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GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING AMENDMENTS

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2010 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Lyle W. Hillyard

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House Sponsor: Ron Bigelow

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the name of certain funds in the Utah Code for governmental
             10      accounting purposes.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    changes the name of certain funds to reflect the fact that they are actually restricted
             14      accounts within the General Fund;
             15          .    clarifies that money in a restricted account or fund does not lapse to another account
             16      or fund unless otherwise specified;
             16a      H. .     addresses the disposition of money deposited into the Rural Health Care
             16b      Facilities Account; .H
             17          .    provides that certain highway special revenue funds are within the Transportation
             18      Fund;
             18a           S. . provides that certain highway special revenue funds are within the
             18b      Transportation Investment Fund of 2005; .S
             19          .    establishes the Transportation Investment Fund of 2005 as a major fund type in the
             20      Utah Code;
             21          .    provides that the Uniform School Fund is a special revenue fund within the
             22      Education Fund;
             23          .    deletes obsolete accounts; and
             24          .    makes technical changes.
             25      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             26          None
             27      Other Special Clauses:
             27a      H. This bill provides effective dates. .H



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          S. [ None ] This bill coordinates with S.B. 123 by providing technical amendments. .S
             29      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             30      AMENDS:
             31          4-2-8.6, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 245
             32          4-2-8.7, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 368
             33          4-20-1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 294
             34          4-20-1.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 360 and 382
             35          4-20-1.6, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 156
             36          4-20-2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 285 and 368
             37          4-20-3, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 294
             38          9-4-802, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 389
             39          9-4-803, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 389
             40          13-1-2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             41          13-14-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             42          13-15-3, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1995, Chapter 85
             43          13-34-107, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             44          13-35-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             45          15-9-117, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2001, Chapter 237
             46          16-10a-1703, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1992, Chapter 277
             47          19-1-307, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 10
             48          19-3-106.2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 10
             49          23-14-13, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 389
             50          26-2-12.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1995, Chapter 202
             51          26-9-4, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 368
             52          26-18a-1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 1
             53          26-18a-3, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 389
             54          26-18a-4, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 382 and 389
             55          35A-3-115, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 1
             56          35A-4-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 81
             57          35A-4-305, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 3
             58          35A-4-306, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 375



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         35A-4-501, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 22
             60          35A-4-505, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 1
             61          35A-4-506, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 375
             62          35A-4-507, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1996, Chapter 240
             63          51-5-4, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 213
             64          51-9-407, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             65          53-10-602, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 64
             66          53-10-603, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapter 241
             67          53-10-604, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2004, Chapter 313
             68          53-10-605, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 384
             69          53-10-606, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2004, Chapter 313
             70          53A-16-101, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapters 122 and 180
             71          58-31b-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 214
             72          58-31b-503, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 214
             73          58-37-7.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 41
             74          58-44a-103, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 288
             75          58-55-503, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             76          58-56-9.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             77          58-76-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             78          59-1-210, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 187 and 382
             79          59-7-614.5, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 135
             80          59-10-1108, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 135
             81          59-10-1306, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 389
             82          59-10-1308, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 389
             83          59-21-2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 360 and 382
             84          62A-4a-309, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 75
             85          62A-4a-310, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1994, Chapter 260
             86          62A-4a-311, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 75
             87          62A-15-503, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2002, Fifth Special Session,
             88      Chapter 8
             89          63A-5-220, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 75



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         63B-10-401, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2002, Chapter 252
             91          63J-1-104, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 183 and 368
             92          63J-1-602, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 368
             93          63J-6-203, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             94          63M-1-902, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             95          63M-1-903, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             96          63M-1-904, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             97          63M-1-905, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             98          63M-1-906, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             99          63M-1-908, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             100          63M-1-909, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             101          63M-1-1211, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             102          63M-1-1802, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 135
             103          63M-1-1803, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 135
             104          63M-1-1804, as repealed and reenacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 135
             105          63M-1-2301, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             106          63M-1-2302, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             107          63M-1-2303, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 216 and renumbered and
             108      amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             109          63M-1-2304, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             110          63M-1-2305, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             111          67-5-25, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 368
             112          70-3a-203, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 183 and 368
             113          72-2-106, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 270
             114          72-2-120, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapter 36
             115          72-2-121, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 275
             116          72-2-121.1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapter 10
             117          72-2-125, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 364
             118          72-6-118, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             119          76-7-317.1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 43
             120          78A-2-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 147 and 149



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         78B-6-209, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 3
             122      ENACTS:
             123          62A-15-502.5, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             124      REPEALS:
             125          63M-5-202, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             125a      S. Utah Code Sections Affected by Coordination Clause:
             125b          63M-1-1803, Utah Code Annotated 1953 .S
             126     

             127      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             128          Section 1. Section 4-2-8.6 is amended to read:
             129           4-2-8.6. Cooperative agreements and grants to prevent wildland fire.
             130          After consulting with the Department of Natural Resources and the Conservation
             131      Commission, the department may:
             132          (1) enter into a cooperative agreement with a state agency, a federal agency, or a
             133      federal, state, tribal, or private landowner to prevent catastrophic wildland fire through land
             134      restoration in a watershed that:
             135          (a) is impacted by cheatgrass or other invasive species; or
             136          (b) has a fuel load that may contribute to a catastrophic wildland fire;
             137          (2) expend monies from the Invasive Species Mitigation [Fund] Account created in
             138      Section 4-2-8.7 ; and
             139          (3) in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act,
             140      make rules to:
             141          (a) administer this section; and
             142          (b) give grants from the Invasive Species Mitigation [Fund] Account.
             143          Section 2. Section 4-2-8.7 is amended to read:
             144           4-2-8.7. Invasive Species Mitigation Account created.
             145          (1) As used in this section, "project" means an undertaking that prevents catastrophic
             146      wildland fire through land restoration in a watershed that:
             147          (a) is impacted by cheatgrass or other invasive species; or
             148          (b) has a fuel load that may contribute to a catastrophic wildland fire.
             149          (2) (a) There is created a [general fund] restricted account within the General Fund
             150      known as the "Invasive Species Mitigation [Fund] Account."
             151          (b) The [fund] restricted account shall consist of:



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         (i) money appropriated by the Legislature;
             153          (ii) grants from the federal government; and
             154          (iii) grants or donations from a person.
             155          (3) Any unallocated balance in the [fund] restricted account at the end of the year is
             156      nonlapsing.
             157          (4) (a) After consulting with the Department of Natural Resources and the
             158      Conservation Commission, the department may expend [fund monies] money in the restricted
             159      account:
             160          (i) on a project implemented by:
             161          (A) the department; or
             162          (B) the Conservation Commission; or
             163          (ii) by giving a grant for a project to:
             164          (A) a state agency;
             165          (B) a federal agency; or
             166          (C) a federal, state, tribal, or private landowner.
             167          (b) A grant to a federal landowner must be matched with at least an equal amount of
             168      money by the federal landowner.
             169          (c) In expending the [fund monies] money authorized by Subsection (4)(a)(i), the
             170      department shall use existing infrastructure and employees to plan and implement the project.
             171          (5) In giving a grant, the department shall consider the effectiveness of a project in
             172      preventing:
             173          (a) first, the risk to public safety and health from:
             174          (i) air pollution;
             175          (ii) flooding; and
             176          (iii) reduced visibility on a highway;
             177          (b) second, damage to the environment, including:
             178          (i) soil erosion;
             179          (ii) degraded water quality; and
             180          (iii) release of carbon; and
             181          (c) third, damage to:
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         (ii) habitat for wildlife or livestock.
             184          Section 3. Section 4-20-1 is amended to read:
             185           4-20-1. Title -- Definitions.
             186          (1) This chapter is known as the "Rangeland Improvement Act."
             187          (2) As used in this chapter:
             188          (a) "Cooperative weed management association" means a multigovernmental
             189      association cooperating together to control noxious weeds in a geographic area that includes
             190      some portion of Utah.
             191          (b) "Fees" mean the revenue collected by the United States Secretary of Interior from
             192      assessments on livestock using public lands.
             193          [(d)] (c) "Grazing district" means an administrative unit of land:
             194          (i) designated by the commissioner as being valuable for grazing and for raising forage
             195      crops; and
             196          (ii) which consists of any combination of the following:
             197          (A) public land;
             198          (B) private land;
             199          (C) state land; and
             200          (D) school and institutional trust land as defined in Section 53C-1-103 .
             201          [(e)] (d) "Public lands" mean vacant, unappropriated, reserved, and unreserved federal
             202      lands.
             203          [(f)] (e) "Regional board" means a regional grazing advisory board whose members are
             204      appointed under Section 4-20-1.6 .
             205          [(c)] (f) ["Fund"] "Restricted account" means the Rangeland Improvement [Fund]
             206      Account created in Section 4-20-2 .
             207          (g) "Sales" or "leases" mean the sale or lease, respectively, of isolated or disconnected
             208      tracts of public lands by the United States Secretary of Interior.
             209          (h) "State board" means the State Grazing Advisory Board created under Section
             210      4-20-1.5 .
             211          Section 4. Section 4-20-1.5 is amended to read:
             212           4-20-1.5. State Grazing Advisory Board -- Duties.
             213          (1) (a) There is created within the department the State Grazing Advisory Board.



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         (b) The commissioner shall appoint the following members:
             215          (i) one member from each regional board;
             216          (ii) one member from the Conservation Commission created in Section 4-18-4 ;
             217          (iii) one representative of the Department of Natural Resources;
             218          (iv) two livestock producers at-large; and
             219          (v) one representative of the oil, gas, or mining industry.
             220          (2) The term of office for a state board member is four years.
             221          (3) Members of the state board shall elect a chair, who shall serve for two years.
             222          (4) (a) (i) A member who is not a government employee may not receive compensation
             223      or benefits for the member's service, but may receive per diem and expenses incurred in the
             224      performance of the member's official duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance
             225      under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
             226          (ii) A member may decline to receive per diem and expenses for the member's service.
             227          (b) (i) A state government officer and employee member who does not receive salary,
             228      per diem, or expenses from the agency the member represents for the member's service may
             229      receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official duties at
             230      the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
             231          (ii) A state government officer and employee member may decline to receive per diem
             232      and expenses for the member's service.
             233          (c) (i) A local government member who does not receive salary, per diem, or expenses
             234      from the entity that the member represents for the member's service may receive per diem and
             235      expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official duties at the rates established by
             236      the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
             237          (ii) A local government member may decline to receive per diem and expenses for the
             238      member's service.
             239          (5) The state board shall:
             240          (a) receive:
             241          (i) advice and recommendations from a regional board concerning:
             242          (A) management plans for public lands, state lands, and school and institutional trust
             243      lands as defined in Section 53C-1-103 , within the regional board's region; and
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     and institutional trust lands as defined in Section 53C-1-103 , in its region; and
             246          (ii) requests for [fund monies] restricted account money from the entities described in
             247      Subsections (5)(c)(i) through (iv);
             248          (b) recommend state policy positions and cooperative agency participation in federal
             249      and state land management plans to the department and to the Public Lands Policy
             250      Coordinating Office created under Section 63J-4-602 ; and
             251          (c) advise the department on the requests and recommendations of:
             252          (i) regional boards;
             253          (ii) county weed control boards created under Section 4-17-4 ;
             254          (iii) cooperative weed management associations; and
             255          (iv) conservation districts created under the authority of Title 17D, Chapter 3,
             256      Conservation District Act.
             257          Section 5. Section 4-20-1.6 is amended to read:
             258           4-20-1.6. Regional Grazing Advisory Boards -- Duties.
             259          (1) The commissioner shall appoint members to a regional board for each grazing
             260      district from nominations submitted by:
             261          (a) the Utah Cattlemen's Association;
             262          (b) the Utah Woolgrower's Association;
             263          (c) the Utah Farm Bureau Federation; and
             264          (d) a conservation district, if the conservation district's boundaries include some
             265      portion of the grazing district.
             266          (2) Regional boards:
             267          (a) shall provide advice and recommendations to the state board; and
             268          (b) may receive monies from the Rangeland Improvement [Fund] Account created in
             269      Section 4-20-2 .
             270          (3) If a regional board receives monies as authorized by Subsection (2)(b), the regional
             271      board shall elect a treasurer to expend the monies:
             272          (a) as directed by the regional board; and
             273          (b) in accordance with Section 4-20-3 .
             274          (4) (a) A treasurer elected in accordance with Subsection (3) shall, for the faithful
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         (i) a $5,000 corporate surety bond; or
             277          (ii) a $10,000 personal surety bond.
             278          (b) The regional board shall pay the premium for the bond required by Subsection
             279      (4)(a) from the monies received under Subsection (2)(b).
             280          Section 6. Section 4-20-2 is amended to read:
             281           4-20-2. Rangeland Improvement Account -- Administered by department.
             282          (1) (a) There is created a [general fund restricted account] restricted account within the
             283      General Fund known as the "Rangeland Improvement [Fund] Account."
             284          (b) The [fund] restricted account shall consist of:
             285          (i) [all monies] money received by the state from the United States Secretary of Interior
             286      under the Taylor Grazing Act, 43 U.S.C. Section 315 et seq., for sales, leases, and fees;
             287          (ii) grants or appropriations from the state or federal government; and
             288          (iii) grants from private foundations.
             289          (c) [Any interest] Interest earned on the [fund] restricted account shall be deposited
             290      into the General Fund.
             291          (2) Any unallocated balance in the [fund] restricted account at the end of a fiscal year is
             292      nonlapsing.
             293          (3) The department shall:
             294          (a) administer the [fund] restricted account;
             295          (b) obtain from the United States Department of Interior the receipts collected from:
             296          (i) fees in each grazing district; and
             297          (ii) the receipts collected from the sale or lease of public lands; and
             298          (c) distribute [fund monies] restricted account money in accordance with Section
             299      4-20-3 .
             300          Section 7. Section 4-20-3 is amended to read:
             301           4-20-3. Rangeland Improvement Account distribution.
             302          (1) The department shall distribute [fund monies] restricted account money as provided
             303      in this section.
             304          (a) The department shall:
             305          (i) distribute pro rata to each school district the monies received by the state under
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     revenue generated from the sale or lease of public lands within the district; and
             308          (ii) ensure that all monies generated from the sale or lease of public lands within a
             309      school district are credited and deposited to the general school fund of that school district.
             310          (b) (i) After the commissioner approves a request from a regional board, the
             311      department shall distribute pro rata to each regional board monies received by the state under
             312      Subsection 4-20-2 (1)(b)(i) from fees based upon the amount of revenue generated from the
             313      imposition of fees within that grazing district.
             314          (ii) The regional board shall expend monies received in accordance with Subsection
             315      (2).
             316          (c) (i) The department shall distribute or expend monies received by the state under
             317      Subsections 4-20-2 (1)(b)(ii) through (iv) for the purposes outlined in Subsection (2).
             318          (ii) The department may require entities seeking funding from sources outlined in
             319      Subsections 4-20-2 (1)(b)(ii) through (iv) to provide matching funds.
             320          (2) The department shall ensure that [fund] restricted account distributions or
             321      expenditures under Subsections (1)(b) and (c) are used for:
             322          (a) range improvement and maintenance;
             323          (b) the control of predatory and depredating animals;
             324          (c) the control, management, or extermination of invading species, range damaging
             325      organisms, and poisonous or noxious weeds;
             326          (d) the purchase or lease of lands for the benefit of a grazing district;
             327          (e) watershed protection, development, distribution, and improvement; and
             328          (f) the general welfare of livestock grazing within a grazing district.
             329          Section 8. Section 9-4-802 is amended to read:
             330           9-4-802. Purposes of Homeless Coordinating Committee -- Uses of Pamela
             331      Atkinson Homeless Account.
             332          (1) (a) The Homeless Coordinating Committee shall work to ensure that services
             333      provided to the homeless by state agencies, local governments, and private organizations are
             334      provided in a cost-effective manner.
             335          (b) Programs funded by the committee shall emphasize emergency housing and
             336      self-sufficiency, including placement in meaningful employment or occupational training
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     have families with children, or who are mentally ill, disabled, or suffer from other serious
             339      challenges to employment and self-sufficiency.
             340          (c) The committee may also fund treatment programs to ameliorate the effects of
             341      substance abuse or a disability.
             342          (2) The committee members designated in Subsection 9-4-801 (2) shall:
             343          (a) award contracts funded by the Pamela Atkinson Homeless [Trust] Account with the
             344      advice and input of those designated in Subsection 9-4-801 (3);
             345          (b) consider need, diversity of geographic location, coordination with or enhancement
             346      of existing services, and the extensive use of volunteers; and
             347          (c) give priority for funding to programs that serve the homeless who are mentally ill
             348      and who are in families with children.
             349          (3) (a) In any fiscal year, no more than 80% of the funds in the Pamela Atkinson
             350      Homeless [Trust] Account may be allocated to organizations that provide services only in Salt
             351      Lake, Davis, Weber, and Utah Counties.
             352          (b) The committee may:
             353          (i) expend up to 3% of its annual appropriation for administrative costs associated with
             354      the allocation of funds from the Pamela Atkinson Homeless [Trust] Account, and up to 2% of
             355      its annual appropriation for marketing the account and soliciting donations to the account; and
             356          (ii) pay for the initial costs of the State Tax Commission in implementing Section
             357      59-10-1306 from the account.
             358          (4) (a) The committee may not expend, except as provided in Subsection (4)(b), an
             359      amount equal to the greater of $50,000 or 20% of the amount donated to the Pamela Atkinson
             360      Homeless [Trust] Account during fiscal year 1988-89.
             361          (b) If there are decreases in contributions to the account, the committee may expend
             362      funds held in [reserve] the account to provide program stability, but the committee shall
             363      reimburse the amounts of those expenditures to the [reserve fund] account.
             364          (5) The committee shall make an annual report to the Economic Development and
             365      Human Resources Appropriations Subcommittee regarding the programs and services funded
             366      by contributions to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless [Trust] Account.
             367          (6) The moneys in the Pamela Atkinson Homeless [Trust] Account shall be invested by
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     Money Management Act, except that all interest or other earnings derived from the [fund
             370      moneys] restricted account shall be deposited in the [fund] restricted account.
             371          Section 9. Section 9-4-803 is amended to read:
             372           9-4-803. Creation of Pamela Atkinson Homeless Account.
             373          (1) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund [to be] known as the
             374      "Pamela Atkinson Homeless [Trust] Account."
             375          (2) Private contributions received under this section and Section 59-10-1306 shall be
             376      deposited into the restricted account to be used only for programs described in Section 9-4-802 .
             377          (3) Money shall be appropriated from the restricted account to the State Homeless
             378      Coordinating Committee in accordance with the Utah Budgetary Procedures Act.
             379          (4) The State Homeless Coordinating Committee may accept transfers, grants, gifts,
             380      bequests, or any money made available from any source to implement this part.
             381          Section 10. Section 13-1-2 is amended to read:
             382           13-1-2. Creation and functions of department -- Divisions created -- Fees --
             383      Commerce Service Account.
             384          (1) (a) There is created the Department of Commerce.
             385          (b) The department shall execute and administer state laws regulating business
             386      activities and occupations affecting the public interest.
             387          (2) Within the department the following divisions are created:
             388          (a) the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing;
             389          (b) the Division of Real Estate;
             390          (c) the Division of Securities;
             391          (d) the Division of Public Utilities;
             392          (e) the Division of Consumer Protection; and
             393          (f) the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code.
             394          (3) (a) Unless otherwise provided by statute, the department may adopt a schedule of
             395      fees assessed for services provided by the department by following the procedures and
             396      requirements of Section 63J-1-504 .
             397          (b) The department shall submit each fee established in this manner to the Legislature
             398      for its approval as part of the department's annual appropriations request.
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     There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the "Commerce Service
             401      [Fund.] Account."
             402          (ii) The restricted account created in Subsection (3)(c)(i) consists of fees collected by
             403      each division and by the department.
             404          [(ii)] (iii) At the end of each fiscal year, the director of the Division of Finance shall
             405      transfer into the General Fund any fee collections that are greater than the legislative
             406      appropriations from the Commerce Service [Fund] Account for that year.
             407          (d) The department may not charge or collect [any fee nor expend monies from this
             408      fund] a fee or expend money from the restricted account without approval by the Legislature.
             409          Section 11. Section 13-14-105 is amended to read:
             410           13-14-105. Registration -- Fees.
             411          (1) A franchisee or franchisor doing business in this state shall:
             412          (a) annually register or renew its registration with the department in a manner
             413      established by the department; and
             414          (b) pay an annual registration fee in an amount determined by the department in
             415      accordance with Sections 13-1-2 and 63J-1-504 .
             416          (2) The department shall register or renew the registration of a franchisee or franchisor
             417      if the franchisee or franchisor complies with this chapter and rules made by the department
             418      under this chapter.
             419          (3) A franchisee or franchisor registered under this section shall comply with this
             420      chapter and any rules made by the department under this chapter including any amendments to
             421      this chapter or the rules made after a franchisee or franchisor enter into a franchise agreement.
             422          (4) The fee imposed under Subsection (1)(b) shall be collected by the department and
             423      deposited into the Commerce Service [Fund] Account created by Section 13-1-2 .
             424          (5) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), an agent, officer, or field or area representative of
             425      a franchisor does not need to be registered under this section if the franchisor is registered
             426      under this section.
             427          Section 12. Section 13-15-3 is amended to read:
             428           13-15-3. Administration and enforcement -- Powers -- Legal counsel -- Fees.
             429          (1) The division shall administer and enforce this chapter. In the exercise of its
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     in Title 13, Chapter 2, Division of Consumer Protection.
             432          (2) The attorney general, upon request, shall give legal advice to, and act as counsel
             433      for, the division in the exercise of its responsibilities under this chapter.
             434          (3) All fees collected under this chapter shall be deposited in the Commerce Service
             435      [Fund] Account created by Section 13-1-2 .
             436          Section 13. Section 13-34-107 is amended to read:
             437           13-34-107. Advertising, recruiting, or operating a proprietary school -- Required
             438      registration statement or exemption -- Certificate of registration -- Registration does not
             439      constitute endorsement.
             440          (1) (a) Unless an institution complies with Subsection (1)(b), the institution may not do
             441      any of the following in this state:
             442          (i) advertise a proprietary school;
             443          (ii) recruit students for a proprietary school; or
             444          (iii) operate a proprietary school.
             445          (b) An institution may not engage in an activity described in Subsection (1)(a) unless
             446      the institution:
             447          (i) (A) files with the division a registration statement relating to the proprietary school
             448      that is in compliance with:
             449          (I) applicable rules made by the division; and
             450          (II) the requirements set forth in this chapter; and
             451          (B) obtains a certificate of registration; or
             452          (ii) establishes an exemption with the division.
             453          (2) (a) The registration statement or exemption described in Subsection (1) shall be:
             454          (i) verified by the oath or affirmation of the owner or a responsible officer of the
             455      proprietary school filing the registration statement or exemption; and
             456          (ii) include a certification as to whether any of the following has violated laws, federal
             457      regulations, or state rules as determined in a criminal, civil, or administrative proceeding:
             458          (A) the proprietary school; or
             459          (B) any of the following with respect to the proprietary school:
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         (III) a director;
             463          (IV) an administrator;
             464          (V) a faculty member;
             465          (VI) a staff member; or
             466          (VII) an agent.
             467          (b) The proprietary school shall:
             468          (i) make available, upon request, a copy of the registration statement, showing the date
             469      upon which it was filed; and
             470          (ii) display the certificate of registration obtained from the division in a conspicuous
             471      place on the proprietary school's premises.
             472          (3) (a) A registration statement and the accompanying certificate of registration are not
             473      transferable.
             474          (b) In the event of a change in ownership or in the governing body of the proprietary
             475      school, the new owner or governing body, within 30 days after the change, shall file a new
             476      registration statement.
             477          (4) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(b), a registration statement or a renewal
             478      statement and the accompanying certificate of registration are effective for a period of two
             479      years after the date of filing and issuance.
             480          (5) (a) The division shall establish a graduated fee structure for the filing of registration
             481      statements by various classifications of institutions pursuant to Section 63J-1-504 .
             482          (b) Fees are not refundable.
             483          (c) Fees shall be deposited in the Commerce Service [Fund pursuant to] Account
             484      created by Section 13-1-2 .
             485          (6) (a) Each proprietary school shall:
             486          (i) demonstrate fiscal responsibility at the time the proprietary school files its
             487      registration statement as prescribed by rules of the division; and
             488          (ii) provide evidence to the division that the proprietary school:
             489          (A) is financially sound; and
             490          (B) can reasonably fulfill commitments to and obligations the proprietary school has
             491      incurred with students and creditors.
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     shall prepare and submit financial statements and supporting documentation as requested by
             494      the division.
             495          (c) A proprietary school applying for renewal of a certificate of registration to operate
             496      or renewal under new ownership must provide audited financial statements.
             497          (d) The division may require evidence of financial status at other times when it is in the
             498      best interest of students to require such information.
             499          (7) (a) A proprietary school applying for an initial certificate of registration or seeking
             500      renewal shall provide in a form approved by the division:
             501          (i) a surety bond;
             502          (ii) a certificate of deposit; or
             503          (iii) an irrevocable letter of credit.
             504          (b) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             505      division may make rules providing for:
             506          (i) the amount of the bond, certificate, or letter of credit required under Subsection
             507      (7)(a), not to exceed in amount the anticipated tuition and fees to be received by the proprietary
             508      school during a school year;
             509          (ii) the execution of the bond, certificate, or letter of credit;
             510          (iii) cancellation of the bond, certificate, or letter of credit during or at the end of the
             511      registration term; and
             512          (iv) any other matters related to providing the bond, certificate, or letter of credit
             513      required under Subsection (7)(a).
             514          (c) The bond, certificate, or letter of credit shall be used as a protection against loss of
             515      advanced tuition, book fees, supply fees, or equipment fees:
             516          (i) collected by the proprietary school from a student or a student's parent, guardian, or
             517      sponsor prior to the completion of the program or courses for which it was collected; or
             518          (ii) for which the student is liable.
             519          (8) (a) Except as provided in Section 13-34-113 , the division may not refuse
             520      acceptance of a registration statement that is:
             521          (i) tendered for filing and, based on a preliminary review, appears to be in compliance
             522      with Subsections (1), (2), and (6); and
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         (A) the required fee; and
             525          (B) one of the following required by Subsection (7):
             526          (I) surety bond;
             527          (II) certificate of deposit; or
             528          (III) irrevocable letter of credit.
             529          (b) A certificate of registration is effective upon the date of issuance.
             530          (c) The responsibility of compliance is upon the proprietary school and not upon the
             531      division.
             532          (d) (i) If it appears to the division that a registration statement on file may not be in
             533      compliance with this chapter, the division may advise the proprietary school as to the apparent
             534      deficiencies.
             535          (ii) After a proprietary school has been notified of a deficiency under Subsection
             536      (8)(d)(i), a new or amended statement may be presented for filing by the proprietary school,
             537      accompanied by:
             538          (A) the required fee; and
             539          (B) one of the following required by Subsection (7):
             540          (I) surety bond;
             541          (II) certificate of deposit; or
             542          (III) irrevocable letter of credit.
             543          (9) The following does not constitute and may not be represented by any person to
             544      constitute, an endorsement or approval of the proprietary school by either the division or the
             545      state:
             546          (a) an acceptance of:
             547          (i) a registration statement;
             548          (ii) a renewal statement; or
             549          (iii) an amended registration statement; and
             550          (b) issuance of a certificate of registration.
             551          Section 14. Section 13-35-105 is amended to read:
             552           13-35-105. Registration -- Fees.
             553          (1) A franchisee or franchisor doing business in this state shall:
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     established by the department; and
             556          (b) pay an annual registration fee in an amount determined by the department in
             557      accordance with Sections 13-1-2 and 63J-1-504 .
             558          (2) The department shall register or renew the registration of a franchisee or franchisor
             559      if the franchisee or franchisor complies with this chapter and rules made by the department
             560      under this chapter.
             561          (3) A franchisee or franchisor registered under this section shall comply with this
             562      chapter and any rules made by the department under this chapter including any amendments to
             563      this chapter or the rules made after a franchisee or franchisor enter into a franchise agreement.
             564          (4) The fee imposed under Subsection (1)(b) shall be collected by the department and
             565      deposited into the Commerce Service [Fund] Account created by Section 13-1-2 .
             566          (5) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), an agent, officer, or field or area representative of
             567      a franchisor does not need to be registered under this section if the franchisor is registered
             568      under this section.
             569          Section 15. Section 15-9-117 is amended to read:
             570           15-9-117. Civil and administrative penalty.
             571          (1) The division may assess a civil penalty against an athlete agent not to exceed
             572      $25,000 for a violation of this chapter.
             573          (2) An administrative penalty collected under Subsection (1) shall be deposited into the
             574      Commerce Service [Fund] Account created in Section 13-1-2 .
             575          Section 16. Section 16-10a-1703 is amended to read:
             576           16-10a-1703. Publication.
             577          (1) The division shall annually publish copies of this chapter, together with applicable
             578      annotations and commentary, for sale and distribution to the public.
             579          (2) The division may charge a reasonable amount for copies of the chapter sold or
             580      distributed.
             581          (3) The proceeds from all sales and distributions shall be deposited into the Commerce
             582      Service [Fund] Account created by Section 13-1-2 , and may be appropriated to the division for
             583      use in defraying past or future production, publication, republication, or distribution costs.
             584          Section 17. Section 19-1-307 is amended to read:
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     for hazardous waste and radioactive waste treatment and disposal facilities -- Report.
             587          (1) (a) Beginning in 2006, the Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board created in
             588      Section 19-1-106 shall direct an evaluation every five years of:
             589          (i) the adequacy of the amount of financial assurance required for closure and
             590      postclosure care under 40 C.F.R. subpart H, Sections 264.140 through 264.151 submitted
             591      pursuant to a hazardous waste operation plan for a commercial hazardous waste treatment,
             592      storage, or disposal facility under Section 19-6-108 ; and
             593          (ii) the adequacy of the amount of financial assurance or funds required for perpetual
             594      care and maintenance following the closure and postclosure period of a commercial hazardous
             595      waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility, if found necessary following the evaluation under
             596      Subsection (1)(c).
             597          (b) The evaluation shall determine:
             598          (i) whether the amount of financial assurance required is adequate for closure and
             599      postclosure care of hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facilities;
             600          (ii) whether the amount of financial assurance or funds required is adequate for
             601      perpetual care and maintenance following the closure and postclosure period of a commercial
             602      hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility, if found necessary following the
             603      evaluation under Subsection (1)(c); and
             604          (iii) the costs above the minimal maintenance and monitoring for reasonable risks that
             605      may occur during closure, postclosure, and perpetual care and maintenance of commercial
             606      hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facilities including:
             607          (A) groundwater corrective action;
             608          (B) differential settlement failure; or
             609          (C) major maintenance of a cell or cells.
             610          (c) The Solid and Hazardous Waste Control Board shall evaluate in 2006 whether
             611      financial assurance or funds are necessary for perpetual care and maintenance following the
             612      closure and postclosure period of a commercial hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal
             613      facility to protect human health and the environment.
             614          (2) (a) Beginning in 2006, the Radiation Control Board created in Section 19-1-106
             615      shall direct an evaluation every five years of:
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     Account created by Section 19-3-106.2 ; and
             618          (ii) the adequacy of the amount of financial assurance required for closure and
             619      postclosure care of commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facilities under
             620      Subsection 19-3-104 (12).
             621          (b) The evaluation shall determine:
             622          (i) whether the [fund] restricted account is adequate to provide for perpetual care and
             623      maintenance of commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facilities;
             624          (ii) whether the amount of financial assurance required is adequate to provide for
             625      closure and postclosure care of commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facilities;
             626          (iii) the costs under Subsection 19-3-106.2 (5)(b) of using the Radioactive Waste
             627      Perpetual Care and Maintenance [Fund] Account during the period before the end of 100 years
             628      following final closure of the facility for maintenance, monitoring, or corrective action in the
             629      event that the owner or operator is unwilling or unable to carry out the duties of postclosure
             630      maintenance, monitoring, or corrective action; and
             631          (iv) the costs above the minimal maintenance and monitoring for reasonable risks that
             632      may occur during closure, postclosure, and perpetual care and maintenance of commercial
             633      radioactive waste treatment or disposal facilities including:
             634          (A) groundwater corrective action;
             635          (B) differential settlement failure; or
             636          (C) major maintenance of a cell or cells.
             637          (3) The boards under Subsections (1) and (2) shall submit a joint report on the
             638      evaluations to the Legislative Management Committee on or before October 1 of the year in
             639      which the report is due.
             640          Section 18. Section 19-3-106.2 is amended to read:
             641           19-3-106.2. Fee for perpetual care and maintenance of commercial radioactive
             642      waste disposal facilities -- Radioactive Waste Perpetual Care and Maintenance Account
             643      created -- Contents -- Use of restricted account monies -- Evaluation.
             644          (1) As used in this section, "perpetual care and maintenance" means perpetual care and
             645      maintenance of a commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facility, excluding sites
             646      within the facility used for the disposal of byproduct material, as required by applicable laws,
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     facility.
             649          (2) (a) On and after July 1, 2002, the owner or operator of an active commercial
             650      radioactive waste treatment or disposal facility shall pay an annual fee of $400,000 to provide
             651      for the perpetual care and maintenance of the facility.
             652          (b) The owner or operator shall remit the fee to the department on or before July 1 of
             653      each year.
             654          (3) The department shall deposit fees received under Subsection (2) into the
             655      Radioactive Waste Perpetual Care and Maintenance [Fund] Account created in Subsection (4).
             656          (4) (a) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the
             657      "Radioactive Waste Perpetual Care and Maintenance [Fund] Account" to finance perpetual
             658      care and maintenance of commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facilities,
             659      excluding sites within those facilities used for the disposal of byproduct material.
             660          (b) The sources of revenue for the [fund] restricted account are:
             661          (i) the fee imposed under this section; and
             662          (ii) investment income derived from money in the [fund] restricted account.
             663          (c) (i) The revenues for the [fund] restricted account shall be segregated into
             664      subaccounts for each commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facility covered by
             665      the [fund] restricted account.
             666          (ii) Each subaccount shall contain:
             667          (A) the fees paid by each owner or operator of a commercial radioactive waste
             668      treatment or disposal facility; and
             669          (B) the associated investment income.
             670          (5) The Legislature may appropriate money from the Radioactive Waste Perpetual Care
             671      and Maintenance [Fund] Account for:
             672          (a) perpetual care and maintenance of a commercial radioactive waste treatment or
             673      disposal facility, excluding sites within the facility used for the disposal of byproduct material,
             674      beginning 100 years after the date of final closure of the facility; or
             675          (b) maintenance or monitoring of, or implementing corrective action at, a commercial
             676      radioactive waste treatment or disposal facility, excluding sites within the facility used for the
             677      disposal of byproduct material, before the end of 100 years after the date of final closure of the
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         (i) the owner or operator is unwilling or unable to carry out postclosure maintenance,
             680      monitoring, or corrective action; and
             681          (ii) the financial surety arrangements made by the owner or operator, including any
             682      required under applicable law, are insufficient to cover the costs of postclosure maintenance,
             683      monitoring, or corrective action.
             684          (6) The money appropriated from the Radioactive Waste Perpetual Care and
             685      Maintenance [Fund] Account for the purposes specified in Subsection (5)(a) or [(5)](b) at a
             686      particular commercial radioactive waste treatment or disposal facility may be appropriated only
             687      from the subaccount established under Subsection (4)(c) for the facility.
             688          (7) The attorney general shall bring legal action against the owner or operator or take
             689      other steps to secure the recovery or reimbursement of the costs of maintenance, monitoring, or
             690      corrective action, including legal costs, incurred pursuant to Subsection (5)(b).
             691          (8) The board shall direct an evaluation of the adequacy of the [fund] restricted account
             692      as required under Section 19-1-307.
             693          (9) This section does not apply to a uranium mill licensed under 10 C.F.R. Part 40,
             694      Domestic Licensing of Source Material.
             695          Section 19. Section 23-14-13 is amended to read:
             696           23-14-13. Wildlife Resources Account.
             697          (1) [The] There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the
             698      "Wildlife Resources Account" [is established within the General Fund].
             699          (2) The following monies shall be deposited into the Wildlife Resources Account:
             700          (a) revenue from the sale of licenses, permits, tags, and certificates of registration
             701      issued under this title or a rule or proclamation of the Wildlife Board, except as otherwise
             702      provided by this title;
             703          (b) revenue from the sale, lease, rental, or other granting of rights of real or personal
             704      property acquired with revenue specified in Subsection (2)(a);
             705          (c) revenue from fines and forfeitures for violations of this title or any rule,
             706      proclamation, or order of the Wildlife Board, minus court costs not to exceed the schedule
             707      adopted by the Judicial Council;
             708          (d) funds appropriated from the General Fund by the Legislature pursuant to Section
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         (e) other monies received by the division under any provision of this title, except as
             711      otherwise provided by this title;
             712          (f) contributions made in accordance with Section 59-10-1305 ; and
             713          (g) interest, dividends, or other income earned on account monies.
             714          (3) Monies in the Wildlife Resources Account shall be used for the administration of
             715      this title.
             716          Section 20. Section 26-2-12.5 is amended to read:
             717           26-2-12.5. Certified copies of birth certificates -- Fees credited to Children's
             718      Account.
             719          (1) In addition to the fees provided for in Section 26-1-6 , the department and local
             720      registrars authorized to issue certified copies shall charge an additional $3 fee for each certified
             721      copy of a birth certificate, including certified copies of supplementary and amended birth
             722      certificates, under Sections 26-2-8 through 26-2-11 . This additional fee may be charged only
             723      for the first copy requested at any one time.
             724          (2) The fee shall be transmitted monthly to the state treasurer and credited to the
             725      Children's [Trust] Account established in Section 62A-4a-309 .
             726          Section 21. Section 26-9-4 is amended to read:
             727           26-9-4. Rural Health Care Facilities Account -- Source of revenues -- Interest --
             728      Distribution of revenues -- Expenditure of revenues -- Unexpended revenues lapse into
             729      the General Fund.
             730          (1) As used in this section:
             731          (a) "Emergency medical services" is as defined in Section 26-8a-102 .
             732          (b) "Federally qualified health center" is as defined in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1395x.
             733          (c) "Fiscal year" means a one-year period beginning on July 1 of each year.
             734          (d) "Freestanding urgent care center" is as defined in Section 59-12-801 .
             735          [(e) "Fund" means the Rural Health Care Facilities Fund created by this section.]
             736          [(f)] (e) "Nursing care facility" is as defined in Section 26-21-2 .
             737          [(g)] (f) "Rural city hospital" is as defined in Section 59-12-801 .
             738          [(h)] (g) "Rural county health care facility" is as defined in Section 59-12-801 .
             739          [(i)] (h) "Rural county hospital" is as defined in Section 59-12-801 .
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         [(k)] (j) "Rural emergency medical services" is as defined in Section 59-12-801 .
             742          [(l)] (k) "Rural health clinic" is as defined in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1395x.
             743          (2) There is created a [general fund] restricted account within the General Fund known
             744      as the "Rural Health Care Facilities [Fund.] Account."
             745          (3) (a) The [fund] restricted account shall be funded by amounts appropriated by the
             746      Legislature.
             747          (b) Any interest earned on the [fund] restricted account shall be deposited into the
             748      General Fund.
             749          (4) Subject to H. [ Subsection ] Subsections .H (5) H. and (6) .H , the State Tax
             749a      Commission shall for a fiscal year
             750      distribute [monies] money deposited into the [fund] restricted account to each:
             751          (a) county legislative body of a county that, on January 1, 2007, imposes a tax in
             752      accordance with Section 59-12-802 ; or
             753          (b) city legislative body of a city that, on January 1, 2007, imposes a tax in accordance
             754      with Section 59-12-804 .
             755          (5) (a) H. [ For ] Subject to Subsection (6), for .H purposes of the distribution required
             755a      by Subsection (4), the State Tax
             756      Commission shall:
             757          (i) estimate for each county and city described in Subsection (4) the amount by which
             758      the revenues collected from the taxes imposed under Sections 59-12-802 and 59-12-804 for
             759      fiscal year 2005-06 would have been reduced had:
             760          (A) the amendments made by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapter 288, Sections 25 and 26, to
             761      Sections 59-12-802 and 59-12-804 been in effect for fiscal year 2005-06; and
             762          (B) each county and city described in Subsection (4) imposed the tax under Sections
             763      59-12-802 and 59-12-804 for the entire fiscal year 2005-06;
             764          (ii) calculate a percentage for each county and city described in Subsection (4) by
             765      dividing the amount estimated for each county and city in accordance with Subsection (5)(a)(i)
             766      by $555,000; and
             767          (iii) distribute to each county and city described in Subsection (4) an amount equal to
             768      the product of:
             769          (A) the percentage calculated in accordance with Subsection (5)(a)(ii); and
             770          (B) the amount appropriated by the Legislature to the [fund] restricted account for the
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         (b) The State Tax Commission shall make the estimations, calculations, and
             773      distributions required by Subsection (5)(a) on the basis of data collected by the State Tax
             774      Commission.
             774a      H. (6) If a county legislative body repeals a tax imposed under Section 59-12-802 or a city
             774b      legislative body repeals a tax imposed under Section 59-12-804:
             774c          (a) the commission shall determine in accordance with Subsection (5) the distribution
             774d      that, but for this Subsection (6), the county legislative body or city legislative body would
             774e      receive; and
             774f          (b) after making the determination required by Subsection (6)(a), the commission shall:
             774g          (i) if the effective date of the repeal of a tax imposed under Section 59-12-802 or
             774h      59-12-804 is October 1:
             774i          (A) (I) distribute to the county legislative body or city legislative body 25% of the
             774j      distribution determined in accordance with Subsection (6)(a); and
             774k          (II) deposit 75% of the distribution determined in accordance with Subsection (6)(a)
             774l      into the General Fund; and
             774m          (B) beginning with the first fiscal year after the effective date of the repeal and for each
             774n      subsequent fiscal year, deposit the entire amount of the distribution determined in accordance
             774o      with Subsection (6)(a) into the General Fund;
             774p          (ii) if the effective date of the repeal of a tax imposed under Section 59-12-802 or
             774q      59-12-804 is January 1:
             774r          (A) (I) distribute to the county legislative body or city legislative body 50% of the
             774s      distribution determined in accordance with Subsection (6)(a); and
             774t          (II) deposit 50% of the distribution determined in accordance with Subsection (6)(a)
             774u      into the General Fund; and
             774v          (B) beginning with the first fiscal year after the effective date of the repeal and for each
             774w      subsequent fiscal year, deposit the entire amount of the distribution determined in accordance
             774x      with Subsection (6)(a) into the General Fund;
             774y          (iii) if the effective date of the repeal of a tax imposed under Section 59-12-802 or
             774z      59-12-804 is April 1:
             774aa          (A) (I) distribute to the county legislative body or city legislative body 75% of the
             774ab      distribution determined in accordance with Subsection (6)(a); and
             774ac          (II) deposit 25% of the distribution determined in accordance with Subsection (6)(a)


             774ad      into the General Fund; and
             774ae          (B) beginning with the first fiscal year after the effective date of the repeal and for


            
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     each subsequent fiscal year, deposit the entire amount of the distribution determined in
             774ag      accordance with Subsection (6)(a) into the General Fund; or
             774ah          (iv) if the effective date of the repeal of a tax imposed under Section 59-12-802 or
             774ai      59-12-804 is July 1, beginning on that effective date and for each subsequent fiscal year,
             774aj      deposit the entire amount of the distribution determined in accordance with Subsection (6)(a)
             774ak      into the General Fund. .H
             775           H. [ (6) ] (7) .H (a) Subject to Subsection H. [ (6) ] (7) .H (b), a county legislative body
             775a      shall distribute the
             776      H. [ monies ] money .H the county legislative body receives in accordance with Subsection (5)
             776a      H. or (6) .H :
             777          (i) for a county of the third, fourth, or fifth class, to fund rural county health care
             778      facilities in that county; and
             779          (ii) for a county of the sixth class, to fund:
             780          (A) emergency medical services in that county;
             781          (B) federally qualified health centers in that county;
             782          (C) freestanding urgent care centers in that county;
             783          (D) rural county health care facilities in that county;
             784          (E) rural health clinics in that county; or
             785          (F) a combination of Subsections H. [ (6) ] (7) .H (a)(ii)(A) through (E).
