NOW AZ Legislative List as of 1-20-17

Thanks to #NOWAZ Legislative Coordinator Dianne Post! Be sure to stay tuned, THERE WILL BE MORE…

2017 Legislation List 

NUMBER

TITLE/CONTENT

STATUS/ACTION

HCR2002

Repeal Prop 105, allowing legislature the right to repeal citizens initiative or referenda

 

HCR 2004

Repeal clean elections

Appropriations, hearing on 1/25


HCR 2006

Constitutional Convention – no

 

HCR 2007

Allow legislature to repeal referenda

 

HCR 2010

Constitutional Convention

 

HCR2012

Ratification of the ERA

 

HCR2013

Constitutional convention for balanced budget – no

 

HCR2015

Repeal right to work

 

HB2002

Civil penalty for marijuana up to one ounce

 

HB2091

Repeal required fingerprinting for TANF, SNAP

 

HB2120

Prohibited courses in schools and colleges – includes women’s studies and social justice

 

HB2121

Prohibited acts re immigration, requiring cities to cooperate with homeland security and cops

Assigned to FPR&PP, hearing on 1/24


HB2124

Minimum wage – if change job at same employer or do training program, can pay less than minimum, pre-empt future initiatives

 

HB2125

Sex trafficking – vacate conviction of victims

 

HB2149

Mental health, firearm possession, can file for injunction to prevent said person from having a firearm

 

HB 2154

Supervised prisoners, graduated sanctions, includes those on parole, see SB 1067

 

HB2183

Extend lifetime limit of cash assistance to 18 months (SEE HB2266)

 

HB2198

Study committee for adverse childhood experiences

 

HB223

Appropriate for child care wait list, eliminates wait list, Alston

 

HB2238

Sex trafficking – makes many changes to different laws changing “child prostitution” to “sex trafficking” to fit with federal and international aw, recommended 6 years ago! Took out “intent” requirement as required, defines same as federal definition, Farnsworth

Assigned to Judiciary & Public Safety Committee


HB2239

Incompetent defendants, involuntary commitment for sexually violent, prosecutor file, can hold in jail

 

HB2266

Cash assistance, lifetime limit is 24 months SEE HB2183

 

HB2268

Must submit sexual assault evidence kits in 15 days, annual reporting on rape kits

Judiciary and public safety, hearing on 1/25/17

HB2296

BIC presumption that joint custody is best

 

HB2298

Contract out to third party to verify ID for benefits, makes it harder, makes recipients pay for their own verification

 

HB2301

Child custody regulation – limits investigators and so called experts, $50/hour limit to pay, can’t order to pay beyond persons ability, cannot make recommendations – good one

 

HB2302

Electoral College – shall vote for candidate with highest # of votes in state

 

HB2303

Perjury in divorce actions is crime – NO

 

HB2312

Criminal history – hiring, can ask only after a conditional offer, only about last 5 years, only if directly related to job

 

HB2314

Using school resources for religious purposes is prohibited

 

HB2327

Repeal of right to work

 

HB2336

End of life decisions – leave to us

 

HB2338

Public employees, collective bargaining, yes

 

SCR1002

Constitutional convention – no

 

SCR1003

ERA Ratification

Assigned Government, Kavanagh chair

SB1009

Theft of flag is crime- Kavanagh

Passed Jud, 4-3, in rules,


SB1014

Technical correction – restoration of rights

 

SB1015

Technical correction – prostitution and employment

 

SB1022

Adds Political beliefs as hate crimes, Kavanagh “political affiliation, beliefs or opinion”

 

SB1048

Christian science nurses are not exempt from reporting child or adult abuse

 

SB1051

Aggressive soliciting illegal, Kavanagh

Assigned to jud, hearing on 1/26

SB1108

Cash assistance to children allowed if living with unrelated adult and in DCS care

HHS – hearing on 1/25

SB1119

Juvenile justice reform study committee, Farley

 

SB1120

Ratification of constitutional convention, transmission route, publish

 

SB1126

Repeals ban on ethnic studies in schools, Quezada

Assigned to Education

SB1128

Fetal death – (Lesko) not about abortion but if don’t make a category of exclusion for fetal death, the patient cannot be counted in survey?

HHS, hearing on 1/25

SB1157

Competency hearings – shorten TF from Task Force Jeremy and I are on

 

SB1158

Borrelli, TF – ending court debts in 20 years, fine mitigation, non payment does not mean revocation, can mitigate if hardship, pays money to person not probation officer, community restitution, time spent on other crimes counts, can waive interest and it’s down from 10% to 4%,

 

SB1160

Borrelli – TF – driving violation, restricted rather than suspended license, w/o glasses is misd, caught is civil violation not criminal, cop cannot take care unless driving on revoked not suspended license,

 

SB1163

Borrelli – TF – hearing bonds, release procedures, replace bail with bond, replace bail schedule except for misd, hearing if keep in, conditions of release

 

SB1172

Dependency, household, felony – before returning a child home, check criminal records of everyone in home and with contact, could be problem

 

SB1174

Desegregation money – force schools to do override naming it desegregation money and if don’t pass, then reduce money by 15% for 5 years. Also limits override in amount and years (7).

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