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Arizona State Legislature
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Forty-eighth Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Rebecca Rios

Rebecca Rios
Minority Whip

Democrat
District 23

Senate
1700 W. Washington
Room 310
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5685
Fax Number: (602) 417-3167

 

Current Office: State Senator
         Democratic Whip
         Current District: 23
         First Elected: 11/02/2004
         Last Elected: 11/02/2004
         Next Election: 2008
         Party: Democrat

Committees:
         Public Safety and Human Services
         Transportation
         Joint Legislative Audit Committee

Background Information :
         Birth date: 06/04/1967
         Birthplace: Tucson, AZ
         Home City: Hayden, AZ

Education:
         Master’s Degree in Social Work, Arizona State University, 2003
         Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Arizona State University, 1989
         Associates of Arts Degree, Central Arizona College, 1987

Political Experience:
         1995 – 2000, elected to 3 terms in the Arizona House of Representatives
         2005 – Current, Arizona State Senator, District 23

Organizations:
         1995 – Current Head Start Board, Pinal/Gila County, including 3 years as President of the
                      Board
         2007 – Arizona Rural Health Association, Board Member
         2007 – Community Alliance Against Family Abuse, Board Member

Previous International Travel:
         1995 – Delegate to Mongolia, American Council of Young Political Leaders
         2005 – Delegate to Taiwan, National Association of Women Legislators
         2007 – Delegate to Israel, American Israeli Public Affairs Committee

Contact Information:
         rrios@azleg.state.az.us
         Phone: 602-926-5685
         Fax: 602-417-3167

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Committee Assignments
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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
 
