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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: 28
Seniority:
28
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, 2015
Public Service:
Crosett City Council, House 2007, 2009, 2011, Senate 2013, 2015


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
CONCERNING THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM EVERSITY; TO ALLOW THE EVERSITY TO BE ESTABLISHED AND RECOGNIZED; TO EXEMPT THE EVERSITY FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF LAW.
CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE DISTRICT COURTS IN ASHLEY, BRADLEY, AND DREW COUNTIES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - TEACH FOR AMERICA GRANT 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 ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - LAKEPORT PLANTATION EDUCATION CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM ACT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING DE MINIMIS AMOUNTS OF MONEY AND FINANCIAL REPORTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
TO AMEND THE LIST OF OFFENSES THAT PROHIBIT NURSING LICENSURE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - AREA AGENCIES ON AGING GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF VEHICLES FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING PROVISIONAL POSITIONS FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO MODIFY THE HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES; AND TO REGULATE THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS STANDARDS FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
HONORING DR. H. JACKSON LASSITER FOR HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO UPON HIS RETIREMENT AS CHANCELLOR.
CoSponsor
TO EXEMPT STATE INSTITUTIONS, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE ENTITY WITH TORT LIABILITY IMMUNITY FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE WHEN OBTAINING A CHILD CARE FACILITY LICENSE.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF TIMBERLAND AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ALLOW A HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSOR TO TEACH ELEMENTS OF FORESTRY WITHOUT REGISTERING FOR THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REGISTRATION OF FORESTERS.
CONCERNING THE STATE DISTRICT COURT SYSTEM.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF FEES AND FINES RELATED TO FERAL HOGS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR A RESIDENT DEPREDATION PERMIT TO HUNT AND TRAP FERAL HOGS.
TO CREATE THE 2015 SCHOOL SAFETY ACT.
TO ALLOW SCHOOL DISTRICT ENROLLMENT BY FOSTER CHILDREN; TO ALLOW THE PAYMENT OF STATE FOUNDATION FUNDING; AND TO ENSURE CONTINUITY OF EDUCATION.
CONCERNING THE "JOURNEY" PROVISION IN REGARD TO THE CRIMINAL OFFENSE OF CARRYING A WEAPON.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF TITLE 6 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIODS FOR CLASSIFIED SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE (K-12) AGRICULTURE SCHOOLS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - TRANSFER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTERS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2014-2015 FISCAL YEAR.
TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT OF FOSSIL-FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS; TO REGULATE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS; AND TO CREATE PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL OF THE STATE PLAN BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL RECOGNITION AND REWARD PROGRAM.
TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM; TO COORDINATE VARIOUS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE AN OFFICE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING TERMINALLY ILL PATIENT ACCESS TO INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES; AND TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT.
TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM ACT OF 2015; TO IMPLEMENT MEASURES DESIGNED TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REDUCE THE PRISON POPULATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2015; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX RATES AND BRACKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES; TO AMEND THE INCOME TAX ON CAPITAL GAINS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; TO ALLOW A PUBLIC UTILITY TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY OF CERTAIN ENTITIES; AND TO CLARIFY THE IMPACT OF AN EXEMPTION BY A PUBLIC UTILITY.
TO AMEND THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEES, PENALTIES, AND FINES RELATING TO ELECTRONIC GAMES OF SKILL; TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LAND-GRANT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING THE SALE OF EVENT TICKETS.
COMBINING THE OFFENSES OF DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED AND BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED; CONCERNING THE OMNIBUS DWI ACT, THE UNDERAGE DUI LAW, SUSPENSIONS OF A PERSON'S DRIVER'S LICENSE, AND VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH REFORM ACT OF 2015; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF DAYS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS IN SESSION; AND REPEALING THE FISCAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF SENATOR DAVID W. WYATT AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
TO RECOGNIZE BETTY FLANAGAN BUMPERS FOR HER WORK TO PROMOTE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE ARKANSAS FAMILIES TO CONSIDER SERIOUSLY THE IMPORTANCE OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION.
TO CONGRATULATE VICTORIA ALEXANDRA MALOCH FOR HER ELECTION TO THE 2014-2015 NATIONAL FFA OFFICER TEAM AS NATIONAL SECRETARY AND THE FIRST FEMALE NATIONAL FFA OFFICER FROM ARKANSAS.
IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDED LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS EXPORTS FROM THE UNITED STATES.
RECOGNIZING NATIONAL FFA WEEK.

Committees

Committees