ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Construction and Real Estate
05-03-2019 - 16:32:13

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Track: Construction & Real Estate   Request Date: 0- 0-0000 thru 99-99-9999

HB 1060   
Lynch, Roger (R) Implements requirement for continuing education for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration licensees, providing that all applications after July 1, 2020 must be accompanied by proof of completion of mandated courses.
Position: Monitor-Support
Bill History: 12-20-18 H Filed
01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-05-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-04-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-05-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-05-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-07-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-07-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 9/N: 9)
03-14-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor


HB 1161   
Dotson, Jim (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to state procurement law, adding procedures and requirements for service contracts.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-15-19 H Filed
01-15-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
01-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
01-28-19 H [H] 20190128/-1/16644 (13:49:52)
01-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
01-28-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-19-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-State Agencies
02-20-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-20-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-25-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-19 S On floor for consideration
02-25-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-25-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
03-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 417 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1162   
Dotson, Jim (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to state procurement law, adding contract review procedures and requiring contractors to ensure compliance with this chapter in cooperation with state agencies.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-15-19 H Filed
01-15-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
01-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
01-28-19 H [H] 20190128/-1/16644 (13:54:26)
01-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 0)
01-28-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-19-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-State Agencies
02-20-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-20-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-25-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-19 S On floor for consideration
02-25-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-25-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
03-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 418 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1178   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to State Procurement Law, including the timeframe for providing notice of competitive bidding, time discounts, and procedures for the Office of Procurement in evaluating, entering and rejecting bids and training vendors.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-31-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-30-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
01-30-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended No. 1 ...H-State Agencies
02-04-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-19 H [H] 20190204/-1/16718 (13:35:03)
02-04-19 H Amendment adopted
02-06-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-06-19 H [H] 20190206/-1/16751 (13:48:33)
02-06-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
02-06-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-21-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-21-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-21-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-State Agencies
02-25-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-27-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-27-19 S On floor for consideration
02-27-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
02-27-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
03-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 419 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1179   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to State Procurement Law relating to aggrieved bidders and the process for protesting solicitations and awards. Requires the State Procurement Director to create a written delegation order when delegating authority.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
01-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
01-28-19 H [H] 20190128/-1/16644 (13:56:31)
01-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 1)
01-28-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-19-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-State Agencies
02-20-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-20-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-25-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-19 S On floor for consideration
02-25-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-25-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
03-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 420 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1180   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Requires the State Procurement Director to identify and prioritize opportunities for awarding mandatory state contracts under cooperative purchasing agreements.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
01-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
01-28-19 H [H] 20190128/-1/16644 (13:58:08)
01-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 90/N: 1)
01-28-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-19-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-20-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-19-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-State Agencies
02-20-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-25-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-19 S On floor for consideration
02-25-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-25-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
03-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 421 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1181   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Makes various changes to State Procurement Law, including prohibiting a firm that has an existing state contract under which it has demonstrated poor material performance from submitting additional bids.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-16-19 H Filed
01-16-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
01-23-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
01-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
01-28-19 H [H] 20190128/-1/16644 (13:59:46)
01-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
01-28-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
02-26-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-26-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-26-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-State Agencies
02-27-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-27-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-28-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-28-19 S On floor for consideration
02-28-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
02-28-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
03-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 422 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1255   
Dotson, Jim (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Requires professional licensing boards and other entities to adopt the least restrictive requirements for reciprocal licensing of persons who hold relevant licenses in other states, through issuance of temporary 90-day licenses.
Companions:
HB 1301 Cozart, Bruce (Related)
  7-24-19 G Effective date
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-24-19 H Filed
01-24-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
01-31-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
01-31-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-04-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-04-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-12-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-12-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-14-19 H [H] 20190214/-1/16808 (13:21:09)
02-14-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 90/N: 1)
02-14-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-25-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-22-19 S Meeting cancelled for 03/25/19 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-27-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-27-19 S Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 3/N: 4)
04-03-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-03-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended Welfare and Labor ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-04-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-05-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-05-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-08-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-08-19 S On floor for consideration
04-08-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-08-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-09-19 H Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-09-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-10-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-10-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment No. 1
04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1011 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1271   
Rushing, Laurie (R) Requires applications for real estate licensing course approval to be submitted by December 31 preceding the year the course is to be taught, and sets January 15 as the deadline for course approval by the Real Estate Commission.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-28-19 H Filed
01-28-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
02-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Insurance and Commerce