             786          (b) A county legislative body shall distribute a percentage of the [monies] money the
             787      county legislative body receives in accordance with Subsection (5) H. or (6) .H to each center,
             787a      clinic,
             788      facility, or service described in Subsection H. [ (6) ] (7) .H (a) equal to the same percentage that
             788a      the county
             789      legislative body distributes to that center, clinic, facility, or service in accordance with Section
             790      59-12-803 for the calendar year ending on the December 31 immediately preceding the first
             791      day of the fiscal year for which the county legislative body receives the distribution in
             792      accordance with Subsection (5) H.or (6) .H .
             793          (c) A center, clinic, facility, or service that receives a distribution in accordance with
             794      this Subsection H. [ (6) ] (7) .H shall expend that distribution for the same purposes for which
             794a      monies
             795      generated by a tax under Section 59-12-802 may be expended.
             796           H. [ (7) ] (8) .H (a) Subject to Subsection H. [ (7) ] (8) .H (b), a city legislative body
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     money the city legislative body receives in accordance with Subsection (5) H. or (6) .H to fund
             797a      rural city
             798      hospitals in that city.
             799          (b) A city legislative body shall distribute a percentage of the monies the city
             800      legislative body receives in accordance with Subsection (5) H. or (6) .H to each rural city
             800a      hospital described
             801      in Subsection H. [ (7) ] (8) .H (a) equal to the same percentage that the city legislative body
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     the December 31 immediately preceding the first day of the fiscal year for which the city
             804      legislative body receives the distribution in accordance with Subsection (5) H. or (6) .H .
             805          (c) A rural city hospital that receives a distribution in accordance with this Subsection
             806      H. [ (7) ] (8) .H shall expend that distribution for the same purposes for which
             806a      [monies] money generated
             807      by a tax under Section 59-12-804 may be expended.
             808           H. [ (8) ] (9) .H Any [monies] money remaining in the Rural Health Care Facilities [Fund]
             808a      Account
             809      at the end of a fiscal year after the State Tax Commission makes the distributions required by
             810      this section shall lapse into the General Fund.
             811          Section 22. Section 26-18a-1 is amended to read:
             812           26-18a-1. Definitions.
             813          As used in this chapter:
             814          (1) "Children" or "child" means a person under the age of 18.
             815          (2) "Committee" means the Kurt Oscarson Children's Organ Transplant Coordinating
             816      Committee.
             817          (3) "[Trust] Restricted account" means the [restricted account within the General Fund]
             818      Kurt Oscarson Children's Organ Transplant Account created in Section 26-18a-4 .
             819          Section 23. Section 26-18a-3 is amended to read:
             820           26-18a-3. Purpose of committee.
             821          (1) The committee shall work to:
             822          (a) provide financial assistance for initial medical expenses of children who need organ
             823      transplants;
             824          (b) obtain the assistance of volunteer and public service organizations; and
             825          (c) fund activities as the committee designates for the purpose of educating the public
             826      about the need for organ donors.
             827          (2) (a) The committee is responsible for awarding financial assistance funded by the
             828      [trust] restricted account.
             829          (b) The financial assistance awarded by the committee under Subsection (1)(a) shall be
             830      in the form of interest free loans. The committee may establish terms for repayment of the
             831      loans, including a waiver of the requirement to repay any awards if, in the committee's
             832      judgment, repayment of the loan would impose an undue financial burden on the recipient.
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         (i) need;
             835          (ii) coordination with or enhancement of existing services or financial assistance,
             836      including availability of insurance or other state aid;
             837          (iii) the success rate of the particular organ transplant procedure needed by the child;
             838      and
             839          (iv) the extent of the threat to the child's life without the organ transplant.
             840          (3) The committee may only provide the assistance described in this section to children
             841      who have resided in Utah, or whose legal guardians have resided in Utah for at least six months
             842      prior to the date of assistance under this section.
             843          (4) (a) The committee may expend up to 5% of its annual appropriation for
             844      administrative costs associated with the allocation of funds from the [trust] restricted account.
             845          (b) The administrative costs shall be used for the costs associated with staffing the
             846      committee and for State Tax Commission costs in implementing Section 59-10-1308 .
             847          (5) The committee shall make an annual report to the Health and Human Services
             848      Appropriations Subcommittee regarding the programs and services funded by contributions to
             849      the [trust] restricted account.
             850          Section 24. Section 26-18a-4 is amended to read:
             851           26-18a-4. Creation of Kurt Oscarson Children's Organ Transplant Account.
             852          (1) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund [pursuant to Section
             853      51-5-4 ] known as the "Kurt Oscarson Children's Organ Transplant [Trust] Account." Private
             854      contributions received under this section and Section 59-10-1308 shall be deposited into the
             855      [trust] restricted account to be used only for the programs and purposes described in Section
             856      26-18a-3 .
             857          (2) Money shall be appropriated from the [trust] restricted account to the committee in
             858      accordance with Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act.
             859          (3) In addition to funds received under Section 59-10-1308 , the committee may accept
             860      transfers, grants, gifts, bequests, or any money made available from any source to implement
             861      this chapter.
             862          Section 25. Section 35A-3-115 is amended to read:
             863           35A-3-115. Public Employment Offices -- Agreements with other authorities --
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         (1) (a) The division shall establish and maintain free public employment offices in such
             866      manner and in such places as may be necessary for the proper administration of this chapter
             867      and for the purposes of performing the functions as are within the purview of the Act of
             868      Congress entitled "An act to provide for the establishment of a national employment system
             869      and for co-operation with the states in the promotion of such system, and for other purposes,"
             870      approved June 6, 1933, 48 Stat. 113; U. S. Code, Title 29, Section 49 (c) as amended,
             871      hereinafter referred to as the "Wagner-Peyser Act."
             872          (b) The division shall consult with regional councils on workforce services when
             873      determining the location of public employment offices.
             874          (c) A public employment office may be located in connection with or as an integrated
             875      part of an employment center established under Section 35A-2-203 .
             876          (2) The provisions of the Wagner-Peyser Act, 29 U.S.C. 49-49c, 49g, 49h, 49k, and
             877      557, are accepted by this state, and the department is designated and constitutes the agency of
             878      this state for the purposes of the act.
             879          (3) All moneys received by [this] the state under the Wagner-Peyser Act shall be paid
             880      into the Employment Security Administration [Fund] Account created by Section 35A-4-505
             881      and shall be expended solely for the maintenance of the state system of public employment
             882      offices.
             883          (4) (a) For the purpose of establishing and maintaining free public employment offices,
             884      and promoting the use of their facilities, the division is authorized to enter into agreements
             885      with the railroad retirement board, or any other agency of the United States, or of this or any
             886      other state, charged with the administration of any law whose purposes are reasonably related
             887      to the purposes of this chapter, and as a part of such agreements may accept moneys, services
             888      or quarters as a contribution to the maintenance of the state system of public employment
             889      offices or as reimbursement for services performed.
             890          (b) All moneys received or appropriated for such purposes shall be paid into the
             891      Employment Security Administration [Fund] Account.
             892          Section 26. Section 35A-4-201 is amended to read:
             893           35A-4-201. General definitions.
             894          As used in this chapter:
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             897      benefit year commences on or after January 5, 1986.
             898          (2) "Benefit year" means the 52 consecutive week period beginning with the first week
             899      with respect to which an individual files for benefits and is found to have an insured status.
             900          (3) "Benefits" means the money payments payable to an individual as provided in this
             901      chapter with respect to the individual's unemployment.
             902          (4) "Calendar quarter" means the period of three consecutive months ending on March
             903      31, June 30, September 30, or December 31, or the equivalent, as the department may by rule
             904      prescribe.
             905          (5) "Contribution" means the money payments required by this chapter to be made into
             906      the Unemployment Compensation Fund by any employing unit on account of having
             907      individuals in its employ.
             908          (6) "Division" means the Unemployment Insurance Division.
             909          (7) "Employment office" means a free public employment office or branch operated by
             910      this or any other state as a part of a state-controlled system of public employment offices or by
             911      a federal agency charged with the administration of an unemployment compensation program
             912      or free public employment offices.
             913          (8) "Employment Security Administration [Fund] Account" means the [fund] restricted
             914      account established by Section 35A-4-505 , and from which administrative expenses under this
             915      chapter shall be paid.
             916          (9) "Extended benefits" has the meaning specified in Subsection 35A-4-402 (7)(f).
             917          (10) "Fund" means the Unemployment Compensation Fund established by this chapter.
             918          (11) "Insured average annual wage" means on or before the 15th day of May of each
             919      year, the total wages of insured workers for the preceding calendar year, divided by the average
             920      monthly number of insured workers, determined by dividing by 12 the total insured workers for
             921      the preceding calendar year as determined under the rules of the department calculated to two
             922      decimal places, disregarding any fraction of one cent.
             923          (12) "Insured average fiscal year wage" means on or before the 15th day of November
             924      of each year, the total wages of insured workers for the preceding fiscal year, divided by the
             925      average monthly number of insured workers, determined by dividing by 12 the total insured
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             928          (13) "Insured average fiscal year weekly wage" means the insured average fiscal year
             929      wage determined in Subsection (12), divided by 52, calculated to two decimal places,
             930      disregarding any fraction of one cent.
             931          (14) "Insured average weekly wage" means the insured average annual wage
             932      determined in Subsection (11), divided by 52, calculated to two decimal places, disregarding
             933      any fraction of one cent.
             934          (15) "Insured status" means that an individual has, during the individual's base-period,
             935      performed services and earned wages in employment sufficient to qualify for benefits under
             936      Section 35A-4-403 .
             937          (16) "Insured work" means employment for an employer, as defined in Section
             938      35A-4-203 .
             939          (17) "Monetary base period wage requirement" means 8% of the insured average fiscal
             940      year wage for the preceding fiscal year, for example, fiscal year 1990 for individuals
             941      establishing benefit years in 1991, rounded up to the next higher multiple of $100.
             942          (18) "State" includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the
             943      District of Columbia.
             944          (19) "Tribal unit" means a subdivision, subsidiary, or business enterprise wholly owned
             945      by an American Indian tribe.
             946          (20) "Week" means the period or periods of seven consecutive calendar days as the
             947      department may prescribe by rule.
             948          Section 27. Section 35A-4-305 is amended to read:
             949           35A-4-305. Collection of contributions -- Unpaid contributions to bear interest.
             950          (1) (a) Contributions unpaid on the date on which they are due and payable, as
             951      prescribed by the division, shall bear interest at the rate of 1% per month from and after that
             952      date until payment plus accrued interest is received by the division.
             953          (b) (i) Contribution reports not made and filed by the date on which they are due as
             954      prescribed by the division are subject to a penalty to be assessed and collected in the same
             955      manner as contributions due under this section equal to 5% of the contribution due if the failure
             956      to file on time was not more than 15 days, with an additional 5% for each additional 15 days or
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     not less than $25 with respect to each reporting period.
             959          (ii) If a report is filed after the required time and it is shown to the satisfaction of the
             960      division or its authorized representative that the failure to file was due to a reasonable cause
             961      and not to willful neglect, no addition shall be made to the contribution.
             962          (c) (i) If contributions are unpaid after 10 days from the date of the mailing or personal
             963      delivery by the division or its authorized representative, of a written demand for payment, there
             964      shall attach to the contribution, to be assessed and collected in the same manner as
             965      contributions due under this section, a penalty equal to 5% of the contribution due.
             966          (ii) A penalty may not attach if within 10 days after the mailing or personal delivery,
             967      arrangements for payment have been made with the division, or its authorized representative,
             968      and payment is made in accordance with those arrangements.
             969          (d) The division shall assess as a penalty a service charge, in addition to any other
             970      penalties that may apply, in an amount not to exceed the service charge imposed by Section
             971      7-15-1 for dishonored instruments if:
             972          (i) any amount due the division for contributions, interest, other penalties or benefit
             973      overpayments is paid by check, draft, order, or other instrument; and
             974          (ii) the instrument is dishonored or not paid by the institution against which it is drawn.
             975          (e) Except for benefit overpayments under Subsection 35A-4-405 (5), benefit
             976      overpayments, contributions, interest, penalties, and assessed costs, uncollected three years
             977      after they become due, may be charged as uncollectible and removed from the records of the
             978      division if:
             979          (i) no assets belonging to the liable person and subject to attachment can be found; and
             980          (ii) in the opinion of the division there is no likelihood of collection at a future date.
             981          (f) Interest and penalties collected in accordance with this section shall be paid into the
             982      Special Administrative Expense [Fund] Account created by Section 35A-4-506 .
             983          (g) Action required for the collection of sums due under this chapter is subject to the
             984      applicable limitations of actions under Title 78B, Chapter 2, Statutes of Limitations.
             985          (2) (a) If an employer fails to file a report when prescribed by the division for the
             986      purpose of determining the amount of the employer's contribution due under this chapter, or if
             987      the report when filed is incorrect or insufficient or is not satisfactory to the division, the
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     with respect to which the reports were or should have been made and the amount of
             990      contribution due from the employer on the basis of any information it may be able to obtain.
             991          (b) The division shall give written notice of the determination to the employer.
             992          (c) The determination is considered correct unless:
             993          (i) the employer, within 10 days after mailing or personal delivery of notice of the
             994      determination, applies to the division for a review of the determination as provided in Section
             995      35A-4-508 ; or
             996          (ii) unless the division or its authorized representative of its own motion reviews the
             997      determination.
             998          (d) The amount of contribution determined under Subsection (2)(a) is subject to
             999      penalties and interest as provided in Subsection (1).
             1000          (3) (a) If, after due notice, an employer defaults in the payment of contributions,
             1001      interest, or penalties on the contributions, or a claimant defaults in a repayment of benefit
             1002      overpayments and penalties on the overpayments, the amount due shall be collectible by civil
             1003      action in the name of the division, and the employer adjudged in default shall pay the costs of
             1004      the action.
             1005          (b) Civil actions brought under this section to collect contributions, interest, or
             1006      penalties from an employer, or benefit overpayments and penalties from a claimant shall be:
             1007          (i) heard by the court at the earliest possible date; and
             1008          (ii) entitled to preference upon the calendar of the court over all other civil actions
             1009      except:
             1010          (A) petitions for judicial review under this chapter; and
             1011          (B) cases arising under the workers' compensation law of this state.
             1012          (c) (i) (A) To collect contributions, interest, or penalties, or benefit overpayments and
             1013      penalties due from employers or claimants located outside Utah, the division may employ
             1014      private collectors providing debt collection services outside Utah.
             1015          (B) Accounts may be placed with private collectors only after the employer or claimant
             1016      has been given a final notice that the division intends to place the account with a private
             1017      collector for further collection action.
             1018          (C) The notice shall advise the employer or claimant of the employer's or claimant's
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         (ii) (A) A private collector may receive as compensation up to 25% of the lesser of the
             1021      amount collected or the amount due, plus the costs and fees of any civil action or postjudgment
             1022      remedy instituted by the private collector with the approval of the division.
             1023          (B) The employer or claimant shall be liable to pay the compensation of the collector,
             1024      costs, and fees in addition to the original amount due.
             1025          (iii) A private collector is subject to the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15
             1026      U.S.C. Sec. 1692 et seq.
             1027          (iv) (A) A civil action may not be maintained by a private collector without specific
             1028      prior written approval of the division.
             1029          (B) When division approval is given for civil action against an employer or claimant,
             1030      the division may cooperate with the private collector to the extent necessary to effect the civil
             1031      action.
             1032          (d) (i) Notwithstanding Section 35A-4-312 , the division may disclose the contribution,
             1033      interest, penalties or benefit overpayments and penalties, costs due, the name of the employer
             1034      or claimant, and the employer's or claimant's address and telephone number when any
             1035      collection matter is referred to a private collector under Subsection (3)(c).
             1036          (ii) A private collector is subject to the confidentiality requirements and penalty
             1037      provisions provided in Section 35A-4-312 and Subsection 76-8-1301 (4), except to the extent
             1038      disclosure is necessary in a civil action to enforce collection of the amounts due.
             1039          (e) An action taken by the division under this section may not be construed to be an
             1040      election to forego other collection procedures by the division.
             1041          (4) (a) In the event of a distribution of an employer's assets under an order of a court
             1042      under the laws of Utah, including a receivership, assignment for benefits of creditors,
             1043      adjudicated insolvency, composition, or similar proceedings, contributions then or thereafter
             1044      due shall be paid in full prior to all other claims except taxes and claims for wages of not more
             1045      than $400 to each claimant, earned within five months of the commencement of the
             1046      proceeding.
             1047          (b) If an employer commences a proceeding in the Federal Bankruptcy Court under a
             1048      chapter of 11 U.S.C. 101 et seq., as amended by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and
             1049      Consumer Protection Act of 2005, contributions, interest, and penalties then or thereafter due
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     Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.
             1052          (5) (a) In addition and as an alternative to any other remedy provided by this chapter
             1053      and provided that no appeal or other proceeding for review provided by this chapter is then
             1054      pending and the time for taking it has expired, the division may issue a warrant in duplicate,
             1055      under its official seal, directed to the sheriff of any county of the state, commanding the sheriff
             1056      to levy upon and sell the real and personal property of a delinquent employer or claimant found
             1057      within the sheriff's county for the payment of the contributions due, with the added penalties,
             1058      interest, or benefit overpayment and penalties, and costs, and to return the warrant to the
             1059      division and pay into the fund the money collected by virtue of the warrant by a time to be
             1060      specified in the warrant, not more than 60 days from the date of the warrant.
             1061          (b) (i) Immediately upon receipt of the warrant in duplicate, the sheriff shall file the
             1062      duplicate with the clerk of the district court in the sheriff's county.
             1063          (ii) The clerk shall enter in the judgment docket, in the column for judgment debtors,
             1064      the name of the delinquent employer or claimant mentioned in the warrant, and in appropriate
             1065      columns the amount of the contribution, penalties, interest, or benefit overpayment and
             1066      penalties, and costs, for which the warrant is issued and the date when the duplicate is filed.
             1067          (c) The amount of the docketed warrant shall:
             1068          (i) have the force and effect of an execution against all personal property of the
             1069      delinquent employer; and
             1070          (ii) become a lien upon the real property of the delinquent employer or claimant in the
             1071      same manner and to the same extent as a judgment duly rendered by a district court and
             1072      docketed in the office of the clerk.
             1073          (d) After docketing, the sheriff shall:
             1074          (i) proceed in the same manner as is prescribed by law with respect to execution issued
             1075      against property upon judgments of a court of record; and
             1076          (ii) be entitled to the same fees for the sheriff's services in executing the warrant, to be
             1077      collected in the same manner.
             1078          (6) (a) Contributions imposed by this chapter are a lien upon the property of an
             1079      employer liable for the contribution required to be collected under this section who shall sell
             1080      out the employer's business or stock of goods or shall quit business, if the employer fails to
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     business on which they are due and payable as prescribed by rule.
             1083          (b) (i) An employer's successor, successors, or assigns, if any, are required to withhold
             1084      sufficient of the purchase money to cover the amount of the contributions and interest or
             1085      penalties due and payable until the former owner produces a receipt from the division showing
             1086      that they have been paid or a certificate stating that no amount is due.
             1087          (ii) If the purchaser of a business or stock of goods fails to withhold sufficient purchase
             1088      money, the purchaser is personally liable for the payment of the amount of the contributions
             1089      required to be paid by the former owner, interest and penalties accrued and unpaid by the
             1090      former owner, owners, or assignors.
             1091          (7) (a) If an employer is delinquent in the payment of a contribution, the division may
             1092      give notice of the amount of the delinquency by registered mail to all persons having in their
             1093      possession or under their control, any credits or other personal property belonging to the
             1094      employer, or owing any debts to the employer at the time of the receipt by them of the notice.
             1095          (b) A person notified under Subsection (7)(a) shall neither transfer nor make any other
             1096      disposition of the credits, other personal property, or debts until:
             1097          (i) the division has consented to a transfer or disposition; or
             1098          (ii) 20 days after the receipt of the notice.
             1099          (c) All persons notified under Subsection (7)(a) shall, within five days after receipt of
             1100      the notice, advise the division of credits, other personal property, or other debts in their
             1101      possession, under their control or owing by them, as the case may be.
             1102          (8) (a) (i) Each employer shall furnish the division necessary information for the proper
             1103      administration of this chapter and shall include wage information for each employee, for each
             1104      calendar quarter.
             1105          (ii) The information shall be furnished at a time, in the form, and to those individuals
             1106      as the department may by rule require.
             1107          (b) (i) Each employer shall furnish each individual worker who is separated that
             1108      information as the department may by rule require, and shall furnish within 48 hours of the
             1109      receipt of a request from the division a report of the earnings of any individual during the
             1110      individual's base-period.
             1111          (ii) The report shall be on a form prescribed by the division and contain all information
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         (c) (i) For each failure by an employer to conform to this Subsection (8) the division
             1114      shall, unless good cause is shown, assess a $50 penalty if the filing was not more than 15 days
             1115      late.
             1116          (ii) If the filing is more than 15 days late, the division shall assess an additional penalty
             1117      of $50 for each 15 days, or a fraction of the 15 days that the filing is late, not to exceed $250
             1118      per filing.
