The Utah Hospitality Association based in Salt Lake City has launched a GoFundMe campaign that has raised over $5,000 and reached 18,000 shares.The Utah Hospitality Association and various Utah Bars are asking patrons of these bars to donate $5 to $10 to help fund the campaign to combat HB 155.
The American Beverage Institution, based in Washington D.C. has also started a petition against HB 155 that already has over 10,000 signatures as well.
HB 155 is not set to go into affect until December 30th, 2018, but there is hearing in a couple of weeks on June 21st to listen to the public’s opinions on the new Utah BAC limit 0f 0.05%.
There will be several people there asking the Legislature’s Transpiration Interim Committee to repeal HB 155. Several of these presentations are said to have statistics that show that only 1% of traffic fatalities are caused by drivers with a blood alcohol content of 0.05% and 0.08%.
Along with the GoFundMe campaign the Utah Hospitality Association has also started placing ads in both Nevada and Idaho that read “”Utah: Come for Vacation, Leave on Probation.”
Whether or not HB 155 will actually go into affect at the end of 2018 could very well depend on the public’s outcry and demand that this measure be dismissed.
If you would like to contribute to the Utah Hospitality Association’s GoFundMe Page click here.
To sign The American Beverage Institution’s Petition click here.
Or attend the The Legislature’s Transpiration Interim Committee hearing on June 21.
Get Help From An Experienced Salt Lake City DUI Defense Attorney Today
Call Greg S. Law, at 801-261-6228 / Toll Free: 888-784-3554
Learn what a difference aggressive representation can make in your DUI case, and make certain that your rights and interests will be fully protected throughout the legal process.
To schedule a free consultation, call either of the two numbers listed above or contact us with a brief e-mail message. We offer a free initial consultation, and are available for evening and weekend appointments. We also accept major credit cards.
While this website provides general information, it does not constitute legal advice. The best way to get guidance on your specific legal issue is to contact a Utah Criminal Defense Lawyer, Greg S. Law. To schedule a meeting with Greg, please call or complete the intake form below.
Greg S. Law, provides aggressive criminal defense representation in the Salt Lake City area and throughout the state of Utah, including cities such as Ogden, Provo, Park City, Sandy, Orem, Heber, Vernal, Duchesne, Roosevelt, Tooele, West Valley City, West Jordan, Kearns, Murray, Cottonwood Heights, Layton, Kaysville, Farmington, Centerville, Bountiful, Price, Moab, Cedar City and St. George. Salt Lake County ∙ Davis County ∙ Weber County ∙ Utah County ∙ Summit County (UT)