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Representative Sam Ledbetter

324 Charles Street, Little Rock, 72205

Representative Sam Ledbetter
Phone: 501-396-5400
Phone:
District: 57
District:
57
Seniority: 80
Seniority:
80
Occupation: Attorney
Occupation:
Attorney
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 2001
Public Service:
House 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 9-12-322(a) REGARDING WHEN A COURT MAY REQUIRE PARTIES TO A DIVORCE ACTION TO ATTEND PARENTING CLASSES OR SUBMIT TO MEDIATION.
TO PROVIDE THE RIGHT TO APPEAL DECISIONS RELATING TO THE ARKANSAS PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND TO THE ARKANSAS POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 9-12-320(a)(2) REGARDING A CHANGE OF VENUE IN PROCEEDINGS SUBSEQUENT TO A DIVORCE DECREE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 15-20-308 REGARDING THE POWERS OF THE ARKANSAS NATURAL HERITAGE COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE PROHIBITION ON MICROBREWERY RESTAURANT DISTRIBUTORS SELLING MICROBEERS FOR OFF PREMISES CONSUMPTION.
TO CREATE A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION THAT IT IS NOT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF A CHILD TO BE PLACED IN THE CUSTODY OF AN ABUSIVE PARENT.
AN ACT TO PROTECT VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE QUALIFICATION OF JUSTICES AND JUDGES.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 28-39-206 CONCERNING APPEALS FROM A COURT HAVING PROBATE JURISDICTION.
TO INCREASE THE RATE OF TAXATION ON THE COMPONENTS OF BROMINE PRODUCTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE CRIMINAL CODE TO PROVIDE THAT DEFENDANTS LESS THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF COMMITTING A CAPITAL OFFENSE SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO THE DEATH PENALTY.
ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CHECKOFF FOR THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO COMPLETE TRAINING IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD ABUSE.
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO TERMS OF OFFICE FOR BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF LIBRARY SYSTEMS IN WHICH MUNICIPALITIES PARTICIPATE.
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC NOTICE ON THE INTERNET.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LIMITATIONS ON AMOUNT OF FINES THAT MAY BE ASSESSED AGAINST PERSONS CONVICTED OF MISDEMEANORS AND VIOLATIONS.
TO PROVIDE FOR ELECTRONIC MONITORING DEVICES IN THE ROOMS OF RESIDENTS OF CONVALESCENTE OR NURSING HOMES OR RELATED INSTITUTIONS; AND PROVIDING CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
REQUIRE STORAGE TANK OWNERS TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT TO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY A STORAGE TANK SELF-INSPECTION AUDIT AND AMEND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND REIMBURSEMENT.
TO REQURIE REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS OF REGIONAL IMPACT IN AIR QUALITY NON-ATTAINMENT AREAS IN THE STATE AND IN AREAS LIKELY TO BECOME NON-ATTAINMENT UNTIL AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN IS ADOPTED.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CREATE A LONG-TERM CARE LIABILITY INSURANCE PLAN.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-89-209(a)(2) TO REQUIRE INSURERS TO NOTIFY INSURED OF THE AVAILABILITY OF UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE AFTER REJECTION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE ARKANSAS COMMEMORATIVE COMMISSION TO THE OLD STATE HOUSE COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE ARKANSAS TERRITORIAL CAPITOL RESTORATION COMMISSION TO THE HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM COMMISSION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 25-16-904 TO INCLUDE THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF.
TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
TO AMEND THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEEDINGS ON CLAIMS.
TO AMEND DEFINITIONS IN THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
TO AMEND THE LAW PERTAINING TO DISCRIMINATION FOR FILING A CLAIM FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH DAISY GASTON BATES DAY AS AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ALL RAILROADS MUST HAVE AT LEAST TWO PERSONS ON ALL TRAINS AND LOCOMOTIVES OPERATING WITHIN THIS STATE.
AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-54-904 TO AUTHORIZE MUNICIPALITIES TO RECOVER ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS INCURRED IN ENFORCING LIENS ACQUIRED BY THE MUNICIPALITY FOR WORK DONE ON UNSAFE OR UNSIGHTLY PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT PREDATORY LENDING IN THE HOME MORTGAGE MARKET.
AN ACT TO ENSURE EQUAL GE0GRAPHIC REPRESENTATION ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION BY APPOINTING THE MEMBERS FROM CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS.
TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF RESIDENTS NEEDED ON A PETITION FOR THE INCORPORATION.
TO INCREASE THE PER DIEM COMPENSATION FOR CERTAIN COUNTY QUORUM COURT MEMBERS.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE TRUST FUND; TO LEVY ADDITIONAL EXCISE TAXES ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE FUND; TO PROVIDE THAT THE FUND WILL BE USED TO ADDRESS HEALTH RELATED ISSUES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES OF PROVIDERS OF CARE TO DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED ADULT PERSONS TO PASS CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE EMERGENCY SECONDARY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE GOVERNOR'S DISTINGUISHED TEACHING SCHOLARS PROGRAM.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO REQUIRE AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY POLICIES TO DISPLAY THE ACTUAL POLICY TERM OF INSURANCE COVERAGE PAID FOR BY THE INSURED.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE JUVENILE CODE TO ASSIST IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AMENDMENT 80.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 16, CHAPTER 16, CONCERNING THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 16-17-108 CONCERNING THE SALARIES OF THE JUDGES AND OTHER PERSONNEL OF THE VARIOUS MUNICIPAL COURTS.
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE FOR PURPOSES OF ELECTION THE DIVISIONS OF EACH OF THE CIRCUIT, CHANCERY, AND CIRCUIT-CHANCERY JUDGESHIPS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING MUNICIPAL COURTS AND TO IMPLEMENT CHANGES IN MUNICIPAL/DISTRICT COURTS PURSUANT TO AMENDMENT 80 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHECK-CASHERS ACT TO BETTER PROTECT ARKANSAS' CHECK-CASHING CONSUMERS.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR ENERGY-SAVING EQUIPMENT AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY EQUIPMENT.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION AND TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
TO ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC TO CONTACT THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE FOR HOME FIRE SAFETY INFORMATION.
PROPOSING TO AMEND AMENDMENT 73 TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ESTABLISH TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
TO AMEND THE HOUSE RULES TO ADD A NEW RULE TO REQUIRE THE PUBLISHING OF ROLL CALL VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S INTERNET WEB SITE.
RECOGNIZING LUKE MORRIS FOR HIS COURAGE IN RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURIES RECEIVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON FEBRUARY 17, AND COMMENDING THE THREE PEOPLE WHO ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND BEGAN LIFE SAVING MEASURES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE INTERLOCAL COOPERATION ACT TO AUTHORIZE PUBLIC AGENCIES TO CREATE CONSOLIDATED WATERWORKS SYSTEMS; TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 25-20-104.
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE ASSETS TEST FOR CHILDREN TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS FAIR HOUSING COMMISSION; TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE INVESTIGATION AND REMEDIATION OF UNFAIR HOUSING PRACTICES.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OR USE OF GLASS CONTAINERS WITHIN THE BANKS OF ARKANSAS' NAVIGABLE WATERWAYS.
THE CHILD CARE FOR WORKING FAMILIES ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE PROGRAM TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO CHANGE THE FINANCIAL NEEDS CRITERIA; TO CHANGE THE CONTINUING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; AND TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF TUITION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARS PROGRAM; TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS; TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS; AND TO LOWER THE AMOUNT OF THE AWARD.