House committees advanced several bills on Wednesday.
The House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee advanced HB1023. This bill states that all flags of the United States and flags of the State of Arkansas purchased by a public entity with public funds shall be made and manufactured in the United States.
The House City, County, and Local Affairs Committee advanced HB1014. This bill allows online training for county coroners and provides that a person with a felony conviction is not eligible to be a deputy coroner.
The full House passed HB1018. This bill will allow members of municipal fire department bomb squads to carry weapons while responding to bomb threats.
The House also passed HB1086. This bill amends the law concerning parking privileges for a person with a disabled veteran special license plate. It states vehicles with a disabled veteran special license plate can have access to disabled parking spaces if the vehicle also displays a special certificate issued by the Office of Motor Vehicle.
The House will reconvene on Thursday at 11 am.