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Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice - Legislative Tracking Report

CCJJ = Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice
USC = Utah Sentencing Commission
USAAV+ = Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council
LELC = Law Enforcement Legislative Committee
UCV= Utah Council on Victims of Crime
UBJJ = Utah Board of Juvenile Justice
Positions
SUP = Support
S/C = Support in Concept
OPP = Oppose
N/P = No Position
HOLD = Hold for Further Review
PRI = Priority for Passage
--- = Beyond the Scope of the Committee
An * denotes executive committee's position not yet approved by full commissions.
Bill No Title/Summary Sponsor/Party Positions
HB0010
Title: Boards and Commissions Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Roberts, Marc K.
Party: Republican
Floor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
HOLD
HOLD
---
Comments:
  • This bill repeals, places sunset provisions on, and amends provisions related to certain boards and commissions. Government Ops Interim Committee Bill, passed unanimously. Eliminates term limits for members of the Sentencing Commission.
HB0011
Title: Blood Alcohol Limit Amendments
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Dunnigan, James A.
Party: Republican
Floor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
---
SUP
---
---
Comments:
  • This bill amends provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act regarding an employee's blood or breath alcohol concentration. Business and Labor Interim Committee Bill, passed unanimously. Reduces .08 to .05.
HB0014
Title: School Absenteeism and Truancy Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
SUP
---
SC
Comments:
  • This bill requires each local education agency (LEA) to annually report data to the state board regarding absences, both with and without a valid excuse. Defines truant as (i) absent for at least half of the school day; or (ii) is at least 30 minutes late for a class or the school day for a total of five separate times per semester or semester equivalent. Also defines habitual truancy as (A) truant at least 10 times during one school year; or fails to cooperate with efforts on the part of school authorities to resolve the attendance problem as required under Section 53G-6-206.
HB0014S02
Title: School Absenteeism and Truancy Amendments
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
Floor: Fillmore, Lincoln
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
SUP
---
SUP
Comments:
  • 2nd sub removed some definitions.
HB0018
Title: Industrial Hemp Program Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Daw, Brad M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Sandall, Scott D.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
---
---
SUP
---
---
---
Comments:
  • This bill defines terms; directs the Department of Agriculture and Food to develop a state industrial hemp production plan; makes changes to the industrial hemp producer license; establishes requirements for: an industrial hemp retail permit; and an industrial hemp laboratory permit; establishes a process for enforcement of legal provisions relating to industrial hemp; and makes technical changes.
HB0018S01
Title: Industrial Hemp Program Amendments
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Daw, Brad M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Sandall, Scott D.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
---*
---
Comments:
  • sub minor changes.
HB0021
Title: Intergenerational Poverty Plan Implementation Program Extension
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Owens, Derrin R.
Party: Republican
Floor: Anderegg, Jacob L.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
SUP*
HOLD
---
SUP
---
Comments:
  • This bill modifies the Legislative Oversight and Sunset Act.
HB0023
Title: Tobacco Retailer Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/10/2020
Sponsor: Hawkins, Jon
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
SUP
SC
HOLD*
Comments:
  • This bill requires the name of the entity to reflect that it is a tobacco specialty business.
HB0024
Title: Health Care Professional Licensing Amendments
Currently:House/ substituted Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Daw, Brad M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
---
---*
SUP
---
---
---
Comments:
  • This bill amends the definition of unprofessional conduct for prescribing health care professionals and pharmacists to include knowingly:(i) entering into any medical record any false or misleading information; or (ii) altering a medical record in any way for the purpose of concealing an act, omission, or record of events, medical condition, or any other circumstance related to the patient and the medical or podiatric care provided.
HB0024S01
Title: Health Care Professional Licensing Amendments
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Daw, Brad M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
---
---
Comments:
  • Sub adds in clarifying language.
HB0025
Title: Controlled Substances Revisions
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Ray, Paul
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
SUP
SUP
HOLD*
Comments:
  • This bill amends the list of controlled substances and the composition of the Controlled Substances Advisory Committee.
HB0032
Title: Crisis Services Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
Floor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
SUP
SUP
SUP
Comments:
  • This bill requires the division to apply for a Medicaid waiver or a state plan amendment with CMS to offer a program that provides reimbursement for inpatient care provided to an individual in an institution of mental diseases for a period of more than 15 days in a calendar month. Also requires the division to award grants to counties for 2 year pilot projects for the creation of a Behavioral health receiving center, a nonsecure program or facility that is responsible for, and provides mental health crisis services to, an individual experiencing a mental health crisis. The purpose of these centers is to (a) increase access to mental health crisis services for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis; and(b) reduce the number of individuals who are incarcerated or in a hospital emergency room while experiencing a mental health crisis.
HB0033
Title: Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted/ amended Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Lisonbee, Karianne
Party: Republican
Floor: Harper, Wayne A.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
---
HOLD
HOLD
Comments:
  • This bill limits the circumstances for when a petition for termination of parental rights may be filed under Title 78A, Chapter 6, Part 3, Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings; requires the court to take into account certain statutory provisions and kinship preferences in abuse, neglect, and dependency proceedings; and makes technical and conforming changes.
HB0033S01
Title: Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency Proceedings Amendments
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note publicly available Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Lisonbee, Karianne
Party: Republican
Floor: Harper, Wayne A.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
Comments:
  • Sub 1 adds: In determining whether termination is in the best interest of the child, and in finding that termination of parental rights, from the child's point of view, is strictly necessary, the court shall consider, among other relevant factors, whether: (i) sufficient efforts were dedicated to reunification in accordance with Subsection 78A-6-507(3)(a); and (ii) the efforts to place the child with kin who have, or are willing to come forward to care for the child, were given due weight.
HB0035
Title: Mental Health Treatment Access Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/4/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
Floor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
SUP
SUP
HOLD
Comments:
  • This bill requires the forensic mental health coordinating council to study the long term need for adult beds at the Utah State Hospital; and DSAMH to set standards for certification of assertive community outreach treatment teams.
HB0035S01
Title: Mental Health Treatment Access Amendments
Currently:House/ substituted Dated:2/10/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
Floor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP
Comments:
  • 1st sub requires USAAV to study the long term need for adult beds at the Utah State Hospital.
HB0035S02
Title: Mental Health Treatment Access Amendments
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note publicly available Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
Floor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
Comments:
  • 2nd sub changes technical terms.
HB0037
Title: Insurance Amendments
Currently:House/ circled Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Dunnigan, James A.
Party: Republican
Floor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
---
---*
---
Comments:
  • This bill does a lot of things.
HB0038
Title: Substance Use and Health Care Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Daw, Brad M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SC*
SUP
SUP
SUP
---
Comments:
  • This bill directs the department of health to apply for a waiver under Medicaid to provide coverage to certain inmates during the 30 day before release from a correctional facility; create a refundable tax credit for practitioners; and creates a substance use and mental health telehealth pilot program to be conducted in one or more county jails.
