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6 AN ACT RELATING TO COUNTIES; SUBJECTING COUNTIES OPTING OUT OF COUNTY
7 PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT PROVISIONS TO CERTAIN MUNICIPAL PERSONNEL
8 PROVISIONS; MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND PROVIDING AN
9 EFFECTIVE DATE.
10 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
12 17-33-1, as enacted by Chapter 81, Laws of Utah 1981
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
14 Section 1. Section 17-33-1 is amended to read:
15 17-33-1. Short title -- Establishment of merit system -- Separate systems for peace
16 officers and firemen recognized -- Options of small counties.
17 (1) This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "County Personnel Management
19 (2) A merit system of personnel administration for the counties of the state [
20 departments, offices, and agencies, except as otherwise specifically provided, is established.
21 (3) This chapter recognizes the existence of the merit systems for peace officers of the
22 several counties as provided for in Title 17, Chapter 30, and for firemen of the several counties as
23 provided for in Title 17, Chapter 28, and is intended to give county commissions the option of
24 using the provisions of this chapter as a single merit system for all county employees or in
25 combination with these existing systems for firemen and peace officers.
26 (4) (a) This chapter shall be optional with counties having fewer than 130 employees not
27 covered by other merit systems.
1 (b) Each county that opts out of the provisions of this chapter and that county's officers
2 and employees shall be subject to the provisions of Sections 10-3-1105 and 10-3-1106 to the same
3 extent that a municipality and its officers and employees are.
4 Section 2. Effective date.
5 This act takes effect on July 1, 1998.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-12-98 3:11 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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