The House has now entered the third week of the Fiscal Session.
This afternoon, the House approved an amendment to SB105, a reappropriation bill for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. This amendment would authorize $800,000 to fund the panic-button alert system in public schools for one year.
The House also voted in favor of an amendment to HB1122, the appropriation for the office of state treasurer. The amendment would allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at a public, private or religious elementary or secondary school.
The Joint Budget Committee will meet at 9am tomorrow. The House will reconvene at 1pm. Remember, you can watch House proceedings live at www.arkansashouse.org.