On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced HB1355. This bill would allow any Arkansan who is 70 years of age or older to voluntarily exempt himself or herself from or decline to participate in jury service at any time. Current law allows anyone 80 years of age or older to voluntarily exempt himself or herself from jury duty.
The House Revenue and Taxation committee advanced HB1027. This bill would require voter approval for any new advertising and promotion tax or any increase of existing advertising and promotion tax.
The full House passed HB1334. This bill creates the Restroom Access Act. It requires retail establishments to allow access to employee restrooms for customers with certain medical conditions.
The House will reconvene on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.