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First NamePhyllis "Debbie"
Last NameStafford
Chamber:House
First Year Served:01/10/2001
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Years Served:2000; 2001; 2002; 2003; 2004; 2005; 2006; 2007; 2008
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District #:40 (2001 - 2008)
Number of Years:8
Assembly #:63rd; 64th; 65th; 66th
Counties Represented:Arapahoe, Elbert
Notes:From 2000-2002 represented only Arapahoe County
After 2001 reapportionment also represented Elbert County
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City of Residence:Aurora
Party:Democrat, Republican
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Notes About Member's Term:10/2000 - Appointed to fill House vacancy to replace Gary McPherson who died in 2000.
10/11/2007 -- Switched parties from Republican to Democrat. First time in twenty years a state lawmaker switched parties.
Appointed by Vacancy Committee:Yes
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Occupation:Counselor; Small Business Owner; Ordained Minister
Gender:Female
Birth Date: 04/05/1953
Place of Birth:Rapid City SD
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House Standing:2001 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Vice-chair); Transportation & Energy
2002 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Vice-chair); Transportation & Energy
2003 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Vice-chair); Transportation & Energy
2004 -- Health Environment Welfare & Institutions (Vice-chair); Transportation & Energy
2005 -- Health & Human Services
2006 -- Health & Human Services; Local Government
2007 -- Health & Human Services; Judiciary
2008 -- Health & Human Services; Judiciary (Vice-chair)
Senate Standing:
Joint/Statutory:2001 -- Health Care Task Force (26-15-107, C.R.S.); Welfare Oversight (26-2-722, C.R.S.)
2002 -- Health Care Task Force (26-15-107, C.R.S.); Welfare Oversight (26-2-722, C.R.S.)
2003 -- Transportation Legislation Review (43-2-145, C.R.S.); Welfare Oversight (26-2-722, C.R.S.) Continuing Examination of the Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Involved in the Criminal Justice System (18-1.9-103, C.R.S.)
2004 -- Continuing Examination of the Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Involved in the Criminal Justice System (18-1.9-103, C.R.S., SB 04-037); Transportation Legislation Review ( 43-2-145, C.R.S.
2005 -- Continuing Examination of the Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Involved in the Justice System (18-1.9-103, C.R.S.)
2006 Continuing Examination of the Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Involved in the Justice System (18-1.9-103, C.R.S.); Health Care Task Force (10-16-221, C.R.S.)

2007 -- Continuing Examination of the Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Involved in the Justice System (Chair) (18-1.9-103, C.R.S.)
2008 -- Continuing Examination of the Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness Who Are Involved in the Justice System (Vice-chair) (18-1.9-103, C.R.S.)
Interim:2005 -- Fitzsimons State Veteran Nursing Home Advisory Board (26-12-201.5, C.R.S.); HIFA Waiver (SB 05-221)
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Bill Sponsorship
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    Bill Sponsorship -- Rep. Debbie Stafford2008050217649.pdf - Bill Sponsorship -- Rep. Debbie Stafford2008050217649.pdfBills Rep. Debbie Stafford2008050217649.pdf - Bills Rep. Debbie Stafford2008050217649.pdfStafford, D.pdf - Stafford, D.pdf


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