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5 AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS IN GENERAL; CREATING THE CENTENNIAL
6 NONMOTORIZED PATHS AND TRAIL CROSSINGS PROGRAM; PROVIDING
7 GUIDELINES; PROVIDING FOR RULEMAKING; APPROPRIATING $250,000 FROM
8 THE GENERAL FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 1997-98 TO THE PROGRAM; AND
9 PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
10 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
12 63-11a-503, Utah Code Annotated 1953
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
14 Section 1. Section 63-11a-503 is enacted to read:
15 63-11a-503. Centennial Nonmotorized Paths and Trail Crossings Program --
16 Eligibility and distribution -- Rulemaking.
17 (1) There is created the Centennial Nonmotorized Paths and Trail Crossings Program.
18 (2) The program shall be funded from the following sources:
19 (a) appropriations made to the program by the Legislature; and
20 (b) contributions from other public and private sources for deposit into the program.
21 (3) All monies appropriated to the Centennial Nonmotorized Paths and Trail Crossings
22 Program are nonlapsing.
23 (4) Subject to Subsection (5), the division, upon the recommendation of the council, shall
24 authorize the use of program monies for state, county, and municipal projects that:
25 (a) provide continuous and safe routes, paths, or trails for equestrian riders, pedestrians,
26 bicyclists, and other human-powered vehicle operators; and
27 (b) provide access past major highways and other physical impediments that limit safe
1 equestrian riders, pedestrian, bicyclist, and other human-powered vehicles.
2 (5) The program monies authorized under Subsection (4) are subject to:
3 (a) monies available in the program;
4 (b) the provisions of this section; and
5 (c) rules made under Subsection (8).
6 (6) (a) The state, a county, or a municipality may apply to the division under this section
7 for monies from the program for a specified project.
8 (b) (i) Program monies may not exceed 50% of the total costs for any project. The
9 remaining project costs must be provided by the state, the county, or the municipality that applies
10 for program monies as matching funds.
11 (ii) Matching funds may be provided from any available source, including grants and other
12 private or public sources.
13 (7) A single project may not receive more than 50% of the total program monies available
14 in a fiscal year except upon the unanimous recommendation of the council.
15 (8) (a) The division shall administer the program.
16 (b) The Board of Parks and Recreation shall make rules in accordance with Title 63,
17 Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, establishing the:
18 (i) prioritizing and awarding of program monies by the division; and
19 (ii) procedures for the state, a county, or a municipality to apply for program monies for
21 Section 2. Appropriation.
22 (1) There is appropriated $250,000 from the General Fund for fiscal year 1997-98 to the
23 Centennial Nonmotorized Paths and Trail Crossings Program created under Section 63-11a-503.
24 (2) The money appropriated in Subsection (1) is nonlapsing.
25 Section 3. Effective date.
26 This act takes effect on July 1, 1997.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-10-97 4:17 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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