Web Report CW JJ
54th Legislature - 1st Regular Session, 2019 Wednesday, Jan 23 2019 3:35 PM
Web Report CW JJ

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H2008:
DUTY TO REPORT; SUPERVISOR; ADMINISTRATOR  
The list of persons with a duty to report a reasonable belief that a minor has been the victim of abuse or neglect is expanded to include any person who is employed as the immediate or next higher level supervisor to or administrator of a person who has a duty to report (other than the child's parent or guardian) and who develops the reasonable belief in the course of the supervisor's or administrator's employment. First sponsor: Rep. Kavanagh (R - Dist 23)   1/22
referred to House jud.
H2014:
SCHOOLS; VOLUNTARY POSTING; ABUSE HOTLINE  
School district schools and charter schools are authorized to post in a public area of the school that is readily accessible to students a sign that is at least 11 inches by 17 inches, that is placed at students' eye level, and that contains the telephone number of the centralized intake hotline concerning suspected abuse and neglect of children, instructions to call 911 for emergencies, and directions for accessing the website of the Department of Child Safety for more information. First sponsor: Rep. Griffin (R - Dist 14)  
H2052:
JUVENILES; DETENTION CENTERS; DANGEROUS OFFENSES  
A juvenile who is charged with or arrested for a "dangerous offense" (defined elsewhere in statute) is no longer prohibited from being detained in a juvenile detention center. First sponsor: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15) Hearing:
House Judiciary (Wednesday 01/23/19 at 9:00 AM, House Rm. 4)
1/23
House jud held.
H2055:
JUVENILE COURT; JURISDICTION; UNDESIGNATED FELONY  
If a juvenile is adjudicated for a class 6 (lowest) undesignated felony, the court is permitted to designate the offense as a class 1 misdemeanor at any time. The juvenile court is required to retain jurisdiction after a juvenile's 18th birthday for the purpose of designating an undesignated felony offense as a misdemeanor. Also modifies requirements for applications for the destruction of juvenile records. First sponsor: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15) Hearing:
House Judiciary (Wednesday 01/23/19 at 9:00 AM, House Rm. 4)
1/23
House jud held.
H2062:
JUVENILE DISPOSITION; PROBATION TERMS; NOTICE  
If a juvenile is 14 years of age or older and is adjudicated as a repeat felony juvenile offender, the juvenile court is permitted, instead of required, to place the juvenile on juvenile intensive probation. If a juvenile is placed on juvenile probation for an offense involving spirituous liquor or a drug violation and the juvenile violates probation by consuming spirituous liquor or drug use, the court is no longer required to either revoke the probation or have establish additional probation conditions. First sponsor: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15) Hearing:
House Judiciary (Wednesday 01/23/19 at 9:00 AM, House Rm. 4)
1/23
House jud held.
H2073:
VAPOR PRODUCTS; E-LIQUIDS; REGULATION; PERMITS  
Adds an article to Title 36 (Public Health) regulating e-liquids and vapor products under the authority of the Department of Health Services. Manufacturers, distributors and retailers of e-liquids or vapor products are prohibited from mixing, packaging, distributing or selling those products in Arizona without a permit issued by the Dept, and permit requirements are established. E-liquid containers are required to use child-proof caps and tamper-evident packages that include labels with nicotine warning statements and trackable codes. Establishing record-keeping and reporting requirements for permitees. Retailers are required to verify that a person purchasing an e-liquid or vapor product is not a minor, and minors who possess an e-liquid or vapor product are guilty of a petty offense. Establishes penalties for violations. Due to a potential increase in state revenue, this legislation requires the affirmative vote of at least 2/3 of the members of each house of the Legislature for passage, and becomes effective on signature of the Governor. First sponsor: Rep. Shope (R - Dist 8)  
H2101:
MINORS; CONSENT; HOUSING; SHELTER SERVICES  
A "homeless minor" (defined) is authorized to consent to receive housing or be admitted to a shelter and receive shelter services, and the consent of the homeless minor's parent or legal guardian is not necessary. A shelter, housing or other service provider acting in reliance on a minor's consent is not subject to criminal and civil liability and professional disciplinary action for failing to obtain the consent of the minor's parent or legal guardian. First sponsor: Rep. Espinoza (D - Dist 19)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Bolding (D - Dist 27), Rep. Campbell (R - Dist 1), Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Rep. Cook (R - Dist 8), Rep. Fernandez (D - Dist 4), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Rep. Meza (D - Dist 30), Rep. Rivero (R - Dist 21), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19)
 
