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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: 34
Seniority:
34
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 CREATE THE CANCER PREVENTION AND CANCER PATIENT NAVIGATION ACT; AND TO IMPROVE THE CARE OF CANCER PATIENTS IN THIS STATE.
TO COMMEMORATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR TOXICOLOGICAL RESEARCH.
CoSponsor
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SALE AND REMOVAL PROCEDURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY FROM A SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITY.
TO INCLUDE CERTAIN ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS IN THE TEACHING MATERIALS REGARDING AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL.
TO CREATE A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT; TO TRANSFER AUTHORITY OVER MEAT INSPECTION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LOAD LIMITS FOR A VEHICLE TRANSPORTING CERTAIN RAW MATERIALS AND LOGS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REQUIRE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE DURING CERTAIN WEATHER EVENTS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ELECTRIC UTILITY TO DIRECTLY NOTIFY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEASURES TO REDUCE ENERGY CONSUMPTION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION; TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS INDUSTRIAL HEMP ACT; AND TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INDUSTRIAL HEMP PRODUCTION ACT.
TO DESIGNATE THE OFFICIAL STEAM LOCOMOTIVE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS; AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES IN CERTAIN RURAL AREAS.
TO MODERNIZE AND STRENGTHEN NURSING FACILITY STAFFING STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.
CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION AND ELIMINATION OF UNUSED AND UNNECESSARY POSITIONS FROM THE BUDGETS OF STATE AGENCIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE CREATING A RESPECTFUL AND OPEN WORLD FOR NATURAL HAIR (CROWN) ACT.
TO CREATE A NETWORK OF CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE THERAPISTS TO PROVIDE A SPECIALIZED DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA OR RELATED READING AND WRITTEN-LANGUAGE DIFFICULTIES.
AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO REPEAL THE EXCEPTION TO THE PROHIBITION OF SLAVERY AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.
TO COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT AND STUDENT ATHLETES.
CoSponsor for Senate
CREATING A SENTENCE ENHANCEMENT FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A PERSON DUE TO THE PERSON'S ATTRIBUTES; AND TO REQUIRE AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION OF HATE CRIMES IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, HERITAGE, AND TOURISM - STATEWIDE MARITIME SULTANA MUSEUM APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2021-2022 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COVERAGE FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM — PART 2.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY BOOT CAMP.
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2021.
TO REMEMBER SENATOR JIM ARGUE AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND HIS LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Committees

Committees
Vice-Chair: ALC-PERSONNEL