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NOW AZ Legislative List as of 1-20-17

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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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