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S.B. 165 Enrolled





Sponsor: Lyle W. Hillyard

                  This act modifies provisions relating to the information the Senate receives regarding
                  gubernatorial judicial appointees.
                  This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
                      67-1-2, as last amended by Chapter 196, Laws of Utah 1992
                  Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
                      Section 1. Section 67-1-2 is amended to read:
                       67-1-2. Sending list of gubernatorial nominees to Senate and to Office of
                  Legislative Research and General Counsel.
                      (1) Unless waived by a majority of the president of the Senate, the Senate majority
                  leader, and the Senate minority leader, 15 days before any Senate session to confirm any
                  gubernatorial [nominees] nominee, except a judicial appointment, the governor shall send to
                  each member of the Senate and to the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel:
                      (a) a list of each nominee for an office or position made by the governor in accordance
                  with the Utah Constitution and state law; and
                      (b) any information that may support or provide biographical information about the
                  nominee, including resumes and curriculum vitae.
                      (2) When the governor makes a judicial appointment, the governor shall immediately
                  provide to the president of the Senate and the Office of Legislative Research and General
                      (a) the name of the judicial appointee;
                      (b) the judicial appointee's resume, a complete file of all application materials, and any
                  other related documents, including written reports about, or the results of any internal
                  investigations into, the character, ability, health, fitness, temperament, or experience of the
                  appointee, except for personal notes made by the governor or his staff; and

                      (c) the name, address, and telephone number of each person who gave information to the
                  governor or his staff about the judicial appointee.
                      [(2)] (3) The Senate shall consent or refuse to give its consent to the nomination.

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