HB 1330   
House, Douglas (R) Prohibits a public employee from soliciting or receiving a prize, donation, gift or other compensation.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 01-31-19 H Filed
01-31-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Rules
02-20-19 H Meeting set for 11:59 a.m. - MAC Room A ...H-Rules
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Rules


HB 1410   
Gazaway, Jimmy (R) Establishes the obligations of residential landlords and residential tenants with regard to minimum habitability standards for tenants of residential realty.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-07-19 H Filed
02-08-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
02-27-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
02-27-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-28-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
03-08-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-11-19 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-18-19 H Meeting set for Upon adjournment ...H-Insurance and Commerce
03-18-19 H Committee motion for D.P. as amended Failed (Vote: Y: 10/N: 5)
03-25-19 H Meeting set for Upon adjournment of House - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
03-25-19 H Meeting cancelled for 03/25/19 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
04-09-19 H Meeting set for Call of the Chair - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Insurance and Commerce


HB 1493   
Rye, Johnny (R)
Sample, Bill (R)
Lowers the threshold for renovation expenses to qualify under the historic rehabilitation tax credit, for non-income producing properties, from $25,000 in renovation expenses to $5,000.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-18-19 H Filed
02-18-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
02-21-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
02-20-19 H Meeting cancelled for 02/21/19 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
02-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
02-26-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Revenue and Taxation
02-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-28-19 H [H] 20190228/-1/16913 (13:47:47)
02-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 0)
02-28-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Revenue and Taxation
03-06-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-Revenue and Taxation
03-06-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Revenue and Taxation
03-07-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-07-19 S On floor for consideration
03-07-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
03-08-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-14-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 470 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1499   
Maddox, John (R) Changes a newspaper notice requirements for statutorily foreclosed land sales, to require the mortgagee or trustee to publish the notice in statewide newspaper only when the county does not have a newspaper of general circulation.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-18-19 H Filed
02-18-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
02-20-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
02-20-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Insurance and Commerce
02-25-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-25-19 H [H] 20190225/-1/16868 (14:31:31)
02-25-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 90/N: 2)
02-25-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Insurance and Commerce
03-26-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Insurance and Commerce
03-26-19 S Moved to deferred list S-Insurance and Commerce
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Insurance and Commerce


HB 1538   
Clowney. Nicole (D) Allows tenants who are the victims of documented incidents of domestic abuse to terminate residential tenancy without penalty.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Filed
02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
03-20-19 H Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
03-20-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Insurance and Commerce
03-25-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-25-19 H [H] 20190325/-1/17106 (16:04:54)
03-25-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 0)
03-26-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Insurance and Commerce
04-02-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...S-Insurance and Commerce
04-02-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Insurance and Commerce
04-04-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-04-19 S On floor for consideration
04-04-19 S Failed (Vote: N: 9/Y: 13)
04-04-19 S Motion to expunge vote carried
04-04-19 S Motion to sound ballot carried
04-04-19 S Motion to expunge vote carried
04-04-19 S Motion to suspend rules failed
04-24-19 S Died on the Senate calendar


