND.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION EFFICIENCY ACT OF 2021; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO CREATE THE RAILROAD MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN RAILROAD TRACK MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURES.
TO CREATE PAISLEY'S LAW; TO AMEND THE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LAWS; AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR A STILLBORN CHILD.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ACT; TO ADOPT RECENT CHANGES CONTAINED IN THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; AND TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE PROGRAM.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW ACT OF 2021".
TO REQUIRE THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DIVISION TO ISSUE CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS; AND TO PROHIBIT NEW OR UPDATED ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES FROM BECOMING EFFECTIVE UNTIL THEY HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AFFIRM THE RIGHT OF A MUNICIPALITY TO DECLARE THE MUNICIPALITY A PRO-LIFE CITY.
TO PROHIBIT MANDATORY COVID-19 IMMUNIZATIONS OR VACCINATIONS FOR STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AND A REQUIREMENT FOR A VACCINATION OR IMMUNIZATION FOR COVID-19 EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO CREATE THE INFORMED CONSENT FOR CHEMICAL ABORTION ACT.
TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER RESOURCE TRANSACTIONS FOR ABORTIONS.
TO ALLOW REVIEW OF PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE ITSELF IN EXTRAORDINARY SESSION.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND BALLOT INITIATIVE REFORM AMENDMENT".
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO FUND OR PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CITIZENS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, COURT OF APPEALS JUDGES, CIRCUIT JUDGES, AND DISTRICT JUDGES SHALL BE ELECTED ON A PARTISAN BASIS.
TO RECOGNIZE THE CHEROKEE NATION WEST AND REESTABLISH THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PEOPLE OF THE CHEROKEE NATION WEST AND THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENT THAT AN ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION FEE BE PAID FOR ELECTRIC AND HYBRID VEHICLES; AND TO REPEAL THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF HYBRID VEHICLES.
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY, NONCONTRIBUTORY MEMBERS, MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS, AND THE BENEFIT MULTIPLIER UNDER THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING THE DEFENSE OF A PERSON WITH THE USE OF PHYSICAL FORCE OR DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE.
TO ENSURE THAT BUSINESSES ARE NOT PENALIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REORGANIZE THE RIVERSIDE VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL INTO THE CORRECTIONS SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO RETURN FINES COLLECTED UNDER § 20-7-101 DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES, ORDERS, OR DIRECTIVES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OWNERSHIP AND POSSESSION OF REAL PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF AUDIO MEDIA, VISUAL MEDIA, AND AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
TO REQUIRE A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PROVIDE TO PARENTS AND LEGAL GUARDIANS PRIOR WRITTEN NOTIFICATION OF AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO INSPECT MATERIALS RELATED TO SEX EDUCATION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AND GENDER IDENTITY.
TO CREATE THE HIGHER EDUCATION CONSUMER GUIDE ACT.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDERS; AND TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF A PRESIDENTIAL EXECUTIVE ORDER UNDER REVIEW.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
TO COMMEMORATE AMERICAN HISTORY.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PURSUIT OF NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE DESIGNATION BY THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.

Committees

Committees