H2117:
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING  
A service provider that operates a group home or an intermediate care facility for persons with an intellectual disability is permitted to install "electronic monitoring devices" (defined) in common areas. The service provider is required to establish policies regarding the use of electronic monitoring and the policies must include a list of specified provisions. The policies must be approved by the Department of Health Services prior to installation. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
Others: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15), Rep. Bolick (R - Dist 20), Rep. Weninger (R - Dist 17)
 
H2119:
SCHOOL SAFETY; REPORTING  
School district governing boards and charter school governing bodies are required to prescribe and enforce policies and procedures for school personnel to report to local law enforcement any suspected crime against a person or property that is a "serious offense" (defined in the Criminal Code) or that involves a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or serious physical injury and any conduct that poses a threat of death or serious physical injury to any person on the school property. Establishes penalties for violations, including dismissal. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
Others: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15)
 
H2122:
DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE ORDERS; MINORS; PARENTAL CONSENT  
A health care facility, nursing home, physician or nurse is prohibited from implementing a do-not-resuscitate order without the written or oral consent of at least one parent or guardian of a patient who is under 18 years of age and who is not emancipated. If the parent or guardian orally consents to implement a do-not-resuscitate order, two witnesses other than the parent, guardian or physician must be present and willing to attest to the consent. Some exceptions. Establishes requirements for revocation of prior consent and a process for resolving a conflict if the parents of a minor patient are unable to agree on whether to implement or revoke a do-not-resuscitate order. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
Others: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15), Rep. Bolick (R - Dist 20), Rep. Lawrence (R - Dist 23), Rep. Osborne (R - Dist 13), Rep. Toma (R - Dist 22)
  1/22
referred to House hel-hu ser.
H2124:
CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE MONIES; ALLOCATION  
Any monies appropriated to the Department of Child Safety (DCS) and the Department of Economic Security from the Federal Child Care and Development Fund block grant for child care assistance in FY2018-19 or FY2019-20 in excess of the amount appropriated the 2018 budget are allocated as follows: $26.7 million for provider rate increases, $14 million to serve children on the waiting list, and $13.1 million to increase tiered reimbursement for infants, toddlers and children in the care of DCS. First sponsor: Rep. Udall (R - Dist 25)
Others: Rep. Biasiucci (R - Dist 5), Rep. Blackman (R - Dist 6), Rep. Bolding (D - Dist 27), Rep. Cobb (R - Dist 5)
  1/22
referred to House hel-hu ser, appro.
H2153:
TPT; DIAPERS; FEMININE HYGIENE; FORMULA  
Through December 31, 2027, the list of exemptions from the retail classification of transaction privilege and use taxes is expanded to include disposable diapers and a list of feminine hygiene products. Through December 31, 2027, the list of items that municipalities and special taxing districts are prohibited from levying a transaction privilege or use tax on is also expanded to include baby formula, disposable diapers, and a list of feminine hygiene products. First sponsor: Rep. Shope (R - Dist 8)  
H2160:
UNLAWFUL SECURING; FIREARM; MINORS  
Creates the crime of unlawful securing of a firearm if a "minor" (defined as a person under 17 years of age) obtains access to a "readily dischargeable firearm" (defined as a firearm that is loaded with ammunition) because the person with criminal negligence fails to take steps that a reasonable person would take to prevent a minor from accessing the firearm, or leaves the firearm in a place to which the person knows or should know that the minor would gain access. Establishes a list of affirmative defenses to a prosecution for a violation. A violation is a class 6 (lowest) felony, except that if the minor discharges the firearm and causes the death of or serious injury to the minor or another person it is a class 4 (mid-level) felony. First sponsor: Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Sen. Dalessandro (D - Dist 2), Rep. Epstein (D - Dist 18), Rep. Fernandez (D - Dist 4), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. Jermaine (D - Dist 18), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Rep. Peten (D - Dist 4), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26)
 
