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5 This joint resolution of the Legislature directs the Legislative Management Committee to
6 assign items of study to the appropriate interim committee. The resolution requests a
7 report to the Legislature prior to the 2004 Annual General Session.
8 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
9 WHEREAS, the Legislative Management Committee is created by law as a permanent
10 committee to receive and assign matters for the interim study of the Legislature; and
11 WHEREAS, the 55th Legislature has determined that certain legislative issues require
12 additional investigation and study:
13 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Legislative Management
14 Committee assign to the appropriate interim committee the duty to study and make
15 recommendations for legislative action they consider necessary to the 55th Legislature prior to
16 the 2004 Annual General Session, from the following items of study.
17 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Legislative Management Committee, in
18 making study assignments from this list and in approving study requests for individual
19 committees, give consideration to the available time of legislators and the budget and capacity
20 of staff to respond adequately to the number and complexity of the assignments given.
21 1. Appropriations and Tax Limitation - to study and make recommendations to the
22 Legislature about the State Appropriations and Tax Limitation Act. (1st Sub H.B. 71)
23 2. Appropriations Process - to study whether to create a Joint Budget Committee to
24 replace the Executive Appropriations Committee. (H.J.R. 18)
25 3. Zero-based Budgeting - to study the use of zero-based budgeting, to be phased in
26 over a period of years.
27 4. Acupuncturist Payments - to study issues related to acupuncturist insurance
29 5. Body Shops - to study issues related to insurer-owned body shops.
30 6. Contracting Issues - to study prelien notices, commencement notices, lien laws, the
31 lien recovery fund, and the difference between residential and commercial contracting.
32 7. Credit-related Instruments - to study the elimination of the use of credit reports in
33 connection with motor vehicle or homeowners insurance. (H.B. 216)
34 8. Financial Disclosure - to study whether to require commercial pest control
35 businesses to disclose financial responsibility information. (H.B. 259)
36 9. Impact of Switch from Profit to Nonprofit - to study the impact of allowing for
37 profit companies to become nonprofit and the resulting competitive disadvantage some
38 companies experience.
39 10. Internet Lending and Loan - to study and review Internet payday lending and loan
41 11. Liability Insurance - to study whether to increase liability insurance.
42 12. Miner Health and Safety - to study whether to enact the Miner Working
43 Conditions Act to provide for meal periods and breaks. (S.B. 212)
44 13. Mobile Home Park Residency - to study amendments to the Mobile Home Park
45 Residency Statutes.
46 14. Mobile Home Right of First Refusal - to study whether to amend the Mobile Home
47 Park Residency Act to establish a resident association's right of first refusal regarding the sale
48 of mobile home parks.
49 15. Notary Journal - to study and address fraud by notaries public, including requiring
50 notaries to maintain a journal of all notarial acts.
51 16. Residential Code Adoption - to study whether to allow the Uniform Building Code
52 Commission to adopt the International Residential Code in addition to the International
53 Building Code.
54 17. Surrender Period Requirements - to study the annuity contract surrender period
55 requirements of the Insurance Department.
56 18. Uniform Commercial Code - to study amendments to Uniform Commercial Code
57 Articles 3 and 4, which govern negotiable instruments and bank deposits and collections.
58 19. Uniform Securities Act - to study whether the 2002 Uniform Securities should be
59 adopted in place of the existing act.
60 20. Use of Credit Rating - to study the practice among some insurance companies of
61 basing discount offers on a customer's credit rating.
62 21. Utah Antidiscrimination Act - to study the application of the Utah
63 Antidiscrimination Act to employers with 14 or fewer employees. (S.B. 39)
64 22. Utah Construction Contracts Prompt Payment - to study whether to require the
65 owner to promptly dispute a billing or estimate with which the owner does not agree, to limit
66 the amount that an owner can withhold from a progress payment, and to require prompt
67 payment by the owner upon completion of the work. (H.B. 147)
68 23. Acquiring Teachers and Administrators - to study the recruitment, retention, and
69 training of administrators and teachers in education, incentives and alternative methods, and
70 assisting with future needs.
71 24. Applied Technology Certifications - to study methods of verifying that
72 certification standards are consistent with industry practice. (H.B. 232)
73 25. Capital Outlay Act Amendments - to study whether to change the formula for the
74 distribution of monies under the capital outlay foundation program and whether to require
75 school districts receiving monies under the capital outlay foundation program to comply with
76 rules adopted by the State Board of Education on school construction and renovation.
77 26. Charter School Oversight - to study options regarding oversight, the need for help
78 in developing manuals to assist in the application process, start-up, meeting ongoing
79 requirements, and enhancing and assisting charter schools.
80 27. Conserving h [
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81 program for public education.
82 28. Defining Public Education - to study the creation of a definition of "public
84 29. Dyslexia - to study how the state is dealing with dyslexia in public schools.
85 30. Early Childhood Special Education - to study the certifying of rural teachers for a
86 collaborative early childhood special education program that can help children in preschool.
87 31. Education Waivers - to study the use of waivers for public education, including
88 adult education programs.
89 32. Employers Education Coalition Report - to study the effects of the Employers
90 Education Coalition Report as they relate to "No Child Left Behind" legislation.
91 33. Fee Waiver Reimbursement - to study the reimbursement of fee waivers at some
92 public schools. (H.B. 69)
93 34. Funding for School Districts - to study local funding options for school districts.
94 35. Impact of School Site Selection - to study how to mitigate the fiscal impacts of a
95 school site selection or construction of a school building on affected city, county, or state
96 government entities.
97 36. Local Input on School Construction - to study whether political subdivisions
98 should have increased input in school construction decisions.
99 37. Local School Board Elections - to study whether local school board elections
100 should be moved to odd-numbered years.
101 38. Mandates on Schools - to study issues related to mandates imposed on public
103 39. Merit Bonus - to study issues related to a teacher merit bonus program.
104 40. Minimum School Program - to study minimum and other funding programs and
105 their impact on performance, accountability, etc.
106 41. No Child Left Behind Requirements - to study the feasibility of rejecting federal
107 funds in return for being exempt from compliance with "No Child Left Behind" requirements,
108 what a rejection of funds would exempt the state from doing, and what it would cost.
109 42. Recommendations for Higher Education - to study whether the Legislature should
110 implement Employers Education Coalition recommendations regarding higher education.
111 43. Restrictions on Student Transport - to study distance restrictions on the
112 transportation of students for the purpose of alleviating overcrowding or underutilization of
113 school buildings.
114 44. Scholarships for Out-of-state Students - to study a New Mexico law providing that
115 colleges and universities may give scholarships to out-of-state residents at an in-state rate and
116 how it could be implemented in Utah.
117 45. School and Institutional Trust Land Principal - to study whether up to 5% of the
118 principal of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Fund may be accessible to fund the same
119 education purposes and expenses otherwise applicable to interest and dividends from the fund.
120 (H.C.R. 5)
121 46. School Closures and Busing - to study issues related to school closures and busing.
122 47. School Design - to study whether the Legislature should require common designs
123 for school buildings.
124 48. School Pesticide Policies - to study whether public school pesticide policies are
125 adequate to safeguard the health and safety of school children.
126 49. Teacher Shortage - to study the shortage of special education teachers, especially
127 at the preschool level.
128 50. Waivers and Core Curriculum - to study whether the Legislature should tie federal
129 waivers to core curriculum only.
130 51. Approval of State Policy - to study legislative approval of executive branch
131 policies and agreements which in effect determine state policy.
132 52. Boards and Commissions Assessment - to study boards and commissions and
133 consider possible elimination or consolidation.
134 53. Capital Facilities Funding - to study the process for capital facilities funding
135 projects with cash as bond.
136 54. Civil Antitrust Exemption - to study whether activities of all political subdivisions
137 and the state should not be prohibited, to the extent the activities are authorized or directed by
138 state law. (H.B. 236)
139 55. Classifying Government Records - to study whether confidential communication
140 between constituents and public officials on political issues or anonymous unsigned
141 communications to public officials should be public records.
