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First Substitute H.B. 138

This document includes House Committee Amendments incorporated into the bill on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 3:15 PM by jeyring. --> This document includes Senate 2nd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 5:56 PM by rday. -->

Representative Ken Ivory proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
FEDERAL RECEIPTS REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

             2     
2011 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Ken Ivory

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Wayne L. Niederhauser

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill requires the reporting of federal receipts received by certain state agencies,
             10      requires the report to contain a plan to operate the state agency in the event federal
             11      receipts are reduced by H. [ 25% or more ] certain amounts .H , and requires the Government
             11a      Operations and
             12      Political Subdivisions Interim Committee to study whether to apply federal receipts
             13      reporting requirements to certain other governmental entities.
             14      Highlighted Provisions:
             15          This bill:
             16          .    defines terms;
             17          .    requires certain state agencies to prepare and submit a report to the Division of
             18      Finance on federal receipts received by the state agencies;
             19          .    requires the report to contain a plan to operate the state agency in the event federal
             20      receipts are reduced by H. [ 25% or more ] certain amounts .H ;
             21          .    requires the Division of Finance to report to the Executive Appropriations
             22      Committee on the reports the state agencies are required to make to the Division of
             23      Finance;
             24          .    provides procedures for requiring the Executive Appropriations Committee to
             25      review the Division of Finance report;


             26          .    provides that the Executive Appropriations Committee may make certain
             27      recommendations including a reduction or elimination of appropriations to certain
             28      state agencies; and
             29          .    requires the Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee
             30      to study whether to apply federal receipts reporting requirements to certain other
             31      governmental entities.
             32      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             33          None
             34      Other Special Clauses:
             35          None
             36      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             37      ENACTS:
             38          63J-1-219, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             39      Uncodified Material Affected:
             40      ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
             41     
             42      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             43          Section 1. Section 63J-1-219 is enacted to read:
             44          63J-1-219. Definitions -- Federal receipts reporting requirements.
             45          (1) As used in this section:
             46          (a) (i) "Designated state agency" means the Department of Administrative Services, the
             47      Department of Agriculture and Food, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, the
             48      Department of Commerce, the Department of Community and Culture, the Department of
             49      Corrections, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Department of Financial
             50      Institutions, the Department of Health, the Department of Human Resource Management, the
             51      Department of Human Services, the Department of Insurance, the Department of Natural
             52      Resources, the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Technology Services, the
             53      Department of Transportation, the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Department of
             54      Workforce Services, the Labor Commission, the Office of Economic Development, the Public
             55      Service Commission, the State Board of Regents, the State Office of Education, the State Tax
             56      Commission, or the Utah National Guard.


             57          (ii) "Designated state agency" does not include the judicial branch, the legislative
             58      branch, or an office or other entity within the judicial branch or the legislative branch.
             59          (b) "Federal receipts" means the federal financial assistance, as defined in 31 U.S.C.
             60      Sec. 7501, that is reported as part of a single audit.
             61          (c) "Single audit" is as defined in 31 U.S.C. Sec. 7501.
             62          (2) Subject to Subsections (3) and (4), a designated state agency shall each year, on or
             63      before October 31, prepare a report that:
             64          (a) reports the S. aggregate .S value of federal receipts the designated state agency
             64a      received for the
             65      preceding fiscal year;
             66          (b) reports the S. aggregate .S amount of federal funds appropriated by the Legislature
             66a      to the
             67      designated state agency for the preceding fiscal year.
             68          (c) calculates the percentage of the designated state agency's total budget for the
             69      preceding fiscal year that constitutes federal receipts that the designated state agency received
             70      for that fiscal year; and
             71          (d) H. [ develops a plan ] S. [ develop ] develops .S plans .H for operating the
             71a      designated state agency if
             71a      there is a reduction of S. :
             71b      (i) .S H. 5% S. [ , ] or more in the federal receipts that the designated state agency
             71c      receives; .S and S. [ a reduction of ] .H
             72           (ii) .S 25% or more in the federal receipts that the designated state agency receives.
             73          (3) (a) The report required by Subsection (2) that the Board of Regents prepares shall
             74      include the information required by Subsections (2)(a) through (c) for each state institution of
             75      higher education listed in Section 53B-2-101 .
             76          (b) The report required by Subsection (2) that the State Office of Education prepares
             77      shall include the information required by Subsections (2)(a) through (c) for each school H. district
             77a      and each charter school .H within
             78      the public education system.
             79          (4) A designated state agency that prepares a report in accordance with Subsection (2)
             80      shall submit the report to the Division of Finance on or before November 1 of each year.
             81          (5) (a) The Division of Finance shall, on or before November 30 of each year, prepare a
             82      report that:
             83          (i) compiles and summarizes the reports the Division of Finance receives in accordance


             84      with Subsection (4); and
             85          (ii) compares the S. aggregate value of .S federal receipts each designated state agency
             85a      received for the
             86      previous fiscal year to the S. aggregate .S amount of federal funds appropriated by the
             86a      Legislature to that
             87      designated state agency for that fiscal year.


             88          (b) The Division of Finance shall, as part of the report required by Subsection (5)(a),
             89      compile a list of designated state agencies that do not submit a report as required by this
             90      section.
             91          (6) The Division of Finance shall submit the report required by Subsection (5) to the
             92      Executive Appropriations Committee on or before December 1 of each year.
             93          (7) Upon receipt of the report required by Subsection (5), the chairs of the Executive
             94      Appropriations Committee shall place the report on the agenda for review and consideration at
             95      the next Executive Appropriations Committee meeting.
             96          (8) When considering the report required by Subsection (5), the Executive
             97      Appropriations Committee may elect to:
             98          (a) recommend that the Legislature reduce or eliminate appropriations for a designated
             99      state agency;
             100          (b) take no action; or
             101          (c) take another action that a majority of the committee approves.
             102          Section 2. Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee
             103      study.
             104          During the 2011 interim, the Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Interim
             105      Committee shall study whether to draft legislation requiring:
             106          (1) a political subdivision to:
             107          (a) calculate the S. aggregate .S value of federal receipts the political subdivision
             107a      receives;
             108          (b) calculate the percentage of the political subdivision's total budget that constitutes
             109      federal receipts; and
             110          (c) develop a plan for operating the political subdivision if there is a reduction of S. :
             110a      (i) 5% or more in the federal receipts that the political subdivision receives; and
             110b      (ii) .S 25%
             111      or more in the federal receipts S. that .S the political subdivision receives; or
             112          (2) a state institution of higher education listed in Section 53B-2-101 or a school within
             113      the public education system to develop a plan for operating the state institution of higher
             114      education or the school if there is a reduction of S. :
             114a      (i) 5% or more in the federal receipts that the state institution of higher education or school
             114b      receives; and
             114c      (ii) .S 25% or more in the federal receipts S. that .S the state
             115      institution of higher education or school receives.


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