H2161:
ORDER OF PROTECTION; FIREARM POSSESSION  
A person who is at least 18 years of age and who is either a law enforcement officer, a “family or household member” (defined), a school administrator or teacher or a licensed behavioral health professional who has personal knowledge that the respondent is a danger to self or others is permitted to file a verified petition in the superior court for a one-year Severe Threat Order of Protection (STOP order), which prohibits the respondent from owning, purchasing, possessing or receiving or having in the respondent’s custody or control a firearm or ammunition for up to one year. The petitioner is also permitted to request that the court issue an Ex Parte STOP order, which prohibits the respondent from owning, purchasing, possessing or receiving or having in the respondent’s custody or control a firearm or ammunition until a court-scheduled hearing on the one-year STOP order. Establishes required timelines for hearings on STOP orders. Factors the court must consider in determining whether grounds for an Ex Parte STOP order or one-year STOP order exist are listed. Statements that must be included on a STOP order are specified, including that the respondent has the right to request one hearing to terminate a one-year STOP order at any time during the order’s effective period. On issuance of an Ex Parte STOP order or one-year STOP order, the court is required to order the respondent to relinquish to a local law enforcement agency all firearms and ammunition in the respondent’s custody or control or that the respondent possesses or owns. A peace officer who takes possession of a firearm or ammunition is required to issue a receipt that identifies all firearms and ammunition that have been relinquished or removed and file the receipt with the court that issued the Ex Parte STOP order or one-year STOP order. Establishes a process for the return or disposal of relinquished firearms and ammunition. First sponsor: Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Sen. Dalessandro (D - Dist 2), Rep. Fernandez (D - Dist 4), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Rep. Jermaine (D - Dist 18), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Rep. Peten (D - Dist 4), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26)
 
H2162:
SCHOOLS; IMMUNIZATIONS; PERSONAL EXEMPTION; ELIMINATION  
A student is no longer exempt from the requirement for documentary proof of immunization in order to be admitted to school if the parent or guardian submits a signed statement that the parent or guardian does not consent to immunizations due to personal beliefs. First sponsor: Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3)
Others: Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Butler (D - Dist 28), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Rep. Engel (D - Dist 10), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Rep. Meza (D - Dist 30), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26)
 
H2170:
JUVENILES; NATURAL LIFE SENTENCE; REPEAL  
Eliminates the sentencing option of natural life for defendants who were under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of various offenses. First sponsor: Rep. Bolding (D - Dist 27)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Espinoza (D - Dist 19), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
H2172:
REAR-FACING CAR SEATS  
When transporting a child who is under two years of age in a motor vehicle, the child is required to be in a rear-facing restraint system unless the child weights at least 40 pounds or is at least 40 inches tall. First sponsor: Rep. Bolding (D - Dist 27)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Rep. Espinoza (D - Dist 19), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
H2186:
SCHOOL MEALS; UNPAID FEES  
Schools are required to provide a school meal to a student who requests it regardless of whether the student pays for a school meal or owes money for previous meals. Local education agencies are prohibited from taking a list of specified actions relating to unpaid school meal fees, including announcing or publicizing the names of students with unpaid school meal fees, requiring a student who cannot pay for a meal or who owes unpaid meal fees to work for a meal, and attempting to collect unpaid school meal fees from a student. Local education agencies are prohibited from using a debt collector to attempt to collect unpaid school meal fees. School boards are authorized to establish a payment plan for parents or guardians, use monies from tax credit contributions, or use monies from a meal fee debt fund consisting of donations or gifts to be used to pay students' unpaid school meal fees. The list of authorized uses of the income tax credit for contributions to public schools is expanded to include unpaid school meal fees. First sponsor: Rep. Udall (R - Dist 25)
Others: Rep. Blackman (R - Dist 6), Rep. Bolding (D - Dist 27), Rep. Epstein (D - Dist 18), Rep. Jermaine (D - Dist 18)
 
