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: 19
Seniority:
19
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 CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED VETERANS, SURVIVING SPOUSES, AND MINOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAWS REGARDING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING; TO ENSURE RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE IS USED REGARDING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING; AND TO REMOVE THE TERM "HEARING IMPAIRED".
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING WHEN LIGHTED LAMPS ARE REQUIRED ON CERTAIN TYPES OF VEHICLES AND VESSELS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - OFFICE OF DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO ALLOW CONFIDENTIAL JUVENILE RECORDS TO BE RELEASED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
TO DEFINE "CHILDCARE INSTITUTION" UNDER THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CRIMINAL RECORD AND CHILD MALTREATMENT CHECKS UNDER THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - OFFICE OF DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OF INVESTIGATIONS AND INVESTIGATIVE DETERMINATIONS UNDER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO CREATE THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA ADVISORY COUNCIL; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A STATE ALZHEIMER'S PLAN.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION; CONCERNING NOTICE OF SEVERE MALTREATMENT REPORTS; AND CONCERNING CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS SUBMITTED BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR DISABLED VETERANS, THEIR SURVIVING SPOUSES, AND THEIR MINOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN; AND TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS TO ESTABLISH ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXEMPTION.
TO REQUIRE THAT CLEAR FACE MASK COVERINGS BE WORN BY CERTAIN PERSONS IF INTERACTING WITH AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING DURING CERTAIN DISASTER EMERGENCIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR A DRIVER WHO FAILS TO REMAIN AT THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT THAT RESULTS IN DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY.
CONCERNING ATTORNEY AD LITEM PROGRAMS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING GUARDIANS AD LITEM AND ATTORNEYS AD LITEM.
TO URGE THE ACTIVATION OF CLOSED CAPTIONING ON TELEVISION MONITORS IN PUBLIC VENUES.
TO COMMEND EDDIE SCHMECKENBECHER.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW TO EXTEND THE TIME PERIOD AUTHORIZED FOR THE REGISTRATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TEMPORARY PREPRINTED PAPER BUYER'S TAGS.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL RECORD SEALING ACT OF 2013.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE THEFT OF A POSTAL PACKAGE DELIVERED TO A PERSON'S RESIDENCE AND LEFT WITHIN THE CURTILAGE OF THE RESIDENCE; TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND ELECTION LAW; TO AMEND THE PETITION PROCESS TO BE ON THE BALLOT AS A CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES; AND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT.
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CHILD ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT ACT.
TO INCREASE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE.
TO AMEND THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING USED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS TAX-DEFERRED TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM ACT; TO ADOPT RECENT CHANGES CONTAINED IN THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE; AND TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE THE ASSESSMENT COORDINATION DIVISION TO ISSUE CERTAIN ANNUAL REPORTS; AND TO PROHIBIT NEW OR UPDATED ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES FROM BECOMING EFFECTIVE UNTIL THEY HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER RESOURCE TRANSACTIONS FOR ABORTIONS.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OF 1967; AND TO EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE CERTAIN RECORDS PERTAINING TO VICTIMS OF CRIME AND TO THE FAMILY MEMBERS OF VICTIMS OF CRIME.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "PERSON" IN THE ARKANSAS CRIMINAL CODE.
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
TO CONGRATULATE FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (150) YEARS OF EXCELLENT PUBLIC EDUCATION.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE THAT LOTTERY PROCEEDS MAY BE USED TO FUND OR PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS TO ARKANSAS CITIZENS ENROLLED IN VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, COURT OF APPEALS JUDGES, CIRCUIT JUDGES, AND DISTRICT JUDGES SHALL BE ELECTED ON A PARTISAN BASIS.
TO REMEMBER REPRESENTATIVE CHARLIE STEWART AND TO HONOR HIS COMMITMENT TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
CONCERNING FUNDING BASED ON THE AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TERMINATION AND CANCELLATION OF A RESIDENTIAL LEASE UNDER THE ARKANSAS SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S CIVIL RELIEF ACT.
TO REORGANIZE THE RIVERSIDE VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL INTO THE CORRECTIONS SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMPENSATION FOR TEACHERS IN THE NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE PROGRAM.
TO CREATE THE FAIRNESS IN WOMEN'S SPORTS ACT.
TO CREATE THE HIGHER EDUCATION CONSUMER GUIDE ACT.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "SEXUAL CONTACT" AS IT PERTAINS TO CERTAIN SEXUAL OFFENSES.
TO CLARIFY THE REGULATION OF PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITIES.
TO ALLOW THE TUITION-FREE BENEFIT FOR SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN OF THE ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD TO APPLY TO PROGRAMS OF STUDY IN WHICH THE COURSES ARE TAKEN EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATION RENEWAL ZONES.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PURSUIT OF NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE DESIGNATION BY THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.

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