Libertas Legislator Profiles


Legislator Profile: Representative Justin Fawson

Name: Justin Fawson
Type: Representative
Party: Republican
No longer in office
Email: justinfawson@le.utah.gov
Mobile: 801-781-0016

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.

2015201620172018 Overall Rating
81%68%53%57% 65%

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.

  • HJR11: Joint Rules Resolution on Base Budgeting Provisions (2018)
    This bill would have required legislative committees to begin utilizing zero-based budgeting for a portion of their budget each year, to provide closer scrutiny of each use of taxpayer resources.

    This bill passed the House unanimously but failed in the Senate 12-12. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
  • HB196: Breastfeeding Protection Act (2018)
    This bill violates property rights by forcing business owners to accommodate nursing mothers on their property. While this natural and important act should be encouraged, it is not the role of government to compel property owners to permit its conduct on their premises.

    This bill passed the House 66-5 and passed the Senate 22-2.

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