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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 Number28
OccupationRetired Educator
Church AffiliationUnited Methodist
Public ServiceCrosett City Council, House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1379
Act 346
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF TIMBERLAND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1380
Act 533
TO ALLOW A HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSOR TO TEACH ELEMENTS OF FORESTRY WITHOUT REGISTERING FOR THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REGISTRATION OF FORESTERS.
 HB1694
Act 1094
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICT ENROLLMENT BY FOSTER CHILDREN; TO ALLOW THE PAYMENT OF STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING; AND TO ENSURE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION.
 HB1991
Act 1104
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIODS FOR CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
 SB265
Act 306
CONCERNING THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM EVERSITY; TO ALLOW THE EVERSITY TO BE ESTABLISHED AND RECOGNIZED; TO EXEMPT THE EVERSITY FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW.
 SB350CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN ASHLEY, BRADLEY, AND DREW COUNTIES.
 SB385
Act 745
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB386
Act 746
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB387
Act 747
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - TEACH FOR AMERICA GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB413
Act 752
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - CROSSETT CAMPUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB414
Act 753
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MCGEHEE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB415
Act 754
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MATH AND SCIENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB416
Act 755
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LAKEPORT PLANTATION EDUCATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB50
Act 301
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DE MINIMIS AMOUNTS OF MONEY AND FINANCIAL REPORTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB624
Act 997
TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
 SB625
Act 1047
TO AMEND THE LIST OF OFFENSES THAT PROHIBIT NURSING LICENSURE.
 SB660
Act 792
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - AREA AGENCIES ON AGING GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB661
Act 793
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
 SB857
Act 1271
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF VEHICLES FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB858
Act 1272
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
 SB859
Act 1273
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROVISIONAL POSITIONS FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB949
Act 1135
TO MODIFY THE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO REGULATE THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
 SB961
Act 1279
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS STANDARDS FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
 SR13HONORING DR. H. JACKSON LASSITER FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS CHANCELLOR.
CoSponsor
 HB1014
Act 23
TO EXEMPT STATE INSTITUTIONS, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE ENTITY WITH TORT LIABILITY IMMUNITY FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE WHEN OBTAINING A CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSE.
 HB1292TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1532
Act 1081
CONCERNING THE STATE DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM.
 HB1569
Act 723
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
 HB1653
Act 950
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
 HB1846CONCERNING THE "JOURNEY" PROVISION IN REGARD TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON.
 SB1037
Act 1286
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB175AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - TRANSFER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB183
Act 382
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
 SB342
Act 854
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
 SB368
Act 892
TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM; TO COORDINATE VARIOUS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE AN OFFICE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB4
Act 374
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT.
 SB472
Act 895
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB6
Act 22
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB645
Act 736
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
 SB695TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB797
Act 860
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
 SB81
Act 299
COMBINING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED; CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT, THE UNDERAGE DUI LAW, SUSPENSIONS OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
 SB96
Act 46
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SJR9A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION; AND REPEALING THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 SMR1IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
 SR16TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
 SR2TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
 SR23IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
 SR8RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.