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8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill adds two additional members to the Utah International Relations and Trade
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . adds two additional governor appointed members to the Utah International
15 Relations and Trade Commission, including:
16 . an expert in international finance; and
17 . an expert in higher education with international experience.
18 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
20 Other Special Clauses:
22 Utah Code Sections Affected:
24 36-26-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapters 286 and 327
26 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
27 Section 1. Section 36-26-102 is amended to read:
28 36-26-102. Utah International Relations and Trade Commission -- Creation --
29 Membership -- Chairs -- Per diem and expenses.
30 (1) There is created the Utah International Relations and Trade Commission.
31 (2) The commission membership consists of [
32 (a) eight members to be appointed as follows:
33 (i) five members from the House of Representatives, appointed by the speaker of the
34 House of Representatives, no more than three from the same political party; and
35 (ii) three members from the Senate, appointed by the president of the Senate, no more
36 than two members from the same political party;
37 (b) [
39 (i) one representative from a Utah industry involved in international trade;
40 (ii) one expert in international finance; and
41 (iii) one expert in higher education with international experience; and
42 (c) the Utah Attorney General or designee, who is a nonvoting member.
43 (3) (a) The members appointed or reappointed by the governor shall serve two-year
45 (b) Notwithstanding the requirement of Subsection (3)(a), the governor shall, at the
46 time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
47 these members are staggered so that approximately half of the members are appointed or
48 reappointed under Subsection (3)(c) every two years.
49 (c) When a vacancy occurs among members appointed by the governor, the
50 replacement shall be appointed for the unexpired term.
53 (4) Four members of the commission constitute a quorum.
54 (5) (a) The speaker of the House of Representatives shall designate a member of the
55 House of Representatives appointed under Subsection (2)(a) as a cochair of the commission.
56 (b) The president of the Senate shall designate a member of the Senate appointed under
57 Subsection (2)(a) as a cochair of the commission.
58 (6) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
59 may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
60 (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
61 (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
62 (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
63 63A-3-107 .
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-24-12 10:55 AM