Forty-ninth Legislature

Second Regular Session

 

 

SENATE CAUCUS CALENDAR

(Bills on calendar pending action by Committee on Rules)

February 16, 2010

 

Bill Number

Short Title

Committee

Date

Action

 

Committee on PSHS

 

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SB 1071

involuntary civil commitment; privileged communications

 

 

SPONSOR:

PATON

PSHS

1/20/2010

DP

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: WARING)

 

 

 

 

RULES

1/25/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

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)

 

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SB 1111

child support; medical insurance

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

PSHS

2/3/2010

DPA

(5-0-1-0)

 

(NV: RIOS)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/8/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: H

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies cash medical support requirements.

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

 

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SB 1113

child support committee; membership

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

PSHS

2/3/2010

DP

(5-0-1-0)

 

(NV: RIOS)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/8/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Permits the Attorney General’s office member of the Child Support Committee to appoint a designee.

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

 

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SB 1114

maternity; paternity; genetic testing

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

PSHS

2/3/2010

DP

(5-0-1-0)

 

(NV: RIOS)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/8/2010

PFCA

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: H

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies paternity testing procedures and requires state and local agencies that have custody of a person who is the subject of another state’s genetic testing order to comply with the order.

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

 

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SB 1261

families of fallen officers fund

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

PSHS

2/3/2010

DP

(5-0-1-0)

 

(NV: RIOS)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/8/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: H

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Adds additional requirements for the nonprofit corporation to which the Department of Public Safety allocates monies from the “Families of Fallen Officers” special plates. 

For Bill: Levi Bolton, Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (02/03/2010); Cathie Buckmister, AZ Concerns of Police Survivors (02/01/2010); Jimmy Chavez, Arizona Highway Patrol Association (02/02/2010); Chuck Foy, Arizona Correctional Peace Officers Association (01/31/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010); Brian Livingston, Arizona Police Association (02/03/2010); Andy Swann, AZ Concerns of Police Survivors (02/01/2010); Jim Warriner, AZ Concerns of Police Survivors (02/01/2010); John Wentling, Self (01/28/2010); Mike Williams, Arizona Police Association, PLEA (02/03/2010)

 

 

SB 1325

polygraph examinations; interviews; law enforcement

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY L

PSHS

2/10/2010

DPA

(4-0-3-0)

 

(NV: MELVIN,LANDRUM TAYLOR,ALLEN S)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies requirements regarding law enforcement or probation officer misconduct interviews, including information provided to the officer and the confidentiality of polygraph examinations.

For Bill: Seth Apfel, Self (02/09/2010); Ray Churay, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office (02/10/2010); Don Isaacson, Fraternal Order of Police (02/07/2010); Brian Livingston, Arizona Police Association (02/10/2010); James Mann, Arizona Fraternal Order of Police (02/08/2010); Norman Moore, Fraternal Order of Police (02/09/2010); Thomas Parker, Arizona Fraternal Order of Police (02/08/2010); Bryan Soller, Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police (02/14/2010); John Thomas, Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police (02/10/2010)

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

Neutral: Lyle Mann, Az. Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (02/09/2010)

 

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SB 1395

CPS information

 

 

SPONSOR:

PATON

PSHS

2/10/2010

DP

(4-0-3-0)

 

(NV: MELVIN,LANDRUM TAYLOR,ALLEN S)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

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)


 

Nominees Name

 

HALLIDAY, ROBERT

 

PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF

 

PSHS

Vote: 5-2-0

 

RYAN, CHARLES

 

CORRECTIONS, STATE DEPARTMENT OF

 

PSHS

Vote: 5-0-1

 

 

Committee on CED

 

 

 

SB 1201

renewable energy tax incentive revisions

 

 

SPONSOR:

LEFF

CED

2/2/2010

DPA

(8-0-0-0)

 

 

 

APPROP

2/8/2010

W/D

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Retroactive to October 1, 2009, makes various revisions to the renewable energy tax incentive statutes.

For Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (01/29/2010); Peter Bengtson, Self (01/29/2010); Rob Dalager, GPEC (02/02/2010); Michelle Rider, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (02/02/2010); Jeff Schlegel, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) (02/01/2010); Pat VanMaanen, Self (02/02/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010); Steve Voeller, Arizona Free Enterprise Club (02/02/2010)

Neutral: Kevin McCarthy, (02/02/2010)

 

 

SB 1219

real estate licensees

 

 

SPONSOR:

LEFF

CED

2/9/2010

DPA

(6-0-2-0)

 

(NV: TIBSHRAENY,PATON)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Makes various changes relating to real estate licenses.

For Bill: John Crosby, Arizona Business Brokers Association (AZBBA)_ (02/09/2010); Meghaen Duger, Arizona Associations of Realtors (02/09/2010); Tom Farley, Arizona Association of Realtors (02/08/2010); John Mangum, Arizona Association of Realtors (02/09/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/08/2010)

Neutral: Dennis Seavers, Arizona Board of Fingerprinting (02/08/2010)

 

 

SB 1302

real estate transfers; disclosures

 

 

SPONSOR:

MCCUNE DAVIS

CED

2/9/2010

DP

(8-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Classifies knowingly failing to file a complete and correct affidavit with a deed evidencing a transfer of title or a contract relating to real property as a deceptive practice.

For Bill: Meghaen Duger, Arizona Associations of Realtors (02/09/2010); Lawrrie Fitzhugh, Self (02/09/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/08/2010); Spencer Kamps, Home Builder Assoc. of Central AZ (02/09/2010); John Mangum, Arizona Association of Realtors (02/09/2010)

Neutral: Paul Petersen, Maricopa County Assessor (02/09/2010)

 

 

Committee on NRIPD

 

 

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SB 1023

motor vehicle accidents; death; injury

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY L

NRIPD

2/8/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Expands the type of traffic violations that are designated under certain conditions as serious physical injury or death by a moving violation (SPIDMV) or causing serious physical injury or death by use of a vehicle (SPIDUV).

For Bill: Paul Ahler, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Council (02/06/2010); Richard Davis, Self (02/13/2010); Mick Degn, Modified Motorcycle Association(MMA) (02/08/2010); Bobbi Hartmann, Abate of Arizona (02/08/2010); James Mann, Arizona Fraternal Order of Police (02/08/2010); Norman Moore, Fraternal Order of Police (02/08/2010); Bill Mueller, Self (02/08/2010); Carole OReilly, Abate of Arizona (02/08/2010); Thomas Parker, Arizona Fraternal Order of Police (02/08/2010); Paul  Price, Arizona Confederation of Motorcycle Clubs (ACMC) (02/08/2010); Ross Rutherford, Abate of Arizona (02/08/2010); Bryan Soller, Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police (02/14/2010)

 

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SB 1063

game and fish commission; bison

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

NRIPD

2/8/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies the statute pertaining to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission’s acquisition and disposition of bison and bison meat.

 

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SB 1067

motor vehicles; image display devices

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

NRIPD

2/1/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Repeals the statute that prohibits television or other screen viewing while driving, and establishes new provisions related to driving a motor vehicle with visual image display equipment.

For Bill: Cindy Albert, Daimler (02/01/2010); Don Isaacson, Fraternal Order of Police (02/01/2010); Jason Isaak, Toyota Motor Company (02/02/2010); Knox Kimberly, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (01/31/2010); Bryan Soller, Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police (02/14/2010); Bobbi Sparrow, AZ Automobile Dealers Assoc. (02/01/2010); Barbara Wendling, Daimler (02/01/2010); Mike Williams, Arizona Police Association, Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (02/01/2010)


 

 

SB 1136

technical correction; guardians

 

 

 

  (NRIPD S/E: subdividers; public reports; internet advertisement)

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

NRIPD

2/8/2010

DPA/SE

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: ALLEN S)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires a subdivider to include a disclosure stating that a public report is available at the Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE) on an internet advertisement that advertises a specific lot or parcel.

For Bill: Spencer Kamps, Home Builder Assoc. of Central AZ (02/08/2010); Jeff Sandquist, Robson Communities (02/06/2010); Mary Utley, Arizona Department of Real Estate (02/08/2010)

 

 

SB 1179

in god we trust plates

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY L

NRIPD

2/8/2010

DP

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: PIERCE S)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC W/FL

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies the distribution procedures for the In God We Trust special plate fees.

 

 

SB 1196

illegal dumping; penalties.

 

 

SPONSOR:

ALLEN S

NRIPD

2/1/2010

DPA

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes requirements and penalties relating to the removal of trash and other debris from private or public property.

For Bill: Bas Aja, AZ Cattlemen's Assoc. (02/01/2010); Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (01/29/2010); Rebecca Baker, Maricopa County Attorney's Office (02/01/2010); Peter Bengtson, Self (01/29/2010); Gina D'abella, Environmental Concerns Organization, Inc. (02/01/2010); William Dunn, Winkelman Resource Conservation District (02/01/2010); John Wayne Gonzales, City of Phoenix (02/01/2010); Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (02/01/2010); Joe Sigg, Arizona Farm Bureau (01/28/2010)

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

Neutral: Vanessa Hickman, Arizona State Land Department (02/01/2010); Stephanie Prybyl, League of Arizona Cities and Towns  (02/01/2010)

 

 

SB 1241

water recharge; direct use.

 

 

SPONSOR:

ALLEN S

NRIPD

2/8/2010

DPA

(5-2-0-0)

 

(No: HALE,LANDRUM TAYLOR)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Retroactive to January 1, 2009, allows the Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (Director) to exclude certain withdrawn groundwater when calculating a water storer’s long-term storage credit.

For Bill: Allison Bell, Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry (02/08/2010); Michelle Bolton, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (02/08/2010); Jim Hartdegen, Maricopa Stanfield Irrigation District (02/08/2010); Adam Hawkins, Resolution Copper (02/08/2010); Chris Udall, Agri-Business Council of Arizona, Inc. (02/08/2010)


 

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SB 1276

water monitoring assistance program; continuation

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

NRIPD

2/8/2010

DP

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: MELVIN)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Continues the Monitoring Assistance Program (MAP) for ten years through January 1, 2021.

For Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/08/2010); Jim Buster, ADEQ (02/05/2010); Eric Emmert, Arizona Planning Association (02/08/2010)

 

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SB 1277

maximum daily load program; continuation

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

NRIPD

2/8/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Continues the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program for ten years through July 1, 2020.

For Bill: Jim Buster, ADEQ (02/05/2010); Lyn White, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold (02/08/2010)

 

 

Nominees Name

 

GRUMBLES, BENJAMIN

 

ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, DEPARTMENT OF

 

NRIPD

Vote: 7-0-0

 

HARRIS, JOHN

 

GAME AND FISH COMMISSION

 

NRIPD

Vote: 7-0-0

 

 

Committee on APPROP

 

 

 

SB 1107

technical correction; barber licenses; display

 

 

 

  (APPROP S/E: corrections fund; luxury tax, extension)

 

 

SPONSOR:

PEARCE R

APPROP

2/9/2010

DPA/SE

(8-1-0-0)

 

(No: GOULD)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): An emergency measure extending the revenue source for the Corrections Fund (Fund) through June 30, 2015.


 

 

 

Committee on ED

 

 

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SB 1280

home schooled pupils; scholarships

 

 

SPONSOR:

HUPPENTHAL

ED

2/10/2010

DP

(5-2-0-0)

 

(No: ABOUD,LOPEZ)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires public universities to clearly define and publish all policies and criteria pertaining to scholarships and tuition waivers given out by the university.

For Bill: Roxanne Callahan, Self (02/08/2010); Don Covey, Self (02/06/2010); Derek Davis, Self (02/10/2010); Debra Pearson, Self (02/09/2010); Craig Ray, Self (02/08/2010); Deborah Sheasby, Center for Arizona Policy (02/09/2010); Carol Shippy, Arizona Families for Home Education (02/08/2010); Diana Smith, Self (02/10/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/08/2010); Gkent Schipper, Self (02/10/2010); Martha Schipper, Self (02/10/2010)

Neutral: Greg Fahey, The University of Arizona (02/10/2010)

 

 

SB 1284

school finance revisions

 

 

SPONSOR:

HUPPENTHAL

ED

2/10/2010

DPA

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Makes numerous technical and conforming changes to update statutes pertaining to school finance.

For Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/08/2010); Art Harding, Arizona Department of Education (02/09/2010)

Against Bill: Janice Palmer, AZ School Boards Association (02/10/2010); Wylie Timmerman, Arizona AFL-CIO (02/10/2010)

Neutral: Michael Smith, Az. School Administrators (02/10/2010)

 

 

SB 1286

schools; achievement profiles; letter grades

 

 

SPONSOR:

HUPPENTHAL

ED

2/10/2010

DPA

(5-2-0-0)

 

(No: ABOUD,LOPEZ)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Changes the labels used for school achievement profiles and specifies the data used for their calculation.

For Bill: Anjali Abraham, Arizona Association of Counties (02/10/2010); Lisa A. Atkins, Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL) (02/10/2010); Don Covey, County School Superintendent (02/09/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/08/2010); Sydney Hay, A Plus Arizona -  Every Child Can Learn (02/10/2010); Rebecca Hecksel, Governor's Office (02/09/2010)

Against Bill: Frank Bing, Self (02/10/2010); Art Harding, Arizona Department of Education (02/10/2010); Jennifer Loredo, Arizona Education Association (02/10/2010); Janice Palmer, AZ School Boards Association (02/10/2010); Michael Smith, Az. School Administrators (02/10/2010)

 

 

SB 1308

high school instruction; dating violence

 

 

 

  (ED S/E: schools; instruction; dating abuse)

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY L

ED

2/10/2010

DPA/SE

(4-3-0-0)

 

(No: LOPEZ,LANDRUM TAYLOR,ALLEN S)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires middle, junior high and high school students to receive instruction on recognizing and preventing dating abuse. 

For Bill: Linda King, Self (02/10/2010); Stephanie Mayer, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (02/10/2010); Gini McGirr (02/10/2010); Ariella Nahom, Self (02/10/2010); Karen Parks, Self (02/10/2010); Erin Celeste Plumlee, Self (02/10/2010); Danielle Rothleutner, Self (02/09/2010); Bobbi Sudberry, Self (02/10/2010)

Against Bill: Frank Bing, Self (02/10/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/08/2010); Janice Palmer, AZ School Boards Association (02/10/2010); Michael Smith, Az. School Administrators (02/10/2010)

Neutral: Seth Apfel, Self (02/09/2010)

 

 

Nominees Name

 

BEZANSON, PETER

 

CHARTER SCHOOLS, STATE BOARD FOR

 

ED

Vote: 6-0-1

 

MYERS, RICHARD

 

REGENTS, ARIZONA BOARD OF

 

ED

Vote: 7-0-0

 

 

Committee on FIN

 

 

 

SB 1217

state board of equalization reforms

 

 

SPONSOR:

LEFF

FIN

2/10/2010

DPA

(8-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): An emergency measure that increases the number of members on the State Board of Equalization, make various changes to the administration of cases and creates a property tax appeals study committee.

For Bill: John Greene, State Board of Equalization (02/09/2010); Paul Petersen, Maricopa County Assessors Office (02/10/2010); Michael Racy, Assn of Advocates for Property Taxpayers of AZ (02/10/2010); Keith Russell, Maricopa County Assessor (02/10/2010); George Shook, Self (02/10/2010); Jen Sweeney, Arizona Association of Counties (02/10/2010)

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

 

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SB 1402

special districts; secondary levy limits

 

 

SPONSOR:

PEARCE R

FIN

2/10/2010

DP

(6-2-0-0)

 

(No: MIRANDA,MCCUNE DAVIS)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes statutory levy limits for secondary property taxes that are levied by county library, jail, and public health services districts.

For Bill: Gretchen Kitchel, Pinnacle West Capitol Corp. (02/05/2010); Farrell Quinlan,  (02/10/2010); Jennifer Schuldt, Arizona Tax Research Association (02/10/2010)

Against Bill: Barry Aarons, Apache County/Greenlee County  (02/10/2010); Mark Barnes, County Supervisors Association (02/09/2010); Kristen Boilini, Arizona Library Association (02/10/2010); Eric Emmert, Yuma County  (02/10/2010); James Palmer, Graham County (02/08/2010); Michael Racy, Pima County (02/10/2010); Jessica Stall, Arizona Library Association (02/10/2010)

Neutral: Sean Laux, Department of Revenue (02/10/2010)

 

 

Committee on HEALTH

 

 

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SB 1189

admissibility of expert opinion testimony...

