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Fifty-first Legislature - First Regular Session
  Adam Driggs

Adam Driggs
Majority Whip

District 28

1700 W. Washington
Room 212
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-3016
Fax Number: (602) 417-3007

Personal Information:
Home City: Phoenix
Occupation: Attorney
Member Since: 2007
Senator Adam Driggs serves as the Majority Whip in the Arizona Senate. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a member of the Rules Committee.

Prior to his election to the Arizona Senate in 2010, Driggs served two successful terms in the Arizona House of Representatives.

Professionally, Driggs' background is in law and business. He served as a prosecutor for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office from 1995 to 1997. As a private attorney, Driggs has successfully litigated several complex and high profile cases, both locally and internationally. His primary areas of expertise are federal immigration law, criminal law, and international sports law. He is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish. Driggs also started a successful small business in Phoenix in 1997, where he continues to serve as a director.

Driggs is a Phoenix native and fifth-generation Arizonan. He attended schools in the Madison and Scottsdale School Districts and graduated from Arcadia High School. He later earned a bachelor degree from Brigham Young University and then graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law in 1993. His father, John Driggs, served two terms as Phoenix Mayor in the early 70’s.

In his free time, Driggs enjoys climbing Camelback Mountain and spending time with his family in the White Mountains. Driggs married the former Leonore Mortensen in 1998 and they have five children, Emily, J.R., Charlie, Walter and Olivia. The family also has a Rhodesian Ridgeback named Bo and an African Grey Parrot.


Committee Assignments
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Judiciary Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
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Sponsored Bills
Bill NumberSort By Bill Number
Sponsor TypeSort By Sponsor Type
Short TitleSort By Short Title
Final Vote
HB2064 P training permits; military health professionals
HB2074 P expedited foster home approval
  (NOW: licensing; foster homes
HB2217 P extraordinary educators special plates
HB2484 C veterans; hiring preference; tax credit
HB2572 C fire districts; financial standards
  (NOW: financial standards; fire districts
See Vote
HB2628 C prosecutor presence; interview of minor
HB2629 C tampering with a witness
HB2657 P transaction privilege tax changes
HCR2035 P recognizing Arizona caregivers
HCR2036 P Boy Scouts of America
SB1099 C electronic records; state library
SB1100 C ASDB; continuation
SB1115 C direct pay prices; health care
SB1162 C sales tax; reduced reporting requirements
SB1166 C identifying information; former public officials
SB1208 P* pilot; foster care tuition waiver See Vote
SB1209 P* minors; tobacco-derived products
SB1232 P* trusts and estates
SB1233 P* limited liability companies; ownership interests
SB1234 P* victim compensation fund; use
SB1235 P* psychiatric security review board; continuation
SB1236 P* domestic relations committee; membership
SB1237 P* guardianships; conservatorships; transfer
SB1241 C teenage drivers; communication devices prohibited
SB1249 P supplemental appropriation; CPS funding
SB1250 P supplemental appropriation; IRC
SB1260 P elections; ballot measure petitions; amendments
SB1261 P permanent early voting lists; amendments
SB1263 C paid circulators; statewide measures; recall
SB1266 C illegal dumping; penalties See Vote
SB1335 P secretary of state; committee prohibition
  (NOW: filing officer; campaign committee; prohibition
SB1337 C schools; CPR training See Vote
SB1340 P* municipal fire districts
SB1341 P* vulnerable adults; financial exploitation See Vote
SB1342 P* apprentice embalmers; removal See Vote
SB1353 P health insurance; telemedicine See Vote
SB1374 P behavioral health examiners board See Vote
SB1384 P taxis; prearranged ground transportation service
SB1385 P aggravated assault; school grounds
SB1386 P massive open online courses; credit
SB1387 P online voting; pilot program
SB1388 P online candidate petition filing
SB1389 P JLBC; economic impact
SB1399 C universities; fixed tuition rates
SB1411 C social media passwords; prohibition
SB1412 C delinquent debt; agencies; attorney general
SB1413 P appeals; postconviction relief
SB1424 P dangerous and incompetent defendants; commitment
SB1435 P TPT exemptions; modular data center
  (NOW: modular data center; TPT exemptions
SB1437 C music therapists; licensure See Vote
SB1452 P class action lawsuits
SB1463 C counties; flood control districts; rules
SB1470 P* bond contracts; technical correction
  (NOW: prohibited tax; dedicated property tax
SB1482 P IRC; supplemental appropriation
SB1483 P 2013-2014; general appropriations
SB1484 P 2013-2014; capital outlay
SB1485 P 2013-2014; budget procedures
SB1486 P 2013-2014; revenue; budget reconciliation
SB1487 P 2013-2014; K-12 education; budget reconciliation
SB1488 P 2013-2014; higher education; budget reconciliation
SB1490 P 2013-2014; criminal justice; budget reconciliation
SB1491 P 2013-2014; environment; budget reconciliation
SB1492 P 2013-2014; health; welfare; budget reconciliation
SB1493 P elections; omnibus
SCR1020 P Sheriff Larry Dever; death resolution
SCR1021 P death resolution; Bill Konopnicki
SR1004 C death resolution; Bud Strom
SR1005 PZ partnership; Azerbaijan; U.S.


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