Utah Legal Tender Act
|Utah Legal Tender Act|
|Utah State Legislature|
|Enacted by||Utah House of Representatives|
|Date passed||March 4, 2011|
|Enacted by||Utah State Senate|
|Date passed||March 10, 2011|
|Date signed||March 25, 2011|
|Signed by||Gov. Gary Herbert|
|Bill introduced in the Utah House of Representatives||H.B. 317|
|Introduced by||Rep. Brad J. Galvez|
|First reading||February 24, 2011|
|Second reading||March 2, 2011|
|Third reading||March 4, 2011|
|Bill introduced in the Utah State Senate||H.B. 317|
|Introduced by||Sen. Scott K. Jenkins|
|First reading||March 4, 2011|
|Second reading||March 9, 2011|
|Third reading||March 10, 2011|
|Recognizes gold and silver coins issued by the federal government as legal tender in the state|
|Status: In force|
The Utah Legal Tender Act, which was passed March 10, 2011, recognizes gold and silver coins as legal tender in the state of Utah. This includes allowing the state of Utah to pay off debts in gold and silver and allowing individuals to transact in gold and silver coins without paying capital gains tax, among other provisions. The bill was introduced as HB317 by State Representative Brad J. Galvez.
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- reporter, By Charles Riley, staff. "Utah law treats gold and silver coins as legal tender - Mar. 29, 2011". money.cnn.com. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
- "Meet Rep. Brad Galvez of Utah's 6th Legislative District - Publius Online". Publius Online. 2012-02-16. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
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