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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-third Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Republican
District 11

Senate
1700 W. Washington
Room 303
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5685
Fax Number: (602)

 
Personal Information:

Home City: Maricopa
Occupation: Talent Agency Director
Member Since:2011


Steve was born and raised just outside of Detroit, Michigan and comes from a family of teachers, small business owners, medical professionals, and brave members of the United States military dating back to WWII.

He worked hard and paid his own way through college graduating with Honors from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and a Cognate in Business Law. Steve ultimately moved to Arizona in 2001 and in addition to serving in the Senate and House of Representatives, he is currently the Director of a Phoenix-based Talent Agency.

His greatest accomplishment in life is marrying his beautiful wife Jamie and they with their five children live in the wonderful City of Maricopa. As devout Christians, Steve and his family strive to live their lives according to God's will.

GOD, FAMILY, COUNTRY is what Steve Smith stands for.

Some of Steve's primary commitments were that he would combat the illegal immigration epidemic the state was facing, balance the budget, and help fix Arizona's struggling economy and in his first year in office he kept his promise on all three. Steve authored the bill signed by the Governor that allows Arizona to construct its own border fence to help protect the citizens (something the federal government has not done), Arizona went from having a $1 billion+ deficit to having a nearly $600 million budget surplus, and Steve supported and helped lead in the effort in passing the "Jobs Bill" which moved Arizona from almost last in the country in job creation to #4.

Steve is considered the top conservative in Arizona after being ranked #1 by the Goldwater Institute and the Arizona Conservative Coalition, and was also named "Champion of the Taxpayer" by Americans for Prosperity.

Additionally, because of Steve's strong conservative record, he has earned many awards including the Conservative Hero Award and scored at the top of the major conservative and pro-taxpayer rankings.

Steve also has a 100% voting record in favor of pro-life and pro-second amendment rights.

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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
 
HB2226 C compact; balanced budget; convention
HB2365 C wireless facilities; collocation; rights-of-way
  (NOW: wireless facilities; rights-of-way
HCR2013 C convention; balanced federal budget
SB1061 C universities; tuition; rates; fees
SB1072 C administrative decisions; scope of review See Vote
SB1078 C electronic; digital signatures; requirements; ADOA See Vote
SB1114 C outdoor advertising See Vote
SB1116 P* contractor licensure; requirements; confidential information See Vote
SB1117 P* fallen correctional employees memorial; extension
SB1118 P* military justice; nonjudicial punishment procedures
SB1142 C riot; planning; participation; racketeering
SB1189 C state budget; estimates; notice
SB1209 P* technical correction; health services; fees
  (NOW: teacher; principal; evaluation instrument
See Vote
SB1210 P* state law; violations; political subdivisions
SB1272 C business entities; omnibus
SB1278 P* felony pretrial intervention programs; appropriation See Vote
SB1279 P* special sentencing provisions; unlawful presence
SB1280 P* groundwater; extinguishment credits; Pinal AMA
SB1281 P* empowerment scholarship accounts; revisions
SB1282 P* teachers; performance pay; evaluations
SB1287 C securities; registration exemptions
SB1289 C homeowners' associations; hearings; attorney fees
SB1326 C telecommunications; broadband; accelerated depreciation
SB1344 C firearms; state preemption; independent contractors
  (NOW: firearms; state preemption; employees
SB1366 P* peace officer; victim; aggravating factor See Vote
SB1367 P* abortion; live delivery; report; definition See Vote
SB1372 C legislative review of rules
SB1375 C schools; bonds; overrides; funding sources
SB1376 C compact; prosperity districts
SB1431 C empowerment scholarships; expansion; phase-in
SB1439 C end-of-life; discrimination; prohibition
SB1444 C income tax subtraction; military retirement
SB1476 P* technical correction; cease; desist order
SB1477 P* technical correction; mandatory vehicle insurance
SB1478 P* occupational safety and health omnibus
SB1479 P* mental health treatment; patient transport.
  (NOW: mental health services; evaluations
SB1480 P* revisions; community facilities districts See Vote
SCM1002 C division; ninth circuit; urging Congress
SCM1007 C American-Islamic Council; suspending contact
SCR1002 C application; Article V convention.
SCR1004 C death resolution; Gus Arzberger
SCR1005 C death resolution; George Lemen
SCR1006 C death resolution; M. Lee Allison
SCR1007 C death resolution; John Hays
SCR1008 C death resolution; Rick Lavis
SCR1017 C Taiwan; United States; trade; support
SCR1020 C death resolution; Marian Lupu
SCR1029 C Oscar de los Santos; recognition
SCR1034 C death resolution; Eleanor Ann Day

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