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Senator Jim Hendren (R)

1607 Highway 72, S.E., Gravette, 72736

Senator Jim Hendren (R)
Phone: 479-787-6222
Phone:
District: 2
District:
2
Seniority: 27
Seniority:
27
Occupation: Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Occupation:
Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Air Force
Veteran:
Air Force
Public Service: Gravette School Board; House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013
Public Service:
Gravette School Board; House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO OBTAIN COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS SCHOOL BUSES.
TO ENHANCE THE PROTECTIONS PROVIDED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE STUDENTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ENERGY SUMMARY AND REPORT FOR THE ACCURATE AND OBJECTIVE COLLECTION OF DATA AND PROJECTIONS FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE ENERGY SUPPLIES.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF AN UNBORN CHILD IN THE CRIMINAL CODE AND IN WRONGFUL DEATH ACTIONS.
TO AMEND THE PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR NONVISUAL ACCESS TECHNOLOGY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING CENTER AT BENTONVILLE 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 - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - DIVISION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION - COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS SCHOOL BUS PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO LIMITATIONS ON STATE-FUNDED STUDENT FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENTS AND INCREASE ACCESSIBILITY TO HIGHER EDUCATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES RECEIVING STUDENT FINANCIAL AID.
TO CLARIFY FOR PARENTS THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM ON ANNUAL SCHOOL REPORT CARDS.
TO REQUIRE THAT THE UNEMPLOYMENT STABILIZATION TAX SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE SEPARATE ACCOUNT OF EACH EMPLOYER; AND TO AMEND THE STABILIZATION TAX RATES FOR THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND.
TO REVISE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 12-10-318.
TO URGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RETURN CERTAIN FUNDS TO ARKANSAS IF ARKANSAS DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE PROPOSED MEDICAID EXPANSION.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO SIMPLIFY THE ACCESSIBILITY OF DATA ON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT WEBSITES.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
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 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.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
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 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.
THE ARKANSAS CLOSE TO HOME ACT.
TO RESTORE CONSISTENCY IN TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFIT AND EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT DETERMINATIONS AFTER TERMINATION UNDER INITIATED MEASURE 4 OF 1948.
TO EXEMPT FROM INCOME TAX A LIMITED AMOUNT OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS RECEIVED FOR SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES.
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 ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS.
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.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
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 REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
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 REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; 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.
TO ALLOW HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ACTIVITIES.
TO REMOVE FROM THE GOVERNOR'S DISASTER EMERGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES THE POWER TO SUSPEND OR LIMIT THE SALE, DISPENSING, OR TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PERSONS EMPLOYED BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees