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Senator Joyce Elliott (D)

P. O. Box 4248, Little Rock, 72214

Senator Joyce Elliott (D)
Phone: 501-603-9546
Phone:
District: 31
District:
31
Seniority: 6
Seniority:
6
Occupation: Director, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Occupation:
Director, Legislative Outreach, Southwestern Region, The College Board
Church Affiliation: Nondenominational
Church Affiliation:
Nondenominational
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011
Public Service:
House 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS OWNED OR LEASED BY A PUBLIC AGENCY OR PUBLIC SCHOOL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
TO ESTABLISH THE WHOLE CHILD - WHOLE COMMUNITY RECOGNITION PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN LICENSES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN EDUCATION PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS.
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN INQUIRIES INTO A PERSON'S BACKGROUND ON AN APPLICATION FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
TO AMEND TITLE 9 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF PROPERTY IN A DIVORCE PROCEEDING.
TO ABOLISH CAPITAL PUNISHMENT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROCUREMENT LAWS AS THEY RELATE TO MINORITY VENDORS.
TO REQUIRE THE PREPARATION OF A RACIAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR CERTAIN BILLS FILED WITH THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND REGARDING TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER.
CONCERNING THE REENTRY INTO SOCIETY BY A PERSON IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR OTHER CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS BARBER LAW TO PROVIDE IMPROVED OVERSIGHT OF TRAINING, LICENSURE, AND RELATED ASPECTS OF THE PROFESSION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ACCOUNTABILITY OF MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FACILITIES.
TO REPEAL § 6-18-206 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INTERDISTRICT PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION TRAINING FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION.
TO INCREASE THE SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS FOR RETIRED POLICE OFFICERS OR THEIR SURVIVORS UNDER THE LOCAL POLICE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS.
TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DIABETES BY PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF GLUCAGON.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS EDUCATION BILL OF RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING EDUCATOR LICENSURE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAWS GOVERNING BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR EDUCATORS, FISCAL OFFICERS, NONLICENSED SCHOOL DISTRICT STAFF, AND STUDENT TEACHERS.
TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING; AND TO SUPPORT PUBLIC SCHOOL PROGRAMS THAT IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE MASTER SCHOOL PRINCIPAL PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - LITTLE ROCK - WEST SITE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - AVIATION TRAINING ACADEMY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - RE-IMAGINE EDUCATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - TREATMENT PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH - VISION 2025 LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FAYETTEVILLE - COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS - PARTNERS FOR INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES - SICKLE CELL ANEMIA TASK FORCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE VISION 2025 LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION; TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ITS MEMBERS; AND TO DESCRIBE ITS PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
TO AMEND THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT LOW VOLTAGE CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS BE PLACED IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED HOMES.
TO AMEND STATUTORY PROVISIONS REGARDING STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AUTHORITY TO COORDINATE IMPLEMENTATION OF STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS; AND TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT AND SCHOOL RECOGNITION.
TO PROVIDE A SAFE HARBOR FOR VICTIMS OF CERTAIN SEX TRAFFICKING AND COMMERCIAL SEX OFFENSES.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF CHILD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
THE POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2013.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
TO RECOGNIZE THE MONTH OF MARCH AS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
CoSponsor
TO ALLOW CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO OPT OUT OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE LARGE MUNICIPALITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR ALL NEW EMPLOYEES AND NEW PUBLIC OFFICIALS; AND TO ALLOW CURRENT EMPLOYEES TO OPT INTO THE PUBLIC SYSTEM.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DISTRIBUTED GENERATION ACT.
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF STUDENTS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BY ENSURING ADEQUATE AND APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE WORKERS ON SITE TO ATTEND TO STUDENTS' NEEDS.
TO AMEND THE FREE TEXTBOOK ACT OF 1975.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ADULT SICKLE CELL CLINICAL NETWORK MATCHING FUNDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING VICTIMS OF THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING; CONCERNING POSTING A NOTICE OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPUNGEMENT OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
TO ESTABLISH AN ARKANSAS DISABILITY HISTORY DISPLAY MONTH IN OCTOBER.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS MAY EXPEND NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH STATE CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
TO REQUIRE THAT PARKING LOT SIGNS INDICATING SPACES DEDICATED FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES DISPLAY THE TERM "RESERVED".
TO CREATE THE MINORITY BUSINESS LOAN MOBILIZATION ACT TO GUARANTEE LOANS TO SMALL MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES AND TO REPEAL AS OBSOLETE THE JOBS CREATION BY STIMULATING SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH ACT OF 1985.
CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND REMEDIATION; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO STUDY AND REPORT ON REMEDIATION ISSUES.
THE LANDOWNER NOTIFICATION ACT.
TO CLARIFY THE FACULTY STATUS OF MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ADMISSIONS BOARD.
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE; AND TO EXTEND THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON SICKLE CELL DISEASE.
TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF SCHOOL DISCIPLINE ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
ESTABLISHING THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING ACT OF 2013; CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO AMEND THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAW CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS FOR A TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISION THAT IS LOCATED IN A WET COUNTY AND WAS VOTED DRY BY A DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICT FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARKANSAS HISTORY AND CULTURE PROJECT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - RADIATION THERAPY INSTITUTES GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
COMMENDING THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LITTLE ROCK FOR ITS 91-YEAR HISTORY OF TRAINING COMMUNITY AND CIVIC LEADERS AND CONTINUED SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY OF LITTLE ROCK.

Committees

Committees