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Bill Status Better Utah Position Bill
Passed

S.B. 239 - Refinery Sales Tax Exemption

Extends a tax break for refineries that haven’t begun producing Tier 3 fuel.

Topic(s): Clean Energy
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

S.B. 150 - Transportation Governance and Funding Amendments

Expands the Utah Transit Authority’s ability to enter into joint ventures with communities to develop around existing transit hubs.

Topic(s): Public Transit
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

S.B. 131 - Mining Amendments

Changes the definition of a small mining operation by doubling the size of a mine that qualifies as a small mining operation.

Topic(s): Clean Energy
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

S.B. 112 - Inland Port Amendments

Authorizes the Utah Inland Port Authority to establish a community enhancement program to address the impacts of development and inland port uses on adjacent communities.

Topic(s): Infrastructure
Category: Sustainable Future
Didn't Pass

S.B. 92 - Statewide Comprehensive Rail Plan

Directs the Dept of Transportation to develop a statewide comprehensive rail plan.

Topic(s): Public Transit
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

S.B. 78 - Energy Storage Innovation, Research, and Grant Program Act

Provides funding for a grant program for related to energy storage.

Topic(s): Clean Energy
Category: Sustainable Future
Didn't Pass

S.B. 77 - Electric Energy Storage Tax Credit

Creates income tax incentives for utility and residential energy storage technologies.

Topic(s): Clean Energy
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

H.B. 328 - Division of Water Resources Study Update

Requires the Division of Water Resources to update a study on diverting the Green River to bring more water to the Wasatch Front.

Didn't Pass

H.B. 322 - Utahraptor State Park

Authorizes the Division of State Parks to create the Utahraptor State Park in Grand County.

Topic(s): Public Lands
Category: Sustainable Future
Didn't Pass

H.B. 317 - Nonroad Engine Study

Directs the Division of Air Quality to study the number and type of nonroad engines in nonattainment areas of Utah

Topic(s): Air Quality
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

H.B. 259 - Electric Vehicle Charging Network

Directs the Dept. of Transportation to create a statewide electric vehicle charging network plan

Topic(s): Air Quality
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

H.B. 235 - Voluntary Home Energy Information Pilot Program

Creates a Voluntary Home Energy Information Pilot Program to educate homeowners and sellers on home energy use

Topic(s): Clean Energy
Category: Sustainable Future
Passed

H.B. 59 - Tax Credit for Alternative Fuel Heavy Duty Vehicles

Extends an income tax credit for certain alternative fuel heavy-duty vehicles to 2029.

Topic(s): Air Quality
Category: Sustainable Future
Didn't Pass

S.J.R. 5 - Joint Resolution to Amend the Rules of Civil Procedure on Disqualification of a Judge

Allows a lawyer to disqualify one judge per case without cause.

Passed

S.B. 220 - Confession Of Judgement Amendments

Allows parties to enter into a confession of judgment before a default, with exceptions.

Topic(s): Access to Justice
Category: Good Government
Passed

S.B. 200 - Redistricting Amendments

Removes transparency and accountability requirements for the Legislature instituted by voters via Prop 4.

Topic(s): Redistricting
Category: Good Government
Passed

S.B. 173 - Disorderly Conduct Amendments

Adjusts criminal provisions relating to disorderly conduct.

Passed

HC.R. 16 - Concurrent Resolution Calling for the Creation of a National Federalism Task Force

Calls for the creation of a National Federalism Task Force for the purpose of convening a series of federalism summits.

Topic(s): Checks & Balances
Category: Good Government
Didn't Pass

H.B. 394 - Homeless and Transitional Housing Program Amendments

Creates the position of a state homeless services director with sole control over decision making and funding for homelessness services.

Topic(s): Checks & Balances
Category: Good Government
Didn't Pass

H.B. 132 - Higher Education Student Speech Rights

Prohibits a college or university from punishing certain acts of speech that do not meet the standard of “discriminatory harassment,” and allows the Attorney General to sue over violations.

Topic(s): First Amendment
Category: Good Government
Passed

H.B. 70 - Repeal of Single-mark Straight Ticket Voting

Removes a ballot option to vote for all candidates from one political party without voting for the candidates individually.

Topic(s): Voting
Category: Good Government
Passed

H.B. 17 - Congressional Vacancies Amendments

Creates a process for filling congressional vacancies and grants the Legislature authority to nominate temporary replacements for a U.S. Senate vacancy.

Topic(s): Checks & Balances
Category: Good Government
Passed

S.B. 174 - Abortion Prohibition Amendments

Prohibits a pregnant person from receiving an abortion, with limited exceptions.

Category: Equal Rights
Passed

S.B. 102 - Bigamy Amendments

Reduces the crime of bigamy from a third-degree felony to an infraction.

Passed

S.B. 97 - License Plates Amendments

Clarifies that the Motor Vehicle Division may refuse to issue a custom license plate if it determines that the plate disparages a group of people based on a protected class.

Topic(s): Immigrant Rights
Category: Equal Rights
Passed

S.B. 67 - Disposition of Fetal Remains

Requires a health care facility to dispose of fetal tissue from a miscarriage or abortion via burial or cremation.

Category: Equal Rights
Didn't Pass

H.B. 449 - Study of Hormonal Medications Used in Transgender Procedures for Minors

Directs the Department of health to conduct a study on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of transgender minors.

