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90TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
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HB 1003    Gazaway, Jimmy (R) Adds various antibullying measures to school policies, including the appointment of a school antibullying specialist in each district and increased notification and reporting requirements for instances of bullying.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
01-29-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1006    Fite, Charlene (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Creates an enhanced criminal penalty for passing a stopped school bus while demonstrating a reckless disregard for the safety of school bus passengers, a class A misdemeanor with a fine between $500 and $2,500.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-18-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 166 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1007    Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Requires school districts to consider a teacher's experience as a teacher in another state for the purposes of determining compensation.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-03-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
04-03-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1008    Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Amends the deadline by which newly-elected school board members must obtain at least nine hours of audit report training; requires completion of requirement by the end of the calendar year after election instead of within 15 months.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-03-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
04-03-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1009    Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Further restricts certain sex offenders from entering a school campus for a kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) program and tightens exceptions for relatives to those within a second degree of consanguinity (was fourth degree).
Companions:
HB 1023 Warren, Les (Same As)
  7-24-19 G Effective date
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-03-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Judiciary
04-03-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1010    Kelly, Jasen (R) To provide immunity from criminal prosecution for mandated reporters who report a child abuse case in good faith. (Shell bill)
Companions:
HB 1022 Dotson, Jim (Same As)
  7-24-19 G Effective date
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
02-25-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Militar
02-25-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1014    Mayberry, Julie (R)
Bledsoe, Cecile (R)
Adds bleeding control training as a required component of high school health courses.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-28-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 245 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1015    Mayberry, Julie (R) Requires a journalism course be offered as an elective in public schools serving grades nine through twelve (9-12), when 15 students request that the school offer the course.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-29-19 H Amendment 4 adopted
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1018    Sorvillo, Jim (R) Increases the number of school districts entitled to nine board members by lowering the population requirements from those with an average daily membership of 24,000 or more to those with an average membership of 20,000 or more.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 824 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1019    Sorvillo, Jim (R)
Davis, Breanne (R)
Requires video cameras to be placed in certain classrooms upon written request by a parent or guardian, school employee, superintendent, principal, etc. and limits the duration of the request to one school year.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Amendment 3 adopted
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1020    Warren, Les (R)
English, Jane (R)
Allows school districts to consider a teacher's experience as a teacher in another state for the purposes of determining placement on the salary schedule.
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-04-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Education
02-20-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Education


HB 1021    Dotson, Jim (R)
English, Jane (R)
Changes the deadline for required training for newly-elected school board members in the reading and interpretation of audit reports to December 31 of the calendar year following the year in which the member was elected.
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-18-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 168 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1022    Dotson, Jim (R)
English, Jane (R)
Grants immunity from criminal prosecution for mandated reporters who report a child abuse case in good faith to the Child Abuse Hotline and further provides an absolute defense to a civil action arising from such a report.
Companions:
HB 1010 Kelly, Jasen (Same As)
  2-25-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 186 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1023    Warren, Les (R)
English, Jane (R)
Further restricts certain sex offenders from entering a school campus for a kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) program and tightens exceptions for relatives to those within a second degree of consanguinity (was fourth degree).
Companions:
HB 1009 Dotson, Jim (Same As)
  4- 3-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
Position: Support
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 187 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1041    Ladyman, Jack (R)
Eads, Lance (R)
Raises the threshold for requiring municipalities to invite competitive bidding for projects from $20,000 to $35,000, adding cities of the second class and incorporated towns. Prohibits dividing projects to remain under the threshold.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-04-19 S Postponed in third reading
04-04-19 S Re-referred to committee S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-City, County and Local Affairs


HB 1145    Cozart, Bruce (R) Creates the Teacher Salary Enhancement Act, increasing the amounts of teachers' compensation on standardized pay scales based on education level and experience for 2019-2021 and projecting increases forward for 2022-2023.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-18-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 170 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


HB 1167    Johnson, Lee (R)
Wallace, David (R)
Provides that students may possess and use topical sunscreen, which is categorized as an over-the-counter drug.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-28-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 247 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1175    Evans, Brian (R)
Garner, Trent (R)
Exempts a student who resides on military base from deadlines that otherwise apply to applications for school transfers under Public School Choice Acts of 2004 and 2015.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-18-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 171 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1182    Fite, Charlene (R)
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Makes the offense of using a cell phone while driving in a school zone a primary offense for which a law enforcement officer may stop a driver for non-compliance.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-28-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 288 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1206    House, Douglas (R) Sets the cost of living adjustment amount for the Teacher Retirement System using the Consumer Price Index, or three percent, whichever is less. Lists individuals who are eligible for the cost of living adjustment.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-27-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried Joint Retirement
02-27-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1223    Gray, Michelle (R)
Irvin, Missy (R)
Declares school bus drivers who are employed to drive regular routes during the annual school year eligible to participate in the State and Public School Life and Health Insurance Program.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-27-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 563 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1224    Gray, Michelle (R)
Sturch, James (R)
Provides that retired members of the Teacher Retirement System who become employed with a covered employer are not exempt from termination for purposes of retirement eligibility if they become reemployed as a bus driver or substitute teacher.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-12-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried Joint Retirement
02-12-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1232    Lowery, Mark (R) Prohibits all payroll deductions for union dues, other than for firefighters, police officers and emergency first responders.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-23-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Public Health, Welfare and Labor
02-14-19 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 1260    Douglas, Dan (R) Levies a wholesale sales tax on motor fuels and directs the proceeds to be deposited as special revenues; requires general revenue in excess of a set annual amount to be transferred to the State Highway and Transportation Department Fund.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-06-19 H Meeting cancelled for 02/07/19 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
03-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Revenue and Taxation