HB0038S01
Title: Substance Use and Health Care Amendments
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note publicly available Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Daw, Brad M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
Comments:
  • 1st sub requires a county to provide matching funds to the state for Medicaid coverage that is provided to certain inmates for up to 30 days before release from a correctional facility.
HB0043
Title: Peace Officer Standards and Training Amendments
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Perry, Lee B.
Party: Republican
Floor: Grover, Keith
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
---*
SUP
SUP
---
---
Comments:
  • This bill requires the chief of a law enforcement agency where a peace officer who resigns during an investigation, report to POST.
HB0055
Title: Substance Use Treatment and Assessment Decisions Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Held Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Shurtliff, Lawanna
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
---
SUP
---
Comments:
  • This bill provides that in justice court a private entity that conducts a court-ordered assessment of an individual to determine if the individual needs substance use disorder treatment may not also provide court-ordered substance use disorder treatment to the individual.
HB0058
Title: Electronic Cigarettes in Schools Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted/ amended Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Pulsipher, Susan
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
HOLD
SUP
SUP
SC
SUP
Comments:
  • This bill amends provisions relating to the offense of underage purchase and possession of electronic cigarette products; requires local school boards to adopt discipline policies to address possession and use of electronic cigarette products on school grounds; renames the Underage Drinking Prevention Program the Underage Drinking and Substance Abuse Prevention Program; adds a requirement to teach a school-based prevention program for students in grade 4 or 5; adds a requirement to include education about the risks of electronic cigarette products in a school-based prevention program; requires schools to create a plan to address the causes of student use of tobacco, alcohol, electronic cigarette products, and controlled substances; creates a stipend for a specialist to administer the plan; and requires the state board to establish a library of best practices.
HB0058S01
Title: Electronic Cigarettes in Schools Amendments
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Pulsipher, Susan
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
Comments:
  • Sub adds fiscal note and coordinating clause for appropriations: $5,084,200 to USBE - $4,300,000 of the appropriation under this section to pay for stipends for positive behaviors specialists and $784,200 for the cost of administering the positive behaviors plan
HB0065
Title: Abortion Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Dailey-Provost, Jennifer
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
NP
NP
SC
---
Comments:
  • This bill removes provisions requiring a physician to verify a report has been made to law enforcement before the physician performs an abortion on an adult woman who is pregnant as a result of rape or incest.
HB0069
Title: Sick Leave Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Substitute Recommendation Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Arent, Patrice M.
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
---
---
SUP
---
SC
HOLD*
Comments:
  • This bill requires certain employers to allow an employee to use accrued sick leave to care for an immediate family member under certain conditions; prohibits an employer from taking adverse action against an employee for using sick leave in accordance with this bill; allows an employee to file a written complaint with the Division of Antidiscrimination and Labor for an alleged violation of this bill; grants the division enforcement and rulemaking authority to implement the provisions of this bill; and provides that this bill does not extend the maximum period of leave available to an employee under specified federal law.
HB0073
Title: Interference with Public Servants Amendments
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Maloy, A. Cory
Party: Republican
Floor: Anderegg, Jacob L.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
NP
SUP
SUP
NP
Comments:
  • This bill makes it a class A misdemeanor to interfere (defined as "obstructs, hinders, conceals, or prevents the lawful service of any legal process, civil or criminal, by any sheriff, constable, deputy sheriff, deputy constable, peace officer, private investigator, or any other person authorized to serve legal process") with the service of process issued by a court.
HB0078
Title: Juvenile Incarceration Services Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Dailey-Provost, Jennifer
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
HOLD
NP
---
---
SUP
Comments:
  • This bill requires the Office of Recovery Services to provide payment plans for parents and obligated individuals with children in secure youth correctional facilities that have outstanding balances; prohibits the Office of Recovery Services from referring outstanding balances for parents and obligated individuals with children in secure youth correctional facilities to private debt collection agencies and consumer reporting agencies; provides that child support shall be waived or refunded for a child in a secure youth correctional facility that is acquitted or for whom charges are dismissed.
HB0081
Title: Judicial Retention for Justice Court Judges
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:1/31/2020
Sponsor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SC
HOLD
NP
---
---
---
Comments:
  • This bill expands to all counties existing authority to initiate a reduction in workforce in a justice court in certain circumstances.
HB0081S01
Title: Judicial Retention for Justice Court Judges
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
Floor: Vickers, Evan J.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
HOLD
NP
---
---
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Comments:
  • Sub adds: expands to all cities and counties a requirement that a new justice court judge position requires approval from the Judicial Council.
HB0083
Title: Expungement Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SC
SC*
SUP
SC
SC
HOLD*
Comments:
  • This bill requires a prosecutor to notify a victim of an expungement request for a plea in abeyance; requires a court to make specific findings when granting an expungement for a plea in abeyance. If the petition for expungement is for a plea in abeyance of an offense eligible for enhancement, and the court grants the petition, the court shall make findings in a written order explaining why the court granted the petition. If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect on May 1, 2020.
HB0083S01
Title: Expungement Amendments
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
Floor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SC*
HOLD
SUP
SC*
HOLD*
Comments:
  • Sub adds: if an objection is received, the petition for expungement is for a charge dismissed in accordance with a plea in abeyance agreement, and the charge is an offense eligible for enhancement, there is good cause for the court to grant the expungement, no fiscal impact.
HB0086
Title: Adult Autism Treatment Program
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
Floor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
HOLD
SUP
---
---
---
Comments:
  • This bill creates the Adult Autism Treatment Program within the Department of Health.
HB0087
Title: Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:1/30/2020
Sponsor: Ward, Raymond P.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
---
---
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Comments:
  • This bill allows the department to provide education loan repayment assistance to an eligible professional if the eligible professional: (a) agrees to practice in an underserved area for the duration of the eligible professional's participation in the program; and (b) submits a written commitment from the health care facility employing the eligible professional that the health care facility will provide education loan repayment assistance to the eligible professional in an amount equal to 20% of the total award amount provided to the eligible professional.
HB0087S01
Title: Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program Amendments
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Ward, Raymond P.
Party: Republican
Floor: Hemmert, Daniel
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
---
---
---
Comments:
  • Sub removed the fiscal note.
HB0090
Title: Child Abuse Reporting Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Romero, Angela
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
SC
SUP
SUP
HOLD*
Comments:
  • This bill deletes provisions that exempt, under certain circumstances, a member of the clergy from being required to report child abuse and neglect.
HB0093
Title: End of Life Prescription Provisions
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Dailey-Provost, Jennifer
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
NP
---
---
Comments:
  • This bill establishes a procedure for an individual with a terminal disease to obtain a prescription to end the individual's life. Creates a first degree felony if A person (a) without authorization of the patient, willfully alter or forge a request for aid-in-dying medication or conceal or destroy a rescission of the request with the intent or effect of causing the patient's death; or(b) coerce or exert undue influence on a patient to request aid-in-dying medication for the purpose of ending the patient's life, or destroy a rescission of the request.
