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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-third Legislature - First Regular Session
  Heather Carter

Heather Carter

District 15

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 303
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5503
Fax Number: (602)

Personal Information:
Home City: Cave Creek
Occupation: Clinical Associate Professor - Education Leadership
Member Since: 2011
Representative Heather Carter is your state representative from North Phoenix, Cave Creek, and North Scottsdale.

Currently, Representative Carter is the Chairperson of the House Health Committee, and a member of the House Appropriations Committee, as well as Vice-Chairperson of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education.

First elected in 2010,she has a track record of sponsoring legislation that solves many of the complex problems facing Arizona, making her one of the most effective legislators at the Capitol. As your state legislator, she has worked to streamline government, improve the economy, encourage job creation, protect the most vulnerable, reform education and healthcare, while maintaining a balanced state budget through responsible spending measures.

For her work at the Capitol, Representative Carter has won a number of prestigious awards from education groups, veteran organizations, healthcare and patient advocacy groups, including many other “Legislator of the Year” honors.

In her professional life, she is a well-respected educational leader in her community, working as a clinical associate professor at Arizona State University, preparing teachers and leaders for Arizona Schools. She also works with local school districts on educational reform issues. She was a 7th grade teacher in the Paradise Valley Unified School District and currently serves as a parent/community representative on many committees for Cave Creek and Paradise Valley Unified School District and Paradise Valley Community College.

Married for 20 years, Representative Carter and her husband reside in Cave Creek with their daughter, who attends public school in the Paradise Valley Unified School District.


Committee Assignments
Appropriations Member Click Here Click Here
Health Chairman Click Here Click Here
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2001 P* school district tax levy; retention
HB2030 P* insurance coverage; telemedicine; urology
HB2031 P* pharmacy; virtual manufacturers; virtual wholesalers
HB2032 P* pharmacy board; notice requirements
HB2033 P* controlled substances; definition
HB2041 P* DHS; health care institutions; licensure
HB2042 P* DHS; fingerprinting requirements
HB2043 P* state hospital; property leases See Vote
HB2075 P* radiation regulatory agency; DHS; transfer See Vote
HB2076 P* advanced directives registry; provider access
HB2077 P* Arizona online instruction; funding; testing
HB2078 P* schools; concurrent enrollment
HB2079 P* regents; officers; technical correction
HB2090 P* hospitals; flu vaccines
  (NOW: land department; licensing time frames
HB2125 C sex trafficking victim; vacating conviction
HB2126 C schools; prior-year funding.
HB2133 P* correctional facilities; community notification See Vote
HB2134 P* schools; children's camps; sunscreen use See Vote
HB2135 P* health care workforce; data
HB2136 P* applications for regulation; information; process
HB2137 P* medical preceptors; income tax credit
HB2194 P* indoor tanning; minors; restricted use
HB2195 P* medical board; licensure; disciplinary action
HB2196 P* residential care institutions; employment
HB2197 P* telemedicine; audio visual requirements See Vote
HB2198 P* committee; childhood experiences; effects; prevention
HB2199 P* gifted pupils; funding
HB2200 P* community notification; form of notice
HB2202 C schools; dyslexia; handbook; definition See Vote
HB2205 P* DHS; commission; task force; repeal
HB2206 P* appropriations; DES; developmental disabilities
HB2207 P* appropriation; nonmedical services; aging
HB2208 P* inhalers; administration; schools; authorized entities
  (NOW: inhaler administration; schools
HB2209 P* family caregiver income tax credit
HB2210 P* college readiness; assessments
  (NOW: college-readiness exam; pilot program
HB2211 P* alcohol; drug monitoring program; establishment
  (NOW: corrections; treatment programs; annual report
HB2306 P* study committee; teacher shortages
HB2307 P* controlled substances prescription monitoring program
HB2308 P* pharmacy board; logistics providers; permits
HB2309 P* military family relief fund; continuation
HB2310 P* appropriations; ALTCS; elderly; physical disabilities
HB2323 C critical health information; emergency responders
HB2335 C tobacco possession; sale; age; signage
HB2373 P* tobacco settlement; Indian tribes; information
HB2374 P* schools; additional assistance; reductions; elimination
HB2385 C schools; accounting; budgeting; reporting See Vote
HB2410 C workers' compensation; firefighters; heart-related cases
HB2442 C AHCCCS; dental care; pregnant women
HB2473 C eighth grade promotion; requirements
HB2493 P* drug overdose; review team; confidentiality See Vote
HB2494 P* dental board; expenditure limitation; repeal
  (NOW: civil liability; vehicles; minors; animals
See Vote
HB2510 C schools; immunization records; retention
HB2514 P* certificates of necessity; service area
  (NOW: ambulance operation; certificate of necessity
HCR2018 P* national wear red day
HCR2019 P* living kidney donors day
HCR2021 C suicide prevention month
HR2002 P* death resolution; Max Dine
HR2003 C Arizona aerospace day
HR2004 P* death resolution; David Besst
SB1155 C correctional facilities; community notification.
SB1235 C podiatry; amputation
SB1325 C nursing facilities; assisted living; advertising
SCR1034 C death resolution; Eleanor Ann Day


P* = Prime Prime Sponsor, P = Prime Sponsor, C = Co-Sponsor