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Arizona State Legislature
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Forty-seventh Legislature - First Regular Session
  Robert Blendu

Robert Blendu

District 12

1700 W. Washington
Room 300
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5955
Fax Number: (602) 417-3168


Personal Information:

Home City: Litchfield Park
Member Since: 1993
FAX: (602) 417-3168

Personal Information

Home City: Litchfield Park
Member Since: 1993

Born in Gary, Indiana on January 4, 1943
Has been married to his wife Anna Blendu for over 41 years
9 children; 17 Grandchildren
Has lived in the West Valley since 1963

First Vice-President: Morgan Stanley
Served in U.S. Army as a Paratrooper, 101st Airborne Division
Member of the Glendale Light and Life Church
. Teaches Bible Study
. Serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee
. Serves on the Official Board
Serves on the Arizona Film Commission

Arizona State Senate

47th Legislature (2005-2006)
Senate Leadership – Parliamentarian
Rules Committee, Chairman
Natural Resources & Rural Affairs, Vice-Chairman
Commerce Committee, Member
Joint Legislative Audit Committee, Chairman (2005)

46th Legislature (2003-2004)
Senate Leadership – Parliamentarian
Rules Committee, Chairman
Commerce Committee, Vice-Chairman
Natural Resources & Transportation, Member
Joint Legislative Audit Committee, Chairman (2003)

Arizona House of Representatives

45th Legislature (2001-2002)
House Leadership – Majority Whip
Appropriations, Vice-Chairman
Rules Committee, Member

42nd Legislature (1995-1996)
Economic Development, International Trade & Tourism, Vice-Chairman
Banking & Insurance Committee, Member
Commerce Committee, Member
Government Operations Committee, Member


