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Forty-eighth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Kirk Adams

Kirk Adams

District 19

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 113
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5495
Fax Number: (602) 417-3019



Kirk Adams is an Arizona native and small business owner. Adams served as Chairman of the Arizona Leadership Council for the National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s largest small business advocacy group. He is a dedicated advocate of small business. Through his involvement with the Arizona chapter of NFIB, and other organizations, he has demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm to the issues that are important to families and small business owners.


In addition, he served as the small business representative on the Governor’s Task Force for the Health Care System from 2002-2004. He was also elected by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority — an independent agency that facilitates tax-exempt bonds for affordable housing and economic development. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Mesa United Way.


Adams was awarded the 2003 Arizona Small Business Champion by the NFIB, and won the Small Business Administration’s 2004 "Family Owned Business of the Year" for Region IX, which encompasses Arizona, California, and Nevada.


In addition to these activities, Mr. Adams served as Chairman of the District 19 Republican Committee from 2002-2004. He also served on the City of Mesa’s, Mesa 2025: Financing the Future Committee, and was appointed by Senate President Ken Bennett to the Maricopa Associations of Government (MAG) Transportation Policy Review Board.


Adams’ family roots in Arizona extend four generations deep. He was raised in Mesa and graduated from Mountain View High School. Adams earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He and his wife JaNae have five children.


1.   Small Business Administration’s 2004 "Family Owned Business of the Year" for Region IX.
2.   2003 Arizona Small Business Champion – NFIB
3.   2005 Senator Paul J. Fannin Award – Arizona Republican Party
4.   2005 Reagan Plaque – Maricopa County Republican Party
5.   2005 Best District in Overall Performance – Arizona Republican Party
6.   2004 Chairman’s Award – Maricopa County Republican Party
7.   Graduate Mesa Leadership Training and Development
8.   Bush-Cheney 2004 Small Business Steering Committee











Committee Assignments
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Commerce Member Click Here Click Here
Financial Institutions and Insurance Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Government Chairman Click Here Click Here
Judiciary Member Click Here Click Here
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education and Natural Resources Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2034 P* governor's regulatory review council; continuation
HB2035 P* reviser's technical corrections; 2007 See Vote
HB2043 P* state fair board; sunset continuation
HB2044 P* outdoor recreation commission; sunset continuation
HB2077 C writ of restitution; criminal trespass See Vote
HB2116 C big game permits; grandchildren
HB2117 C big game permits; transfers
HB2127 P* state treasurer; duties
HB2128 P* publicity pamphlet; analysis; filing
HB2134 C small business; uniform health questionnaire See Vote
HB2135 C tax exemption; United States flags
HB2206 P teacher shortage student loan program
HB2208 P* open meetings; minutes; redacted information
  (NOW: open meetings; minutes; recordings
HB2209 P* law enforcement officers; misconduct interviews
HB2253 P* ALTCS; developmental disabilities; reimbursement rates
HB2254 P* homeowners' associations; telecommunications vehicles
HB2259 C sex offenders; driver licenses
HB2260 C paychecks; social security numbers
HB2320 C loan originator licensing
HB2336 P* corporate income tax rate reduction
HB2337 P* individual income tax rate reduction
HB2338 P* initiative and referendum; disclosure
HB2344 C juvenile graffiti; monetary assessment See Vote
HB2380 C charitable organizations; tax credit
HB2386 C unlawful employment practices; penalties
HB2390 C weights and measures; seized property
HB2391 C spirituous liquor; omnibus See Vote
HB2392 C residential contractors' recovery fund
  (NOW: expenditure limitation election
See Vote
HB2400 P accelerate class one tax reduction.
HB2401 P state equalization property tax; repeal..
HB2436 C health care actions; proof
HB2440 P* irrigation districts; acreage voting
HB2441 P* initiative measures; legislative council review
HB2442 P* photo enforcement; law enforcement exception
HB2477 P* municipal codes; adoption
HB2478 P* credit unions; loans; prepayment penalties
HB2484 C well impacts; contamination
  (NOW: contamination; well impacts
See Vote
HB2488 C drought emergency groundwater transfers
HB2493 C energy production; tax credits
HB2495 C schools; energy performance standards
HB2496 C schools; energy and water savings
  (NOW: schools; energy and water efficiency
HB2498 P* clean elections; technical correction
  (NOW: AHCCCS; healthcare group coverage
HB2504 C CPS; investigations; confidentiality
HB2505 C child protective services workers
HB2538 C sales tax exemption; nonprofit housing
HB2581 C agency issued licenses; tamper proof
HB2588 C day laborers
HB2589 C criminal trespass; day laborers
HB2590 C minor passengers; vehicle cargo sections
HB2608 C dental practices; ownership
  (NOW: dentistry; disciplinary action
HB2611 C DNA testing; arrest; serious offenses
HB2627 C income tax deadlines
  (NOW: prime contracting; property owners
See Vote
HB2641 C parental consent; abortion
HB2656 C secondary property taxes; limits
HB2657 C property tax; electric generation valuation See Vote
HB2690 C clean elections; amendments See Vote
HB2708 P property tax; electrical generation facilities
HB2719 C border regional port authority See Vote
HB2757 P* health insurance; certain mandates excluded
HB2758 P* justices of the peace; funding See Vote
HB2759 C professional employer organizations; agreements
HB2765 C national guard; civil liability
HB2766 C national guard mobilization; border; appropriation
HCM2004 C television programming; a la carte
HCR2002 P* initiatives; filing
HCR2009 P* clean elections; qualification; certification
HCR2012 P* proposition 105 voter protection; limitation
HCR2014 P* initiative and referendum; signature distribution
HCR2015 C liability limitation; liquor
HCR2020 C clean elections; repeal
HCR2025 C state appropriation limit; reduction
HCR2026 P* initiative; review; single subject
HCR2037 C business personal property taxes; exemption
HCR2050 C fallen soldiers; unauthorized use
HCR2053 P The Honorable Jeff Groscost.
HJR2001 C Lower Colorado basin; forbearance authority.
HR2001 C state aviation day.
HR2002 P Virginia Tech; honoring those killed
SB1119 C water; overlapping service area providers
SB1155 C self-service storage agent license
SB1244 C insurance premium tax rate
SB1250 C concealed weapons permit; renewal.
SB1251 C deadly weapons; storage
SB1297 C payroll deduction; dues; activities; statement
SB1505 C expert opinion testimony; admissibility
SB1602 C city permits; waste regulation
SB1636 C stolen vehicles; license plate images
SCR1015 C referenda and initiatives; legislative restrictions


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