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Senator Bruce Holland (R)

P. O. Box 2387, Greenwood, 72936

Senator Bruce Holland (R)
Phone: 479-996-0977
Phone:
District: 9
District:
9
Seniority: 17
Seniority:
17
Occupation: Cattleman/Business Owner
Occupation:
Cattleman/Business Owner
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Senate 2011, 2013 Asst. President Pro Tempore
Public Service:
Senate 2011, 2013 Asst. President Pro Tempore


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TRANSPORT OF SPARKLING WINE IN ARKANSAS.
TO USE REVENUE FROM A WINE EXCISE TAX TO PROMOTE RESEARCH CONCERNING THE PRODUCTION OF ARKANSAS WINE AND ARKANSAS WINE GRAPES; AND TO PROMOTE AGRITOURISM.
TO PERMIT A SMALL FARM WINERY TO SHIP WINES DIRECTLY TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS.
TO AUTHORIZE FOR CREATION AND ISSUANCE A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS AND RESEARCH
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER EVALUATIONS.
CONCERNING ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AUTHORIZE FOR CREATION AND ISSUANCE A COAST GUARD SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO PROVIDE FOR ORGAN DONOR PRIVACY.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - AGING SERVICES GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - MALLALIEU CENTER FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - U.S. MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION - TWELVE-FOOT CHANNEL CERTIFICATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM ACT.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING LICENSURE OF PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PERSONNEL.
TO AMEND PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; TO PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION GENERALLY.
TO CLARIFY THAT LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF DEATH OR BODILY INJURY ARE UNENFORCEABLE IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.
TO MANDATE ORGAN DONOR INFORMATION CONFIDENTIALITY UNLESS WAIVED BY THE DONOR; AND TO REQUIRE WAIVER OPPORTUNITY BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ORGAN DONORS AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION AS AN ORGAN DONOR.
TO REGULATE EVERGREEN CLAUSES OR AUTOMATIC RENEWALS IN CERTAIN LEASE AGREEMENTS.
TO HONOR GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH RICK JONES UPON BEING NAMED THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATIONS' FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR.
TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE COMPLETION, FUNDING, AND MAINTENANCE OF A TWELVE-FOOT DEEP CHANNEL FOR NAVIGATION ALONG THE ARKANSAS RIVER.
COMMENDING ARKANSAS FARMERS FOR THEIR VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SECURITY AND ECONOMIC WELL-BEING OF THE STATE AND THE NATION AND FOR PRODUCING THE FOOD AND FIBER THAT IS ESSENTIAL TO THE HEALTH AND SECURITY OF THE CITIZENS OF THIS STATE AND PEOPLE THROUG
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
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.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
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.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEADLINE FOR A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO COMPLETE REZONING FOLLOWING A DECENNIAL CENSUS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FROM NET PROCEEDS OF THE LOTTERY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH AND THE BOREHAM LIBRARY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE LAW FOR NONTRADITIONAL APPLICANTS.
TO ALLOW CERTAIN NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES AND DIRECT THEIR OWN ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - COUNTY CORONERS CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
TO IMPROVE TRAINING FOR COUNTY CLERKS; CIRCUIT CLERKS, COUNTY TREASURERS, COUNTY COLLECTORS, AND CORONERS; AND TO ESTABLISH A CORONER'S TRAINING FUND.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
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.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
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.
TO REQUIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES TO PAY COMPARABLE REIMBURSEMENT TO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, AND PHYSICIANS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT TO THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - U.S. MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
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.
TO ADJUST WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT AMOUNTS TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE FEDERAL NONREDUCTION RULE ON BENEFITS.
TO GIVE COUNTY LAW LIBRARY BOARDS DISCRETION IN THE DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
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.

Committees

Committees