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Friday, May 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arizona Legislature Sine Dies »
The Arizona Senate abruptly passed a motion to “Sine Die”, or adjourned, the legislative session for 2020 on Tuesday, May...
Friday, April 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Passes Budget, Takes COVID-19 Recess »
As we find ourselves in different times during this COVID-19 virus outbreak, the Arizona Legislature faced challenges of c...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arizona Legislature Attempting to Pass State Budget During Virus Outbreak »
The Arizona Legislature has introduced a basic state budget or a "skinny" budget to keep funds flowing to the State, unive...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The HBACA at the Capitol »
The 2020 Legislative Session continues at the Capitol with an expected ending date of late April or early May. The deadlin...
Monday, February 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update: Eminent Domain & Pygmy Owls »
The Legislative session continues at the Capitol with various policy issues being debated. This session is quite unp...
Friday, January 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Defeats First Opposed Bill of the 2020 Legislative Session »
The 2020 Legislative Session has begun, Legislators are introducing bills, and the process is moving forward. Although we...
Friday, January 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 Legislative Session Begins »
The 54 Legislature, Second Regular Session of the Arizona Legislature will open on Monday, January 13th. This will include...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Unusually Long Legislative Session Comes to an End!!! »
An Unusually Long Legislative Session Comes to an End!!! The Arizona motioned the Legislative Session for 2019 into...
Monday, April 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB 1271 Sent to Governor – Reduces Frivolous CD Lawsuits »
SB 1271 (purchaser dwelling actions, notice, complaints), sponsored by President of the Senate Karen Fann, passed the Ariz...
Friday, January 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Session is in Full Swing – What You Need to Know »
The Legislative Session is in full swing with over 800 bills being filed and Committee hearings starting last week.  ...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Priorities for the Upcoming Legislative Session »
The Legislative Session is set to begin on January 14. To kick off the new session the Governor will give his State of the...
Friday, May 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
That’s a Wrap – Legislative Session is Over! »
The Legislative session ended on May 4 th at 12:26 am.   You are safe from new state laws until next year.  ...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Fight Continues Down at the Arizona Capital »
The fight continues on issues important to the home building industry. We wanted to share some highlights.   W...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction Defects Is a Hot Topic At the Capital! »
Three years ago, the HBACA Board directed the Association to pursue additional construction defect reform due to a recent...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Legislative Issues for the 2018 Session »
The Fifty-Third, Second Regular (2018) Legislative Session has begun. Legislative Leadership has not changed since last se...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Passes Budget in the Final Weeks of Session »
In the final weeks, the Legislature finally approved a $9.8 billion-dollar state budget on May 4th.  As expected, the...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Legislature is Adjourned for 2017! »
The 2017 Legislative session adjourned for the year on May 10th at approximately 7:30 pm.   The 2017 Legislative...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Legislative Issues for the 2017 Session »
The 53rd, First Regular Session of the Arizona Legislature will convene on January 9th, 2017. Both the House and Senate ha...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arizona Legislature Elects New Legislative Leadership »
After the election on November 8, it is the tradition of Arizona Legislature to meet to elect new Legislative Leadership f...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ballot Questions for the November Election »
This November 8 there are a number of issues on the ballot. As you are probably aware, Arizona has the initiative process...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Ducey Stands With HBACA, Vetoes Community Facility District Bill »
On May 10, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey vetoed House Bill 2568 (“H.B. 2568”) related to Community Facility Districts (“CFD”...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Ducey Signs HBACA Water Fee Bill »
On May 10, 2016, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2391 related to municipal water fees. The bill, which was s...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Session Ends for 2016 - HBACA Highlights! »
The Legislative Session adjourned sine die shortly before 6:00 am on Saturday, May 7th.   This ended a week of f...
Friday, December 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Returning Worker Provision In The 2016 Omnibus Spending Bill »
The H-2B program is a program that allows U.S. employers to recruit foreign workers when there are not sufficient American...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
TPT Reforms Effective January 1, 2015 »
HB 2111, passed during the Legislative session in 2013, contained many tax reforms to the Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT)...
Thursday, July 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Members Run for Office »
The upcoming 2014 elections are an important one of the home building industry.  In Arizona, we will be voting for al...
Monday, February 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Passes Landmark Impact Fee Reform Bill »
The Arizona Legislature has passed the most sweeping impact fee reform bill, putting Arizona in line with other Western st...
Monday, February 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA 2011 Legislative Success! »
Early during the 2011 Legislative session, many members of the Arizona Legislature placed a sign in the offices with "Jobs...
Monday, February 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
No Trespass List Posted by AZ Secretary of State's Office Pursuant to SB 1363 »
Senate Bill 1363, which was passed during the 2011 session and signed into law by the Governor, was legislation that prote...

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