 

 

SPONSOR:

LEFF

HEALTH

2/10/2010

DP

(5-2-0-0)

 

(No: ABOUD,LOPEZ)

 

 

 

 

CED

2/1/2010

W/D

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Changes the standard used in civil actions to determine the admissibility of expert opinion testimony, from the Frye standard to the Daubert standard.

For Bill: Joseph Abate, PhRMAand AZ Osteopathic Med. Assn. (02/09/2010); Penny Allee Taylor, Southwest Gas Corporation (02/15/2010); Jason Bagley, Intel Corporation (02/09/2010); Steve Barclay, Cancer Treatment Centers of America; Mayo Clinic (01/28/2010); Allison Bell, Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry (02/08/2010); Kathi Beranek, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (02/09/2010); Jason Bezozo, Banner Health (02/10/2010); Richard Bitner, AZ College of Emergency Physicians (02/10/2010); Michelle Bolton, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (02/10/2010); Wendy Briggs, American Insurance Assn. (02/10/2010); Kathryn Busby, Arizona Association of Health Plans (02/10/2010); Tom Dorn, East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (02/09/2010); Eric Emmert, East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (02/10/2010); Barbara Fanning, Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (02/10/2010); Joe Galli, Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce (02/09/2010); Courtney Gilstrap LeVinus, Central Arizona Chamber Coalition (02/08/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/09/2010); Michael Preston Green, The Boeing Company (02/10/2010); Laura Hahn, Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (02/10/2010); Don Hughes, Property and Casualty Insurance Association (02/10/2010); David Landrith, Arizona Medical Association (02/05/2010); Teresa Lopez, SRP (02/10/2010); Lori Lustig, Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (02/10/2010); Marcus Osborn, Arizona Manufacturers Council (02/09/2010); Kathleen Pagels, Arizona Health Care Assn. (02/09/2010); Patrick Paul, Self (02/10/2010); Farrell Quinlan,  (02/10/2010); Susie Stevens, Western States Petroleum Association (02/10/2010); Suzanne Taylor, Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry (02/08/2010); Amanda Weaver, Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (02/08/2010); Pete Wertheim, IASIS Healthcare  (02/08/2010); Helena Whitney, University Physician's Healthcare (UPH) (02/10/2010)

Against Bill: Paul Ahler, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Council (02/06/2010); Seth Apfel, Self (02/09/2010); Janice Goldstein, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association (02/10/2010); Jon Hinz, Fairness and Accountability in Insurance Reform (FAIR) (02/10/2010); Richard Langerman, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association (02/10/2010)

 

 

SB 1255

health professionals; advertising; disclosure

 

 

SPONSOR:

LEFF

HEALTH

2/10/2010

DPA

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires advertisements for health care services that include a health professional’s name to identify the health professional’s title and type of license.  Designates a violation of this requirement as an act of unprofessional conduct.

For Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/09/2010); David Landrith, Arizona Medical Association (02/05/2010); Amanda Weaver, Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (02/09/2010)

 

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SCM 1004

federal funding; health care costs

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY C

HEALTH

2/10/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Urges the United States Congress to ensure federal funding to cover the costs of health care services that would be required under federal health care reform legislation.

For Bill: Pete Wertheim, IASIS Healthcare - Health Choice Arizona (02/08/2010)

 

 

Nominees Name

 

CANNELL, ROBERT

 

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH COMMISSION

 

HEALTH

Vote: 7-0-0

 

HUMBLE, WILLIAM

 

HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

 

HEALTH

Vote: 6-0-1

 

 

Committee on JUD

 

 

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SB 1153

state preemption; knives

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY C

JUD

1/25/2010

DP

(4-3-0-0)

 

(No: MIRANDA,CHEUVRONT,BURTON CAHILL)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: H

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes that state law preempts local rules and ordinances in the regulation of knives and knife making components.       

