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2019 Legislative Session

2019 Legislative Session

Simply put, advocacy is important to your business.  Each day local and state policies are being decided, and most businesses do not have the time or resources to advocate for themselves.  Does your business?   By representing both large and small members of your industry, the Utah Manufacturers Association can speak about the impacts a policy could have on the entire industry.

To read the Week 1 Legislative review click here Week 1 Legislative Review

To read the Week 2 Legislative review click here Week 2 Legislative Review

During the 2019 legislative session, the UMA is watching – and taking action, as needed – on the following bills:

KEY: M=Monitor, M+=Monitor Plus, LP-S=Low Profile Support, HP-S=High Profile Support, LP-O=Low Profile Oppose, HP-O=High Profile Oppose

Bill Number Sponsor Short Title Assigned To UMA Position Status
S.B. 17 Okerlund Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Amendments Jody HP-S H-NAE
S.B. 18 Grover Sunset Reauthorization – Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands Bird LP-S L-RES
S.B. 19 Grover Sunset Reauthorization – Used Oil Management Act Bird LP-S L-RES
S.B. 20 Grover Sunset Reauthorization – Solid and Hazardous Waste Act Bird LP-S L-RES
S.B. 21 Grover Sunset Reauthorization – Air Conservation Act Bird LP-S L-RES
S.B. 22 Grover Sunset Reauthorization – Safe Drinking Water Act Bird LP-S L-RES
S.B. 23 Grover Sunset Reauthorization – Water Quality Act Bird LP-S L-RES
S.B. 24 Grover State Energy Policy Amendments Shelly M L-RES
S.B. 28 Bramble Income Tax Revisions Young LP-S H-RT
S.B. 35 Harper Municipal Incorporation Amendments Holton M H-RULES
S.B. 41 McCay Interest Deductions Amendments Young M S-RT
S.B. 42 McCay Tangible Personal Property Amendments Young LP-O S-RT
S.B. 46 Sandall Tire Recycling Amendments Todd LP-S H-NAE
S.B. 52 Anderegg Secondary Water Metering Requirements Jody M S-2nd READ
S.B. 66 Sandall Dam Safety Amendments Jody LP-S H-NAE
S.B. 67 Anderegg Reauthorization of Administrative Rules Shelly LP-O S-2nd READ
S.B. 76 Mayne Workers’ Compensation Adjudication Amendments Todd LP-S L-RES
S.B. 79 Harper Sales and Use Tax Changes Young M H-RULES
S.B. 93 Sandall Agricultural Nuisance Amendments Todd LP-S S-3rd READ
S.B. 94 Grover Technical College Scholarship Amendments Todd LP-S H-EDU
S.B. 95 Bramble Autism Amendments Kate LP-O S-2nd READ
S.B. 97 Anderegg Medicaid Program Revisions Todd M S-HHS
S.B. 99 Harper Sales Tax Amendments Billy M H-RULES
S.B. 110 Hemmert Family Medical Unpaid Leave Provisions Kate M S-2nd READ
S.B. 111 Fillmore Energy Storage Innovation, Research, and Grant Program Act Kate LP-S S-3rd READ
S.B. 127 Anderegg Business Incentives Amendments Brian LP-O S-2nd READ
S.B. 144 Escamilla Environmental Quality Monitoring Amendments Todd LP-O S-NAE
S.B. 146 Kitchen Sales Tax Exemption Modifications Shelly LP-S S-RT
S.B. 150 Hemmert Energy Balancing Account Amendments Todd LP-O S-TRANS
S.B. 153 Anderegg Passenger Rail Car Sales and Use Tax Todd M+ S-RT
S.B. 159 Weiler Department of Workforce Services Amendments     S-ECON
S.B. 168 Bramble Sales and Use Tax Revisions     S-RT
S.B. 172 Millner Economic Development Amendments     S-RULES
S.B. 179 Fillmore Truth in Taxation Amendments     S-RULES
S.J.R. 1 Iwamoto Joint Resolution Supporting the Study of Water Banking in Utah Jody HP-S L-RES
S.J.R. 3 McCay Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution – Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Young LP-O S-RT
Boxcar Anderegg Energy Production Finance Amendments     In Process
Boxcar Davis Medicaid Expansion Amendments     In Process
H.B. 11 Hawkes Property Tax Amendments Young LP-S H-CC
H.B. 12 Hawkes Instream Flow Water Right Amendments Zobell LP-S L-RES
H.B. 14 Eliason State Monuments Act Amendments Brian LP-S L-RES
H.B. 25 Eliason Tax Commission Amendments Young LP-S L-RES
H.B. 31 Coleman Water Supply and Surplus Water Amendments Jody HP-S H-NAE
H.B. 32 Stratton Rulemaking Fiscal Accountability Amendments Jacob M S-GOV
H.B. 33 Stratton Utah Wholesome Food Act Amendments Kate M L-RES
H.B. 34 Perry Campaign Finance Amendments Todd HP-O H-GOV
H.B. 41 Christofferson Transportation Sales Tax Amendments Des M S-TRANS
H.B. 49 Eliason Repatriation Transition Act Amendments Young M EX B-GOV
H.B. 51 Christofferson Free Market Protection and Privatization Board Revisions Shelly M H-BUS
