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H.B. 219





Chief Sponsor: Carl Wimmer

Senate Sponsor: Mark B. Madsen

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the state symbols and designations to designate the Browning model
             10      M1911 automatic pistol as the state firearm.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    designates the Browning model M1911 automatic pistol as the state firearm.
             14      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             15          None
             16      Other Special Clauses:
             17          None
             18      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             19      AMENDS:
             20          63G-1-601, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             22      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             23          Section 1. Section 63G-1-601 is amended to read:
             24           63G-1-601. State symbols.
             25          (1) Utah's state animal is the elk.
             26          (2) Utah's state bird is the sea gull.
             27          (3) Utah's state centennial astronomical symbol is the Beehive Cluster located in the

             28      constellation of Cancer the Crab.
             29          (4) Utah's state centennial star is Dubhe, one of the seven bright stars composing the
             30      Big Dipper in the constellation Ursa Major.
             31          (5) Utah's state centennial tartan, which honors the first Scots known to have been in
             32      Utah and those Utahns of Scottish heritage, shall have a pattern or repeating-half-sett of
             33      white-2, blue-6, red-6, blue-4, red-6, green-18, red-6, and white-4 to represent the tartan worn
             34      anciently by the Logan and Skene clans, with the addition of a white stripe.
             35          (6) Utah's state cooking pot is the dutch oven.
             36          (7) Utah's state emblem is the beehive.
             37          (8) Utah's state firearm is the Browning model M1911 automatic pistol.
             38          [(8)] (9) Utah's state fish is the Bonneville cutthroat trout.
             39          [(9)] (10) Utah's state flower is the sego lily.
             40          [(10)] (11) Utah's state folk dance is the square dance, the folk dance that is called,
             41      cued, or prompted to the dancers and includes squares, rounds, clogging, contra, line, and
             42      heritage dances.
             43          [(11)] (12) Utah's state fossil is the Allosaurus.
             44          [(12)] (13) Utah's state fruit is the cherry.
             45          [(13)] (14) Utah's state vegetable is the Spanish sweet onion.
             46          [(14)] (15) Utah's historic state vegetable is the sugar beet.
             47          [(15)] (16) Utah's state gem is topaz, as is prominently found in the Thomas Mountain
             48      Range in Juab County, Utah.
             49          [(16)] (17) Utah's state grass is Indian rice grass.
             50          [(17)] (18) Utah's state hymn is "Utah We Love Thee" by Evan Stephens.
             51          [(18)] (19) Utah's state insect is the honeybee.
             52          [(19)] (20) Utah's state mineral is copper.
             53          [(20)] (21) Utah's state motto is "Industry."
             54          [(21)] (22) Utah's state railroad museum is Ogden Union Station.
             55          [(22)] (23) Utah's state rock is coal.
             56          [(23)] (24) Utah's state song is "Utah This is the Place" by Sam and Gary Francis.
             57          [(24)] (25) Utah's state tree is the blue spruce.

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