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Senator Sue Madison (D)

573 Rock Cliff Road, Fayetteville, 72701

Senator Sue Madison (D)
Phone: 479-442-2997
Phone:
District: 7
District:
7
Seniority: 23
Seniority:
23
Occupation: Real Estate Investor & Property Manager
Occupation:
Real Estate Investor & Property Manager
Church Affiliation: Presbyterian
Church Affiliation:
Presbyterian
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Dist. 13 JP 1990-94; Dist 9 JP 1994; Served in House 1995,1997,1999; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Dist. 13 JP 1990-94; Dist 9 JP 1994; Served in House 1995, 1997, 1999; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO REMOVE THE JURISDICTIONAL LIMITATION FOR A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE TO SOLEMNIZE MARRIAGES.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE RISING JUNIOR EXAM.
AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCIES SCHEDULED FOR ABOLISHMENT ON JUNE 30, 2007.
TO REGULATE THE SELECTION AND USE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AND TO MINIMIZE THE COST OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
TO REGULATE THE SELECTION AND USE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AND TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN SINGLE-USE TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1985.
TO REGULATE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TEXTBOOK SALES AND TO REQUIRE PROMPT NOTICE OF THE ADOPTION OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS.
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO APPOINT A SIGNEE SO THAT A CHILD IN STATE CUSTODY MAY OBTAIN AN INSTRUCTION PERMIT, A LEARNER'S LICENSE, OR AN INTERMEDIATE DRIVER S LICENSE.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH REGULAR AND UNIFORM WAGE POLICIES FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO MAKE THE COMMON LAW DOCTRINE OF NECESSARIES GENDER NEUTRAL BETWEEN A HUSBAND AND A WIFE.
TO REGULATE THE SELECTION AND USE OF TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AND TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN CUSTOMIZED TEXTBOOKS AND COURSE MATERIALS AT STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO REGULATE THE ADMINISTRATION AND USE OF STATE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO STUDENTS. SALES.
AN ACT TO REGULATE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TEXTBOOK SALES AND TO PROHIBIT INDUCEMENTS TO REQUIRE SPECIFIC TEXTBOOKS.
AN ACT TO REGULATE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION TEXTBOOK SALES AND TO REQUIRE COURSE SUPPLEMENTS BE SOLD TO COMPETING BOOKSTORES AT COST.
AN ACT CLARIFYING THE USE OF SPECIAL ABSENTEE BALLOTS BY MILITARY VOTERS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE CALLING OF SPECIAL ELECTIONS FOR MAYOR OR DIRECTOR VACANCIES IN MUNICIPALITIES WITH A CITY ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT.
TO REQUIRE STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PERMIT LOCAL PRIVATE RETAILERS ACCESS TO STUDENT SALES.
TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR SPECIAL MOTORCYCLE EVENTS TO ALLOW MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS TO DISPLAY AND SELL MOTORCYCLES AT SPECIAL EVENTS.
TO REGULATE THE USE OF ROYALTIES FROM THE SALE OF TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS OR PUBLICATIONS BY STATE-SUPPORTED INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION EMPLOYEES.
TO PROHIBIT REFERRALS TO WEBSITES OF TEXTBOOK RETAILERS THAT ARE NOT REQUIRED AND DO NOT AGREE TO COLLECT ARKANSAS SALES AND USE TAXES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE JUVENILE CODE RELATED TO CASES ARISING UNDER DEPENDENCY-NEGLECT, FAMILIES IN NEED OF SERVICES, AND DELINQUENCY.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES - MALTREATED CHILDREN SERVICES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT TO ALLOW EXAMINATIONS OF ALLEGED OFFENDERS WHILE INVESTIGATING CHILD MALTREATMENT.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - A GRANT TO THE CENTER FOR ADVANCED SPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A STATEWIDE ARKANSAS AUTOMATED MAP SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES - JUVENILE AND REGIONAL PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF HEALTH GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - FAYETTEVILLE - COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - GRANTS TO CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS AND OTHER EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - OPERATING EXPENSES OF CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES.
TO PROVIDE FOR A MISCELLANEOUS FUND FOR UNCLAIMED GIFT CERTIFICATES, UNCLAIMED STORE GIFT CARDS, OR UNCLAIMED GENERAL USE PREPAID CARDS.
AN ACT TO CHANGE THE TIME BY WHICH THE CODE REVISION COMMISSION IS REQUIRED TO FILE DRAFTS OF CORRECTIVE LEGISLATION.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LICENSURE AS AN ACUPUNCTURIST WITHOUT EXAMINATION TO NATIONALLY CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURISTS.
TO ESTABLISH MINIMUM HABITABILITY STANDARDS FOR RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY.
AN ACT CONCERNING TIMES AND PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN ELECTIONS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE VACCINATIONS AGAINST THE HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS TO EACH GIRL TWELVE (12) YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE FOSTER PARENT SUPPORT AND FOSTER CHILDREN PROTECTION ACT OF 2007.
TO AMEND THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES WITH THE POWER TO OBTAIN INFORMATION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIAL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INFORMATION.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPOSIT OF RENT INTO THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT PENDING THE DETERMINATION OF A FORCIBLE ENTRY AND DETAINER COMPLAINT OR UNLAWFUL DETAINER COMPLAINT.
AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN FEES CHARGED BY THE ARKANSAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF BRITTANEY ANN ALLEN AND HER SERVICE TO THE GREAT STATE OF ARKANSAS; IN RECOGNITION OF THE BRITTANEY ANN FOUNDATION; AND TO ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO EDUCATE THEIR CHILDREN ON SAFETY ISSUES.
IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF JUDGE ELSIJANE TRIMBLE ROY AND IN RECOGNITION OF HER MANY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE STATE OF ARKANSAS, AND HER LOCAL COMMUNITY.
