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S.B. 225 Enrolled





Chief Sponsor: Curtis S. Bramble

House Sponsor: Rebecca D. Lockhart

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies general government provisions to extend trigger dates related to
             10      immigration.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    extends the program start date under the Utah Immigration Accountability and
             14      Enforcement Act; and
             15          .    extends the dates for the Utah Pilot Sponsored Resident Immigrant Program Act.
             16      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          None
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      AMENDS:
             22          63G-12-202, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 18
             23          63G-14-201, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 20
             25      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             26          Section 1. Section 63G-12-202 is amended to read:
             27           63G-12-202. Federal waivers, exemptions, or authorizations -- Implementation
             28      without waiver, exemption, or authorization.
             29          (1) The department, under the direction of the governor, shall seek one or more federal

             30      waivers, exemptions, or authorizations to implement the program.
             31          (2) The governor shall actively participate in the effort to obtain one or more federal
             32      waivers, exemptions, or authorizations under this section.
             33          (3) The department shall implement the program the sooner of:
             34          (a) 120 days after the day on which the governor finds that the state has the one or
             35      more federal waivers, exemptions, or authorizations needed to implement the program; or
             36          (b) July 1, [2013] 2015.
             37          Section 2. Section 63G-14-201 is amended to read:
             38           63G-14-201. Creation of program.
             39          (1) (a) The governor shall create a program known as the "Utah Pilot Sponsored
             40      Resident Immigrant Program":
             41          (i) that is consistent with this chapter; and
             42          (ii) under which a resident immigrant may reside, work, and study in Utah, except that
             43      the program may not permit a resident immigrant to travel outside of the state except as
             44      provided in Subsection 63G-14-206 (1).
             45          (b) The governor shall:
             46          (i) begin implementation of the program by no later than July 1, [2013] 2015; and
             47          (ii) end operation of the program on June 30, [2018] 2020.
             48          (c) Under the program, the governor may facilitate transport to Utah for a foreign
             49      national who has been accepted into the program.
             50          (d) The governor may recommend legislation to the Legislature to address how a
             51      resident immigrant is to be treated under statutes that relate to an alien.
             52          (2) The department shall administer the program, except to the extent that the governor
             53      delegates a power or duty under the program to another state agency. Subject to Subsection
             54      (3), the department may make rules in accordance with Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             55      Rulemaking Act, to implement the program to the extent expressly provided for in this chapter.
             56          (3) The governor may act by executive order whenever the department is authorized to
             57      make rules under this chapter. If there is a conflict between a rule made by the department and

             58      an executive order of the governor, the executive order governs.

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