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H.B. 138 Enrolled
7 Johnny Anderson
8 Roger E. Barrus
9 Derek E. Brown
10 Melvin R. Brown
11 David G. Butterfield
12 Fred C. Cox
13 Bradley M. Daw
14 Brad L. Dee
15 Jack R. Draxler
16 Steve Eliason
Julie FisherFrancis D. Gibson
Stephen G. Handy
Christopher N. Herrod
Eric K. Hutchings
John G. Mathis
Michael T. Morley
Michael E. Noel
Lee B. Perry
Jeremy A. PetersonVal L. Peterson
Dixon M. Pitcher
Stephen E. Sandstrom
Kenneth W. Sumsion
R. Curt Webb
Brad R. Wilson
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18 LONG TITLE
19 General Description:
20 This bill requires the reporting of federal receipts received by certain state agencies,
21 requires the report to contain a plan to operate the state agency in the event federal
22 receipts are reduced by certain amounts, and requires the Government Operations and
23 Political Subdivisions Interim Committee to study whether to apply federal receipts
24 reporting requirements to certain other governmental entities.
25 Highlighted Provisions:
26 This bill:
27 . defines terms;
28 . requires certain state agencies to prepare and submit a report to the Division of
29 Finance on federal receipts received by the state agencies;
30 . requires the report to contain a plan to operate the state agency in the event federal
31 receipts are reduced by certain amounts;
32 . requires the Division of Finance to report to the Executive Appropriations
33 Committee on the reports the state agencies are required to make to the Division of
35 . provides procedures for requiring the Executive Appropriations Committee to
36 review the Division of Finance report;
37 . provides that the Executive Appropriations Committee may make certain
38 recommendations including a reduction or elimination of appropriations to certain
39 state agencies; and
40 . requires the Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee
41 to study whether to apply federal receipts reporting requirements to certain other
42 governmental entities.
43 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
45 Other Special Clauses:
47 Utah Code Sections Affected:
49 63J-1-219, Utah Code Annotated 1953
50 Uncodified Material Affected:
51 ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
53 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
54 Section 1. Section 63J-1-219 is enacted to read:
55 63J-1-219. Definitions -- Federal receipts reporting requirements.
56 (1) As used in this section:
57 (a) (i) "Designated state agency" means the Department of Administrative Services, the
58 Department of Agriculture and Food, the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, the
59 Department of Commerce, the Department of Community and Culture, the Department of
60 Corrections, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Department of Financial
61 Institutions, the Department of Health, the Department of Human Resource Management, the
62 Department of Human Services, the Department of Insurance, the Department of Natural
63 Resources, the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Technology Services, the
64 Department of Transportation, the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Department of
65 Workforce Services, the Labor Commission, the Office of Economic Development, the Public
66 Service Commission, the State Board of Regents, the State Office of Education, the State Tax
67 Commission, or the Utah National Guard.
68 (ii) "Designated state agency" does not include the judicial branch, the legislative
69 branch, or an office or other entity within the judicial branch or the legislative branch.
70 (b) "Federal receipts" means the federal financial assistance, as defined in 31 U.S.C.
71 Sec. 7501, that is reported as part of a single audit.
72 (c) "Single audit" is as defined in 31 U.S.C. Sec. 7501.
73 (2) Subject to Subsections (3) and (4), a designated state agency shall each year, on or
74 before October 31, prepare a report that:
75 (a) reports the aggregate value of federal receipts the designated state agency received
76 for the preceding fiscal year;
77 (b) reports the aggregate amount of federal funds appropriated by the Legislature to the
78 designated state agency for the preceding fiscal year;
79 (c) calculates the percentage of the designated state agency's total budget for the
80 preceding fiscal year that constitutes federal receipts that the designated state agency received
81 for that fiscal year; and
82 (d) develops plans for operating the designated state agency if there is a reduction of:
83 (i) 5% or more in the federal receipts that the designated state agency receives; and
84 (ii) 25% or more in the federal receipts that the designated state agency receives.
85 (3) (a) The report required by Subsection (2) that the Board of Regents prepares shall
86 include the information required by Subsections (2)(a) through (c) for each state institution of
87 higher education listed in Section 53B-2-101 .
88 (b) The report required by Subsection (2) that the State Office of Education prepares
89 shall include the information required by Subsections (2)(a) through (c) for each school district
90 and each charter school within the public education system.
91 (4) A designated state agency that prepares a report in accordance with Subsection (2)
92 shall submit the report to the Division of Finance on or before November 1 of each year.
93 (5) (a) The Division of Finance shall, on or before November 30 of each year, prepare a
94 report that:
95 (i) compiles and summarizes the reports the Division of Finance receives in accordance
96 with Subsection (4); and
97 (ii) compares the aggregate value of federal receipts each designated state agency
98 received for the previous fiscal year to the aggregate amount of federal funds appropriated by
99 the Legislature to that designated state agency for that fiscal year.
100 (b) The Division of Finance shall, as part of the report required by Subsection (5)(a),
101 compile a list of designated state agencies that do not submit a report as required by this
103 (6) The Division of Finance shall submit the report required by Subsection (5) to the
104 Executive Appropriations Committee on or before December 1 of each year.
105 (7) Upon receipt of the report required by Subsection (5), the chairs of the Executive
106 Appropriations Committee shall place the report on the agenda for review and consideration at
107 the next Executive Appropriations Committee meeting.
108 (8) When considering the report required by Subsection (5), the Executive
109 Appropriations Committee may elect to:
110 (a) recommend that the Legislature reduce or eliminate appropriations for a designated
111 state agency;
112 (b) take no action; or
113 (c) take another action that a majority of the committee approves.
114 Section 2. Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee
116 During the 2011 interim, the Government Operations and Political Subdivisions Interim
117 Committee shall study whether to draft legislation requiring:
118 (1) a political subdivision to:
119 (a) calculate the aggregate value of federal receipts the political subdivision receives;
120 (b) calculate the percentage of the political subdivision's total budget that constitutes
121 federal receipts; and
122 (c) develop a plan for operating the political subdivision if there is a reduction of:
123 (i) 5% or more in the federal receipts that the political subdivision receives; and
124 (ii) 25% or more in the federal receipts that the political subdivision receives; or
125 (2) a state institution of higher education listed in Section 53B-2-101 or a school within
126 the public education system to develop a plan for operating the state institution of higher
127 education or the school if there is a reduction of:
128 (a) 5% or more in the federal receipts that the state institution of higher education or
129 school receives; and
130 (b) 25% or more in the federal receipts that the state institution of higher education or
131 school receives.
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