142 56. Construction Bidding Process - to study value-based contractor selection, whether
143 the process saves or costs the state money, and whether the same companies are getting the
145 57. Construction Contract Claim Rules - to study whether to require the Division of
146 Facilities Construction and Management to make rules establishing certain processes for
147 resolving construction contract claims against the state. (H.B. 115)
148 58. Daylight Savings - to study whether Utah should continue to implement the annual
149 daylight savings time.
150 59. Division of Facilities Construction and Management Insurance Policies - to study
151 the division's liability, insurance premiums, claims, and recovery history.
152 60. Election and Voter Information Enhancements - to study the feasibility of
153 providing individual precinct ballot information to voters.
154 61. Election Law - to study potential amendments to state election laws.
155 62. Election Reform - to study how to bring Utah into compliance with the Help
156 America Vote Act and other state election issues as requested by the election office.
157 63. Employees in Military Service - to study the compensation paid to individuals who
158 are state employees and also serving in the Reserves or the National Guard.
159 64. Fiscal Process for Initiatives - to study whether a fiscal analysis should be adopted
160 prior to the time that a petition is circulated regarding a municipal, county, or state initiative.
161 65. Government Records Access and Management Act - to study changes to the
162 Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA).
163 66. Governmental Immunity - to study governmental immunity in light of the Laney v.
164 Fairview City opinion.
165 67. Procurement Code Health Care Amendments - to study whether to require certain
166 businesses to provide qualified health insurance coverage to employees as a condition for
167 contracting with the state under certain circumstances. (S.B. 101)
168 68. Scope of Employee Leave Benefits - to study expanding the pool of employees
169 eligible for leave of absence benefits when injured in the line of duty to include employees of
170 political subdivisions.
171 69. Sick Leave Retirement Benefits - to study Utah Code Annotated Section 67-19-14
172 regarding unused sick leave for health benefits.
173 70. State Employment Restrictions - to study prohibiting certain state employees from
174 negotiating for current or future employment with certain regulated entities. (H.B. 292)
175 71. State Purchase and Sale of Property - to study the legislative review and approval
176 of the purchase and sale of real property by state agencies.
177 72. Availability of Mental Health Services - to study the availability of mental health
178 services throughout the state and the opportunities to leverage government resources with
179 private resources to increase the availability of those services.
180 73. Child Care Licensing Regulation - to study child care licensing procedures and
181 classifications, specifically the categories of "unsubstantiated" and "without merit," the appeals
182 process for providers with the Department of Health, and the equality of licensing regulation
183 between home and center-based providers.
184 74. Child Testimony Standards - to study evidentiary standards for testimony in child
185 welfare proceedings.
186 75. Committed with Other Primary Diagnosis - to study the circumstances regarding
187 people who are committed involuntarily who have a primary diagnosis other than "mental
189 76. Impact of Aging on Funding - to study aging and the impact it has on spending for
190 state services.
191 77. Impact of Liability of Facilities - to study the impact that the rising cost of liability
192 insurance is having on long-term health care facilities.
193 78. Job Coaching for Disabled - to study supported employment and job coaching for
194 individuals with significant disabilities.
195 79. Medical Insurance - to study insurance coverage for unique medical services. (1st
196 Sub H.B. 113)
197 80. Nursing Strategies - to study ways to address the nursing shortage, including
198 additional instructors and classes.
199 81. Personal Injury Protection - to study whether to increase the personal injury
200 protection coverage for necessary medical expenses from $3,000 to $8,000 per person. (S.B.
202 82. Pharmacy Technicians - to study the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians
203 under the Pharmacy Practice Act.
204 83. Pharmacy Technicians Licensure Amendments - to study allowing pharmacy
205 technicians to mix chemotherapy drugs under the supervision of physicians treating cancer
206 patients in their own offices.
207 84. Regulation of Cremation - to study whether legislation should be passed regulating
209 85. Regulations of Restraints and Seclusion - to study the use, practice, or application
210 of chemical, physical, and mechanical restraints and seclusion. (H.B. 214)
211 86. Attorney's Fees Assessed in a Civil Action - to study the feasibility of enhancing
212 Rule 68, Utah Rules of Civil Procedure, governing attorney's fees assessed in a civil action, and
213 making the rule reciprocal.
214 87. Child Testimony - to study the Uniform Child Witness Testimony by Alternative
215 Methods Act.
216 88. Display of Flag - to study the right to display the flag of the United States of
217 America at a private residence.
218 89. Divorce, Custody, and Visitation - to study balance in divorce, custody, and
219 visitation issues.
220 90. Domestic Relations - to study whether the Legislature should require a
221 collaborative process for domestic relations activity.
222 91. Domestic Violence Protection Orders - to study the Uniform Interstate
223 Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act, which implements the obligation of
224 full faith and credit for domestic violence protection orders.
225 92. Drug Offense Sentencing - to study a drug offense sentencing continuum.
226 93. Insurance Penalties - to study whether to provide penalties for the exploitation of a
227 vulnerable adult by an insurer.
228 94. Judge Certification - to study certification and retention processes for judges.
229 95. Judgement Enforcement - to study ways to improve the collection process
230 following a court judgement.
231 96. Lien Penalty - to study the placement of a substantial penalty on individuals or
232 entities who have a lien placed on someone other than the individual noted in the judgments or
234 97. Marriage Preparation - to study issues related to marriage preparation classes.
235 98. Nonjudicial Foreclosure - to study a Uniform Nonjudicial Foreclosure Act.
236 99. Parent-time Schedules - to study the standardization of pick-up and drop-off times
237 in parent-time schedule.
238 100. Parental Discipline - to study parental rights related to reasonable discipline.
239 101. Process Service by Private Investigators - to study whether to allow private
240 investigators to serve all forms of process issued by a court except writs of execution, bench
241 warrants, and any criminal process.
242 102. Recodification of Statutes of Limitations - to study improving the state's cross
243 referencing system or streamlining the Statutes of Limitations in the Utah Code for ease of use.
244 103. Tort Actions - to study whether to provide for the affirmative defense of
245 assumption of risk in tort actions. (S.B. 44)
246 104. Tort on Initiatives - to study tort on initiatives to allow delayed implementation
247 for misrepresentation.
248 105. Tort Responsibility - to study the Uniform Apportionment of Tort Responsibility
250 106. Uniform Arbitration Act - to study what changes, if any, should be made to the
251 Uniform Arbitration Act adopted by the Legislature in 2002.
252 107. Uniform Parentage Act - to study the 2002 Uniform Parentage Act to determine
253 whether it should be adopted in place of the existing act.
254 108. Whistleblower Laws - to study whistleblower laws from Utah and other states to
255 determine if modifications to Utah's statutes are in the best interests of the state.
256 109. Access to Juvenile Records - to study and determine whether a school has the
257 right to access protected juvenile records.
258 110. Adult Probation and Parole - to study the dispersion of probationers and parolees
259 in Utah.
260 111. Cause of Action for Emergency Response Costs - to study whether to give public
261 emergency response agencies a civil cause of action for expenses of an emergency response
262 against an offender whose criminal conduct caused the incident. (H.B. 62)
263 112. Concealed Weapons - to study reciprocal concealed weapons permit legislation.
264 (S.B. 103)
265 113. Correctional Halfway Houses - to study the impact of crimes in communities
266 with halfway houses and group homes sponsored by the Department of Corrections.
267 114. Drug Treatment - to study the drug treatment program used in the Texas state
268 prison system.
269 115. Education in Prison Reform - to study the benefits of prison education in
270 rehabilitating inmates and reducing recidivism and its cost savings to the state.
271 116. Firefighter Illnesses - to study occupational diseases contracted by firefighters in
272 the line of duty.
273 117. Juvenile Compact - to study whether the Legislature should pass an Interstate
274 Juvenile Compact.
275 118. Juvenile Interrogation Requirements - to study whether to require law
276 enforcement officers to record interrogations of juveniles who are questioned without a parent
277 or guardian present.
278 119. Materials Harmful to Minors - to study the exposure of minors to violence and
279 the subsequent effects of that exposure on minors.