HB 1268    Barker, Sonia (R)
English, Jane (R)
Requires schools to include a literacy plan based on the science of reading in their annual school-level improvement plans.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-06-19 H Placed on the House calendar
02-06-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
02-06-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1273    Pilkington, Aaron (R) Requires the State and Public School Life and Health Insurance Board to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a ridesharing application to determine whether the results support modification of the program.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-28-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Insurance and Commerce
02-13-19 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 1292    Della Rosa, Jana (R) Requires election ballots concerning a millage to include a definition of the term millage and an example of the property tax calculation formula.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-20-20 H Placed on the House calendar
02-20-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-State Agencies
02-20-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1308    Gray, Michelle (R) Limits a disability retiree of the Teacher Retirement System to 80 days of actual service during a fiscal year in order to receive a monthly disability retirement; repeals the authorization to serve longer if in a different capacity from previous position
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-26-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 209 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


HB 1309    Meeks, Stephen (R) The Arkansas Nighttime Environment Act
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-26-19 H [H] 20190326/-1/17118 (13:58:42)
03-26-19 H Failed (Vote: N: 38/Y: 33)
04-24-19 H Died on the House calendar


HB 1319    Vaught, DeAnn (R) Changes eligibility requirements for the Arkansas Teacher of the Year to include any teacher in student contact more than 70 percent of the time and removes the exclusion for guidance counselors and librarians, making them eligible as well.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-28-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 251 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1330    House, Douglas (R) Prohibits a public employee from soliciting or receiving a prize, donation, gift or other compensation.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 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 1356    Davis, Andy (R) Prohibits schools from denying a student access to meal or snack services or taking actions that might stigmatize the student; authorizes schools to contact parents regarding debts and meal benefits; requires a Department of Education study.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-08-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 428 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1361    Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Establishes the Department of Education as a cabinet-level department, transferring 15 state entities to the Department and assigning powers and duties under the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-04-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-12-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...H-State Agencies
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies


HB 1373    Della Rosa, Jana (R) Makes various changes to employment and licensure law, providing that criminal background checks that have been sealed do not disqualify those applicants.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-20-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Judiciary
03-20-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1374    Cavenaugh, Frances (R)
Johnson, Blake (R)
Places a two-year ban former members of the General Assembly taking employment as the director of an educational cooperative or as the director of an area agency on aging.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-03-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 661 )
04-02-19 G Effective date


HB 1390    Lowery, Mark (R) Prohibits school districts from setting a date to begin the school year that is earlier than the third Monday in August. Prohibits any waivers that would allow a school district to set an earlier start date.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
04-09-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
04-09-19 H Referred to interim committee ...H-Education


HB 1396    Bentley, Mary (R) Authorizes school districts to drug test job applicants and randomly drug test current employees.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-06-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 323 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1400    Cozart, Bruce (R) Requires the Department of Education to conduct a biennial study of the Succeed Scholarship Program, including the number of students from different types of schools, the number schools receiving funding, and other data.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 827 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1402    Gonzales, Justin (R)
Wallace, David (R)
Requires any special elections in years with a preferential primary or general election to be held on those election dates; provides dates in May and November for special elections in off-cycle years.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Meeting cancelled for 04/08/19 ...H-State Agencies
04-09-19 H Meeting set for Call of the Chair - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies


HB 1404    Speaks, Nelda (R)
Flippo, Scott (R)
Allows a school district's budget to be published in a newspaper that is not published in the county, but does have a bona fide circulation in the county.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 828 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1409    Della Rosa, Jana (R) Makes changes to provisions for unstructured social time in public elementary schools, requiring a minimum of 40 minutes of instructional time be used for “recess” as defined.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 641 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1412    Eubanks, Jon (R) Prohibits a school district from using public funds to pay a teacher's or classified employee's membership dues in an educational professional organization.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-10-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
04-10-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1413    Lowery, Mark (R) Prohibits a school district from charging private school or home school students for concurrent enrollment courses when the district does not charge public or charter school students for the the courses.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-08-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 429 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1416    Sorvillo, Jim (R) Removes the maximum daily membership, currently 20,000 students, for school districts that are subject to minimum area and attendance requirements.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 528 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1419    Lowery, Mark (R) Requires public schools to adopt policies that allow private school and home school students to enroll in academic courses, provided that their enrollment will not create a financial loss for the district.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-08-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 430 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1420    Boyd, Justin (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Changes the time period for candidate filing and petition circulations for school district board elections to coincide with party filing periods in both even- and odd-numbered years; extends petition circulation period.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-29-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 597 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


HB 1430    Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Removes all references to the word regulation, as it pertains to the rules and regulations of state agencies, in Arkansas Code. (906 page bill).
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-28-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 315 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1432    Mayberry, Julie (R)
Johnson, Mark (R)
Protects freedom of expression for student media, indemnifies school officials or board members from any criminal/civil action action arising from publication and protects students from interference.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H House concurred in Senate amendment No. 1
04-08-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 912 )


