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Representative Marilyn Edwards (D)

2330 North Juneway Terrace, Fayetteville, 72703

Representative Marilyn Edwards (D)
Phone: 479-442-8388
Phone:
District: 88
District:
88
Seniority: 29
Seniority:
29
Church Affiliation: Central United Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Central United Methodist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Washington County Clerk-26 yrs, Serving first term in House 2003 (Asst. Speaker Pro Tem), 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Washington County Clerk-26 yrs, Serving first term in House 2003 (Asst. Speaker Pro Tem), 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR AMOUNT NECESSARY TO TRIGGER THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS FOR RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
EXTENDING THE PERIOD OF AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EARNINGS LIMITATION WAIVER.
TO PROVIDE AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES TO LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS PROVIDERS IN ACTIONS FOR CIVIL LIABILITY.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDERS.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TIMES EACH MONTH THAT THE TREASURER OF STATE SHALL PROCESS DOCUMENTATION CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION - DISTRICT DRUG COURTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - GRANTS TO LIBRARIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - STATE ASSISTANCE FOR PUBLIC SERVICES TO COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR HISTORIC OR SPECIAL INTEREST VEHICLES.
TO AUTHORIZE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSIONS TO PURCHASE AND OWN PROPERTY.
AN ACT FOR THE SAU-TECH - LINCOLN, ARKANSAS FIRE TRAINING SATELLITE CENTER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES AND OPERATING EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR ELECTION EXPENSES.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE AMOUNT OF TIME TO CERTIFY THE RESULTS OF AN ANNEXATION ELECTION.
TO CLARIFY ARKANSAS CODE 16-20-407 CONCERNING COUNTY CLERKS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
CLARIFYING ARKANSAS LAWS CONCERNING BALLOT BEARERS, AUTHORIZED AGENTS, AND ADMINISTRATORS.
AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE ELECTION LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING PROVISIONAL VOTING PROCEDURES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985.
AN ACT CLARIFYING THE USE OF SPECIAL ABSENTEE BALLOTS BY MILITARY VOTERS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE CALLING OF SPECIAL ELECTIONS FOR MAYOR OR DIRECTOR VACANCIES IN MUNICIPALITIES WITH A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR SPECIAL MOTORCYCLE EVENTS TO ALLOW MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS TO DISPLAY AND SELL MOTORCYCLES AT SPECIAL EVENTS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF BRITTANEY ANN ALLEN AND HER SERVICE TO THE GREAT STATE OF ARKANSAS; IN RECOGNITION OF THE BRITTANEY ANN FOUNDATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN ON SAFETY ISSUES.
ELEMENTARY SCIENCE EDUCATION VISION FOR ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EARNINGS LIMITATION.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
CONCERNING THE COMMEMORATION OF THOMAS PAINE DAY.
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS BY CREATING STAFFING STANDARDS FOR THOSE NURSING FACILITIES DESIGNATED OR CERTIFIED AS EDEN ALTERNATIVE OR GREEN HOUSE PROJECT NURSING FACILITIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-10-209 TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES ON AVIATION FUEL BE REMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE REGIONAL AIRPORT.
TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REAL PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY A REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY IN FEE SIMPLE TITLE FOR AVIATION PURPOSES IS EXEMPT FROM ANNEXATION AND MUNICIPAL REGULATION.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
TO CLARIFY THAT OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES MAY OBTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR VEHICLES THAT ARE USED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES.
TO FURTHER DEFINE THE ACT OF VOYEURISM.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO AUTHORIZE A QUORUM COURT TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LANGUAGE ON DEEDS IN FURTHERANCE OF PLANNING GOALS.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
AN ACT TO PROMOTE FREE TRADE AMONG IN-STATE AND OUT-OF-STATE SMALL WINERIES AND TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - EXPANSION OF STATEWIDE MENTAL HEALTH BEDS IN ARKANSAS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ADOPT THE AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - STATE ASSISTANCE TO ARKANSAS AREA AGENCIES ON AGING - SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR EXPANSION GRANTS TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - COUNTY, DISTRICT AND STATE FAIRS AND FAIR CONSORTIUMS CONSTRUCTION,MAINTENANCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS AND STATE AID TO ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-36-303 CONCERNING COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS OR TREASURERS.
TO ALLOW A COUNTY TO RECEIVE THROUGH THE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TRUST FUND THE AMOUNT OF HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ASSESSED ON AND EXEMPTED FROM A DISABLED VETERAN'S HOMESTEAD.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO PROTECT WOMEN WHO BREAST-FEED CHILDREN AND TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE WITH THE BREASTFEEDING OF A CHILD.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MS. POLLY ANN WOOD CREWS AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO ASSIST THE PEOPLE OF DUMAS, ARKANSAS.
RATIFYING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION PROVIDING THAT EQUALITY OF RIGHTS UNDER THE LAW SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. WOODSON WILLIAM BASSETT, JR., AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF MR. JOHN WILLIAM MURPHY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HIS MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.
RECOGNIZING JUSTIN MINKEL FOR BEING ONE (1) OF FOUR (4) FINALISTS FOR THE NATIONAL TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT NURSING FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE NURSING CARE EXCLUSIVELY UNDER LIFE-CARE FACILITY CONTRACTS FROM THE STATE'S QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
TO REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO LIMIT THE SCOPE OF EMINENT DOMAIN POWER TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS RIGHTS.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
ENCOURAGING STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS TO IDENTIFY THEIR INVESTMENTS IN COMPANIES OPERATING IN SUDAN; TO DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES; AND TO PREVENT FUTURE INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES UNTIL THE GENOCIDE HAS ENDED.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

Committees

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