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Senator Jay Bradford

P.O. Box 8367, Pine Bluff, 71611

Senator Jay Bradford
Phone: 870-541-0020
Phone:
District: 9
District:
9
Seniority: 4
Seniority:
4
Occupation: Chairman of the Board and CEO, First Arkansas Insu
Occupation:
Chairman of the Board and CEO, First Arkansas Insu
Church Affiliation: Episcopal
Church Affiliation:
Episcopal
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate in 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995
Public Service:
Senate in 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH THE POSITION OF COMMISSIONER EMERITUS FOR THE STATE KIDNEY DISEASE COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-79-147(d) REGARDING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN DRUGS.
AN ACT TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION TO INCLUDE THE OFFENSE OF THE INTRODUCTION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE INTO THE BODY OF ANOTHER TO PERPETRATE A SEXUAL OFFENSE.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SURVIVING CHILDREN.
AN ACT TO BAN PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTIONS.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF DENTISTRY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-93-206 PERTAINING TO PROCEDURE BEFORE THE POST PRISON TRANSFER BOARD.
TO AUTHORIZE MEMBERS OF THE POST PRISON TRANSFER BOARD AND THEIR INVESTIGATORS, WHO HAVE BEEN ISSUED CONCEALED HANDGUN PERMITS, TO CARRY THEIR HANDGUNs IN THE SAME CIRCUMSTANCES AS OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHEN ON BOARD DUTY
AN ACT TO ENACT A NON-MANDATED CATASTROPHIC MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT TO SUPERCEDE THE ARKANSAS MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT UNTIL JULY 1, 2005.
TO ALLOW AN EARNED INCOME CREDIT AGAINST ARKANSAS INCOME TAX LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS.
THE NURSING HOME RESIDENT AND EMPLOYEE IMMUNIZATION ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION AND LICENSING OF PERSONS ADMINISTERING IONIZING RADIATION TO HUMAN BEINGS; ESTABLISHING THE MEDICAL IONIZING RADIATION LICENSURE COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-84-102 PERTAINING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE ARKANSAS WOMEN'S COMMISSION.
TO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION ON INSPECTIONS FOR MANDATORY SEAT BELT USE AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF SEAT BELT VIOLATIONS TO SUSPEND A DRIVER LICENSE.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE WASTE TIRE GRANT PROGRAM.
TO SUBSTITUTE ACCREDITATION SURVEYS BY THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR STATE LICENSING SURVEYS FOR HOSPITALS WHICH ARE ACCREDITED.
TO PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATION OF YOGA INSTRUCTORS.
TO CREATE THE PERFUSIONIST LICENSURE ACT.
AN ACT TO INCREASE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR DISPLAYING HUMAN SKELETAL BURIAL REMAINS AND DESECRATING BURIAL GROUNDS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF CPVC PIPE FOR ABOVE CONCRETE INSTALLATION IN RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES CONTAINING NO MORE THAN FOUR (4) LIVING UNITS.
TO CORRECT TECHNICAL ERRORS AND OMISSIONS IN CERTAIN EXISTING PROCEDURAL STATUTES.
TO PROVIDE THAT ALL LEGISLATOR POSITIONS ON EXECUTIVE BRANCH BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS SHALL HEREAFTER BE FILLED BY NONLEGISLATORS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-4-203 TO PROVIDE THAT EMPLOYEES OF SEASONAL NON-PROFIT RECREATIONAL OR EDUCATIONAL CAMPS ARE EXEMPT FROM MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME REQUIREMENTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE - HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
AN ACT TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE TO FURTHER PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THOSE WHO COMMIT DOMESTIC BATTERY.
TO AMEND THE NONRESIDENT BEER SELLER'S PERMIT ACT OF 1995.
TO CONTINUE THE UNWED BIRTH AND TEENAGE PREGNANCY PREVENTION PROGRAM.
TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO FINANCE FACILITIES TO SHARE UNDER A COMPACT FOR ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SECONDARY AREA VOCATIONAL CENTERS, AND COMMUNITY-BASED EDUCATION.
TO CREATE THE FAMILY SAVINGS INITIATIVE ACT.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP A DATABASE FOR TRACING FIREARMS USED IN THE COMMISSION OF CRIME; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE UNIVERSAL NEWBORN HEARING SCREENING, TRACKING, AND INTERVENTION PROGRAM AND ADVISORY BOARD.
TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FOR MARINE DEALERS IN THE SAME FASHION AS CURRENTLY PROVIDED FOR MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
AN ACT TO CODIFY THE NAME CHANGE FROM ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY TO ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-18-1005 TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH CARE PLANS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-18-1005 TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH CARE PLANS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE ARKANSAS PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REFORM ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE SAFEGUARDS AND ESTABLISH REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE CARE OF RESIDENTS IN RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES.
A METHOD TO ABOLISH NON-BENEFICIAL DRAINAGE DISTRICTS.
