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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: 33
Seniority:
33
Occupation: Retired Educator
Occupation:
Retired Educator
Church Affiliation: United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
United Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Crosett City Council, House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013
Public Service:
Crosett City Council, House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "SALARY" UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO CLARIFY THE CALCULATION OF SERVICE CREDIT AND BENEFITS PAID TO A MEMBER OF THE SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE TITLE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE; AND TO ESTABLISH THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSING.
TO ADDRESS EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO TREAT THE PERCENTAGE OF PLAN BENEFIT EQUALLY IN THE TEACHER DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM; TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH A VOLUNTARY BUYOUT PLAN FOR INACTIVE MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND OTHER PAYEES ENTITLED TO A FUTURE BENEFIT TO RECEIVE A ONE-TIME LUMP SUM PAYMENT FROM THE SYSTEM.
TO CLARIFY DEFINITIONS AND RECORD RETENTION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ETHICAL GUIDELINES AND PROHIBITIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LAKEPORT PLANTATION EDUCATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO REDUCE THE FEE FOR A SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE REISSUED TO THE SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A DISABLED VETERAN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE RECIPIENT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - CROSSETT CAMPUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MCGEHEE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MATH AND SCIENCE CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - CROSSETT CAMPUS - BROADBAND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - LIBRARY AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MUSIC BUILDING GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO - MCGEHEE CAMPUS - BROADBAND EXPANSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO INCREASE THE LAWFUL LENGTH OF SEMITRAILERS AND TRAILERS ALLOWED ON STREETS, ROADS, AND HIGHWAYS IN THE STATE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CAREER EDUCATION'S AUTHORITY OVER FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY.
TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE STUDY OF EDUCATION INNOVATION AND REFORM.
TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE AND REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWING THE CHARTER OF A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
SUPPORTING THE GROWTH OF QUALITY, AFFORDABLE, ONLINE EDUCATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM.
TO ENCOURAGE THE STATE ARKANSAS GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO CREATE A SPECIAL NATIVE-BORN HUNTING LICENSE THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR A REDUCED FEE TO NONRESIDENTS WHO WERE BORN IN ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED BY MANUFACTURERS AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION TO SELL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AT A RETAIL BUSINESS.
TO PRESERVE THE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND NONRESIDENT SCHOOLS UNDER THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOL CHOICE ACT OF 1989; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR ALL CONTRACTS AND CONTRACT CHANGES; TO REQUIRE NOTICE TO BE GIVEN BEFORE CHANGES TO COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDER CONTRACTS ARE MADE.
TO ALLOW CERTAIN NONRESIDENTIAL BUSINESS CONSUMERS TO OPT OUT OF UTILITY-SPONSORED ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES AND DIRECT THEIR OWN ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS AND MEASURES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO DEDICATE SALES AND USE TAX REVENUE FROM THE SALES OF NEW AND USED VEHICLES IN PART FOR ROADWAY MAINTENANCE, CONSTRUCTION, AND RECONSTRUCTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING QUORUM COURT COMMITTEE MEETINGS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING ACADEMIC, FISCAL, AND FACILITIES DISTRESS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING RECOUPMENT OF PAYMENTS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AUTHORIZE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN CONNECTION WITH A STEEL MILL PROJECT UNDER AMENDMENT 82 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES BY CERTAIN MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS.
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR CONVERTING DIESEL-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES AND GASOLINE-POWERED MOTOR VEHICLES TO MOTOR VEHICLES POWERED BY COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS OR PROPANE GAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS IF CERTAIN FUND BALANCES EXIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR TIMBER HARVESTING MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND RELATED ATTACHMENTS.
TO ENSURE THAT CHILDREN WITH DYSLEXIA HAVE THEIR NEEDS MET BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
TO REVISE NOTIFICATION AND STORAGE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES.
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE INCOME TAX FOR SERVICE PAY OR ALLOWANCES RECEIVED BY ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT TRAINING AND INCENTIVE PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING ACADEMY DORMITORY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - SYSTEM - VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS AND ENTITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE EDUCATION IN ARKANSAS BY CREATING DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION.
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE ARKANSAS COMPREHENSIVE TESTING, ASSESSMENT, AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING REPORTS FOR SALES AND USE TAXES.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE A TAX CREDIT FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS.
THE TORT REFORM AMENDMENT OF 2014.
TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE BANK DEPARTMENT IN ARKANSAS.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.

Committees

Committees