Bill Tracker

2017 Bills: AHA Tracked for the 91st General Assembly

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HOUSE BILLS

HB1021  Sponsor: Love

TO PROVIDE PAY EQUITY FOR WOMEN; AND TO AMEND THE WAGE DISCRIMINATION LAWS CONCERNING PROHIBITED CONDUCT AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE WAGE DISCRIMINATION LAWS.

3/10/2017 1:52:57 PM   –              House — REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED

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HB1028   Sponsor: Lemons

TO EXEMPT CERTAIN BUSES, COACHES, AND OTHER MOTOR VEHICLES FROM SALES AND USE TAXES.

1/9/2017 1:52:40 PM     –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on REVENUE & TAXATION- HOUSE

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HB1052 Sponsor: Blake

TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS JOBS STIMULUS ACT; TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BY INVESTING CAPITAL INTO ARKANSAS-OWNED BUSINESSES THAT HIRE ARKANSAS CITIZENS; AND TO INJECT CAPITAL INTO LOCAL ECONOMIES.

1/9/2017 2:05:19 PM     –              House — In accordance with House Rule 39 Read the second time and referred to the Committee on HOUSE JOURNAL; ENGROSSED AND ENROLLED BILLS

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HB1054 Sponsor: V. Flowers

TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 65 AS THE “DELTA RHYTHM & BAYOUS HIGHWAY”.

3/14/2017 2:20:48 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1054 is now Act 451

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HB1126 Sponsor: Collins

TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “EMPLOYER” AND THE HATE OFFENSE AND RETALIATION PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1993.

2/17/2017 4:11:00 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1126 is now Act 191

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HB1162 Sponsor: C. Fite

TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.

2/7/2017 11:29:05 AM  –              House — Notification that HB1162 is now Act 141

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HB1165 Sponsor: Johnson

TO AMEND THE LAW FOR LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS IN DEFUNCT VOTING DISTRICTS THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1 OF 1942.

2/8/2017 12:26:21 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1165 is now Act 144

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HB1216 Sponsor: Brown

TO REPEAL THE LAW PROHIBITING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SALES ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

2/2/2017 8:26:22 AM     –              House — WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

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HB1221 Sponsor: Sabin

TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES BY A CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION.

3/28/2017 1:57:09 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1221 is now Act 665

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HB1225 Sponsor: Magie

TO REPEAL THE EXEMPTION FOR AND REQUIRE THE DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION TAX RECORDS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967.

3/23/2017 8:39:50 AM  –              House — WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

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HB1256 Sponsor: Sabin

TO PROVIDE THAT SALES BY A COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION AT AN ONLINE FARMERS’ MARKET ARE EXEMPT FROM THE DEFINITION OF “FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT”.

3/8/2017 9:55:47 AM     –              House — Notification that HB1256 is now Act 399

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HB1272 Sponsor: G. Hodges

TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING PRODUCTION CAPACITIES OF MICROBREWERY RESTAURANTS; TO ALLOW TRANSPORTATION OF IN-HOUSE PRODUCTS BETWEEN COMMONLY OWNED MICROBREWERIES AND BREWERIES THAT OWN MICROBREWERIES.

3/2/2017 5:08:48 PM     –              House — Notification that HB1272 is now Act 308

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HB1378 Sponsor: G. Hodges

AN ACT TO ALLOW CERTAIN TYPES OF CORPORATIONS TO CONDUCT SAMPLING ACTIVITIES; AND TO ALLOW FOR THE DONATION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO A CHARITABLE EVENT FOR A SAMPLING ACTIVITY.

3/2/2017 5:07:55 PM     –              House — Notification that HB1378 is now Act 304

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HB1379 Sponsor: G. Hodges

TO CREATE A LAYOUT CENTER PERMIT PROGRAM FOR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE MERCHANDISE PLANNING.

3/29/2017 1:43:21 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1379 is now Act 726

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HB1388 Sponsor: D. Douglas

TO REQUIRE OUT-OF-STATE SELLERS AND FACILITATORS TO PROVIDE NOTICE TO ARKANSAS PURCHASERS REGARDING TAX DUE ON CERTAIN PURCHASES AND TO REPORT SALES MADE TO ARKANSAS PURCHASERS.

2/23/2017 4:41:43 PM   –              Senate — REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED

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HB1397 Sponsor: Leding

TO EQUALIZE THE SALES TAX TREATMENT OF DUES AND MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR CERTAIN CLUBS AND FACILITIES; AND TO LEVY A SALES TAX ON DUES AND MEMBERSHIP FEES TO CERTAIN FACILITIES AND CLUBS.

1/31/2017 3:37:20 PM   –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on REVENUE & TAXATION- HOUSE

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HB1405 Sponsor: Lundstrum

TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.

3/29/2017 1:45:11 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1405 is now Act 734

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HB1426 Sponsor: Della Rosa

TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS FUTURE GRANT PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

3/2/2017 5:04:05 PM     –              House — Notification that HB1426 is now Act 316

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HB1460 Sponsor: Wing

TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING EMPLOYEE PROTECTIONS AND EMPLOYEE SAFETY.

3/23/2017 2:08:57 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1460 is now Act 593

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HB1460 Sponsor: Wing

TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 REGARDING EMPLOYEE PROTECTIONS AND EMPLOYEE SAFETY.

3/23/2017 2:08:57 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1460 is now Act 593

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HB1463 Sponsor: Capp

TO PERMIT THE DIRECT SHIPMENT OF WINES FROM SMALL FARM WINERIES TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS WITHOUT A WINERY VISIT; TO CREATE A SYSTEM FOR DISTRIBUTING SHIPPING PERMITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

3/2/2017 5:09:51 PM     –              House — Notification that HB1463 is now Act 313

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HB1468 Sponsor: Hammer

TO AUTHORIZE COUNTIES TO PROVIDE JOB TRAINING SERVICES AND FACILITIES.

3/14/2017 2:21:11 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1468 is now Act 452

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HB1480 Sponsor: Ladyman

TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT” UNDER THE LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FUNDING ACT.

2/15/2017 8:30:32 AM  –              House — WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

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HB1503 Sponsor: J. Williams

TO AMEND THE EXCISE TAX RATE REGARDING HARD CIDER; TO EQUALIZE THE EXCISE TAX RATES OF BEER AND HARD CIDER.

3/28/2017 1:59:25 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1503 is now Act 671

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HB1535 Sponsor: K. Hendren

TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF SALES AND USE TAX REVENUES.

2/14/2017 3:50:49 PM   –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on REVENUE & TAXATION- HOUSE

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HB1536 Sponsor: M. Gray

TO AMEND THE MINORITY BUSINESS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT TO INCLUDE WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES.

3/9/2017 2:25:13 PM     –              House — Re-referred to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT- HOUSE

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HB1551 Sponsor: Womack

TO STIMULATE JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHILE PRESERVING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

2/15/2017 4:09:29 PM   –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE

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HB1555 Sponsor: D. Ferguson

TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALCOHOLIC CONTROL ACT; AND TO CLARIFY THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN PERSONS TO RECEIVE LICENSES REGARDING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

3/29/2017 1:39:55 PM   –              House — Notification that HB1555 is now Act 739

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HB1586 Sponsor: Payton

TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

3/16/2017 2:00:18 PM   –              Senate — Returned by the Committee, with the recommendation that it Do Pass

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HB1609 Sponsor: Tucker

TO INCREASE FLEXIBILITY IN THE LAW REGARDING FREQUENCY OF PAYMENT OF WAGES.

3/16/2017 12:19:55 PM –              House — Notification that HB1609 is now Act 475

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HB1624 Sponsor: Leding

TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO WAGES EARNED ACT.

2/21/2017 4:03:58 PM   –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE

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HB1625 Sponsor: Leding

TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO KNOW YOUR PAY ACT.

3/30/2017 2:05:34 PM   –              House — Returned From the Senate having failed to pass.

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HB1676 Sponsor: Sturch

TO ALLOW MUNICIPALITIES TO REQUIRE A SUPERMAJORITY VOTE FOR CERTAIN TAX MEASURES.

2/24/2017 12:57:28 PM –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on CITY, COUNTY & LOCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE- HOUSE

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HB1726 Sponsor: D. Douglas

TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION BOND ACT OF 2017.

3/27/2017 4:51:39 PM   –              House — Motion by Rep. Dan Douglas to Expunge the vote of HB1726 Failed.

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HB1727 Sponsor: D. Douglas

TO LEVY WHOLESALE SALES TAXES ON GASOLINE AND DIESEL; AND TO USE THE WHOLESALE SALES TAX REVENUES TO PAY BONDS FOR HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS IF APPROVED BY THE PEOPLE.

3/13/2017 10:18:49 AM –              House — REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED

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HB1757 Sponsor: Hillman

TO REQUIRE AN OFF-PREMISE CATERER TO REGISTER WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE; AND TO AMEND THE INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR AN OFF-PREMISE CATERER’S PERMIT.

3/27/2017 4:36:30 PM   –              House — Read the third time and failed.

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HB1761 Sponsor: Brown

TO ALLOW ONLY ON-PREMISES SALES OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

3/28/2017 4:37:50 PM   –              House — Motion by Rep. Brown to expunge the vote for HB1761 Failed

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HB1771 Sponsor: S. Meeks

TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT.

3/23/2017 8:38:41 AM  –              House — Recommended for study in the Interim by Joint Interim Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE

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HB1795  Sponsor: Gates

TO EXEMPT CERTAIN DONATED ITEMS FROM SALES AND USE TAXES.

3/3/2017 10:37:50 AM  –              House — REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED

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HB1826   Sponsor: Della Rosa

TO CREATE THE CHOCOLATE-COVERED CHERRY FREEDOM ACT OF 2017.

3/30/2017 2:12:34 PM   –              House — TO BE ENROLLED

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HB1839  Sponsor: Beck

TO CREATE THE LOCAL FOOD, FARMS, AND JOBS ACT.

3/24/2017 12:02:15 PM –              House — Notification that HB1839 is now Act 617

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HB1846 Sponsor: Collins

TO AMEND AND CLARIFY THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

3/30/2017 9:43:50 AM  –              House — Correctly enrolled and ordered transmitted to the Governor’s Office.

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HB1847 Sponsor: Capp

TO PROVIDE FOR ARKANSAS AGRITOURISM SIGNS AT STATE WELCOME CENTERS AND TOURIST INFORMATION CENTERS THROUGH THE ARKANSAS WINE COUNTRY TRAILS PROGRAM.

3/29/2017 8:32:54 AM  –              House — Recommended for study in the Interim by Joint Interim Committee on AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT- HOUSE

3/29/2017 8:32:36 AM  –              House — WITHDRAWN BY AUTHOR

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HB1854  Sponsor: Capp

TO CREATE A TAX CREDIT FOR GRAPE AND WINE PRODUCERS.

3/28/2017 8:40:33 AM  –              House — Recommended for study in the Interim by Joint Interim Committee on HOUSE RULES

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HB1868   Sponsor: Lemons

TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REIMBURSEMENT OF MEAL TIPS FOR MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES.

3/30/2017 9:43:36 AM  –              House — Correctly enrolled and ordered transmitted to the Governor’s Office.

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HB1872 Sponsor: C. Fite

TO CREATE THE EQUALIZE ARKANSAS NATIVE WINE GRANTS ACT.

3/28/2017 6:29:34 PM   –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs

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HB1937 Sponsor: Lowery

TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.

3/27/2017 1:37:17 PM   –              House — Read the third time and failed.

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HB1952 Sponsor: Collins

TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE LIABILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR MEDICAL COSTS RELATED TO A COMPENSABLE INJURY; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1948, NO. 4.

3/6/2017 3:43:42 PM     –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE

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HB1953 Sponsor: Collins

TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948.

3/22/2017 3:02:21 PM                House — Read the third time and failed.

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HB2047 Sponsor: Rushing

TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF REVENUES DERIVED FROM THE ADDITIONAL TAX LEVIED ON DEEDS, INSTRUMENTS, AND WRITINGS; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR THE ARKANSAS HOUSING TRUST FUND.

3/14/2017 10:24:23 AM –              House — Recommended for study in the Interim by Joint Interim Committee on INSURANCE & COMMERCE- HOUSE

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HB2118 Sponsor: Womack

CONCERNING THE CIVIL LIABILITY OF AN ENTITY THAT MAINTAINS A POLICY THAT PROHIBITS THE CARRYING OF A HANDGUN ON ITS PROPERTY.

3/7/2017 9:15:13 AM     –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE

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HB2226 Sponsor: Leding

TO CREATE A PUBLIC HOUSE PERMIT FOR THE ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

3/7/2017 9:43:29 AM     –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on HOUSE RULES

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HJR1014 Sponsor: A. Mayberry

AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE INCREASE OF THE RATES FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.

2/9/2017 3:39:40 PM     –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on STATE AGENCIES & GOVT’L AFFAIRS- HOUSE

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SENATE BILLS

SB119m Sponsor: Files

TO CREATE THE WORKING FAMILIES OPPORTUNITY ACT.

