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8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill modifies provisions related to the capitol preservation board's duties, boards,
11 and subcommittees.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . modifies definitions;
15 . modifies the membership of the capitol preservation board;
16 . provides the board with stewardship over the capitol and the capitol hill complex,
17 facilities, and grounds, with certain exceptions;
18 . provides that the board may choose to consult with various government entities in
19 performing its duties;
20 . requires that designees of ex officio members of the budget subcommittee must be
21 from the same office as the designating member;
22 . provides that the board may appoint certain members, including an architect or
23 engineer, to any preservation and maintenance subcommittee that may be
25 . modifies the duties of the executive director to permit the director to:
26 . develop an operations, maintenance, and janitorial program for the capitol hill
28 . develop and manage public outreach programs, events, and public relation
29 services; and
30 . manage and organize transit and parking on the capitol hill complex, except for
31 the legislative area, where the executive director shall act under the direction of
32 the Legislative Management Committee;
33 . permits gift shop profits to be deposited into the State Capitol Fund; and
34 . makes technical changes.
35 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
37 Other Special Clauses:
39 Utah Code Sections Affected:
41 63C-9-102, as last amended by Chapter 76, Laws of Utah 2001
42 63C-9-201, as last amended by Chapter 196, Laws of Utah 2005
43 63C-9-202, as last amended by Chapter 196, Laws of Utah 2005
44 63C-9-301, as last amended by Chapters 4, 196 and 280, Laws of Utah 2005
45 63C-9-401, as last amended by Chapter 196, Laws of Utah 2005
46 63C-9-402, as last amended by Chapter 196, Laws of Utah 2005
47 63C-9-502, as last amended by Chapter 256, Laws of Utah 2002
49 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
50 Section 1. Section 63C-9-102 is amended to read:
51 63C-9-102. Definitions.
52 (1) "Board" means the State Capitol Preservation Board created by Section 63C-9-201 .
53 (2) "Capitol hill complex" means the grounds, monuments, parking areas, buildings,
54 including the capitol, and other man-made and natural objects within the area bounded by 300
55 North Street, Columbus Street, 500 North Street, and East Capitol Boulevard, and includes:
56 (a) the White Community Memorial Chapel and its grounds and parking areas, and the
57 Council Hall Travel Information Center building and its grounds and parking areas;
58 (b) the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers building and its grounds and parking areas and
59 other state-owned property included within the area bounded by Columbus Street, North Main
60 Street, and Apricot Avenue;
61 (c) the state-owned property included within the area bounded by Columbus Street,
62 Wall Street, and 400 North Street; and
63 (d) the state-owned property included within the area bounded by Columbus Street,
64 West Capitol Street, and 500 North Street.
65 (3) "Capitol hill facilities" means all of the buildings on the capitol hill[
66 including the capitol, and the exterior steps, entrances, streets, parking areas, and other paved
67 areas of capitol hill.
68 (4) "Capitol hill grounds" means the unpaved areas of the capitol hill complex.
69 (5) "Executive director" means the executive director appointed by the board under
70 Section 63C-9-401 .
71 Section 2. Section 63C-9-201 is amended to read:
72 63C-9-201. State Capitol Preservation Board -- Creation -- Membership.
73 (1) There is created the State Capitol Preservation Board.
74 (2) The board shall consist of the following [
75 (a) the governor, or the lieutenant governor acting as the governor's designee;
78 of the Senate;
80 shall be a member of the House of Representatives;
82 (d) the state treasurer;
83 (e) the state attorney general;
84 (f) two members of the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate, one from the
85 majority party and one from the minority party;
86 (g) two members of the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the
87 House of Representatives, one from the majority party and one from the minority party;
88 (h) the chief justice of the Supreme Court or [
89 shall be a member of the Supreme Court; and
93 (i) the state historic preservation officer.
94 Section 3. Section 63C-9-202 is amended to read:
95 63C-9-202. Terms -- Vacancies -- Chair -- Vice chair -- Meetings --
97 (1) (a) The governor, [
98 the House, chief justice, state treasurer, state attorney general, and state historic preservation
99 officer shall serve terms coterminous with their [
101 (b) The other members shall serve two-year terms.
102 (2) Vacancies in the appointed positions shall be filled by the original appointing
103 authority for the unexpired term.
104 (3) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(b), the governor is chair of the board.
105 (b) When the governor is absent from meetings of the board, the [
106 vice chair is chair of the board.
107 (c) The governor shall appoint a member of the board to serve as vice chair with the
108 approval of a majority of the members of the board.
109 (4) The board shall meet at least quarterly and at other times at the call of the governor
110 or at the request of four members of the board.
111 (5) (a) (i) Members who are not government employees shall receive no compensation
112 or benefits for their services, but may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the
113 performance of the member's official duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance
114 under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
115 (ii) Members may decline to receive per diem and expenses for their service.
