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H.J.R. 24 Enrolled



2011 General Session


Chief Sponsor: Brad L. Dee

Senate Sponsor: Scott K. Jenkins

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This joint resolution of the Legislature gives the Legislative Management Committee
             10      items of study it may assign to the appropriate interim committee.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This resolution:
             13          .    gives the Legislative Management Committee items of study it may assign to the
             14      appropriate interim committee during the 2011 legislative interim;
             15          .    directs interim committees assigned these studies to study and make
             16      recommendations for legislative action to the 59th Legislature before the 2012
             17      Annual General Session; and
             18          .    suggests that the Legislative Management Committee, in approving studies, give
             19      consideration to the available time of legislators and the budget and capacity of staff
             20      to respond to the assigned studies.
             21      Special Clauses:
             22          None
             24      Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             25          WHEREAS, the Legislative Management Committee is created by law as a permanent
             26      committee to receive and assign matters for the interim study by committees of the Legislature;
             27      and
             28          WHEREAS, the 59th Legislature has determined that certain legislative issues require
             29      additional investigation and study:

             30          NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Legislative Management Committee
             31      is given the following items of study to assign to the appropriate interim committee with the
             32      duty to study and make recommendations for legislative action to the 59th Legislature before
             33      the 2012 Annual General Session.
             34          BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Legislative Management Committee, in
             35      making study assignments from this list and in approving study requests for individual
             36      committees, give consideration to the available time of legislators and the budget and capacity
             37      of staff to respond adequately to the number and complexity of the assignments given.
             38          1. Lapsing Funds - to study issues related to money lapsing in restricted accounts.
             39          2. Alcohol Law.
             40          3. Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Fees - to study whether tiered fees under the
             41      Alcoholic Beverage Control Act for the renewal of full-service restaurant licenses should be
             42      modified to a flat fee.
             43          4. Building Energy Codes - to study the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
             44      (IECC) amendments for both residential and commercial buildings and review the 2012 IECC.
             45          5. Commercial Breeders - to study issues related to commercial breeder regulations
             46      (H.B. 124).
             47          6. Condominiums - to study amendments to current law governing condominiums
             48      (H.B. 117).
             49          7. Construction Trades - to study amendments to the Utah Construction Trades
             50      Licensing Act (S.B. 182).
             51          8. Exercise Physiologists - to study and review the licensing of exercise physiologists.
             52          9. Fit Premises - to study modifications to the Utah Fit Premises Act (S.B. 154).
             53          10. Illegal Alien Cost/Benefit Analysis - to study how to quantify the costs and
             54      contributions of illegal aliens in Utah.
             55          11. In-House Financing Credit Reporting Requirements - to study whether to require
             56      companies that do in-house financing, including payday lenders, to report to the three major
             57      credit reporting agencies.

             58          12. Independent Contractors - to study and review independent contractor
             59      classifications.
             60          13. Mobile Home Park Law - to study changes to the Mobile Home Park Residency
             61      Act.
             62          14. Moving the Division of Securities - to study whether to move the Division of
             63      Securities into the Department of Insurance.
             64          15. Non-Compete Contracts - to study non-compete contracts between employers and
             65      employees, how broad their potential scope may be, and whether the state's current statutory
             66      process makes it impossible for an employee who has been RIF'd to find gainful employment.
             67          16. Sampling of Alcoholic Beverages - to study the sampling of alcoholic beverages
             68      by retail licensees (S.B. 81).
             69          17. State-owned Liquor Stores - to study the privatization of state-owned liquor stores.
             70          18. Test Driving Vehicles - to study issues related to motor vehicle liability coverage
             71      on a motor vehicle owned by a motor vehicle dealer (H.B. 227).
             72          19. Unemployment Rate Impact - to study the impact of the increasing unemployment
             73      rate on businesses.
             74          20. Unfair Competition Between School and Government Child Care and Private
             75      Child Care - to study unfair competition between school and government-based child care
             76      businesses and private, licensed child care providers, who are forced to compete with their own
             77      tax dollars while the school and government-based businesses are not required to meet the
             78      same regulations.
             79          21. Wages - to study prevailing wages and the effect they have on the economy.
             80          22. Workers' Compensation Insurance - to study workers' compensation insurance for
             81      children working under a parent's direction.
             82          23. Adult Education - to study and review the funding of adult education.
             83          24. Algebra and Geometry Pilot Program - to study whether to provide a pilot program
             84      for honors algebra and geometry (S.B. 179).
             85          25. Bullying in Elementary and Secondary Schools - to study the impact of bullying,

             86      cyber bullying, harassment, sexual battery, sexual exposure, and related behaviors in
             87      elementary and secondary schools, and its impact on education (H.J.R. 27, S.B. 304).
             88          26. Deaf and Blind Education - to study the education of Utah's deaf and blind
             89      children.
             90          27. Disparities in Per-FTE Student Funding - to study the disparity in the per-FTE
             91      student funding among the institutions in the Utah System of Higher Education and the
             92      retention rates, graduation rates, length of time to achieve graduation, and other factors that
             93      may impact the disparity.
             94          28. Division I Basketball Schedule Requirements - to study whether to require
             95      Division I in-state schools to play at least three in-state schools per year in basketball, with at
             96      least one in-state game required to be an away game.
             97          29. Education Funding Allocation - to study and review ways to change education
             98      funding allocation methodology (H.B. 123).
             99          30. Education on Federal Government Powers - to study whether instruction in
             100      American history and government should include a study of the limited powers of the federal
             101      government as provided in the United States Constitution and the Tenth Amendment to the
             102      Constitution.
             103          31. Education to Prepare for the Workforce - to study methods to correct the
             104      misalignment between postsecondary education and employer needs, and examine the
             105      development of online tools to assist.
             106          32. Financial Literacy - to study the teaching of financial literacy in public schools and
             107      the impact of financial and economic literacy legislation in recent years.
             108          33. High School Graduation Requirements - to study the effectiveness of core high
             109      school graduation requirements.
             110          34. Higher Education Remediation - to study whether to provide higher education
             111      remediation courses and requirements online prior to college enrollment.
             112          35. Independent Schools - to study how a public school may attain greater authority
             113      over the school's budget, staffing, and curriculum upon an election of the parents of the

             114      school's students.
             115          36. International Baccalaureate Program Values - to study and either confirm or dispel
             116      concerns regarding whether the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate program teaches
             117      values or is not in keeping with or materially differs from Utah's and the nation's values and
             118      principles.
             119          37. Legislation Implementing Resolution on Education Governance - to study and
             120      prepare legislation addressing S.J.R. 9, Joint Resolution - Governance of Public and Higher
             121      Education, which would make the Governor responsible for the general control and supervision
             122      of public education.
             123          38. Math Instruction - to study a proposal to provide a pilot program for incentives for
             124      Singapore math instruction.
             125          39. Office of Education - to study the functions of the Utah State Office of Education.
             126          40. Options Regarding Lowest Performing Schools - to study whether to dissolve the
             127      lowest performing schools and provide their management through an RFP, where the top two
             128      bidders would then be selected by the parents of the children in that school.
             129          41. Preschools in Elementary and Junior High Schools - to study preschools in
             130      elementary and junior high schools and whether they compete with private enterprise (H.B.
             131      181).
             132          42. Professional Development Days - to study and review the cost effectiveness of
             133      public school professional development days and activities statewide.
             134          43. School Busing - to study whether to base school busing on the age of the student.
             135          44. School Districts Increasing Voted Leeway Property Tax Rate - to study whether to
             136      allow a school district to increase its voted leeway property tax rate.
             137          45. School Funding - to study public and charter school funding and the WPU.
             138          46. School Restructuring - to study whether to require the restructuring of a school that
             139      receives failing grades for two consecutive years.
             140          47. School Seismic Hazard Inventory - to study whether to create a Utah Schools
             141      Seismic Hazard Inventory (H.B. 367).

             142          48. School Supplies - to study ways to allow a school or teacher to invite students to
             143      furnish, on a voluntary basis, school supplies for the student's own use (H.J.R. 8).
             144          49. Secondary Math Requirements - to study high school math requirements versus
             145      college readiness.
             146          50. Small School Funding - to study public education funding for smaller schools.
             147          51. State Board of Education and Local School Board Election Process - to study and
             148      investigate whether to change the year in which the election takes place and investigate
             149      methods for nomination to the primary or general ballot, including direct election or
             150      nominating committees consisting of members of school community councils, for each district.
             151          52. Student ID - to study the consolidation of student identification numbers.
             152          53. Technology as an Educational Tool - to study technology as an education teaching
             153      tool, how and when it should be used, how many children it should serve per dollar spent, at
             154      what age or grade it is best used, and how often it should be reviewed to make sure it is
             155      working.
             156          54. Textbook Fairness - to study competition among publishers for higher education
             157      textbooks (H.B. 377).
             158          55. Advisory Opinions - to study advisory opinions issued by the Independent
             159      Legislative Ethics Commission (H.J.R. 5).
             160          56. Public Officers' and Employees' Ethics - to study Title 67, Chapter 16, Utah Public
             161      Officers' and Employees' Ethics Act.
             162          57. Attorney General Appointment - to study whether to change the Utah Constitution
             163      to have the position of Utah Attorney General be an appointed position.
             164          58. Ballot Bias - to study how to change statewide elections to eliminate ballot bias
             165      through a rotation of different ballots by precinct.
             166          59. Birth Date as Private Record - to study whether the month and day of a date of
             167      birth on a voter registration record should be classified as a private record.
             168          60. Campaign Contributions - to study whether to impose limits on campaign
             169      contributions (H.B. 164).

             170          61. Candidate Party Affiliation - to study issues related to a candidate for public office
             171      being nominated by more than one political party (H.B. 176).
             172          62. Cost Savings in State Government - to study cost savings in state government,
             173      including allowing state agencies to use sources other than the Division of Technology
             174      Services and the Division of Fleet Services if they can show that they can save money through
             175      using their own employees and/or the private sector to save money.
             176          63. County Classification - to study the classification of urban and rural counties (S.B.
             177      264).
             178          64. Daylight Savings Time - to study whether to eliminate daylight savings time.
             179          65. Election Law - to study annual clean up election law legislation.
             180          66. Gold and Silver as Legal Tender - to study the implementation of gold and silver
             181      coins as legal tender (H.B. 317).
             182          67. Government Records - to study and review access to government records,
             183      including what constitutes a government record (H.B. 477).
             184          68. GRAMA - to study issues related to the Government Records Access and
             185      Management Act.
             186          69. Information Sharing Related to Immigration - to study issues related to state
             187      employees sharing immigration-related information within and across state agencies.
             188          70. Legal Notices - to study issues related to the publication of statutorily required
             189      legal notices (S.B. 85).
             190          71. Legislative Ethics - to study whether legislative ethics laws should apply to
             191      legislators-elect.
             192          72. Listing Candidates on a Ballot - to study current and alternative methods used to
             193      determine the order that candidates are listed on a ballot.
             194          73. Municipal and County Powers Related to Advertising - to study whether to modify
             195      a municipal or a county legislative body's power to prohibit or regulate a temporary
             196      advertisement sign (H.B. 197).
             197          74. Municipal Service Funds - to study constitutional concerns with counties setting

             198      different rates for incorporated and unincorporated areas including police services.
             199          75. National Popular Vote - to study whether to enter into a compact with other states
             200      that would recognize the outcome of a presidential election as determined by a national popular
             201      vote (H.B. 252).
             202          76. Nullification Laws - to study the rights of state nullification laws.
             203          77. Online Public and Legal Notices - to study and review ways to simplify and
             204      centralize online public and legal notices and make a report of findings to the Business and
             205      Labor Interim Committee.
             206          78. Party Election Qualification Window - to study whether to expand the party
             207      qualification window for general elections from two years to four years in Utah Code
             208      Subsections 20A-8-101(1), 20A-8-101(4)(a), and 20A-8-102(1).
             209          79. Payment Methods Accepted by the Utah Housing Corporation - to study payment
             210      methods accepted by the Utah Housing Corporation and whether they should be expanded to
             211      include wire transfers.
             212          80. PILT Money Distribution - to study the appropriate distribution of state and federal
             213      PILT money to counties.
             214          81. Post Employment Benefits for Elected Officials - to study the post employment
             215      benefits available to certain elected officials (2nd Substitute H.B. 331).
             216          82. Preferential Balloting - to study issues related to preferential balloting.
             217          83. Rural Programs - to study rural definitions for state programs and functions.
             218          84. State Agency Consolidation - to study whether state agencies should be
             219      consolidated and, if so, to study which ones should be consolidated.
             220          85. State Agency Cost Savings - to study whether to allow state agencies to use goods
             221      and services not provided by the state if the state agency can show cost savings to the state
             222      agency (H.B. 461).
             223          86. State Contracts Awarded to Out-of-State Companies - to study the effects on the
             224      state budget of state contracts being awarded to out-of-state companies.
             225          87. State Employee Immigration Information - to study whether to require state

