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Arizona State Legislature
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Fifty-first Legislature - First Regular Session
  Judy Burges

Judy Burges

District 22

1700 W. Washington
Room 302
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5861
Fax Number: (602) 417-3104

Personal Information:
Home City: Sun City West
Occupation: Retired
Member Since: 2005
Senator Judy Burges has lived in Arizona since 1960. She and her husband, Bob, have three children and seven grandchildren.

Judy graduated from Yavapai Community College with an AA in General Studies; the University of Phoenix with a BA in Management and a MBA in Business Administration.

She served in the House of Representatives for seven years before being appointed to the State Senate by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors earlier this year. Senator Burges has chaired the Government, Joint Legislative Audit, and Appropriations Committees in the House and served as vice chair for numerous other committees.

During her tenure in the legislature, Judy has earned the designation of “Champion of the Taxpayer” from Americans for Prosperity, “Spirit of 76 Award” from Pachyderm Coalition as the highest ranking legislator, and honored by the Goldwater Institute numerous times as a “Friend of Liberty”.


Committee Assignments
Government and Environment Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Health and Human Services Member Click Here Click Here
Transportation Chairman Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2234 P firearm; definition
HB2352 P AHCCCS; expansion; prohibition
HB2354 P AHCCCS; childless adults; services; prohibition
HB2573 P prohibited governmental compliance; 2012 NDAA
HB2574 P drone surveillance; prohibition; exceptions
HB2579 P photo radar prohibition
HB2608 P EORP; closure; defined contribution
HB2617 P school tuition organizations; preapproval; entities
HB2657 C transaction privilege tax changes
HCR2014 P health care exchange; prohibition
HCR2015 P AHCCCS; expansion; prohibition
HCR2016 P AHCCCS; childless adults; prohibition
HCR2034 C Arizona territory; 150th anniversary
HCR2035 C recognizing Arizona caregivers
HCR2036 P Boy Scouts of America
SB1029 P* state employees; recognition; technical correction
SB1030 P* technical correction; disincorporation
SB1031 P* technical correction; indigent care; records
SB1032 P* technical correction; process service
  (NOW: municipal courts; budget
SB1086 P* peace officer training; motorcycle profiling
SB1087 P* drug testing records; taxi drivers
SB1088 P* constables; prohibited acts See Vote
SB1089 P* arbitration bonds; discharge; application
SB1090 C dependent children; placement; grandparents; stipend
SB1099 C electronic records; state library
SB1108 P foster home licensure; immunizations
SB1110 C schools; U.S. history requirement
SB1112 P Arizona firearms; prohibited enforcement...
SB1114 C schools; daily organized physical activity
SB1182 C paycheck deductions; public employers.
SB1190 P alarm contractor regulation
SB1210 P* municipalities; municipal policies; shared revenues
SB1211 P* property tax delinquency; interest rate
SB1212 P* high school instruction; federal constitution
SB1213 P* schools; science instruction; requirements
SB1214 P* county treasurer's management fund
SB1216 P* clerk of court; duties; records
SB1231 C public buildings; construction; indemnity See Vote
SB1273 P alcohol; drug abuse; courts; treatment
SB1274 C elections; early ballots; return deadline
SB1275 P ballots; presidential electors
SB1282 P countywide fire districts
  (NOW: countywide fire districts; study committee
SB1283 P county boundary change; study committee
SB1286 P nursing facility provider assessments
SB1287 P* military retiree; pension exclusion amount
SB1288 P Arizona water protection fund; projects
SB1293 P schools; pilot; outcome-based funding
SB1294 P grand jury; length of term
SB1295 P schools; current-year funding
SB1302 P* planned communities; design review process
SB1321 P residential energy efficiency; building codes
SB1344 C highway construction projects; JCCR review
SB1345 P liquor licenses; synthetic cannabinoids; prohibition See Vote
SB1346 P dangerous drugs; analogues; penalties
  (NOW: class action; reform
See Vote
SB1348 P public employees; activities; unions; compensation
SB1349 P paycheck deductions; employee authorization
SB1350 P government contract workers; strike prohibition
SB1353 P health insurance; telemedicine See Vote
SB1363 P empowerment scholarship accounts; expansion; funding See Vote
SB1364 P DOR audits; three-year limit
SB1375 P behavioral health services; dependent children See Vote
SB1376 P reproductive technology
SB1403 P* United Nations Rio declaration; prohibition.
SB1409 P schools; parental intervention
SB1421 C school personnel; emergency epinephrine administration
SB1435 P TPT exemptions; modular data center
  (NOW: modular data center; TPT exemptions
SB1439 P legal tender See Vote
SB1463 P counties; flood control districts; rules
SB1464 P mining advisory council; membership
SB1465 P solid waste facilities; general permit
SCR1012 P EPA actions; haze
SCR1013 P endangered species act
SCR1014 P Vietnam war; commemorative partner
SCR1015 P support; second amendment
SCR1016 P rejection of unconstitutional federal actions
SCR1020 C Sheriff Larry Dever; death resolution
SCR1021 P death resolution; Bill Konopnicki
SR1004 P death resolution; Bud Strom


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