HB 353, the Jack Thompson-conceived video game/movie bill which was vetoed yesterday by Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, is unlikely to return – at least in 2009.
The Deseret News reports that Utah House Majority Leader Kevin Garn (R, left) downplayed the likelihood of an override for either HB 353 or a second, non-game-related measure vetoed by Huntsman yesterday.
I don’t see a veto override session called for either of these bills. I think the sponsors should retool them and present them next session.
Garn, however, did praise the legislation:
[HB 353] was a fine example of a bill that sends a message to the sellers of these games of violence and nudity — don’t sell to minors, especially if you’ve advertised that you wouldn’t.