There are many bills YOU can still impact this week! Civic engagement in state legislation can sway votes and make a meaningful difference — and it only takes a few minutes. Pick one or more of these good bills and take action now!
HB 198 Education Accountability Amendments – Makes a small fix that improves our accountability system to ensure high standards for education in Utah. Get this bill out of Rules!
HB 274 Tobacco Retail Amendments – Reduces access and exposure to gateway flavored tobacco products for Utah youth. In committee THIS AFTERNOON!
HB 295 Vehicle Emissions Reduction Program – Clean air bill that helps low income Utahns take some of the dirtiest cars off the road. In committee MONDAY MORNING!
HB 325 Domestic Violence Weapons Restrictions – Requires reporting to evaluate follow up when prohibited persons commit a crime by attempting to purchase firearms. In committee MONDAY at 8am!
HB 259 Straight Ticket Voting Amendments – Removes the straight ticket voting option on Utah ballots to reduce voter confusion. Ask your senator to support!
HB 333 Workforce Development Incentives Amendments – Increases childcare support for certain working Utah families. Help this bill pass in committee!
SB 103 Victims Targeting Punishment Enhancements – Increases the punishment for crimes committed because of bias. This good bill moves to a House floor vote soon!
HB 244 Misdemeanor Sentencing Timeline Clarifications – Reduces the penalty for misdemeanors by a day to improve the criminal justice system, allow judges discretion and to protect legal immigrants from automatic deportation.
Want to come to the Hill in person to impact bills? Be sure to join us for the final Lobby Day on Tuesday, March 12! Register here.