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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill allows the Capitol Preservation Board to provide wireless Internet access in
10 capitol hill facilities.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . modifies the powers of the Capitol Preservation Board to allow it to provide
14 wireless Internet access to the public without a fee in capitol hill facilities; and
15 . makes technical changes.
16 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
19 This bill provides an immediate effective date.
20 Utah Code Sections Affected:
22 63C-9-301, as last amended by Chapter 16, Laws of Utah 2003
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Section 63C-9-301 is amended to read:
26 63C-9-301. Board powers.
27 (1) The board shall:
28 (a) except as provided in Subsection (2), exercise complete jurisdiction over capitol
29 hill facilities and capitol hill grounds;
30 (b) preserve, maintain, and restore capitol hill facilities, capitol hill grounds, and their
32 (c) when necessary, consult with the:
33 (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management[
34 (ii) State Library Division[
35 (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service[
36 (iv) Division of State History[
37 (v) Office of Museum Services[
38 (vi) Arts Council [
39 (d) before October 1 of each year, review and approve the executive director's annual
40 budget request for submittal to the governor and Legislature;
41 (e) by October 1 of each year, prepare and submit a recommended budget request for
42 the upcoming fiscal year for capitol hill to:
43 (i) the governor, through the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget; and
44 (ii) the Legislature's appropriations subcommittee responsible for capital facilities,
45 through the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst;
46 (f) review and approve the executive director's:
47 (i) annual work plan;
48 (ii) long-range master plan for the capitol hill facilities and capitol hill grounds; and
49 (iii) furnishings plan for placement and care of objects under the care of the board;
50 (g) approve all changes to the buildings and their grounds, including:
51 (i) restoration, remodeling, and rehabilitation projects;
52 (ii) usual maintenance; and
53 (iii) any transfers or loans of objects under the board's care;
54 (h) define and identify all significant aspects of capitol hill facilities and capitol hill
55 grounds, after consultation with the:
56 (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management[
57 (ii) State Library Division[
58 (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service[
59 (iv) Division of State History[
60 (v) Office of Museum Services[
61 (vi) Arts Council;
62 (i) inventory, define, and identify all significant contents of the buildings and all
63 state-owned items of historical significance that were at one time in the buildings, after
64 consultation with the:
65 (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management[
66 (ii) State Library Division[
67 (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service[
68 (iv) Division of State History[
69 (v) Office of Museum Services[
70 (vi) Arts Council;
71 (j) maintain archives relating to the construction and development of the buildings, the
72 contents of the buildings and their grounds, including documents such as plans, specifications,
73 photographs, purchase orders, and other related documents, the original copies of which shall
74 be maintained by the Division of Archives and Records Service;
75 (k) comply with federal and state laws related to program and facility accessibility; and
76 (l) establish procedures for receiving, hearing, and deciding complaints or other issues
77 raised about the capitol hill facilities, capitol hill grounds, or their use.
78 (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), the supervision and control of the legislative
79 area is reserved to the Legislature.
80 (3) (a) The board shall make rules to govern, administer, and regulate the capitol hill
81 facilities and capitol hill grounds by following the procedures and requirements of Title 63,
82 Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.
83 (b) A person who violates a rule adopted by the board under the authority of this
84 Subsection (3) is guilty of a class C misdemeanor.
85 (c) The board may not apply this section or rules adopted under the authority of this
86 section in a manner that violates a person's rights under the Utah Constitution or the First
87 Amendment to the United States Constitution, including the right of persons to peaceably
89 (d) The board shall send proposed rules under this section to the legislative general
90 counsel and the governor's general counsel for review and comment before the board adopts the
92 (4) The board is exempt from the requirements of Title 63, Chapter 56, Utah
93 Procurement Code, but shall adopt procurement rules substantially similar to the requirements
94 of that chapter.
95 (5) (a) The board may:
96 (i) establish subcommittees made up of board members to assist and support the
97 executive director in accomplishing [
98 (ii) establish fees for the use of capitol hill facilities and grounds;
99 (iii) assign and allocate specific duties and responsibilities to any other state agency, if
100 the other agency agrees to perform the duty or accept the responsibility;
101 (iv) contract with another state agency to provide services;
102 (v) delegate by specific motion of the board[
103 to the executive director; [
104 (vi) in conjunction with Salt Lake City, expend monies to improve or maintain public
105 property contiguous to East Capitol Boulevard and capitol hill[
106 (vii) provide wireless Internet service to the public without a fee in any capitol hill
108 (b) The board's provision of wireless Internet service under Subsection (5)(a)(vii) shall
109 be discontinued in the legislative area if the president of the Senate and the speaker of the
110 House of Representatives each submit a signed letter to the board indicating that the service is
111 to be discontinued.
113 Analyst, or the analyst's designee, and the director of the Governor's Office of Planning and
114 Budget, or the director's designee, shall serve as ex officio, nonvoting members of the budget
117 appoint up to two people who are not members of the board to serve, at the will of the board, as
118 nonvoting members of a subcommittee.
119 (6) (a) The board, and the employees of the board, may not move the office of the
120 governor, lieutenant governor, president of the Senate, speaker of the House of
121 Representatives, or a member of the Legislature from the State Capitol Building unless the
122 removal is approved by:
123 (i) the governor, in the case of the governor's office;
124 (ii) the lieutenant governor, in the case of the lieutenant governor's office;
125 (iii) the president of the Senate, in the case of the president's office or the office of a
126 member of the Senate; or
127 (iv) the speaker of the House of Representatives, in the case of the speaker's office or
128 the office of a member of the House.
129 (b) The board and the employees of the board have no control over the furniture,
130 furnishings, and decorative objects in the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, or the
131 members of the Legislature except as necessary to inventory or conserve items of historical
132 significance owned by the state.
133 (c) The board and the employees of the board have no control over records and
134 documents produced by or in the custody of a state agency, official, or employee having an
135 office in a building on capitol hill.
136 (d) Except for items identified by the board as having historical significance, and
137 except as provided in Subsection (6)(b), the board and the employees of the board have no
138 control over moveable furnishings and equipment in the custody of a state agency, official, or
139 employee having an office in a building on capitol hill.
140 Section 2. Effective date.
141 If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect
142 upon approval by the governor, or the day following the constitutional time limit of Utah
143 Constitution Article VII, Section 8, without the governor's signature, or in the case of a veto,
144 the date of veto override.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-6-05 10:23 AM
Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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