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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: 33
District:
33
Seniority: 33
Seniority:
33
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
Public Service:
House 2001, 2003, 2005, Senate 2009
Biography: Joyce Elliott.pdf
Biography:


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR UNREDUCED RETIREMENT WITH ANY STATE OR LOCAL PENSION AND RELIEF FUND.
TO ALLOW CONCURRENT SERVICE UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
TO PROVIDE THAT POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WITH CERTAIN DISEASES WILL BE PRESUMED TO HAVE BEEN INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT BENEFITS.
AN ACT TO BE KNOWN AS THE "ARKANSAS HUMAN CAPITAL RESTORATION ACT".
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO MAIL CITATIONS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.
TO ASSIST INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES AND TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO MAINTAIN AND OPERATE INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE A LEGISLATIVE TASKFORCE ON REDUCING POVERTY AND PROMOTING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANT TO CERTAIN LEARNING FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - OPERATING AND PROGRAMMATIC EXPENSES OF THE PARENTS FOR INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING AND RESEARCH APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - DONALD REYNOLDS INSTITUTE ON AGING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, IMPROVEMENTS, EQUIPMENT, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - PURCHASE OF GROSS ANATOMY EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION FOR RAPE SURVIVORS ACT.
TO INCREASE ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CRANIOFACIAL RECONSTRUCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
TO ESTABLISH THE SMART CORE CURRICULUM AS THE REQUIRED CURRICULUM FOR PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
TO IMPROVE PARENTS' ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA ON ACHIEVEMENT GAPS AND ON PUBLIC SCHOOL PLANS TO CLOSE ACHIEVEMENT GAPS.
TO STUDY VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ASTHMA MEDICATION USE AND REIMBURSEMENT WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO HONOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES' REQUESTS TO WITHHOLD UNION DUES.
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
PROVIDING THAT THE SENATE AND HOUSE INTERIM JUDICIARY COMMITTEES SHALL STUDY THE LONG-TERM ECONOMIC IMPACT AND OTHER PROBLEMS AND COSTS ASSOCIATED WTIH BLACK-0N-BLACK CRIME.
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS CONCERNING HEALTH PROFESSIONS TO PROCURE AND REPORT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE.
TO PROVIDE THAT EACH STATE HEALTH-RELATED AGENCY, BOARD, AND COMMISSION REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF THE STATE.
TO PLACE LIMITS ON THE AMOUNT AND DURATION OF CARRYOVER CATEGORICAL FUNDS.
RECOGNIZING THE URGENT NEED FOR HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICA NOW.
RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT THE ARKANSAS WHOLE CHILD INITIATIVE.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES TO A JUVENILE SAFETY PLAN TO SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS.
AN ACT TO CREATE A BIRTH THROUGH PREKINDERGARTEN TEACHING CREDENTIAL.
AN ACT TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RULES AND PROCEDURES OF THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR DONATIONS TO THE ARKANSAS NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANK.
TO INCREASE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING WORKERS' COMPENSATION PAYMENTS THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 of 1948 AND TO ENSURE THAT LICENSED CONTRACTORS OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST A CONTRACTOR FOR KNOWINGLY EMPLOYING WORKERS WITHOUT LEGAL STATUS.
TO REQUIRE ONE (1) COMPREHENSIVE EYE AND VISION EXAMINATION BY A LICENSED OPTOMETRIST OR OPHTHALMOLOGIST FOR CHILDREN ENTERING A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR THE FIRST YEAR IN PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN, OR GRADE ONE.
TO EXPAND THE OFFENSE OF OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS TO INCLUDE FALSELY IDENTIFYING ONESELF TO AN ANIMAL CONTROL OR CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
TO MAKE THE OFFENSE OF INTERFERENCE WITH A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER COVER ANIMAL CONTROL AND CODE OFFICERS.
TO MAKE THE OFFENSE OF BATTERY IN THE SECOND DEGREE APPLICABLE TO THOSE WHO CAUSE BODILY HARM TO ANIMAL CONTROL AND CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR DISCRIMINATION IN THE INSURANCE OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF COORDINATED SERVICES TO FACILITATE AND UNITE DIAGNOSTIC, INTERVENTION, AND TRANSITION EFFORTS TO HELP INFANTS AND CHILDREN WITH PERMANENT HEARING LOSS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE UNPAID BREAK TIME AND REASONABLE LOCATIONS FOR EXPRESSING BREAST MILK.
TO REQUIRE ONLY ANNUAL REPORTS TO THE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR REGARDING THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
THE FAIR DISCLOSURE TO EMPLOYERS, INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND OTHERS OF PAYMENTS FOR PHARMACISTS' SERVICES ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO EXPAND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INMATES QUALIFIED TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY COURSES.
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE FAIR HEARING ACT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A POST-DOCTORAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GRANT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007.
TO INCREASE ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ACHIEVEMENT GAPS IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND TO PROVIDE INTERVENTION AND SUPPORT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ADDRESS THE SEVERITY OF ACHIEVEMENT GAPS.
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURE FOR REMOVAL OF A DIRECTOR IN A CITY MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
TO ENCOURAGE MORTGAGE LENDERS TO IMPOSE A NINETY-DAY MORATORIUM ON ALL RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURE ACTIONS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
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.
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ROADS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE BY ADDRESSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE LICENSING OF YOUTHFUL DRIVERS.
TO ALLOW MERITORIOUS GOOD TIME FOR PERSONS SENTENCED UNDER THE SEVENTY-PERCENT RULE REGARDLESS OF THE DATE OF THE OFFENSE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON THE STATUS OF ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
AN ACT REGARDING STATE FUNDED PHARMACY BENEFIT PLANS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARKANSAS HISTORY AND CULTURE PROJECT GRANT - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF MOTORISTS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY MAKING THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT LAW A PRIMARY LAW FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO AMEND THE JUVENILE CODE REGARDING JUDICIAL DETERMINATIONS OF WHETHER A CONFESSION OR WAIVER OF COUNSEL WAS MADE FREELY, VOLUNTARILY, AND INTELLIGENTLY.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CERTAIN CUSTOMIZED TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO MINIMIZE THE COST OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF CERTAIN SINGLE-USE TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TO MINIMIZE THE COST OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS.
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
TO ESTABLISH POLICIES ADDRESSING THE SELECTION AND USE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
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.
WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
RECOGNIZING AND HONORING TEAMS OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM THAT HAVE QUALIFIED TO REPRESENT THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AT THE NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM TOURNAMENT.

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