H2226:
FAMILY LEAVE  
An employee is entitled to a total of 12 workweeks of leave during any 12 month period for the birth of a child of the employee, the placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care, to care for a family member with a serious health condition, or because of a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the employee's position. Employees are authorized to take intermittent leave or leave on a reduced leave schedule under specified conditions. If an employer provides paid leave for fewer than 12 weeks, the additional weeks of leave may be provided without compensation. Establishes requirements for notice for foreseeable leave, spouses employed by the same employer, certification of serious health conditions, restoration of employment after leave, and employment benefits during leave. Specifies a list of prohibited acts and provides penalties for violations. First sponsor: Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Bolding (D - Dist 27), Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Meza (D - Dist 30), Rep. Powers Hannley (D - Dist 9), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
H2247:
PROHIBITED WEAPON; BUMP-FIRE DEVICE; ACCESSORY  
For the purposes of the criminal code, the definition of "prohibited weapon" is expanded to include a trigger crank, a bump-fire device, or any part, combination of parts, or accessory that is designed or functions to accelerate the rate of fire of a "semiautomatic rifle" (defined) but that does not convert the rifle into a "machine gun" (defined). First sponsor: Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9)
Others: Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Sen. Dalessandro (D - Dist 2), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Rep. Pawlik (D - Dist 17), Rep. Powers Hannley (D - Dist 9), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
H2248:
FIREARM SALES; TRANSFERS; BACKGROUND CHECKS  
If neither party to a prospective firearms sale or transfer is a licensed firearms dealer, the parties must complete the transaction through a licensed firearms dealer. Some exceptions. The dealer must process the sale or transfer and comply with all requirements of federal, state and local law as if the dealer were a party to the transaction, including a background check on both parties. If the dealer cannot legally deliver the weapon to the purchaser, the dealer must return the weapon to the seller. If the dealer cannot legally return the weapon to the seller, the dealer must deliver the weapon to law enforcement. The dealer may charge a fee of up to $20 for the costs incurred in facilitating the sale or transfer. Violations are a class 5 (second-lowest) felony. First sponsor: Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9)
Others: Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Sen. Dalessandro (D - Dist 2), Rep. Epstein (D - Dist 18), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Rep. Pawlik (D - Dist 17), Rep. Powers Hannley (D - Dist 9), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
H2257:
CIVIL LIABILITY; GUN-FREE ZONES  
A person, organization or entity or an agency, commission, board or political subdivision of the state that establishes a "gun-free zone" (defined) is liable for any damages claimed by a person who was harmed by criminal conduct in the gun-free zone if a reasonable person would believe that possession of a firearm could have helped the person defend against the criminal conduct. The court is authorized to award treble damages to the person who was harmed if the criminal conduct is found to be a terrorist attack or the person harmed is disabled, a member of a minority group, under 16 years of age or over 65 years of age at the time of the criminal conduct. First sponsor: Rep. Thorpe (R - Dist 6)  
H2327:
DES; CHILD CARE QUALITY; APPROP  
Beginning July 1, 2021, all children in families referred by the Department of Child Safety and children in foster care receive child care assistance are required to be served by child care providers who have a quality rating of three or higher from the Arizona Early Childhood Development and Health Board. Some exceptions. Appropriates $500,000 from the general fund in FY2019-20 to the Department of Economic Security to assist child care providers serving these children to achieve a quality rating of three or higher. First sponsor: Rep. Lieberman (D - Dist 28)
Others: Sen. Bowie (D - Dist 18), Rep. Butler (D - Dist 28), Rep. Pawlik (D - Dist 17), Sen. Quezada (D - Dist 29), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7)
 
