It's over!!! Yea, we can all take a breath and pat ourself on the back for a job well done. This year wasn't that bad. We did have some bad one but from years past these were not that bad.
I will be working on a newsletters soon, I will post it hear, email it you and send it by snail mail to those who can't have internet.
HB1540 This bill is on hold, but we are working on them to delete the Social media part. We are working hard on this. This is a clean up bill where they have added the Social Media stuff, you will need to report all the your logins names and passwords.
HB1433 this bill has been Deferred- which is good new. A new low. Level 3 and 4 can't live 2000 ft of someone who has a mental disability or physical disability facility.
Bill HB1173 This bill keeps getting passed over. which is a good thing. A clean up bill ,but it is changeing the age. This bill is changing the age from 20 to 18. It could catch a young Senior high school male who is dating a a girl under this bill. Also changeing the age of 16 to 15. Again, might catch a few young people who are just dating.
Bill HB 1175 This bill keeps getting passed over. If you were convicted of rape and have gotten off the registor, you might have to re-registor again. You might want to check this bill out.
Bll HB 1177 This bill has been deferred. If t(meaning- PUt aside, come back to it later,- this is good news) The victim is a family or household member, the person shall be sentenced to a minimum term of imprisonment of 25 years or more. This could mean the father or mother of the family, who has a victim in the household could be place in prison for 25 years.
Bill SB32 PASSED
An act prohibiting certain sex offenders from entering a school. unless they hire a security guard.
UPDATE as of Feb. 1 2017- the bill is being changed. It will now read as Level 4 will NOT be able to go to any event at a public school. A level 3 will need to notifies the school 24 hours before the event if they are going to go. They did take away the security guard.
Go to our AR Legislature tab to get more information on how to look up bills, find emails address and How to write an email.
PLEASE, I need more people to check this on a daily bases. The only reason I found out about this bill is when the reported called me for questions. This is NOT how I want to find out about bills.
The more people we have helping, the better. I need people to look up bills, know how to read them. We also need people to send emails to the Senators to let them know we don't like that bill. Please tell your family and friends about us, The more people we have, The louder our voice will be.