Forty-ninth Legislature

Second Regular Session

 

 

SENATE CAUCUS CALENDAR

(Bills on calendar pending action by Committee on Rules)

March 2, 2010

 

Bill Number

Short Title

Committee

Date

Action

 

 

Committee on GOV

 

 

 

SB 1348

regulatory review; rule making

 

 

SPONSOR:

BURNS

GOV

2/11/2010

DPA

(5-2-0-0)

 

(No: BURTON CAHILL,ALVAREZ)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/15/2010

PFC W/FL

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes the Commission on Privatization, Efficiency and Competition and requires Senate confirmation of members of the Governor’s Regulatory Review Council. Allows summary rulemaking to repeal obsolete rules.

For Bill: Charles Bassett, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (02/11/2010); Heather Bernacki, East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (02/09/2010); Michelle Bolton, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (02/11/2010); Tom Dorn, East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (02/09/2010); Eric Emmert, East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (02/11/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/09/2010); John Mangum, Arizona Food Marketing Alliance (02/11/2010); Marcus Osborn, Arizona Manufactuers Council  (02/11/2010); Farrell Quinlan,  (02/08/2010)

Against Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/09/2010)

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

 

 

 

Committee on VMA

 

 

*

SB 1350

military affairs commission

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

VMA

2/24/2010

DP

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: VERSCHOOR)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Transfers the administration of the Military Installation Fund from the Department of Veterans Services to the Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA).Transfers $75,000 and one FTE in each fiscal year from the Department of Commerce to DEMA. 

For Bill: Lisa A. Atkins, Co-Chair, Gov & AZ  Military Affairs Commissions (02/24/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); David Hampton, Arizona Department of Veterans Services (02/19/2010)

Neutral: Andrew Carlson, AZ National Guard/DEMA (02/24/2010); Ed Flinn, DEMA (02/24/2010)


 

 

SCR 1020

technical correction; state school fund

 

 

 

  (VMA S/E: homeless animals; procedures)

 

 

SPONSOR:

MELVIN

VMA

2/24/2010

DPA/SE

(5-0-2-0)

 

(NV: VERSCHOOR,ALVAREZ)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Encourages the support of animal control agencies and shelters in their work to help reduce the overpopulation of homeless animals in this state.

For Bill: Larry Lucero, Tucson Electric Power Co. (02/24/2010)

 

 

SCR 1021

technical correction; universities; admissions

 

 

 

  (VMA S/E: greenhouse emissions; congressional regulations)

 

 

SPONSOR:

MELVIN

VMA

2/24/2010

DPA/SE

(4-3-0-0)

 

(No: HALE,BURTON CAHILL,ALVAREZ)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires the Arizona Senate request that the United States Congress pass the legislation limiting the efforts of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate greenhouse gases until Congress adopts additional climate and energy supply legislation.

For Bill: Heather Bernacki, East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (02/23/2010); Tom Dorn, Peabody Energy/Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (02/23/2010)

Against Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/24/2010); Craig McDermott, Self (02/23/2010)

 

 

SCR 1056

Vietnam veterans' memorial day

 

 

SPONSOR:

GOULD

VMA

2/24/2010

DPA

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: VERSCHOOR)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Proclaims March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Day in Arizona.

For Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); David Hampton, Arizona Department of Veterans Services (02/19/2010); Robin Quinn, Self (02/19/2010)

 

 

 

 

Committee on CED

 

 

 

SB 1351

appraisal management companies

 

 

SPONSOR:

TIBSHRAENY

CED

2/23/2010

DPA

(6-1-1-0)

 

(No: VERSCHOOR NV: ALLEN C)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires an appraisal management company (AMC) to be registered with the State Board of Appraisal (Board) and outlines regulations and requirements.

