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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill enacts provisions relating to political subdivisions' contingency plans in the
10 event of a reduction of federal funds.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . requires a political subdivision that receives federal funds comprising 10% or more
14 of the political subdivision's annual budget to develop and publish a contingency
15 plan describing how the political subdivision will operate in the event that the
16 federal funds it receives are reduced.
17 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 11-50-101, Utah Code Annotated 1953
24 11-50-102, Utah Code Annotated 1953
25 11-50-103, Utah Code Annotated 1953
27 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
28 Section 1. Section 11-50-101 is enacted to read:
30 11-50-101. Title.
31 This chapter is known as "Contingency Plans."
32 Section 2. Section 11-50-102 is enacted to read:
33 11-50-102. Definitions.
34 As used in this chapter:
35 (1) "Federal receipts" means the federal financial assistance, as defined in 31 U.S.C.
36 Sec. 7501, that is reported as part of a single audit.
37 (2) "Political subdivision" means:
38 (a) a county, as defined in Section 17-50-101 ;
39 (b) a municipality, as defined in Section 10-1-104 ;
40 (c) a local district, as defined in Section 17B-1-102 ;
41 (d) a special service district, as defined in Section 17D-1-102 ;
42 (e) an interlocal entity, as defined in Section 11-13-103 ;
43 (f) a community development and renewal agency created under Title 17C, Limited
44 Purpose Local Government Entities - Community Development and Renewal Agencies Act;
45 (g) a local building authority, as defined in Section 17D-2-102 ; or
46 (h) a conservation district, as defined in Section 17D-3-102 .
47 (3) "Single audit" has the same meaning as defined in 31 U.S.C. Sec. 7501.
48 Section 3. Section 11-50-103 is enacted to read:
49 11-50-103. Developing and publishing a contingency plan.
50 A political subdivision that, during a fiscal year of the political subdivision, receives
51 federal funds or federal receipts that comprise 10% or more of the political subdivision's annual
52 budget shall, before the beginning of the next fiscal year:
53 (1) develop a contingency plan explaining how the political subdivision will operate in
54 the event that the total amount of federal funds and federal receipts that it receives are reduced
55 by 5% or more, but by less than 25%, in the next fiscal year;
56 (2) develop a contingency plan explaining how the political subdivision will operate in
57 the event that the total amount of federal funds and federal receipts that it receives are reduced
58 by 25% or more in the next fiscal year;
59 (3) submit a copy of the contingency plan to the state auditor; and
60 (4) publish the contingency plan on the political subdivision's website, if the political
61 subdivision maintains a website.
Legislative Review Note
as of 11-20-12 7:05 AM