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Representative Eddie Cheatham (D)

2814 Ashley 239, Crossett, 71635

Representative Eddie Cheatham (D)
Phone: 870-364-5659
Phone:
District: 9
District:
9
Seniority: 73
Seniority:
73
Occupation: Retired - UAM College of Technology, Crossett
Occupation:
Retired - UAM College of Technology, Crossett
Church Affiliation: United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
United Methodist
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 DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CORNERSTONE COALITION IN SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT CROSSETT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - MONTICELLO - THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS CORNERSTONE COALITION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION - RENOVATION, RESTORATION AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE "OLD MAIN" BUILDING AT ARKANSAS BAPTIST COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - WATERSHED STEWARDSHIP AND MANAGEMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS TO RURAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - INTERMODAL FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - GRANTS TO CITY PARKS AND MUSEUMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SUPPORT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING A MERGER OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF THE ASHLEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION RELATING TO THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE; TO AUTHORIZE THE USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO CREATE CIVIL IMMUNITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO INCREASE ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION TIME IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO LIMIT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
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 CONTINUE THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON EYE AND VISION CARE OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND TO CREATE THE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN EYE AND VISION CARE FUND.
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 ESTABLISH A WAITING PERIOD OF SIX (6) YEARS FOR PERSONS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT WITHOUT PAROLE FOR FILING A NEW APPLICATION FOR EXECUTIVE CLEMENCY AND TO ALLOW THE PAROLE BOARD TO WAIVE THE WAITING PERIOD.
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 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 EXEMPT A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY, ADULT DETENTION FACILITY, OR MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY FROM THE SHIELDED OUTDOOR LIGHTING ACT.
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.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL DOG ATTACK AND TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
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.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - INTERMODAL AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
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.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - RENOVATION AND REPAIRS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ENDORSED CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSES THAT MAY BE TAUGHT ALONG WITH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN HIGH SCHOOLS AND TO REPEAL THE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE APPROVAL PANEL.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
THE ARKANSAS FAIR TRADE PRACTICES FOR PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS ACT.
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 DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - FOREST RESOURCES COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - SENIOR TRANSPORTATION GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - SCIENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS INTERMODAL FACILITY STUDY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
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 AT PINE BLUFF - JOHN H. JOHNSON CULTURAL AND ENTREPRENEURAL STUDIES CENTER EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY LAB UPGRADES AND EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - AQUACULTURE FISHERIES LAB UPGRADES AND EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - FOR SIGNAGE FOR WAR RELOCATION CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AUTHORIZE SIGNAGE FOR WAR RELOCATION CENTERS THAT WERE OPERATED BY THE WAR RELOCATION AUTHORITY DURING WORLD WAR II.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - IRRIGATION PROJECT OPERATIONAL FUNDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION - THE PURCHASE AND ACQUISITION OF PRAIRIE POINT TOWHEAD - BUCK ISLAND GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - THE YELLOW BEND PORT AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP INCUBATOR GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT AND OPERATING ASSISTANCE 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.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - BIG REC PROJECT OPERATIONAL EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - INDEPENDENT ASSESSMENT OF CAPITAL NEEDS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
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 PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS LAW THAT ALLOWS ISSUING COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSES TO RESIDENTS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
"THE DELTA GEOTOURISM INCENTIVE ACT OF 2007."
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.
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.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
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.
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.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY EXEMPTING FROM THE STATE SALES TAX ENERGY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE STATE BY REDUCING THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING.
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.
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 SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE - THE SECONDARY CENTER OF EXCELLENCE TECHNOLOGIES COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - ARKANSAS RIVER REGIONAL INTERMODEL FACILITIES AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - FOREST RESOURCES COMPLEX GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.

Committees

Committees
Alternate: ENERGY - JOINT