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Arizona State Legislature
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Forty-ninth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Andrew M. Tobin

Andrew M. Tobin
Majority Whip

District 1

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 217
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5172
Fax Number: (602) 417-3085

Personal Information:
Home City: Dewey
Occupation: Insurance
Member Since: 2006
Andy Tobin was born in New York City.  He is the son of a retired New York City Police Lieutenant, and the grandson of Irish Immigrants. He is the second of six children. His parents have been married for 53 years.

Andy moved to Arizona in 1979 and worked in banking and real estate lending for 13 years in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.  He moved to Dewey 16 years ago and started his own employee benefit company, known as TLC Employee Benefits and Consulting. He specializes in insurance, marketing and public relations. He has been licensed with the Arizona Department of Insurance for over 20 years. Andy has just expanded his company to serve his clients with commercial, workers compensation, liability and even personal line insurance to compliment his benefits and marketing program.

Andy owned and operated a local Farmers Insurance for six years.  He was also CEO of a local aerospace company employing 200 people for three years until 2003.

Andy was elected the National President of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce from 1988 – 1989. In that capacity Andy served as ex-officio board member of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the Hugh O’Brian Foundation. As President of the United States Junior Chamber, Andy lobbied the Reagan Administration and later the Bush Administration for passage of the Line Item Veto and a Balance Budget Amendment.

Andy has been married to his wife Jennifer for 23 years.  They have lived in their home in Paulden since 2004, where they have been raising their five children ages, 12 thru 21.

(Andy has served as AYSO Soccer Coach, T-Ball Coach, YMCA Basketball Coach Sacred Heart Church Finance Chairman, and Referee, St. Catherine’s Finance Committee, a member of the Sharlot Hall Executive Board of Directors. He is a member of both the Chino Valley and Prescott Valley Chambers of Commerce, a member of Prescott Good Gun, Arizona Rifle and Pistol Association, Knights of Columbus, Phoenix Jaycees, Republican Men’s Forum Member, Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Chino Valley Rotary and the League of Women Voters. Andy Tobin is a former United Way Loan executive, was the Yavapai County Republican Party Finance Chairman and was twice the Yavapai Republican Annual Picnic Chairman.)

Andy was elected to represent District One in the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006 and was re-elected in 2008. He was Vice-Chairman of the House K-12 Committee and served on the Environment, Human Services and Retirement Committees. Andy was recognized as the 2007 Freshman Legislator of the Year by the Arizona School Board Association, 2008 Legislator of the Year by the Arizona School Superintendents  and was later recognized two years in a row as a Champion of the Arizona League of Cities and Town. Andy was just recently recognized as the 2008 Legislator of the Year by the Arizona Small Business Association (SBA) where he had the highest pro business score ever for a state law maker.

Andy was just elected after only his first term in office as the House Majority Whip. Andy is the only rural legislator in a leadership role at the state capital. In his leadership role Andy will be able to influence policy and budget issues as well as direct bills and legislative committee agenda. Andy will also serve on the Banking and Insurance Committee, the important Rules Committee as well as other duties assigned to him by the Speaker of the House.


