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6 This act modifies the Utah Municipal Code and provisions relating to counties. The act
7 authorizes county legislative bodies to compel the attendance of its own members at
8 meetings and modifies the designation of the municipal body that is authorized to compel
9 attendance at meetings. The act also makes technical changes.
10 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
12 10-3-505, as enacted by Chapter 48, Laws of Utah 1977
13 17-53-206, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 133, Laws of Utah 2000
14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
15 Section 1. Section 10-3-505 is amended to read:
16 10-3-505. Compelling attendance at meetings of legislative body.
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18 compel the attendance of its own members at its meetings and provide [
20 authority to compel attendance.
21 Section 2. Section 17-53-206 is amended to read:
22 17-53-206. Meetings to comply with open meetings law -- Records and minutes --
23 Compelling attendance at meetings of legislative body.
24 (1) Each meeting of the county legislative body shall comply with Title 52, Chapter 4,
25 Open and Public Meetings.
26 (2) The chair and clerk of the county legislative body shall sign the records and
27 minutes of the county legislative body.
28 (3) The legislative body of a county may compel the attendance of its own members at
29 its meetings and provide penalties it considers necessary for the failure to comply with an
30 exercise of the authority to compel attendance.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-9-03 3:23 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.