Utah Constitution Amendment Proposal Passed 2nd Reading in Senate on Feb. 27

SJR 10 (Proposal to Amend Utah Constitution) Sen. Dan McCay (R-Salt Lake & Utah Counties) was debated Monday, Feb. 27 in the Senate.

UEA and other education stakeholder groups oppose the resolution as it is currently written.

The resolution would eliminate the constitutional mandate requiring that state income tax revenues be dedicated solely to public education, higher education, children, and individuals with disabilities if approved by a vote of the people in the 2024 General Election. The resolution passed 2nd reading 20-6 on a party-line vote.

It will need to pass another Senate vote on 3rd reading before the bill moves to the House of Representatives.