ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Local and State Government
06-10-2021 - 18:02:09

     - Indicates action since the request date.
 


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

HB 1052   
Dotson, Jim (R) Creates a Regulatory Division within the Department of Finance and Administration and establishes the position of Regulatory Director to be appointed by the Governor to oversee Alcohol Beverage Control Division, etc.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 12-18-20 H Filed
01-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-21-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-20-21 H Removed from committee agenda H-State Agencies
01-27-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-27-21 H Placed on the House calendar
01-27-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1053   
Dotson, Jim (R)
English, Jane (R)
Authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Finance and Administration to appoint the Director of the Assessment Coordination Division; the Governor was previously empowered to make the appointment.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 12-18-20 H Filed
01-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
02-01-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-01-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
02-01-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-02-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-02-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-03-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-03-21 H [H] 20210203/-1/21077 (13:16:18)
02-03-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
02-03-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
04-01-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-01-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
04-06-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-06-21 S On floor for consideration
04-06-21 S Failed (Vote: N: 21/Y: 7)


HB 1056   
Fite, Lanny (R) Creates an exemption from the Freedom of Information Act for electronic public meetings held during a declared disaster; requires such meetings to be recorded and retained for one year.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 12-21-20 H Filed
01-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-21-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-21-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
01-25-21 H Placed on the House calendar
01-25-21 H [H] 20210125/-1/20997 (13:13:23)
01-25-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 1)
01-25-21 H Emergency clause adopted
01-25-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
01-28-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme COurt ...S-State Agencies
01-28-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
02-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-01-21 S On floor for consideration
02-01-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-01-21 S Emergency clause adopted
02-01-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-02-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 56 )


HB 1148   
Cavenaugh, Frances (R)
Irvin, Missy (R)
Authorizes a territorial subdivision to conduct a local option election for alcohol manufacture and sales; makes various other changes to local option election provisions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-12-21 H Filed
01-12-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
01-27-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
01-27-21 H Committee motion for D.P. as amended Failed


HB 1153   
Ladyman, Jack (R) Designates moneys received under a subdivision of the Emergency Services Act for the operation, acquisition, and maintenance of the equipment of the Arkansas Wireless Information Network.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-12-21 H Filed
01-12-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-25-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-25-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
01-26-21 H Placed on the House calendar
01-26-21 H On floor for consideration
01-26-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
01-26-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-04-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-04-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
02-08-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-08-21 S On floor for consideration
02-08-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
02-08-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-10-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 127 )


HB 1161   
Maddox, John (R) Authorizes microbrewery-restaurant private club permitees to sell beer and hard cider directly to another alcoholic beverage permit holder.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-12-21 H Filed
01-13-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules


HB 1163   
Maddox, John (R) Authorizes private clubs and microbrewery-restaurant private clubs to purchase alcoholic beverages from a wholesaler.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-12-21 H Filed
01-13-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules


HB 1165   
Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Revises the Real Estate License Law, exempts a person employed by a residential construction company or an affiliated entity from real estate licensure requirements if the primary business activity of both employers is not brokering real estate.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-12-21 H Filed
01-13-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
01-27-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Insurance and Commerce
01-26-21 H Moved to deferred list H-Insurance and Commerce
02-03-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-10-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Insurance and Commerce
02-10-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 3/N: 8)


HB 1168   
Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Rice, Terry (R)
Clarifies that guidelines for property valuation that are established by the Assessment Coordination Division are rules subject to the Arkansas Administrative Procedure Act and Amendment 92.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-12-21 H Filed
01-13-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-21-21 H Placed on the House calendar
01-21-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1175   
Boyd, Justin (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Sets the beginning of the filing period for school board positions at 90 days before a general election. Applies § 7-5-207 when a candidate for the local board of a community college is unopposed; removes the ballot fee for those positions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-13-21 H Filed
01-13-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
02-04-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-Education
02-04-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Education
02-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-08-21 H On floor for consideration
02-08-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
02-08-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Education
03-03-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Education
03-02-21 S Removed from committee agenda S-Education
03-08-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Education
03-08-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Education
03-09-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-09-21 S On floor for consideration
03-09-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
03-10-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-15-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 349 )


HB 1188   
Meeks, Stephen (R)
Davis, Breanne (R)
Exempts installation of a security device on property owned by the person monitoring the device from the Private Security Agency, Private Investigator, and School Security Licensing and Credentialing Act.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-21 H Filed
01-14-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
01-27-21 H Amendment(s) Filed
01-28-21 H Placed on the House calendar
01-28-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-04-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-04-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-08-21 H On floor for consideration
02-08-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 98/N: 0)
02-08-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-02-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-03-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-17-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-17-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-18-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-18-21 S On floor for consideration
03-18-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
03-18-21 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-06-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
04-08-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-12-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 660 )


HB 1199   
Penzo, Clint (R)
Sample, Bill (R)
Changes various reporting requirements for licensed pest control operators.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-21 H Filed
01-19-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-02-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-03-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-03-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-18-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-16-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-17-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-17-21 H [H] 20210317/-1/21373 (15:43:19)
03-17-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 0)
03-17-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-19-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-19-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-19-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-21-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-21-21 S On floor for consideration
04-21-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-22-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-26-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 934 )


HB 1228   
Johnson, Lee (R)
Davis, Breanne (R)
Allows consumption of alcoholic beverages within the boundaries of a designated entertainment district that is contiguous with the premises where sold. Adds private clubs to the definition of designated entertainment district.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
01-21-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
02-03-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
02-03-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Rules
02-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-21 H [H] 20210204/-1/21086 (13:39:48)
02-04-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 54/N: 21)
02-04-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-17-21 S On floor for consideration
03-17-21 S Failed (Vote: N: 19/Y: 12)
03-17-21 S Motion to expunge vote carried
04-20-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-20-21 S On floor for consideration
04-20-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 18/N: 14)
04-21-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-25-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 874 )


