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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill addresses membership in the Utah 911 Committee.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . provides additional members to the Utah 911 Committee; and
13 . makes technical changes.
14 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
16 Other Special Clauses:
18 Utah Code Sections Affected:
20 53-10-601, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 169
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Section 53-10-601 is amended to read:
24 53-10-601. Utah 911 Committee.
25 (1) There is created within the division, the Utah 911 Committee consisting of the
26 following [
27 (a) a representative from each of the following primary emergency public safety
28 answering points:
29 (i) Salt Lake County;
30 (ii) Davis County;
31 (iii) Utah County; [
32 (iv) Weber County; and
33 (v) Washington County;
34 (b) [
35 answering points:
36 (i) Bear River Association;
37 (ii) Uintah Basin Association;
38 (iii) South East Association;
39 (iv) Six County Association;
40 (v) Five County Association; and
41 (vi) Mountainlands Association, not including Utah County;
42 (c) the following people with knowledge of technology and equipment that might be
43 needed for an emergency public safety answering system:
44 (i) a representative from a local exchange carrier;
45 (ii) a representative from a rural incumbent local exchange carrier; and
46 (iii) two representatives from radio communications services as defined in Section
47 69-2-2 ;
48 (d) two representatives from the Department of Public Safety, one of whom represents
49 urban Utah and the other rural Utah; and
50 (e) a representative from the Department of Technology Services, created in Title 63F,
51 Chapter 1.
52 (2) (a) Each committee member shall be appointed as follows:
53 (i) a member described in Subsection (1)(a) shall be appointed by the governor from a
54 nominee or nominees submitted to the governor by the council of government for that member's
56 (ii) the [
57 governor from a nominee or nominees submitted to the governor by the associations described
58 in Subsection (1)(b) as follows:
59 (A) the six associations shall select by lot, the first four associations to begin the
60 rotation of membership as required by Subsection (2)(b)(i); and
61 (B) as each association is represented on the commission in accordance with Subsection
62 (2)(b)(i), that association shall select the person to represent it on the commission;
63 (iii) the members described in Subsection (1)(c) shall be appointed by the governor with
64 the consent of the Senate; and
65 (iv) the members described in Subsections (1)(d) and (e) shall be appointed by the
67 (b) The term of office of each member is four years, except as provided in Subsections
68 (2)(b)(ii) through (iv).
69 (i) The representatives from Subsection (1)(b) must rotate to provide each geographic
70 location at least one representative every four years, except as provided for the initial
71 appointment under Subsection (2)(b)(ii).
72 (ii) The associations listed in Subsection (1)(b) shall select by lot, two of its members to
73 an initial two-year term.
74 (iii) The governor shall appoint two representatives from Subsection (1)(c) to initial
75 two-year terms.
76 (iv) The public service answering points listed in Subsection (1)(a) shall, by lot, select
77 two members to serve an initial two-year term.
78 (c) No member of the committee may serve more that two consecutive four-year terms.
79 (d) Each mid-term vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as
80 an appointment under Subsection (2)(a).
81 (3) (a) Committee members shall elect a chair from their number and establish rules for
82 the organization and operation of the committee, with the chair rotating among representatives
83 from Subsections (1)(a), (b), and (d) every year.
84 (b) Staff services to the committee:
85 (i) shall be provided by the division; and
86 (ii) may be provided by local entities through the Utah Association of Counties and the
87 Utah League of Cities and Towns.
88 (c) Funding for staff services shall be provided with funds approved by the committee
89 from those identified under Section 53-10-605 .
90 (4) (a) No member may receive compensation or benefits for the member's service on
91 the committee.
92 (b) A member is not required to give bond for the performance of official duties.
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