Public Notice

Public Notice

Notice of Rulemaking

In compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act of the State of Arkansas (Act 434 of 1967), notice is hereby given that the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism is to promulgate rules concerning Major Historic Tax Credits in the state of Arkansas. The Department will consider rules in the following areas:

Rules governing the Arkansas Major Historic Rehabilitation Income Tax Credit Act.

Public comments will be accepted from November 14 through December 14th, 2023. Please send all inquiries and written public comments regarding these rules to: Scott Kaufman, Director of the Historic Preservation Program, 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.


Notice of Rulemaking

Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. § 25-15-201 et seq., notice is hereby given that the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism is proposing rules to administer Act 655 of 2023 regarding the permitting and sale of alcoholic beverages in state parks.  The proposed rule also repeals two obsolete rules pertaining to 2021 Rates/Fees and the Wildlife Observation Trails Pilot Grant Program.

The Department is accepting public comment on these proposed rules through September 11, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. 

Information may also be reviewed on the Secretary of State’s website.

Copies may also be obtained by contacting the Department at (501) 355-6667. 

PUBLISHED IN ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT GAZETTE AUGUST 12-14, 2023

Clean Proposed State Parks Alcoholic Beverage Permit Rule (PDF)
Markup Proposed State Parks Alcoholic Beverage Permit Rule (PDF)
State Parks Alcoholic Beverage Permit Rule Public Comments 8.12.13 to 9.1.23 (PDF)
State Parks Alcoholic Beverage Permit Rule Public Comment Summary and Response (PDF)
SOS Questionnaire Financial Impact Statement (PDF)
Final Proposed Rule Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Permit (PDF)

Interested persons may review these proposed rules and also make comments by mail, by phone or online:

Shealyn Sowers
Chief of Communications
Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage & Tourism
Office of the Secretary
1 Capitol Mall Suite 3B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Shealyn.Sowers@arkansas.gov
501-355-6667

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