H2352:
SCHOOLS; IMMUNIZATIONS; REGISTERED NURSES; POSTING  
School districts and charter schools are required to post on their websites whether a registered nurse is assigned to each school and an explanation of the manner in which student health issues are addressed at the school. The school is also required to identify the clinical credentials or licenses of the person providing health services on campus. Required reports on immunizations are also required to be posted on school websites. First sponsor: Rep. Butler (D - Dist 28)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Engel (D - Dist 10), Rep. Epstein (D - Dist 18), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Rep. Lieberman (D - Dist 28), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7)
 
H2377:
DEPENDENCY; SUBSTANCE ABUSE; SERVICES; PETITION  
The Department of Child Safety is required to file a dependency petition if a health professional has determined that a child who is under six months of age has been exposed prenatally or after birth to a drug or substance listed in the criminal code and that the exposure was not the result of a medical treatment to the mother or infant by a health professional. Deletes the statutory termination date of July 1, 2014 for a program requiring the Dept to contract with a provider for residential drug treatment and related services to protect a child and support the family on referral from the Dept, thereby reinstating the program. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)  
H2378:
ADOPTION; CHILD WELFARE; PLACEMENT; DEPENDENCY  
Various changes relating to dependent children. The court is required to consider the best interests of the child in applying the grounds for termination of parental rights. Child safety registry checks for foster parents and prospective adoptive parents must be completed for each state in which a parent or other adult living permanently with the parent has resided during the previous five years. The Department of Child Safety (DCS) is required to notify a biological or adoptive parent whose child is in DCS custody and whose parental rights have not been terminated of any meeting involving educational decisions concerning the child, unless a court has ordered otherwise. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)  
H2384:
EXPLOSIVES; MINIMUM AGE  
A person is prohibited from selling or furnishing to a minor and a minor is prohibited from buying or possessing a "prepackaged binary explosive." Violations are subject to a civil penalty of $500 for a person who sells or furnishes the explosive and $250 for a minor who buys or possesses the explosive. First sponsor: Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2)
Others: Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Sen. Gonzales (D - Dist 3), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Tsosie (D - Dist 7)
 
H2385:
SUSPENSIONS; EXPULSIONS; KINDERGARTEN; PRESCHOOL  
School districts and charter schools are prohibited from suspending or expelling a preschool or kindergarten student except in specified circumstances. The Superintendent of Public Instruction is required to issue guidelines to school districts and charter schools regarding this prohibition by March 1, 2020. First sponsor: Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2)
Others: Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Sen. Gonzales (D - Dist 3), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Tsosie (D - Dist 7)
 
H2387:
MEDICAL MARIJUANA; AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER  
The list of debilitating medical conditions that qualifies a person to receive a medical marijuana registry identification card is expanded to include autism spectrum disorder. Due to voter protection, this legislation requires the affirmative vote of at least 3/4 of the members of each house of the Legislature for passage. First sponsor: Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2)
Others: Rep. Espinoza (D - Dist 19), Sen. Gonzales (D - Dist 3), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27)
 
H2436:
CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE; APPROP  
Appropriates $56 million from the Federal Child Care and Development Fund block grant in FY2019-20 to the Department of Economic Security for child care assistance. First sponsor: Rep. Powers Hannley (D - Dist 9)
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Butler (D - Dist 28), Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Rep. DeGrazia (D - Dist 10), Rep. Engel (D - Dist 10), Rep. Epstein (D - Dist 18), Rep. Espinoza (D - Dist 19), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. Jermaine (D - Dist 18), Rep. Osborne (R - Dist 13), Rep. Pawlik (D - Dist 17), Rep. Peten (D - Dist 4), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
H2457:
SCHOOL INSTRUCTION; AIDS; HOMOSEXUALITY  
School districts are no longer prohibiting from including any instruction which promotes a homosexual lifestyle, portrays homosexuality as a positive alternative lifestyle, or suggests that some methods of sex are safe methods of homosexual sex as part of that district's instruction on AIDS. First sponsor: Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7)
Others: Rep. Bolding (D - Dist 27), Rep. Butler (D - Dist 28), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Rep. Fernandez (D - Dist 4), Sen. Gonzales (D - Dist 3), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Jermaine (D - Dist 18), Rep. Lieberman (D - Dist 28), Sen. Mendez (D - Dist 26), Sen. Peshlakai (D - Dist 7), Rep. Peten (D - Dist 4), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Sen. Steele (D - Dist 9), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
H2470:
SCHOOLS; IMMUNIZATION; RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION  
A student at any level or grade through grade 12 is eligible for the exemption from the requirement for documentary proof of immunization in order to be admitted to school if the parent or guardian submits a signed statement that the parent or guardian does not consent to immunizations due to personal beliefs. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
Others: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20)
 
