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Harriet Norcross

HB144: Bill would create online training to prevent sex trafficking

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A bill proposed in the Utah Legislature would create a human trafficking education program and require sexually oriented business employees to participate in the program.

HB64: Bill would revise grandparents’ visitation rights of children

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HB64 amends provisions related to custody and visitation rights of an individual other than a parent. This bill, sponsored by Rep. Kyle R. Andersen, R-Weber, addresses the Utah Supreme Court’s decision in Jones v. Jones by amending the factors that a court considers in granting visitation rights to grandparents.
Emily Andersen

Data can predict risk for high medical costs according to new...

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Sudden illness or accidents can leave the unexpected in thousands of dollars in debt—and BYU actuarial science professor and student have found a way to identify those at risk for high medical costs before tragedy hits.

SB70: Provo senator’s bill would allow nurses to pronounce a person...

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SB70 provides the opportunity for a nurse to be able to pronounce death under certain circumstances. The bill proposed by Sen. Keith Grover, R-Utah, would make it so that the physicians are still certifying that death within 24 hours after having been pronounced, but a nurse would be able to make that determination as well as time of death.

HB 18: Regulations proposed for growing hemp harvested from cannabis plant

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An Orem lawmaker wants to tighten regulations on growers of hemp, a fiber extracted from the cannabis plant, but also can be...

SB 22: Committee passes bill to fund office on American Indian-Alaska...

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A bill directed at funding an office on American Indian-Alaska Native health passed unanimously through the Utah Senate's Economic Development and...