Senator Lance Eads (R)

P.O. Box 8343, Springdale, 72766

Senator Lance Eads (R)
Phone: 479-435-5139
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 22
Seniority:
22
Occupation: Springdale Chamber of Commmerce
Occupation:
Springdale Chamber of Commmerce
Church Affiliation: Cross Church Springdale Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Cross Church Springdale Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Justice of the Peace Washington County, House 2015, First Term Senate 2017
Public Service:
Justice of the Peace Washington County, House 2015, First Term Senate 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "APPROVED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION".
TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE ELECTRONIC RECORDING COMMISSION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FOR PRIVATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; AND TO ALLOW PRIVATE SCHOOLS TO ESTABLISH AND APPOINT AN INSTITUTIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE LAWFUL DISPLAY OF A LICENSE PLATE; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION ALLOWING CERTAIN DEVICES TO OBSCURE A LICENSE PLATE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TOBACCO PRODUCTS TAX ACT OF 1977; AND TO PROVIDE A GRACE PERIOD FOR CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES AT A PERMITTED BUSINESS LOCATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING HARD CIDER; AND TO AUTHORIZE A HARD CIDER MANUFACTURER TO DELIVER HARD CIDER.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHALLENGE PLUS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
CONCERNING THE SEALING OF A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE OF DRIVING OR BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MOTOR CARRIERS; AND TO REGULATE GROUND TRANSPORTATION AT MUNICIPAL AIRPORTS AND REGIONAL AIRPORTS.
TO ESTABLISH AN EXCURSION TRAIN PERMIT; AND TO AUTHORIZE AN EXCURSION TRAIN PERMIT HOLDER TO SELL AND SERVE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION RENEWAL ZONES.
TO ADOPT THE JOINT RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO AMEND ARKANSAS'S MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY RULES TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO COVERAGE FOR MIGRANT MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION ISLANDS.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING WHEN LIGHTED LAMPS ARE REQUIRED ON CERTAIN TYPES OF VEHICLES AND VESSELS.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; TO ALLOW ELECTRONIC PUBLIC MEETINGS DURING A DECLARED STATE EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL ACADEMIC FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTIONS.
CONCERNING THE FIRST AND SECOND DISTRICTS OF THE STATE DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO SUSPEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR UNDER § 6-15-2105.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO A VACANCY ON A SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
TO ALLOW THE COMMISSIONER OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION TO ROUND THE PERCENTAGE CHANGE BETWEEN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF A COMMODITY AND THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR ALL URBAN CONSUMERS TO THE NEAREST ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE SECTION REGARDING RELIEF FROM LIABILITY FOR EMPLOYERS THAT IMPACTS PORTIONS OF THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY; TO AUTHORIZE THE AGENCY TO ADMINISTER THE SECTION 404 PERMITTING PROGRAM OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT IN LIEU OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE UNLAWFUL PASSING OF A SCHOOL BUS.
TO PERMIT AN EXECUTIVE SESSION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 TO CONSIDER CERTAIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS; AND TO PERMIT A GOVERNING BODY'S ATTORNEY TO ATTEND CERTAIN EXECUTIVE SESSIONS.
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 THE LAW CONCERNING TERMS OF OFFICE OF COUNTY ELECTED OFFICERS TO COINCIDE WITH THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
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 UNUSED SICK LEAVE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS, SERVICE CREDIT, CORRECTION OF ERRORS, AND TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
PERMITTING NONIMMIGRANTS LEGALLY ADMITTED TO THE UNITED STATES UNDER A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION TO BE A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; AND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "MARSHALLESE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACT".
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 ARKANSAS UNDERGROUND FACILITIES DAMAGE PREVENTION ACT; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNDERGROUND FACILITIES DAMAGE PREVENTION ENFORCEMENT BOARD.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PREPARER OF THE TAX BOOKS, THE ELECTRONIC ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES, AND THE ELECTRONIC REPRODUCTION OF TAX RECORDS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING USED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT OR AN OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO ADOPT AN APPROVED BILINGUAL PROGRAM OR DUAL-IMMERSION 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 LAW CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A TRUST; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A POWER OF ATTORNEY AS IT RELATES TO THE CREATION AND VALIDITY OF A TRUST.
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 AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING TEACHING LICENSES.
TO AMEND THE LAW GOVERNING LOCAL TAX COLLECTION PROCEDURES; AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS IN CONNECTION WITH THE COLLECTION OF LOCAL TAX.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS STUDENT-ATHLETE PUBLICITY RIGHTS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING ARKANSAS DISTILLERIES; TO AUTHORIZE SELF-DISTRIBUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
REQUIRING A CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITY OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ESTABLISH A POLICY TO OFFER MAMMOGRAMS AND PROSTATE SCREENINGS TO INMATES AND DETAINEES, AS APPROPRIATE.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OR UTILIZATION OF A SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TO PROVIDE ADVICE AND TO STUDY INFORMATION RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS CASINO GAMING AMENDMENT OF 2018.
TO AMEND THE CONDITIONS REQUIRING CERTAIN MEMBERS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF DIRECTORS TO BE UP FOR ELECTION FOLLOWING REZONING BASED ON THE MOST RECENT FEDERAL DECENNIAL CENSUS INFORMATION.
CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARM BANS WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING STATE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
TO CONGRATULATE FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (150) YEARS OF EXCELLENT PUBLIC EDUCATION.
TO RECOGNIZE THE MONTH OF MARCH AS NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
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.
CONCERNING FUNDING BASED ON THE AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING VOTING ASSISTANCE FOR VOTERS WITH DISABILITIES.
TO EXEMPT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FROM INCOME TAX DURING A CERTAIN TIME PERIOD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING COVERAGE OF DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS FOR BREAST CANCER UNDER CERTAIN HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; TO REVISE THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; AND TO MODIFY THE PROCESS FOR REQUESTING A HEARING.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS TUTORING CORPS ACT; TO SUPPORT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A SUSTAINABLE TUTORING PROGRAM IN RESPONSE TO LEARNING LOSS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND FUNDING REQUIREMENTS TO CREATE OR AMEND SCHOLARSHIPS FUNDED WITH NET REVENUE AVAILABLE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING CRANIOFACIAL COVERAGE; TO ESTABLISH WENDELYN'S CRANIOFACIAL LAW — CRANIOFACIAL COVERAGE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE CLIMATE REGULATORY ARKANSAS PLUMBING ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REQUIRING A CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITY OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO ESTABLISH A POLICY TO OFFER PROSTATE EXAMS AND PHYSICIAN CONSULTATIONS TO MALE INMATES AND DETAINEES OF CERTAIN AGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PERMITTING LIMITS ON AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NONECONOMIC DAMAGES.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT LEGISLATIVE ENACTMENT OF RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE FOR COURTS.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO REMEMBER PAUL GREENBERG AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees