Rep. Andrew Stoddard

| House District 44

2020 Overall Score
A 49
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2020 Score Overview

Overall
A 49
Sustainable Future
A+ 12
Good Government
D 3
Equal Rights
A+ 17
Strong Communities
A+ 17

2020 Voting Record

Better Utah Position Key Support = Oppose =

Vote Better Utah Position Bill
Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/24/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

No

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

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

Vote Date: 2/24/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

N/A

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

Vote Date: 2/24/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 3/3/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date: 2/27/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/6/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

No

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

Vote Date: 2/11/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/18/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/25/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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.

Vote Date: 3/2/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

H.B. 213 - Consent Language Amendments

Narrows the definition of consent for sexual activity.

Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/18/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/14/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

H.B. 234 - Gestational Agreement Amendments

Allows surrogacy gestational agreements to extend to LGBT+ couples.

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

Vote Date: 2/12/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/28/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/21/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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.

Vote Date: 2/25/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/27/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date: 2/28/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 3/12/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 3/3/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 3/10/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/26/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

H.B. 324 - Conviction Integrity Units

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

Vote Date: 3/9/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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.

Vote Date: 3/3/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date: 3/5/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

H.B. 364 - Abortion Revisions

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

Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 3/5/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

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

Vote Date: 1/31/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date: 3/9/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

H.B. 429 - Contraception for Inmates

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

Vote Date: 3/9/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

No

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

Vote Date: 3/9/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/28/2020

Bill Status: Passed

N/A

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

Vote Date: 3/4/2020

Bill Status: 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

Vote Date: 2/13/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/13/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/12/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

H.B. 99 - Enhanced Kindergarten Amendments

Provides funding for enhanced kindergarten early intervention programs.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities

Vote Date: 2/12/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/28/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

S.B. 102 - Bigamy Amendments

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

Vote Date: 2/26/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 3/11/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date:

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 3/12/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date:

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

S.B. 173 - Disorderly Conduct Amendments

Adjusts criminal provisions relating to disorderly conduct.

Vote Date: 3/12/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

S.B. 174 - Abortion Prohibition Amendments

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

Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 3/12/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

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

Vote Date: 3/11/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date: 3/12/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date: 3/12/2020

Bill Status: Passed

Yes

S.B. 39 - Affordable Housing Amendments

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

Vote Date: 3/10/2020

Bill Status: Passed

No

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

Vote Date: 3/6/2020

Bill Status: Passed

N/A

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

Vote Date: 3/3/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

N/A

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

Vote Date: 3/4/2020

Bill Status: Passed

N/A

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

Vote Date: 2/28/2020

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

Yes

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

Vote Date: 2/26/2020

Bill Status: Passed

N/A

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.

Vote Date:

Bill Status: Didn't Pass

2019 Score Overview

Overall
A+ 61
Sustainable Future
A 13
Good Government
A+ 15
Equal Rights
A+ 17
Strong Communities
A 16

2019 Voting Record

Better Utah Position Key Support = Oppose =

Vote Better Utah Position Bill
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H.B. 100 - Sexual Violence Protective Orders

Creates a protective order and ex-parte protective order for sexual violence, which are included on the statewide warrant system.

Vote Date: 2/25/2019

No

H.B. 114 - Self-Defense Amendments

“Stand your ground” bill stating that an individual does not have a duty to retreat from an aggressor if possible to do so.

Vote Date: 2/22/2019

Yes

H.B. 129 - Campaign Amendments

Allows political candidates to use campaign funds to pay for childcare expenses while engaging in campaign activities as well as while serving in office.

Topic(s): Women's Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 1/31/2019

Yes

H.B. 132 - Occupational and Professional Licensing Amendments

Allows the Dept. of Occupational and Professional Licensing to offer exams in languages besides English.

Topic(s): Immigrant Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/1/2019

No

H.B. 133 - Initiative Amendments

Alters the implementation date for voter-passed propositions: 60 days after the next legislative session as a muminum, and over a year for propositions involving a tax increase (Jan. 1 of the year following the next session).

Topic(s): Ballot Initiatives
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/4/2019

No

H.B. 136 - Abortion Amendments

Bans abortion after 18 weeks, except in extreme cases affecting the health of the woman or fetus.

Topic(s): Women's Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/26/2019

Yes

H.B. 139 - Motor Vehicle Emissions Amendments

Increases fines for “coal rolling” and requires law enforcement to refer repeat offenders to the Motor Vehicle Division.

Topic(s): Clean Air
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 2/21/2019

No

H.B. 145 - Citizen Political Process Amendments

Requires county clerks to post names of signatories on the county website, and to count signatures and signature removals on a rolling basis every 14 days. Requires signature gatherers to turn in packets 30 days after beginning, and introduces criminal penalties for fraudulent information.

Topic(s): Ballot Initiatives
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/4/2019

Yes

H.B. 148 - Vehicle Idling Revisions

Reduces the “warnings” police must give before issuing a ticket for vehicle idling from three to one

Topic(s): Clean Air
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 2/19/2019

No

H.B. 166 - Down Syndrome Nondiscrimination Abortion Act

Prohibits physicians from performing abortion if the woman’s only reason is that the fetus has Down Syndrome, and requires an abortion pathology report stating whether an aborted fetus had or may have had DS. Does not go into effect unless permitted by a court of binding authority.

Topic(s): Women's Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/15/2019

Yes

H.B. 17 - Firearm Violence and Suicide Prevention Amendments

Requires state to set up firearm safety literature and suicide prevention course; distribute cable locks; coupons toward gun safes

Vote Date: 2/26/2019

Yes

H.B. 212 - Expungement Changes

Prohibits employer inquiry into an applicant’s expunged criminal history, except for law enforcement agencies and other sensitive public jobs.

Vote Date: 2/14/2019

Yes

H.B. 213 - Promotion of Student Loan Forgiveness

Requires public entitites to annually provide materials to employees about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program or the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program.

Topic(s): Economic Justice
Category: Strong Communities

Vote Date: 2/25/2019

No

H.B. 220 - Radioactive Waste Amendments

Allows the director of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control to authorize alternate requirements for waste classification, opening the door for Utah to store class B and C radioactive waste.

Topic(s): Clean Energy
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 2/12/2019

Yes

H.B. 234 - Marriage Amendments

Prohibits minors from getting married, with an exception for 16- and 17-year-olds with approval from a parent and a juvenile court judge.

Topic(s): Women's Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 3/1/2019

Yes

H.B. 244 - Misdemeanor Sentencing Timeline

Reduces the maximum incarceration time for a midemeanor from 365 to 364 days.

Topic(s): Immigrant Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/25/2019

Yes

H.B. 263 - Emissions Testing Revisions

Requires a visual inspection of emissions on diesel engines 1998 and newer.

Topic(s): Clean Air
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 2/22/2019

Yes

H.B. 277 - Amendments to Municipal Alternate Voting Methods

Extends deadline for muncipalities to opt in to the pilot program from January 1st to April 15th of this year and allows the municipalities to contract with any political subdivision to run the election.

Topic(s): Voting Rights
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 2/22/2019

No

H.B. 288 - Critical Infrastructure Materials

Creates protection zones for existing gravel, sand, or rock aggregate mining operations.

Topic(s): Infrastructure
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 2/28/2019

Yes

H.B. 296 - Rural Online Working Hub Amendments

Creates a grant program to develop coworking and innovation centers in rural areas, enabling remote online work.

Topic(s): Economic Justice
Category: Strong Communities

Vote Date: 2/25/2019

Yes

H.B. 318 - Inmate Restrictions Standards Amendments

Requires the least restrictive restraints be used on a pregnant inmate and prohibits shackling during labor and delivery.

Vote Date: 3/1/2019

Yes

H.B. 346 - Higher Education Responses to Allegations

Creates honor code immunity for reporting sexual violence and requires victim consent for campus coordination with outside law enforcement. Makes retaliatory violence or threats to a victim or witness a third-degree felony.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities

Vote Date: 3/1/2019

Yes

H.B. 353 - Reduction of Single Occupanc Vehicle Trips Pilot Programs

Appropriates funds to reduce air pollution on select bad air days by subsidizing public transit and encouraging carpooling and telework.

