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Arizona State Legislature
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Fiftieth Legislature - First Regular Session
 
 
  Kimberly Yee

Kimberly Yee

Republican
District 10

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 339
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3024
Fax Number: (602) 417-3110

 
Personal Information:
Home City: Phoenix
Occupation: Public Policy and Government Affairs
Member Since: 2010
Arizona State Representative Kimberly Yee represents Arizona's 10th Legislative District, covering the areas of North Phoenix and parts of Glendale. A native of Arizona, Kimberly has a distinguished career in public policy and governmental service. She serves as Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Education, and as a member of the Committees on Health and Human Services, and Employment and Regulatory Affairs.

Kimberly also serves as a legislative member of the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools. She was also elected to serve the leadership position of Elected National Order of Women Legislators Representative to the National Foundation of Women Legislators Board.

During her first term in office, Kimberly was the recipient of the following awards: Representative of the Year Award by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Friend of the Taxpayer by the Arizona Chapter of Americans for Prosperity, Leaders of the Year in Public Policy Award by the Arizona Capitol Times, Friend of the Family award by the Arizona Family Project, the 2011 Freedom of Information Award by the Arizona Newspapers Association, the 2012 School Choice Champion Award by the Arizona Council for American Private Education, the 2012 School Choice Champion Award, the 2012 Arts Hero Award, the AZBio Trailblazer Award, and the Tech Ten Legislator Award by the Arizona Technology Council. She was also honored as one of Arizona's 48 Most Intriguing Women in a book published by the Arizona Centennial Legacy Project.

Born and raised in Legislative District 10, Kimberly is the former Chairman of the Legislative District 10 Republican Committee. In 2008, she was elected as a national delegate representing her home state of Arizona at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has served as an elected precinct committeewoman and a member of the Executive Guidance Committee of the Maricopa County Republican Committee.

A graduate of Pepperdine University, Kimberly earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Arizona State University and was the recipient of the honored Scholar-Citizen Award.

She has served as Director of Communications and Government Affairs for Arizona State Treasurer Dean Martin promoting fiscal conservative principles to protect taxpayers.

In 2004, Kimberly was appointed by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as Deputy Cabinet Secretary and was a member of Governor Schwarzenegger’s Cabinet. She served as the Governor’s liaison to the executive branch state agencies and provided policy advisement to the Governor in the areas of K-12, vocational, and higher education, state and consumer services, and labor and workforce development.

In Arizona, Kimberly served as senior staff of the Senate Committee on Education for the Arizona Legislature from 1998 to 2003 where she established long-standing professional relationships with Arizona’s legislative leaders during her tenure, and gained first-hand experience in the legislative process where she drafted Arizona statutes, improving the state’s public education system, including charter schools, colleges and universities.

In 1997, Kimberly was appointed by Governor Pete Wilson as a policy analyst to the State Board of Education helping develop California’s academic content standards that outline what students should be able to know in various subjects by the end of each grade level. State tests are aligned with these academic standards to measure student achievement. Kimberly served as a Fellow to the prestigious California Executive Fellowship Program in 1996, and worked in the office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, specializing in child care, preschool development, and K-12 education issues.

At the federal level, Kimberly worked for the United States Department of Justice in the Fraud Section, Criminal Division in Washington, D.C. providing research and paralegal assistance. She has also provided administrative services with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.

