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S.B. 3005





Chief Sponsor: Ralph Okerlund

House Sponsor: Kenneth W. Sumsion

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill grants limited authority to the lieutenant governor to make certain district
             10      determinations.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    grants limited authority to the lieutenant governor to determine the district to which
             14      a residence is assigned if the lieutenant governor determines that the residence is
             15      within more than one district.
             16      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          None
             18      Other Special Clauses:
             19          This bill provides an immediate effective date.
             20      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             21      ENACTS:
             22          67-1a-2.2, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             24      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             25          Section 1. Section 67-1a-2.2 is enacted to read:
             26          67-1a-2.2. Residences in more than one district -- Lieutenant governor to resolve.
             27          (1) If, in reviewing a map generated from a redistricting block assignment file, the

             28      lieutenant governor determines that a single-family or multi-family residence is within more
             29      than one Congressional, Senate, House, or State Board of Education district, the lieutenant
             30      governor may, by January 31, 2012, and in consultation with the Automated Geographic
             31      Reference Center, determine the district to which the residence is assigned.
             32          (2) In order to make the determination required by Subsection (1), the lieutenant
             33      governor shall review the block assignment file and other Bureau of the Census data and obtain
             34      and review other relevant data such as aerial photography or other data about the area.
             35          (3) Upon making the determination authorized by this section, the lieutenant governor
             36      shall notify county clerks affected by the determination and the Automated Geographic
             37      Reference Center created under Section 63F-1-506 .
             38          Section 2. Effective date.
             39          If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect
             40      upon approval by the governor, or the day following the constitutional time limit of Utah
             41      Constitution Article VII, Section 8, without the governor's signature, or in the case of a veto,
             42      the date of veto override.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 10-17-11 8:55 AM

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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