             226      employees to notify an employer of immigration information.
             227          88. State Political Parties - to study whether state political parties should retain their
             228      political party status with the state for a longer period than the two years currently provided by
             229      statute.
             230          89. State Sovereignty Intrusions - to study and review federal intrusions into the
             231      sovereignty and jurisdiction of the state of Utah over the past decade, including major
             232      intrusions prior to that time frame.
             233          90. State Use Program - to study the benefits of the State Use Program outlined in
             234      Utah Code Section 63G-6-425.
             235          91. Verification of Candidate Qualifications - to study whether to require an election
             236      filing officer to ensure that a person who files a declaration of candidacy for an elected office
             237      meets the legal qualifications for the elective office (H.B. 472).
             238          92. Voted Leeway Program - to study changes to the state supported voted leeway
             239      program.
             240          93. Voter Information Pamphlet - to study whether there are better, more cost effective
             241      ways to distribute the voter information pamphlet and to study the type of information in the
             242      pamphlet and if changes would be helpful.
             243          94. Voter Registration - to study whether to purge voter rolls of non-voting citizens
             244      (H.B. 310).
             245          95. Voter Registration Records - to study the privacy of voter registration information,
             246      notice on forms, etc.
             247          96. Voting Equipment - to study changes to election voting equipment.
             248          97. Amendment to Health Waiver - to study whether to seek an amendment to the
             249      New Choices Waiver that will not require individuals to leave their current residence to be
             250      evaluated for the receipt of benefits under the waiver (H.B. 357).
             251          98. Asbestos Rules - to study and review the Division of Air Quality's asbestos rules.
             252          99. Chemical Restrictions - to study whether to ban the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA).
             253          100. Community Mental Health Treatment - to study issues related to assertive

             254      community mental health treatment pilot program (H.B. 234).
             255          101. Controlled Substances Database - to study the feasibility of allowing doctors and
             256      pharmacists to add notes on a patient to the controlled substances database.
             257          102. Coordinating Medicaid Program - to study consolidating and better coordinating
             258      the Medicaid program for the agencies involved, including health, human services, and
             259      workforce services.
             260          103. Costs and Resources for Serving the Mentally Disabled - to study the detailed per
             261      person cost for residents of the Utah State Development Center, private intermediate care
             262      facilities for the mentally retarded, and a range of community-based providers of programs and
             263      services for the disabled.
             264          104. Double Counting Due to Transfers Between Departments - to study and identify a
             265      budgeting method to remove the double counting in Medicaid due to transfers between the
             266      Department of Health and other state agencies.
             267          105. Health Care Quality - to study and explore whether to move away from
             268      fee-for-service payments to pay for quality.
             269          106. Health Care Related Infections - to study whether to require health care facilities
             270      to provide data on health care associated infections (1st Sub. H.B. 355).
             271          107. Health Disparities Among Population Groups - to study the impact of health
             272      disparities, including the differences in incidence, prevalence, mortality, and the burden of
             273      disease and other adverse health conditions that exist among specific population groups, social
             274      determinants of health, including the condition in which people are born, grow, live, work, and
             275      age, and health care systems used for different groups in Utah.
             276          108. High Medicaid System Use - to study the geo mapping of those who frequently
             277      utilize the Medicaid system and use the information for preventative purposes.
             278          109. Immunizations - to study issues related to RSV immunizations.
             279          110. Increasing Office of Recovery Services Collections - to study the role and
             280      efficiency of the Office of Recovery Services and whether to direct the Department of Health
             281      and the Department of Workforce Services to develop a list of options for expansions in the

