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Senator Linda Chesterfield (D)

12 Keo Drive, Little Rock, 72206

Senator Linda Chesterfield (D)
Phone: 501-888-1859
Phone:
District: 30
District:
30
Seniority: 4
Seniority:
4
Occupation: Retired Educator, Professional Consultant
Occupation:
Retired Educator, Professional Consultant
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: LRSB President, AEA President, NEA Exe. Committee,, Democratic Black Caucus; House 2003, 2005, 2007, Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Public Service:
LRSB President, AEA President, NEA Exe. Committee, , Democratic Black Caucus; House 2003, 2005, 2007, Senate 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING GOVERNING BOARDS OF TECHNICAL COLLEGES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR SCHOOL DISTRICT PROVIDE A DUTY-FREE LUNCH PERIOD FOR FULL-TIME NONEXEMPT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE INSPECTION OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE TRANSPARENCY OF STATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS.
TO REQUIRE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO REPORT DEMOGRAPHIC DISPARITIES TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CHILD CUSTODY.
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC.
TO COMMEND THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES' RESEARCH STUDY ENTITLED "AN EXTENDED FAMILY MODEL OF DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION TO REDUCE DISPARITIES IN A UNITED STATES PACIFIC ISLANDER COMMUNITY".
CoSponsor
TO REQUIRE REPORTING AND DISCLOSURE OF ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS; AND TO RESTRICT THE AMOUNT OF MONEY SPENT ON CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATIONS PRODUCED IN COORDINATION WITH A CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE.
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE FILING AND PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1990 AND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 1996.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS BETWEEN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS CONCERNING POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PROHIBIT DIRECT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES TO CANDIDATES.
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY APPLY FOR A GOLD STAR LICENSE PLATE.
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL FINANCE AND JOB READINESS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE LEGISLATIVE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE ON LOCAL 911 SYSTEMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1993.
TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE COMMITTED BECAUSE OF THE VICTIM'S RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETHNICITY, ANCESTRY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, OR DISABILITY.
ENCOURAGING THE EXPANSION OF UNITED STATES ROUTE 49 NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR TO IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY.
TO CREATE A PROCEDURE FOR THE REVOCATION OF A CHARTER OF A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AS A RESULT OF THE MUNICIPAL CORPORATION'S NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW.
CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF A GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMORIAL MONUMENT ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
TO AUTHORIZE A COMMUNICATION IMPEDIMENT DESIGNATION AND DECAL DUE TO A MEDICAL CONDITION.
TO ESTABLISH A RETAIL OFF-PREMISES PERMIT FOR THE SALE OF WINE AT GROCERY STORES AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL GRANT FUNDS TO SUPPORT ARKANSAS WINE PRODUCTION AND WINE TOURISM IN THE STATE.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF CERTAIN CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS.
TO AMEND THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS BY A CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEM; AND TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEES; AND TO PREVENT A MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM FORMING MORE THAN ONE (1) APPROVED POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE.
TO REQUIRE THAT AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT (25%) OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS BE NET PROCEEDS AVAILABLE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO PROTECT CITIZENS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF JUDICIAL ETHICS VIOLATIONS; TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST JUDGES AND JUSTICES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF CERTAIN OFFENSES; AND TO CREATE AN EXCEPTION TO JUDICIAL IMMUNITY.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ETHICS VIOLATIONS BY CERTAIN ELECTED OFFICIALS; TO PROHIBIT CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS FROM SOLICITING OR ACCEPTING LOANS FROM LOBBYISTS; AND TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 19, SECTION 30.
TO AMEND CERTAIN CRIMINAL OFFENSES CONCERNING ABUSES OF PUBLIC OFFICE; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF OFFICE; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST.
RECOGNIZING BASS REEVES AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
COMMENDING THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, FOR ITS NINETY-FIVE-YEAR HISTORY OF TRAINING COMMUNITY AND CIVIC LEADERS AND ONGOING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY OF LITTLE ROCK.
TO AMEND THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

Committees

Committees