HB 1236   
Berry, Mark (R)
Wallace, David (R)
Provides that during a civil disturbance or a crime in progress the Governor is authorized to establish a system of unified command of law enforcement efforts on Capitol grounds.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-25-21 H Filed
01-25-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
02-01-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-01-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-03-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-02-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-02-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
02-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-21 H [H] 20210204/-1/21086 (13:16:40)
02-04-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 90/N: 2)
02-04-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-11-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-10-21 S Meeting cancelled for 02/11/21 ...S-State Agencies
02-23-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-23-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
02-24-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 31/N: 1)
02-25-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-01-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 186 )


HB 1252   
Penzo, Clint (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Requires the city or town council to request the county party committees to conduct party primaries for municipal offices with a new resolution for each forthcoming election year.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 01-25-21 H Filed
01-25-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-31-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-31-21 H Committee motion for D.P. as amended Failed (Vote: Y: 4/N: 6)


HB 1267   
Bentley, Mary (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Clarifies that decisions of a municipal board of adjustment concerning zoning are appealed first to the municipal governing body and then to the circuit court.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-25-21 H Filed
01-26-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
02-08-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1280   
Haak, Delia (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Authorizes municipal governing bodies to enter into executive session for the purpose of considering economic development projects and other investments. Allows the body's attorney to be present.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-26-21 H Filed
01-26-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
02-08-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-08-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-10-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-09-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-09-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-10-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed
03-29-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-31-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-30-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-30-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-31-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-05-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-05-21 H [H] 20210405/-1/21471 (13:21:32)
04-05-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 54/N: 22)
04-05-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-08-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1328   
Bryant, Joshua (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Changes the terms of office of county officials from two to four years. Makes alternative county organization effective on January 1 following the next general election in which the altered or consolidated county offices appeared on the ballot.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-28-21 H Filed
01-28-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
02-22-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
02-22-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
02-23-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-23-21 H [H] 20210223/-1/21171 (13:25:01)
02-23-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 98/N: 0)
02-23-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-04-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-04-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-08-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-08-21 S On floor for consideration
03-08-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
03-08-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-10-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 314 )


HB 1368   
Ray, David (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Sets the date for most special elections as the presidential preferential primary date or the general election date in a year in which those elections are held, otherwise on the third Tuesday in May or the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
Companions:
SB 635 Hester, Bart (Same As)
  4-14-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 02-01-21 H Filed
02-01-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
02-03-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-03-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
02-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-21 H [H] 20210204/-1/21086 (13:20:12)
02-04-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 49/Y: 40)
02-08-21 H Notice of reconsideration filed by Rep. Barker
02-10-21 H Motion to reconsider carried (Vote: Y: 47/N: 39)
02-10-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 46/Y: 46)


HB 1369   
Slape, Keith (R)
English, Jane (R)
Creates the Regulatory Division of the Department of Finance and Administration, directing the new Regulatory Administrator to maintain oversight of the ABC and ABC Enforcement Divisions, the Racing Commission and Tobacco Control.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-01-21 H Filed
02-02-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
02-10-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-09-21 H Removed from committee agenda H-State Agencies
03-15-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-16-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-16-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-18-21 H Passed over on calendar
03-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-22-21 H Amendment 2 adopted


HB 1416   
Underwood, Kendon (R)
Johnson, Mark (R)
Limits ordinances by a local government with regard to home-based work to those limiting disturbances and ensuring compliance with codes and laws.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-04-21 H Filed
02-04-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-08-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-10-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-09-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-09-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-10-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-11-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-21 H [H] 20210311/-1/21327 (13:41:51)
03-11-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 90/N: 4)
03-11-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-06-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-06-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-07-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-07-21 S On floor for consideration
04-07-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 30/N: 0)
04-08-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-12-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 659 )


HB 1435   
Smith, Brandt (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Creates the Arkansas Sovereignty Act declaring that federal laws that exceed the constitutional limits of the United States government, especially with regard to enumerated rights, are null and void.
Companions:
SB 298 Stubblefield, Gary (Same As)
  4-27-21 H Motion to table carried
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-21 H Filed
02-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Judiciary
03-30-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room A ...H-Judiciary
03-30-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 9/N: 9)
03-31-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-01-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-01-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-15-21 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room A ...H-Judiciary


HB 1438   
Jett, Joe (R)
Sample, Bill (R)
Requires legislative review of any decision by a state agency to void, terminate or cancel a contract.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-21 H Filed
02-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1442   
Bentley, Mary (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Requires the Commissioner of State Lands to provide hardware and software systems to perform electronic acceptance, solicitation, payments, etc., and a website publishing all information and records, for natural resources extraction.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-21 H Filed
02-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-01-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-01-21 H 2 Amendment(s) Filed
03-01-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 and 2 restry, Economic Dev ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-02-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-02-21 H Amendments 1 & 2 adopted
03-03-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-03-21 H Passed over on calendar
03-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-04-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-04-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-04-21 H Re-referred to committee H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-10-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-10-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-11-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-21 H [H] 20210311/-1/21327 (13:24:42)
03-11-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 0)
03-11-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-18-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 130 nt ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-18-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-22-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-22-21 S On floor for consideration
03-22-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 27/N: 0)
03-23-21 S Amendment(s) Filed
03-24-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 455 )


HB 1443   
Bentley, Mary (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Makes various changes to the management and sale of tax-delinquent lands by the Commissioner of State Lands.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-21 H Filed
02-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
03-16-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
03-16-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-16-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ation ...H-Revenue and Taxation
03-17-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-17-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (13:43:18)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 0)
03-18-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Revenue and Taxation
04-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-21 S On floor for consideration
04-01-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-05-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-06-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 584 )


HB 1447   
Ray, David (R)
Johnson, Mark (R)
Requires voter approval of certain local tax levies, repealing the process for petitions that are required to request any referendum following the tax levies.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-21 H Filed
02-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation


HB 1448   
Hudson, Ashley (D) Provides for successor suburban improvement district commissioners who are nominated to fill a vacancy to be elected at the same public hearing at which they are nominated.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-21 H Filed
02-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
02-22-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-23-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-23-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-08-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-08-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-09-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-09-21 H [H] 20210309/-1/21304 (14:12:27)
03-09-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 3)
03-09-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-17-21 S On floor for consideration
03-17-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-18-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-23-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 417 )


