Senator Kim Hammer (R)

1201 Military Road PMB #285, Benton, 72015

Senator Kim Hammer (R)
District: 33
District:
33
Seniority: 31
Seniority:
31
Occupation: Chaplain/Pastor, Saline Memorial Hospice
Occupation:
Chaplain/Pastor, Saline Memorial Hospice
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE SUPERVISION AND PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CREATION AND ASSESSMENT COLLECTION MATTERS OF CERTAIN FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO MODIFY THE EXEMPTIONS OF CERTAIN ENTITIES FROM INSURANCE REGULATION.
TO REMOVE THE COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT AS APPLICABLE TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.
TO ESTABLISH THE PATIENT CREDIT PROTECTION ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PANS/PANDAS ADVISORY COUNCIL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS” FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS PURCHASED BY A SCHOOL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENSURE THAT BUSINESSES ARE NOT PENALIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF AN EXPERIENCE MODIFICATION FACTOR IN CERTAIN CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE ATTACHMENT OF SIGNS TO UTILITY POLES.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
REQUIRING THE STATE TO OFFER A VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT THE CHOICE TO REQUIRE THE PERSON ACCUSED OF COMMITTING A SEXUAL ASSAULT ON THE VICTIM TO TAKE AN HIV TEST.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING UNANTICIPATED DISCRETIONARY FEDERAL FUNDS RELATED TO A STATEWIDE STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE PROCESS FOR EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS AND DIRECTIVES ADDRESSING A STATEWIDE STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE UNIFORM ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE POLICY ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AUTHORIZE OFF-LABEL USE OF DRUG TREATMENTS TO TREAT MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WITH PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME AND PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTION.
PERMITTING A PERSON CONVICTED OF AN ANTITRUST VIOLATION OR OTHER UNLAWFUL BUSINESS PRACTICE TO LAWFULLY POSSESS A FIREARM UNDER STATE LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING VISUAL ART, MUSIC, AND PERFORMING ARTS REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES FIVE (5) AND SIX (6) ENROLLED IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT ARE NOT CONFIGURED AS ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING EARLY VOTING; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONEERING; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES RELATED TO VOTING.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT AND ALTERATION OF PRECINCT BOUNDARIES, POLLING SITES, AND VOTE CENTERS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS ELECTION LAW.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 AND VOTED BALLOTS.
CONCERNING QUALIFIED IMMUNITY; AND TO AMEND § 21-9-301.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; TO AMEND HOW COUNTY BOARDS OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TAKE THE OATH; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMPLAINTS FOR ELECTION LAW VIOLATIONS.
TO ESTABLISH THE VOTER FRAUD HOTLINE; TO ALLOW THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE VOTER FRAUD; AND TO REQUIRE REPORTS OF ALLEGATIONS OF VOTER FRAUD.
TO MODIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM; AND TO REMOVE A REFERENCE TO THE ARKANSAS SUBSTANCE ABUSE CERTIFICATION BOARD.
TO PROVIDE FOR AN ARKANSAS RETIREMENT PLAN PORTAL.
TO AMEND THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE; AND TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR LICENSURE AND REGULATIONS OF PERMANENT COSMETICS AND SEMIPERMANENT COSMETICS PROCEDURES.
TO AUTHORIZE OFF-LABEL USE OF DRUG TREATMENTS TO TREAT PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME AND PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTION.
TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR MEDICAL DEBT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ELECTIONS.
CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION OF VIOLATIONS OF ELECTION LAW; AND TO ESTABLISH AN ELECTION LAW VIOLATION HOTLINE.
TO APPROVE AND CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF DR. RICHARD ABERNATHY TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS RURAL ENDOWMENT FUND, INC.
TO PROCLAIM MARCH 2021 AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE NO PATIENT LEFT ALONE ACT; CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE LOOKBACK PERIOD FOR PRIOR CONVICTIONS OF BOATING OR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED FOR THE PURPOSE OF SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT.
TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO CERTAIN PERSONS WHEN A SEX OFFENDER IS ON THE PREMISES OF A CHILDCARE FACILITY; AND CONCERNING THE PRESENCE OF A SEX OFFENDER ON THE PREMISES OF A CHILDCARE FACILITY.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS REHABILITATION SERVICES FORGIVENESS OF STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM; AND TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY.
TO MODIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR COLLECTION OF SURCHARGES TO FUND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT FUND.
TO REQUIRE THAT RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS ARE PROTECTED DURING AN EMERGENCY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO GRANT FULL PRACTICE AUTHORITY TO CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIVES.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER.
TO AUTHORIZE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AUTHORITY FOR CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO CREATE THE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE CREDENTIALING COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE ATHLETIC TRAINERS TO PRACTICE UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A PHYSICIAN.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS THAT ENGAGE IN CHARITABLE SOLICITATION TO REGISTER WITHIN A MUNICIPALITY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP OF PARTICIPANTS IN SUMMER YOUTH WORK PROGRAMS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE".
