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Proposed Arkansas Firearm Legislation SB298

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To Be Known As The "arkansas Sovereignty Act Of 2021"; Concerning The Right To Bear Arms In The State Of Arkansas; And Concerning Other Constitutional Rights.

Description: To Be Known As The "arkansas Sovereignty Act Of 2021"; Concerning The Right To Bear Arms In The State Of Arkansas; And Concerning Other Constitutional Rights.

Session: 93rd General Assembly (2021 Regular)

Last Action: Motion to postpone vote of override of veto passed

Last Action Date: April 27, 2021

Sponsors

Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

2 sponsors: Gary Stubblefield (R); Brandt Smith (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 6% (2 of 35)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Apr 27, 2021 Privilege matter to override executive veto
House Apr 27, 2021 Motion to postpone vote of override of veto passed
Senate Apr 26, 2021 Ordered immediately transmitted to the House for consideration to override the Governor's Veto.
Senate Apr 26, 2021 Override of the Governor's Veto of SB298. The override of the Governor's Veto passed.
Senate Apr 26, 2021 Motion passed.
Senate Apr 26, 2021 SB298 was Vetoed by the Governor.
Senate Apr 26, 2021 Motion to reconsider passage of SB298 notwithstanding the Veto of the Governor.
House Apr 26, 2021 RECEIVED FROM THE SENATE
Senate Apr 19, 2021 DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR.
Senate Apr 19, 2021 Reported correctly enrolled and ordered delivered to the Governor.
House Apr 15, 2021 Returned To the Senate as passed.
House Apr 15, 2021 Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.
Senate Apr 15, 2021 Returned from the House as passed.
Senate Apr 15, 2021 ORDERED ENROLLED
House Apr 13, 2021 Returned by the Committee Do Pass
House Mar 31, 2021 Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE
House Mar 31, 2021 RECEIVED FROM THE SENATE
Senate Mar 31, 2021 Ordered immediately transmitted to the House.
Senate Mar 31, 2021 Read the third time and passed.
Senate Mar 30, 2021 Returned by the Committee, with the recommendation that it Do Pass
Senate Mar 17, 2021 Withdrawn from Committee for purpose of amendment # 1
Senate Mar 17, 2021 Re-referred to CITY, COUNTY & LOCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - SENATE
Senate Mar 17, 2021 REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED
Senate Mar 17, 2021 Amendment # 1 read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and adopted, ordered engrossed.
Senate Feb 8, 2021 Filed
Senate Feb 8, 2021 Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to CITY, COUNTY & LOCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - SENATE
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Draft Mar 17, 2021 state link bill text
Draft Feb 8, 2021 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
