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S.B. 218





Sponsor: James M. Evans

             6      LONG TITLE
             7      General Description:
             8          This bill creates the Law Enforcement Overtime Fund.
             9      Highlighted Provisions:
             10          This bill:
             11          .    creates the Law Enforcement Overtime Fund;    
             12          .    authorizes the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice to administer the fund;
             13      and
             14          .    provides rulemaking authority to administer the Law Enforcement Overtime Fund.
             15      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             16          None
             17      Other Special Clauses:
             18          None
             19      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             20      ENACTS:
             21          63-25a-107, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             23      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             24          Section 1. Section 63-25a-107 is enacted to read:
             25          63-25a-107. Law Enforcement Overtime Fund.
             26          (1) There is created a restricted special revenue fund known as the Law Enforcement
             27      Overtime Fund.

             28          (2) The Law Enforcement Overtime Fund shall consist of:
             29          (a) private contributions;
             30          (b) donations or grants from public or private entities;
             31          (c) any monies appropriated by the Legislature; and
             32          (d) interest and earnings on fund monies.
             33          (3) The commission shall authorize the expenditure of fund monies to qualifying law
             34      enforcement agencies to cover overtime costs, subject to:
             35          (a) monies available in the fund; and
             36          (b) rules established under Subsection (6).
             37          (4) Administrative costs of the Law Enforcement Overtime Fund shall be paid from the
             38      fund.
             39          (5) Any law enforcement agency within the state may apply to the commission under
             40      this section for monies from the Law Enforcement Overtime Fund for a specified law
             41      enforcement project.
             42          (6) The commission shall:
             43          (a) administer the funds deposited in the Law Enforcement Overtime Fund;
             44          (b) select qualified law enforcement agencies and distribute the funds in the Law
             45      Enforcement Overtime Fund in accordance with Subsection (6)(c); and
             46          (c) make rules in accordance with Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative
             47      Rulemaking Act, establishing:
             48          (i) the procedures for the awarding of fund monies; and
             49          (ii) the procedures for the law enforcement agencies to apply for Law Enforcement
             50      Overtime Fund monies.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 2-10-04 4:06 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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