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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: 22
Seniority:
22
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, 2015
Public Service:
Gravette School Board; House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015


Bill Title Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
SB1008 TO MAINTAIN A VIABLE SYSTEM OF HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. History
SB1034 TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CERTAIN AIRCRAFT CARRIERS. History
SB331
Act 562
TO ALLOW FREEDOM OF PARTICIPATION IN INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB333 TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB343
Act 398
TO PROHIBIT THE ESTABLISHMENT THROUGH STATE LAW OF A STATE-BASED HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE IN THIS STATE UNDER THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE HEALTH CARE AND EDUCATION RECONCILIATION ACT OF 2010. History
SB391
Act 894
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FUNDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB417
Act 446
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB418
Act 447
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB428
Act 455
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST TECHNICAL INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB429
Act 456
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB460
Act 473
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB535
Act 995
TO REQUIRE A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO INCREASE THE SCHOOL DISTRICT CONTRIBUTION TO EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE BY THE SAME AMOUNT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT INCREASES AN EMPLOYEE’S SALARY. History
SB643
Act 735
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GRANTS AND AID - OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES FUNDING AID PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB644
Act 789
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - DIVISION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION. History
SB645
Act 736
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY. History
SB703 AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - DPSAFT - OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES FUNDING AID PROGRAM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2015-2016 FISCAL YEAR. History
SB757
Act 1002
TO RESTRICT THE ABILITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND OTHER ENTITIES TO REGULATE PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB761 REGARDING THE PAYMENT OF FEES AND EXPENSES RESULTING FROM CIVIL LITIGATION. History
SB789
Act 739
TO ESTABLISH THE OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES FUNDING AID PROGRAM. History
SB792
Act 1213
TO ENACT THE UNIFORM DEPLOYED PARENTS CUSTODY AND VISITATION ACT. History
SB821
Act 910
TO CLARIFY THE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES. History
SB822
Act 911
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "DEPENDENT" UNDER THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. History
SB823
Act 1053
TO CLARIFY THE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS OF A STATE EMPLOYEE. History
SB824
Act 912
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM; AND TO EXTEND THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE. History
SB826
Act 913
CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN RETIREES TO CONTINUE COVERAGE IN THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. History
SB870 TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT FUNDS FOR MEMBERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. History
SB96
Act 46
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SJR4 A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROVIDING THAT AMENDMENT 33, SECTION 2, DOES NOT APPLY TO A BOARD OR COMMISSION CHARGED WITH THE MANAGEMENT OR CONTROL OF A STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION. History
CoSponsor
HB1014
Act 23
TO EXEMPT STATE INSTITUTIONS, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE ENTITY WITH TORT LIABILITY IMMUNITY FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE WHEN OBTAINING A CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSE. History
HB1076
Act 1014
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT. History
HB1210
Act 106
TO ALLOW MUNICIPALITIES TO CONTRACT FOR FIRE SERVICE. History
HB1241
Act 1074
TO DELAY THE USE OF THE PARTNERSHIP FOR ASSESSMENT OF READINESS FOR COLLEGE AND CAREERS (PARCC) ASSESSMENT. History
HB1253 TO ALLOW A PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS OR WAS IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES TO RECEIVE A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN. History
HB1292 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
HB1394
Act 577
TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT. History
HB1412 TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES. History
HB1421 TO ESTABLISH THE ABORTION PROVIDERS' ADMITTING PRIVILEGES ACT. History
HB1474 TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS. History
HB1489
Act 412
TO AMEND THE MAXIMUM BENEFIT PERIOD AND WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. History
HB1578
Act 1086
TO REPEAL AND REPLACE THE WOMAN'S RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 2001; AND TO PROVIDE FOR VOLUNTARY AND INFORMED CONSENT FOR AN ABORTION. History
HB1581
Act 544
TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE REALIGNMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION. History
SB1037
Act 1286
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB154
Act 1200
TO ESTABLISH ADULT EDUCATION CHARTER SCHOOLS. History
SB197
Act 186
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CUSTOMER AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RECORDS OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITY SYSTEMS FROM DISCLOSURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB223
Act 384
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILLING OF CERTAIN MUNICIPAL VACANCIES IN A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT. History
SB229 TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB30
Act 44
TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS REQUIRED FOR TEACHERS. History
SB342
Act 854
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM. History
SB4
Act 374
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT. History
SB487
Act 689
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF A THIRD-PARTY ADMINISTRATOR USED BY MULTIPLE EMPLOYER TRUSTS AND SELF-INSURED PLANS. History
SB53
Act 139
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT. History
SB542
Act 1025
TO MODIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER AND PATIENT RIGHTS REGARDING PAYMENT FOR PHARMACISTS SERVICES. History
SB6
Act 22
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB600
Act 1205
TO ESTABLISH THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015. History
SB695 TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB756
Act 573
TO PROVIDE A VALUATION METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE MARKET VALUE OF OFF-PREMISES ADVERTISING SIGNS; TO PREVENT ADMINISTRATIVE TAX INCREASES; AND TO RESERVE WITHIN LEGISLATIVE BODIES THE POWER TO SET TAX RATES. History
SB782 TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES. History
SB797
Act 860
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS. History
SB81
Act 299
COMBINING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED; CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT, THE UNDERAGE DUI LAW, SUSPENSIONS OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION. History
SB828 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE INNOVATION ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB847 TO ADOPT A RIGHT OF ACCESS FOR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS. History
SB878 TO REQUIRE A STUDENT TO PASS THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CIVICS TEST PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATIONS SERVICES BEFORE HE OR SHE RECEIVES A DIPLOMA FROM A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA History
SB939
Act 1231
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT. History
SB958 TO ADOPT THE MANPOWER SPORTS STUDENT PROTECTION ACT. History
SB975
Act 975
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION; TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. History
SB995
Act 920
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES TO COOPERATE WITH PROFESSIONAL ENTITIES; AND TO ASSESS THE NEED FOR PROFESSIONALS WITH SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS WHO CAN RENDER SPECIALIZED SERVICES TO UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES. History
SJR9 A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION; AND REPEALING THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. History
SMR1 IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY. History
SR16 TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION. History
SR2 TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS. History
SR23 IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES. History
SR3 TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY. History

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: ALC-PEER
Vice-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL