Arizona Secretary of State - Ken Bennett

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Table of Contents

The links below are to the pages in the pdf document.

About the Office p. 5

Contact Information p. 5
Mission Statement p. 5
Agency Description p. 5
Office Duties p. 6
Secretaries of State Since Statehood p. 7

The Brewer Administration p. 8

Janice K. Brewer - The Secretary of State p. 8
Contact Information p. 9
Mission Statement p. 9
Description p. 9
Key Staff p. 10
Administration FY 06 Statistics p.10
Certificates Issued p. 10
State Seal Usage p. 10
Actions of the Governor p. 11
Legislative Resolutions & Memorials Transmitted p. 13
Legislative Resolutions to the Voters of Arizona p. 14
Programs & Success Stories p. 15
Web site Improvements p. 15

The Business Services Division p. 16

Contact Information p. 16
Mission Statement p. 16
Description p. 16
Key Staff p. 17
Arizona Revised Statute Duties p. 17
Business Services FY ’06 Statistics p. 18
Partnerships p. 18
Intergovernmental Agreements p. 18
Athlete Agent Registrations p. 18
Trademarks p. 18
Trade names p. 19
Uniform Commercial Code p. 19
Other Business Services Registrations p. 19
Notary Filings and Related Duties p. 19
Programs & Success Stories p. 20
Notary Workshops p. 20
Advance Directives p. 20

The Election Services Division p. 21

Contact Information p. 21
Mission Statement p. 21
Description p. 22
Key Staff p. 22
Arizona Revised Statutes Duties p. 22
Election Services FY ’06 Statistics p. 24
Candidates/Public Officers p. 24
Initiative/Referendum p. 24
Publicity Pamphlet/Propositions p. 24
Principal/Public Bodies/Lobbyist p. 25
Campaign Finance p. 25
Programs & Success Stories p. 26
Voter Outreach p. 26
Election Officer Education, Training and Certification Programs p. 26
Identification at the Polls p. 28
Brewer Voting Action Plan p. 28
Statewide Voter Registration System (VRAZ) p. 29
Accessible Voting Devices p. 30
Language and Physical Accessibility p. 30
Military and Overseas Voters p. 30
EZ Voter p. 30
Know Before You Go p. 31

The Public Services Division p. 32

Contact Information p. 32
Mission Statement p. 32
Description p. 32
Key Staff p. 33
Arizona Revised Statutes Duties p. 33
Public Services FY ’06 Statistics p. 35
County Notices published under A.R.S. § 49-112 p. 35
Governor’s Executive Orders published - A.R.S. § 41-1013(B)(2) p. 36
Governor’s Regulatory Review Council (GRRC) p. 36
Notice of Agency Guidance Document p. 36
Notice of Agency Ombudsmen p. 36
Notices of Public Hearings p. 36
Notice of Substantive Policy Statements p. 37
Notice of Proposed Delegation Agreement p. 37
Notice of Public Information p. 37
Rules Filed p. 37
Page Counts for Rule Publications p. 38
Rulemaking Package Filings By Type of Notice p. 39
Number of Filings by Month p. 40
Number of Filings by Chapter p. 40
Paper Subscriptions (Number of Paper Subscribers) p. 44
Legislative Filings p. 44
Other Filings p. 44
Publications Printed and Distributed p. 44
Programs & Success Stories p. 45
Legislative Filings p. 45
Administrative Rules Records Retention p. 45

Public Services News

Filed Legislative

2009 Legislative Special Sessions Called by the Governor
First Special Session - Called January 28, 2009
Second Special Session - Called May 20, 2009
Third Special Session - Called July 1, 2009



Arizona Constitution 2009


Mobile Home Parks Summary - Updated Nov. 1, 2008 - no changes from 2007  

Residential Landlord & Tenant Act


State Boards and Commissions Members Directory (includes contact information)  


Governor Regulatory Review Memoradum EXTENDED to OCTOBER

Governor Brewer Extends Regulary Review - June 29, 2009
Governor Brewer Extends Regulary Review - April 30 , 2009
Governor Brewer Files Notice of Public Information About Regulatory Review Plan - January 22, 2009

Public Services
Agency Memorandum - January 23, 2009
Frequently Asked Questions

Agency Forms
Notice of Public Information -
Withdrawal of Notice of Proposed Rule Filing under Governor Regulatory Review Plan Memorandum, January 22, 2009
Download the Notice of Public Information form here

Notice of Public Information - Notification of Review of Notices under Governor Regulatory Review Plan Memorandum, January 22, 2009
Download the Notice of Public Information form here


2009 SOS Regulatory Agenda


Public participation in the rulemaking process  


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