Press Releases

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U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), current member and former Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after President Obama announced the nomination of Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill M. Parrish to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.

Sep 19 2014

Hatch’s Proposals to Fight Child Trafficking, Strengthen Child Welfare Included in Bipartisan Legislation that Passes the Senate

Utah Senator’s Initiatives Added to Legislation Sent to the President to Become Law

Last night, the U.S. Senate passed the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, bipartisan child welfare legislation aimed at reducing child sex trafficking, increasing adoptions and improving child support collections.
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Finance Committee, has been awarded as a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s largest small business association.

Sep 18 2014

Hatch, Whitehouse Introduce Bill to Streamline Drug Development Process and Protect Patient Access to Medications

Legislation Will Preserve Innovation and Increase Transparency and Consistency in Drug Approval Process

U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), a current member and former Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), a current member of the HELP Committee, introduced the Regulatory Transparency, Patient Access, and Effective Drug Enforcement Act today.

Sep 18 2014

Hatch, Coons, Heller Introduce Legislation to Protect Americans’ Electronic Data Stored Abroad

Senators’ Bill Would Amend Electronic Communications Privacy Act to Prevent Improper Government Access

U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), current member and former Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Chris Coons (D-Del.), member of the Judiciary Committee, and Dean Heller (R-Nev.), introduced legislation today to amend the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) by addressing the conflict of laws for cloud services providers in order to safeguard Americans’ electronic data stored abroad.