Judiciary Committee, Arizona State Senate
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Arizona State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate. Committees are assigned at the start of each term. A majority of members of a committee constitutes quorum. The President is appointed as an "ex officio" member of every committee but cannot vote except on the committees that he or she chairs. The President may also vote if he or she is an appointed member of the Rules Committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
2015 legislative session
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.
|Judiciary Members, 2015|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (4)|
|• Lupe Contreras||• Andy Biggs, Chair|
|• Andrea Dalessandro||• Nancy Barto, Vice-chair|
|• Martin Quezada||• Steve Pierce|
|• Bob Worsley|
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Judiciary Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (6)|
|• David Bradley||• Nancy Barto|
|• Steve Gallardo||• Adam Driggs, Vice Chair|
|• Anna Tovar||• Rick Murphy, Chair|
|• Steve Pierce|
|• Steve Yarbrough|
|• Kimberly Yee|
|Judiciary Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (2)||Republican members (6)|
|• Steve Gallardo||• Andy Biggs, Vice Chair|
|• David Lujan||• Judy Burges|
|• Adam Driggs|
|• Ron Gould, Chair|
|• Rick Murphy|
|• Steve Yarbrough|
The following table shows committee membership in the 2009 session. Jonathan Paton resigned in February 2010, and was replaced as chair by Chuck Gray. Ed Bunch joined the committee in the 2010 session.
|Judiciary Members, 2009|
|Democratic members (3)||Republican members (3)|
|• Meg Burton Cahill||• Chuck Gray, Chair|
|• Ken Cheuvront||• John Huppenthal, Vice Chair|
|• Richard Miranda||• Russell Pearce|
- Arizona State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 2-I)
- Information submitted by Arizona Legislature's Webmaster via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 21.
- Arizona State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 16, 2014(Rule 7-B-7)