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S.B. 176 Enrolled

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OFFICE OF PLANNING AND BUDGET RESTRUCTURING

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AMENDMENTS

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2013 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Jerry W. Stevenson

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House Sponsor: Brad R. Wilson

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             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill amends provisions related to the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    changes the name of the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget to the
             14      Governor's Office of Management and Budget;
             15          .    reclassifies the director of the office from director to executive director;
             16          .    updates references in the Utah Code to reflect the new name and the reclassification
             17      of the director to executive director; and
             18          .    adds additional duties to the office.
             19      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             20          None
             21      Other Special Clauses:
             22          This bill provides revisor instructions.
             23      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             24      AMENDS:
             25          11-38-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 368
             26          11-38-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             27          11-38-203, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1999, Chapter 24
             28          20A-7-202.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 17
             29          20A-7-203, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 17, 315 and last amended


             30      by Coordination Clause, Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 315
             31          20A-7-204.1, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 297 and 315
             32          20A-7-214, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 236
             33          36-2-4, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             34          49-11-406, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 280
             35          49-12-203, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 51
             36          49-13-203, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 280
             37          49-20-410, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 406
             38          49-22-401, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 298
             39          53A-17a-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 7, 342, and 371
             40          53B-2a-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 346
             41          53B-2a-110, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 346
             42          53B-16-210, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 346
             43          59-1-403, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 360
             44          59-5-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapters 54 and 384
             45          59-15-109, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 281
             46          62A-15-612, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2003, Chapter 16
             47          63A-1-114, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 341
             48          63A-3-403, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             49          63A-5-101, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 286
             50          63B-2-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             51          63B-3-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 242
             52          63B-4-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 344
             53          63B-4-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             54          63C-9-301 (Superseded 05/01/13), as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters
             55      10 and 382
             56          63C-9-301 (Effective 05/01/13), as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 347
             57          63C-13-105, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 408


             58          63F-1-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 270
             59          63F-1-302, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             60          63F-1-508, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2005, Chapter 169
             61          63I-4-302, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 147
             62          63I-4-303, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 147
             63          63J-1-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 102
             64          63J-1-205, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 384
             65          63J-1-206, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 342
             66          63J-1-217, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapters 183 and 368
             67          63J-1-411, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 378
             68          63J-1-504, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 247
             69          63J-1-701, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             70          63J-1-702, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             71          63J-3-102, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             72          63J-3-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 137
             73          63J-3-202, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             74          63J-4-101, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             75          63J-4-102, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             76          63J-4-201, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             77          63J-4-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 151
             78          63J-4-301, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             79          63J-4-501, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             80          63J-4a-201, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 151
             81          63J-5-201, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 326
             82          63J-5-202, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             83          63J-7-201, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 195
             84          63M-1-910, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             85          63M-1-2407, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 164


             86          63M-1-2603 (Superseded 05/01/13), as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 352
             87          63M-1-2603 (Effective 05/01/13), as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 347
             88          63M-1-2606 (Superseded 05/01/13), as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 352
             89          63M-1-2606 (Effective 05/01/13), as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 347
             90          63M-1-2607 (Superseded 05/01/13), as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 352
             91          63M-1-2607 (Effective 05/01/13), as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 347
             92          63M-1-2609, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 352
             93          63M-1-2612, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 183
             94          63M-1-2911, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 306
             95          64-13e-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 56
             96          67-4-16, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2000, Chapter 13
             97          67-19-11, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 249
             98          67-19-12, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 173
             99          67-19d-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 376
             100          67-22-2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapters 212 and 369
             101     
             102      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             103          Section 1. Section 11-38-102 is amended to read:
             104           11-38-102. Definitions.
             105          As used in this chapter:
             106          (1) "Affordable housing" means housing occupied or reserved for occupancy by
             107      households with a gross household income equal to or less than 80% of the median gross
             108      income of the applicable municipal or county statistical area for households of the same size.
             109          (2) "Agricultural land" has the same meaning as "land in agricultural use" under
             110      Section 59-2-502 .
             111          (3) "Brownfield sites" means abandoned, idled, or underused commercial or industrial
             112      land where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental
             113      contamination.


