Utah on the way legalize rainwater collection

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Background For decades now it’s been illegal in Utah to collect rainwater that falls on your own property. Sounds crazy, right? That’s what I thought, too. It seems there is an age-old assumption that water rights begin in the sky above the state, and that collecting it requires a “water right” assigned to you by…

Utah H.B. 357 Substitute Firearms Amendments (Sandstrom, S.) Signed into Law

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Utah’s H.B. 357 Substitute Firearms Amendments (Sandstrom, S.) was signed by the Governor yesterday, 03/30/2009. This bill modifies provisions of the Utah Criminal Code related to firearms. It modifies the criminal penalties exception provisions related to carrying a concealed firearm to apply to a vehicle in a person’s lawful possession and to a vehicle in…