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  • BILL STATUS OVERVIEW 
    SB1056
    SPONSORS: PATON P
    TITLE: sentencing; guilty except insane
    SENATE FIRST READ: 01/12/10
    SENATE SECOND READ: 01/13/10
    COMMITTEES: ASSIGNED COMMITTEES ACTION
    Vote Detail 01/12/10 JUD 01/19/10 (4-0-3-0) DP
    01/12/10 RULES 01/25/10 PFC
    MAJORITY CAUCUS: 02/09/10Y
    MINORITY CAUCUS: 02/09/10Y
    CONSENT CALENDAR: 01/25/10 1:38 PMObject
    COW ACTION 1: DATE ACTION AYES NAYS NV EXC
    02/11/10 RETAINED 0 0 0 0
    COW ACTION 2: DATE ACTION AYES NAYS NV EXC
    03/02/10 DP 0 0 0 0
    THIRD READ: DATE AYES NAYS NV EXC EMER AMEND RFE 2/3 VOTE RESULT
    Vote Detail 03/03/10 28 0 1 0 PASSED
    TRANSMIT TO HOUSE: 03/03/10
    HOUSE FIRST READ: 03/30/10
    COMMITTEES: ASSIGNED COMMITTEES ACTION
    Vote Detail 03/30/10 JUD 04/08/10 (8-0-0-0-0) DP
    Vote Detail 03/23/10 RULES 04/19/10 (7-0-0-1-0) C&P
    HOUSE SECOND READ: 03/31/10
    MAJORITY CAUCUS 04/27/10Y
    MINORITY CAUCUS: 04/27/10Y
    COW ACTION 1: DATE ACTION AYES NAYS NV EXC
    04/28/10 DP 0 0 0 0
    THIRD READ: DATE AYES NAYS NV EXC EMER AMEND RFE 2/3 VOTE RESULT
    Vote Detail 04/28/10 57 0 3 0 PASSED
    TRANSMIT TO SENATE: 04/28/10
    TRANSMITTED TO: GOVERNOR 04/29/10
    ACTION: SIGNED 05/06/10
    CHAPTER: 234
    CHAPTERED VERSION: Senate Engrossed Version
  • Summary/Fact Sheet Title
  • SENATE FACT SHEET: 1-15 JUD

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    ARIZONA STATE SENATE

    Forty-ninth Legislature, Second Regular Session

     

    FACT SHEET FOR S.B. 1056

     

    sentencing; guilty except insane

     

    Purpose

               

                Applies sex offender registration, community notification and internet sex offender website requirements to persons adjudicated guilty except insane (GEI) for certain sex offenses and requires that persons adjudicated GEI but no longer in need of treatment be transferred to the Department of Corrections (ADC) for the remainder of their sentence.

     

    Background

    Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification

     

    A.R.S. § 13-3825 requires that within 72 hours of a sex offender being relocated or released from confinement, the agency that had custody of the offender must forward the following information to the Department of Public Safety (DPS): 1) offender’s identifying information; 2) risk assessment of the offender; and  3) the date of release from confinement or date the sentence was imposed (if the offender is on probation).

     

                DPS must then enter the information into the sex offender profile and notification database.  Following the tenth day after a sex offender is released from confinement or from the date of a sentence of probation, DPS is required to verify if the sex offender has registered.  If the sex offender has not registered, DPS is required to notify the County Attorney where the offender was convicted and, if appropriate, the Interstate Compact Administrator for Arizona.

     

    If the offender is registered, DPS must forward the offender’s information to the sheriff in the county where the offender is registered.  After receiving this information from DPS, the sheriff must forward the information to local law enforcement that must categorize and place the offender into a notification level (Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3).  Within 45 days, local law enforcement must notify the community of the offender’s presence.

     

    Civil Commitment

     

    Statute requires the state to maintain a secure mental health facility for the care and treatment of persons with mental disorders and persons with other personality disorders or emotional conditions.  The Arizona State Hospital (ASH) serves civil patients ordered to receive treatment because they are a danger to themselves or others and forensic patients ordered by the courts, including persons who have been adjudicated GEI (A.R.S. § 13-3994).

     

    A person may be found GEI if, at the time of the commission of the criminal act, the person was afflicted with a mental disease or defect of such severity that the person did not know the criminal act was wrong.   The defendant carries the burden to prove legal insanity by clear and convincing evidence (A.R.S. § 13-502).

     

    Jurisdiction of persons committed to the ASH is one of several duties of the Psychiatric Security Review Board (Board).  The Board also holds hearings to determine if a person committed to ASH is eligible for release or conditional release, devises a plan for conditional release and confidentially maintains all medical, social and criminal history records of persons who are committed to its jurisdiction (A.R.S. § 31-502).

     

                A.R.S. § 13-3994 affords a person found GEI for an act that caused death or serious physical injury, a hearing before the Board, at which time the Board may take one of the following actions:

    a) if the person still suffers from mental disease or defect and is dangerous, the Board must order that the person remain in the facility;

    b) if the person proves by clear and convincing evidence that he/she no longer suffers from mental disease or defect and is not dangerous, the Board must order the person’s release upon a determination that the person does not have a propensity to reoffend;

    c) if the person is not dangerous, but still suffers from a mental disease or defect or the mental disease or defect is in stable remission, the Board must order the person’s conditional release; or

    d) if the person is no longer in need of ongoing treatment for a mental disease and is dangerous or has a propensity to reoffend, the Board must order the person to be transferred to ADC for the remainder of their sentence.

          The fiscal impact to the state General Fund is unknown at this time.

    Provisions:

     

    1.      Requires, in cases where a person has been adjudicated GEI or not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI) in another jurisdiction, for specified offenses, that the following sex offender registration requirements apply:

         a)  registration with the sheriff of a county within 10 days of entering or remaining in the state or if the offender is not a resident of Arizona, registration in Arizona under specified circumstances, both subject to registration timelines based on offense;

         b) registration to be completed within 3 days of the offender’s release from confinement by ADC and forwarded to DPS and the sheriff of the county of residence;

         c) termination of the registration requirement by the court if the offender has successfully completed probation and was under 18 years of age when the offense was committed;

         d) notification of the offender’s registration to the sheriff by the clerk of the superior court and to a law enforcement agency, in cases involving indecent exposure;

         e) registration for ten years from the person’s release date from prison, jail, probation, community supervision or parole in cases involving unlawful imprisonment or kidnapping of a minor;

         f) registration for life if the person has a prior conviction or adjudication of GEI for an offense requiring registration;

         g) submission of a DNA sample to the sheriff, who transmits the sample to DPS; and

         h) payment of a court-ordered $250 assessment, to be deposited in the Sex Offender Monitoring Fund.

     

    2.      Adds persons adjudicated GEI to those whose custodial or supervisorial agency must provide to DPS the offender’s identifying information, risk assessment and date of release from confinement or date the sentence was imposed.

     

    3.      Requires the sheriff of a county in which a person adjudicated GEI resides to forward information to the chief law enforcement officer in the community in which the person resides in order to obtain information for community notification purposes.

     

    4.      Requires, if a person was adjudicated GEI or NGRI in another state, the chief law enforcement officer to contact the state in which the person was convicted or adjudicated to obtain information about the person.

     

    5.      Applies community notification requirements to those adjudicated GEI, including permitting the offender’s custodial or supervisorial agency to conduct a risk assessment for community notification purposes.

     

    6.      Requires, for persons adjudicated GEI for certain sex offenses, DPS to include the person’s name, address, age, current photograph, offense and, if applicable, notification level on its internet sex offender website.

     

    7.      Requires the Board, upon a finding that the person no longer needs ongoing treatment for a mental disease, to transfer the person to ADC for the remainder of his or her sentence for first or second-degree murder.

     

    8.      Makes technical changes.

     

    9.      Becomes effective on the general effective date.

     

     

    Prepared by Senate Research

    January 14, 2010

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    REFERENCE TITLE: sentencing; guilty except insane

     

     

     

     

    State of Arizona

    Senate

    Forty-ninth Legislature

    Second Regular Session

    2010

     

     

    SB 1056

     

    Introduced by

    Senator Paton

     

     

    AN ACT

     

    amending sections 13-3821, 13-3825, 13-3827 and 13-3994, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to sentencing.

     

     

    (TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

     



    Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

    Section 1.  Section 13-3821, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

    START_STATUTE13-3821.  Persons required to register; procedure; identification card; assessment; definitions

    A.  A person who has been convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane for a violation or attempted violation of any of the following offenses or who has been convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane or not guilty by reason of insanity for an offense committed in another jurisdiction that if committed in this state would be a violation or attempted violation of any of the following offenses or an offense that was in effect before September 1, 1978 and that, if committed on or after September 1, 1978, has the same elements of an offense listed in this section or who is required to register by the convicting or adjudicating jurisdiction, within ten days after the conviction or adjudication or within ten days after entering and remaining in any county of this state, shall register with the sheriff of that county:

    1.  Unlawful imprisonment pursuant to section 13‑1303 if the victim is under eighteen years of age and the unlawful imprisonment was not committed by the child's parent.

    2.  Kidnapping pursuant to section 13‑1304 if the victim is under eighteen years of age and the kidnapping was not committed by the child's parent.

    3.  Sexual abuse pursuant to section 13‑1404 if the victim is under eighteen years of age.

    4.  Sexual conduct with a minor pursuant to section 13‑1405.

    5.  Sexual assault pursuant to section 13‑1406.

    6.  Sexual assault of a spouse if the offense was committed before August 12, 2005.

    7.  Molestation of a child pursuant to section 13‑1410.

    8.  Continuous sexual abuse of a child pursuant to section 13‑1417.

    9.  Taking a child for the purpose of prostitution pursuant to section 13‑3206.

    10.  Child prostitution pursuant to section 13‑3212.

    11.  Commercial sexual exploitation of a minor pursuant to section 13‑3552.

    12.  Sexual exploitation of a minor pursuant to section 13‑3553.

    13.  Luring a minor for sexual exploitation pursuant to section 13‑3554.

    14.  Sex trafficking of a minor pursuant to section 13‑1307.

    15.  A second or subsequent violation of indecent exposure to a person under fifteen years of age pursuant to section 13‑1402.

    16.  A second or subsequent violation of public sexual indecency to a minor under the age of fifteen years pursuant to section 13‑1403, subsection B.

    17.  A third or subsequent violation of indecent exposure pursuant to section 13‑1402.

    18.  A third or subsequent violation of public sexual indecency pursuant to section 13‑1403.

    19.  A violation of section 13‑3822 or 13‑3824.

    20.  Unlawful age misrepresentation.

    21.  Aggravated luring a minor for sexual exploitation pursuant to section 13‑3560.

    B.  Before the person is released from confinement the state department of corrections in conjunction with the department of public safety and each county sheriff shall complete the registration of any person who was convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane for a violation of any offense listed under subsection A of this section.  Within three days after the person's release from confinement, the state department of corrections shall forward the registered person's records to the department of public safety and to the sheriff of the county in which the registered person intends to reside.  Registration pursuant to this subsection shall be consistent with subsection E of this section.

    C.  Notwithstanding subsection A of this section, the judge who sentences a defendant for any violation of chapter 14 or 35.1 of this title or for an offense for which there was a finding of sexual motivation pursuant to section 13‑118 may require the person who committed the offense to register pursuant to this section.

    D.  The court may require a person who has been adjudicated delinquent for an act that would constitute an offense specified in subsection A or C of this section to register pursuant to this section.  Any duty to register under this subsection shall terminate when the person reaches twenty‑five years of age.

    E.  A person who has been convicted of, adjudicated guilty except insane or adjudicated delinquent and who is required to register in the convicting or adjudicating state for an act that would constitute an offense specified in subsection A or C of this section and who is not a resident of this state shall be required to register pursuant to this section if the person is either:

    1.  Employed full‑time or part‑time in this state, with or without compensation, for more than fourteen consecutive days or for an aggregate period of more than thirty days in a calendar year.

    2.  Enrolled as a full‑time or part‑time student in any school in this state for more than fourteen consecutive days or for an aggregate period of more than thirty days in a calendar year.  For the purposes of this paragraph, "school" means an educational institution of any description, public or private, wherever located in this state.

    F.  Any duty to register under subsection D or E of this section for a juvenile adjudication terminates when the person reaches twenty‑five years of age.

    G.  The court may order the termination of any duty to register under this section on successful completion of probation if the person was under eighteen years of age when the offense for which the person was convicted or adjudicated guilty except insane was committed.

    H.  The court may order the suspension or termination of any duty to register under this section after a hearing held pursuant to section 13‑923.

    I.  At the time of registering, the person shall sign or affix an electronic fingerprint to a statement giving such information as required by the director of the department of public safety, including all names by which the person is known, any required online identifier and the name of any website or internet communication service where the identifier is being used. The sheriff shall fingerprint and photograph the person and within three days thereafter shall send copies of the statement, fingerprints and photographs to the department of public safety and the chief of police, if any, of the place where the person resides.  The information that is required by this subsection shall include the physical location of the person's residence and the person's address.  If the person has a place of residence that is different from the person's address, the person shall provide the person's address, the physical location of the person's residence and the name of the owner of the residence if the residence is privately owned and not offered for rent or lease.  If the person receives mail at a post office box, the person shall provide the location and number of the post office box.  If the person does not have an address or a permanent place of residence, the person shall provide a description and physical location of any temporary residence and shall register as a transient not less than every ninety days with the sheriff in whose jurisdiction the transient is physically present.

    J.  On the person's initial registration and every year after the person's initial registration, the person shall confirm any required online identifier and the name of any website or internet communication service where the identifier is being used and the person shall obtain a new nonoperating identification license or a driver license from the motor vehicle division in the department of transportation and shall carry a valid nonoperating identification license or a driver license.  Notwithstanding sections 28‑3165 and 28‑3171, the license is valid for one year from the date of issuance, and the person shall submit to the department of transportation proof of the person's address and place of residence.  The motor vehicle division shall annually update the person's address and photograph and shall make a copy of the photograph available to the department of public safety or to any law enforcement agency.  The motor vehicle division shall provide to the department of public safety daily address updates for persons required to register pursuant to this section.

    K.  Except as provided in subsection E or L of this section, the clerk of the superior court in the county in which a person has been convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane for a violation of any offense listed under subsection A of this section or has been ordered to register pursuant to subsection C or D of this section shall notify the sheriff in that county of the conviction or adjudication within ten days after entry of the judgment.

    L.  Within ten days after entry of judgment, a court not of record shall notify the arresting law enforcement agency of an offender's conviction of or adjudication of guilty except insane for a violation of section 13‑1402.  Within ten days after receiving this information, the law enforcement agency shall determine if the offender is required to register pursuant to this section.  If the law enforcement agency determines that the offender is required to register, the law enforcement agency shall provide the information required by section 13‑3825 to the department of public safety and shall make community notification as required by law.

    M.  A person who is required to register pursuant to this section because of a conviction or adjudication of guilty except insane for the unlawful imprisonment of a minor or the kidnapping of a minor is required to register, absent additional or subsequent convictions or adjudications, for a period of ten years from the date that the person is released from prison, jail, probation, community supervision or parole and the person has fulfilled all restitution obligations.  Notwithstanding this subsection, a person who has a prior conviction or adjudication of guilty except insane for an offense for which registration is required pursuant to this section is required to register for life.

    N.  A person who is required to register pursuant to this section and who is a student at a public or private institution of postsecondary education or who is employed, with or without compensation, at a public or private institution of postsecondary education or who carries on a vocation at a public or private institution of postsecondary education shall notify the county sheriff having jurisdiction of the institution of postsecondary education.  The person who is required to register pursuant to this section shall also notify the sheriff of each change in enrollment or employment status at the institution.

    O.  At the time of registering, the sheriff shall secure a sufficient sample of blood or other bodily substances for deoxyribonucleic acid testing and extraction from a person who has been convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane for an offense committed in another jurisdiction that if committed in this state would be a violation or attempted violation of any of the offenses listed in subsection A of this section or an offense that was in effect before September 1, 1978 and that, if committed on or after September 1, 1978, has the same elements of an offense listed in subsection A of this section or who is required to register by the convicting or adjudicating  jurisdiction.  The sheriff shall transmit the sample to the department of public safety.

    P.  Any person who is required to register under subsection A of this section shall register the person's required online identifier and the name of any website or internet communication service where the identifier is being used or is intended to be used with the sheriff from and after December 31, 2007, regardless of whether the person was required to register an identifier at the time of the person's initial registration under this section.

    Q.  On conviction of or adjudication of guilty except insane for any offense for which a person is required to register pursuant to this section, in addition to any other penalty prescribed by law, the court shall order the person to pay an additional assessment of two hundred fifty dollars.  This assessment is not subject to any surcharge.  The court shall transmit the monies received pursuant to this section to the county treasurer.  The county treasurer shall transmit the monies received to the state treasurer.  The state treasurer shall deposit the monies received in the sex offender monitoring fund established by section 13‑3828.  Notwithstanding any other law, the court shall not waive the assessment imposed pursuant to this section.

    R.  For the purposes of this section:

    1.  "Address" means the location at which the person receives mail.

    2.  "Required online identifier" means any electronic e‑mail address information or instant message, chat, social networking or other similar internet communication  name, but does not include a social security number, date of birth or pin number.

    3.  "Residence" means the person's dwelling place, whether permanent or temporary. END_STATUTE

    Sec. 2.  Section 13-3825, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

    START_STATUTE13-3825.  Community notification

    A.  Within seventy‑two hours after a person who was convicted or adjudicated guilty except insane is released from confinement or who was accepted under the interstate compact for the supervision of parolees and probationers and has arrived in this state, the agency that had custody or responsibility for supervision of the person who was convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane for committing an offense for which the person was required or ordered by the court to register pursuant to section 13‑3821 or that has accepted supervision under the interstate compact for the supervision of parolees and probationers shall provide all of the following information to the department of public safety by entering all of the following information into the sex offender profile and notification database:

    1.  The offender's identifying information.

    2.  A risk assessment of the offender.

    3.  The offender's date of release from confinement or, if the offender is sentenced to probation without jail time, the date the sentence is imposed.

    B.  Following the tenth day after the person is released from confinement or, if the offender is sentenced to probation without jail time, the date the sentence is imposed, the department of public safety shall cross‑reference the information the department receives pursuant to subsection A of this section with the sex offender registry to determine if the person is registered as required or ordered by the court pursuant to section 13‑3821.  If the person is not registered, the local law enforcement agency or the department of public safety shall request that the county attorney in the county in which the person was convicted or adjudicated guilty except insane petition the court for an arrest warrant to be issued and, if appropriate, notify the interstate compact administrator for this state.  If the person is registered, the department of public safety shall forward the information the department received pursuant to subsection A of this section to the sheriff in the county where the person is registered.

    C.  After receiving the information pursuant to subsection B of this section, the sheriff shall forward the information to the chief law enforcement officer of the community in which the person resides.  After reviewing the information received and any other information available to the local law enforcement agency, the local law enforcement agency shall categorize each offender and place each offender into a notification level.  Within forty‑five days, the local law enforcement agency shall notify the community of the offender's presence in the community pursuant to the guidelines established by the community notification guidelines committee.  If the community does not have a chief law enforcement officer, the sheriff shall perform the duties of the local law enforcement agency.

    D.  If a person who has been convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane or not guilty by reason of insanity for an offense in another state registers pursuant to section 13‑3821, subsection A, the sheriff in the county in which the person registers shall forward the information to the chief law enforcement officer of the community in which the person resides.  The chief law enforcement officer shall contact the state in which the person was convicted or adjudicated guilty except insane or not guilty by reason of insanity and shall obtain information regarding the person.  After reviewing the information received and any other information available, the local law enforcement agency shall complete the risk assessment, shall categorize the person, shall place the person into a notification level and shall enter the information into the computer system.  If the law enforcement agency is unable to obtain sufficient information to complete the sex offender community notification risk assessment, the agency shall categorize the offender as a level two offender.  Within forty‑five days, the local law enforcement agency shall notify the community of the person's presence in the community pursuant to the guidelines established by the community notification guidelines committee.  If the community does not have a chief law enforcement officer, the sheriff shall perform the duties of the local law enforcement agency.

    E.  On receiving notice pursuant to section 13‑3822 that a person who is required to register has moved from the person's address, the chief law enforcement officer of the community to which the person has relocated may notify that community of the person's relocation to the community, pursuant to subsection C of this section.  If the community does not have a local law enforcement agency, the sheriff of the county to which the person has relocated shall notify the community of the person's relocation.

    F.  In cooperation with the county probation department or the state department of corrections, a law enforcement agency may delegate all or part of the notification process for offenders on community supervision to the county probation department or to the state department of corrections, as appropriate.

    G.  Information concerning a person who is required to register pursuant to section 13‑3821, who is subject to the provisions of community notification and who is a student at a public or private institution of postsecondary education or who is employed or carries on a vocation, with or without compensation, at a public or private institution of postsecondary education shall be promptly made available by the county sheriff to the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction for performing community notification pursuant to guidelines adopted under section 13‑3826.  The law enforcement agency shall notify the institution's administration and shall complete appropriate campus notification pursuant to guidelines adopted under section 13‑3826.

    H.  This section does not prohibit law enforcement officers from giving a community notice of any circumstances or persons that pose a danger to the community under circumstances that are not provided for under this section.

    I.  Except as provided in subsection J of this section, this section applies to all persons who are subject to the registration requirements in section 13‑3821 whether or not the person was convicted or adjudicated guilty except insane before or after June 1, 1996.

    J.  This section does not apply to persons who are subject to the registration requirements in section 13‑3821 as a result of offenses adjudicated by a juvenile court unless ordered by the court.

    K.  Notwithstanding subsections B and C of this section, the agency that had custody or responsibility for supervision of an offender or the court that sentenced the offender who was convicted of or adjudicated guilty except insane for committing an offense that subjects the offender to the registration requirements of section 13‑3821 and who committed the offense before June 1, 1996 may conduct a risk assessment for the offender as existing resources are available pursuant to guidelines adopted by the community notification guidelines committee pursuant to section 13‑3826.  Community notification pursuant to this section and sex offender web site notification pursuant to section 13‑3827 shall only be conducted after the risk assessment is complete.

    L.  The court may continue, defer or terminate community notification after a hearing held pursuant to section 13-923.END_STATUTE

    Sec. 3.  Section 13-3827, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

    START_STATUTE13-3827.  Internet sex offender website; investigation of records; immunity; definition

    A.  The department of public safety shall establish and maintain an internet sex offender website for offenders whose risk assessment has been determined to be a level two or level three.  The purpose of the internet sex offender website is to provide sex offender information to the public.

    B.  The internet sex offender website shall include the following information for each convicted or adjudicated guilty except insane sex offender in this state who is required to register pursuant to section 13‑3821:

    1.  The offender's name, address and age.

    2.  A current photograph.

    3.  The offense committed and notification level pursuant to section 13‑3826, subsection E, if a risk assessment has been completed pursuant to section 13‑3825.

    C.  The department of public safety shall annually update on the website the name, address and photograph of each sex offender.

    D.  The department of public safety shall maintain a separate database and search function on the website that contains any required online identifier of sex offenders whose risk assessments have been determined to be a level two or level three and the name of any website or internet communication service where the required online identifier is being used.  This information shall not be publicly connected to the name, address and photograph of a registered sex offender on the website.

    E.  The department of public safety may disseminate a registered sex offender's required online identifier and the name of any corresponding website or internet communication service to a business or organization that offers electronic communication services for comparison with information that is held by the requesting business or organization.  The requesting business or organization shall notify the department of public safety when a comparison of the information indicates that a registered sex offender's required online identifier is being used on the business's or organization's system.  The requesting business or organization shall not further disseminate that the person is a registered sex offender.

    F.  The motor vehicle division of the department of transportation shall send copies of each sex offender's nonoperating identification license or driver license photograph to the department of public safety for inclusion on the sex offender website.

    G.  The department of public safety shall annually verify the addresses of all sex offender registration records contained within the Arizona criminal justice information system.  Before including the address of a sex offender on the website, the department of public safety shall confirm that the address is correct.  To confirm a sex offender's address, the department shall conduct a search of the Arizona criminal justice information system.  If this search does not provide the necessary confirmation, the department shall use alternative public and private sector resources that are currently used for criminal investigation purposes to confirm the address.  The department of public safety is prohibited from using or releasing the information from the alternative public and private sector resources except pursuant to this section.  A custodian or public or private sector resource that releases information pursuant to this subsection is not civilly or criminally liable in any action alleging a violation of confidentiality.

    H.  The department of public safety may petition the superior court for enforcement of subsection G of this section if a public or private sector resource refuses to comply.  The court shall grant enforcement if the department has reasonable grounds to believe the records sought to be inspected are relevant to confirming the identity and address of a sex offender.

    I.  A person who provides or fails to provide information required by this section is not civilly or criminally liable unless the act or omission is wanton or wilful.

    J.  For the purpose of this section, "required online identifier" means any electronic e‑mail address information or instant message, chat, social networking or other similar internet communication name, but does not include a social security number, date of birth or pin number. END_STATUTE

    Sec. 4.  Section 13-3994, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

    START_STATUTE13-3994.  Commitment; hearing; jurisdiction; definition

    A.  A person who is found guilty except insane pursuant to section 13‑502 shall be committed to a secure state mental health facility under the department of health services for a period of treatment.

    B.  If the criminal act of the person committed pursuant to subsection A of this section did not cause the death or serious physical injury of or the threat of death or serious physical injury to another person, the court shall set a hearing date within seventy‑five days after the person's commitment to determine if the person is entitled to release from confinement or if the person meets the standards for civil commitment pursuant to title 36, chapter 5.  The court shall notify the medical director of the mental health facility, the attorney general, the county attorney, the victim and the attorney representing the person, if any, of the date of the hearing. Fourteen days before the hearing the director of the mental health facility shall submit to the court a report addressing the person's mental health and dangerousness.

    C.  At a hearing held pursuant to subsection B of this section:

    1.  If the person proves by clear and convincing evidence that the person no longer suffers from a mental disease or defect and is not dangerous, the court shall order the person's release and the person's commitment ordered pursuant to section 13‑502, subsection D shall terminate. Before determining to release a person pursuant to this paragraph, the court shall consider the entire criminal history of the person and shall not order the person's release if the court determines that the person has a propensity to reoffend.

    2.  If the court finds that the person still suffers from a mental disease or defect, may present a threat of danger to self or others, is gravely disabled, is persistently or acutely disabled or has a propensity to reoffend, it shall order the county attorney to institute civil commitment proceedings pursuant to title 36 and the person's commitment ordered pursuant to section 13‑502, subsection D shall terminate.

    D.  If the court finds that the criminal act of the person committed pursuant to subsection A of this section caused the death or serious physical injury of or the threat of death or serious physical injury to another person, the court shall place the person under the jurisdiction of the psychiatric security review board.  The court shall state the beginning date, length and ending date of the board's jurisdiction over the person.  The length of the board's jurisdiction over the person is equal to the sentence the person could have received pursuant to section 13‑707 or section 13‑751, subsection A or the presumptive sentence the defendant could have received pursuant to section 13‑702, subsection D, section 13‑703, section 13‑704, section 13‑705, section 13-706, subsection A, section 13‑710 or section 13‑1406.  In making this determination the court shall not consider the sentence enhancements for prior convictions under section 13‑703 or 13‑704. The court shall retain jurisdiction of all matters that are not specifically delegated to the psychiatric security review board for the duration of the presumptive sentence.

    E.  A person who is placed under the jurisdiction of the psychiatric security review board pursuant to subsection D of this section is not eligible for discharge from the board's jurisdiction until the board's jurisdiction over the person expires.

    F.  A person who is placed under the jurisdiction of the psychiatric security review board pursuant to subsection D of this section is not entitled to a hearing before the board earlier than one hundred twenty days after the person's initial commitment.  A request for a subsequent release hearing may be made pursuant to subsection H of this section.  After the hearing, the board may take one of the following actions:

    1.  If the psychiatric security review board finds that the person still suffers from a mental disease or defect and is dangerous, the board shall order that the person remain committed at the secure state mental health facility.

    2.  If the person proves by clear and convincing evidence that the person no longer suffers from a mental disease or defect and is not dangerous, the psychiatric security review board shall order the person's release.  The person shall remain under the jurisdiction of the board.  Before determining to release a person pursuant to this paragraph, the board shall consider the entire criminal history of the person and shall not order the person's release if the board determines that the person has a propensity to reoffend.

    3.  If the psychiatric security review board finds that the person still suffers from a mental disease or defect or that the mental disease or defect is in stable remission but the person is no longer dangerous, the board shall order the person's conditional release.  The person shall remain under the board's jurisdiction.  The board in conjunction with the state mental health facility and behavioral health community providers shall specify the conditions of the person's release.  The board shall continue to monitor and supervise a person who is released conditionally.  Before the conditional release of a person, a supervised treatment plan shall be in place, including the necessary funding to implement the plan.

    4.  If the person is sentenced pursuant to section 13‑704, subsection A, B, C, D or E section 13-710 or section 13-751, subsection A and the psychiatric security review board finds that the person no longer needs ongoing treatment for a mental disease and the person is dangerous or has a propensity to reoffend, the board shall order the person to be transferred to the state department of corrections for the remainder of the sentence imposed pursuant to section 13‑502, subsection D.  The board shall consider the safety and protection of the public.

    G.  Within twenty days after the psychiatric security review board orders a person to be transferred to the state department of corrections, the person may file a petition for a judicial determination.  The person shall serve a copy of the request on the attorney general.  If the person files a petition for a judicial determination, the person shall remain in a state mental health facility pending the result of the judicial determination.  The person requesting the judicial determination has the burden of proving the issues by clear and convincing evidence.  The judicial determination is limited to the following issues:

    1.  Whether the person no longer needs ongoing treatment for a mental disease.

    2.  Whether the person is dangerous or has a propensity to reoffend.

    H.  A person who is placed under the jurisdiction of the psychiatric security review board pursuant to subsection D of this section may not seek a new release hearing earlier than twenty months after a prior release hearing, except that the medical director of the state mental health facility may request a new release hearing for a person under the jurisdiction of the psychiatric security review board at any time.  The person shall not be held in confinement for more than two years without a hearing before the board to determine if the person should be released or conditionally released.