Topic(s): Clean Air
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 3/4/2019

Yes

H.B. 357 - Voluntary Wood Burning Conversion Program

Adjusts Utah’s wood burning conversion program to prioritize individuals within 250% of the federal poverty level who live in an area with heavy air pollution.

Topic(s): Clean Air
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 3/4/2019

Yes

H.B. 38 - Administrative Appeal Rights

Allows an individual to appeal the Director of Antidiscrimination and Labor’s decision to dismiss a discirmination complaint.

Topic(s): Ethics
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 1/28/2019

Yes

H.B. 40 - Criminal Code Task Force Amendments

Grants immunity for sex workers who work notify police of assault; repeals crimes of adultery and sodomy.

Vote Date: 1/28/2019

Yes

H.B. 422 - Marriage Code Revisions

Makes marriage language in the code gender neutral.

Topic(s): LGBT Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 3/5/2019

Yes

H.B. 431 - Expungement Act Amendments

Allows for automatic expungement of some criminal records after a certain time.

Vote Date: 3/7/2019

No

H.B. 433 - Inland Port Amendments

Authorizes the Inland Port Authority to own and operate a trade hub and create project areas outside its jurisdictional land. Expands the Authority’s power to capture property taxes from 25 to 40 years. Increases the property tax differential revenue that the Authority can use for operating expenses, and authorizes the Authority to be paid sales and use tax revenue.

Topic(s): Infrastructure
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 3/8/2019

Yes

H.B. 47 - Early Childhood Coordination Amendments

Creates a cabinet level agency and advisory commission to coordinate all agencies who work with early childhood services.

Vote Date: 1/28/2019

Yes

H.B. 57 - Electronic Information or Data Privacy

Requires a search warrant for government to access electronic data shared with third parties such as cell service providers.

Topic(s): Ethics
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 2/22/2019

Yes

H.B. 64 - Lobbyist Expenditures Amendments

Extends lobbying disclosures to lobbyists influencing local elected officials or members of a board of education.

Topic(s): Transparency
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 2/4/2019

Yes

H.B. 71 - Health Education Amendments

Clarifies that teachers are allowed to discuss contraceptives in a sex education curriculum.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities

Vote Date: 2/26/2019

No

H.B. 78 - Federal Designations

Requires a government entity advocating for a federal designation of state land to first present to the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Interim Committee for its review.

Topic(s): Public Lands
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 3/4/2019

Yes

H.B. 84 - Economic Development Programs Amendments

Reduces number of months observed for Rural Fast Track eligibility from 24 to 12 and removes caps on money the Business Expansion and Retention Initiative can award a rural economic development entity.

Topic(s): Economic Justice
Category: Strong Communities

Vote Date: 2/12/2019

Yes

H.C.R 2 - CR Supporting Renewable and Sustainable Energy Options to Promote Rural Economic Development

Recognizes the diversified nature of Utah’s energy production and the importance of rural counties in developing energy, and supports the development of wind, solar, hydrogen, hydroelectric, and geothermal energy, and exporting energy to other states.

Topic(s): Clean Energy
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 1/29/2019

Yes

H.C.R 6 - CR Designating May 5 as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and LGBT+ Awareness Day

Designates May 5th as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and LGBT+ Awareness Day.

Vote Date: 2/14/2019

Yes

H.C.R. 3 - CR Urging the EPA to Update Switcher Locomotive Emission Standards

Urges the EPA to update emissions standards for switcher locomotives to Tier 4, which would result in an 89% reduction in nitrogen-oxide emissions and an 88.5% reduction in direct particulate matter emissions.

Topic(s): Clean Air
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 2/15/2019

Yes

H.J.R 8 - Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution - Slavery and Involuntary Servitude Prohibition

Eliminates an exception in the Utah Constitution to the prohibition against slavery and involuntary servitude.

Topic(s): Racial Justice
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/11/2019

No

H.J.R. 17 - JR on Formation of Public Land Management Plans

Authorizes the state Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands to start forming public land management plans for federal lands.

Topic(s): Public Lands
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 3/4/2019

Yes

H.J.R. 21 - JR Reaffirming the Value of Women

Reaffirms women’s equal political, civil, and religious rights in the Utah Constitution and recommends adding similar language to the US Constitution.

Topic(s): Women's Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/25/2019

Yes

S.B. 103 - Victim Targeting Penalty Enhancements

Creates a penalty enhancement for crimes committed against an individual based on age, ancestry, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity, homelessness, marital status, matriculation, national origin, political expression, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or participation in law enforcement, emergency response, or the armed forces.

Vote Date: 3/12/2019

No

S.B. 123 - Election Process Amendments

Allows political parties to nominate replacements to compete in a special election, excluding signiture-gathering candidates from the process. Allows the Utah Legislature to choose the replacement for a U.S. Senate vacancy.

Topic(s): Voting Rights
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/14/2019

Yes

S.B. 134 - Campus Safety Amendments

Requires colleges to have a campus safety plan and curriculum addressing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

Topic(s): Education
Category: Strong Communities

Vote Date: 3/13/2019

Yes

S.B. 144 - Environmental Quality Monitoring Amendments

Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to monitor environmental impacts from the Inland Port development including air and water quality and increases in noise and light pollution.

Topic(s): Sustainability
Category: Sustainable Future

Vote Date: 3/13/2019

Yes

S.B. 147 - Lobbyist Licensing Modifications

Applies harassment training and prohibitions to lobbyists.

Topic(s): Ethics
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/12/2019

No

S.B. 236 - State Board of Education Candidacy Amendments

Changes the current non-partisan candidacy requirements for the State Board of Education, allowing candidates to run as a member of a political party, as unaffiliated, or as a write-in candidate.

Topic(s): Government Balance
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/14/2019

Yes

S.B. 24 - State Energy Policy Amendments

Commits Utah to promoting molten salt reactors, greater access to domestic and international markets for Utah’s natural resources, energy storage, and increased refinery capacity. Recommends including energy education programs in grades K-12.

Vote Date: 2/14/2019

Yes

S.B. 32 - Indigent Defense Amendments

Ensures that all minors have a state-appointed attorney in court.

Vote Date: 3/13/2019

Yes

S.B. 34 - Affordable Housing Modifications

Adds provisions for municipal and county planning that encourage moderate and affordable housing development in transit areas. Requires cities to adopt at least 3 affordable housing strategies to be eligible for Transportation Investment Fund money.

Vote Date: 3/14/2019

Yes

S.B. 52 - Secondary Water Requirements

Requires new secondary connections to be metered beginning in 2020 and that secondary water suppliers submit a plan for how they will implement metering in the future.

Vote Date: 3/13/2019

Yes

S.B. 56 - Community Reinvestment Agency Report

Establishes a public database for community reinvestment agencies to annually report financial information.

Topic(s): Transparency
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/6/2019

Yes

S.B. 61 - Poll Hours for Early Voting

Removes the poll hour closing requirement on the last day of early voting.

Topic(s): Voting Rights
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 2/27/2019

Yes

S.B. 81 - Native American Remains Amendments

Provides for tribal consultation in situations that require the reburial of Native American remains.

Topic(s): Racial Justice
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 2/27/2019

Yes

S.B. 89 - Conflict Disclosure Amendments

Requires the Lt. Gov to establish a website for electronic disclosure of potential conflicts of interest of state elected officials.

Topic(s): Ethics
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/13/2019

Yes

S.B. 95 - Autism Amendments

Requires health benefit plans to provide coverage for behavioral health treatment for individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.

Topic(s): Disability Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 3/14/2019

No

S.B. 96 - Medicaid Expansion Adjustments

Repeals Medicaid expansion passed by voters in Prop 3 and replaces it with a partial expansion plan requiring federal waivers, work requirements, and per capita caps on enrollment.

Topic(s): Initiatives
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 2/8/2019

Yes

S.J.R. 7 - Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution -- Terminology Update

Makes the Utah Constitution gender-neutral.

Topic(s): Women's Rights
Category: Equal Rights

Vote Date: 3/6/2019

No

S.J.R. 9 - JR Calling for a Convention to Amend the United States Constitution

Calls for a Constitutional Convention to propose amendments to the Constitution of the United States imposing fiscal restraints on the federal government, limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and limiting the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress.

Topic(s): Government Balance
Category: Good Government

Vote Date: 3/5/2019