House members passed the following bills Monday afternoon:
HB1740-This bill states that grooming a minor for future sex trafficking is a Class B felony. It also states that traveling for the purpose of an unlawful sex act with a minor is a Class B felony.
HB1689-This bill will create an Arkansas Legislative Study on Mental and Behavioral Health.
HB1646-This bill adds an unborn child to the definition of a person in the Arkansas Criminal Code.
HB1611-This bill allows public schools and open-enrollment charter schools to use existing funding to provide feminine hygiene products to students at no charge.
HB1390-This bill states all acts, laws, orders, rules, and regulations of the United States Government, that infringe on the people's right to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and Arkansas Constitution, Article 2, § 5, are invalid in this state unless the act, law, order, rule, or regulation is ratified and approved by the General Assembly through the normal legislative process.
HB1280-This bill states that if a governing body calls for an executive session to consider specified economic development projects, the governing body may invite its attorney to attend and participate in the executive session.
The House will convene on Tuesday at 1 pm.