Many Republican bills are advancing in the AZ legislature. Below is a list of some bills up for the Committee of a Whole (COW) or a Third Reading. These are the last stages of a full vote of that house. If you click on the bill number, a pdf summary of the bill will appear.
What can we do?
* Use Request to Speak Evelyn’s trick – go to My Bill Positions and fill in the bill number at the top. The bill number with a description will appear. Click on it. You can vote up or down without comment.
* Contact Representatives:
State Senator Vince Leach — President Pro Tempore Email: VLEACH (602) 926-3106
Karen Fann — President Senate Email: KFANN (602) 926-5874
Russell “Rusty” Bowers — Speaker of the House Email: RBOWERS (602) 926-3128
* Write letters to the editor:
AZ Daily Star
Tucson Local Media
AZ Daily Sun
SB1020 Removes the ability of a county recorder or other officer in charge of elections to designate emergency non-electioneering polling places. COW 2 February 22nd
SB1105 Increases, from 100 to 200 words, the length of an initiative or referendum description included on initiative and referendum petitions. Senate – COW #3 – February 22, 2021
SB1268 Outlines requirements for a labor organization that collects benefit monies or union dues (labor organization) relating to financial disclosures, benefit choice and benefit contributions. Senate – COW – February 22, 2021
SB1377 Establishes, retroactive to March 11, 2020, reduces civil liability standards for specified acts or omissions during a state of emergency for a public health pandemic. Senate – COW #3 – February 22, 2021
SB1494 Requires, retroactive to taxable years beginning January 1, 2020, the amount of any Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) premiums paid or incurred by a taxpayer that is disallowed as a deduction for federal income tax purposes to be subtracted when computing a corporation’s Arizona gross income. Senate – Third Reading – February 22, 2021
SCR1009 Supports the enactment of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and the Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019. Senate – COW – February 22, 2021