Senate Amendment S1 Senate Amendment S1 Mar 16, 2021 State Link amendment text No
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
03/31/2021 28 7 0 0 Yes
  • Ballinger, Bob (R) Yea
  • Beckham, Charles (R) Yea
  • Bledsoe, Cecile (R) Yea
  • Caldwell, Ronald (R) Yea
  • Chesterfield, Linda (D) Nay
  • Clark, Alan (R) Yea
  • Davis, Breanne (R) Yea
  • Dismang, Jonathan (R) Yea
  • Eads, Lance (R) Yea
  • Elliott, Joyce (D) Nay
  • English, Jane (R) Yea
  • Flippo, Scott (R) Yea
  • Flowers, Stephanie (D) Nay
  • Garner, Trent (R) Yea
  • Gilmore, Ben (R) Yea
  • Hammer, Kim (R) Yea
  • Hendren, Jim (R) Nay
  • Hester, Bart (R) Yea
  • Hickey, Jimmy (R) Yea
  • Hill, Ricky (R) Yea
  • Ingram, Keith (D) Nay
  • Irvin, Missy (R) Yea
  • Johnson, Blake (R) Yea
  • Johnson, Mark (R) Yea
  • Leding, Greg (D) Nay
  • Pitsch, Matthew (R) Yea
  • Rapert, Jason (R) Yea
  • Rice, Terry (R) Yea
  • Sample, Bill (R) Yea
  • Stubblefield, Gary (R) Yea
  • Sturch, James (R) Yea
  • Sullivan, Dan (R) Yea
  • Teague, Larry (D) Yea
  • Tucker, Clarke (D) Nay
  • Wallace, David (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/15/2021 76 18 6 0 Yes
  • Allen, Fred (D) Nay
  • Barker, Sonia (R) Yea
  • Beaty, Howard (R) Yea
  • Beck, Rick (R) Yea
  • Bentley, Mary (R) Yea
  • Berry, Mark (R) Yea
  • Berry, Stan (R) Yea
  • Boyd, Justin (R) Yea
  • Bragg, Kenneth (R) Yea
  • Breaux, Harlan (R) Yea
  • Brooks, Keith (R) Yea
  • Brown, Karilyn (R) Yea
  • Bryant, Joshua (R) Yea
  • Carr, John (R) Yea
  • Cavenaugh, Frances (R) Yea
  • Christiansen, Craig (R) Yea
  • Cloud, Joe (R) Yea
  • Clowney, Nicole (D) Nay
  • Coleman, Bruce (R) Yea
  • Collins, Andrew (D) Nay
  • Cooper, Cameron (R) Yea
  • Cozart, Bruce (R) Yea
  • Crawford, Cindy (D) Yea
  • Dalby, Carol (R) Yea
  • Davis, Marsh (R) Yea
  • Deffenbaugh, Gary (R) Yea
  • Dotson, Jim (R) Yea
  • Eaves, Les (R) Yea
  • Ennett, Denise (D) Nay
  • Eubanks, Jon (R) Yea
  • Evans, Brian (R) Yea
  • Ferguson, Deborah (D) NV
  • Ferguson, Ken (D) NV
  • Fielding, David (D) NV
  • Fite, Charlene (R) Yea
  • Fite, Lanny (R) Yea
  • Flowers, Vivian (D) Nay
  • Fortner, Jack (R) Yea
  • Furman, Tony (R) Yea
  • Garner, Denise (D) Nay
  • Gazaway, Jimmie (R) Yea
  • Godfrey, Megan (D) Nay
  • Gonzales, Justin (R) Yea
  • Gray, Michelle (R) Yea
  • Haak, Delia (R) Yea
  • Hawks, Spencer (R) Yea
  • Hillman, David (R) Yea
  • Hodges, Monte (D) Nay
  • Holcomb, Mike (D) Yea
  • Hollowell, Steve (R) Yea
  • Hudson, Ashley (D) Nay
  • Jean, Lane (R) Yea
  • Jett, Logan (R) Yea
  • Johnson, Lee (R) Yea
  • Ladyman, Jack (R) Yea
  • Love, Frederick (D) Nay
  • Lowery, Mark (R) Yea
  • Lundstrum, Robin (R) Yea
  • Lynch, Roger (R) Yea
  • Maddox, John (R) Yea
  • Magie, Stephen (D) Nay
  • Mayberry, Julie (R) Yea
  • McClure, Rick (R) Yea
  • Mccollum, Austin (R) Yea
  • McCullough, Tippi (D) Nay
  • McElroy, Mark (D) Yea
  • McGrew, Richard (R) Yea
  • McKenzie, Gayla (R) Yea
