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Senator Tracy Steele (D)

P. O. Box 9267, North Little Rock, 72119

Senator Tracy Steele (D)
Phone: 501-374-8788
Phone:
District: 34
District:
34
Seniority: 18
Seniority:
18
Occupation: CEO, STAND Foundation, Inc.
Occupation:
CEO, STAND Foundation, Inc.
Church Affiliation: Baptist
Church Affiliation:
Baptist
Veteran:
Veteran:
Public Service: House 1999,2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, Majority Leader, 2009 Asst. Pro Tempore
Public Service:
House 1999, 2001; Senate 2003, 2005, 2007, Majority Leader, 2009 Asst. Pro Tempore
Biography: Tracy Steele.pdf
Biography:


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS MINORITY HEALTH COMMISSION AND TO EXPAND AND CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR MINORITY BUSINESSES.
AN ACT TO CREATE "THE ANTONY HOBBS III ACT" AND TO CREATE SCHOOL-BASED AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR AND CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PROGRAMS.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
TO CREATE THE CURTIS H. SYKES MEMORIAL GRANT PROGRAM.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
AN ACT FOR THE PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE - BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - ARKANSAS HISTORY COMMISSION - BLACK HISTORY COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 20-76-107 CONCERNING THE INDEPENDENT EVALUATOR FOR THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - ARKANSAS HISTORY COMMISSION - SUPPORT TO THE BLACK HISTORY COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - CLINTON SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS, OPERATIONS AND EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - ARCHEOLOGICAL SURVEY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION - GRANTS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS TO HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES - COMMUNITY BASED AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION PROGRAMS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF - ARKANSAS EVALUATION CENTER CREATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING STATE FINANCIAL AID TO STUDENTS ATTENDING INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
AN ACT TO PROVIDE CHILD CARE SERVICES FOR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILY RECIPIENTS ENROLLED IN DAY OR EVENING CLASSES IN A TWO-YEAR COLLEGE.
TO ALLOW A PERSON WHO HAS AN ILLNESS THAT CAUSES HAIR LOSS OR IS UNDERGOING TREATMENT FOR AN ILLNESS THAT CAUSES HAIR LOSS TO USE A PRIOR DRIVER’S LICENSE PHOTOGRAPH UNDER LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES.
TO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES, AND TO BRING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD INTO COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE FEDERAL LAW.
TO ENSURE FULL PARTICIPATION FOR ARKANSAS IN THE FEDERAL SICKLE CELL DISEASE EDUCATION AND TREATMENT INITIATIVE.
TO REQUIRE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY BOARD MEMBERSHIP ON THE GOVERNING BODY OF A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PROVIDING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT TO CREATE A SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND TITLE 6 CONCERNING THE HEALTH OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
ESTABLISHING ADVISORY, MOCK LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS CONCERNING DISABILITY ISSUES AND TO AUTHORIZE ASSISTANCE TO CONDUCT THE MOCK LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS.
TO ENCOURAGE THE CONSIDERATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A FOUR-DAY WORK WEEK FOR STATE EMPLOYEES IF COMPATIBLE WITH THE MISSION OF A STATE AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION AND NO INTERRUPTION OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES WILL RESULT.
CONGRATULATING BARACK OBAMA ON HIS HISTORIC ELECTION AS THE FORTY-FOURTH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
TO HONOR THE 1994 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS RAZORBACK NCAA DIVISION I NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BASKETBALL TEAM.
COMMEMORATING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF THE REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Primary Sponsor for House
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE NURSING STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM AND TO PROMOTE TEACHING IN NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
TO INCREASE THE TAX ON CIGARETTES AND CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION TO PAY THE COMMISSION TO THE STAMP DEPUTIES FOR CERTAIN CIGARETTE TAXES.
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS, AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT OF 2007.
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE EXPERTISE OF AND TO REDEFINE THE FOCUS OF THE CERVICAL CANCER TASK FORCE.
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
TO AUTHORIZE OPTOMETRISTS OR OPHTHALMOLOGISTS TO SELL OR DISPENSE PRESCRIPTION CONTACT LENSES THAT ARE MEDICATED WITH LEGEND DRUGS THAT ARE AUTHORIZED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION TO EXPAND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR INMATES QUALIFIED TO ENROLL IN COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY COURSES.
THE ARKANSAS CHILDREN’S IMITATION FIREARMS ACT.
COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE (NAACP).
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
TO REESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON RACIAL PROFILING.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK - NANOTECHNOLOGY CENTER GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF MOTORISTS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BY MAKING THE MANDATORY SEAT BELT LAW A PRIMARY LAW FOR ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
TO ALLOW THE ISSUANCE OF A REGULAR LICENSE PLATE TO A PERSON WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE ISSUANCE OF A MILITARY SERVICE OR VETERANS SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE AT THE SAME FEE REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
TO AMEND THE JUVENILE CODE REGARDING JUDICIAL DETERMINATIONS OF WHETHER A CONFESSION OR WAIVER OF COUNSEL WAS MADE FREELY, VOLUNTARILY, AND INTELLIGENTLY.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO IMPROVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO BETTER PROTECT CLIENTS BY CONSOLIDATING THE VARIOUS PROCESSES FOR CONDUCTING CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS FOR DIVERSE SERVICE.
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
CONCERNING THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMISSION.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.
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.
WELCOMING THE RETURN OF FORMER PRESIDENT WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON AND HONORING HIS EXTENSIVE PUBLIC SERVICE AND ACHIEVEMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
CoSponsor for House
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
TO INCREASE PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN ARKANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
TO CREATE A PILOT PROGRAM FOR MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGY IN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
TO REQUIRE ONE (1) COMPREHENSIVE EYE AND VISION EXAMINATION BY A LICENSED OPTOMETRIST OR OPHTHALMOLOGIST FOR CHILDREN ENTERING A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR THE FIRST YEAR IN PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN, OR GRADE ONE.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING SCRAP METAL DEALERS.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON WATER SOURCE PROTECTION.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION TO PERMIT STORM COST RESERVE ACCOUNTING FOR ELECTRIC PUBLIC UTILITIES WHEN REQUESTED.
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE ASSESSMENTS.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
TO ENCOURAGE MORTGAGE LENDERS TO IMPOSE A NINETY-DAY MORATORIUM ON ALL RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURE ACTIONS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
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.

Committees

Committees