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Representative Deborah Ferguson (D)

200 S. Rhodes St., Suite B, West Memphis, 72301

Representative Deborah Ferguson (D)
Phone: 870-735-7098
Phone:
District: 51
District:
51
Seniority: 37
Seniority:
37
Occupation: Dentist
Occupation:
Dentist
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CREATE A TEMPORARY CHARITABLE DENTAL LICENSE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING TELEMEDICINE; AND TO CREATE THE TELEMEDICINE ACT.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALCOHOLIC CONTROL ACT; AND TO CLARIFY THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN PERSONS TO RECEIVE LICENSES REGARDING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL MARIJUANA AMENDMENT OF 2016 TO PROHIBIT TELEMEDICINE AS THE METHOD BY WHICH A QUALIFYING PATIENT OBTAINS A WRITTEN CERTIFICATION.
TO CREATE THE PATIENT RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT; TO PROVIDE FOR ACCESS BY PATIENTS AND THEIR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO CONTACT INFORMATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING TELEMEDICINE; AND TO CREATE THE TELEMEDICINE ACT.
TO WAIVE THE LICENSURE RENEWAL FEE CHARGED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS, THE STATE BOARD OF OPTOMETRY, AND THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD FOR CERTAIN ACTIVE-DUTY MILITARY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONS.
CoSponsor
TO REQUIRE REPORTING AND DISCLOSURE OF ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS; AND TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF MONEY SPENT ON CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATIONS PRODUCED IN COORDINATION WITH A CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE.
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY.
TO INCREASE THE PENALTY FOR TAKING CAMPAIGN FUNDS AS PERSONAL INCOME; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING AND PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS BETWEEN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES TO CANDIDATES.
TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT, TO REDUCE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES PROGRAM AND THE BUILDING BETTER FUTURES HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND PAYMENT POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ADDRESS THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.
TO PROVIDE PARITY IN HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN COVERAGE BETWEEN ORALLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED ANTICANCER MEDICATION.
TO PROVIDE BIRTH PARENTS WITH THE OPTION TO REDACT THEIR NAMES FROM CERTAIN ADOPTION RECORDS DISCLOSED TO ADOPTEES AND THEIR RELATIVES; AND TO PROVIDE ADOPTEES AND THEIR RELATIVES WITH ACCESS TO CERTAIN ADOPTION RECORDS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1993.
CONCERNING THE REVIEW OF RULES PROMULGATED BY THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
TO CREATE THE STROKE AND HEART ATTACK DATABASE.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AMEND THE TIME DURING WHICH CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE SOLICITED OR ACCEPTED; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-16-101 CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO PAY RENT AND THE REFUSAL TO VACATE UPON NOTICE.
TO CLARIFY THE DISPOSITION OF LICENSE FEES, FINES, AND OTHER MONEYS BY THE ARKANSAS RACING COMMISSION.
TO PROHIBIT ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIALS FROM REGISTERING AS LOBBYISTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE.
TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30.
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING CONTINGENCY FEES AND AWARDS OF PUNITIVE AND NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES; AND CHANGING THE POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE SUPREME COURT REGARDING RULES OF PLEADING, PRACTICE, AND PROCEDURE.

Committees

Committees