HB 1460   
Womack, Richard (R)
Garner, Trent (R)
Prohibits cities, counties, and other political subdivisions from proposing and enforcing the regulation of a trade, occupation, or profession other than to the extent expressly authorized by the General Assembly.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-09-21 H Filed
02-09-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-04-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-03-21 H Removed from committee agenda H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-11-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-11-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-11-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 Welfare and Labor ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-15-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-16-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-16-21 H [H] 20210316/-1/21346 (13:29:14)
03-16-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 0)
03-16-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-29-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-29-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-31-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-31-21 S On floor for consideration
03-31-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-01-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-05-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 567 )


HB 1468   
Jett, Joe (R)
Johnson, Blake (R)
Creates the Independent Tax Appeals Commission within the Department of the Inspector General to resolve disputes between taxpayers and the Department of Finance and Administration.
Position: Our Package
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
02-25-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
02-24-21 H Removed from committee agenda H-Revenue and Taxation
03-02-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-03-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-03-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-16-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
03-16-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-16-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 ation ...H-Revenue and Taxation
03-17-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-17-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (13:44:23)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
03-18-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Insurance and Commerce
03-30-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 171 ...S-Insurance and Commerce
03-30-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Insurance and Commerce
03-30-21 S Re-referred to committee S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Revenue and Taxation
04-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-21 S On floor for consideration
04-01-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-05-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-06-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 586 )


HB 1469   
Jett, Joe (R)
Dismang, Jonathan (R)
Allows the Bureau of Legislative Research to have direct access to state tax records and other revenue information and prohibits disclosure by the Bureau to any unauthorized person.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
02-23-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-24-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-24-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-02-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-03-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-03-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
04-01-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-01-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 3 ation ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-01-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-05-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-05-21 H Amendment 3 adopted
04-06-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-06-21 H [H] 20210406/-1/21479 (13:46:34)
04-06-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
04-06-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
04-19-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Revenue and Taxation
04-19-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Revenue and Taxation
04-20-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-20-21 S On floor for consideration
04-20-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-21-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-25-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 876 )


HB 1473   
Cloud, Joe (R) A Constitutional Amendment retroactively removing the authority of the Arkansas Racing Commission to issue a casino gaming license for Pope County.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules


HB 1512   
Underwood, Kendon (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Denies the Department of Human Services the state option to provide exemptions to the work requirement for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-22-21 H Filed
02-22-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-04-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-04-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 Welfare and Labor ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-04-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-08-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-09-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-09-21 H [H] 20210309/-1/21304 (13:39:46)
03-09-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 71/N: 23)
03-09-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-17-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-17-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-18-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-18-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 23/N: 6)
03-23-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 419 )


HB 1620   
Hawks, Spencer (R) Sets dates special elections must be held, including requiring special elections to be held with a primary or general election when possible; excludes special elections provided for in the Arkansas Constitution.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-03-21 H Filed
03-03-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
04-27-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-27-21 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-State Agencies
04-27-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1637   
Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Garner, Trent (R)
Authorizes the General Assembly and legislative bodies to review executive orders issued by the President of the United States and take whatever actions are deemed necessary including referrals to the Attorney General for review.
Companions:
SB 469 Garner, Trent (Same As)
  4-19-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Filed
03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-11-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-15-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-15-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (14:07:12)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 75/N: 3)
03-18-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
03-30-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-30-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
04-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-21 S On floor for consideration
04-01-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 27/N: 7)
04-05-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-08-21 G Law without signature (Act: 608 )


HB 1639   
Fortner, Jack (R) Extends the authority of county assessors to enter upon and personally inspect property to employees and independent contractors of the county assessor’s office.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Filed
03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-10-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-10-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-11-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-21 H [H] 20210311/-1/21327 (13:45:27)
03-11-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 80/N: 6)
03-11-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1655   
Penzo, Clint (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Requires county party committees to conduct party primaries for municipal offices unless the municipal governing body passes a resolution for nonpartisan elections for the forthcoming year.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 H Filed
03-04-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-08-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-10-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-09-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-09-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-10-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 7/N: 9)
03-31-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-01-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-01-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
04-07-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-07-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 4/N: 12)


HB 1667   
Furman, Tony (R) Requires all occupational licensing entities to recognize licenses from other states and grant licenses based on work experience in other states, if that state does not require a license, subject to qualifications placed on the licensee.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-08-21 H Filed
03-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-11-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-15-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-16-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-17-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-17-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
04-01-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-01-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-05-21 H Moved to deferred list H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor


HB 1690   
Fite, Lanny (R)
Johnson, Mark (R)
Requires a city or incorporated town that has spent funds credited to the street fund in a manner inconsistent with the purposes required to repay or commit to repay those funds in order to be eligible to receive highway revenues; more.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Filed
03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-15-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-15-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-16-21 H [H] 20210316/-1/21346 (14:02:54)
03-16-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
03-16-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-08-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-08-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-12-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-12-21 S On floor for consideration
04-12-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
04-13-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-14-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 709 )


HB 1692   
Vaught, DeAnn (R) Requires the Assessment Coordination Division to annually develop and publish methods, valuation tables and other data regarding the valuation of producing mineral interests to assist county assessors.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Filed
03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-15-21 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Develo
03-15-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration
04-21-21 H Amendment 2 adopted


HB 1699   
Watson, Danny (R)
Dismang, Jonathan (R)
Repeals the provision that a county or municipality receiving a distribution of highway revenue of $2,000,000 or more must report details on the use of the funds annually to the House and Senate Committees on Public Transportation.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-10-21 H Filed
03-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (14:18:55)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 0)
03-18-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-23-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-23-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-29-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-29-21 S On floor for consideration
03-29-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-30-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-01-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 517 )


HB 1704   
Ray, David (R)
Sullivan, Dan (R)
Prohibits a municipality or county from restricting, taxing, prohibiting or otherwise regulating the use, disposition or sale of auxiliary containers except on property owned by the municipality or county; allows recycling programs.
Companions:
SB 616 Sullivan, Dan (Same As)
  4-21-21 S Withdrawn from further consideration
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Filed
03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-22-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-22-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-23-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-23-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-29-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-29-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 6/N: 7)
04-05-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-05-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 d Local Affairs ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-05-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-06-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-06-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H [H] 20210407/-1/21496 (13:24:26)
04-07-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 69/N: 15)
04-07-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-13-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-14-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-14-21 S On floor for consideration
04-14-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 24/N: 6)
04-15-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-19-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 751 )


HB 1705   
Jett, Joe (R)
Dismang, Jonathan (R)
Makes numerous changes to provisions relating to the hearing and appeal of tax disputes and other procedures in order for language to conform to the creation of the Independent Tax Appeals Commission Act.
Position: Our Package
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Filed
03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
03-16-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
03-16-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-16-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ation ...H-Revenue and Taxation
03-17-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-17-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (13:48:19)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 97/N: 0)
03-18-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Revenue and Taxation
04-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-21 S On floor for consideration
04-01-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-05-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-06-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 593 )


HB 1720   
Dotson, Jim (R) Makes changes to the process of the adoption of rules required by newly enacted laws; requires the Bureau of Legislative Research to file a report after a session identifying required rules; authorizes exemption of agencies from promulgation of a rule.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-11-21 H Filed
03-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (14:10:53)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
03-18-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
03-30-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-30-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
04-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-21 S On floor for consideration
04-01-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 31/N: 1)
04-05-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-06-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 595 )


HB 1748   
Whitaker, David (D) Allows a two-thirds vote of the governing body of a city or county to call a referendum election for the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Filed
03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
03-23-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
03-23-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...H-Rules
03-23-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-29-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-30-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-30-21 H [H] 20210330/-1/21426 (13:13:12)
03-30-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 39/Y: 43)
04-01-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-01-21 H Motion to expunge vote carried
04-05-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-05-21 H Re-referred to committee H-Rules
04-05-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-06-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-06-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
04-07-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
04-07-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Rules
04-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-08-21 H [H] 20210408/-1/21522 (14:02:14)
04-08-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 54/N: 28)
04-08-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1763   
Christiansen, Craig (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Authorizes distillers to sell up to 15,000 cases directly to licensed retailers.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-16-21 H Filed
03-16-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
03-23-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
03-19-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-22-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-23-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-29-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-31-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
03-31-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-31-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended No. 3 ...H-Rules
04-01-21 H Amendment 3 adopted
04-05-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-05-21 H [H] 20210405/-1/21471 (13:56:01)
04-05-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 70/N: 12)
04-05-21 H Emergency clause adopted
04-05-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-08-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-08-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-12-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-12-21 S On floor for consideration
04-12-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 18/N: 8)
04-12-21 S Emergency clause failed
04-12-21 S Motion to expunge Emergency clause carried
04-12-21 S Emergency clause adopted (Vote: Y: 30/N: 1)
04-13-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-14-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 706 )


HB 1868   
Haak, Delia (R)
Hill, Ricky (R)
Expands exceptions to provisions for the confidentiality of tax records to include data related to sales and use tax revenues generated in a political subdivision. Provides for DF&A to report the data monthly to requesting counties.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-05-21 H Filed
04-05-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
04-07-21 H Set for special order of business on 4/8/21, 4:00 p.m.
04-08-21 H Removed from committee agenda H-Revenue and Taxation
04-15-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-15-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ation ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-15-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-19-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-19-21 H On floor for consideration
04-19-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 87/N: 2)
04-19-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
04-21-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Revenue and Taxation
04-21-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Revenue and Taxation
04-22-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-22-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
04-23-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-28-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1059 )


HB 1873   
Beaty, Howard (R) Requires DF&A to include the taxpayer identification number and the total amount of sales tax collected for the year by each vendor in a vendor list requested by a county or city; allows requests to be made at any time and removes the authorized fee.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-05-21 H Filed
04-05-21 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-07-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-07-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 d Local Affairs ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-07-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-08-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-12-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-12-21 H [H] 20210412/-1/21539 (14:08:09)
04-12-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 42/Y: 35)
04-27-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-27-21 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-27-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration
04-27-21 H Referred to interim committee ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
06-04-21 H Assigned study proposal number - see ISP 24


HB 1883   
Christiansen, Craig (R) Prohibits municipalities from enacting a resolution or ordinance that terminates, bans, effectively bans or creates an undue hardship relating to the job or use of a working animal or animal enterprise in commerce, service, legal hunting, agriculture, etc
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-07-21 H Filed
04-07-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
04-12-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
04-12-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
04-13-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-13-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-13-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-13-21 H Re-referred to committee H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
04-14-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
04-14-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 restry, Economic Dev ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
04-14-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-19-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
04-19-21 H On floor for consideration
04-19-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 0)
04-19-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Agriculture and Economic Development
04-22-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 130 nt ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
04-22-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Agriculture and Economic Development
04-26-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-26-21 S On floor for consideration
04-26-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 28/N: 3)
04-27-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-30-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1091 )


HB 1892   
Love, Fred (D) Creates the Dream Down Payment Program for the purpose of helping prospective homebuyers save up to $20,000 in a tax exempt program for the purposes of making a down payment on a primary residence and reducing monthly mortgage payments.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-08-21 H Filed
04-08-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation


HB 1927   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Rice, Terry (R)
Amends the law concerning the conducting of primary elections to address issues resulting from the late receipt of redistricting data. (Shell bill)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Filed
04-14-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1928   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Rice, Terry (R)
Amends the law concerning the establishment of the four congressional districts in Arkansas upon the receipt of redistricting data necessary for the redistricting process. (Shell bill)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Filed
04-14-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1929   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Rice, Terry (R)
Establishes the four congressional districts in Arkansas upon the receipt of redistricting data necessary for the redistricting process. (Shell bill)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Filed
04-14-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1930   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Rice, Terry (R)
Amends the law regarding the conducting of primary elections to address issues resulting from the late receipt of redistricting data. (Shell bill)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-14-21 H Filed
04-14-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1947   
Payton, John (R) Transfers the administrative functions of the Geographic Information Systems Office and the Building Authority Division from the Secretary of the Department of Transformation and Shared Services to the Commissioner of State Lands.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-20-21 H Filed
04-20-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HB 1949   
Jean, Lane (R) Amends the Revenue Stabilization Law.
Companions:
SB 702 Joint Budget (Same As)
  4-28-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1011)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-20-21 H Filed
04-20-21 H Introduced and referred to Joint Budget
04-22-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-22-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...Joint Budget
04-26-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-26-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-26-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 2)
04-26-21 H Emergency clause adopted
04-26-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to calendar
04-27-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-27-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-27-21 S Emergency clause adopted
04-28-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-30-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1099 )