280 120. Meth Lab Disclosure - to study meth lab cleanup and the disclosure of
281 methamphetamine production under certain circumstances.
282 121. Privatization of Correctional Centers - to study whether the state should privatize
283 community correctional centers.
284 122. Sale of Crime Memorabilia - to study requiring that profits from the sale of crime
285 memorabilia be deposited into the Crime Victim Reparation Fund. (1st Sub H.B. 263)
286 123. Theft Prevention - to study issues related to auto theft prevention authority.
287 124. Victim Reparation Process - to study the victims restitution and victim
288 reparations laws and funds to determine if the process is working and if adequate amounts are
289 being returned to the victims.
290 125. Air Quality and Vehicle Emissions - to study the need for a task force on Air
291 Quality and Motor Vehicle Emission Standards. (H.B. 322)
292 126. Bonding of Livestock Dealers - to study the bonding of livestock dealers in
293 relation to the Federal Packers and Stockyards Act.
294 127. Chronic Wasting Disease - to study the Division of Wildlife Resources response
295 to the finding of Chronic Wasting Disease in Utah.
296 128. Compliance Cost of Fire Program - to study United States Forest Service and
297 Bureau of Land Management billing to the Utah State Division of Lands and Forestry Fire
298 program and the costs to Utah citizens from federal and state fire programs.
299 129. Dam Safety - to study the funding and prioritization of dam safety projects,
300 sunsetting the dam safety program, and related issues.
301 130. Disaster Oversight - to study issues related to disaster cleanup and oversight.
302 131. Environmental Cleanup Payment Criteria - to study the criteria used by the
303 Division of Environmental Response and Remediation to determine payment for the cleanup of
304 leaking underground storage tank sites by private companies.
305 132. Impact of Drought on Wildlife Plans - to study and evaluate wildlife management
306 plans in light of current drought conditions.
307 133. Impact of Wells - to study whether to require an impact study prior to drilling a
308 water well.
309 134. Livestock and Animal Regulation - to study the responsibility of landowners to
310 fence out livestock, the responsibility of livestock owners to fence in their animals, and
311 whether the state or individual counties should regulate in this area.
312 135. Milk Marketing - to study issues related to milk marketing.
313 136. Nuclear Shipment Safety - to study high level nuclear waste shipment safety in
314 Utah and the need for state regulation to ensure shipment safety. (H.B. 143)
315 137. Oil Fee Increase - to study whether to increase the recycling fee on lubricating
317 138. Privatizing Underground Storage Tank Fund - to study what other states have
318 done in privatizing Underground Storage Tank Funds and to recommend whether or not to
320 139. Public Water Systems - to study safety requirements for public water systems.
321 (S.B. 156)
322 140. Recycling - to study the recycling of bottles and containers. (H.B. 368)
323 141. Water Drilling - to study issues related to the drilling of water wells.
324 142. Water Rights Acquisition - to study the federal acquisition of water rights in the
326 143. Water Rights and Instream Flows - to study whether to amend Utah Code
327 Annotated Section 73-3-3 and any related statutes governing the use of water rights to maintain
328 instream flows.
329 144. Water Rights and Water Development - to study ways to make water
330 development easier and less costly and to remove or simplify restrictions that make water
331 development and the establishment of water rights difficult.
332 145. Water Shares - to study issues related to the transfer of water shares.
333 146. Wild and Scenic River Designation - to study the effect of wild and scenic river
334 designations on states rights, including water rights.
335 147. Wolf Management Plan - to study and monitor the Division of Wildlife
336 Resources Wolf Management Plan.
337 148. Wolves - to study issues related to wolves.
338 149. Olympic Review and Followup - to study the need to clean up statutory
339 provisions related to the Olympics that are no longer needed, review the final report of the state
340 Olympic officer, and study what needs to be done to ensure that entities that own and operate
341 Olympic facilities built by the state follow operational requirements and meet contracted
343 150. Board of Examiners - to study the creation of county and city boards of
344 examiners. (2nd Sub S.B. 56)
345 151. Board of Trustee Salaries - to study how to allow boards of trustees of special
346 service districts to establish board of trustee salaries.
