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Senator Cecile Bledsoe (R)

709 Sky Mountain Dr., Rogers, 72757

Senator Cecile Bledsoe (R)
Phone: 479-636-2115
Phone:
District: 3
District:
3
Seniority: 3
Seniority:
3
Occupation: Former VP and Assistant Office Manger of Surgical Clinic
Occupation:
Former VP and Assistant Office Manger of Surgical Clinic
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999, 2001, 2003, Senate 2009, 2011
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001, 2003, Senate 2009, 2011


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW REGARDING PROGRAMS OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS TO DEVELOP A WEB-BASED MANDATED REPORTER TRAINING CURRICULUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - AREA AGENCIES ON AGING GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ALLOW THE MEDICAL BOARD TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO CREDENTIALING ORGANIZATIONS FOR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR MULTIYEAR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE - THE SAFE HAVEN PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO RESTORE CONSISTENCY IN TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY BENEFIT AND EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT DETERMINATIONS AFTER TERMINATION UNDER INITIATED MEASURE 4 OF 1948.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING CENTER AT BENTONVILLE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE NORTHWEST TECHNICAL INSTITUTE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING AND OTHER INITIATIVE GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - FOOD PANTRY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR DISQUALIFICATION FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AFTER DISCHARGE FOR MISCONDUCT.
CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF A DECEDENT'S ESTATE UPON HIS OR HER MURDER BY A SPOUSE.
TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE; AND TO ENSURE THAT PEER REVIEW COMMITTEES FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS ARE AFFORDED CONFIDENTIALITY.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO BE APPROPRIATELY REIMBURSED FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND SERVICES PROVIDED.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF A DECEDENT'S ESTATE UPON HIS OR HER MURDER BY A SPOUSE.
TO ESTABLISH THE HEALTHCARE REFORM TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PEER REVIEW FAIRNESS ACT.
TO PROVIDE PARITY FOR MAMMOGRAPHY SERVICES REIMBURSEMENT.
TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
COMMENDING THE NATION OF ISRAEL FOR ITS CORDIAL AND MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WITH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967 CONCERNING PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY; AND TO REMOVE THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM SECURITY.
TO REAFFIRM AMERICAN LAWS FOR AMERICAN COURTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS FOR PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY IN THE ARKANSAS BETTER CHANCE PROGRAM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING REQUIRED CHILD MALTREATMENT CENTRAL REGISTRY CHECKS FOR ADOPTION; AND THE PLACEMENT AND ADOPTION OF CHILDREN.
TO REQUIRE A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER TO WARN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A CREDIBLE THREAT BY A PATIENT.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS TESTING OF HOME HEALTH WORKERS.
CoSponsor
TO CLARIFY THE INSURANCE PREMIUM RATE APPROVAL PROCESS; AND TO ALLOW INSURERS TO COLLECT RATE INCREASES UNDER BOND.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
THE SAFE SCHOOL INITIATIVE ACT.
TO CREATE THE TITLE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE; AND TO ESTABLISH THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSING.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT A VOTER PROVIDE PROOF OF IDENTITY WHEN VOTING AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A VOTER IDENTIFICATION CARD.
TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE CHARITABLE DONATIONS; AND TO EXEMPT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX SELLERS' DONATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS OR FOR CHARITABLE CAUSES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS; TO PROVIDE A COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT TO THE INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY BENEFITS.
TO ADDRESS THE PROTECTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY.
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO REINSTATE THE MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT TO STRENGTHEN DUE PROCESS FOR PROVIDERS WHO DELIVER SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY THE BENEFITS OF ENTERING INTO AGRICULTURAL EXCHANGES WITH OTHER COUNTRIES; AND TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION CONCERNING CLAIMS AND COURT PROCEDURES.
AN AMENDMENT TO CHANGE THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE COURTS REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE FOR COURTS, APPEAL RIGHTS, AND COMPENSATION OR DAMAGES AWARDED BY COURTS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES.
REAFFIRMING THE SENATE'S COMMITMENT TO DEFINE MARRIAGE AS THE UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN AND URGING THE U.S. CONGRESS, U.S. SUPREME COURT, AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO UPHOLD AND ENFORCE THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, PART 2, CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FROM NET PROCEEDS OF THE LOTTERY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.

Committees

Committees