    I.  At any hearing for release or conditional release pursuant to this section:

    1.  Public safety and protection are primary.

    2.  The applicant has the burden of proof by clear and convincing evidence.

    J.  At least fifteen days before a hearing is scheduled to consider a person's release, or before the expiration of the board's jurisdiction over the person, the state mental health facility or supervising agency shall submit to the psychiatric security review board a report on the person's mental health.  The psychiatric security review board shall determine whether to release the person or to order the county attorney to institute civil commitment proceedings pursuant to title 36.

    K.  The procedures for civil commitment govern the continued commitment of the person after the expiration of the jurisdiction of the psychiatric security review board.

    L.  Before a person is released or conditionally released, at least three of the five psychiatric security review board members shall vote for the release or conditional release.

    M.  If at any time while the person remains under the jurisdiction of the psychiatric security review board it appears to the board, the chairman or vice‑chairman of the board or the medical director of the state mental health facility that the person has failed to comply with the terms of the person's conditional release or that the mental health of the person has deteriorated, the board or the chairman or vice‑chairman of the board for good cause or the medical director of the state mental health facility may order that the person be returned to a secure state mental health facility for evaluation or treatment.  A written order of the board, the chairman or vice‑chairman of the board or the medical director is sufficient warrant for any law enforcement officer to take the person into custody and to transport the person accordingly.  Any sheriff or other peace officer shall execute the order and shall immediately notify the board of the person's return to the facility.  Within twenty days after the person's return to a secure state mental health facility the board shall conduct a hearing and shall give notice within five days before the hearing of the time and place of the hearing to the person, the victim, the attorney representing the person, the county attorney and the attorney general.

    N.  The director of a facility that is providing treatment to a person on conditional release or any other person who is responsible for the supervision of the person may take the person or request that the person be taken into custody if there is reasonable cause to believe that the person's mental health has deteriorated to the point that the person's conditional release should be revoked and that the person is in need of immediate care, custody or treatment or that deterioration is likely because of noncompliance with a treatment program.  A person who is taken into custody pursuant to this subsection shall be transported immediately to a secure state mental health facility and shall have the same rights as any person appearing before the psychiatric security review board.

    O.  Before the initial hearing or any other hearing before the psychiatric security review board on the release or conditional release of the person, the person, the attorney who is representing the person and the attorney general or county attorney who is representing the state may choose a psychiatrist licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17 or a psychologist licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 19.1 to examine the person.  All costs in connection with the examination shall be approved and paid by the county of the sentencing court.  The written examination results shall be filed with the board and shall include an opinion as to:

    1.  The mental condition of the person.

    2.  Whether the person is dangerous.

    P.  Notwithstanding subsection O of this section, the board or the chairman of the board for good cause may order an independent mental health evaluation by a psychiatrist licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 13 or 17 or a psychologist licensed pursuant to title 32, chapter 19.1.  The written examination results shall be filed with the board pursuant to subsection O of this section.

    Q.  If a person is found guilty except insane pursuant to section 13‑502, the department of health services shall assume custody of the person within ten days after receiving the order committing the person pursuant to subsection A of this section.  The Arizona state hospital shall collect census data for guilty except insane treatment programs to establish maximum capacity and the allocation formula required pursuant to section 36‑206, subsection D.  If the Arizona state hospital reaches its funded capacity for forensic programs, the department of health services may defer the admission of the person found guilty except insane for up to an additional twenty days. The department of health services shall reimburse the county for the actual costs of each day the admission is deferred.  If the department of health services is not able to admit the person found guilty except insane at the conclusion of the twenty day deferral period, the department of health services shall notify the sentencing court, the prosecutor and the defense counsel of this fact.  On receipt of this notification, the prosecutor or the person's defense counsel may request a hearing to determine the likely length of time admission will continue to be deferred and whether any other action should be taken.  On receipt of the request for hearing, the court shall set a hearing within ten days.

    R.  For the purposes of this section, "state mental health facility" means a secure state mental health facility under the department of health services.  END_STATUTE



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    Wednesday, March 03, 2010

    Forty-ninth Legislature

    Second Regular Session

     

                                ARIZONA STATE SENATE

     

                                                                  THIRD READING

     

                                                                     March 3, 2010

     

     

    SB 1055      victims' rights; disclosure of information

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Allows a crime victim advocate to disclose information to a court in furtherance of a crime victim’s rights upon the verbal or written consent of a crime victim.

    For Bill: Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (01/19/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1056      sentencing; guilty except insane

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Applies sex offender registration, community notification and internet sex offender website requirements to persons adjudicated guilty except insane (GEI) for certain sex offenses and requires that persons adjudicated GEI but no longer in need of treatment be transferred to the Department of Corrections (ADC) for the remainder of their sentence.

    For Bill: Rebecca Baker, Maricopa County Attorney's Office (01/19/2010); Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (01/19/2010)

    Against Bill: Seth Apfel, Self (01/19/2010)

    Neutral: Duane Huffman, Arizona Department of Health Services (01/19/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1071      involuntary civil commitment; privileged communications

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet):  Adds physical acts and behaviors to what a spouse can testify to in a mental health hearing.

    For Bill: Elizabeth Hegedus-Berthold, County Supervisors Association of Arizona (01/20/2010); Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (01/20/2010); Jen Sweeney, Arizona Association of Counties (01/19/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1120      teacher student loan program; expansion

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Expands eligibility for the Math, Science and Special Education Loan Forgiveness Program (Program) to students at an Arizona private postsecondary educational institution.  

