The Governor has now signed 680 bills into law since the beginning of the 2021 Regular Session.
On Tuesday, the House several bills including the following:
HB1793-This bill requires correctional or detention facilities to establish a policy to offer mammograms and physician consultations to female inmates of a certain age.
SB296-This bill states that photographs, video, or other information identifying a resident of a long-term care facility shall not be shared on a social media site without consent. The bill outlines specific exemptions such as documenting abuse or unintentionally showing a resident in a photo or video.
HB1789-This bill states that a federal employee may not make an arrest or conduct a search or seizure in this state without first notifying the county sheriff in which the arrest, search, or seizure will occur.
SB486-This bill states a person shall not enter or remain in an area within one hundred feet of the primary exterior entrance to a building where voting is taking place except for a person entering or leaving a building where voting is taking place for lawful purposes.
HB1866-This bill states that no county or State Board of Election Commissioners shall accept any funding, grants, or gifts from any source other than:
(1) A city or incorporated town.
(2) The governing authority of the county.
(3) The State of Arkansas.
(4) The United States Government.
The House will convene on Wednesday at 1 pm.