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First Substitute S.B. 35
This document includes Senate 3rd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 10:41 AM by rday. --> This document includes Senate 2nd Reading Floor Amendments (CORRECTED) incorporated into the bill on Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 4:44 PM by rday. -->
6 LONG TITLE
7 General Description:
8 This bill clarifies relationships between higher education institutions and venture
9 capital entities.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . provides that a state institution of higher education may enter into a business
13 relationship or dealing with a private seed or venture capital partnership or entity;
15 . provides that the business relationship or dealing does not preclude the private
16 entity or partnership from receiving benefits from a venture capital program
17 authorized or sanctioned by state law.
18 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
20 Other Special Clauses:
22 Utah Code Sections Affected:
24 53B-2-101, as last amended by Chapter 7, Laws of Utah 2000
Senate 2nd Reading Amendments 1-26-2005 rd/jlw
Corrected 1-31-2005Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
27 Section 1. Section 53B-2-101 is amended to read:
28 53B-2-101. Institutions of higher education -- Corporate bodies -- Powers.
29 (1) The following institutions of higher education are bodies politic and corporate with
30 perpetual succession and with all rights, immunities, and franchises necessary to function as
32 (a) the University of Utah;
33 (b) Utah State University;
34 (c) Weber State University;
35 (d) Southern Utah University;
36 (e) Snow College;
37 (f) Dixie State College of Utah;
38 (g) the College of Eastern Utah;
39 (h) Utah Valley State College; and
40 (i) Salt Lake Community College.
41 (2) (a) Each institution may have and use a corporate seal and may, subject to Section
42 53B-20-103 , take, hold, lease, sell, and convey real and personal property as the interest of the
43 institution requires.
44 (b) Each institution is vested with all the property, franchises, and endowments of, and
45 is subject to, all the contracts, obligations, and liabilities of its respective predecessor.
46 (c) (i) Each institution may enter into business relationships or dealings with private
47 seed or venture capital entities or partnerships consistent with Utah Constitution Article VI,
48 Section 29, Subsection (2).
49 (ii) A business dealing or relationship entered into under Subsection (c)(i) does not
50 preclude the private entity or partnership from participating in or receiving benefits from a
51 venture capital program authorized or sanctioned by the laws of this state, unless otherwise
52 precluded by the specific law that authorizes or sanctions the program.
52a S (iii) SUBSECTIONS (c)(i) AND (ii) ALSO APPLY TO THE UTAH COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY
52b CREATED IN TITLE 53B, CHAPTER 2a, UTAH COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY. s
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