Legislative Tracking 2020

2020 Legislative Bill Tracking 

H.B. 10  
Boards and Commissions Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Roberts, Marc K.

Position
M

Status
House to standing committee

Comments
This bill: repeals, places sunset provisions on, and amends provisions related to certain boards and commissions. Details »

H.B. 60
Corporate Income Tax Credit Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Barlow, Stewart E.

Position
M

Status
Senate/ to standing committee

Comments
This bill: provides that a corporate contributor to an Achieving a Better Life Experience Program account may claim the income tax credit for the 2020 taxable year only; and schedules the repeal of the corporate Achieving a Better Life Experience Program income tax credit. Details »

H.B. 69 
Sick Leave Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Arent, Patrice M.

Position
M

Status
House Committee - Motion to Recommend Failed

Comments
This bill: defines terms; 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. Details »

H.B. 76
ABLE Account Alliance Office

Prime Sponsor
Dailey-Provost, Jennifer

Position
M

Status
House 1st reading

Comments
This bill: modifies provisions of the ABLE program, which has the effect of requiring the Department of Workforce Services to administer a state ABLE program or partner with another state to provide access to that state's ABLE program; and makes technical changes. Details »

H.B. 113  
Consumer Sales Practices Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Stoddard, Andrew

Position
S

Status
House/ placed on Concurrence Calendar

Comments
This bill: defines terms; prohibits a person from using the name of a financial institution in a targeted solicitation without the express written consent of the financial institution; establishes certain requirements and standards regarding the use of targeted solicitations; and provides that a person who offers a targeted solicitation in violation of this bill commits a deceptive act or practice under the Utah Consumer Sales Practices Act, administered and enforced by the Division of Consumer Protection. Details »

H.B. 140
Employment Selection Procedures Act Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Wheatley, Mark A.

Position

Status
House/ to standing committee

Comments
This bill:defines terms; prohibits an employer from seeking information regarding an applicant's
16 employment history from certain persons; gives the Labor Commission's Division of Antidiscrimination and Labor enforcement power; permits an aggrieved individual to file a request for agency action; permits either party to appeal an order made under the Employment Selection Procedures Act; provides for the Labor Commission to obtain representation on any appeal or to enforce any judgment of an order made under the Employment Selection Procedures Act; and makes technical and conforming changes. Details »

H.B. 158 
Data Privacy Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Roberts, Marc K.

Position
M

Status
House to standing committee 

Comments
This bill: defines terms; creates affirmative defenses to causes of action arising out a data breach involving personal information, restricted information, or both personal information and restricted information;establishes the requirements for asserting an affirmative defense; provides that the creation of an affirmative defense does not create a cause of action for failure to comply with the requirements for asserting the affirmative defense; and provides a severability clause. Details »

H.B. 162   
Securities Amendments

Prime Sponsor
McKell, Michael K.

Position
M

Status
Senate Comm - Favorable Recommendation

Comments
This bill: amends definitions; prohibits a person from holding oneself out as or representing that the person is an nvestment adviser or an investment adviser representative unless the person is licensed, exempt from licensing, or a federal covered adviser; amends determining factors for fines imposed under the Utah Uniform Securities Act; and makes technical and conforming changes. Details »

H.B. 165  
Telephone and Facsimile Solicitation Act Amendments

Prime Sponsor
McKell, Michael K.

Position
M

Status
House/ placed on Concurrence Calendar

Comments
This bill: permits a court in a private action under the Telephone and Facsimile Solicitation Act to award a person treble the amount of the person's pecuniary loss under certain circumstances; and makes technical and conforming changes. Details »

H.B. 200
Addition to Income Revisions

Prime Sponsor
Spendlove, Robert M.

Position

Status
Senate/ placed on 2nd Reading Calendar

Comments
This bill: amends an addition to income provision to provide the circumstances under which a corporation may not deduct a royalty or other expense paid to an entity related by common ownership for the use of an intangible asset. Details »

H.B. 207
Insulin Access Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Thurston, Norman

Position
M

Status
LFA/ fiscal note sent to sponsor

Comments
This bill: creates an incentive for health benefit plans to reduce the required co-payments for insulin; directs the Insurance Department to conduct a study on insulin pricing; directs the Public Employees' Benefit and Insurance Program to purchase insulin at discounted prices and to create a program that allows Utahns to purchase the discounted insulin; increases the number of days for which an insulin prescription can be refilled; and authorizes a pharmacist to refill an expired insulin prescription. Details »

H.B. 284 
Notification Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Shurtliff, Lawanna

Position
O

Status
LFA/ fiscal note sent to sponsor

Comments
This bill: modifies the method by which an owner of a self-service storage facility sends notice to an occupant before enforcing a lien against the occupant's property by requiring the owner to deliver the notice: by certified mail and by email; or in person, with a signed document that acknowledges receipt; requires certain notices under the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act be delivered: by certified mail and by email; or in person, with a signed document that acknowledges receipt; and makes technical and conforming changes. Details »

H.B. 312
Maintenance Funding Practices Act

Prime Sponsor
Dunnigan, James A.

