Libertas Legislator Profiles


Legislator Profile: Senator Jani Iwamoto

Name: Jani Iwamoto
Type: Senator
Party: Democrat
District: 4
Email: jiwamoto@le.utah.gov
Mobile: 801-580-8414

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
41%52%50%61% 51%

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.

  • SB57: Police Service Animal Amendments (2018)
    This bill made it a 2nd degree felony to kill a police service animal. This increased penalty is unnecessarily punitive and will not act as any sort of improved deterrent to dissuade a person from harming a law enforcement officer's dog.

    This bill passed the Senate 20-6 and passed the House 43-24. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.

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