Libertas Legislator Profiles

Legislator Profile: Senator Mike McKell

Name: Mike McKell
Type: Senator
Party: Republican
District: 25
Mobile: (801) 836-7597

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.

20142015201620172018201920202021202220232024 Overall Rating
65%81%78%66%71%76%70%73%60%80.5%79% 73%

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.

  • SB194: Social Media Regulation Amendments (2024)
    This bill imposes liability on social media companies who don’t subject new users to intrusive age verification, likely violating the First Amendment.

    This bill passed the Senate 21-1 and passed the House 61-11. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
  • SB152: Social Media Regulation Amendments (2023)
    This bill forces social media companies to alter their apps to require parental consent for minors and limit their app's functionality and use for minor users. These companies can also be sued by any Utahn for violating the provisions of the law and must pay damages for "financial, physical, and emotional harm" caused by the app.

    This bill passed the Senate 23-4 and passed the House 60-11. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
  • SB121: Car-sharing Amendments (2023)
    This bill made clear that vehicle owners using peer-to-peer car sharing platforms are not the same as rental car companies in order to remedy a double tax they were having to pay.

    This bill passed both chambers unanimously. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
  • SB271: Home Ownership Requirements (2023)
    This bill prevented cities and counties from using the fact that a residence is owned by more than one person as a basis for regulating them differently than residences owned by one person.

    This bill passed the Senate unanimously and passed the House 56-16. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.
  • SB228: Electronic Free Speech Amendments (2021)
    This bill imposed restrictions on tech platforms' content moderation policies and terms of service.

    This bill passed the Senate 21-6 and passed the House 39-35. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
  • HB311: Governmental Immunity Revisions (2019)
    This bill fixed numerous issues with the immunity law in order to keep government accountable.

    This bill passed the House 61-1 and passed the Senate unanimously. Libertas supports a "yea" vote.

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