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Fiftieth Legislature - First Regular Session
  Heather Carter

Heather Carter

District 7

House of Representatives
1700 W. Washington
Room 330
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number: (602) 926-5503
Fax Number: (602) 417-3107

Personal Information:
Home City: Cave Creek
Occupation: Clinical Associate Professor - Education Leadership
Member Since: 2011
Representative Heather Carter is serving in the Centennial Legislature as your representative from North Phoenix, Cave Creek, Carefree and Scottsdale. Currently, Representative Carter is the Vice-Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, and a member of the Education and Environment Committees. She focuses on legislative issues related to economic recovery for Arizona, including taxpayer protection issues, health care concerns and educational reform.

In her professional life, she is a well-respected educational leader in her community, working as a clinical associate professor preparing teachers and leaders for Arizona Schools. She also works with local school districts on educational reform issues. She was a 7th grade teacher in the Paradise Valley Unified School District and currently serves as a parent/community representative on many committees for Cave Creek Unified School District and Paradise Valley Community College.

Representative Carter has lived in Arizona for over twenty years. She moved to Arizona from Maryland to attend Arizona State University, where she graduated with a degree in communication. Following graduation, she worked for KOOL-FM, the Phoenix Suns and then pharmaceutical sales. For the past fifteen years, Representative Carter has worked in education, and earned a master’s degree in educational technology from ASU and a doctorate in educational leadership from NAU.

Married for 15 years, Representative Carter and her husband reside in Cave Creek with their daughter, who attends public school in the Cave Creek Unified School District.

As a mother, business person and educational leader, Representative Carter is focused on making Arizona a more 'business-friendly' place in the 21st Century by focusing on reforms that lower taxes, reduce regulations and create strong schools for Arizona's future.


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



Sponsored Bills
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Final Vote
HB2101 C protest activity; prohibition
HB2153 C municipalities; counties; fire sprinklers; code
HB2155 C dental board; omnibus See Vote
HB2156 C dental hygienists; supervision requirements
HB2158 C tobacco revenues; tracking commission See Vote
HB2169 C dental board; fees
HB2197 C charter schools; age restricted communities
HB2245 P* counties; powers; technical correction
  (NOW: homeowners' associations; open meetings; recordings
See Vote
HB2246 P* education; meetings; technical correction
  (NOW: ADOT; emergency vehicle access plan
See Vote
HB2247 P* exchange teachers; technical correction
HB2248 P* technical correction; private schools
HB2251 C 8th grade promotion certificates
HB2293 C community property; separate debts
HB2360 C game and fish appointment board
HB2374 C sentencing; minimum and maximum terms
HB2410 C honorably discharged veterans; in-state tuition
HB2530 C board of dental examiners See Vote
HB2549 C state nickname; grand canyon state
HB2552 P* agricultural property tax classification; equine.
HB2553 P* technical correction; medical marijuana
HB2554 C dental board; investigations; disciplinary action
HB2556 C health savings accounts; tax incentives See Vote
HB2571 C schools; dyslexia; group B weight
HB2587 C high schools; military recruiting; form See Vote
HB2593 C water salinity study committee
HB2609 C homeowners' associations; signs; political; leasing See Vote
HB2620 P medical records; disclosure; release See Vote
HB2623 C landowner prohibition of hunting; posting See Vote
HB2636 C flat income tax
HB2638 C administrative actions; appeal to court
HB2644 C federal monies; union preference; prohibition
HB2656 C women veteran special plate
HB2672 C state employees; activity based compensation
HB2677 C international money wire transfer assessment
HB2684 C child prostitution; sentencing
HB2688 P health care compact; funding.
HB2689 P health insurance; interstate purchase.
HB2690 P employers; group insurance pooling.
HB2708 C homeowner's rebate; primary residence
HB2713 C EORP; defined contribution retirement system
HB2717 P* homeowners' associations; penalties; attorney fees See Vote
HCM2002 C remove gray wolf; endangered species
HCR2006 C personal property tax exemption amount
HCR2015 C constitutional convention; federal debt
HCR2034 C recognizing pregnancy care centers
HCR2050 C IBM; one hundredth anniversary
HCR2051 C Arizona; centennial song
HM2001 C F-35 program; support funding
HR2007 C Warrene Ware; service
SB1153 C city auditors; confidential information
SB1160 P city sales tax; residential rental
SB1183 P agricultural property tax classification; equine
SB1194 C structural pest management; regulation
SB1203 C revitalization districts; revisions
SB1212 C civil appeal bonds; limits
SB1298 P pharmacists; drug therapy protocols
SB1429 C health care actions; liability; students
SB1515 C sales tax credit; tribal taxes
SB1525 C city; town; development fees
SB1598 C cities; counties; regulatory review
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