             282      areas of collections, such as requiring insurers to share benefit information for all medical
             283      assistance to increase collections and cost avoidance.
             284          111. Interagency Committee on Health Disparities - to study whether to establish an
             285      interagency coordinating advisory committee on health disparities and economic
             286      self-sufficiency (S.B. 192).
             287          112. Lyme Disease Risk in Utah - to study whether to have the Department of Health
             288      review the threats and risks of lyme disease in Utah, report on the current status of the disease
             289      in the state, and what potential preventive measures or preparations the state may want to
             290      implement.
             291          113. Medicaid Statute Review and Consolidation - to study and review Medicaid
             292      statutes for clarification in assigned responsibilities, desired policy direction, and agency
             293      interactions and consider raising all the statutes relating to Medicaid from chapter level in
             294      statute to a separate title and consolidate all related statutes within that title.
             295          114. Medical Harm Disclosure - to study the development of a Medical Harm
             296      Disclosure Act.
             297          115. Medical Insurance Coverage for Older Disabled Children - to study whether to
             298      provide medical insurance coverage requirements for parents of a child age 18-26 with a
             299      disability.
             300          116. Medicare Recommendations - to study the five recommendations from the Henry
             301      J. Kaiser Foundation's September 2009 report on Medicare and provide options for
             302      implementation in the Medicaid program.
             303          117. Miners Hospital Trust Fund - to study the specific use of the Miners Hospital
             304      Trust Fund related to benefits provided to disabled miners, and to study optimum uses of the
             305      distribution from that trust.
             306          118. Patient Access - to study issues related to patient access reform (S.B. 294).
             307          119. Pharmacy Practices Related to Substitutions - to study in what circumstances a
             308      therapeutic substitution may be substituted for a therapeutic prescription drug and whether to
             309      require the purchaser and the prescribing practitioner to authorize the substitution (H.B. 321).

             310          120. Physician Self-Referral - to study the practice of physicians engaged in
             311      "self-referrals" for imaging, including MRI, CAT Scans, etc., to facilities in which they own a
             312      financial investment (S.B. 91).
             313          121. Prescription Drug Misuse - to study prescription drug misuse and abuse, its
             314      impact on the state, and methods to reduce negative impacts.
             315          122. Second Parent Adoption - to study second parent adoption in limited
             316      circumstances (H.B. 108).
             317          123. Serving Deaf and Blind Children - to study the best methods for serving deaf and
             318      blind children.
             319          124. Supervision of Cosmetic Procedures - to study the medical supervision of
             320      cosmetic medical procedures.
             321          125. Utah State Hospital Issues - to study the relationship between the Utah State
             322      Hospital and local mental health authorities, the privatization of the Utah State Hospital, the
             323      future of the children's wing at the Utah State Hospital, and gaps in the community-based
             324      mental health system.
             325          126. 911 Calls - to study restrictions on the release of 911 calls.
             326          127. Arbitration - to study issues related to arbitration reform.
             327          128. Bail Bond Process - to study the bail bond process and sureties qualifications
             328      (H.B. 370).
             329          129. Cell Phone Use While Driving - to study restrictions on those under 18 using a
             330      cell phone while driving.
             331          130. Convict Releases - to study the release of convicts without proper identification
             332      and other critical documents.
             333          131. Criminal Procedures - to study and review potential changes to criminal
             334      procedures (H.B. 442).
             335          132. Custody Evaluations - to study custody evaluations and the impact of their
             336      prohibitive costs.
             337          133. Debt Penalties - to study penalties for persons who incur debt with a number of

