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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-second Legislature - First Regular Session
  Heather Carter

Heather Carter

District 15

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 303
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5503
Fax Number: (602) 417-3107

Personal Information:
Home City: Cave Creek
Occupation: Clinical Associate Professor - Education Leadership
Member Since: 2011
Representative Heather Carter is your state representative from North Phoenix, Cave Creek, and North Scottsdale.

Currently, Representative Carter is the Chairperson of the House Health Committee, and a member of the Committee on Elections and Committee on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources.

First elected in 2010,she has a track record of sponsoring legislation that solves many of the complex problems facing Arizona, making her one of the most effective legislators at the Capitol. As your state legislator, she has worked to streamline government, improve the economy, encourage job creation, protect the most vulnerable, reform education and healthcare, while maintaining a balanced state budget through responsible spending measures.

For her work at the Capitol, Representative Carter has won a number of prestigious awards from education groups, veteran organizations, healthcare and patient advocacy groups, including many other “Legislator of the Year” honors.

In her professional life, she is a well-respected educational leader in her community, working as a clinical associate professor at Arizona State University, preparing teachers and leaders for Arizona Schools. She also works with local school districts on educational reform issues. She was a 7th grade teacher in the Paradise Valley Unified School District and currently serves as a parent/community representative on many committees for Cave Creek and Paradise Valley Unified School District and Paradise Valley Community College.

Married for 20 years, Representative Carter and her husband reside in Cave Creek with their daughter, who attends public school in the Paradise Valley Unified School District.


Committee Assignments
Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Member Click Here Click Here
Elections Member Click Here Click Here
Health Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2021 P adult protective services; information online See Vote
HB2034 P* dental board; continuation
HB2035 P* naturopathic physicians medical board; continuation See Vote
HB2036 P* night schools; technical correction
  (NOW: naturopathic physicians; licensing requirements
See Vote
HB2037 P* technical correction; insurance; uniform plans
HB2038 P* accountable health plans; technical correction
HB2039 P* wage rates; technical correction
HB2040 P* technical correction; early voting
HB2041 P* technical correction; workers' compensation; investigation
HB2042 P* emergency planning; technical correction
HB2043 P* minerals; land inventory; technical correction
HB2044 P* technical correction; real estate licensing
HB2045 P* technical correction; seller; disclosure
HB2046 P* technical correction; state highways
HB2139 P* controlled substances; schedules
HB2140 P* ambulance services; temporary authority
HB2141 P* prescription monitoring program; disclosure
HB2142 C water infrastructure finance authority; prepayment See Vote
HB2157 C Native Americans; delayed birth certificates
HB2167 C appropriation; client services trust fund
HB2213 P inspections; audits; notice; rights See Vote
HB2233 C STO scholarships; beneficiary recommendations
HB2249 C JTEDs; funding; ninth graders
HB2374 C wrongful death actions; disqualified party
HB2393 P water settlement act; replenishment formula
HB2394 C air quality; agricultural management practices
HB2395 C weights and measures; biofuels
HB2396 P wildlife; guides; firearms
HB2413 C internet representations; civil damages
HB2426 C additional classroom time for kindergartners.
HB2488 P* housing assistance; seriously mentally ill See Vote
HB2489 P* EMTs; peace officers; naloxone administration See Vote
HB2490 P* sexually violent persons; reimbursement; repeal
HB2491 P* hospitals; community health centers; transactions
HB2492 P* AHCCCS coverage; ALTCS; medical services
HB2493 P* indoor tanning; minors; restricted use
HB2494 P* colorectal cancer; screening; treatment
HB2495 P* medically underserved areas; loan repayment
HB2496 P* dental board; regulation; fingerprinting See Vote
HB2497 P* primary election date; June
  (NOW: equipment; permits; local government
HB2498 P* reporting; prisoners; solitary confinement
HB2499 P* DHS; prevention education grants; appropriations
HB2517 P internet crimes against children; fund See Vote
HB2521 P* Arizona medical board; fingerprinting; disclosure.
HB2526 C governor's regulatory review council; membership See Vote
HB2553 C human trafficking victim; vacating conviction
  (NOW: sex trafficking victim; vacating conviction
See Vote
HB2568 C insurance premium tax reduction
HB2571 C DCS information; legislator discussion
HB2578 C real property; purchaser dwelling actions
HB2579 C tobacco retailer; location restriction.
HB2592 P* justice of the peace; residency
HB2594 C schools; CPR instruction
HB2603 C personal injury action; asbestos; requirements
HB2604 C epinephrine auto-injectors
HB2605 C DHS; stroke care protocols
HB2640 P dependency; households; domestic violence
HB2644 P* signs; early voting; election day
HB2645 P* laboratory testing without physician order
  (NOW: laboratory testing; without order
See Vote
HCM2003 C urging Congress; increase customs personnel
HCR2017 P* concussion awareness day
HCR2029 P persons with disabilities; employment; support
HCR2034 C financial literacy month
HR2005 C death resolution; Officer Tyler Stewart
SB1068 C additional classroom time for kindergartners
SB1078 C office of pest management
SB1079 C solid waste collection; multifamily housing
SB1136 P nursing facility assessment; continuation
SB1282 C teledentistry; dental hygienists; dental assistants
SB1298 P rules; counties; flood control districts
SB1444 P contact lens pricing; antitrust violation
SB1465 C distributed energy generation systems; disclosure
SCR1010 P Senator Chester Crandell; death resolution
SCR1019 P commending Israel
SCR1020 P Mayor John Driggs; death resolution


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