Second Regular Session
February 18, 2010
SB 1083 ASRS; amendments
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)
SB 1182 psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners
Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Authorizes the practice of certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners and incorporates references to psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioners in court-ordered evaluation or court-ordered treatment procedures.
For Bill: Joyce Benjamin, Arizona Nurses Association (02/03/2010); Barbara Fanning, Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (02/03/2010); Ramon Garcia, Self (02/03/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/02/2010); Angela Golden, Self (02/03/2010); Mary Griffith, R.N., Arizona Nurses Association (02/01/2010); Jennifer Jacobson, Self (02/03/2010); Gladys Loyola, AzNA (02/03/2010); Pete Wertheim, IASIS Healthcare (02/02/2010)
SB 1201 renewable energy tax incentive revisions
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 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 1217 state board of equalization reforms
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)
SB 1219 real estate licensees
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)
(S/E: jury service; military exemption)
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 1241 water recharge; direct use.
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)
SB 1255 health professionals; advertising; disclosure
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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