HB 1559   
Jean, Lane (R)
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Requires notice to the county assessor when mineral rights are subject to a division order or declaration of interest. Exempts the required electronic format for operators of ten or fewer producing wells. Establishes penalties for noncompliance.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Filed
02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-06-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 restry, Economic Dev ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-11-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-19 H [H] 20190311/-1/16984 (13:43:50)
03-11-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 0)
03-11-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-14-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 309 nt ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-14-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-18-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-18-19 S On floor for consideration
03-18-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
03-19-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 538 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1572   
Ladyman, Jack (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Changes the threshold amount for a contractor's requirement to furnish a bond when entering a public capital improvement project, from a minimum $20,000 contract to the threshold amount for publication of notice to receive bids, currently $35,000.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Filed
02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-05-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-05-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H [H] 20190307/-1/16951 (14:11:32)
03-07-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 0)
03-07-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-25-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-22-19 S Meeting cancelled for 03/25/19 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-27-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-27-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-28-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-28-19 S On floor for consideration
03-28-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-29-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-02-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 658 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1659   
Boyd, Justin (R)
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Provides that a county equalization board does not have jurisdiction over, and shall not accept an application for adjustment for the valuation of producing mineral rights.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Filed
03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H [H] 20190307/-1/16951 (14:15:52)
03-07-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 0)
03-07-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-12-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 309 nt ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-12-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-13-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-13-19 S On floor for consideration
03-13-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 25/N: 4)
03-14-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-18-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 509 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1663   
Kelly, Jasen (R)
English, Jane (R)
Requires a majority of the landowners in an improvement district with fewer than 1,000 landowners to approve it may issue bonds or approve a transaction that would add to the indebtedness of the district.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Filed
03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-06-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 d Local Affairs ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-11-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-19 H Re-referred to committee H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-13-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-13-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 2 d Local Affairs ...H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-13-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-14-19 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-18-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-19 H [H] 20190318/-1/17040 (14:39:03)
03-18-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 0)
03-18-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-26-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-26-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-26-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended d Local Affairs ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-27-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-27-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-28-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-28-19 S On floor for consideration
03-28-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-28-19 S Re-referred to committee H-City, County and Local Affairs
03-29-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass H-City, County and Local Affairs
04-01-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-01-19 H [H] 20190401/-1/17174 (13:43:42)
04-01-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment No. 1
04-02-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-04-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 708 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1693   
Wing, Carlton (R)
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Extends the sunset date for the transportation construction project pilot program for the manager-general contractor method of procurement. Increases the number of projects authorized under the pilot program.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Filed
03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
03-14-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Public Transportation
03-14-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-14-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 tation ...H-Public Transportation
03-18-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-19-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-19-19 H [H] 20190319/-1/17058 (14:15:16)
03-19-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 2)
03-19-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-01-19 S Meeting set for Upon Adjournment - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-01-19 S Committee motion for D.P. as amended Failed (Vote: Y: 3/N: 3)
04-03-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Old Supreme Cou Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-03-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-04-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended No. 1 Technology & Leg. A ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-05-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-05-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-08-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-08-19 S On floor for consideration
04-08-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
04-08-19 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-Public Transportation
04-09-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - MAC Room B ...H-Public Transportation
04-09-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
04-10-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-10-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment No. 1
04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1019 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1796   
Della Rosa, Jana (R)
Bledsoe, Cecile (R)
Requires ADEQ to notify adjacent landowners of new applications for permits or modifications to existing permits by certified mail and to consider input received in the department's decision to approve or deny the permit or modification.
Position: Monitor-Opposed
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Filed
03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-19-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-20-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-20-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-20-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1850   
McCollum, Austin (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Empower Independent Contractors Act amending the definitions of 'employee,' 'employer' and 'employment status' on the basis of the twenty factor test enumerated by the Internal Revenue Service.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-15-19 H Filed
03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-28-19 H [H] 20190328/-1/17152 (14:36:34)
03-28-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 82/N: 9)
04-01-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-03-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-03-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
04-09-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-09-19 S On floor for consideration
04-09-19 S Failed (Vote: N: 4/Y: 23)
04-09-19 S Motion to expunge vote carried
04-09-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 24/N: 4)
04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-16-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1055 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 44   
Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board for fiscal 2019-20 operations.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-03-19 S Filed
01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to Joint Budget
01-23-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass Joint Budget
01-24-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-28-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
01-28-19 S Emergency clause adopted
01-28-19 H Received in the House - Referred to calendar
01-29-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
01-29-19 H Emergency clause adopted
01-31-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 21 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


