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Senator Bruce Maloch (D)

650 Columbia Road 258, Magnolia, 71753

Senator Bruce Maloch (D)
Phone: 870-235-7040
Phone:
District: 12
District:
12
Seniority: 24
Seniority:
24
Occupation: Banker/Attorney/Farmer
Occupation:
Banker/Attorney/Farmer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Columbia County Justice of the Peace (10 years), House 2005, 2007, 2009, Senate 2013
Public Service:
Columbia County Justice of the Peace (10 years), House 2005, 2007, 2009, Senate 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS BY BUSINESS ENTITIES SHARING THE SAME MAJORITY OWNER AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACTS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF COMMERCIAL APPLICATORS OF CROP PROTECTANTS.
TO SET THE MEMBER CONTRIBUTION RATE IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM BETWEEN SIX PERCENT (6%) AND SEVEN PERCENT (7%) OF SALARY BASED ON ACTUARIAL NEED AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REVISE BENEFIT PROVISIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND ARTICLE 4A OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE AS ADOPTED IN ARKANSAS TO REGULATE CERTAIN REMITTANCE TRANSFERS THAT WOULD OTHERWISE BE UNREGULATED BY EITHER ARTICLE 4A OR THE FEDERAL ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER ACT.
CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA ORGANIZATIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - GRANTS TO HEALTH RELATED FACILITIES OR HOSPITALS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO AWARD GRANTS FOR CERTAIN ACTIVITIES RELATING TO ASBESTOS ABATEMENT, STABILIZATION, AND REMEDIATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ADD A MEMBER TO AND TO EXTEND THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN UNTIL 2015.
TO CLARIFY THE HEALTH INSURANCE PAYMENT PROCESS FOR ORTHOTIC DEVICES AND PROSTHETIC SERVICES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE INVESTMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS IN ADDITIONAL INVESTMENTS INSURED BY THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO TAXES LEVIED ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS; TO CLARIFY THAT CURRENT LAW IMPOSES AN EXCISE TAX ON ALL TOBACCO PRODUCTS OFFERED FOR SALE IN THE STATE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW REVENUES FROM THE TEMPORARY SALES AND USE TAX LEVIED UNDER AMENDMENT 91 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO BE PLEDGED TO RETIRE LOCAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BONDS ISSUED FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF CAMPAIGN FUNDS TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO FUND-RAISING EVENTS FOR CANDIDATES AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACTS.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES - COMMUNITY BASED AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION PROGRAM GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE THAT PRODUCING MINERAL INTERESTS BE REAPPRAISED ANNUALLY.
AN ACT FOR THE AUDITOR OF STATE - TRIAL COURT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPLEMENT THE STATUTORY CHANGES RECOMMENDED BY THE TASK FOR ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO REGULATE FEES CHARGED BY THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN COUNSELING.
TO AMEND ACT 281 OF 2012 CONCERNING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE FUND; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS, AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT OF 2007.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPIRATION OF LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY TO PROMULGATE CERTAIN RULES UNLESS CONTINUED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES PROMULGATED BY STATE AGENCIES.
TO REGULATE PHYSICIAN DISPENSING OF LEGEND DRUGS; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO REGULATE PHYSICIAN DISPENSING OF LEGEND DRUGS.
TO ESTABLISH ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS WITHIN THE SYSTEM OF EDUCATION PROVIDED BY THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING THE RULES, REGULATIONS, OR ORDERS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMMISSION.
TO ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT CERTAIN PORTIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL GREEN CONSTRUCTION CODE.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS WETLANDS MITIGATION BANK ACT.
RECOGNIZING THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF ALCOA.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
TO CONGRATULATE AND COMMEND THE NEVADA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE CLASS 1A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP AND FOR AN OUTSTANDING SEASON.
CoSponsor
CONCERNING THE RETIREMENT OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES OF STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO AMEND CERTAIN LEGISLATIVE POWERS OF A COUNTY QUORUM COURT.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
CONCERNING SCHEDULING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AS A SCHEDULE VI CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE - COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE - ARKANSAS 4-H CENTER AND PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE STATUTES REGARDING ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR SPOUSES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE ACT OF 2005 CONCERNING THE AUTHORIZATION AND ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR AND IN SUPPORT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
TO ENSURE THAT CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE ARE QUALIFIED; TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR CANDIDATES BEFORE THE ELECTION; AND TO PREVENT CANDIDATES CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES FROM RUNNING FOR PUBLIC OFFICE.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO PREVENT ELECTION MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS, ASSISTANTS, DESIGNATED BEARERS, AND ADMINISTRATORS; AND TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR CASTING AND COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - HUNGER RELIEF GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND FOR OTHER STAFF OF THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE TRANSPARENCY WITH RESPECT TO INITIATED ACTS; AND TO REQUIRE MORE COMPLETE DISCLOSURE BY BALLOT QUESTION COMMITTEES AND LEGISLATIVE QUESTION COMMITTEES.
TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS PERIOD FOR CERTAIN SEX CRIMES INVOLVING MINORS.
TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE BANK DEPARTMENT IN ARKANSAS.
COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
ENCOURAGING THE SUPREME COURT TO ADOPT TORT REFORMS TO BALANCE THE RIGHTS OF PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROTECT THE STATE'S CITIZENS AND ECONOMIC INTERESTS FROM INEQUITABLE LITIGATION CLAIMS AND DAMAGE AWARDS.

Committees

Committees
Chair: ALC-PEER