1/12/2017 10:48:51 AM –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation

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SB120   Sponsor: J. English

TO AMEND ARKANSAS TAX LAW CONCERNING INCOME TAX, SALES AND USE TAXES, AND THE SOFT DRINK TAX; AND TO SUPPLEMENT THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND TO OFFSET DECREASED DEPOSITS FROM TAX REVENUES.

1/31/2017 3:45:34 PM   –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on REVENUE & TAXATION- HOUSE

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SB133 Sponsor: Rapert

TO AMEND THE PROPERTY AND CASUALTY LAW; TO CLARIFY THE DEPRECIATION APPLICABLE WHEN DETERMINING THE VALUE OF DAMAGED PROPERTY.

3/1/2017 4:48:31 PM     –              Senate — Notification that SB133 is now Act 279

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SB135 Sponsor: J. English

ACT TO REMOVE OBSOLETE REFERENCES TO “ARKANSAS WORKS” IN TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE.

2/6/2017 3:57:06 PM     –              Senate — Notification that SB135 is now Act 128

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SB140 Sponsor: Files

TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLLECTION OF SALES AND USE TAX RATHER THAN USE TAX ON SALES BY CERTAIN REMOTE SELLERS.

3/30/2017 11:39:50 AM –              House — Returned by the Committee with the recommendation that it do pass as amended 1

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SB183  Sponsor: J. Hutchinson

TO ALLOW A WET COUNTY TO AUTHORIZE BY ORDINANCE THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION.

3/30/2017 9:16:29 AM  –              Senate — DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR.

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SB225   Sponsor: Rapert

CONCERNING CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD “SKIMMING”; AND AMENDING THE OFFENSE OF FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD.

3/30/2017 9:16:44 AM  –              Senate — DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR.

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SB227 Sponsor: Rapert

AN ACT TO CREATE THE PATRICIA HEATH ACT; TO INCLUDE ALL SERVICE DOGS AUTHORIZED FOR ACCOMPANIMENT UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT IN THE RIGHT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A SERVICE ANIMAL.

3/28/2017 5:07:12 PM   –              Senate — Notification that SB227 is now Act 652

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SB253 Sponsor: B. Sample

TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HISTORIC REHABILITATION INCOME TAX CREDIT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

3/7/2017 4:55:04 PM     –              Senate — Notification that SB253 is now Act 393

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SB284  Sponsor: Hester

TO ESTABLISH A RETAIL OFF-PREMISES PERMIT FOR THE SALE OF WINE AT GROCERY STORES AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDS TO SUPPORT ARKANSAS WINE PRODUCTION AND WINE TOURISM IN THE STATE.

3/16/2017 4:15:20 PM   –              Senate — Notification that SB284 is now Act 508

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SB285 Sponsor: E. Cheatham

TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006 TO INCLUDE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE WITHIN THE DEFINITIONS OF SMOKING AND SECONDHAND SMOKE.

2/7/2017 1:56:13 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor

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SB311  Sponsor: B. Johnson

TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006; TO ALLOW PRIVATELY OWNED BUSINESSES THE OPTION TO PROHIBIT SMOKING.

2/9/2017 11:12:00 AM  –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor

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SB33   Sponsor: Hickey

TO ALLOW A CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSEE TO KEEP A HANDGUN IN HIS OR HER LOCKED PRIVATE MOTOR VEHICLE ON HIS OR HER EMPLOYER’S PARKING LOT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

1/9/2017 1:44:32 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary

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SB346 Sponsor: Standridge

CONCERNING GENDER IDENTITY AND BATHROOM PRIVILEGES.

Comment: shell bill

2/14/2017 4:05:01 PM   –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary

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SB362 Sponsor: L. Eads

TO SUNSET CERTAIN TAX INCENTIVES; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX REFUND FOR THE REPAIR AND PARTIAL REPLACEMENT OF MANUFACTURING MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

 

3/14/2017 2:09:34 PM   –              Senate — Notification that SB362 is now Act 465

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SB37  Sponsor: A. Clark

PERMITTING A CONCEALED CARRY LICENSEE TO POSSESS A CONCEALED HANDGUN IN HIS OR HER EMPLOYER’S PARKING LOT.

3/30/2017 11:58:56 AM –              House — Returned by the Committee Do Pass

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SB378 Sponsor: J. Hutchinson

TO MODERNIZE THE LAW REGARDING THE BUSINESS OPERATIONS OF RETAIL LIQUOR STORES; TO ALLOW RETAIL LIQUOR STORES TO SHIP AND DELIVER ALC0HOLIC BEVERAGES; AND TO SELL FOOD AND ASSOCIATED MERCHANDISE.

2/20/2017 4:37:51 PM   –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs

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SB417  Sponsor: Files

TO AMEND THE TAX REBATE FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF BEER AND MALT BEVERAGES.

3/23/2017 3:19:44 PM   –              Senate — Notification that SB417 is now Act 614

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SB496   Sponsor: Flippo

TO PROHIBIT THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE AUTHORITIES FROM ENFORCING LAWS REGARDING GAMING DEVICES.

3/29/2017 11:09:59 AM –              Senate — DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR.

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SB499 Sponsor: A. Clark

TO REQUIRE FARMERS’ MARKETS TO IDENTIFY THE PRODUCTION LOCATION OF FOOD SOLD AT FARMERS’ MARKETS.

3/8/2017 2:23:02 PM     –              Senate — Read the third time and failed.

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SB508 Sponsor: Irvin

TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING ARKANSAS DISTILLERIES; TO AUTHORIZE ON-PREMISES SALES BY THE DRINK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

3/28/2017 7:38:45 PM   –              Senate — Returned From the House as passed as amended.

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SB523 Sponsor: J. Hutchinson

TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAXES APPLICABLE TO FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.

3/1/2017 2:03:01 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation

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SB545 Sponsor: Files

CONCERNING THE CERTIFICATION OF A BARTENDER AT AN EVENT.

3/2/2017 3:03:04 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs

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SB559 Sponsor: Standridge

3/2/2017 3:07:18 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Economic Development

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SB569 Sponsor: E. Williams

TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PRIVATE CLUBS THAT SERVE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

3/8/2017 8:24:18 AM     –              Senate — Withdrawn by author.

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SB592 Sponsor: J. Hutchinson

TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TO USE THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION FUND FOR PERSONAL SERVICES.

3/28/2017 1:42:49 PM   –              House — Returned by the Committee Do Pass

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SB608 Sponsor: Files

TO SUNSET CERTAIN SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS.

3/6/2017 4:43:21 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation

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SB623 Sponsor: E. Williams

TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNING BODIES OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES TO INITIATE THE PERMITTING PROCESS FOR PRIVATE CLUBS.

3/28/2017 7:39:45 PM   –              Senate — Returned From the House as passed as amended.

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SB652 Sponsor: D. Sanders

TO ESTABLISH THE RIGHTS GUARANTEED TO EMPLOYERS TO DETERMINE THE MEDICAL PROVIDER FOR INJURIES UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1948, NO 13.

3/6/2017 5:04:03 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare, and Labor

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SB663 Sponsor: Files

TO CLARIFY THAT AN ACCOMMODATIONS INTERMEDIARY IS REQUIRED TO COLLECT AND REMIT THE SALES TAX AND TOURISM TAX DUE ON ARRANGEMENTS THE ACCOMMODATIONS INTERMEDIARY MAKES FOR THE SALE OR USE OF AN ACCOMMODATION.

3/17/2017 9:00:37 AM  –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on REVENUE & TAXATION- HOUSE

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SB693 Sponsor: A. Clark

TO ELIMINATE THE DOUBLE TAXATION OF CERTAIN PRODUCTS USED IN SERVING FOOD; TO EXEMPT CERTAIN PRODUCTS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX; AND TO EXEMPT DISPOSABLE PRODUCTS USED IN SERVING FOOD FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.

3/6/2017 5:18:30 PM     –              Senate — Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to Senate Committee on Revenue and Taxation

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SB695 Sponsor: Collins-Smith

TO CLARIFY THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A FRANCHISOR AND FRANCHISEE REGARDING THE DEFINITION OF “EMPLOYEE”.

3/30/2017 9:15:24 AM  –              Senate — DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR.

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SB774 Sponsor: Collins-Smith

TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL PRIVACY AND SAFETY ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

3/29/2017 2:38:50 PM   –              Senate — Recommended for study in the Interim Committee on Senate Committee on Judiciary

3/29/2017 2:37:59 PM   –              Senate — Withdrawn from Committee and placed on calendar.

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SB9 Sponsor: A. Clark

TO ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE GIVING AND ELIMINATE PERVERSE AND ABSURD TAXES AND DISINCENTIVES ON CHARITABLE GIVING; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN WITHDRAWALS OF STOCK FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX.

3/27/2017 9:03:30 AM  –              House — Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on REVENUE & TAXATION- HOUSE