The Arizona Legislature adjourned on June 30, 2021.

The effective (or start) date for all bills signed by Governor Ducey is September 29, 2021, unless otherwise specified.

Please contact Beth Mulcahy, Esq. ( anytime with questions regarding the status of bills or the legislative process.

HB2170- Writs of Garnishment; Attorneys Fees

This bill would allow garnishments to request accrued attorney fees including the fees for the garnishment in a garnishment action if those fees are allowed by the judgment or contract. this bill would also require that the Judgment Creditor report legal fees accrued during the reporting period.

HB2770- Mask Mandates; Business Exception

Notwithstanding any other law, a business in this state is not required to enforce on its premises a mask mandate that is established by this State, a city, town or county or any other jurisdiction of this State.

SB1377- Civil Liability; Public Health Pandemic

This bill would limit liability in civil actions for civil injuries form the pandemic

If the Governor declares a state of emergency for a public health pandemic pursuant to Title 26, Chapter 2, a person or provider that acts in good faith to protect a customer, student, tenant, volunteer, patient, guest or neighbor or the public from injury from the public health pandemic is not liable for damages in any civil action for any injury, death or loss to person or property that is based on a claim that the person or provider failed to protect the customer, student, tenant, volunteer, patient, guest, neighbor or public from the effects of the public health pandemic unless it is proven by clear and convincing evidence that the person or provider failed to act or acted and the failure to act or action was due to that person’s or provider’s wilful misconduct or gross negligence.

A person or provider is presumed to have acted in good faith if the person or provider adopted and implemented reasonable policies related to the public health pandemic.

SB1722- Political Signs; Condominiums; Planned Communities 

This bill would extend the time a sign could be left up to fifteen days after the general election or if the sign is for a candidate in a primary election who does not advance to the general election, fifteen days after the primary election.

Applies to Planned Communities and Condominiums.