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Utah Senate requests public comment on judicial nominee

Published March 24, 2014 4:12 pm

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The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee is seeking public comment on Joseph M. Bean, who was appointed to fill a vacancy on the 2nd District Court bench. The 2nd District Court includes Davis, Morgan and Weber counties.

Anyone who wants to comment should contact 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 April 7. All statements should include the respondent's name, telephone number and mailing address.

The Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee will hold a public hearing on April 9 at noon and issue a recommendation to the full Senate.

Bean was appointed to replace Judge Michael Lyon, who retired last September.

The Salt Lake Tribune