Silas Walker, Deseret News
The Capitol in Salt Lake City is pictured on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. The Utah Legislature begins its second week in the 45-day session on Monday.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Legislature begins its second week in the 45-day session on Monday.

Here's what's happened so far and what's on the schedule:

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  • The Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Committee is considering SB48, which would require the Division of Parks and Recreation to provide a 50 percent discount to the holder of a valid senior annual day use pass on any camping fee at a state park.
  • The Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee is looking at HB20, which clarifies and amends language regarding human trafficking and creates an offense for trafficking a vulnerable adult.

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  • The House Education Committee gave a favorable recommendation Monday to legislation that would eliminate letter grades on the state school report card.

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  • The Senate Natural Resources Agriculture and Environment Committee will discuss SB93, which would create the Agricultural Operations Nuisances Act to limit when cities can take actions against a farm or ranch operating near residences.

Here's what happened on Feb. 1, the fifth day of the 2019 session:

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  • The House voted Friday to advance a bill that would prohibit so-called "fringe gambling" in Utah.
  • Sen. Jerry Stevenson, R-Layton, said Friday he will introduce legislation to raise the alcohol content by weight from 3.2 percent to 4.8 percent for beer in stores.
  • Rep. Norm Thurston, R-Provo, is sponsoring HB150, which would require trampoline park operators to receive a specific business license and follow safety standards including rules, trainings and annual inspections. The bill passed through committee with one nay vote, and will move to the House.

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