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Forty-eighth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Rick Murphy

Rick Murphy

District 9

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 345
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3255
Fax Number: (602) 417-3009


Rick Murphy Bio

Rick Murphy is a Phoenix native and life-long resident of the Metro Phoenix area, living in the NW Valley since 1977. He currently lives in Glendale with his wife, Penny and two children. Mr. Murphy has been a Realtor® since 1992 and is also a small business owner.

Mr. Murphy has been politically active since 1997, although his interest in politics and government began in childhood. He became a Republican Precinct Committeeman after the 1996 elections and has held several Republican Party leadership positions, most recently 1st Vice-Chairman for District 9 and Congressional District 2 Member at Large for the Arizona Republican party.

Mr. Murphy is also active in the community and non-partisan issue advocacy, particularly in the areas of taxpayer protection and chronic illness issues. He is a past Chairman of the Arizona Federation of Taxpayers, which publishes the annual “Friend of the Taxpayer” rating of the Arizona Legislature. He is a founding (and current) member of the local Hemophilia Association’s Camp Committee, which organizes a summer camp for Arizona children with bleeding disorders. He also serves as a volunteer camp counselor each summer and is a past board member. As a member of Christ’s Church of the Valley, he is a volunteer Jr. High Youth Coach and leads a weekly student Bible study.


Committee Assignments
Appropriations Member Click Here Click Here
Health Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Human Services Member Click Here Click Here
Ways and Means Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Welfare Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2078 C property tax commission; sunset continuation
HB2081 C tax credit review committee; membership
HB2084 C income tax credit; other states See Vote
HB2114 P AHCCCS; chiropractic services
HB2115 P professions; disciplinary action; continuing education See Vote
HB2116 C big game permits; grandchildren
HB2117 C big game permits; transfers
HB2118 P schools; parental educational choice grants.
HB2119 P schools; open enrollment; OCR agreements See Vote
HB2246 C employment security; appeals board
HB2247 P TANF; diversion program; sanctions See Vote
HB2254 C homeowners' associations; telecommunications vehicles
HB2263 C CPS; interviews; right to refuse
  (NOW: CPS; required information
HB2291 C driver license information; retailer use See Vote
HB2336 P corporate income tax rate reduction
HB2337 P individual income tax rate reduction
HB2363 P personal property tax; accelerated depreciation
HB2380 C charitable organizations; tax credit
HB2394 P school tax credits; contribution date
HB2396 C internal revenue code conformity
HB2397 C unclaimed property
HB2398 P college savings plans; income tax
HB2399 C credit; stub outs; outlets; repeal
HB2400 C accelerate class one tax reduction.
HB2401 P state equalization property tax; repeal..
HB2403 C election law revisions See Vote
HB2432 C school teachers; salary information
HB2434 C residential property tax; homesite area See Vote
HB2436 C health care actions; proof
HB2437 C unborn children; guardianships
HB2458 P emergency; confiscation of firearms; prohibition
HB2460 P valid identification; consular cards; prohibition
HB2461 P law enforcement cooperation; immigration
HB2464 P international remittances of monies
HB2467 P licensing eligibility; lawful presence; verification
  (NOW: public programs; eligibility
See Vote
HB2469 C concealed weapons; petty offense
HB2470 C workers' compensation; illegal aliens
HB2471 C public benefits; eligibility
HB2473 P border technology; appropriations; implementation
HB2475 C traffic violations; prove legal presence
  (NOW: legal presence; traffic violations
HB2493 C energy production; tax credits
HB2502 P* homeowners' associations; political signs
HB2503 P* homeowners' associations; cautionary signs
HB2504 P* CPS; investigations; confidentiality
HB2505 P* child protective services workers
HB2506 P* tax simplification; income tax repeal
HB2507 P* tax exemption; personal property
HB2508 P* municipal tax incentives; prohibition; penalty
HB2509 P* insurance score; credit history
HB2510 P* tuition waivers; combat deaths
HB2511 P* election laws; security; enforcement
HB2512 P* county islands; intergovernmental agreements
HB2513 P* cities; emergency services
HB2514 P* fire districts; noncontiguous property
HB2515 P* hearing aid dispensers; continuing education
  (NOW: municipal sales tax incentives; prohibition
See Vote
HB2516 P* optometrists; prescriptions; antihistamines
HB2517 P* osteopathic board; continuation
HB2518 P* respiratory care board; continuation
HB2538 C sales tax exemption; nonprofit housing
HB2608 C dental practices; ownership
  (NOW: dentistry; disciplinary action
HB2627 P income tax deadlines
  (NOW: prime contracting; property owners
See Vote
HB2632 P blood donors; minors
HB2641 C parental consent; abortion
HB2656 C secondary property taxes; limits
HB2690 P clean elections; amendments See Vote
HB2700 C appropriation; school safety programs
HB2728 C 8th grade promotion certificates; elimination
HB2750 C justice courts; collocation prohibition
  (NOW: justices of the peace; jurisdiction
See Vote
HB2751 P immigration law; appropriation
HB2752 P illegal aliens; domestic terrorism
HB2765 P national guard; civil liability
HB2766 P national guard mobilization; border; appropriation
HB2772 P* adoption subsidies; tutoring
HB2773 P* AHCCCS; children's health insurance program
HB2774 P* clean elections
HB2775 P* bond elections; prohibited contracts
HB2776 P* sales tax; out-of-state use
HB2777 P* sex offenders; probation; annual review
HB2778 P* youthful sex offenders; probation; supervision
HB2779 P fair and legal employment act See Vote
HB2780 C noncontiguous county island fire districts See Vote
HCM2004 C television programming; a la carte
HCR2005 P property tax; business property exemption
HCR2017 P* punitive damages awards; fund
HCR2018 P* repeal business personal property tax
HCR2019 P* income tax repeal; tax simplification
HCR2020 P* clean elections; repeal
HCR2021 P border technology; appropriations
HCR2022 C illegal alien trespass
HCR2023 C marriage
HCR2024 P emergency; confiscation of firearms; prohibition
HCR2025 P state appropriation limit; reduction
HCR2037 P business personal property taxes; exemption
HCR2049 C immigration enforcement
HCR2051 P fair and legal employment; referendum
HCR2053 C The Honorable Jeff Groscost.
HR2001 C state aviation day.
HR2002 P Virginia Tech; honoring those killed
SB1250 P concealed weapons permit; renewal.
SB1251 P deadly weapons; storage
SB1297 C payroll deduction; dues; activities; statement
SB1301 P misconduct involving weapons; exception.
SB1529 C optometry; use of pharmaceutical agents
SB1588 C financial institution records; disclosure; notice
SB1628 C youthful sex offenders; treatment
SB1629 C misconduct involving weapons; classification.
SB1632 P charter schools; sponsorship
SB1633 C charter schools; transfer of credits See Vote
SB1636 C stolen vehicles; license plate images


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