H.B. 132 - Higher Education Student Speech Rights


Sponsor: Rep. Kim F. Coleman
Floor Sponsor: Sen. Todd Weiler


Good Government


Better Utah Position

– Oppose



Bill Status

– Did Not Pass

Bill Timeline

  • 2/27/20- Passed House
  • 3/12/20- Failed Senate
  • 3/12/20- Filed as not passed


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.

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Voted "Yes"
Vote Legislator District
Yes Sen. J. Stuart Adams Republican SD7
Yes Sen. Allen M. Christensen Republican SD19
Yes Sen. Wayne A. Harper Republican SD16
Yes Sen. Daniel Hemmert Republican SD14
Yes Sen. Deidre M. Henderson Republican SD7
Yes Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard Republican SD25
Yes Sen. Daniel McCay Republican SD18
Yes Sen. Ann Millner Republican SD5
Yes Sen. Todd Weiler Republican SD8
Voted "No"
Vote Legislator District
No Sen. Jacob L. Anderegg Republican SD22
No Sen. Curtis S. Bramble Republican SD24
No Sen. David G. Buxton Republican SD4
No Sen. Gene Davis Democrat SD3
No Sen. Keith Grover Republican SD23
No Sen. David P. Hinkins Republican SD26
No Sen. Don L. Ipson Republican SD29
No Sen. Jani Iwamoto Democrat SD4
No Sen. Derek L. Kitchen Democrat SD2
No Sen. Karen Mayne Democrat SD5
No Sen. Ralph Okerlund Republican SD24
No Sen. Kathleen Riebe Democrat SD15
No Sen. Scott D. Sandall Republican SD1
No Sen. Jerry W. Stevenson Republican SD6
No Sen. Evan J. Vickers Republican SD28
No Sen. Ronald Winterton Republican SD20
Officially Absent
Vote Legislator District
Absent Sen. Kirk A. Cullimore Republican SD19
Absent Sen. Luz Escamilla Democrat SD10
Absent Sen Lincoln Fillmore Republican SD17
Absent Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher Republican SD11
Didn't Get to Vote
Vote Legislator District
N/A Sen. Derrin R. Owens Republican SD27