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Forty-ninth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Daniel Patterson

Daniel Patterson

District 29

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 123
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5342
Fax Number: (602) 417-3169


Personal Information:

Home City: Tucson
Member Since: 2009

Daniel Patterson is a progressive, independent and fiscally responsible Democratic Representative.

Daniel is a family man from south downtown Tucson, where his family generates solar power and grows food. He’s worked with many Arizona legislators, Governor Janet Napolitano, US Reps. Raul Grijalva and Gabrielle Giffords, and Republicans, Independents and Greens.

As a former Tucson Planning Commissioner, Center for Progressive Leadership Arizona Political Leaders Fellow, Board Member of the Pima County Board of Adjustment, and Santa Rita Park Neighborhood President, Daniel Patterson has demonstrated government and community leadership.

Mr. Patterson is an Ecologist with strong environmental, water and energy knowledge and planning skills to help quality of life in Tucson’s scenic, fragile and growing south and southeast areas of district 29, and across Arizona.

His priorities include improving the economy, education, health care, jobs, public safety, human & civil rights, water, transportation, energy and the environment.  Patterson's district 29 includes all of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

Daniel Patterson is the Southwest Director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a national conservation service organization. He formerly worked with the US Department of the Interior-Bureau of Land Management, and later directed a major desert wildlife and natural resources program.  He also has business experience, having helped his family run a successful automotive company, and he ran his own consulting business.  

Daniel is a graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


Committee Assignments
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Sponsored Bills
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HB2225 P regulations; payday loans
HB2226 P credit card marketers; postsecondary campuses
HB2230 P voter registration; permanent early voting
HB2231 P bald eagle; endangered species act
HB2232 C wildlife conservation special plates
HB2235 C game and fish commissioners; appointment
HB2292 P compulsory attendance; age; increase
HB2300 C centennial scholars program
HB2336 P community facilities districts; renewable energy
  (NOW: county renewable energy incentive districts
HB2337 P energy standards; buildings; contracting
  (NOW: energy efficient buildings
HB2338 P energy; fuels; idling
HB2350 P wildfire protection; fuel; private property
HB2403 P state parks; solar hot water
HB2404 P spay; neuter; incentive programs
HB2424 P illegal dumping; penalties
HB2454 P homeowners' associations; initiatives
HB2455 P nondiscrimination; accommodation; employment; housing
HB2479 P bicycles; yield at stop signs
HB2495 P in-state tuition; veterans
HB2517 C kennel inspections; counties
HB2518 P homeowners' associations; rainwater systems
HB2521 C university tuition; fund sweeps; prohibition
HB2539 P off-highway vehicles; minors; restrictions
HB2555 C schools; eye examinations
HB2579 C presidential preference election; independent voters
HB2580 C community college board; vacancy; appointment
HB2586 C fuel taxes; amount; annual adjustment
HB2587 C petition circulators; signature payment prohibited
HB2588 C insurance; adult children; continued coverage
HB2589 P employment security; amount of benefits
HB2595 P* civil actions; false claims actions
HB2596 P* disabled employees; employer harassment
HB2597 P* unemployment benefits; disqualification.
HB2598 P* family leave insurance.
HB2599 P* insurance; mental health coverage; parity..
HB2600 P* assessment ratio freeze; class one
HB2601 P* foreclosures; limitation; affidavit
HB2606 C civil rights; discrimination; employment
HCM2002 P dream act; urging adoption
HCM2003 P Washington, D.C.; voting representative
HCM2009 C opposing federal firearms legislation
HCR2036 P supporting the citizens of Iran
HR2001 C David Hurt; death resolution
SB1312 C perinatal mood disorder study committee
SB1410 C schools; harassment; bullying; protected classes.
SB1411 P seat belt violations
SCR1029 C perinatal mood disorders


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