HB0098
Title: Offenses Against the Administration of Government Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Held Dated:1/31/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
NP
SC
---
SUP
Comments:
  • This bill makes it a crime for a public servant to: willfully damage or dispose of public property without legal authority; commit theft of public property or temporarily appropriate public property for personal use; or willfully fail to keep and safeguard public property in the public servant's possession.
HB0100
Title: Veterans Treatment Court Act
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
Floor: Hillyard, Lyle W.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SUP*
SUP
SUP
SUP
---
Comments:
  • This bill provides the requirements for establishing a veteran treatment court for veterans charged with a criminal offense.
HB0101
Title: Distracted Driver Amendments
Currently:House/ circled Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Moss, Carol Spackman
Party: Democratic
Floor: Ipson, Don L.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
HOLD
NP
SUP
SUP
HOLD
Comments:
  • This bill would make holding and using a cellphone (a) an infraction; or (b) a class B misdemeanor if the person has also inflicted serious bodily injury upon another as a proximate result of using a handheld wireless communication device in violation of this section while operating a moving motor vehicle on a highway in this state.
HB0102
Title: Retaliation and Obstruction of Justice Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
SC*
---
SUP
SUP
HOLD
Comments:
  • This bill makes threatening or harming a prosecutor in relation to a criminal proceeding a felony.
HB0102S01
Title: Retaliation and Obstruction of Justice Amendments
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
Floor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
SC*
---
SUP
SUP
SUP
Comments:
  • Sub removes k (sends or causes to be sent any form of communication to a judge, law enforcement officer, investigator, public servant, or prosecuting attorney that is threatening or designed to interfere with or impede the investigation, prosecution, conviction, or punishment of an individual).
HB0104
Title: 911 Responsibilities in an Emergency
Currently:House/ circled Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: King, Brian S.
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
HOLD
Comments:
  • This bill makes it a class B misdemeanor to fail to contact emergency services in the event of a crime or another emergency subject to certain exceptions; prohibits a prosecutor from basing charges for commission of an offense other than the offense created in this bill on an individual's failure to contact emergency services; amends provisions of the Good Samaritan Act to provide immunity from liability to an individual who contacts emergency services in accordance with the requirements of this bill; addresses civil liability issues.
HB0105
Title: Water Facilities Amendments
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Wilde, Logan
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
HOLD
HOLD
---
SUP
---
HOLD
Comments:
  • This bill outlines prohibited acts related to water facilities; A person is guilty of a crime punishable under Section 73-2-27 if the person: (a) maliciously interferes with, damages, destroys, or removes a water facility; (b) intentionally or knowingly makes a temporary or permanent connection to a water facility without first obtaining the written consent of the owner of the water facility; or (c) unlawfully interferes with an individual authorized to apportion water while in the discharge of the individual's duties.
HB0107
Title: Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools Incentive Program Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Winder, Mike
Party: Republican
Floor: Hillyard, Lyle W.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
---
SUP
---
---
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Comments:
  • This bill amends the definition of eligible teacher to allow teachers of kindergarten through grade 3 to become eligible for the Effective Teachers in High Poverty School Incentive Program; increases the amount of the annual salary bonus; and guarantees the portion of the annual salary bonus paid to an eligible teacher by the state board.
HB0107S02
Title: Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools Incentive Program Amendments
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Winder, Mike
Party: Republican
Floor: Hillyard, Lyle W.
Party: Republican
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
Comments:
  • Sub 2 clarifies teachers who teach kindergarten or grade 1, 2, or 3 in section B.
HB0108
Title: Medical Specialists in Public Schools
Currently:House Comm - Held Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Moss, Carol Spackman
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
UBJJ
SUP
HOLD
SUP
---
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Comments:
  • This bill permits an local education agency to adopt a separate salary schedule or separate salary schedules for employees who provide certain special education related medical services in a school based setting.
HB0109
Title: Universal Background Checks for Firearm Purchasers
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: King, Brian S.
Party: Democratic
CCJJ
USC
USAAV+
LELC
UCV
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  • This bill requires background checks for the transfer of a firearm between persons who are not federal firearms licensees; creates exceptions for family members, law enforcement agencies and officers, and others. An unlicensed person who transfers one or more firearms in violation of this section is guilty of: (a) a class A misdemeanor for the first offense; and (b) a third degree felony for a second or subsequent offense.
HB0110
Title: Inmate Expenses Amendments
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Andersen, Kyle R.
Party: Republican
Floor: Mayne, Karen
Party: Democratic
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  • This bill requires a correctional facility that employs a policy or practice by which the correctional facility withdraws money from an inmate's commissary account, for any purpose other than a commissary purchase, must disclose that policy or practice to the inmate or any other individual seeking to make a deposit of money into the inmate's commissary account before the correctional facility may accept and deposit the money into the inmate's commissary account.
HB0111
Title: Notification to School of Criminal Proceedings
Currently:House Comm - Not Considered Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires notification by an officer or law enforcement agency to a school district that a minor is under investigation for a violent felony or weapons offense.
HB0115
Title: Dangerous Weapon Custodian Liability
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
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  • This bill provides a cause of action for negligent entrustment of a firearm. A firearm custodian is liable for personal injury or property damage caused by the discharge of the firearm custodian's firearm if: (a) the firearm custodian entrusts the firearm custodian's firearm to an unfit individual; (b) at the time of the entrustment, the firearm custodian knew or should have known the individual entrusted with the firearm was an unfit individual; and (c) the unfit individual's discharge of the firearm custodian's firearm proximately caused the personal injury or property damage.
HB0116
Title: Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls, and LGBTQ+ Task Force
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Romero, Angela
Party: Democratic
Floor: Hinkins, David P.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill creates the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls, and LGBTQ+ Task Force.
HB0116S02
Title: Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Girls, and LGBTQ+ Task Force
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Romero, Angela
Party: Democratic
Floor: Hinkins, David P.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub 2 changed those on the task force (takes off federal LE and adds AG rep). Report from task force will be presented to LECJ on or before 11/30/2020.
HB0118
Title: Retail Tobacco Specialty Business Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Dailey-Provost, Jennifer
Party: Democratic
Floor: Vickers, Evan J.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill amends the definition of a retail tobacco specialty business to include any retailer that sells a flavored tobacco product; requires a tobacco retailer to maintain certain records; prohibits a manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer from providing certain discounts or giveaways for tobacco products.
HB0135
Title: Tobacco Settlement Funds Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ sent to Rules Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Last, Bradley G.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill amends amounts that must be appropriated for the statewide expansion of the drug court program from the Tobacco Settlement Restricted Account within the General Fund; redirects 40% of tobacco settlement funds received by the state on or after July 1, 2020, from the General Fund to the Permanent State Trust Fund established under Utah Constitution Article XXII, Section 4
HB0136
Title: Safe Storage of Firearms Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Weight, Elizabeth
Party: Democratic
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  • This bill makes it a criminal offense if a firearm is stored in a place that the firearm owner knows or has reason to believe a minor or person legally restricted from possessing a firearm has access to and a person is injured by a minor or restricted person using the firearm; requires a firearm dealer to post written notice of possible prosecution for negligent storage of a firearm and provides a penalty for failure to post the notice.
HB0137
Title: Child Placement Background Check Limits
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:1/31/2020
Sponsor: Watkins, Christine F
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill under certain circumstances, prohibits the Office of Licensing from denying a license based on certain criminal convictions (a nonviolent drug or alcohol-related offense; (ii) except for an offense described in Title 76, Chapter 6, Part 1, Property Destruction, Title 76, Chapter 6, Part 2, Burglary and Criminal Trespass, or Title 76, Chapter 6, Part 3, Robbery, a nonviolent offense against property described in Title 76, Chapter 6, Offenses Against Property; or (iii) an offense committed outside the state that, if committed in the state, would be a violation of an offense described in Subsection (15)(a)(i) or (ii). that are older than 10 years.
HB0137S01
Title: Child Placement Background Check Limits
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Watkins, Christine F
Party: Republican
Floor: Harper, Wayne A.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub clarifies time frame for notification to BCI.
HB0139
Title: DUI Liability Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Substitute Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
Floor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill criminalizes (3rd degree felony if prior history) a person's refusal to submit to a chemical test for alcohol or drugs related to suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in certain circumstances; provides penalties for a person's refusal to submit to a chemical test for alcohol or drugs related to suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; makes driving under the influence a strict liability offense; a guilty or no contest plea to an offense described in this section may not be held in abeyance; an admission to an offense described in this section in juvenile court may not result in dismissal. If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, Section 77-40-105 (Effective 05/01/20) takes effect on May 1, 2020.
HB0139S01
Title: DUI Liability Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Favorable Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
Floor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub clarifies - after a warrant for blood, is when the criminal penalty would come in. Discussed 25f. Strict liability when driving. A carve out for what counts as physical control.
HB0142
Title: Criminal Proceeding Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Pitcher, Stephanie
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill requires an attorney to be present at the pleading stage of a criminal prosecution under specified circumstances.
HB0142S01
Title: Criminal Proceeding Amendments
Currently:House/ held Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Pitcher, Stephanie
Party: Democratic
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  • Sub adds: requires a prosecuting attorney to agree in writing before a defendant may enter a plea of guilty or no contest to: a domestic violence offense; or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, limits to DV and DUIs.
HB0144
Title: Modifications to Human Trafficking Provisions
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Andersen, Kyle R.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill creates the Human Trafficking Education Program; provides development and content requirements for the program; requires employees of sexually oriented businesses to complete the program; directs government agencies overseeing the licensure of sexually oriented businesses to require applicants to complete the program.
HB0144S01
Title: Modifications to Human Trafficking Provisions
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note sent to sponsor Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Andersen, Kyle R.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • 1st sub clarifies that the owner, employee, or independent contractor of the sexually oriented business completes the Human Trafficking Education program.
HB0146
Title: Driver License Suspension Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Maloy, A. Cory
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill prohibits the suspension of an individual's driver license by the Driver License Division based solely on the individual's failure to pay certain fines; or the issuance of a bench warrant issued as a result of the individual's failure to appear or pay certain fines; allows a court to try in absentia certain individuals charged with certain violations who fail to enter into a written agreement or fail to make a court appearance; prohibits a court from ordering a driver license suspension or revocation under certain circumstances.
HB0149
Title: Prohibition on Certain Restrictions on Firearms
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Maloy, A. Cory
Party: Republican
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  • A residential property management authority may not restrict a resident's lawful carry or possession of a firearm for personal defense within an area over which the resident has exclusive control.
HB0150
Title: Transit Authority Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Held Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Handy, Stephen G.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill removes certain types of crimes ([a felony under federal or state law within the last 10 years; a violation within the last 10 years of a federal law, state law, or local ordinance concerning the sale, manufacture, distribution, warehousing, adulteration, or transportation of an alcoholic beverage; a crime involving moral turpitude] from evaluation in a background check; changes the time limit from 10 years to 5 years in determining employment eligibility based on DUI convictions.
HB0157
Title: Wine Services and Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: McKell, Michael K.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to establish a wine order and delivery service.
HB0167
Title: Insanity Defense Amendments
Currently:House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/10/2020
Sponsor: Moss, Carol Spackman
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill allows a defense to a prosecution under any statute or ordinance that the defendant, as a result of mental illness was unable to appreciate the nature and quality or the wrongfulness of the defendant's actions. A defendant has the burden of pleading and proving by clear and convincing evidence the facts necessary to entitle the defendant to be found not guilty.
HB0171
Title: School Threat Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/10/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill makes a person is guilty of making a threat against a school if the person threatens in person or via electronic means, either with real intent or as an intentional hoax, to commit any offense involving bodily injury, death, or substantial property damage, and: (a) threatens the use of a weapon or hoax weapon of mass destruction,(b) acts with intent to: (i) disrupt the regular schedule of the school or influence or affect the conduct of students, employees, or the general public at the school (class A misdemeanor); (ii) prevent or interrupt the occupancy of the school or a portion of the school, or a facility or vehicle used by the school (class B misdemeanor); or (iii) intimidate or coerce students or employees of the school (class A misdemeanor); or (c) causes an official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies to take action due to the risk to the school or general public (class C misdemeanor); reduces the level if the perpetrator is a minor (class B misdemeanor, requires requires that the minor undergo a mental health assessment, restorative justice in school); requires restitution
HB0177
Title: Prescription Revisions
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Harrison, Suzanne
Party: Democratic
Floor: Vickers, Evan J.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires, with some exceptions, that prescriptions for controlled substances be issued electronically.
HB0178
Title: Limited Driver License Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/3/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill allows a person with a suspended driver license due to a first offense of driving under the influence to elect to become an interlock restricted driver in lieu of license suspension.
HB0186
Title: Lobbyist Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Held Dated:2/6/2020
Sponsor: Sagers, Douglas V.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill adds a person may not employ, or solicit another person to serve, as a lobbyist for compensation contingent in whole or part upon: the passage, defeat, denial, modification, or a certain outcome of a local action, an education action. A person may not accept employment as, or otherwise agree with another person to serve as, a lobbyist for compensaton in whole or in part upon: the passage, defeat, or amendment of legislative action; the approval, modification, or denial of executive action; the passage, defeat, denial, modification, or a certain outcome of a local action, an education action. A person who intentionally violates Section 36-11-301 is guilty of a third degree felony (class B for everything else) if the person knows, or reasonably should have known, that all or part of the compensation is public money.
HB0195
Title: Identifying Wasteful Health Care Spending
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted/ amended Dated:2/6/2020
Sponsor: Harrison, Suzanne
Party: Democratic
Floor: Vickers, Evan J.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Department of Health to contract with an organization in order to identify wasteful spending practices in health care; and requires the Department of Health to annually report on the results of the analysis.
HB0195S01
Title: Identifying Wasteful Health Care Spending
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Harrison, Suzanne
Party: Democratic
Floor: Vickers, Evan J.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub and amendment changes - identify potential overuse of non-evidence-based health care and adds - requires the Health Data Committee to: review the results from the analysis; review scientific literature and solicit input on duplication in health care; and solicit input on instances of non-alignment in health care metrics.
