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Passed Arkansas Firearm Legislation SB59

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: To Be Known As The "intrastate Firearms Protection Act"; And To Prevent The United States Government From Regulating The Manufacture, Assembly, And Trade Of Firearms And Ammunition Within The Borders Of Arkansas.

Description: To Be Known As The "intrastate Firearms Protection Act"; And To Prevent The United States Government From Regulating The Manufacture, Assembly, And Trade Of Firearms And Ammunition Within The Borders Of Arkansas.

Session: 93rd General Assembly (2021 Regular)

Last Action: Notification that SB59 is now Act 872

Last Action Date: April 26, 2021

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Bob Ballinger (R); Justin Gonzales (R); Aaron Pilkington (R); Austin Mccollum (R); Jim Dotson (R); Trent Garner (R); Blake Johnson (R);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 20% (7 of 35)

History
Chamber Date Action
Senate Apr 26, 2021 Notification that SB59 is now Act 872
Senate Apr 19, 2021 Reported correctly enrolled and ordered delivered to the Governor.
Senate Apr 19, 2021 DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR.
House Apr 15, 2021 Returned To the Senate as passed.
Senate Apr 15, 2021 ORDERED ENROLLED
Senate Apr 15, 2021 Returned from the House as passed.
House Apr 15, 2021 Read the third time and passed and ordered transmitted to the Senate.
House Apr 13, 2021 Returned by the Committee Do Pass
Senate Apr 1, 2021 Ordered immediately transmitted to the House.
House Apr 1, 2021 Read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and referred to the Committee on JUDICIARY COMMITTEE- HOUSE
House Apr 1, 2021 RECEIVED FROM THE SENATE
Senate Apr 1, 2021 Read the third time and passed.
Senate Mar 31, 2021 Amendment # 4 read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and adopted, ordered engrossed.
Senate Mar 31, 2021 Placed on second reading for purpose of amendment.
Senate Mar 31, 2021 REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED
Senate Mar 30, 2021 Returned by the Committee with the recommendation that it Do Pass as amended, Amendment # 4
Senate Feb 22, 2021 Withdrawn from Committee for purpose of amendment # 3
Senate Feb 22, 2021 Re-referred to CITY, COUNTY & LOCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - SENATE
Senate Feb 22, 2021 REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED
Senate Feb 22, 2021 Amendment # 3 read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and adopted, ordered engrossed.
Senate Feb 22, 2021 Amendment #2 Withdrawn
Senate Feb 8, 2021 Amendment # 1 read the first time, rules suspended, read the second time and adopted, ordered engrossed.
Senate Feb 8, 2021 Re-referred to CITY, COUNTY & LOCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - SENATE
Senate Feb 8, 2021 REPORTED CORRECTLY ENGROSSED
Senate Feb 8, 2021 Withdrawn from Committee for purpose of amendment # 1
Senate Jan 11, 2021 Read first time, rules suspended, read second time, referred to CITY, COUNTY & LOCAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - SENATE
Senate Jan 6, 2021 Filed
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered not available state link bill text
Draft Mar 31, 2021 state link bill text
Draft Feb 22, 2021 state link bill text
Draft Feb 8, 2021 state link bill text
Draft Jan 6, 2021 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
Senate Amendment S4 Senate Amendment S4 Mar 30, 2021 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment S3 Senate Amendment S3 Feb 10, 2021 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment S2 Senate Amendment S2 Feb 9, 2021 State Link amendment text No
Senate Amendment S1 Senate Amendment S1 Jan 28, 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
04/1/2021 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 74 18 8 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) NV
  • Milligan, Jon (R) Yea
  • Murdock, Reginald (D) Nay
  • Nicks, Milton (D) NV
  • Payton, John (R) NV
  • Penzo, Clint (R) Yea
  • Perry, Mark (D) Nay
  • 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

Link: link to state bill page

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