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Senator Kim Hammer (R)

1201 Military Road PMB #285, Benton, 72015

Senator Kim Hammer (R)
District: 33
District:
33
Seniority: 35
Seniority:
35
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 REQUIRE CAMPUS FREE SPEECH POLICIES.
TO REVISE THE METHOD OF FUNDING SECONDARY VOCATIONAL AREA CENTERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONTRACTS OR INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS TO WHICH A STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM IS A PARTY.
TO REQUIRE MANDATORY ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING FOR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
TO CREATE THE AL HUNT ACT; AND TO MODERNIZE THE PROVISIONS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS CODE TO REMOVE REFERENCES TO THE TERMS "MENTAL RETARDATION" AND "MENTALLY RETARDED".
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2018-2019 FISCAL YEAR.
CREATING A STATUTORY CIVIL ACTION FOR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PUBLIC RECORDS".
TO CREATE THE FREEDOM OF CONTRACT IN HIGHER EDUCATION ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN ELECTIONS.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL EMPLOYEES TO ACT AS ELECTION OFFICIALS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION.
TO AMEND THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' POLITICAL FREEDOM ACT OF 1999 AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TREATMENT OF PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTION AND PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME.
TO INCLUDE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS INSURED BY THE NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION AS INSTITUTIONS ALLOWED TO SERVE AS DEPOSITORIES OF PUBLIC FUNDS.
TO CLARIFY THAT CERTAIN ENTITIES ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE WORKFORCE SERVICES DATA UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO PROMOTE THE COLLECTION OF LABOR MARKET DATA; AND TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN SURVEYS CONDUCTED BY THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
TO ESTABLISH A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES SPECIAL FUND.
TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING DISQUALIFICATION UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO MODIFY THE DATE OF RETENTION OF THE STABILIZATION TAX SET ASIDE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR NURSING LICENSURE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE PENALTY ASSESSED ON FRAUDULENT OVERPAYMENTS AND CREDITED TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND.
TO CLARIFY THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DRIVER'S LICENSE REINSTATEMENT FEES.
TO REQUIRE THAT A STATEMENT OF LEGISLATIVE INTENT BE INCLUDED IN A BILL THAT AUTHORIZES PROMULGATION OF STATE AGENCY RULES.
TO AUTHORIZE AND REQUIRE CERTAIN FUNDS TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE STATE TREASURY MONEY MANAGEMENT TRUST; TO AMEND THE LONG TERM RESERVE FUND; AND TO ESTABLISH FEES FOR FUNDS DEPOSITED INTO THE STATE TREASURY MONEY MANAGEMENT TRUST.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - FERAL HOG ERADICATION EXPENSES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "FERAL HOG"; TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE RELEASE OF FERAL HOGS INTO THE WILD; AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE CAPTURING AND KILLING OF FERAL HOGS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CREATION OF AND TIMING OF TAX COLLECTION IN CERTAIN FIRE DEPARTMENTS AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE FIRE PROTECTION COVERAGE IN FORCE BEFORE THE CLOSING OF A LOAN FOR A MORTGAGE OR DEED OF TRUST.
TO EXPAND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SUCCEED SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DRIVER'S LICENSE REINSTATEMENT FEES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE REISSUANCE OF A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A RECIPIENT OF THE DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS.
TO CLARIFY THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S REGULATORY AND ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY CONCERNING PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS; AND TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER LICENSURE ACT.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PUBLIC RECORDS".
TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO APPLY FOR A STATE PLAN AMENDMENT TO ALLOW OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT IN AN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION FOR MENTAL DISEASE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE A CANDIDATE FOR AN ELECTED OFFICE TO FILE A SWORN STATEMENT CONCERNING THE CANDIDATE'S TAX PAYMENT STATUS AND CRIMINAL HISTORY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY (1,550); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PERMANENT AUTOMOBILE LICENSING ACT OF 1967.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ONLINE INSURANCE VERIFICATION SYSTEM ACT.
TO REQUIRE PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANT SERVICES TO STUDY MEDICAL PROFESSION SCOPE OF PRACTICE.
TO MODIFY THE TIME AN EMPLOYER HAS TO RESPOND TO AN APPLICATION FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DUES FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
CONCERNING A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT IS CLASSIFIED AS BEING IN NEED OF LEVEL 5 - INTENSIVE SUPPORT; AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO GRANT EXTENSIONS OF ITS ASSUMPTION OF AUTHORITY IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
TO CONGRATULATE THE BRYANT HORNETS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 7A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
TO RECOGNIZE MR. AL HUNT FOR HIS EFFORTS IN ADVOCATING FOR RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND OTHERS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS BOARD OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE TO ADOPT RULES REGARDING LIMITATIONS ON SCHEDULE II NARCOTICS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING DEADLINES FOR ELECTIONS INVOLVING AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE.
TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES FROM FORCED HUMAN MICROCHIP IMPLANTATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COUNTY APPORTIONMENT TO MUNICIPALITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF MUNICIPAL AID FUNDS.
TO CREATE AN ACT KNOWN AS "SARAH'S LAW".
TO INCLUDE A PODIATRIST WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF "PHYSICIAN" FOR PURPOSES OF THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, MOBILITY ENHANCING EQUIPMENT, PROSTHETIC DEVICES, AND DISPOSABLE MEDICAL SUPPLIES.
TO AMEND FLAG DISTRIBUTION; AND TO ALLOW THE DISTRIBUTION OF FLAGS TO INDIVIDUALS.
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL CONSCIENCE PROTECTION ACT.
TO ELIMINATE THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR GAMBLING LOSSES; AND TO DEDICATE THE SAVINGS FROM THE ELIMINATION OF THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR GAMBLING LOSSES TO BE USED FOR HIGHWAYS AND ROADWAYS IN THE STATE.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM; TO REMOVE A LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED AT A TIME IN THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO CREATE A DEFINITION OF "SCHOOLHOUSE" WITH REGARD TO BUSINESSES REGULATED BY THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD.
TO ESTABLISH THE INTERSTATE PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE COMPACT IN ARKANSAS.
TO REQUIRE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST OR A PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
TO CREATE THE PERINATAL PALLIATIVE CARE INFORMATION ACT.
TO ELIMINATE THE WAITING LIST FOR THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER PROGRAM, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER".
TO ESTABLISH A CHIROPRACTIC STUDENT PRECEPTORSHIP PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR APPLYING FOR A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
TO ELIMINATE THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR GAMBLING LOSSES; AND TO DEDICATE THE SAVINGS FROM THE ELIMINATION OF THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR GAMBLING LOSSES TO BE USED FOR REDUCING THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "MARITAL PROPERTY" FOR PURPOSES OF DIVISION OF PROPERTY IN AN ACTION FOR DIVORCE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; AND TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO MAKE REPORTS TO THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE IN GOOD FAITH.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY (1,550); TO REMOVE THE LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED AT A TIME IN THE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING WHAT CONSTITUTES CRIMINALLY INJURIOUS CONDUCT UNDER THE ARKANSAS CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ACT.
CONCERNING EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY, PARDON, AND COMMUTATION OF SENTENCE.
TO AMEND THE PERMANENT AUTOMOBILE LICENSING ACT OF 1967; AND TO AUTHORIZE A CERTIFICATION OF NONOPERATION.
TO CONSOLIDATE VENTURE CAPITAL PROGRAMS IN THE STATE; TO AMEND THE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT OF 2001; AND TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND ACT OF 2007.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING; AND TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ONLINE INSURANCE VERIFICATION SYSTEM ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EYESIGHT TEST REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED COLLABORATION AMONG HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATORS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY IN BATTLING THE ABUSE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
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 CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
TO ESTABLISH THE FORMING OPEN AND ROBUST UNIVERSITY MINDS (FORUM) ACT.
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
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 REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION OF A MINOR; TO CREATE AWARENESS PROGRAMS CONCERNING AND STATISTICAL TRACKING OF UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 THE OFFENSE OF PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE.
TO AMEND THE MEANS BY WHICH FUNDING IS DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE PRODUCTIVITY-BASED FUNDING MODEL.
TO DISTRIBUTE FUNDS FROM THE EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE TRUST FUND TO CERTAIN FOUR-YEAR STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION BASED ON AN INSTITUTION'S IN-STATE FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT ENROLLMENT.
TO ELIMINATE THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR GAMBLING LOSSES; AND TO DEDICATE THE SAVINGS FROM THE ELIMINATION OF THE INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR GAMBLING LOSSES TO BE USED FOR REDUCING THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
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.
CoSponsor for House
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO CREATE THE PROHIBITION OF PUBLIC FUNDING OF HUMAN CLONING AND DESTRUCTIVE EMBRYO RESEARCH ACT.
TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, VAPOR PRODUCTS, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS, E-LIQUID PRODUCTS, AND CIGARETTE PAPERS TO A PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAWS REGARDING TREATMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; AND TO ENSURE RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE IS USED WITHIN THE ARKANSAS CODE.
CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES AT RAILROAD CROSSINGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
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 CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY LADY WARRIORS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: JBC-CLAIMS
Alternate: JBC-PERSONNEL