Public Policy


The DLC, as a civil rights organization fighting for systemic change, stands in solidarity with the current movement to re-imagine police systems in the United States. Our comments, submitted to the SLC City Council, in regards to protests of police brutality can be read as a PDF here or as accessible text here.  You can read the DLC’s letter to the Salt Lake City Racial Equity in Policing Commission as a PDF here.

2021 Utah State Legislative Session

The Disability Law Center (DLC) bases its public policy agenda on the belief that Utahns with disabilities have the right and responsibility to fully participate in society. We also appreciate the vital role government plays in the lives of the state’s residents with disabilities and their families.

Our public policy agenda is informed by the agency’s mission, values, priorities, and goals. It is crafted with guidance from the Board of Trustees and input from our clients and constituents throughout the state.

The DLC’s public policy work aims to ensure that existing or proposed policies, rules, and laws protect or improve the lives of Utahns with disabilities. The public policy team achieves this goal by interacting with a variety of state agencies and elected officials; providing information or comment; and participating in a variety of meetings, committees, forums, and other activities.

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Bills & Budget

DLC Public Comments 2021

Public Comment – SB 47 and SB 53 (PDF)
Public Comment – SB 127 (PDF)
Public Comment – SB 70 (PDF)
Public Comment – SB 92 (PDF)

Public Comment – HB 84 and HB 162 (PDF)
Public Comment – HB 155 (PDF)

Public Comment – Social Services Appropriations DOH Funding (PDF)
Public Comment – Social Services Appropriations DSAHM Funding (PDF)
Public Comment – Social Services Appropriations DSPD Funding (PDF)

Legislative Session Bill Tracker

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Legislative Session Budget Tracker

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