SB 279   
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Warren, Les (R)
In condemnation proceedings entitles property owners to an award of reasonable attorney's fees that are calculated on an hourly basis.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Filed
02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
03-13-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-13-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-14-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-14-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-18-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-18-19 S Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed
04-08-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Judiciary


SB 280   
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Warren, Les (R)
Entitles property owners to an award of compensation in condemnation actions relating to the amount by which the final award exceeds the amount of the final written good faith offer, rather than the final amount of money deposited.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Filed
02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
03-13-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-13-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-14-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-14-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-08-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Judiciary


SB 281   
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Warren, Les (R)
Requires persons performing work under a contract with state agencies or political subdivisions to verify the hours worked on a computer.
Position: Monitor-Opposed
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Filed
02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-20-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Old Supreme Cou Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-19-19 S Meeting cancelled for 02/20/19 Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-25-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Old Supreme Cou Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-26-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affa
03-26-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration


SB 282   
Garner, Trent (R)
Bragg, Ken (R)
Reduces the percent of ownership interest in timber property that must give consent before removal and sale of timber when the co-owners or co-heirs are unknown or unlocatable, from 80 percent to 60 percent.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Filed
02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Agriculture and Economic Development
02-26-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 309 nt ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
02-26-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-27-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-26-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended Economic Developmen ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
02-27-19 S Passed over on calendar
02-27-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-28-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-28-19 S On floor for consideration
02-28-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 23/N: 3)
02-28-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-06-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-06-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-07-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-07-19 H [H] 20190307/-1/16951 (15:08:31)
03-07-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 1)
03-11-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-13-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 451 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 283   
Garner, Trent (R) Repeals the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Sets a three-year period before a non-relative who purchases at least 10 acres, but less than 50 percent of a property, has a cause of action to partition the land.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Filed
02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
04-03-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
04-12-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-Judiciary
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-Judiciary


SB 296   
Hammer, Kim (R)
Lundstrum, Robin (R)
Requires the Department of Workforce Services to establish a policy requiring all employees and contractors to submit to a criminal background check.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-11-19 S Filed
02-11-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-13-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - 2/13/19 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-13-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-19-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-19-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-19-19 S Emergency clause adopted
02-19-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-26-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-05-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-05-19 H [H] 20190305/-1/16935 (14:16:26)
03-05-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
03-05-19 H Emergency clause adopted
03-06-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-08-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 373 )
03-08-19 G Effective date


SB 319   
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Gonzales, Justin (R)
Provides additional hearing and notice requirements when a local government agency is taking an abandoned or blighted property for remediation. Authorizes the property owner to file an action in circuit court.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-13-19 S Filed
02-13-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
03-06-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-05-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-06-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-18-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-19-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-20-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-20-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-20-19 S Amendment 2 adopted
03-27-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-27-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended ...S-Judiciary
03-28-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-01-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-19 S Amendment 3 adopted
04-02-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-02-19 S On floor for consideration
04-02-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 1)
04-02-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Judiciary
04-04-19 H Meeting set for Call of the Chair - Room 149 ...H-Judiciary
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Judiciary


