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Senator Kim Hendren (R)

1501 Hwy 72 SE, Gravette, 72736

Senator Kim Hendren (R)
Phone: 479-787-6500
Phone:
District: 9
District:
9
Seniority: 18
Seniority:
18
Occupation: Engineer / Businessman
Occupation:
Engineer / Businessman
Church Affiliation: Independent
Church Affiliation:
Independent
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Gravette City Council; Gravette School Board; Senate 1979, 1981; House 2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Gravette City Council; Gravette School Board; Senate 1979, 1981; House 2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROHIBIT A DRIVER UNDER EIGHTEEN (18)YEARS OF AGE FROM OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE USING A CELLULAR TELEPHONE DEVICE.
TO PROVIDE THAT NONVIOLENT FELONY SEX OFFENDERS AWAITING TRANSFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION SHALL NOT BE TEMPORARILY RELEASED FROM THE CUSTODY OF A SHERIFF.
TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS WHO OPERATE OR RIDE ON A MOTORCYCLE TO WEAR PROTECTIVE HEADGEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT, RENOVATION, MAINTENANCE, AND OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - TARP GRANT PROGRAM - COUNTY OWNED TRUCKS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC CARE SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION GRANTS - ACCESS ROADS - REGIONAL AIRPORTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - REGIONAL WASTE WATER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO POSSESS A HANDS-FREE CELLULAR TELEPHONE DEVICE WHILE DRIVING.
TO REQUIRE A DRIVER OF A MOTOR VEHICLE TO USE A HANDS-FREE CELLULAR TELEPHONE DEVICE WHILE DRIVING ON A PUBLIC HIGHWAY.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - STATE ASSISTANCE FOR STATE HIGHWAYS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REDUCE INCOME TAX LIABILITY BY THREE PERCENT (3%) FOR TAX YEARS 2007 AND 2008.
TO REQUIRE LOADS CARRYING GRAVEL OR ROCKS TO BE COVERED.
TO REVISE THE PENALTY FOR PASSING A SCHOOL BUS AND TO SIMPLIFY THE REPORTING OF A VIOLATION OF THE PASSING OF A SCHOOL BUS.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR ADVERTISING AND HOLDING A PUBLIC HEARING PRIOR TO AN ISSUANCE OF BONDS UNDER THE JOINT COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ACT, TO CLARIFY PUBLIC HEARING REQUIREMENTS, AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT A WATER AUTHORITY'S PROJECTS AND INCOME FROM ALL EXCISE TAXES.
TO REDUCE INCOME TAX LIABILITY BY THREE PERCENT (3%) FOR TAX YEARS 2007 AND 2008.
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION FOR THE OFFENSE OF BATTERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF ARKANSAS AUTHORIZING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PASS SPECIAL OR LOCAL APPROPRIATION ACTS THAT FURTHER A STATE INTEREST; AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LANGUAGE.
COMMENDING AL KUETTNER ON HIS REMARKABLE COVERAGE OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NATIONAL DIALOGUE.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES ON AVIATION FUEL BE REMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE REGIONAL AIRPORT.
TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REAL PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY A REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY IN FEE SIMPLE TITLE FOR AVIATION PURPOSES IS EXEMPT FROM ANNEXATION AND MUNICIPAL REGULATION.
TO CLARIFY THAT OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES MAY OBTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR VEHICLES THAT ARE USED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE DUTY TO RETREAT PRIOR TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DISTRICT COURT RESOURCE ASSESSMENT BOARD; TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM OF FULL-TIME DISTRICT COURT JUDGES THAT ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-117 CONCERNING NONINSTRUCTIONAL DUTY PAY FOR TEACHERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-104 CONCERNING TEACHER RECORDS AND REPORTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-114 CONCERNING TEACHER PLANNING PERIODS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING PERSONNEL POLICY COMMITTEES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-208 CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17- 2205 CONCERNING REQUIRED BREAKS FOR CLASSIFIED PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT TEACHER CONTRACTS AND LICENSES BE FILED WITH THE COUNTY CLERK.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-802 CONCERNING TWELVE-MONTH CONTRACTS FOR AGRICULTURE TEACHERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-101 CONCERNING HEALTH CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF JUDGE TERRY CRABTREE AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE JUDICIARY AND TO THE PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
REQUESTING A STUDY BE CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS OF AN EXEMPLARY STATEWIDE TEACHER SUPPORT SYSTEM AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION.
COMMENDING MS. DEENA BURNETT FOR MAKING VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO CITIZENS IN ARKANSAS AND AROUND THE WORLD BY INSPIRING OTHERS TO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION OF CHARACTER, CONVICTION, AND COURAGE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WIN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE TO ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS AND COMMISSION A BUST IN HONOR OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JACK CRITCHER.
COMMENDING SENATORS JIM HILL, JIM ARGUE, DAVE BISBEE, AND JACK CRITCHER ON THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROVIDE TO PARENTS AN ANNUAL BODY MASS INDEX REPORT ON EACH STUDENT.
TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO VOLUNTARILY PROVIDE TO PARENTS STUDENT HEALTH REPORTS WITH THE BODY MASS INDEX PERCENTILE FOR THE STUDENT WHO IS THE SUBJECT OF THE REPORT.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO REQUIRE LANDFILLS TO OFFER STYROFOAM RECYCLING.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL LAW.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO ENABLE THE USE OF ELECTRIC UTILITY POWER LINES TO DEPLOY BROADBAND NETWORKS.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - BURNS HALL RENOVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - BURNS HALL RENOVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - WORKFORCE TECHNOLOGY CENTER EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ENHANCED EDUCATIONAL FUNDING BY SUPPLEMENTING THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE 2007-2008 AND 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEARS.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
THE INCOME TAX PLEDGE ACT 0F 2007.
AN ACT TO MAINTAIN THE AVAILABILITY OF QUALIFIED SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS FOR ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE NEEDS FOR STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT'S GROWTH IN AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP, WHAT LEVEL OF FUNDING MAY BE NEEDED, AND ON WHAT BASIS THE STATE SHOULD PROVIDE THE FUNDING.
REQUESTING A STUDY IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP MORE DETAILED, UNIFORM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR FUND BALANCES AND FUND BALANCES FOR CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER FUNDING FOR INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM FOUNDATION FUNDING AND INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS FUNDED SEPARATELY THROUGH CATEGORICAL FUNDING.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT A STUDY TO IDENTIFY BEST PRACTICES AMONG ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN ARKANSAS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING THOSE PRACTICES STATEWIDE.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION STUDY THE IMPACT OF REMOVING PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE FUNDING FROM FOUNDATION FUNDING AND TRANSFERRING THAT OBLIGATION TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees