Friday, March 6, 2015

Week Six Update

Week six of the Legislative General Session.

Numbered bills for Rep. Fred C. Cox

H.B. 29 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Board Amendments
passed the House and the Senate, waiting for the Governor's signature

H.B. 126 Design Professionals - Amendments (See Sub. 3)
in House Business and Labor. A new Sub. 2 was written and failed to pass the committee.
A new bill, S.B. 298 was created and put on the Senate Business and Labor committee agenda, but was sent to Interim Study. This bill will be worked on this summer.

H.B. 162 Construction Trades Continuing Education Amendments
in House Business and Labor. It isn't moving as HB 193 removes the requirement instead of fixing it.
HB 193 has been modified to be similar to HB 162. It is in the Senate and is likely to pass. We will see what the House does when it comes back changed.

H.B. 177 Absentee Ballot Amendments (See Sub 2)
passed the House and the Senate, waiting for the Governor's signature

H.B. 243 Vintage Vehicle Amendments
Passed the House and is in the Senate 2nd Reading

H.B. 281 Revisions to Elections Law
failed to pass the House Government Operations Committee
An identical bill passed a Senate Committee and failed on the 2nd reading for the Senate.

HB 286 Building Code Amendments
in House Business and Labor. A different bill, with the same amendments and others, HB 285 is moving passed the House and a Senate Committee.

HB 448 Disabled Adult Child Guardianship
in House Health and Human Services Committee and on the agenda

HB 450 Licensing Modifications
in House Rules waiting for a fiscal note.

See the above link for more information. Several bills may not be required if the situation is solved in another bill. 

Remember, any bill may change and that could change my support or opposition.


I have also been very involved in debating, amending and voting for and against many other bills, along with on going discussions on the budget and policy decisions.

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2015 Town Hall Meetings at Hunter Library 4740 West 4100 South West Valley City, Utah
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