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Significant Dates of the General Session
1998 Utah State Legislature
Date Day Weekday Significant Dates Reference
01-Dec-97 -49 Monday * Last day for governmental entities to file bills without floor approval Utah Code Section 36-21-1
* Last day for legislators to prioritize up to three bills JR-19.01
17-Dec-97 -33 Wednesday * Last day for Executive Appropriations Committee to meet to set initial budget matters JR-3.02
19-Jan-98 1 Monday * First day of session Utah Const. Art. VI, Sec. 2
29-Jan-98

11

Thursday

* Last day to request bills without floor approval (by noon)
* Last day to approve bills for numbering without floor approval (by noon) JR-19.02
20-Feb-98

33

Friday

* Last day for legislators to prioritize bills with fiscal impact and other programs for new or one time funding JR-19.03
25-Feb-98

38

Wednesday

* Final meeting for the Executive Appropriations Committee to finalize all budget matters and decisions on appropriations bills JR-3.02
27-Feb-98

40

Friday

* Bonding bill must be made available to legislators by noon and final action must be taken on bonding bill by calendared closing time JR-19.04
* Last day to pass any bill with a fiscal note of $10,000 or more JR-19.03
01-Mar-98

42

Sunday

* Last day for a motion to reconsider without suspending rules SR-32.04 & HR-32.04; SR-32.01 & HR-34.01
* Last day to consider bills from own house without suspending rules SR-25.13 & HR 25.13
02-Mar-98

43

Monday * General appropriations bill, supplemental appropriations bill, and school finance bill must be available to legislators by calendared floor time and final action must be taken on each bill by calendared closing time JR.19.05
04-Mar-98 45 Wednesday * Second supplemental appropriations bill must be made available to legislators by calendared floor time and final action must be taken by noon JR-19.06
* Last day of session Utah Const. Art. VII, Sec. 16

24-Mar-98

+20 Tuesday * Last day governor may sign or veto bills Utah Const. Art. VII, Sec. 8
03-May-98 +60 Sunday * Last day a veto-override session may begin Utah Const. Art. VII, Sec. 8
04-May-98 +61 Monday * Normal effective date for bills Utah Const. Art. VI, Sec. 25
* First day to file bills for the 1998 General Session JR-4.27

Revised February 14, 1997