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HB 317 - Specifies that Gold and Silver Coins are Legal Tender in Utah - Key Vote

Utah Key Votes

Ross Romero voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Specifies that Gold and Silver Coins are Legal Tender in Utah

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Specifies that Gold and Silver Coins are Legal Tender in Utah

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the use of gold and silver coins issued by the federal government as legal tender in the state of Utah.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the use of gold and silver coins issued by the federal government as legal tender in the state of Utah (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits any individual from compelling another individual to use or accept gold and silver coins issued by the federal government (Sec. 2). 
  • Exempts the exchange of gold and silver coins issued by the federal government for another form of legal tender from sales taxes (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (47-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Specifies that Gold and Silver Coins are Legal Tender in Utah

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the use of gold and silver coins issued by the federal government as legal tender in the state of Utah.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the use of gold and silver coins issued by the federal government as legal tender in the state of Utah (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits any individual from compelling another individual to use or accept gold and silver coins issued by the federal government (Sec. 2). 
  • Exempts the exchange of gold and silver coins issued by the federal government for another form of legal tender from sales taxes (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Specifies that Gold and Silver Coins are Legal Tender in Utah

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