• Arizona
  • Thursday , Feb 1 , 2018

Area Info

San Tan Valley Area Information

1 minute reading time (208 words)

Should Arizona Businesses Determine Masking Rules?

Should-businesses-decide-if-you-should-wear-a-mask

The House Commerce Committee has approved HB 2770, legislation sponsored by Representative Joseph Chaplik (R-23), which empowers businesses in Arizona to decide whether or not to enforce on its premises a mask mandate that is imposed by politicians from the state, county, city/town or other jurisdiction in Arizona. The vote was divided by party line, 6-4.

"Since introducing HB2770, I've heard from countless people who feel like their liberties are being stolen and being ordered to covered up their faces even when they are healthy," said Representative Chaplik. "Worse yet, business owners have been thrust into the unwanted role of 'Mask Police' on their customers, sometimes creating heated confrontations. This is not the role of government, and it's certainly not the role of a business owner. Republicans seek to promote freedom, while Democrats try to restrict it from you."

HB 2770 has the support of 21 cosponsors, including Representatives Barton (R-6), Biasiucci (R-5), Bolick (R-20), Burges (R-1), Carroll (R-22), Cobb (R-5), Cook (R-8), Dunn (R-13), Fillmore (R-16), Grantham (R-12), Griffin (R-14), Hoffman (R-12), Kaiser (R-15), Nguyen (R-1), Nutt (R-14), Parker (R-16), Payne (R-21), Pingerelli (R-21), Pratt (R-8), Toma (R-22), and Wilmeth (R-15). The bill now advances to the whole House for consideration.

What are your thoughts San Tan Valley?

Font size: +
Leading Edge Academy Student Named National Merit ...
Important Milestone in Pinal County as SB 1274 Pas...
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Sunday, 07 March 2021
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://letsdobusinesssantanvalley.com/

Stay Connected

Leading Edge Academy

Leading Edge Academy

San Tan Valley, Pinal County
Pan de Vida Foundation

Pan de Vida Foundation

Queen Creek, Maricopa County
Rural Metro Fire

Rural Metro Fire

San Tan Valley, Pinal County
No More Stink

No More Stink

San Tan Valley, Pinal County
Any Payment Solutions

Any Payment Solutions

San Tan Valley, Pinal County
MyBizNow LLC

MyBizNow LLC

San Tan Valley, Pinal County
Florence Unified School District

Florence Unified School District

Florence, Pinal County
Champion Charter School

Champion Charter School

San Tan Valley, Pinal County

Daily News

Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar

Upcoming Events

7 Mar
Bingo!
03.07.2021 12:00 pm

It's time for Bingo at the San Tan Valley...

Read more

8 Mar
Blood Drive at the San Tan Veteran Center
03.08.2021 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Joe Foss American Legion Post 97 hosting a...

Read more

9 Mar
San Tan Leads Meeting
03.09.2021 7:30 am - 9:00 am

San Tan Leads is a one person per industry...

Read more

9 Mar
Stress Management - Prevention & Relief
03.09.2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An overview of how to manage your stress in...

Read more

11 Mar
Virtual Skilled Trades Expo 2021
03.11.2021 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Do you like to build and fix things?
  • Are you
  • ...

Read more

Partners

Advertise your business to hundreds of thousands of potential customers, while supporting your local news resource at the same time. Our Partners help us provide you with services and information to help keep you informed.

Become A Partner

Follow Us

0
Our San Tan Valley Community Keeps Growing!

San Tan Valley News

About SanTanValley.com

About SanTanValley.com

Search