ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Bill Status Report
05-25-2016 - 09:14:17

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HB 1005    Bell, Nate (I) Allows school elections to be held in November, with school issues printed on the general election ballot and polling sites the same as site for the general election. Requires schools to reimburse counties for additinal costs incurred. (Call item 10)
Companions:
SB 1 English, Jane (Same As)
  5-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 14)
Bill History: 05-23-16 S Passed (Vote: Y: 32/N: 0)
05-23-16 S Emergency clause adopted
05-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 15 )


HB 1009    Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Provides new highway funding from a variety of sources. Creates the Highway Commission Review and Advisory Subcommittee of the Legislative Council authorized to review proposed rules of the Highway Commission.
Companions:
SB 11 Woods, Jon (Same As)
  5-23-16 S Died in committee S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
Bill History: 05-23-16 S Motion to expunge Emergency Clause vote carried
05-23-16 S Emergency clause adopted (Vote: Y: 29/N: 3)
05-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1 )


HB 1010    House, Douglas (R)
Standridge, Greg (R)
Limits the tax rate on employers for workers' compensation to 1.5% upon the final payment of liabilities of the Death and Permanent Total Disability Trust Fund and limits fund payments to claims filed before June 30, 2019. (Call item 8)
Companions:
SB 13 Standridge, Greg (Same As)
  5-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 5)
Bill History: 05-23-16 S Placed on the Senate calendar
05-23-16 S Passed (Vote: Y: 29/N: 0)
05-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 4 )


HB 1014    Hodges, Monte (D)
Burnett, David (D)
Revises earthquake resistant design requirements for buildings constructed for manufacturing or industrial occupancy to allow less stringent requirements if the alternate design standard has been adopted by local ordinance. (Call item 14)
Companions:
SB 5 Burnett, David (Same As)
  5-24-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 23)
Bill History: 05-23-16 S Passed (Vote: Y: 26/N: 1)
05-23-16 S Emergency clause adopted
05-24-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 22 )


SB 1    English, Jane (R) Allows school elections to be held in November, with school issues printed on the general election ballot and polling sites the same as sites for the general election. Requires school to reimburse counties for additional costs incurred. (Call item 10)
Companions:
HB 1005 Bell, Nate (Same As)
  5-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 15)
Bill History: 05-23-16 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 2)
05-23-16 H Emergency clause adopted
05-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 14 )


SB 5    Burnett, David (D)
Hodges, Monte (D)
Revises earthquake resistant design requirements for buildings constructed for manufacturing or industrial occupancy to allow less stringent requirements if the alternate design standard has been adopted by local ordinance. (Call item 14)
Companions:
HB 1014 Hodges, Monte (Same As)
  5-24-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 22)
Bill History: 05-23-16 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 1)
05-23-16 H Emergency clause adopted
05-24-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 23 )


SB 10    Rice, Terry (R)
Branscum, David (R)
Transfers the Arkansas History Commission to the Department of Arkansas Heritage by a Type 2 transfer. Revises membership and duties of related entities. Repeals and revises a number of other agencies, task forces and commissions. (Call item 3)
Companions:
HB 1006 Gillam, Jeremy (Same As)
  5-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 3)
Bill History: 05-23-16 H Passed (Vote: Y: 68/N: 16)
05-23-16 H Emergency clause adopted
05-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 2 )


SB 11    Woods, Jon (R)
Leding, Greg (D)
Provides new highway funding from a variety of sources. Creates the Highway Commission Review and Advisory Subcommittee of the Legislative Council authorized to review proposed rules of the Highway Commission. (Call item 2)
Companions:
HB 1009 Davis, Andy (Same As)
  5-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1)
Bill History: 05-19-16 S Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 4/N: 4)
05-19-16 S Motion to expunge vote failed
05-23-16 S Died in committee S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs


SB 12    Hickey, Jimmy (R)
Douglas, Dan (R)
Transfers $40 million from the Rainy Day Set-Aside, $1.5 million from the state interest earnings, and sales tax revenue received under Amendment 91 to the State Highway and Transportation Department Fund for highway funding. (Call item 2)
Bill History: 05-20-16 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Rules
05-20-16 H Meeting set for 11:40 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
05-23-16 H Died in committee H-Rules


SB 13    Standridge, Greg (R)
House, Douglas (R)
Limits the tax rate on employers for workers' compensation to 1.5% upon the final payment of liabilities of the Death and Permanent Total Disability Trust Fund and limits fund payments to claims filed before June 30, 2019. (Call item 8)
Companions:
HB 1010 House, Douglas (Same As)
  5-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 4)
Bill History: 05-23-16 H Placed on the House calendar
05-23-16 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
05-23-16 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 5 )


SB 15    Caldwell, Ronald (R)
Wallace, Dave (R)
Revises earthquake resistant design requirements for buildings constructed for manufacturing or industrial to allow less stringent requirements. Prohibits municipal and county libraries in flood zones. (Call item 14)
Bill History: 05-19-16 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
05-20-16 S Meeting set for 11:15 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
05-23-16 S Died in committee S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 17    Clark, Alan (R) Levies a sales tax on motor and diesel fuels through 6/30/2020 set annually as 1.388% of average per gallon prices for previous 12 month period. Provides an income tax refund totaling the amount of the sales tax collected. (Call item 2)
Bill History: 05-19-16 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
05-20-16 S Meeting set for Upon Adjournment - OSC (Call of Chair) ...S-Revenue and Taxation
05-23-16 S Died in committee S-Revenue and Taxation


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