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Representative Kenneth B. Ferguson (D)

P.O. Box 5661, Pine Bluff, 71611

Representative Kenneth B. Ferguson (D)
Phone: 870-413-8942
Phone:
District: 16
District:
16
Seniority: 39
Seniority:
39
Occupation: Retired
Occupation:
Retired
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2015, 2017
Public Service:
First Term House 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO ESTABLISH CANCER PATIENT NAVIGATION TO IMPROVE THE CARE OF CANCER PATIENTS IN THIS STATE.
TO CREATE THE MULTICOUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ACT; AND TO CREATE THE MULTICOUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM FUND.
TO RECOGNIZE AND REMEMBER MR. RAY JACKS OF THE PINE BLUFF FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES DEPARTMENT.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE TEACHER SALARY ENHANCEMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
CONCERNING FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BELOW WHICH SALES AND USE TAX IS NOT DUE ON THE PURCHASE OF A USED MOTOR VEHICLE; AND TO ELIMINATE THE SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS, AND SEMITRAILERS.
TO UPDATE THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT.
TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS BY WHICH RECORDS OF CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES ARE AUTOMATICALLY REMOVED AFTER A CERTAIN PERIOD OF TIME; AND CONCERNING THE RECORDS OF A PERSON'S CRIMINAL HISTORY.
TO ALLOW EXCESS FOOD DISTRIBUTION BY A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL TO A STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OR OPEN-ENROLLMENT PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS REGARDING THE ASSESSMENTS A PERSON MUST PASS IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A TEACHING LICENSE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON PANEL ON PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH.
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.
CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES AT RAILROAD CROSSINGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO CREATE THE ACADEMIC SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP.
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 CONGRATULATE THE LITTLE ROCK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY WARRIORS FOOTBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE 2018 CLASS 5A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
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”.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO COMMEND AND CELEBRATE SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COLLEGE FOR 60 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE.
TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
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.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL