Representative Denise Jones Ennett (D)

621 East 16th Street, Little Rock, 72202

Representative Denise Jones Ennett (D)
District: 36
District:
36
Seniority: 84
Seniority:
84
Occupation: Community Advocate
Occupation:
Community Advocate
Church Affiliation: Catholic
Church Affiliation:
Catholic
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS TO USE FUNDING TO PROVIDE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS AT NO CHARGE IN EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL AND OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING WAREHOUSE FACILITIES AND MUNICIPAL PORT AUTHORITIES.
TO DEFINE "RENEWABLE ENERGY EQUIPMENT"; AND TO ESTABLISH THE METHODS AND PROCEDURES FOR VALUATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY EQUIPMENT FOR PROPERTY TAXATION.
TO RECOGNIZE SCIPIO AFRICANUS JONES AND HIS ROLE IN DEFENDING MEN ACCUSED IN THE ELAINE MASSACRE OF 1919.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO ESTABLISH THE CLEAN ELECTRICITY REPORTING ACT; AND TO REQUIRE ELECTRIC UTILITY COMPANIES TO CALCULATE AND REPORT CARBON INTENSITY.
CoSponsor
TO ESTABLISH THE SUPPORTED DECISION-MAKING AGREEMENT ACT.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
TO EXEMPT FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS FROM SALES AND USE TAX.
TO AMEND THE MAKEUP OF THE STATE PLANT BOARD; AND TO REQUIRE GOVERNOR APPOINTMENT AND SENATE CONFIRMATION OF POTENTIAL MEMBERS.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL CAP ON AND EXTEND THE SUNSET DATE OF THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT; AND TO AMEND THE USE OF FEES COLLECTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT.
TO REQUIRE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE DURING CERTAIN WEATHER EVENTS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ELECTRIC UTILITY TO DIRECTLY NOTIFY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEASURES TO REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION.
TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON RACIAL INEQUITIES IN MATERNAL MORTALITY.
AN ACT FOR THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT FOR SOLAR ENERGY PRODUCTION; TO DEFINE “QUALIFYING SOLAR EQUIPMENT”; AND TO EXEMPT THE SALE OF QUALIFYING SOLAR EQUIPMENT FROM SALES AND USE TAX.
TO REGULATE THE LENGTH OF A RAILROAD TRAIN OPERATED ON A MAIN LINE OR BRANCH LINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE AT A RAILROAD CROSSING.
TO ESTABLISH THE CREATING A RESPECTFUL AND OPEN WORLD FOR NATURAL HAIR (CROWN) ACT.
TO CREATE A NETWORK OF CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE THERAPISTS TO PROVIDE A SPECIALIZED DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA OR RELATED READING AND WRITTEN-LANGUAGE DIFFICULTIES.
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR UTILIZATION OF A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE AND TO STUDY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS CASINO GAMING AMENDMENT OF 2018.
TO CONGRATULATE THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM ON AN INCREDIBLE SEASON AND QUALIFYING FOR THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO ESTABLISH LILA'S LAW; AND TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES REGARDING ACCESS TO ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION.
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM - STATEWIDE MARITIME SULTANA MUSEUM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ESTABLISH THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL.
TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2 TO INCLUDE A STUDENT WHO IS ACCEPTED INTO AN APPROVED COMPREHENSIVE TRANSITION AND POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — PART 2.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO CREATE THE UNIFY ARKANSAS COMMISSION; TO ESTABLISH THE OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THE NATIONAL DAY OF RACIAL HEALING IN THE STATE; AND TO ENCOURAGE THE CREATION OF A COMMUNITY REMEMBRANCE COMMITTEE IN EACH COUNTY.
TO CREATE THE CLEAN ELECTRICITY JOBS TASK FORCE.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS BASED UPON THE MOST RECENT CENSUS DATA.
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2021.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: JBC-PERSONNEL