             114          (4) "Commission" means the Quality Growth Commission established in Section
             115      11-38-201 .
             116          (5) "Infill development" means residential, commercial, or industrial development on
             117      unused or underused land, excluding open land and agricultural land, within existing, otherwise
             118      developed urban areas.
             119          (6) "Local entity" means a county, city, or town.
             120          [(7) "OPB" means the Governor's Office of Planning and Budget established under
             121      Section 63J-4-201 .]
             122          [(8)] (7) (a) "Open land" means land that is:
             123          (i) preserved in or restored to a predominantly natural, open, and undeveloped
             124      condition; and
             125          (ii) used for:
             126          (A) wildlife habitat;
             127          (B) cultural or recreational use;
             128          (C) watershed protection; or
             129          (D) another use consistent with the preservation of the land in or restoration of the land
             130      to a predominantly natural, open, and undeveloped condition.
             131          (b) (i) "Open land" does not include land whose predominant use is as a developed
             132      facility for active recreational activities, including baseball, tennis, soccer, golf, or other
             133      sporting or similar activity.
             134          (ii) The condition of land does not change from a natural, open, and undeveloped
             135      condition because of the development or presence on the land of facilities, including trails,
             136      waterways, and grassy areas, that:
             137          (A) enhance the natural, scenic, or aesthetic qualities of the land; or
             138          (B) facilitate the public's access to or use of the land for the enjoyment of its natural,
             139      scenic, or aesthetic qualities and for compatible recreational activities.
             140          [(9)] (8) "Program" means the LeRay McAllister Critical Land Conservation Program
             141      established in Section 11-38-301 .


             142          [(10)] (9) "Surplus land" means real property owned by the Department of
             143      Administrative Services, the Department of Agriculture and Food, the Department of Natural
             144      Resources, or the Department of Transportation that the individual department determines not
             145      to be necessary for carrying out the mission of the department.
             146          Section 2. Section 11-38-201 is amended to read:
             147           11-38-201. Quality Growth Commission -- Term of office -- Vacancy --
             148      Organization -- Expenses -- Staff.
             149          (1) (a) There is created a Quality Growth Commission consisting of:
             150          (i) the director of the Department of Natural Resources;
             151          (ii) the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Food;
             152          (iii) six elected officials at the local government level, three of whom may not be
             153      residents of a county of the first or second class; and
             154          (iv) five persons from the profit and nonprofit private sector, two of whom may not be
             155      residents of a county of the first or second class and no more than three of whom may be from
             156      the same political party and one of whom shall be from the residential construction industry,
             157      nominated by the Utah Home Builders Association, and one of whom shall be from the real
             158      estate industry, nominated by the Utah Association of Realtors.
             159          (b) (i) The director of the Department of Natural Resources and the commissioner of
             160      the Department of Agriculture and Food may not assume their positions on the commission
             161      until:
             162          (A) after May 1, 2005; and
             163          (B) the term of the respective predecessor in office, who is a state government level
             164      appointee, expires.
             165          (ii) The term of a commission member serving on May 1, 2005 as one of the six
             166      elected local officials or five private sector appointees may not be shortened because of
             167      application of the restriction under Subsections (1)(a)(iii) and (iv) on the number of appointees
             168      from counties of the first or second class.
             169          (2) (a) Each commission member appointed under Subsection (1)(a)(iii) or (iv) shall be


