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2022 Capitol Report ​

HEAL Utah’s New Development Intern. 

2022 Legislative Recap.  

The Utah State Legislature’s 2022 general session concluded on March 4. Join HEAL Utah on March 30th from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM for a special wrap-up event as our team discusses key environmental outcomes from the session and what the impact will be on Utahns this upcoming year 

This event will be hosted by HEAL Utah and will be moderated by Lexi Tuddenham HEAL Utahs Executive Director. HEAL will provide Free beverages and appetizers.

This is a free 21+ event. Please RSVP down below as space is limited.

Details 

What: 2022 Environmental Legislative Wrap Up 

When: March 30th, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: Squatters Pub | 147 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Some Highlights

  • Stance: Support
  • Summary: Prevent community associations from stopping owners from installing electric charging stations
  • Status: Failed
  • Location: House file for bills not passed

HB 221 Tax Credit for Alternative Fuel Vehicles – 

  • Stance: Support
  • Summary: Would create a one time grant for the purchase of electric vehicles 
  • Status: Failed
  • Location: House file for bills not passed
  • Stance: Support
  • Summary: Would create a grant program for energy storage
  • Status: Moved as an interim study item
  • Location: House file for bills not passed
  • Stance: Oppose
  • Summary: This bill amends the definitions of “crude oil” and “oil” 
  • Status: Passed
  • Location: Legislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
  • Stance: Support
  • Summary: This bill amends provisions of the Condominium Ownership Act and the Community
    Includes; vehicle charging stations and solar panels. 
  • Status: Passed
  • Location: Legislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
 
  • Stance: Support
  • Summary: Recognizes the importance of agriculture and sets precedent for future regenerative agriculture legislation. 
  • Status: Passed
  • Location: Lieutenant Governor’s office for filing
 SB 174 Pollution Control Equipment Tax Amendments 
  • Stance: Watching
  • Status: Passed
  • Location: Legislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
  • Stance: Watching
  • Summary:This bill authorizes the Division of Oil, Gas, and Mining and the Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining to establish regulations for the geologic storage of carbon.
  • Status: Passed
  • Location: Lieutenant Governor’s office for filing

SB 51 Transportation Amendments

  • Stance: Watching 
  • Summary: Highway for hydrocarbons language was removed. Bill will update vintage vehicle registration dates.  
  • Status: Passed
  • Location: Legislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling
  • Stance: Support
  • Summary:Requires a large public transit district to compare costs of different types of available zero emissions propulsion systems for certain public transit projects 
  • Status: Passed
  • Location: Legislative Research and General Counsel / Enrolling

Learn more about all the environmental policies by attending our 2022 Legislative Recap! RSVP here.