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Representative Joan Cash (D)

1301 Thrush Road, Jonesboro, 72401

Representative Joan Cash (D)
Phone: 870-886-6663
Phone:
District: 75
District:
75
Seniority: 70
Seniority:
70
Occupation: Farm Equipment Dealer
Occupation:
Farm Equipment Dealer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: First Term in House 2007
Public Service:
First Term in House 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION OF THE OFFENSES OF INDECENT EXPOSURE AND INTERNET STALKING OF A CHILD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT AN AWARD OF CHILD CUSTODY OR VISITATION TO A SEX OFFENDER EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO CONFIRM THE POWER OF CONSOLIDATED UTILITY DISTRICTS TO PARTICIPATE WITH OUT-OF-STATE AGENCIES.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
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 EXEMPT DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL FROM SALES AND USE TAX; TO IMPOSE A GALLONAGE TAX ON DYED DISTILLATE SPECIAL FUEL; TO EXCLUDE BIODIESEL FUEL FROM THE GALLONAGE TAX AND THE SALES AND USE TAX.
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.
TO ENHANCE THE PENALTY FOR FINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF NONFINANCIAL IDENTITY FRAUD; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-37-227.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME TAXPAYERS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE GROCERY TAX RELIEF.
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 PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
TO FURTHER DEFINE THE ACT OF VOYEURISM.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF ARKANSAS CHILDREN BY CREATING A LITERACY SKILLS COMPONENT TO THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
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 FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - EXPANSION OF STATEWIDE MENTAL HEALTH BEDS IN ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 26-52-318 AND 26-53-147 REQUIRING DECALS TO BE AFFIXED TO HEAVY EQUIPMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR EXPANSION GRANTS TO 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 ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS AND STATE AID TO ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
TO AMEND THE UTILITY FACILITY ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PROTECTION ACT AND THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT OF 2003.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
AN ACT TO PROTECT WOMEN WHO BREAST-FEED CHILDREN AND TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE WITH THE BREASTFEEDING OF A CHILD.
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 AMEND THE COMMISSION ON CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN ARKANSAS TO PROVIDE TRAINING FOR COMMISSION MEMBERS.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
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.
COMMENDING THE MELBOURNE, SALEM, VALLEY VIEW, SEARCY, BENTONVILLE, LAKESIDE, GREENWOOD, CHARLESTON, BURGMAN, AND VALLEY SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICTS ON RECEIVING THE THV GOLDEN APPLE AWARD.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE DISTRICT COURT RESOURCE ASSESSMENT BOARD; TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM OF FULL-TIME DISTRICT COURT JUDGES THAT ARE EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO CONSOLIDATE CITY COURTS WITH DISTRICT COURTS.
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 FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH.
AN ACT FOR VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR ARKANSAS DELTA TRAINING AND EDUCATION CONSORTIUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
ENCOURAGING STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS TO IDENTIFY THEIR INVESTMENTS IN COMPANIES OPERATING IN SUDAN; TO DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES; AND TO PREVENT FUTURE INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES UNTIL THE GENOCIDE HAS ENDED.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT