ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Transportation
06-10-2021 - 18:02:12

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Track: Transportation   Request Date: 0- 0-0000 thru 99-99-9999

HB 1022   
Fite, Charlene (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Sets the times that lights are required for motor vehicles, ATVs, and golf carts operating on or crossing highways, to the time between sunset and sunrise instead of one-half hour after sunset and one-half hour before sunrise.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 12-04-20 H Filed
01-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
01-28-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
01-28-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
02-02-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-02-21 H [H] 20210202/-1/21067 (13:09:32)
02-02-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 55/N: 19)
02-02-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-09-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-30-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass H-Education


HB 1115   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Exempts vehicles that have a gross weight of less than 26,000 pounds from the Motor Carrier Act, unless designated as transporting hazardous materials or designed to transport more than 15 passengers.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-11-21 H Filed
01-11-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
01-28-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
01-28-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
02-01-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-01-21 H [H] 20210201/-1/21052 (13:30:32)
02-01-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 0)
02-01-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-09-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-10-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-22-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-22-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-02-21 S Meeting set for 11:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-02-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-03-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-03-21 S On floor for consideration
03-03-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
03-03-21 H Received from Senate as amended - referred to H-Public Transportation
03-11-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
03-11-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
03-15-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-15-21 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
03-16-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-17-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 389 )


HB 1227   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Amends the Minimum Wage Act, defining time spent by a motor carrier driver that is not subject to minimum wage or overtime liability of the employer, including traveling to/from their residence and logging off-duty or sleeper berth time.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
01-21-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
01-28-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
01-28-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-01-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-01-21 H [H] 20210201/-1/21052 (13:28:34)
02-01-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
02-01-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-03-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 130 ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-03-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-04-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-04-21 S On floor for consideration
02-04-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
02-05-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-09-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 91 )


HB 1230   
Richmond, Marcus (R)
Johnson, Blake (R)
Increases the maximum weight threshold of a motor vehicle, as defined under the New Motor Vehicle Quality Assurance Act, from 13,000 pounds to 14,000 pounds.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-21-21 H Filed
01-21-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
01-26-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
01-26-21 H Amendment(s) Filed
01-26-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended tation ...H-Public Transportation
01-27-21 H Placed on the House calendar
01-27-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
01-28-21 H Placed on the House calendar
01-28-21 H [H] 20210128/-1/21046 (13:07:34)
01-28-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 0)
01-28-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-02-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-02-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-03-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-03-21 S On floor for consideration
02-03-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
02-04-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-09-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 92 )


HB 1418   
Beck, Rick (R) Increases the maximum height of a vehicle operating on state highways from 13 feet 6 inches to 14 feet.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-04-21 H Filed
02-04-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H [H] 20210407/-1/21496 (13:33:51)
04-07-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
04-07-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-15-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-15-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
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
04-23-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 871 )


HB 1495   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Gilmore, Ben (R)
Permits a maximum gross weight of 90,000 pounds for a 5-axle vehicle transporting precursor raw materials for paper products, unfinished and unprocessed forest products, or logs, with requirements.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-10-21 H Filed
02-10-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
02-23-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
02-23-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
02-24-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-24-21 H Passed over on calendar
04-20-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-20-21 H [H] 20210420/-1/21626 (13:51:30)
04-20-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 29/Y: 50)
04-20-21 H [H] 20210420/-1/21626 (13:59:24)
04-20-21 H Motion to expunge vote carried
04-20-21 H [H] 20210420/-1/21626 (15:30:30)
04-20-21 H Failed (Vote: N: 31/Y: 48)
04-20-21 H Clincher adopted
04-21-21 H Motion to expunge vote carried
06-04-21 H Assigned study proposal number - see ISP 12


HB 1524   
Miller, Josh (R) Requires a minimum of two crew members for operation of a freight, passenger or commuter Class I railroad train subject to specified penalties for noncompliance; lists a number of exceptions.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 02-22-21 H Filed
02-23-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
03-09-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
03-09-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 3/N: 12)


HB 1560   
Christiansen, Craig (R) Creates a repossession towing license under the Towing and Recovery Board and adjusts membership of the Board.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-24-21 H Filed
02-24-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
03-19-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-22-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-22-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H [H] 20210407/-1/21496 (13:37:41)
04-07-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 86/N: 6)
04-07-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-15-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-15-21 S On floor for consideration
04-15-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
04-16-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-20-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 789 )


