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Senator Terry Rice (R)

P.O. Box 2195, Waldron, 72958

Senator Terry Rice (R)
Phone: 479-637-3100
Phone:
District: 9
District:
9
Seniority: 32
Seniority:
32
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2009, 2011, 2013, Senate 2015
Public Service:
House 2009, 2011, 2013, Senate 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ENSURE THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT CAN DONATE BUILDINGS OR REAL PROPERTY TO AN INCORPORATED TOWN.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE RICH MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE - OFF-CAMPUS SITE IMPROVEMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - REGIONAL PROGRAMS - WEST GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW PERTAINING TO THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT.
TO MODIFY THE REGULATION OF PUBLIC UTILITIES BY THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING CERTIFICATES OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY REQUIRED PRIOR TO UNDERTAKING NEW CONSTRUCTION OR OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR SUPPLYING A PUBLIC SERVICE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE DEPLOYMENT AND MAINTENANCE SECURITY ACT.
TO PERMIT THE RELEASE OF A MORTGAGE, DEED OF TRUST OR OTHER LIEN BASED ON AN AFFIDAVIT BY AN ATTORNEY OR A TITLE AGENT THAT THE LIEN HAS BEEN SATISFIED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF AN INSURANCE COMPANY.
Primary Sponsor for House
CONCERNING MORTGAGE ASSIGNMENTS AND MORTGAGE RELEASES.
TO AUTHORIZE THE AWARDING OF FLAGS TO FAMILIES OF CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO LOSE THEIR LIVES IN THE COURSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES FOR OLDER CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE OLDER WORKER COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM.
TO REGULATE SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES; TO ALLOW AN OPERATOR TO REMOVE MOTORIZED PERSONAL PROPERTY IF AN OCCUPANT IS IN DEFAULT.
TO FOCUS THE LAW REGARDING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF RECORDS OF CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT ON THOSE KEPT BY CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS.
TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF "FICTIVE KIN" TO INCLUDE FICTIVE KIN FOR INFANTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING GUARDIANSHIP SUBSIDIES AWARDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; TO CLARIFY THE RIGHTS OF CERTAIN JUVENILES IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO TERMINATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE “PRIVATE OPTION”; TO TERMINATE ARKANSAS’S PARTICIPATION IN MEDICAID EXPANSION; AND TO REPEAL THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013.
TO PERMIT A COUNTY EMPLOYEE WHO WORKS IN THE COURTHOUSE AND WHO IS ALSO A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN A COUNTY COURTHOUSE.
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAYS REQUIRED FOR TEACHERS.
CONCERNING THE METHOD AND TIMEFRAME IN WHICH A COUNTY JAIL IS REIMBURSED FOR HOUSING INMATES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - U.S. MARSHAL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FORT SMITH - MATH/SCIENCE BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SOFT DRINK TAX ACT; AND TO AMEND THE CALCULATION OF TAXES ON SOFT DRINK SYRUP AND SIMPLE SYRUP.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO ENCOURAGE AND SUPPORT THE CONTINUATION OF GAS UTILITY PROJECTS THAT MAY NOT BE ECONOMICALLY FEASIBLE OR THAT RESULT IN EXCESS INVESTMENTS.
TO REQUIRE A STUDENT TO PASS THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP CIVICS TEST PRODUCED BY THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATIONS SERVICES BEFORE HE OR SHE RECEIVES A DIPLOMA FROM A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A GENERAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS MONUMENT DISPLAY ACT.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
TO COMMEMORATE PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY AND TO HONOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR COUNTRY.
CoSponsor for House
TO REGULATE THE USE OF CERTAIN DRUGS USED TO INDUCE AN ABORTION; AND TO PROVIDE FOR DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS FOR ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ACT.
TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX APPLICABLE TO CAPITAL GAINS.
TO PHASE IN AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFITS FROM THE UNIFORMED SERVICES.
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; TO DECLARE AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS.

Committees

Committees
ex officio: ALC-PEER
ex officio: ALC-PERSONNEL
ex officio: ALC-REVIEW