|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (October 2013)|
|Member of the Utah House of Representatives
from the 44th district
January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2014
|Born||November 26, 1965|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Residence||Murray, Utah, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Weber State University
George Washington University
Early Life and Career
Born November 26, 1965, Cosgrove is a graduate of Weber State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. He then earned his Master of Arts in Political Management from George Washington University. He currently lives in Murray, Utah with his wife Diane and four children and works as a child advocate.
Representative Cosgrove was first elected to the Utah State Legislature in 2004 and has served continuously since then. In March 2014 he announced that he would not seek re-election.
His committee assignments as a legislator include Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee; House Transportation Committee; House Revenue and Taxation Committee; House Ethics Committee.
2014 Sponsored Legislation
|Bill Number||Bill Title||Status|
|HB0032||College Credit for Veterans||Governor Signed - 3/31/2014|
|HB0108S01||Mobile Home Park Task Force||House/ filed - 3/13/2014|
|HB0313S02||Veterans' and Military Affairs Commission||Governor Signed - 3/29/2014|
|HB0406S01||School Bus Traffic Safety Amendments||House/ filed - 3/13/2014|
|HB0428||Veteran Benefit Assistance Disclosure||House/ filed - 3/13/2014|
Representative Cosgrove floor sponsored an additional two bills during the 2014 General Session.
His affiliations include:
- Child Advocate of the Year (2003), Prevent Child Abuse Utah
- Outstanding Efforts Promoting Child Health and Safety (2001), Utah Nurses Association
- Outstanding Legislative Efforts to Save Lives (2000), Utah Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services
- Utah State PTA Health Commissioner (2001–2004)
- Utah State PTA Legislative Action Committee (2000–2004).