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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill repeals the Illegal Drug Stamp Tax Act and related references to the Act.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . repeals the Illegal Drug Stamp Tax Act;
13 . repeals references to the Illegal Drug Stamp Tax Act; and
14 . makes technical and conforming changes.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 63J-1-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 342
22 63J-2-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 183 and 368
24 59-19-101, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1988, Chapter 246
25 59-19-102, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1988, Chapter 246
26 59-19-103, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1988, Chapter 246
27 59-19-104, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1988, Chapter 246
28 59-19-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
29 59-19-106, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1989, Chapter 242
30 59-19-107, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1988, Chapter 246
32 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
33 Section 1. Section 63J-1-104 is amended to read:
34 63J-1-104. Revenue types -- Disposition of funds collected or credited by a state
36 (1) (a) The Division of Finance shall:
37 (i) account for revenues in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
39 (ii) use the major revenue types in internal accounting.
40 (b) Each agency shall:
41 (i) use the major revenue types to account for revenues;
42 (ii) deposit revenues and other public funds received by them by following the
43 procedures and requirements of Title 51, Chapter 7, State Money Management Act; and
44 (iii) expend revenues and public funds as required by this chapter.
45 (2) (a) Each agency shall deposit its free revenues into the appropriate fund.
46 (b) An agency may expend free revenues up to the amount specifically appropriated by
47 the Legislature.
48 (c) Any free revenue funds appropriated by the Legislature to an agency that remain
49 unexpended at the end of the fiscal year lapse to the source fund unless the Legislature provides
50 by law that those funds are nonlapsing.
51 (3) (a) Each agency shall deposit its restricted revenues into the applicable restricted
52 account or fund.
53 (b) Revenues in a restricted account or fund do not lapse to another account or fund
54 unless otherwise specifically provided for by law or legislative appropriation.
55 (c) The Legislature may appropriate restricted revenues from a restricted account or
56 fund for the specific purpose or program designated by law.
57 (d) If the fund equity of a restricted account or fund is insufficient to provide the
58 accounts appropriated from it by the Legislature, the Division of Finance may reduce the
59 appropriation to a level that ensures that the fund equity is not less than zero.
60 (e) Any restricted revenues appropriated by the Legislature to an agency that remain
61 unexpended at the end of the fiscal year lapse to the applicable restricted account or fund unless
62 the Legislature provides by law that those appropriations, or the program or line item financed
63 by those appropriations, are nonlapsing.
64 (4) (a) An agency may expend dedicated credits for any purpose within the program or
65 line item.
66 (b) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (4)(b)(ii), an agency may not expend dedicated
67 credits in excess of the amount appropriated as dedicated credits by the Legislature.
68 (ii) In order to expend dedicated credits in excess of the amount appropriated as
69 dedicated credits by the Legislature, the following procedure shall be followed:
70 (A) The agency seeking to make the excess expenditure shall:
71 (I) develop a new work program that:
72 (Aa) consists of the currently approved work program and the excess expenditure
73 sought to be made; and
74 (Bb) complies with the requirements of Section 63J-2-202 ;
75 (II) prepare a written justification for the new work program that sets forth the purpose
76 and necessity of the excess expenditure; and
77 (III) submit the new work program and the written justification for the new work
78 program to the Division of Finance.
79 (B) The Division of Finance shall process the new work program with written
80 justification and make this information available to the Governor's Office of Planning and
81 Budget and the legislative fiscal analyst.
82 (iii) An expenditure of dedicated credits in excess of amounts appropriated as
83 dedicated credits by the Legislature may not be used to permanently increase personnel within
84 the agency unless:
85 (A) the increase is approved by the Legislature; or
86 (B) the money is deposited as a dedicated credit in[
88 institution of higher education.
89 (c) (i) All excess dedicated credits lapse to the appropriate fund at the end of the fiscal
90 year unless the Legislature has designated the entire program or line item that is partially or
91 fully funded from dedicated credits as nonlapsing.
