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H.B. 330

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DEPUTY SHERIFFS - MERIT SYSTEM

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COMMISSION AMENDMENTS

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1997 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Sponsor: Gene Davis

6    AN ACT RELATING TO COUNTIES; AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY LEGISLATIVE BODY
7    TO COMPENSATE MEMBERS OF THE MERIT SYSTEM COMMISSION; AND MAKING
8    TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
9    This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10    AMENDS:
11         17-30-3, as last amended by Chapter 67, Laws of Utah 1979
12    Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
13        Section 1. Section 17-30-3 is amended to read:
14         17-30-3. Establishment of merit system commission -- Appointment, qualifications,
15     and compensation of members.
16        (1) Each [of the several counties of the state of Utah] county with a population of 20,000
17    people or more shall establish a merit system commission consisting of three members appointed
18    by the [governing] county legislative body [in such counties]. Not more than two members of the
19    commission shall be affiliated with or members of the same political party. Of the original
20    appointees, one member shall be appointed for a term ending February 1 of the first odd-numbered
21    year after the date of [his] appointment, and one each for terms ending two and four years
22    thereafter. Upon the expiration of any of [said] the terms, a successor shall be appointed for a full
23    term of six years. Appointment to fill a vacancy resulting other than from expiration of term shall
24    be for the unexpired portion of the term only. [Any governing body] Each legislative body charged
25    by this act with the appointment of a personnel merit system commission shall make such
26    appointments within [ninety] 90 days after the effective date of this act.
27        (2) Members of a commission shall be citizens of the state, shall have been residents of


1    the area embraced by the governmental unit from which appointed not less than five years next
2    preceding the date of appointment, and shall hold no other office or employment under the
3    governmental unit for which appointed.
4        (3) [Members of a commission shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall
5    be reimbursed] The county legislative body may compensate a member for service on the
6    commission and reimburse the member for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of
7    [their] the member's duties.




Legislative Review Note
    as of 2-10-97 12:52 PM


A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel


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