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Senator Kim Hammer (R)

1201 Military Road PMB #285, Benton, 72015

Senator Kim Hammer (R)
District: 16
District:
16
Seniority: 18
Seniority:
18
Occupation: Chaplain/Pastor, Saline Memorial Hospice
Occupation:
Chaplain/Pastor, Saline Memorial Hospice
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, Senate 2019, 2021
Public Service:
House 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, Senate 2019, 2021


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAW CONCERNING SURVIVOR ANNUITY BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW THE PURCHASE OF PERMISSIVE SERVICE CREDIT UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TERMINATION SEPARATION PERIOD UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE CONSUMER ACT; AND TO PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENT AND BENEFITS FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS THAT ARE DELIVERED THROUGH A PSYCHIATRIC COLLABORATIVE CARE MODEL.
TO CREATE AN ENHANCED MULTIPLIER FOR CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO MANDATE COVERAGE FOR USE OF INTRAVENOUS IMMUNOGLOBULIN TO TREAT CERTAIN PEDIATRIC DISORDERS CAUSED BY INFECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AUTHORITY FOR CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS; AND TO ALLOW EXPERIENCE IN ANOTHER STATE TO QUALIFY.
TO ESTABLISH THE AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY INTERSTATE COMPACT IN ARKANSAS.
TO SET THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING A COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY; AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE COMMISSION ON DENTAL ACCREDITATION IS THE ACCREDITING ENTITY FOR A COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY.
TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER LICENSURE ACT.
TO RECOGNIZE THE BRYANT HORNETS FOOTBALL TEAM AS THE CLASS 7A STATE CHAMPIONS.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING EMPLOYMENT; AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE PAID MATERNITY LEAVE.
TO ALLOW ONLINE TRAINING FOR COUNTY CORONERS; TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL TRAINING COURSES FOR COUNTY CORONERS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WITH A FELONY CONVICTION IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO BE A DEPUTY CORONER.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY REVENUE DISTRIBUTION LAW CONCERNING DISTRIBUTIONS TO COUNTY AID FUNDS AND MUNICIPAL AID FUNDS.
TO ELIMINATE OBSOLETE MAPPING REQUIREMENTS FOR PREMIUM TAX REVENUES TO BE DISTRIBUTED TO A CITY, TOWN, OR FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RELIEF AND PENSION FUNDS.
TO AMEND THE AGE IN WHICH MEMBERS OF CERTAIN PLANS UNDER THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE PENSION AND RELIEF FUNDS BEGIN TO RECEIVE FUND DISTRIBUTIONS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DATES FOR THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS; AND TO AUTHORIZE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS SOUGHT VOLUNTARY MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT TO OBTAIN A CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT AFTER A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD.
TO PROVIDE THAT SEXUAL INTERCOURSE OR DEVIATE SEXUAL ACTIVITY WITH CERTAIN MINORS CONSTITUTES SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
TO PROVIDE FOR RESTITUTION FOR A HOMICIDE VICTIM'S SURVIVING DEPENDENT CHILD WHEN THE DEFENDANT WAS DRIVING OR BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED AT THE TIME OF THE HOMICIDE; AND TO ESTABLISH BENTLEY'S LAW.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CERTAIN EXPENSES FOR BABY SUPPLIES.
TO REPEAL THE PROHIBITION ON LICENSING NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINERS.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE PROVISIONS FOR OUTSOURCING UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MEMBERSHIP STATUS OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAW CONCERNING ANNUITY OPTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAW CONCERNING THE LUMP-SUM DEATH BENEFIT UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAW CONCERNING THE FINAL AVERAGE SALARY UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BEHAVIOR ANALYST LICENSURE ACT.
TO AMEND TITLES OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING SURVIVOR BENEFITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO PERMIT A REFUND OF UNUSED PURCHASED SERVICE CREDIT UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING AN INACTIVE MEMBER'S ELIGIBILITY FOR FREE MILITARY SERVICE CREDIT AND ABILITY TO PURCHASE MILITARY, CONTRIBUTORY, AND FEDERAL SERVICE CREDIT IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM’S GENERAL OMNIBUS ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MULTIPLIER USED TO CALCULATE A LIFE ANNUITY UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REGARDING THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO RESTORE OR REIMBURSE FOR STOLEN BENEFITS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO CREATE THE CLIENT OVERPAYMENT FUND.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE STATE FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION AMOUNT BY USING THE BASIC PROJECT COST PER SQUARE FOOT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY FOR COVERAGE UNDER THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM TO CERTAIN MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY POLICE OFFICERS; AND TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN RETIREES.
TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN MINORS TO CONSENT TO OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION, CHEMICAL ADDICTION OR DEPENDENCY, OR SEXUAL, PHYSICAL, OR EMOTIONAL ABUSE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF CERTAIN REGULATORY FEES AND CHARGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE AN AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION PILOT PROGRAM IN PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
TO CLASSIFY A BUILDING OR SPACE USED FOR A PUBLIC EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM OR FOR A SAFE ROOM FOR STUDENTS AS AN ACADEMIC FACILITY UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES FUNDING ACT.
CoSponsor
TO ADD CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS TO AN ADULT-ORIENTED PERFORMANCE; AND TO DEFINE AN ADULT-ORIENTED PERFORMANCE.
TO AMEND THE LAW THAT REQUIRES HOLOCAUST EDUCATION; AND TO ESTABLISH HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor for House
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LIGHTING REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT VEHICLES AND AMBULANCES.
TO AMEND THE TERMINATION SEPARATION PERIOD FOR RETIRED NONTEACHER SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

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