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Representative Sonia Eubanks Barker (R)

207 West 15th Street, Smackover, 71762

Representative Sonia Eubanks Barker (R)
Phone: 870-814-7605
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 59
Seniority:
59
Occupation: High School Educator
Occupation:
High School Educator
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL-LEVEL IMPROVEMENT, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, CURRICULUM, AND GRADUATE STUDIES PLANS TO BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SCIENCE OF READING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REFERRALS ON CHILDREN BORN WITH FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER.
CONCERNING THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
CoSponsor
TO REDUCE THE COSTS OF CONCEALED CARRY LICENSURE AND FIREARM OWNERSHIP.
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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.
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.
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN ROUTES IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AS THE "CAMDEN EXPEDITION SCENIC HIGHWAY".
TO CREATE THE CHERISH ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT ABORTIONS AFTER EIGHTEEN (18) WEEKS' GESTATION EXCEPT IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO 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.
TO ESTABLISH A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE POSITION OF A FARM TO SCHOOL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR WITHIN THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT.
TO END CHILD MARRIAGE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT FOR MARRIAGE.
CONCERNING CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR THEFT OF OIL AND GAS EQUIPMENT AND PETROLEUM-RELATED PROPERTY; AND TO MAKE ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES AND TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO REQUIRE COOPERATION BETWEEN CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY.
CONCERNING A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SCOPE OF WHERE A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY CARRY AND POSSESS A HANDGUN.
TO 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”.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE NINETY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN.
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.
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.
AN ACT RESTORING ARKANSAS FAMILIES.
TO REQUIRE SCHOOL-LEVEL IMPROVEMENT, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, CURRICULUM, AND GRADUATE STUDIES PLANS TO BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SCIENCE OF READING.
TO REDUCE THE FEES FOR A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND TO REDUCE THE FEE TO RENEW A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN.
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.
TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS.
TO PROHIBIT UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION OF A MINOR; TO CREATE AWARENESS PROGRAMS CONCERNING AND STATISTICAL TRACKING OF UNLAWFUL FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO HAVE CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM ABORTIONS; AND TO REPEAL THE PRESUMPTION OF VIABILITY OF A FETUS AT THE TWENTY-FIFTH WEEK OF PREGNANCY.
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.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ALC-PEER
Alternate: ALC-PERSONNEL
Alternate: ALC-REVIEW