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Senator Eddie Cheatham (D)
2814 Ashley 239, Crossett, 71635
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Phone870-364-5659
Emaileddie.cheatham@senate.ar.gov
District26
Seniority Number33
OccupationRetired Educator
Church AffiliationUnited Methodist
Public ServiceCrosett City Council, House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1170
Act 1444
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1199
Act 1446
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS.
 HB1275
Act 292
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT A RETAIL BUSINESS.
 HB1294
Act 1334
TO PRESERVE THE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND NONRESIDENT SCHOOLS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1569
Act 985
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING QUORUM COURT COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
 HB1706
Act 1275
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF CHILD UNDER THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT; TO CLARIFY THE MEANING OF FOSTER HOME; AND TO MAKE CLARIFICATIONS TO OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT.
 SB160
Act 521
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "SALARY" UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF SERVICE CREDIT AND BENEFITS PAID TO A MEMBER OF THE SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB161
Act 604
TO CREATE THE TITLE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE; AND TO ESTABLISH THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSING.
 SB162
Act 1399
TO ADDRESS EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB163
Act 605
TO TREAT THE PERCENTAGE OF PLAN BENEFIT EQUALLY IN THE TEACHER DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB164
Act 606
TO ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY BUYOUT PLAN FOR INACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND OTHER PAYEES ENTITLED TO A FUTURE BENEFIT TO RECEIVE A ONE-TIME LUMP SUM PAYMENT FROM THE SYSTEM.
 SB250
Act 608
TO CLARIFY DEFINITIONS AND RECORD RETENTION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND EMPLOYEES.
 SB345
Act 356
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LAKEPORT PLANTATION EDUCATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB449
Act 802
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB450
Act 803
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB496
Act 1069
TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE REISSUED TO THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A DISABLED VETERAN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE RECIPIENT.
 SB507
Act 818
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB610
Act 858
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - CROSSETT CAMPUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB611
Act 859
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MCGEHEE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB613
Act 861
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MATH AND SCIENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB614
Act 862
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - CROSSETT CAMPUS - BROADBAND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB615
Act 863
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - LIBRARY AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB617
Act 864
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MUSIC BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB618
Act 865
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MCGEHEE CAMPUS - BROADBAND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB889
Act 1092
TO INCREASE THE LAWFUL LENGTH OF SEMITRAILERS AND TRAILERS ALLOWED ON STREETS, ROADS, AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE.
 SB942
Act 1097
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION'S AUTHORITY OVER FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY.
 SB943TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE STUDY OF EDUCATION INNOVATION AND REFORM.
 SB944TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWING THE CHARTER OF A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
 SR19SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF QUALITY, AFFORDABLE, ONLINE EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM.
 SR22TO ENCOURAGE THE STATE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO CREATE A SPECIAL NATIVE-BORN HUNTING LICENSE THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR A REDUCED FEE TO NONRESIDENTS WHO WERE BORN IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
 HB1039
Act 1441
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX FOR UTILITIES USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AQUACULTURE AND HORTICULTURE EQUIPMENT.
 HB1218TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1328
Act 321
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
 HB1386
Act 253
TO ALLOW CERTAIN NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES AND DIRECT THEIR OWN ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1418TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1478
Act 1104
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF “FERAL HOG”; TO REGULATE THE CAPTURING, KILLING, AND TRANSPORTING OF FERAL HOGS; AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR RELEASING HOGS INTO THE WILD.
 HB1770
Act 600
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1853
Act 1109
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING RECOUPMENT OF PAYMENTS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1870
Act 1476
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1921
Act 1483
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1929
Act 954
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB107
Act 69
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
 SB125
Act 152
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB135
Act 1398
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB249
Act 1230
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB299
Act 1402
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR TIMBER HARVESTING MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND RELATED ATTACHMENTS.
 SB33
Act 1294
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
 SB377
Act 364
TO REVISE NOTIFICATION AND STORAGE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES.
 SB425
Act 557
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF STATE FUNDING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS BASED ON 98% OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSESSMENT FOR THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
 SB463
Act 1408
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
 SB509
Act 625
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
 SB606
Act 857
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB639
Act 656
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - SYSTEM - VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS AND ENTITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB66
Act 601
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
 SB791
Act 1411
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
 SB814
Act 1081
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB825CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
 SB830
Act 1253
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.
 SB841CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
 SB916
Act 1260
TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013.
 SB933TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
 SJR2THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
 SR1TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE BANK DEPARTMENT IN ARKANSAS.
 SR10 RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.