Libertas Legislator Profiles


Legislator Profile: Senator Stuart Reid

Name: Stuart Reid
Type: Senator
Party: Republican
No longer in office
Email: screid@le.utah.gov

Libertas Legislator Index Rankings

The following rating measures how consistently this legislator votes in support of individual liberty, private property, and free enterprise. To learn more, see the main index page.

2011201220132014 Overall Rating
46%58%50%57% 53%

To see the specific votes used to rank this legislator, click the link in the table above for any of the yearly percentages listed.

Sponsored Ranked Bills

This legislator was the sponsor of the following bills, which were ranked by Libertas Institute in their respective year's Legislator Index.

  • SB12: Age Limit for Tobacco and Related Products (2014)
    This bill would have prohibited the possession of tobacco, e-cigarettes, or paraphernalia by an individual less than 21 years of age. It also would have banned the sale of such items to those under 21, and prohibited those under 21 from being present at certain establishments where such items are sold or used.

    Libertas Institute opposed this bill. Legal adults—those 18 years of age and older—should not be prohibited by law from purchasing legal products. If 18 year olds can be sent to war, they should be legally able to smoke.

    This bill failed in the Senate 12-16. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.

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