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Representative Debra M. Hobbs (R)

3901 Arnold Avenue, Rogers, 72758

Representative Debra M. Hobbs (R)
Phone: 479-636-3982
Phone:
District: 96
District:
96
Seniority: 26
Seniority:
26
Occupation: Former School Teacher/Counselor - Small Business Owner
Occupation:
Former School Teacher/Counselor - Small Business Owner
Church Affiliation: Nazarene
Church Affiliation:
Nazarene
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Benton County Quorum Court; First Term in House 2009, 2011
Public Service:
Benton County Quorum Court; First Term in House 2009, 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO MAKE ILLEGAL THE DEFRAUDING OF PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENTS.
THE EXTENSION EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY PLANNING COUNCIL APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TEACHER LICENSURE AND RECIPROCITY LAWS.
TO ESTABLISH THE PARENT TRIGGER.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS IN ARKANSAS AND AUTHORIZE GRANTS AND SUPPORT FOR AN EARLY CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION.
AN ACT REGARDING THE REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE FOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL CENSUS DATA RECEIVED IN 2011.
TO PROMOTE COMPETITION, INCREASE QUALITY, AND DECREASE COSTS IN THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET.
TO REQUIRE THE REVIEW AND FUTURE TERMINATION OF CERTAIN INSURANCE MANDATES; AND TO REGULATE INSURANCE MANDATES.
TO REGULATE NOTICE TO POLITICAL CANDIDATES CONCERNING RULES OF BALLOT ELIGIBILITY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO STATUTORY FORECLOSURES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE NONPARTISAN ELECTION OF PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE BURDEN OF PROOF REQUIRED TO CORROBORATE A DEFENDANT'S CONFESSION AND SUSTAIN A CONVICTION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF DEMOGRAPHIC PREFERENCES IN HIGHER EDUCATION.
THE PUBLIC GRANT DISCLOSURE AND AVAILABILITY ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE QUICK ACTION CLOSING FUND.
TO ENSURE THAT PARENTS AND GUARDIANS HAVE ACCESS TO ALL APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONAL RECORDS OF THEIR DEPENDENTS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE REUNIFICATION OF TWO SCHOOLS IN THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM.
TO PROTECT THE RIGHT TO PHOTOGRAPH, VIDEOTAPE, OR OTHERWISE RECORD A PUBLIC EVENT.
TO CREATE THE PUBLIC PENSION TRANSPARENCY ACT.
STRONGLY URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RESOLVE IMMIGRATION POLICY ISSUES OR GIVE STATES THE AUTHORITY TO ADDRESS THOSE ISSUES WITHIN THEIR OWN BORDERS.
CLAIMING STATES' RIGHTS UNDER THE TENTH AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF REAL PROPERTY AND THE COLLECTION OF REAL PROPERTY TAXES.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
TO DEFINE TERMINATE AS THAT TERM APPLIES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY AND TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF RETIREMENT CREDIT SERVICE EARNED BY A LOCAL ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL.
TO DECREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A QUALIFYING DIAGNOSIS THAT ESTABLISHES CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES.
TO DEFINE "TERMINATE" AS THAT TERM APPLIES TO ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF FALSE ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS; REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS BEFORE RECEIVING CERTIFICATION FROM THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO ENSURE THAT MISSING CHILD INFORMATION WILL BE ENTERED INTO THE MISSING PERSONS INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT COTTAGE FOOD OPERATIONS, FARMERS' MARKETS, AND OTHER SIMILAR FOOD SALES ENTITIES FROM PERMITS REQUIREMENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES OR EQUIPMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES, AND SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL
ACT TO CREATE AN ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN TITLE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE WHERE THERE IS A TOTAL LOSS SETTLEMENT.
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO KEEP ANY EXCESS UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION REVENUES THAT REMAIN AFTER FULLY FUNDING STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FROM THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX COLLECTION.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY CAMP COUCHDALE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - STATE FAIR AND LIVESTOCK SHOW GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT- LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT AND TO PROVIDE REMEDIES AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING OR ABUSING RELIGIOUS PROTECTIONS UNDER THE ACT.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE PUBLIC INTEGRITY OF CERTAIN REGULATORY AGENCIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO SUPPORT OR OPPOSE BALLOT MEASURES.
TO COMMEMORATE WALMART CAPITOL DAY ON TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH COUNTYWIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION.
TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GIRL SCOUTS ON MARCH 12, 1912.
THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT.

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