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Forty-ninth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Rick Murphy

Rick Murphy

District 9

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 111
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 and Human Services Member Click Here Click Here
Ways and Means Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2073 P state equalization property tax repeal..
HB2081 P income tax credit review schedule
HB2082 P conformity; internal revenue code
HB2083 P 2009 tax corrections act
HB2125 C permissible raffles; clubs
HB2126 P tax refund checkoff boxes
HB2160 P chiropractic practice
HB2164 P pharmacists; administration of immunizations
  (NOW: administration of immunizations; pharmacists
See Vote
HB2172 C charity game ticket games.
HB2174 C firearms; game refuges
HB2187 C unemployment insurance; base-period employers
HB2205 C behavioral health; task force
HB2209 P technical correction; DES
HB2264 C agencies; fund sources; expenditures; report
HB2267 C municipalities; counties; fire sprinklers; codes
HB2273 C health services districts; voter approval
HB2274 P paycheck deductions; political purposes; limitation
HB2279 P state debt; expenditures; report
  (NOW: state debt and expenditures; analysis
HB2280 P state budget; revenues; expenditures; report
  (NOW: illegal aliens; trespassing; enforcement
See Vote
HB2285 C fire district assistance tax; mergers
  (NOW: merger; fire district assistance tax
HB2286 P tax credit; charitable organizations
HB2287 P tax credits; withholding tax reduction See Vote
HB2288 P premium tax credit; STO contribution
HB2308 C residential contractors' recovery fund
HB2311 C car rental surcharge; exception
HB2315 C criminal sentencing See Vote
HB2316 C sentencing; second degree murder
  (NOW: sentencing; drugs; second degree murder
HB2317 C fiduciaries
HB2359 P* corporate income tax rate reduction
HB2360 P* general obligation bond requirements
HB2361 P* tax exemption; personal property
HB2362 P* tax exemption; personal property.
HB2363 P* GPLET; lease records and reporting
HB2364 P* GPLET; technical correction
HB2365 P* county board of equalization; petitions
HB2366 P* property tax liens; redemption; foreclosure
HB2367 P* property tax valuation; government actions
HB2368 P* property valuation; equalization calendar
HB2369 P* revenue department; technical correction
  (NOW: noncustodial federal monies; legislative appropriation
HB2370 P* tax credit; research and development
  (NOW: income tax credit review; criteria
HB2371 P* tax credit; coal consumption
  (NOW: utilities; confidential information
HB2372 P* tax credit; pollution control equipment
  (NOW: county island fire districts
HB2373 P* taxation; biogas facilities
HB2374 P* child protective services workers
HB2375 P* foster parents; participation
HB2376 P* imaging services; standards
HB2377 P* technical correction; nonprobate transferees
HB2378 P* construction contracting; cities; rates
HB2400 P partial-birth abortions; definition
HB2426 C enhanced driver licenses; prohibition
HB2429 C Arizona masonic fraternity special plates
HB2432 C school board membership; family members
HB2439 C concealed weapons permit; safety course See Vote
HB2441 C liquor licenses; public recreation area
HB2450 C honorary diplomas; war veterans
HB2457 C university athletic facilities district
HB2466 P school districts; maximum tax rate
HB2514 C amateur radio; structures; accommodation
HB2516 C schools; administrative reduction
HB2564 P abortion
HB2616 P* living wills; health care directives
  (NOW: health care directives; guardian decision
HB2617 P* technical correction; luxury tax; exemption
HB2618 P* unemployment compensation withholding; technical correction
HB2619 P* taxation; trust income; technical correction
HB2620 P* special olympics; taxes; technical correction
HB2621 P* department of revenue; technical correction
HB2622 P dependent children; relatives; disclosure
  (NOW: relatives; disclosure; dependent children
HB2632 C unemployment insurance; benefits
HB2653 P technical correction; trust lands; access
HCM2004 C secret ballots; protecting fundamental right See Vote
HCM2009 P opposing federal firearms legislation
HCR2011 P* punitive damages awards; funds
HCR2012 P* personal property; tax exemption
HCR2013 P* personal property; tax exemption amount
HCR2024 C sovereignty; tenth amendment.
HCR2031 P* state budget; continuation
HCR2032 P* constitutional gift clause; purpose
HCR2036 P supporting the citizens of Iran
HR2001 P David Hurt; death resolution
SB1138 P partial-birth abortions; definition.
SB1142 C public expenditure transparency database
SB1270 C firearms possession; concealed weapons permit
SCR1026 P secret ballot; fundamental right


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