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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 Number26
OccupationDentist
Church AffiliationMethodist
VeteranNo
Public ServiceFirst Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Bill(Ascending)
Bill Status
Title
Primary Sponsor
 HB1440
Act 829
TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
 HB1656
Act 964
TO AMEND THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; TO PROHIBIT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FOR MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1676TO REQUIRE EQUAL REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN AND MEN ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS; AND TO ENCOURAGE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS TO GIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES TO MEN AND WOMEN WHEN MAKING APPOINTMENTS.
 HB1827
Act 976
TO REPEAL THE LAW REGARDING THE ARKANSAS NEWSPAPER RECYCLING ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
 HB1860
Act 977
TO REQUIRE REPORTING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OF PATIENT TRANSFERS FROM A LAY MIDWIFE.
 HB1861
Act 860
TO REQUIRE THE POSTING OF A WARNING SIGN IN AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT SELLS OR DISPENSES ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
 HB1864TO AMEND THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; TO PROHIBIT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FOR MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1877
Act 861
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "HOME-BREWED BEER"; AND TO AUTHORIZE A MANUFACTURER OF HOME-BREWED BEER TO REMOVE HOME-BREWED BEER FROM THE MANUFACTURER'S PREMISES FOR PERSONAL OR FAMILY USE.
 HB1946TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF CERTAIN EVENTS RELATED TO OFFICE-BASED SURGERY.
 HB1968TO AMEND AN EXEMPTION TO THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006.
 HR1029PROCLAIMING THE WEEK BEGINNING MAY 6, 2019, AS TARDIVE DYSKINESIA AWARENESS WEEK.
 HR1057TO CONGRATULATE THE MARION HIGH SCHOOL PATRIOTS FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS.
 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.
 SB190
Act 686
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GENETIC COUNSELOR LICENSURE ACT.
 SB275
Act 688
TO CLARIFY LAW REGARDING OUT-OF-STATE PHYSICIANS WHO PRACTICE PATIENT CARE SERVICES INITIATED IN THIS STATE THROUGH THE USE OF ANY MEDIUM.
 SB380
Act 477
TO MODIFY COVERAGE FOR SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY AND BREAST ULTRASOUND FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST DISEASE SUCH AS CANCER AND FOR THE EVALUATION OF DENSE BREAST TISSUE AS AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT.
 SB512
Act 736
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS TO A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER.
 SB527
Act 706
TO 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.
 SB637
Act 892
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING GREYHOUND RACING; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF PAYABLE WINNINGS AGREEMENTS.
 SB648TO AMEND THE REGULATION OF BODY PIERCING, BRANDING, AND TATTOOING BY GRANTING ALL AUTHORITY OF EDUCATION STANDARDS FOR LICENSING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
CoSponsor
 HB1145
Act 170
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1176
Act 216
TO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS STANDARDS FOR HUMAN BREAST MILK; AND TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN BREAST MILK DEPOSITORIES AND BANKS IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1441
Act 1032
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
 HB1461
Act 367
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
 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.
 HB1552
Act 837
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NURSING LICENSURES.
 HB1555
Act 959
TO INCREASE COVERAGE FOR MEDICATIONS APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR TOBACCO CESSATION IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 HB1563TO ALLOW FOR CASINO GAMING IN POPE COUNTY, JOHNSON COUNTY, OR CONWAY COUNTY; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 100; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 HB1564
Act 660
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
 HB1629TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS' SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WITH RESPECT TO PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSES.
 HB1708
Act 849
TO END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE.
 HB1780
Act 791
TO RECOGNIZE AND REMEMBER THE GREATEST MARITIME DISASTER IN UNITED STATES HISTORY.
 HB1965
Act 1066
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA MUSIC TRAIL ACT; TO PROMOTE TOURISM AND PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR ART PROJECTS ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE; AND TO REQUIRE SIGNAGE ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE.
 HCR1010TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
 SB196
Act 201
TO ADOPT FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE CODE PROVISIONS CONCERNING OPPORTUNITY ZONES; AND TO PROVIDE STATE TAX INCENTIVES RELATED TO INVESTMENTS IN OPPORTUNITY ZONES.
 SB471
Act 703
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING LOCAL GOVERNMENT BONDS; AND TO ALLOW A MUNICIPALITY'S OR COUNTY'S PORTION OF THE NET CASINO GAMING RECEIPTS TAX REVENUES TO BE PLEDGED FOR THE REPAYMENT OF CERTAIN LOCAL GOVERNMENT BONDS.
 SB667
Act 947
TO AMEND AN EXEMPTION TO THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006.
 SJR18RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.