             170      appointed by the governor with the consent of the Senate.
             171          (b) The governor shall select three of the six members under Subsection (1)(a)(iii) from
             172      a list of names provided by the Utah League of Cities and Towns, and shall select the
             173      remaining three from a list of names provided by the Utah Association of Counties.
             174          (c) Two of the persons appointed under Subsection (1) shall be from the agricultural
             175      community from a list of names provided by Utah farm organizations.
             176          (3) (a) The term of office of each member is four years, except that the governor shall
             177      appoint one of the persons at the state government level, three of the persons at the local
             178      government level, and two of the persons under Subsection (1)(a)(iv) to an initial two-year
             179      term.
             180          (b) No member of the commission may serve more than two consecutive four-year
             181      terms.
             182          (4) Each mid-term vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as
             183      an appointment under Subsection (2).
             184          (5) Commission members shall elect a chair from their number and establish rules for
             185      the organization and operation of the commission.
             186          (6) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             187      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             188          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             189          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             190          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             191      63A-3-107 .
             192          (7) A member is not required to give bond for the performance of official duties.
             193          (8) Staff services to the commission:
             194          (a) shall be provided by [OPB] the Governor's Office of Management and Budget; and
             195          (b) may be provided by local entities through the Utah Association of Counties and the
             196      Utah League of Cities and Towns, with funds approved by the commission from those
             197      identified as available to local entities under Subsection 11-38-203 (1)(a).


             198          Section 3. Section 11-38-203 is amended to read:
             199           11-38-203. Commission may provide assistance to local entities.
             200          The commission may:
             201          (1) from funds appropriated to [OPB] the Governor's Office of Management and
             202      Budget by the Legislature for this purpose, grant money to local entities to help them obtain the
             203      technical assistance they need to:
             204          (a) conduct workshops or public hearings or use other similar methods to obtain public
             205      input and participation in the process of identifying for that entity the principles of quality
             206      growth referred to in Subsection 11-38-202 (1)(f);
             207          (b) identify where and how quality growth areas could be established within the local
             208      entity; and
             209          (c) develop or modify the local entity's general plan to incorporate and implement the
             210      principles of quality growth developed by the local entity and to establish quality growth areas;
             211      and
             212          (2) require each local entity to which the commission grants money under Subsection
             213      (1) to report to the commission, in a format and upon a timetable determined by the
             214      commission, on that local entity's process of developing quality growth principles and on the
             215      quality growth principles developed by that local entity.
             216          Section 4. Section 20A-7-202.5 is amended to read:
             217           20A-7-202.5. Initial fiscal impact estimate -- Preparation of estimate -- Challenge
             218      to estimate.
             219          (1) Within three working days of receipt of an application for an initiative petition, the
             220      lieutenant governor shall submit a copy of the application to the Governor's Office of
             221      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             222          (2) (a) The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall prepare an
             223      unbiased, good faith estimate of the fiscal impact of the law proposed by the initiative that
             224      contains:
             225          (i) a dollar amount representing the total estimated fiscal impact of the proposed law;


             226          (ii) if the proposed law would increase or decrease taxes, a dollar amount representing
             227      the total estimated increase or decrease for each type of tax affected under the proposed law
             228      and a dollar amount representing the total estimated increase or decrease in taxes under the
             229      proposed law;
             230          (iii) if the proposed law would result in the issuance or a change in the status of bonds,
             231      notes, or other debt instruments, a dollar amount representing the total estimated increase or
             232      decrease in public debt under the proposed law;
             233          (iv) a listing of all sources of funding for the estimated costs associated with the
             234      proposed law showing each source of funding and the percentage of total funding provided
             235      from each source;
             236          (v) a dollar amount representing the estimated costs or savings, if any, to state and
             237      local government entities under the proposed law; and
             238          (vi) a concise explanation, not exceeding 100 words, of the above information and of
             239      the estimated fiscal impact, if any, under the proposed law.
             240          (b) (i) If the proposed law is estimated to have no fiscal impact, the Governor's Office
             241      of [Planning] Management and Budget shall include a summary statement in the initial fiscal
             242      impact statement in substantially the following form:
             243          "The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget estimates that the law
             244      proposed by this initiative would have no significant fiscal impact and would not result in
             245      either an increase or decrease in taxes or debt."
             246          (ii) If the proposed law is estimated to have a fiscal impact, the Governor's Office of
             247      [Planning] Management and Budget shall include a summary statement in the initial fiscal
             248      impact estimate in substantially the following form:
             249          "The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget estimates that the law
             250      proposed by this initiative would result in a total fiscal expense/savings of $______, which
             251      includes a (type of tax or taxes) tax increase/decrease of $______ and a $______
             252      increase/decrease in state debt."
             253          (iii) If the estimated fiscal impact of the proposed law is highly variable or is otherwise


