H.B. 17 - Congressional Vacancies Amendments

Sponsors

Sponsor: Rep. Merrill F. Nelson
Floor Sponsor: Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher

Better Utah Position

– Oppose

Bill Status

– Passed

Bill Timeline

  • 2/11/20 - Passed House
  • 2/20/20 - Passed Senate
  • 3/2/20 - Governor signed

Summary

Creates a process for filling congressional vacancies and grants the Legislature authority to nominate temporary replacements for a U.S. Senate vacancy.

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Votes

Voted "Yes"
Vote Legislator District
Yes Sen. J. Stuart Adams Republican SD22
Yes Sen. Jacob L. Anderegg Republican SD13
Yes Sen. Curtis S. Bramble Republican SD16
Yes Sen. David G. Buxton Republican SD20
Yes Sen. Allen M. Christensen Republican SD19
Yes Sen. Kirk A. Cullimore Republican SD9
Yes Sen Lincoln Fillmore Republican SD10
Yes Sen. Keith Grover Republican SD15
Yes Sen. Wayne A. Harper Republican SD6
Yes Sen. Daniel Hemmert Republican SD14
Yes Sen. Deidre M. Henderson Republican SD7
Yes Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard Republican SD25
Yes Sen. David P. Hinkins Republican SD27
Yes Sen. Don L. Ipson Republican SD29
Yes Sen. Daniel McCay Republican SD11
Yes Sen. Ann Millner Republican SD18
Yes Sen. Scott D. Sandall Republican SD17
Yes Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson Republican SD21
Yes Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher Republican SD12
Yes Sen. Todd Weiler Republican SD23
Yes Sen. Ronald Winterton Republican SD26
Voted "No"
Vote Legislator District
No Sen. Gene Davis Democrat SD3
No Sen. Luz Escamilla Democrat SD1
No Sen. Derek L. Kitchen Democrat SD2
No Sen. Karen Mayne Democrat SD5
No Sen. Kathleen Riebe Democrat SD8
Officially Absent
Vote Legislator District
Absent Sen. Jani Iwamoto Democrat SD4
Absent Sen. Ralph Okerlund Republican SD24
Absent Sen. Evan J. Vickers Republican SD28
Didn't Get to Vote
Vote Legislator District