State Session Information for Arkansas

Session
2020

House/Assembly Pre-filing Deadline
4/7/2020

House/Assembly Bill Introduction Deadline
Non-appropriation: 4/8/2020, Appropriation 4/22/2020

House/Assembly Committee Reporting Deadline

House/Assembly Crossover Deadline
None

Begin Date
4/8/2020

Adjournment Date

5/7/2020

Senate Pre-filing Deadline
4/7/2020

Senate Bill Introduction Deadline
Non-appropriation: 4/8/2020, Appropriation 4/22/2020

Senate Committee Reporting Deadline

Senate Crossover Deadline
None

Effective Date: Bills go into effect 90 days after adjournment unless specified

Leadership

Governor
Asa Hutchinson (R)

House/Assembly Control
76R/24D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Majority Legislator
Marcus Richmond (R)

Highest Ranking Senate Majority Legislator
Bart Hester (R)

Lieutenant Governor
Tim Griffin

Presides Over Senate?
Yes

Senate Control
26R/9D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Minority Legislator
Frederick Love (D)

Highest Ranking Senate Minority Legislator
Keith Ingram (D)