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Senator Cecile Bledsoe (R)

709 Sky Mountain Dr., Rogers, 72757

Senator Cecile Bledsoe (R)
Phone:
Phone:
District: 8
District:
8
Seniority: 17
Seniority:
17
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001, 2003, Senate 2009
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001, 2003, Senate 2009
Biography: Cecile Bledsoe.pdf
Biography:


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO CLARIFY ARKANSAS’S RABIES CONTROL ACT.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
TO ALLOW THE DONATION OF CERTAIN ITEMS INCLUDING BICYCLES SEIZED AND FORFEITED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE - THE SAFE HAVEN PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - AREA AGENCIES ON AGING GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST TECHNICAL INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN CONDUCT TO CONTROL THE PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT OR INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO COLLECT DATA FROM LICENSEES.
TO ALLOW THE MULTIYEAR REGISTRATION OF PERSONAL-USE MOTOR VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO CREATE A STUDY OF ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING.
TO PROTECT RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES GRANTED UNDER THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE'S MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF FOREIGN LAWS, LEGAL CODES, OR SYSTEMS.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS AGING INITIATIVE FOR ITS CONTINUING COMMITMENT TO ARKANSAS'S SENIOR CITIZENS.
Primary Sponsor for House
PROVIDING FOR THE REVIEW OF STATE AGENCY PERFORMANCE BY THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO ENSURE EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE AGENCY OPERATIONS.
TO PREVENT RETIRED MEMBERS OF A STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM FROM RETURNING TO WORK FOR THE STATE FOLLOWING RETIREMENT EXCEPT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO PROVIDE THAT CASH FUNDS RECEIVED BY CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS OR STATE AGENCIES AS A RESULT OF AN AWARD BY THE COURT OR SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ARE SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE DATES FOR PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
TO AUTHORIZE A MEDICAL EXEMPTION DESIGNATION FOR SEAT BELT USE TO BE PLACED ON A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR IDENTIFICATION CARD.
CONCERNING VARIOUS ADOPTION PROVISIONS.
TO MAKE ILLEGAL THE DEFRAUDING OF PROSPECTIVE ADOPTIVE PARENTS.
THE EXTENSION EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS ACT.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS IN ARKANSAS AND AUTHORIZE GRANTS AND SUPPORT FOR AN EARLY CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TEST NEGATIVE FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO AMEND SEVERAL PROVISIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE SCHEDULE VI SUBSTANCES REGARDING DRUGS IN THE CRIMINAL CODE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING AIRPORT AUTHORITY AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, A GED, OR ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES TOWARD A GED WHILE RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
THE ARKANSAS FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACCOUNTABILITY ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL DISTRICT PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT PLANS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
TO ALLOW AN AUXILIARY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER APPOINTED AS A RESERVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO ADMINISTER BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS AND TO OPERATE A DEVICE TO DETECT EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
TO PROVIDE SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE CHOICE OF HOLDING SCHOOL ELECTIONS ON THE SAME DATE AS GENERAL ELECTIONS OR IN SEPTEMBER; TO AMEND RELATED PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE TERM OF SERVICE FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE FOUNDING OF THE GIRL SCOUTS ON MARCH 12, 1912.
THE TAXPAYERS' PROTECTION AMENDMENT.
COMMEMORATING WALMART CAPITOL DAY ON TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011.
CoSponsor for House
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CAPITAL GAINS REDUCTION ACT OF 2011.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A QUALIFYING DIAGNOSIS THAT ESTABLISHES CATEGORICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES.
THE ARKANSAS CARBON DIOXIDE STORAGE ACT.
TO CONFORM THE SALVAGE AUCTION BUYER'S IDENTIFICATION CARD LAW TO THE COMMERCE CLAUSE OF ARTICLE 1, § 8 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND JULI'S LAW; TO REQUIRE THAT A DNA SAMPLE BE TAKEN FROM A PERSON ARRESTED FOR RAPE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO SPECIFY MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND TO AMEND REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR DISCHARGE FOR ABSENTEEISM, MISCONDUCT, AND FAILURE TO ACCEPT SUITABLE WORK.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE AND TO PROTECT THOSE BUSINESSES, COMPANIES, AND MANUFACTURERS THAT ARE CURRENTLY COMPLYING WITH STATUTORY AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROHIBIT FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.

Committees

Committees