Daily Summary for March 18, 2019
Daily Summary for March 18, 2019

On Monday, House members began the 10th week of the Regular Session.With a vote of 87-0 and 4 members voting present, the House passed HB1754. This bi...

Daily Summary for March 13, 2019
Daily Summary for March 13, 2019

The House State Agencies Committee advanced SB445. This bill states that the date of the primary election will be held on the first Tuesday after the...

Daily Summary for March 12, 2019
Daily Summary for March 12, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee advanced SB197. This bill clarifies that a law enforcement officer may carry open or concealed handgun both while on and...

Daily Summary for March 11, 2019
Daily Summary for March 11, 2019

On Monday, the House passed HB1523. This bill states a correctional or detention facility shall not place an inmate who is in labor in restraints unle...

Week 8 of 2019 Regular Session
Week 8 of 2019 Regular Session

Arkansas ranks forty-fourth in the nation when it comes to maternal mortality rates.  Maternal mortality is defined as the death of a woman who i...

Daily Summary for March 7, 2019
Daily Summary for March 7, 2019

The House Education Committee advanced HB1409.  This bill provides 40 minutes of recess for elementary school students. Currently, most students...

Daily Summary for March 6, 2019
Daily Summary for March 6, 2019

The House Rules committee advanced HB1565.  This bill seeks to provide funding for a national cancer institute-designated center at UAMS.  T...

Daily Summary for March 5, 2019
Daily Summary for March 5, 2019

The House Education Committee advanced HB1569. This bill allows school districts to develop policies for distribution of excess food. As long as healt...

Daily Summary for March 4, 2019
Daily Summary for March 4, 2019

On Monday, the House passed two pieces of legislation addressing highway funding.In a vote of 71-26, the House passed SB336. This bill outlines $95 mi...

Daily Summary for February 28, 2019
Daily Summary for February 28, 2019

In a vote of 85-6, the House passed HB1437. This bill makes it a Class A misdemeanor if a mandated reporter fails to notify law enforcement of a serio...