H.B. 56 Dunnigan Employer’s Reinsurance Fund Amendments Todd LP-S L-RES
H.B. 57 Hall Electronic Information or Data Privacy Todd HP-O H-3rd READ
H.B. 59 Robertson Government Enterprise Amendments Todd M H-RULES
H.B. 64 McKell Lobbyist Expenditures Amendments Billy M H-CC
H.B. 66 Judkins Year-Round Daylight Saving Time Rikki M H-RULES
H.B. 67 Wilde Greenbelt Amendments Holton LP-S H-3rd READ
H.B. 78 Albrecht Federal Designations Brian LP-S H-3rd READ
H.B. 84 Watkins Economic Development Programs Amendments Todd LP-S S-ECON
H.B. 87 Weight Safe Storage of Firearms Amendments Jocelyn M H-LAW
H.B. 88 Nelson Statewide Initiative Process Amendments Denise M H-RULES
H.B. 91 Snider Agricultural Land Amendments Des M S-SEC
H.B. 93 Coleman County Formation Amendments Josh HP-O H-3rd READ
H.B. 96 Christofferson Nighttime Highway Construction Noise Amendments Todd M S-2nd READ
H.B. 98 Handy Freight Switcher Emissions Mitigation Shelly HP-S S-RULES
H.B. 101 Spendlove Autonomous Vehicle Regulations Brian HP-S H-3rd READ
H.B. 107 Handy Sustainable Transportation and Energy Plan Act Amendments Todd LP-O H-3rd READ
H.B. 109 Sagers Hydrogen Fuel Production Amendments Des LP-O S-SEC
H.B. 110 Albrecht Rural Economic Development Incentives Des M S-CC
H.B. 119 Daw Initiatives, Referenda, and other political Denise M H-GOV
H.B. 122 Musselman Property Rights Ombudsman Advisory Opinion Amendments Ben M S-GOV
H.B. 125 Albrecht Quantity Impairment Modifications Jody LP-S S-NAE
H.B. 127 Briscoe Sales Tax Exemption Revisions Shelly LP-S H-RT
H.B. 133 Daw Initiative Amendments Denise M H-GOV
H.B. 139 Romero Motor Vehicle Emissions Amendments Todd HP-S H-3rd READ
H.B. 143 Harrison Water Conservation Plan Amendments Jody M H-NAE
H.B. 145 Thurston Citizen Political Process Amendments Denise M H-RULES
H.B. 148 Arent Vehicle Idling Revisions Todd HP-S H-3rd READ
H.B. 160 Shipp Workers’ Compensation Coverage Amendments Todd   H-BUS
H.B. 162 Handy Damage to Underground Facilities Amendments Rikki LP-O H-PUET
H.B. 180 Coleman Agriculture Protection Act Amendments Todd M H-NAE
H.B. 181 King Tax Credit Amendments Todd LP-S S-RULES
H.B. 182 Coleman Raw Milk Products Todd M H-NAE
H.B. 196 Sagers Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Amendments Shelly   H-RT
H.B. 197 Hawkes Scenic Byway Amendments Todd LP-O H-TRANS
H.B. 204 Wheatley Employment Selection Procedures Act Bird M H-ECON
H.B. 216 Stratton Utah Wholesome Food Act Revisions Todd LP-O H-BUS
H.B. 231 Lisonbee Tangible Personal Property Revisions Young M H-3rd READ
H.B. 235 Knottwell Municipal Tax Amendments Young   H-PS
H.B. 242 Ballard State Board of Education Revisions Todd LP-S H-EDUC
H.B. 260 Owens Access Utah Promise Scholarship Program     H-3rd READ
H.B. 288 Wilde Critical Infrastructure Materials Brian LP-S H-NAE
H.B. 299 Seegmiller Tax Changes Young M+ H-RULES
H.B. 304 Briscoe Fossil Fuels Tax Amendments Kate HP-O H-RULES
H.B. 307 Hutchings Utility Online Usage Data Amendments     H-PUET
H.B. 320 McKell Container Regulation Act     H-RULES
H.C.R 2 Arent Concurrent resolution Supporting Rural Development of Wind, Solar, Hydrogen, Hydroelectric, and Geothermal Energy Shelly HP-S L-RES
H.C.R. 3 Handy Concurrent Resolution Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to Update Switcher Locomotive Emission Standards Shelly HP-S S-RULES
H.C.R. 5 Ward Concurrent Resolution Urging Policies that Reduce Damage from Wildfires Todd HP-S H-NAE
H.C.R. 10 Hawkes Concurrent Resolution to Address Declining Water Levels of The Great Salt Lake Todd LP-S S-RULES
H.C.R 13 Arent Concurrent Resolution Encouraging Utah Refiners To Manufacture Tier 3 Gasoline to Improve Air Quality Rikki M S-NAE
H.J.R. 1 Stratton Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution – Municipal Water Resources Jody LP-S H-NAE
H.J.R. 13 Ballard Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution – State Board of Education Todd HP-S H-EDUC
Boxcar Handy Tax Penalty Amendments     In Process
Boxcar Knotwell Boards and Commissions Amendments     In Process
Boxcar Lisonbee Concealed Carry Amendments     In Process
Boxcar Ray Eminent Domain Amendments     In Process
Boxcar Ray Storm Water Protection Plan Amendments     In Process
Boxcar Roberts Regulatory Sandbox     In Process
Boxcar Spendlove Economic Development Zone Amendments     In Process
Boxcar Wilde Water Facilities Amendments     In Process