H2471:
INFORMED CONSENT; VACCINATIONS  
Before administering a vaccine, a health professional who administers vaccines is required to provide a list of specified information on vaccines to the patient or, if the patient is a minor, the patient's parent or legal guardian, including the benefits and risks of each vaccine, the vaccine manufacturer's product insert, and how to report a vaccine-adverse event. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
Others: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20)
 
H2472:
VACCINATIONS; ANTIBODY TITER TESTING; NOTIFICATION  
Beginning January 1, 2020, before administering any dose of a vaccine against a disease for which naturally acquired immunity may exist or a subsequent dose of any vaccine for which the primary dose may sufficiently develop positive antibody titer in the majority of the population, and for which there is a licensed "antibody titer test" (defined), a health professional is required to notify a person to be immunized, or in the case of a child, the child's parent or guardian, of the option to consent to an antibody titer test to determine whether the individual has developed positive antibody titer. Before administering any vaccine or antibody titer test, a health professional is required to notify a person that there is no state requirement for vaccination for any individual of any age other than for the attendance of a child at a public or private school, and that exemptions from state immunization requirements are available. First sponsor: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
Others: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20)
 
H2474:
EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP ACCOUNTS; STUDENT VICTIMS  
For the purpose of empowerment scholarship accounts (ESA), the definition of "qualified student" is expanded to include a child who is the alleged victim of battery, harassment, hazing, kidnapping, physical attack, robbery, sexual harassment, sexual assault, rape, threatening, intimidation, fighting, sex trafficking or human trafficking. First sponsor: Rep. Bolick (R - Dist 20)  
H2480:
SETTING ASIDE JUDGMENT; FELONY OFFENSE  
Misdemeanor offenses in which the victim is a minor under 15 years of age are no longer ineligible to have the judgment of guilt set aside on fulfillment of the conditions of probation or sentence and discharge by the court. First sponsor: Rep. Bowers (R - Dist 25)  
H2505:
SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS; RELIGOUS EXEMPTION  
A student is exempt from the requirement for documentary proof of immunization in order to be admitted to school if the parent or guardian submits a signed statement that the parent or guardian does not consent to immunizations due to religious beliefs, instead of due to personal beliefs. First sponsor: Rep. Shah (D - Dist 24)
Others: Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Tsosie (D - Dist 7)
 
H2510:
JUVENILES; DETENTION; ASSESSMENT; COUNSEL WAIVER  
Before any court appearance that may result in detention of a juvenile, the court is required to appoint counsel for the juvenile if counsel has not been retained by or for the juvenile, unless counsel is waived by both the juvenile and a parent or guardian. The court is required to deny a juvenile's waiver of counsel unless a list of specified conditions are met, including that the waiver occurs in the presence of and after consultation with counsel, that the court conducts a full inquiry into the juvenile's comprehension of the right and the juvenile's capacity to make the choice knowingly and intelligently, and that the juvenile is provided with the opportunity to revoke the waiver at the start of each substantive court proceeding after the initial waiver. If a court orders a juvenile who is alleged to be delinquent to be detained in a juvenile detention center, a detention risk assessment instrument must be performed within 24 hours after the juvenile is taken into custody. First sponsor: Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3)
Others: Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Sen. Mendez (D - Dist 26), Sen. Navarrete (D - Dist 30), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Tsosie (D - Dist 7)
 