             338      vendors within a limited period of time and do not repay the vendors.
             339          134. Determining Professional Competency to Testify in a Criminal Trial - to study
             340      the process for determining the professional competency of persons who testify regarding the
             341      mental competency or incompetency of a defendant in a criminal trial.
             342          135. Divorce and Custody Cases - to study ways to streamline the handling of divorce
             343      and custody cases in the courts to save time and taxpayer dollars.
             344          136. Divorce Orientation - to study whether to require completion of a divorce
             345      orientation class before a couple is allowed to file for divorce.
             346          137. Domestic Violence - to study and review the elements of the offense of domestic
             347      violence, how to ensure opportunities for a preliminary hearing or mediation, and to assess the
             348      actual impact of a domestic violence situation on children.
             349          138. Domestic Violence in the Presence of a Minor - to study changes to current law
             350      regarding domestic violence in the presence of a minor (2011FL0742).
             351          139. False Claims Act Changes - to study changes to the False Claims Act to provide
             352      for qui tam actions for Medicaid fraud prevention in accordance with the Federal Deficit
             353      Reduction Act of 2005 (S.B. 103).
             354          140. Family Law - to study and conduct a comprehensive review of family law.
             355          141. Foreclosure - to study how to address foreclosure-related issues, including
             356      mediation (S.B. 80).
             357          142. Funding for DUI Lab Testing - to study funding mechanisms for laboratory
             358      testing in cases involving driving under the influence violations.
             359          143. Gas Drive Off Law - to study how to change the law governing those who drive
             360      away without paying for gasoline to the same approach as the bounced check law.
             361          144. Gas Pumping Law - to study whether vehicles must be turned off when filling or
             362      refilling with gasoline.
             363          145. Guardianship - to study issues related to guardianship (H.B. 284).
             364          146. Inmate Health Care Partnership - to study the development of a partnership on
             365      inmate health care between University Hospital and the Department of Corrections.

             366          147. Inmate Health Insurance - to study coverage by an individual's private health and
             367      dental policies while the individual is an inmate or while the individual is in the custody of the
             368      Department of Corrections or a county jail (H.B. 11).
             369          148. Investigation Report Distribution - to study whether to provide presentence
             370      investigation reports to victims, including process, content, and related victim services.
             371          149. Jail Reimbursement and Contracting - to study issues related to jail
             372      reimbursement and jail contracting (H.B. 153).
             373          150. Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Resources - to study the return on investment for
             374      resources provided to the attorney general's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the feasibility of
             375      increased recoveries if the unit is provided with more resources.
             376          151. National Instant Check System - to study and clarify standards relating to the
             377      National Instant Check System, including state and federal standards that seem to differ on who
             378      can be determined to be mentally ill and still be eligible at some point to receive a firearm.
             379          152. No Fault Divorce - to study whether to eliminate no fault divorce, including the
             380      impact of divorce on children, school performance, overall physical health, propensity for
             381      criminal behavior, and propensity to marry and have children.
             382          153. Parent Time/Shared Parenting - to study issues related to parent time and shared
             383      parenting.
             384          154. Peace Officer Due Process and Accountability - to study issues related to
             385      investigations of peace officers to ensure that they are receiving due process, accountability,
             386      and rights under Garrity v. New Jersey, 385 U.S. 493, 1967 (H.B. 383).
             387          155. Protective Orders - to study the issuance, modification, and enforcement of
             388      protective orders between certain individuals who are, or have been, in a dating relationship
             389      (H.B. 205).
             390          156. Qualifying for Legal Aid - to study ways that an individual may still receive legal
             391      aid even if the individual's court opponent has already received help from Legal Aid, and not
             392      have it considered a conflict of interest for the state to provide the aid.
             393          157. Registry for Those Convicted of Murdering a Police Officer - to study whether to

             394      require anyone who has ever been convicted of murdering a police officer and is paroled to
             395      register with the state so that future officers who may come in contact with these individuals
             396      can be made aware and better protect themselves.
             397          158. Removing Names from Registry - to study removal of names from the Sex
             398      Offender and Kidnap Offender Registry (1st Sub. H.B. 389 and H.B. 281).
             399          159. Sexual Contact with a Student - to study criminal penalties for sexual contact
             400      with a student (2011FL0742).
             401          160. Signature of Attending Physician - to study requirements related to obtaining the
             402      signature of the attending physician in cases involving motor vehicle deaths.
             403          161. Step therapy for pain management (H.B. 381).
             404          162. Substances Posing a Risk to Public Health - to study the regulation of substances
             405      whose use poses a risk to human health when the substances become known during the interim
             406      between legislative sessions.
             407          163. Tobacco and Nicotine Candy - to study whether to ban tobacco and nicotine
             408      candy (H.B. 170).
             409          164. Visitation Rights of Grandparents - to study Utah Code Section 30-5-2, Visitation
             410      Rights of Grandparents, to determine how to strengthen parental rights so that grandparents
             411      cannot cause undo hardship and burdens on a parent who has lost a spouse and is trying to raise
             412      children properly.
             413          165. Clean Air - to study clean air and emissions issues.
             414          166. Fusion Centers - to study oversight of fusion centers.
             415          167. Injection of Greenhouse Gases - to study the ownership and operation of
             416      subsurface pore space for injection of greenhouse gases.
             417          168. Interbasin Transfers - to study issues related to interbasin transfers of water.
             418          169. Petroleum Storage Tank Fund - to study issues related to the Petroleum Storage
             419      Tank Fund, including how to move everyone in the plan to private insurance.
             420          170. Predator Control - to study funding issues related to predator control (S.B. 84).
             421          171. Rainwater Harvesting - to study whether to regulate the types of underground and

