Conflicts of Interest or Use of Special Expertise?

Depending on one's view, 20 percent of all bills in this year's Legislature are either conflicts of interest or use special expertise from sponsors' professions or experience. Here is the list of such bills:
Bill
HB10 HB38 HB39 HB41 HB45 HB47 HB48 HB52 HB53 HB55 HB57 HB64 HB65 HB68 HB69 HB78 HB85 HB87 HB91 HB103 HB109 HB112 HB120

Title
Sex Offense Amendments Campaign Contribution Amendments Candidate Amendments Campaign Filing by Media Owner Reauthorization of Provisions for Insurance Coordination with Other States Insurance Law Amendments Medical Reserve Corps Amendments Controlled Substances Revisions Election Law Amendments Amendments Related to Education Funding Mental and Behavioral Health Amendments Felon's Right to Hold Office (on school boards) Insurance Beneficiary Changes Public Trust Obligations and Constitutional Protections Expungement of Records Request for Legislation Amendments Voting Recount Amendments Attempted Aggravated Murder Amendments Election Day Voter Registration Wireless Telephone Use Restrictions (bans teen drivers from using cel phones) Anesthesiologist Assistant Amendments Assessment of Property If Threatened or Endangered Species Is Present Information on Pharmaceutical Products Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep.

Sponsor
Richard Greenwood Kraig Powell Kraig Powell Kraig Powell

Party
R-Roy R-Heber R-Heber R-Heber R-Taylorsville R-Taylorsville R-Logan

Source of potential confilct, or source of special expertise
Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway Patrol officer Legislator Legislator Legislator

Rep, Jim Dunnigan Rep, Jim Dunnigan Rep. Edward Redd Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Paul Ray Kraig Powell Joel Briscoe Dean Sanpei Carol Moss Jim Bird

Owner of Dunnigan Insurance Owner of Dunnigan Insurance Physician, medical examiner Utah Substance Abuse Advisory Council board R-Clearfileld member R-Heber Legislator D-Salt Lake Former high school teacher R-Provo Vice president of Intermountain Healthcare D-Holladay Retired teacher R-West Jordan Owver of Oak Leaf Financial insurance agency R-Richfield Attorney, including in water law Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer R-Heber Legislator R-West Valley Legislator R-Perry Utah Highway Patrol lieutenant D-Salt Lake Legislator R-Perry R-Ogden R-Kanab R-Clearfileld Utah Highway Patrol lieutenant McKay Dee Hospital board member Owner, Michael Noel Environment Consulting; rancher Utah Substance Abuse Advisory Council board member

Rep. Kay McIff Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Kraig Powell Rep. Craig Hall Rep. Lee Perry Rebecca ChavezHouck Rep. Lee Perry Rep. Brad Dee Rep. Mike Noel Rep. Paul Ray

HB123 HB131 HB135 HB140 HB141 HB143 HB145 HB146 HB151 HB153 HB155 HB161 HB162 HB17 HB18 HB19 HB192 HB193 HB196 HB202 HB204 HB207 HB208 HB213 HB221 HB232 HB237 HB239 HB242

Water Rights - Change Application Amendments Constitutional and Federalism Defense Act (in part aims to help get control of federal lands) Medical Malpractice Amendments Consumer-focused Health Delivery and Payment Demonstration Project Medicaid Emergency Room and Primary Care Amendments Mortgage and Financial Affairs Amendments Youth Development Organization Restricted Account and Income Tax Contribution (for Boy Scouts) Health Care Provider Amendments Chronic Absenteeism Amendments Medicaid Amendments Federal Law Enforcement Amendments (limiting enforcement of public lands rules) Product Liability Amendments Conservation Easement Revisions Personal Use of Campaign Funds Campaign Finance Reporting Penalties Election Code Criminal Provisions Premium Assistance Under Medicaid and Chip Utah State Employment Amendments Judgment by Confession Amendments Energy Conservation Code Amendments Election Amendments

Rep. Kay McIff Rep. Ken Ivory Rep. Dean Sanpei Rep. Stewart Barlow Rep. Mike Kennedy Sen. Wayne Harper Rep. Steve Eliason Rep. Francis Gibson Rep. Joel Briscoe Rebecca ChavezHouck Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Mike Noel Mike McKell Mike McKell Keith Grover Keith Grover Keith Grover

