House Member

Personal Information:
Home City: Phoenix
Occupation: Teacher
Member Since: 2013

Paul Boyer represents legislative district 20, which include much of Glendale and North Phoenix. He also teaches 10th Grade Humane Letters at Veritas Preparatory Academy, which consists of several Great Books and Modern European history.

Rep. Boyer is the Chairman of the House Education Committee and is a member of the House Health and County and Municipal Affairs Committees.

Previously, he was an official spokesman and policy advisor for House Majority at the State Capitol for three years, the editor-in-chief of the student newspaper at ASU West, the legislative liaison for the Arizona Department of Corrections, and a spokesman for Mesa Public Schools, the largest school district in the state.

He holds a B.A. in English from Arizona State University West and a M.A. in Communication Studies from Arizona State University West.

He is married to Elizabeth and they have a hyperactive, lovable, co-dependent rescue dog – Sydni, an eight-year-old Cairn Terrier. His parents, Fred and Sharon also live in Glendale.

Sponsored Bills

Bill NumberSponsor TypeShort/NOW Title
HB2018Cmedical marijuana; cultivation; facilities
HB2029Cmedical marijuana dispensaries; location change
HB2077CArizona online instruction; funding; testing
HB2078Cschools; concurrent enrollment
HB2106P*garnishment; continuing lien; school employee
HB2107P*schools; nonresident pupils; military duty
HB2108P*education; conforming changes
HB2161P*workers' compensation; occupational diseases; cancer
(NOW: occupational diseases; workers' compensation; presumptions)
HB2162P*JPs; residency requirements
HB2163P*schools; certification; discipline; reciprocity
HB2164P*teachers; alternative performance evaluation cycle
HB2173P*license plate display; registration suspended
HB2174P*aggravated DUI; affirmative defense
HB2202Cschools; dyslexia; handbook; definition
HB2215P*driver license testing; required questions
HB2216P*prohibited firearm tracking; classification
HB2218Cschool tax credit; capital outlay
HB2226Ccompact; balanced budget; convention
HB2249P*vehicle registration; nonresidents; penalty
HB2311P*ASU; consolidation of budget units
HB2323Ccritical health information; emergency responders
HB2335P*tobacco possession; sale; age; signage
HB2353P*school district leases; duration
HB2368Coxygenated fuel standards; formula.
HB2374Cschools; additional assistance; reductions; elimination
HB2375P*victims; medical bills; prohibited acts
HB2385P*schools; accounting; budgeting; reporting
HB2388P*private postsecondary education grants
HB2390Cpostsecondary education; loan information
HB2394Cempowerment scholarships; expansion; phase-in.
HB2395P*schools; illegal substances; notification
HB2396P*ASDB revisions
HB2410Cworkers' compensation; firefighters; heart-related cases
HB2442CAHCCCS; dental care; pregnant women
HB2458Cemployee donations; school districts
HB2475Ceducation; statutory language; removal; repeals
HB2480Cschools; funding sources; bonds; overrides
HB2528Cindex exemptions; unused tax credits
HB2547P*university infrastructure capital financing; appropriations.
HCR2010Capplication; Article V convention
HCR2013Cconvention; balanced federal budget
HCR2021Csuicide prevention month
SB1007Chome-based business; operations; employees
SB1008Ccontractor licensing; exemptions; threshold
SB1036Ccharter schools; rulemaking exemption
SB1037Cspecial education; audit; cost study
SB1038Cteachers; professional development; pilot program
SB1039Cteachers; alternative certification application
SB1040CArizona teachers; student loan program
SB1042Cteacher certification; reciprocity
SB1131Cschools; K-3 reading program
SB1189Cstate budget; estimates; notice
SB1281Cempowerment scholarship accounts; revisions
SB1282Cteachers; performance pay; evaluations
SB1295Cfuneral directors; embalmers; board membership
SB1296Cfuneral director licensure
SB1367Cabortion; live delivery; report; definition
SB1431Cempowerment scholarships; expansion; phase-in
SB1439Cend-of-life; discrimination; prohibition
SB1449Cchild; family advocacy center; appropriation.
SCR1006Cdeath resolution; M. Lee Allison
SCR1007Cdeath resolution; John Hays
SCR1008Cdeath resolution; Rick Lavis