Libertas Legislator Profiles

Legislator Profile: Representative Walt Brooks

Name: Walt Brooks
Type: Representative
Party: Republican
District: 75
Mobile: 435-817-3530

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.

20172018201920202021202220232024 Overall Rating
58%63%80%87%97%70%85%82% 78%

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.

  • HB60: Vaccine Passport Amendments (2022)
    This bill would prohibit private business owners from requiring their employees or customers to be vaccinated for Covid-19.

    This bill passed the House 51-23 but did not receive a Senate vote. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
  • HB60: Conceal Carry Firearms Amendments (2021)
    This bill removed the requirement that adults over 21 must obtain a permission slip to conceal carry a firearm, making Utah a "permitless carry" state. This bill passed the House 54-19 and passed the Senate 23-6. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
  • HB86: Social Security Tax Amendments (2021)
    This bill helped seniors whose income is made up mostly by social security benefits by providing them a non-refundable income tax credit of up to $450.

    This bill passed the legislature unanimously. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.

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