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...

Daily Summary for February 27, 2019
Daily Summary for February 27, 2019

The House State Agencies committee advanced HJR1018. This is a proposed constitutional amendment which would permanently extend a ½ cent sales tax for...

SPEAKER SHEPHERD APPOINTS TOMMY MAY TO INDEPENDENT CITIZENS COMMISSION
SPEAKER SHEPHERD APPOINTS TOMMY MAY TO INDEPENDENT CITIZENS COMMISSION

Little Rock, Arkansas (February 27, 2019) –Arkansas House Speaker Matthew Shepherd has named Tommy May of Pine Bluff to serve on the Arkansas Independ...

Daily Summary for February 26, 2019
Daily Summary for February 26, 2019

The House Revenue and Taxation Committee advanced legislation outlining $95 million in additional funding for highways.SB336 creates funding in three...

Daily Summary for February 25, 2019
Daily Summary for February 25, 2019

With a vote of 78-13 and 2 members voting present, the House passed HB1489. This legislation addresses petitions for constitutional amendments. It rem...

Week 6 of 2019 Regular Session
Week 6 of 2019 Regular Session

Close to 200 bills have been signed into law as we close the 6th week of the 2019 Regular Session.One of the bills signed by the Governor this week wa...

Daily Summary for February 21, 2019
Daily Summary for February 21, 2019

On Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced several pieces of legislation including HB1437.  This bill requires mandated reporters to not...

Daily Summary for February 20, 2019
Daily Summary for February 20, 2019

The House State Agencies Committee advanced legislation addressing petitions for constitutional amendments. HB1489 would remove the attorney general’s...

Daily Summary for February 19, 2019
Daily Summary for February 19, 2019

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced several pieces of legislation including HB1126 which requires a defendant to physically remain in t...

Daily Summary for February 18, 2019
Daily Summary for February 18, 2019

We are now entering the 6th week of the session.On Monday, the House passed HB1403. This bill allows for an additional sentence of 1 to 10 years in pr...