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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends provisions regarding capital projects accounting and use of project
10 reserve money.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . requires the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management to
14 account for reserve money accrued from state appropriated funds generated from
15 bid savings and project residuals in separate accounts, one for capital improvement
16 projects and one for capital development projects;
17 . allows the state building board to re-allocate bid savings and project residuals for
18 approved capital improvement projects;
19 . provides for certain limitations and reporting of the transfer of funds between
20 projects; and
21 . make technical changes.
22 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
24 Other Special Clauses:
26 Utah Code Sections Affected:
28 63A-5-209, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2002, Fifth Special Session, Chapter 20
30 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
31 Section 1. Section 63A-5-209 is amended to read:
32 63A-5-209. Building appropriations supervised by director -- Contingencies --
33 Disposition of project reserve funds -- Set aside for Utah Percent-for-Art Program.
34 (1) The director shall:
35 (a) (i) supervise the expenditure of funds in providing plans, engineering
36 specifications, sites, and construction of the buildings for which legislative appropriations are
37 made; and [
38 (ii) specifically allocate money appropriated when more than one project is included in
39 any single appropriation without legislative directive;
40 (b) (i) expend the amount necessary from appropriations for planning, engineering, and
41 architectural work; and
42 (ii) (A) allocate amounts from appropriations necessary to cover expenditures
43 previously made from the planning fund under Section 63A-5-211 in the preparation of plans,
44 engineering, and specifications [
45 (B) return the amounts described in Subsection (1)(b)(ii)(A) to the planning fund; and
46 (c) hold in a statewide contingency reserve the amount budgeted for contingencies:
47 (i) in appropriations for the construction or remodeling of facilities[
49 (ii) which may be over and above all amounts obligated by contract for planning,
50 engineering, [
54 (i) 4-1/2% to 6-1/2% for new construction[
55 (ii) 6% to 9-1/2% for remodeling projects.
58 (i) costs [
59 (ii) unforeseen, necessary costs beyond those specifically budgeted for the project.
61 held in the statewide contingency reserve.
63 of administering building projects, any amount from the statewide contingency reserve that is
66 accrued through bid savings and project residual as a project reserve.
67 (b) The director shall account for the funds accrued under Subsection (3)(a) in separate
68 accounts as follows:
69 (i) bid savings and project residual from a capital improvement project, as defined in
70 Section 63A-5-104 ; and
71 (ii) bid savings and project residual from a capital development project, as defined in
72 Section 63A-5-104 .
73 (c) The State Building Board may authorize the use of project reserve funds in the
74 account described in Subsection (3)(b)(i) for a capital improvement project:
75 (i) approved under Section 63A-5-104 ; and
76 (ii) for which funds are not allocated.
78 (i) authorize the use of project reserve funds [
79 Subsection (3)(b) for the award of contracts in excess of [
81 (ii) transfer money from the account described in Subsection (3)(b)(i) to the account
82 described in Subsection (3)(b)(ii) if a capital development project has exceeded its construction
84 (e) The director shall report to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst within 30
86 (i) an authorization under Subsection (3)(c); or
87 (ii) a transfer under Subsection (3)(d).
89 for possible reallocation by the Legislature to other building needs, including the cost of
90 administering building projects.
92 aside for the Utah Percent-for-Art Program under Title 9, Chapter 6, Part 4, remains
93 unencumbered after the award of construction and professional service contracts[
94 establishing a reserve for fixed and moveable equipment, the balance of the appropriation
97 state building or facility may be appropriated and set aside for the Utah Percent-for-Art
98 Program administered by the Division of Fine Arts under Title 9, Chapter 6, Part 4.
99 (b) The director shall release to the Division of Fine Arts any funds included in an
100 appropriation to the division that are designated by the Legislature for the Utah Percent-for-Art
102 (c) Funds from appropriations for any state building or facility of which any part is
103 derived from the issuance of bonds, to the extent it would jeopardize the federal income tax
104 exemption otherwise allowed for interest paid on bonds, may not be set aside.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-16-10 12:10 PM