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Utah

Utah

Utah (UT)


Capital: Salt Lake City

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
3,161,105
Population 2017 3,103,118
Population 2016 3,042,613
Below Poverty 2018 6.9
Below Poverty 2017 9.7
Below Poverty 2016 10.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
66.1
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 66.6
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 66.5
Unemployed 2018 3.1
Unemployed 2017 3.3
Unemployed 2016 3.4
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 3,014
STATE FACTS
Completion of the first transcontinental railroad was celebrated at Promontory where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869. It is now known as Golden Spike National Historical Site.
The Great Salt lake, which is about 75 miles long and 35 miles wide, covers more than one million acres.
The name Utah comes from the native American Ute tribe and means people of the mountains.

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Gary Herbert (R)
 Lieutenant Governor   Spencer Cox (R)
 Attorney General Sean Reyes (R)
 State Senate Control R – 23; D – 6
 State House Control R – 58; D – 17

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 28, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment April 3, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline March 11, 2019
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 10 days, excluding Sundays and the day it was received
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 20 days following adjournment
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date 60 days after adjournment

 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

Enforcement

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations
Regulatory Guidelines

 

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy

Political Geography


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