ENCOURAGING STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS TO IDENTIFY THEIR INVESTMENTS IN COMPANIES OPERATING IN SUDAN; TO DIVEST INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES; AND TO PREVENT FUTURE INVESTMENTS IN THOSE COMPANIES UNTIL THE GENOCIDE HAS ENDED.
REQUESTING THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUATION OF THE UNWED BIRTH PREVENTION STEERING COMMITTEE AND THE STEERING COMMITTEE ON ABSTINENCE EDUCATION.
Primary Sponsor for House
TO ENSURE THAT PREGNANT INMATES ARE NOT SHACKLED EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES AND ONLY USING SOFT RESTRAINTS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR AMOUNT NECESSARY TO TRIGGER THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS FOR RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS.
EXTENDING THE PERIOD OF AN ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM EARNINGS LIMITATION WAIVER.
CONCERNING THE COMMEMORATION OF THOMAS PAINE DAY.
TO REQUIRE LANDFILLS TO OFFER STYROFOAM RECYCLING.
TO FURTHER DEFINE THE ACT OF VOYEURISM.
CONCERNING THE SALE AND USE OF ROTATING, FLASHING, OR OSCILLATING BLUE LIGHTS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO AUTHORIZE A QUORUM COURT TO REQUIRE CERTAIN LANGUAGE ON DEEDS IN FURTHERANCE OF PLANNING GOALS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS ACT.
TO AUTHORIZE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSIONS TO PURCHASE AND OWN PROPERTY.
TO PROVIDE A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE SALE OF USED TEXTBOOKS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO PROTECT WOMEN WHO BREAST-FEED CHILDREN AND TO CREATE A CAUSE OF ACTION TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE WITH THE BREASTFEEDING OF A CHILD.
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
ENCOURAGING STUDENTS AND FACULTY IN THE STATE S COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT STUDENTS AND FUTURE LEADERS ARE PREPARED TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF A GLOBAL SOCIETY.
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.
AMENDING THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION TO ABOLISH THE OFFICE OF CONSTABLE.
CoSponsor
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS RISK CAPITAL MATCHING FUND.
TO EXPAND DRUG COURT PROGRAMS; TO CREATE A DIVISION OF DRUG COURT PROGRAMS WITHIN THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS; AND TO CREATE THE DRUG COURT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO AMEND THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN REGARDING THE MEMBERSHIP, ORGANIZATION, AND EXPENSES.
AN ACT TO EXEMPT NURSING FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE NURSING CARE EXCLUSIVELY UNDER LIFE-CARE FACILITY CONTRACTS FROM THE STATE'S QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE.
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT THE FINDINGS OF THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN AND TO PROTECT CHILD VICTIMS OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT THROUGH NEW AND EXPANDED PROGRAMS.
AN ACT TO GRANT CITIES AND TOWNS ADDITIONAL TOOLS TO DEAL WITH CRIMINAL, NUISANCE, AND VACANT PROPERTIES.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO TAX DELINQUENT PROPERTY.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS TO NEGOTIATE SALES NO SOONER THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE FIRST ATTEMPT TO SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-37- 203 AND 26-37-209 TO MODIFY THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR CHALLENGING CONVEYANCES BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE LANDS.
THE ARKANSAS LAND BANK ACT.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS QUIET TITLE STATUTES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - GRANTS TO CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTERS AND OTHER EXPENSES APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
"ARKANSAS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY FINANCING ACT OF 2007."
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
COMMENDING MS. DEENA BURNETT FOR MAKING VITAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO CITIZENS IN ARKANSAS AND AROUND THE WORLD BY INSPIRING OTHERS TO BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION OF CHARACTER, CONVICTION, AND COURAGE.
TO AUTHORIZE THE WIN ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE TO ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS AND COMMISSION A BUST IN HONOR OF THE LATE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR WINTHROP PAUL ROCKEFELLER.
HONORING THE DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVICE OF SENATOR JACK CRITCHER.
COMMENDING SENATORS JIM HILL, JIM ARGUE, DAVE BISBEE, AND JACK CRITCHER ON THEIR YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE ARKANSAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
CoSponsor for House
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO PROVIDE THAT TAXES ON AVIATION FUEL BE REMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE REGIONAL AIRPORT.
TO PROVIDE THAT ALL REAL PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY A REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY IN FEE SIMPLE TITLE FOR AVIATION PURPOSES IS EXEMPT FROM ANNEXATION AND MUNICIPAL REGULATION.
TO CLARIFY THAT OTHER PUBLIC ENTITIES MAY OBTAIN SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR VEHICLES THAT ARE USED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES.
TO STRENGTHEN CITIZEN ACCESS TO PUBLIC INFORMATION, PUBLIC RECORDS, AND PUBLIC MEETINGS.
TO CREATE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE PROHIBITING SEX OFFENDERS FROM LIVING NEAR VICTIMS OR CONTACTING VICTIMS AND TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT OF 1997.
TO REVISE THE REGIONAL MOBILITY AUTHORITY ACT.
TO FUND PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR THE UNDERSERVED BY IMPOSING ADDITIONAL CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAXES AND TO INCREASE GENERAL REVENUES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY TO SUPPORT A RESEARCH ALLIANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH FUND.
TO ESTABLISH THE GOVERNOR S COMMISSION ON GLOBAL WARMING; TO DIRECT THE COMMISSION TO STUDY ISSUES RELATED TO GLOBAL WARMING; AND TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING POLLUTANT REDUCTION GOAL AND COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN.

Committees

Committees