             1119          (iii) The penalty is to be collected in the same manner as contributions due under this
             1120      chapter.
             1121          (d) (i) The division shall prescribe rules providing standards for determining which
             1122      contribution reports must be filed on magnetic or electronic media or in other machine-readable
             1123      form.
             1124          (ii) In prescribing these rules, the division:
             1125          (A) may not require an employer to file contribution reports on magnetic or electronic
             1126      media unless the employer is required to file wage data on at least 250 employees during any
             1127      calendar quarter or is an authorized employer representative who files quarterly tax reports on
             1128      behalf of 100 or more employers during any calendar quarter;
             1129          (B) shall take into account, among other relevant factors, the ability of the employer to
             1130      comply at reasonable cost with the requirements of the rules; and
             1131          (C) may require an employer to post a bond for failure to comply with the rules
             1132      required by this Subsection (8)(d).
             1133          (9) (a) (i) An employer liable for payments in lieu of contributions shall file
             1134      Reimbursable Employment and Wage Reports.
             1135          (ii) The reports are due on the last day of the month that follows the end of each
             1136      calendar quarter unless the division, after giving notice, changes the due date.
             1137          (iii) A report postmarked on or before the due date is considered timely.
             1138          (b) (i) Unless the employer can show good cause, the division shall assess a $50
             1139      penalty against an employer who does not file Reimbursable Employment and Wage Reports
             1140      within the time limits set out in Subsection (9)(a) if the filing was not more than 15 days late.
             1141          (ii) If the filing is more than 15 days late, the division shall assess an additional penalty
             1142      of $50 for each 15 days, or a fraction of the 15 days that the filing is late, not to exceed $250
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         (iii) The division shall assess and collect the penalties referred to in this Subsection
             1145      (9)(b) in the same manner as prescribed in Sections 35A-4-309 and 35A-4-311 .
             1146          (10) If a person liable to pay a contribution or benefit overpayment imposed by this
             1147      chapter neglects or refuses to pay it after demand, the amount, including any interest, additional
             1148      amount, addition to contributions, or assessable penalty, together with any additional accruable
             1149      costs, shall be a lien in favor of the division upon all property and rights to property, whether
             1150      real or personal belonging to the person.
             1151          (11) (a) The lien imposed by Subsection (10) arises at the time the assessment, as
             1152      defined in the department rules, is made and continues until the liability for the amount
             1153      assessed, or a judgment against the taxpayer arising out of the liability, is satisfied.
             1154          (b) (i) The lien imposed by Subsection (10) is not valid as against a purchaser, holder
             1155      of a security interest, mechanics' lien holder, or judgment lien creditor until the division files a
             1156      warrant with the clerk of the district court.
             1157          (ii) For the purposes of this Subsection (11)(b):
             1158          (A) "Judgment lien creditor" means a person who obtains a valid judgment of a court
             1159      of record for recovery of specific property or a sum certain of money, and who in the case of a
             1160      recovery of money, has a perfected lien under the judgment on the property involved. A
             1161      judgment lien does not include inchoate liens such as attachment or garnishment liens until
             1162      they ripen into a judgment. A judgment lien does not include the determination or assessment
             1163      of a quasi-judicial authority, such as a state or federal taxing authority.
             1164          (B) "Mechanics' lien holder" means any person who has a lien on real property, or on
             1165      the proceeds of a contract relating to real property, for services, labor, or materials furnished in
             1166      connection with the construction or improvement of the property. A person has a lien on the
             1167      earliest date the lien becomes valid against subsequent purchasers without actual notice, but not
             1168      before the person begins to furnish the services, labor, or materials.
             1169          (C) "Person" means:
             1170          (I) an individual;
             1171          (II) a trust;
             1172          (III) an estate;
             1173          (IV) a partnership;
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         (VI) a company;
             1176          (VII) a limited liability company;
             1177          (VIII) a limited liability partnership; or
             1178          (IX) a corporation.
             1179          (D) "Purchaser" means a person who, for adequate and full consideration in money or
             1180      money's worth, acquires an interest, other than a lien or security interest, in property which is
             1181      valid under state law against subsequent purchasers without actual notice.
             1182          (E) "Security interest" means any interest in property acquired by contract for the
             1183      purpose of securing payment or performance of an obligation or indemnifying against loss or
             1184      liability. A security interest exists at any time:
             1185          (I) the property is in existence and the interest has become protected under the law
             1186      against a subsequent judgment lien arising out of an unsecured obligation; and
             1187          (II) to the extent that, at that time, the holder has parted with money or money's worth.
             1188          Section 28. Section 35A-4-306 is amended to read:
             1189           35A-4-306. Charging benefit costs to employer.
             1190          (1) Benefit costs of former workers of an employer will be charged to the employer in
             1191      the same proportion as the wages paid by that employer in the base period bear to the total
             1192      wages of all employers of that worker in the base period, calculated to the nearest five decimal
             1193      places.
             1194          (2) Notification by the division that a worker has filed an initial claim for
             1195      unemployment insurance benefits will be sent to all base-period employers and all subsequent
             1196      employers prior to the payment of benefits. Any employing unit that receives a notice of the
             1197      filing of a claim may protest payment of benefits to former employees or charges to the
             1198      employer if the protest is filed within 10 days after the date the notice is issued.
             1199          (3) On or before November 1 of each year beginning November 1, 1984, each
             1200      employer shall receive notification of all benefit costs of former workers that have been
             1201      charged to that employer in the immediately preceding fiscal year. Any employing unit that
             1202      receives a notice of benefit charges may protest the correctness of the charges if the protest is
             1203      filed within 30 days after the date the notice is issued.
             1204          (4) On written request made by an employer, corrections or modifications of the
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     contribution rate. The request shall be made to the division no later than the end of the
             1207      calendar year following the year for which the contribution rate is assigned. The division may,
             1208      within a like period upon its own initiative, redetermine an employer's contribution rate.
             1209          (5) (a) If no later than three years after the date on which any contributions or interest
             1210      or penalty for contributions were due, an employer who has paid the contributions, interest, or
             1211      penalty may make application for an adjustment in connection with subsequent contribution
             1212      payments, or for a refund because the adjustment cannot be made, and the division shall
             1213      determine that the contributions or interest or penalty or any portion thereof was erroneously
             1214      collected, the division shall allow the employer to make an adjustment, without interest, in
             1215      connection with subsequent contribution payments by the employer, or if the adjustment cannot
             1216      be made, the division shall refund that amount, without interest.
             1217          (b) Refunds of contributions shall be made from the clearing account or the benefit
             1218      account in the fund, and refunds of interest and penalty shall be made from the Special
             1219      Administrative Expense [fund] Account or from the interest and penalty moneys in the clearing
             1220      account of the fund.
             1221          (c) For like cause and within the same period, an adjustment or refund may be made on
             1222      the division's own initiative.
             1223          (d) Decisions with respect to applications for refund are final unless the employing
             1224      unit, within 10 days after the mailing or personal delivery of notice of the decision, applies to
             1225      the division for a review of the decision as provided in Section 35A-4-508 .
             1226          Section 29. Section 35A-4-501 is amended to read:
             1227           35A-4-501. Unemployment Compensation Fund -- Administration -- Contents --
             1228      Treasurer and custodian -- Separate accounts -- Use of money requisitioned -- Advances
             1229      under Social Security Act.
             1230          (1) There is established the Unemployment Compensation Fund, separate and apart
             1231      from all public moneys or funds of this state, that shall be administered by the department
             1232      exclusively for the purposes of this chapter. This fund shall consist of the following moneys,
             1233      all of which shall be mingled and undivided:
             1234          (a) all contributions collected under this chapter, less refunds of contributions made
             1235      from the clearing account under Subsection 35A-4-306 (5);
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         (c) any property or securities acquired through the use of moneys belonging to the
             1238      fund;
             1239          (d) all earnings of the property or securities;
             1240          (e) all money credited to this state's account in the unemployment trust fund under
             1241      Section 903 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., as amended; and
             1242          (f) all other moneys received for the fund from any other source.
             1243          (2) (a) The state treasurer shall be the treasurer and custodian of the fund, and shall
             1244      administer the fund in accordance with the directions of the division and shall pay all warrants
             1245      drawn upon it by the division or its duly authorized agent in accordance with rules made by the
             1246      department. The division shall maintain within the fund three separate accounts:
             1247          (i) a clearing account;
             1248          (ii) an unemployment trust fund account; and
             1249          (iii) a benefit account.
             1250          (b) All moneys payable to the fund, upon receipt by the division, shall be immediately
             1251      deposited in the clearing account.
             1252          (c) (i) All moneys in the clearing account after clearance shall, except as otherwise
             1253      provided in this section, be deposited immediately with the secretary of the treasury of the
             1254      United States of America to the credit of the account of this state in the unemployment trust
             1255      fund, established and maintained under Section 904 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1104,
             1256      as amended, any provisions of law in this state relating to the deposit, administration, release,
             1257      or disbursement of moneys in the possession or custody of this state to the contrary
             1258      notwithstanding.
             1259          (ii) Refunds of contributions payable under Subsections 35A-4-205 (1)(a) and
             1260      35A-4-306 (5) may be paid from the clearing account or the benefit account.
             1261          (d) The benefit account shall consist of all moneys requisitioned from this state's
             1262      account in the unemployment trust fund in the United States treasury.
             1263          (e) Moneys in the clearing and benefit accounts may be deposited in any depository
             1264      bank in which general funds of this state may be deposited, but no public deposit insurance
             1265      charge or premium may be paid out of the fund.
             1266          (f) (i) Moneys in the clearing and benefit accounts may not be commingled with other
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         (ii) The money shall be secured by the depository bank to the same extent and in the
             1269      same manner as required by the general depository law of this state.
             1270          (iii) Collateral pledged for this purpose shall be kept separate and distinct from any
             1271      collateral pledged to secure other funds of the state.
             1272          (g) (i) The state treasurer is liable on the state treasurer's official bond for the faithful
             1273      performance of the state treasurer's duties in connection with the unemployment compensation
             1274      fund provided for under this chapter.
             1275          (ii) The liability on the official bond shall be effective immediately upon the enactment
             1276      of this provision, and that liability shall exist in addition to the liability upon any separate bond
             1277      existent on the effective date of this provision, or which may be given in the future.
             1278          (iii) All sums recovered for losses sustained by the fund shall be deposited in the fund.
             1279          (3) (a) (i) Moneys requisitioned from the state's account in the unemployment trust
             1280      fund shall, except as set forth in this section, be used exclusively for the payment of benefits
             1281      and for refunds of contributions under Subsections 35A-4-205 (1)(a) and 35A-4-306 (5).
             1282          (ii) The department shall from time to time requisition from the unemployment trust
             1283      fund amounts, not exceeding the amounts standing to this state's account in the fund, as it
             1284      considers necessary for the payment of those benefits and refunds for a reasonable future
             1285      period.
             1286          (iii) (A) Upon receipt the treasurer shall deposit the moneys in the benefit account and
             1287      shall pay benefits and refunds from the account by means of warrants issued by the division in
             1288      accordance with rules prescribed by the department.
             1289          (B) Expenditures of these moneys in the benefit account and refunds from the clearing
             1290      account are not subject to any provisions of law requiring specific appropriations or other
             1291      formal release by state officers of money in their custody.
             1292          (b) Moneys in the state's account in the unemployment trust fund that were collected
             1293      under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, 26 U.S.C. 3301 et seq., and credited to the state
             1294      under Section 903 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., as amended may be
             1295      requisitioned from the state's account and used in the payment of expenses incurred by the
             1296      department for the administration of the state's unemployment law and public employment
             1297      offices, if the expenses are incurred and the withdrawals are made only after and under a
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         (i) the purposes and amounts;
             1300          (ii) that the moneys may not be obligated after the two-year period that began on the
             1301      date of the enactment of the appropriation law; and
             1302          (iii) that the total amount which may be used during a fiscal year shall not exceed the
             1303      amount by which the aggregate of the amounts credited to this state's account under Section
             1304      903 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., as amended, during the fiscal year and
             1305      the 34 preceding fiscal years, exceeds the aggregate of the amounts used by this state for
             1306      administration during the same 35 fiscal years.
             1307          (A) For the purpose of Subsection (3)(b)(iii), amounts used during any fiscal year shall
             1308      be charged against equivalent amounts that were first credited and that have not previously
             1309      been so charged. An amount used during any fiscal year may not be charged against any
             1310      amount credited during a fiscal year earlier than the 34th preceding fiscal year.
             1311          (B) Except as appropriated and used for administrative expenses, as provided in this
             1312      section, moneys transferred to this state under Section 903 of the Social Security Act as
             1313      amended, may be used only for the payment of benefits.
             1314          (C) Any moneys used for the payment of benefits may be restored for appropriation
             1315      and use for administrative expenses, upon request of the governor, under Section 903(c) of the
             1316      Social Security Act.
             1317          (D) Money appropriated as provided in this section for the payment of expenses of
             1318      administration shall be requisitioned as needed for the payment of obligations incurred under
             1319      the appropriation and, upon requisition, shall be deposited in the Employment Security
             1320      Administration [Fund] Account created by Section 35A-4-505 from which the payments shall
             1321      be made.
             1322          (E) The division shall maintain a separate record of the deposit, obligation,
             1323      expenditure, and return of funds deposited.
             1324          (F) Money deposited shall, until expended, remain a part of the unemployment fund
             1325      and, if not expended, shall be returned promptly to the account of this state in the
             1326      unemployment trust fund.
             1327          (G) The moneys available by reason of this legislative appropriation shall not be
             1328      expended or available for expenditure in any manner that would permit their substitution for,
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     available to finance expenditures for the administration of this chapter.
             1331          (c) Any balance of moneys requisitioned from the unemployment trust fund that
             1332      remains unclaimed or unpaid in the benefit account after the expiration of the period for which
             1333      the sums were requisitioned shall either be deducted from estimates for, and may be utilized for
             1334      the payment of, benefits and refunds during succeeding periods, or in the discretion of the
             1335      division, shall be redeposited with the secretary of the treasury of the United States of America
             1336      to the credit of the state's account in the unemployment trust fund, as provided in Subsection
             1337      (2).
             1338          (4) (a) The provisions of Subsections (1), (2), and (3), to the extent that they relate to
             1339      the unemployment trust fund, shall be operative only so long as the unemployment trust fund
             1340      continues to exist and so long as the secretary of the treasury of the United States of America
             1341      continues to maintain for the state a separate book account of all moneys deposited in the fund
             1342      by the state for benefit purposes, together with the state's proportionate share of the earnings of
             1343      the unemployment trust fund, from which no other state is permitted to make withdrawals.
             1344          (b) (i) When the unemployment trust fund ceases to exist, or the separate book account
             1345      is no longer maintained, all moneys belonging to the unemployment compensation fund of the
             1346      state shall be administered by the division as a trust fund for the purpose of paying benefits
             1347      under this chapter, and the division shall have authority to hold, invest, transfer, sell, deposit,
             1348      and release the moneys, and any properties, securities, or earnings acquired as an incident to
             1349      the administration.
             1350          (ii) The moneys shall be invested in readily marketable bonds or other interest-bearing
             1351      obligations of the United States of America, of the state, or of any county, city, town, or school
             1352      district of the state, at current market prices for the bonds.
             1353          (iii) The investment shall be made so that all the assets of the fund shall always be
             1354      readily convertible into cash when needed for the payment of benefits.
             1355          Section 30. Section 35A-4-505 is amended to read:
             1356           35A-4-505. Employment Security Administration Account.
             1357          (1) (a) There is created [in the General Fund] a restricted account within the General
             1358      Fund known as the "Employment Security Administration [Fund.] Account."
             1359          (b) [All moneys which are] Money deposited or paid into [this fund] the account shall
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     of this chapter and Chapter 3, Employment Support Act, and shall not lapse at any time or be
             1362      transferred to any other fund.
             1363          (c) [All moneys in this fund which are] Money in the restricted account which is
             1364      received from the Secretary of Labor under Title III of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 501
             1365      et seq. shall be expended solely for the [purposes] purpose and in the [amounts] amount found
             1366      necessary, after reasonable notice and opportunity for hearing to the division, by the Secretary
             1367      of Labor for the proper and efficient administration of this chapter.
             1368          (2) The [fund] restricted account shall consist of [all moneys] money:
             1369          (a) appropriated by this state[, all moneys];
             1370          (b) received from the United States of America, or any agency thereof, including the
             1371      Secretary of Labor[,]; and [all moneys received from any other source for such purpose, and
             1372      shall also include any moneys]
             1373          (c) received from any agency of the United States or any other state as compensation
             1374      for services or facilities supplied to such agency, any amounts received pursuant to any surety
             1375      bond or insurance policy or from other sources for losses sustained by the Employment
             1376      Security Administration [Fund] Account or by reason of damage to equipment or supplies
             1377      purchased from [moneys] money in [such fund] the restricted account, and any proceeds
             1378      realized from the sale or disposition of any equipment or supplies which may no longer be
             1379      necessary for the proper administration of this chapter[.]; and
             1380          (d) received from any other source for such purpose.
             1381          (3) (a) [All moneys in this fund] Money in the restricted account shall be deposited,
             1382      administered, and disbursed, in accordance with the directions of the department.
             1383          (b) The state treasurer shall pay all warrants drawn upon it by the division in
             1384      accordance with rules prescribed by the department.
             1385          (4) The state treasurer shall be liable on his official bond for the faithful performance
             1386      of his duties in connection with the Employment Security Administration [fund] Account
             1387      provided for under this chapter. [Such] The liability on the official bond shall be effective
             1388      immediately upon the enactment of this provision, and [such liability] shall exist in addition to
             1389      any liability upon any separate bond existent on the effective date of this provision, or which
             1390      may be given in the future. All sums recovered on any surety bond for losses sustained by the
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     restricted account.
             1393          (5) If [any moneys] money received after June 30, 1941, from the Secretary of Labor
             1394      under Title III of the Social Security Act, or any unencumbered balances in the Employment
             1395      Security Administration [fund] Account as of that date, are found, after reasonable notice and
             1396      opportunity for hearing to the division, by the Secretary of Labor to have been lost or been
             1397      expended for purposes other than, or in amounts in excess of, those found necessary by the
             1398      Secretary of Labor for the proper administration of this chapter, the [moneys] money shall be
             1399      replaced within a reasonable time by [moneys] money appropriated for this purpose from the
             1400      general funds of this state to the Employment Security Administration [Fund] Account for
             1401      expenditure as provided in Subsection (1). Upon receipt of notice of such a finding by the
             1402      Secretary of Labor, the division shall promptly report the amount required for such replacement
             1403      to the governor.
             1404          Section 31. Section 35A-4-506 is amended to read:
             1405           35A-4-506. Special Administrative Account.
             1406          (1) There is created [in the General Fund] a restricted account within the General Fund
             1407      known as the "Special Administrative Expense [Fund.] Account."
             1408          (2) (a) [All interest] Interest and penalties collected under this chapter, less refunds
             1409      made under Subsection 35A-4-306 (5), shall be paid into [this fund] the restricted account from
             1410      the clearing account of the [fund] restricted account at the end of each calendar month.
             1411          (b) [Any voluntary contributions tendered as a] A contribution to [this fund] the
             1412      restricted account and any other [moneys] money received for that purpose shall be paid into
             1413      [this fund] the restricted account.
             1414          (c) The [moneys shall] money may not be expended [or available for expenditure] in
             1415      any manner that would permit their substitution for, or a corresponding reduction in, federal
             1416      funds that would in the absence of [those moneys] the money be available to finance
             1417      expenditures for the administration of this chapter.
             1418          (3) Nothing in this section shall prevent [those moneys] the money from being used as
             1419      a revolving fund to cover expenditures, necessary and proper under this chapter, for which
             1420      federal funds have been duly requested but not yet received subject to the charging of those
             1421      expenditures against the funds when received.
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     administered, and dispersed in accordance with the directions of the Legislature.
             1424          (5) [The moneys] Money in the restricted account shall be used for the payment of
             1425      costs of administration that are found not to have been properly and validly chargeable against
             1426      federal grants or other funds received for or in the Employment Security Administration [Fund]
             1427      Account, and may be used for the payment of refunds of interest and penalties under
             1428      Subsection 35A-4-306 (5). [The moneys] Money shall be available either to satisfy [the
             1429      obligations] an obligation incurred by the division directly or by requesting the state treasurer
             1430      to transfer the required amounts from the Special Administrative Expense [Fund] Account to
             1431      the Employment Security Administration [Fund] Account.
             1432          (6) [The moneys in this fund are hereby specifically] Money in the restricted account is
             1433      made available to replace, within a reasonable time, any [moneys] money received by this state
             1434      under Section 302 of the Federal Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 502, as amended, that because
             1435      of any action of contingency have been lost or have been expended for purposes other than or
             1436      in amounts in excess of those necessary for the proper administration of this chapter.
             1437          (7) [The moneys in this fund] Money in the restricted account shall be [continuously]
             1438      available to the division for expenditure in accordance with this section and shall not lapse at
             1439      any time or be transferred to any other fund or account except as directed by the Legislature.
             1440          (8) The state treasurer shall pay all warrants drawn upon it by the division or its duly
             1441      authorized agent in accordance with such rules as the department shall prescribe.
             1442          (9) The state treasurer shall be liable on the state treasurer's official bond for the
             1443      faithful performance of the treasurer's duties in connection with the [special administrative
             1444      expense fund] Special Administrative Expense Account provided for under this chapter.
             1445      Liability on the official bond shall exist in addition to any liability upon any separate bond
             1446      existent on the effective date of this provision or that may be given in the future. [All sums]
             1447      Any money recovered on any surety bond losses sustained by the [special administrative
             1448      expense fund] Special Administrative Expense Account shall be deposited in [that fund] the
             1449      restricted account or in the General Fund if so directed by the Legislature.
             1450          Section 32. Section 35A-4-507 is amended to read:
             1451           35A-4-507. Authority to obtain money from state's account in federal
             1452      unemployment trust fund -- Use and deposit.
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     department is authorized to requisition and receive from the state's account in the
             1455      unemployment trust fund in the treasury of the United States the moneys standing to the state's
             1456      credit as may, consistent with conditions for approval of this chapter under the Federal
             1457      Unemployment Tax Act, 26 U.S.C. 3301 et seq., be used for expenses of administering this
             1458      chapter and to expend such moneys for such purpose. Moneys so requisitioned shall be
             1459      deposited in the Special Administrative Expense [Fund] Account created by Section
             1460      35A-4-506 .
             1461          Section 33. Section 51-5-4 is amended to read:
             1462           51-5-4. Funds established -- Titles of funds -- Fund functions.
             1463          (1) (a) (i) The funds enumerated in this section are established as major fund types.
             1464          (ii) All resources and financial transactions of Utah state government shall be
             1465      accounted for within one of these major fund types.
             1466          (b) (i) All funds or subfunds shall be consolidated into one of the state's major fund
             1467      types.
             1468          (ii) Where a specific statute requires that a restricted fund or account be established,
             1469      that fund or account shall be accounted for as an individual fund [or], subfund, or account
             1470      within the major fund type to meet generally accepted accounting principles.
             1471          (iii) Existing and new activities of state government authorized by the Legislature shall
             1472      be accounted for within the framework of the major fund types established in this section.
             1473          (c) The Division of Finance shall determine the accounting classification that complies
             1474      with generally accepted accounting principles for all funds [or], subfunds, or accounts created
             1475      by the Legislature.
             1476          (d) (i) Major fund types shall be added by amending this chapter.
             1477          (ii) Whenever a new act creates or establishes a fund, subfund, or account without
             1478      amending this chapter, the reference to a fund, subfund, or account in the new act shall be
             1479      classified within one of the major fund types established by this section.
             1480          (2) Major Fund Type Titles:
             1481          (a) General Fund;
             1482          (b) Special Revenue Funds;
             1483          (c) Capital Projects Funds;
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         (e) Permanent Funds;
             1486          (f) Enterprise Funds;
             1487          (g) Internal Service Funds;
             1488          (h) Trust and Agency Funds; and
             1489          (i) Discrete Component Unit Funds.
             1490          (3) The General Fund shall receive all revenues and account for all expenditures not
             1491      otherwise provided for by law in any other fund.
             1492          (4) Special Revenue Funds account for proceeds of specific revenue sources, other than
             1493      permanent funds, trust and agency funds, or major capital projects, that are legally restricted to
             1494      expenditures for a specific purpose.
             1495          (a) The Education Fund is a Special Revenue Fund that:
             1496          (i) receives all revenues from taxes on intangible property or from a tax on income; and
             1497          (ii) is designated for public and higher education.
             1498          [(b) The Uniform School Fund is a Special Revenue Fund that accounts for all
             1499      revenues that are required by law to be expended for the public school programs of the state.]
             1500          (b) The Transportation Investment Fund of 2005 is a Special Revenue Fund that
             1501      accounts for revenues that are required by law to be expended for the maintenance,
             1502      construction, reconstruction, or renovation of certain state and federal highways.
             1503          (c) The Transportation Fund is a Special Revenue Fund that accounts for all revenues
             1504      that are required by law to be expended for highway purposes.
             1505          (d) (i) A Restricted Special Revenue Fund is a Special Revenue Fund created by
             1506      legislation or contractual relationship with parties external to the state that:
             1507          (A) identifies specific revenues collected from fees, taxes, dedicated credits, donations,
             1508      federal funds, or other sources;
             1509          (B) defines the use of the money in the fund for a specific function of government or
             1510      program within an agency; and
             1511          (C) delegates spending authority or authorization to use the fund's assets to a governing
             1512      board, administrative department, or other officials as defined in the enabling legislation or
             1513      contract establishing the fund.
             1514          (ii) A Restricted Special Revenue Fund may only be created by contractual relationship
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     revenues.
             1517          (iii) Restricted Special Revenue Funds are subject to annual legislative review by the
             1518      appropriate legislative appropriations subcommittee.
             1519          (5) Capital Projects Funds account for financial resources to be expended for the
             1520      acquisition or construction of major capital facilities, except that when financing for the
             1521      acquisition or construction of a major capital facility is obtained from a trust fund or a
             1522      proprietary type fund within one of the major fund types, the monies shall be accounted for in
             1523      those accounts.
             1524          (6) Debt Service Funds account for the accumulation of resources for, and the payment
             1525      of, the principal and interest on general long-term obligations.
             1526          (7) Permanent Funds account for assets that are legally restricted to the extent that only
             1527      earnings, and not principal, may be used for a specific purpose.
             1528          (8) Enterprise Funds are designated to account for the following:
             1529          (a) operations, financed and operated in a manner similar to private business
             1530      enterprises, where the Legislature intends that the costs of providing goods or services to the
             1531      public are financed or recovered primarily through user charges;
             1532          (b) operations where the Legislature requires periodic determination of revenues
             1533      earned, expenses incurred, and net income;
             1534          (c) operations for which a fee is charged to external users for goods or services; or
             1535          (d) operations that are financed with debt that is secured solely by a pledge of the net
             1536      revenues from fees and charges of the operations.
             1537          (9) Internal Service Funds account for the financing of goods or services provided by
             1538      one department, division, or agency to other departments, divisions, or agencies of the state, or
             1539      to other governmental units, on a cost-reimbursement basis.
             1540          (10) (a) Trust and Agency Funds account for assets held by the state as trustee or agent
             1541      for individuals, private organizations, or other governmental units.
             1542          (b) Pension Trust Funds, Investment Trust Funds, Private-Purpose Trust Funds, and
             1543      Agency Funds are Trust and Agency Funds.
             1544          (11) Discrete Component Unit Funds account for the financial resources used to
             1545      operate the state's colleges and universities and other discrete component units.
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          51-9-407. Intoxicated Driver Rehabilitation Account share of surcharge.
             1548          The Division of Finance shall allocate 7.5% of the collected surcharge established in
             1549      Section 51-9-401 , but not to exceed the amount appropriated by the Legislature, to the
             1550      Intoxicated Driver Rehabilitation Account [established by Section 62A-15-503 ] created in
             1551      Section 62A-15-502.5 .
             1552          Section 35. Section 53-10-602 is amended to read:
             1553           53-10-602. Committee's duties and powers.
             1554          (1) The committee shall:
             1555          (a) review and make recommendations to the division, the Bureau of Communications,
             1556      public safety answering points, and the Legislature on:
             1557          (i) technical, administrative, fiscal, and operational issues for the implementation of a
             1558      unified statewide wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system;
             1559          (ii) specific technology and standards for the implementation of a unified statewide
             1560      wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system;
             1561          (iii) emerging technological upgrades;
             1562          (iv) expenditures by local public service answering points to assure implementation of
             1563      a unified statewide wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system and standards of
             1564      operation; and
             1565          (v) mapping systems and technology necessary to implement the unified statewide
             1566      wireless and land-based E-911 emergency system;
             1567          (b) administer the [fund] Statewide Unified E-911 Emergency Service Account as
             1568      provided in this part;
             1569          (c) assist as many local entities as possible, at their request, to implement the
             1570      recommendations of the committee; and
             1571          (d) fulfill all other duties imposed on the committee by the Legislature by this part.
             1572          (2) The committee may sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of equipment or personal
             1573      property belonging to the committee, the proceeds from which shall return to the [fund]
             1574      restricted account.
             1575          (3) (a) The committee shall review information regarding:
             1576          (i) in aggregate, the number of telecommunication service subscribers by
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         (ii) 911 call delivery network costs;
             1579          (iii) public safety answering point costs; and
             1580          (iv) system engineering information.
             1581          (b) In accordance with Subsection (3)(a) the committee may request:
             1582          (i) information as described in Subsection (3)(a)(i) from the Utah State Tax
             1583      Commission; and
             1584          (ii) information from public safety answering points connected to the 911 call delivery
             1585      system.
             1586          (c) The information requested by and provided to the committee under Subsection (3)
             1587      is a protected record in accordance with Section 63G-2-305 .
             1588          (4) The committee shall issue the reimbursement allowed under Subsection
             1589      53-10-605 (1)(b) provided that:
             1590          (a) the reimbursement is based on aggregated cost studies submitted to the committee
             1591      by the wireless carriers seeking reimbursement; and
             1592          (b) the reimbursement to any one carrier does not exceed 125% of the wireless carrier's
             1593      contribution to the [fund] restricted account.
             1594          (5) The committee shall adopt rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             1595      Administrative Rulemaking Act, to administer the [fund] restricted account created in Section
             1596      53-10-603 including rules that establish the criteria, standards, technology, and equipment that
             1597      a local entity or state agency must adopt in order to qualify for grants from the [fund] restricted
             1598      account.
             1599          (6) This section does not expand the authority of the Utah State Tax Commission to
             1600      request additional information from a telecommunication service provider.
             1601          Section 36. Section 53-10-603 is amended to read:
             1602           53-10-603. Creation of Statewide Unified E-911 Emergency Service Account.
             1603          (1) There is created a restricted account [in] within the General Fund [entitled] known
             1604      as the "Statewide Unified E-911 Emergency Service [Fund," or "fund"] Account," consisting
             1605      of:
             1606          (a) proceeds from the fee imposed in Section 69-2-5.6 ;
             1607          (b) money appropriated or otherwise made available by the Legislature; and
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     subdivisions of the state, persons, or corporations.
             1610          (2) The [monies] money in this [fund] restricted account shall be used exclusively for
             1611      the following statewide public purposes:
             1612          (a) enhancing public safety as provided in this chapter;
             1613          (b) providing a statewide, unified, wireless E-911 service available to public service
             1614      answering points; and
             1615          (c) providing reimbursement to providers for certain costs associated with Phase II
             1616      wireless E-911 service.
             1617          Section 37. Section 53-10-604 is amended to read:
             1618           53-10-604. Committee expenses -- Tax Commission expenses -- Division of
             1619      Finance responsibilities.
             1620          (1) Committee expenses and the costs of administering grants from the [fund]
             1621      restricted account, as provided in Subsection (3), shall be paid from the [fund] restricted
             1622      account.
             1623          (2) (a) The expenses and costs of the State Tax Commission to administer and enforce
             1624      the collection of the telephone levy imposed by Section 69-2-5.6 shall be paid from the [fund]
             1625      restricted account.
             1626          (b) (i) The State Tax Commission may charge the [fund] restricted account the
             1627      administrative costs incurred in discharging the responsibilities imposed by Section 69-2-5.6 .
             1628          (ii) The charges in Subsection (2)(b)(i) may not exceed an amount equal to 1.5% of the
             1629      charges imposed under Section 69-2-5.6 .
             1630          (3) (a) The Division of Finance shall be responsible for the care, custody, safekeeping,
             1631      collection, and accounting for grants issued by the committee under the provisions of Section
             1632      53-10-605 .
             1633          (b) The Division of Finance may charge the [fund] restricted account the administrative
             1634      costs incurred in discharging the responsibilities imposed by Subsection (3)(a).
             1635          Section 38. Section 53-10-605 is amended to read:
             1636           53-10-605. Use of money in restricted account -- Criteria -- Administration.
             1637          (1) Subject to an annual legislative appropriation from the [fund] restricted account to:
             1638          (a) the committee, the committee shall:
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     in accordance with this Subsection (1) and Subsection (2);
             1641          (ii) grant to state agencies and local entities an amount not to exceed the per month fee
             1642      levied on telecommunications service under Section 69-2-5.6 for installation, implementation,
             1643      and maintenance of unified, statewide 911 emergency services and technology; and
             1644          (iii) in addition to any money under Subsection (1)(a)(ii), grant to counties of the third
             1645      through sixth class the amount dedicated for rural assistance, which is at least 3 cents per
             1646      month levied on telecommunications service under Section 69-2-5.6 to:
             1647          (A) enhance the 911 emergency services with a focus on areas or counties that do not
             1648      have E-911 services; and
             1649          (B) where needed, assist the counties, in cooperation with private industry, with the
             1650      creation or integration of wireless systems and location technology in rural areas of the state;
             1651          (b) the committee, the committee shall:
             1652          (i) include reimbursement to a provider of radio communications service, as defined in
             1653      Section 69-2-2 , for costs as provided in Subsection (1)(b)(ii); and
             1654          (ii) an agreement to reimburse costs to a provider of radio communications services
             1655      must be a written agreement among the committee, the local public safety answering point and
             1656      the carrier; and
             1657          (c) the state's Automated Geographic Reference Center in the Division of Integrated
             1658      Technology of the Department of Technology Services, an amount equal to 1 cent per month
             1659      levied on telecommunications service under Section 69-2-5.6 shall be used to enhance and
             1660      upgrade statewide digital mapping standards.
             1661          (2) (a) Beginning July 1, 2007, the committee may not grant the money in the [fund]
             1662      restricted account to a local entity unless the local entity is in compliance with Phase I, wireless
             1663      E-911 service.
             1664          (b) Beginning July 1, 2009, the committee may not grant money in the [fund] restricted
             1665      account to a local entity unless the local entity is in compliance with Phase II, wireless E-911
             1666      service.
             1667          (3) A local entity must deposit any money it receives from the committee into a special
             1668      emergency telecommunications service fund in accordance with Subsection 69-2-5 (4).
             1669          (4) For purposes of this part, "local entity" means a county, city, town, local district,
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     Cooperation Act.
             1672          Section 39. Section 53-10-606 is amended to read:
             1673           53-10-606. Committee to report annually.
             1674          (1) The committee shall submit an annual report to the Executive Appropriations
             1675      Committee of the Legislature which shall include:
             1676          (a) the total aggregate surcharge collected by local entities and the state in the last
             1677      fiscal year under Sections 69-2-5 and 69-2-5.6 ;
             1678          (b) the amount of each disbursement from the [fund] restricted account;
             1679          (c) the recipient of each disbursement and describing the project for which money was
             1680      disbursed;
             1681          (d) the conditions, if any, placed by the committee on disbursements from the [fund]
             1682      restricted account;
             1683          (e) the planned expenditures from the [fund] restricted account for the next fiscal year;
             1684          (f) the amount of any unexpended funds carried forward;
             1685          (g) a cost study to guide the Legislature towards necessary adjustments of both the
             1686      Statewide Unified E-911 Emergency Service [Fund] Account and the monthly emergency
             1687      services telephone charge imposed under Section 69-2-5 ; and
             1688          (h) a progress report of local government implementation of wireless and land-based
             1689      E-911 services including:
             1690          (i) a fund balance or balance sheet from each agency maintaining its own emergency
             1691      telephone service fund;
             1692          (ii) a report from each public safety answering point of annual call activity separating
             1693      wireless and land-based 911 call volumes; and
             1694          (iii) other relevant justification for ongoing support from the Statewide Unified E-911
             1695      Emergency Service [Fund] Account created by Section 53-10-603 .
             1696          (2) (a) The committee may request information from a local entity as necessary to
             1697      prepare the report required by this section.
             1698          (b) A local entity imposing a levy under Section 69-2-5 or receiving a grant under
             1699      Section 53-10-605 shall provide the information requested pursuant to Subsection (2)(a).
             1700          Section 40. Section 53A-16-101 is amended to read:
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         (1) The Uniform School Fund, a special revenue fund within the Education Fund,
             1703      established by Utah Constitution, Article X, Section 5, consists of:
             1704          (a) interest and dividends derived from the investment of monies in the permanent
             1705      State School Fund established by Utah Constitution, Article X, Section 5;
             1706          (b) money transferred to the fund pursuant to Title 67, Chapter 4a, Unclaimed Property
             1707      Act; and
             1708          (c) all other constitutional or legislative allocations to the fund, including revenues
             1709      received by donation.
             1710          (2) (a) There is created within the Uniform School Fund a restricted account known as
             1711      the Interest and Dividends Account.
             1712          (b) The Interest and Dividends Account consists of:
             1713          (i) interest and dividends derived from the investment of monies in the permanent State
             1714      School Fund referred to in Subsection (1)(a); and
             1715          (ii) interest on account [monies] money.
             1716          (3) (a) Upon appropriation by the Legislature, [monies] money from the Interest and
             1717      Dividends Account shall be used for the School LAND Trust Program as provided in Section
             1718      53A-16-101.5 .
             1719          (b) The Legislature may appropriate any remaining balance for the support of the
             1720      public education system.
             1721          Section 41. Section 58-31b-103 is amended to read:
             1722           58-31b-103. Nurse Education and Enforcement Account.
             1723          (1) There is created [within the General Fund] a restricted account within the General
             1724      Fund known as the "Nurse Education and Enforcement [Fund."] Account."
             1725          (2) The restricted account shall be nonlapsing and consist of:
             1726          (a) administrative penalties imposed under Section 58-31b-503 ; and
             1727          (b) interest earned on [monies] money in the account.
             1728          (3) [Monies] Money in the account may be appropriated by the Legislature for the
             1729      following purposes:
             1730          (a) education and training of licensees or potential licensees under this chapter;
             1731          (b) enforcement of this chapter by:
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         (ii) providing legal representation to the division when legal action is taken against a
             1734      person engaging in unprofessional or unlawful conduct; and
             1735          (iii) monitoring compliance of renewal requirements;
             1736          (c) survey nursing education programs throughout the state;
             1737          (d) education and training of board members; and
             1738          (e) review and approve nursing education programs and medication aide certified
             1739      training programs.
             1740          Section 42. Section 58-31b-503 is amended to read:
             1741           58-31b-503. Penalties and administrative actions for unlawful conduct and
             1742      unprofessional conduct.
             1743          (1) Any person who violates the unlawful conduct provision specifically defined in
             1744      Subsection 58-1-501 (1)(a) is guilty of a third degree felony.
             1745          (2) Any person who violates any of the unlawful conduct provisions specifically
             1746      defined in Subsections 58-1-501 (1)(b) through (f) and 58-31b-501 (1)(d) is guilty of a class A
             1747      misdemeanor.
             1748          (3) Any person who violates any of the unlawful conduct provisions specifically
             1749      defined in this chapter and not set forth in Subsection (1) or (2) is guilty of a class B
             1750      misdemeanor.
             1751          (4) (a) Subject to Subsection (6) and in accordance with Section 58-31b-401 , for acts
             1752      of unprofessional or unlawful conduct, the division may:
             1753          (i) assess administrative penalties; and
             1754          (ii) take any other appropriate administrative action.
             1755          (b) An administrative penalty imposed pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the
             1756      "Nurse Education and Enforcement [Fund] Account" as provided in Section 58-31b-103 .
             1757          (5) If a licensee has been convicted of violating Section 58-31b-501 prior to an
             1758      administrative finding of a violation of the same section, the licensee may not be assessed an
             1759      administrative fine under this chapter for the same offense for which the conviction was
             1760      obtained.
             1761          (6) (a) If upon inspection or investigation, the division concludes that a person has
             1762      violated the provisions of Sections 58-31b-401 , 58-31b-501 , or 58-31b-502 , Chapter 1,
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     Substances Act, or any rule or order issued with respect to these provisions, and that
             1765      disciplinary action is appropriate, the director or the director's designee from within the
             1766      division shall:
             1767          (i) promptly issue a citation to the person according to this chapter and any pertinent
             1768      administrative rules;
             1769          (ii) attempt to negotiate a stipulated settlement; or
             1770          (iii) notify the person to appear before an adjudicative proceeding conducted under
             1771      Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             1772          (b) Any person who is in violation of a provision described in Subsection (6)(a), as
             1773      evidenced by an uncontested citation, a stipulated settlement, or a finding of violation in an
             1774      adjudicative proceeding may be assessed a fine:
             1775          (i) pursuant to this Subsection (6) of up to $10,000 per single violation or up to $2,000
             1776      per day of ongoing violation, whichever is greater, in accordance with a fine schedule
             1777      established by rule; and
             1778          (ii) in addition to or in lieu of the fine imposed under Subsection (6)(b)(i), be ordered
             1779      to cease and desist from violating a provision of Sections 58-31b-501 and 58-31b-502 , Chapter
             1780      1, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing Act, Chapter 37, Utah Controlled
             1781      Substances Act, or any rule or order issued with respect to those provisions.
             1782          (c) Except for an administrative fine and a cease and desist order, the licensure
             1783      sanctions cited in Section 58-31b-401 may not be assessed through a citation.
             1784          (d) Each citation issued under this section shall:
             1785          (i) be in writing; and
             1786          (ii) clearly describe or explain:
             1787          (A) the nature of the violation, including a reference to the provision of the chapter,
             1788      rule, or order alleged to have been violated;
             1789          (B) that the recipient must notify the division in writing within 20 calendar days of
             1790      service of the citation in order to contest the citation at a hearing conducted under Title 63G,
             1791      Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act; and
             1792          (C) the consequences of failure to timely contest the citation or to make payment of
             1793      any fines assessed by the citation within the time specified in the citation; and
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         (A) in accordance with the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure;
             1796          (B) personally or upon the person's agent by a division investigator or by any person
             1797      specially designated by the director; or
             1798          (C) by mail.
             1799          (e) If within 20 calendar days from the service of a citation, the person to whom the
             1800      citation was issued fails to request a hearing to contest the citation, the citation becomes the
             1801      final order of the division and is not subject to further agency review. The period to contest the
             1802      citation may be extended by the division for cause.
             1803          (f) The division may refuse to issue or renew, suspend, revoke, or place on probation
             1804      the license of a licensee who fails to comply with the citation after it becomes final.
             1805          (g) The failure of an applicant for licensure to comply with a citation after it becomes
             1806      final is a ground for denial of license.
             1807          (h) No citation may be issued under this section after the expiration of six months
             1808      following the occurrence of any violation.
             1809          Section 43. Section 58-37-7.5 is amended to read:
             1810           58-37-7.5. Controlled substance database -- Pharmacy reporting requirements --
             1811      Access -- Penalties.
             1812          (1) As used in this section:
             1813          (a) "Board" means the Utah State Board of Pharmacy created in Section 58-17b-201 .
             1814          (b) "Database" means the controlled substance database created in this section.
