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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: 3
Seniority:
3
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, 2013, 2015
Public Service:
House 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB212
Act 1260
TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE REENGAGEMENT PROGRAM; TO INCREASE HIGH SCHOOL COMPLETION THROUGH THE DIFFERENTIATED PATHWAY TO A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM. History
SB231
Act 990
TO MODIFY THE INSOLVENT CEMETERY GRANT FUND ACT; AND TO REVISE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE A GRANT FOR THE CARE AND IMPROVEMENT OF AN INSOLVENT OR FINANCIALLY DISTRESSED PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY. History
SB365
Act 552
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION AND THE STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION TO PAY FOR THE ACCRUED LEAVE OF AN OFFICER WHO DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY. History
SB374 TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TESTING AND ASSESSMENTS USED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. History
SB510 TO ALLOW A SIXTEEN (16) YEAR OLD TO PREREGISTER TO VOTE; AND TO AMEND AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION. History
SB584
Act 508
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - JOE JONES MURAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB585
Act 509
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - INNOVATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB586
Act 510
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB587
Act 511
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - SICKLE CELL ANEMIA TASK FORCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB601
Act 512
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICS - AVIATION TRAINING ACADEMY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB602
Act 513
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS, PERSONAL SERVICES AND OPERATING EXPENSES FOR THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB603
Act 514
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB604 TO REQUIRE THE PREPARATION OF A RACIAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR CERTAIN BILLS FILED WITH THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. History
SB605
Act 515
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB606
Act 516
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - MOSAIC TEMPLARS OF AMERICA CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB607
Act 517
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB708
Act 673
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB709
Act 674
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - 12TH STREET HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB710
Act 675
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB711
Act 806
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - LITTLE ROCK - WEST SITE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB712
Act 807
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB714
Act 676
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB773
Act 1021
TO CREATE ADDITIONAL FORMS OF CUSTODY IN JUVENILE DELINQUENCY CASES. History
SB774 TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — PART 2 IF THERE ARE INSUFFICIENT FUNDS. History
SB775
Act 1022
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF PUTATIVE PARENTS IN PROCEEDINGS REGARDING JUVENILES WHO ARE THE SUBJECTS OF PUTATIVE PARENT CLAIMS. History
SB776
Act 1266
TO PROVIDE FOR IN-STATE, IN-COUNTY, IN-DISTRICT, LOCAL, OR RESIDENT TUITION FOR VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, REGARDLESS OF RESIDENCE. History
SB788
Act 1268
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS CONCERNING SCREENING FOR DYSLEXIA; AND TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SCREEN STUDENTS FOR DYSLEXIA. History
SB810
Act 1215
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ACCEPT EDUCATIONAL NEGLECT REPORTS AND TO ASSESS THE SAFETY OF ALL CHILDREN REGARDING ACCEPTED MALTREATMENT REPORTS. History
SB834 TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN AWARDS, GRANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY A NONPROFIT VOLUNTEER SERVICE ORGANIZATION. History
SB851 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. History
SB852
Act 1270
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST. History
SB942 TO ESTABLISH A CITIZENS' REVIEW BOARD ON POLICING PRACTICES. History
SB943
Act 1278
TO IMPROVE THE LEVEL OF INSURANCE FOR HEALTH CARE IN ARKANSAS; AND TO REQUIRE THAT HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM BE PROVIDED TO ENROLLEES OF THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM. History
SB951 TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING A SYSTEM-WIDE ASSESSMENT OF UNDERSERVED GEOGRAPHIC AREAS. History
SB953
Act 1136
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A SCHOOL OF INNOVATION. History
SB995
Act 920
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES TO COOPERATE WITH PROFESSIONAL ENTITIES; AND TO ASSESS THE NEED FOR PROFESSIONALS WITH SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS WHO CAN RENDER SPECIALIZED SERVICES TO UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES. History
SR11 TO RECOGNIZE ELIZABETH CALLAN FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION. History
SR16 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. History
CoSponsor
HB1014
Act 23
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. History
HB1245
Act 107
TO ENACT THE UNIFORM PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY ACT; AND TO MAKE RELATED TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS. History
HB1292 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1395
Act 833
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DIABETES BY AUTHORIZING CERTAIN PUBLIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF INSULIN AND GLUCAGON. History
HB1439 TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BOOK DEPOSITORIES. History
HB1541 TO ENSURE STATE-FUNDED PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS FOLLOW BEST PRACTICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FAMILY ENGAGEMENT AND STAFFING QUALIFICATIONS. History
HB1567 AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1605 TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WHEN A SCHOOL DISTRICT IS TAKEN OVER BY THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1635
Act 547
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS. History
HB1653
Act 950
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT. History
HB1748 CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARKANSAS P20W EDUCATIONAL DATA SYSTEM; AND TO IMPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS P20W EDUCATIONAL DATA SYSTEM ACT. History
HB1880
Act 1043
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS. History
HB1953 TO CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY. History
HB1954
Act 1068
TO CREATE THE STATE OF ARKANSAS WORKFORCE RETENTION TASK FORCE; TO STUDY AND EVALUATE THE WAYS STATE AGENCIES COULD INCREASE EMPLOYEE RETENTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1982 TO CREATE A UNIFORM DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM TO LOCATE VETERANS IN ARKANSAS TO ENSURE APPROPRIATE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES. History
SB229 TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB472
Act 895
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. History
SB695 TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB975
Act 975
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION; TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB982
Act 1010
TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM; AND TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE OVERSIGHT OF COMMITMENT REDUCTION SERVICES. History
SMR1 IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY. History
SR2 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. History
SR3 TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY. History

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