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Last year’s Arizona Legal Tender Act was in demand again this year by a number of legislators and its sponsor was swift in resubmitting it to the ‘hopper’ in 2014 as Senate Bill SB1096!

This time the bill is beefed up to address minor concerns with implementation. the Senate Engrossed text of the bill can be read HERE. It was quickly passed through the Arizona Senate and is in the House Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility Committee TODAY.

Please contact the members of this committee to encourage them to recognize honest money as legal tender in Arizona, paving the way to another great tool for prosperity and sound economic practice in compliance with Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution.

Should this committee amend and recommend the bill to the floor for consideration by the Committee of the Whole, or send it directly to the floor for Third Read, contact all members of the House and encourage them to pass SB1096 as it stands.

FOR TALKING POINTS to promote this bill, see the Arizona Legal Tender Act Fact Sheet tab above and browse the articles. Facts on honest money don’t change–the use of gold and silver coin as legal tender is almost as old as dirt itself (pardon the pun!).

It is time we kept our hard-earned wealth intact. “A wise man leaves an inheritance to his children and grandchildren.”


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The only way now to track SB1439 Legal Tender for its Final Floor Vote (Senate Third Reading) is to daily check the Senate Floor Calendar at http://www.azleg.gov/FloorCalendars.asp and look at the most recent date for Third Reading Calendar and check for a Consent Calendar listing. They take a few bills each day there is a session. There is no final day set (sine die) as the negotiations for the budget and other bills continue into the foreseeable future.

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