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Senator Mary Anne Salmon (D)

29 Heritage Park Circle, North Little Rock, 72116

Senator Mary Anne Salmon (D)
Phone: 501-753-4521
Phone:
District: 31
District:
31
Seniority: 9
Seniority:
9
Occupation: Consultant
Occupation:
Consultant
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Commissioner Lakewood Improvement District; House 1999,2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009
Public Service:
Commissioner Lakewood Improvement District; House 1999, 2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO IMPROVE ARKANSAS HISTORY EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
TO CLARIFY THE TIME OF EXPIRATION OF OIL AND GAS LEASES AND THE SEVERANCE OF SECTIONS OR UNITS IN WHICH PRODUCTION HAS NOT BEEN OBTAINED DURING THE PRIMARY TERM OF THE LEASES.
TO ESTABLISH A LANDOWNER'S SURFACE PROPERTY RIGHTS IN RELATION TO A MINERAL EXPLORATION OR DEVELOPMENT COMPANY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ACT 1366 OF 2003, CONCERNING HOMELAND SECURITY AND THREAT ASSESSMENT PLANS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED CLASSROOMS AND COMPUTER LABS EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REQUIRE PETS ADOPTED THROUGH A POUND, SHELTER, HUMANE ORGANIZATION, OR ANIMAL RESCUE GROUP TO BE STERILIZED BEFORE THE ADOPTION IS COMPLETE.
TO OBTAIN ACCURATE LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS OF TAX-DELINQUENT AND OTHER LANDS; AND TO REGULATE THE SALE AND REDEMPTION OF TAX-DELINQUENT LANDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - RADIATION THERAPY INSTITUTES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - THE ARKANSAS SPORTS HALL OF FAME GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ARKANSAS HISTORY AND CULTURE PROJECT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF EXEMPT COMMODITIES AND SERVICES UNDER THE ARKANSAS PROCUREMENT LAW.
TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATED TO TOWING AND STORAGE TO ENHANCE CONSUMER PROTECTION.
TO ALLOW PERSON TO REGISTER TO VOTE ON ELECTION DAY AND AMENDING AMENDMENT 51 OF THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
TO REDUCE THE COST OF PREPARING A CASE RECORD ON APPEAL.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS AND TEACHERS WHO TEACH STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
TO PLACE THE BURDEN OF DETERMINING THE LEGALITY OF A TAX ON THE TAXING AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE A TAX REFUND FOR ILLEGAL EXACTIONS.
TO REQUIRE ELECTRICAL GENERATING FACILITIES TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL COMPATIBILITY AND PUBLIC NEED FROM THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION AND BE SUBJECT TO REGULATION REQUIREMENTS.
CONCERNING ACADEMIC AND PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED BY INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
CONCERNING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOG BOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, AND PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR NURSES.
TO REQUIRE AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT CONCERNING THE IMPACT OF ANY STATE ACTION THAT MAY IMPACT OR HARM THE ENVIRONMENT AND TO REGULATE STATE ACTIONS THAT MAY IMPACT OR HARM THE ENVIRONMENT.
CONCERNING THE HOTEL AND RESTAURANT TAX.
CONCERNING THE HOTEL AND RESTAURANT TAX.
CoSponsor
THE ATHLETE AGENT REFORM ACT OF 2011.
TO ALLOW AN ON-DUTY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR A PERSON PERFORMING AN OFFICIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTION TO OPERATE AN ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET OR HIGHWAY.
REGARDING SEX OFFENDER VERIFICATION, EMAIL ADDRESSES, AND INTERNET IDENTITIES.
TO ENSURE THAT MISSING CHILD INFORMATION WILL BE ENTERED INTO THE MISSING PERSONS INFORMATION CLEARINGHOUSE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE CODIFICATION OF ACT 755 OF 2003, THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON EYE AND VISION CARE OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND LAWS RELATED TO THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
TO AUTHORIZE A PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM TO TERMINATE WATER SERVICE FOR DELINQUENT WATER, WASTEWATER, OR SEWER SERVICE PAYMENT.
TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO SUFFER FROM DIABETES BY PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO BE TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF GLUCAGON.
TO EXEMPT EQUINE HUSBANDRY, MASSAGE, FARRIERY, TEETH FLOATING, TRAINING, ETC. FROM THE VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT AND TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFIED EQUINE DENTAL PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO AMEND JULI'S LAW; TO REQUIRE THAT A DNA SAMPLE BE TAKEN FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR RAPE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INVOLVEMENT.
TO AMEND THE RESEARCH PARK AUTHORITY ACT.
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEMBERS TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONCERNING AUDIT PROCEDURES.
TO EXEMPT EQUINE HUSBANDRY, EQUINE MASSAGE, EQUINE FARRIERY, EQUINE TEETH FLOATING, AND EQUINE TRAINING FROM THE VETERINARY PRACTICE ACT; TO ESTABLISH A CERTIFIED EQUINE DENTAL PRACTITIONER.
TO PROVIDE THAT THE AMOUNT OF SALES AND USE TAX GENERATED FROM MOTOR VEHICLE AND RELATED SALES GOES TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT AS NEW REVENUE FROM THE STREAMLINED SALES TAX IS GENERATED.
CONCERNING MINIMUM TRAINING STANDARDS FOR 911 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATION CENTER PERSONNEL.
TO EXPAND THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY; TO STRENGTHEN THE COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM AND ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE COMMON COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR POSTSECONDARY COURSES.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND WITHIN THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ACCELERATION FUND COMMITTEE.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS OF POSTSECONDARY STUDENT DATA TO INFORM THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ITS DELIBERATIONS CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE TEACHER EXCELLENCE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM AND ALIGN CURRENT LAW CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TEACHER FAIR DISMISSAL WITH THE SYSTEM.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.
TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE LEVIED ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
TO ESTABLISH THE POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ACT.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO CREATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS OF A CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO LIMIT FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS OF ALLEGEDLY ABUSED CHILDREN TO CHILD SAFETY CENTERS.
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON SEXUAL OFFENSES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PARENTAL MONITORS ON SCHOOL BUSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO PROVIDE FOR CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION BROADCAST OF CHILD TESTIMONY IN CHILD MALTREATMENT CASES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO UPDATE SCHOOL POLICIES WHEN A LAW REGARDING CHILD ABUSE IS AMENDED OR IS ADDED TO THE ARKANSAS CODE.
AN ACT TO EXPEDITE DNA ANALYSIS IN CASES OF ALLEGED CHILD ABUSE AND CHILD MALTREATMENT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DISCLOSURE OF INTERVIEW INFORMATION FROM A CHILD SAFETY CENTER OR CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TO ACCEPT REPORTS OF INJURY TO A CHILD'S INTELLECTUAL, EMOTIONAL, OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT FROM A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR LICENSED AS A TEACHER.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR EXPOSING A CHILD TO PORTRAYALS OF LIVE OR RECORDED SEX ACTS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT EACH WOMAN WHO GIVES BIRTH IN A MEDICAL FACILITY RECEIVES EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS DESCRIBING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME BEFORE THE WOMAN IS DISCHARGED.
AN ACT TO INCLUDE SCHOOL PRINCIPALS, ATHLETIC COACHES, AND COUNSELORS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE GUILTY OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE FOR SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A STUDENT LESS THAN TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT MENTORING PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS TO MAINTAIN A LEVEL OF FLUORIDE TO PREVENT TOOTH DECAY.
TO INCREASE THE ADDITIONAL FEE FOR FIREFIGHTER LICENSE PLATES TO FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00) AND HAVE THE FUNDS REMITTED TO THE ARKANSAS FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL BOARD; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT ON THE SALE OF RICE; TO REQUIRE THE BUYER TO COLLECT AND REMIT THE ASSESSMENT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF THE COLLECTED ASSESSMENTS AND CONSIDERATION OF PRODUCER PREFERENCES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2011-2012 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ESTABLISH COUNTYWIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION.
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.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS.
TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GIRL SCOUTS ON MARCH 12, 1912.
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.

Committees

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