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Senator Barbara Horn (D)

151 West Commerce, Ashdown, 71822

Senator Barbara Horn (D)
Phone: 870-898-8800
Phone:
District: 21
District:
21
Seniority: 15
Seniority:
15
Occupation: Insurance Agent
Occupation:
Insurance Agent
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: House in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, Senate 2001,2003, Past President of Little River Chamber of Commerce; Senate 2005, 2007, Asst. Pro Tem
Public Service:
House in 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, Senate 2001, 2003, Past President of Little River Chamber of Commerce; Senate 2005, 2007, Asst. Pro Tem


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO HELP STATES JOIN TOGETHER TO ESTABLISH AN INTERSTATE COMPACT TO REGULATE DESIGNATED INSURANCE PRODUCTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-4-211 (6) TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO DIVISION OF HEALTH EMPLOYEES SEEKING A MASTER'S, DrPH, OR PhD DEGREE IN PUBLIC HEALTH.
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF TIME ALLOTTED FOR PRIVATE AUDITS UNDER THE SELF- INSURED FIDELITY BOND PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - AIR POWER SCHOOL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE COSSATOT COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - WINTHROP ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-95-101 TO ENSURE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ACTING AS GOOD SAMARITANS.
TO PERMIT WAIVERS OF CERTAIN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS OF FOREIGN INSURERS AND TO ALLOW HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS TO ELECT TO BE COVERED BY THE INSURANCE HOLDING COMPANY REGULATORY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - GRANTS TO RECREATIONAL PARKS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - GRANTS TO MUSEUMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATE ASSISTANCE TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS AND RSVP GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITIES GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - ASSISTANCE TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - GRANTS SERVING AT-RISK YOUTH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ASSESS RURAL RISK UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION MEMBERS A FEE FOR THE EXPENSE OF MAILING FIRE DEPARTMENT RENEWAL SUBSCRIPTION NOTICES.
AN ACT TO INCREASE WATER WELL CONSTRUCTION FEES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW AND THE PROVISION THAT ESTABLISHED THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY SPECIAL FUND.
TO PHASE OUT THE ARKANSAS UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS HIGH COST FUND; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE TRANSITION FROM THE ARKANSAS UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUND TO THE ARKANSAS HIGH COST FUND.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE REVISED ARKANSAS ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT TO PROVIDE A PROGRAM FOR POST-MORTEM DONATIONS OF ALL OR PART OF A HUMAN BODY.
TO AMEND 14-233-108 TO INCREASE THE PER DIEM ALLOWANCE FOR A DIRECTOR OF THE BOARD OF A SANITATION AUTHORITY.
AN ACT CONCERNING CAPITAL CREDITS OF RURAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVES.
AN ACT TO STUDY THE CREATION OF THE ARKANSAS PATIENT CHOICE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE ARKANSAS PATIENTS MORE CHOICE IN THEIR PRESCRIPTION DRUG PURCHASES.
AN ACT TO ELIMINATE THE JOINT INTERIM COMMITTEE ON HEALTH INSURANCE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
TO TRANSFER CERTAIN FUNDS TO THE RED RIVER WATERWAYS PROJECT TRUST FUND FROM THE GENERAL REVENUES.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO PERMIT THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO EXTEND THE TIME LIMIT FOR A FARMERS' MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION TO MEET STATUTORY MINIMUM MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS AND TO CLARIFY THE OBLIGATION TO PURCHASE ANY NECESSARY INDEMNITY REINSURANCE.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVIEW OF TECHNICAL AND GENERAL SERVICES CONTRACTS BY THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS BY CREATING STAFFING STANDARDS FOR THOSE NURSING FACILITIES DESIGNATED OR CERTIFIED AS EDEN ALTERNATIVE OR GREEN HOUSE PROJECT NURSING FACILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-10-209 TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO REVISE QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS; TO REVISE PENALTIES FOR MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS; AND TO REVISE THE MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSON ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
AN ACT FOR THE COSSATOT COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - AGRICULTURE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE PROCUREMENT LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO CLARIFY THAT DEBT CANCELLATION AGREEMENTS ARE NOT INSURANCE UNDER THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE.
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 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.
AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT THE FINDINGS OF THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN AND TO PROTECT CHILD VICTIMS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT THROUGH NEW AND EXPANDED PROGRAMS.
AN ACT TO TREAT NATIVE WINE MANUFACTURERS EQUALLY WITH OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND TO PROTECT THE STATE'S TRADITIONAL THREE-TIER SYSTEM FOR THE CONTROL OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
TO UPDATE AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS INSURANCE CODE, TO CONFORM THE EXAMINATION OF INSURERS AND OTHER MATTERS TO CURRENT INSURANCE PRACTICES, AND TO ADDRESS VARIOUS OTHER INSURANCE ISSUES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
TO LIMIT THE SCOPE OF EMINENT DOMAIN POWER TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS RIGHTS.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
TO PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS AND REIMBURSEMENT OF PROVIDERS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TO INDIGENT PERSONS AND TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE ADMISSION OF INDIGENT PERSONS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PER DIEM RATE PAYABLE TO A PROGRAM PROVIDER OF INDIGENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE AND TO REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR CERTAIN PROGRAM PROVIDERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF JUDGE ELSIJANE TRIMBLE ROY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
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 INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF THE RETIREMENT OR DISABILITY BENEFITS INCOME TAX EXEMPTION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
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.

Committees

Committees