HB 1562   
McCollum, Austin (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Makes various changes to autonomous vehicle regulations and limits local entities' authority to impose requirements. Authorizes on-demand driverless capable vehicle networks, which may connect a passenger or goods to a fully autonomous vehicle.
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-24-21 H Filed
02-24-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
03-04-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-08-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
03-11-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-16-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
03-15-21 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-16-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
03-17-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-17-21 H Passed over on calendar
03-18-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-18-21 H [H] 20210318/-1/21374 (13:38:28)
03-18-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 0)
03-18-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-30-21 S Meeting set for 11:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-30-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-30-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 Technology & Leg. A ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-31-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-31-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-01-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-01-21 S On floor for consideration
04-01-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-05-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-05-21 H House concurred in Senate amendment 1
04-06-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-08-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 619 )


HB 1600   
Meeks, Stephen (R) Charges the State Highway Commission with developing and encouraging a 'dig once policy' to expand broadband within the state by installing empty conduit pipe in state highway right-of-ways for access by telecommunications providers.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-02-21 H Filed
03-02-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Communications and Information Technology
03-04-21 H Meeting set for 11:30 a.m. - MAC Room B hnology ...H-Communications and Information Technology
04-13-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-13-21 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Communications and Information Technol
04-13-21 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1631   
Flowers, Vivian (D)
Chesterfield, Linda (D)
Sets the maximum length of a railroad train operating on a main line or branch line at 8,500 feet subject to administrative penalties imposed by the Department of Transportation.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-03-21 H Filed
03-03-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
03-11-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
03-11-21 H Moved to deferred list H-Public Transportation
03-23-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
03-23-21 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 4/N: 10)


HB 1674   
Wardlaw, Jeff (R)
Gilmore, Ben (R)
Authorizes the State Highway Commission to issue a special one-year permit, upon application, for a truck tractor or single semitrailer to haul forestry equipment exceeding the maximum gross weight as provided in 27-35-203; sets maximum fee.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-09-21 H Filed
03-09-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
03-11-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
03-11-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
03-15-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-15-21 H [H] 20210315/-1/21342 (13:26:45)
03-15-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
03-15-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-18-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-18-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-22-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-22-21 S On floor for consideration
03-22-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
03-23-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-24-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 451 )


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 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 1767   
Johnson, Lee (R) Allows the operation of an automated personal delivery device in pedestrian areas and on certain roads and streets. Places restrictions on the manner and locations in which it can be operated.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-17-21 H Filed
03-17-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-13-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
04-13-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
04-14-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-14-21 H [H] 20210414/-1/21569 (14:35:57)
04-14-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 1)
04-14-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-20-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-20-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-21-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-21-21 S On floor for consideration
04-21-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 26/N: 3)
04-22-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-26-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 926 )


HB 1782   
Beck, Rick (R)
Johnson, Mark (R)
Makes highway revenue interest income available for workforce development grants in the transportation field.
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-18-21 H Filed
03-18-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H [H] 20210407/-1/21496 (13:35:55)
04-07-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 0)
04-07-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-15-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-15-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
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: 884 )


HB 1846   
Holcomb, Mike (R)
Johnson, Blake (R)
Raises the fee for issuance of a commercial driver license from $41.00 to $50.00 and extends the period of validity from four to five years; distributes $25.00 of the fee to the Revenue Division and $25.00 in a manner as set out in 27-16-801(d).
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-31-21 H Filed
03-31-21 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H [H] 20210407/-1/21496 (13:42:16)
04-07-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 94/N: 0)
04-07-21 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-13-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. 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: 33/N: 0)
04-15-21 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-19-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 753 )


SB 75   
Johnson, Mark (R) Makes changes to Amendments 91 and 101 to allow revenues from taxes levied therein to go to fund multilane highway construction and improvement projects in addition to four-lane highway projects.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-11-21 S Filed
01-11-21 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
04-22-21 S Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-22-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-State Agencies
04-26-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-26-21 S On floor for consideration
04-26-21 S Motion for immediate consideration carried
04-26-21 S Failed (Vote: N: 17/Y: 9)
04-26-21 S Emergency clause failed
04-26-21 S Referred to interim committee ...S-State Agencies
06-08-21 S Assigned study proposal number - see ISP 62


SB 117   
Johnson, Mark (R)
Mayberry, Julie (R)
Repeals the additional registration fee paid for hybrid vehicles but retains the additional fee requirement for electric vehicles.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 01-13-21 S Filed
01-13-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
01-28-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
01-28-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-27-21 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affa
04-27-21 S Referred to interim committee eg. Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
06-08-21 S Assigned study proposal number - see ISP 64


