Rating Bills

Bills are the statutes that have been proposed by lawmakers and are making their way through the Arizona State Legislature. They go through a process of debates and votes, before possibly being signed into law by the Governor.

BillsButton Simply click the Bills button in the top left corner of any page, or click View All Bills on the homepage to see recent bills up for discussion.

There’s a white card for every bill introduced in the Legislature. In the orange and gray status bar, you can see where each bill is in the process. You can filter bills by Status, by Tag (House Committee), and by Newest or Most Popular. You can also search for a bill by subject or bill # in the Search field.

When you find a bill that interests you, click its title. You will be taken to that bill’s individual page.

Under Bill Information, you can see things like each Version of the bill and a Summary of the bill.

Do You Support This Bill? If you’ve had your voter status verified, you can rate the latest version of the bill from Strongly Oppose to Strongly Agree. Your legislators will be able to see how voters in your district (in the aggregate) rate the bill. After you rate the bill, you’ll be able to see how others voted.

Scrolling down, you’ll see Stakeholder Reactions. This is where legislators can post YouTube commentary on the bill, either pro or con. At the bottom of the page, you’ll see Discussion. You can read and rate user comments on a scale of one to four stars. You also can post comments of your own.

 

Finally, you can Share This Bill to your social media channels to invite others to join in the conversation.