57th Utah State Legislature

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57th Utah State Legislature
56th Utah State Legislature 58th Utah State Legislature
Seal of Utah.svg
The Great Seal of Utah
Legislative body Utah State Legislature
Jurisdiction Utah, United States
Meeting place Utah State Capitol
Term January 15, 2007 - January 26, 2009
Website http://www.le.state.ut.us/
Senate
Members 29
President John L. Valentine
Majority Leader Curt Bramble
Minority Leader Mike Dmitrich
Party control Republican
House of Representatives
Members 75
Speaker Greg Curtis
Majority Leader Dave Clark
Minority Leader Ralph Becker
Party control Republican

The 57th Utah State Legislature was elected Tuesday, November 7, 2006 and convened on Monday, January 15, 2007.

Dates of sessions[edit]

  • 2007 General Session: January 15, 2007 - February 28, 2007
  • 2007 First Special Session: August 22, 2007
  • 2008 General Session: January 21, 2008 - March 5, 2008

Officers[edit]

Utah State Senate[edit]

Office Office-holder
President of the Senate John L. Valentine
Secretary of the Senate Annette B. Moore
Minute Clerk Leslie O. McLean
Docket Clerk Lynette Erickson

Utah State House of Representatives[edit]

Office Office-holder
Speaker of the House Greg Curtis
Chief Clerk Sandy D. Tenney
Reading Clerk Ann Tilson
Journal Clerk Janice A. Gadd

Leadership[edit]

Utah Senate[edit]

Majority (Republican) Leadership

Minority (Democratic) Leadership

Utah House of Representatives[edit]

Majority (Republican) Leadership

Minority (Democratic) Leadership

Utah Senate[edit]

The Utah State Senate seating chart.

Committees[edit]

Make-up[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Republican Party 21
  Democratic Party 8
 Total 29
 Government Majority 13

Members[edit]

Name Party District Counties
Bell, Gregory S. Republican 22 Davis
Bramble, Curtis S. Republican 16 Utah
Buttars, D. Chris Republican 10 Salt Lake
Christensen, Allen M. Republican 19 Morgan, Summit, Weber
Davis, Gene Democrat 3 Salt Lake
Dayton, Margaret Republican 15 Utah
Dmitrich, Mike Democrat 27 Carbon, Emery, Grand, San Juan, Utah
Eastman, Dan R. Republican 23 Davis
Fife, Fred J. Democrat 1 Salt Lake
Goodfellow, Brent H. Democrat 12 Salt Lake, Tooele
Greiner, Jon J. Republican 18 Davis, Weber
Hickman, John W. Republican 29 Washington
Hillyard, Lyle W. Republican 25 Cache, Rich
Jenkins, Scott K. Republican 20 Weber
Jones, Patricia W. Democrat 4 Salt Lake
Killpack, Sheldon L. Republican 21 Davis
Knudson, Peter C. Republican 17 Box Elder, Cache, Tooele
Madsen, Mark B. Republican 13 Tooele, Utah
Mayne, Ed Democrat 5 Salt Lake
McCoy, Scott D. Democrat 2 Salt Lake
Niederhauser, Wayne L. Republican 9 Salt Lake
Peterson, Darin G. Republican 24 Juab, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, Tooele, Wayne
Romero, Ross I. Democrat 7 Salt Lake
Stephenson, Howard A. Republican 11 Salt Lake, Utah
Stowell, Dennis E. Republican 28 Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, Washington
Valentine, John L. Republican 14 Utah
VanTassell, Kevin T. Republican 26 Daggett, Duchesne, Summit, Uintah, Wasatch
Waddoups, Michael G. Republican 6 Salt Lake
Walker, Carlene M. Republican 8 Salt Lake

Utah House of Representatives[edit]

Committees[edit]

Make-up[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Republican Party 55
  Democratic Party 20
 Total
75
 Government Majority
37

Members[edit]