HB2246 P employment security; appeals board
HB2247 P TANF; diversion program; sanctions
HB2248 C title IV-D services; fee
HB2249 P child support enforcement
HB2329 P appropriation; Native American veterans' outreach
HB2330 C Indian affairs commission; legislative day
HB2331 C tribal lands teacher student loans
HB2332 C out-of-state students; admission.
  (NOW: school governing board; admission; nonresidents
HB2333 C appropriation; Navajo Shonto community center
HB2380 C charitable organizations; tax credit
HB2531 P victims' leave; employment rights
HB2535 C land divisions; water requirements
HB2538 C sales tax exemption; nonprofit housing
HB2539 C regulations; payday loans
HB2541 P insurance; mental health coverage; parity
HB2559 P boxing; intergovernmental tribal agreements
HB2612 P transportation districts
  (NOW: school districts; overexpenditures; receivership
HB2623 P AHCCCS; children's health insurance program
HB2635 P deployed military; custodial rights
  (NOW: custodial rights; deployed military
HB2644 C lobbyists; gift ban
HB2646 P scrap copper clearinghouse
HB2677 C state health plan
HB2684 P state employees; living donor leave
HB2685 C rape victims; pregnancy prevention
HB2686 P speed limits; large vehicles
HB2695 C legislator-elect; support services
HB2710 C home sales; water supply disclosure
HB2724 C income based tuition waiver scholarships
HB2731 P teachers; minimum salary
HB2764 C precinct committeemen; members
HCM2007 P telecommunications; Native Americans
HCR2034 C judges; merit selection; population
HCR2044 C health care decisions week
HCR2045 C local mandates; funding
HCR2046 C equal rights amendment; ratification.
HM2001 C employee free choice act
SB1071 P technical correction; foster care
SB1072 P technical correction; kinship care
SB1101 P payday loans; interest rates
SB1102 P vulnerable adults; financial exploitation
SB1108 P African-American affairs; commission
SB1110 P kinship foster care; grandparents; appropriation
SB1111 P foster care; age limit; extension
SB1112 P toxic fire response See Vote
SB1113 C low water use landscaping; subdivisions
SB1133 P tribal community colleges; tax transfer
SB1134 C bad checks; classification
SB1135 P appropriation; economic development; rural; tribal
SB1136 P lottery monies; primary care facilities
SB1137 C appropriation; university student aid
SB1138 P appropriation; diabetes prevention
SB1139 P appropriation; youth employment and training
SB1141 P appropriation; mobile dentistry units
SB1142 C lottery monies; historic homes fund
SB1143 P appropriation; domestic violence shelters
SB1144 C appropriation; Arizona graduates program
SB1145 P small business loans
SB1146 C appropriation; utility assistance
SB1147 P sales and use tax holiday
SB1149 P appropriation; homeless services
SB1151 P income tax credit; diabetes expenses
SB1160 C universities; tuition adjustments; inflation
SB1173 P* health care businesses; consumer information
SB1174 P* insurance; mental health coverage; parity.
SB1190 P integrated family court; court orders
SB1191 C retail sales; proximity to schools
SB1192 P appropriation; code talkers monument
SB1218 C state fair fund; technical correction
  (NOW: Arizona water settlements
See Vote
SB1219 C accountable health plans; technical correction
SB1220 C county air quality; technical correction
SB1225 P military family relief fund
SB1234 P schools; transportation funding.
SB1264 P appropriation; independent living; visually impaired
SB1287 C tax refunds; taxpayer identity
SB1288 C insurance; automobile rates; zip codes
SB1289 C occupational safety; employee death; penalties
  (NOW: mortgage licenses; financial institutions department
SB1303 P* apprentices; state construction projects.
SB1304 P* appropriation; department of corrections; salaries
SB1305 P* disabled veterans' complimentary fishing licenses
SB1306 P* CPS; confidential information.
SB1307 P* emissions testing facility; appropriation
SB1324 P foster youth ombudsman
SB1334 P urban revenue sharing; small municipalities
SB1345 C identity theft; freezing consumer report
  (NOW: identity theft; freezing credit report
SB1347 C teenage driver safety act
SB1348 C telecoil hearing aids; consumer information
SB1355 C Goldwater range; concurrent jurisdiction
SB1374 C valley fever research; appropriation
SB1375 P appropriation; domestic violence intervention
SB1376 C appropriation; master teacher program
SB1377 C appropriation; office of tourism
SB1378 P appropriation; veterans' services
SB1379 C appropriation; dental services; long-term care
SB1380 C state highway fund bonds.
SB1381 C appropriation; commerce; economic development; commission
SB1388 C appropriation; agricultural inspections
SB1391 C appropriations; state utility costs
SB1392 P border security programs; appropriation
SB1393 P appropriations; law enforcement; correctional; officers
SB1394 C appropriation; tribal drug prevention; treatment
SB1397 P appropriation; children's healthcare initiative
SB1399 C appropriation; health insurance; parents
SB1401 C appropriation; Medicare part D co-payments
SB1402 C water protection fund; appropriations
SB1403 C forensic unit; state hospital; appropriation
SB1405 C AIMS; end-of-course testing
SB1406 C appropriations; university medical programs..
SB1407 P continuing teacher education; performance pay
SB1409 P schools; teacher compensation
SB1410 C appropriation; methamphetamine treatment
SB1411 C appropriation; childcare licensure
SB1412 C early intervention autism treatment; appropriation
SB1414 C Alzheimer's disease research; appropriation
SB1415 C master teacher program; appropriation
SB1416 C appropriation; immunizations
SB1417 C appropriation; math and science initiatives
SB1418 C appropriation; AzREADS program; audit
SB1436 C nutritional information; chain restaurants
SB1437 C appropriation; vaccines
SB1445 P sale of products; committed youths
SB1448 C appropriation; universities; retention
SB1454 C publicly financed buildings; energy standards
SB1457 C appropriation; Navajo Dilkon courthouse.
SB1459 C appropriation; Navajo emergency management building
SB1460 C appropriation; Navajo commercial office building
SB1461 C appropriation; Navajo telephone line extension
SB1462 C out-of-state students; admission
SB1463 C Native Americans; state parks
SB1464 C appropriation; Navajo technology system
SB1466 C appropriation; rural after school programs
SB1467 C appropriation; Navajo senior center
SB1472 C vehicle sales; cooling-off period
SB1473 P payday loans; military
SB1474 P long-term care insurance
SB1475 C AHCCCS; graduate medical expenses
SB1476 C appropriation; Navajo veterans building
SB1478 P transportation board; Native American member
SB1479 P Native American tribes; revenue sharing.
SB1481 C AHCCCS eligibility privatization; repeal.
SB1486 P appropriation; alternative energy research
SB1491 C air quality fund; reservations
SB1493 C right to work
SB1494 C political subdivisions; funds; unions
SB1504 P chiropractors; copayments
SB1516 C public construction; bidding; best value
SB1517 C building rehabilitation code; local adoption
SB1529 C optometry; use of pharmaceutical agents
SB1538 P* transportation districts; transportation board membership
SB1539 P* schools; rapid growth; capital plan
SB1540 P* study committee; new school construction
SB1558 P appropriations; university medical programs.
SB1562 P voluntary full-day kindergarten
SB1572 C appropriation; crime funds; tribes
SB1573 P appropriation; methamphetamine prevention
SB1574 P appropriation; rural telemedicine
SB1575 P water adequacy amendments
SB1577 P water supply development revolving fund.
SB1604 P major event reimbursement fund
SB1638 P well impacts; groundwater contamination
SCR1007 P property valuations; elderly income limits
SCR1008 C business personal property tax exemption
SCR1010 P support commemorative postage stamp
SCR1017 C collective bargaining
SCR1019 C equal rights amendment; ratification
SCR1029 P The Honorable Jeff Groscost
SM1004 C SBInet
SR1001 C state aviation day

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