Scorecard Year-To-Date

                       Scorecard To Date

Bill #

Description

Score

HB1011

prohibiting PAC-to-PAC contributions OPPOSE
HB1012 prohibiting PAC-to-Candidate contributions

OPPOSE

HB1018

Annexation procedures amended SUPPORT
HB1034 Licensing of hearing instrument dispensers

OPPOSE

HB1035

Restricts use of SNAP benefits to the purchase of foods with sufficient nutritional value SUPPORT
HB1126 Exempts hate offense litigation in an employer-employee relationship

SUPPORT

HB1161 & SB119

Creates new earned income tax credit OPPOSE
HB1182 Authorizing advanced practice registered nurse recognized as primary care provider under medicaid

SUPPORT

HB1222

School Choice and Education Savings Accounts SUPPORT
HB1227 Reduction of income tax rates if revenue from those rates is greater than 3% from the previous year

SUPPORT

HB1267

Tire fee increases and waste tire program OPPOSE
HB1272 Microbrewery production caps increased

SUPPORT

HB1335

Allows annexed landowners to vote to get out of annexation SUPPORT
HB1387 Prohibits seat belt violations as only cause for stopping a vehicle

SUPPORT

HB1395

Income tax credit for small businesses hiring recently returned veterans SUPPORT
HB1405 Unemployment tax cut and incentives to seek employment

SUPPORT

HB1427

requiring electronic filing of campaign finance reports; provides searcable database for campaign contributions SUPPORT
HB1442 Personal and family finance class requirement for public school graduation

SUPPORT

HB1462

Restricts SNAP benefits waiver requests; protects current SNAP benefits work requirement SUPPORT
HB1465 Freezes Obamacare Medicaid Expansion (Private Option, Arkansas Works) enrollment

SUPPORT

HB1551

Protections against unneccessary regulation and misuse of occupational licensing SUPPORT
HB1700 Appropriation for new voting machines

SUPPORT

HB1704

GIF Appropriation bill OPPOSE
HB1717 Required registration for those selling dogs or cats; criminal penalties for regulation violations

OPPOSE

HB1726

Puts full 6.5% state sales tax on wholesale gas purchases; OPPOSE

HB1727

issuing of bonds for funding of highway projects

OPPOSE

HB1757 Requires “off-premises” caterers to register with the state and mandates insurance coverage requirements

OPPOSE

HB1789

Repeals the corporate franchise tax and filing requirement SUPPORT
HB1898 Provides a discount on college tuition for state employees and their dependents

OPPOSE

HB1955

Disclosure of consulting/retainer fees on statements of financial interest SUPPORT
HJR1019 / SJR13 Loser pays tort reform; capts on punitive damage; alternative to SJR8

SUPPORT

SB101

prohibits game warden from entering private property without a warrant SUPPORT
SB102 Limits the max fine for not wearing a seatbelt to $25

SUPPORT

SB112

Income tax deduction for homeschool expenses, private school tuition SUPPORT
SB115 Reduces income tax rates on lowest tax bracket; creates Tax Reform Task Force

SUPPORT IF AMENDED

SB120 & HB1162

retired military income tax exemption; new tax on digital products; tax cut for soda syrup; tax increase on candy/soda;

OPPOSE

SB140

New Internet Sales Tax OPPOSE
SB175 Disclosure of benefits received by government officials from medicaid providers

SUPPORT

SB24

Decreases number of juvenile criminal detentiuon facility review committees SUPPORT
SB331 $50 million to Governor’s quick action closing fund ($30 million increase for corporate welfare)

OPPOSE

SB355

Ends Obamacare Medicaid Expansion (Private Option / Arkansas Works) on Dec. 31, 2018 SUPPORT
SB362 Repeals InvestArk; phases in sales tax exemption on purchases for manufacturing equipment repair parts

SUPPORT

SB373

FOIA exemption for government attorney-client privilege and work product OPPOSE
SB4 & HB1010 Publishing PAC reports, exploratory committees, Independent Expenditures

SUPPORT

SB425

Takes treasurer’s investment work and puts under Board of Finance oversight SUPPORT
SB448 Negotiation authority for lower bids for state contracts

SUPPORT

SB5 & HB1009

Prohibits constitutional officers from forming more than one PAC OPPOSE
SB504 Requires school board elections be part of the general election

SUPPORT

SB512

Requires state agencies to repeal at least one rule for each new rule they propose SUPPORT
SB514 More flexibility on supervision of apprentice plumbers

SUPPORT

SB524

Increases rules violation penalties; outlaws payments for HVACR work done without a license; new criminal penalties imposed on non-payment of fines. OPPOSE
SB727 Civil asset forfeiture reform

SUPPORT

SB601

Repeals prevailing wage law SUPPORT
SB723/HB2162 Scaling back Special Interest Special Elections

SUPPORT

SB726

An ethics bill to clarify the la to specifically prohibit lawyers and “consultants” from running bills for their clients SUPPORT
SB86 Adds continuing education program for HVACR licensees

OPPOSE

SJR10

Fair Ballot Titles; 3/4th majority vote for legislative proposed constitutional amendments SUPPORT
SJR4 A constitutional amendment to move from elected supreme court justices to appointment process

OPPOSE

SJR8

Tort reform; giving General Assembly power over certain court matters; caps contingency fee agreements

OPPOSE