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8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This rules resolution modifies procedures associated with prioritization of requests for
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This rules resolution:
14 . provides priority drafting status to a request for legislation if it is adopted as a
15 priority committee request by the vote of an interim committee of the Legislature;
17 . makes technical, grammatical, and organizational changes.
18 Special Clauses:
20 Legislative Rules Affected:
24 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. JR4-2-102 is amended to read:
26 JR4-2-102. Drafting and prioritizing legislation.
27 (1) (a) Requests for legislation shall be drafted on a first-in, first-out basis.
28 (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), the following requests for legislation shall be
29 drafted before other requests for legislation when sufficient drafting information is available:
30 (i) a request for legislation that is prioritized by a legislator under Subsection (2); and
31 (ii) a request for legislation that is prioritized by the majority vote of an interim
34 under JR4-2-101, a legislator may designate up to three requests for legislation as priority
35 requests subject to the following deadlines:
36 (i) priority request number one must be requested on or before the first Thursday in
37 December, or the following business day if the first Thursday falls on a holiday;
38 (ii) priority request number two must be requested on or before the first Thursday in
39 January, or the following business day if the first Thursday falls on a holiday; and
40 (iii) priority request number three must be requested on or before the first Thursday of
41 the annual general session.
42 (b) A legislator who fails to make a priority request on or before a deadline loses that
43 priority request. However, the legislator is not prohibited from using any remaining priority
44 requests that are associated with a later deadline, if available.
45 (c) A legislator who begins serving after a deadline has passed is entitled to use only
46 those priority requests that are available under an unexpired deadline.
48 (a) revoke a priority designation once it has been requested;
49 (b) transfer a priority designation to a different request for legislation; or
50 (c) transfer a priority designation to another legislator.
56 and General Counsel shall reserve as many bill numbers as necessary to allow [
58 (1)(b) to receive a lower bill [
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