HCR1008   
Shepherd, Matthew (R)
Hickey, Jimmy (R)
Provides for recess of the 93rd General Assembly on April 9, 2021.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-28-21 H Filed
01-28-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
02-03-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
02-03-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Rules
02-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-21 H [H] 20210204/-1/21086 (13:09:01)
02-04-21 H Adopted (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
02-22-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to calendar
02-22-21 S On floor for consideration
02-22-21 S Resolution concurred (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-22-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor


HCR1011   
Shepherd, Matthew (R)
Hickey, Jimmy (R)
Provides that the House of Representatives and Senate may recess at the close of business on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, and resume their work on Monday, March 29, 2021.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-03-21 H Filed
03-03-21 H Introduced and referred to calendar
03-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-04-21 H [H] 20210304/-1/21283 (13:18:04)
03-04-21 H Adopted
03-04-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to calendar
03-08-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-08-21 S On floor for consideration
03-08-21 S Adopted
03-08-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor


HJR1001   
Cavenaugh, Frances (R)
Davis, Breanne (R)
To amend the constitution to authorize the legislature to enter special session when two-thirds of the legislature submits signatures, or by joint proclamation of the Speaker of the House and Senate President Pro Tempore.
Companions:
SJR 10 Davis, Breanne (Same As)
  4-23-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-12-21 H Filed
01-12-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-08-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-08-21 H On agenda for committee discussion ...H-State Agencies
04-14-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. ...H-State Agencies
04-14-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-15-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-15-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-15-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-19-21 H Amendment 2 adopted


HJR1009   
Dotson, Jim (R) A Constitutional Amendment removing the constitutional authority of the State Highway Commission to administer the Highway Department and creating a Secretary of Transportation to administer the department only as prescribed by law.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-08-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-08-21 H On agenda for committee discussion ...H-State Agencies


HJR1010   
Cloud, Joe (R) A Constitutional Amendment retroactively removing the authority of the Arkansas Racing Commission to issue a casino gaming license for Pope County.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HJR1011   
Cloud, Joe (R) A Constitutional Amendment making approval of casino gaming in Pope County subject to a local option election upon the submission of signatures of at least 10 percent of qualified electors, etc.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies


HJR1012   
Payton, John (R) Constitutional amendment relating to the revision of duties of certain constitutional officers. (Shell resolution)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-09-21 H Removed from committee agenda H-State Agencies
04-21-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-21-21 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-State Agencies
04-21-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HJR1013   
Payton, John (R) Constitutional amendment relating to the duties of certain constitutional officers. (Shell resolution)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
04-21-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-21-21 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-State Agencies
04-21-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HJR1021   
Flowers, Vivian (D) A Constitutional Amendment removing the provision that allows slavery and indentured servitude as punishment for a crime.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-03-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-04-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-10-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-10-21 H On agenda for committee discussion ...H-State Agencies
03-09-21 H Removed from committee agenda H-State Agencies
03-09-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-11-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-15-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-15-21 H On agenda for committee discussion ...H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies


SB 32   
English, Jane (R)
Brown, Karilyn (R)
Authorizes the holder of a retail liquor or microbrewery/small brewery permit to deliver alcoholic beverages directly to the residence of a consumer of legal age in a wet county or subdivision, within the county in which the store is located.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-04-21 S Filed
01-11-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
01-19-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
01-19-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
01-20-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-20-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 19/N: 9)
01-21-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Rules
02-03-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
02-03-21 H Reported from committee - Do Pass as Amended No. 1 ...H-Rules
02-03-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-08-21 H [H] 20210208/-1/21112 (13:41:00)
02-08-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 23/Y: 48)
02-08-21 H Motion to expunge vote carried
02-10-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-10-21 H [H] 20210210/-1/21137 (14:04:56)
02-10-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 67/N: 21)
02-10-21 S Received from House as amended - referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-23-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-23-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-24-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-24-21 S Senate concurred in House amendment
02-24-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 18/N: 9)
02-25-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-01-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 158 )


SB 132   
Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Department of Commerce for 2021-2022 operations.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-21 S Filed
01-14-21 S Introduced and referred to Joint Budget
01-25-21 S Sent to subcommittee JBC - Special Language Subcommittee
03-11-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-15-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-15-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...Joint Budget
04-19-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-19-21 S Failed (Vote: N: 8/Y: 20)
04-19-21 S Emergency clause failed
04-20-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-20-21 S Failed (Vote: N: 2/Y: 24)
04-20-21 S Emergency clause failed
04-21-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-21-21 S On floor for consideration
04-21-21 S Failed (Vote: N: 3/Y: 26)
04-21-21 S Emergency clause failed
04-21-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 28/N: 2)
04-21-21 S Emergency clause adopted
04-21-21 H Received in the House - Referred to calendar
04-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-22-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 20/Y: 62)
04-26-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-26-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 5)
04-26-21 H Emergency clause adopted
04-27-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-28-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1010 )


SB 145   
Gilmore, Ben (R)
Beaty, Howard (R)
Makes changes to the Emergency Management Assistance Compact in compliance with the national standard, stating that the Governor is not obligated under the compact to send requested assistance and amending liability provisions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-19-21 S Filed
01-19-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
01-21-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m.. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
01-21-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
01-26-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-26-21 S On floor for consideration
01-26-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 20/N: 14)
01-26-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
02-01-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
02-01-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
02-02-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-02-21 H [H] 20210202/-1/21067 (13:31:36)
02-02-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
02-02-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
02-04-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 71 )


SB 177   
Clark, Alan (R) Defines property owned or operated by a public utility as a 'vital public facility or essential infrastructure'; makes impairing or disrupting such an installation a Class C felony, or a Class B felony if it results in death.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-21-21 S Filed
01-21-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary


SB 194   
Sullivan, Dan (R)
Milligan, Jon (R)
Expands the Freedom of Information Act to permit copying public documents by taking a photograph of them.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-25-21 S Filed
01-25-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
01-28-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-01-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-04-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-08-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-08-21 S Amendment 2 adopted
02-23-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supeme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-23-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
02-24-21 S On floor for consideration
02-24-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
03-01-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
03-03-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-03-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-04-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-04-21 H [H] 20210304/-1/21283 (13:39:59)
03-04-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
03-08-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-09-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 310 )


SB 195   
Sullivan, Dan (R)
Womack, Richard (R)
Extends the entities subject to Freedom of Information Act provisions to include those whose primary purpose is providing direct support to a governmental agency or public entity financially or with in-kind value of $1,000,000+.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 01-25-21 S Filed
01-25-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
01-28-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-01-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-08-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-09-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-09-21 S Amendment 2 adopted
02-09-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-10-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-10-21 S Amendment 3 adopted
02-23-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-24-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-24-21 S Amendment 4 adopted


SB 196   
Sullivan, Dan (R)
Milligan, Jon (R)
In Freedom of Information Act enforcement actions, provides that the plaintiff may be awarded attorney's fees and litigation expenses if he or she, after filing suit, has obtained a significant or material portion of the requested public information.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-25-21 S Filed
01-25-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
01-28-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-01-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-11-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-11-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 ...S-State Agencies
03-11-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-15-21 S Amendment 2 adopted
03-16-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-16-21 S On floor for consideration
03-16-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 1)
03-16-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
03-31-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-31-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
04-01-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-01-21 H [H] 20210401/-1/21460 (14:27:39)
04-01-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 92/N: 0)
04-05-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-06-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 572 )


SB 240   
Wallace, David (R)
Coleman, Bruce (R)
Redefines 'nonmunicipal domestic sewage treatment works' to exclude public facility boards and public water authorities along with cities, towns and counties.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-28-21 S Filed
01-28-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-08-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-08-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-09-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-09-21 S On floor for consideration
02-09-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
02-09-21 S Emergency clause adopted
02-09-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-16-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-16-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (14:46:44)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 0)
03-18-21 H Emergency clause adopted
03-24-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 441 )


SB 241   
Caldwell, Ronald (R)
Hollowell, Steve (R)
Regulates the proposed sale of state land with a value of over $500,000 and requires legislative review by one or more committees. Authorizes the University of Arkansas to donate land that was purchased by or donated to the university.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-28-21 S Filed
01-28-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
02-11-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-10-21 S Meeting cancelled for 02/11/21 ...S-State Agencies
02-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-23-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-22-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-22-21 S Withdrawn from further consideration


SB 282   
Johnson, Mark (R) Expands the general powers of public bodies under the Consolidated Waterworks Authorization Act and authorizes them to issue bonds to support community redevelopment or finance specified projects and aspects of those projects, more.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-03-21 S Filed
02-03-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-09-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-09-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-10-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-10-21 S On floor for consideration
02-10-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 22/N: 9)
02-10-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-05-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-05-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-06-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-06-21 H Passed over on calendar
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H Passed over on calendar
04-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-22-21 H Passed over on calendar
04-26-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-26-21 H [H] 20210426/-1/21678 (13:47:27)
04-26-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 50/Y: 32)


SB 298   
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Smith, Brandt (R)
Creates the Arkansas Sovereignty Act declaring that federal laws that exceed the constitutional limits of the United States government, especially with regard to enumerated rights, are null and void.
Companions:
HB 1435 Smith, Brandt (Same As)
  4-15-21 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room A, H-Judiciary
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-21 S Filed
02-08-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-23-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-22-21 S Removed from committee agenda S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-04-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-03-21 S Removed from committee agenda S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-17-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-17-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-30-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-30-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-31-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-31-21 S On floor for consideration
03-31-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 28/N: 7)
03-31-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Judiciary
04-13-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room A ...H-Judiciary
04-13-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Judiciary
04-15-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-15-21 H [H] 20210415/-1/21587 (15:07:42)
04-15-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 76/N: 18)
04-19-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-23-21 G Vetoed by the Governor
04-26-21 G Motion to reconsider carried (Vote: Y: 19/N: 13)
04-26-21 G Motion for immediate consideration failed
04-26-21 S Senate voted to override veto (Vote: Y: 21/N: 12)
04-26-21 H Received in the House - Referred to calendar
04-27-21 H On floor for consideration
04-27-21 H Motion to table carried


SB 305   
Caldwell, Ronald (R)
Holcomb, Mike (R)
Raises the threshold for required observation by registered professionals for public property projects from $25,000 to $50,000 and from $35,000 to $50,000 for other award procedures; sets forth procedures for emergency contracts.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-09-21 S Filed
02-09-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-11-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-10-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-11-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-11-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-11-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
03-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-15-21 S On floor for consideration
03-15-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 28/N: 4)
03-15-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (14:58:59)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 81/N: 6)
03-24-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 440 )


SB 338   
Eads, Lance (R)
Gray, Michelle (R)
Authorizes the buyer of an existing permitted retail tobacco location to operate under the seller's permit for up to 30 days from the date of the sale.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-22-21 S Filed
02-22-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-25-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
02-25-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-25-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 d Local Affairs ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-01-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-02-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-02-21 S On floor for consideration
03-02-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-02-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Rules
03-10-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
03-10-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Rules
03-11-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-21 H [H] 20210311/-1/21327 (13:58:08)
03-11-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
03-15-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-17-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 386 )


SB 341   
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Dotson, Jim (R)
Prohibits some public employers from recognizing a labor union or other public employee association as a bargaining agent of public employees. Exempts local governments, firefighters, law enforcement, and public transit employees.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-22-21 S Filed
02-22-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-24-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-03-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-04-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-04-21 S Amendment 1 withdrawn
03-04-21 S Amendment 2 adopted
03-08-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-08-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-09-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-09-21 S On floor for consideration
03-09-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 24/N: 6)
03-09-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-10-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-11-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-16-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-16-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 Welfare and Labor ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-16-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-22-21 H [H] 20210322/-1/21386 (13:58:35)
03-22-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 62/N: 22)
03-22-21 S Received from House as amended - referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-31-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-05-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-05-21 S Senate concurred in House amendment 1 & 2
04-05-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 21/N: 6)
04-06-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-08-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 612 )


