“. . .four pieces of legislation totaling nearly 1,200 pages that cleans up the state public education code. Drafts of the four bills, which range in length from 237 to 375 pages each, won unanimous approval of the Utah Legislature’s Education Interim Committee Wednesday despite one lawmaker admitting he had not yet plowed through the legislation that covers revisions to statutes on the state school system, funding and local administration.
No worries, said Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan. All lawmakers have until the start of 2018 general session to catch up on their reading, he said. The 45-day session begins Jan. 22.”