Libertas Legislator Profiles
Legislator Profile: Representative Christine Watkins
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.
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.
- HB365: Child Abuse and Endangerment Amendments (2020)
This bill limited a prosecutor's ability to charge a person with felony child endangerment, and made sure that a parent's use of cannabis (not just medical cannabis) could not be considered abuse or neglect of a child without evidence of harm or chronic problems.
This bill passed the legislature unanimously. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
- HB243: Domestic Violence Modifications (2019)
This bill allowed a person who is issued a protective order to conceal carry a firearm for up to 120 days after the order was issued, without needing a concealed firearm permit.
This bill passed the House 58-16 and passed the Senate 20-6. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
- HB207: License Plate Placement Amendments (2019)
This bill would have repealed the requirement for drivers to install a license plate on the front of their vehicle.
This bill passed the House 41-28 but was not voted on in the Senate. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
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