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Fifty-second Legislature - First Regular Session
  Macario Saldate

Macario Saldate

District 3

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 332
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-4171
Fax Number: (602) 417-3162

Personal Information:
Home City: Tucson
Occupation: Retired Educator
Member Since: 2011
Macario was born in Nogales, Arizona, in 1941. Members of his family have lived in Arizona since the Gadsden Purchase in 1835.

He completed all his undergraduate and graduate (Bachelors, Master's and PhD) work in Education at the University of Arizona and was a professor and administrator from 1972 to 2009. He was the fourth and longest serving (20 years) director of the UA Guadalajara Summer School and founding director of the UA Bilingual Education Programs, and initiated the UA Mexican American Studies and Research Center in 1981.

He served on the Pima Community College District Governing Board from 1973 to 1979 and was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives from Legislative District 27 in 2010. He serves on the Government and Higher Education Committee, as well as the Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee.

Macario was reelected in 2012 and 2014 to represent Legislative District 3 of Tucson.

He is a member of numerous groups and associations and his hobbies include welding, ironwork and small construction projects. He is committed to the search for common ground and respectful dialogue within the political process with a willingness to consider all sides of an issue.

Macario lives in the Sunset Villa Neighborhood in Tucson.


Committee Assignments
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Member Click Here Click Here
Government and Higher Education Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2123 C competency restoration; treatment; costs
HB2124 C WQARF funding; state treasurer; transfers
HB2125 C DHS; state food standards
HB2155 C state transportation board; tribal representation
HB2156 C Native American tribes; TPT revenues
HB2157 C Native Americans; delayed birth certificates
HB2158 C appropriation; Navajo Nation court complex
HB2159 P appropriation; water projects; Navajo nation
HB2160 C TPT; Indian tribe; motor vehicles
HB2161 C central Arizona project board; membership
HB2247 C provisional community colleges; organization; enrollment
HB2249 C JTEDs; funding; ninth graders
HB2355 C prisoners; medical parole
HB2356 C corrections department; visitor fee repeal
HB2370 C texting while driving; prohibition
HB2371 C minors; automatic firearms; prohibited
HB2376 C traffic complaint quotas; prohibition
HB2387 C immigration; law enforcement; repeal
HB2388 C DCS employees; covered service
HB2389 C voting rights; restoration; felonies.
HB2458 C supplemental appropriation; foster care placement
HB2459 C tax credit; foster parents
HB2460 C child care waiting list; appropriation
HB2466 C schools; health information; website posting
HB2468 C corporate tax freeze; educational outcomes
HB2469 C nutrition assistance program; farmers' markets
HB2476 C sex education programs; requirements
HB2517 C internet crimes against children; fund See Vote
HB2520 C appropriation; grants; reading-intensive programs
HB2533 C campaign finance; public service corporations
HB2534 C ballots; defects; notice; cure
HB2544 C special license plates; discontinuation; reissue
HB2546 C independent expenditures; corporations; funding disclosures.
HB2547 C campaign finance disclosures; corporations; entities.
HB2548 C foreign nonprofit corporations; foreign LLCs.
HB2549 C independent expenditures; corporations; unions; audit.
HB2552 C emergency contraception
HB2553 C human trafficking victim; vacating conviction
  (NOW: sex trafficking victim; vacating conviction
See Vote
HB2576 C tax; solar energy devices
HB2585 C secondary motor vehicle finance transactions
HB2600 C public school tax credit reallocation
HB2621 P multimedia film production tax incentives
HB2624 C critical health information; emergency responders
HB2642 C provisional community colleges; workforce development
HB2648 P* vapor products; marketing; labeling; minors
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCR2020 C ratification; equal rights amendment
HCR2021 C women's reproductive rights; support
HCR2025 P* schools; English language requirements; repeal
HCR2028 P* civilian conservation corps; recognition
HCR2029 C persons with disabilities; employment; support
HCR2031 C Citizens United decision; repeal
HCR2039 C death resolution; Bill Badger
HM2001 P* urging parks board; historic place
HR2005 C death resolution; Officer Tyler Stewart
SB1117 C online instruction; state-approved charter authorizers
SB1323 C school districts; partnerships; school facilities
SB1324 C school buildings; excess square footage
SB1325 C first responder special plates
SB1326 C wrongful arrest; record clearance
SB1327 C employment discrimination; prohibition
SB1395 C state-owned bank task force; appropriation
SB1396 C auditor general; charter schools
SB1397 C pilot; structured English immersion exemption
SB1398 C foster parents; immunizations; licensure
SCR1010 C Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1020 C Mayor John Driggs; death resolution


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