Position

Status
House/ 2nd reading

Comments
This bill: defines terms; requires a maintenance funding provider to register with the Division of Consumer Protection; establishes operating requirements for a maintenance funding provider; establishes reporting requirements for a maintenance funding provider and the division; establishes requirements for maintenance funding agreements; requires a maintenance funding provider to make certain disclosures; grants rulemaking authority to the Division of Consumer Protection; requires the Division of Consumer Protection to administer and enforce the Maintenance Funding Practices Act; and addresses enforceability of a maintenance funding agreement. Details »

H.B. 319
Consumer Lending Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Daw, Brad M.

Position

Status
House/ 2nd reading

Comments
This bill: amends registration requirements for deferred deposit lenders; amends reporting requirements for deferred deposit lenders; amends operational requirements for deferred deposit lenders; amends reporting requirements for the Commissioner of Financial Institutions regarding deferred deposit lenders; amends provisions relating to bail bonds; amends provisions related to damages to party aggrieved; and makes technical and conforming charges. Details »

H.B. 383
Electronic Information and Data Privacy Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Hall, Craig

Position

Status
House/ 1st reading

Comments
This bill: requires, with certain exceptions, law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant for electronic data or information transmitted through an electronic communication service; provides that law enforcement agencies are not required to obtain a warrant or subpoena to obtain or use data from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; requires law enforcement agencies to notify an owner within 90 days of a search warrant for an electronic device or electronic information or data; requires law enforcement agencies to notify an owner of an electronic device or electronic information or data that is the subject of a search warrant within three days after an investigation is concluded; repeals language related to an extension for a delayed notification; allows law enforcement agencies to delay notification of a search warrant to an owner of an electronic device or electronic information or data, which is the subject of the search warrant, if the purpose of the delayed notification is to apprehend a fugitive of justice; allows a law enforcement agency to obtain, use, copy, or disclose, without a ,subpoena, certain information about subscribers and customers; and makes technical and conforming changes. Details »

S.B. 12  
Veterans Preference in Private Employment

Prime Sponsor
Weiler, Todd

Position
M

Status
Draft of Enrolled Bill Prepared

Comments
This bill: allows private employers to extend veterans preference to spouses of veterans. Details »

S.B. 39  
Affordable Housing Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Anderegg, Jacob L.

Position
S

Status
Senate/ circled

Comments
This bill:modifies the allowable uses for a community reinvestment agency's housing allocation;modifies the requirements for distributing money from the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund; authorizes the Housing and Community Development Division (the division) to partner with one or more housing authorities or other entities to provide rental assistance; 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; allows low-income housing tax credits to be assigned to another tax payer; modifies the distribution of excess money in the Unclaimed Property Trust Fund; and makes technical changes. Details »

S.B. 45  
Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act Amendments

Prime Sponsor
Hillyard, Lyle W.

Position
M

Status
House/ to standing committee

Comments
This bill: modifies definitions; clarifies language of the Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act; resolves a conflict between the Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act and the Uniform Directed Trust Act regarding the terms of a trust; modifies dates to reflect the effective date of the Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act; and makes technical and conforming changes. Details »

S.B. 132
Uniform Foreign-country Money Judgment Recognition Act

Prime Sponsor
Hillyard, Lyle W.

Position
Senate/ to standing committee

Status

Comments
This bill: creates definitions regarding a foreign country and a foreign-country judgement; requires that for a foreign-country judgement to be covered by the Uniform Foreign-County Money Judgements Recognition  Act (the ACT), the judgement must grant or deny the recovery of the sum of money and be final, conclusive, and enforceable under the law of the foreign country where the judgement was rendered; excludes certain foreign-country judgements from coverage of the ACT; provides the grounds for which a court may deny recognition of a foreign-country judgement; provides the procedure for seeking to enforce a foreign-country judgement; provides the effect on the parties of a court recognizing a foreign-country money judgement; allows for the stay of proceedings regarding a foreign-money judgement in certain circumstances; provides a statute of limitations on enforcement of a foreign-country money judgement.  Details »

Tracking Key

A = Amend
M = Monitoring
N = Neutral
O = Oppose
S = Support
? = Input Needed
() = Proposed Position

Bill Status

= Bill has passed
= Failed
= Added since last call
= Updated since last call

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