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Forty-ninth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Meg Burton Cahill

Meg Burton Cahill

District 17

1700 W. Washington
Room 313
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-4124
Fax Number: (602) 417-3245

Personal Information:
Home City: Tempe
Occupation: Ceramic Artist and Doctoral student - ASU School of Public Programs
Member Since: January 2001
Meg Burton Cahill is a ceramic studio artist, a community activist, and the proud mother of a son who is a  Navy SEAL.  She graduated from Arizona State University obtaining a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts and a Master Degree in Public Administration.  Meg is a graduate of Tempe Leadership; the Western State Legislative Leadership Academy; and the Kennedy School Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.  She is also a Flemming Fellow, a Toll Fellow, and a Honorary Kentucky Colonel.

In 2000, the first year of the Arizona Clean Elections system of campaign finance reform, Meg was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives.  She served three terms in the House and was elected to the Arizona Senate in 2007.  She was appointed to the Senate Health Committee and is Ranking Member.  Her appointments in the Senate include the Government Committee as well as the Commerce and Economic Development Committee; and the Interim Arizona Inter-Agency Council on Long-Term Care Committee.

Meg is a founding member of the Arizona Bi-Partisan Bi-Cameral Children’s Caucus. Other appointments include the Arizona Medical Emergency Services Commission as well as The National Labor Advisory Council. She also serves on the National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices. Meg was selected as a “Woman Legislators Lobby” 2007 Pacesetter.


Committee Assignments
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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2048 P local elections; signature requirements
HB2134 C prison contraband; wireless communication device
HB2216 P homeowner protection; mortgage broker duties
HB2218 C consumer reporting agencies; information sales
HB2219 C legislators; disclosure of interest
HB2225 P regulations; payday loans
HB2230 C voter registration; permanent early voting
HB2246 C university funding equalization plans
HB2247 P home sales; water supply disclosure
HB2300 P centennial scholars program
HB2457 P university athletic facilities district
HCM2002 P dream act; urging adoption
HCM2003 P Washington, D.C.; voting representative
HCR2009 P legislative referenda; limitation
HCR2010 P state voting age; sixteen
HCR2036 C supporting the citizens of Iran
SB1108 P landlords; foreclosures; tenant notice
SB1143 P enhanced driver licenses; border travel.
SB1144 P incompetent persons; prosecuting agency; notification
SB1212 P* central state repository; hate crimes
SB1213 P* employer communications; religious; political beliefs.
SB1214 P* procurement services; outsourcing prohibited.
SB1215 P* right to work.
SB1216 P* public employees; collective bargaining.
SB1217 P* health care business; consumer information..
SB1227 P* hazardous substances; insurance.
SB1228 P* prescription marketing costs; full disclosure
SB1229 P* prescriptions; confidentiality
SB1230 P* sale of prescription records; prohibition
SB1231 P* tax credits; business health insurance
SB1232 P* body art establishments; licensure
SB1311 P end-of-life options; right to know
SB1312 P perinatal mood disorder study committee
SB1397 C unmarried couples; responsibilities
SB1402 P* timeshares; technical correction
SB1410 C schools; harassment; bullying; protected classes.
SB1411 C seat belt violations
SB1416 P regional transportation authorities; qualifying counties
SB1435 P* trade or commerce; technical correction
SB1436 P* business development program; disabled persons
SB1459 C cold case reporting; victim reports
  (NOW: cold case register; victim report
SCR1021 P* collective bargaining.
SCR1022 P* equal rights amendment; ratification
SCR1028 P health care decisions week
SCR1029 P perinatal mood disorders
SCR1045 P death resolution; Jake Flake


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