$12 BILLION Spent, and more to come!
DEAR TAX PAYERS OF UTAH… THANKS FOR YOUR MONEY, PLEASE SEND MORE!
Ever wonder, “What is Government doing with my tax money?” This exercise may be a little boring, but our future is hidden under the guise of statistics and appropriate. We must pay attention to this process!
State of Utah approves HB1 $5.8 Billion School Funds ($366M Fed Funds), HB5 $416 Million Natural Resources, Agriculture & Environment ($86 Mil Fed funds), HB6 $1.03 Billion (80M Fed funds), HB7 Social Services $6.5 Billion ($4.1 Billion Federal Funds).
HB1 Fiscal Note: https://le.utah.gov/lfa/fnotes/2020/HB0001.fn.pdf
HB5 Fiscal Note: https://le.utah.gov/lfa/fnotes/2020/HB0005.fn.pdf
HB6 Fiscal Note: https://le.utah.gov/lfa/fnotes/2020/HB0006.fn.pdf
HB7 Fiscal Note: https://le.utah.gov/lfa/fnotes/2020/HB0007.fn.pdf
Vocabulary time! What do the following terms mean?
Circle a Bill -- To temporarily postpone action on a measure without removing it from its place on the calendar.
Uncircle a Bill – To reactivate a bill on the schedule, it will then immediately be heard. Suspend the Rules -- A parliamentary procedure to remove obstacles either for voting, consideration, or status.
We heard 11 Bills in the House today – 1 circled, and 5 bills uncircled.
- 19 NEW numbered bills
- 17 NEW requested bills
Total Bill Count as of 2.3.20:
- House 260 - Senate 103
- House Concurrent Resolutions (HCR) 8
- House Joint Resolution (HJR) 14
- Senate Concurrent Resolutions (SCR) 5
- Senate Joint Resolutions (SJR) 8
- Senate Resolutions (SR) 0