House Member

Personal Information:
Home City: Gila Bend
Occupation: Special Education Educator in the Buckeye Elementary School District
Member Since: 2017 - Present
Jesus Rubalcava is an Arizona native born in Ajo and raised in Gila Bend. He is a graduate of Gila Bend High School, and is very well known in his community for his many accomplishments and involvement. Jesus has served for eight years on the Gila Bend USD Governing Board. Prior to that, he served on the Paloma ESD Governing Board at the age of 18 for two years. He served on the Town of Gila Bend Council for two years. Jesus is a member of the Gila Bend Rotary International Club.

Jesus has demonstrated the quality leadership skills through his involvement in many local, state, national and international organizations. Rubalcava served at the President of the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) in 2015. Prior to that, he served as the President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary and as Maricopa County Co-Director for the association.

Jesus is serving as the Hispanic Vice-Chair of the Hispanic Native American Indian Caucus of ASBA where he voices the concerns and needs of Hispanic and Native American students. He is currently serving as the Pacific Region Director of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and is the Secretary of the National Hispanic Caucus of NSBA.

Jesus is currently a Special Education Educator in the Buckeye Elementary School District and is enrolled in a Doctoral program with an emphasis on Educational Leadership at Northcentral University. Jesus was elected as a State Representative for Legislative District 4 in 2016. Jesus sits on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Land, Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.

Most importantly, Jesus has a strong awareness and vested interest in Arizona’s public education, as he and his wife Cristina are the proud parents of 3 boys whose futures and opportunities will depend on their receiving quality education in our great State.

Sponsored Bills

Bill NumberSponsor TypeShort/NOW Title
HB2054Cforeign nonprofit corporations; foreign LLCs
HB2055Cballots; defects; notice and cure
HB2071Cworkforce training; unemployed workers
HB2081P*schools; compulsory attendance age; increase
HB2082P*schools; daily recess time
HB2083P*schools; overrides; ballot language
HB2099CADOT licenses; authorized presence repeal
HB2101Cprivate prison contractors; public records
HB2102Cprivate prison security officers; certification
HB2103Cprivate prison study committee
HB2104Civory; rhinoceros horn; sales; prohibition
HB2140CArizona silver-haired legislature
HB2141CDHS; state food standards
HB2142Cfoster parents; training
HB2147Cexperienced teacher retention pilot program
HB2148Cpublic safety; violence prevention; committee
HB2184Cat-risk youth; career, college readiness
HB2223Cchild care waiting list; appropriation
HB2251CADOT; Meridian road extension
HB2252Crural school employees; tuition waiver
HB2253Cstate veterinarian; animal identification; appropriation
HB2263Ceducation excise tax rates
HB2266Ccash assistance; lifetime limit
HB2268Csexual assault evidence; submission; reports
HB2269Cvictims' rights; requirements; monetary judgments
HB2271Coccupational licensing; military members
HB2277Cnational popular vote; interstate agreement
HB2278Cmotor vehicle title loans; prohibition
HB2292Cvoting rights; restoration; felonies.
HB2312Ccriminal history; hiring practices; limitation
HB2323Ccritical health information; emergency responders
HB2327Crepeal; right to work.
HB2328Ccorporate income tax rate; freeze
HB2336Cend-of-life decisions; terminally ill
HB2341Cnational guard; deployment; professional licenses
HB2342Cveterans' services; benefits counselors; appropriation
HB2347Cemployment omnibus
HB2364Cemployment; housing; public accommodations; antidiscrimination.
HB2383Cstate finance review; task force.
HB2384Cconsular identification cards; prohibition; repeal.
HB2391Cappropriation; JTEDs; 9th grade
HB2392Cteacher recruitment and retention
HB2393Cnoncertificated school employees; due process
HB2400Cmedical marijuana; identification cards; expiration
HB2401Chealth care providers; religious beliefs
HB2407Cappropriation; counties; essential services
HB2414Cwage disclosure; employee rights
HB2424Cmitigation monies; school bus fleets
HB2425Cappropriation; highway user revenue fund
HB2426Ccommunity health workers; voluntary certification.
HB2428Cprisoners; earned release credits
HB2429Cabortion; admitting privileges; repeal
HB2441Caggregate STO credit cap; freeze
HB2442CAHCCCS; dental care; pregnant women
HB2443Cauditor general; charter schools.
HB2453Cschools; prohibited courses; repeal
HB2474Cveterans; mental health courts; establishment
HB2478CTPT; Indian tribes; motor vehicles
HB2479CAHCCCS; waivers; tribal exemptions
HB2487Clottery distributions; teacher salary increases
HB2488Cteacher salary increases; appropriation
HB2489Conline impersonation; offense
HB2490Cliquor licenses; municipalities; disapproval
HB2500Crelease conditions; pretrial release program
HB2502Cjoint select commission on corrections.
HB2503Ccriminal justice commission; membership; report.
HB2505Cappropriation; adult protective services
HB2519Cappropriation; child care subsidy program
HB2535Cconcurrent criminal jurisdiction; Goldwater range
HCM2004Curging Congress; affordable care act
HCM2010CFEMA recovery policy; urging Congress
HCR2008Ceducation finance; excise tax rates
HCR2015Cright to work; repeal.
HCR2016Ccare enough; get in way
HCR2021Csuicide prevention month
HCR2024CLatina-owned businesses; support
SB1038Cteachers; professional development; pilot program
SCR1006Cdeath resolution; M. Lee Allison
SCR1007Cdeath resolution; John Hays
SCR1008Cdeath resolution; Rick Lavis
SCR1009Cschools; English language requirement; repeal
SCR1022CLions clubs; centennial anniversary; recognition