HCR2012:
FIREARM SALES; TRANSFERS; BACKGROUND CHECKS  
The 2020 general election ballot is to carry the question of whether to amend state statute to require parties to a prospective firearms sale or transfer to complete the transaction through a licensed firearms dealer if neither party is a licensed firearms dealer. Some exceptions. The dealer must process the sale or transfer and comply with all requirements of federal, state and local law as if the dealer were a party to the transaction, including a background check on both parties. If the dealer cannot legally deliver the weapon to the purchaser, the dealer must return the weapon to the seller. If the dealer cannot legally return the weapon to the seller, the dealer must deliver the weapon to law enforcement. The dealer may charge a fee of up to $20 for the costs incurred in facilitating the sale or transfer. Violations are a class 5 (second-lowest) felony. First sponsor: Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9)
Others: Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Rep. Pawlik (D - Dist 17), Rep. Powers Hannley (D - Dist 9), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)
 
S1074:
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT; DCS EMPLOYEES  
The list of victims of assault that cause an assault to be classified as aggravated assault if the defendant knows of their profession is expanded to include a Department of Child Safety (DCS) employee while in the execution of official duties or if the assault results from the execution of official duties. Aggravated assault committed on a DCS employee in these circumstances is a class 2 (second-highest) felony if the assault causes serious physical injury or if the person uses a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, a class 3 (upper mid-level) felony if the assault causes temporary but substantial disfigurement or loss or impairment of any body organ or part, and a class 4 (lower-mid-level) felony if the assault results in physical injury. First sponsor: Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)   1/16
referred to Senate jud.
S1075:
DEPENDENCY PETITION; FILING PARTY  
The Department of Child Safety or any relative of a child, instead of any interested party, is permitted to file a petition to commence proceedings in the juvenile court alleging that a child is dependent. First sponsor: Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)   1/16
referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
S1076:
ABDUCTING CHILD FROM STATE AGENCY  
Establishes the crime of abduction of a child from a state agency if a person takes or keeps a child from the lawful custody of a state agency or intentionally fails or refuses to return a child to the lawful custody of a state agency and the person knows or has reason to know that the child is entrusted by the authority of law to the custody of the state agency. Abduction of a child from a state agency is a class 3 (upper mid-level) felony if the child is taken outside of Arizona, a class 4 (lower mid-level) felony if the child remains in Arizona, and a class 6 (lowest) felony of the person voluntarily returns the child without physical injury no later than 48 hours after the abduction. First sponsor: Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)   1/16
referred to Senate jud.
S1095:
JUVENILES; MAXIMUM SENTENCE; COMMUTATION  
A person who is sentenced to serve a term of imprisonment, including consecutive sentences, of at least 25 calendar years for an offense that was committed before the person attained 18 years of age is eligible for parole on completion of service of 25 calendar years. A person convicted of first degree murder who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense can no longer be sentenced to natural life, and statute declaring such a person ineligible for commutation, parole or release from confinement on any basis is deleted. Session law requires the Supreme Court to remand to the original sentencing court each case in which a person was sentenced before the effective date of this act to natural life or to a term of imprisonment, including consecutive sentences, of at least 25 calendar years for an offense that was committed before the person attained 18 years of age. The original sentencing court is required to strike the sentence and enter in its place a sentence of either life with the possibility for parole after serving twenty-five calendars years, if the sentence was for natural life, or a sentence with parole eligibility on completion of the service of 25 calendar years, if the original sentence, including consecutive sentences, was for a term of at least 25 calendar years. First sponsor: Sen. Carter (R - Dist 15)
Others: Sen. Alston (D - Dist 24), Sen. Bradley (D - Dist 10), Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)
  1/22
referred to Senate jud.
S1104:
EDUCATION PROGRAMS; JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS  