SB 225   
Johnson, Blake (R)
Holcomb, Mike (R)
Reduces the fee for registering a hybrid vehicle from $100 to $50. Defines plug-in hybrid vehicle and retains the $100 fee for those types of hybrid vehicles. Retains the $200 additional fee for electric vehicles.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 01-27-21 S Filed
01-27-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-24-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
02-25-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-25-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
03-02-21 S Meeting set for 11:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-02-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-03-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-03-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 32/N: 0)
03-03-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Transportation
03-09-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
03-09-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
03-15-21 H Placed on the House calendar
03-15-21 H [H] 20210315/-1/21342 (14:21:49)
03-15-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 92/N: 1)
03-16-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-17-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 376 )


SB 245   
Johnson, Blake (R)
Holcomb, Mike (R)
Disqualifies a person from operating a commercial motor vehicle for life if the commercial driver uses a commercial vehicle in the commission of a felony involving a severe form of human trafficking; sets eligibility for reinstatement at 10 years.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-01-21 S Filed
02-01-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-04-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
02-04-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
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 Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Transportation
02-11-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
02-10-21 H Meeting cancelled for 02/11/21 ...H-Public Transportation
02-23-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
02-23-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Public Transportation
02-24-21 H Placed on the House calendar
02-24-21 H [H] 20210224/-1/21215 (14:13:15)
02-24-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
02-25-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-01-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 160 )


SB 261   
Clark, Alan (R) Requires vehicle identification number verification prior to the sale of a three-, four- or six-wheeled all terrain vehicle.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-02-21 S Filed
02-02-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-27-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-27-21 S Referred to interim committee eg. Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
06-08-21 S Assigned study proposal number - see ISP 66


SB 478   
Tucker, Clarke (D)
McElroy, Mark (R)
Requires railroad carriers during a national pandemic to comply with the workplace guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; requires the Department of Health to impose administrative penalties for noncompliance.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-04-21 S Filed
03-04-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-15-21 S 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-19-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-20-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
04-19-21 S Amendment 1 adopted
04-22-21 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs


SB 481   
Dismang, Jonathan (R) Allows 100 percent of the public roads improvements tax credit to be taken in a single year, instead of limiting it to 50 percent. Extends the carry-forward period for the credit from three to ten years.
Position: Our Package
Bill History: 03-05-21 S Filed
03-08-21 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 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: 35/N: 0)
04-01-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Revenue and Taxation
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 2:00 p.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-06-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Revenue and Taxation
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H [H] 20210407/-1/21496 (14:19:47)
04-07-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)
04-08-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-12-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 628 )


SB 542   
Dismang, Jonathan (R)
McNair, Ron (R)
Requires the State Highway Commission to submit proposed contracts related to implementation of the recommendations from the study required by Act 298 of 2019 to the Legislative Council for review and a public comment period.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-16-21 S Filed
03-16-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-23-21 S Meeting set for 11:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court Affairs ...S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. Affairs
03-23-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Transportation, Technology & Leg. 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)
03-29-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room C ...H-Public Transportation
04-06-21 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
04-06-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass as amended 1 tation ...H-Public Transportation
04-07-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-07-21 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-08-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-08-21 H [H] 20210408/-1/21522 (14:19:32)
04-08-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 91/N: 0)
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 Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-13-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-16-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 739 )


SB 637   
Irvin, Missy (R) Transfers administration of the Arkansas Unpaved Roads Program from the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission to the Department of Agriculture.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-06-21 S Filed
04-06-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Agriculture and Economic Development
04-08-21 S Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - Room 130 nt ...S-Agriculture and Economic Development
04-08-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Agriculture and Economic Development
04-12-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-12-21 S On floor for consideration
04-12-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-12-21 H Received in the House - Referred to 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 H-Agriculture, Forestry, Economic Development
04-20-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-20-21 H [H] 20210420/-1/21626 (14:41:57)
04-20-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 90/N: 0)
04-21-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-25-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 901 )


SB 706   
Ballinger, Bob (R) Excludes the Arkansas Department of Transportation and the State Highway Commissions from provisions placing restrictions on the use of eminent domain by a state agency for public use.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-21-21 S Filed
04-21-21 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
04-21-21 S Committee motion to suspend rules carried
04-21-21 S Reported from committee - Do pass S-Judiciary
04-22-21 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-22-21 S On floor for consideration
04-22-21 S Passed (Vote: Y: 29/N: 3)
04-23-21 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Judiciary
04-26-21 H Meeting set for 9:30 a.m. - MAC Room A ...H-Judiciary
04-26-21 H Reported from committee - Do pass H-Judiciary
04-27-21 H Placed on the House calendar
04-27-21 H [H] 20210427/-1/21702 (14:41:00)
04-27-21 H Passed (Vote: Y: 85/N: 1)
04-27-21 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-29-21 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1044 )


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