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Representative Sandra D. Rodgers

P. O. Box 595, Hope, 71802

Representative Sandra D. Rodgers
Phone: 870-777-3907
Phone:
District: 28
District:
28
Seniority: 12
Seniority:
12
Occupation: Legal Secretary/Fiscal Officer
Occupation:
Legal Secretary/Fiscal Officer
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1997, 1999, 2001
Public Service:
House 1997, 1999, 2001


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
PROVIDE THAT ANY PERSON ADOPTED IN THIS STATE MAY, UPON REACHING THE AGE OF 21, OBTAIN A COPY OF THE PERSON'S ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE.
TO CHANGE THE DWI THRESHOLD FROM 0.10% TO 0.08.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-87-309 PERTAINING TO THE DISCIPLINE OF NURSES BY THE STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 22-3-220 PERTAINING TO SMOKING IN THE CAPITOL.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 6-21-609 TO AUTHORIZE SCHOOL BOARDS TO DESIGNATE A SMOKING AREA ON THE SCHOOL CAMPUSES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT TEXARKANA RESIDENTS WHO WORK OUTSIDE MILLER COUNTY ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM THE ARKANSAS INCOME TAX.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 14-27-103 PERTAINING TO MEETINGS OF COUNTY INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION COUNCILS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-9-409; TO ELIMINATE THE WORKERS' HEALTH AND SAFETY DIVISION OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.
TO AMEND SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION OF DRIVING PRIVILEGES.
TO CLARIFY THAT CERTAIN SUSPENSIONS AND ANY DISCHARGE, OR REDUCTION IN RANK OF A POLICE OFFICER OR FIREMEN CAN BE APPEALED TO THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL EMPLOYEES OF PROVIDERS OF CARE TO DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED ADULT PERSONS TO PASS CRIMINAL RECORDS CHECKS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 27-37-204 TO ALLOW THE USE OF FLOURESENT ORANGE FLAGS ON MOTOR VEHICLES CARRYING PROJECTING LOADS.
PERTAINING TO ESCORTS FOR OVER-LENGTH VEHICLES
AN ACT TO ALLOW COLLEGE STUDENTS TO HAVE TWO PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS, ONE AT COLLEGE AND ONE AT HOME.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-9-106, PERTAINING TO THE QUALIFICATIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
AN ACT CONCERNING SALES BY AUCTIONEERS AT ESTATE SALES.
AN ACT TO COMBINE LONG-TERM CARE FACILILTY APPEAL PROCESSES.
REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES' OFFICE OF LONG-TERM CARE REGARDINGTHE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF NURSING FACILITIES AND NURSING HOMES.
TO AUTHORIZE NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO CONDUCT RAFFLES.
TERM LIMITS AMENDMENT.
CoSponsor
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTED OFFICIALS WHO COMMIT A FELONY.
AN ACT TO AMMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-4-104 (b)(2).
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-73-306 TO PERMIT A PERSON TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN INTO A RESTAURANT OR PUBLIC PARK.
AN ACT CONCERNING TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROVISIONS.
AN ACT TO ASSURE WOMEN OF THEIR RIGHT TO RECEIVE ADEQUATE INFORMATION BEFORE TERMINATING A PREGNANCY.
AN ACT TO LIMIT THE WRITING OF PRESCRIPTIONS FOR RU-486 TO PHYSICIANS WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR IMPROPER PRESCRIBING OF RU 486.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO RENAME THE ARKANSAS PRENATAL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD NURSE HOME VISITATION PROGRAM AFTER THE LATE REPRESENTATIVE RITA ROWELL HALE.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH DAISY GASTON BATES DAY AS AN OFFICIAL STATE HOLIDAY.
TO REQUIRE PARENTAL CONSENT FOR BODY PIERCING, BRANDING, OR TATTOOING OF ANY MINOR AND AUTHORIZE THE REGULATION OF THOSE ACTIVITIES BY STATE AND LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS.
TO PROVIDE THAT REPEAT OFFENDERS CONVICTED OF VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSES OR ANY FELONY SEX OFFENSE SHALL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR RELEASE ON PAROLE.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 9-12-309(a) TO ALLOW THE COURT TO AWARD EXPERT WITNESS FEES IN DIVORCE ACTIONS.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-45-202 CONCERNING THE PRIORITY OF LIENS.
TO AMEND JURISDICTION IN THE ARKANSAS REVISED UNIFORM ADOPTION ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE LOPFI DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 5-10-105(a) CONCERNING NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE.
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE TO CONTROL THE SALE AND POSSESSION OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, NORPSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 23-75-117 PERTAINING TO SALARIES PAID BY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CORPORATIONS.
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF DRIVER LICENSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
AN ACT TO MAKE THE ACT OF COMMUNICATING A FALSE ALARM TO AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION A CLASS D FELONY.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH PARITY FOR CHILDREN COVERED BY THE ARKANSAS CHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH PARITY FOR CHILDREN COVERED BY THE ARKIDS FIRST PROGRAM.
TO CREATE WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AN ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM FOR THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO ALLOW RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES TO CONVERT TO ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO CONDUCT LOCAL OPTION ELECTIONS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING VOTERS TO SELECTIVELY APPROVE SPECIFIC TYPES OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SALES.
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE.
TO AMEND THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
TO PROHIBIT MUTUAL ORDERS OF PROTECTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-22-708 TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION, SALE OR USE OF BOTTLE ROCKETS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE UMPIRES, REFEREES, AND OTHER OFFICIAL JUDGES OF JUNIOR HIGH OR HIGH SCHOOL SPORTING EVENTS TO HAVE REGULAR EYE EXAMS AND A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR A GENERAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) CERTIFICATE.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR PAYMENTS TO NURSING FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE STATE FROM THE MASTER SETTLEMENT WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES AND TO REPEAL INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON NURSING.
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 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO PRIORITIZE AWARDS BASED ON FINANCIAL NEED.
ESTABLISH AN INCOME TAX CHECKOFF FOR THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND AND THE ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE HEALTH TASK FORCE COMMISSION; TO ADD A MEMBER TO THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ADVISORY COUNCIL.
THE ARKANSAS RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2001.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON METHAMPHETAMINE.
TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR ENERGY-SAVING EQUIPMENT AND TO CREATE AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY EQUIPMENT.
TO NAME DECEMBER 19 OF EACH YEAR AS SENATOR HATTIE W. CARAWAY DAY IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN ESTABLISHING AN OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH THE KIDS-
TO REQUEST THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO REPAY ON A PRO-RATA BASIS LOCAL GOVERNMENT COURT COSTS WITH REVENUE FROM FINES; AND TO SPONSOR HUNTING AND FISHING EDUCATION.
TO ENCOURAGE THE ARKANSAS STATE GAME AND FISH COMMISSION TO SEEK ADVICE BEFORE PURCHASING LAND AND TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REIMBURSING LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR LOST PROPERTY TAX REVENUES.
PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW CHARITABLE BINGO; TO AUTHORIZE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO ADOPT LAW REGULATING AND TAXING CHARITABLE BINGO; TO AUTHORIZE RAFFLES BY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.
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.
FOR A STUDY ON THE NEED TO AMEND ARKANSAS ADOPTION LAW.
REQUESTING THE JOINT PERFORMANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
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 ARKANSAS CODE 26-3-306 TO PERMIT WIDOWED SPOUSES OF DISABLED VETERANS TO BE ELIGIBLE AGAIN FOR THE HOMESTEAD AND PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION AFTER THE SECOND SPOUSE HAS DIED.
AN ACT TO EXTEND SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR QUALIFIED MANUFACTURERS OF STEEL.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-9-201(a) CONCERNING THE QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-9-205(b) TO PROVIDE FOR A TERM OF SIX YEARS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.
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.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-9-503 PERTAINING TO VIOLATION OF SAFETY PROVISIONS IN THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
TO AUTHORIZE EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT FOR RED RIVER COMMISSION DESIGNEES.
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC TRANSIT TRUST FUND.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 23-110-105 TO CLARIFY THE DISTRIBUTION OF RACING PASSES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE UNIFORM PRESCRIPTION DRUG INFORMATION CARDS.
AN ACT TO DEFINE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE AND COMMUNITIES.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN COUNTIES TO LEVY A SALES AND USE TAX TO PROVIDE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO OR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE THAT WILL BE MERGED INTO A FOUR-YEAR INSTITUTION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THEFT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY DURING PERIODS OF EMERGENCY.
ENTITIES WHICH RECEIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS SHALL ACCOUNT FOR THOSE FUNDS SEPARATELY; FUNDS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ANNUAL REVIEW/AUDIT BY LEGISLATIVE AUDIT.
TO REQUIRE A FIRST-TIME APPLICANT FOR A USED MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER'S LICENSE TO ATTEND AN EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR BEFORE LICENSURE.
REQUESTING SENATE AND HOUSE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF WOMEN'S HEALTHCARE ISSUES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND REPORT THE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.