For a county that chooses not to operate its juvenile detention center education program through an existing accommodation school, the base amount of the Detention Center Education Fund for the program is changed to $100,000 for FY2019-20, which is adjusted each FY by a growth rate prescribed by statute. Previously, the based amount was $20,000 for FY1994-95. The growth rate formula is also modified. Any excess monies in the Fund are required to be used to supplement classroom spending. First sponsor: Sen. Carter (R - Dist 15)
Others: Sen. Alston (D - Dist 24), Sen. Bowie (D - Dist 18), Sen. Bradley (D - Dist 10), Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)
  1/22
referred to Senate educ.
S1112:
JUVENILE GROUP HOMES; LICENSE; DCS  
The list of agencies that juvenile group home contractors are permitted to be licensed by is expanded to include the Department of Child Safety, in addition to the Department of Health Services or the Department of Economic Security. First sponsor: Sen. Pace (R - Dist 25)
Others: Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)
  1/22
referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
S1114:
SCHOOLS; IMMUNIZATION; RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION  
A student at any level or grade through grade 12 is eligible for the exemption from the requirement for documentary proof of immunization in order to be admitted to school if the parent or guardian submits a signed statement that the parent or guardian does not consent to immunizations due to personal beliefs. First sponsor: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20)
Others: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
  1/22
referred to Senate educ.
S1115:
INFORMED CONSENT; VACCINATIONS  
Before administering a vaccine, a health professional who administers vaccines is required to provide a list of specified information on vaccines to the patient or, if the patient is a minor, the patient's parent or legal guardian, including the benefits and risks of each vaccine, the vaccine manufacturer's product insert, and how to report a vaccine-adverse event. First sponsor: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20)
Others: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
  1/22
referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
S1116:
VACCINATIONS; ANTIBODY TITER TESTING; NOTIFICATION  
Beginning January 1, 2020, before administering any dose of a vaccine against a disease for which naturally acquired immunity may exist or a subsequent dose of any vaccine for which the primary dose may sufficiently develop positive antibody titer in the majority of the population, and for which there is a licensed "antibody titer test" (defined), a health professional is required to notify a person to be immunized, or in the case of a child, the child's parent or guardian, of the option to consent to an antibody titer test to determine whether the individual has developed positive antibody titer. Before administering any vaccine or antibody titer test, a health professional is required to notify a person that there is no state requirement for vaccination for any individual of any age other than for the attendance of a child at a public or private school, and that exemptions from state immunization requirements are available. First sponsor: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20)
Others: Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15)
  1/22
referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
S1119:
INDOOR TANNING; RESTRICTED USE  
A person who uses a "tanning device" at a "tanning facility" (both defined) is required to present photo identification to prove that the person is at least 21 years of age. Tanning facility operators or employees are prohibited from allowing a person under 21 years of age to use a tanning device. Tanning facilities are required to maintain a record of each customer using a tanning device for at least two years. Tanning facilities are prohibited from advertising or distributing promotional materials that claim that using a tanning device is free from risk or will result in medical or health benefits. First sponsor: Sen. Mendez (D - Dist 26)
Others: Sen. Alston (D - Dist 24), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Sen. Navarrete (D - Dist 30), Sen. Quezada (D - Dist 29), Sen. Rios (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Sen. Steele (D - Dist 9), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Tsosie (D - Dist 7)
  1/22
referred to Senate com, hel-hu ser.
S1140:
COUNTY CONTRIBUTIONS; COMMITTED YOUTH; REPEAL  
Repeals statue requiring the Department of Juvenile Corrections to annually assess a committed youth confinement cost sharing fee to each county, and the Department of Juvenile Corrections Local Cost Sharing Fund. All unexpended and unencumbered monies remaining in the Fund are transferred to the general fund on the effective date of this legislation. The amount of monies transferred is appropriated from the general fund in FY2019-20 to the Department of Administration for distribution to each county in a proportional share using population data from the most recent U.S. decennial census. First sponsor: Sen. Leach (R - Dist 11)   1/22
referred to Senate appro.
S1148:
DPS; SCHOOL SAFETY; HOTLINE  
First sponsor: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20)
Others: Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28), Rep. Udall (R - Dist 25)