Legislative and Policy Work
The ACLU of Utah plays an active role in creating and guiding policies that protect and expand civil liberties in our state.
Click on the links below to learn more about our work at the Utah Legislature and in the wider policy arena.
The 2022 Legislative session begins on January 18, 2022.
Check our "Legislative Work" webpage for the latest updates
Summaries of our work during the Utah Legislature's general session every January to March
Liberty Reporter Newsmagazine Coverage of Legislative Work
2021 Legislative Session in Review (from the Spring 2021 issue)
2020 Legislative Session in Review (from the Spring 2020 issue)
2019 Legislative Session in Review (from the Spring 2019 issue)
2018 Legislative Session in Review (from the Spring 2018 issue)
Legislative Session Archive
A chronological archive of all the blog posts, videos, and updates we created during the January-March legislative session
[NEW] How to Give Public Comment Virtually at the Utah Legislature - our new guide to testifying online during committee hearings (PDF)
- Learn how to navigate the new legislative website by watching our Cyber Lobbying 101 workshop from 2018 (Note: This guide from 2018 does not follow proper COVID-19 social distance protocols)
- Attend our Community Lobby Training every January to learn how to pull the levers of power in your direction
- Access ACLU Lobbying Resources on how to become an effective community lobbyist--like "How to Contact Elected Officials" and "Understanding the Legislative Process"