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...

Official State Holiday Bulletin
Official State Holiday Bulletin

The State of Arkansas will observe George Washington's Birthday and Daisy Gatson Bates Day as an official state holiday on Monday, February 18, 2019....

Daily Summary for February 14, 2019
Daily Summary for February 14, 2019

In a vote of 82-14 with 2 members voting present, the House passed SB211. This bill cuts the top tax rate from 6.9 to 6.6 percent on Jan. 1, 2020. It...

Daily Summary for February 13, 2019
Daily Summary for February 13, 2019

The House State Agencies Committee advanced HB1402. This bill requires special elections to be held with the preferential primary or the general elect...

Daily Summary for February 12, 2019
Daily Summary for February 12, 2019

The House Revenue and Taxation Committee advanced SB211 this morning. This bill cuts the top tax rate from 6.9 to 6.6 percent on Jan. 1, 2020. It decr...

Daily Summary for February 11, 2019
Daily Summary for February 11, 2019

In a vote of 96-0, the House passed HB1302, An Act to Create the Red Tape Reduction Collective Rulemaking Act of 2019. This bill creates a process by...