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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill authorizes the sale of advertising space on a school bus.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . allows a local school board or charter school governing board to sell advertising
13 space on the exterior of a school bus;
14 . requires a local school board or charter school governing board to adopt guidelines
15 for the type of advertising permitted on a school bus;
16 . prohibits certain types of advertising on a school bus; and
17 . requires the Department of Transportation to make rules governing the placement
18 and size of an advertisement on a school bus.
19 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
21 Other Special Clauses:
23 Utah Code Sections Affected:
25 41-6a-1309, Utah Code Annotated 1953
27 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
28 Section 1. Section 41-6a-1309 is enacted to read:
29 41-6a-1309. Advertising on a school bus.
30 (1) A local school board or charter school governing board may sell advertising space
31 on the exterior of a school bus in accordance with this section.
32 (2) (a) A local school board or charter school governing board shall adopt guidelines
33 for the type of advertising that will be permitted.
34 (b) Advertising on a school bus:
35 (i) shall be age appropriate; and
36 (ii) may not contain:
37 (A) promotion of any substance that is illegal for minors, such as alcohol, tobacco,
38 drugs, or gambling; or
39 (B) sexual material.
40 (3) The Department of Transportation shall make and enforce rules pursuant to Section
41 41-6a-1304 governing the placement and size of an advertisement on a school bus.
42 (4) (a) A school bus advertisement shall be painted or affixed by decal on a school bus
43 in a manner that complies with rules adopted under Subsection (3).
44 (b) A commercial advertiser that contracts with a school district for the use of space for
45 an advertisement shall pay:
46 (i) the cost of placing the advertisement on a school bus; and
47 (ii) for the removal of the advertisement after the term of the contract has expired.
48 (5) A school district or charter school shall deposit revenue from the sale of advertising
49 space on a school bus into the school district's or charter school's general fund.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-11-10 12:14 PM