SB 375   
Dismang, Jonathan (R) Provides for transfers to and from the Restricted Reserve Fund as Set-Asides for specific purposes upon legislative review.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-23-21 S Filed
02-23-21 S Introduced and referred to Joint Budget
04-22-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-22-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...Joint Budget
04-26-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-26-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-26-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-26-21 S Emergency clause adopted
04-27-21 H Received in the House - Referred to calendar
04-27-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
04-27-21 H Emergency clause adopted
04-27-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-29-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1058 )


SB 378   
Hammer, Kim (R)
Gazaway, Jimmy (R)
Requires plans for the distribution and use of unanticipated discretionary federal emergency funds to undergo legislative review prior to expenditure.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-23-21 S Filed
02-23-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-03-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-03-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-04-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-04-21 S On floor for consideration
03-04-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
03-04-21 S Emergency clause adopted
03-04-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-18-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-18-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-22-21 H [H] 20210322/-1/21386 (14:42:44)
03-22-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 0)
03-22-21 H Emergency clause adopted
03-24-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 446 )


SB 379   
Hammer, Kim (R)
Gazaway, Jimmy (R)
Authorizes the General Assembly to vote to deny renewal of statewide public health disaster emergencies after 60 days by concurrent resolution in committee of the whole, more.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-23-21 S Filed
02-23-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-03-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-03-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-04-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-04-21 S On floor for consideration
03-04-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 27/N: 4)
03-04-21 S Emergency clause adopted
03-04-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-11-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-11-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-15-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-15-21 H [H] 20210315/-1/21342 (14:58:58)
03-15-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 78/N: 16)
03-15-21 H Emergency clause adopted
03-16-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-19-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 403 )


SB 399   
Flippo, Scott (R)
Jean, Lane (R)
Changes record keeping procedures for mandatory state contract approvals.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-25-21 S Filed
02-25-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-09-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-09-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
03-10-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-10-21 S Passed over on calendar
03-11-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-11-21 S On floor for consideration
03-11-21 S Re-referred to committee S-State Agencies


SB 400   
Flippo, Scott (R)
Jean, Lane (R)
Clarifies that a state agency solicitation protest must be submitted by the first of either the day on which the contract is awarded or the day the notice of anticipation to award the contract is posted.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-25-21 S Filed
02-25-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-09-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-09-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
03-10-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-10-21 S Passed over on calendar
03-11-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-11-21 S On floor for consideration
03-11-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-11-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (15:00:41)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 0)
03-25-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 487 )


SB 453   
Johnson, Mark (R) Changes the dates on which various special elections are held.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-02-21 S Filed
03-02-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies


SB 454   
Johnson, Mark (R) Requires bid solicitation for all contracts of a municipal sewer committee, removing the current bid threshold of $20,000 for public improvements undertaken by those committees.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-02-21 S Filed
03-02-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-09-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-09-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-10-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-10-21 S On floor for consideration
03-10-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-10-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-22-21 H [H] 20210322/-1/21386 (13:57:26)
03-22-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 2)
03-24-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 432 )


SB 456   
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Fite, Lanny (R)
Increases procurement bidding thresholds for purchases and contracts of cities and counties; provides for adjusting thresholds based on the Consumer Price Index at five-year intervals. Amends provisions for specific commodities purchases.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-02-21 S Filed
03-02-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-09-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-09-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-10-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-10-21 S On floor for consideration
03-10-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 1)
03-10-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (15:11:44)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 74/N: 15)
03-24-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 435 )


SB 467   
Garner, Trent (R) Permits an emergency medical technician to carry a concealed handgun at any time without a license to carry a concealed firearm.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 S Filed
03-04-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-11-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-15-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-06-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-06-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-07-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-07-21 S On floor for consideration
04-07-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 30/N: 4)
04-07-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Judiciary
04-20-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room A ...H-Judiciary
04-20-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Judiciary
04-21-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-21-21 H [H] 20210421/-1/21637 (14:47:34)
04-21-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 80/N: 4)
04-22-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-27-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 948 )


SB 469   
Garner, Trent (R)
Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Authorizes the General Assembly and legislative bodies to review executive orders issued by the President of the United States and take whatever actions are deemed necessary including referrals to the Attorney General for review.
Companions:
HB 1637 Vaught, DeAnn (Same As)
  4- 8-21 G Law without signature (Act: 608)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 S Filed
03-04-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-11-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-11-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...S-State Agencies
03-11-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-15-21 S Amendment adopted
03-16-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-16-21 S On floor for consideration
03-16-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 26/N: 6)
03-16-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
04-19-21 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-State Agencies
04-19-21 H Returned to the Senate
04-19-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration


SB 473   
Irvin, Missy (R)
Johnson, Lee (R)
Establishes as state park restaurant private club permit and levies supplemental taxes.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 S Filed
03-04-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-16-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-16-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 d Local Affairs ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-17-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-17-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-22-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-22-21 S On floor for consideration
03-22-21 S Failed (Vote: N: 20/Y: 8)
03-22-21 S Motion to expunge vote carried
04-08-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-08-21 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-08-21 S Withdrawn from further consideration


SB 479   
Tucker, Clarke (D)
Collins, Andrew (D)
Authorizes restaurants to expand outdoor dining without approval from the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division if the expansion is approved by the local government zoning authority.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 S Filed
03-04-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-18-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-23-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-22-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-23-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-23-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 d Local Affairs ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-29-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-29-21 S Amendment 2 adopted
03-30-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-30-21 S On floor for consideration
03-30-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-30-21 S Emergency clause adopted
03-30-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Rules
03-31-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-01-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-01-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-07-21 H Meeting set for 12:00 p.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Rules
04-07-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Rules
04-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-08-21 H [H] 20210408/-1/21522 (14:38:46)
04-08-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 76/N: 12)
04-08-21 H Emergency clause adopted
04-08-21 S Received from House as amended - Calendar
04-12-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-12-21 S Senate concurred in House amendment
04-12-21 S Emergency clause adopted
04-12-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-13-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-14-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 705 )