For Bill: Elaine Arena,  (02/23/2010); Bill Barnes, Arizona Appraiser State Conference (02/05/2010); Joanna Conde, Self (02/16/2010); Jay Delich, Coalition of Arizona Appraisers (02/16/2010); Julie Friess, Self (02/23/2010); Elizabeth Hatch, Arizona Association of Mortgage Brokers (02/23/2010); Jack Lasota, Coalition of Arizona Appraisers (02/23/2010); Peter Martori, Coaltion of Arizona Appraisers (02/16/2010); Sue Miller, Coalition of Arizona Appraisers (02/23/2010); John Moody, Coalition of Arizona Appraisers (CoAA) (02/23/2010); Darcy Rich, Arizona Appraisers Who Care  (02/23/2010); Keith Russell, Self (02/16/2010); Ann Susko, Arizona Appraisers Coalition (02/23/2010); Ann Susko, Coalition of AZ Appraisers (02/16/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010)

Neutral: Stacey Langford, AZ Bankers Association (02/23/2010)

 

 

SB 1375

contractor payments

 

 

SPONSOR:

CHEUVRONT

CED

2/16/2010

DPA

(5-2-1-0)

 

(No: MIRANDA,VERSCHOOR NV: PATON)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Outlines requirements and regulations for the release of retention or final payment to a contractor.  Expands and stipulates contractual language for the release of retention, final payment and progress payments.

For Bill: Jason Bagley, Intel Corporation (02/15/2010); Stan Barnes, Southern Arizona Homebuilders Association (02/15/2010); Allison Bell, Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry (02/15/2010); Jason Bezozo, Banner Health (02/16/2010); Bryan Ginter,  (02/15/2010); Michael Preston Green, BNSF Railway Company, The Boeing Company (02/16/2010); Michael Holden, Arizona Builders Alliance (02/16/2010); Betty Hum, Intel (02/16/2010); Yvonne Hunter, Pinnacle West Capital Corp/APS (02/16/2010); Spencer Kamps, Home Builder Assoc. of Central AZ (02/16/2010); Kerwin Kortman, Kortman Electric, Inc. (02/16/2010); Molly Kovaka, Self (03/01/2010); Mark Minter, Arizona Builders' Alliance (02/16/2010); Marcus Osborn, Arizona Manufactuers Council  (02/15/2010); Allen Ware, Intel Corp (02/16/2010)

Against Bill: Barry Aarons, Construction Trades Coalition (CTC) (02/16/2010); Sheridan Bailey, Self (02/15/2010); Kim Baldwin, Self (02/15/2010); Russell Blaha, Self (02/15/2010); Carla Brandt, Self (02/15/2010); Sandra  Dean, Self (02/15/2010); Kevin B. DeMenna, Arizona State Contractors Coalition (02/12/2010); Lisa Dziadod, Self (02/15/2010); Nick Farrer, Self (02/15/2010); Carol Floco, American Subcontractors Assoc of Arizona (02/16/2010); Mark Giebelhaus, Marlin Mechanical Corporation (02/15/2010); Raymond Gonzales, Self (02/15/2010); Jerry Goodman, Self (02/15/2010); Kay Green, Self (02/15/2010); Gregory Haskin, Self (02/15/2010); Tim Henward, Self (02/15/2010); Michael Jason, Self (02/15/2010); Matthew Jewell, Self (02/15/2010); Todd Klimas, Self (02/15/2010); Phyllis Lindsay, Self (02/15/2010); Joe Malisewsk, Self (02/15/2010); Holly  Martin, Self (02/15/2010); Steve Mayhew, Self (02/15/2010); David Morgan, Self (02/15/2010); Barbara Munn, Self (02/15/2010); Mark Nichols, Self (02/15/2010); Vic Pietkewicz, Harris Mechanical (02/16/2010); Angel Quiroz, Self (02/15/2010); Mike Riddle, Self (02/15/2010); Antonia Russo, Self (02/15/2010); Scott Simmons, Self (02/15/2010); Alan Skinner, Self (02/15/2010); Gregory Speeks, Self (02/15/2010); Ray Thompson, Self (02/15/2010); Richard Usher, American Subcontractors Association (02/15/2010); Don Walker, Self (02/15/2010); John Yoder, Star Roofing (02/16/2010); Peggy Yoder, Self (02/15/2010)

 

 

Committee on RULES

 

 

*

SB 1041

state bonds; technical correction

 

 

SPONSOR:

BURNS

RULES

3/1/2010

DP/PFC

(6-0-0-0)

 

 

 

*

SB 1042

school bonds; technical correction

 

 

SPONSOR:

BURNS

RULES

3/1/2010

DP/PFC

(6-0-0-0)

 

 

 

*

SB 1043

tax anticipation bonds; technical correction

 

 

SPONSOR:

BURNS

RULES

3/1/2010

DP/PFC

(6-0-0-0)

 

 

 

*

SB 1044

tax notes; definitions; technical correction

 

 

SPONSOR:

BURNS

RULES

3/1/2010

DP/PFC

(6-0-0-0)

 

 

 

*

SB 1045

technical correction; budget report

 

 

SPONSOR:

BURNS

RULES

3/1/2010

DP/PFC

(6-0-0-0)

 

 

 

 

Committee on APPROP

 

 

 

SB 1105

consumer fraud; technical correction

 

 

 

  (APPROP S/E: sports authority; special audit)

 

 

SPONSOR:

PEARCE R

APPROP

2/9/2010

DPA/SE

(9-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): An emergency measure, requiring the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) to conduct a special audit of the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZSTA).

For Bill: Barry Aarons, Centerplate (02/09/2010); John MacDonald, Fiesta Bowl (02/09/2010)

Against Bill: Elizabeth Hatch, Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (02/09/2010)

Neutral: Melanie Chesney, AZ Office of the Auditor General (02/09/2010)

 

*

SCR 1031

public revenue expenditures; ballot measures

 

 

SPONSOR:

GARCIA

APPROP

2/9/2010

DP

(9-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Subject to voter approval, extends the requirement that an initiative or referendum provide a revenue source for expenditures required of a political subdivision.

For Bill: Heather Bernacki, East Valley Chambers of Commerce Alliance (02/09/2010); Kevin McCarthy, Arizona Tax Research Association (02/09/2010); Janice Palmer, Arizona School Boards Association (02/09/2010); Jennifer Schuldt, Arizona Tax Research Association (02/09/2010)

Neutral: Marie Nemerguth, City of Tucson (02/09/2010)


 

 

Committee on ED

 

 

**

SB 1145

technical correction; department of gaming

 

 

 

  (ED S/E: braille literacy)

 

 

SPONSOR:

HUPPENTHAL

ED

2/17/2010

DPA/SE

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: GRAY L)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/22/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: H

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies requirements regarding electronic instructional materials for Braille education and certification.

For Bill: Doris N. Flax, League of Women Voters of Arizona and Self (02/17/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); Shannon Kemlo, Self (02/17/2010); Bob Krezmer, National Federation of the Blind (02/17/2010); Gini McGirr, Self (02/17/2010)

Neutral: Art Harding, Arizona Department of Education (02/17/2010)

 

 

SB 1160

counties; powers; technical correction

 

 

 

  (ED S/E: schools; English language learners)

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY L

ED

2/24/2010

DPA/SE

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires student scores on any required English language proficiency assessment be entered into the Student Accountability Information System (SAIS) and be available to school districts and charter schools. Allows for alternative models of English language learner (ELL) programs.

For Bill: Charles Essigs, Az Association of School Business Officials (02/24/2010); Jennifer Loredo, Arizona Education Association (02/24/2010); Janice Palmer, AZ School Boards Association (02/24/2010); Angela Philpot, teacher, Apache Junction High School (02/24/2010); Sam Polito, Tucson Area School Districts (02/24/2010); Jason Schnee, AEA (02/24/2010); Michael Smith, Arizona School Administrators (02/24/2010)

Against Bill: Doris N. Flax, League of Women Voters of Arizona  (02/24/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Gini McGirr (02/24/2010)

Neutral: Art Harding, Arizona Department of Education (02/24/2010)

 

 

Committee on FIN

 

 

 

SB 1224

notice of tax valuation; contents

 

 

 

  (FIN S/E: consolidation; sanitary districts)

 

 

SPONSOR:

ALLEN S

FIN

2/24/2010

DPA/SE

(8-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Creates a process to merge two or more sanitary districts.

