Silas Walker, Deseret News
FILE - The Capitol in Salt Lake City is pictured on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

SALT LAKE CITY — The 2019 legislative session is down to its final four days, and Monday promises to be eventful as lawmakers are expected to settle on budget numbers after last week's dramatic collapse of plans for reforming the state's sales tax structure.

READ MORE: House, Senate 'trying to avoid turmoil' in ongoing budget impasse

More than a dozen committee meetings are scheduled with time running out to advance bills for approval by both chambers before the session ends at midnight Thursday.

Other issues expected to be discussed at the Statehouse during the day include:

  • Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Monday evening she directed city attorneys to file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the creation of the Utah Inland Port Authority.

READ MORE: Salt Lake City mayor sues over creation of Utah Inland Port Authority

  • The House Judiciary Committee will now take up so-called "Lauren's Law." HB190 would place liability on a gun owner when a firearm they have loaned out is used to commit a felony. It is nicknamed "Lauren's Law" for University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey, who was murdered by a bitter ex-boyfriend who borrowed a gun and tracked her down on campus. The bill was transferred last week from the House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee at the request of the sponsor, Rep. Andrew Stoddard, D-Sandy.

READ MORE: Second Utah House committee rejects 'Lauren's Law'

  • The Senate Education Committee will take up HB219, which would create a commission to determine whether Utah needs a new state flag. The bill flew through the House Friday with a vote of 46-26.
  • The Senate Transportation, Public Utilities, Energy and Technology Committee will discuss HB354, which prohibits a public entity from regulating a peer-to-peer car sharing company or a peer-to-peer vehicle owner in the same manner as a car rental company.

READ MORE: Attempts to regulate peer-to-peer car rental networks appear untenable

  • The Senate Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment Committee is considering HB357, which modifies the requirements to be eligible for funding to convert wood-burning stoves, and requests $14 million in the clean-air effort.

READ MORE: Utah lawmakers endorse wood burning stove conversions

  • Utah would join other states in holding a presidential primary on Super Tuesday next year under a bill passed Monday to the House that has a nearly $3 million price tag.

READ MORE: Utah's presidential primary would be on 'Super Tuesday' under bill passed by Senate

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Here's what happened on March 8, the 39th day of the 2019 session: