Press Releases

Sen. Lee Reintroduces the SCREEN Act to Protect Children from Online Pornography

Nov 15, 2023

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Lee introduced the Shielding Children's Retinas from Egregious Exposure on the Net (SCREEN) Act, a step toward safeguarding minors from the pervasive threat of online pornographic content. Representative Mary Miller (R-IL) spearheads the companion bill in the House of Representatives.

Sen. Lee Welcomes New Chief of Staff

Nov 14, 2023

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) announced a transition in his senior staff today. Chief of Staff Allyson Bell will be taking on a new role as senior advisor to Senator Lee, continuing to support his initiatives and policy goals in Utah. Bell's leadership and dedication have been instrumental in advancing the Senator's legislative priorities and constituent services for eight years.

Lee Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Secure Privacy Protections for Americans

Nov 7, 2023

U.S. Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., , Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., today introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Government Surveillance Reform Act, to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act with important new protections for Americans’ constitutional rights.

Lee Moves to Preserve Internet Freedom with Updated Bill

Oct 28, 2023

WASHINGTON - In a continued effort to prioritize fast, affordable Internet access for all Americans, Senator Lee introduced an updated version of the "Restoring Internet Freedom Act." This move comes in response to recent efforts by the FCC to revert to regulations reminiscent of dated telephone services.

Lee Bill Seeks to Protect Utah’s Historic Roads

Oct 26, 2023

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Historic Roadways Protection Act to safeguard roads that were vital in shaping Utah's rich pioneer history. This bill comes as a response to the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) recent decision to close 317 miles of roads in Utah, including many that have significant historical value.

Bridging the Housing Gap in the West

Oct 24, 2023

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) reintroduced the Helping Open Underutilized Space to Ensure Shelter or HOUSES Act legislation aimed at alleviating housing constraints experienced across the West. This initiative targets federal lands to bolster local efforts to combat rising housing costs and increase available housing stock.

Sen. Lee Introduces Bill Protecting Children from Gender Transition Research

Oct 5, 2023

WASHINGTON – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Protecting Our Kids from Harmful Research Act, a bill prohibiting federal funding of gender transition research on minors. Medical interventions to reassign sex are experimental, irreversible, and often fail to produce the intended effects of improving patients’ mental health. This bill would prohibit federal funding from being used in research or publications that seek to establish or affirm gender identities that are incongruent with a minor’s biological sex.

Sen. Lee, Rep. Roy Team Up to repeal the FACE Act

Oct 4, 2023

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Representative Chip Roy (R-TX-21) introduced legislation to repeal the unconstitutional and easily weaponized Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act or FACE Act.

Lee Introduces Define the Mission Act

Sep 28, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), J.D. Vance (R-OH), Roger Marshall (R-KS), and Mike Braun (R-IN), introduced the Define the Mission Act, legislation that will provide the American people clarity and transparency on U.S. engagement in Ukraine. The Act requires the President to submit a comprehensive strategy on U.S. involvement in Ukraine to Congress within 30 days of enactment. A companion bill was introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH, 8th District).

Lee Bill Simplifies Labeling of American-Made Products

Sep 27, 2023

Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Angus King (I-ME) introduced the Reinforcing American-Made Products Act, which sets a national standard for interstate commerce products to be labeled "Made-in-USA.” Currently, businesses must navigate conflicting federal and state definitions and regulatory requirements to label products as “Made-in-USA.” The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has an existing national definition that does not supersede state requirements under current laws. Sen. Lee’s bill will simplify and standardize this type of product labeling and allow the countless businesses that already qualify under the federal definition to sell their products as “Made in USA” nationwide.