Jen Seelig

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Jen Seelig
Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 23rd district
In office
2006–2014
Preceded by Duane Bourdeaux
Succeeded by Sandra Hollins
Personal details
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Salt Lake City, Utah
Alma mater University of Louisville
University of Utah
Occupation public policy, public relations
Religion Methodist [1]

Jennifer M. "Jen" Seelig is a former Democratic member of the Utah State House of Representatives, who represented the 23rd District from 2006 to 2014. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Seelig has a bachelor's degree from the University of Louisville and an MPA from the University of Utah.[3]

Political career[edit]

Representative Seelig was elected November 6, 2012.[4] During the 2014 General Session, she served as the Minority Leader for the House Democrats. She also served on the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee, and the House Political Subdivisions Committee.[5]

2014 Sponsored Legislation[edit]

Bill Status
HB 90- Women in the Economy Commission Passed, signed by Governor 3/29/14
HB 157- Rape Kit Processing Amendments Passed, signed by Governor 3/31/14
HB 254- Human Trafficking Victim Amendments Passed, signed by Governor 3/29/14
HB 264- Disabled Parking Fine Amendments Passed, Signed by Governor 3/20/14
HB 339- County Budget Amendments Passed, signed by Governor 3/27/14
HCR 12- Concurrent Resolution Recognizing the 30th Anniversary of the Sundance Institute Failed in the Senate Rules Committee
HJR 13- Joint Rules Resolution on the Conference Committee Reports Failed in the Senate Rules Committee
HR 4- House Rules Resolution Banning Fundraising on the Floor Passed

[6]

Representative Seelig did not floor sponsor any legislation during 2014.

Pivotal Legislation[edit]

During the 2014 General Session, Representative Seelig ran a few bills that are considered "pivotal". HB 90, the Commission on Women in the Economy, received much attention from the media and from Utah citizens. HB 157, Rape Kit Processing Amendments, passed, but was open to much debate on the floor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Jennifer Seelig". Philipsburg, MT: Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jennifer Seelig". Philipsburg, MT: Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jennifer Seelig". Philipsburg, MT: Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Jennifer M. Seelig". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Jennifer Seelig, Current Legislation". Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Legislature. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 

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