For Bill: Dustin Deppe, Self (01/22/2010); Matthew Dogali, The National Rifle Association (01/25/2010); Dave Kopp, Arizona Citizens Defense League, Inc. (01/24/2010); Todd Rathner, Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Association (01/24/2010); Fred Streeter, Self (01/21/2010); John Wentling, AZCDL (01/20/2010)

Against Bill: Katie Decker, Town of Fountain Hills (01/25/2010); Michelle Gramley, Town of Gilbert (01/25/2010); Jennifer Pena, City of Litchfield Park (01/25/2010); John Thomas, Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police (01/24/2010); Amber Wakeman, City of Tempe (01/25/2010); Dale Wiebusch, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (01/25/2010)

 

*

SB 1204

state capital postconviction public defender

 

 

SPONSOR:

PATON

JUD

2/8/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Allows the state capital post-conviction public defender to provide counsel and general training to attorneys outside of the State Capital Post-Conviction Public Defender Office.

For Bill: Michael Ryan, Self (02/08/2010)

 

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SB 1267

ballot measures; numbering system

 

 

SPONSOR:

PATON

JUD

2/8/2010

DP

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: MIRANDA)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Makes statutory changes to the numbering system for ballot measures.

For Bill: Lori Lustig, Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (02/08/2010); Karen Osborne, Maricopa County Elections (02/12/2010); Farrell Quinlan, Self (02/08/2010); Jen Sweeney, Arizona Association of Counties (02/08/2010)

 

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SB 1268

jurisdiction; foreign judgments; defamation

 

 

SPONSOR:

PATON

JUD

2/8/2010

DP

(5-1-1-0)

 

(No: CHEUVRONT NV: MIRANDA)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Prohibits an Arizona court from recognizing foreign country judgments arising out of  defamation causes of action unless the foreign court provides at least as much protection for freedom of speech and the press as is provided in the U.S. and Arizona Constitutions.

For Bill: Seth Apfel, Self (02/08/2010); David Bodney, Phoenix Newspapers, Inc.  (02/08/2010); Zuhdi Jasser, Self (02/08/2010); John Moody, Arizona Newspapers Association (02/08/2010)

 

 

SB 1362

eminent domain; attorney fees; interest

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY C

JUD

2/8/2010

DP

(5-1-1-0)

 

(No: BURTON CAHILL NV: MIRANDA)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Expands the courts ability to award fees and expenses, including the payment of interest, and adds an element to the determination of a final judgment for compensation in condemnation actions.   

For Bill: Ted  Downing, Self (02/08/2010); Scot Mussi, Home Builders Assoc. of Central AZ (02/08/2010)

Against Bill: Penny Allee Taylor, Southwest Gas Corporation (02/15/2010); Katie Decker, Town of Fountain Hills (02/08/2010); Kevin B. DeMenna, City of Phoenix (02/08/2010); Molly Greene, SRP (02/08/2010); Shirley Gunther, City of Avondale (02/08/2010); Yvonne Hunter, Pinnacle West Capital Corp/APS (02/08/2010); Larry Lucero, Tucson Electric Power (02/08/2010); David Pennartz, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/08/2010); Greg Stanton, Attorney General's Office (02/08/2010); Dale Wiebusch, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/08/2010); Mike Williams, Town of Queen Creek (02/08/2010)

Neutral: Kevin Biesty, ADOT (02/08/2010)

 

 

SB 1365

eminent domain; disclosure; violation

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY C

JUD

2/8/2010

DP

(4-2-1-0)

 

(No: CHEUVRONT,BURTON CAHILL NV: MIRANDA)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Expands the notice requirement from 20 days to 120 days that a property is subject to condemnation and establishes that a full disclosure statement be included in the notice to the property owner.

