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Fiftieth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Chester Crandell

Chester Crandell

District 5

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 338
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5409
Fax Number: (602) 417-3105

Personal Information:
Home City: Heber
Occupation: Rancher
Member Since: 2011
Born in Holbrook and raised in Heber, Arizona, Representative Chester Crandell is a fifth generation native of rural Arizona and Legislative District 5.

He has worked in the education field for 30 years. The last 10 years he was the Superintendent of the Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (N.A.V.I.T.) where he created the partnership with Northland Pioneer College to provide educational services to N.A.V.I.T.

Representative Crandell is a graduate of University of Arizona, with a degree in Agriculture Education and a graduate of Northern Arizona University, with a degree in Masters of Education Leadership.

He serves on the following House Standing Committees: Agriculture and Water, Education and Environment. He is also the Co-Chair of the Joint Legislative Study Committee on Outcome-based Education Funding and Co-Chair of the House Ad Hoc Committee on Arizona Forests Restoration Management.

Representative Crandell resides with his wife Alice of 44 years in Heber. They have 9 children and 26 grandchildren.  


Committee Assignments
Agriculture and Water Vice-Chairman Click Here Click Here
Education Member Click Here Click Here
Environment Member Click Here Click Here



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2001 C community colleges; universities; concealed weapons
HB2076 P* department of agriculture; continuation
HB2077 P* federal agencies; registration with sheriff
HB2101 C protest activity; prohibition
HB2139 C property tax valuation; land fraud
HB2144 P community college correction; levy amount
HB2145 C justification; defensive display; holster
HB2146 C concealed weapons permit; training
HB2153 P municipalities; counties; fire sprinklers; code
HB2169 C dental board; fees
HB2197 C charter schools; age restricted communities
HB2251 C 8th grade promotion certificates
HB2276 C fertilizers; labeling; inspections; fund
HB2288 P airports; private contractors; security screening
HB2293 C community property; separate debts
HB2310 C commodity marketing orders and agreements
HB2313 P eminent domain on federal property..
HB2315 P Indian affairs commission; continuation
HB2316 P Indian affairs commission; fund
HB2317 P state land department; 2011-2012 appropriation
HB2318 C regional and public transportation authorities
HB2319 C primitive roads; county maintenance
HB2363 C financial institution records; disclosure; notice
HB2392 C firearms; federal law; school perimeters
HB2415 C schools; bullying policies
HB2416 C abortion
HB2417 C school boards; vocational education meeting
HB2530 C board of dental examiners See Vote
HB2533 P* biennial budgeting; state agencies
HB2534 C city or town annexation
HB2544 C presidential candidates; affidavit of qualifications
HB2549 C state nickname; grand canyon state
HB2552 C agricultural property tax classification; equine.
HB2555 C regulation of taxis; limitations
HB2561 C Arizona citizenship.
HB2562 C interstate compact; birth certificates
HB2571 C schools; dyslexia; group B weight
HB2572 C government expenditure database; transparency; CAFR
HB2573 C handicapped parking spaces; van accessible
HB2581 C STOs; credits; administration
HB2583 C deadly physical force; reporting; admissibility
HB2609 C homeowners' associations; signs; political; leasing See Vote
HB2610 C public fiduciaries; due diligence
HB2619 C fund transfer; Arizona historical society
  (NOW: unemployment; special assessment
See Vote
HB2623 P* landowner prohibition of hunting; posting See Vote
HB2638 C administrative actions; appeal to court
HB2649 C early ballots; voter rolls; enforcement
HB2656 C women veteran special plate
HB2660 C salvia; prohibition
HB2672 C state employees; activity based compensation
HB2677 C international money wire transfer assessment
HB2707 C general fund revenue limit See Vote
HB2708 C homeowner's rebate; primary residence
HB2709 P* study committee; CTE reform
HB2710 P* study committee; outcome-based funding
HB2725 C agriculture trust funds
HCM2002 C remove gray wolf; endangered species
HCM2003 C daily commuter program
HCR2015 C constitutional convention; federal debt
HCR2028 P* legislative budget sessions
HCR2029 P* initiatives; periodic reauthorization
HCR2032 C paycheck deductions; political purposes; requirement
HCR2033 C foreign laws; judicial decisions
HCR2051 P Arizona; centennial song
HM2001 C F-35 program; support funding
HR2001 C opposition; gaming; new Indian reservation
HR2002 C Mexico-U.S. commission; eradicate foot-and-mouth disease
HR2004 C honoring John Waddell
HR2005 P Roosevelt Dam; centennial
HR2007 P Warrene Ware; service
SB1112 P expenditure limit; penalty waiver; Pima
SB1177 C public intoxication; local laws
SB1178 C intrastate commerce act
  (NOW: county judgment bonds
SB1183 C agricultural property tax classification; equine
SB1201 C firearms omnibus
SB1202 C definition of dangerous drugs; synthetic.
SB1204 C trash collection; multifamily housing
SB1207 C dilapidated building; definition
SB1213 C community college districts; alternative formation
SB1214 C interstate compact; health care..
SB1215 C public meetings; call to public
SB1216 C AHCCCS; obstetric services; copayment
SB1217 C shared revenues; provisional community colleges
SB1278 C county assessor; permanent retrieval fund
SB1390 C abortions; clinical privileges; physicians
SB1497 C joint powers exercise; separate entities
SB1525 C city; town; development fees
SB1553 C education; Arizona empowerment accounts.
SB1554 C ADE; teachers; liability insurance
SB1555 C government employees; union dues; withholding
SB1604 C schools; capital monies; temporary uses
SB1610 C state firearm
SCR1015 C jurisdiction over intrastate waters
SCR1059 C supporting Wisconsin governor; legislature
SCR1061 P Mitch Menlove; death resolution
SR1013 C Lloyd Oliver; death resolution


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