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Arizona State Legislature
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Forty-ninth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Rebecca Rios

Rebecca Rios
Assistant Minority Leader

District 23

1700 W. Washington
Room 213
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5685
Fax Number: (602) 417-3167

Personal Information:
Home City: Apache Junction
Occupation: Community Relations
Member Since: 2004
Current Office:
         State Senator, Assistant Minority Leader
         Current District: 23
         First Elected: 11/02/2004
         Last Elected: 11/2008
         Next Election: 2010
         Party: Democrat

         Public Safety & Human Services
         Retirement & Rural Development
         Joint Legislative Audit Committee
         Joint Legislative Budget Committee
         Senate Ethics Committee

Background Information
          Birth date:  06/04/1967
          Birthplace:  Tucson, AZ

         Master’s Degree in Social Work, Arizona State University, 2003.
         Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Arizona State University, 1989.
         Associates of Arts Degree, Central Arizona College, 1987

Political Experience:
         1995 - 2000, elected to 3 terms in the Arizona House of Representatives
         2005 - Current, Arizona State Senator, District 23

         1995 - Current Head Start Board, Pinal/Gila County, including 3 years as President of the Board
         2007 - Arizona Rural Health Association, Board Member
         2007 - Community Alliance Against Family Abuse, Board Member

Previous International Travel:
         1995 - Delegate to Mongolia, American Council of Young Political Leaders
         2005 - Delegate to Taiwan, National Association of Women Legislators
         2007 - Delegate to Israel, American Israeli Public Affairs Committee


Committee Assignments
Appropriations Member Click Here Click Here
Public Safety and Human Services Member Click Here Click Here
Retirement and Rural Development Member Click Here Click Here
Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation and Criminal Justice Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2134 C prison contraband; wireless communication device
HB2187 C unemployment insurance; base-period employers
HB2421 P school district overexpenditures; correction..
HB2424 P illegal dumping; penalties
HB2469 C aggressive dogs; muzzles
HB2509 C intergovernmental agreements; separate legal entities
HB2587 C petition circulators; signature payment prohibited
HB2595 C civil actions; false claims actions
HB2596 C disabled employees; employer harassment
HB2597 C unemployment benefits; disqualification.
HB2598 C family leave insurance.
HB2599 P insurance; mental health coverage; parity..
HB2600 C assessment ratio freeze; class one
HB2601 P foreclosures; limitation; affidavit
HCR2036 C supporting the citizens of Iran
SB1108 C landlords; foreclosures; tenant notice
SB1133 P* school district overexpenditures; correction
SB1143 C enhanced driver licenses; border travel.
SB1144 P incompetent persons; prosecuting agency; notification
SB1149 C child support; notice of lien
  (NOW: districts; university athletics
SB1209 P children; foster care; rights
SB1213 C 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..
SB1311 C end-of-life options; right to know
SB1312 C perinatal mood disorder study committee
SB1323 P emergency mutual aid agreements
SB1344 P elections; photo identification; address
SB1398 C license plates; obscuring information; prohibition
SB1410 C schools; harassment; bullying; protected classes.
SB1425 P* equine dentistry
SB1426 P* clean elections; county supervisors
SB1427 P* schools; instructional technology; fees; deposit
SB1428 C online defensive driving schools
SCR1021 C collective bargaining.
SCR1028 P health care decisions week
SCR1029 P perinatal mood disorders
SCR1045 P death resolution; Jake Flake
SR1003 PZ national day of the cowboy


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