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Fiftieth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Adam Driggs

Adam Driggs

District 11

1700 W. Washington
Room 308
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3016
Fax Number: (602) 417-3007

Personal Information:
Home City: Phoenix
Occupation: Attorney
Member Since: 2007
Senator Adam Driggs serves as the Chairman of the Veterans & Military Affairs Committee in the Arizona Senate. He is also a member of the Judiciary Committee, Commerce & Energy Committee and the Banking & Insurance Committee.

Prior to his election to the Arizona Senate, Driggs served two successful terms in the Arizona House of Representatives.

Professionally, Driggs' background is in law and business. He served as a prosecutor for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office from 1995 to 1997. As a private attorney, Driggs has successfully litigated several complex and high profile cases, both locally and internationally. His primary areas of expertise are federal immigration law, criminal law, and international sports law. Driggs also started a successful small business in Phoenix in 1997, where he continues to serve as a director.

Driggs is a Phoenix native and fifth-generation Arizonan. Driggs attended schools in the Madison and Scottsdale School Districts and graduated from Arcadia High School. He later earned a bachelor degree from Brigham Young University and then graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law in 1993. His father, John Driggs, served two terms as Phoenix Mayor in the early 70’s.

In his free time, Driggs enjoys climbing Camelback Mountain and spending time with his family in the White Mountains. Driggs married the former Leonore Mortensen in 1998 and they have four children, Emily, J.R., Charlie and Walter.


Committee Assignments
Banking and Insurance Member Click Here Click Here
Commerce and Energy Member Click Here Click Here
Judiciary Member Click Here Click Here
Veterans, Military and Government Affairs Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2167 P definition of dangerous drugs; synthetic
HB2398 C salvia divinorum; unlawful acts
HB2545 C homeowners' associations; rental restrictions
HB2549 P state nickname; grand canyon state
HB2570 C Arizona state university; budget units
HCR2006 C personal property tax exemption amount
HCR2032 C paycheck deductions; political purposes; requirement
SB1101 P protest activity; prohibition.
SB1159 C multimedia production tax credits
SB1160 C city sales tax; residential rental
SB1170 P homeowners' associations; public roadways
SB1191 C juveniles; discretionary transfer; adult court
SB1204 C trash collection; multifamily housing
SB1223 P in-state tuition; veterans
SB1224 C unemployment benefits; military spouses; dependents
SB1225 C forgery; human smuggling; classification
SB1239 P ASRS; return to work; contributions
  (NOW: county treasurers; investments
SB1246 C abortion.
SB1250 C donor conceived children
SB1263 P schools; administrative tasks; reduction See Vote
SB1283 P child custody; military families
SB1289 P eastern Arizona college; baccalaureate degrees
SB1306 C landlords; tenants; bedbug control See Vote
SB1357 C AHCCCS; missed appointments; provider remedy See Vote
SB1361 C fire districts; joint powers authority See Vote
SB1363 C employer protections; labor relations
SB1365 C paycheck deductions; political purposes See Vote
SB1366 C medical malpractice; liability waivers
SB1368 C human smuggling organization; offense; penalty.
  (NOW: probation officers; disciplinary actions
See Vote
SB1403 C certificates; line siting committee.
  (NOW: mandatory project labor agreements; prohibition
SB1404 C Arizona grain research trust fund
SB1458 P professional licensure; out-of-state applicants See Vote
SB1499 P* probate; omnibus
  (NOW: probate proceedings; omnibus
See Vote
SB1500 P* political signs; time limit
SB1501 P* legislators; lobbying
SB1502 P* fire districts; merger; consolidation See Vote
SB1503 P* low-profit limited liability companies
SB1504 P* arbitration; waiver; restriction
SB1505 P* nuclear security guards; weapons ranges
SB1506 P* Barry Goldwater statue
SB1507 P* juvenile codefendants; same judge
SB1508 P* military justice; technical correction
SB1509 P* veterans; technical correction
SB1510 P* capital cases; aggravating factors
SB1525 P city; town; development fees See Vote
SB1552 P corporate tax allocation; sales factor
SB1553 C education; Arizona empowerment accounts. See Vote
SB1554 C ADE; teachers; liability insurance
SB1591 C health insurance claims; information; disclosure
SB1593 C health insurance; interstate purchase See Vote
SB1594 C prescription drugs; multitiered formularies
SB1600 P* failure to pay fine; assessment
SB1601 P* ambulances; certificate of necessity
SB1602 P* technical correction; school safety clearinghouse
SB1612 C general appropriations 2011-2012
  (NOW: 2011-2012; general appropriations
See Vote
SB1613 C 2011-2012; capital outlay
  (NOW: capital outlay; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1614 C 2011-2012; state budget procedures
  (NOW: state budget procedures; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1615 C consolidation; state agencies
  (NOW: state agencies; consolidation
See Vote
SB1616 C revenue; 2011-2012; budget reconciliation
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; revenue; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1619 C health; 2011-2012; budget reconciliation
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; health; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1620 C welfare; 2011-2012; budget reconciliation
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; welfare; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1621 C criminal justice; 2011-2012; budget reconciliation
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; criminal justice; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1622 C general government; 2011-2012; budget reconciliation
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; general government; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1623 C regulation; 2011-2012; budget reconciliation
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; regulation; 2011-2012
See Vote
SB1624 C environment; 2011-2012; budget reconciliation
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; environment; 2011-2012
See Vote
SCM1003 C depleted uranium; veterans
SCR1006 C border security plan
SCR1009 P honoring Hopi code talkers
SCR1017 C recognizing pregnancy care centers.
SCR1020 P crime victims; protection from liability
SCR1028 C paycheck deductions; political purposes; requirement.
SCR1059 P supporting Wisconsin governor; legislature
SCR1061 P* Mitch Menlove; death resolution
SR1003 P Dorwan Stoddard; death resolution
SR1004 P Gabe Zimmerman; death resolution
SR1005 P Phyllis Schneck; death resolution
SR1006 P Christina Taylor Green; death resolution
SR1007 P Dorothy Morris; death resolution
SR1008 P Honorable John Roll; death resolution
SR1013 P Lloyd Oliver; death resolution


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