             254      difficult to reasonably express in a summary statement, the Governor's Office of [Planning]
             255      Management and Budget may include in the summary statement a brief explanation that
             256      identifies those factors affecting the variability or difficulty of the estimate.
             257          (3) The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall prepare an
             258      unbiased, good faith estimate of the cost of printing and distributing information related to the
             259      initiative petition in:
             260          (a) the voter information pamphlet as required by Title 20A, Chapter 7, Part 7, Voter
             261      Information Pamphlet; or
             262          (b) the newspaper, as required by Section 20A-7-702 .
             263          (4) Within 25 calendar days from the date that the lieutenant governor delivers a copy
             264      of the application, the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall:
             265          (a) deliver a copy of the initial fiscal impact estimate to the lieutenant governor's
             266      office; and
             267          (b) mail a copy of the initial fiscal impact estimate to the first five sponsors named in
             268      the initiative application.
             269          (5) (a) (i) Three or more of the sponsors of the petition may, within 20 calendar days of
             270      the date of delivery of the initial fiscal impact estimate to the lieutenant governor's office, file a
             271      petition with the Supreme Court, alleging that the initial fiscal impact estimate, taken as a
             272      whole, is an inaccurate estimate of the fiscal impact of the initiative.
             273          (ii) After receipt of the appeal, the Supreme Court shall direct the lieutenant governor
             274      to send notice of the petition to:
             275          (A) any person or group that has filed an argument with the lieutenant governor's office
             276      for or against the measure that is the subject of the challenge; and
             277          (B) any political issues committee established under Section 20A-11-801 that has filed
             278      written or electronic notice with the lieutenant governor that identifies the name, mailing or
             279      email address, and telephone number of the person designated to receive notice about any
             280      issues relating to the initiative.
             281          (b) (i) There is a presumption that the initial fiscal impact estimate prepared by the


             282      Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget is based upon reasonable
             283      assumptions, uses reasonable data, and applies accepted analytical methods to present the
             284      estimated fiscal impact of the initiative.
             285          (ii) The Supreme Court may not revise the contents of, or direct the revision of, the
             286      initial fiscal impact estimate unless the plaintiffs rebut the presumption by clear and convincing
             287      evidence that establishes that the initial fiscal estimate, taken as a whole, is an inaccurate
             288      statement of the estimated fiscal impact of the initiative.
             289          (iii) The Supreme Court may refer an issue related to the initial fiscal impact estimate
             290      to a master to examine the issue and make a report in accordance with Utah Rules of Civil
             291      Procedure, Rule 53.
             292          (c) The Supreme Court shall certify to the lieutenant governor a fiscal impact estimate
             293      for the measure that meets the requirements of this section.
             294          Section 5. Section 20A-7-203 is amended to read:
             295           20A-7-203. Form of initiative petition and signature sheets.
             296          (1) (a) Each proposed initiative petition shall be printed in substantially the following
             297      form:
             298          "INITIATIVE PETITION To the Honorable ____, Lieutenant Governor:
             299          We, the undersigned citizens of Utah, respectfully demand that the following proposed
             300      law be submitted to the legal voters/Legislature of Utah for their/its approval or rejection at the
             301      regular general election/session to be held/ beginning on _________(month\day\year);
             302          Each signer says:
             303          I have personally signed this petition;
             304          I am registered to vote in Utah or intend to become registered to vote in Utah before the
             305      certification of the petition names by the county clerk; and
             306          My residence and post office address are written correctly after my name.
             307          NOTICE TO SIGNERS:
             308          Public hearings to discuss this petition were held at: (list dates and locations of public
             309      hearings.)"


