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Senator Linda Collins-Smith (R)

P.O. Box 90, Pocahontas, 72455

Senator Linda Collins-Smith (R)
Phone: 870-378-1434
Phone:
District: 19
District:
19
Seniority: 34
Seniority:
34
Occupation: Lodging, Tourism, Real Estate
Occupation:
Lodging, Tourism, Real Estate
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2011 Senate 2015
Public Service:
House 2011 Senate 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING UNITED STATES HISTORY COURSES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE UNDER THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO TERMINATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION DEMONSTRATION 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 PERMIT A COUNTY EMPLOYEE WHO WORKS IN THE COURTHOUSE AND WHO IS ALSO A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT BATESVILLE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - COMMUNITY PROGRAMS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OZARKA COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BLACK RIVER TECHNICAL COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - REGIONAL PROGRAMS - NORTH CENTRAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING SCHOOL SECURITY AND SCHOOL CRISIS RESPONSE TRAINING; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO COMMEND PAUL HENRY FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF HONORABLE SERVICE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS RURAL ENDOWMENT FUND, INC.; AND TO APPROVE AND CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF PAULA TERRELL TO THE BOARD.
CoSponsor
TO EXEMPT STATE INSTITUTIONS, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE ENTITY WITH TORT LIABILITY IMMUNITY FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE WHEN OBTAINING A CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSE.
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.
CONCERNING LEVEL 4 SEX OFFENDERS RESIDING NEAR A CHURCH OR OTHER PLACE OF WORSHIP.
TO CLARIFY THAT DISTRICT COURT FEES SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE COUNTY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS.
TO NOTIFY ENROLLEES OF THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM OF ITS TERMINATION DATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF DUES FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 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.
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.
CONCERNING FINGERPRINTING BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY; PERTAINING TO DUPLICATE RECORDS OF A CRIMINAL OFFENSE WHEN THERE IS AN ARREST FOR A PROBATION VIOLATION.
CONCERNING SPECIAL AND PARTIAL CENSUSES; AND TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY AND PROCEDURES FOR A PARTIAL SPECIAL CENSUS TO BE USED FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF HIGHWAY REVENUES.
CONCERNING THE CARRYING OF A CONCEALED HANDGUN BY AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 CHANGE THE NUMBER OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS REQUIRED FOR TEACHERS.
CONCERNING THE METHOD AND TIMEFRAME IN WHICH A COUNTY JAIL IS REIMBURSED FOR HOUSING INMATES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS TEEN DRIVER AND PARENTAL EDUCATION ACT OF 2015.
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 BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO REQUIRE A STUDENT TO PASS THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CIVICS TEST PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATIONS SERVICES BEFORE HE OR SHE RECEIVES A DIPLOMA FROM A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY.

Committees

Committees