January 25th – 29th, 2010
Representative Jim Dunnigan

The 58th session of the Utah State Legislature convened Monday, January 25th, 2010. This session, state lawmakers must tackle a combined 700 million dollar shortfall and spending must be trimmed from the current budget and the 2010-2011 budget year, starting July 1st.

H.B. 15 – Deferred Deposit Lending AmendmentsJan. 26 – 65/8 votes – Sponsored by Rep. James A. Dunnigan (R-Taylorsville)

This bill would alter the Check Cashing and Deferred Deposit Lending Registration Act so that they would address operational requirements related to deferred deposit lending. It would change the permissible length of rollovers from 12 to 10 weeks, impose restrictions related to communication at the place of employment, and provide an extended payment plan option.