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H.B. 388

             1     

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS TASK FORCE

             2     
2013 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Brad L. Dee

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Ralph Okerlund

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill creates the Local Government Communications Task Force.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    creates and provides for the membership of the Local Government Communications
             13      Task Force;
             14          .    provides for salary and expenses of task force members; and
             15          .    provides for task force duties, meetings, and reports.
             16      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             17          This bill appropriates:
             18          .    $16,000 to the Senate; and
             19          .    $24,000 to the House of Representatives.
             20      Other Special Clauses:
             21          This bill is repealed December 31, 2013.
             22      Uncodified Material Affected:
             23      ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
             24     
             25      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             26          Section 1. Local Government Communication Task Force -- Creation --
             27      Membership -- Interim Rules Followed -- Compensation -- Staff.


             28          (1) There is created the Local Government Communications Task Force consisting of
             29      the following 19 members:
             30          (a) two members of the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate;
             31          (b) two members of the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the
             32      House of Representatives;
             33          (c) four members appointed by the Utah Association of Counties with one designee
             34      each representing:
             35          (i) the county sheriffs;
             36          (ii) the county fire departments;
             37          (iii) county public works operations; and
             38          (iv) county animal control agencies;
             39          (d) four members appointed by the Utah League of Cities and Towns with one
             40      designee each representing:
             41          (i) municipal police chiefs;
             42          (ii) municipal fire chiefs;
             43          (iii) municipal public works departments; and
             44          (iv) municipal animal control agencies;
             45          (e) one member representing the University of Utah;
             46          (f) one member representing the Utah Transit Authority;
             47          (g) one member appointed by the State Office of Education, selected from local school
             48      districts that employ public safety officers for their schools;
             49          (h) one member from the Unified Police Department of Greater Salt Lake;
             50          (i) one member from the Unified Fire Department of Greater Salt Lake;
             51          (j) one member appointed by Salt Lake City; and
             52          (k) one member appointed by board of directors of the Salt Lake Valley Metro Fire
             53      Agency.
             54          (2) (a) The president of the Senate shall designate one of the members of the Senate
             55      appointed pursuant to Subsection (1)(a) as a cochair of the task force.
             56          (b) The speaker of the House of Representatives shall designate one of the members
             57      from the House of Representatives appointed pursuant to Subsection (1)(b) to serve as a
             58      cochair of the task force.


             59          (3) A majority of the members of the task force constitute a quorum. The action of a
             60      majority of a quorum constitutes the action of the task force.
             61          (4) (a) Salaries and expenses of the members of the task force who are legislators shall
             62      be paid in accordance with Section 36-2-2 and Legislative Joint Rules, Title 5, Chapter 3,
             63      Expense and Mileage Reimbursement for Authorized Legislative Meetings, Special Sessions,
             64      and Veto Override Sessions.
             65          (b) A member of the task force who is not a legislator may not receive compensation
             66      for the member's work associated with the task force, but may receive per diem and
             67      reimbursement for travel expenses incurred as a member of the task force at the rates
             68      established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-107 .
             69          (5) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall provide staff support
             70      to the task force.
             71          Section 2. Duties -- Meetings -- Reports.
             72          (1) The task force shall review and make recommendations on local government
             73      communications systems and infrastructure needed for effective and integrated operation of
             74      local government communications and dispatch for law enforcement, fire and emergency
             75      rescue services, public works services, and animal control operations.
             76          (2) The task force shall present a final report, including any proposed legislation, to the
             77      Legislative Management Committee before December 31, 2013.
             78          Section 3. Appropriation.
             79          Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act, for
             80      the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the following sums of money
             81      are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated, or reduced from amounts
             82      previously appropriated, out of the funds or accounts indicated. These sums of money are in
             83      addition to any amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2014.
             84          To Legislature - Senate
             85              From General Fund, One-time
$16,000

             86              Schedule of Programs
             87                  Administration                    $16,000
             88          To Legislature - House of Representatives
             89              From General Fund, One-time
$24,000


             90              Schedule of Programs
             91                  Administration                    $24,000
             92          Section 4. Repeal date.
             93          This bill is repealed December 31, 2013.




Legislative Review Note
    as of 2-28-13 3:47 PM


Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel


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