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Governor Signs More Than 30 Bills in Past 24 Hours

Governor Signs More Than 30 Bills in Past 24 Hours



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(KSL News) Governor Huntsman has been busy, signing more than 30 bills into law in the past 24 hours.

Among the measures signed by Huntsman is one that lowers the age requirement for hunting big game from 14 to 12, as long as an adult is present.

Another bans the use of camcorders to record movies in theaters.

The governor also signed a bill that will allow the state to suspend the driver's license of parents who fall behind on child support.

Another bill signed by Governor Huntsman finally puts to rest the debate over guns on the campus of the University of Utah. The new law allows students to choose NOT to live with roommates who carry guns.

Because of the action, the University Board of Trustees has decided to drop a federal lawsuit seeking a campus-wide weapons ban

Bills Signed by Governor Huntsman in Past 24 Hours:

Senate Bills:

• SB 20, State Highway Amendments; Sponsor Sen. Carlene Walker

• SB 22, Sales and Use Tax Exemptions for Certain Governmental Entities and Entities within the State Systems of Public and Higher Education; Sponsor Sen. Howard Stephenson

• SB 30, Creation of a New School District Amendments; Sponsor Sen. Carlene Walker

• SB 31, Sunset Review and Reauthorizations; Sponsor Sen. Curtis Bramble

• SB 33, Special Group License Plate - Gold Star Family; Sponsor Sen. Carlene Walker

• SB 50, Drug Offenders Reform Act; Sponsor Sen. Chris Buttars

• SB 64, Tourism, Recreation, Cultural and Convention Facilities Tax - Advisory Board; Sponsor Sen. Michael Waddoups

• SB 73, New Utah License Plate Design; Sponsor Sen. Dan Eastman

• SB 87, Homeowners Association Requirements; Sponsor Sen. Bill Hickman

• SB 96, Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Disposable Home Medical Equipment or Supplies; Sponsor Sen. Sheldon Killpack

• SB 122, Administrative Rules Reauthorization; Sponsor Sen. Howard Stephenson

• SB 173, Criminal Intent Amendments; Sponsor Sen. Scott McCoy

• SB 203, Disclosure of Property Tax Information; Sponsor Sen. Howard Stephenson

• SB 204, Human Remains Related Amendments; Sponsor Sen. Darin Peterson

• SB 234, Occupational and Environmental Health Amendments; Sponsor Sen. Ed Mayne

• SB 260, Property Tax - Definition of Goodwill; Sponsor Sen. Wayne Niederhauser

House Bills:

• HB 40, Fuel Tax Bonding Requirements; Sponsor Rep. Wayne Harper

• HB 42, Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Authorized Carriers; Sponsor Rep. Wayne Harper

• HB 51, Adoption Amendments; Sponsor Rep. Sheryl Allen

• HB 69, County and Municipal Land Use Provisions Regarding Schools; Sponsor Rep. Larry Wiley

• HB 71, Ballot Form Amendments; Sponsor Rep. Christine Johnson

• HB 117, Transfer of Density; Sponsor Rep. Gage Froerer

• HB 137, Pain Medication Management and Education; Sponsor Rep. Brad Daw

• HB 158, Amendments to Transportation Provisions; Sponsor Rep. Wayne Harper

• HB 226, Sales and Use Tax - Highways and Public Transportation Amendments; Sponsor Rep. John Dougall

• HB 247, Special Service District Authority to Provide Jail Facilities; Sponsor Rep. John Mathis

• HB 257, Open and Public Meetings Act Amendments; Sponsor Rep. Glenn Donnelson

• HB 302, Medical Examiner - Testing for Substances in Cases of Suspected Suicide; Sponsor Rep. Wayne Harper

• HB 314, Transportation Funding Revisions; Sponsor Rep. Rebecca Lockhart

• HB 337, Local Government Post-Employment Benefit Trust Funds Amendments; Sponsor Rep. Keith Grover

• HB 358, Cervical Cancer Prevention; Sponsor Rep. Karen Morgan

• HB 419, Cosmetologist/Barber, Esthetician, Electrologist, and Nail Technician Licensing Act Amendments; Sponsor Sen. Stephen Clark

• HB 427, Nonresident Sales of Motor Homes; Sponsor Rep. LaWanna Lou Shurtliff

• HB 462, County Personnel Management Act; Sponsor Rep. David Litvack

• HB 466, Incorporation of a Town Amendments; Sponsor Rep. Melvin Brown

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