116 (b) (i) State government officers and employee members who do not receive salary, per
117 diem, or expenses from their agency for their service may receive per diem and expenses
118 incurred in the performance of their official duties from the committee at the rates established
119 by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
120 (ii) State government officers and employee members may decline to receive per diem
121 and expenses for their service.
122 (c) Legislative members receive the expenses authorized by legislative rule.
123 Section 4. Section 63C-9-301 is amended to read:
124 63C-9-301. Board powers.
125 (1) The board shall:
126 (a) except as provided in Subsection (2), exercise complete jurisdiction and
127 stewardship over capitol hill facilities [
128 (b) preserve, maintain, and restore the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities,
129 capitol hill grounds, and their contents;
138 annual budget request for submittal to the governor and Legislature;
140 for the upcoming fiscal year for the capitol hill complex to:
141 (i) the governor, through the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget; and
142 (ii) the Legislature's appropriations subcommittee responsible for capital hill facilities,
143 through the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst;
145 (i) annual work plan;
146 (ii) long-range master plan for the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, and
147 capitol hill grounds; and
148 (iii) furnishings plan for placement and care of objects under the care of the board;
150 (i) restoration, remodeling, and rehabilitation projects;
151 (ii) usual maintenance program; and
152 (iii) any transfers or loans of objects under the board's care;
154 hill facilities, and capitol hill grounds, after consultation with the:
155 (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
156 (ii) State Library Division;
157 (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service;
158 (iv) Division of State History;
159 (v) Office of Museum Services; and
160 (vi) Arts Council;
162 state-owned items of historical significance that were at one time in the buildings, after
163 consultation with the:
164 (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
165 (ii) State Library Division;
166 (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service;
167 (iv) Division of State History;
168 (v) Office of Museum Services; and
169 (vi) Arts Council;
171 buildings, the contents of the buildings and their grounds, including documents such as plans,
172 specifications, photographs, purchase orders, and other related documents, the original copies
173 of which shall be maintained by the Division of Archives and Records Service;
177 issues raised about the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, and capitol hill grounds, or
178 their use.
179 (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), the supervision and control of the legislative
180 area, as defined in Section 36-5-1 , is reserved to the Legislature.
181 (3) (a) The board shall make rules to govern, administer, and regulate the capitol hill
182 complex, capitol hill facilities, and capitol hill grounds by following the procedures and
183 requirements of Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.
184 (b) A person who violates a rule adopted by the board under the authority of this
185 Subsection (3) is guilty of a class C misdemeanor.
186 (c) The board may not apply this section or rules adopted under the authority of this
187 section in a manner that violates a person's rights under the Utah Constitution or the First
188 Amendment to the United States Constitution, including the right of persons to peaceably
190 (d) The board shall send proposed rules under this section to the legislative general
191 counsel and the governor's general counsel for review and comment before the board adopts the
193 (4) The board is exempt from the requirements of Title 63, Chapter 56, Utah
194 Procurement Code, but shall adopt procurement rules substantially similar to the requirements
195 of that chapter.
196 (5) (a) The board may:
197 (i) establish subcommittees made up of board members and members of the public to
198 assist and support the executive director in accomplishing the executive director's duties;
199 (ii) establish fees for the use of capitol hill facilities and capitol hill grounds;
200 (iii) assign and allocate specific duties and responsibilities to any other state agency, if
201 the other agency agrees to perform the duty or accept the responsibility;
202 (iv) contract with another state agency to provide services;
203 (v) delegate by specific motion of the board any authority granted to it by this section
204 to the executive director;
205 (vi) in conjunction with Salt Lake City, expend monies to improve or maintain public
206 property contiguous to East Capitol Boulevard and capitol hill; [
207 (vii) provide wireless Internet service to the public without a fee in any capitol hill
209 (viii) when necessary, consult with the:
210 (A) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
211 (B) State Library Division;
212 (C) Division of Archives and Records Service;
213 (D) Division of State History;
214 (E) Office of Museum Services; and
215 (F) Arts Council.
216 (b) The board's provision of wireless Internet service under Subsection (5)(a)(vii) shall
217 be discontinued in the legislative area if the president of the Senate and the speaker of the
218 House of Representatives each submit a signed letter to the board indicating that the service is
219 disruptive to the legislative process and is to be discontinued.
220 (c) If a budget subcommittee is established by the board, [
223 of the budget subcommittee[
224 (i) the legislative fiscal analyst, or the analyst's designee, who shall be from the Office
225 of Legislative Fiscal Analyst; and
226 (ii) the director of the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget, or the director's
227 designee, who shall be from the Governor's Office of Planning an Budget.
228 (d) If a preservation and maintenance subcommittee is established by the board, the
229 board may, by majority vote, appoint one or each of the following to serve on the
230 subcommittee as voting members of the subcommittee:
231 (i) an architect, who shall be selected from a list of three architects submitted by the
232 American Institute of Architects; or
233 (ii) an engineer, who shall be selected from a list of three engineers submitted by the
234 American Civil Engineers Council.
236 appoint up to two people who are not members of the board to serve, at the will of the board, as
237 nonvoting members of a subcommittee.