HB 1437    Dalby, Carol (R)
Hickey, Jimmy (R)
Creates criminal offenses for persons who fail to correctly report a threat of violence against a school or a student, if they gain knowledge of the threat in the course of their duties and fall within a list of 40 professions and volunteer posts.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 530 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1456    Richey, Chris (D) Requires the State Board of Education to issue standard five-year teaching licenses to teachers licensed in contiguous states. Lowers certification scores by 1-point from the lowest-accepted scores among contiguous state. Makes other changes.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
02-25-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
02-25-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1457    Richey, Chris (D) Declares a student who transfers to a nonresident public school district to be immediately eligible for athletic activities. Provides for the resident district to contest the student's eligibility based on the recruitment by the nonresident district.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
02-25-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
02-25-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1458    Richey, Chris (D) Requires local law enforcement to assign officers for two full weeks of the school year to follow school buses and report observations relating to the enforcement of provisions prohibiting the passing of a school bus while it is stopped.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
03-12-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1467    Lowery, Mark (R) Deems students with disabilities who have an individualized service plan in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act eligible for the Succeed Scholarship Program.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-21-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 548 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1468    Lowery, Mark (R)
Johnson, Mark (R)
Makes changes to school choice laws, changing references to schools in academic distress to schools in need of Level 5 — intensive support or public schools with a rating of “F” under state laws and board rules.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 754 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1480    Joint Budget Reappropriates unspent capital improvement, technology upgrade and matching grant requirement balances to the Department of Education.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-22-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-27-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 230 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


HB 1485    Eubanks, Jon (R)
Sturch, James (R)
Amends provisions for school district use of national school lunch categorical funding.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 532 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1498    Speaks, Nelda (R)
Sturch, James (R)
Adds student management applications, such as attendance, to the financial management functions currently used by schools; removes educational cooperatives from the required use of management applications.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 832 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1507    Davis, Andy (R) Requires that transfer students be eligible to participate in interscholastic activities at the school to which the student has transferred immediately upon being approved if the activity was not offered at the previous school.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-04-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
04-04-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1508    Davis, Andy (R) Declares home-schooled students eligible to participate in interscholastic activities at a private school immediately upon being approved to participate.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-02-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 656 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1511    Lowery, Mark (R) Requires that non-public school students with disabilities, including those enrolled in a private school and those home schooled, be eligible for the Succeed Scholarship Program.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
03-12-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1526    Cozart, Bruce (R) Provides that a school district is eligible to purchase a school bus at a lower interest rate when the purchase is made through the state board's collective purchase of ten or more buses.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
03-19-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1537    Evans, Brian (R)
English, Jane (R)
Adds to the parties subject to compulsory school attendance provisions, including foster parents and others; authorizes early enrollment in kindergarten for students from out of state who arrived under court (custody) or military orders.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 756 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1544    Meeks, Stephen (R)
Sturch, James (R)
Amends various provisions related to school personnel background checks.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 536 )
03-25-19 G Passed (Vote: Y: 90/N: 0)
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1551    Eubanks, Jon (R) Makes various changes to provisions for school notification following conviction or adjudication of a minor.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-29-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 647 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1558    Lowery, Mark (R) Provides that a nonprofit entity that has committed the required $1 million opening fee to an adult education charter school is exempt from any further pledge to operate a second adult education charter school.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 960 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1562    Meeks, Stephen (R)
Irvin, Missy (R)
Authorizes the taxpayer to pay current property taxes owed while appealing an assessment, as an alternative to paying an amount into the registry of the court that is equal to the difference between the assessment and the amount asserted.
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-29-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-02-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 657 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1569    Dotson, Jim (R) Allows public schools to distribute excess food, that which is remaining after a school has served breakfast and lunch, to students within stated guidelines and in compliance with USDA standards.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-27-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-29-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 602 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1573    Cozart, Bruce (R)
English, Jane (R)
Makes various changes and technical corrections to provisions for public schools.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 757 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1607    Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Adds institutions of higher education to the required display of In God We Trust posters that is currently in effect for public school districts.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-29-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 604 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1615    Bentley, Mary (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Establishes a Farm to School and Early Childhood Education Program within the Agriculture Department incorporating school gardens; food, nutrition and agriculture education and procurement of local farm or food products for meals and snacks.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-14-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-18-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 506 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1617    Scott, Jamie (D) Requires schools to adopt specific policies addressing teen dating violence and alleged incidents of teen dating violence.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Placed on the House calendar
03-11-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
03-11-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1621    Dotson, Jim (R)
Bledsoe, Cecile (R)
Requires schools or state agencies that provide education programs concerning risk behavior to utilize a prevention-first and risk avoidance strategy programming message.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 841 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1626    Cloud, Joe (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Requires a public school or school district to offer an academic study of the Bible course if at least 15 students request it.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1016 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1629    Mayberry, Julie (R) Authorizes schools to use national school lunch state categorical funding to maintain a student to nurse ratio of one nurse for every 750 students; provides that schools within one mile may share a nurse to meet a requirement of one per 500 students.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 5/N: 10)
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1638    Allen, Fred (D)
English, Jane (R)
Alters requirements for the issuance of an elementary teaching license or a special education teaching license, removing a mandated pedagogical assessment and requiring instead that applicants demonstrate pedagogical competence.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 540 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1641    Johnson, Lee (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Authorizes the Department of Education in coordination with the Department of Health to promulgate rules relating to scoliosis screening in schools; makes technical corrections.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 843 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1648    Allen, Fred (D) Specifies that materials and resources required for teaching African-American history in public schools include Arkansas civil rights leaders and events during the civil rights era.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1018 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1657    Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Cheatham, Eddie (D)
Adds professional learning credits to teacher accreditation professional development provisions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-03-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 666 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1683    McNair, Ron (R) Excludes two-way radio devices and similar devices from the definition of cellular phone, handheld wireless telephone, etc. for the purpose of permitting their use while operating a school bus.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-27-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 577 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1684    Douglas, Dan (R) Requires that graduates of a public or private high school in Arkansas must have resided in the state for three years at the time of their application to a state supported institution of higher learning in order to qualify for in-state tuition.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 844 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1685    Cozart, Bruce (R)
English, Jane (R)
Increases the per-student foundation funding amount by $118, to $6,899 for the 2019-2020 school year, and sets other public school funding amounts.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-03-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 667 )
04-03-19 G Effective date


HB 1690    Hillman, David (R) Requires school districts to conduct an inspection of athletic equipment once a month and to contract with a company to train personnel in the maintenance and inspection of athletic equipment.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
03-18-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
03-18-19 H Referred to interim committee ...H-Education


HB 1694    Womack, Richard (R)
Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Repeals provisions that established gun-free zones, providing exceptions for college sports events, the State Hospital, UAMS facilities, courtrooms while in session, and corrections facilities.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-14-19 H Amendment 2 adopted
03-19-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 ...H-Judiciary
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Judiciary


HB 1700    Wooten, Jim (R) Sets a 30-day deadline for the Department of Education to inform the school board of a job applicant's eligibility following a background check. Authorizes districts to check nonlicensed employees once per five years.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-16-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1040 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1701    Mayberry, Julie (R) Prohibits a public school student from being charged a prerequisite instruction fee in order to participate in an extracurricular or interscholastic activity, or an organized physical activity as defined.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 847 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1702    Speaks, Nelda (R) Clarifies that notice for school bond sales shall be published in a newspaper that has a bona fide circulation in the county in which the school district is administered.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 848 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1715    Murdock, Reginald (D) Creates designated regional alternative learning environment high schools for students who have been adjudicated; addresses alternative learning environment funding.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1726    Lowery, Mark (R) Turns school foundation funding toward a scholarship for transfer to private school when a parent reports to the public school that a qualifying incident occurred on campus.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
04-09-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
04-09-19 H Referred to interim committee ...H-Education


HB 1730    Hodges, Grant (R)
Johnson, Mark (R)
Authorizes the transfer or assignment of a charter to an eligible entity under the Arkansas Quality Charter Schools Act of 2013.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 761 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1733    Gazaway, Jimmy (R) Establishes a Class C felony for making a threat to commit mass violence on school property, including all daycare, preschool, high school, and higher education properties.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 969 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1745    Johnson, Lee (R)
Irvin, Missy (R)
Authorizes schools to maintain and use a standing prescription for epinephrine auto-injector or albuterol (inhalers) to be used in case of perceived emergency; provides related civil immunity for school employees and physicians.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 851 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1746    Kelly, Jasen (R)
Hammer, Kim (R)
Provides civil and criminal immunity to a person who in good faith notifies the Child Maltreatment Hotline with a reasonable cause to suspect maltreatment.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 970 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1747    Dotson, Jim (R) Authorizes school teachers and administrators to post additional historical documents of significance to American heritage and to require related curriculum and student competency.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 852 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1751    Lundstrum, Robin (R)
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Amends the Minimum Wage Act relating to wage and payment requirements, including requiring the employer to pay a discharged employee within seven days of the next regular payday or pay double the wages due.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 853 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1757    Godfrey, Megan (D) Authorizes teaching license eligibility for non-citizens who are approved for exemption under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy and have a valid employment authorization document.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-07-19 H Filed
03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
03-28-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education


HB 1758    Richardson, Jay (D)
Elliott, Joyce (D)
Creates an intrastate exchange program allowing students in public schools and open-enrollment public schools to study at schools in other communities for a defined period of time.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
04-05-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
04-05-19 H Referred to interim committee ...H-Education


HB 1763    Davis, Andy (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
The Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 910 )
04-11-19 G Effective date


HB 1767    Payton, John (R) Repeals the State Land Use Committee; removes the requirement that the Commissioner appoint an appraiser for all lands to be sold that are larger than 10 acres. Authorizes the Land Commissioner to sell land owned by agencies at auction.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 972 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1772    Lowery, Mark (R) Creates a sales tax exemption for sales to parent teacher organizations; exempts fundraising events of a parent teacher organization from sales tax provisions for special events.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Meeting cancelled for 04/04/19 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-09-19 H Meeting set for Call of the Chair - Room 151 ...H-Revenue and Taxation
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Revenue and Taxation


HB 1786    Boyd, Justin (R) Requires schools to create, maintain and post online the number of students who have an exemption from immunizations and the number of students who have failed to provide proof of vaccinations and who have not obtained an exemption from DHS.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-03-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 676 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1790    Glover, Don (D)
Elliott, Joyce (D)
Requires schools to offer expelled students digital learning courses or other alternative educational courses for credit equal to what the expelled student may have received while enrolled.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-04-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 709 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1807    Cozart, Bruce (R) Requires school districts to allot 200 compensated minutes each week to teachers for scheduling, 80 minutes of each to be designated individual planning time; redefines 'noninstructional duties' and 'instructional purposes.'
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
03-28-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Education
03-28-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1808    Boyd, Justin (R) Repeals uncodified acts authorizing the Arkansas Athletic Association to allow a private school student to participate on an athletic team at a public high school the student will attend during the next school year if certain conditions exist.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 764 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1812    Vaught, DeAnn (R) To eradicate and alter certain agencies, board, commissions and committees. (shell bill)
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Placed on the House calendar
04-08-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-State Agencies
04-08-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration


HB 1813    Gazaway, Jimmy (R) Makes various changes to the composition of state boards and commissions, including the number of members and term lengths.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 89/N: 1)
04-04-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-State Agencies
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-State Agencies


HB 1832    Murdock, Reginald (D) Provides additional funding to 36 school districts as a supplement to teacher salaries.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 7/N: 11)
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1835    Dotson, Jim (R)
Ballinger, Bob (R)
Prohibits the State Insurance Department from various activities related to advertising or encouraging enrollment for the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace or the Arkansas Works Program.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed
04-04-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 171 ...S-Insurance and Commerce
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Insurance and Commerce


HB 1847    Mayberry, Julie (R)
Pitsch, Mathew (R)
Requires a school district to notify the Department of Transportation of its' site selection for a traffic impact analysis; provides school districts the option of incorporating the results of the analysis. Requires promulgated rules.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 858 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1862    Collins, Andrew (D)
Bond, Will (D)
Requires a public school under the authority of the State Board of Education to be returned to local control if, after five years of the assumption of authority by the state board, the public school district has met any of the specified criteria.
Companions:
SB 553 Bond, Will (Same As)
  4-24-19 S Died in committee S-Education
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1867    Dotson, Jim (R) Repeals the school attendance requirements for a minor who is applying for a driver's license instruction permit.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
03-29-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 617 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1869    Smith, Brandt (R)
Wallace, David (R)
Exempts drone aerial data services from procurement competitive bidding requirements.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-01-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies


HB 1890    Della Rosa, Jana (R) Repeals the exception to the maximum class size that a teacher is permitted to teach without additional compensation, which were courses as defined by the Department of Education that lend themselves to large group instruction.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 979 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1903    Mayberry, Julie (R) Requires the State Board of Education to present adopted regulations, criteria and standards to the House and Senate Committees on Education at least one time each year.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to H-Education
04-02-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1928    Flowers, Vivian (D)
Elliott, Joyce (D)
Amends the Freedom of Information Act to require all open public meetings to be at least audio-recorded, and for the audio, video, or recordable broadcast to be maintained for one year in a format that may be reproduced upon request.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1028 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1933    Gazaway, Jimmy (R) Amends school anti-bullying policy, including school board member and licensed personnel continuing education, notice procedures and reporting requirements.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1029 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1934    Cozart, Bruce (R) Repeals the authorization for school boards to conduct annual financial audits using an alternative basis that is in accordance with applicable guidelines.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-10-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 867 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1943    Cavenaugh, Frances (R) Requires a business to report a data security breach that affects more than 1,000 individuals to the Attorney General; adds biometric data to the definition of personal information within the Personal Information Protection Act.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1030 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


HB 1957    Love, Fred (D) Requires the Ethics Commission, in coordination with the Department of Human Services, to administer a drug screening and random testing program for each elected official to determine eligibility for compensation.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Motion to withdraw from committee carried H-Rules
04-05-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
04-05-19 H Referred to interim committee ...H-Rules


HB 1959    Perry, Mark (D)
Bond, Will (D)
Reduces college tuition for children of full-time licensed public school teachers by ten percent at state-supported institutions of higher education.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


HB 1976    Gonzales, Justin (R)
Hester, Bart (R)
Authorizes the State Procurement Director to declare administrative interpretation regarding the construction and application of procurement laws. Provides a person named in anticipation to award a contract a five-day period to respond to protests.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
04-05-19 H Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies


HJR1001    Douglas, Dan (R) Amends the constitution to create an open primary process whereby the top two candidates, regardless of party affiliation, advance to the general election; authorizes the legislature to set a vote threshold that will advance only one candidate.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies


HJR1002    Douglas, Dan (R) Amends the constitution to repeal the fiscal legislative session provision and revert the state budget to a two-year appropriation cycle. Allows a vote of 2/3 majority to extend a regular session beyond 75 days (currently requires 3/4 majority)
Companions:
SJR 1 Hendren, Jim (Same As)
  4-24-19 S Died in committee S-State Agencies
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-19 H Introduced and referred to H-State Agencies
03-13-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies


SB 76    Wallace, David (R)
Sullivan, Dan (R)
Broadens the definition of an emergency for the purpose of establishing a temporary location for meetings of local governing bodies.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-26-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 193 )
02-26-19 G Effective date
04-24-19 G Died in committee S-Judiciary


SB 108    English, Jane (R)
Sullivan, Dan (R)
Repeals the annual evaluation of vocational-technical courses by the Legislative Council, the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-05-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-08-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 337 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 115    Ballinger, Bob (R)
Cavenaugh, Frances (R)
Creates exemptions to the Minimum Wage Act, including employers with fewer than 25 employees, nonprofits, persons under 18, persons with felony convictions, and persons with developmental disabilities.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-13-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
03-13-19 S Amendment 3 adopted
04-24-19 S Died on the Senate calendar