HB0202
Title: Local Government Nuisance Ordinance Reform
Currently:House/ circled Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Moss, Jefferson
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill prohibits a municipality or county from imposing a criminal penalty (a fine not to exceed the maximum class B misdemeanor fine under Section 76-3-301, by a term of imprisonment up to six months, or by both the fine and term of imprisonment) for violation of an ordinance unless the violation is a nuisance on the surrounding neighbors or adjacent properties of the individual's residence.
HB0206
Title: Bail and Pretrial Release Amendments
Currently:House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/3/2020
Sponsor: Pitcher, Stephanie
Party: Democratic
Floor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires a peace officer to issue a citation to an individual charged with certain offenses rather than arresting the individual; creates a presumption of release for individuals arrested for certain criminal offenses while the individual awaits trial; provides that a person who is eligible for pretrial release shall be released under the least restrictive conditions to ensure the appearance of the accused and the safety to the public; provides standards and guidance for imposition of pretrial release conditions and pretrial detention; creates a presumption of pretrial detention for certain criminal offenses; specifies the conditions under which a defendant may be denied pretrial release; specifies pretrial release conditions that may be ordered by the court; reduces the time allowance for bond forfeiture.
HB0208
Title: Alcohol Education Amendments
Currently:House/ circled Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Stenquist, Jeffrey D.
Party: Republican
Floor: Winterton, Ronald
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires deposits into the restricted account of a percentage of the total gross revenue from the sale of liquor; outlines the duties of the Department of Health in creating and conducting a drinking while pregnant prevention campaign.
HB0209
Title: Health Data Authority Amendments
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Ward, Raymond P.
Party: Republican
Floor: Vickers, Evan J.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill allows the Health Data Committee to disclose identifiable health data to the Department of Health or a public health authority for an official purpose; amends exceptions to the prohibition on disclosure of identifiable health data collected by the Department of Health.
HB0210
Title: Insurance Coverage for Children Amendments
Currently:House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/4/2020
Sponsor: Ward, Raymond P.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Medicaid program and the Utah Children's Health Insurance Program to allow automatic payments for premiums.
HB0213
Title: Consent Language Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Romero, Angela
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill adds: the actor knows or "reasonably should know" the victim is unconscious, unaware that the act is occurring, "is unable to express consent due to alcohol, drugs, or other intoxicants", or is physically unable to resist. "Consent to any sexual act or prior consensual activity between or with any party does not constitute consent to any other sexual act. Consent, even when initially given, may be withdrawn at any time prior to or during sexual activity."
HB0213S01
Title: Consent Language Amendments
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Romero, Angela
Party: Democratic
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  • Sub removes {or reasonably should know } and {does not express}.
HB0217
Title: Recall of United States Senator
Currently:House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/3/2020
Sponsor: Quinn, Tim
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill establishes a process for legal voters to petition to place a question on the ballot to recall a United States senator; establishes criminal penalties (Misdemeanor A) for misconduct relating to the petition.
HB0219
Title: Mental Health Amendments
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Dunnigan, James A.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill directs the Department of Health to apply for a waiver or a state plan amendment with Medicaid to offer a program to provide reimbursement for certain inpatient mental health services.
HB0224
Title: Criminal Code Changes Impact Statement
Currently:House Comm - Held Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Dailey-Provost, Jennifer
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Utah Sentencing Commission to create Criminal Code Changes Impact Statements upon requests from a legislator; and requires that impact statements include an estimate of how criminal justice-related legislation may impact certain demographics of the population.
HB0229
Title: Extreme Risk Protection Order
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note sent to sponsor Dated:2/3/2020
Sponsor: Handy, Stephen G.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill enables a family member or law enforcement to ask a court to restrain a person from possessing any firearms or ammunition for a specified length of time; requires the courts to develop and adopt uniform forms for all courts; requires that the court consider whether the respondent: has made recent threats or acted violently; violated a recent protective order;has demonstrated a pattern of violent acts or threats within the past 12 months; is dangerous; or has attempted or threatened self-harm; allows a court to issue a search warrant if a respondent refuses to surrender firearms and ammunition upon service of an order; requires the courts to report the respondent's information to the Bureau of Criminal Identification upon issuance, and to remove the information upon expiration
HB0231
Title: Genetic Information Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/4/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
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  • This bill removes provisions regulating an employer's and a health insurer's use of personal genetic information; provides limitations on law enforcement's ability to obtain and use personal genetic information; provides limitations on law enforcement's ability to obtain a DNA sample from certain sources.
HB0238
Title: Crime Enhancement Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Substitute Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Pitcher, Stephanie
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill limits the enhancement for multiple possessions of a controlled substance to within seven years of the previous conviction or commission of the offense; and reduces the enhancement time period for property crimes from ten years to seven.
HB0238S01
Title: Crime Enhancement Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Favorable Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Pitcher, Stephanie
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • Sub: Cleans up language, minor changes.
HB0240
Title: Driver License Revisions
Currently:House Comm - Held Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
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  • This bill requires the Driver License Division of the Department of Public Safety, upon request from an individual and subject to certain written verification, to include an identifying symbol on the individual's driver license or identification card to indicate that the individual is an individual with a disability.
HB0244
Title: Fetal Exposure Reporting and Treatment Amendments
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Nelson, Merrill F.
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill requires certain health care providers to report a newborn child's exposure to alcohol or drugs, or the child's parent or caregiver's substance abuse, to the Division of Child and Family Services; clarifies the circumstances under which the Division of Child and Family Services is required to conduct an investigation after receiving a report relating to a newborn child's exposure to alcohol or drugs; allows the Division of Child and Family Services to share a report of a woman's substance abuse during pregnancy with the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, the Department of Health, or a local substance abuse authority for certain purposes; directs the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health to coordinate with the Department of Health and other health care providers to develop a program designed to reduce substance abuse during pregnancy
HB0244S01
Title: Fetal Exposure Reporting and Treatment Amendments
Currently:House/ to Senate Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Nelson, Merrill F.
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
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  • 1st sub modifies - inclusion of a midwife to the definition of healthcare provider used in the bill.
HB0246
Title: Mental Health Workforce Amendments
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
Floor: Okerlund, Ralph
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill subject to legislative appropriations, requires the University of Utah Health Sciences to select two additional psychiatry residents in the 2021-22 academic year.
HB0247
Title: Unlawful Sexual Activity Statute of Limitations Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Handy, Stephen G.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill extends the statute of limitations for felony violations of unlawful sexual activity with a minor and unlawful sexual conduct with a 16- or 17-year-old to either: 10 years from the commission of the offense; or eight years after the victim reaches 18 years of age.
HB0253
Title: Campaign Finance Amendments
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note publicly available Dated:2/6/2020
Sponsor: Harrison, Suzanne
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill establishes campaign contribution limits; makes it a class B misdemeanor to violate the contribution limits described in this bill.
HB0254
Title: Health Care Amendments
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note publicly available Dated:2/10/2020
Sponsor: Ward, Raymond P.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill removes a prohibition against using public funds to provide contraceptive services to minors without consent from the minor's parent or guardian.
HB0262
Title: Juvenile Delinquency Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Substitute Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill modifies the definition of a youth offender in the custody of the Division of Juvenile Justice Services; adds a definition for a referral to a juvenile court for a nonjudicial adjustment; clarifies and amends the referral, citation, and petition process for the juvenile court; prohibits the prosecution of an individual for offenses that occurred before the individual was 13 years old with exceptions for certain offenses; allows for the detention for individuals who are under 13 years old for certain offenses.
HB0265
Title: Government Records Transparency Act
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note sent to sponsor Dated:2/10/2020
Sponsor: Seegmiller, Travis M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires a government agency to make an annual report to the state auditor regarding: the government agency's collection, use, and disclosure of personal identifying information; any misuse or improper disclosure of personal identifying information; and measures taken to notify individuals of any misuse or improper disclosure of personal identifying information and to prevent future misuse or improper disclosure; and requires the state auditor to post the annual reports, and a list of each government agency that fails to provide the report, on the state auditor's website.
HB0267
Title: Prohibited Persons Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill requires an individual to surrender ownership and possession of all firearms within 72 hours of becoming a restricted person; provides procedures and requirements for a restricted person to comply with upon surrendering a firearm; and authorizes law enforcement to search and seize the firearms of a restricted person under specified circumstances.
HB0271
Title: Firearm Preemption Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Maloy, A. Cory
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill creates the Firearms Preemption Enforcement Act.
HB0282
Title: Voluntary Firearms Restrictions Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Maloy, A. Cory
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Bureau of Criminal Identification to create a process and forms to allow a non-restricted person to voluntarily become a restricted person for a limited period of time.
HB0285
Title: Utah Professionals Health Program
Currently:House/ 2nd reading Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Daw, Brad M.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill enacts a health program for health care professionals to provide an alternative to public disciplinary action for licensees who have substance use disorders.
HB0288
Title: Prosecutor Data Collection Amendments
Currently:House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Judkins, Marsha
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires prosecutorial agencies, county jails, and the Administrative Office of the Courts to provide specific data to the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice; requires that certain information and policies be made available to the public; provides that the commission will compile and analyze the data and include it in an annual report; allows the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee to request data and analysis from the commission; and provides that the commission may provide prosecutorial agencies assistance with providing the required data.
HB0291
Title: Human Trafficking Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Substitute Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Romero, Angela
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill amends provisions and definitions related to human trafficking; makes human trafficking an offense subject to registration as a sex offender; provides for human trafficking training for law enforcement officers; amends and enacts provisions related to a safe harbor for children engaged in commercial sex or sexual solicitation; provides certain procedures for law enforcement when there is suspicion that a child may be involved in human trafficking; amends provisions related to vacatur of adjudication as related to a juvenile's court records.
HB0291S01
Title: Human Trafficking Amendments
Currently:House Comm - Favorable Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Romero, Angela
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • Sub 1, adds training for LE to be developed by the AGs.
HB0295
Title: Opioid and Overdose Fatality Review Amendments
Currently:House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill modifies the circumstances under which a custodian of vital records may permit inspection or provide a copy of a vital record; creates the position of overdose fatality examiner within the Office of the Medical Examiner; creates the Opioid and Overdose Fatality Review Committee within the Department of Health; requires the Opioid and Overdose Fatality Review Committee to close a meeting in accordance with the Open and Public Meetings Act when an individual fatality is discussed.
HB0298
Title: Victim Guidelines for Prosecutors
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill enacts the "Victims Guidelines for Prosecutors Act"; provides uniform guidelines for prosecutors and other entities regarding proper protocol related to immigration status forms of a crime victim when receiving the assistance of the crime victim; provides a timeline for completion of certain forms; and requires reports to the Judiciary Interim Committee.
HB0300
Title: Justice Court Jurisdiction Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Stratton, Keven J.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • (1) (a) The territorial jurisdiction of county justice courts extends to the limits of the precinct for which the justice court is created and includes all cities or towns within the precinct, other than cities where a municipal justice court existsNotwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), the territorial jurisdiction of a county justice court extends to cities, within the precinct, where a municipal justice court exists for cases that could have been charged as a class A misdemeanor or a felony, but are charged by a county or district attorney as a class B or class C misdemeanor.
HB0303
Title: Diversion Fees Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Stoddard, Andrew
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill authorizes a court to assess a diversion fee on a criminal defendant when that defendant is eligible for a diversion, enters into a diversion agreement with the prosecuting attorney, and the court approves that agreement; does not disqualify those eligible for diversion due to an inability to pay the diversion fee.
HB0311
Title: Controlled Substance Enhancement Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Hutchings, Eric K.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill increases the penalty for a person convicted of engaging in a criminal enterprise that uses minors in furtherance of the enterprise. A person convicted of violating Subsection (1)(a)(iv) is guilty of a first degree felony punishable by imprisonment for an indeterminate term of not less than: (A) seven years and which may be for life; or (B) 15 years and which may be for life if the trier of fact determines that any of the person's subordinates under Subsection (1)(a)(iv)(B) was under 18 years of age.
HB0313
Title: Telehealth Parity Amendments
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note publicly available Dated:2/15/2020
Sponsor: Ballard, Melissa G.
Party: Republican
Floor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill amends the definition of telemedicine services; clarifies the scope of telehealth practice; and requires certain health benefit plans to provide coverage parity and commercially reasonable reimbursement for telehealth services and telemedicine services.
HB0314
Title: Controlled Substance Database Access Amendments
Currently:House/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill authorizes the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing to provide information to a managed care organization under certain circumstances.
HB0316
Title: Restricted Status Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: King, Brian S.
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill provides notification requirements to an individual accused or convicted of a criminal charge that would prevent the individual from lawfully owning or possessing a firearm.
HB0320
Title: Overdose Prevention Sites
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Dailey-Provost, Jennifer
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill allows a county or municipality to approve an entity to operate an overdose prevention program; creates requirements for approval of an overdose prevention program; creates a reporting requirement for an overdose prevention program that is approved for operation; and limits liability for certain actions relating to an overdose prevention program.
HB0321
Title: Applied Behavioral Licensing Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Wilde, Logan
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill defines "applied behavior analysis treatment"; includes applied behavior analysis treatment in the definition of "human services program," which has the effect of requiring certain health care providers and practice groups to be licensed under Title 62A, Chapter 2, Licensure of Programs and Facilities.
HB0323
Title: School Mental Health Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the State Board of Education and the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health to develop or select a mental health screening tool to be administered annually to students in public schools; requires the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health to collect, store, and analyze data from the screening tool; requires the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health to make recommendations for interventions for students based on the results of the screening tool; requires an LEA to work with the school mental health professional to provide recommended interventions in the school setting; and allows the State Board of Education to use surplus funds appropriated for the screening to assist parents to pay for recommended mental health interventions that cannot be provided by a school mental health professional in the school setting.
