The Daily Buzz (Interim Style) – May 18, 2016


The Utah Legislature will have its first interim day on Wednesday, May 18. Committee meetings are open to the public and can be streamed live, here.  Legislative leadership and the governor have also agreed to a special session on that day as well.

During the special session, lawmakers will consider restoring funding to a number of education initiatives that were vetoed. Additional information about the vetoed bills can be found here. A concurrent resolution will also be considered during the special session opposing the designation of a national monument in Utah by the Obama Administration.


The Interim Committee Schedule* for Wednesday, May 18, 2016:

8:30 AM: Economic Development and Workforce Services Interim Committee REVISED

8:30 AM: Judiciary Interim Committee

8:30 AM: Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee

8:30 AM: Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Interim Committee

8:30 AM: Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee

8:30 AM: Transportation Interim Committee

1:15 PM: Business and Labor Interim Committee

1:15 PM: Education Interim Committee

1:15 PM: Health and Human Services Interim Committee

1:15 PM: Political Subdivisions Interim Committee

1:15 PM: Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee

1:32 PM: Government Operations Interim Committee REVISED

4:00 PM: House Chamber, House Floor Time

*subject to change

A list of 2016 Interim Committees can be found here.