SB 118    Hammer, Kim (R) Requires educational institutions and their administrators to give students and faculty the broadest possible latitude to engage in free speech as defined and prohibits them from shielding individuals from or otherwise suppressing free speech.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-Education
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-Education


SB 136    Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Department of Education for grants and aid to local school districts and special programs for fiscal 2019-2020.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 877 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


SB 137    Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Department of Education – Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation for fiscal 2019-2020.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-13-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
02-14-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 145 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


SB 138    Joint Budget Appropriates funds to the Department of Education for fiscal 2019-2020 operations.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 727 )
07-01-19 G Effective date


SB 140    English, Jane (R) Makes changes to state-supported work-based learning programs; places approval authority for public cosmetological schools with the Higher Education Coordinating Board rather than the Career Education and Workforce Development Board.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-06-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-08-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 369 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 153    English, Jane (R)
Barker, Sonia (R)
Requires public school districts and open-enrollment public charter schools to include a literacy plan in the school-level improvement plan that complies with established standards and incorporates an approved list of sources to be identified by 2020.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-08-19 H Enrolled in the House - Sent to Governor
02-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 83 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 158    Ballinger, Bob (R)
Gonzales, Justin (R)
Requires that vote totals from any special or annual school election be filed with the county board of commissioners in the county in which the school district is domiciled; requires the commission to deliver duplicates to the county clerk.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-25-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-26-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 552 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 181    English, Jane (R) Repeals the Technical Careers Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 92/N: 1)
02-26-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
02-28-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 237 )


SB 197    Ballinger, Bob (R) Permits a certified law enforcement officer to carry an open or concealed handgun whether on or off duty.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 472 )
03-15-19 G Effective date


SB 198    Ballinger, Bob (R) Requires the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training to conduct a feasibility study on allowing school districts to establish their own law enforcement agencies.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-30-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Judiciary
02-06-19 S Meeting set for 3:00 p.m. - Room 171 ...S-Judiciary
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Judiciary


SB 199    Davis, Breanne (R)
Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Repeals the Public School Services Act and creates the School Counseling Improvement Act under which each public school district is required to develop and implement a comprehensive school counseling program utilizing specific frameworks.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-20-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
02-21-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 190 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 205    Hester, Bart (R)
Davis, Andy (R)
Applies various ethics reporting requirements specifically to unopposed candidates whose name and position did not appear on a ballot. Requires any enforcement of local limits on contributions to be the responsibility of that local government.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 02-27-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
02-28-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 240 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 231    Hammer, Kim (R) Redefines “public records” and the Freedom of Information Act to extend to a private entity expending a minimum of 20 percent of its time, resources and efforts in support of a government entity.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-State Agencies
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-State Agencies


SB 233    Hammer, Kim (R)
Lowery, Mark (R)
Amends notice requirements for certain elections, constricting the provisions for publication of notices in newspapers.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 473 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 235    Hammer, Kim (R) Strikes restrictions that prevent school employees to act as election officials.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-25-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-26-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 553 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 236    Hammer, Kim (R) Protects a public employee's political activities against penalties or restrictions imposed by his or her public employer and provides that a public employee shall not be prohibited from or restricted in expressing his or her views.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-State Agencies
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-State Agencies


SB 249    Hendren, Jim (R)
Richmond, Marcus (R)
Increases the fine for ethics law violations from $2,000 to $3,500.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-05-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-08-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 341 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 250    Clark, Alan (R) Provides that a call to the Child Abuse Hotline regarding educational neglect can only be accepted if the report alleges that the parent intentionally failed to ensure attendance at school for 15 days or more, and other listed allegations are made.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-25-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-26-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 554 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 276    Garner, Trent (R) Changes the date of the general primary election from the third Tuesday in June to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March, changes filing periods for elections and extends the deadline for certification of candidates for inclusion on ballots.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 02-28-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-12-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-State Agencies
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration


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: Opposed
Bill History: 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 295    Hammer, Kim (R) Requires employers with at least 25 employees to participate in any labor market information survey that is conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor. Requires the Dept. of Workforce Services to use the data.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to calendar
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-19 S Referred to interim committee or ...S-Public Health, Welfare and Labor


SB 304    Bond, Will (D)
Burch, LeAnne (D)
Authorizes each school district to offer a health curriculum that incorporates instruction on mental health, substance abuse and addiction, dietary and obesity issues, tobacco use and teenage pregnancy prevention.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 8/N: 6)
04-04-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


SB 307    Sturch, James (R)
Cavenaugh, Frances (R)
Specifies that a licensed educator, as defined for purposes of ethics violations, includes persons whose license expired during the ethics complaint process, and persons employed under an emergency teaching permit.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 475 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 316    Hill, Ricky (R)
Evans, Brian (R)
Allows high schools students to earn credit for the required family finance course starting in ninth grade.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-11-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-14-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 466 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 336    Rice, Terry (R)
Holcomb, Mike (R)
Levies an indexed wholesale tax on motor fuel and adds annual fees to hybrid and electric vehicle registration. Transfers those revenues and casino tax revenues in excess of $31,200,000, to the State Highway Fund.
Companions:
HB 1495 Holcomb, Mike (Same As)
  4-24-19 H Died in committee H-Revenue and Taxation
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-05-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 416 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 343    Sturch, James (R) Creates the Arkansas Concurrent Challenge Scholarship, a $125 scholarship for up to two concurrent enrollment credit courses, with funding provided through excess funding returned to the Office of the Ark. Lottery from the previous academic year.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-12-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-13-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 456 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 349    Clark, Alan (R) Creates personnel reporting requirements for schools based on low reading assessment levels, restricting school lunch categorical funding the following year and making the school ineligible in year three for funding if no improvement.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Received in the Senate - Referred to calendar
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-12-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-Education


