House Member

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Member Since: 2017

Jose “Diego” Espinoza is currently serving his second term in the House of Representatives for Legislative District 19 (LD19). LD19 serves residents in Avondale, Tolleson and West Phoenix. In addition to proudly serving in the state legislature, Representative Espinoza’s professional career includes prior public service as a Council Member and Vice Mayor of Tolleson, Arizona and owning and operating a successful small business.

Over the years, Representative Espinoza has served on numerous boards and commissions including:

  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund Board Member
  • National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)
  • National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators Member and Western Region Chairman
  • ASU Morrison Institute Board Member
  • NASCAR Championship Series Welcome Committee Member
  • Board of Hispanic Caucus Chairs Member
  • Former Arizona Latino Legislative Caucus Chairmen
  • Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Commerce Committee
  • Ranking Member for House Rules Committee
  • Member of House Commerce Committee
  • Member of House Ad Hoc Committee on International Affairs
  • Maricopa County Community Development Advisory Commission
  • Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • National League of Cities and Towns
  • Hispanic Forum de Oeste
  • United States Green Building Council
  • Energy Star
  • Rebuild America
  • National Council for La Raza
  • Tolleson Community Action Program Advisory Board
  • Tolleson Advisory Board Chair, Salvation Army
  • Teen Youth Council Mentor

Sponsored Bills

Bill NumberSponsor TypeShort/NOW Title
HB2097CACJC; victim compensation fund; allocation
HB2098Cmissing children; mandatory reporting
(NOW: missing children; law enforcement; reporting)
HB2099Cmissing and murdered indigenous peoples
HB2100Cmissing; unidentified person; reporting requirements
HB2101CAHCCCS; postpartum care; appropriations
HB2102CAHCCCS; pregnant women; dental care
HB2103Cnursing shortage; workforce preparation; plan
HB2104CDIFI; director; report; surprise billing
HB2105Cschool health program; appropriation
HB2106Cinformed consent; pelvic examinations.
HB2107CDCS; investigation; schools; children; disabilities
HB2154P*medical conditions; medical marijuana
HB2155P*early childhood mental health; appropriations
HB2156P*appropriations; broadband grants
HB2157P*appropriation; Loop 101 slip ramp
HB2410P*safe havens; newborn infant age
HB2411P*railroad crew requirements
HB2412P*prohibited agreements; public works contracts
HB2703Ctechnology-based school readiness pilot program
HB2704Cschools; instruction; Native American experience
HB2705Cschools; dress codes; graduation ceremonies
HB2706Cappropriation; veterans' services; benefits counselors
HB2708P*voting rights; felonies; automatic restoration..
HB2734Ccandidates; school, local; electronic signatures
HB2735Cinitiative; referendum; signatures; electronic submittal
HB2736Cpresidential preference election; independent voters.
HB2750Cautomatic voter registration; same day.
HB2751Csearch warrants; audible notice; requirements.
HB2752Csexual harassment; nondisclosure agreements; prohibition
HB2762Cstatewide assessment; 2020-2021 school year
HB2769Ctransportation funding task force
HB2787Coccupational regulation; good character; definition
HB2788Cpaid sick leave; COVID-19
HB2796P*property classification; gasoline manufacturing equipment.
HB2803Cpublic schools; panic alarm; requirement
HB2805Cunemployment insurance; benefits; tax base
HB2813Cautonomous vehicles
HB2824Cadult education; grant program; appropriations
HB2825CArizona online instruction; study committee
HB2842Chealth care workers; employment rights
HB2847Cnursing homes; advisory council
HB2848Cminimum staff ratios; nursing homes
HB2849Csexual assault survivors; rights.
HB2867Cemployers; COVID-19 exposure; notification
HB2874Cpermanent early voting list; independents
HCR2018P*public programs; citizens; repeal
HCR2019P*English language education; requirements
HCR2041CBarbara Lubin; death resolution
HM2001Cmilitary sexual assault; service members
HR2009CAlbert Hale; death resolution
SB1496Ce-liquids; tobacco products; vapor products
SB1514Cappropriation; emergency shelter beds; seniors
(NOW: emergency shelter beds; seniors)
SB1551Cdriver license suspensions; restrictions