Libertas Legislator Profiles

Legislator Profile: Representative Karianne Lisonbee

Name: Karianne Lisonbee
Type: Representative
Party: Republican
District: 14
Mobile: 801-589-2934

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.

201720182019202020212022 Overall Rating
84%84%81%75%86%87% 83%

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.

  • HB146: Local Licensing Amendments (2022)
    This bill removes redundant regulations for food trucks so that they only have to obtain one business license in the entire state, instead of a license in each city in which they operate.

    This bill passed the House 68-1 and passed the Senate 20-4. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
  • HB183: Driver License Record Amendments (2020)
    This bill allows a person to opt out in certain cases from having the Driver License Division share their information with the University of Utah for research.

    This bill passed the House 56-16 and passed the Senate 23-1. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
  • HB428: Bail Bond Amendments (2019)
    This bill modified the process for judges to offer bail, effectively eliminating the ability of a judge to offer a low, cash-only bail option.

    This bill passed the House 50-16 and passed the Senate 22-4. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
  • HB198: Concealed Carry Amendments (2017)
    Prior to this bill, Utah law allowed adults age 21 and over to obtain a concealed carry permit. This bill created a provisional permit accessible to adults age 18 to 21 to conceal carry a firearm.

    This bill passed the House 63-12 and passed the Senate 23-6. Libertas supports a "yea" vote because the right to keep and bear arms is fundamental and should be available to all adults; this bill is a path in the right direction.

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