The Senate Site LEG 101: The Basics

LEG 101: The Basics

Want to be the smartest person in your car pool? Peruse these.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

About the Utah Code

How an idea becomes a Law

Reading a Bill (PDF): Map of the various elements of a bill draft

Legislative Resolutions – what are they?

Legislative Committees

Testifying Before a Committee

Bills, Budgets, & Fiscal Notes (PDF): 35-page primer from the Fiscal Analyst

Performance Audits

Getting Involved

Glossary of Legislative Terms

Need more?  Read this book.

Most of this page was enthusiastically pirated from Shelley Day, legislative librarian who curates the official site.

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