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Senator Steve Harrelson (D)

300 North State Line, Texarkana, 71854

Senator Steve Harrelson (D)
Phone: 870-772-0300
Phone:
District: 21
District:
21
Seniority: 34
Seniority:
34
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2005, 2007 (Majority Leader), 2009 (Majority Leader), Senate 2011
Public Service:
House 2005, 2007 (Majority Leader), 2009 (Majority Leader), Senate 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND VARIOUS STATUTES CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY.
TO REPEAL THE UNIFORM UNINCORPORATED NONPROFIT ASSOCIATION ACT AND TO ENACT THE REVISED UNIFORM UNINCORPORATED NONPROFIT ASSOCIATION ACT.
CONCERNING FEES COLLECTED FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS HOT CHECK LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE OFFENSE OF SELLING OR LOANING PORNOGRAPHY TO A MINOR TO INCLUDE THE USE OF THE INTERNET AND TO PROVIDE FOR AN ENHANCED PENALTY.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - CITY-COUNTY TOURIST MEETING AND ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT HOPE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARKANSAS RESEARCH AND EDUCATION OPTICAL NETWORK GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - PRYOR CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL DATA COLLECTION IN THE ANNUAL NONPROFIT REPORT.
TO REGULATE SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS AND REPRESENTATION ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR FAMILY-CONTROLLED ARKANSAS HOLDING COMPANIES THAT ARE REGULATED LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES; AND TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF SHAREHOLDERS.
REGARDING ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS.
TO REGULATE THE ELECTRONIC RECORDING LAW.
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR ABUSE OF A CORPSE.
TO ALLOW THE SURFACE OWNER OF PROPERTY TO PURCHASE THE TAX-DELINQUENT SEVERED MINERAL RIGHTS TO THEIR PROPERTY AND TO REGULATE MINERAL INTERESTS.
TO REQUIRE AN ASBESTOS SURVEY BEFORE A PERMIT MAY BE ISSUED FOR THE RENOVATION OR DEMOLITION OF A PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL BUILDING AND TO REGULATE THE SURVEYING AND REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS IN BUILDINGS.
TO CLARIFY THE ARKANSAS ACUPUNCTURE PRACTICES ACT, § 17-102-101 ET SEQ., AND RELATED TECHNIQUES.
REGARDING THE CIVIL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2003.
TO ALLOW LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENTS TO NEGOTIATE WITH COMMERCIAL INTERESTS SEEKING MASS COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE INTERSTATE RECIPROCITY FOR LICENSURE OF PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACIES.
REGARDING THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC DEFENDER COMMISSION AND ACCESS TO THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER.
Primary Sponsor for House
REGARDING THE PROHIBITION AGAINST A SEX OFFENDER WORKING WITH CHILDREN.
TO REGULATE COMMERCIAL LIABILITY POLICIES AND PRACTICES.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
CONCERNING THE JUVENILE CODE AND JUVENILE COURT PROCEDURES.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT; TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJOR UTILITY FACILITIES; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
CONCERNING THE WITHHOLDING OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION DUES FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES.
IN RECOGNITION OF THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MR. RYAN MALLETT AND TO ENCOURAGE AND TO SUPPORT THE SUCCESS OF THE RYAN MALLETT FOUNDATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
REGARDING THE AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY IN A CIVIL ACTION AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH A MEDICAID PROVIDER FEE FOR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER ADMINISTERED BY DDS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC ADJUSTING BY PROVIDING INSURANCE CONSUMERS THE RIGHT TO EMPLOY THEIR OWN INSURANCE ADJUSTER.
TO PROVIDE FOR TRANSFERABILITY OF CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS AND DETERMINATION LETTERS AMONG VARIOUS OPERATIONAL SECTIONS OF A SINGLE SERVICE PROVIDER.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SAFETY AND SLOW CORRECTIONS GROWTH.
CREATE A STUDY TO EXPLORE HOW TO USE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, RURAL SERVICES, PUBLIC AGENCIES, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS IN ADDRESSING QUALITY OF LIFE ISSUES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN UNDERSERVED AREAS.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
RECOGNIZING THE MANY CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY AND THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PROMOTE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKISH PEOPLE.
CoSponsor for House
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO (2) OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
TO CREATE A SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, CLOTHING ACCESSORIES OR EQUIPMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, SCHOOL ART SUPPLIES, AND SCHOOL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST THIRD PARTIES WHO CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS AND RELEASE ERRONEOUS INFORMATION.
TO AMEND AMENDMENT 89 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATE LIMIT ON LOAN CONTRACTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 11 OF AMENDMENT 89 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
A TEMPORARY ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR STATE HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES AND COUNTY AND CITY ROADS, BRIDGES AND OTHER SURFACE TRANSPORTATION WITH STATE REVENUES SECURING FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND IMPROVEMENT BONDS

Committees

Committees