92 (ii) The Division of Finance shall determine the appropriate fund into which the
93 dedicated credits lapse.
94 (5) (a) The Legislature may establish by law the maximum amount of fixed collections
95 that an agency may expend.
96 (b) If an agency receives less than the maximum amount of expendable fixed
97 collections established by law, the agency's authority to expend is limited to the amount of
98 fixed collections that it receives.
99 (c) If an agency receives fixed collections greater than the maximum amount of
100 expendable fixed collections established by law, those excess amounts lapse to the General
101 Fund, the Education Fund, the Transportation Fund, or the Transportation Investment Fund of
102 2005 as designated by the director of the Division of Finance at the end of the fiscal year.
103 (6) Unless otherwise specifically provided by law, when an agency has a program or
104 line item that is funded by more than one major revenue type:
105 (a) the agency shall expend its dedicated credits and fixed collections first; and
106 (b) if the program or line item includes both free revenue and restricted revenue, an
107 agency shall expend those revenues based upon a proration of the amounts appropriated from
108 each of those major revenue types.
109 Section 2. Section 63J-2-202 is amended to read:
110 63J-2-202. Disposition of revenues -- Reporting of balances in dedicated credits
111 and fixed collections.
112 (1) (a) Each agency shall include in its annual budget request estimates of dedicated
113 credits revenues and fixed collections revenues that are identified by, collected for, or set by the
115 (b) If the Legislature or the Division of Finance establishes a new revenue type by law,
116 the agency shall include that new revenue type in its budget request for the next fiscal year.
117 (c) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (1)(c)(ii), if any agency fails to include the
118 estimates of a revenue type in its annual budget request, the Division of Finance shall deposit
119 the money collected in that revenue type into the General Fund or other appropriate fund as
120 free or restricted revenue.
121 (ii) The Division of Finance may not deposit the money collected from a revenue type
122 not included in an agency's annual budget request into the General Fund or other appropriate
123 fund if the agency did not include the estimates of the revenue type in its annual budget request
124 because the Legislature had not yet established or authorized the new revenue type by law.
125 (2) (a) (i) (A) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(a)(i)(B) or (2)(b), each agency that
126 receives dedicated credits and fixed collections revenues greater than the amount appropriated
127 to them by the Legislature in the annual appropriations act may expend the excess up to 25% of
128 the amount appropriated if the expenditure is authorized by an amended work program
129 approved as provided in Section 63J-1-209 . [
131 (B) Except for line items covering tuition and federal vocational funds at institutions of
132 higher learning, any expenditure of dedicated credits in excess of amounts appropriated by the
133 Legislature may not be used to permanently increase personnel within the agency unless
134 approved by the Legislature.
135 (ii) The Division of Finance shall deposit the balance of that excess into the General
136 Fund or other appropriate fund as free or restricted revenue.
137 (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (2)(a), when an agency's dedicated
138 credits and fixed collections revenues represent over 90% of the budget of the program for
139 which they are collected, the agency may expend 100% of the excess of the amount
140 appropriated if the expenditure is authorized by an amended work program approved as
141 provided in Section 63J-1-209 .
142 (3) Each agency that receives dedicated credits or fixed collections shall report, to the
143 Division of Finance, any balances remaining in those funds at the conclusion of each fiscal
145 Section 3. Repealer.
146 This bill repeals:
147 Section 59-19-101, Short title.
148 Section 59-19-102, Definitions.
149 Section 59-19-103, Tax imposed on marihuana and controlled substances.
150 Section 59-19-104, Stamps evidencing tax paid to be provided and sold by the
152 Section 59-19-105, Stamps to be affixed to marihuana and controlled substance --
153 Anonymity provided when purchasing stamps -- Collection and distribution of tax --
154 Property in kind.
155 Section 59-19-106, Civil penalty -- Criminal penalty -- Statute of limitations --
156 Burden of proof.
157 Section 59-19-107, Commission to administer tax -- No criminal immunity for
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