J. Stuart Adams

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J. Stuart Adams
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Member of the Utah Senate
from the 22nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Preceded by Greg Bell
Personal details
Political party Republican Party
Residence Layton, Utah
Alma mater University of Utah
Occupation Businessman

Stuart Adams is the Senator for the Utah State Senate's 22nd District. Adams was appointed to the Utah House of Representatives in 2002, and then to the Senate in 2009. In 2012, he was chosen to be Senate Majority Whip.[1]

Personal life, education, and career[edit]

Adams earned his Bachelor of Arts at the University of Utah in business finance.[2] He is a business man by profession.[2] Adams is married to his wife, Susan and they have four children together.[3] In 2002, he was awarded the Business Person of the Year by the Utah State Chamber of Commerce, and as the Builder of the Year by the Northern Wasatch Home Builders Association.[4] Adams previously served as the President of the Northern Wasatch Home Builders Association.[4]

Political career[edit]

Adams is a former chairman of the Utah State Transportation Commission. He served as chairman of the Military Installation Development Authority (MIDA).[4] Prior to his legislative service, Adams served 9 years on the Layton City Council.[4]

Adams served 4½ years in the Utah State House of Representatives (June 19, 2002 – December 31, 2006). He commenced his service in the Senate on September 16, 2009.[5] He was appointed to both of these positions.[2] In 2004, [then Representative] Adams was named the 2004 Legislator of the Year by the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce, the 2004 Legislator of the Year by the International Code Council, and 2004 Representative of the Year by the Davis County Republican Women.[4]

In 2014, Adams served as the Majority Whip.[2] He also served on the following committees:

  • Executive Appropriations Committee
  • Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee
  • Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee
  • Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee
  • Senate Transportation and Public Utilities and Technology Committee

[2]

2014 sponsored legislation[edit]

In 2014, Adams was the primary sponsor for these bills.

Bill Number Bill Title Bill Status
S.B. 67 S001 Amendments to Public Utilities Title Governor Signed 4/1/2014
S.B. 74 Career and Technical Education Funding for Charter Schools Senate/filed 3/13/2014
S.B. 148 S001 Upstart Program Amendments Governor Signed 3/28/2014
S.B. 184 S001 Local Government Inspection Amendments Governor Signed 3/29/2014
S.B. 187 Highway Rights-of-way Amendments Governor Signed 3/28/2014
S.B. 193 S001 Naturopathic Practice Act Amendments Governor Signed 3/28/2014
S.B. 198 Law Enforcement Exemption for Medical Information Governor Signed 3/31/2014
S.B. 209 School Grading Revisions Governor Signed 4/1/2014
S.B. 237 Urban Farming Amendments Governor Signed 4/1/2014
S.B. 240 Carson Smith Scholarship Amendments Governor Signed 3/31/2014
S.B. 242 Alternative Energy Amendments Governor Signed 4/1/2014
S.B. 243 Air Quality Programs Senate/filed 3/13/2014
S.B. 264 S001 Retention of Outside Counsel, Expert Witnesses, and Litigation Support Services Governor Signed 3/29/2014

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Adams also floor sponsored the following bills:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Romero, McKenzie. "Utah GOP chooses legislative leadership". Deseret News, November 8, 2012. Retrieved on May 13, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Adams, J. Stuart". Salt Lake City: Utah State Senate. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ "J. Stuart Adams' Political Summary". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Stuart Adams: Proven Results. Clear Choice". Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  5. ^ Utah.gov. "Governor Appoints Stuart Adams to Utah State Senate". September 16, 2009. Retrieved on May 13, 2013.
  6. ^ a b "Adams, J.S. Sponsored Legislation". Utah State Senate. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 

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