Topic(s): LGBTQ+ Rights
Category: Equal Rights
Didn't Pass

H.B. 429 - Contraception for Inmates

Requires a jail to provide an incarcerated person with the option of continuing medically prescribed contraception.

Didn't Pass

H.B. 364 - Abortion Revisions

Requires a pregnant person to recieve a medically uneccessary ultrasound 3+ days before having an abortion.

Category: Equal Rights
Passed

H.B. 324 - Conviction Integrity Units

Allows prosecution agencies to create conviction integrity units to review convictions.

Passed

H.B. 298 - Victim Guidelines for Prosecutors

Provides uniform guidelines for prosecutors and other entities related to a crime victim’s immigration status when receiving the assistance of the crime victim.

Topic(s): Immigrant Rights
Category: Equal Rights
Passed

H.B. 262 - Juvenile Delinquency Amendments

Prohibits prosecuting a child for an offense committed before they were 12 years old in adult court, with some exceptions.

Passed

H.B. 234 - Gestational Agreement Amendments

Allows surrogacy gestational agreements to extend to LGBT+ couples.

Topic(s): LGBTQ+ Rights
Category: Equal Rights
Passed

H.B. 213 - Consent Language Amendments

Narrows the definition of consent for sexual activity.

Category: Equal Rights
Didn't Pass

H.B. 160 - Refugee Continuing Education Program

Creates an education program for adult refugee students to obtain a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Topic(s): Immigrant Rights
Category: Equal Rights
Passed

H.B. 116 - Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls Task Force

Creates a task force to identify systemic causes behind violence indigenous women and girls experience and recommend improvements in the criminal justice and social service systems.

Topic(s): Racial Justice
Category: Equal Rights
Didn't Pass

H.B. 65 - Abortion Amendments

Removes a requirement for a physician to verify that a victim of rape or incest has filed a police report before performing an abortion

Category: Equal Rights
Passed

S.B. 165 - Emergency Response Plans for Homelessness

Requires local coordinating committees to develop an emergency response plan for the health and safety of people experiencing homelessness.

Topic(s): Homelessness
Category: Strong Communities
Passed

S.B. 39 - Affordable Housing Amendments

Provides funding to incentivize the development and preservervation of affordable housing.

Passed

H.B. 332 - Special Needs Scholarship Amendments

Creates a voucher-like program for Special Needs Opportunity Scholarship recipients to use towards private school tuition.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities
Didn't Pass

H.B. 271 - Firearm Preemption Amendments

Removes a local authority or state agency’s ability to regulate firearms in Utah if those regulations exceed those adopted by the Legislature

Passed

H.B. 264 - Infant At Work Pilot Program

Creates the Infant at Work Pilot Program for employees to bring their infants to work.

Topic(s): Child care
Category: Strong Communities
Passed

H.B. 222 - Smart Start Utah Breakfast Program

Creates the Start Smart Utah Program to expand access to school breakfast in public schools.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities
Didn't Pass

H.B. 211 - Renter Expenses Disclosure Agreements

Requires a landlord to make expense-related disclosures to a potential renter and prohibits a landlord from charging a renter under a rental agreement for costs not disclosed in the rental agreement.

Passed

H.B. 207 - Insulin Access Amendments

Creates an incentive for health benefit plans to reduce the required copayments for insulin, directs the Public Employees’ Benefit and Insurance Program to purchase insulin in bulk, increases the number of days for which an insulin prescription can be refilled, and authorizes a pharmacist to refill an expired insulin prescription.

Topic(s): Healthcare
Category: Strong Communities
Passed

H.B. 197 - Fishing and Hunting Restrictions for Nonpayment of Child Support

Prohibits someone from getting a hunting or fishing license, permit, or tag if they are delinquent in paying child support

Topic(s): Child care
Category: Strong Communities
Didn't Pass

H.B. 115 - Dangerous Weapon Custodian Liability

States that a gun owner can be civily liable for damage caused by someone else’s use of that firearm if it was negligently entrusted to that person

Didn't Pass

H.B. 109 - Universal Background Checks for Firearm Purchasers

Requires a background check for all gun sales, with limited exceptions.

Didn't Pass

H.B. 101 - Distracted Driver Amendments

Updates Utah’s law prohibiting texting while driving to encompass common smartphone uses, with limited exceptions.

Topic(s): Public Safety
Category: Strong Communities
Didn't Pass

H.B. 99 - Enhanced Kindergarten Amendments

Provides funding for enhanced kindergarten early intervention programs.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities
Didn't Pass

H.B. 88 - School Water Testing Requirements

Mandates testing drinking water for lead in all schools every five years with reporting and required improvements if lead is found.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities
Didn't Pass

H.B. 69 - Sick Leave Amendments

Allows employees who have accrued sick leave to use it to care for a sick family member.

Topic(s): Economic Justice
Category: Strong Communities
Passed

H.B. 38 - Substance Use and Health Care Amendments

Directs the Dept. of Health to apply for a Medicaid wavier to enroll inmates up to 30 days before release.

Topic(s): Healthcare
Category: Strong Communities
Passed

H.B. 32 - Crisis Services Amendments

Creates new mental health resources including expanded mobile crisis outreach teams, a health receiving center pilot program, and a state-wide peer support line.

Topic(s): Healthcare
Category: Strong Communities