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A Bill That Would Allow Homeless Youth in Utah to Give Themselves Permission for Temporary Shelter Passed a Utah House Committee

Beginning her testimony by saying that on any given day, Utah has more than 2,000 homeless youth, Utah Rep. Elizabeth Weight (D-Salt Lake City) sought passage of Utah House Bill 371. It would allow 15 to 17-year-olds to give themselves permission to have temporary shelter. (Currently, you must be at least 18 to do it.) A Utah House of Representatives committee advanced it unanimously after Rep. Norm Thurston (R-Provo) had stepped out of the…

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