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H.B. 178

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MEMORIAL PLAQUE OF GEORGE E. WAHLEN

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IN THE CAPITOL

             3     
2002 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Sponsor: Gerry A. Adair

             6      This act modifies the powers of the State Capitol Preservation Board by requiring the board
             7      to place a memorial plaque in the State Capitol Building honoring George E. Wahlen.
             8      This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
             9      AMENDS:
             10          63C-9-301, as last amended by Chapter 76, Laws of Utah 2001
             11      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             12          Section 1. Section 63C-9-301 is amended to read:
             13           63C-9-301. Board powers.
             14          (1) The board shall:
             15          (a) except as provided in Subsection (2), exercise complete jurisdiction over capitol hill
             16      facilities and capitol hill grounds;
             17          (b) preserve, maintain, and restore capitol hill facilities, capitol hill grounds, and their
             18      contents;
             19          (c) consult with the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, the State Library
             20      Division, the Division of Archives and Records Service, the Division of State History, the Office
             21      of Museum Services, and the Arts Council when necessary;
             22          (d) before October 1 of each year, review and approve the executive director's annual
             23      budget request for submittal to the governor and Legislature;
             24          (e) by October 1 of each year, prepare and submit a recommended budget request for the
             25      upcoming fiscal year for capitol hill to:
             26          (i) the governor, through the Office of Planning and Budget; and
             27          (ii) the Legislature's appropriations subcommittee responsible for capital facilities, through


             28      the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst;
             29          (f) review and approve the executive director's:
             30          (i) annual work plan;
             31          (ii) long-range master plan for the capitol hill facilities and capitol hill grounds; and
             32          (iii) furnishings plan for placement and care of objects under the care of the board;
             33          (g) approve all changes to the buildings and their grounds, including:
             34          (i) restoration, remodeling, and rehabilitation projects;
             35          (ii) usual maintenance; and
             36          (iii) any transfers or loans of objects under the board's care;
             37          (h) define and identify all significant aspects of capitol hill facilities and capitol hill
             38      grounds, after consultation with the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, State
             39      Library Division, the Division of Archives and Records Service, the Division of State History, the
             40      Office of Museum Services, and the Arts Council;
             41          (i) inventory, define, and identify all significant contents of the buildings and all
             42      state-owned items of historical significance that were at one time in the buildings, after
             43      consultation with the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, State Library Division,
             44      the Division of Archives and Records Service, the Division of State History, the Office of Museum
             45      Services, and the Arts Council;
             46          (j) maintain archives relating to the construction and development of the buildings, the
             47      contents of the buildings and their grounds, including documents such as plans, specifications,
             48      photographs, purchase orders, and other related documents, the original copies of which shall be
             49      maintained by the Division of Archives and Records Service;
             50          (k) comply with federal and state laws related to program and facility accessibility; and
             51          (l) establish procedures for receiving, hearing, and deciding complaints or other issues
             52      raised about the capitol hill facilities, capitol hill grounds, or their use.
             53          (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), the supervision and control of the legislative area
             54      is reserved to the Legislature.
             55          (3) (a) The board shall make rules to govern, administer, and regulate the capitol hill
             56      facilities and capitol hill grounds by following the procedures and requirements of Title 63,
             57      Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.
             58          (b) A person who violates a rule adopted by the board under the authority of this


             59      Subsection (3) is guilty of a class C misdemeanor.
             60          (c) The board may not apply this section or rules adopted under the authority of this
             61      section in a manner that violates a person's rights under the Utah Constitution or the First
             62      Amendment to the United States Constitution, including the right of persons to peaceably
             63      assemble.
             64          (d) The board shall send proposed rules under this section to the legislative general counsel
             65      and the governor's general counsel for review and comment before the board adopts the rules.
             66          (4) The board is exempt from the requirements of Title 63, Chapter 56, Utah Procurement
             67      Code, but shall adopt procurement rules substantially similar to the requirements of that chapter.
             68          (5) The board shall, in consultation with the State Capitol Art Placement Commission
             69      created in Section 63C-9-702 , place a memorial plaque in the State Capitol Building honoring
             70      Utah native and Medal of Honor recipient George E. Wahlen.
             71          [(5)] (6) (a) The board may:
             72          (i) establish subcommittees made up of board members to assist and support the executive
             73      director in accomplishing his duties;
             74          (ii) establish fees for the use of capitol hill facilities and grounds;
             75          (iii) assign and allocate specific duties and responsibilities to any other state agency, if the
             76      other agency agrees to perform the duty or accept the responsibility;
             77          (iv) contract with another state agency to provide services;
             78          (v) delegate by specific motion of the board, any authority granted to it by this section to
             79      the executive director; and
             80          (vi) in conjunction with Salt Lake City, expend monies to improve or maintain public
             81      property contiguous to East Capitol Boulevard and capitol hill.
             82          (b) If a budget subcommittee is established by the board, the Legislative Fiscal Analyst,
             83      or the analyst's designee, and the director of the Office of Planning and Budget, or the director's
             84      designee, shall serve as ex officio, nonvoting members of the budget subcommittee.
             85          (c) If the board establishes any subcommittees, the board may, by majority vote, appoint
             86      up to two people who are not members of the board to serve, at the will of the board, as nonvoting
             87      members of a subcommittee.
             88          [(6)] (7) (a) The board, and the employees of the board, may not move the office of the
             89      governor, lieutenant governor, president of the Senate, speaker of the House of Representatives,


             90      or a member of the Legislature from the State Capitol Building unless the removal is approved by:
             91          (i) the governor, in the case of the governor's office;
             92          (ii) the lieutenant governor, in the case of the lieutenant governor's office;
             93          (iii) the president of the Senate, in the case of the president's office or the office of a
             94      member of the Senate; or
             95          (iv) the speaker of the House of Representatives, in the case of the speaker's office or the
             96      office of a member of the House.
             97          (b) The board and the employees of the board have no control over the furniture,
             98      furnishings, and decorative objects in the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, or the
             99      members of the Legislature except as necessary to inventory or conserve items of historical
             100      significance owned by the state.
             101          (c) The board and the employees of the board have no control over records and documents
             102      produced by or in the custody of a state agency, official, or employee having an office in a building
             103      on capitol hill.
             104          (d) Except for items identified by the board as having historical significance, and except
             105      as provided in Subsection [(6)] (7)(b), the board and the employees of the board have no control
             106      over moveable furnishings and equipment in the custody of a state agency, official, or employee
             107      having an office in a building on capitol hill.




Legislative Review Note
    as of 1-28-02 2:44 PM


A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel


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