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Senator Jane English (R)

3 Great Oak Court, North Little Rock, 72116

Senator Jane English (R)
Phone: 501-257-7670
Phone:
District: 34
District:
34
Seniority: 11
Seniority:
11
Occupation: Retired Economic Development
Occupation:
Retired Economic Development
Church Affiliation: Protestant
Church Affiliation:
Protestant
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
House 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ALLOW AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR QUALIFYING EDUCATION EXPENSES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT BENEFITS AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
ACT TO REMOVE OBSOLETE REFERENCES TO "ARKANSAS WORKS" IN TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.
CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR AND OF VETERANS' CLAIMS SPECIALISTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS VETERANS' COMMISSION; AND TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF AUTHORIZED ANNUAL STIPENDS AND EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016; AND TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION PUBLIC SCHOOL FUND AND THE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT FUND.
TO DISCONTINUE THE PROVISION OF DECLINING ENROLLMENT FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION ON COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES FROM CONSTRUCTING, MAINTAINING, OR OPERATING A DORMITORY OR BARRACKS.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN DONATIONS TO ENTITIES AND PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE CAREER EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING THE TAXATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF PROCEEDS; AND TO CREATE VARIOUS FUNDS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016.
TO CREATE A LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND RECOMMEND WAYS TO ALIGN THE PROGRAMS TO PRODUCE AN EFFICIENT, TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE DATE OF AN ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION.
TO EXPAND THE INCOME TAX CREDIT ALLOWED FOR EMPLOYING AN APPRENTICE IN AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM OR WORK-BASED LEARNING PROGRAM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A DIGITAL LEARNING TASK FORCE; TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DIGITAL LEARNING COURSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DIGITAL LEARNING PROVIDERS.
TO AMEND OR REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING A LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM ACT; TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE ARKANSAS RESEARCH CENTER; AND TO IMPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE; TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY IN THE PROVISION OF BONDED DEBT ASSISTANCE TO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PUBLIC SCHOOL STATE ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.
DESIGNATING MAY 2017 AS CYSTIC FIBROSIS AWARENESS MONTH.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COORDINATING COUNCIL.
TO AMEND THE LAW FOR LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS IN DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICTS THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1 OF 1942; AND TO ALLOW SEPARATE ELECTIONS FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION AND OFF-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE FOR A CURRENT OR FORMER MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
TO REQUIRE THAT ANY INCREASES IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDING EACH SCHOOL YEAR BE USED FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO AMEND THE MINIMUM TEACHER COMPENSATION SCHEDULE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.
TO AMEND THE LAW FOR LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS IN DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICTS THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1 OF 1942.
TO ALLOW A STUDENT WHO ATTENDS A PRIVATE SCHOOL OR A HOME SCHOOL TO ENROLL IN AN ACADEMIC COURSE WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT.
TO ADOPT A PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL FOR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO REPEAL THE LAW PROHIBITING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SALES ON CHRISTMAS DAY.
TO CREATE A FOUR-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE AWARDING OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PARENTAL EMPOWERMENT FOR EDUCATION CHOICE ACT OF 2017.
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
TO REQUIRE THE PASSAGE OF THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES BEFORE A STUDENT MAY RECEIVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXAMINATION AND REGULATION OF CERTAIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATIONS BY THE STATE BANK DEPARTMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CHANGE THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR ADDRESSING BURDENSOME REQUESTS FOR DISCLOSURE; TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING INFORMATION FOR PUBLIC GUIDANCE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW A STUDENT TO CHOOSE IN WHICH GRADE TO TAKE THE ACT UNDER THE VOLUNTARY UNIVERSAL ACT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS OR PROHIBITIONS ON THE USE OF PROPERTY NEAR A MILITARY INSTALLATION.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE THE FAIRNESS OF PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND APPEALS.
TO MANDATE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT AN ONLINE MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE VERIFICATION SYSTEM; AND TO ENHANCE COMPLIANCE WITH AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS.
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE FOR A CURRENT OR FORMER MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES; AND CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS.
TO ELIMINATE THE ASSET OR RESOURCE TEST FOR LONG-TERM CARE MEDICAID WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR VETERANS.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GOVERNING BOARDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER AUTHORITY ACT.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE USE OF CERTAIN AFTERMARKET CRASH PARTS IN REPAIR OF A VEHICLE.
TO GRANT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS A RIGHT OF ACCESS TO UNUSED OR UNDERUTILIZED PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.
TO REQUIRE A PERSON WHO APPLIES FOR A K-6 TEACHING LICENSE OR A SPECIAL EDUCATION K-12 TEACHING LICENSE TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A STAND-ALONE READING TEST AND A MULTI-SUBJECT TEST AS A CONDITION OF LICENSURE.
TO SUNSET CERTAIN TAX INCENTIVES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX REFUND FOR THE REPAIR AND PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF MANUFACTURING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS BY A CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF THE OFFENSE OF COMPUTER FRAUD TO INCLUDE EXTORTION USING RANSOMWARE.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING VOTER IDENTIFICATION WHEN CASTING A BALLOT IN PERSON.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PERSONNEL