Utah House approves cryptocurrency bill

SALT LAKE CITY — With the current legislative session ending this week, here’s what Utah lawmakers were up to Monday:


The House approved a bill to let residents pay taxes with cryptocurrency. South Jordan Rep. Jordan Teuscher is proposing to have the state contract with a third-party vendor to make it happen, and take liability. The bill now goes to the Senate.


A bill to require Utah cities to divulge where exactly recycling goes passed the House unanimously. Cities will be required to inform residents if their recycling goes overseas, or if it is actually recycled or winds up in a landfill. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration.

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