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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-second Legislature - First Regular Session
  Warren H. Petersen

Warren H. Petersen

District 12

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 312
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-4136
Fax Number: (602) 417-3222

Personal Information:
Home City: Gilbert
Occupation: Real Estate
Member Since: 2012
Warren was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. He is the chairman of the Commerce committee and also serves on the Appropriations Committee and the Government and Higher Education Committee.

Warren is a 3rd generation Gilbert resident. He has been married to his wife Michelle for 17 years and they have 5 children. Warren has worked in the real estate industry for 18 years, primarily in new home construction and has owned a real estate brokerage for over a decade.

As an honor student and proud graduate of Gilbert High School he received various academic scholarships. He received his bachelor's degree from ASU.

As a young man participating in the Boy Scouts of America he became an Eagle Scout. As an adult awards have included the Silver Beaver, Boy Scout and Commissioner Hall of Fame.

Warren has sponsored many bills that have been signed into law by the governor including one that eliminated pensions for politicians. He has also been honored to carry priority legislation for the Governor that has improved the business climate in Arizona.

When Warren is not with his family, working or serving at the legislature you will find him volunteering or serving the youth of his faith and community.

Past recognitions include:
  • Legislator of the Year - NFIB "The Voice of Small Business", BOMA and the AZ Retailers Association
  • Top Scoring Legislator - Arizona Conservative Coalition
  • Free Market Champion - Arizona Free Enterprise Club
  • Hero of the Taxpayer - Americans for Prosperity
  • Ranked #1 for Tax, Budget and Regulatory Issues - Goldwater Institute
  • Named one of the top Regulatory Reformers - Arizona Rock Products Association
  • Recognized for "leadership to stand up for life, families and religious freedom" - Center for Arizona Policy
  • Named "Friend of the Family" - The Arizona Family Project
  • Guardian of Small Business – NFIB


Committee Assignments
Appropriations Member Click Here Click Here
Commerce Chairman Click Here Click Here
Government and Higher Education Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Sponsor TypeSort By Sponsor Type
Short TitleSort By Short Title
Final Vote
HB2003 P* technical correction; unclaimed property; transition
  (NOW: fire sprinklers; permits; regulation
See Vote
HB2004 P* consumer fraud; technical correction
HB2005 P* technical correction; unordered merchandise
  (NOW: fire access roads; limitation; enforcement
HB2064 P graduation requirement; civics test
HB2075 P* AHCCCS; annual waiver submittals
HB2076 P* legal representation; corporations; partnerships
  (NOW: supreme court justices; increased number
HB2077 P* study committee; school district funding
HB2078 P* board of supervisors; seven members
HB2079 P* local bonding; property tax measure
HB2080 P* school boards; vacancies; board appointments
HB2081 P* clean elections; cash contributions prohibited
HB2084 P* condominiums; planned communities; associations; disclosures
HB2091 C veterans; in-state tuition
HB2116 P* burial; instructions
HB2127 P board of technical registration; director See Vote
HB2128 C leased religious property; class nine
HB2174 C empowerment scholarship accounts; grandchildren
HB2176 P legislative appropriations; state; federal; monies
  (NOW: federal land relinquishment; payments
See Vote
HB2209 P government-owned real property; annual report
HB2210 P* technical correction; cease; desist order
HB2211 P* autocycles; motorized quadricycles
HB2212 P* licensing; accountability; enforcement; exceeding regulation See Vote
HB2213 P* inspections; audits; notice; rights See Vote
HB2214 P* notice; attorney general; trial court
  (NOW: majority vote calculation; municipal elections
See Vote
HB2215 P* veterinarians; chiropractors; chiropractic care; animals
HB2216 P* motor vehicle manufacturers; retail sales
HB2251 P corporate tax credits; annual report
HB2313 P motor vehicle franchises; motorcycle dealers
HB2326 P compact; balanced budget; convention
HB2334 C unfair claim processing; procedure; penalties
HB2346 C medical marijuana; reimbursement; no requirement
HB2348 P contractor licensure requirements See Vote
HB2359 C liquor licenses; aggrieved parties; hearing
HB2410 P municipalities; traffic citation quota; prohibition See Vote
HB2411 C defensive driving schools; eligibility
HB2431 C uniform firearms transfer compact
HB2480 P* municipalities; pawnbrokers; gold; prohibited fees
  (NOW: weights and measures department; transfer
See Vote
HB2481 P* amendment ratification; certificate; archivist
HB2482 C student loan bonds See Vote
HB2504 P* board of technical registration; alarms
HB2517 C internet crimes against children; fund See Vote
HB2526 P* governor's regulatory review council; membership See Vote
HB2530 C schools; Arizona online instruction
  (NOW: Arizona online instruction; credit; schools
HB2560 P* communications network facilitators; regulation
HB2571 C DCS information; legislator discussion
HB2613 P* political activity; public resources; limitation
HB2614 P* contractor transaction privilege tax; application
  (NOW: planned communities; architectural review
HB2629 C supreme court; attorney licensing
HCM2001 P federal balanced budget amendment
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCR2003 P application; Article V convention
HCR2004 P* clean elections repeal; education funding.
HCR2005 P* redistricting commission; two independent members
HCR2006 P* state officers; judges; legislative removal
HCR2007 C Fisher Houses; twenty-fifth anniversary
HCR2016 P personal property tax; exemption
HCR2028 C civilian conservation corps; recognition
HCR2029 C persons with disabilities; employment; support
HR2005 C death resolution; Officer Tyler Stewart
SB1030 P microbreweries; multiple licenses; production; sales
SB1088 C income tax brackets; inflation index.
  (NOW: empowerment scholarship accounts; eligibility
SB1290 C independent medical examinations; board complaints
SB1298 P rules; counties; flood control districts
SB1318 P abortion; health care exchange; licensure
SB1332 P empowerment scholarship accounts; reservation residences
SB1333 C constables; study committee
SB1433 C utilities; facilities relocation; cost reimbursement
SB1444 C contact lens pricing; antitrust violation
SB1465 C distributed energy generation systems; disclosure
SCR1010 P Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1019 C commending Israel
SCR1020 C Mayor John Driggs; death resolution


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