SB 516   
Leding, Greg (D) Revises criminal background check requirements for paid canvassers, requiring they apply for a check at least 30 days prior to collecting signatures but repealing the requirement that the criminal record search be obtained 30 days prior.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-10-21 S Filed
03-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-18-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-17-21 S Removed from committee agenda S-State Agencies


SB 517   
Ballinger, Bob (R) Transfers oversight authority for solid waste management districts from the Division of Environmental Quality to the Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Adds a position to the Commission with expertise in solid waste management.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-10-21 S Filed
03-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-12-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-12-21 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-21 S Referred to interim committee or ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
06-08-21 S Assigned study proposal number - see ISP 77


SB 518   
Ballinger, Bob (R) Transfers the Solid Waste Management and Recycling Fund from the Division of Environmental Quality to the Department of Finance and Administration. Repeals the provision designating a percentage of the Fund for use by the Division.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-10-21 S Filed
03-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-12-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-12-21 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-21 S Referred to interim committee or ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
06-08-21 S Assigned study proposal number - see ISP 78


SB 528   
Sample, Bill (R)
Warren, Les (R)
Requires the Dept. of Finance and Administration to provide reports to counties and cities containing data on sales tax rebates and credits awarded for local sales and use tax rebates, and for purchased property used in construction contracts.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-11-21 S Filed
03-11-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ation ...S-Revenue and Taxation
03-31-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-05-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-05-21 S On floor for consideration
04-05-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-05-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
04-13-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-13-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Revenue and Taxation
04-15-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-15-21 H [H] 20210415/-1/21587 (15:35:36)
04-15-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 2)
04-19-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-20-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 776 )


SB 538   
Leding, Greg (D) Creates a public house permit for on-premises alcohol consumption, adding the public house permit to sections for permitted alcohol sales at hotels and restaurants.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-15-21 S Filed
03-16-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 610   
Flippo, Scott (R)
McCollum, Austin (R)
Requires specific statements in any required newspaper publication made by a county or municipality; statement must include which public entity paid for the required publication and the amount paid.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-29-21 S Filed
03-29-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-01-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-05-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-05-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-08-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-08-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-12-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-12-21 S On floor for consideration
04-12-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 1)
04-12-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-21-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-21-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-22-21 H On floor for consideration
04-22-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 85/N: 2)
04-23-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-27-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 954 )


SB 635   
Hester, Bart (R)
Ray, David (R)
Sets the date for most special elections as the presidential preferential primary date or the general election date in a year in which those elections are held, otherwise on the third Tuesday in May or the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
Companions:
HB 1368 Ray, David (Same As)
  2-10-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 46/Y: 46)
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-05-21 S Filed
04-05-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-09-21 S Removed from committee agenda S-State Agencies
04-14-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed


SB 647   
Dismang, Jonathan (R) Requires annual audits for water and sewer services systems with 2,000 service connections, an increase over the current minimum numbers that trigger various audits.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-07-21 S Filed
04-07-21 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-13-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-14-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-14-21 S On floor for consideration
04-14-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-14-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-19-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-19-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-21-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-21-21 H [H] 20210421/-1/21637 (14:16:16)
04-21-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 1)
04-22-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-26-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 907 )


SB 683   
Hammer, Kim (R)
Warren, Les (R)
Requires the Treasurer of State to create the Arkansas Plan Portal to contain listing information for small businesses and potential investment advisors.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-13-21 S Filed
04-13-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
04-20-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-27-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-27-21 S Withdrawn from further consideration


SB 702   
Joint Budget Amends the Revenue Stabilization Law.
Companions:
HB 1949 Jean, Lane (Same As)
  4-30-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1099)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-20-21 S Filed
04-20-21 S Introduced and referred to Joint Budget
04-22-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-22-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...Joint Budget
04-26-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-26-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-26-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-26-21 S Emergency clause adopted
04-27-21 H Received in the House - Referred to calendar
04-27-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 3)
04-27-21 H Emergency clause adopted
04-27-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-28-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1011 )


SJR 10   
Davis, Breanne (R)
Cavenaugh, Frances (R)
To amend the constitution to authorize the legislature to enter special session when two-thirds of the legislature submits signatures, or by joint proclamation of the Speaker of the House and Senate President Pro Tempore.
Companions:
HJR1001 Cavenaugh, Frances (Same As)
  4-19-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 S Filed
02-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-16-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-13-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...S-State Agencies
04-13-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-14-21 S Re-referred to committee S-State Agencies
04-19-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-State Agencies
04-19-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 ...S-State Agencies
04-19-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-20-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-20-21 S Amendment 2 adopted
04-21-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-21-21 S Adopted (Vote: Y: 30/N: 2)
04-21-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
04-22-21 H Meeting set for 9:15 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-State Agencies
04-22-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
04-22-21 H On floor for consideration
04-22-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 82/N: 9)
04-23-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor


SJR 13   
Rapert, Jason (R)
Gazaway, Jimmy (R)
A Constitutional Amendment ensuring citizens of the state a fundamental right to keep and bear arms for their common and individual defense and for hunting and recreational purposes and prohibiting infringement by state entities.
Companions:
HJR1023 Gazaway, Jimmy (Same As)
  3-15-21 H On agenda for committee discussion, H-State Agencies
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 S Filed
02-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-23-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-22-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-23-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-23-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-13-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...S-State Agencies
04-13-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-15-21 S Amendment 2 adopted


SJR 15   
Clark, Alan (R) A Constitutional Amendment requiring the Governor to convene the General Assembly in extraordinary session on the 31st day of a declared emergency that lasts at least 30 days.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 S Filed
02-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
02-22-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-23-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-23-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-30-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies


SJR 17   
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Gonzales, Justin (R)
A Constitutional Amendment to amend laws concerning a review of the constitutionality of certain federal actions prior to their implementation (Shell resolution).
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 S Filed
02-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies


SJR 18   
Clark, Alan (R) Requests that Congress take action to propose a constitutional amendment providing that the U.S. Supreme Court be composed of nine justices.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 S Filed
02-10-21 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-23-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-22-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-23-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-23-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-13-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
04-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-15-21 S Adopted
04-15-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
04-26-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-26-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
04-27-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-27-21 H [H] 20210427/-1/21702 (11:14:13)
04-27-21 H Adopted
04-27-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor


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