SB 342   
Cooper, John (R)
Lundstrum, Robin (R)
Makes various changes to the Contractor's Licensing Board's authority and procedures for for financial statements, surety bond requirements, and other regulatory functions.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Filed
02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
02-21-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
02-21-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
02-21-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-25-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-19 S Motion to suspend rules carried
02-25-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
02-26-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-26-19 S On floor for consideration
02-26-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-26-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-05-19 H Disregard last action
03-12-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-12-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-12-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 Welfare and Labor ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-13-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-13-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-14-19 H On floor for consideration
03-14-19 H Passed over on calendar
03-18-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-19 H [H] 20190318/-1/17040 (15:22:31)
03-18-19 H Passed over on calendar
03-19-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-19-19 H [H] 20190319/-1/17058 (15:48:53)
03-19-19 H Passed over on calendar
03-20-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-20-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-20-19 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-20-19 H Re-referred to committee H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 130 ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 3 Welfare and Labor ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
03-26-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-28-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-28-19 H Amendment 3 adopted
04-01-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-01-19 H [H] 20190401/-1/17174 (15:36:13)
04-01-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 77/N: 0)
04-01-19 H Re-referred to committee S-State Agencies
04-02-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-03-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-03-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-04-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 805 )
07-01-20 G Effective date


SB 393   
Hester, Bart (R)
Dotson, Jim (R)
Requires appraisal management companies to have a verification system in place to ensure compliance.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Filed
02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-05-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-05-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
03-06-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-06-19 S On floor for consideration
03-06-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-06-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
03-13-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Insurance and Commerce
03-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-14-19 H On floor for consideration
03-14-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 85/N: 0)
03-18-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-19-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 513 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 394   
Hester, Bart (R)
Dotson, Jim (R)
Amends provisions for the licensing and certification of appraisers and creates a registration class for apprentices.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Filed
02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-05-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-05-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-05-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
03-06-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-06-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-07-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-07-19 S On floor for consideration
03-07-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
03-07-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-State Agencies
03-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-14-19 H On floor for consideration
03-14-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 85/N: 0)
03-18-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-19-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 514 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 408   
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Requires a closing agent to disclose to prospective purchasers that the property may be located within or near a rural area, and that agricultural activities not meet the standard of a public or private nuisance for noise, odors, or other disturbances.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-25-19 S Filed
02-25-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-07-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 309 nt ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-07-19 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-07-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended Economic Developmen ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
03-11-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-11-19 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-12-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-12-19 S On floor for consideration
03-12-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 2)
03-12-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 velopment ...H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-13-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
03-14-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-14-19 H On floor for consideration
03-14-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 0)
03-18-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-19-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 515 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 551   
English, Jane (R)
Capp, Sarah (R)
Places restrictions on the judicial enforcement of restrictive covenants in certain circumstances and implements procedures for parties to terminate or cancel a restrictive covenant.
Position: Neutral
Bill History: 03-12-19 S Filed
03-12-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
03-18-19 S Meeting set for Upon adjournment of Senate - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
03-19-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Judiciary
03-20-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-20-19 S On floor for consideration
03-20-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 25/N: 5)
03-20-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
03-25-19 H Meeting set for Upon adjournment of House - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
03-25-19 H Meeting cancelled for 03/25/19 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
04-03-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
04-03-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-04-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-05-19 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
04-04-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-09-19 H Meeting set for Call of the Chair - Room 149 ...H-Insurance and Commerce
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Insurance and Commerce


SB 554   
Clark, Alan (R) Requires water providers to extend water service to nonresident consumers and property owners in the accepted service area if requested unless certain listed exceptions apply.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-12-19 S Filed
03-12-19 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-04-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-12-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 622   
Sample, Bill (R)
Warren, Les (R)
Increases the job order contracting bid award limit from $750,000 to $1,000,000 for state agencies and institutions of higher education; repeals the limit of $100,000 for smaller agencies and institutions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-20-19 S Filed
03-20-19 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
03-26-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
03-26-19 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
03-27-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-27-19 S On floor for consideration
03-27-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-27-19 H Received in the House - Referred to H-State Agencies
04-03-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-03-19 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 ...H-State Agencies
04-03-19 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-24-19 H Died on the House calendar


SB 645   
Ballinger, Bob (R) Authorizes the Commissioner of State Lands to sell lands owned by a suburban improvement district and certified to the Commissioner.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-26-19 S Filed
03-26-19 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
03-28-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-02-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-02-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


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