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Representative Herschel Cleveland

P. O. Box 588, Paris, 72855

Representative Herschel Cleveland
Phone: 479-963-8009
Phone:
District: 26
District:
26
Seniority: 38
Seniority:
38
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Paris Municipal Judge; House 1999, 2001
Public Service:
Paris Municipal Judge; House 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH SERVICE CREDIT IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE.
AN ACT FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE - SMOKESTACK REMOVAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN ARKANSAS CODE 28-41-102 TO MAKE IT CONSISTENT WITH 28-41-101.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO ESTABLISH A RECIPROCAL INTERSTATE SHIPMENT OF WINE AGREEMENT AND TO ESTABLISH A RECIPROCAL WAIVER OF TAX ON WINE.
TO ESTABLISH A RURAL HEALTH ACCESS PILOT PROGRAM.
TO INCREASE THE FEES COLLECTED BY THE STATE REGISTRAR FOR THE MAKING, CERTIFICATION, SEARCH OR EXAMINATION OF ANY CERTIFICATE OR RECORD.
AN ACT FOR THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL - ADDITIONAL PERSONAL SERVICES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2001-2003 BIENNIUM.
TO AMEND THE BIOTECHNOLOGY INCENTIVES TO CLARIFY START DATE OF BENEFITS; TO EXTEND THE CARRY FORWARD OF TAX CREDITS; TO ADDRESS THE PAYBACK OF TAX CREDITS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 3-5-412 PERTAINING TO TAX ON THE SALE OF NATIVE WINE AND ARKANSAS CODE 3-7-108 PERTAINING TO TAX ON VINOUS SPIRITS TO SUPPORT RESEARCH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS; TO PROMOTE TOURISM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN DHS TAKES CUSTODY OF A CHILD DUE TO THE ACTIONS OF SOMEONE OTHER THAN THE CUSTODIAL PARENT, DHS SHALL IMMEDIATELY SEARCH FOR THE CUSTODIAL PARENTS AND NOTIFY THAT PARENT AS TO THE CHILD'S LOCATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 9-27-309(a) TO OPEN THE PROCEEDINGS AND RECORDS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY ADJUDICATIONS FOR SECOND OFFENSES COMMITTED BY JUVENILES WHICH, IF COMMITTED BY AN ADULT, WOULD BE A FELONY.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF NATIVE WINE.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND FINANCING OF A LODGE AND CABIN COMPLEX AT MT. MAGAZINE STATE PARK.
AN ACT TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF SCHOOL PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-17-807 PERTANING TO PAYMENT TO TEACHERS FOR ADDITIONAL CONTRACT DAYS.
TO REQUIRE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PROVIDE SPACE AND REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR AN EMPLOYEE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ACT AS LIAISON BETWEEN THE PSC AND THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGARDING UTILITY ISSUES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT AN ADJUDICATED FATHER IS ENTITLED TO ONE PATERNITY TEST AT ANY TIME DURING THE PERIOD OF HIS CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT AUTOMATIC WITHDRAWALS FROM BANK ACCOUNTS SHALL IMMEDIATELY CEASE UPON WRITTEN REQUEST BY THE DEPOSITOR.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 9-9-101 TO REQUIRE HOSPITALS AND BIRTHING CENTERS TO OBTAIN CERTAIN INFORMATION BEFORE SURRENDERING CUSTODY OF A MINOR TO BE ADOPTED.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A PILOT PROJECT FOR FAMILY SERVICE WORKERS IN THE SCHOOLS.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW PERTAINING TO THE SALE OF NATIVE WINE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 3-2-201 PERTAINING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 3-4-201.
TO LEVY A FIVE PERCENT TAX ON SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS SOLD BY WHOLESALERS TO RETAILERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATIVE TO SUPPLEMENTAL TEACHER PAY; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE FOR A NOTICE OF THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS UPON NON-PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT AND NON-VISITATION OF THE CHILD FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST ONE YEAR.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF PIT LINERS FOR ALL OIL, GAS, AND BRINE DRILLING OPERATIONS.