             422      above ground storage containers that can be used when collecting rainwater.
             423          172. Regulation of Fuel Manufactured and Sold in Utah - to study whether to require
             424      that if fuel is manufactured and sold in Utah, it is not subject to federal tax and regulation.
             425          173. Reports to the Environmental Protection Agency - to study the process for
             426      reviewing Total Maximum Daily Load reports before submission to the Environmental
             427      Protection Agency.
             428          174. Snow Canyon State Park Transfer - to study the transfer of Snow Canyon State
             429      Park to Washington County.
             430          175. State Air Quality - to study what has been done by the state in the past, what is
             431      being done now, and what can be done in the future to improve statewide air quality, including
             432      an analysis of what has been done by other governmental and nonprofit organizations, to
             433      include possible legislative action.
             434          176. Use of Canal or Ditch - to study whether to require a person to negotiate in good
             435      faith to form a contract before using or enlarging another person's canal or ditch to convey
             436      water (S.B. 108).
             437          177. Utah Lands Protection - to study whether to prohibit the Division of Forestry,
             438      Fire and State Lands from materially changing the management of or selling of sovereign lands
             439      (H.B. 380).
             440          178. Electric Generation Capacity - to study the state's electric generation capacity for
             441      the next five to ten years, including expected new load, expected new transmission line needs,
             442      and other factors.
             443          179. Energy Cost Recovery - to study issues related to energy cost recovery and
             444      renewable energy (S.B. 190).
             445          180. Fiscal impact of extractive industries on state revenues.
             446          181. Infrastructure Expansion Fund - to study ways to provide renewable electrical
             447      energy to underserved communities and to provide electrical capacity for large commercial
             448      projects when communities don't currently have the infrastructure.
             449          182. Natural Gas Infrastructure Expansion - to study ways to fund natural gas

             450      infrastructure expansion (S.B. 74).
             451          183. Office of Energy Development - to study and review the proposed organization of
             452      the Office of Energy Development.
             453          184. Pipeline Safety - to study improvements to state pipeline safety law.
             454          185. Power Lines - to study ways to fund the burying of power lines (H.B. 286).
             455          186. Siting of Utility Facilities - to study and review the process for siting utility
             456      facilities (H.B. 49).
             457          187. Utility Payment Assistance - to study whether to require that a gas or electric
             458      corporation obtain a customer's permission before billing the customer for low-income
             459      assistance program funding (H.B. 332).
             460          188. Utility Revisions - to study utility revisions on service areas between parties (S.B.
             461      211).
             462          189. Exemption from Personal Use Tax - to study whether to provide an exemption
             463      from personal use tax so that individuals would only need to declare and pay taxes on amounts
             464      greater than $400.
             465          190. Exemption from Use Taxes - to study an exemption from filing or paying use
             466      taxes on the first $200 in use tax liability.
             467          191. Hiring Homeless Tax Credit - to study whether a state tax credit for hiring
             468      homeless people will increase hiring of homeless people and reduce reliance on public
             469      assistance.
             470          192. Income Tax Brackets - to study whether to adjust the income tax brackets (H.B.
             471      90, 2010 General Session).
             472          193. Local Option Sales Tax Distribution - to study the distribution of local option
             473      sales tax revenues (H.B. 135).
             474          194. Off-highway Vehicle Tax Exemption - to study whether to exempt off-highway
             475      vehicles that are used for agricultural purposes from property taxes even if the off-highway
             476      vehicle is registered for recreational purposes.
             477          195. Oil and Gas Taxes - to study issues related to oil and gas severance taxes.

