FY 2016 Appropriation

The Projects program tracks state funding for USTAR projects that do not fit into any of the other TOIP programs; projects may include providing state dollars to match TOIP grants, purchases of specialized equipment, and funding one-time projects that support science and technology commercialization, etc. The Virtual Innovation Network is an example of this type of project.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $300 from all sources for Projects. This is a 99.9 percent reduction from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $300 from the General/Education Funds, a reduction of 99.8 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Appropriation Adjustments

In addition to statewide compensation and internal service fund cost increases, the following appropriation adjustments were made during the 2015 General Session:

DescriptionOngoingOne-Time Shift USTAR Oversight Functions to Administration ($156,600)$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
($156,600)$0General Fund
Centralize oversight functions into Administration.

Virtual Innovation Network: [Explanation here…]

    FY 2014 Expenditure:

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Intent Language

HB0003: Item 63

Under Section 63J-1-603 of the Utah Code, the Legislature intends that up to $332,000 of any remaining amount of the $2,802,700 ongoing General Fund appropriation provided by Item 20, Chapter 10, Laws of Utah 2014 for Utah Science Technology and Research Governing Authority Technology Outreach and Innovation shall not lapse at the close of Fiscal Year 2015. These funds will be used for Go-to-market program and program impact survey.


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