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Senator Linda Chesterfield (D)
12 Keo Drive, Little Rock, 72206
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Phone501-888-1859
Emaillchesterfield@comcast.net
District30
Seniority Number4
OccupationRetired Educator, Professional Consultant
Church AffiliationBaptist
VeteranNo
Public ServiceLRSB President, AEA President, NEA Exe. Committee,, Democratic Black Caucus; House 2003, 2005, 2007, Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
BiographyClick to Read
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Primary Sponsor
 HB1961TO REGULATE THE LENGTH OF A RAILROAD TRAIN OPERATED ON A MAIN LINE OR BRANCH LINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
 SB14CONCERNING THE FEE TO ATTEND A VICTIM IMPACT PANEL THAT IS REQUIRED BY LAW OF ANY PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING OR BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED, REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST, OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL BY A MINOR.
 SB210
Act 85
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CORRECTION OF ERRORS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
 SB491
Act 488
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR.
 SB507TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONSIDERATION OF THE PREFERENCE OF A CHILD IN A CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDING.
 SB78CONCERNING THE FEE TO ATTEND A VICTIM IMPACT PANEL THAT IS REQUIRED BY LAW OF ANY PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING OR BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED, REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST, OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL BY A MINOR.
 SR29TO COMMEND ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC., FOR ITS SERVICE WORK AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO ITS COMMUNITIES AND TO DESIGNATE MARCH 25 AS ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA DAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL.
 SR35TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC.
 SR38TO RECOGNIZE BILLY BURRIS FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HOSPITAL AND THE PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
 HB1378TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
 HB1440
Act 829
TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
 HB1441
Act 1032
TO 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.
 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.
 HB1845CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX LEVIED ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER WHEN A USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER IS TRANSFERRED AS PART OF AN INSURANCE SETTLEMENT.
 HB1862TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 HB1950
Act 1062
TO ESTABLISH JOHN H. JOHNSON DAY AS A MEMORIAL DAY.
 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”.
 HJR1007AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
 HJR1018TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
 SB336
Act 416
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
 SB492
Act 812
TO PROMOTE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM; TO ESTABLISH AREAS OF A CITY OR TOWN THAT HIGHLIGHT RESTAURANT, ENTERTAINMENT, AND HOSPITALITY OPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT DESIGNATED ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS.
 SB553TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
 SB572TO ALLOW VOTER REGISTRATION AND BALLOT ACCESS FOR ELIGIBLE PERSONS INCARCERATED IN COUNTY JAILS.
 SB601
Act 776
TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
 SB678CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; AND TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2.
 SCMR1TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SCR3TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY NOLAN RICHARDSON JR. TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AND TO REQUEST THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE NAME THE BASKETBALL COURT IN BUD WALTON ARENA IN HIS HONOR.
 SJR14TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
 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.
 SR24TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
 SR39TO CELEBRATE AND RECOGNIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM.