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State Regulates Firearms NOT Cities

HB271 Firearm Preemption Amendments

Regulation of Firearms is granted to the State of Utah – Preemptive to all local authorities.

216 (2) Except as specifically provided by state law, [a citizen of the United States or a

217 lawfully admitted alien shall not be] a local authority or state agency may not:

218 (a) [prohibited] prohibit an individual from owning, possessing, purchasing, selling,

219 transferring, transporting, or keeping any firearm [at his], ammunition, or firearm accessory at

220 the individual's place of residence, property, business, or in any vehicle lawfully in [his] the

221 individual's possession or lawfully under [his] the individual's control; or

222 (b) [required] require an individual to have a permit or license to purchase, own,

223 possess, transport, or keep a firearm, ammunition, or firearm accessory.

US Constitution 2nd amendment: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED.

Bills in Committee on Monday!

Monday 8am – HB132 – Higher Ed. Student Speech Rights (Senate Ed Committee)

We heard 37 Bills in the House today (same as yesterday!). 15 opposed, 7 with over 10 votes in opposition.

HB88 - SCHOOL WATER TESTING REQUIREMENTS (34-33-8) - $2mil one time to test, & then in 5yrs


- Buffer between Rocky Mt Wolf and Mexican wolf – get hybrid wolf?


HB206 - Bail and Pretrial Release Amendments (54-15-6) Rep Pitcher- Deputy DA

- Judge to apply least pre-trial req, Creates funding to create pretrial release on 15% of forfeited bonds to counties, changes rules on bond forfeiture.

HB108 - Medical Specialists in Public Schools (41-29-5)

- LEA (local education agency) to adopt separate pay for medical specialist

HB271 - Firearm Preemption Amendments (55-15-5)

HB269 - Tax Credit Amendments (42-27-6) – Hydrogen electrolysis systems.

- 16 NEW numbered bills

- 0 NEW requested bills – Seems like this is broken, and reporting not working correctly.

New Bills:

S.B. 218 Facial Recognition Provisions – Bramble

12 ▸ provides that the Department of Public Safety is the only government entity in the

13 state authorized to use a facial recognition system;

S.C.R. 12 Concurrent Resolution Concerning Climate Action – Cullimore

13 ▸ recognizes the risks to the state, its economy and citizens, of standing by while

14 global carbon emissions grow unchecked;

15 ▸ outlines the benefits to the state of encouraging federal action to reduce carbon

16 emissions;

17 ▸ urges Utah's federal delegation to the United States Congress to consider a

18 bipartisan national solution to address climate change known as carbon dividends;

19 ▸ commends a nationwide plan; and

20 ▸ recognizes effects of carbon dividend solution.

Total Bill Count

- House 449

- Senate 218

- House Concurrent Resolutions (HCR) 24

- House Joint Resolution (HJR) 22

- House Resolutions (HR) 3

- Senate Concurrent Resolutions (SCR) 12

- Senate Joint Resolutions (SJR) 12

- Senate Resolutions (SR) 1

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