Notice of Meeting

Government Operations Interim Committee





The committee chairs have scheduled the following meeting:



DATE: Wednesday, September 18, 2002

TIME: 2:00 p.m.

PLACE: Room 405 State Capitol



An agenda follows this notice. If committee members would like to be excused from the meeting, they may call John Cannon or Cassandra Bauman at 538-1032.







COMMITTEE MEMBERS


Sen. John W. Hickman, Senate Chair

Rep. Craig W. Buttars, House Chair

Sen. Ron Allen

Sen. Lyle W. Hillyard

President Al Mansell

Sen. Millie M. Peterson

Rep. Eli H. Anderson

Rep. Ron Bigelow

Rep. Demar "Bud" Bowman

Rep. Don E. Bush

Rep. Neil A. Hansen

Rep. Neal B. Hendrickson

Rep. Peggy Wallace

Rep. Bradley A. Winn







STAFF
John Q. Cannon

Research Analyst

John L. Fellows

Associate General Counsel

Cassandra N. Bauman

Legislative Secretary





Prepared September 4, 2002

AGENDA

Government Operations Interim Committee

Utah Legislature

Wednesday, September 18, 2002 2:00 p.m. Room 405 State Capitol





1. Committee Business

Call to order

Approval of the minutes of the June 19, 2002 meeting



2. Equal Employment Opportunity

The Legislative Management Committee recently heard a report from the Department of Human Resource Management concerning an equal employment opportunity plan for state employment. The Legislative Management Committee requested that the Government Operations Interim Committee review the statutory provisions governing this issue.



Staff Briefing

Ms. Karen Okabe, Director, Department of Human Resource Management

Public Comment

Committee Discussion/Action



3. State Armory Board

The Committee reviewed this issue at its June 19, 2002 meeting and recommended legislation be drafted to repeal obsolete sections and codify current practices. The Committee will review draft legislation at this meeting.



Staff Briefing

Adjutant General Brian Tarbet, Utah National Guard

Public Comment

Committee Discussion/Action



4. Recodification of GOPB (Governor's Office of Planning and Budget)

The Committee reviewed this issue at its June 19, 2002 meeting and recommended legislation be drafted to recodify statutes relating to GOPB. The Committee will review draft legislation at this meeting.



Staff Briefing

Ms. Lynne Ward, Director, GOPB

Public Comment

Committee Discussion/Action



5. Statewide Initiatives

The Utah Supreme Court recently issued an opinion which declares unconstitutional portions of Utah's initiative law. The Committee will be briefed on and discuss the opinion.



Staff Briefing

Public Comment

Committee Discussion



6. Other Items / Adjourn