For Bill: Jake  Garrett, Gila county Sanitary Districts (02/24/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Bob Zache, Pinal Sanitary Dist.  (02/24/2010)


 

 

SB 1239

city sales tax; residential rental

 

 

SPONSOR:

LEFF

FIN

2/24/2010

DPA

(6-2-0-0)

 

(No: MIRANDA,MCCUNE DAVIS)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Prohibits cities or towns from imposing or increasing the rate of the transaction privilege tax (TPT) to the business of renting or leasing real property for residential purposes above the rate in effect on January 1, 2010.

For Bill: Meghaen Duger, Arizona Associations of Realtors (02/22/2010); Courtney Gilstrap LeVinus, AMA, AZREIA and ARPOLA (02/23/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Lori Lustig, Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (02/24/2010)

Against Bill: Todd Baughman, City of Tucson (02/24/2010); Thomas Belshe, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/24/2010); Shirley Gunther, City of Avondale (02/24/2010)

 

**

SB 1389

fire districts; city annexation

 

 

SPONSOR:

GOULD

FIN

2/17/2010

DP

(7-0-1-0)

 

(NV: LEFF)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/22/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: H

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Allows a fire district to hold an election on the question of annexation to a municipality when any area having a fire district is annexed to a city or town or included within a newly organized city or town.

For Bill: Marcus Osborn, Arizona Manufacturers Council (02/17/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); Michelle Gramley, Town of Gilbert (02/17/2010); David Johnson, Town of Buckeye (02/14/2010); Romina Korkes, City of Goodyear (02/17/2010); Jeffrey Kros, League of Cities and Towns (02/17/2010)

 

 

Committee on HEALTH

 

 

**

SB 1285

optometrists; medications

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

HEALTH

2/17/2010

DPA

(6-1-0-0)

 

(No: LEFF)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/22/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Permits licensed optometrists to prescribe, dispense and administer oral macrolides and oral antiviral medication.

For Bill: Dr. Thomas Czyz, Self (02/17/2010); Kate Diedrickson, AZOA (02/17/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); Annette Hanian, Self (02/16/2010); Tim Hanian, Self (02/17/2010); Don Isaacson, Arizona Optometric Association (02/15/2010); Michael Johnson, Arizona Optometric Association (02/17/2010); Neha LaCorte, Self (02/17/2010); Stacey Meier, Self (02/15/2010); Norman Moore, Arizona Optometric Association (02/15/2010); Sara Polansky, Arizona Optometric Association (02/17/2010); Margaret Whelan, Arizona State Board of Optometry (02/17/2010)

Against Bill: Janet Elliott, Arizona Community Pharmacy Committee (02/16/2010); Jeff Gray, AZ Ophthalmological Society (02/17/2010); Laura Hahn, Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (02/16/2010); David Landrith, Arizona Medical Association (02/12/2010); Tom Moore, Self (02/17/2010); John Po, Self (02/17/2010); Mindy Rasmussen, Arizona Pharmacy Alliance (02/16/2010); Amanda Weaver, Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (02/16/2010)

Neutral: Raymond Kronenbittner, Arizona Nurses Association (02/22/2010)

 

 

SB 1315

child care programs; fees

 

 

SPONSOR:

ALLEN S

HEALTH

2/24/2010

DPA

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Annualizes payment of child care facility license and child care group home certificate fees and deposits 100 percent of these fees in the Health Care Licensing Fund.  Requires the Arizona Department of Health Services to conduct a study to identify costs, assess the efficiency of current child care license, and certificate regulation.

For Bill: Marcus Dell'Artino, Chandler Unified School District (02/24/2010); Kevin B. DeMenna, Arizona Child Care Association & City of Phoenix (02/24/2010); Ryan DeMenna, Arizona Child Care Association & City of Phoenix (02/22/2010); James Emch, Valley Child Care & Learning Centers (02/24/2010); Don Isaacson, Valley of the Sun YMCA (02/23/2010); Bruce Liggett, Arizona Child Care Association (02/24/2010); Dana Naimark, Children's Action Alliance (02/23/2010); Dale Wiebusch, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/23/2010); Susan Wilkins, Association for Supportive Child Care (02/24/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010)

Neutral: Duane Huffman, Arizona Department of Health Services (02/23/2010)

 

**

SB 1326

athletic training board; omnibus

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

HEALTH

2/17/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/22/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Expands the scope of athletic training practice by allowing licensed athletic trainers to treat an athletic injury that occurs as a result of games, sports, recreational or physical activities, regardless of the circumstances under which the injury occurred, and to treat athletic illness.

