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Representative Deborah Ferguson (D)
200 S. Rhodes St., Suite B, West Memphis, 72301
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Phone870-735-7098
Emaildeborah.ferguson@arkansashouse.org
District51
Seniority Number94
OccupationDentist
Church AffiliationMethodist
Public ServiceFirst Term House 2013
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1473TO CREATE THE TRUTH IN HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER ADVERTISING ACT.
 HB1482
Act 1453
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PRIMARY CARE CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SHARED-SAVINGS PILOT PROGRAM.
 HB1672
Act 427
TO REQUIRE THAT DENIALS OF DENTAL CLAIMS BE DECIDED BY LICENSED DENTISTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB2032
Act 515
TO CLARIFY THE FACULTY STATUS OF MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ADMISSIONS BOARD.
 HB2033
Act 549
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO ISSUE UNRESTRICTED LICENSES TO PRACTICE MEDICINE TO CERTAIN UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES FACULTY.
 HB2261THE TRANSPARENCY IN HEALTH CARE CREDENTIALS ACT.
 SB1035
Act 712
TO PERMIT CITIES WITH AN ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION TAX TO SHARE THE COST OF AN AUDIT; AND TO REQUIRE THAT CERTAIN RECORDS BE PROVIDED TO A JOINT AUDITOR.
 SB1036
Act 1180
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 11-10-210 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB199
Act 451
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ALTERNATIVE COUNTY BOOKKEEPING METHODS.
 SB330
Act 351
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GREYHOUND RACING LAW AND TO PERMIT A DOG RACING FRANCHISE HOLDER TO REQUEST TO HOLD RACES ON THE DAYS AND DURING THE HOURS PERMITTED BY THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION.
 SB387
Act 597
TO LIMIT BODY ART PROCEDURES.
 SB482
Act 435
TO REINSTATE THE MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
 SB498
Act 1035
TO ALLOW THE MEDICAL BOARD TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO CREDENTIALING ORGANIZATIONS FOR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS.
 SB788
Act 562
TO AMEND THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT TO STRENGTHEN DUE PROCESS FOR PROVIDERS WHO DELIVER SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB810
Act 564
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO BE APPROPRIATELY REIMBURSED FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND SERVICES PROVIDED.
 SB888
Act 1259
TO PROVIDE PARITY FOR MAMMOGRAPHY SERVICES REIMBURSEMENT.
CoSponsor
 HB1020
Act 84
TO EXTEND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PERMITTING THE RECREATIONAL USE OF LAND TO A LANDOWNER WHO PERMITS THE FREE USE OF THE LANDOWNER’S PROPERTY FOR FLYING AND LANDING AIRCRAFT.
 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.
 HB1234
Act 1450
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1264
Act 229
AMENDING THE NUMBER OF DAYS IN WHICH A PERSON MUST FILE AN ANSWER IN A GARNISHMENT PROCEEDING.
 HB1265
Act 230
AMENDING THE FORM OF NOTICE REQUIRED WHEN A SMALL ESTATE IS DISTRIBUTED WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION.
 HB1267
Act 464
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A PRIOR APPROVAL PROCESS FOR EXPERIMENTAL AND INVESTIGATIONAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES AND MEDICAL DEVICES.
 HB1295
Act 234
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FROM NET PROCEEDS OF THE LOTTERY; 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.
 HB1390TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DISTRIBUTED GENERATION ACT.
 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.
 HB1510
Act 1388
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS BENEFIT CORPORATION ACT.
 HB1553TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR CANDIDATES; AND TO REQUIRE THAT A CANDIDATE HAVING CRIMINAL HISTORY BE GIVEN NOTICE PRIOR TO THE ELECTION THAT HE OR SHE IS NOT QUALIFIED TO HOLD OFFICE.
 HB1591
Act 727
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1592
Act 728
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1593
Act 729
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1594
Act 730
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1595
Act 987
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1596
Act 731
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1597
Act 732
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1598
Act 988
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2013-2014 FISCAL YEAR.
 HB1599
Act 733
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1600
Act 734
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1601
Act 735
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1602
Act 736
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1603
Act 737
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1604
Act 738
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1605
Act 739
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1606
Act 740
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE AND NONPROFIT SUPPORT - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1607
Act 741
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1608
Act 742
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1609
Act 743
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1610
Act 744
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1611
Act 745
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 HB1746
Act 1212
TO REQUIRE A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER TO WARN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A CREDIBLE THREAT BY A PATIENT.
 HB1832
Act 1474
THE NEW MARKETS JOBS ACT OF 2013.
 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.
 HB1926TO ADJUST THE INCOME LEVELS SUBJECT TO CERTAIN INCOME TAX RATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO USE THE LOW-INCOME TAX TABLES.
 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.
 HB2031
Act 1020
TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO ALLOW NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO PURCHASE SURPLUS PUBLIC COMMODITIES.
 HB2109
Act 1012
TO AMEND DEFINITIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TUITION INCENTIVE PROGRAM
 HB2110
Act 1289
TO PROVIDE AUTHORITY FOR ADDITIONAL STUDENT ABSENCES FOR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS BETWEEN GRADES ELEVEN AND TWELVE FOR COMPLETION OF BASIC TRAINING.
 HB2111
Act 1013
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TO UTILIZE READINESS CENTER RENTAL INCOME FOR EXPENSE RECOVERY AND UNIT MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION EVENTS.
 HB2121
Act 1226
TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE FOR CORRECTIVE SURGERY AND TREATMENT FOR CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALY.
 HR1025COMMENDING OFFICER MICHAEL NEAL ON HIS SELECTION AS A MEDAL OF VALOR RECIPIENT.
 SB1029TO ENSURE THAT CANDIDATES FOR OFFICE ARE QUALIFIED; TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR CANDIDATES BEFORE THE ELECTION; AND TO PREVENT CANDIDATES CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES FROM RUNNING FOR PUBLIC OFFICE.
 SB108TO EXTEND THE NET OPERATING LOSS CARRY-FORWARD PERIOD FOR CALCULATING ARKANSAS INCOME TAX; AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CHANGES.
 SB294TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB329
Act 350
TO AMEND THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION; TO AMEND THE METHOD OF PLACING WAGERS AT HORSE TRACKS AND GREYHOUND TRACKS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB343TO PREVENT ELECTION MISCONDUCT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABSENTEE BALLOTS, ASSISTANTS, DESIGNATED BEARERS, AND ADMINISTRATORS; AND TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES FOR CASTING AND COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
 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.
 SB791
Act 1411
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS.
 SB821
Act 1413
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM PETITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB822
Act 1085
TO INCREASE TRANSPARENCY WITH RESPECT TO INITIATED ACTS; AND TO REQUIRE MORE COMPLETE DISCLOSURE BY BALLOT QUESTION COMMITTEES AND LEGISLATIVE QUESTION COMMITTEES.
 SB830
Act 1253
TO PROVIDE LIFETIME HUNTING LICENSES AND FISHING LICENSES TO CERTAIN DISABLED VETERANS.