             478          196. Property Tax Certificates - to study issues related to delinquent property tax
             479      certificates (H.B. 105).
             480          197. Rental Car Taxes - to study tax rates on rental cars.
             481          198. Report on Tax Provisions - to study the State Tax Commission Report on Tax
             482      Provisions (H.B. 126).
             483          199. Tax Commission Levy Process - to study whether to enact a depository institution
             484      data match system and a State Tax Commission levy process to collect certain amounts owed
             485      by a delinquent taxpayer through the depository institution data match system (S.B. 17).
             486          200. Tax Credit for Donation - to study whether to provide income tax credits for
             487      donations to the Community Foundation Permanent Endowment Fund (H.B. 120).
             488          201. Tax Exemption on Motor and Special Fuel Taxes - to study whether to exempt
             489      certain transactions on Cedar Band reservation land from motor and special fuel taxes imposed
             490      under state law (S.B. 122).
             491          202. Tax Impact of Immigration Legislation - to study the net tax impact, including net
             492      education funding impact, from immigration bills passed this session.
             493          203. Taxing Services - to study whether to broaden the sales tax base by taxing certain
             494      services.
             495          204. Use Tax on Hybrid and Electric Vehicles - to study whether to impose a highway
             496      use tax for hybrid electric vehicles in lieu of a gas tax.
             497          205. Driver Education Improvements - to study how to improve driver education
             498      statewide to heavily emphasize the dangers and consequences of driving under the influence.
             499          206. Ignition Interlocks - to study the effectiveness of ignition interlocks.
             500          207. Motor Vehicle Registration and Insurance - to study issues related to motor
             501      vehicle registration and insurance (H.B. 352).
             502          208. Protecting Emergency and Highway Workers - to study proposals to better
             503      protect emergency and highway workers.
             504          209. Public Transit District Conflict of Interest - to study issues related to public
             505      transit district conflicts of interest (H.B. 146).

             506          210. Traffic Code - to study modifications to the traffic code (S.B. 240).
             507          211. UTA Audit - to study whether to conduct an audit of the Utah Transit Authority.
             508          212. UTA Board Elections - to study the election of UTA board members.
             509          213. Waiting Times at DMV - to study how to address the waiting times for customers
             510      at the state's branches of the Division of Motor Vehicles.
             511          214. Arts and Culture Funding - to study the statewide funding of heritage arts and
             512      culture.
             513          215. Business Costs in Utah - to study what changes are needed for Utah to be ranked
             514      #1 in the nation for business costs and thus attract more high paying jobs.
             515          216. Disclosure of department after dissolution of a business.
             516          217. Division of Housing and Community Development - to study the placement
             517      within state government of the Division of Housing and Community Development.
             518          218. Economic Development Regulatory Environment - to study what steps need to be
             519      taken for Utah to rank as the nation's #1 economic development regulatory environment.
             520          219. Eliminating the Department of Community and Culture - to study whether to
             521      eliminate the Department of Community and Culture and how to consolidate and realign its
             522      functions.
             523          220. Enterprise Zone Funding - to study funding for a recycling enterprise zone.
             524          221. Food Stamp Option - to study whether to provide a state food stamp food
             525      program for a farmer's market.
             526          222. Serving Ethnic/Minority Communities - to study how to serve Utah's
             527      ethnic/minority community as the Office of Ethnic Affairs is transitioned.
             528          223. Impact of Legislation on Families - to study Family Impact Statements, such as
             529      fiscal notes and legal review notes, and analyze the impact of proposed legislation on families
             530      and attach the statements to bills prior to consideration on the floor.
             531          224. Legislative Session Format - to study the current legislative session format and
             532      ways to increase effectiveness.
             533          225. Design-build Procurement - to study the advisability of using design-build as a

             534      method of state procurement.
             535          226. Next-of-kin data in traffic accidents for purposes of notification.
             536          227. Proper use of conservation hunting tags.
             537          228. Repeal of licensure required for eyelash extension, hair braiding, and nail
             538      painting (H.B. 430).

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