Title 67 Chapter 1a Section 1

State Officers and Employees
Lieutenant Governor
Section 1
Intent of Legislature.


67-1a-1.   Intent of Legislature.

            It is the intent of the Legislature to emphasize the significant responsibilities and duties assigned to the lieutenant governor of the state. As the second highest official of the state, the lieutenant governor is next in command of the executive department in the event of death, removal, resignation, or disability of the governor. The assignment of important responsibilities to the lieutenant governor is essential to the continuity of state government and for the effective use of funds appropriated to the office of lieutenant governor.

Amended by Chapter 9, 2001 General Session