Sen. Curt Bramble discusses a law requiring doctors to access a database prior to prescribing addictive medications such as opioids. Bramble also touches on 5G technology and a revision of policy for the Ethics Commission.
HB 157, the Justice Reinvestment Bill would provide state inmates with anger management, GED counseling , and prepare inmates for life outside jail. Rep. Val Potter discuses the bill and cognitive behavior therapy for inmates.
The United States does not offer a national paid family leave policy, compared to other counties per the Family and Medial Leave Act (FMLA). FMLA allows for 12 weeks of un-paid leave after the birth, adoption or personal health issues to return to work. Rep. Elizabeth Weight discuses family leave amendments. House Bill 156 would provide 6 weeks of pay for state workers for the birth or adoption of a child.
Police body camera footage showing a nurse in Salt Lake City being arrested for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient drew national attention resulting in new legislation. Rep Craig Hall addresses the controversial arrest with widely supported House Bill 43.