             310          (b) The sponsors of an initiative shall attach a copy of the proposed law to each
             311      initiative petition.
             312          (2) Each signature sheet shall:
             313          (a) be printed on sheets of paper 8-1/2 inches long and 11 inches wide;
             314          (b) be ruled with a horizontal line three-fourths inch from the top, with the space above
             315      that line blank for the purpose of binding;
             316          (c) contain the title of the initiative printed below the horizontal line;
             317          (d) contain the initial fiscal impact estimate's summary statement issued by the
             318      Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget according to Subsection
             319      20A-7-202.5 (2)(b), including any update according to Subsection 20A-7-204.1(4), and the cost
             320      estimate for printing and distributing information related to the initiative petition according to
             321      Subsection 20A-7-202.5(3), printed or typed in not less than 12 point, bold type, at the top of
             322      each signature sheet under the title of the initiative;
             323          (e) contain the word "Warning" printed or typed at the top of each signature sheet
             324      under the initial fiscal impact estimate's summary statement;
             325          (f) contain, to the right of the word "Warning," the following statement printed or
             326      typed in not less than eight point, single leaded type:
             327          "It is a class A misdemeanor for anyone to sign any initiative petition with any other
             328      name than his own, or knowingly to sign his name more than once for the same measure, or to
             329      sign an initiative petition when he knows he is not a registered voter and knows that he does
             330      not intend to become registered to vote before the certification of the petition names by the
             331      county clerk."; and
             332          (g) be vertically divided into columns as follows:
             333          (i) the first column shall appear at the extreme left of the sheet, be five-eighths inch
             334      wide, be headed with "For Office Use Only," and be subdivided with a light vertical line down
             335      the middle with the left subdivision entitled "Registered" and the right subdivision left untitled;
             336          (ii) the next column shall be 2-1/2 inches wide, headed "Registered Voter's Printed
             337      Name (must be legible to be counted)";


             338          (iii) the next column shall be 2-1/2 inches wide, headed "Signature of Registered
             339      Voter";
             340          (iv) the next column shall be one inch wide, headed "Birth Date or Age (Optional)";
             341          (v) the final column shall be 4-3/8 inches wide, headed "Street Address, City, Zip
             342      Code"; and
             343          (vi) at the bottom of the sheet, contain the following statement: "Birth date or age
             344      information is not required, but it may be used to verify your identity with voter registration
             345      records. If you choose not to provide it, your signature may not be verified as a valid signature
             346      if you change your address before petition signatures are verified or if the information you
             347      provide does not match your voter registration records."
             348          (3) The final page of each initiative packet shall contain the following printed or typed
             349      statement:
             350          "Verification
             351          State of Utah, County of ____
             352          I, _______________, of ____, hereby state that:
             353          I am a resident of Utah and am at least 18 years old;
             354          All the names that appear in this packet were signed by persons who professed to be the
             355      persons whose names appear in it, and each of them signed his name on it in my presence;
             356          I believe that each has printed and signed his name and written his post office address
             357      and residence correctly, and that each signer is registered to vote in Utah or intends to become
             358      registered to vote before the certification of the petition names by the county clerk.
             359          I have not paid or given anything of value to any person who signed this petition to
             360      encourage that person to sign it.
             361      ________________________________________________________________________
             362          (Name) (Residence Address) (Date)"
             363          (4) The forms prescribed in this section are not mandatory, and, if substantially
             364      followed, the initiative petitions are sufficient, notwithstanding clerical and merely technical
             365      errors.