For Bill: Barton Anderson, Self (02/14/2010); Israel Aspericueta, Self (02/16/2010); Rhene Baker, Self (02/16/2010); Teresa Balam, Self (02/16/2010); Richard  Ball, AzATA (02/17/2010); Mike Boese, Self (02/16/2010); Kristina Califano, Self (02/16/2010); Samantha Campbell, Self (02/16/2010); Susan Cannata, Arizona Athletic Trainers Association (02/16/2010); Sarah Cayton, Self (02/16/2010); Erin Coast, Self (02/16/2010); Randall Cohen, Self (02/16/2010); Milana Dragojevic, Self (02/16/2010); Natalya Drukarova, Self (02/16/2010); Jon Foster, Self (02/16/2010); Donna Gerakos, Self (02/16/2010); Kristin Golden, Self (02/16/2010); George Goodridge, Self (02/16/2010); Ashley Grenz, Self (02/16/2010); Laura Hahn, Arizona Academy of Family Physicians (02/16/2010); Wendy Hammon, AZ Board of Athletic Training (02/17/2010); Mark Heichelbech, Self (02/16/2010); Stephanie Hernandez, Self (02/16/2010); Scott Horton, Self (02/16/2010); Kellie Huxel, Self (02/15/2010); Amy Jennings, Self (02/16/2010); Curtis Johnson, Self (02/16/2010); Erinn Juliano, Self (02/16/2010); Karissa Kelsey, Self (02/16/2010); Kenneth Lam, Self (02/16/2010); David Landrith, Arizona Medical Association (02/16/2010); Candace Leach, Self (02/16/2010); Jennifer Lechtenberg, Self (02/16/2010); Mark Letendre, AZBAT (02/16/2010); Jeremy Lewis, Self (02/16/2010); Carmen Macias, Self (02/16/2010); Ryan May, Self (02/16/2010); David Mesman, Self (02/16/2010); Melody Miko, Self (02/16/2010); Shaun Mirza, Self (02/16/2010); Chad Moeller, Self (02/16/2010); Kyle Mohr, Self (02/16/2010); Ashley Monfreda, Self (02/16/2010); Ric Moreno, Self (02/16/2010); Chris Murphy, Self (02/16/2010); John Neel, Self (02/17/2010); Matthew Neumann, Self (02/16/2010); Tim Nicolello, Self (02/16/2010); Stephanie Palacol, Self (02/16/2010); John Parsons, Arizona Athletic Trainers' Association (02/14/2010); Frank Perez, Self (02/16/2010); Maritza Quinlan, Self (02/16/2010); Raquel Robles, Self (02/16/2010); Kim Rodgers, Arizona Athletic Trainers Association (02/16/2010); Jessica Rushforth, Self (02/16/2010); Eric Sauers, Self (02/17/2010); Gretchen  Schlicht, Self (02/16/2010); Gregg Schroeder, Self (02/16/2010); Lindsey Schroeder, Self (02/16/2010); Cindy Seminoff, Self (02/16/2010); Alison Snyder, Self (02/17/2010); Evelia  Stacey , Self (02/16/2010); Terricka Stewart, Self (02/16/2010); Tamara Valovich McLeod, Self (02/12/2010); Raul Velazquez, Self (02/16/2010); Amanda Weaver, Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (02/16/2010); Matt Webber, Self (02/16/2010); Christina Wermes, Self (02/16/2010); Laurie White, AZ Board of Athletic Training (02/15/2010); Mariel Yakuboff, AZBAT (02/16/2010); Yuki Yanagimoto, Self (02/16/2010)

Against Bill: Donna Borden, Self (02/17/2010); Eric Emmert, Arizona Physical Therapy Association (02/17/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010)

 

 

SB 1376

music therapists; qualifications

 

 

SPONSOR:

MELVIN

HEALTH

2/24/2010

DPA

(6-1-0-0)

 

(No: ABOUD)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Requires the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) to establish qualifications for music therapists, including national certification.  Defines music therapy and outlines specific music therapy services.

