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S.B. 203 Enrolled





Chief Sponsor: J. Stuart Adams

House Sponsor: Gage Froerer

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the membership and duties of the Executive Residence Commission.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    provides definitions;
             13          .    expands the membership and duties of the commission;
             14          .    requires the commission to meet at least once a year and make any
             15      recommendations to the State Building Board;
             16          .    requires the Division of Facilities Construction and Management to provide
             17      administrative support to the commission; and
             18          .    makes technical changes.
             19      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             20          None
             21      Other Special Clauses:
             22          None
             23      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             24      AMENDS:
             25          67-1-8.1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapters 286 and 324
             27      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             28          Section 1. Section 67-1-8.1 is amended to read:
             29           67-1-8.1. Executive Residence Commission -- Recommendations as to use,

             30      maintenance, and operation of executive residence.
             31          (1) The Legislature finds and declares that:
             32          (a) the state property known as the [Kearns' mansion, the executive residence, is an
             33      irreplaceable historic] Thomas Kearns Mansion is a recognized state landmark possessing
             34      [special] historical and [unique] architectural qualities that should be preserved; and
             35          [(b) the deterioration that has taken place will continue unless remedial restoration
             36      measures are undertaken.]
             37          (b) the Thomas Kearns Mansion was the first building listed on the National Register
             38      of Historic Places in the state.
             39          (2) As used in this section:
             40          (a) "Executive residence" includes the:
             41          (i) Thomas Kearns Mansion;
             42          (ii) Carriage House building; and
             43          (iii) grounds and landscaping surrounding the Thomas Kearns Mansion and the
             44      Carriage House building.
             45          (b) "Commission" means the Executive Residence Commission established in this
             46      section.
             47          [(2)] (3) (a) An Executive Residence Commission is established to make
             48      recommendations to the [Legislature for the budgeting of renovation, upkeep, historical
             49      maintenance, and restoration of the executive residence.] State Building Board for the use,
             50      operation, maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, alteration, restoration, placement of art and
             51      monuments, or adoptive use of the executive residence.
             52          (b) The commission shall meet at least once a year and make any recommendations to
             53      the State Building Board prior to August 1 of each year.
             54          [(b)] (4) The commission shall consist of [three] nine voting members and one ex
             55      officio, nonvoting member representing the Governor's Mansion Foundation. The membership
             56      shall consist of:
             57          (a) three private citizens appointed by the governor, [all of whom] who have

             58      demonstrated an interest in historical preservation[.];
             59          [(c) The commission shall also consist of one assigned representative from the Board
             60      of the Utah Arts Council, one from the Board of State History, one from the building board, an
             61      interior designer selected by the Utah chapter of ASID, and an architect selected by the Utah
             62      chapter of the AIA.]
             63          (b) three additional private citizens appointed by the governor with the following
             64      background:
             65          (i) an interior design professional with a background in historic spaces;
             66          (ii) an architect with a background in historic preservation and restoration
             67      recommended by the Utah chapter of the American Institute of Architects; and
             68          (iii) a landscape architect with a background and knowledge of historic properties
             69      recommended by the Utah chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects;
             70          (c) the director, or director's designee, of the Division of Art and Museums;
             71          (d) the director, or director's designee, of the Division of State History; and
             72          (e) the executive director, or executive director's designee, of the Department of
             73      Administrative Services.
             74          [(3)] (5) (a) Except as required by Subsection [(3)] (5)(b), as terms of current
             75      commission members expire, the governor shall appoint each new member or reappointed
             76      member to a four-year term ending on March 1.
             77          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection [(3)] (5)(a), the governor shall, at
             78      the time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             79      commission members are staggered so that approximately half of the commission is appointed
             80      every two years.
             81          [(4)] (6) (a) The governor shall appoint a chair from among the membership of the
             82      commission.
             83          (b) [Five] Six members of the commission shall constitute a quorum, and either the
             84      chair or two other members of the commission may call meetings of the commission.
             85          [(5)] (7) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement

             86      shall be appointed for the unexpired term.
             87          [(6)] (8) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service,
             88      but may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             89          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             90          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             91          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             92      63A-3-107 .
             93          (9) The Division of Facilities and Construction Management shall provide the
             94      administrative support to the commission.

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