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6 This act modifies provisions governing the State Capitol Preservation Board to allow the
7 governor to be represented by a designee, and provides that the lieutenant governor chairs
8 the board in the absence of the governor.
9 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
11 63C-9-201, as last amended by Chapter 46, Laws of Utah 1999
12 63C-9-202, as last amended by Chapter 76, Laws of Utah 2001
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
14 Section 1. Section 63C-9-201 is amended to read:
15 63C-9-201. State Capitol Preservation Board -- Creation -- Membership.
16 (1) There is created the State Capitol Preservation Board.
17 (2) The board shall consist of the following 15 members:
18 (a) the governor or the governor's designee;
19 (b) the lieutenant governor;
20 (c) the president of the Senate;
21 (d) the speaker of the House of Representatives;
22 (e) three members appointed by the governor;
23 (f) two members of the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate, one from the
24 majority party and one from the minority party;
25 (g) two members of the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the House
26 of Representatives, one from the majority party and one from the minority party;
27 (h) the chief justice of the Supreme Court or his designee;
28 (i) the director of the Division of Archives; and
29 (j) an architect and a structural engineer, appointed by the governor with the advice and
30 consent of the Senate.
31 Section 2. Section 63C-9-202 is amended to read:
32 63C-9-202. Terms -- Vacancies-- Chair -- Vice chair --Meetings -- Compensation.
33 (1) (a) The governor, president of the Senate, and speaker of the House shall serve terms
34 coterminous with their term as governor, president, and speaker.
35 (b) The other members shall serve two-year terms.
36 (2) Vacancies in the appointed positions shall be filled by the original appointing authority
37 for the unexpired term.
38 (3) (a) [
39 (b) When the governor is absent from meetings of the board, the lieutenant governor is
40 chair of the board.
42 approval of the board.
43 (4) The board shall meet at least quarterly and at other times at the call of the governor or
44 at the request of four members of the board.
45 (5) (a) (i) Members who are not government employees shall receive no compensation or
46 benefits for their services, but may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of
47 the member's official duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections
48 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
49 (ii) Members may decline to receive per diem and expenses for their service.
50 (b) (i) State government officers and employee members who do not receive salary, per
51 diem, or expenses from their agency for their service may receive per diem and expenses incurred
52 in the performance of their official duties from the committee at the rates established by the
53 Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
54 (ii) State government officers and employee members may decline to receive per diem and
55 expenses for their service.
56 (c) Legislative members receive the expenses authorized by legislative rule.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-4-02 10:53 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.