             1815          (c) "Database manager" means the person responsible for operating the database, or the
             1816      person's designee.
             1817          (d) "Division" means the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing created
             1818      in Section 58-1-103 .
             1819          (e) "Health care facility" is as defined in Section 26-21-2 .
             1820          (f) "Mental health therapist" is as defined in Section 58-60-102 .
             1821          (g) "Pharmacy" or "pharmaceutical facility" is as defined in Section 58-17b-102 .
             1822          (h) "Prospective patient" means a person who:
             1823          (i) is seeking medical advice, medical treatment, or medical services from a
             1824      practitioner; and
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             1827          (i) "Substance abuse treatment program" is as defined in Section 62A-2-101 .
             1828          (2) (a) There is created within the division a controlled substance database.
             1829          (b) The division shall administer and direct the functioning of the database in
             1830      accordance with this section. The division may under state procurement laws contract with
             1831      another state agency or private entity to establish, operate, or maintain the database. The
             1832      division in collaboration with the board shall determine whether to operate the database within
             1833      the division or contract with another entity to operate the database, based on an analysis of
             1834      costs and benefits.
             1835          (c) The purpose of the database is to contain data as described in this section regarding
             1836      every prescription for a controlled substance dispensed in the state to any person other than an
             1837      inpatient in a licensed health care facility.
             1838          (d) Data required by this section shall be submitted in compliance with this section to
             1839      the manager of the database by the pharmacist in charge of the drug outlet where the controlled
             1840      substance is dispensed.
             1841          (3) The board shall advise the division regarding:
             1842          (a) establishing, maintaining, and operating the database;
             1843          (b) access to the database and how access is obtained; and
             1844          (c) control of information contained in the database.
             1845          (4) The pharmacist in charge shall, regarding each controlled substance dispensed by a
             1846      pharmacist under the pharmacist's supervision other than those dispensed for an inpatient at a
             1847      health care facility, submit to the manager of the database the following information, by a
             1848      procedure and in a format established by the division:
             1849          (a) name of the prescribing practitioner;
             1850          (b) date of the prescription;
             1851          (c) date the prescription was filled;
             1852          (d) name of the person for whom the prescription was written;
             1853          (e) positive identification of the person receiving the prescription, including the type of
             1854      identification and any identifying numbers on the identification;
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         (h) strength of controlled substance;
             1858          (i) quantity of controlled substance dispensed;
             1859          (j) dosage quantity and frequency as prescribed;
             1860          (k) name of drug outlet dispensing the controlled substance;
             1861          (l) name of pharmacist dispensing the controlled substance; and
             1862          (m) other relevant information as required by division rule.
             1863          (5) The division shall maintain the database in an electronic file or by other means
             1864      established by the division to facilitate use of the database for identification of:
             1865          (a) prescribing practices and patterns of prescribing and dispensing controlled
             1866      substances;
             1867          (b) practitioners prescribing controlled substances in an unprofessional or unlawful
             1868      manner;
             1869          (c) individuals receiving prescriptions for controlled substances from licensed
             1870      practitioners, and who subsequently obtain dispensed controlled substances from a drug outlet
             1871      in quantities or with a frequency inconsistent with generally recognized standards of dosage for
             1872      that controlled substance; and
             1873          (d) individuals presenting forged or otherwise false or altered prescriptions for
             1874      controlled substances to a pharmacy.
             1875          (6) (a) The division shall by rule establish the electronic format in which the
             1876      information required under this section shall be submitted to the administrator of the database.
             1877          (b) The division shall ensure the database system records and maintains for reference:
             1878          (i) identification of each person who requests or receives information from the
             1879      database;
             1880          (ii) the information provided to each person; and
             1881          (iii) the date and time the information is requested or provided.
             1882          (7) The division shall make rules to:
             1883          (a) effectively enforce the limitations on access to the database as described in
             1884      Subsection (8); and
             1885          (b) establish standards and procedures to ensure accurate identification of individuals
             1886      requesting information or receiving information without request from the database.
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     to the following persons, in accordance with the requirements of this section and division rules:
             1889          (a) personnel of the division specifically assigned to conduct investigations related to
             1890      controlled substances laws under the jurisdiction of the division;
             1891          (b) authorized division personnel engaged in analysis of controlled substance
             1892      prescription information as a part of the assigned duties and responsibilities of their
             1893      employment;
             1894          (c) employees of the Department of Health whom the director of the Department of
             1895      Health assigns to conduct scientific studies regarding the use or abuse of controlled substances,
             1896      provided that the identity of the individuals and pharmacies in the database are confidential and
             1897      are not disclosed in any manner to any individual who is not directly involved in the scientific
             1898      studies;
             1899          (d) a licensed practitioner having authority to prescribe controlled substances, to the
             1900      extent the information:
             1901          (i) (A) relates specifically to a current or prospective patient of the practitioner; and
             1902          (B) is sought by the practitioner for the purpose of:
             1903          (I) prescribing or considering prescribing any controlled substance to the current or
             1904      prospective patient;
             1905          (II) diagnosing the current or prospective patient;
             1906          (III) providing medical treatment or medical advice to the current or prospective
             1907      patient; or
             1908          (IV) determining whether the current or prospective patient:
             1909          (Aa) is attempting to fraudulently obtain a controlled substance from the practitioner;
             1910      or
             1911          (Bb) has fraudulently obtained, or attempted to fraudulently obtain, a controlled
             1912      substance from the practitioner;
             1913          (ii) (A) relates specifically to a former patient of the practitioner; and
             1914          (B) is sought by the practitioner for the purpose of determining whether the former
             1915      patient has fraudulently obtained, or has attempted to fraudulently obtain, a controlled
             1916      substance from the practitioner;
             1917          (iii) relates specifically to an individual who has access to the practitioner's Drug
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     used the practitioner's Drug Enforcement Administration identification number to fraudulently
             1920      acquire or prescribe a controlled substance;
             1921          (iv) relates to the practitioner's own prescribing practices, except when specifically
             1922      prohibited by the division by administrative rule;
             1923          (v) relates to the use of the controlled substance database by an employee of the
             1924      practitioner, described in Subsection (8)(e); or
             1925          (vi) relates to any use of the practitioner's Drug Enforcement Administration
             1926      identification number to obtain, attempt to obtain, prescribe, or attempt to prescribe, a
             1927      controlled substance;
             1928          (e) in accordance with Subsection (17), an employee of a practitioner described in
             1929      Subsection (8)(d), for a purpose described in Subsection (8)(d)(i) or (ii), if:
             1930          (i) the employee is designated by the practitioner as a person authorized to access the
             1931      information on behalf of the practitioner;
             1932          (ii) the practitioner provides written notice to the division of the identity of the
             1933      employee; and
             1934          (iii) the division:
             1935          (A) grants the employee access to the database; and
             1936          (B) provides the employee with a password that is unique to that employee to access
             1937      the database in order to permit the division to comply with the requirements of Subsection
             1938      (6)(b) with respect to the employee;
             1939          (f) a licensed pharmacist having authority to dispense controlled substances to the
             1940      extent the information is sought for the purpose of:
             1941          (i) dispensing or considering dispensing any controlled substance; or
             1942          (ii) determining whether a person:
             1943          (A) is attempting to fraudulently obtain a controlled substance from the pharmacist; or
             1944          (B) has fraudulently obtained, or attempted to fraudulently obtain, a controlled
             1945      substance from the pharmacist;
             1946          (g) federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities, and state and local
             1947      prosecutors, engaged as a specified duty of their employment in enforcing laws:
             1948          (i) regulating controlled substances; or
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         (h) a mental health therapist, if:
             1951          (i) the information relates to a patient who is:
             1952          (A) enrolled in a licensed substance abuse treatment program; and
             1953          (B) receiving treatment from, or under the direction of, the mental health therapist as
             1954      part of the patient's participation in the licensed substance abuse treatment program described
             1955      in Subsection (8)(h)(i)(A);
             1956          (ii) the information is sought for the purpose of determining whether the patient is
             1957      using a controlled substance while the patient is enrolled in the licensed substance abuse
             1958      treatment program described in Subsection (8)(h)(i)(A); and
             1959          (iii) the licensed substance abuse treatment program described in Subsection
             1960      (8)(h)(i)(A) is associated with a practitioner who:
             1961          (A) is a physician, a physician assistant, an advance practice registered nurse, or a
             1962      pharmacist; and
             1963          (B) is available to consult with the mental health therapist regarding the information
             1964      obtained by the mental health therapist, under this Subsection (8)(h), from the database; and
             1965          (i) an individual who is the recipient of a controlled substance prescription entered into
             1966      the database, upon providing evidence satisfactory to the database manager that the individual
             1967      requesting the information is in fact the person about whom the data entry was made.
             1968          (9) Any person who knowingly and intentionally releases any information in the
             1969      database in violation of the limitations under Subsection (8) is guilty of a third degree felony.
             1970          (10) (a) Any person who obtains or attempts to obtain information from the database
             1971      by misrepresentation or fraud is guilty of a third degree felony.
             1972          (b) Any person who obtains or attempts to obtain information from the database for a
             1973      purpose other than a purpose authorized by this section or by rule is guilty of a third degree
             1974      felony.
             1975          (11) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (11)(d), a person may not knowingly and
             1976      intentionally use, release, publish, or otherwise make available to any other person or entity any
             1977      information obtained from the database for any purpose other than those specified in
             1978      Subsection (8). Each separate violation of this Subsection (11) is a third degree felony and is
             1979      also subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $5,000.
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     accordance with Section 58-1-108 , regarding adjudicative proceedings within the division.
             1982          (c) Civil penalties assessed under this Subsection (11) shall be deposited in the General
             1983      Fund as a dedicated credit to be used by the division under Subsection 58-37-7.7 (1).
             1984          (d) Nothing in this Subsection (11) prohibits a person who obtains information from
             1985      the database under Subsection (8)(d) or (e) from:
             1986          (i) including the information in the person's medical chart or file for access by a person
             1987      authorized to review the medical chart or file; or
             1988          (ii) providing the information to a person in accordance with the requirements of the
             1989      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
             1990          (12) (a) The failure of a pharmacist in charge to submit information to the database as
             1991      required under this section after the division has submitted a specific written request for the
             1992      information or when the division determines the individual has a demonstrable pattern of
             1993      failing to submit the information as required is grounds for the division to take the following
             1994      actions in accordance with Section 58-1-401 :
             1995          (i) refuse to issue a license to the individual;
             1996          (ii) refuse to renew the individual's license;
             1997          (iii) revoke, suspend, restrict, or place on probation the license;
             1998          (iv) issue a public or private reprimand to the individual;
             1999          (v) issue a cease and desist order; and
             2000          (vi) impose a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for each dispensed prescription
             2001      regarding which the required information is not submitted.
             2002          (b) Civil penalties assessed under Subsection (12)(a)(vi) shall be deposited in the
             2003      General Fund as a dedicated credit to be used by the division under Subsection 58-37-7.7 (1).
             2004          (c) The procedure for determining a civil violation of this Subsection (12) shall be in
             2005      accordance with Section 58-1-108 , regarding adjudicative proceedings within the division.
             2006          (13) An individual who has submitted information to the database in accordance with
             2007      this section may not be held civilly liable for having submitted the information.
             2008          (14) All department and the division costs necessary to establish and operate the
             2009      database shall be funded by appropriations from:
             2010          (a) the Commerce Service [Fund] Account created by Section 13-1-2 ; and
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         (15) All costs associated with recording and submitting data as required in this section
             2013      shall be assumed by the submitting pharmacy.
             2014          (16) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (16)(b), data provided to, maintained in, or
             2015      accessed from the database that may be identified to, or with, a particular person is not subject
             2016      to discovery, subpoena, or similar compulsory process in any civil, judicial, administrative, or
             2017      legislative proceeding, nor shall any individual or organization with lawful access to the data
             2018      be compelled to testify with regard to the data.
             2019          (b) The restrictions in Subsection (16)(a) do not apply to:
             2020          (i) a criminal proceeding; or
             2021          (ii) a civil, judicial, or administrative action brought to enforce the provisions of this
             2022      section, Section 58-37-7.7 , or Section 58-37-7.8 .
             2023          (17) (a) A practitioner described in Subsection (8)(d) may designate up to three
             2024      employees to access information from the database under Subsection (8)(e).
             2025          (b) The division shall make rules, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             2026      Administrative Rulemaking Act, to establish background check procedures to determine
             2027      whether an employee designated under Subsection (8)(e)(i) should be granted access to the
             2028      database.
             2029          (c) The division shall grant an employee designated under Subsection (8)(e)(i) access
             2030      to the database, unless the division determines, based on a background check, that the
             2031      employee poses a security risk to the information contained in the database.
             2032          (d) The division may impose a fee, in accordance with Section 63J-1-504 , on a
             2033      practitioner who designates an employee under Subsection (8)(e)(i), to pay for the costs
             2034      incurred by the division to conduct the background check and make the determination
             2035      described in Subsection (17)(c).
             2036          (18) (a) A person who is granted access to the database based on the fact that the
             2037      person is a licensed practitioner or a mental health therapist shall be denied access to the
             2038      database when the person is no longer licensed.
             2039          (b) A person who is granted access to the database based on the fact that the person is a
             2040      designated employee of a licensed practitioner shall be denied access to the database when the
             2041      practitioner is no longer licensed.
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     information from the database relating to the deceased individual based on the fact or claim
             2044      that the person is:
             2045          (a) related to the deceased individual; or
             2046          (b) subrogated to the rights of the deceased individual.
             2047          Section 44. Section 58-44a-103 is amended to read:
             2048           58-44a-103. Certified Nurse Midwife Education and Enforcement Account.
             2049          (1) There is created [within the General Fund] a restricted account within the General
             2050      Fund known as the "Certified Nurse Midwife Education and Enforcement [Fund."] Account."
             2051          (2) The restricted account shall be nonlapsing and consist of:
             2052          (a) administrative penalties imposed under Section 58-44a-402 ; and
             2053          (b) interest earned on [monies] money in the account.
             2054          (3) [Monies] Money in the account may be appropriated by the Legislature for the
             2055      following purposes:
             2056          (a) education and training of licensees under this chapter;
             2057          (b) enforcement of this chapter by:
             2058          (i) investigating unprofessional or unlawful conduct;
             2059          (ii) providing legal representation to the division when legal action is taken against a
             2060      person engaging in unprofessional or unlawful conduct; and
             2061          (iii) monitoring compliance of renewal requirements; and
             2062          (c) education and training of board members.
             2063          Section 45. Section 58-55-503 is amended to read:
             2064           58-55-503. Penalty for unlawful conduct -- Citations.
             2065          (1) (a) (i) A person who violates Subsection 58-55-308 (2), Subsection 58-55-501 (1),
             2066      (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (9), (10), (12), (14), or (15), or Subsection 58-55-504 (2), or who fails
             2067      to comply with a citation issued under this section after it is final, is guilty of a class A
             2068      misdemeanor.
             2069          (ii) As used in this section in reference to Subsection 58-55-504 (2), "person" means an
             2070      individual and does not include a sole proprietorship, joint venture, corporation, limited
             2071      liability company, association, or organization of any type.
             2072          (b) A person who violates the provisions of Subsection 58-55-501 (8) may not be
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         (2) A person who violates the provisions of Subsection 58-55-501 (13) is guilty of an
             2075      infraction unless the violator did so with the intent to deprive the person to whom money is to
             2076      be paid of the money received, in which case the violator is guilty of theft, as classified in
             2077      Section 76-6-412 .
             2078          (3) Grounds for immediate suspension of the licensee's license by the division and the
             2079      commission include the issuance of a citation for violation of Subsection 58-55-308 (2), Section
             2080      58-55-501 , or Subsection 58-55-504 (2), or the failure by a licensee to make application to,
             2081      report to, or notify the division with respect to any matter for which application, notification, or
             2082      reporting is required under this chapter or rules adopted under this chapter, including applying
             2083      to the division for a new license to engage in a new specialty classification or to do business
             2084      under a new form of organization or business structure, filing with the division current
             2085      financial statements, notifying the division concerning loss of insurance coverage, or change in
             2086      qualifier.
             2087          (4) (a) If upon inspection or investigation, the division concludes that a person has
             2088      violated the provisions of Subsection 58-55-308 (2) or Subsections 58-55-501 (1), (2), (3), (9),
             2089      (10), (12), (14), (19), (21), or Subsection 58-55-504 (2), or any rule or order issued with respect
             2090      to these subsections, and that disciplinary action is appropriate, the director or the director's
             2091      designee from within the division shall promptly issue a citation to the person according to this
             2092      chapter and any pertinent rules, attempt to negotiate a stipulated settlement, or notify the person
             2093      to appear before an adjudicative proceeding conducted under Title 63G, Chapter 4,
             2094      Administrative Procedures Act.
             2095          (i) A person who is in violation of the provisions of Subsection 58-55-308 (2),
             2096      Subsection 58-55-501 (1), (2), (3), (9), (10), (12), (14), (19), or (21), or Subsection
             2097      58-55-504 (2), as evidenced by an uncontested citation, a stipulated settlement, or by a finding
             2098      of violation in an adjudicative proceeding, may be assessed a fine pursuant to this Subsection
             2099      (4) and may, in addition to or in lieu of, be ordered to cease and desist from violating
             2100      Subsection 58-55-308 (2), Subsection 58-55-501 (1), (2), (3), (9), (10), (12), (14), (19), or (21),
             2101      or Subsection 58-55-504 (2).
             2102          (ii) Except for a cease and desist order, the licensure sanctions cited in Section
             2103      58-55-401 may not be assessed through a citation.
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     58-55-501 (21) may also be issued a cease and desist order from engaging in work to be
             2106      performed by a contractor licensed under this chapter unless the person meets the continuing
             2107      education requirement within 30 days after receipt of the citation or fine.
             2108          (B) The order, if issued, shall be removed upon the person's completion of the
             2109      continuing education requirement.
             2110          (C) This Subsection (4)(a)(iii) is repealed effective July 1, 2010.
             2111          (b) (i) Each citation shall be in writing and describe with particularity the nature of the
             2112      violation, including a reference to the provision of the chapter, rule, or order alleged to have
             2113      been violated.
             2114          (ii) The citation shall clearly state that the recipient must notify the division in writing
             2115      within 20 calendar days of service of the citation if the recipient wishes to contest the citation
             2116      at a hearing conducted under Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             2117          (iii) The citation shall clearly explain the consequences of failure to timely contest the
             2118      citation or to make payment of any fines assessed by the citation within the time specified in
             2119      the citation.
             2120          (c) Each citation issued under this section, or a copy of each citation, may be served
             2121      upon a person upon whom a summons may be served:
             2122          (i) in accordance with the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure;
             2123          (ii) personally or upon the person's agent by a division investigator or by a person
             2124      specially designated by the director; or
             2125          (iii) by mail.
             2126          (d) (i) If within 20 calendar days from the service of a citation, the person to whom the
             2127      citation was issued fails to request a hearing to contest the citation, the citation becomes the
             2128      final order of the division and is not subject to further agency review.
             2129          (ii) The period to contest a citation may be extended by the division for cause.
             2130          (e) The division may refuse to issue or renew, suspend, revoke, or place on probation
             2131      the license of a licensee who fails to comply with a citation after it becomes final.
             2132          (f) The failure of an applicant for licensure to comply with a citation after it becomes
             2133      final is a ground for denial of license.
             2134          (g) No citation may be issued under this section after the expiration of six months
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         (h) Fines shall be assessed by the director or the director's designee according to the
             2137      following:
             2138          (i) for a first offense handled pursuant to Subsection (4)(a), a fine of up to $1,000;
             2139          (ii) for a second offense handled pursuant to Subsection (4)(a), a fine of up to $2,000;
             2140      and
             2141          (iii) for any subsequent offense handled pursuant to Subsection (4)(a), a fine of up to
             2142      $2,000 for each day of continued offense.
             2143          (i) (i) For purposes of issuing a final order under this section and assessing a fine under
             2144      Subsection (4)[(i)](h), an offense constitutes a second or subsequent offense if:
             2145          (A) the division previously issued a final order determining that a person committed a
             2146      first or second offense in violation of Subsection 58-55-308 (2), Subsection 58-55-501 (1), (2),
             2147      (3), (9), (10), (12), (14), or (19), or Subsection 58-55-504 (2); or
             2148          (B) (I) the division initiated an action for a first or second offense;
             2149          (II) no final order has been issued by the division in the action initiated under
             2150      Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(I);
             2151          (III) the division determines during an investigation that occurred after the initiation of
             2152      the action under Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(I) that the person committed a second or subsequent
             2153      violation of the provisions of Subsection 58-55-308 (2), Subsection 58-55-501 (1), (2), (3), (9),
             2154      (10), (12), (14), or (19), or Subsection 58-55-504 (2); and
             2155          (IV) after determining that the person committed a second or subsequent offense under
             2156      Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(III), the division issues a final order on the action initiated under
             2157      Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(I).
             2158          (ii) In issuing a final order for a second or subsequent offense under Subsection
             2159      (4)(i)(i), the division shall comply with the requirements of this section.
             2160          (5) (a) A penalty imposed by the director under Subsection (4)(h) shall be deposited
             2161      into the Commerce Service [Fund] Account created by Section 13-1-2 .
             2162          (b) A penalty which is not paid may be collected by the director by either referring the
             2163      matter to a collection agency or bringing an action in the district court of the county in which
             2164      the person against whom the penalty is imposed resides or in the county where the office of the
             2165      director is located.
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     and advice to the director in any action to collect the penalty.
             2168          (d) In an action brought to enforce the provisions of this section, reasonable attorney's
             2169      fees and costs shall be awarded.
             2170          Section 46. Section 58-56-9.5 is amended to read:
             2171           58-56-9.5. Penalty for unlawful conduct -- Citations.
