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Senator Cecile Bledsoe (R)
709 Sky Mountain Dr., Rogers, 72757
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Phone479-636-2115
EmailCecile.Bledsoe@senate.ar.gov
District3
Seniority Number1
OccupationFormer VP and Assistant Office Manager of Surgical Clinic
Church AffiliationBaptist
VeteranNo
Public ServiceHouse 1999, 2001, 2003, Senate 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
BiographyClick to Read
Bill(Ascending)
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Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1014
Act 245
TO REQUIRE EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL TO PROVIDE THAT BLEEDING CONTROL TRAINING BE TAUGHT TO STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE (9-12).
 HB1032CONCERNING OBSCENE MATERIALS; TO BE KNOWN AS THE "HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND CHILD EXPLOITATION PREVENTION ACT"; AND TO PROVIDE FOR INTERNET BLOCKING CAPABILITY.
 HB1225
Act 131
TO ENCOURAGE CHILD CARE FACILITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE DIVISION OF CHILD CARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
 HB1291
Act 222
TO AMEND THE APPLICABILITY OF REQUIREMENTS FOR CAMPAIGN SIGNS AND MATERIALS.
 HB1523CONCERNING THE TREATMENT OF FEMALE INMATES AND DETAINEES IN CORRECTIONAL OR DETENTION FACILITIES; AND CONCERNING PREGNANT INMATES AND DETAINEES.
 HB1621TO CREATE THE PRIMARY PREVENTION PROGRAMS ACT.
 HB1796TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO NOTIFY ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNERS OF PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS BEFORE APPROVAL BY THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
 HB1837TO EXPAND ACCESS TO ASSOCIATION HEALTH PLANS THAT ALLOW MORE SMALL BUSINESSES TO BAND TOGETHER TO PURCHASE INSURANCE.
 HB1904TO CREATE A STUDY OF PUBLIC NOTICE AND PARTICIPATION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING PROCESS.
 SB168
Act 185
TO AMEND THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
 SB194TO ENCOURAGE CHILD CARE FACILITY ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ARKANSAS; AND CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE DIVISION OF CHILD CARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
 SB269
Act 263
TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO THE ACCREDITATION ORGANIZATION RELATED TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
 SB270
Act 264
TO EXTEND THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR A SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST.
 SB271
Act 265
TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO AN ACCREDITATION ORGANIZATION RELATED TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY.
 SB272
Act 266
TO REPEAL AN OBSOLETE LAW REGARDING THE RECORDING OF A CERTIFICATE BEFORE PRACTICING MEDICINE.
 SB273TO CLARIFY THAT AN EXPERT WITNESS TESTIFYING OR OFFERING OPINIONS REGARDING AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING BEFORE A BOARD OF ANY PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION CLASSIFIED AS A PROFESSION OF HEALING ARTS HAS IMMUNITY.
 SB274
Act 267
TO ADD FELLOWSHIP AS A METHOD FOR A FOREIGN GRADUATE TO OBTAIN A LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB275TO CLARIFY LAW REGARDING OUT-OF-STATE PHYSICIANS WHO PRACTICE PATIENT CARE SERVICES INITIATED IN THIS STATE THROUGH THE USE OF ANY MEDIUM.
 SB440TO BAN USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FOOD AND DRINK EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB441TO ADD RESTRICTIONS REGARDING ADVERTISING OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND USE OF CERTAIN SYMBOLS.
 SB503CREATING THE OFFENSE OF PROMOTING A SUICIDE ATTEMPT; CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE.
 SB512TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS TO A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER.
 SB527TO REQUIRE A HEALTHCARE PAYOR TO DISCLOSE ON A MEMBER IDENTIFICATION CARD WHETHER A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN IS INSURED OR SELF-FUNDED; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB634TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO COVER OPIOID ANTAGONISTS AS A PHARMACY BENEFIT.
 SR5TO RECOGNIZE NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY.
CoSponsor
 HB1226CONCERNING THE PURSUIT OF A NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE-DESIGNATED CANCER CENTER AT THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
 HB1295TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
 HB1342TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
 HB1440TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
 HB1441TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
 HB1495TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
 HB1519TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, VAPOR PRODUCTS, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS, E-LIQUID PRODUCTS, AND CIGARETTE PAPERS TO A PERSON UNDER TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE.
 HB1569TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
 HJR1018TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
 SB113
Act 107
TO ABOLISH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE; TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE TO THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB149
Act 180
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
 SB150
Act 198
TO AMEND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY REFORM ACT OF 2013; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL ACCESS TO FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION-DEFINED BROADBAND SERVICE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB151
Act 181
CONCERNING THE PURSUIT OF A NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE-DESIGNATED CANCER CENTER AT THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
 SB152
Act 189
AN ACT RESTORING ARKANSAS FAMILIES.
 SB153
Act 83
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL-LEVEL IMPROVEMENT, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, CURRICULUM, AND GRADUATE STUDIES PLANS TO BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SCIENCE OF READING.
 SB190TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GENETIC COUNSELOR LICENSURE ACT.
 SB2TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
 SB238TO PROVIDE FOR INELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL’S OFFICIAL ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB3TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
 SB336
Act 416
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
 SB385
Act 298
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
 SB386
Act 299
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
 SB571TO CREATE AN EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT, AN INCREASED STANDARD DEDUCTION, AND AN INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX REDUCTION; AND TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR INCOME TAX REDUCTIONS THROUGH NEW TAXES ON CIGARETTES AND E-CIGARETTES.
 SCMR1TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SJR14TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
 SJR3APPLYING TO THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
 SR17TO ENCOURAGE LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SUSPEND CONTACT AND OUTREACH WITH THE COUNCIL ON AMERICAN-ISLAMIC RELATIONS.
 SR24TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.