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