Bill Text: AZ HB2310 | 2021 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 1st Regular | Engrossed

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Bill Title: Executive orders; review; attorney general

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 26-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-04-20 - Chapter 261 [HB2310 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2021-HB2310-Engrossed.html




Senate Engrossed House Bill


municipalities; counties; law enforcement budgets

(now: executive orders; review; attorney general)





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session











Amending title 41, chapter 8, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 41-1304.07; relating to legislative council.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Title 41, chapter 8, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 41-1304.07, to read:

START_STATUTE41-1304.07. Presidential executive orders; review; attorney general

a. At the request of one or more members of the legislature, The EXECUTIVE director of the Legislative Council shall review any executive order issued by the President of the United States that has not been affirmed by a vote of Congress and signed into law as prescribed by the Constitution of the United States.

b. on review, a member of the legislature may recommend to the attorney general that the order be further examined by the attorney general to determine the legality of the order. If the attorney general determines the order is illegal, the attorney general may file a declaratory judgment action in federal district court. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2. Applicability

This act applies only to executive orders that are issued from and after the effective date of this act.