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Representative Sandra Prater (D)

9202 Sayles Road, Jacksonville, 72076

Representative Sandra Prater (D)
Phone: 501-988-0695
Phone:
District: 42
District:
42
Seniority: 13
Seniority:
13
Occupation: Small Business Owner, Prater Auto Sales
Occupation:
Small Business Owner, Prater Auto Sales
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: Pulaski County Justice of the Peace 1998-2002; Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007
Public Service:
Pulaski County Justice of the Peace 1998-2002; Serving first term in House 2003, 2005, 2007


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS OPTIONS COUNSELING FOR LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM.
TO ALLOW MILITARY OFFICERS OF THE ARMED SERVICES TO RECEIVE THE SAME INCOME TAX EXEMPTION AS ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED SERVICES.
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON EYE AND VISION CARE OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND TO CREATE THE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN EYE AND VISION CARE FUND.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR REVIEWING COMPLAINTS CONCERNING SCOPE OF PRACTICE THAT INVOLVE MORE THAN ONE (1) BOARD OF THE HEALING ARTS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE TIME FOR RECOUPMENT OF HEALTH CARE INSURANCE PAYMENTS.
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL THERAPISTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-41-503 TO AUTHORIZE SHERIFFS TO USE ALTERNATIVE DETENTION RESOURCES FOR CONVICTED PERSONS SENTENCED TO COUNTY JAILS.
AN ACT CONCERNING SELF-SERVICE DISPLAYS OF CIGARETTE PRODUCTS.
AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
AN ACT TO REVISE QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS; TO REVISE PENALTIES FOR MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS; AND TO REVISE THE MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSON ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE PROCESS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR PERSONS SELLING A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AT OR NEAR SCHOOL BUS STOPS.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - CAPITAL EQUIPMENT FOR NURSING EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO PLACE SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS UNDER THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH.
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY.
AN ACT TO CREATE A PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR IMMUNIZATIONS DURING A PANDEMIC.
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMIT AGENCY TO IMPOSE FINES AGAINST HEALTH CARE FACILITIES THAT FAIL TO PROVIDE REQUIRED HEALTH CARE DATA.
TO REVISE AND MODERNIZE THE ACCESS TO PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND TO ENSURE THAT BEGINNING DRIVERS ARE GIVEN INFORMATION AND TESTED ON PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 26-36-303 CONCERNING COUNTY TAX COLLECTORS OR TREASURERS.
AN ACT TO AMEND PARTICULAR PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE TITLE 6 CONCERNING PUBLIC EDUCATION.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFENSE OF STALKING.
TO IMPROVE COMMERCIAL DRIVER SAFETY BY REQUIRING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN ALCOHOL OR DRUG TEST RESULTS FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO HOLDS A COMMERCIAL DRIVER S LICENSE AND BY REQUIRING AN EMPLOYER TO OBTAIN A REPORT FROM THE DATABASE.
AN ACT TO REVISE THE LAW REGARDING THE STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
THE ARKANSAS AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR ACT OF 2007.
AN ACT CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL ENFORCEMENT SECTION.
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR S POWER TO ISSUE A PARDON TO ANY PERSON CONVICTED FOR VIOLATING LAWS AGAINST THE UNLAWFUL MANUFACTURE OR SALE OF LIQUORS.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE TO OPERATE NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
COMMENDING THE ARKANSAS AGING INITIATIVE FOR ITS CONTINUING COMMITMENT TO ARKANSAS' SENIOR CITIZENS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO IMPROVE THE ENFORCEMENT OF ADULT PROTECTION LAWS BY AMENDING THE ADULT MALTREATMENT CUSTODY ACT AND THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW AND THE PROVISION THAT ESTABLISHED THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY SPECIAL FUND.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES OVERSIGHT BOARD AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.
CoSponsor
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTY CLASSIFICATION OF THE OFFENSES OF INDECENT EXPOSURE AND INTERNET STALKING OF A CHILD UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
VICTIM'S PROTECTION ORDER ACT.
AN ACT TO IMPOSE A BOOKING AND ADMINISTRATION FEE IN CERTAIN CASES FOR THE SUPPORT OF COUNTY JAILS OR REGIONAL DETENTION FACILITIES.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT AN AWARD OF CHILD CUSTODY OR VISITATION TO A SEX OFFENDER EXCEPT UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS WHO LOSE THEIR LIVES AS THE RESULT OF THEIR DUTIES RECEIVE BENEFITS UNDER FEDERAL LAW.
TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX RELIEF CREDIT FOR A HOMESTEAD.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL CONSUMER LOANS.
ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LONG-TERM CARE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE VISITATION RIGHTS TO STEP-GRANDPARENTS AND FORMER STEP-GRANDPARENTS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO EQUALIZE RETIREE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS AND TO PERMIT STATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM COSTS FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE ARKANSAS TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM WHO ARE NOT STATE EMPLOYEES.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO DENTISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO RENDER VOULUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS.
TO PROVIDE THAT AN EX-PRISONER OF WAR, A PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR, OR A MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MAY RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE FOR A NOMINAL FEE.
THE ELDERLY HOUSING CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM AND THE ARKANSAS ALTERNATIVE FUELS DEVELOPMENT FUND AND TO REPEAL OBSOLETE SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RELATED TO ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND WEATHERIZATION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES OBTAIN PERMITS OF APPROVAL.
AN ACT TO CREATE FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL CIRCUIT JUDGESHIPS.
TO REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY USED OR CONSUMED IN MANUFACTURING IN THIS STATE.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE INCOME TAX RELIEF FOR LOW INCOME TAXPAYERS.
THE FAIR GIFT CARD ACT.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
TO LIMIT THE LOCATION OF ADULT-ORIENTED BUSINESSES IN PROXIMITY TO LOCATIONS FREQUENTED BY CHILDREN.
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 AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING ACT OF 2003 AND TO ENSURE THAT EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE RECEIVES THE FULL AMOUNT OF FOUNDATION FUNDING.
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 HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES - CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, OR EXPANSION GRANTS TO SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURER OF STATE - COUNTY AID AND MUNICIPAL AID APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND MAINTENANCE APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO FINANCE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION AND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNTY AID AND MUNCIPAL AID.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION - STATEWIDE GRANTS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION - GRANT - NEEDS ASSESSMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT - GRANTS AND STATE AID TO ALL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2007-2009 BIENNIUM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - COMMUNITY CHILD ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS LAW THAT ALLOWS ISSUING COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSES TO RESIDENTS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO SEEK A MEDICAID WAIVER FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS.
TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES OR THEIR EQUIVALENT FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES TO BE USED AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION, SALE, OR USE OF BOTTLE ROCKETS.
TO CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION COMMISSIONS IN MUNICIPALITIES WITH A POPULATION OF ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND (125,000) OR MORE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-27-114 TO INCREASE THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR STATE INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 12-27-114 TO PRESCRIBE THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR STATE INMATES IN COUNTY JAILS.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANK FOR POSTNATAL TISSUE AND FLUID.
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.
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS HIV-AIDS MINORITY TASKFORCE AND TO COORDINATE STATEWIDE EFFORTS TO COMBAT THE DEBILITATING EFFECTS OF HIV-AIDS ON MINORITY ARKANSANS.
TO CREATE THE BEVERAGE CONTAINER LITTER REDUCTION FEE PROGRAM AND TO REDUCE LITTER, FACILITATE BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING, AND REQUIRE LABELING OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
TO PERMIT PLACING A SECURITY FREEZE ON A PERSON'S CONSUMER REPORT, TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR THE PLACEMENT AND REMOVAL OF THE SECURITY FREEZE, AND TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO OBTAIN A SECURITY FREEZE.
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ACT.
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.
CoSponsor for Senate
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON MINI-WAREHOUSE AND SELF-STORAGE RENTAL SERVICES UPON CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
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 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.
TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE UAMS CANCER RESEARCH CENTER MATCHING FUND.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRAIN ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTION THROUGH BIOFUEL INCENTIVES.
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME TO ADD THE BROWNS TO ITS MEMBERSHIP.
RECOGNIZING THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS ON ITS ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY AND ITS OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP.
CONCERNING THE REAUTHORIZATION OF THE STATE CHILDREN S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

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