             366          Section 6. Section 20A-7-204.1 is amended to read:
             367           20A-7-204.1. Public hearings to be held before initiative petitions are circulated --
             368      Changes to an initiative and initial fiscal impact estimate.
             369          (1) (a) After issuance of the initial fiscal impact estimate by the Governor's Office of
             370      [Planning] Management and Budget and before circulating initiative petitions for signature
             371      statewide, sponsors of the initiative petition shall hold at least seven public hearings throughout
             372      Utah as follows:
             373          (i) one in the Bear River region -- Box Elder, Cache, or Rich County;
             374          (ii) one in the Southwest region -- Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, or Washington
             375      County;
             376          (iii) one in the Mountain region -- Summit, Utah, or Wasatch County;
             377          (iv) one in the Central region -- Juab, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, or Wayne
             378      County;
             379          (v) one in the Southeast region -- Carbon, Emery, Grand, or San Juan County;
             380          (vi) one in the Uintah Basin region -- Daggett, Duchesne, or Uintah County; and
             381          (vii) one in the Wasatch Front region -- Davis, Morgan, Salt Lake, Tooele, or Weber
             382      County.
             383          (b) Of the seven meetings, at least two of the meetings shall be held in a first or second
             384      class county, but not in the same county.
             385          (2) At least three calendar days before the date of the public hearing, the sponsors
             386      shall:
             387          (a) provide written notice of the public hearing to:
             388          (i) the lieutenant governor for posting on the state's website; and
             389          (ii) each state senator, state representative, and county commission or county council
             390      member who is elected in whole or in part from the region where the public hearing will be
             391      held; and
             392          (b) publish written notice of the public hearing detailing its time, date, and location:
             393          (i) in at least one newspaper of general circulation in each county in the region where


             394      the public hearing will be held; and
             395          (ii) on the Utah Public Notice Website created in Section 63F-1-701 .
             396          (3) (a) During the public hearing, the sponsors shall either:
             397          (i) video tape or audio tape the public hearing and, when the hearing is complete,
             398      deposit the complete audio or video tape of the meeting with the lieutenant governor; or
             399          (ii) take comprehensive minutes of the public hearing, detailing the names and titles of
             400      each speaker and summarizing each speaker's comments.
             401          (b) The lieutenant governor shall make copies of the tapes or minutes available to the
             402      public.
             403          (4) (a) Within 14 days after conducting the seventh public hearing required by
             404      Subsection (1)(a) and before circulating an initiative petition for signatures, the sponsors of the
             405      initiative petition may change the text of the proposed law if:
             406          (i) a change to the text is:
             407          (A) germane to the text of the proposed law filed with the lieutenant governor under
             408      Section 20A-7-202 ; and
             409          (B) consistent with the requirements of Subsection 20A-7-202 (5); and
             410          (ii) each sponsor signs, attested to by a notary public, an application addendum to
             411      change the text of the proposed law.
             412          (b) (i) Within three working days of receipt of an application addendum to change the
             413      text of the proposed law in an initiative petition, the lieutenant governor shall submit a copy of
             414      the application addendum to the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget.
             415          (ii) The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall update the
             416      initial fiscal impact estimate by following the procedures and requirements of Section
             417      20A-7-202.5 to reflect a change to the text of the proposed law.
             418          Section 7. Section 20A-7-214 is amended to read:
             419           20A-7-214. Fiscal review -- Repeal, amendment, or resubmission.
             420          (1) No later 60 days after the date of an election in which the voters approve an
             421      initiative petition, the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall:


             422          (a) for each initiative approved by the voters, prepare a final fiscal impact statement,
             423      using current financial information and containing the information required by Subsection
             424      20A-7-202.5 (2); and
             425          (b) deliver a copy of the final fiscal impact statement to:
             426          (i) the president of the Senate;
             427          (ii) the minority leader of the Senate;
             428          (iii) the speaker of the House of Representatives;
             429          (iv) the minority leader of the House of Representatives; and
             430          (v) the first five sponsors listed on the initiative application.
             431          (2) If the final fiscal impact statement exceeds the initial fiscal impact estimate by 25%
             432      or more, the Legislature shall review the final fiscal impact statement and may, in any
             433      legislative session following the election in which the voters approved the initiative petition:
             434          (a) repeal the law established by passage of the initiative;
             435          (b) amend the law established by passage of the initiative; or
             436          (c) pass a joint or concurrent resolution informing the voters that they may file an
             437      initiative petition to repeal the law enacted by the passage of the initiative.
             438          Section 8. Section 36-2-4 is amended to read:
             439           36-2-4. Legislative Compensation Commission created -- Governor's
             440      considerations in appointments -- Organization and expenses.
             441          (1) There is created a state Legislative Compensation Commission composed of seven
             442      members appointed by the governor, not more than four of whom shall be from the same
             443      political party.
             444          (2) (a) Except as required by Subsection (2)(b), the members shall be appointed for
             445      four-year terms.
             446          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (2)(a), the governor shall, at the
             447      time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             448      board members are staggered so that approximately half of the board is appointed every two
             449      years.