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Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
 
HB2101 C protest activity; prohibition
HB2139 C property tax valuation; land fraud
HB2169 P* dental board; fees
HB2170 P* technical correction; joint school districts
HB2171 P* technical correction; environmental education
HB2172 P* technical correction; evidence; medical malpractice
HB2173 P* technical correction; occupational safety; exemption
HB2174 P* wage rates; technical correction
HB2249 C school board agendas; posting; time
HB2293 C community property; separate debts
HB2302 C protected address; secretary of state See Vote
HB2303 P voting centers; polling places See Vote
HB2304 C state elections; omnibus See Vote
HB2360 C game and fish appointment board
HB2363 C financial institution records; disclosure; notice
HB2384 P abortion; public funding prohibition; taxes
HB2392 C firearms; federal law; school perimeters
HB2398 C salvia divinorum; unlawful acts
HB2409 P attorney fees; recovery; civil actions
HB2415 P* schools; bullying policies
HB2416 P* abortion
HB2417 P* school boards; vocational education meeting
HB2418 P* schools; textbook study; academic standards
HB2419 P* schools; reading coaches
HB2420 P* teachers; literacy instruction endorsement
HB2421 P* school districts; budgets; financial reports See Vote
HB2422 P* local government budgeting; posting; publication
HB2423 P* state institutions; technical correction
  (NOW: attorney general's office; contracts
HB2424 C probate; wards; rights See Vote
HB2436 P* emergency medical technicians; fingerprinting
HB2437 P* schools; teachers; principals; employment history
HB2442 C abortion; sex selection; prohibition
HB2530 P* board of dental examiners See Vote
HB2534 P city or town annexation
HB2538 P certificates; line siting committee
  (NOW: mandatory project labor agreements; prohibition
HB2541 P* technical correction; wage board; powers
  (NOW: employee drug testing; medical marijuana
See Vote
HB2542 P* department of revenue; technical correction
HB2543 P* vehicle accident report; technical correction
HB2544 C presidential candidates; affidavit of qualifications
HB2549 P state nickname; grand canyon state
HB2553 P technical correction; medical marijuana
HB2554 P dental board; investigations; disciplinary action
HB2555 C regulation of taxis; limitations
HB2572 C government expenditure database; transparency; CAFR
HB2581 C STOs; credits; administration
HB2583 C deadly physical force; reporting; admissibility
HB2585 C controlled substances; marijuana; monitoring
HB2638 C administrative actions; appeal to court
HB2670 C school districts; electronic record keeping
HB2673 C special sentencing; peace officer impersonation
HB2706 P education; Arizona empowerment accounts
  (NOW: supplementary reading instruction; teachers
See Vote
HB2707 P general fund revenue limit See Vote
HB2708 C homeowner's rebate; primary residence
HB2709 C study committee; CTE reform
HCM2002 C remove gray wolf; endangered species
HCR2006 C personal property tax exemption amount
HCR2015 P constitutional convention; federal debt
HCR2029 C initiatives; periodic reauthorization
HCR2032 P paycheck deductions; political purposes; requirement
HCR2034 C recognizing pregnancy care centers
HCR2050 C IBM; one hundredth anniversary
HCR2051 P Arizona; centennial song
HM2001 C F-35 program; support funding
HR2001 C opposition; gaming; new Indian reservation
HR2004 C honoring John Waddell
HR2005 P Roosevelt Dam; centennial
HR2007 P Warrene Ware; service
SB1155 C electronic; digital devices; stalking; threatening
SB1159 C multimedia production tax credits
SB1183 C agricultural property tax classification; equine
SB1202 P definition of dangerous drugs; synthetic.
SB1212 P civil appeal bonds; limits
SB1246 P abortion.
SB1250 C donor conceived children
SB1265 P abortion; public funding prohibition; taxes.
SB1282 C political committee registration; religious entity
SB1288 C religion; free exercise; professionals; appointments
SB1314 C county island fire districts; meetings
SB1361 C fire districts; joint powers authority
SB1502 C fire districts; merger; consolidation
SB1525 P city; town; development fees
SB1553 P education; Arizona empowerment accounts.
SB1554 C ADE; teachers; liability insurance
SB1556 C school district monies; associations; elections.
SB1610 C state firearm
SCR1028 P paycheck deductions; political purposes; requirement.
SCR1059 P supporting Wisconsin governor; legislature
SCR1061 P Mitch Menlove; death resolution
SR1013 C Lloyd Oliver; death resolution

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