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Forty-eighth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Steve M. Gallardo

Steve M. Gallardo
Minority Whip

District 13

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 321
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3392
Fax Number: (602) 417-3013


Personal Information:

Name: Steve M. Gallardo
Office: Arizona State House of Representative - District 13
Party Affilitation: Democrat
State of Birth Arizona native
Occupation: Former Maricopa County Assistant Elections Director (14 years)
Family: Single
Religion: Catholic
Public Office Experience: Cartwright Elementary School District Board Member
City of Phoenix Maryvale Village Planning Committee
State of Arizona Civil Right Advisory Board Member
State Representative Elect - District 13
First-Vice Chairman District 13 Democrats
Arizona State Democratic State Committeeperson
Democratic Precinct Committeeman - Starlight Precinct
Civic/Community Experience: Southwest Voter Registration and Education Program
Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
Minority Coalition for Fair Redistricting
AFSCME — American Federation for State, County and Municipal Employees
NALEO — National Association of Latino and Elected Official
CLPA — Coalition for Latino Political Action
MALDEF Leadership program
NSBA — National School Boards Association
CUBE — Council of Urban Boards of Education
Steve Gallardo was born October 25, 1968, in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a forth generation Arizona native from a pioneer Mexican-American family. In 2002, Steve was elected to the State House of Representative in a new legislative district covering Southwest Phoenix, City of Tolleson, Glendale and Avondale. In October of 2001, Steve was appointed to the Cartwright School Governing Board to fulfill an unexpired term and then later elected in 2002 for a 4-year term. Steve was honored as being a former student of the Cartwright School District and youngest board member to ever serve.

Prior to seeking public office, Steve served as the Campaign Finance Administrator for Maricopa County Elections Department for 14 years. During his tenure with the Elections Department, Steve was instrumental in developing a new candidate-training program, spearheading voter registration campaigns and get-out to vote efforts.

Steve has been involved in numerous boards and commissions, including the Arizona Civil Right Advisory Board and Maryvale Village Planning Committee. Steve is very involved with the local and national Hispanic community and served as a member of such organization as NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials), LCLAA (Labor Council for Latin American Advancement) and an MALDEF alumnus (Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund).


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Final Vote
HB2051 P motorcycle safety fund
HB2053 P* disabled license plates; misuse; penalty
HB2054 P* residential neighborhood fund; advisory council
HB2055 P* help America vote act monies
HB2056 P* Cesar Chavez day
HB2057 P* Cesar Chavez monument
HB2058 P* secretary of state; initiative review
HB2059 P* voter identification; polling place procedure
HB2060 P* vote by mail; permanent list
HB2061 P* elections; voters' bill of rights
HB2062 P* voter registration list; fee
HB2086 P insurance; cancer screening examinations
HB2108 C Arizona criminal justice commission; membership
HB2109 C cellular telephones; use while driving
HB2155 C prescriptions; emergencies See Vote
HB2156 C folic acid information; appropriation
HB2206 P teacher shortage student loan program
HB2216 C school districts; postemployment benefits
HB2217 C clean elections; daily reporting
HB2219 C beer kegs; registration.
HB2221 C appropriation cancer research; matching funds
HB2222 C clean elections; primary spending
HB2223 C clean elections; expenses; qualifying contributions
HB2225 C unattended child in motor vehicle
HB2257 C vicious animals; attacks
HB2258 C hazardous substances; disclosure
HB2270 P smuggling; human beings
HB2272 P AHCCCS; members; employers; reports
HB2273 P driving on highways; speed limits
HB2274 P environment; citizen suits
HB2275 P local energy conservation codes
HB2277 C automatic restoration of civil rights
HB2278 P death penalty; repeal; natural life
HB2279 C DHS; environmental standards; environmental council
HB2280 C homicide interrogations; electronic recording
HB2281 C erroneous convictions; civil action
HB2282 C juveniles; interrogations; electronic recording
HB2283 C attorney fees; zoning challenges
HB2284 C death penalty; juries
HB2285 C Arizona innocence inquiry commission
HB2286 C domestic terrorism
HB2287 C ranked choice voting
HB2288 C retail superstores; economic impact report
HB2329 C appropriation; Native American veterans' outreach
HB2330 C Indian affairs commission; legislative day
HB2331 C tribal lands teacher student loans
HB2332 C out-of-state students; admission.
  (NOW: school governing board; admission; nonresidents
See Vote
HB2333 C appropriation; Navajo Shonto community center
HB2344 P juvenile graffiti; monetary assessment See Vote
HB2347 P state personnel board; members
HB2348 P state personnel administration; exemptions
HB2349 P unemployment benefits; disqualification.
HB2350 P public construction; bidding; best value.
HB2351 P employer communications; religious; political beliefs.
HB2352 P political subdivisions; funds; unions.
HB2410 P* state employee; precinct committeeman
HB2411 P* loaded firearms; storage
HB2412 P* prohibited possessors; gun storage
HB2413 P* lymphadema study committee
HB2414 P* on-site early voting; election day
HB2415 P* elections; early voting; extended request
HB2416 P* public employees; collective bargaining.
HB2417 P* election information; university center
HB2418 P* elections; manual audit sample
HB2419 P* petition circulators; forgery
HB2420 P* outsourcing; state service positions; prohibition.
HB2421 P* procurement services; outsourcing prohibited.
HB2422 P* labor; rest periods; meal breaks
HB2423 P* labor organizations; nonunion employees; representation.
HB2424 P* campaign expenditures; candidate disclosures
HB2425 P* right to work.
HB2426 P* state government; technical correction
HB2430 P* ballot pages; multiple languages
HB2446 P security freezes; consumer credit reports
HB2447 P* refund anticipation loans; facilitator registration
HB2448 P* criminal littering; technical correction
HB2532 P minimum wage; state employees
HB2534 C cities; water conservation
HB2535 C land divisions; water requirements
HB2536 C caged egg-laying hens
HB2537 C animal testing; prohibition
HB2538 C sales tax exemption; nonprofit housing
HB2539 C regulations; payday loans
HB2541 C insurance; mental health coverage; parity
HB2591 P school districts; registered nurses
HB2593 P homeowners' associations; solar panels
HB2596 P political campaigns; no call list
HB2616 P appropriations; Navajo veterans services
HB2617 P appropriations; Navajo senior centers
HB2618 P appropriation; Navajo agriculture complex
HB2619 P appropriation; Navajo mine lands reclamation
HB2620 P veterans; game and fish licenses
HB2621 P military personnel; uranium exposure; test
HB2623 P AHCCCS; children's health insurance program
HB2634 P African-American affairs; commission.
HB2637 P pricing; abnormal market disruptions; emergencies
HB2643 P transactions; deferred presentment; database
HB2644 P lobbyists; gift ban
HB2645 P grants; scholarships; tax credit; repeal
HB2648 P leaf blowers; nonattainment areas
HB2649 P autopsies; required identifying information
HB2650 P real estate department; funding; awards
HB2651 P agricultural improvement districts; renewable energy
HB2652 P motor vehicle dealers; cooling-off period
HB2653 P environmental policy act
HB2654 P ASRS; return to work; conditions
HB2670 C school dropout age; increase
HB2671 P middle schools; teacher certification
HB2672 P schools; K-3 class size requirements
HB2673 P public employees; meet and confer.
HB2677 P state health plan
HB2690 C clean elections; amendments See Vote
HB2695 P legislator-elect; support services
HB2698 P sanitary districts; public facilities
HB2699 P unauthorized persons; border security
HB2705 P family leave insurance.
HB2711 P hazardous substances; insurance
HB2712 C clean elections; matching funds limit
HB2713 P railroad right-of-way; hearings
HB2714 P teacher certification; proficiency exam reciprocity
HB2715 P teachers; certification reciprocity
HB2716 P identity theft; factual innocence
HB2717 P appropriation; training facility; public safety
HB2724 C income based tuition waiver scholarships
HB2725 C restitution; civil proceedings by victims
HB2727 P AHCCCS; healthcare group; waiting period
HB2728 C 8th grade promotion certificates; elimination
HB2729 P smoking in vehicles with minors
HB2730 C DUI; ignition interlock device
HB2731 P teachers; minimum salary
HB2735 P* earned income tax credit
HB2736 P* pharmacies; antiepileptic medication
HB2737 P* payment of wages; administrative rule
HB2738 P* consumer loans; payday loans; military
HB2755 P aerosol spray paints; storage; display
HB2756 P victims' rights; free police reports See Vote
HB2764 P precinct committeemen; members
HCM2001 C urge enactment; department of peace
HCM2003 C policy recission; gays in military
HCM2007 P telecommunications; Native Americans
HCM2010 P reimbursement; unauthorized entries; state costs
HCM2011 P* comprehensive immigration reform
HCM2013 P railroad rights-of-way
HCR2001 P* Cesar Chavez day
HCR2010 C legislator term limits; repeal
HCR2011 C civilian patrol groups
HCR2013 P wage protection; voter approval.
HCR2028 P* encouraging cultural diversity
HCR2029 P Arizona DREAM act
HCR2030 P* collective bargaining.
HCR2031 P* labor relations; right to work
HCR2032 P* legislative process
HCR2033 P* term limits; four years
HCR2045 P local mandates; funding
HCR2046 P equal rights amendment; ratification.
HCR2048 P* independent redistricting commission; revisions
HM2001 C employee free choice act
HR2002 P Virginia Tech; honoring those killed
SB1170 P public safety employees: disease testing
SB1303 P apprentices; state construction projects.
SB1304 P appropriation; department of corrections; salaries
SB1305 P disabled veterans' complimentary fishing licenses
SB1345 P identity theft; freezing consumer report
  (NOW: identity theft; freezing credit report
SB1348 P telecoil hearing aids; consumer information
SB1354 P tax credit; medical liability insurance
SB1355 P Goldwater range; concurrent jurisdiction
SB1436 P nutritional information; chain restaurants
SB1438 P home loan regulations
SB1439 P mortgages; real property transfers
SB1473 P payday loans; military
SB1474 P long-term care insurance
SB1558 P appropriations; university medical programs.
SB1578 P children's health insurance program; outreach
SB1579 P graduate medical education; appropriation
SB1580 P underage drinking; conviction; treatment
SB1581 P CPS; child removal from home
SB1584 P vehicle restraint violations; enforcement.
SB1614 P tutoring services; standards
SB1615 P consumer reports; issuance; employment purposes
SB1616 P mortgage rescue fraud protection act
SB1617 C financial information privacy act
SB1619 C prisoners; restitution payments
SCR1019 P equal rights amendment; ratification


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