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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21 This bill is repealed December 31, 2013.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
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
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
86 Schedule of Programs
87 Administration $16,000
88 To Legislature - House of Representatives
89 From General Fund, One-time
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