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Representative Nancy Duffy Blount (D)

P. O. Box 623, Marianna, 72360

Representative Nancy Duffy Blount (D)
Phone: 870-295-4440
Phone:
District: 52
District:
52
Seniority: 32
Seniority:
32
Occupation: Educator (Foreign Language Teacher) / Businesswoman
Occupation:
Educator (Foreign Language Teacher) / Businesswoman
Church Affiliation: Non-denomination
Church Affiliation:
Non-denomination
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Lee County Coroner - 8 years; First term in House 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Lee County Coroner - 8 years; First term in House 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS BY CREATING THE LIFETIME TEACHING LICENSE.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE FINAL ACT PROGRAM BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MOBILE LEARNING COMMISSION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - PRESERVATION, RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS ON HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION CAMPUSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - THE PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CEMETERIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - ASSISTANCE TO COMMUNITY CENTERS AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS THAT SERVE AT-RISK FAMILIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - IMPROVEMENTS TO CAMPUS FACILITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE EDUCATION - SMALL MINORITY CONTRACTORS SURETY BONDING AND MENTOR PROTEGEE TRAINING PILOT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE SUPPORT TO THE LEE COUNTY CO-OP CLINIC GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE FOR THE DELTA TRANSITIONAL GIRLS' HOME GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE MID-SOUTH COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENTAPPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ENTITIES, MUNICIPALITIES OR SUBDIVISIONS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS TO RETIRED TEACHERS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE HOME INSTRUCTION FOR PARENTS OF PRESCHOOL YOUNGSTERS PROGRAM AS A PARENT INVOLVEMENT COMPONENT OF ALL FEDERALLY-FUNDED ARKANSAS PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JOHN A. EASON AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
CONGRATULATING THE FORREST CITY MUSTANGS ON WINNING THE 6A EAST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH FUNERAL COSTS FOR NEEDY ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STUDY METHODS FOR PROVIDING FUNERAL ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY ARKANSANS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE HUMAN SERVICES WORKERS IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. JERRY DONAL JEWELL AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS WHO LOSE THEIR LIVES AS THE RESULT OF THEIR DUTIES RECEIVE BENEFITS UNDER FEDERAL LAW.
AN ACT TO PROTECT SHOPPERS FROM EXPOSURE TO GERMS, VIRUSES, BACTERIA, AND OTHER CONTAMINANTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-412 TO GIVE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THE POWER TO ENFORCE LAWS GOVERNING DISCARDED ITEMS ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-50- 1205 TO GIVE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THE POWER TO TAG VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE RETIREE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS AND TO PERMIT STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE NOT STATE EMPLOYEES.
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-121 CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF CARRYING A KNIFE AS A WEAPON.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY BY QUALIFIED PERSONS AT THE MASTER'S LEVEL.
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO DENTISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO RENDER VOULUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS.
TO PROHIBIT AN INSURANCE PRODUCER FROM PERMITTING AN UNLICENSED PERSON TO ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE ON BEHALF OF THE INSURANCE PRODUCER.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE TASKFORCE FOR THE STUDY OF THE HOMELESS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
TO AMEND THE FILING PERIOD FOR INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICE TO MAKE THE FILING PERIOD CONSISTENT WITH ARKANSAS CODE 7-7-103.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
TO FURTHER DEFINE THE ACT OF VOYEURISM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROGRAM - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RECEIVE PROMPT AND RELIABLE INFORMATION ON SCHOOL FINANCES FROM PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
AN ACT TO EXPAND MONITORING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT IMPLEMENTATION OF SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS.
TO STRENGTHEN CITIZEN ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION, PUBLIC RECORDS, AND PUBLIC MEETINGS.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
TO ENABLE THE USE OF ELECTRIC UTILITY POWER LINES TO DEPLOY BROADBAND NETWORKS.
TO ENSURE THAT PUBLIC EMPLOYEE AND GOVERNMENT DISPUTES CAN BE RESOLVED USING DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ENHANCED EDUCATIONAL FUNDING BY SUPPLEMENTING THE AMOUNT OF PER STUDENT FOUNDATION FUNDING DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR THE 2007-2008 AND 2008-2009 SCHOOL YEARS.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF HEALTH - AN EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION, AND RESEARCH FOR BREASTCARE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATEWIDE GRANTS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH - MEDICAL RESEARCH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF HEALTH - BREASTCARE PROGRAM PROJECTS AND EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE A GRANDPARENT PREVENTIVE CARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
"THE DELTA GEOTOURISM INCENTIVE ACT OF 2007."
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FREE TEXTBOOK ACT.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION, SALE, OR USE OF BOTTLE ROCKETS.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
TO IMPROVE COMMERCIAL DRIVER SAFETY BY REQUIRING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG TEST RESULTS FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO HOLDS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER S LICENSE AND BY REQUIRING AN EMPLOYER TO OBTAIN A REPORT FROM THE DATABASE.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
AN ACT TO REESTABLISH FAIRNESS, TRANSPARENCY, AND COMPETITION IN THE BIDDING PRACTICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLICLY FUNDED BUILDINGS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE FAIR HEARING ACT.
AN ACT TO DISSOLVE AND TRANSFER THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, AND OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS HIV-AIDS MINORITY TASKFORCE AND TO COORDINATE STATEWIDE EFFORTS TO COMBAT THE DEBILITATING EFFECTS OF HIV-AIDS ON MINORITY ARKANSANS.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE STABILITY AND CONTINUITY IN THE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN ACADEMIC FACILITIES DISTRESS OR FISCAL DISTRESS IN AN ECONOMICALLY DEPRESSED AREA.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE STANDARDS BOARD.
ENCOURAGING STUDENTS AND FACULTY IN THE STATE S COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS AND FUTURE LEADERS ARE PREPARED TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF A GLOBAL SOCIETY.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
RATIFYING 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.
TO COMMEMORATE DAISY GATSON BATES ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2007.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO DEVELOP THE ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY IN ARKANSAS BY ESTABLISHING GOALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AND STANDARDS FOR ALTERNATIVE FUELS USED IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT TO GRANT CITIES AND TOWNS ADDITIONAL TOOLS TO DEAL WITH CRIMINAL, NUISANCE, AND VACANT PROPERTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO TAX DELINQUENT PROPERTY.
THE ARKANSAS LAND BANK ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS QUIET TITLE STATUTES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR ARKANSAS DELTA TRAINING AND EDUCATION CONSORTIUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES - TRUCKING, TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS FIELDS TUITION FORGIVENESS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION AND TO EQUALIZE TEACHER SALARIES IN HIGH-PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH SURROUNDING HIGHER PAYING SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF HENRY WILKINS III AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

Committees

Committees