FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2013
UTAH SENATE REQUESTS PUBLIC COMMENT ON JUDICIAL NOMINEE
SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Jeffrey C. Wilcox, who was recently appointed as a judge to the 5th District Court.
Those who desire to comment should contact Mr. Mike Christensen at the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, Utah State Capitol Campus, House Building, Suite W210, PO Box 145210, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5210, by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21st, 2013. All statements should include the respondent’s name, telephone number, and mailing address.
The Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee will hold a public hearing regarding Mr. Wilcox’s nomination on Thursday, January 24th. They will issue their recommendation to the full senate prior to a final confirmation vote.
The Fifth Judicial District covers Beaver, Iron and Washington Counties.
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1. Members of the Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee are: Sen. Scott Jenkins (Chair), Sen. Lyle Hillyard, Sen. Pat Jones, Sen. Peter Knudson, Sen. Stuart Reid and Sen. Steve Urquhart.
2. Governor Herbert’s press release announcing Mr. Smith’s appointment is archived at
3. Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee information is available on their committee page.