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H.B. 410 Enrolled





Chief Sponsor: Ron Bigelow

Senate Sponsor: Lyle W. Hillyard

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill reduces legislators' daily pay by 10%.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    reduces legislators' daily pay by 10% for:
             13              .    annual general sessions;
             14              .    veto-override sessions;
             15              .    special sessions; and
             16              .    authorized legislative meetings.
             17      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             18          None
             19      Other Special Clauses:
             20          None
             21      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             22      AMENDS:
             23          36-2-3, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Second Special Session, Chapter 1
             25      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             26          Section 1. Section 36-2-3 is amended to read:
             27           36-2-3. Salaries of members set by Legislature based on recommendations of
             28      Legislative Compensation Commission.
             29          (1) (a) Except as provided in [Subsection (2)] Subsections (2) and (3), the salaries of

             30      members of the Legislature shall automatically be set beginning January 1st of each
             31      odd-numbered year at the amount recommended by the Legislative Compensation
             32      Commission in the preceding even-numbered year.
             33          (b) This salary recommendation shall be based on either:
             34          (i) a daily basis:
             35          (A) for each calendar day for annual general sessions; and
             36          (B) for each day a legislator attends veto-override and special sessions and other
             37      authorized legislative meetings; or
             38          (ii) an annualized salary.
             39          (2) (a) The Legislature during an even-numbered annual general session or special
             40      session in the year immediately preceding the effective date of any salary change may reject or
             41      lower the salary recommendation, but may not increase the salary recommendation.
             42          (b) If the Legislature does not act as provided in Subsection (2)(a), they have by law
             43      accepted the Legislative Compensation Commission's recommendations.
             44          (3) Notwithstanding Subsection (2), the salary for a member of the Legislature through
             45      calendar year 2010 is $117 per day for each calendar day that the legislator attends:
             46          (a) the annual general session;
             47          (b) a veto-override session;
             48          (c) a special session; or
             49          (d) an authorized legislative meeting.

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