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Senator Bart Hester (R)

105 Lillard Lane, Cave Springs, 72718

Senator Bart Hester (R)
Phone: 479-531-4176
Phone:
District: 1
District:
1
Seniority: 32
Seniority:
32
Occupation: Real Estate and Construction
Occupation:
Real Estate and Construction
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate 2013
Public Service:
Senate 2013


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB1056 TO PROVIDE A PREMIUM TAX CREDIT FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT INVEST IN ARKANSAS SECURITIES. History
SB1057 TO ALLOW A RETALIATORY TAX CREDIT FOR TAXES PAID TO OTHER STATES BY A DOMESTIC PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURER. History
SB1058
Act 1506
CONCERNING ANNEXATION OF UNINCORPORATED LAND IF THE LAND IS CURRENTLY PERMITTED BY A COUNTY FOR A CONSTRUCTION OR DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. History
SB1059
Act 569
TO AUTHORIZE FOR ISSUANCE A CONSTABLE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE. History
SB1060 TO PROTECT THE INSURED DRIVERS OF ARKANSAS; AND TO ENCOURAGE COMPLIANCE WITH THE MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE LAWS OF ARKANSAS. History
SB1119 TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO PROVIDE REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING OR ABUSING RELIGIOUS PROTECTIONS UNDER THE ACT. History
SB1120 TO ABOLISH THE USE OF CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS FOR ENROLLMENT PURPOSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE. History
SB1121 TO PROVIDE THAT CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS DO NOT REQUIRE AN OWNER TO SECURE THE SERVICES OF A LICENSED ARCHITECT. History
SB237
Act 139
REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION OF A LETHAL INJECTION AT THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB253 TO REQUIRE THE USE OF APPORTIONMENT FACTORS TO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT OF PARTNERSHIP INCOME TO BE ALLOCATED TO ARKANSAS. History
SB254
Act 160
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO ENTER INTO AN INSTALLMENT AGREEMENT WITH A TAXPAYER WHO HAS INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX DEBT IF CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET. History
SB52 REGARDING VICTIMS' RIGHTS IN CAPITAL PUNISHMENT CASES. History
SB528
Act 627
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING CENTER AT BENTONVILLE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB529
Act 628
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB568
Act 643
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB578
Act 645
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB706
Act 681
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB73 AN ACT REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION AND METHOD OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. History
SB766
Act 529
CONCERNING VARIOUS AMOUNT THRESHOLDS IN THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES CRIMINAL OFFENSE STATUTES; CONCERNING THE OFFENSES OF TRAFFICKING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND POSSESSION OF A COUNTERFEIT SUBSTANCE. History
SB778
Act 530
CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF DELIVERY OF A SCHEDULE VI CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. History
SB779
Act 1037
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN DETERMINED DEPENDENCY-NEGLECTED; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. History
SB808
Act 563
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR THE CREATION AND GOVERNANCE OF CERTAIN MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS. History
SB875 TO ADJUST WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT AMOUNTS TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE FEDERAL NONREDUCTION RULE ON BENEFITS. History
CoSponsor
HB1037
Act 171
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1041 TO LIMIT THE INCREASE IN GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES FROM YEAR TO YEAR; AND TO CREATE A NEXUS BETWEEN THE AMOUNT OF GENERAL REVENUE EXPENDITURES AND THE GROWTH OF THE STATE DISPOSABLE PERSONAL INCOME. History
HB1151 TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. History
HB1215
Act 1333
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND; AND TO ELIMINATE THE GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT. History
HB1218 TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1243
Act 226
TO ALLOW TRAINED AND LICENSED STAFF AND FACULTY TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON A UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, OR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
HB1300
Act 235
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY; AND TO REMOVE THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY. History
HB1328
Act 321
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. History
HB1348 TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1418 TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1440
Act 470
TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO CERTAIN OFFICIALS THE REGISTRY AT THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER THAT LISTS ALL PERSONS WHO WERE ADJUDICATED TO HAVE A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT OR WERE INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED. History
HB1447
Act 725
TO AMEND THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT. History
HB1451 TO AMEND THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT. History
HB1482
Act 1453
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PRIMARY CARE CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SHARED-SAVINGS PILOT PROGRAM. History
HB1576 AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ADULT SICKLE CELL CLINICAL NETWORK MATCHING FUNDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
HB1688
Act 1210
TO ASSIST THE COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT SEWER UTILITY BILLS. History
HB1770
Act 600
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1797
Act 1470
TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO MUNICIPAL SEWAGE SYSTEMS. History
HB1870
Act 1476
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1973
Act 1114
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL GROOMING OF A CHILD; TO REQUIRE REGISTRATION WITH THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY UPON CONVICTION OF SEXUAL GROOMING OF A CHILD; AND CONCERNING UNLAWFUL SEXUAL OFFENSES AGAINST A CHILD. History
HB1975
Act 1354
CONCERNING THE SALE, PURCHASE, OR TRANSFER OF SCRAP METAL; CONCERNING WHO MAY OR MAY NOT ENTER INTO SCRAP METAL TRANSACTIONS; AND CONCERNING PENALTIES. History
HB2240 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PERSONS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. History
SB1051
Act 1326
TO ESTABLISH THE WHOLE CHILD - WHOLE COMMUNITY RECOGNITION PROGRAM. History
SB107
Act 69
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS. History
SB125
Act 152
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB131
Act 145
TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF OWNERS OF, AND APPLICANTS FOR, CONCEALED HANDGUN CARRY LICENSES; TO EXEMPT THE NAME AND CORRESPONDING ZIP CODE OF THE APPLICANT, LICENSEE, OR PAST LICENSEE FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB134
Act 301
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN. History
SB140
Act 484
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT. History
SB2
Act 595
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD. History
SB229 TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT CONCERNING INVESTMENTS. History
SB230 TO AMEND GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM IN TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE. History
SB231
Act 87
TO PERMIT A RETIRED PARTICIPANT IN A STATE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN TO PAY PREMIUMS BY A BANK ACCOUNT DRAFT AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS. History
SB262 TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES. History
SB33
Act 1294
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM. History
SB338
Act 307
REGARDING THE AWARD OF THE SERVICE PISTOL, THE SHOTGUN, OR BOTH UPON THE RETIREMENT OR DEATH OF AN OFFICER OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT. History
SB360 TO RE-CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB367 TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY. History
SB374
Act 1018
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. History
SB38 TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE. History
SB463
Act 1408
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES. History
SB509
Act 625
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM. History
SB515 TO RESTORE CONSISTENCY IN TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFIT AND EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT DETERMINATIONS AFTER TERMINATION UNDER INITIATED MEASURE 4 OF 1948. History
SB631
Act 653
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - LITTLE ROCK - WEST SITE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB696
Act 677
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB71
Act 67
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB728
Act 905
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY - ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB735
Act 694
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB755
Act 1410
TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS. History
SB787 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EMINENT DOMAIN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB818 TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES. History
SB825 CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES. History
SB841 CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS. History
SB845
Act 1501
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SB92
Act 144
TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD FOR CERTAIN SEX CRIMES INVOLVING MINORS. History
SJR2 THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014. History
SJR5 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING CLAIMS AND COURT PROCEDURES. History
SJR6 AN AMENDMENT TO CHANGE THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE COURTS REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE FOR COURTS, APPEAL RIGHTS, AND COMPENSATION OR DAMAGES AWARDED BY COURTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES. History
SR11 TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. History
SR2 COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. History
SR29 REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT. History
SR3 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. History

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