SB 358    Rapert, Jason (R)
Gazaway, Jimmy (R)
Makes technical corrections to Title 6 of the Arkansas code.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-04-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 692 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 381    Elliott, Joyce (D)
Vaught, DeAnn (R)
Prohibits school districts from using corporal punishment on a child with a disability or having discipline policies that would allow its' use. Removes civil liability protections for personnel and volunteers who violate this provision.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-25-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-26-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 557 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 382    Davis, Breanne (R)
Slape, Keith (R)
Authorizes the State Board of Education to promulgate rules for the reinstatement of a revoked teaching license after five years has lapsed since the revocation, or ten years since a revocation resulting from a felony or ethics violation.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 628 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 383    Davis, Breanne (R)
Slape, Keith (R)
Establishes procedures for a school district superintendent or a charter school to designate one or more employees as an institutional law enforcement officer to exercise police supervision on school properties.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 629 )
07-24-10 G Effective date


SB 384    English, Jane (R) Provides for the reimbursement of educational costs by the Department of Education to a student if the physician determines that out-of-state placement in an inpatient facility is medically necessary and the most appropriate placement.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-20-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 523 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 392    Ballinger, Bob (R) Repeals exemptions that are applied to teachers who have negotiated contracts through collective bargaining or are employed in a district consolidated into a district with a recognized negotiating organization.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-05-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 728 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 409    Flippo, Scott (R)
Richmond, Marcus (R)
Creates the Fair Notice and Efficiency in Public Works Act, requiring the Office of State Procurement to select three vendors that public agencies may contract with to publish notice to receive bids.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-17-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1075 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 445    Garner, Trent (R)
Hodges, Grant (R)
Moves election dates for general primary elections, preferential primary elections, and annual school elections, changing in even- and odd-number years and based on whether the office of the President of the United States appears on the ballot.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-20-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-21-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 545 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 449    Irvin, Missy (R)
Meeks, Stephen (R)
Changes the composition of the Safe Schools Committee and enlarges the body by adding seven seats to be filled by designated officials.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-04-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 809 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 451    Cooper, John (R)
Dalby, Carol (R)
Grants eligibility for professional licensure to persons whose otherwise disqualifying criminal records have been lawfully sealed, pardoned or expunged. Makes other changes and creates a chapter on occupational criminal background checks.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 990 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 452    Davis, Breanne (R) Prohibits a school district from using public funds to pay the membership dues in an educational professional organization for a teacher, superintendent, assistant superintendent, or classified employee.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-09-19 H Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed (Vote: Y: 7/N: 10)
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education


SB 457    Ballinger, Bob (R) Repeals the State Land Use Committee which is appointed by the Commissioner of State Lands; removes the requirement that the Commissioner appoint an appraiser for all lands to be sold that are larger than 10 acres.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-08-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-11-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 884 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 477    English, Jane (R)
Cozart, Bruce (R)
Amends school accountability reporting provisions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 631 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 478    English, Jane (R)
Della Rosa, Jana (R)
Applies new standards for the Department of Education in approving courses for weighted credit.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 632 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 483    English, Jane (R)
Cozart, Bruce (R)
Amends provisions relating to the authority of the Department of Education with regard to districts that are in fiscal distress.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 929 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 490    Hammer, Kim (R)
Lowery, Mark (R)
Expands eligibility requirements for the Succeed Program for students who have been in the foster care system, those who have been diagnosed with a disability and those who participated in the program during the prior year.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-11-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-17-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1078 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 535    Johnson, Blake (R)
Murdock, Reginald (D)
Revises the method for calculating the Academic Facilities Wealth Index beginning in fiscal year 2022-2023, and again adjusting it in 2024-2025, with regard to the allocation of student millage rankings.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-17-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1080 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 538    Sturch, James (R) Authorizes a public school district to petition for the same waivers granted to charter schools regardless of whether the charter school draws students from that district. Limits any granted waivers to five years in duration. Makes other revisions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 815 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 539    Johnson, Blake (R)
Bragg, Ken (R)
Creates an income tax credit for donations to nonprofits that distribute scholarships to parents for use against the cost of tuition, tutoring, and related costs of attending nonpublic schools and of concurrent enrollment at higher education institutions.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 138 ...H-Education
04-08-19 H Moved to deferred list H-Education
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 549    English, Jane (R) Makes various changes relating to school facilities, school districts in facilities distress status, and the authority of the Division of Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 933 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 553    Bond, Will (D)
Collins, Andrew (D)
Requires a public school under the authority of the State Board of Education to be returned to local control if, after five years of the assumption of authority by the state board, the public school district has met any of the specified criteria.
Companions:
HB 1862 Collins, Andrew (Same As)
  4-24-19 H Died in committee H-Education
Position: Support
Bill History: 03-29-19 S Committee Motion for Do Pass Failed
04-09-19 S Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Education


SB 560    Johnson, Blake (R)
Richmond, Marcus (R)
Creates the Tax Appeals Commission, separate and apart from the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), who shall have jurisdiction over any administrative hearing by a taxpayer who seeks administrative relief from a DFA decision.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Amendment 1 adopted
04-10-19 H Withdrawn from further consideration
04-10-19 H Referred to interim committee ...S-Revenue and Taxation