For Bill: Angie Bollier, AZ State Music Therapy Task Force (02/24/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Tracy Leonard-Warner, AZ State Music Therapy Task Force (02/24/2010); Suzanne  Oliver, Arizona Music Therapy State Recognition Task Force (02/24/2010)

Neutral: Herschella Horton, DES (02/24/2010)

 

 

Committee on JUD

 

 

 

SB 1081

technical correction; change of venue

 

 

 

  (JUD S/E: trial court appointments; nonattorney member)

 

 

SPONSOR:

PATON

JUD

2/22/2010

DPA/SE

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA W/FL

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes statutory guidelines for filling vacancies for nonattorney members on trial court appointment commissions. 

For Bill: Janna Day, State Bar of Arizona (02/22/2010); Pete Dunn, Arizona Judges Association (02/22/2010); Jerry Landau, Arizona Judicial Council (02/22/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010)

 

 

SB 1168

firearms; regulation; state preemption

 

 

SPONSOR:

PEARCE R

JUD

2/22/2010

DPA

(4-3-0-0)

 

(No: MIRANDA,CHEUVRONT,BURTON CAHILL)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies, with regard to firearms, rules or ordinances political subdivisions are permitted to enact, including those that limit the possession of firearms in parks or preserves.

For Bill: Gary Christensen, AZ State Rifle & Pistol Association (03/01/2010); Richard Davis, Self (02/13/2010); Jim Deakin, Self (02/15/2010); Matthew Dogali, The National Rifle Association (02/15/2010); Buffalo Rick Galeener, Self (02/12/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Kim Grady, Second Amendment Sisters (02/22/2010); Richard Hanson, Self (02/14/2010); Dave Kopp, Arizona Citizens Defense League, Inc. (02/21/2010); Kevin Myers, Self (02/22/2010); Todd Rathner, The National Rifle Association (02/22/2010); Lyle  Tuttle, Self (02/13/2010); John Wentling, Arizona Citizens Defense League (02/21/2010); Mike Williams, Phoenix Law Enforcement Assn (02/12/2010)

Against Bill: Virginia Ginter, Self (02/14/2010)


 

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SB 1205

sentencing; dangerous drugs; methamphetamine

 

 

SPONSOR:

PATON

JUD

2/22/2010

DP

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: CHEUVRONT)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies dangerous drug special sentencing provisions involving methamphetamine.

For Bill: Paul Ahler, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Council (02/22/2010); Rebecca Baker, Maricopa County Attorney's Office (02/12/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Virginia Ginter, Self (02/14/2010); Mary Marshall, Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (02/22/2010); Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (02/22/2010); Bryan Soller, Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police (02/21/2010); Greg Stanton, Attorney General's Office (02/19/2010)

 

 

SB 1352

theft; catalytic converter

 

 

SPONSOR:

MCCUNE DAVIS

JUD

2/22/2010

DP

(5-1-1-0)

 

(No: PEARCE R NV: HUPPENTHAL)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Classifies, as a class 4 felony, theft of a catalytic converter regardless of its value.

For Bill: Paul Ahler, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Council (02/22/2010); Rob Dalager, City of Phoenix Police Department  (02/22/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Virginia Ginter, Self (02/14/2010); Karen Peters, City of Phoenix (02/15/2010); Martin Quezada, Self (02/15/2010); Bryan Soller, Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police (02/21/2010); Dale Wiebusch, League of Arizona Cities and Towns (02/22/2010)

 

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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

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

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: Bas Aja, Az Cattlemens Assoc (02/16/2010); 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)


 

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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

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

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)

 

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SCR 1040

justices and judges; retirement age

 

 

SPONSOR:

HUPPENTHAL

JUD

2/15/2010

DP

(4-2-1-0)

 

(No: PEARCE R,GRAY C NV: PATON)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/22/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

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)

 

 

Committee on NRIPD

 

 

 

SB 1194

Arizona power authority; bonding

 

 

 

  (NRIPD S/E: Arizona power authority; revenue bonding)

 

 

SPONSOR:

PIERCE S

NRIPD

2/1/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

NRIPD

2/22/2010

DPA/SE

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: AGUIRRE)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): An emergency measure that removes State Certification Board approval as a prerequisite for the Arizona Power Authority to issue revenue bonds for power lines, projects, works and facilities.