R-Richfield

Attorney, including in water law

R-West Jordan President of American Lands Council R-Provo Vice president of Intermountain Healthcare R-Fruit Heights Physician R-Alpine R-Taylorsville R-Sandy R-Mapleton D-Salt Lake D-Salt Lake R-Kanab R-Spanish Fork R-Spanish Fork R-Provo R-Provo R-Provo R-Provo R-Ogden R-West Jordan R-Kaysville R-Sandy R-Heber R-Spanish Fork Physician Partner in real estate development firms Scoutmaster Intermountain Healthcare director of systems improvement Former high school teacher IHC board of trustees Owner, Michael Noel Environment Consulting; rancher Attorney in personal injury/real estate law Attorney in personal injury/real estate law Legislator Legislator Legislator Vice president of Intermountain Healthcare Weber County human resources director Attorney Homebuilder Legislator

Rep. Dean Sanpei Rep. Brad Dee Rep. Earl Tanner Rep Brad Wilson Rep. Steve Eliason

Open and Public Meeting Act Notice Amendments Rep. Kraig Powell Driving Under the Influence Penalties Revisions Rep. Mike McKell Peace Officer Standards and Training Amendments Rep. Richard Greenwood Car Wash Billing Restrictions Rep. Eric Hutchings Criminal Penalty Amendments Rep. Craig Hall Surety Bond Penalty Jury Service Amendments Property Tax Residential Exemption Amendments Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Craig Hall Rep. Lowry Snow

Legislator, attorney for several cities Attorney in personal injury/real estate law Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer R-Kearns Victim of problem he seeks to fix R-West Valley Attorney Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer R-West Valley Attorney R-Santa Clara Attorney, including in real estate law

HB244

Impact Fees Amendments (on land developers) Rep. Dan McCay Mental Health Professional Practice Act Amendments Real Estate Licensing Amendments Division of Securities Amendments (affecting Insurance Department) Employment Verification Amendments Straight Party Voting Amendments Insurance Amendments Party Affiliation Amendments Payroll Amendments - Public Safety Unaffiliated Voter Amendments Penalties for Unauthorized Use of Records State Board of Education Elections Health Insurance for Schools Building Code Amendments Administrative Hearings by Counties Sexual Exploitation Amendments Safety Belt Enforcement Amendments Bicycles on Streets Return of Weapons after Use in Court Bicycle and Moped Amendments Bicycle and Bicycle Lane Modifications Retention of Sales and Use Tax Collections by Certain Remote Sellers Emergency Response Amendments Trust Deed Assignment Amendments CPR Training in Schools Judicial Performance Evaluation Amendments Construction Code Amendments Campaign Finance Provisions Traffic Amendments Health Insurance Prior Authorization

R-Riverton

Owner of Evolution Development

HB244 HB247 HB248 HB253 HB258 HB259 HB260 HB261 HB262 HB266 HB267 HB275 HB277 HB279 HB282 HB283 HB294 HB296 HB297 HB299 HB300 HB302 HB303 HB307 HB309 HB310 HB311 HB316 HB323

Rep. Edward Redd Rep. Brian Greene Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Jim Bird Dixon Pitcher Patrice Arent Jim Bird Kraig Powell

R-Logan R-Pls. Grove

Physician, medical examiner Owner, RealtyNet Advisors

Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Craig Hall Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Carol Moss Rep. Jim Bird Rep. Larry Wiley Rep. Spencer Cox Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Lee Perry Rep. Johnny Anderson Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Johnny Anderson Rep. Johnny Anderson Rep. Steve Eliason Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Curt Webb Rep. Carol Moss Rep. Lowry Snow Rep Brad Wilson Rep. Brian King Rep. Johnny Anderson Rep. Brad Last

R-West Jordan Owner of Oak Leaf Financial insurance agency Business owner D-Millcreek Legislator R-West Jordan Owner of Oak Leaf Financial insurance agency R-Heber Legislator Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer R-West Valley Legislator Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer D-Holladay Retired teacher R-West Jordan Owner of Oak Leaf Financial insurance agency President of Elkay Consulting (consults on building D-West Valley codes) R-Fairview Former Sanpete County commissioner Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer R-Perry Utah Highway Patrol lieutenant R-Taylorsville Cyclist Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer R-Taylorsville Cyclist R-Taylorsville Cyclist R-Sandy Vice president of Utah Jazz retail diviison Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer Owner of Cache Title Co. D-Holladay Retired teacher R-Santa Clara Attorney R-Kaysville Homebuilder D-Salt Lake Legislator R-Taylorsville Cyclist R-Hurricane Senior advisor, Leavitt Partners health care consulting

