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H.B. 201





Chief Sponsor: Steve Eliason

Senate Sponsor: Wayne L. Niederhauser

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill designates two winter sports as state symbols.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    designates skiing and snowboarding as the state's winter sports; and
             13          .    makes technical changes.
             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 last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 34 and 271
             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 emblem of service and sacrifice of lives lost by members of the military
             38      in defense of our freedom is the "Honor and Remember" flag, which consists of:
             39          (a) a red field covering the top two-thirds of the flag;
             40          (b) a white field covering the bottom one-third of the flag, which contains the words
             41      "honor" and "remember";
             42          (c) a blue star overlaid by a gold star with a thin white border in the center of the flag
             43      spanning the red field and the white field; and
             44          (d) a representation of a folded United States flag beneath the blue and gold stars with
             45      three tongues of flame emanating from its top point into the center of the gold star.
             46          (9) Utah's state firearm is the John M. Browning designed M1911 automatic pistol.
             47          (10) Utah's state fish is the Bonneville cutthroat trout.
             48          (11) Utah's state flower is the sego lily.
             49          (12) Utah's state folk dance is the square dance, the folk dance that is called, cued, or
             50      prompted to the dancers and includes squares, rounds, clogging, contra, line, and heritage
             51      dances.
             52          (13) Utah's state fossil is the Allosaurus.
             53          (14) Utah's state fruit is the cherry.
             54          (15) Utah's state vegetable is the Spanish sweet onion.
             55          (16) Utah's historic state vegetable is the sugar beet.
             56          (17) Utah's state gem is topaz, as is prominently found in the Thomas Mountain Range
             57      in Juab County, Utah.
             58          (18) Utah's state grass is Indian rice grass.

             59          (19) Utah's state hymn is "Utah We Love Thee" by Evan Stephens.
             60          (20) Utah's state insect is the honeybee.
             61          (21) Utah's state mineral is copper.
             62          (22) Utah's state motto is "Industry."
             63          (23) Utah's state railroad museum is Ogden Union Station.
             64          (24) Utah's state rock is coal.
             65          (25) Utah's state song is "Utah This is the Place" by Sam and Gary Francis.
             66          (26) Utah's state tree is the blue spruce.
             67          (27) Utah's state winter sports are skiing and snowboarding.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 9-21-11 6:42 PM

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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