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
HB2101Celectric energy; reliability; public policy
HB2259P*voting rights; felonies; automatic restoration
HB2260P*medical marijuana; medical conditions
HB2335Cexpenditure limitation; school districts; repeal.
HB2359Cappropriation; office of Indian education
HB2360Cappropriation; military; discharge; tribal ceremonies
HB2520P*prohibited agreements; public works contracts
HB2521P*railroad crew requirements
HB2532Ctribally accredited educational institution; plates
HB2533Ctribal college dual enrollment program.
HB2592Cjuror compensation; superior court; appropriation.
HB2600P*appropriation; Loop 101 slip ramp
HB2615Cyouth music and art special plates
HB2618Cpower plants; contractors; workforce requirements
HB2634Ctextbooks; representation; disabilities; sexual orientation.
HB2635Chealth care workers; assault; prevention
(NOW: breast implant surgery; informed consent)
HB2652P*used catalytic converters; sales; acquisitions
(NOW: sales; acquisitions; used catalytic converters)
HB2666Ccarbon capture task force
HB2691Chealth care workforce; grant programs
HB2696Cmandatory sentences; children; trafficking; smuggling
HB2707Cpublic schools; moment of silence
HB2718Cminimum parking requirements; prohibition
HB2747P*wholesale real estate buyers; disclosure
HB2754Cpermanent early voting list
HB2796Chealth professions; fingerprint clearance cards
HB2804Cdevelopment subsidies; recapture; rescission
HB2805Cextension; low-income housing tax credit
HB2806Cappropriation; housing trust fund
HB2816Cappropriation; basic state aid; increase
HB2817Cprofessional development personnel; teachers; appropriation
HB2818CCTE; articulated credit; statewide agreement
HB2835Cappropriation; laboratory; Navajo technical university
HCM2001P*protection of motorsports act
HCM2003CIndian boarding schools; urging investigation.
HCR2010P*United States; Taiwan; partnership
HCR2012Cschool districts; expenditure limit; authorization.
HCR2020P*English language education; requirements
HCR2023Ctribal homelands; federal government
HCR2040COlivia Cajero Bedford; death resolution
HCR2042Cdeath resolution; Jimmie Muñoz, Sr.
HM2001P*catalytic converters; permanent identifying number
HR2012P*Theodore Castro; death resolution
SB1149Ccountywide elections; vote by mail
SB1189Cschool counselors; grants
SB1222Cexempt property; tax credit; proceeds
SB1511Cconversion therapy; prohibition; minors
SB1512Cantidiscrimination; housing; employment; public accommodations
SB1513Ccriminal responsibility; gender; sexual orientation
SB1708Cmotion picture production; tax credits
SCR1017Cstate mine inspector; appointment.