For Bill: Stephen Brophy, Arizona Power Authority (02/01/2010); Doug Fant, Arizona Power Authority (02/22/2010); Barbara Meaney, Arizona Power Authority (02/22/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Larry Lucero, Tucson Electric Power (02/22/2010); Russell Smoldon, SRP (02/01/2010)

Neutral: Fred Breedlove, Arizona Department of Water Resources (02/01/2010); Yvonne Hunter, Pinnacle West Capital Corp/APS (02/22/2010); Martin Shultz, APS and Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (02/22/2010)

 

 

SB 1200

state land department; procedural corrections

 

 

 

  (NRIPD S/E: game and fish commision; board)

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

NRIPD

2/22/2010

DPA/SE

(5-1-1-0)

 

(No: LANDRUM TAYLOR NV: HALE)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFCA

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Establishes the Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board to review and recommend appointees to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.

For Bill: Suzanne Gilstrap, Arizona Sportsmen for Wildlife (02/18/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Dave Kopp, Arizona Citizens Defense League, Inc. (02/22/2010); Todd Rathner, Self (02/22/2010); John Wentling, Arizona Citizens Defense League (02/22/2010)

Against Bill: Ben Alteneder, Arizona Wildlife Federation (02/22/2010); Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/22/2010); Peter Bengtson, Self (02/26/2010); Norm Freeman, Arizona Game and Fish Commission (02/22/2010); Stephanie Nichols-Young, Animal Defense League of Arizona (02/22/2010); Robbie Woodhouse, Arizona Game and Fish Commission (02/22/2010)

 

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SB 1408

agricultural best management; dust; districts

 

 

SPONSOR:

MELVIN

NRIPD

2/22/2010

DP

(5-1-1-0)

 

(No: LANDRUM TAYLOR NV: HALE)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Modifies the definition of the terms agricultural general permit and regulated agricultural activities.

For Bill: Philip Bashaw, Arizona Farm Bureau (02/18/2010); Brian Betcher, Maricopa-Stanfield Irrigation District (02/21/2010); Kristen Boilini, Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District (02/15/2010); Cliff Cauthen, Hohokam Irrigation District (02/22/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Virginia Ginter, Self (02/14/2010); Jim Hartdegen, Maricopa Stanfield Irrigation District (02/18/2010); Rick Lavis, Arizona Cotton Growers Association (02/19/2010); Shane Leonard, Roosevelt Water Conservation District (02/22/2010); Robert Lynch, Irrigation & Electrical Districts' Assn. of AZ (02/15/2010); Rom McEachern, Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District (02/22/2010); 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 (02/11/2010); Robert Shuler, Roosevelt Water Conservation District,  (02/19/2010); Joe Sigg, Arizona Farm Bureau (02/22/2010); Nick Simonetta, Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District (02/22/2010); Dan  Thelander, Maricopa Stanfield Irrigation District (02/15/2010); CHRIS  UDALL, Agri-Business Council of Arizona (02/22/2010); Grant Ward, Maricopa-Stanfield Irrigation District (02/21/2010)

Against Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/22/2010); Peter Bengtson, Self (02/26/2010); Spencer Kamps, Self (02/22/2010)


 

 

SB 1411

animal identification systems; participation

 

 

 

  (NRIPD S/E: dairy farms; zoning; agricultural purpose)

 

 

SPONSOR:

NELSON

NRIPD

2/22/2010

DPA/SE

(5-0-2-0)

 

(NV: HALE,LANDRUM TAYLOR)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Specifies that a dairy operation is a general agricultural purpose and is not subject to county planning and zoning regulations.

For Bill: Philip Bashaw, Arizona Farm Bureau (02/18/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Jeff Sandquist, United Dairymen of Arizona (02/21/2010)

Against Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/22/2010); Peter Bengtson, Self (02/19/2010)

Neutral: Robert Shuler, Western Growers (02/22/2010)

 

 

Committee on PSHS

 

 

 

SB 1086

strangulation; suffocation; aggravated assault

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY L

JUD

2/10/2010

W/D

 

 

 

 

PSHS

2/24/2010

DP

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Classifies strangulation and suffocation as aggravated assault, subject to a class 4 felony.

For Bill: Paul Ahler, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Council (02/24/2010); Rebecca Baker, Maricopa County Attorney's Office (02/24/2010); Jami Cornish, Self (02/23/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Kendra Leiby, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (02/24/2010); Brian Livingston, Arizona Police Association (02/24/2010); Mary Marshall, Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (02/24/2010); Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (02/24/2010); Stephanie Mayer, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (02/24/2010); Danielle Rothleutner, Self (02/23/2010); Bryan Soller, Arizona State Fraternal Order of Police (02/21/2010); Jen Sweeney, Arizona Association of Counties (02/24/2010); Neil Websdale, Self (02/24/2010)

Against Bill: Dave Kopp, Arizona Citizens Defense League, Inc. (02/21/2010); John Wentling, Arizona Citizens Defense League (02/23/2010)

 

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SB 1087

domestic violence; definition; notice

 

 

SPONSOR:

GRAY L

JUD

2/10/2010

W/D

 

 

 

 

PSHS

2/24/2010

DP

(6-0-1-0)

 

(NV: LANDRUM TAYLOR)

 

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Adds crimes to the definition of domestic violence and removes a court notice requirement.

For Bill: Paul Ahler, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Council (02/24/2010); Rebecca Baker, Maricopa County Attorney's Office (02/24/2010); Jami Cornish, Self (02/23/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010); Lt. Rick Hovden, Tucson Police Department (02/24/2010); Kendra Leiby, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (02/24/2010); Brian Livingston, Arizona Police Association (01/20/2010); Mary Marshall, Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (02/24/2010); Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney's Office (02/24/2010); Danielle Rothleutner, Self (02/23/2010); Jen Sweeney, Arizona Association of Counties (02/24/2010)


 

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SB 1116

limited income withholding orders

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

PSHS

2/17/2010

DPA

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

2/22/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): Adds additional lump sum payments to the income for which the Department of Economic Security (DES) may issue a limited income withholding order for child support.

For Bill: Don Hughes, ACLI (02/17/2010); Stephanie Mayer, Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence (02/17/2010)

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

Neutral: Ellen Poole, USAA (02/17/2010)

 

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SB 1330

regulation of fireworks.

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

PSHS

2/17/2010

DPA

(5-0-2-0)

 

(NV: RIOS,LANDRUM TAYLOR)

 

 

 

 

RULES

2/22/2010

PFC

 

 

Rep Caucus Action: H      Dem Caucus Action: Y

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet):  Allows the sale and use of consumer fireworks to persons unless otherwise regulated by a governing body of a city or town.  Requires the State Fire Marshal (Marshal) to adopt rules relating to the sale of consumer fireworks and allows the Marshal to impose a civil penalty for prohibited use.

For Bill: Jana Shiloh, Self (02/16/2010); Mike Williams, United States Fire Safety Council (02/12/2010)

Against Bill: Sandy Bahr, Sierra Club - Grand Canyon Chapter (02/15/2010); Bryan Ginter, Self (02/15/2010); John Wayne Gonzales, City of Phoenix (02/17/2010)

 

 

SB 1331

health insurance; coverage; geographic location

 

 

 

  (PSHS S/E: state holiday; girl scouts)

 

 

SPONSOR:

VERSCHOOR

FIN

2/10/2010

W/D

 

 

 

 

PSHS

2/24/2010

DPA/SE

(7-0-0-0)

 

 

 

RULES

3/1/2010

PFC

 

 

Purpose (For more information see Fact Sheet): An emergency measure that recognizes March 12 of each year as Girl Scouts of the United States of America Day.

For Bill: Mary Griffith, R.N., AzNA (02/24/2010); Raymond Kronenbitter, Arizona Nurses Association (02/23/2010)

Against Bill: Bryan Ginter, Self (02/22/2010)

 

 

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*                           Indicates Bill on Consent Calendar

**                          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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