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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: 19
Seniority:
19
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 DEFINE "MANIFEST INJUSTICE"; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DEATH BENEFIT PROVISIONS UNDER THE STATE POLICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DEPOSITS IN THE TEACHER DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN; TO REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE TEACHER DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANNUITY OPTIONS; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PAYMENT OF BENEFITS TO A SURVIVING SPOUSE AFTER THE DEATH OF A MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEMBER CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEFINE "MANIFEST INJUSTICE" UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE AMUSEMENT RIDE AND AMUSEMENT ATTRACTION SAFETY INSURANCE ACT; TO AMEND THE FREQUENCY OF INFLATABLE ATTRACTION INSPECTIONS; AND TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR AN INSURER TO INSPECT AN INFLATABLE ATTRACTION.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE EVERY ARKANSAN RETIREMENT PLAN OPPORTUNITY ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DURATION OF A MEMBER'S PARTICIPATION IN THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICERS DEFERRED OPTION PLAN AND THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICERS' TIER TWO DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING STUDENT ATTENDANCE AND DISCIPLINE.
TO ALLOW FOR EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME; TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME FOR RECESS; AND TO CONSIDER SUPERVISION DURING UNSTRUCTURED SOCIAL TIME AS INSTRUCTIONAL.
CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "MOTOR VEHICLE" UNDER THE OMNIBUS DWI OR BWI ACT; AND CONCERNING A TEST FOR BLOOD ALCOHOL CONTENT WHEN A MOTOR VEHICLE OR BOATING ACCIDENT OCCURS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR FORESTERS; AND TO AMEND THE QUALIFICATIONS TO BE REGISTERED AS A FORESTER.
TO AMEND THE DIGITAL PRODUCT AND MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2009.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING EDUCATOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING PRESCRIPTION ASTHMA INHALERS IN SCHOOLS DISTRICTS AND PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; AND TO AUTHORIZE ACQUIRING AND STOCKING ALBUTEROL FOR ADMINISTRATION IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION ACT.
TO ESTABLISH JOHN H. JOHNSON DAY AS A MEMORIAL DAY.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS DELTA MUSIC TRAIL ACT; TO PROMOTE TOURISM AND PROVIDE TAX INCENTIVES FOR ART PROJECTS ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE; AND TO REQUIRE SIGNAGE ALONG DESIGNATED MUSIC HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE.
TO RECOGNIZE THAT ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF CHILDREN IS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM; TO COMMEND THE IMPORTANT WORK BEING DONE TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM; AND TO PROCLAIM APRIL 11, 2019, AS “CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY CENTER DAY”.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO PROVIDE FOR INELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN RETIREMENT BENEFITS UPON CONVICTION OF A FELONY ARISING OUT OF AN ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL'S OFFICIAL ACTIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO REQUIRE A STUDY AND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS AND PROCESSES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING LEGISLATION PROPOSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF STATE HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION.
CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE.
TO REVISE THE METHOD BY WHICH THE ACADEMIC FACILITIES WEALTH INDEX IS CALCULATED.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: JBC-PEER REVIEW