HB325 HB327 HB328 HB331 HB338 HB345 HB346 HB347 HB356 HB358 HB366 HB375 HB378 HB382 HB385 HB389 HCR2 HCR3 HCR8 HJR3 HJR4 HJR6 HJR7

Military Installation Development Authority Amendments Probate Amendments Highway Littering and Failing to Secure a Load Amendments Property Damage Claims Alimony Revisions Expanding Access for Sixth Graders to Secondary Education Air Quality Amendments Landowner Liability Amendments Filling Candidate Vacancies Instream Flow Amendments State House Boundary Amendments Radiologist Assistant Provisions Election Revisions Escalante Region Grazing Zone Duties and Withdrawal of Trustee Parent Rights to Information Regarding Teachers Concurrent Resolution to Reduce Obesity in Utah Concurrent Resolution Honoring Major General Brian L. Tarbet Concurrent Resolution on Parkinson's Disease Property Tax Exemption for Public Schools Joint Resolution on Remote Sales Joint Rules Resolution - Compensation and Expense Reimbursements Joint Resolution Approving Compensation of Insession Employees Joint Rules Resolution on Campaign Contributions Eliminating Federal Regulation and Granting Nurse Anesthetists a Full Scope of Practice Through a State Opt Out House Rules Resolution on Voting Procedures House Rules Resolution on Legislative Process Amendments Alimony Amendments Research Using Pharmaceuticals

Rep. Brad Dee Rep. Lowry Snow Rep. Richard Greenwood Rep. Lowry Snow Rep. Kay McIff Rep. Derek Brown Rebecca ChavezHouck Rep Brad Wilson Rep. Derek Brown Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Mike Noel Brad Dee Edward Redd Craig Hall Mike Noel Lowry Snow

R-Ogden Board member Utah Defense Alliance R-Santa Clara Attorney, his firm handles probate cases Weber County Sheriff's Deputy, former Utah Highway R-Roy Patrol officer R-Santa Clara Attorney, including in civil cases R-Richfield Attorney, including in domestic disputes R-Cttnwd Hts D-Salt Lake R-Kaysville R-Cttnwd Hts Board member, Connections Academy HEAL Utah board of directors Homebuilder Legislator Executive director of Kane County Water Conservancy R-Kanab District R-Ogden Utah House member R-Logan Physician, medical examiner R-West Valley Legislator R-Kanab Rancher R-Santa Clara Attorney D-Holladay R-Fruit Heights R-Orem R-Fruit Heights R-Cttnwd Hts R-Sandy R-Ogden R-Ogden Retired teacher Physician Member, Utah National Guard Physician Board member, Connections Academy Vice president of Utah Jazz retail diviison Utah House member Utah House member

Rep. Carol Moss Rep. Stewart Barlow Rep. Rep. Rep. Rep. Val Peterson Stewart Barlow Derek Brown Steve Eliason

Rep. Brad Dee Rep. Brad Dee

HJR16

Rep. Greg Hughes

R-Draper

Legislator Intermountain Healthcare director of systems improvement Legislator

HJR17 HR1

Rep. Francis Gibson Rep. Jim Nielson

R-Mapleton R-Bountiful

HR2 SB11 SB14

Rep. Kraig Powell Sen. Lyle Hillyard Sen. Pat Jones

R-Heber R-Logan D-Holladay

Legislator Family law attorney Board member, St. Mark's Hospital, IHC Foundation

SB24 SB25 SB27 SB33 SB34

Absentee Ballot Amendments Elections During Declared Emergency Health Care Provider Immunity Sunset Amendment Sales and Use Tax Revisions Special Election Date for Ballot Propositions (for bond elctions)

Sen. Pete Knudson Sen. Pete Knudson Sen. Allen Christensen Sen. Howard Stephenson Sen. Howard Stephenson

R-Brigham City R-Brigham City R-North Ogden R-Draper R-Draper R-Brigham City

Legislator Legislator Dentist President of Utah Taxpayers Association President of Utah Taxpayers Association

