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Rural Development Legislative Liaison Committee, Utah State Legislature

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The Rural Development Legislative Liaison Committee is a joint standing committee of the Utah State Legislature.


This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The committee shall:
  • serve as a liaison between the Governor's Rural Partnership Board, the Utah Rural Development Council, rural economic development and planning groups, and the Legislature;
  • recommend legislation for each annual general session of the Legislature if the committee determines that modifications to current law are in the best interest of the state and the economic and planning interests of rural Utah;
  • review the operations of the Office of Rural Development and other state agencies involved in rural economic development and planning; and
  • help sponsor meetings and other opportunities for discussion with and between rural economic development and planning interests.[1]


The Rural Development Legislative Liaison Committee is composed of eleven members:[2]


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Rural Development Legislative Liaison Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (5)
Karen MayneDavid Hinkins
Luz RoblesRalph Okerlund
Jennifer SeeligMelvin Brown
Mark WheatleyEric Hutchings
John Mathis


The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

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