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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: 15
Seniority:
15
Occupation: Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Occupation:
Owner, Hendren Plastics, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: Yes
Veteran:
Yes
Public Service: Gravette School Board (1992-1997, 2002-2012), House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 President Pro Tempore
Public Service:
Gravette School Board (1992-1997, 2002-2012), House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 President Pro Tempore


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR ETHICS VIOLATIONS; AND TO RAISE THE AMOUNT OF FINES THAT MAY BE LEVIED BY THE ARKANSAS ETHICS COMMISSION.
TO REDUCE THE CREDIT AVAILABLE TO OFFSET THE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A CAP ON THE CREDIT AVAILABLE TO OFFSET THE ACCIDENT AND HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
TO INCREASE THE HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT; TO MAINTAIN FUNDING FOR CURRENT PROPERTY TAX RELIEF; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE EXCESS FUNDS IN THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TRUST FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TAX REFORM ACT OF 2019; AND TO REFORM THE SALES TAX, INCOME TAX, PROPERTY TAX, AND FRANCHISE TAX LAWS OF THE STATE.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX REDUCTION; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE INCOME TAX REDUCTION THROUGH A TAX ON E-CIGARETTES; AND TO CREATE THE CIGARETTE TAX AND INCOME TAX REFORM STUDY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION; AND TO REPEAL THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF SHAWN MCKEOUGH JR. AND TO MOURN HIS PASSING.
TO RECOGNIZE AND THANK FORMER SENATOR KIM HENDREN FOR HIS SERVICE AND MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO CREATE THE TRANSFORMATION AND EFFICIENCIES ACT OF 2019; TO ESTABLISH CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENTS; TO TRANSFER STATE ENTITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO COMMEND THE BENTONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL WIND ENSEMBLE.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE; TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE TO THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE TAX COMPETITIVENESS AND RELIEF ACT OF 2019; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR INELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL'S OFFICIAL ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIALS FROM REGISTERING AS LOBBYISTS.
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR TAKING CAMPAIGN FUNDS AS PERSONAL INCOME; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING APPLICATIONS BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE V.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TAX CREDIT SCHOLARSHIP ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATION OF STATE TAXES; TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING PROCEDURES FOR STATE TAXES; TO CREATE THE TAX APPEALS COMMISSION ACT; AND TO CREATE A FUND FOR THE TAX APPEALS COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; TO PROVIDE AUTOMATIC LICENSURE; TO REQUIRE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF RULES SUBMITTED.
TO REFORM THE TAX LAWS CONCERNING THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF SALES AND USE TAX, THE APPORTIONMENT AND ALLOCATION OF INCOME FOR TAX PURPOSES, CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATES, AND NET OPERATING LOSSES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION TO SUPPORT A CYBER ALLIANCE IN ORDER TO REDUCE CYBER RISKS AND ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY NOLAN RICHARDSON JR. TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AND TO REQUEST THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE NAME THE BASKETBALL COURT IN BUD WALTON ARENA IN HIS HONOR.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO ENCOURAGE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SUSPEND CONTACT AND OUTREACH WITH THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IN IMPROVING ACHIEVEMENT AND STRENGTHENING FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: JBC-CLAIMS
ex officio: JBC-PEER REVIEW
ex officio: JBC-PERSONNEL