Tweets of the day: #utleg roundup

Wednesday’s Utah Legislature, in tweets: Veteran recognition, emergency powers, consent, prescriptive authority, porn filters, birth control and BYU police. A prominent WWII veteran who died of COVID-19 receives recognition by the Utah legislature

Gov. Cox and Lt. Gov. Henderson respond to bill on emergency powers: “The Legislature has an important role to play and we believe legislators do not want to hamper the state’s ability to respond to crisis situations.”

Consent bill passes committee, heads to House floor

Nurse practitioners could soon be able to prescribe based on their training and skip getting permission from a doc.

In a relatively close vote, the porn filter bill passes the House and heads to the Senate

A bill requiring Medicaid to provide birth control heads to the House

A bill clarifying the rules for the BYU Police Department passes out of committee with a unanimous vote.

And finally, not the legislature, but good Utah news: Provo/Orem named the best performing economy in the country, with two more Utah metro areas in the top 10.