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S.B. 137 Enrolled
AN ACT RELATING TO COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; RESTRICTING
THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT AND ITS DIVISION; AND
MAKING TECHNICAL CHANGES.
This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
9-2-205, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 1992
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 9-2-205 is amended to read:
9-2-205. Division of Business and Economic Development -- Powers and duties.
(1) For the purposes of this section:
(a) "National recruitment" means the recruitment to the state of business, industry, or
commerce if, at the time of the recruitment, the business, industry, or commerce is principally
located in the United States.
(b) "Private entity" means a private person, corporation, company, or organization.
Development under the administration and general supervision of the executive director or a
designee of the executive director.
(a) be the industrial promotion authority of the state;
(b) promote and encourage the economic, commercial, financial, industrial, agricultural,
and civic welfare of the state;
(c) do all lawful acts to create, develop, attract, and retain business, industry, and
commerce within the state; and
(d) do other acts that enhance the economy of the state.
(a) enter into contracts or agreements with, or make grants to, public or private [
its duties where the contracts or agreements are not in violation of the Constitution or statutes of the
(b) receive and expend funds available from any source, public or private, in any manner and
for any lawful purpose in the best interest of the state in the discharge of their obligations under this
(6) (a) Beginning on May 3, 1999, the department or division may enter into or renew a
contract or agreement with, or make a grant to a private entity under which the private entity engages
in national recruitment only if the sole activity of the private entity is national recruitment.
(b) In determining whether a private entity engages in activity other than national recruitment,
the department or division shall consider all activities of the private entity regardless of whether the
activities are funded by the department or division.
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