             2172          (1) A person who violates a provision of Section 58-56-9.1 or who fails to comply with
             2173      a citation issued under this section after it is final is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
             2174          (2) Grounds for immediate suspension of a licensee's license by the division under this
             2175      chapter include:
             2176          (a) the issuance of a citation for violation of a provision of Section 58-56-9.1 ; and
             2177          (b) failure by a licensee to make application to, report to, or notify the division with
             2178      respect to a matter for which application, notification, or reporting is required under this
             2179      chapter or rules made under this chapter by the division.
             2180          (3) (a) If upon inspection or investigation, the division concludes that a person has
             2181      violated a provision of Section 58-56-9.1 , or a rule or order issued with respect to that section,
             2182      and that disciplinary action is appropriate, the director or the director's designee from within
             2183      the division shall:
             2184          (i) promptly issue a citation to the person according to this chapter and any pertinent
             2185      rules;
             2186          (ii) attempt to negotiate a stipulated settlement; or
             2187          (iii) notify the person to appear before an adjudicative proceeding conducted under
             2188      Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             2189          (b) (i) A person who violates a provision of Section 58-56-9.1 , as evidenced by an
             2190      uncontested citation, a stipulated settlement, or by a finding of violation in an adjudicative
             2191      proceeding, may be assessed a fine under this Subsection (3)(b) and may, in addition to or
             2192      instead of the fine, be ordered by the division to cease from violating the provision.
             2193          (ii) Except as otherwise provided in Subsection (2)(a), the division may not assess
             2194      licensure sanctions referred to in Subsection 58-56-9 (1)(c) through a citation.
             2195          (c) (i) Each citation shall be in writing and describe with particularity the nature of the
             2196      violation, including a reference to the provision of the chapter, rule, or order alleged to have
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         (ii) The citation shall clearly state that the recipient must notify the division in writing
             2199      within 20 calendar days of service of the citation if the recipient wishes to contest the citation
             2200      at a hearing conducted under Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             2201          (iii) The citation shall clearly explain the consequences of failure to timely contest the
             2202      citation or to make payment of any fines assessed by the citation within the time specified in
             2203      the citation.
             2204          (d) Each citation issued under this section, or a copy of each citation, may be served
             2205      upon any person upon whom a summons may be served:
             2206          (i) in accordance with the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure;
             2207          (ii) personally or upon the person's agent by a division investigator or by any person
             2208      specially designated by the director; or
             2209          (iii) by mail.
             2210          (e) (i) If within 20 calendar days from the service of a citation, the person to whom the
             2211      citation was issued fails to request a hearing to contest the citation, the citation becomes the
             2212      final order of the division and is not subject to further agency review.
             2213          (ii) The period to contest a citation may be extended by the division for cause.
             2214          (f) The division may refuse to issue or renew, suspend, revoke, or place on probation
             2215      the license of a licensee who fails to comply with a citation after it becomes final.
             2216          (g) The failure of an applicant for licensure to comply with a citation after it becomes
             2217      final is a ground for denial of a license.
             2218          (h) No citation may be issued under this section after the expiration of six months
             2219      following the occurrence of the violation.
             2220          (i) The director or the director's designee may assess fines for violations of Section
             2221      58-56-9.1 as follows:
             2222          (i) for a first offense determined under this Subsection (3), a fine of up to $1,000;
             2223          (ii) for a second offense, a fine of up to $2,000; and
             2224          (iii) for any subsequent offense, a fine of up to $2,000 for each day of continued
             2225      offense.
             2226          (j) For the purposes of issuing a final order under this section and assessing a fine
             2227      under Subsection (3)(i), an offense constitutes a second or subsequent offense if:
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     first or second offense in violation of a provision of Section 58-56-9.1 ; or
             2230          (ii) (A) the division initiated an action for a first or second offense;
             2231          (B) no final order has been issued by the division in the action initiated under
             2232      Subsection (3)(j)(ii)(A);
             2233          (C) the division determines during an investigation that occurred after the initiation of
             2234      the action under Subsection (3)(j)(ii)(A) that the person committed a second or subsequent
             2235      violation of a provision of Section 58-56-9.1 ; and
             2236          (D) after determining that the person committed a second or subsequent offense under
             2237      Subsection (3)(j)(ii)(C), the division issues a final order on the action initiated under
             2238      Subsection (3)(j)(ii)(A).
             2239          (k) In issuing a final order for a second or subsequent offense under Subsection (3)(j),
             2240      the division shall comply with the requirements of this section.
             2241          (4) (a) Proceeds from a fine imposed under Subsection (3)(i) shall be deposited in the
             2242      Commerce Service [Fund] Account created by Section 13-1-2 .
             2243          (b) The director may collect an unpaid fine by:
             2244          (i) referring the matter to a collection agency; or
             2245          (ii) bringing an action in the district court of the county in which the person resides or
             2246      in the county where the director's office is located.
             2247          (c) (i) The state's attorney general or a county attorney shall provide legal assistance
             2248      and advice to the director in an action brought under Subsection (4)(b).
             2249          (ii) Reasonable [attorney's] attorney fees and costs shall be awarded in an action
             2250      brought to enforce the provisions of this section.
             2251          Section 47. Section 58-76-103 is amended to read:
             2252           58-76-103. Professional Geologist Education and Enforcement Account.
             2253          (1) There is created [within the General Fund] a restricted account within the General
             2254      Fund known as the "Professional Geologist Education and Enforcement [Fund."] Account."
             2255          (2) The restricted account shall be nonlapsing and consist of [monies] money from:
             2256          (a) a surcharge fee established by the department in accordance with Section
             2257      63J-1-504 , placed on initial, renewal, and reinstatement licensure fees under this chapter not to
             2258      exceed 50% of the respective initial, renewal, or reinstatement licensure fee;
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         (c) interest earned on [monies] money in the account.
             2261          (3) [Monies] Money in the account may be appropriated by the Legislature for the
             2262      following purposes:
             2263          (a) education and training of licensees under this chapter;
             2264          (b) education and training of the public or other interested persons in matters
             2265      concerning geology laws and practices;
             2266          (c) enforcement of this chapter by:
             2267          (i) investigating unprofessional or unlawful conduct;
             2268          (ii) providing legal representation to the division when legal action is taken against a
             2269      person engaging in unprofessional or unlawful conduct; and
             2270          (iii) monitoring compliance of renewal requirements; and
             2271          (d) education and training of board members.
             2272          Section 48. Section 59-1-210 is amended to read:
             2273           59-1-210. General powers and duties.
             2274          The powers and duties of the commission are as follows:
             2275          (1) to sue and be sued in its own name;
             2276          (2) to adopt rules and policies consistent with the Constitution and laws of this state to
             2277      govern the commission, executive director, division directors, and commission employees in
             2278      the performance of their duties;
             2279          (3) to adopt rules and policies consistent with the Constitution and laws of the state, to
             2280      govern county boards and officers in the performance of any duty relating to assessment,
             2281      equalization, and collection of taxes;
             2282          (4) to prescribe the use of forms relating to the assessment of property for state or local
             2283      taxation, the equalization of those assessments, the reporting of property or income for state or
             2284      local taxation purposes, or for the computation of those taxes and the reporting of any
             2285      information, statistics, or data required by the commission;
             2286          (5) to administer and supervise the tax laws of the state;
             2287          (6) to prepare and maintain from year to year a complete record of all lands subject to
             2288      taxation in this state, and all machinery used in mining and all property or surface
             2289      improvements upon or appurtenant to mines or mining claims;
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     including the authority to enforce Section 59-2-303.1 , and over other county officers in the
             2292      performance of their duties relating to the assessment of property and collection of taxes, so
             2293      that all assessments of property are just and equal, according to fair market value, and that the
             2294      tax burden is distributed without favor or discrimination;
             2295          (8) to reconvene any county board of equalization which, when reconvened, may only
             2296      address business approved by the commission and extend the time for which any county board
             2297      of equalization may sit for the equalization of assessments;
             2298          (9) to confer with, advise, and direct county treasurers, assessors, and other county
             2299      officers in matters relating to the assessment and equalization of property for taxation and the
             2300      collection of taxes;
             2301          (10) to provide for and hold annually at such time and place as may be convenient a
             2302      district or state convention of county assessors, auditors, and other county officers to consider
             2303      and discuss matters relative to taxation, uniformity of valuation, and changes in the law relative
             2304      to taxation and methods of assessment, to which county assessors and other officers called to
             2305      attend shall attend at county expense;
             2306          (11) to direct proceedings, actions, and prosecutions to enforce the laws relating to the
             2307      penalties, liabilities, and punishments of public officers, persons, and officers or agents of
             2308      corporations for failure or neglect to comply with the statutes governing the reporting,
             2309      assessment, and taxation of property;
             2310          (12) to cause complaints to be made in the proper court seeking removal from office of
             2311      assessors, auditors, members of county boards, and other assessing, taxing, or disbursing
             2312      officers, who are guilty of official misconduct or neglect of duty;
             2313          (13) to require county attorneys to immediately institute and prosecute actions and
             2314      proceedings in respect to penalties, forfeitures, removals, and punishments for violations of the
             2315      laws relating to the assessment and taxation of property in their respective counties;
             2316          (14) to require any person to furnish any information required by the commission to
             2317      ascertain the value and the relative burden borne by all kinds of property in the state, and to
             2318      require from all state and local officers any information necessary for the proper discharge of
             2319      the duties of the commission;
             2320          (15) to examine all records relating to the valuation of property of any person;
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     to any matter before the commission;
             2323          (17) to cause depositions of witnesses to be taken as in civil actions at the request of
             2324      the commission or any party to any matter or proceeding before the commission;
             2325          (18) to authorize any member or employee of the commission to administer oaths and
             2326      affirmations in any matter or proceeding relating to the exercise of the powers and duties of the
             2327      commission;
             2328          (19) to visit periodically each county of the state, to investigate and direct the work and
             2329      methods of local assessors and other officials in the assessment, equalization, and taxation of
             2330      property, and to ascertain whether the law requiring the assessment of all property not exempt
             2331      from taxation, and the collection of taxes, have been properly administered and enforced;
             2332          (20) to carefully examine all cases where evasion or violation of the laws for
             2333      assessment and taxation of property is alleged, to ascertain whether existing laws are defective
             2334      or improperly administered;
             2335          (21) to furnish to the governor from time to time such assistance and information as the
             2336      governor requires;
             2337          (22) to transmit to the governor and to each member of the Legislature
             2338      recommendations as to legislation which will correct or eliminate defects in the operation of
             2339      the tax laws and will equalize the burden of taxation within the state;
             2340          (23) to correct any error in any assessment made by it at any time before the tax is due
             2341      and report the correction to the county auditor, who shall enter the corrected assessment upon
             2342      the assessment roll;
             2343          (24) to compile and publish statistics relating to taxation in the state and prepare and
             2344      submit an annual budget to the governor for inclusion in the state budget to be submitted to the
             2345      Legislature;
             2346          (25) to perform any further duties imposed by law, and exercise all powers necessary in
             2347      the performance of its duties;
             2348          (26) to adopt a schedule of fees assessed for services provided by the commission,
             2349      unless otherwise provided by statute. The fee shall be reasonable and fair, and shall reflect the
             2350      cost of services provided. Each fee established in this manner shall be submitted to and
             2351      approved by the Legislature as part of the commission's annual appropriations request. The
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     Legislature;
             2354          (27) to comply with the procedures and requirements of Title 63G, Chapter 4,
             2355      Administrative Procedures Act, in its adjudicative proceedings; and
             2356          (28) to distribute the monies deposited into the Rural Health Care Facilities [Fund]
             2357      Account as required by Section 26-9-4 .
             2358          Section 49. Section 59-7-614.5 is amended to read:
             2359           59-7-614.5. Refundable motion picture tax credit.
             2360          (1) As used in this section:
             2361          (a) "Motion picture company" means a taxpayer that meets the definition of a motion
             2362      picture company under [Subsection 63M-1-1802 (5)] Section 63M-1-1802 .
             2363          (b) "Office" means the Governor's Office of Economic Development.
             2364          (c) "State-approved production" has the same meaning as defined in Subsection
             2365      63M-1-1802 (10).
             2366          (2) For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2009, a motion picture company
             2367      may claim a refundable tax credit for a state-approved production.
             2368          (3) The tax credit under this section is the amount listed as the tax credit amount on the
             2369      tax credit certificate that the office issues to a motion picture company under Section
             2370      63M-1-1803 for the taxable year.
             2371          (4) (a) In accordance with any rules prescribed by the commission under Subsection
             2372      (4)(b), the commission shall make a refund to a motion picture company that claims a tax
             2373      credit under this section if the amount of the tax credit exceeds the motion picture company's
             2374      tax liability for a taxable year.
             2375          (b) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             2376      commission may make rules providing procedures for making a refund to a motion picture
             2377      company as required by Subsection (4)(a).
             2378          (5) (a) On or before October 1, 2014, and every five years after October 1, 2014, the
             2379      Utah Tax Review Commission shall study the tax credit allowed by this section and make
             2380      recommendations to the Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee and the Workforce Services
             2381      and Community and Economic Development Interim Committee concerning whether the tax
             2382      credit should be continued, modified, or repealed.
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     the following information to the Utah Tax Review Commission:
             2385          (i) the amount of tax credit that the office grants to each motion picture company for
             2386      each calendar year;
             2387          (ii) the criteria that the office uses in granting the tax credit;
             2388          (iii) the dollars left in the state, as defined in Subsection 63M-1-1802 (2), by each
             2389      motion picture company for each calendar year;
             2390          (iv) the information contained in the office's latest report to the Legislature under
             2391      Section 63M-1-1805 ; and
             2392          (v) any other information requested by the Utah Tax Review Commission.
             2393          (c) The Utah Tax Review Commission shall ensure that its recommendations under
             2394      Subsection (5)(a) include an evaluation of:
             2395          (i) the cost of the tax credit to the state;
             2396          (ii) the effectiveness of the tax credit; and
             2397          (iii) the extent to which the state benefits from the tax credit.
             2398          Section 50. Section 59-10-1108 is amended to read:
             2399           59-10-1108. Refundable motion picture tax credit.
             2400          (1) As used in this section:
             2401          (a) "Motion picture company" means a claimant, estate, or trust that meets the
             2402      definition of a motion picture company under [Subsection 63M-1-1802 (5)] Section
             2403      63M-1-1802 .
             2404          (b) "Office" means the Governor's Office of Economic Development.
             2405          (c) "State-approved production" has the same meaning as defined in Subsection
             2406      63M-1-1802 (10).
             2407          (2) For taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2009, a motion picture company
             2408      may claim a refundable tax credit for a state-approved production.
             2409          (3) The tax credit under this section is the amount listed as the tax credit amount on the
             2410      tax credit certificate that the office issues to a motion picture company under Section
             2411      63M-1-1803 for the taxable year.
             2412          (4) (a) In accordance with any rules prescribed by the commission under Subsection
             2413      (4)(b), the commission shall make a refund to a motion picture company that claims a tax
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     tax liability for the taxable year.
             2416          (b) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             2417      commission may make rules providing procedures for making a refund to a motion picture
             2418      company as required by Subsection (4)(a).
             2419          (5) (a) On or before October 1, 2014, and every five years after October 1, 2014, the
             2420      Utah Tax Review Commission shall study the tax credit allowed by this section and make
             2421      recommendations to the Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee and the Workforce Services
             2422      and Community and Economic Development Interim Committee concerning whether the tax
             2423      credit should be continued, modified, or repealed.
             2424          (b) For purposes of the study required by this Subsection (5), the office shall provide
             2425      the following information to the Utah Tax Review Commission:
             2426          (i) the amount of tax credit the office grants to each taxpayer for each calendar year;
             2427          (ii) the criteria the office uses in granting a tax credit;
             2428          (iii) the dollars left in the state, as defined in Subsection 63M-1-1802 (2), by each
             2429      motion picture company for each calendar year;
             2430          (iv) the information contained in the office's latest report to the Legislature under
             2431      Section 63M-1-1805 ; and
             2432          (v) any other information requested by the Utah Tax Review Commission.
             2433          (c) The Utah Tax Review Commission shall ensure that its recommendations under
             2434      Subsection (5)(a) include an evaluation of:
             2435          (i) the cost of the tax credit to the state;
             2436          (ii) the effectiveness of the tax credit; and
             2437          (iii) the extent to which the state benefits from the tax credit.
             2438          Section 51. Section 59-10-1306 is amended to read:
             2439           59-10-1306. Homeless contribution -- Credit to Pamela Atkinson Homeless
             2440      Account.
             2441          (1) Except as provided in Section 59-10-1304 , a resident or nonresident individual that
             2442      files an individual income tax return under this chapter may designate on the resident or
             2443      nonresident individual's individual income tax return a contribution to the Pamela Atkinson
             2444      Homeless [Trust] Account as provided in this part.
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         (a) determine annually the total amount of contributions designated in accordance with
             2447      this section; and
             2448          (b) credit the amount described in Subsection (2)(a) to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless
             2449      [Trust] Account created by Section 9-4-803 .
             2450          Section 52. Section 59-10-1308 is amended to read:
             2451           59-10-1308. Children's organ transplants contribution -- Credit to Kurt Oscarson
             2452      Children's Organ Transplant Account.
             2453          (1) Except as provided in Section 59-10-1304 , a resident or nonresident individual that
             2454      files an individual income tax return under this chapter may designate on the resident or
             2455      nonresident individual's individual income tax return a contribution to the Kurt Oscarson
             2456      Children's Organ Transplant [Trust] Account created by Section 26-18a-4 .
             2457          (2) The commission shall:
             2458          (a) determine annually the total amount of contributions designated in accordance with
             2459      this section; and
             2460          (b) credit the amount described in Subsection (2)(a) to the Kurt Oscarson Children's
             2461      Organ Transplant [Trust] Account created by Section 26-18a-4 .
             2462          Section 53. Section 59-21-2 is amended to read:
             2463           59-21-2. Mineral Bonus Account created -- Contents -- Use of Mineral Bonus
             2464      Account money -- Mineral Lease Account created -- Contents -- Appropriation of monies
             2465      from Mineral Lease Account.
             2466          (1) (a) [The] There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as
             2467      the "Mineral Bonus Account." [is created within the General Fund.]
             2468          (b) The Mineral Bonus Account consists of federal mineral lease bonus payments
             2469      deposited pursuant to Subsection 59-21-1 (3).
             2470          (c) The Legislature shall make appropriations from the Mineral Bonus Account in
             2471      accordance with Section 35 of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, 30 U.S.C. Sec. 191.
             2472          (d) The state treasurer shall:
             2473          (i) invest the money in the Mineral Bonus Account by following the procedures and
             2474      requirements of Title 51, Chapter 7, State Money Management Act; and
             2475          (ii) deposit all interest or other earnings derived from the account into the Mineral
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         (2) (a) [The]There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the
             2478      " Mineral Lease Account." [is created within the General Fund.]
             2479          (b) The Mineral Lease Account consists of federal mineral lease money deposited
             2480      pursuant to Subsection 59-21-1 (1).
             2481          (c) The Legislature shall make appropriations from the Mineral Lease Account as
             2482      provided in Subsection 59-21-1 (1) and this Subsection (2).
             2483          (d) The Legislature shall annually appropriate 32.5% of all deposits made to the
             2484      Mineral Lease Account to the Permanent Community Impact Fund established by Section
             2485      9-4-303 .
             2486          (e) The Legislature shall annually appropriate 2.25% of all deposits made to the
             2487      Mineral Lease Account to the State Board of Education, to be used for education research and
             2488      experimentation in the use of staff and facilities designed to improve the quality of education in
             2489      Utah.
             2490          (f) The Legislature shall annually appropriate 2.25% of all deposits made to the
             2491      Mineral Lease Account to the Utah Geological Survey, to be used for activities carried on by
             2492      the survey having as a purpose the development and exploitation of natural resources in the
             2493      state.
             2494          (g) The Legislature shall annually appropriate 2.25% of all deposits made to the
             2495      Mineral Lease Account to the Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University, to be used
             2496      for activities carried on by the laboratory having as a purpose the development and exploitation
             2497      of water resources in the state.
             2498          (h) (i) The Legislature shall annually appropriate to the Department of Transportation
             2499      40% of all deposits made to the Mineral Lease Account to be distributed as provided in
             2500      Subsection (2)(h)(ii) to:
             2501          (A) counties;
             2502          (B) special service districts established:
             2503          (I) by counties;
             2504          (II) under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act; and
             2505          (III) for the purpose of constructing, repairing, or maintaining roads; or
             2506          (C) special service districts established:
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         (II) under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act; and
             2509          (III) for other purposes authorized by statute.
             2510          (ii) The Department of Transportation shall allocate the funds specified in Subsection
             2511      (2)(h)(i):
             2512          (A) in amounts proportionate to the amount of mineral lease money generated by each
             2513      county; and
             2514          (B) to a county or special service district established by a county under Title 17D,
             2515      Chapter 1, Special Service District Act, as determined by the county legislative body.
             2516          (i) (i) The Legislature shall annually appropriate 5% of all deposits made to the
             2517      Mineral Lease Account to the Department of Community and Culture to be distributed to:
             2518          (A) special service districts established:
             2519          (I) by counties;
             2520          (II) under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act; and
             2521          (III) for the purpose of constructing, repairing, or maintaining roads; or
             2522          (B) special service districts established:
             2523          (I) by counties;
             2524          (II) under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act; and
             2525          (III) for other purposes authorized by statute.
             2526          (ii) The Department of Community and Culture may distribute the amounts described
             2527      in Subsection (2)(i)(i) only to special service districts established under Title 17D, Chapter 1,
             2528      Special Service District Act, by counties:
             2529          (A) of the third, fourth, fifth, or sixth class;
             2530          (B) in which 4.5% or less of the mineral lease moneys within the state are generated;
             2531      and
             2532          (C) that are significantly socially or economically impacted as provided in Subsection
             2533      [(3)] (2)(i)(iii) by the development of minerals under the Mineral Lands Leasing Act, 30 U.S.C.
