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S.B. 80 Enrolled
AN ACT RELATING TO JUDICIAL CODE; ALTERING MEMBERSHIP OF THE CHILD
SUPPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
78-45-7.13, as last amended by Chapter 243, Laws of Utah 1996
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 78-45-7.13 is amended to read:
78-45-7.13. Advisory committee -- Membership and functions.
(1) On or before March 1, 1995, the governor shall appoint an advisory committee
(c) two representatives recommended by the Utah State Bar Association; [
(d) two representatives of noncustodial parents, one male and one female, appointed by
(e) two representatives of custodial parents, one male and one female, appointed by the
diverse interests related to child support issues, as the governor may consider appropriate.
However, none of the individuals appointed under this subsection may be members of the Utah
State Bar Association.
(2) (a) Except as required by Subsection (b), as terms of current committee members
expire, the governor shall appoint each new member or reappointed member to a four-year term.
(b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (a), the governor shall, at the time of
appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of committee
members are staggered so that approximately half of the committee is appointed every two years.
(3) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
appointed for the unexpired term.
(4) (a) The advisory committee shall review the child support guidelines to ensure their
application results in the determination of appropriate child support award amounts.
(b) The committee shall report to the Legislative Judiciary Interim Committee on or before
October 1 in 1989 and 1991, and then on or before October 1 of every fourth year subsequently.
(c) The committee's report shall include recommendations of the majority of the committee,
as well as specific recommendations of individual members of the committee.
(5) (a) (i) Members who are not government employees shall receive no compensation or
benefits for their services, but may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of the
member's official duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections
63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
(ii) Members may decline to receive per diem and expenses for their service.
(b) (i) State government officer and employee members who do not receive salary, per diem,
or expenses from their agency for their service may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the
performance of their official duties from the committee at the rates established by the Division of
Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107.
(ii) State government officer and employee members may decline to receive per diem and
expenses for their service.
(6) Staff for the committee shall be provided from the existing budgets of the Department
of Human Services [
(7) The committee ceases to exist no later than the date the subsequent committee under this
section is appointed.
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