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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-third Legislature - First Regular Session
  Warren Petersen

Warren Petersen

District 12

1700 W. Washington
Room 309
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-4136
Fax Number: (602)

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 and Public Safety Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Finance Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2088 C incorporation; urbanized areas
HB2226 C compact; balanced budget; convention
HB2238 C sex trafficking; violation
  (NOW: child sex trafficking; violations
HB2378 C dispensing opticians; repeal of regulation
HB2476 C trauma-informed care training
HB2477 C civil forfeiture; report information; remedies
HB2504 C public accommodation; disability; discrimination; sanctions
HB2521 C TPT reform; contractors
HCM2001 C urging Congress; ninth circuit; division
SB1061 C universities; tuition; rates; fees
SB1072 P* administrative decisions; scope of review See Vote
SB1189 C state budget; estimates; notice
SB1191 P* political parties; notice; meetings See Vote
SB1192 P* property tax; technical correction
SB1279 C special sentencing provisions; unlawful presence
SB1281 C empowerment scholarship accounts; revisions
SB1344 C firearms; state preemption; independent contractors
  (NOW: firearms; state preemption; employees
SB1350 P* terrorist threats; false reports; terrorism See Vote
SB1366 C peace officer; victim; aggravating factor See Vote
SB1367 C abortion; live delivery; report; definition See Vote
SB1371 P* delinquent property taxes; common areas
SB1372 C legislative review of rules
SB1375 C schools; bonds; overrides; funding sources
SB1376 C compact; prosperity districts
SB1439 C end-of-life; discrimination; prohibition
SCM1002 C division; ninth circuit; urging Congress
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
SCR1020 C death resolution; Marian Lupu
SCR1029 C Oscar de los Santos; recognition
SCR1034 C death resolution; Eleanor Ann Day


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