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Representative Hollins on the House floor with Representative Dailey-Provost


Sandra Hollins

Representative Hollins

District 21

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Sandra Hollins holds the distinction of being the first Black American woman elected to the Utah State Legislature, a role in which she has been proudly serving District 21 since 2015. Within the Utah House Minority Caucus, Sandra serves as the Assistant Minority Whip and also assumes the role of Vice Chair on the Executive Office and Criminal Justice Appropriation Committee. She serves as a  member of various committees, including Health and Human Services, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, co-chair of the Executive Appropriation Committee, and the Child Welfare Oversight Panel.

Representative Hollins has several noteworthy legislative accomplishments. She has successfully championed legislation aimed at banning the use of knee-on-the-neck restraints by law enforcement, implementing cultural training requirements for school resource officers, expanding job opportunities for individuals with prior incarceration experiences, eliminating provisions that allowed for slavery within the Utah state constitution, and officially recognizing Juneteenth as a state holiday.

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Representative Hollins has been a devoted resident of Salt Lake City for the past three decades. She and her husband, David, along with their two daughters, call the Fair Park neighborhood home. Sandra is a licensed clinical social worker and currently works in the banking sector under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Her commitment to community extends beyond her legislative duties, as she actively participates in the Greater Salt Lake Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.


  • Executive Appropriations Committee

  • Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee

  • House Health and Human Services Committee

  • House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee


HB0044 - Social Work Licensure Compact Floor Sponsored Bills

SCR003 - Concurrent Resolution Supporting Major League Baseball in Utah

RFA Accessibility Project

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