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Utah Legislature to use COVID-19 rapid testing for lawmakers


October 23, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lawmakers in Utah have added safety precautions in preparation to hold the 2021 Legislative session in-person, which is set to begin in January.

House of Representatives and Senate leaders plan to implement daily, rapid testing for lawmakers and staffers physically in the chambers during the 45-day session, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. The state Health Department would administer the tests.

Senate President Stuart Adams said there is still some concern despite adding plexiglass dividers between each desk. The Republican said lawmakers and staff will also have the...

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