ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Local and State Government
01-18-2019 - 17:24:39

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Track: Local & State Government   Request Date: 0- 0-0000 thru 99-99-9999

HB 1034   
Rye, Johnny (R) Increases the Homestead Property Tax Credit from $350.00 to $375.00 for assessment years beginning on and after January 1, 2019.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 12-13-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation


HB 1041   
Ladyman, Jack (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Raises the threshold for requiring municipalities to invite competitive bidding for projects from $20,000 to $50,000 and provides that a governing body can waive the requirement by resolution in exceptional situations.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 12-19-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
01-23-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1070   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Creates the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019, establishing 14 cabinet-level departments led by an executive head named the secretary. Establishes the powers and duties of a cabinet-level department.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 12-21-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-22-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies


HB 1071   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Department of Veteran's Affairs as a cabinet-level department, transferring five state programs to the Department and assigning powers and duties under the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 12-21-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1072   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Department of Health as a cabinet-level department, transfering 46 state entities to the Department and assigning powers and duties under the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 12-21-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1107   
House, Douglas (R) Decreases the population ratio for permits for off-premises sales of alcoholic beverages from one permit per 5,000 population living within a county to one permit per 7,500 population; allows transfer of approved permits across county lines.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-07-19 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
01-23-19 H Meeting set for 11:59 a.m. - TBA ...H-Rules


HB 1115   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Department of Corrections as a cabinet-level department, transferring eight state programs to the Department and assigning powers and duties under the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-07-19 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1116   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Department of the Inspector General as a cabinet-level department, transferring three state programs to the Department and assigning powers and duties under the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-07-19 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1117   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Department of Agriculture as a cabinet-level department, transferring 22 state programs to the Department and assigning powers and duties under the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-07-19 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1118   
Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism as a cabinet-level department, transferring 22 state programs to the Department and assigning powers and duties under the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-07-19 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1178   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to State Procurement Law, including the timeframe for providing notice of competitive bidding, time discounts, and procedures for the Office of Procurement in evaluating, entering and rejecting bids and training vendors.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1179   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to State Procurement Law relating to aggrieved bidders and the process for protesting solicitations and awards. Requires the State Procurement Director to create a written delegation order when delegating authority.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1180   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Requires the State Procurement Director to identify and prioritize opportunities for awarding mandatory state contracts under cooperative purchasing agreements.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1181   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to State Procurement Law, including prohibiting a firm that has an existing state contract under which it has demonstrated poor material performance from submitting additional bids.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1209   
Davis, Andy (R) Removes references to environmental affairs and water and air pollution in section pertaining to House Public Health Committee; changes the name of the House Public Transportation Committee to House Committee on Infrastructure, Energy and Environment.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-17-19 H Filed


HR 1001   
Shepherd, Matthew (R) Adopts rules of the House of the 92nd General Assembly; removes the deadline requiring that non-appropriations bills be filed no later than the 55th day of the session.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-11-19 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
01-15-19 H Meeting set for Upon adjounment of House - Mac Room B ...H-Rules
01-15-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Rules
01-16-19 H Placed on the House calendar
01-16-19 H 20190116/-1/15593 (13:38:10)
01-16-19 H Adopted (Vote: Y: 87/N: 8)


SB 70   
Hill, Ricky (R)
Evans, Brian (R)
Repeals Arkansas Code 14-38-113, which dictates the procedures which must be followed when an entitled municipality reorganizes under a different form of government.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-10-19 S Filed
01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
01-22-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


SCR 1   
Maloch, Bruce (D) Adopts the joint rules of the Senate and the House of the 92nd General Assembly; removes the deadline requiring that non-appropriations bills be filed no later than the 55th day of the session.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-10-19 S Filed
01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Committee on Rules, Resolutions and Memoria
01-22-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-17-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Committee on Rules, Resolutions and Memoria


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