  • Mcnair, Ron (R) Yea
  • Meeks, Stephen (R) NV
  • Miller, Josh (R) Yea
  • Milligan, Jon (R) Yea
  • Murdock, Reginald (D) Nay
  • Nicks, Milton (D) Nay
  • Payton, John (R) Yea
  • Penzo, Clint (R) Yea
  • Perry, Mark (D) NV
  • Pilkington, Aaron (R) Yea
  • Ray, David (R) Yea
  • Richardson, Jay (D) Nay
  • Richmond, Marcus (R) Yea
  • Rye, Johnny (R) Yea
  • Scott, Jamie (D) Nay
  • Shepherd, Matthew (R) NV
  • Slape, Keith (R) Yea
  • Smith, Brandt (R) Yea
  • Smith, Stu (R) Yea
  • Speaks, Nelda (R) Yea
  • Springer, Joy (D) Nay
  • Tollett, David (R) Yea
  • Tosh, Dwight (R) Yea
  • Underwood, Kendon (R) Yea
  • Vaught, Deann (R) Yea
  • Wardlaw, Jeff (R) Yea
  • Warren, Les (R) Yea
  • Watson, Danny (R) Yea
  • Whitaker, David (D) Nay
  • Wing, Carlton (R) Yea
  • Womack, Richard (R) Yea
  • Wooten, Jim (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/26/2021 19 13 3 0 Yes
  • Ballinger, Bob (R) Yea
  • Beckham, Charles (R) Yea
  • Bledsoe, Cecile (R) Nay
  • Caldwell, Ronald (R) Yea
  • Chesterfield, Linda (D) Nay
  • Clark, Alan (R) Yea
  • Davis, Breanne (R) Yea
  • Dismang, Jonathan (R) Nay
  • Eads, Lance (R) NV
  • Elliott, Joyce (D) Nay
  • English, Jane (R) NV
  • Flippo, Scott (R) Yea
  • Flowers, Stephanie (D) Nay
  • Garner, Trent (R) Yea
  • Gilmore, Ben (R) Yea
  • Hammer, Kim (R) Yea
  • Hendren, Jim (R) Nay
  • Hester, Bart (R) Nay
  • Hickey, Jimmy (R) Nay
  • Hill, Ricky (R) Yea
  • Ingram, Keith (D) Nay
  • Irvin, Missy (R) NV
  • Johnson, Blake (R) Yea
  • Johnson, Mark (R) Yea
  • Leding, Greg (D) Nay
  • Pitsch, Matthew (R) Yea
  • Rapert, Jason (R) Yea
  • Rice, Terry (R) Yea
  • Sample, Bill (R) Nay
  • Stubblefield, Gary (R) Yea
  • Sturch, James (R) Nay
  • Sullivan, Dan (R) Yea
  • Teague, Larry (D) Yea
  • Tucker, Clarke (D) Nay
  • Wallace, David (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name
04/26/2021 21 12 2 0 Yes
  • Ballinger, Bob (R) Yea
  • Beckham, Charles (R) Yea
  • Bledsoe, Cecile (R) Nay
  • Caldwell, Ronald (R) Yea
  • Chesterfield, Linda (D) Nay
  • Clark, Alan (R) Yea
  • Davis, Breanne (R) Yea
  • Dismang, Jonathan (R) Yea
  • Eads, Lance (R) NV
  • Elliott, Joyce (D) Nay
  • English, Jane (R) NV
  • Flippo, Scott (R) Yea
  • Flowers, Stephanie (D) Nay
  • Garner, Trent (R) Yea
  • Gilmore, Ben (R) Yea
  • Hammer, Kim (R) Yea
  • Hendren, Jim (R) Nay
  • Hester, Bart (R) Nay
  • Hickey, Jimmy (R) Nay
  • Hill, Ricky (R) Yea
  • Ingram, Keith (D) Nay
  • Irvin, Missy (R) Yea
  • Johnson, Blake (R) Yea
  • Johnson, Mark (R) Yea
  • Leding, Greg (D) Nay
  • Pitsch, Matthew (R) Yea
  • Rapert, Jason (R) Yea
  • Rice, Terry (R) Yea
  • Sample, Bill (R) Nay
  • Stubblefield, Gary (R) Yea
  • Sturch, James (R) Nay
  • Sullivan, Dan (R) Yea
  • Teague, Larry (D) Yea
  • Tucker, Clarke (D) Nay
  • Wallace, David (R) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

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