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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: 21
Seniority:
21
Occupation: Retired
Occupation:
Retired
Church Affiliation: Protestant
Church Affiliation:
Protestant
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2009, 2011, Senate 2013
Public Service:
House 2009, 2011, Senate 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL AND THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION.
TO PROVIDE TRANSPARENCY IN PRIVATE ATTORNEY CONTRACTING; TO CREATE THE SENATE TASK FORCE ON STATE LITIGATION COUNSEL RETENTION; AND TO REGULATE THE PROCUREMENT OF CONTRACTS WITH PRIVATE ATTORNEYS BY THE STATE.
TO PREVENT ELECTION MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
PROVIDING FOR THE RETURN OF STOLEN PROPERTY HELD BY A PAWN SHOP TO THE TRUE OWNER.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING A REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE DIRECTOR OR DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO CLARIFY THE IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED FOR ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL TO PURCHASE PSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE FEE ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; PROVIDING FOR A REDUCED FEE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS IN ORDER TO ALLOW MORE ARKANSANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE COLLECTION OF CREDIT CARD SURCHARGES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS VETERANS' HOME TASK FORCE AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LAW CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS FOR A TERRITORIAL SUBDIVISION THAT IS LOCATED IN A WET COUNTY AND WAS VOTED DRY BY A DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICT FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1942, AND DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION - ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - TREATMENT PROGRAM GRANTS 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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS - FALLEN HEROES MEMORIAL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE THAT FUNDS RECEIVED BY CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OR STATE AGENCIES AS A RESULT OF AN AWARD BY THE COURT OR SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ARE SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO EXEMPT FROM INCOME TAX A LIMITED AMOUNT OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS RECEIVED FOR SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES.
AN ACT FOR THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS - GRANT FOR FALLEN HEROES MEMORIAL APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE K-12 SCHOLARSHIPS TO ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS BY PROVIDING A TAX CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO NONPROFIT SCHOLARSHIP-FUNDING ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AMENDING ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL INTEREST AND AMENDING A PORTION OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM AN INITIATED ACT.
CONCERNING THE FEES FOR THE GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEST FOR ADULTS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SPRING BREAK HOLIDAY FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS TO SUPPORT OR OPPOSE BALLOT MEASURES.
TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS FOR THE STATE PARKS, RECREATION, AND TRAVEL COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
CONCERNING THE FEE ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPLICATION FOR A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE; PROVIDING FOR A REDUCED FEE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS IN ORDER TO ALLOW MORE ARKANSANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EXTEND VETERANS PREFERENCE IN HIRING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CLARIFY THE VETERANS PREFERENCE LAW.
TO ENSURE THAT VETERANS ARE PROVIDED DOCUMENTS UNDER THE VETERANS PREFERENCE LAW AND CLARIFY THE VETERANS PREFERENCE LAW TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE.
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO REPORT THE ENROLLMENT OF A STUDENT WHO IS A MILITARY DEPENDENT
REGARDING CERTAIN COMMUNICATIONS MADE TO A CERTIFIED PEER SUPPORT MEMBER BY AN EMERGENCY RESPONDER.
CoSponsor
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.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
TO ADOPT THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN AND TO REMOVE BARRIERS TO EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS IMPOSED ON CHILDREN OF MILITARY FAMILIES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE PREGNANT WOMAN'S PROTECTION ACT.
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 REQUIRE AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE IN A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN; AND TO PROVIDE OPT-OUT PROVISIONS FOR A NEW STATE EMPLOYEE.
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 AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
THE ARKANSAS CLOSE TO HOME ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN CERTAIN FINANCIAL REPORTS FILED WITH THE ARKANSAS ETHICS COMMISSION.
TO MAKE AMENDMENTS TO THE ETHICS LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND AMENDING PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM AN INITIATED ACT.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO RESTORE CONSISTENCY IN TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFIT AND EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT DETERMINATIONS AFTER TERMINATION UNDER INITIATED MEASURE 4 OF 1948.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - LITTLE ROCK - WEST SITE DEFERRED MAINTENANCE PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW FOR TEMPORARY LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING OF SPOUSES OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS; AND TO ALLOW FOR EXPEDITED PROCESSING OF THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR PERMITTING.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY PRESUMPTIONS IN DIVORCE CASES.
TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013.
TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD FOR CERTAIN SEX CRIMES INVOLVING MINORS.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING CLAIMS AND COURT PROCEDURES.
AN AMENDMENT TO CHANGE THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE COURTS REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE FOR COURTS, APPEAL RIGHTS, AND COMPENSATION OR DAMAGES AWARDED BY COURTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
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.
CoSponsor for House
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 REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS 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.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY; AND TO REMOVE THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY.
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.
THE ARKANSAS SECOND AMENDMENT LIBERTIES SAFEGUARDS ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
COMMENDING THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 7A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE 7A/6A EAST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP.

Committees

Committees
Vice Chair: ALC-PEER