Committee Assignments
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Rules Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2073 P state equalization property tax repeal..
HB2102 C financial institution records; disclosure; notice
HB2103 C state treasurer; independent legal counsel
HB2104 C state treasurer; quarterly meetings
HB2106 C prohibit photo radar; state highways
HB2125 C permissible raffles; clubs
HB2135 C state contracts; participation goal; veterans
HB2148 C human trafficking; violation
HB2155 P hospital districts; elections
HB2157 C wildlife; aquatic invasive species See Vote
HB2221 P* technical correction; cosmetology schools; contracts
HB2222 P* accountable health plans; technical correction
  (NOW: special license plates
HB2223 P* technical correction; department of gaming
HB2224 P* mandatory vehicle insurance; technical correction
  (NOW: mandatory vehicle insurance; financial responsibility
See Vote
HB2236 P* county offices; business periods
  (NOW: county operation; management
See Vote
HB2239 P* tax credit; physicians
HB2240 P* rule making; state agencies; moratorium
HB2241 P* emergency medical services special plates
HB2242 P* tax credit; community service organizations
HB2243 P* enterprise zone credits; qualifying employees
HB2244 P* physician recruitment and retention fund
HB2245 P* school bond elections; canvass
  (NOW: historical advisory commission
HB2282 C equine tripping; violation
HB2286 C tax credit; charitable organizations
HB2287 C tax credits; withholding tax reduction See Vote
HB2288 C premium tax credit; STO contribution
HB2400 P partial-birth abortions; definition
HB2418 C concealed weapons; federal firearms licensee
HB2426 C enhanced driver licenses; prohibition
HB2429 C Arizona masonic fraternity special plates
HB2432 C school board membership; family members
HB2452 C road improvement and maintenance districts
HB2457 C university athletic facilities district
HB2459 P schools; superintendents; certification
HB2460 C mental health services; court costs
HB2534 P* tax exemption; fire apparatus; ambulance
HB2535 P* well inspections; technical correction
HB2536 P* taxation; prime contracting; suspension
HB2537 P* novelty lighter sales; prohibition
HB2551 C criminal damage; classification
HB2564 P abortion
HB2573 C voter registration list; deleted names
HB2575 C voter registration list; format
HB2583 P excess property tax payments; repayment
HB2584 P national park support districts II
HB2603 P clean elections; amendments
  (NOW: amendments; clean elections
HB2616 C living wills; health care directives
  (NOW: health care directives; guardian decision
HB2632 C unemployment insurance; benefits
HB2633 CZ general appropriations; 2009-2010
HB2634 C 2009-2010 capital outlay
HB2635 C 2009-2010 budget reconciliation; revenues
HB2636 C 2009-2010 budget reconciliation; general government
HB2637 C state properties; 2009-2010 budget reconciliation
HB2638 C 2009-2010 budget reconciliation; criminal justice
HB2639 PZ 2009-2010 budget reconciliation; K-12 education
HB2640 PZ 2009-2010 budget reconciliation; higher education
HB2641 PZ 2009-2010 budget reconciliation; health; welfare
HB2642 C 2009-2010 budget reconciliation; environment
HB2643 C technical correction; abandoned vehicles; monies
  (NOW: general appropriations; 2009-2010; trailer
HB2644 C technical correction; rebate set-aside
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; general revenues; trailer
HB2645 C technical correction; public roadways
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; general government; trailer
HB2646 P technical correction; state highways
  (NOW: state properties; trailer
HB2647 P technical correction; certificate of title
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; criminal justice; trailer
HB2648 P technical correction; industrial development; insurance
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; K-12 education; trailer
HB2649 P technical correction; open pit mining
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; higher education; trailer
HB2650 P technical correction; health services; fees
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; health; welfare; trailer
HB2651 P technical correction; national guard
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; environment; trailer
HB2652 PZ technical correction; notaries public; conduct
HB2653 P technical correction; trust lands; access
HCM2004 P secret ballots; protecting fundamental right See Vote
HCM2009 C opposing federal firearms legislation
HCR2022 P school district expenditures; authorization..
HCR2024 C sovereignty; tenth amendment.
HCR2029 C funding ballot measures; reauthorization
HCR2030 C initiative and referendum; voter approval
  (NOW: Arizona's water protection
HCR2035 C T. Dennis Barney; death resolution
HCR2036 P supporting the citizens of Iran
HCR2037 PZ aircraft license tax; technical correction
HR2001 C David Hurt; death resolution
SB1132 P transportation school districts; lapsing.
SB1138 P partial-birth abortions; definition.
SB1160 C vehicle title; registration; legal presence
SB1161 C PSPRS; reemployment
SB1267 P agricultural improvement districts; technical correction
SB1269 P rezoning; majority vote
SB1306 P procurement services; costs; fees
SB1312 C perinatal mood disorder study committee
SB1400 C dental assistants; community oral health
SCR1026 P secret ballot; fundamental right
SCR1029 C perinatal mood disorders


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