             2534      Sec. 181 et seq.
             2535          (iii) The significant social or economic impact required under Subsection (2)(i)(ii)(C)
             2536      shall be as a result of:
             2537          (A) the transportation within the county of hydrocarbons, including solid hydrocarbons
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         (B) the employment of persons residing within the county in hydrocarbon extraction,
             2540      including the extraction of solid hydrocarbons as defined in Section 59-5-101 ; or
             2541          (C) a combination of Subsections (2)(i)(iii)(A) and (B).
             2542          (iv) For purposes of distributing the appropriations under this Subsection (2)(i) to
             2543      special service districts established by counties under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service
             2544      District Act, the Department of Community and Culture shall:
             2545          (A) (I) allocate 50% of the appropriations equally among the counties meeting the
             2546      requirements of Subsections (2)(i)(ii) and (iii); and
             2547          (II) allocate 50% of the appropriations based on the ratio that the population of each
             2548      county meeting the requirements of Subsections (2)(i)(ii) and (iii) bears to the total population
             2549      of all of the counties meeting the requirements of Subsections (2)(i)(ii) and (iii); and
             2550          (B) after making the allocations described in Subsection (2)(i)(iv)(A), distribute the
             2551      allocated revenues to special service districts established by the counties under Title 17D,
             2552      Chapter 1, Special Service District Act, as determined by the executive director of the
             2553      Department of Community and Culture after consulting with the county legislative bodies of
             2554      the counties meeting the requirements of Subsections (2)(i)(ii) and (iii).
             2555          (v) The executive director of the Department of Community and Culture:
             2556          (A) shall determine whether a county meets the requirements of Subsections (2)(i)(ii)
             2557      and (iii);
             2558          (B) shall distribute the appropriations under Subsection (2)(i)(i) to special service
             2559      districts established by counties under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act, that
             2560      meet the requirements of Subsections (2)(i)(ii) and (iii); and
             2561          (C) in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act,
             2562      may make rules:
             2563          (I) providing a procedure for making the distributions under this Subsection (2)(i) to
             2564      special service districts; and
             2565          (II) defining the term "population" for purposes of Subsection (2)(i)(iv).
             2566          (j) (i) The Legislature shall annually make the following appropriations from the
             2567      Mineral Lease Account:
             2568          (A) an amount equal to 52 cents multiplied by the number of acres of school or
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     by the Division of Wildlife Resources that are not under an in lieu of taxes contract, to each
             2571      county in which those lands are located;
             2572          (B) to each county in which school or institutional trust lands are transferred to the
             2573      federal government after December 31, 1992, an amount equal to the number of transferred
             2574      acres in the county multiplied by a payment per acre equal to the difference between 52 cents
             2575      per acre and the per acre payment made to that county in the most recent payment under the
             2576      federal payment in lieu of taxes program, 31 U.S.C. Sec. 6901 et seq., unless the federal
             2577      payment was equal to or exceeded the 52 cents per acre, in which case a payment under this
             2578      Subsection (2)(j)(i)(B) may not be made for the transferred lands;
             2579          (C) to each county in which federal lands, which are entitlement lands under the federal
             2580      in lieu of taxes program, are transferred to the school or institutional trust, an amount equal to
             2581      the number of transferred acres in the county multiplied by a payment per acre equal to the
             2582      difference between the most recent per acre payment made under the federal payment in lieu of
             2583      taxes program and 52 cents per acre, unless the federal payment was equal to or less than 52
             2584      cents per acre, in which case a payment under this Subsection (2)(j)(i)(C) may not be made for
             2585      the transferred land; and
             2586          (D) to a county of the fifth or sixth class, an amount equal to the product of:
             2587          (I) $1,000; and
             2588          (II) the number of residences described in Subsection (2)(j)(iv) that are located within
             2589      the county.
             2590          (ii) A county receiving money under Subsection (2)(j)(i) may, as determined by the
             2591      county legislative body, distribute the money or a portion of the money to:
             2592          (A) special service districts established by the county under Title 17D, Chapter 1,
             2593      Special Service District Act;
             2594          (B) school districts; or
             2595          (C) public institutions of higher education.
             2596          (iii) (A) Beginning in fiscal year 1994-95 and in each year after fiscal year 1994-95, the
             2597      Division of Finance shall increase or decrease the amounts per acre provided for in Subsections
             2598      (2)(j)(i)(A) through (C) by the average annual change in the Consumer Price Index for all urban
             2599      consumers published by the Department of Labor.
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     shall increase or decrease the amount described in Subsection (2)(j)(i)(D)(I) by the average
             2602      annual change in the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers published by the
             2603      Department of Labor.
             2604          (iv) Residences for purposes of Subsection (2)(j)(i)(D)(II) are residences that are:
             2605          (A) owned by:
             2606          (I) the Division of Parks and Recreation; or
             2607          (II) the Division of Wildlife Resources;
             2608          (B) located on lands that are owned by:
             2609          (I) the Division of Parks and Recreation; or
             2610          (II) the Division of Wildlife Resources; and
             2611          (C) are not subject to taxation under:
             2612          (I) Chapter 2, Property Tax Act; or
             2613          (II) Chapter 4, Privilege Tax.
             2614          (k) The Legislature shall annually appropriate to the Permanent Community Impact
             2615      Fund all deposits remaining in the Mineral Lease Account after making the appropriations
             2616      provided for in Subsections (2)(d) through (j).
             2617          (3) (a) Each agency, board, institution of higher education, and political subdivision
             2618      receiving money under this chapter shall provide the Legislature, through the Office of the
             2619      Legislative Fiscal Analyst, with a complete accounting of the use of that money on an annual
             2620      basis.
             2621          (b) The accounting required under Subsection (3)(a) shall:
             2622          (i) include actual expenditures for the prior fiscal year, budgeted expenditures for the
             2623      current fiscal year, and planned expenditures for the following fiscal year; and
             2624          (ii) be reviewed by the Economic Development and Human Resources Appropriation
             2625      Subcommittee as part of its normal budgetary process under Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary
             2626      Procedures Act.
             2627          Section 54. Section 62A-4a-309 is amended to read:
             2628           62A-4a-309. Children's Account.
             2629          (1) There [shall be] is created a restricted account within the General Fund [to be]
             2630      known as the "Children's [Trust Account. This] Account." The restricted account is for
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     Section 26-2-12.5 for abuse and neglect prevention programs described in Section 62A-4a-305 .
             2633          (2) Money shall be appropriated from the account to the division by the Legislature
             2634      under the Utah Budgetary Procedures Act, and shall be drawn upon by the director in
             2635      consultation with the executive director of the department.
             2636          (3) Except as provided in Subsection (4), the Children's [Trust] Account may be used
             2637      only to implement prevention programs described in Section 62A-4a-305 , and may only be
             2638      allocated to [entities] an entity that [provide] provides a one-to-one match, comprising a match
             2639      from the community of at least 50% in cash and up to 50% in in-kind donations, which is 25%
             2640      of the total funding received from the Children's [Trust] Account.
             2641          (4) (a) The entity that receives the statewide evaluation contract is excepted from the
             2642      cash-match provisions of Subsection (3).
             2643          (b) Upon recommendation of the executive director and the council, the division may
             2644      reduce or waive the match requirements described in Subsection (3) for an entity, if the
             2645      division determines that imposing the requirements would prohibit or limit the provision of
             2646      services needed in a particular geographic area.
             2647          Section 55. Section 62A-4a-310 is amended to read:
             2648           62A-4a-310. Funds -- Transfers and gifts.
             2649          On behalf of the Children's [Trust] Account, the department, through the division, may
             2650      accept transfers, grants, gifts, bequests, or any money made available from any source to
             2651      implement this part.
             2652          Section 56. Section 62A-4a-311 is amended to read:
             2653           62A-4a-311. Child Abuse Advisory Council -- Creation -- Membership --
             2654      Expenses.
             2655          (1) (a) There is established the Child Abuse Advisory Council composed of no more
             2656      than 25 members who are appointed by the division.
             2657          (b) Except as required by Subsection (1)(c), as terms of current council members
             2658      expire, the division shall appoint each new member or reappointed member to a four-year term.
             2659          (c) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (1)(b), the division shall, at the
             2660      time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             2661      council members are staggered so that approximately half of the council is appointed every two
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         (d) The council shall have geographic, economic, gender, cultural, and philosophical
             2664      diversity.
             2665          (e) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             2666      appointed for the unexpired term.
             2667          (2) The council shall elect a chairperson from its membership at least biannually.
             2668          (3) (a) A member of the council who is not a government employee shall receive no
             2669      compensation or benefits for the member's services, but may:
             2670          (i) receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official
             2671      duties at the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and
             2672      63A-3-107 ; or
             2673          (ii) decline to receive per diem and expenses for the member's service.
             2674          (b) A member of the council who is a state government officer or employee and who
             2675      does not receive salary, per diem, or expenses from the member's agency for the member's
             2676      service may:
             2677          (i) receive per diem and expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official
             2678      duties from the commission at the rates established by the Division of Finance under Sections
             2679      63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 ; or
             2680          (ii) decline to receive per diem and expenses for the member's service.
             2681          (4) The council shall hold a public meeting quarterly. Within budgetary constraints,
             2682      meetings may also be held on the call of the chair, or of a majority of the members. A majority
             2683      of the members currently appointed to the council constitute a quorum at any meeting and the
             2684      action of the majority of the members present shall be the action of the council.
             2685          (5) The council shall:
             2686          (a) advise the division on matters relating to abuse and neglect; and
             2687          (b) recommend to the division how funds contained in the Children's [Trust] Account
             2688      should be allocated.
             2689          Section 57. Section 62A-15-502.5 is enacted to read:
             2690          62A-15-502.5. Intoxicated Driver Account -- Created.
             2691          (1) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the
             2692      "Intoxicated Driver Rehabilitation Account."
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     for in Section 62A-15-503 .
             2695          (3) Upon appropriations from the Legislature, money from the account created in
             2696      Subsection (1) shall be used as prescribed in Section 62A-15-503 .
             2697          Section 58. Section 62A-15-503 is amended to read:
             2698           62A-15-503. Assessments for DUI -- Use of money for rehabilitation programs,
             2699      including victim impact panels -- Rulemaking power granted.
             2700          (1) Assessments imposed under Section 62A-15-502 may, pursuant to court order,
             2701      either:
             2702          (a) be collected by the clerk of the court in which the person was convicted; or
             2703          (b) be paid directly to the licensed alcohol or drug treatment program. Those
             2704      assessments collected by the court shall either be:
             2705          (i) forwarded to the state treasurer for credit to [a special account in the General Fund,
             2706      designated as] the ["]Intoxicated Driver Rehabilitation Account["] created by Section
             2707      62A-15-502.5 ; or
             2708          (ii) forwarded to a special nonlapsing account created by the county treasurer of the
             2709      county in which the fee is collected.
             2710          (2) Proceeds of the accounts described in Subsection (1) shall be used exclusively for
             2711      the operation of licensed alcohol or drug rehabilitation programs and education, assessment,
             2712      supervision, and other activities related to and supporting the rehabilitation of persons
             2713      convicted of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs. A requirement
             2714      of the rehabilitation program shall be participation with a victim impact panel or program
             2715      providing a forum for victims of alcohol or drug related offenses and defendants to share
             2716      experiences on the impact of alcohol or drug related incidents in their lives. The Division of
             2717      Substance Abuse and Mental Health shall establish guidelines to implement victim impact
             2718      panels where, in the judgment of the licensed alcohol or drug program, appropriate victims are
             2719      available, and shall establish guidelines for other programs where such victims are not
             2720      available.
             2721          (3) None of the assessments shall be maintained for administrative costs by the
             2722      division.
             2723          Section 59. Section 63A-5-220 is amended to read:
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     of restricted account.
             2726          (1) As used in this section:
             2727          (a) "Developmental center" means the Utah State Developmental Center described in
             2728      Section 62A-5-201 .
             2729          (b) "DSPD" means the Division of Services for People with Disabilities within the
             2730      Department of Human Services.
             2731          [(c) "Fund" means the Trust Fund for People with Disabilities created by this section.]
             2732          [(d)] (c) "Long-term lease" means:
             2733          (i) a lease with a term of five years or more; or
             2734          (ii) a lease with a term of less than five years that may be unilaterally renewed by the
             2735      lessee.
             2736          (2) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 63A-5-215 , any [monies] money
             2737      received by the division or DSPD from the sale, lease, except any lease existing on May 1,
             2738      1995, or other disposition of real property associated with the developmental center shall be
             2739      deposited in the [fund] restricted account created in Subsection (3).
             2740          (3) (a) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund [entitled the "Trust
             2741      Fund] known as the "Account for People with Disabilities."
             2742          (b) The Division of Finance shall deposit the following revenues into the [fund]
             2743      restricted account:
             2744          (i) revenue from the sale, lease, except any lease existing on May 1, 1995, or other
             2745      disposition of real property associated with the developmental center;
             2746          (ii) revenue from the sale, lease, or other disposition of water rights associated with the
             2747      developmental center; and
             2748          (iii) revenue from voluntary contributions made to the [fund] restricted account.
             2749          (c) The state treasurer shall invest [monies contained] money in the fund according to
             2750      the procedures and requirements of Title 51, Chapter 7, State Money Management Act, and all
             2751      interest shall remain with the [fund] restricted account.
             2752          (d) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(d)(ii), no expenditure or appropriation may
             2753      be made from the [fund] restricted account.
             2754          (ii) (A) The Legislature may appropriate interest earned on [fund monies] restricted
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     improvements, leases from water, rents, and fees to DSPD for programs described in Title 62A,
             2757      Chapter 5, Services to People with Disabilities.
             2758          (B) [Fund monies] Restricted account money appropriated each year under Subsection
             2759      (3)(d)(ii)(A) may not be expended unless approved by the director of the Division of Services
             2760      for People with Disabilities within the Department of Human Services in consultation with the
             2761      executive director of the department.
             2762          (4) (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 65A-4-1 , any sale or disposition of
             2763      real property or water rights associated with the developmental center shall be conducted as
             2764      provided in this Subsection (4).
             2765          (b) The division shall secure the concurrence of DSPD and the approval of the
             2766      governor before making the sale or other disposition of land or water rights.
             2767          (c) In addition to the concurrences required by Subsection (4)(b), the division shall
             2768      secure the approval of the Legislature before offering the land or water rights for sale,
             2769      exchange, or long-term lease.
             2770          (d) The division shall sell or otherwise dispose of the land or water rights as directed
             2771      by the governor.
             2772          (e) The division may not sell, exchange, or enter into a long-term lease of the land or
             2773      water rights for a price or estimated value below the average of two appraisals conducted by an
             2774      appraiser who holds an appraiser's certificate or license issued by the Division of Real Estate
             2775      under Title 61, Chapter 2b, Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Act.
             2776          Section 60. Section 63B-10-401 is amended to read:
             2777           63B-10-401. Other capital facility authorizations and intent language.
             2778          (1) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2779          (a) Utah State University use institutional funds to plan, design, and construct an
             2780      expansion of the HPER Building under the direction of the director of the Division of Facilities
             2781      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority has been delegated;
             2782          (b) no state funds be used for any portion of this project; and
             2783          (c) the university may request state funds for operations and maintenance to the extent
             2784      that the university is able to demonstrate to the Board of Regents that the facility meets
             2785      approved academic and training purposes under Board of Regents policy R710.
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         (a) the University of Utah use institutional funds to plan, design, and construct the
             2788      Moran Eye Center II project under the direction of the director of the Division of Facilities
             2789      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority has been delegated;
             2790          (b) no state funds be used for any portion of this project; and
             2791          (c) the university may request state funds for operations and maintenance to the extent
             2792      that the university is able to demonstrate to the Board of Regents that the facility meets
             2793      approved academic and training purposes under Board of Regents policy R710.
             2794          (3) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2795          (a) the University of Utah use institutional funds to plan, design, and construct the E.
             2796      E. Jones Medical Science Addition under the direction of the director of the Division of
             2797      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority has been delegated;
             2798          (b) no state funds be used for any portion of this project; and
             2799          (c) the university may request state funds for operations and maintenance to the extent
             2800      that the university is able to demonstrate to the Board of Regents that the facility meets
             2801      approved academic and training purposes under Board of Regents policy R710.
             2802          (4) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2803          (a) the University of Utah use institutional funds to plan, design, and construct a
             2804      Museum of Natural History under the direction of the director of the Division of Facilities
             2805      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority has been delegated;
             2806          (b) no state funds be used for any portion of this project; and
             2807          (c) the university may request state funds for operations and maintenance to the extent
             2808      that the university is able to demonstrate to the Board of Regents that the facility meets
             2809      approved academic and training purposes under Board of Regents policy R710.
             2810          (5) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2811          (a) Dixie College use institutional funds to plan, design, and construct the Hurricane
             2812      Education Center under the direction of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction
             2813      and Management unless supervisory authority has been delegated;
             2814          (b) no state funds be used for any portion of this project; and
             2815          (c) the college may request state funds for operations and maintenance to the extent
             2816      that the university is able to demonstrate to the Board of Regents that the facility meets
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         (6) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2819          (a) Southern Utah University use institutional funds to plan, design, and construct the
             2820      Shakespearean Festival Center under the direction of the director of the Division of Facilities
             2821      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority has been delegated;
             2822          (b) no state funds be used for any portion of this project; and
             2823          (c) the college may not request state funds for operations and maintenance.
             2824          (7) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2825          (a) the Department of Corrections use donations to plan, design, and construct the
             2826      Wasatch Family History Center under the direction of the director of the Division of Facilities
             2827      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority has been delegated;
             2828          (b) no state funds be used for any portion of this project; and
             2829          (c) the department may request state funds for operations and maintenance.
             2830          (8) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2831          (a) the Department of Workforce Services use $1,186,700 from its Special
             2832      Administrative Expense [Fund] Account created in Section 35A-4-506 to plan, design, and
             2833      construct an addition to the Cedar City Employment Center under the direction of the director
             2834      of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority has
             2835      been delegated; and
             2836          (b) the department may request state funds for operations and maintenance.
             2837          (9) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Division of Facilities Construction and
             2838      Management, acting on behalf of the Department of Natural Resources, may enter into a lease
             2839      purchase agreement with Carbon County to provide needed space for agency programs in the
             2840      area if the Department of Natural Resources obtains the approval of the State Building Board
             2841      by demonstrating that the lease purchase will be a benefit to the state and that the lease,
             2842      including operation and maintenance costs, can be funded within existing agency budgets.
             2843          Section 61. Section 63J-1-104 is amended to read:
             2844           63J-1-104. Revenue types -- Disposition of funds collected or credited by a state
             2845      agency.
             2846          (1) (a) The Division of Finance shall:
             2847          (i) account for revenues in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
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         (ii) use the major revenue types in internal accounting.
             2850          (b) Each agency shall:
             2851          (i) use the major revenue types to account for revenues;
             2852          (ii) deposit revenues and other public funds received by them by following the
             2853      procedures and requirements of Title 51, Chapter 7, State Money Management Act; and
             2854          (iii) expend revenues and public funds as required by this chapter.
             2855          (2) (a) Each agency shall deposit its free revenues into the appropriate fund.
             2856          (b) An agency may expend free revenues up to the amount specifically appropriated by
             2857      the Legislature.
             2858          (c) Any free revenue funds appropriated by the Legislature to an agency that remain
             2859      unexpended at the end of the fiscal year lapse to the source fund unless the Legislature provides
             2860      by law that those funds are nonlapsing.
             2861          (3) (a) Each agency shall deposit its restricted revenues into [a] the applicable restricted
             2862      account or fund.
             2863          (b) Revenues in a restricted account or fund do not lapse to another account or fund
             2864      unless otherwise specifically provided for by law or legislative appropriation.
             2865          [(b)] (c) The Legislature may appropriate restricted revenues from a restricted account
             2866      or fund for the specific purpose or program designated by law.
             2867          [(c)] (d) If the fund equity of a restricted account or fund is insufficient to provide the
             2868      [funds] accounts appropriated from it by the Legislature, the Division of Finance may reduce
             2869      the appropriation to a level that ensures that the fund equity is not less than zero.
             2870          [(d)] (e) Any restricted [revenue funds] revenues appropriated by the Legislature to an
             2871      agency that remain unexpended at the end of the fiscal year lapse to the applicable restricted
             2872      account or fund unless the Legislature provides by law that those [funds] appropriations, or the
             2873      program or line item financed by those [funds] appropriations, are nonlapsing.
             2874          (4) (a) An agency may expend dedicated credits for any purpose within the program or
             2875      line item.
             2876          (b) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (4)(b)(ii), an agency may not expend dedicated
             2877      credits in excess of the amount appropriated as dedicated credits by the Legislature.
             2878          (ii) In order to expend dedicated credits in excess of the amount appropriated as
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         (A) The agency seeking to make the excess expenditure shall:
             2881          (I) develop a new work program that:
             2882          (Aa) consists of the currently approved work program and the excess expenditure
             2883      sought to be made; and
             2884          (Bb) complies with the requirements of Section 63J-2-202 ;
             2885          (II) prepare a written justification for the new work program that sets forth the purpose
             2886      and necessity of the excess expenditure; and
             2887          (III) submit the new work program and the written justification for the new work
             2888      program to the Division of Finance.
             2889          (B) The Division of Finance shall process the new work program with written
             2890      justification and make this information available to the Governor's Office of Planning and
             2891      Budget and the legislative fiscal analyst.
             2892          (iii) An expenditure of dedicated credits in excess of amounts appropriated as
             2893      dedicated credits by the Legislature may not be used to permanently increase personnel within
             2894      the agency unless:
             2895          (A) the increase is approved by the Legislature; or
             2896          (B) the monies are deposited as dedicated credits in:
             2897          (I) the Drug Stamp Tax Fund under Section 59-19-105 ; or
             2898          (II) a line item covering tuition or federal vocational funds at an institution of higher
             2899      education.
             2900          (c) (i) All excess dedicated credits lapse to the appropriate fund at the end of the fiscal
             2901      year unless the Legislature has designated the entire program or line item that is partially or
             2902      fully funded from dedicated credits as nonlapsing.
             2903          (ii) The Division of Finance shall