HB0324
Title: Conviction Integrity Units
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Judkins, Marsha
Party: Republican
Floor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill provides that a prosecution agency may create a conviction integrity unit to review convictions; provides that a conviction integrity unit may make recommendations for changes in convictions and sentences obtained by the prosecution agency; gives the prosecution agency discretion regarding the conviction integrity unit's recommendations; requires notice to the victim if a petition is filed by the prosecution agency; and gives the district court the discretion to provide relief.
HB0325
Title: Voluntary Alcohol-restricted Individual Program
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Eliason, Steve
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to establish an Alcohol-Restricted Individual Program (program); prohibits a state store from selling, offering for sale, or furnishing liquor to an individual enrolled in the program; establishes the parameters of the program; grants the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission rulemaking authority to administer the program; and permits a court to order enrollment in the program.
HB0335
Title: Illegal Activities on Trust Lands Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: McKell, Michael K.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill addresses penalties for illegal activities on trust land - A person is liable for the civil damages prescribed in Subsection (2) and is guilty of a criminal offense specified in Subsection (4) if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly, and without written authorization from the director - (a) second degree felony if the actor's conduct causes property injury or damage, or pecuniary loss equal to or in excess of $5,000 in value; (b) third degree felony if the actor's conduct causes property injury or damage, or pecuniary loss equal to or in excess of $1,500 but is less than $5,000 in value; (c) class A misdemeanor if the actor's conduct causes property injury or damage, or pecuniary loss equal to or in excess of $500 but is less than $1,500 in value; and (d) class B misdemeanor if the actor's conduct causes property injury or damage, or pecuniary loss less than $500 in value
HB0340
Title: Rampage Violence Prevention Study
Currently:LFA/ bill sent to agencies for fiscal input Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Perry, Lee B.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the CCJJ to conduct a study on rampage violence ( violent act or shooting that occurs in a place of public use and results in three or more fatalities); authorizes CCJJ to contract out; requires CCJJ to report to the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee regarding the study on rampage violence.
HB0342
Title: Mental Health Insurance Requirements
Currently:LFA/ bill sent to agencies for fiscal input Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: King, Brian S.
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill creates reporting requirements for an insurer that provides a health benefit plan; prohibits certain insurers from imposing a nonquantitative treatment limitation on mental health benefits and substance use disorder benefits.
HB0344
Title: Sex Offender Restrictions Amendments
Currently:LFA/ bill sent to agencies for fiscal input Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Potter, Val K.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill provides that a sex offender may not: instruct, supervise, or care for a minor in a professional capacity; accept a minor into the sex offender's home; or serve as a coach, manager, or trainer of a minor. A sex offender who violates this section is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
HJR007
Title: Joint Resolution Ratifying an Amendment to the United States Constitution
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Kwan, Karen
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This joint resolution ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
SB0023
Title: Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
Floor: Dunnigan, James A.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill modifies provisions related to the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (the division).
SB0023S01
Title: Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing Amendments
Currently:Senate/ passed 2nd reading Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Bramble, Curtis S.
Party: Republican
Floor: Dunnigan, James A.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • 1st sub modifies the division's authority to grant a license by endorsement.
SB0027
Title: Attorney General Reporting Requirements
Currently:House/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
Floor: Lisonbee, Karianne
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the attorney general to submit a report regarding lawsuits and decisions challenging the constitutionality and enforceability of state statutes.
SB0027S01
Title: Attorney General Reporting Requirements
Currently:Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
Floor: Lisonbee, Karianne
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub incorporates feedback from the AGs office.
SB0029
Title: Drug Disposal Program
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:1/31/2020
Sponsor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill establishes a program for the secure, environmentally friendly disposal of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
SB0032
Title: Parole Revocation Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/6/2020
Sponsor: Mayne, Karen
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill adds and removes certain crimes from the list of offenses that qualify certain inmates to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
SB0032S01
Title: Prisoner Offense Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Mayne, Karen
Party: Democratic
Floor: Perry, Lee B.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub changes the title to prisoner offense amendments
SB0033
Title: Firearm Identification Amendments
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Mayne, Karen
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill makes possession of a firearm with identifying marks removed a crime.
SB0034
Title: Sex Offender Registry Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
Floor: Hall, Craig
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Department of Corrections to remove an individual from the Sex and Kidnap Offender Registry if the individual is on the registry for an offense which is no longer a registerable offense.
SB0037
Title: Electronic Cigarette and Other Nicotine Product Amendments
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Ray, Paul
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill enacts and amends provisions relating to electronic cigarette products and nicotine products.
SB0039
Title: Affordable Housing Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: Anderegg, Jacob L.
Party: Republican
Floor: Potter, Val K.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill modifies provisions related to affordable housing which includes: authorizes the division to partner with the State Board of Education and one or more housing authorities or other entities to identify and to provide rental assistance to families with children who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness.
SB0039S01
Title: Affordable Housing Amendments
Currently:Senate/ circled Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Anderegg, Jacob L.
Party: Republican
Floor: Potter, Val K.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub modifies line 9, 38, 39 for items for matching for existing affordable housing and removes 5 mill fiscal note.
SB0040
Title: Youth Electronic Cigarette, Marijuana, and Other Drug Prevention Program
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:1/27/2020
Sponsor: Christensen, Allen M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Ray, Paul
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill create the Youth Electronic Cigarette, Marijuana, and other Drug Prevention within the Department of Health committee, USAAV will help consult in creating this committee.
SB0046
Title: Domestic Violence Amendments
Currently:Senate Comm - Substitute Recommendation Dated:1/29/2020
Sponsor: Iwamoto, Jani
Party: Democratic
Floor: Ray, Paul
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill relates to the offense of commission of domestic violence in the presence of a child.
SB0046S01
Title: Domestic Violence Amendments
Currently:Senate/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/4/2020
Sponsor: Iwamoto, Jani
Party: Democratic
Floor: Ray, Paul
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub modifies the circumstances under which the offense of commission of domestic violence in the presence of a child is subject to a penalty enhancement.
SB0048
Title: Corrections Officer Certification Pilot Extension
Currently:House Comm - Favorable Recommendation Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Iwamoto, Jani
Party: Democratic
Floor: Dunnigan, James A.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill extends the sunset date for the Corrections Officer Certification Pilot Program to 2027.
SB0060
Title: Advice and Consent Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Mayne, Karen
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This bill amends provisions relating to the Senate's advice and consent for gubernatorial nominees.
SB0060S01
Title: Advice and Consent Amendments
Currently:Senate/ placed on 2nd Reading Calendar Dated:2/12/2020
Sponsor: Mayne, Karen
Party: Democratic
Floor: Hawkes, Timothy D.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub 1 clarifies: requires a judicial nominating commission to provide the list of nominees to the Senate at the time it provides the list to the governor.
SB0065
Title: Child Welfare Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/3/2020
Sponsor: Harper, Wayne A.
