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Second Substitute H.B. 107

Representative Stephen D. Clark proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ILLEGAL ALIENS

             2     
2009 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Stephen D. Clark

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Scott K. Jenkins

             6     
             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
             23      Session.
             24      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             25          None


             26      Other Special Clauses:
             27          None
             28      Uncodified Material Affected:
             29      ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
             30     
             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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