Name Party District Residence Freshman Notes
Aagard, Douglas C. Republican 15 Kaysville
Allen, Sheryl L. Republican 19 Bountiful
Andersen, Sylvia Republican 48 Sandy
X
Barrus, Roger E. Republican 18 Centerville
Becker, Ralph Democrat 24 Salt Lake City
Bigelow, Ron C. Republican 32 West Valley City
Bird, Jim Republican 42 West Jordan
X
Biskupski, Jackie Democrat 30 Salt Lake City
Bowman, DeMar Bud Republican 72 Cedar City
Brown, Melvin R. Republican 53 Coalville
X
Buxton, D. Gregg Republican 12 Roy
  • Appointed Director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management (DFCM) in April 2007.
  • Richard A. Greenwood was appointed to replace D. Gregg Buxton as Representative for District 12.
Chavez-Houck, Rebecca Democratic 24 Salt Lake City
X
Clark, David Republican 74 Santa Clara
Clark, Stephen D. Republican 63 Provo
Cosgrove, Tim M. Democrat 44 Murray
Curtis, Greg J. Republican 49 Salt Lake City
Daw, Bradley M. Republican 60 Orem
Dee, Brad L. Republican 11 Ogden, Utah
Donnelson, Glenn A. Republican 7 North Ogden
Dougall, John Republican 27 American Fork
Draxler, Jack R. Republican 3 North Logan
X
Duckworth, Carl S. Democratic 22 Magna
Dunnigan, James A. Republican 39 Taylorsville
Ferry, Ben C. Republican 2 Corinne
Fisher, Janice M. Democrat 29 West Valley City
Fisher, Julie Republican 17 Fruit Heights
Fowlke, Lorie D. Republican 59 Orem
Frank, Craig A. Republican 57 Pleasant Grove
Froerer, Gage Republican 8 Huntsville
X
Garn, Kevin S. Republican 16 Layton
X
Gibson, Kerry W. Republican 6 Ogden
Gowans, James R. Democrat 21 Tooele
Greenwood, Richard A. Republican 12 Roy
  • Appointed to replace D. Gregg Buxton who was appointed Director of DFCM in April 2007.
  • Sworn in on January 16, 2008
Grover, Keith Republican 61 Provo
X
Hansen, Neil A. Democrat 9 Ogden
Harper, Wayne A. Republican 43 Ogden
Hemingway, Lynn Democrat 40 Salt Lake City
X
Hendrickson, Neal B. Democrat 33 West Valley City
Herrod, Christopher N. Republican 62 Provo
X
Holdaway, Kory M. Republican 34 Taylorsville
Hughes, Gregory H. Republican 51 Draper
Hunsaker, Fred R. Republican 4 Logan
Hutchings, Eric K. Republican 38 Kearns
Johnson, Christine Democrat 25 Salt Lake City
X
King, Brad Democrat 69 Price
Kiser, Todd E. Republican 41 Sandy
Last, Bradley G. Republican 71 St. George
Litvack, David Democrat 26 Salt Lake City
Lockhart, Rebecca D. Republican 64 Provo
Mascaro, Steven R. Republican 47 West Jordan
Mathis, John G. Republican 55 Vernal
McGee, Rosalind J. Democrat 28 Salt Lake City
McIff, Kay L. Republican 70 Richfield
X
Menlove, Ronda Rudd Republican 1 Garland
Morgan, Karen W. Democrat 46 Salt Lake City
Morley, Michael T. Republican 66 Spanish Fork
Moss, Carol Spackman Democrat 37 Salt Lake City
Neuenschwander, Paul A. Republican 20 Bountiful
X
Newbold, Merlynn T. Republican 50 South Jordan
Noel, Michael E. Republican 73 Kanab
Oda, Curtis Republican 14 Clearfield
Painter, Patrick Republican 67 Nephi
Ray, Paul Republican 13 Clearfield
Riesen, Phil Democrat 36 Salt Lake City
X
Sandstrom, Stephen E. Republican 58 Orem
X
Seelig, Jennifer M. Democrat 23 Salt Lake City
Shurtliff, LaWanna Lou Democrat 10 Ogden
Snow, Gordon E. Republican 54 Roosevelt
Sumsion, Kenneth W. Republican 56 American Fork
X
Tilton, Aaron Republican 65 Springville
Urquhart, Stephen H. Republican 75 St. George
Walker, Mark W. Republican 45 Sandy
Webb, R. Curt Republican 5 Logan
  • Appointed to replace Scott L. Wyatt who was appointed President of Snow College.
  • Sworn in on January 16, 2008.
Wheatley, Mark A. Democrat 35 Murray
Wheeler, Richard W. Republican 68 Ephraim
Wiley, Larry B. Democrat 31 West Valley City
Wimmer, Carl Republican 52 Herriman
X
Winn, Bradley A. Republican 68 Ephraim
X
Wyatt, Scott L. Republican 5 Logan
  • Appointed President of Snow College in July 2007.
  • R. Curt Webb was appointed to replace Scott L. Wyatt as Representative for District 5.

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Preceded by
56th Utah Legislature
57th Utah Legislature
2007 - 2008
Succeeded by
58th Utah Legislature