Jordan Allred, Deseret News
On Friday, the 32nd day of the 2019 legislative session, Utah lawmakers will dive into a wide-ranging bill that alters the state's sales and income tax structure.

SALT LAKE CITY — On Friday, the 32nd day of the 2019 legislative session, Utah lawmakers will dive into a wide-ranging bill that alters the state's sales and income tax structure.

At noon, the House Revenue and Taxation Committee will take up the long-awaited HB441, titled the Tax Equalization and Reduction Act, that would decrease the general state sales and use tax rate while expanding it to be applied to various services.

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Other issues discussed at the Statehouse during the day include:

  • The Senate Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee considers HB114, which clarifies that an individual is not required to retreat from an aggressor.

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  • The House Judiciary Committee will consider HB399, placing a prohibition on health care professionals providing conversion therapy to a minor.

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  • The Senate approved HB101 on Friday with a unanimous vote giving autonomous cars the green light to come onto the roads in Utah.

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  • A bill that would criminalize selling or possessing fake urine to cheat a drug test has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is now on its way to Gov. Gary Herbert's desk.

READ MORE: Utah Legislature gives final approval to bill that would criminalize using fake urine to cheat drug tests

  • A proposal aimed at dissolving a long-running state program created to bolster economic growth through support of research-intensive startups flew through a Senate committee Friday while the sponsor of a competing bill conceded defeat.

READ MORE: Bill to dismantle Utah tech agency advances, competing bill fades

  • The House Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Committee will address SB93, which addresses nuisance ordinances against agricultural operations.
  • A bill that would raise the minimum age cut off for legal marriage in Utah won approval from the Utah House of Representatives.

READ MORE: Bill raising minimum age for marriage in Utah from 15 to 16 clears the House

  • The Utah House of Representatives on Friday voted 47-19 to approve HB324, which would increase the legal age to buy tobacco products to 20 in 2020 and to 21 in 2021.

READ MORE: Bill to up Utah's tobacco age to 21 clears House, heads to Senate

Here's what happened on Feb. 28, the 31st day of the 2019 session:

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