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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-first Legislature - First Regular Session
  Debbie Lesko

Debbie Lesko

District 21

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 222
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5413
Fax Number: (602) 417-3109

Personal Information:
Home City: Peoria
Occupation: State Representative and Community Advocate
Member Since: 2009
  • Happily married mother of three children
  • Ways and Means Committee Chairman 
  • Advisory Council, Faith House Domestic Violence Shelter
  • WESTMARC Education Committee and Economic Development Committee Member
  • Ironwood High School Booster Club Member
  • Desert Valley Elementary Site Council Member 
  • Arrowhead Republican Women's Club Member
  • Served as fund-raising chairman for children’s school for 3 years.
  • Arizona Federation of Taxpayers’ Board Member 2005-2008
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member with City of Glendale Fire Dept.
  • Served as Elected Officer of the State and County Republican Party
  • AZ Citizens Defense League member
  • Served on the 2025 City of Glendale Master Plan committee
  • Served as a hearing officer in the North Valley Justice Court
  • NRA member
  • Served as Legislative District 9 Republican Chairman
  • Served as voter registration chairman for the Maricopa County Republican Party
  • Served as 1st Vice President of the Arrowhead Republican Women Club
  • Served as Treasurer of the PUSD Community Committee


Committee Assignments
Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility Member Click Here Click Here
Reform and Human Services Member Click Here Click Here
Ways and Means Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2048 P* technical correction; taxes; withholding duty
HB2049 P* technical correction; unemployment compensation withholding
HB2050 P* technical correction; tax debt; enforcement
HB2051 P* technical correction; valuation; personal property
HB2052 P* luxury tax; exemption; technical correction
HB2074 C expedited foster home approval
  (NOW: licensing; foster homes
See Vote
HB2076 C separating service members; licensure
  (NOW: military applicants; license requirements
HB2111 P* investments; public monies
  (NOW: transaction privilege tax changes
See Vote
HB2136 P firefighter and EMT memorial
HB2192 C school board agendas; posting; time
HB2195 P schools; student behavior threat assessments
HB2196 C promotion certificates; 8th grade
HB2286 C candidates; change in party affiliation
HB2287 C legislative vacancies; election; precinct committeemen
HB2292 C photo radar citations; service times
HB2343 P public employees; compensation; union activities
HB2344 P* property tax penalty waiver
HB2345 P* weights and measures department; continuation See Vote
HB2346 P* rural electric cooperatives; valuation
  (NOW: valuation; rural electric cooperatives
HB2347 P* tax levy; bond costs See Vote
HB2348 P* foster home licensure; immunizations.
HB2355 C license fees; working dogs; waiver See Vote
HB2356 C insurance; prohibited inducements
HB2393 C state agencies; licensure; time frames
HB2421 C identifying information; peace officers; spouses
HB2434 C unlawful use; public resources; offense.
HB2455 C unclaimed property; firearms; disposition
HB2475 C elections; polling places; foreign observers
HB2476 C schools; isolation rooms; restrictions See Vote
HB2477 P* photo radar on state highways See Vote
HB2488 C 200-day school calendar; funding.
HB2493 C schools; online courses; requirements
HB2494 C charter schools; enrollment preference
HB2557 C schools; CPR instruction.
HB2569 C child prostitution; sentencing
HB2573 C prohibited governmental compliance; 2012 NDAA
HB2578 C licensing; accountability; penalties; exceeding regulation
HB2588 C interstate compact; health care
HB2600 P judicial nominees; minimum requirements; records
HB2608 P EORP; closure; defined contribution See Vote
HB2617 P school tuition organizations; preapproval; entities See Vote
HB2653 C defined contribution retirement system
HB2654 C full-time students; hunting licenses
HB2657 P* transaction privilege tax changes
HCM2003 P copper mining; support
HCM2008 C PFC Servin; medal of honor
HCR2010 C elections; political party designation; nomination
HCR2011 C personal property tax exemption amount
HCR2034 C Arizona territory; 150th anniversary
HCR2035 C recognizing Arizona caregivers
HCR2036 P Boy Scouts of America
HR2001 C recognizing autism organizations
SB1108 P foster home licensure; immunizations
SB1179 C ignition interlock devices; TPT exemption
SB1285 P handbook; educational options
SB1351 C destination management company; exemption; refund
SB1363 P empowerment scholarship accounts; expansion; funding
SB1407 C juvenile referrals; commitments; expenses; liability
SB1463 C counties; flood control districts; rules
SCR1020 P Sheriff Larry Dever; death resolution
SCR1021 P death resolution; Bill Konopnicki


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