             450          (c) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             451      appointed for the unexpired term in the same manner as the vacated member was chosen.
             452          (3) In appointing members of the commission, the governor shall give consideration to
             453      achieving representation from the major geographic areas of the state, and representation from
             454      a broad cross section of occupational, professional, employee, and management interests.
             455          (4) The commission shall select a chair. Four members of the commission shall
             456      constitute a quorum. The commission shall not make any final determination without the
             457      concurrence of a majority of its members appointed and serving on the commission being
             458      present.
             459          (5) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             460      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             461          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             462          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             463          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             464      63A-3-107 .
             465          (6) (a) The commission shall be a citizen commission and no member or employee of
             466      the legislative, judicial, or executive branch is eligible for appointment to the commission.
             467          (b) The executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             468      Budget:
             469          (i) shall provide staff to the commission; and
             470          (ii) is responsible for administration, budgeting, procurement, and related management
             471      functions for the commission.
             472          Section 9. Section 49-11-406 is amended to read:
             473           49-11-406. Governor's appointed executives and senior staff -- Appointed
             474      legislative employees -- Transfer of value of accrued defined benefit -- Procedures.
             475          (1) As used in this section:
             476          (a) "Defined benefit balance" means the total amount of the contributions made on
             477      behalf of a member to a defined benefit system plus refund interest.


             478          (b) "Senior staff" means an at-will employee who reports directly to an elected official,
             479      executive director, or director and includes a deputy director and other similar, at-will
             480      employee positions designated by the governor, the speaker of the House, or the president of
             481      the Senate and filed with the Department of Human Resource Management and the Utah State
             482      Retirement Office.
             483          (2) In accordance with this section and subject to federal law, a member who has
             484      service credit from a system may elect to be exempt from coverage under a defined benefit
             485      system and to have the member's defined benefit balance transferred from the defined benefit
             486      system or plan to a defined contribution plan in the member's own name if the member is:
             487          (a) the state auditor;
             488          (b) the state treasurer;
             489          (c) an appointed executive under Subsection 67-22-2 (1)(a);
             490          (d) an employee in the Governor's Office;
             491          (e) senior staff in the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             492          (f) senior staff in the Governor's Office of Economic Development;
             493          (g) senior staff in the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice;
             494          (h) a legislative employee appointed under Subsection 36-12-7 (3)(a);
             495          (i) a legislative employee appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives, the
             496      House of Representatives minority leader, the president of the Senate, or the Senate minority
             497      leader; or
             498          (j) senior staff of the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative created under
             499      Title 63M, Chapter 2, Utah Science Technology and Research Governing Authority Act.
             500          (3) An election made under Subsection (2):
             501          (a) is final, and no right exists to make any further election;
             502          (b) is considered a request to be exempt from coverage under a defined benefits
             503      system; and
             504          (c) shall be made on forms provided by the office.
             505          (4) The board shall adopt rules to implement and administer this section.