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR 16 AND 17 YEAR OLD STUDENTS TO OBTAIN WAIVERS TO ENROLL IN ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
AN ACT CONCERNING NON-SETTLING TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS.
TO EXEMPT INDUSTRY EMPLOYEES FROM MANDATORY LICENSING OF ELECTRICIANS FOR WORK ON INDUSTRIAL SITES; TO CLARIFY LICENSING REQUIREMENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-16-801 TO PERMIT DRIVERS LICENSES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO INDICATE POST OFFICE ADDRESSES INSTEAD OF RESIDENCE ADDRESSES.
TO AMEND THE LAW PERTAINING TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF SECOND DEGREE BATTERY.
RECOGNIZING THE WORK, STRUGGLES, AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
RECOGNIZING THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL BUILDING.
REQUESTING THE U.S. CONGRESS TO EITHER ENACT PATIENT PROTECTIONS TO APPLY TO SELF-FUNDED EMPLOYER HEALTH PLANS OR PERMIT INDIVIDUAL STATES TO DO SO.
CONGRATULATING REPRESENTATIVE SHANE BROADWAY FOR HIS SELECTION AS SPEAKER-DESIGNATE OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EIGHTY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
REQUESTING A STUDY TO EVALUATE THE HEALTH NEEDS OF THE ARKANSANS LIVING WITH HIV AND AIDS AND TO DETERMINE HOW THE STATE MAY ASSIST IN MEETING THOSE NEEDS.
Primary Sponsor for House
THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT.
TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION, SALE OR USE OF BOTTLE ROCKETS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-42-206 PERTAINING TO THE PETITION OF NOMINATION FOR ALDERMEN.
TO REVISE THE LAWS RELATING TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF VARIOUS STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS TO DISCONTINUE LEGISLATIVE MEMBERSHIP ON SUCH BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PENALTIES FOR LARGE TRUCKS EXCEEDING SPEED LIMITS.
TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO HAVE CRIMINAL RECORDS EXPUNGED WHEN THE OFFENSE IS SEXUAL IN NATURE AND THE VICTIM WAS UNDER THE AGE OF 18.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-57-904.
CoSponsor
TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL PERFORMANCE REPORTS AND FOR DISTRIBUTION OF THE REPORTS TO ALL PARENTS OR GUARDIANS OF CHILDREN ENROLLED IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS CAMPAIGN AND ETHICS LAWS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
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.
PERFORMANCE-BASED PROGRAM BUDGETING AND STRATEGIC PLANNING PILOT PROGRAM
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE INTERSTATE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AQUACULTURE/FISHERIES CENTER OF EXCELLENCE & AGRICULTURAL /HUMAN SCIENCES RESEARCH & EXTENSION FEDERAL FUNDS MATCH APPROPRIATION FOR THE 1999-2001 BIENNIUM.
THE PROSTATE CANCER ACT OF 1999.
TO ESTABLISH AND PROMOTE A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS WITHIN EACH COUNTY OF THE STATE.
TO IMPOSE MINIMUM STAFFING REQUIREMENTS IN ARKANSAS NURSING FACILITIES\NURSING HOMES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF ARKANSAS' ATHLETE AGENT STATUTE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-62-103 PERTAINING TO THE COMPENSATION OF EXCEPTIONALLY QUALIFIED ACADEMIC AND NONACADEMIC PERSONNEL.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE OFFICE OF LONG-TERM CARE TO RELEASE INFORMATION REGARDING COMPLAINTS AGAINST RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES.
TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR DISABLED WORKING PERSONS WHOSE FAMILY INCOME IS LESS THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY PERCENT (250%) OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINE.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN UP TO TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY GUIDELINE.
TO AMEND THE SENATE RULES TO ADD A PROVISION CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
CoSponsor for House
TO ADOPT FEDERAL ROTH IRA PROVISIONS FOR ARKANSAS INCOME TAX PURPOSES.
TO REQUIRE ANY PERSON DESIRING TO BURN FOREST VEGETATION TO NOTIFY THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION.
RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY OF ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION PERSONNEL.
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
TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS COMMITTED TO THE COMMON JAIL OF THE COUNTY TO PAY THEIR EXPENSES WHILE DETAINED.
TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAX ON MOTOR FUEL AND AN ADDITIONAL TAX ON DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - FOR THE BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE HOME CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CATFISH INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 11, CHAPTER 10, CITED AS THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW.
THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE AUTHORITY ACT.
EXPRESSING APPRECIATION TO ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT, UTILITY WORKERS, RELIEF WORKERS, GOVERNMENT WORKERS AND CITIZENS WHO RESPONDED TO AND ASSISTED THE VICTIMS OF THE RECENT TORNADOES THAT RAVAGED THIS STATE.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE LOG-A-LOAD-FOR-KIDS CAMPAIGN.