Melvin R. Brown

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Melvin R. Brown
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 53rd[1] district
In office
January 1, 1987; January 1, 2007 – September 1, 2000
Personal details
Born February 15, 1938
Henefer, Utah
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Coalville, Utah
Alma mater Utah State University

Melvin R. Brown (born 15 February 1938) is a Republican member of the Utah State House of Representatives who lives in Coalville, Utah and represents House District 53.

Early Life and Career[edit]

Brown was born on February 15, 1938 in Henefer, Utah. Brown holds a bachelor's degree in education from Utah State University and did graduate work in educational psychology at the University of Utah. He lists his profession as farmer and consultant. He currently lives in Coalville, Utah and is the father of four children.[2]

Political career[edit]

Brown was first elected to the State House in 1986 and served through 2000. He was then re-elected in 2006. From 1993-1994 he was the House Assistant Majority Whip and from 1995-1998 he was the Speaker of the House.

During the 2014 General Session Brown served on the Executive Appropriations Committee, the House Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Committee and the House Revenue and Taxation Committee.[3]

2014 Sponsored Legislation[edit]

Bill Number Bill Title Status
HB0002 New Fiscal Year Supplemental Appropriations Act Governor Signed - 4/1/2014
HB0003 Appropriations Adjustments Governor Line Item Veto - 4/2/2014
HB0004 Current School Year Supplemental Public Education Budget Amendments Governor Signed - 4/1/2014
HB0007 State Agency and Higher Education Compensation Appropriations Governor Signed - 4/1/2014
HB0168S02 School and Institutional Trust Lands and Funds Management Provisions Governor Signed - 4/2/2014
HB0349 Repeal of Transportation Related Funds Governor Signed - 3/29/2014
HB0353 Repeal of Agriculture Conservation Easement Account Governor Signed - 3/25/2014
HB0365 Natural Resources Related Account Repeals Governor Signed - 3/29/2014
HB0380 Repeal of Housing Relief Expendable Special Revenue Fund Governor Signed - 3/29/2014
HB0386 Repeal of Utah History Endowment Fund Governor Signed - 3/29/2014
HCR004 Concurrent Resolution Recognizing the 20th Anniversary of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration Governor Signed - 3/27/2014
HR0003 House Rules Resolution - Legislative per Diem Amendments House/ to Lieutenant Governor - 3/18/2014


  1. ^ "Melvin R. Brown (R)". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Vote Smart Melvin R. Brown". Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Melvin R. Brown". Retrieved April 11, 2014.