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Bill aims to criminalize spitting, flinging body fluids

02/07/2013 8:51am
Spitting on another person could be charged as a class A misdemeanor offense under specific circumstances in a bill endorsed Wednesday by a state Senate committee.

Sex ed bill aims to help parents with 'the talk'

02/07/2013 11:56am
Following the controversial sex education bill in last year's legislative session, which would have instructed schools to teach abstinence-only education, one Utah lawmaker is looking to change the discussion by making sex education training materials available for parents.

Lawmaker's bill would require insurers to cover autism treatments

02/07/2013 6:01pm
Utah is one of 18 states that does not require health insurers to cover Autism Spectrum Disorder, but a Utah lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require insurers to cover treatments.

Cockfighting may soon be a felony crime

02/07/2013 8:13pm
In an effort to combat Utah's weak laws on cockfighting, one Utah lawmaker is hoping to make the "blood sport" a felony offense.