Party: Republican
Floor: Ray, Paul
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the Division of Juvenile Justice Services to, upon court order, conduct an assessment to determine whether provision of certain youth services to an ungovernable or runaway child is appropriate; modifies provisions relating to the juvenile court's jurisdiction over an ungovernable or runaway child; modifies the circumstances under which a child may be temporarily detaine
SB0065S01
Title: Child Welfare Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/13/2020
Sponsor: Harper, Wayne A.
Party: Republican
Floor: Ray, Paul
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub adds definition clarification, minor changes.
SB0066
Title: Court Resources Reallocation Amendments
Currently:House/ to standing committee Dated:2/4/2020
Sponsor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
Floor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill decreases the number of juvenile court judges for the Third Juvenile District upon the retirement, resignation, or death of a juvenile judge; increases the number of district court judges for the Fifth District when the number of juvenile court judges for the Third Juvenile District decreases. If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect upon approval by the governor, or the day following the constitutional time limit.
SB0068
Title: Mental Health Counselor Licensing Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/3/2020
Sponsor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill permits an individual seeking licensure as a clinical mental health counselor to satisfy certain licensure requirements by submitting evidence of board certification as a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor.
SB0068S01
Title: Mental Health Counselor Licensing Amendments
Currently:Senate/ substituted Dated:2/10/2020
Sponsor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub makes minor changes.
SB0068S02
Title: Mental Health Counselor Licensing Amendments
Currently:House/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Weiler, Todd
Party: Republican
Floor: Ferry, Joel
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub 2: Clarifies masters and 4000 hours and a passage of a national exam, same education requirement, the three pillars.
SB0080
Title: Campus Safety Amendments
Currently:Senate/ circled Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Iwamoto, Jani
Party: Democratic
Floor: Perry, Lee B.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill requires the State Board of Regents to: coordinate with government and community organizations to study and make recommendations for providing public safety services on college and university campuses; and present a final report of the study and recommendations to the Education Interim Committee and the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee.
SB0082
Title: Unlawful Drug Disposal Amendments
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:1/31/2020
Sponsor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill makes it an infraction to dispose of a drug in a drain, sewage system, the waters of this state, or a landfill; provides a civil penalty for violating the preceding paragraph; creates a restricted account to educate citizens on the requirements of this bill and the lawful methods of disposing of drugs.
SB0085
Title: License Plate Position Amendments
Currently:LFA/ fiscal note sent to sponsor Dated:1/31/2020
Sponsor: Sandall, Scott D.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill removes the provision classifying as a secondary offense an individual's failure to display a front license plate, making it a primary offense (an infraction).
SB0087
Title: Firearm Commitment Amendments
Currently:Senate/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/4/2020
Sponsor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill provides for circumstances where a cohabitant may commit the firearm of a firearm owner cohabitant without the permission of the owner cohabitant; sets procedures for law enforcement to follow when accepting a firearm committed by a cohabitant without the owner cohabitant's permission.
SB0089
Title: Mental Health Services Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/7/2020
Sponsor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
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  • This bill creates the Mental Health Services Fund; requires the University Neuropsychiatric Institute to administer the Mental Health Services Fund; Purpose: to provide mental health therapy to qualified individuals; to provide access to evaluations and coordination of short-term care to assist a qualified individual in identifying services or support needs, resources, or benefits for which the qualified individual may be eligible; to develop a system for a qualified individual and a qualified individual's family to access information and referrals for mental health therapy; and for administrative or operational costs.
SB0089S01
Title: Mental Health Services Amendments
Currently:Senate/ substituted Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • Sub 1 created a donation fund, no gov't funds, only for private donations. Focus funds on those that fall in between medicaid and private insurance. "Subject to available funds" was added in-case the fiscal note is not funded.
SB0089S02
Title: Mental Health Services Amendments
Currently:Senate/ passed 2nd reading Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Thatcher, Daniel W.
Party: Republican
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  • Sub 2 clarified requirements go to DSAMH, not UNI.
SB0102
Title: Marriage and Bigamy Amendments
Currently:Senate/ comm rpt/ substituted Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Henderson, Deidre M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
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  • This bill reclassifies the crime of bigamy as an infraction; classifies inducing involuntary bigamy as a third degree felony; modifies the list of crimes that, when committed in conjunction with bigamy, are a second degree felony.
SB0102S01
Title: Bigamy Amendments
Currently:Senate/ passed 2nd reading Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Henderson, Deidre M.
Party: Republican
Floor: Snow, V. Lowry
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • 1st sub: US AGs will only be able prosecute.
SB0103
Title: Wine Subscription Program
Currently:Senate/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Davis, Gene
Party: Democratic
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  • This bill requires the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to establish a wine subscription program.
SB0121
Title: Medical Cannabis Amendments
Currently:Senate/ to standing committee Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Vickers, Evan J.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This bill does a lot but amends certain criminal penalties, including for certain nonresident patients, to be infractions on a first offense and subject to a fine of up to $100; and for a second or subsequent offense, subject to charges under this chapter.
SB0139
Title: Amendments to Indigent Defense
Currently:Senate/ 1st reading (Introduced) Dated:2/14/2020
Sponsor: Okerlund, Ralph
Party: Republican
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  • This bill amends the right to counsel for certain parties; amends the powers, duties, and membership of the Utah Indigent Defense Commission; creates the Office of Indigent Defense Services; creates the powers and duties of the Office of Indigent Defense Services; amends provisions related to indigent defense grants; creates the Indigent Appellate Defense Division to serve rural counties; provides the powers and duties of the Indigent Appellate Defense Division; creates the position of chief appellate officer within the Indigent Appellate Defense Division.
SJR004
Title: Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution -- Filling Judicial Vacancies
Currently:Senate Comm - Not Considered Dated:2/4/2020
Sponsor: Mayne, Karen
Party: Democratic
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Comments:
  • This resolution proposes to amend the Utah Constitution to: modify the time from 30 to 45 within which the governor is required to fill a vacancy in a court of record. This resolution directs the lieutenant governor to submit this proposal to voters and provides a contingent effective date of January 1, 2021 for this proposal.
SJR005
Title: Joint Resolution to Amend the Rules of Civil Procedure on Disqualification of a Judge
Currently:Senate/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/11/2020
Sponsor: Cullimore, Kirk A.
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This resolution amends the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 63, on disqualifying a judge without cause and for cause
SJR008
Title: Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution - Judiciary Selection Amendments
Currently:Senate/ received fiscal note from Fiscal Analyst Dated:2/5/2020
Sponsor: McCay, Daniel
Party: Republican
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Comments:
  • This resolution proposes to amend the Utah Constitution to modify the method of selecting judges of courts of record from appointment by the governor, from nominees certified by a nominating commission and subject to Senate approval, to nonpartisan election; eliminate the judicial retention election process. A vacancy in a court of record shall be filled in a nonpartisan election, The term of office of a Supreme Court justice is six years. The term of office of a judge of any other court of record is four years