347 152. Condemnation of Water Rights - to study whether counties should have power to
348 condemn water rights for their own water delivery systems.
349 153. County Attorneys - to study whether county civil attorneys should be elected or
351 154. Critical Regional Facilities Decision Making - to study major regional facilities
352 needed for multiple jurisdictions, how those facilities are sited, and the best process for
353 involving all parties and making the best decisions.
354 155. Government Records Related to County Recorders - to study Government
355 Records Access and Management Act amendments related to county recorders. (S.B. 237)
356 156. Municipal Water Rights - to study whether a city should be able to sell water and
357 compete with districts who also sell water. (S.J.R. 5)
358 157. Notice of Annexation - to study providing meaningful notice to all property
359 owners of a pending annexation.
360 158. Prosecution Costs for Small Counties - to study the creation of a pool for
361 prosecuting capital crimes similar to the pool for capital defense costs.
362 159. Recall or Removal - to study the recall or removal of county officials, including
363 criteria and circumstances regarding the recall or removal and the process for carrying out the
365 160. Special Service District for a School - to study whether a special service district
366 should be allowed if a neighborhood wants to form one to build a school.
367 161. Taxing Entity Participation in RDA Projects - to study whether to allow all taxing
368 entities to choose whether to participate in an RDA project that uses a tax increment from taxes
369 generated by that taxing entity.
370 162. Wendover Annexation - to study the annexation of Wendover, Utah to Nevada.
371 163. Zoning Authority of Municipalities - to study whether to limit a municipality's
372 rights to impose conditions on zoning and development other than for health, safety, and
374 164. Computer Information Transactions - to study the Uniform Computer
375 Information Transactions Act, which governs the commercial licensing of computer
376 information and network access contracts.
377 165. Coordination of Utility Services - to study the coordination of water, sewer, and
378 other utility services between political subdivisions when the property to be served is in one
379 political subdivision but it is more reasonable, because of geography and other factors, that
380 another political subdivision provide the services.
381 166. Disposition of State Intellectual Property - to study policies and procedures for
382 selling or otherwise disposing of state-owned intellectual property including computer
383 programs and software systems.
384 167. Phone Company Billing - to study issues related to the billing practices of phone
386 168. Public Hearing on the Public Service Commission - to study the need for a public
387 hearing on whether the Public Service Commission should be restructured, including whether
388 the commissioners should be elected.
389 169. Update Rate Committee - to study the revising and updating of Utah Code
390 provisions relating to the Information Technology Rate Committee in the Department of
391 Administrative Services.
392 170. Surcharge on Violations for Retirement - to study whether to impose a $20 peace
393 officer retirement surcharge on moving traffic violations and to place the surcharge monies in
394 the public safety retirement trust fund. (S.B. 210, S.B. 81)
395 171. Alternative Fuel Tax - to study the collection of fuel taxes for alternate fuel
396 vehicles. (H.B. 20)
397 172. Disputed Property Taxes in Escrow - to study whether to provide procedures for
398 counties to hold disputed amounts of property taxes paid by centrally assessed taxpayers in
400 173. Homestead Exemption Increase - to study whether the current level of homestead
401 exemption of $20,000 should be raised or lowered, including data from other states.
402 174. Impact of Exemptions Report - to study whether to require the State Tax
403 Commission to prepare a biennial report on the impact on state revenues of income tax
404 exemptions. (H.B. 340)
405 175. Local Truth in Taxation Notice - to study truth in taxation notice and public
406 notice requirements for counties when property tax increases are proposed.
407 176. Sales Tax Vendor Discount - to study the discount on sales tax collections given
408 to retailers who collect the tax. (H.B. 151)
409 177. Sales Taxes to Attract Businesses - to study whether to restrict the ability of
410 municipalities to use sales tax revenues to provide incentives to draw or retain retail
412 178. Tax Credits for Donations - to study nonrefundable tax credits for donations to
413 school district foundations.
414 179. Tax Reform - to study whether to make changes in state taxable income brackets,
415 to repeal a subtraction for federal income tax made in calculating state individual income tax
416 liability, and to permit claims for a nonrefundable earned income tax credit equal to a certain
417 percentage of the federal earned income tax credit. (1st Sub. H.B. 183)
418 180. Unemployment Tax - to study the unemployment tax on self-employed
420 181. Commuter Rail - to study stations, tracks, stops, and the construction of lines in
422 182. Driver License Requirements - to study the qualifications and residency
423 requirements for a Utah drivers license.
424 183. HOV Lane Pass - to study whether to create an HOV pass program that would
425 allow an individual or a shuttle service to purchase a pass allowing them to drive in the HOV
426 lane regardless of the number of passengers.
427 184. License Plates - to study issues related to special group license plates. (H.B. 291)
428 185. Motor Vehicle Code Revisions - to study and resolve inconsistencies between the
429 motor vehicle code and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
430 186. Prohibiting Studded Snow Tires - to study the possibility of banning studded
431 snow tires on Utah highways as a means of improving safety and reducing highway wear.
432 187. Street-legal All-Terrain Vehicles - to study requirements for operating street-legal
433 all-terrain vehicles on highways with a speed limit of 45 miles per hour or less. (H.B. 138)
434 188. Vehicle Safety Inspection - to study the merits or need for a vehicle safety
435 inspection program.
436 189. Disability Standards - to study permanent total disability standards under the
437 Workers Compensation Act.
438 190. Economic Stimulus Package Related to Tourism - to study the duties of the
439 Board of Travel Development and the transfer of the distribution of certain motor vehicle rental
440 tax funds from the Transportation Corridor Preservation Revolving Loan Fund to the Tourism
441 Economic Stimulus Fund.
442 191. Housing Function Consolidation - to study the merging of the low-income
443 housing functions of the Utah Housing Corporation and those of the Division of Community
445 192. Insurance for the Unemployed - to study options to provide limited health
446 insurance benefits for the unemployed for up to six months.
447 193. Job Injuries - to study a job-related injury safety net.
448 194. Office of Child Care Processes (OCC) - to study the agency's processes for
449 administering, distributing, and accounting for child care grants and the regulation of OCC
450 funds and the office budget.
451 195. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) - to study the adequacy and
452 effectiveness of Utah's TANF program in meeting legislative intent in Utah Code Annotated
453 Section 35A-3-301.
454 196. Travel and Tourism Funding and Board Structure - to study whether tourism
455 promotion should be funded by a dedicated credit and whether to change the Utah Travel
456 Council Advisory Board to a policy board with more representation from the travel industry.
457 197. Unemployment Compensation - to study whether to provide health insurance
458 coverage, without cost, to the unemployed.
459 198. Unemployment Insurance - to study issues related to unemployment insurance
461 199. Waiver for Assisted Living - to study whether to use the Home and
462 Community-based waiver to provide assisted living for senior citizens in public housing.
463 200. Workers Compensation Insurance Coverage - to study the subrogation of
464 Workers Compensation Insurance against underinsured and uninsured auto insurance in cases
465 where the employer provides both the workers compensation coverage as well as the
466 underinsurance and uninsurance auto coverage.
467 201. Identification Badges - to study whether to require identification badges for the
468 press, state agency representatives, and lobbyists.
469 202. Session Break - to study whether to have a one-week, nonpaid break in the
470 middle of the annual legislative session.
470a h 203. Sales tax exemptions.
470b 204. E-mail as a public record _ further define how e-mail is treated under GRAMA.
470c 205. Appropriations Process Reform _ to study placing an upper limit on target budget.
470c1 (HJR 1 and
470d HB 350)
470e 206. Pharmaceutical Sales.
470f 207. Statewide E-911 Emergency Services.
470g 208. Legislative Constituent Services. (HB 363)
470h 209. Pollwatcher Amendments.
470i 210. Improve the efforts of the state to protect its citizens from the transportation and
470j storage of high level nuclear waste.
470k 211. The ability of the PSC to track wireless service complaints. h
Legislative Review Note
as of 3-5-03 2:49 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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