SB 561    Hendren, Jim (R) Creates the Tax Reform Act of 2019. Changes various tax provisions and related administrative procedures, enforcement, assessment guidelines, penalties for noncompliance and certain exemptions.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-04-19 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
04-09-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 819 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 574    Hammer, Kim (R)
Fite, Charlene (R)
Requires candidates for listed elected offices to file a sworn statement indicating his or her answers to stated questions concerning tax payment status and criminal background with the filing official, who shall make copies available upon request.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 151 ...H-State Agencies
04-08-19 H Meeting cancelled for 04/08/19 ...H-State Agencies
04-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies


SB 581    Dismang, Jonathan (R)
Eaves, Les (R)
Creates a sales tax exemption for sales by a youth athletic organization at a concession stand.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 03-28-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-01-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 634 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 593    Leding, Greg (D)
Godfrey, Megan (D)
Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Education to collaborate on providing training materials on prevention of child trafficking to local school districts.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 937 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 603    Clark, Alan (R) Places new requirements on the Department of Education (DOE) and school districts, among them coordinated and direct support from DOE to certain school districts and development of literacy plans by categorized school districts.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-17-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1082 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 605    Clark, Alan (R) Changes the name of 'national school lunch state categorical funding' to 'Enhanced Student Achievement Funding.'
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-17-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1083 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 614    Stubblefield, Gary (R)
Womack, Richard (R)
Eliminates gun-free zones, specifically prohibiting possession of a firearm in a public school facility, kindergarten through grade twelve (K-12) or certain other specified locations; places certain restrictions on possession by persons under 18; more.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-20-19 S Introduced and referred to S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-02-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 272 ...S-City, County and Local Affairs
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 620    Johnson, Blake (R)
Bragg, Ken (R)
Creates a pilot program in Pulaski County to provide Rainy Day funds for scholarships distributed through nonprofits for use against the cost of tuition, tutoring, and related costs of attending nonpublic schools and higher education.
Position: Opposed
Bill History: 03-20-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Education
04-09-19 S Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Education


SB 633    Leding, Greg (D) Requires teacher evaluators to place teachers in intensive support status if they have a rating of 'unsatisfactory' in one of the four domains of the evaluation framework; authorizes the status if a teacher has a rating of 'basic' in three of four.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-05-19 S Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education
04-08-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-08-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-Education


SB 638    English, Jane (R)
Burch, LeAnne (D)
Adds the children of parents from all components of the uniformed services to the provisions of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children as they relate to children of active duty members.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 939 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 649    Garner, Trent (R)
Hodges, Grant (R)
Arranges terms of school board elections to coincide with alternating dates for May and March preferential primary elections; replaces related language in Act 545 of 2019 authorizing alternating primary dates.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-04-19 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Old Supreme Court ...S-State Agencies
04-12-19 S Motion to withdraw from committee carried S-State Agencies
04-12-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration


SB 654    Dismang, Jonathan (R) Creates a $250 civil penalty for a person misrepresenting an animal as a service animal to a person or entity that operates a public accommodation.
Position: Support
Bill History: 04-10-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-15-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 1002 )
07-24-19 G Effective date


SB 656    English, Jane (R) Creates the Data-Sharing and Data-Driven Decision-Making Task Force to identify efficient and expedient means by which state agencies can share data; identifies the composition of the 12-member body.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Enrolled in the Senate - Sent to Governor
04-12-19 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 943 )
04-12-19 G Effective date


SB 660    Garner, Trent (R) Expands the number of places that permitted concealed firearms may be possessed to include rooms inside a college- or university-operated dormitory or residence hall and other publicly owned buildings or facilities under certain circumstances.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-04-19 S On floor for consideration
04-04-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-04-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-City, County and Local Affairs


SB 666    Elliott, Joyce (D)
McCullough, Tippi (D)
Prohibits a school resource officer from disciplining students or acting in the capacity of a police officer unless it is necessary to prevent or contain a situation that would place students and school employees at risk of harm.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Introduced and referred to S-Education
04-09-19 S Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 207 ...S-Education
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-Education


SB 668    Hammer, Kim (R) Authorizes for the State School Board to grant two 24-month extensions to the five-year period of assumption of authority, delaying the annexation or consolidation of a district that has not demonstrated that it meets the criteria to exit Level 5 control.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Placed on the Senate calendar
04-09-19 S Withdrawn from further consideration
04-09-19 S Referred to interim committee ...S-Education


SJR 1    Hendren, Jim (R) Amends the constitution to repeal the fiscal legislative session provision and revert the state budget to a two-year appropriation cycle. Allows a vote of 2/3 majority to extend a regular session beyond 75 days (currently requires 3/4 majority)
Companions:
HJR1002 Douglas, Dan (Same As)
  4-24-19 H Died in committee H-State Agencies
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
02-21-19 S Meeting set for 7:00 a.m. - 2/21/19 ...S-State Agencies
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-State Agencies


SJR 2    Wallace, David (R) Amends the Arkansas Constitution to provide that the State of Arkansas shall never be made a defendant in any state court unless otherwise provided by law.
Position: Monitor
Bill History: 01-14-19 S Introduced and referred to S-State Agencies
02-21-19 S Meeting set for 7:00 a.m. - 2/21/19 ...S-State Agencies
04-24-19 S Died in committee S-State Agencies


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