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Representative Charlene Fite (R)

P.O. Box 7300, Van Buren, 72956

Representative Charlene Fite (R)
Phone: 479-414-1818
Phone:
District: 80
District:
80
Seniority: 20
Seniority:
20
Occupation: Retired - School Psychology Specialist
Occupation:
Retired - School Psychology Specialist
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PENALTIES IMPOSED FOR THE UNLAWFUL PASSING OF A SCHOOL BUS.
CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF COURT FINES AND COURT COSTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DISTRACTED DRIVING; AND TO MAKE THE USE OF A HANDHELD WIRELESS TELEPHONE IN A SCHOOL ZONE A PRIMARY OFFENSE.
TO RECONCILE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE OFFENSES OF DOMESTIC BATTERING IN THE FIRST DEGREE AND BATTERY IN THE FIRST DEGREE; AND TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR BATTERY OFFENSES UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
CREATING A PRIVILEGE OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE PERSONNEL OF A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER OR CENTER; AND TO MAKE CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN A VICTIM AND A VICTIM ADVOCATE.
TO CLARIFY WHEN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES MAY RELEASE INFORMATION ABOUT A JUVENILE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
TO AMEND STATUTES CONCERNING THEFT OF PROPERTY; AND TO CLARIFY THAT A BACKUP DEEP CYCLE BATTERY IS UTILITY PROPERTY.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "FOSTER HOME" UNDER THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FOSTER HOMES.
CONCERNING MANDATED REPORTERS UNDER THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT AND THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT; AMENDING THE LAW ON PROTECTIVE CUSTODY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW ON INVESTIGATIVE DETERMINATIONS.
TO CREATE THE MENTAL HEALTH FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING BILL OF RIGHTS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PENALTIES FOR PASSING AN AUTHORIZED VEHICLE STOPPED ON A HIGHWAY.
TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION OF THE FILMING OF HBO SERIES “TRUE DETECTIVE” IN ARKANSAS.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS CHAPTER OF THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION AND PROCLAIMING FEBRUARY 26, 2019, AS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY.
CELEBRATING WOMEN IN PUBLIC OFFICE DAY.
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 AMEND THE DEADLINE BY WHICH A STUDENT WHO HAS A PARENT OR GUARDIAN WHO RESIDES ON A MILITARY BASE MAY APPLY FOR A TRANSFER UNDER THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT AND THE ARKANSAS OPPORTUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT.
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.
CONCERNING THE SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT AVAILABLE AGAINST A PERSON WHO COMMITS CERTAIN OFFENSES IN THE PRESENCE OF A CHILD; AND TO ADD CERTAIN OFFENSES ELIGIBLE FOR THE SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE.
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 ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO UPDATE THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT.
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.
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 DESIGNATE THE ALLIGATOR GAR AS THE OFFICIAL PRIMITIVE FISH OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MILITARY SERVICE AND VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES; AND TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF CERTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE.
TO CREATE THE ATV TOURISM AND TRAIL EXPANSION STUDY.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR PARTS FOR AND REPAIR OF AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY.
TO RECOGNIZE THE AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS AND CELEBRATE THE ONE HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY OF THE DEPARTMENT.
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 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 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 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 AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR FAMILY SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
REPEALING THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COALITION FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING STATE REIMBURSEMENTS ADMINISTERED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS.
CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION FOR PARENT COUNSEL.

Committees

Committees