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Representative Joyce Elliott

7808 Lassie Lane, Little Rock, 72204

Representative Joyce Elliott
Phone: 501-868-2400
Phone:
District: 56
District:
56
Seniority: 71
Seniority:
71
Occupation: Public School Teacher
Occupation:
Public School Teacher
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2001
Public Service:
House 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO REQUIRE BACKGROUND CHECKS ON STATE EMPLOYEES HAVING DIRECT CONTACT WITH MENTALLY ILL AND DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS.
AN ACT TO RELIEVE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FROM COURT ORDERS TO PERFORM HOME STUDIES AND SUPERVISION.
TO PROHIBIT MUTUAL ORDERS OF PROTECTION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-5-211 TO ESTABLISH THE MAXIMUM RATE FOR COMPENSATION FOR STATE EMPLOYEES.
TO REQUIRE COUNTY, MUNICIPAL, AND STATE GOVERNMENTS TO WITHHOLD MEMBERSHIP DUES OF EMPLOYEES UPON REQUEST.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-50-1210 CONCERNING PROCEEDS OF JUDICIAL SALES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CLARIFY THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF RAPE AND CREATE THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-14-101 TO FURTHER DEFINE "MENTALLY DEFECTIVE, MENTALLY INCAPACITATED, AND PHYSICALLY HELPLESS".
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-14-110 AND 5-14-112 TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF SEXUAL INDECENCY WITH A CHILD AND REMOVE THE OFFENSE OF INDECENT EXPOSURE TO A PERSON UNDER TWELVE YEARS OF AGE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ADOPTION OF RULES BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION TO PROTECT THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF SELECTION AND PROMOTION EXAMINATIONS OF MUNICIPAL POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL.
TO REQUIRE ELECTION OFFICIALS TO ATTEND ELECTION TRAINING.
TO PERMIT MUNICIPALITIES TO PROMULGATE UNIFORM CITATION FORMS FOR USE IN ENFORCEMENT OF VIOLATIONS OF MUNICIPAL CODE ORDINANCES FOR OFFENSES OTHER THAN MOVING TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS.
TO AUTHORIZE LOCAL AUTHORITIES TO REGULATE THE STANDING AND PARKING OF VEHICLES BY PROVIDING FOR A SYSTEM OF ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION OF PARKING VIOLATIONS, TOWING, AND VEHICLE IMMOBILIZATION.
TO ENSURE COORDINATION OF ADDRESSES BETWEEN OPERATING AGENCIES OF 911 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER AND SERVICE PROVIDERS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-9-113 CONCERNING MENTAL INJURY OR ILLNESSES.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON EDUCATION CONDUCT AN INTERIM STUDY OF STATEWIDE EXTENDED-YEAR SCHOOLS.
ENCOURAGING ALL SCHOOLS IN ARKANSAS TO PLAN AND ALLOW FACULTY AND STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN ORGANIZED ACTIVITIES IN CELEBRATION OF DAISY GATSON BATES DAY.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO RENAME THE ARKANSAS PRENATAL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD NURSE HOME VISITATION PROGRAM AFTER THE LATE REPRESENTATIVE RITA ROWELL HALE.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH DAISY GASTON BATES DAY AS AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ALL RAILROADS MUST HAVE AT LEAST TWO PERSONS ON ALL TRAINS AND LOCOMOTIVES OPERATING WITHIN THIS STATE.
TO AUTHORIZE MOTOR VEHICLES LEADING OR ESCORTING A FUNERAL PROCESSION TO USE PURPLE FLASHING AND ROTATING LIGHTS.
AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-54-904 TO AUTHORIZE MUNICIPALITIES TO RECOVER ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS INCURRED IN ENFORCING LIENS ACQUIRED BY THE MUNICIPALITY FOR WORK DONE ON UNSAFE OR UNSIGHTLY PROPERTY.
TO AMEND JURISDICTION IN THE ARKANSAS REVISED UNIFORM ADOPTION ACT.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF VICTIM IN THE ARKANSAS CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH PARITY FOR CHILDREN COVERED BY THE ARKANSAS CHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT PREDATORY LENDING IN THE HOME MORTGAGE MARKET.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 9-27-401 OF THE JUVENILE CODE TO PROVIDE COUNSEL FOR INDIGENT PARENTS OR GUARDIANS IN DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT CASES.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH PARITY FOR CHILDREN COVERED BY THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE JUVENILE CODE.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A UNIFORM GRADING SCALE FOR NON-TRADITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL COURSES.
TO INCREASE THE PER DIEM COMPENSATION FOR CERTAIN COUNTY QUORUM COURT MEMBERS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOSAIC TEMPLARS OF AMERICA CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT PROVIDING A PRIMARY FAMILY CAREGIVER TAX CREDIT.
TO CREATE A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION THAT IT IS NOT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF A CHILD TO BE PLACED IN THE CUSTODY OF AN ABUSIVE PARENT.
AN ACT TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO REQUIRE AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY POLICIES TO DISPLAY THE ACTUAL POLICY TERM OF INSURANCE COVERAGE PAID FOR BY THE INSURED.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-4-404 TO ALLOW CREDIT FOR JAIL TIME SPENT AWAITING TRANFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY PUNISHMENT.
AN ACT MANDATING PARENTAL NOTIFICATION OF STUDENTS REPORTED TO, INTERVIEWED BY, OR TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO COMPLETE TRAINING IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD ABUSE.
UNIFORM RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-106(a) TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO USE PROFANE, VIOLENT, VULGAR, ABUSIVE OR INSULTING LANGUAGE TOWARD ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE DURING THE COURSE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR ENERGY-SAVING EQUIPMENT AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY EQUIPMENT.
TO NAME DECEMBER 19 OF EACH YEAR AS SENATOR HATTIE W. CARAWAY DAY IN ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO RAISE AWARENESS CONCERNING PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER AND TO INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PROSTATE AND TESTICULAR CANCER.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH THE KIDS-
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEE MINIMUM SALARY ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE DAISY GATSON BATES HOLIDAY COMMITTEE TO DEVELOP AND COORDINATE APPROPRIATE CEREMONIES AND ACTIVITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO CEASE PRIVATIZATION OF THE ALEXANDER YOUTH FACILITY IN ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS FOR TWO (2) YEARS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT BEFORE ANY LARGE ESTABLISHED BUSINESS MAY RECEIVE A PERMIT TO MOVE TO ANOTHER AREA, IT MUST PROVIDE A PHYSICAL IMPACT OR ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT TO THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE APPROPRIATE CITY OR COUNTY.
ENDORSING THE NATIONAL PROCLAMATION OF NATIONAL HEART FAILURE AWARENESS WEEK.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC TO CONTACT THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE FOR HOME FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION.
EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ARKANSAS IN SUPPORT OF A WOMEN’S HEALTH PLATFORM.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
RECOGNIZING THE WORK AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
FOR A STUDY ON THE NEED TO AMEND ARKANSAS ADOPTION LAW.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-504(c) AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-7-509(c) AND 15-5-901 TO CLARIFY THE SOURCE OF FUNDING FOR THE REMEDIAL ACTION ACCOUNT IN THE CONSTRUCTION ASSISTANCE REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP ACT TO CHANGE THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PROSPECTIVE PURCHASER AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
TO AMEND THE INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC AGENCIES TO CREATE CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 25-20-104.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT.
AN ACT TO EXTEND SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF STEEL.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO ADD A MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HOSPICE ASSOCIATION TO THE HEALTH SERVICES COMMISSION; TO CORRECT THE NAMES OF ENTITIES REPRESENTED ON THE COMMISSION.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-10-305 TO INCREASE MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES COURT COSTS IN MUNICIPAL, CITY AND POLICE COURTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
REQUESTING SENATE AND HOUSE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF WOMEN'S HEALTHCARE ISSUES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND REPORT THE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.