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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
CONCERNING THE FEE TO ATTEND A VICTIM IMPACT PANEL THAT IS REQUIRED BY LAW OF ANY PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING OR BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED, REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST, OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL BY A MINOR.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CORRECTION OF ERRORS UNDER THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2019-2020 FISCAL YEAR.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONSIDERATION OF THE PREFERENCE OF A CHILD IN A CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDING.
CONCERNING THE FEE TO ATTEND A VICTIM IMPACT PANEL THAT IS REQUIRED BY LAW OF ANY PERSON CONVICTED OF DRIVING OR BOATING WHILE INTOXICATED, REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A CHEMICAL TEST, OR POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL BY A MINOR.
TO COMMEND ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC., FOR ITS SERVICE WORK AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO ITS COMMUNITIES AND TO DESIGNATE MARCH 25 AS ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA DAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL.
TO RECOGNIZE AND COMMEND OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC.
TO RECOGNIZE BILLY BURRIS FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS STATE HOSPITAL AND THE PEOPLE OF ARKANSAS.
CoSponsor
TO REQUIRE A CERTAIN PERCENTAGE OF LOTTERY PROCEEDS TO BE NET PROCEEDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.
TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO ALLOW FOR CASINO GAMING IN POPE COUNTY, JOHNSON COUNTY, OR CONWAY COUNTY; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION, AMENDMENT 100; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985; AND TO DEVELOP A NEXT GENERATION 911 SYSTEM.
CONCERNING THE SALES AND USE TAX LEVIED ON THE PURCHASE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER WHEN A USED MOTOR VEHICLE, TRAILER, OR SEMITRAILER IS TRANSFERRED AS PART OF AN INSURANCE SETTLEMENT.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ESTABLISH JOHN H. JOHNSON DAY AS A MEMORIAL DAY.
TO REGULATE THE LENGTH OF A RAILROAD TRAIN OPERATED ON A MAIN LINE OR BRANCH LINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
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 CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL REVENUE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF HIGHWAYS, STREETS, AND BRIDGES IN THE STATE.
TO PROMOTE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM; TO ESTABLISH AREAS OF A CITY OR TOWN THAT HIGHLIGHT RESTAURANT, ENTERTAINMENT, AND HOSPITALITY OPTIONS; TO ESTABLISH TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT DESIGNATED ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS.
TO AMEND THE LAW TO ALLOW A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO BE RETURNED TO LOCAL CONTROL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO ALLOW VOTER REGISTRATION AND BALLOT ACCESS FOR ELIGIBLE PERSONS INCARCERATED IN COUNTY JAILS.
TO AUTHORIZE AND EXPEDITE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE LITTLE ROCK NINE MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2; AND TO AMEND THE LAW WITH RESPECT TO AWARDS GRANTED UNDER THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - PART 2.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY NOLAN RICHARDSON JR. TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AND TO REQUEST THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT FAYETTEVILLE NAME THE BASKETBALL COURT IN BUD WALTON ARENA IN HIS HONOR.
TO CONTINUE A LEVY OF A ONE-HALF PERCENT SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE STATE’S HIGHWAY SYSTEM, COUNTY ROADS, AND CITY STREETS.
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.
TO REMEMBER MATT DECAMPLE AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO CELEBRATE AND RECOGNIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM.

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