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S.B. 3005 Enrolled



Chief Sponsor: Ralph Okerlund

House Sponsor: Kenneth W. Sumsion

General Description:
     This bill grants limited authority to the lieutenant governor to make certain district determinations.
Highlighted Provisions:
     This bill:
    .     grants limited authority to the lieutenant governor to determine the district to which a residence is assigned if the lieutenant governor determines that the residence is within more than one district.
Money Appropriated in this Bill:
Other Special Clauses:
     This bill provides an immediate effective date.
Utah Code Sections Affected:
             67-1a-2.2 , Utah Code Annotated 1953

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
    Section 1 . Section 67-1a-2.2 is enacted to read:
     67-1a-2.2 .   Residences in more than one district -- Lieutenant governor to resolve.
     (1) If, in reviewing a map generated from a redistricting block assignment file, the lieutenant governor determines that a single-family or multi-family residence is within more than one Congressional, Senate, House, or State Board of Education district, the lieutenant

governor may, by January 31, 2012, and in consultation with the Automated Geographic Reference Center, determine the district to which the residence is assigned.
     (2) In order to make the determination required by Subsection (1), the lieutenant governor shall review the block assignment file and other Bureau of the Census data and obtain and review other relevant data such as aerial photography or other data about the area.
     (3) Upon making the determination authorized by this section, the lieutenant governor shall notify county clerks affected by the determination and the Automated Geographic Reference Center created under Section 63F-1-506 .
    Section 2 . Effective date.
     If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect upon approval by the governor, or the day following the constitutional time limit of Utah Constitution Article VII, Section 8, without the governor's signature, or in the case of a veto, the date of veto override.

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