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S.B. 138 Enrolled

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INTERNAL SERVICE FUND RATE

             2     
COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS

             3     
2009 GENERAL SESSION

             4     
STATE OF UTAH

             5     
Chief Sponsor: John L. Valentine

             6     
House Sponsor: Craig A. Frank

             7     
             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill modifies member provisions for the Rate Committees with the Department of
             11      Administrative Services and the Department of Human Resource Management.
             12      Highlighted Provisions:
             13          This bill:
             14          .    specifies that the chair of the rate committee within the Department of
             15      Administrative Services may not be from an agency that receives payment of a rate
             16      set by the committee;
             17          .    specifies that the chair of the rate committee within the Department of Human
             18      Resource Management may not be from an agency that receives payment of a rate
             19      set by the committee; and
             20          .    makes technical changes.
             21      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             22          None
             23      Other Special Clauses:
             24          None
             25      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             26      AMENDS:
             27          63A-1-114, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             28          67-19-11, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             29     


             30      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             31          Section 1. Section 63A-1-114 is amended to read:
             32           63A-1-114. Rate Committee -- Membership -- Duties.
             33          (1) (a) There is created a Rate Committee which shall consist of:
             34          (i) the director of the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget, or a designee;
             35          (ii) the executive directors of three state agencies that use services and pay rates to one
             36      of the department internal service funds, or their designee, appointed by the governor for a
             37      two-year term;
             38          (iii) the executive director of the Department of Administrative Services, or a
             39      designee;
             40          (iv) the director of the Division of Finance, or a designee; and
             41          (v) the chief information officer.
             42          (b) (i) The committee shall elect a chair from its members, except that the chair may
             43      not be from an agency that receives payment of a rate set by the committee.
             44          (ii) Members of the committee who are state government employees and who do not
             45      receive salary, per diem, or expenses from their agency for their service on the committee shall
             46      receive no compensation, benefits, per diem, or expenses for the members' service on the
             47      committee.
             48          (c) The Department of Administrative Services shall provide staff services to the
             49      committee.
             50          (2) (a) The internal service funds managed by the following divisions shall submit to
             51      the committee a proposed rate and fee schedule for services rendered by the divisions to an
             52      executive branch entity or an entity that subscribes to services rendered by the division, the:
             53          (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
             54          (ii) Division of Fleet Operations;
             55          (iii) Division of Purchasing and General Services; and
             56          (iv) Division of Risk Management.
             57          (b) The committee shall:


             58          (i) conduct meetings in accordance with Title 52, Chapter 4, Open and Public
             59      Meetings Act;
             60          (ii) review the proposed rate and fee schedules and may approve, increase, or decrease
             61      the rate and fee;
             62          (iii) recommend a proposed rate and fee schedule for each internal service fund to:
             63          (A) the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget; and
             64          (B) the legislative appropriations subcommittees that, in accordance with Section
             65      63J-1-306 , approve the internal service fund agency's rates, fees, and budget; and
             66          (iv) review and approve, increase or decrease an interim rate, fee, or amount when an
             67      internal service fund agency begins a new service or introduces a new product between annual
             68      general sessions of the Legislature.
             69          (c) The committee may in accordance with Subsection 63J-1-306 (4) decrease a rate,
             70      fee, or amount that has been approved by the Legislature.
             71          Section 2. Section 67-19-11 is amended to read:
             72           67-19-11. Use of department facilities -- Field office facilities cost allocation --
             73      Funding for department.
             74          (1) (a) All officers and employees of the state and its political subdivisions shall allow
             75      the department to use public buildings under their control, and furnish heat, light, and
             76      furniture, for any examination, hearing, or investigation authorized by this chapter.
             77          (b) The cost of the department's use of facilities shall be paid by the agency housing a
             78      field office staff.
             79          (2) The executive director shall:
             80          (a) prepare an annual budget request for the department;
             81          (b) submit the budget request to the governor and the Legislature; and
             82          (c) except for fiscal year 2007, before charging a fee for services provided by the
             83      department's internal service fund to an executive branch agency, the executive director shall:
             84          (i) submit the proposed rates, fees, and cost analysis to the Rate Committee
             85      established under Subsection (3); and


             86          (ii) obtain the approval of the Legislature as required under Section 63J-1-306 .
             87          (3) (a) There is created a Rate Committee which shall consist of:
             88          (i) the director of the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget, or a designee;
             89          (ii) the executive directors of three state agencies that use services and pay rates to one
             90      of the department internal service funds, or their designee, appointed by the governor for a
             91      two-year term;
             92          (iii) the director of the Division of Finance, or a designee; and
             93          (iv) the executive director of the Department of Human Resource Management, or a
             94      designee.
             95          (b) (i) The committee shall elect a chair from its members, except that the chair may
             96      not be from an agency that receives payment of a rate set by the committee.
             97          (ii) Members of the committee who are state government employees and who do not
             98      receive salary, per diem, or expenses from their agency for their service on the committee shall
             99      receive no compensation, benefits, per diem, or expenses for the members' service on the
             100      committee.
             101          (c) The Department of Human Resource Management shall provide staff services to
             102      the committee.
             103          (4) (a) The department shall submit to the committee a proposed rate and fee schedule
             104      for services rendered.
             105          (b) The committee shall:
             106          (i) conduct meetings in accordance with Title 52, Chapter 4, Open and Public
             107      Meetings Act;
             108          (ii) review the proposed rate and fee schedules and may approve, increase, or decrease
             109      the rate and fee;
             110          (iii) recommend a proposed rate and fee schedule for the internal service fund to:
             111          (A) the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget; and
             112          (B) the legislative appropriations subcommittees that, in accordance with Section
             113      63J-1-306 , approve the internal service fund rates, fees, and budget; and


             114          (iv) review and approve, increase or decrease an interim rate, fee, or amount when the
             115      department begins a new service or introduces a new product between annual general sessions
             116      of the Legislature.
             117          (c) The committee may in accordance with Subsection 63J-1-306 (4) decrease a rate,
             118      fee, or amount that has been approved by the Legislature.


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