SB38 SB44 SB54 SB55

Reauthorization of Veterans Reintegration Task Force Sen. Pete Knudson Construction Trades Licensing Revisions Licensing of Nursing Care Facility Beds Insurance Coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorder Agriculture Environmental Steward Amendments Workers' Compensation Coordination of Benefits Amendments Election Code - Financial Reporting Requirement Amendments Government Records Amendments (about Legislators' email) Garnishment for Debt Collection Legislative Office Definitions Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Amendments Traffic Regulations Regarding Buses Coordination of Services for Veterans Office of State Debt Collection - Administrative Garnishment Order Workers' Compensation and Occupational Safety Related Amendments Local Government Development Amendments Open Adoption Accountant Licensing Certified Public Amendments Residential Construction Contract Amendments Warrant Collection Amendments Political Subdivisions Property Amendments Sen. Karen Mayne Sen. Curt Bramble Sen. Brian Shiozawa

Cochair of Vet Reintegration task force Husband was former head of Utah AFL-CIO, she is on D-West Valley executive board of Women in Trades R-Provo Board member, IHC Urban South R-Cttnwd Hts Physician, member of Utah Medical Associaiton

SB57

Sen. Ralph Okerlund

R-Monroe

SB59 SB65 SB94 SB116 SB117 SB118 SB121 SB126 SB129

Sen. Karen Mayne Sen. John Valentine Sen. Curt Bramble Sen. Lyle Hillyard Sen. Lyle Hillyard Sen. Karen Mayne Sen. Karen Mayne Sen. Pete Knudson Sen. Lyle Hillyard

President, Okerlund Dairy Member of Labor Commission's Worker's Compensation Fund Advisory board; Husband was former head of Utah AFL-CIO; she is on executive D-West Valley board of Women in Trades Legislator R-Provo R-Logan R-Logan Legislator Attorney Legislator Husband was former head of Utah AFL-CIO, she is on D-West Valley executive board of Women in Trades D-West Valley Former Utah Transit Authority board member R-Brigham City Cochair of Vet Reintegration task force R-Logan Attorney of Labor Commission's Worker's Member Compensation Fund Advisory board; Husband was former head of Utah AFL-CIO; she is on executive D-West Valley board of Women in Trades R-Layton Real estate developer R-Logan Family law attorney R-Provo CPA, owner of CPA firm R-Layton Real estate developer R-St. George Attorney R-Taylorsville Taylorsville City economic development director

SB147 SB153 SB155 SB168 SB173 SB174 SB181

Sen. Sen. Sen. Sen. Sen. Sen. Sen.

Karen Mayne Stuart Adams Lyle Hillyard Curt Bramble Stuart Adams Steve Urquhart Wayne Harper

SB189 SB194 SB203 SB204 SB206 SB213 SB214 SB233 SB235 SB257 SB270

Oncology Insurance Amendments Pharmacy Practice Act Amendments Prescription Label Information and Education Amendments Judiciary Medicaid Inspector General Office of Amendments Amendments Employer Association Health Plan Amendments Continuing Education for Prescription Drugs Request for Emergency Medical Assistance Amendments Interstate Mining Compact Utah 211 Referral Information Network Controlled Substance Amendments Concurrent Resolution Recognizing Workers' Compensation Fund for Workplace Safety Joint Resolution Concerning Railroad and Railroad Crossing Safety Concurrent Resolution Designating a Week to Recognize Workplace Safety

Sen. Curt Bramble Sen. Evan Vickers Sen. Sen. Sen. Sen. Sen. Pat Jones Lyle Hillyard Allen Christensen Pete Knudson Pat Jones

R-Provo R-Cedar City D-Holladay R-Logan R-North Ogden R-Brigham City D-Holladay R-Provo R-Orangeville R-Woods Cross R-Cedar City

Board member, IHC Urban South Pharmacist Board member, St. Mark's Hospital, IHC Foundation Attorney Dentist Orthodondist Board member, St. Mark's Hospital, IHC Foundation Board member, IHC Urban South President, Industrial Mine Supply

Sen. Curt Bramble Sen. David Hinkins Sen. Todd Weiler Sen. Evan Vickers

SCR2 SCR8

Sen. Karen Mayne Sen. Karen Mayne

Board member of Family Connections Center food pantry Pharmacist Labor Commission's Worker's Member of Compensation Fund Advisory board; Husband was former head of Utah AFL-CIO; she is on executive D-West Valley board of Women in Trades D-West Valley Former Utah Transit Authority board member Member of Labor Commission's Worker's Compensation Fund Advisory board; Husband was former head of Utah AFL-CIO; she is on executive D-West Valley board of Women in Trades

SCR9

Sen. Karen Mayne

Source: Salt Lake Tribune analysis of bills, conflict of interest forms, and members' verbal statements.