239 year, select one individual to act as chair of the subcommittee for a one-year term.
240 (6) (a) The board, and the employees of the board, may not move the office of the
241 governor, lieutenant governor, president of the Senate, speaker of the House of
242 Representatives, or a member of the Legislature from the State Capitol Building unless the
243 removal is approved by:
244 (i) the governor, in the case of the governor's office;
245 (ii) the lieutenant governor, in the case of the lieutenant governor's office;
246 (iii) the president of the Senate, in the case of the president's office or the office of a
247 member of the Senate; or
248 (iv) the speaker of the House of Representatives, in the case of the speaker's office or
249 the office of a member of the House.
250 (b) The board and the employees of the board have no control over the furniture,
251 furnishings, and decorative objects in the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, or the
252 members of the Legislature except as necessary to inventory or conserve items of historical
253 significance owned by the state.
254 (c) The board and the employees of the board have no control over records and
255 documents produced by or in the custody of a state agency, official, or employee having an
256 office in a building on the capitol hill complex.
257 (d) Except for items identified by the board as having historical significance, and
258 except as provided in Subsection (6)(b), the board and the employees of the board have no
259 control over moveable furnishings and equipment in the custody of a state agency, official, or
260 employee having an office in a building on the capitol hill complex.
261 Section 5. Section 63C-9-401 is amended to read:
262 63C-9-401. Executive director.
263 The board shall:
264 (1) appoint an executive director to assist the board in performing its duties under this
266 (2) (a) require the budget and operations subcommittee to review and make
267 recommendations to the board regarding:
268 (i) the executive director's annual performance; and
269 (ii) the executive director's suggestions for staff, including staff duties, performance,
270 compensation, and personnel;
271 (b) approve, deny, or modify the subcommittee's recommendations, which shall be
272 submitted to the board before the board submits its budget recommendations under Subsections
273 63C-9-301 (1)[
274 (c) make rules governing the review, compensation, and bonus process for the
275 executive director and staff.
276 Section 6. Section 63C-9-402 is amended to read:
277 63C-9-402. Executive director -- Duties.
278 The executive director shall:
279 (1) develop, for board approval, a master plan with a projection of at least 20 years
280 concerning the stewardship responsibilities, operation, activities, maintenance, preservation,
281 restoration, and modification of the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, and capitol hill
282 grounds, including, if directed by the board, a plan to restore the buildings to their original
284 (2) develop, as part of the master plan submitted for board approval, a furnishings plan
285 for the placement and care of objects under the care of the board;
286 (3) prepare, and recommend for board approval, an annual budget and work plan, that
287 is consistent with the master plan [
288 this chapter, including usual operations and maintenance [
289 maintenance for the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, [
291 (4) develop an operations, maintenance, and janitorial program for the capitol hill
292 complex, capitol hill facilities, capitol hill grounds, and their contents;
294 outside funding items necessary to implement the master plan;
296 the capitol hill facilities and capitol hill grounds and of the original documents relating to the
297 buildings' construction and alteration;
299 outside funding items of historical significance that were at one time in the capitol hill facilities
300 and that are not owned by the state;
302 significance that were at one time in the buildings;
304 identified in the registration system and inventory for the approval of the board;
307 contract for conservation services for objects of significance;
309 detailed in the approved collections policy;
311 surplus property that is not of significance as defined in the collections policy and by the
312 registration system;
315 coordinate their activities;
317 architectural historians, landscape architects with experience in landscape architectural
318 preservation, conservators, historians, historic architects, engineers, artists, exhibit designers,
319 and craftsmen;
321 accounts for all funds received and disbursed by the board during the preceding fiscal year;
325 events, a gift shop, and [
326 (19) manage and organize all transit and parking programs on the capitol hill complex,
327 except that the Legislative Management Committee shall direct the executive director's
328 management and organization of transit and parking associated with the legislative area as
329 defined in Section 36-5-1 .
330 Section 7. Section 63C-9-502 is amended to read:
331 63C-9-502. Fund created -- Donations.
332 (1) There is created a restricted special revenue fund entitled the "State Capitol Fund."
333 (2) The fund consists of monies generated from the following revenue sources:
334 (a) any donations, deposits, contributions, gifts, money, and items of value received
335 from private persons, foundations, or organizations;
336 (b) gift shop profits;
339 (3) (a) The fund shall earn interest.
340 (b) All interest earned on fund monies shall be deposited into the fund.
341 (4) The board may use fund monies to:
342 (a) acquire historical and other items to furnish the capitol hill facilities;
343 (b) pay for the repair and maintenance of the capitol hill facilities and capitol hill
345 (c) pay for the rehabilitation of the capitol hill facilities and capitol hill grounds; and
346 (d) fund all costs incurred in complying with this chapter.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-15-06 9:36 AM
Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.