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Welcome to the ACLU's coverage of the 2021 Utah Legislative Session

This is where you can read the latest blog entries, track important bills, and get insight on what is happening the Utah Capitol and virtually during the 45-day Legislative Session.

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Recent Updates

21 01 GivePC sq border 150January 20: As committee hearings fill up the calendar, learn how to give public comment virtually by signing up beforehand or joining the online hearings - check out our new guide on "How to Give Public Comment Virtually at the Utah Legislature"

January 20: Quicker than searching for that Schoolhouse Rock video from the 1980s, check out our handy 1-pager on how a bill goes from an idea to a law. (PDF)

January 19: The 2021 Utah Legislative session has begun. We have already posted several action alerts on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Follow us on our social media feeds to keep track of the latest news. 

January 12: See the ACLU of Utah's 2021 Legislative Priorities (PDF)

 January 11: Learn how to track and follow bills during the 2021 Legislative Session with our new Bill Tracking Guide (PDF)

January 4: Check out our Guide to Legislative Advocacy in Utah. It's a six-page "how to" guide to starting up, or stepping up, your community lobbying game at the Utah Capitol (PDF) -- You can also watch a 3-minute video overview of this new guide (YouTube). Note: This advice does not reflect social distancing or other measures designed to stop the spread of COVID-19. Please follow all existing public health rules and recommendations when engaging in legislative lobbying. 

See the 2020 Legislative Session Archive webpage for a complete list of the ACLU's updates, videos, and analysis from the previous legislative session


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ACLU of Utah Action Alerts

06 February 2020 Published in Legislative Work

Episode #3 of ACLU on the Hill

16 February 2018 Published in Legislative Work

2016 Legislative Priorities

27 January 2016 Published in Legislative Work

2015 Legislative Preview

21 January 2015 Published in Legislative Work

2013 Legislative Session Update

03 February 2013 Published in Legislative Work

Protect The Right To Vote!

31 March 2012 Published in Legislative Work

S.B. 24 Marriage Defined

20 January 2004 Published in Legislative Work

S.B. 69 Partial Birth Abortion

19 January 2004 Published in Legislative Work

Asset Forfeiture

31 December 2003 Published in Legislative Work

Hate Crimes Legislation

31 December 2001 Published in Legislative Work

Warrantless Removal of Children

31 December 2001 Published in Legislative Work

In God We Trust in Our Classrooms

31 December 2001 Published in Legislative Work

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31 December 1998 Published in Legislative Work

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