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Second Substitute H.B. 107
7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill provides for a study on the economic impact of illegal aliens residing within
10 the state.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . provides for a study, by the Office of the Legislative Auditor General, on the
14 economic impact of illegal aliens residing within the state;
15 . provides that the study shall identify and summarize state and local costs incurred
16 from providing services to illegal aliens residing within the state as well as revenues
17 received from illegal aliens residing within the state through the payment of taxes
18 and fees to state and local government; and
19 . provides that the study shall include projections of costs and revenues for five, ten,
20 and 25 years in the future and be a baseline for potential state legislation; and
21 . provides for a report of study findings to the Legislative Audit Subcommittee and
22 the Executive Appropriations Committee prior to the 2010 Legislature's General
24 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
26 Other Special Clauses:
28 Uncodified Material Affected:
29 ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
31 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
32 Section 1. Study of economic impact of illegal aliens within the state.
33 (1) (a) The Office of the Legislative Auditor General shall conduct a study on the
34 economic impact of illegal aliens residing within the state.
35 (b) The study shall be made under the direction of the Legislative Audit Subcommittee.
36 (2) The study shall:
37 (a) identify, categorize, and summarize the costs incurred by the state and its political
38 subdivisions for providing goods and services to illegal aliens residing within the state;
39 (b) look at a range of state and local public services received by illegal aliens residing
40 within the state, but focus primarily on costs related to education, health care, and law
41 enforcement, including incarceration;
42 (c) identify tax revenues and fees, such as income, property, and sales tax, collected at
43 both the state and local levels from illegal aliens residing within the state;
44 (d) identify any restrictions placed on the state and its political subdivisions by the
45 federal government or various court decisions that require the provision of certain state or local
46 public services regardless of a person's lawful status in the United States;
47 (e) focus primarily on illegal alien costs incurred by the state and its local political
48 subdivisions and revenues collected from illegal aliens during 2008-09, but also provide
49 projections of costs and revenues for five, ten, and 25 years in the future; and
50 (f) be a baseline for potential state legislation related to illegal aliens residing within
51 the state.
52 (3) The Office of the Legislative Auditor General shall establish a time line for
53 reporting its study findings to the Legislative Audit Subcommittee and the Executive
54 Appropriations Committee of the Legislature prior to the 2010 General Session.
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