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This document includes House Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 1:40 PM by bbryner. --> 1
7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This resolution forms by rule a House special investigative committee.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This resolution:
12 . creates by rule a Special Investigative Committee;
13 . provides for a chair of the Special Investigative Committee;
14 . addresses quorum and voting requirements;
15 . provides for committee member compensation;
16 . addresses staffing;
17 . outlines committee duties;
18 . provides for the holding of meetings;
19 . authorizes the committee to adopt guidelines and procedures;
20 . requires reporting by the committee; and
21 . addresses termination of the committee.
22 Special Clauses:
23 This resolution provides a repeal date.
24 Legislative Rules Affected:
28 Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the state of Utah:
29 Section 1. HR3-1-202 is enacted to read:
30 HR3-1-202. Special Investigative Committee -- Creation -- Membership --
31 Compensation -- Staff -- Duties -- Meetings -- Reports -- Termination.
32 (1) There is created a Special Investigative Committee to investigate allegations H. of
32a misconduct .H against
33 the current attorney general and matters related to the attorney general that arise as part of the
35 (2) The Special Investigative Committee shall consist of nine members of the House
36 appointed by the Speaker.
37 (3) The Speaker shall designate one of the members to serve as chair of the Special
38 Investigative Committee.
39 (4) (a) A majority of the members of the Special Investigative Committee constitutes a
41 (b) The action of a majority of a quorum constitutes the action of the Special
42 Investigative Committee.
43 (5) Salaries and expenses of the members of the Special Investigative Committee shall
44 be paid in accordance with Section 36-2-2 and Legislative Joint Rules, Title 5, Chapter 3,
45 Expense and Mileage Reimbursement for Authorized Legislative Meetings, Special Sessions,
46 and Veto Override Sessions.
47 (6) (a) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall provide staff
48 support to the Special Investigative Committee.
49 (b) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel or House may contract for
50 outside services to assist in the staffing of the Special Investigative Committee.
51 (7) The Special Investigative Committee shall:
52 (a) investigate allegations H. of misconduct .H against the current attorney general;
53 (b) investigate matters related to the current attorney general that arise as part of the
54 investigation; and
55 (c) report to the House findings of fact about the matters investigated and the need, if
56 any, for legislation.
57 (8) H. (a) .H The Special Investigative Committee may investigate allegations H. of
57a misconduct .H against the current
58 attorney general H. [
59 H. [
60 subsequently serve as deputy attorney general or attorney general;
62 H. [
62a attorney general; and
63 H. [
63a H. (b) The committee may investigate allegations of misconduct that occurred before the
63b current attorney general became deputy attorney general if:
63c (i) the allegations of misconduct relate to the current attorney general's fitness to serve
63d as attorney general; and
63e (ii) the committee approves the investigation by a majority vote. .H
64 (9) The Special Investigative Committee shall meet when called by the chair.
65 (10) The Special Investigative Committee H. [
65a procedures to be
66 followed in the investigation.
67 (11) (a) The chair of the Special Investigative Committee shall provide the members of
68 the Special Investigative Committee a draft of the final report at least 21 days before the day on
69 which the Special Investigative Committee is scheduled to vote to approve the final report.
70 (b) The Special Investigative Committee shall present a written final report to the
71 H. [
71a Committee approve
72 a final written report.
73 (c) The members of the Special Investigative Committee who do not vote in favor of
74 the final report described in Subsection (11)(a), may present a minority report to the H. [
74a House .H at
75 the same time that the final report is presented to the H. [
75a H. (d) The final report and minority report, if any, shall present the information and
75b evidence gathered by the Special Investigative Committee, and may not include specific
75c recommendations for actions, except for recommendations for legislation, if any.
75d (e) The Special Investigative Committee shall provide the House periodic accounting
75e detailing the ongoing costs incurred in the investigation. .H
76 (12) The Special Investigative Committee terminates when it issues a final written
77 report and a minority report, if any.
78 Section 2. Repeal date.
79 HR3-1-202 is repealed on December 31, 2014.
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