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Representative Linda Chesterfield

12 Keo Drive, Little Rock, 72206

Representative Linda Chesterfield
Phone: 501-888-1859
Phone:
District: 36
District:
36
Seniority: 30
Seniority:
30
Occupation: Retired Educator, Consulting
Occupation:
Retired Educator, Consulting
Church Affiliation: Methodist-Episcopal
Church Affiliation:
Methodist-Episcopal
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: LR School Board President; AEA President; NEA Exeu
Public Service:
LR School Board President; AEA President; NEA Exeu


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL SCHOOL DISTRICT FISCAL OFFICERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PROCEDURE FOR ELECTING EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVES ON THE PERSONNEL POLICY COMMITTEE FOR CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS IN PULASKI COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF WRIGHTSVILLE, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION COLLEGES IN PULASKI COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN PULASKI COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO HENRY CLAY YERGER HIGH SCHOOL MUSEUM IN HOPE, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - OPERATING ROOM SPECIALTY LIGHTS TO SUPPORT THE LIVER TRANSPLANT PROGRAM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE SWEET HOME DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER IN PULASKI COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PERSONNEL POLICY LAW FOR CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES TO MAKE IT MORE CONSISTENT WITH THE PERSONNEL POLICY LAW FOR CERTIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS TEACHER HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2005-2007 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE WATERSHED OF PULASKI COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING A FEASIBILITY STUDY - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO VARIOUS "OUR CLUBS" IN PULASKI COUNTY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A COMPREHENSIVE FINANCIAL REVIEW OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS PRIOR TO REORGANIZATION AND TO PROVIDE FISCAL OVERSIGHT OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS ON THE LIST FOR CONSOLIDATION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO BE ALIGNED WITH THE STATE CURRICULUM FRAMEWORKS AND THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES REGARDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE COMPANIES PROVIDING CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES IN ARKANSAS TO FULLY DISCLOSE ALL FEES AT THE TIME A SERVICE IS REQUESTED OR PROVIDED.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE SCHOOL DISTRICT AUDITORS TO COMPLY WITH INDEPENDENCE STANDARDS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DESEGREGATION LITIGATION OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE FEASIBILITY STUDY TO FACILITATE A FINAL RESOLUTION TO DESEGREGATION CASES IN THE STATE.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING THE CONSOLIDATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN ARKANSAS.
TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN.
TO CONDEMN THE USE OF RACIAL EPITHETS AT SCHOOL SPORTING EVENTS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FORTY (40) MINUTES OF VISUAL ART AND FORTY (40) MINUTES OF MUSIC FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX (1-6).
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GIFT OF LIFE ACT.
ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 2005.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES' HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO PARTICIPATE IN GOVERNMENT.
AN ACT TO REPEAL COUNTY BOARDS OF EDUCATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN PULASKI COUNTY, ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE H.C. YOUNGER HIGH SCHOOL MUSEUM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - THE CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO RESTRICT SCHOOL DISTRICTS FROM EMPLOYING RELATIVES OF BOARD MEMBERS.
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO INFORM STUDENTS IN LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS ABOUT THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PULASKI ALTERNATIVE LEARNING ACADEMY PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - STATE ASSISTANCE TO THE CITY OF LITTLE ROCK FOR AID FOR THE ARKANSAS RIVER TRAIL BRIDGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING ADDITIONAL POLLING SITES WITHIN MUNICIPALITIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF EARLY VOTING.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEADERSHIP ACADEMY SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR ACCURATE INSTITUTIONAL ADVICE FOR UNIVERSITY COURSE WORK AND DEGREE COMPLETION.
AN ACT TO ENCOURAGE CERTIFIED SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO SERVE THIS STATE AS MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY; TO REMOVE CONTRACTUAL ROADBLOCKS TO SERVICE OF CERTIFIED SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE'S RIGHT TO HAVE A WITNESS OR REPRESENTATIVE PRESENT IN A DISCIPLINARY OR GRIEVANCE MATTER.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE STATEWIDE MINIMUM WAGE.
AN ACT TO ALLOW SCHOOLS TO BEGIN EACH SCHOOL YEAR ON THE FIRST MONDAY FOLLOWING THE SECOND SATURDAY IN AUGUST.
THE EQUITY IN PRESCRIPTION INSURANCE AND CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE ACT.
THE GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE SUPPLEMENTAL MIXED DRINK TAX OF FOUR PERCENT (4%) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES.
AN ACT TO CREATE A CERVICAL CANCER TASK FORCE.
TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF SCHOOL CHILDREN WHO ARE TRANSPORTED ON SCHOOL BUSES.
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT LEGISLATION THAT WILL ENABLE ARKANSANS WHO SUBSCRIBE TO A SATELLITE TELEVISION SERVICE TO RECEIVE ACCESS TO ARKANSAS LOCAL TELEVISION BROADCASTS.
COMMENDING THE LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING SQUAD ON WINNING THE CHEERSPORT NATIONAL COMPETITION.
COMMENDING MR. CHARLES E. KNOX.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ENTER INTO LONG-TERM LEASES OF PROPERTY AND TO SELL BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT TO COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS AND CENTERS
AN ACT TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE AND UNIFORM INSURANCE REFORM.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE THIRD SATURDAY IN JUNE AS JUNETEENTH INDEPENDENCE DAY.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF MEMBERS ON A MUNICIPAL AIRPORT COMMISSION FROM FIVE (5) TO SEVEN (7) IN CERTAIN CITIES.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT JUVENILES WHO WERE SIXTEEN (16) OR SEVENTEEN (17) YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME THE OFFENSE WAS COMMITTED FROM RECEIVING THE DEATH PENALTY.
PATIENT PROTECTION ACT OF 2005.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF DR. FAY W. BOOZMAN AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

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