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HB 1003   
Fite, Charlene (R) Creates an income tax exemption for uniformed services retirement benefits and associated survivor benefits, effective beginning with the 2017 tax year.
Companions:
SB 13 English, Jane (Same As)
  1-18-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- OSC, S-Revenue and Taxation
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.-Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
01-18-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-18-17 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1004   
Blake, Charles (D) Amends the constitution to create an automatic voter registration process that requries county clerks to register voters based on driver's license/identification card issuance data received from the state.
Bill History: 11-17-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


HB 1005   
Tucker, Clarke (D)
Ingram, Keith (D)
Makes coordinated electioneering communications, defined as broadcasts, cable or satellite communications, a reportable in-kind contribution to the party who is clearly identified in the communication; requires reporting of covered transfers.
Bill History: 11-17-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


HB 1006   
Tucker, Clarke (D)
Teague, Larry (D)
Creates enhanced penalties for the offense of abuse of public trust, creating Class B and C felonies for certain amounts over $5,000. Reducing to a misdemeanor amounts less than $500. Applies offense to persons elected but not yet occupying offices.
Companions:
SB 85 Teague, Larry (Identical)
  1-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171, S-Judiciary
Bill History: 11-17-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Judiciary
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. Room 149 ...H-Judiciary


HB 1008   
Tucker, Clarke (D)
Ingram, Keith (D)
Creates enhanced penalties for taking campaign funds as personal income, creating Class B, C and D felonies for certain amounts over $500, and creating a misdemeanor for amounts less than $500.
Bill History: 11-17-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1010   
Sabin, Warwick (D)
Ingram, Keith (D)
Adds PAC contribution reports, exploratory committee reports, independent expenditure and personal loan reports to the list of campaign finance reports that the Secretary of State is required to publish and post on his or her website.
Companions:
SB 4 Ingram, Keith (Identical)
  1-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - OSC, S-State Agencies
Bill History: 01-11-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-11-17 H Amendment 1 adopted
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


HB 1011   
Sabin, Warwick (D)
Ingram, Keith (D)
Prohibits political action committees from making direct contributions to other political action committees.
Bill History: 01-11-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-11-17 H Amendment 1 adopted
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


HB 1012   
Sabin, Warwick (D)
Ingram, Keith (D)
Prohibits candidates from accepting direct contributions from political action committees.
Bill History: 01-11-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-11-17 H Amendment 1 adopted
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


HB 1015   
Gray, Michelle (R) Provides that municipalities of the second class are not required to ensure that voters in a local election have a voting precinct in each ward, but only if the county board of election commissioners has established vote centers.
Bill History: 11-21-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


HB 1018   
Cozart, Bruce (R) Amends procedures for municipal annexation of surrounding unincorporated lands.
Bill History: 11-22-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.-MAC Room B ...H-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1021   
Love, Fred (D) Authorizes an employee to file a gender-discrimination complaint with the Labor Department, without retaliation by the employer. Requires the Department to investigate and supervise the payment of unpaid salaries or prosecute a civil action.
Bill History: 11-22-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
01-17-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor


HB 1023   
Boyd, Justin (R)
Irvin, Missy (R)
Authorizes municipal officers to take oaths of office in front of clerks in cities of the first class and recorders in cities of the second class cities and incorporated towns.
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-19-17 H Amendment 1 adopted
01-23-17 H Placed on the House calendar


HB 1026   
House, Douglas (R) Extends the 120-day deadline for promulgating rules to govern medical marijuana to 180 days, and extends the deadline for accepting dispensary applications from June 1 to July 1, 2017, the beginning of the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Bill History: 01-19-17 S Passed (Vote: Y: 27/N: 0)
01-19-17 S Emergency clause adopted
01-19-17 H House concurred in Senate amendment No.1


HB 1028   
Lemons, Tim (R) Exempts from sales and use taxes buses and other motor vehicles with seating capacity of at least fifteen passengers that are used to carry passengers or cargo for hire. Excludes school and public transit buses.
Bill History: 12-01-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
01-19-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.-Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation


HB 1047   
Lowery, Mark (R)
Rapert, Jason (R)
To amend the constitution to require voters to show photo identification at the polls.
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Amendment(s) Filed
01-20-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-20-17 H Amendment 1 adopted


HB 1049   
House, Douglas (R)
Standridge, Greg (R)
Adds felonies of moral turpitude, gross immorality, or dishonesty to the list of felonies which disqualify a person from holding various kinds of medical marijuana licenses.
Bill History: 12-13-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules


HB 1052   
Blake, Charles (D) Creates the Arkansas Jobs Stimulus Act. (Shell bill)
Bill History: 12-20-16 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Journal Committee


HB 1054   
Flowers, Vivian (D) Designates the South-Arkansas portion of U.S. Highway 65 as the Delta Rythmn 'n' Bayous Highway.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Militar
01-18-17 H Re-referred to committee H-Public Transportation
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Public Transportation


HB 1057   
House, Douglas (R)
Standridge, Greg (R)
Specifies procedures for criminal background checks conducted for the purposes of licensure for various positions related to medical marijuana.
Bill History: 01-17-17 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
01-18-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-18-17 H Amendment 1 adopted


HB 1059   
House, Douglas (R) Creates a criminal violation for military service members who violate a military order of protection.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 130 itary ...H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Military
01-17-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-17-17 H Amendment 1 adopted


HB 1084   
Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Treasurer of the State for state turnback to counties and municipalities.
Bill History: 01-04-17 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to Joint Budget


HB 1094   
Johnson, Bob (D)
English, Jane (R)
Creates a process for areas that are within defunct voting districts to conduct local option elections to permit the sale of beer and wine for off-premises consumption, and also liquor for on-premises consumption.
Bill History: 01-10-17 H Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
01-11-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-11-17 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1115   
Boyd, Justin (R)
Files, Jake (R)
Authorizes cities, towns, sewerage districts, water districts, sewer associations, water associations, utility gas systems, and counties to enact regulations allowing the entity to review plumbing plans.
Bill History: 01-09-17 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1126   
Collins, Charlie (R) Exempts civil actions arising from the employer-employee relationship from the general hate offense provision of the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993; specifies damages that may be awarded from retaliation and interference claims by employees.
Bill History: 01-09-17 H Filed
01-09-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Judiciary
01-19-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Judiciary


HB 1146   
Dotson, Jim (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Allows public entities to enter into agreements with private entities for document recording purposes as they relate to the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- MAC Room B ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
01-18-17 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
01-23-17 H Placed on the House calendar


HB 1148   
Tosh, Dwight (R) Sets a maximum distance of 5 miles for ATVs traveling on public highways in order to get from one off-road trail to another or to travel from an off-road trail to the ATV owner's private property.
Bill History: 01-10-17 H Filed
01-10-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Public Transportation


HB 1149   
Tosh, Dwight (R) Authorizes federal law enforcement agencies to equip and exhibit blue roating or flashing emergency lights on a vehicle operated by that agency.
Bill History: 01-10-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
01-12-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-12-17 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1151   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Requires county clerks to provide mail notice of any special elections to all registered voters eligible to vote in the election, with the exception of elections to fill a vacancy or elections called by petition.
Bill History: 01-11-17 H Filed
01-11-17 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


HB 1152   
Watson, Danny (R) Exempts auxiliary law enforcement officers and employees of local detention facilities from licensing requirements for concealed carry of a handgun.
Bill History: 01-11-17 H Filed
01-11-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Judiciary
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. Room 149 ...H-Judiciary


HB 1162   
Fite, Charlene (R)
English, Jane (R)
Increase Medicaid Program allocations; exempts military retirement benefits from income tax; applies income tax to unemployment benefits; increases the sales tax on candy, soft drinks, and mobile homes; lowers the tax on soft drink syrup.
Companions:
SB 120 English, Jane (Identical)
  1-18-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- OSC, S-Revenue and Taxation
Bill History: 01-12-17 H Filed
01-12-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
01-19-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.-Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation


HB 1165   
Johnson, Bob (D)
English, Jane (R)
Allows a city council of a city of the first class that includes a defunct voting district to request by ordinance a local option election to permit on-premises consumption of alcohol within the defunct district.
Bill History: 01-12-17 H Filed
01-17-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules


HB 1172   
Tosh, Dwight (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Creates sentencing enhancements for all criminal convictions in which the victim was targeted on the basis of being a law enforcement officer, first responder, or family member thereof.
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-19-17 H Amendment 1 adopted
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. Room 149 ...H-Judiciary


HB 1179   
Ballinger, Bob (R) Increases the amounts paid to designated beneficiaries of police officers killed in the course of employment; specifies the destination of payments in cases of no beneficiaries; requires additional payments for certain circumstances of death.
Bill History: 01-17-17 H Filed
01-17-17 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1198   
Lundstrum, Robin (R)
Hendren, Jim (R)
Expands the eligible offenses for which an out-of-state law enforcement officer may pursue a subject into Arkansas to include violent offenses and driving while intoxicated.
Bill History: 01-17-17 H Filed
01-17-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Judiciary
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. Room 149 ...H-Judiciary


HB 1199   
Lundstrum, Robin (R)
Hendren, Jim (R)
Provides for automatic annexation of parks owned by cities with a population between 15,000 and 18,000.
Bill History: 01-17-17 H Filed
01-17-17 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1201   
Ballinger, Bob (R) Adds an additional department in Green Forest to the Third Judicial District of the state.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Filed
01-18-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Judiciary
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. Room 149 ...H-Judiciary


HB 1206   
Hillman, David (R)
Caldwell, Ronald (R)
Requires that state law preempt any local law concerning the management and use of seeds.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Filed
01-18-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development


HB 1207   
Dalby, Carol (R)
Hickey, Jimmy (R)
Requires all campaign signs, literature, and printed campaign materials to clearly contain the words “Paid for by” followed by the entity that funded the campaign materials.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Filed
01-19-17 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1219   
Williams, Jeff (R) Requires the town council of an incorporated town to elect a recorder-treasurer to serve the unexpired term. when a vacancy occurs.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Filed
01-19-17 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1220   
Williams, Jeff (R) Authorizes cities and towns to accept competitive bids in an electronic format.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Filed
01-19-17 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1224   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Sample, Bill (R)
Prohibits a candididate from running for election to more than one district or township office if the elections are to be held on the same date.
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Filed


HB 1225   
Magie, Steve (D) Repeals the FOIA exemption for tax records of hotels and restaurants.
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Filed


HB 1226   
Jett, Joe (R) Requires a study by the General Assembly and its stakeholders on the state of Arkansas' transportation infrastructure and possible reinvestment and funding changes to infrastructure-related projects.
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Filed


HB 1232   
Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the State Treasurer for local sales and use tax refunds.
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Filed


HB 1236   
Gazaway, Jimmy (R)
Johnson, Blake (R)
Exempts records that depict the death of law enforcement officers from disclosure under FOIA.
Companions:
SB 152 Johnson, Blake (Identical)
  1-19-17 S Filed
Bill History: 01-19-17 H Filed


HJR1001   
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Requests that the United States Congress call a convention of states under Article V for the purpose of amending the US Constitution.
Companions:
SJR 2 Stubblefield, Gary (Same As)
  1- 9-17 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
Bill History: 12-19-16 H Filed


HR 1003   
Boyd, Justin (R) Encourages cooperation among various entities in combating prescription drug abuse in Arkansas.
Bill History: 01-17-17 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
01-19-17 H Placed on the House calendar
01-19-17 H Adopted


HR 1010   
Ballinger, Bob (R) Repeals the requirement that proposed constitutional amendments first be approved by each chamber's State Agencies committee before being sent to either chamber of the General Assembly; creates a new approval process for proposed amendments.
Bill History: 01-18-17 H Filed
01-18-17 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules


SB 2   
Ingram, Keith (D)
Burch, LeAnne (D)
Prohibits candidates from accepting contributions for an election cycle before the end of the immediately preceding general election.
Bill History: 01-19-17 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-19-17 S Amendment 1 adopted
01-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - OSC ...S-State Agencies


SB 4   
Ingram, Keith (D)
Sabin, Warwick (D)
Adds PAC contribution reports, exploratory committee reports, independent expenditure and personal loan reports to the list of campaign finance reports that the Secretary of State is required to publish and post on his or her website.
Companions:
HB 1010 Sabin, Warwick (Identical)
  1-18-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- Room 151, H-State Agencies
Bill History: 01-19-17 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-19-17 S Amendment 1 adopted
01-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - OSC ...S-State Agencies


SB 8   
Clark, Alan (R) Creates a waiver of confidentiality procedure through which the subjects of a completed child maltreatment investigative report may allow the custodian of records to release those reports to a legislative committee.
Bill History: 11-22-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
01-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary


SB 9   
Clark, Alan (R) Creates a sales tax exemption for merchandise withdrawn from stock for donation to a nonprofit, public educational institution, church, or individual with damaged property or loss in a natural disaster.
Bill History: 11-23-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
01-18-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- OSC ...S-Revenue and Taxation


SB 13   
English, Jane (R)
Johnson, Bob (D)
Creates an income tax exemption for uniformed services retirement benefits and associated survivor benefits, effective beginning with the 2017 tax year.
Companions:
HB 1003 Fite, Charlene (Same As)
  1-18-17 H Withdrawn from further consideration
Bill History: 11-29-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
01-18-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- OSC ...S-Revenue and Taxation


SB 14   
Stubblefield, Gary (R) Prohibits municipalities from enacting sanctuary policies that grant to illegal immigrants the right to lawful presence within, that prohibit law enforcement from asking about immigration status, or limit contact with federal immigration authorities.
Bill History: 12-02-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 19   
Stubblefield, Gary (R) Creates an enhanced sentence for violence against persons who are actual or perceived first responders or law enforcement officers. Includes family or spouse of first responders or officers when that connection is an element of the offense.
Bill History: 01-18-17 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-18-17 S Amendment 1 adopted
01-23-17 S Placed on the Senate calendar


SB 20   
Hendren, Jim (R) Creates an enhanced Class Y felony for aggravated assault, or discharging a firearm with intent to harm, when against a law enforcement officer or an employee of a correctional facility.
Bill History: 12-05-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
01-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary


SB 32   
Hickey, Jimmy (R)
Dalby, Carol (R)
Requires registered sex offenders attending a ticketed event on a school campus to be the parent or legal guardian of a child attending the school and to be accompanied by a security guard of the same gender as the offender.
Bill History: 12-13-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
01-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary


SB 34   
Hickey, Jimmy (R) Creates the Public Officer and Employee Integrity Act of 2017, which allows the Attorney General to bring a civil case against a public employee found guilty of illegal conduct or malfeasance.
Bill History: 01-18-17 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-18-17 S Amendment 2 adopted
01-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - OSC ...S-State Agencies


SB 35   
Clark, Alan (R) Requires water providers to provide service to nonresident property owners whose property lies withing the provider's service area.
Bill History: 12-14-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 37   
Clark, Alan (R) Prohibits a private employer from restricting a licensed employee's ability to possess a legally owned handgun in the employer's parking lot in a motor vehicle.
Bill History: 12-16-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
01-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary


SB 38   
Clark, Alan (R) Requires election ballots to be marked at a voting booth or voting machine.
Bill History: 12-19-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
01-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - OSC ...S-State Agencies


SB 41   
Clark, Alan (R)
Gates, Mickey (R)
Makes data compiled by an entity authorized to perform public services for children that is related to both a child maltreatment investigation and the unlawful conduct or suspension of an employee subject to FOIA disclosure.
Bill History: 12-22-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
01-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary


SB 43   
Hutchinson, Jeremy (R) Requires notice to the owner of a premises in which a common nuisance is alleged to exist when a prosecuting attorney, city attorney, or citizen attempts to permanently enjoin the owner and the person conducting the common nuisance.
Bill History: 01-04-17 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
01-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary


SB 102   
Rice, Terry (R) Limits the maximum fine for violation of the mandatory seatbelt law to $25 regardless of any other convictions or offenses the individual receiving the fine may have committed.
Bill History: 01-18-17 S Passed (Vote: Y: 29/N: 0)
01-19-17 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Judiciary
01-24-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. Room 149 ...H-Judiciary


SB 106   
Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Economic Development Commission for operations.
Bill History: 01-10-17 S Filed
01-10-17 S Introduced and referred to Joint Budget


SB 120   
English, Jane (R)
Fite, Charlene (R)
Increase Medicaid Program allocations; exempts military retirement benefits from income tax; applies income tax to unemployment benefits; increases the sales tax on candy, soft drinks, and mobile homes; lowers the tax on soft drink syrup.
Companions:
HB 1162 Fite, Charlene (Identical)
  1-19-17 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.-Room 151, H-Revenue and Taxation
Bill History: 01-12-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
01-13-17 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
01-18-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m.- OSC ...S-Revenue and Taxation


SB 122   
Stubblefield, Gary (R) Changes the date of the general primary election to the first Tuesday in April, the preferential primary to 4 weeks before the general primary, changes the party filing period to a 1-week period in November, other election timeline changes.
Bill History: 01-12-17 S Filed
01-12-17 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
01-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - OSC ...S-State Agencies


SB 126   
Hester, Bart (R)
Womack, Richard (R)
Designates the second Saturday in September through the following Sunday every year as Second Amendment Appreciation Weekend, during which sales tax does not apply on firearms or ammunition purchased for personal use.
Bill History: 01-12-17 S Filed
01-17-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
01-13-17 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed


SB 136   
Hutchinson, Jeremy (R)
Shepherd, Matthew (R)
Makes various changes to corrections, law enforcement and parole procedures. Creates a protocol for coordinating efforts to intervene when an individual is identified as demonstrating dangerous behavioral health issues, other.
Bill History: 01-17-17 S Filed
01-17-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
01-23-17 S Meeting set for 10 Min Upon Adjournment - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary


SB 138   
Hickey, Jimmy (R)
Hillman, David (R)
Creates a process for the revocation of charter of a municipal corporation when the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee makes at least two findings of noncompliance with municipal accounting procedures in the preceding three-year period.
Bill History: 01-17-17 S Filed
01-18-17 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
01-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 140   
Files, Jake (R)
Douglas, Dan (R)
Requires sales tax to be imposed on large-volume sellers that do not have a physical presence in the state.
Bill History: 01-18-17 S Filed
01-18-17 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation


SB 143   
Cooper, John (R) Requires that vacancies in the office of city mayor must be filled by special election or special runoff election if the term of the vacancy will be more than one year.
Bill History: 01-19-17 S Filed
01-19-17 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
01-24-17 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 152   
Johnson, Blake (R)
Gazaway, Jimmy (R)
Exempts records that depict the death of law enforcement officers from disclosure under FOIA.
Companions:
HB 1236 Gazaway, Jimmy (Identical)
  1-19-17 H Filed
Bill History: 01-19-17 S Filed


SJR 1   
Hendren, Jim (R) Amends the constitution to repeal the fiscal legislative session provision and revert the state budget to a two-year appropriation cycle. Allows a vote of 2/3 majority to extend a regular session beyond 75 days (currently requires 3/4 majority)
Bill History: 11-17-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies


SJR 2   
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Calls for a convention of states under Article V of the US Constitution for the purpose of proposing constitutional amendments.
Companions:
HJR1001 Ballinger, Bob (Same As)
  12-19-16 H Filed
Bill History: 12-27-16 S Filed
01-09-17 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies


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