    For Bill: Buffalo Rick Galeener, Self (01/19/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010); Don Isaacson, University of Phoenix; ICUA (01/31/2010); Jennifer Loredo, Arizona Education Association (02/02/2010); Norman Moore, University of Phoenix; ICUA (01/31/2010); Janice Palmer, Arizona School Boards Association (01/20/2010); Michael Smith, Az. School Administrators (01/20/2010)

     

     


     

    SB 1146      technical correction; liquor suppliers

                           (Now: park models; rights when selling)

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Allows a tenant to display a for sale or open house sign on a recreational vehicle (RV) and use a sales agency, manufacturer, retailer or broker in order to sell an RV on a leased space in an RV park.

    For Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); Kara Holt, Moms and Pops of America (02/16/2010); Earl Lundin, Self (02/16/2010); Dana Paschke, AAMHO (02/16/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1163      vehicle repair facilities; towing

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Allows a person to choose a vehicle repair facility for the repair of a motor vehicle and prohibits a vehicle repair facility to pay a towing company to transport vehicles to their facility.

    For Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (01/26/2010); Russell McCloud, Self (01/21/2010); Luz Rubio, Automotive Service Association of Arizona (01/26/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1174      African-American affairs; commission

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes the African-American affairs commission and the annual event African- American Legislative Day.

    For Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/09/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1193      agricultural best management practices; enforcement

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Specifies that the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has exclusive jurisdiction over the enforcement of dust control regulations for agricultural activities in current and future PM-10 nonattainment areas.

    For Bill: Bas Aja, AZ Cattlemen's Assoc. (02/15/2010); Philip Bashaw, Arizona Farm Bureau (02/15/2010); Brian Betcher, Maricopa-Stanfield Irrigation District (02/15/2010); Jim Buster, ADEQ (02/12/2010); Cliff Cauthen, Hohokam Irrigation District (02/14/2010); Virginia Ginter, Self (02/14/2010); Cheryl Goar, Arizona Nursery Association (02/15/2010); Jeff Gray, City of Phoenix (02/15/2010); Jim Hartdegen, Maricopa Stanfield Irrigation District (02/12/2010); AnnaMarie Knorr, Western Growers (02/15/2010); Rick Lavis, Arizona Cotton Growers Association (02/11/2010); Robert Lynch, Irrigation & Electrical Districts' Assn. of AZ (02/15/2010); Rom McEachern, Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District (02/14/2010); Paul Orme, Central AZ & Maricopa Stanfied Irrigation District (02/15/2010); Kevin Rogers, Arizona Farm Bureau (02/15/2010); Jeff Sandquist, United Dairymen of Arizona (02/15/2010); Jake Shuler, Roosevelt Water Conservation District (02/12/2010); Robert Shuler, Western Growers Association (02/11/2010); Joe Sigg, Arizona Farm Bureau (02/12/2010); Nick Simonetta,  (02/14/2010); Dan  Thelander, Self (02/15/2010); Shelly Tunis, Yuma Fresh Vegetable Association (02/21/2010); Grant Ward, Maricopa-Stanfield Irrigation District (02/15/2010)

    Against Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/13/2010); Lawrence Odle, Maricopa County Air Quality Director (02/15/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1202      county treasurer; excess foreclosure proceeds

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires that a notice of any excess proceeds from a trustee’s sale be mailed to all known addresses of a trustor.

    For Bill: Anjali Abraham, Arizona Association of Counties (02/02/2010); Beth Ford, Self (02/02/2010); Jen Sweeney, Arizona Association of Counties (02/01/2010)

    Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1238      air permits; begin actual construction

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies the definition of what it means to begin actual construction for the purpose of allowing certain construction activities to begin on a structure that emits air pollutants before an air quality permit is issued. Effective upon the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) approval of a Statewide Implementation Plan that incorporates the provisions of S.B. 1238 on or before October 1, 2013. 

    For Bill: Allison Bell, Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry (02/08/2010); Jim Buster, ADEQ (02/05/2010); Sydney Hay, Arizona Mining Association and Amigos (03/02/2010)

    Against Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/08/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1253      fire districts; dissolution process

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Revises the dissolution process of a fire district to mirror the process of establishing a fire district.

    For Bill: Joseph Dewolf, Sonoita-Elgin Fire District (02/17/2010); John Flynn, Arizona Fire District Association (02/17/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); Kevin McCarthy, Arizona Tax Research Association (02/17/2010); Lee Miller, AZ Fire District Association (02/17/2010);  George Nault , La Paz County Assessor (02/17/2010); Linda Peck, La Paz County (02/17/2010); Peter Robison, Self (02/17/2010); Sheila Robison, Self (02/17/2010); Jennifer Schuldt, Arizona Tax Research Association (02/17/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1262      legislative lobbying; repeal; reinstate ban

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Repeals the one year prohibition on past legislative members lobbying the Legislature.

    Against Bill: Ramon Garcia, Self (02/04/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1263      high schools; military recruiting; form

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires the release of student directory information by school districts and charter schools to individuals and entities providing information relating to postsecondary opportunities to take place by October 31 each year.

    For Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010)

    Neutral: Janice Palmer, AZ School Boards Association (02/03/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1266      juveniles; communication devices; sexual material

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes, as class 2 misdemeanors, the offenses of using an electronic communication device to transmit or display visual depictions of minors that depict explicit sexual material and possessing such visual depictions.  Outlines defenses to possessing visual depictions.

     

    For Bill: Paul Ahler, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Council (02/02/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010); Mary Marshall, Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (02/03/2010); Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (02/03/2010)

    Against Bill: Seth Apfel, Self (01/31/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1274      STOs; contribution date

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Extends the deadline for STO contributions by individuals in order to be eligible for existing income tax credit.

    For Bill: Sydney Hay, Advocates for School Choice (02/02/2010); Ron Johnson, Arizona Catholic Conference (02/03/2010); Deborah Sheasby, Center for Arizona Policy (02/02/2010)

    Against Bill: Charles Essigs, AZ Association of School Business Officials (02/03/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010); Jennifer Loredo, Arizona Education Association (02/03/2010); Janice Palmer, AZ School Boards Association (02/03/2010); Sam Polito, Tucson Area School Districts (02/03/2010); Michael Smith, AZ School Administrators (02/03/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1305      public monies; insurance; abortion; prohibition

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Prohibits the use of public funds or tax monies of the state or any political subdivisions to pay the costs associated with a health insurance policy that provides abortion-related benefits, except in specified circumstances.

