Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

SB 1083 - Establishes the Arizona Special Missions Unit - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Leah Landrum Taylor voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Leah Landrum Taylor made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes the Arizona Special Missions Unit

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes and appropriates funds for the Arizona Special Missions Unit.

Highlights:
  • Establishes that the Arizona Special Missions Unit’s duties may include, but are not limited to, the following activities (Sec. 4):
    • Responding to natural and manmade disasters;
    • Patrolling the border with Mexico;
    • Confiscating property; and
    • Arresting and detaining individuals until a law enforcement agency takes over.
  • Establishes that members of the Arizona Special Missions Unit have the same immunity protections as public and law enforcement employees when performing the member’s duties (Secs. 1 & 4).
  • Requires all Arizona Special Missions Unit volunteers to fulfill the following requirements prior to enlistment (Sec. 4):
    • Be a citizen or legal resident of the United States;
    • Present the following documentation:
      • A United States passport;
      • A birth certificate;
      • An Arizona driver’s license; and
      • A certificate of “honorable” discharge for former United States military members;
    • Submit a full set of fingerprints; and
    • Complete psychological and physical screenings.
  • Appropriates $1.4 million dollars a year to the Arizona Special Missions Unit from the Gang and Immigration Intelligence Team Enforcement Mission Border Security and Law Enforcement (Sec. 4).
  • Effective through July 1, 2022 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes the Arizona Special Missions Unit

Sponsors

  • Sylvia Allen (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Smith (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Andrew S. 'Andy' Biggs (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David M. Gowan Sr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lori Klein (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Al Melvin (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick Murphy (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terri Proud (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Back to top