REQUESTING THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ENERGY TO CONDUCT A STUDY CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ALTERNATIVE FUELS INDUSTRY AND THE INCREASED USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY AND EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES WITHIN THE STATE.
RECOGNIZING THE WORK AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
AN INTERIM STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY AND DESIRABILITY OF ABOLISHING OR REORGANIZING THE ABC BOARD; STUDY THE CURRENT LIQUOR LICENSING LAWS AND PROCEDURES, AND STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF STATE OWNED AND OPERATED PACKAGE STORES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 22-9-201 PERTAINING TO EMERGENCY CONTRACTING.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
COMMENDING THE BOONEVILLE BEARCATS FOR THEIR WINNING SEASON.
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH THE AMOUNT OF TIME A MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAY SERVE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCLUDE NURSING SCHOOLS AS APPROVED INSTITUTIONS IN THE ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF "FENCE".
AN ACT TO AMMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-4-104 (b)(2).
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 10-3-309 RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF AGENCY REGULATION BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-26-1902 RELATING TO THE FREQUENCY OF COUNTY REAPPRAISALS.
THE SAFE HAVEN ACT.
AN ACT TO ASSURE WOMEN OF THEIR RIGHT TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE USE OF SEAT BELTS ON SCHOOL BUSES WHEN AVAILABLE; TO REQUIRE THAT SCHOOL BUSES PURCHASED AFTER JANUARY 1, 2003 BE EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS.
TO CHANGE THE DWI THRESHOLD FROM 0.10% TO 0.08.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL WHEN A GRANT IN EXCESS OF $25,000 IS RECEIVED.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH DAISY GASTON BATES DAY AS AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ELECTRIC CONSUMER CHOICE ACT OF 1999.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GRADUATE NURSING STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM; TO CREATE THE GRADUATE NURSING STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP BOARD.
TO AMEND THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE CREATION OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT BY DETACHMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A PORTION OF THE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR WATER, WASTE-WATER, AND RURAL FIRE PROTECTION PROJECTS.
"THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL CHILDREN PROTECTION ACT".
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EMERGING ENERGY TECHNOLOGY ACT.
AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE IN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND DEBT TO THIRTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE ASSESSED VALUE OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY IN THE DISTRICT IN CASES OF UNEXPECTED, UNFORESEEN OR EXTREME HARDSHIP.
DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES SHALL ABATE CURRENT LOAN BALANCES BY DISSOLVING THE JUVENILE DETENTION REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS IN INDEPENDENCE, YELL, JEFFERSON, WASHINGTON, AND MILLER COUNTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-4-404 TO ALLOW CREDIT FOR JAIL TIME SPENT AWAITING TRANFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY PUNISHMENT.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A TOLL CALLING PLAN IN EXCHANGES WITH CUSTOMERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO CALL THE COUNTY SEAT WITHOUT MAKING A TOLL CALL.
AMENDMENTS TO THE GROUNDWATER PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT ACT.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A CALLING PLAN IN THE STATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-17-311 CONCERNING AUCTIONEERS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING AUCTIONEERS.
AN ACT AMENDING AND REPEALING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING AUTIONEERS.
PETITIONING THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO DECLARE THE BENGE ROUTE AND THE BELL ROUTE WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AS A PART OF THE TRAIL OF TEARS NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON REVENUE AND TAXATION TO CONDUCT HEARINGS ON THE EXTENT OF THE REDUCTION IN FUNDING TO VARIOUS SCHOOL DISTRICTS UNDER SECTION 4 OF AMENDMENT 79.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT.
AN ACT TO CLOSE THE GAP IN FUNDING FOR TWO-YEAR COLLEGES.
THE EDUCATOR COMPENSATION ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATIVE TO FUNDING OF PUBLIC EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF TITLE 26 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATIVE TO THE DETERMINATION OF THE UNIFORM RATE OF TAX.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN COUNTIES TO LEVY A SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO OR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE THAT WILL BE MERGED INTO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO ABOLISH AND TRANSFER THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE DELTA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE TO ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY; AND TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - TECHNICAL CENTER.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.