    For Bill: Anthony Baillargeon, Self (02/15/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); Diane Hazen, Self (02/16/2010); Cathi Herrod, Center for Arizona Policy (02/16/2010); Ron Johnson, AZ Catholic Conference (02/16/2010); Jennifer Patentreger, Self (02/15/2010); Debi Vandenboom, Self (02/17/2010)

    Against Bill: Seth Apfel, Self (02/16/2010); Bettina Bickel, Self (02/16/2010); Malinda Briggs, Self (02/16/2010); Heather Bruce, Self (02/16/2010); Laura Carruthers, Self (02/16/2010); Robert Cherner, Self (02/16/2010); Nina Dalton, Self (02/17/2010); Sue E. Dean, Self (02/16/2010); Diana Dehaven, Self (02/16/2010); Lisa DeJordy-Steele, Self (02/16/2010); Bruce Genthner, Self (02/16/2010); Emily Herrell, Self (02/16/2010); Kate Janson, Self (02/16/2010); Mary Keane, Self (02/17/2010); Carla Low, Self (02/16/2010); Gypsy Lyle, Self (02/17/2010); Kam  Majer, Self (02/16/2010); Elizabeth Mendoza, Self (02/16/2010); Linda Rosenthal, Self (02/17/2010); Judith Salzman, Self (02/16/2010); Jessica Samuel, Self (02/16/2010); Jana Shiloh, Self (02/16/2010); Michelle Steinberg, Planned Parenthood Arizona (02/16/2010); Julianne Sutton, Self (02/17/2010); Kathleen Thompson, Self (02/16/2010); Madeleine Wachter, Self (02/16/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1306      human egg providers; protection.

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires informed consent for egg donations, including a description of drugs, procedures,  effects and potential risks.  Prohibits purchase of human eggs for any purpose other than treatment of human infertility.

    For Bill: Jacque Chadwick, Self (02/17/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self  (02/15/2010); Diane Hazen, Self (02/16/2010); Ron Johnson, AZ Catholic Conference (02/16/2010); Jennifer Patentreger, Self (02/15/2010); Deborah Sheasby, Center for Arizona Policy (02/17/2010); Debi Vandenboom, Self (02/17/2010)

    Against Bill: Stacy Ahearn, Self (02/17/2010); Seth Apfel, Self (02/16/2010); Kelly Damron, Self (02/16/2010); Mark Johnson, Self (02/16/2010); David Landrith, Arizona Medical Association (02/12/2010); Kendra Olszowka, Self (02/17/2010); Jana Shiloh, Self (02/16/2010); Rebecca Shippe, Self (02/17/2010); Diana Thomas, Self (02/17/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1307      human embryos; treatment.

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Prohibits a person from intentionally or knowingly creating a human-animal hybrid or purchasing or selling an in vitro human embryo and classifies the offenses as class 1 misdemeanors.  Establishes, as a class 6 felony, the crime of intentionally or knowingly engaging in any activity for nontherapeutic research that causes the injury or death of an in vitro human embryo.

    For Bill: Anthony Baillargeon, Self (02/15/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); Diane Hazen, Self (02/16/2010); Ron Johnson, AZ Catholic Conference (02/16/2010); Nikolas Nikas, Self (02/17/2010); Jennifer Patentreger, Self (02/15/2010); Deborah Sheasby, Center for Arizona Policy (02/17/2010)

    Against Bill: Seth Apfel, Self (02/16/2010); Isis Gauzens, Self (02/17/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1349      state parks; request for information

                           (Now: state parks; management)

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): An emergency measure that enables the Arizona State Park Board (Board) to enter into contracts with public and private entities for the operation and maintenance of state parks, without performing statutory procurement requirements. Requires the Director of the Arizona Department of Administration to authorize the Board to make emergency procurements for contracts. 

    For Bill: Virginia Ginter, Self (02/14/2010); Brian Tassinari, Lake Havasu City (02/15/2010); Jay Ziemann, Arizona State Parks (02/12/2010)

     

     

     

    SB 1395      CPS information

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Expands proceedings relating to child welfare that a person may request the court to reopen to the public.

    For Bill: David Bodney, Phoenix Newspapers, Inc.  (02/09/2010); John Moody, Arizona Newspapers Association (02/09/2010); Robin Quinn, Self (02/12/2010)

    Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/09/2010)

     

     

     

    SCR 1022  legislative appropriation; federal monies

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Subject to voter approval, authorizes the Arizona Legislature to appropriate non-custodial federal monies.

    Against Bill: Michael Fiflis, Self (01/24/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (01/26/2010); Alisa McMahon, Self (01/24/2010)

     

     

     

    SCR 1049  accountability; elections for judges

                           (Now: judges; merit selection; population threshold)

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Subject to voter approval, constitutionally increases the county population threshold from 250,000 to 800,000 for filling judicial vacancies through merit selection and retention.

    Against Bill: Janna Day, State Bar of Arizona (02/15/2010); Pete Dunn, Arizona Judges Association (02/15/2010); Eric Ehst, National Organization for Women (02/15/2010); Rebekah Friend, Arizona AFL-CIO (02/12/2010); Virginia Ginter, Self (02/14/2010); Terry  Goddard, Attorney General's Office (02/15/2010); Yvonne Hunter, Pinnacle West Capital Corp/APS (02/15/2010); Gini McGirr, League of Women Voters of Arizona (02/12/2010); William O"Neill, Arizona Judicial Council (02/15/2010); Marcus Osborn, Arizona Manufactuers Council  (02/15/2010); Martin Quezada, Self (02/15/2010)

     

     

     

     

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    SCR 1040  justices and judges; retirement age

     

    Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Subject to voter approval, constitutionally extends the retirement age for justices and judges from 70 to 75 years of age.  

    For Bill: Edward Burke, Self (02/15/2010); Ted  Downing, Self (02/15/2010); Pete Dunn, Arizona Judges Association (02/12/2010); Jerry Landau, Arizona Judicial Council (02/15/2010)

    Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010)

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    “For” and “Against” data on bills is derived from information provided by the public to the Request to Speak system and is current as of   the date listed.

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