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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-second Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Ceci Velasquez

Ceci Velasquez

Democrat
District 29

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 124
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3144
Fax Number: (602) 417-3245

 
Personal Information:
Home City: Litchfield Park
Occupation: Paralegal
Member Since: 2014
Ceci is an Arizona native, born and raised in Phoenix. She is 2nd generation Mexican-American. Her background experience includes employment as a paralegal for accomplished Phoenix attorneys in the field of domestic relations, criminal, bankruptcy, and election law. She also worked in social services for the State of Arizona for 12 years. Being a state employee helped her recognize the desire to help her community in a more proactive way. Ceci earned her associates degree and paralegal certificate from Phoenix College and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a minor in nonprofit leadership and management from Arizona State University. She is also an advocate for education, equality issues (LGBTQ, Women’s Rights, Equal Pay) juvenile justice causes, at-risk teens, for families with incarcerated loved ones and prisoners’ rights. Her desire to ensure the support families of the incarcerated at a higher capacity is why she founded Arizona Guidance Organization, a nonprofit organization that provides support to families affected by Arizona’s broken justice system.

Ceci decided to expand her leadership skills and learn how to be a part of creating change for her community. Therefore, she participated in the following programs: 2011 Arizona Local Progressive Candidate Training; 2012 Arizona Political Leaders Fellowship with the Center of Progressive Leaders, and Emerge Arizona Class of 2013.

Ceci’s greatest role though is that of a mother to her five beautiful children and grandmother to her granddaughter Aliyah. Her family and strong roots in Arizona is what continues to inspire her to stay active in the community to ensure a better future for her family and Arizona’s families. The interests of Arizona’s families and children are a top priority. Ceci is proud to serve Legislative District 29 at the Arizona Legislature. Ceci states her education, dedication, loyalty and life experiences are what qualify her to be the House Representative in LD29.

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Sponsored Bills
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HB2123 P competency restoration; treatment; costs
HB2124 P WQARF funding; state treasurer; transfers
HB2125 P DHS; state food standards
HB2269 C G&F; appointment recommendation board; repeal
HB2354 P public records; attorney fees
HB2356 P corrections department; visitor fee repeal
HB2357 P schools; prohibited courses; repeal
HB2370 P texting while driving; prohibition
HB2376 P traffic complaint quotas; prohibition
HB2387 P immigration; law enforcement; repeal
HB2388 P DCS employees; covered service
HB2389 P voting rights; restoration; felonies.
HB2453 P nursing board; rules; abortion
HB2454 P telemedicine; abortion; repeal prohibition
HB2457 C appropriation; community information and referral
HB2458 C supplemental appropriation; foster care placement
HB2459 C tax credit; foster parents
HB2460 C child care waiting list; appropriation
HB2463 C hydraulic fracturing; prohibition
HB2464 C synthetic plastic microbead products; prohibition
HB2465 C pesticide prohibition; neonicotinoids
HB2466 C schools; health information; website posting
HB2467 C limited service pregnancy centers; ultrasounds
HB2468 C corporate tax freeze; educational outcomes
HB2469 C nutrition assistance program; farmers' markets
HB2470 C affordable housing projects; tax assessment
HB2471 P drug possession; medical assistance; probation
  (NOW: credit unions; actions; meetings
HB2474 C postsecondary institutions; sexual consent policies
HB2475 P sexual orientation change efforts; prohibition
HB2476 P sex education programs; requirements
HB2477 C cannabis; regulation; taxation
HB2503 P child care waiting list; appropriation..
HB2505 C paid sick and safe time
HB2506 P private prison contractors; public records
HB2507 P private prison study committee
HB2517 P internet crimes against children; fund See Vote
HB2520 P appropriation; grants; reading-intensive programs
HB2546 P independent expenditures; corporations; funding disclosures.
HB2547 P campaign finance disclosures; corporations; entities.
HB2548 P foreign nonprofit corporations; foreign LLCs.
HB2549 P independent expenditures; corporations; unions; audit.
HB2552 P emergency contraception
HB2553 P human trafficking victim; vacating conviction
  (NOW: sex trafficking victim; vacating conviction
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HB2585 C secondary motor vehicle finance transactions
HB2597 P* theft; delivered package; mail; classification
HB2598 P* adoption; married couple; preference.
HB2600 P public school tax credit reallocation
HB2606 C medical assistance requests; evidence; mitigation
HB2618 C pet dealers; dogs; prohibitions
HB2619 C sports authority district; tourism; board
HB2624 C critical health information; emergency responders
HB2632 C dog tethering
  (NOW: unlawful dog tethering
HB2661 C multi-county water districts; storage tax
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCR2018 P voting age; sixteen years
HCR2020 P ratification; equal rights amendment
HCR2021 P women's reproductive rights; support
HCR2029 C persons with disabilities; employment; support
HCR2031 C Citizens United decision; repeal
HCR2039 C death resolution; Bill Badger
HR2005 C death resolution; Officer Tyler Stewart
SB1137 P declaration of disaster; military installations
SB1156 P election and ethics commission; duties
SB1157 P voting rights; restoration; felonies
SB1206 P independent expenditures; corporations; funding disclosures
SB1207 P campaign finance disclosures; corporations; entities
SB1208 P foreign nonprofit corporations; foreign LLCs
SB1209 P independent expenditures; corporations; unions; audit
SB1227 P driver licenses; legal presence repeal.
SB1229 P immigration; law enforcement; repeal..
SB1231 P state employees; meet and confer
SB1232 P public employees; collective bargaining
SB1233 P labor organizations; nonunion employees; representation
SB1234 P noncertificated school employees; due process
SB1235 P labor representative; employee; privilege
SB1253 P hiring practices; criminal history; limitation
SB1254 P adult incarceration contracts; prohibited guarantee
SB1255 P adult incarceration contracts; cost comparison
SB1346 P voter registration; social security number
SB1347 P voter identification; proof of citizenship
SB1349 P sample ballots; voter's name
SB1350 P voter identification; VA, student identification
SB1351 P public officers; conflict of interest
SB1352 P financial disclosure; itemization; reporting dates
SB1355 P public officers; employees; promotional materials
SB1356 P independent expenditures; violations; criminal enforcement
SB1358 P early voting locations; extended hours.
SB1359 P election procedures; workers; precincts; provisionals
SB1361 P provisional ballots; verification; tally
SB1362 P provisional ballots; residence; partial tabulation
SB1364 P provisional ballots; tally; verification.
SB1367 P presidential preference election; repeal
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
SB1410 P mail ballot elections; counties
SB1431 P abortion; religious employers; contraception; repeal
SCM1007 C comprehensive immigration reform; urging Congress
SCR1005 P legislators; arrest privilege; repeal
SCR1010 P Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1016 P independent redistricting commission; revisions
SCR1020 C Mayor John Driggs; death resolution

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