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First Substitute H.B. 126
5 This act modifies the Utah Municipal Code by requiring that municipal annexations in first
6 class counties involving townships meet specified criteria. The act provides a sunset date.
7 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
9 10-2-427, Utah Code Annotated 1953
10 63-55b-110, Utah Code Annotated 1953
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 10-2-427 is enacted to read:
13 10-2-427. Annexation involving township -- Special election in township -- Approval
14 by township planning commission.
15 Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, a municipal legislative body in a county
16 of the first class may not approve an annexation petition under this part which involves the
17 annexation of territory included within a township unless the annexation:
18 (1) includes the entire area of the township; or
19 (2) has been approved by:
20 (a) a majority of the voters residing within the township in a special election called for that
21 purpose; or
22 (b) the owners of private real property, as evidenced by their written consent, that:
23 (i) covers a majority of the private land area within the township; and
24 (ii) is equal in value to at least 1/2 of the value of all private real property within the
26 Section 2. Section 63-55b-110 is enacted to read:
27 63-55b-110. Repeal dates -- Title 10.
28 Section 10-2-427 is repealed July 1, 2006.
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