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Senator Eddie Cheatham (D)

2814 Ashley 239, Crossett, 71635

Senator Eddie Cheatham (D)
Phone: 870-364-5659
Phone:
District: 26
District:
26
Seniority: 21
Seniority:
21
Occupation: Retired Educator
Occupation:
Retired Educator
Church Affiliation: United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
United Methodist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: Crosett City Council, House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
Crosett City Council, House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ELIMINATE THE RECORD MAINTENANCE FEE FOR VISITS TO LOCAL HEALTH UNITS.
TO ALLOW MEMBERS WITH RECIPROCAL SERVICE TO RETIRE UPON A DETERMINATION OF DISABILITY; TO AMEND DISABILITY RETIREMENT PROCEDURES; TO ENCOURAGE DISABILITY RETIREES TO RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE SERVICE CREDIT FOR UNUSED SICK LEAVE TO CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DETERMINATION OF SURVIVOR BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO PRORATE CERTAIN SURVIVOR BENEFITS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A MEMBER'S ELIGIBILITY FOR DISABILITY RETIREMENT UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006 TO INCLUDE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE WITHIN THE DEFINITIONS OF SMOKING AND SECONDHAND SMOKE.
TO ESTABLISH ENHANCED TRANSPORTATION FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CONTINUE TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MORBID OBESITY; AND TO EXTEND THE PILOT PROGRAM ON COVERAGE FOR MORBID OBESITY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT.
TO REQUIRE CERTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO ELECT MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS BY ZONE.
TO AMEND THE CARRY FORWARD PROVISION RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX CREDIT ALLOWED FOR WATER IMPOUNDMENTS.
ACT TO AMEND THE REGISTRATION AND LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLES.
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 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 DESIGNATE A PORTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 65 AS THE "DELTA RHYTHM & BAYOUS HIGHWAY".
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PURCHASES BY A COUNTY FROM COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR NURSING LICENSURE TO REMOVE A CONFLICT IN THE LAW.
TO UPDATE THE INTERSTATE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT.
TO CREATE THE TAX REFORM AND RELIEF ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS.
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF THE OFFENSE OF COMPUTER FRAUD TO INCLUDE EXTORTION USING RANSOMWARE.
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.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF CHRISTOPHER A. MASINGILL.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO RECOGNIZE THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF THE ARKANSAS 4-H PROGRAM ON OUR YOUTH AND TO CELEBRATE 4-H DAY ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: JBC-PEER REVIEW
Alternate: ALC-PEER
Alternate: ALC-REVIEW