Committee Assignments
Commerce and Economic Development Member Click Here Click Here
Natural Resources and Rural Affairs Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Rules Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2425 P corporate tax credit; tuition organizations.
HB2426 P constitutional commemoration committee; continuation See Vote
HB2427 P kindergarten parental choice grant program
  (NOW: parental educational choice program; kindergarten
HB2428 C emancipation of minors
HB2531 C cigarettes; small packages; sale
HB2573 P concealed weapons certification; peace officers
HB2585 P military sales tax exemption
HB2613 P forest health amendments.
HB2623 P bond elections; ballot language
HB2625 P parental educational choice grant program.
HCM2005 P marriage; constitutional amendment
HCM2007 P CAP water priority
HCR2041 P Ronald Reagan; death resolution
HCR2047 P honoring contributions of agriculture
HCR2063 P Honorable James Sedillo
HR2002 C Lalo Guerrero death resolution
SB1027 P tax exemption; active duty pay
  (NOW: active duty pay; tax exemption
SB1040 P* sexual assault of a spouse.
  (NOW: sexual assault; marital status repeal
See Vote
SB1041 P* property tax exemptions; continuing eligibility See Vote
SB1042 P* officer organizations; DPS
SB1053 P elective offices; temporary military vacancies See Vote
SB1056 P* exemption; service connected disability
SB1058 P* community property; innocent spouse; protection
  (NOW: identity theft
See Vote
SB1067 P appropriation; Zuni tribe water settlement
SB1110 P* schools; standardized textbooks
SB1111 P* assistant fire inspectors; private companies
SB1112 P* open races; Arizona bred dogs
SB1124 P workers' compensation insurance; deposit amount
SB1155 C payroll deductions; declaration of purpose.
SB1178 P property tax exemption; widows See Vote
SB1190 P exempt wells See Vote
SB1191 P rural hospitals; appropriation; fund.
SB1200 P municipal relocation incentives; equivalency
SB1210 P identity theft.
SB1215 P justice of the peace; duties
SB1216 P presiding jp; duties
SB1218 P election laws; secretary of state
SB1219 P voter registration information; citizenship; privacy
SB1220 P state employee insurance fund; protection
SB1233 P homeowners' associations; military flags
SB1266 P outsourcing; state service positions; prohibition
SB1269 P concealed weapons; county detention officers
SB1270 P school pupils; personal information; disclosure See Vote
SB1271 P schools; Arizona gun safety program
SB1274 P municipal sales tax incentives; restrictions See Vote
SB1275 P* air quality; fuel formulations See Vote
SB1289 C stranger danger; K-8 curriculum
SB1299 C gift cards; fees; expiration; disclosure
  (NOW: gift cards; disclosure; fees; expiration
See Vote
SB1306 P child abuse; restitution
  (NOW: local enforcement; federal immigration laws
See Vote
SB1317 C nonpartisan campaign funds; restriction
SB1318 P flood control omnibus
  (NOW: omnibus; flood control
See Vote
SB1333 C animal and ecological terrorism.
  (NOW: ecological and animal terrorism
SB1335 C small business investments; tax credit See Vote
SB1336 P rural water legislative study committee See Vote
SB1337 P forest health amendments
SB1346 P motion picture production; tax credit
SB1347 P motion picture production; tax incentives
  (NOW: tax incentives; motion picture production
See Vote
SB1362 P game licenses; voter registration link
SB1363 C bar licenses; firearms; posted notice See Vote
SB1368 P DPS employee compensation; parity
SB1371 C earned release credits; rate earned
SB1372 P human trafficking violations
SB1394 P definition; agency; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; school facilities board
SB1395 P budgeting; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; fees for services
SB1396 P funds disposition; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; environmental protections
SB1397 P federal masters; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; criminal justice
SB1398 P funds request; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; budget procedures
SB1399 P depository banks; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; state automation; telecommunications
SB1400 P global risk; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; supplemental appropriations
SB1401 P claims adjustment; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; capital outlay
SB1402 P state debt; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; transportation
SB1403 P warrant redemption; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; general revenues
SB1404 P bond issuance; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; health and welfare
SB1405 P development boards; technical correction
  (NOW: K-12 education; budget reconciliation
SB1406 P elected official; approval; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; higher education
SB1407 P rebates; technical correction
  (NOW: budget reconciliation; Ladewig settlement payments
SB1408 P definition; technical correction
  (NOW: general appropriations; 2005-2006
SB1409 P agent contracts; technical correction
SB1410 P definitions; taxes; technical correction
SB1411 P political subdivision bonds; technical correction
SB1412 P anticipation bonds; technical correction
SB1414 P recreational corridor districts; formation limitation
SB1436 C mobile home parks; landlord; tenant See Vote
SB1478 C industrial commission; administrative fund; transfer
SB1485 P rights of conscience
SB1497 C state treasurer; universities; technology transfer
SB1498 C public records; requestors; lawsuits prohibited
SB1499 P office of public access counselor
SB1500 P state trust land reform
SB1508 P commercial property tax relief
SB1509 C voter registration database; felony convictions
SB1513 P general appropriations; budget.
SB1514 P capital outlay; budget.
SB1515 P health and welfare; budget.
SB1516 P K-12 education; budget.
SB1517 P higher education; budget.
SB1518 P school facilities board; budget.
SB1519 P general revenues; budget.
SB1520 P fees for services; budget.
SB1521 P state budget procedures; budget.
SB1522 P environmental protections; budget.
SB1523 P transportation; budget.
SB1524 P Ladewig settlement payments; budget.
SB1525 P criminal justice; budget.
SB1526 P state automation; telecommunications; budget.
SB1527 P tuition organizations; tax credit; budget.
SB1528 P taxation; corporations; property; budget.
SB1529 P revenue; marriage; taxation; budget.
SCM1002 P endangered species act; urging reform
SCR1008 P auditor general; reappointment
SCR1009 P* service connected disability; tax relief
SCR1022 P commutation; governor's power to grant
SCR1024 P honoring Arizona's teachers
SCR1025 P* court judgments; legislative approval
SCR1038 P justices and judges; senate confirmation
SCR1039 P state trust land reform
SCR1040 P agricultural equipment; tax exemption
SCR1041 P government contracts; preferences
SR1001 P death resolution; Pope John Paul II


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