For Bill: Seth Apfel, Self (02/08/2010); Ted  Downing, Self (02/08/2010); Laura Knaperek, The Orange Coalition (02/08/2010); Scot Mussi, Home Builders Assoc. of Central AZ (02/08/2010)

Against Bill: Penny Allee Taylor, Southwest Gas Corporation (02/15/2010); Kevin B. DeMenna, City of Phoenix (02/08/2010); Molly Greene, SRP (02/08/2010); Shirley Gunther, City of Avondale (02/08/2010); Yvonne Hunter, Pinnacle West Capital Corp/APS (02/08/2010); Larry Lucero, Tucson Electric Power (02/08/2010); David Pennartz, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/08/2010); Greg Stanton, Attorney General's Office (02/08/2010); Dale Wiebusch, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/08/2010); Mike Williams, Town of Queen Creek (02/08/2010)

Neutral: Kevin Biesty, ADOT (02/08/2010)

 

 

Committee on GOV

 

 

 

SB 1083

ASRS; amendments

 

 

SPONSOR:

TIBSHRAENY

GOV

1/28/2010

DP

(4-3-1-0)

 

(No: WARING,GRAY L,GRAY C NV: GARCIA)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/8/2010

PFC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Makes various changes to the statutes governing the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and appropriates $1,491,722 from the ASRS administration account fund to the ASRS for the administrative implementation of this act.

For Bill: Alan Johnson, ASU Retirees Assoc. (ASURA) (01/27/2010); Jennifer Loredo, Arizona Education Association (01/28/2010); Robert Mings, Self and ASU Retirees A (01/28/2010); Jennifer Schuldt, Arizona Tax research Association (01/28/2010); Michael Smith, ESI (01/27/2010); Lesli Sorensen, Arizona State Retirement System (01/28/2010)

Against Bill: Kevin B. DeMenna, Smartschools Plus (01/28/2010); Ryan DeMenna, Smartschools (01/28/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (01/26/2010)

Neutral: Todd Madeksza, Self (01/28/2010)

 

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SB 1124

CORP; reverse DROP; extension

 

 

SPONSOR:

MELVIN

GOV

2/11/2010

DP

(5-0-2-0)

 

(NV: HARPER,GARCIA)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Extends the date of the reverse deferred retirement option plan (DROP) offered to members of the correction officer retirement plan (CORP) until June 30, 2016.

For Bill: Levi Bolton, Phoenix Law Enforcement Assoc. (02/10/2010); Jennifer Bowser, Arizona Department of Corrections (02/08/2010); Chuck Foy, Arizona Correctional Peace Officers Association (02/09/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/09/2010); Don Isaacson, Fraternal Order of Police (02/11/2010); Brian Livingston, Arizona Police Association (02/10/2010); James Mann, Arizona Fraternal Order of Police (02/11/2010); Norman Moore, Fraternal Order of Police (02/08/2010); Thomas Parker, Self (02/08/2010); Bryan Soller, Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police (02/14/2010)

Neutral: Dianne McCallister, PSPRS (02/11/2010)


 

 

SB 1207

municipal annexation; county islands

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

GOV

2/11/2010

DPA

(5-1-1-0)

 

(No: GRAY C NV: HARPER)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Permits territory sought to be annexed within a county island to be reduced.

For Bill: Patrick Call, Cochise County Board of Supervisors (02/09/2010); Mike Gardner, Sierra Vista (02/11/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/09/2010); Steve Huffman, Town of Marana (02/11/2010); Mary Jacobs, City of Sierra Vista (02/11/2010); Todd Madeksza, The County Supervisors Association (02/11/2010); Stephanie Prybyl, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/11/2010); Nicole Stickler, Arizona Association of Counties (02/11/2010); Jen Sweeney, Arizona Association of Counties (02/08/2010)

Against Bill: John Flynn, Arizona Fire District Association (02/10/2010); Bill Miller, Fry Fire District (02/10/2010)

 

 

SB 1226

technical correction; timeshares

 

 

 

  (GOV S/E: jury service; military exemption)

 

 

SPONSOR:

BURTON CAHILL

GOV

2/11/2010

DPA/SE

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: HARPER)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Exempts active duty military personnel who are deployed outside of Arizona from jury duty.

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

Neutral: Jerry Landau, Administrative Office of the Courts (02/10/2010)

 

 

SB 1262

legislative lobbying; repeal; reinstate ban

 

 

SPONSOR:

HARPER

GOV

2/4/2010

DPA

(6-1-0-0)

 

(No: BURTON CAHILL)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC

 

 

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

 

 

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**                          Indicates Bill on previous Caucus Calendar

 

“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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