Arizona SB1437 would set the foundation to nullify “indefinite detention” under Sections 1021 and 1022 of the 2012 NDAA which are still in effect today, and other claimed powers of war within the state. The bill must pass in the Senate Federalism, Mandates and Fiscal Responsibility Committee to receive a vote in the full Senate.
NOTE: A hearing is scheduled for this bill on Feb 9 @ 9:00 am in SHR 3.
PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill.
1. Call the Senate Federalism, Mandates and Fiscal Responsibility Committee Chair, Judy Burges. THANK her for introducing the bill. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
Burges: (602) 926-5861
2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on SB1437.
David Farnsworth (R) Vice Chair (602) 926-3020
Nancy Barto (R) (602) 926-5766
David Bradley (D) (602) 926-5262
Olivia Cojero Bedford (D) (602) 926-5835
Andrew Sherwood (D) (602) 926-3028
Steve Smith (R) (602) 926-5685
3. Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days. Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.
4. Spread the Word. Share this information widely by facebook, twitter, email and other social networks.