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8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill creates a task force to address public rights on public waters.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . creates a legislative task force to study public rights on public waters, consisting of
14 six members from each legislative house.
15 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
18 This bill is repealed on November 30, 2010.
19 Uncodified Material Affected:
20 ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Utah Waterways Task Force -- Creation -- Membership -- Interim rules
24 followed -- Compensation -- Staff.
25 (1) There is created the Utah Waterways Task Force consisting of the following 12
27 (a) six members of the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate, no more than
28 four of whom may be from the same political party; and
29 (b) six members of the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the
30 House of Representatives, no more than four of whom may be from the same political party.
31 (2) (a) The president of the Senate shall designate a member of the Senate appointed
32 under Subsection (1)(a) as a cochair of the task force.
33 (b) The speaker of the House of Representatives shall designate a member of the House
34 of Representatives appointed under Subsection (1)(b) as a cochair of the task force.
35 (3) In conducting its business, the committee shall comply with the rules of legislative
36 interim committees.
37 (4) Salaries and expenses of the members of the task force shall be paid in accordance
38 with Section 36-2-2 and Legislative Joint Rules, Title 5, Chapter 3, Expense and Mileage
39 Reimbursement for Authorized Legislative Meetings, Special Sessions, and Veto Override
41 (5) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall provide staff support
42 to the task force.
43 Section 2. Duties -- Interim report.
44 (1) The task force shall study issues concerning private property rights and public
45 recreational access on public waters, including:
46 (a) restrictions of access to private beds of public waters;
47 (b) state purchases of both short- and long-term access rights;
48 (c) funding methods for purchases of access rights; and
49 (d) development of cooperative fish management units.
50 (2) A final report, including any proposed legislation, shall be presented to the
51 Executive Appropriations Committee before November 30, 2010.
52 Section 3. Repeal date.
53 This bill is repealed on November 30, 2010.
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