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 24 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE POLICEMEN'S PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS AND THE FIREMEN'S RELIEF AND PENSION FUNDS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; TO REDUCE THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPIRATION OF THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS DIAMOND DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DATES TAXES ARE DUE AND PAYABLE; TO ALLOW COUNTY COLLECTORS TO COLLECT TAXES BEFORE THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY IN MARCH UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FINAL AVERAGE COMPENSATION UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TAX TREATMENT OF CERTAIN LOANS, PAYMENTS, AND EXPENSES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) RELIEF PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION OF SENIORS FROM PREDATORY PRACTICES.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO CREATE THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA ADVISORY COUNCIL; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A STATE ALZHEIMER'S PLAN.
TO ENSURE THAT ALL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ARE REIMBURSED FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES BY THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE SOURCE OF FUNDING THAT MAY BE USED TO MANAGE, MAINTAIN, AND OPERATE A MULTIDISTRICT VOCATIONAL CENTER UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO PHASE OUT THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO OFFSET THE REVENUE REDUCTION RESULTING FROM THE PHASEOUT OF THE SOFT DRINK TAX.
TO GOVERN MANDATORY COVID-19 IMMUNIZATIONS OR VACCINATIONS FOR STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR A VACCINATION OR IMMUNIZATION FOR COVID-19 EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL CARE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT ACT; AND TO ENSURE AN APPROPRIATE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR PERSONAL CARE SERVICES IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
CONCERNING A RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING VOTING MACHINES.
TO AMEND ELECTION PROCEDURES; TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTION OFFICIALS; TO AMEND THE LOCATION OF POLLING PLACES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE VOTER REGISTRATION LIST.
TO AMEND THE PROCESS GOVERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE'S GROSS SALARY AMOUNT UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING FERAL HOGS.
TO PROMOTE ARKANSAS VOICES; AND TO COMBAT CANCEL CULTURE AND PROTECT FREEDOM OF SPEECH.
TO AMEND THE DEATH CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS; TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SPOILED BALLOTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RIGHT OF A JUVENILE TO REMAIN IN FOSTER CARE AFTER REACHING THE AGE OF MAJORITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; TO MODIFY THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM TO PREVENT, DETECT, AND RECOVER UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FRAUD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NOTICE OF A LIEN UPON RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE; AND TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF A DIRECT SALE.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION AND ELIMINATION OF UNUSED AND UNNECESSARY POSITIONS FROM THE BUDGETS OF STATE AGENCIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH BROADBAND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS BALLOTING INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021.
TO SET STANDARDS FOR PRESCRIPTIONS DELIVERY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BONDING PROCEDURE FOR PAYMENT OR PERFORMANCE BONDS ISSUED UNDER CONTRACTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, ERECTION, ALTERATION, DEMOLITION, OR REPAIR OF ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE, OR IMPROVEMENT.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
TO EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR TWO ARKANSAS UNIVERSITIES TO PLAY AN IN-STATE FOOTBALL GAME AGAINST EACH OTHER.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO FUND OR PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CITIZENS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES.
TO AMEND THE NAME OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY; TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY; TO AMEND THE BOARD OF ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MEMBERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE EXPANSION ACT OF 2021.
TO REQUIRE HOLOCAUST EDUCATION BE TAUGHT IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PROHIBITING PAROLE FOR A PERSON CONVICTED OF THE OFFENSE OF POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CERTAIN PERSONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN FULL-TIME LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
CONCERNING THE USE OF AUDIO MEDIA, VISUAL MEDIA, AND AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, DISPATCH CENTERS, PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS, JAILS, AND DETENTION CENTERS.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
TO CREATE THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT; AND TO CREATE A LEGAL CAUSE OF ACTION FOR A VIOLATION OF THE GENDER INTEGRITY REINFORCEMENT LEGISLATION FOR SPORTS (GIRLS) ACT.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF ELECTION LAWS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENT PROTECTION ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ELECTION INTEGRITY ACT OF 2021; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CREATE A PROCESS FOR THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS TO CONDUCT AN ELECTION.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE DUTIES OF MEMBERS OF A COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS; AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF COUNTY EMPLOYEES DESIGNATED AS ELECTION OFFICIALS.
TO AMEND THE LAW GOVERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF CORONERS' REPORTS AND OTHER RECORDS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
TO REQUIRE WRITTEN CONSENT OF A PATIENT TO TRANSFER A PRESCRIPTION FROM A PHARMACY; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DISCLOSURES OF OWNERSHIP INTEREST OR POSSIBLE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST; AND TO PROHIBIT DATA MINING OF PATIENT INFORMATION.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ATHLETE" WITHIN THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: JBC-PEER REVIEW