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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-third Legislature - First Regular Session
  Gail Griffin

Gail Griffin
Majority Whip

District 14

1700 W. Washington
Room 212
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5895
Fax Number: (602)

Personal Information:
Home City: Hereford
Occupation: Real Estate Broker
Member Since: 2011
State Senator Gail Griffin represents Legislative District 14 in the Arizona State Senate. District 14 includes portions of 4 counties; Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Pima.

Gail Griffin is currently serving as the Majority Whip of the Senate and serves as the Chairman of the Natural Resources, Energy and Water Committee, and as a member of the Government Committee, and Rules Committees.

She is the Co-Chairman of the Joint Border Security Committee, and the Joint Government and Private Lands Committee, as well as the Joint Committee on State Plans Relating to Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Existing Power Plants. She serves on the Water Banking Commission, the Water Protection Fund, and many other committees of interest.

Gail Griffin also served in the Arizona House of Representatives and has been involved in issues at the local, state, and federal level for many years. She believes in a smaller, smarter government, less taxes, personal responsibility, protection of property rights, and in the free enterprise system. Senator Griffin will continue to fight for Veteran’s issues, for transparency in government, and will continue to challenge federal overreach, and support States Rights and our Constitution.

Gail has received many awards for her service which includes "Senator of the Year" from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), "Legislator of the Year" from Arizona Rural Health Association and also from the Arizona Mining Association.

Gail’s activities and memberships include: Arizona Farm Bureau, Arizona Cattle Growers Association, Natural Resource Conservation Districts (NRCD), Arizona/New Mexico Coalition of Counties, Realtor’s Association (Local, State, and National), Arizona Historical Society, and Sierra Vista Elks Lodge (2065). She has also been volunteering annually for the past 15 years with Girl’s State and she is a Stephens Minister with her local Church.

Gail is a Real Estate Broker (40 years) at Sierra Vista Realty and lives in Cochise County.  


Committee Assignments
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Natural Resources, Energy and Water Chairman Click Here Click Here
Rules Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2227 C legislators; mileage rate
HB2253 C state veterinarian; animal identification; appropriation
HJR2002 C lower Colorado basin; forbearance authority.
HJR2003 C Colorado River allocation; management.
SB1055 P* expedited rulemaking See Vote
SB1056 P* municipal codes; publication; online
SB1057 P* experienced teachers; certification renewal See Vote
SB1058 P* repeal; regional attraction districts
SB1060 P* homeowners' associations; dispute process
SB1061 C universities; tuition; rates; fees
SB1092 P* uniform common trust act; repeal
SB1093 P* telecommunications service assistance program
SB1094 P* uniform fiduciaries act; repeal
  (NOW: ballots; digital images; electronic data
SB1095 P* uniform single publication act; repeal
SB1096 P* uniform contribution; tortfeasors act; repeal
SB1120 P* ratification; constitutional convention; transmission
SB1121 P* certified qualified applicators; fingerprinting requirement
SB1122 P* personal property transfer; limitations prohibited
SB1123 P* state contract lobbyists; prohibition
SB1124 P* Arizona water protection fund; appropriation
SB1125 P* incorporation; urbanized areas.
SB1129 P* electric nonprofit cooperatives; patronage capital
SB1130 P* hairstylist licenses; cosmetology
SB1154 P* G&F omnibus
SB1183 P* department of environmental quality; omnibus See Vote
SB1184 P* appropriation; Arizona geological survey
SB1189 C state budget; estimates; notice
SB1201 P* medical examiner; communicable diseases; disclosure
SB1202 P* forestry and fire management; conformity See Vote
SB1203 P* Arizona water banking authority; report
  (NOW: veterans donation fund; tax credits
SB1204 P* high school textbooks; review period
SB1205 P* school tax credit; classroom supplies
SB1208 P* water resources; department annual report
SB1245 P* state lands; perpetual rights-of-way.
  (NOW: Wesley Bolin memorial; Rick Lavis
See Vote
SB1246 P* contractors; owners; documents
SB1247 P* conservation easement; in lieu payments
SB1248 P* building code moratorium; repeal.
SB1254 P* schools; admissions; desegregation
SB1255 P* guest removal; special detainer action
SB1256 P* Arizona power authority; report
SB1308 P* flood control districts; easements, leases See Vote
SB1309 P* renewable energy; environmental impact; committee
SB1344 C firearms; state preemption; independent contractors
  (NOW: firearms; state preemption; employees
SB1366 C peace officer; victim; aggravating factor See Vote
SB1367 C abortion; live delivery; report; definition See Vote
SB1369 P* technical correction; public roadways
SB1370 P* elections; unlawful voting; residence
SB1398 P* telemedicine; urology; insurance coverage
SB1399 P* Arizona power authority; conflicts; meetings
SB1412 P* surface water; adjudication sequence See Vote
SB1413 P* municipalities; annexation; roadway maintenance
SB1414 P* road signage; counties
SB1415 P* mining and mineral museum; transfer
SB1431 C empowerment scholarships; expansion; phase-in
SB1439 C end-of-life; discrimination; prohibition
SB1443 P* veterans' donations fund; tax credit
SB1444 P* income tax subtraction; military retirement
SB1453 P* road improvement districts; financing
SB1454 P* county improvement districts; assessment; contribution
SB1470 C lottery game; veterans assistance
SB1522 C general appropriations act; 2017-2018
SB1523 C capital outlay; appropriations; 2017-2018
SB1524 C budget procedures; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1525 C criminal justice; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1526 C environment; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1527 CZ health; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1528 CZ higher education; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1529 C human services; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1530 CZ K-12 education; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1531 CZ revenues; budget reconciliation; 2017-2018
SB1532 CZ university infrastructure capital financing; appropriations
SCM1001 P* critical habitat; expansion; urging repeal
SCM1002 P* division; ninth circuit; urging Congress
SCM1003 P* technical correction; department of agriculture
SCM1004 P* urging Congress; technical correction
  (NOW: urging Congress; hunting; angling; support
See Vote
SCM1005 P* technical correction; urging the President
  (NOW: urging EPA; hardrock mining; rule
SCM1006 P* urging Congress; river designations
SCM1008 P* ozone concentration standard; reinstatement
SCM1009 P* urging delisting of gray wolf
SCM1010 P* urging BLM; travel management plans
SCM1011 P* antiquities act; monuments; urging Congress
SCR1004 P* death resolution; Gus Arzberger
SCR1005 P* death resolution; George Lemen
SCR1006 P* death resolution; M. Lee Allison
SCR1007 P* death resolution; John Hays
SCR1008 P* death resolution; Rick Lavis
SCR1010 P* nuclear energy; support
SCR1014 P* technical correction; racing commission; prohibition
SCR1019 P* BLM planning 2.0 rule; opposition
SCR1020 C death resolution; Marian Lupu
SCR1027 C state senators; four-year terms
SCR1029 C Oscar de los Santos; recognition
SCR1034 C death resolution; Eleanor Ann Day
SJR1001 P* Colorado River allocation; management
SJR1003 P* lower Colorado basin; forbearance authority


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