             506          Section 10. Section 49-12-203 is amended to read:
             507           49-12-203. Exclusions from membership in system.
             508          (1) The following employees are not eligible for service credit in this system:
             509          (a) An employee whose employment status is temporary in nature due to the nature or
             510      the type of work to be performed, provided that:
             511          (i) if the term of employment exceeds six months and the employee otherwise qualifies
             512      for service credit in this system, the participating employer shall report and certify to the office
             513      that the employee is a regular full-time employee effective the beginning of the seventh month
             514      of employment; or
             515          (ii) if an employee, previously terminated prior to being eligible for service credit in
             516      this system is reemployed within three months of termination by the same participating
             517      employer, the participating employer shall report and certify that the member is a regular
             518      full-time employee when the total of the periods of employment equals six months and the
             519      employee otherwise qualifies for service credit in this system.
             520          (b) (i) A current or future employee of a two-year or four-year college or university
             521      who holds, or is entitled to hold, under Section 49-12-204 , a retirement annuity contract with
             522      the Teachers' Insurance and Annuity Association of America or with any other public or private
             523      system, organization, or company during any period in which required contributions based on
             524      compensation have been paid on behalf of the employee by the employer.
             525          (ii) The employee, upon cessation of the participating employer contributions, shall
             526      immediately become eligible for service credit in this system.
             527          (c) An employee serving as an exchange employee from outside the state.
             528          (d) An executive department head of the state, a member of the State Tax Commission,
             529      the Public Service Commission, and a member of a full-time or part-time board or commission
             530      who files a formal request for exemption.
             531          (e) An employee of the Department of Workforce Services who is covered under
             532      another retirement system allowed under Title 35A, Chapter 4, Employment Security Act.
             533          (f) (i) An employee who is employed on or after July 1, 2009 with an employer that has


             534      elected, prior to July 1, 2009, to be excluded from participation in this system under Subsection
             535      49-12-202 (2)(c).
             536          (ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of this Subsection (1)(f), any eligibility for service
             537      credit earned by an employee under this chapter before July 1, 2009 is not affected under this
             538      Subsection (1)(f).
             539          (2) Upon filing a written request for exemption with the office, the following
             540      employees shall be exempt from coverage under this system:
             541          (a) a full-time student or the spouse of a full-time student and individuals employed in
             542      a trainee relationship;
             543          (b) an elected official;
             544          (c) an executive department head of the state, a member of the State Tax Commission,
             545      a member of the Public Service Commission, and a member of a full-time or part-time board or
             546      commission;
             547          (d) an employee of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             548          (e) an employee of the Governor's Office of Economic Development;
             549          (f) an employee of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice;
             550          (g) an employee of the Governor's Office;
             551          (h) an employee of the State Auditor's Office;
             552          (i) an employee of the State Treasurer's Office;
             553          (j) any other member who is permitted to make an election under Section 49-11-406 ;
             554          (k) a person appointed as a city manager or chief city administrator or another person
             555      employed by a municipality, county, or other political subdivision, who is an at-will employee;
             556      and
             557          (l) an employee of an interlocal cooperative agency created under Title 11, Chapter 13,
             558      Interlocal Cooperation Act, who is engaged in a specialized trade customarily provided through
             559      membership in a labor organization that provides retirement benefits to its members.
             560          (3) (a) Each participating employer shall prepare a list designating those positions
             561      eligible for exemption under Subsection (2).


             562          (b) An employee may not be exempted unless the employee is employed in a position
             563      designated by the participating employer.
             564          (4) (a) In accordance with this section, a municipality, county, or political subdivision
             565      may not exempt more than 50 positions or a number equal to 10% of the employees of the
             566      municipality, county, or political subdivision whichever is lesser.
             567          (b) A municipality, county, or political subdivision may exempt at least one regular
             568      full-time employee.
             569          (5) Each participating employer shall:
             570          (a) file employee exemptions annually with the office; and
             571          (b) update the employee exemptions in the event of any change.
             572          (6) The office may make rules to implement this section.
             573          Section 11. Section 49-13-203 is amended to read:
             574           49-13-203. Exclusions from membership in system.
             575          (1) The following employees are not eligible for service credit in this system:
             576          (a) An employee whose employment status is temporary in nature due to the nature or
             577      the type of work to be performed, provided that:
             578          (i) if the term of employment exceeds six months and the employee otherwise qualifies
             579      for service credit in this system, the participating employer shall report and certify to the office
             580      that the employee is a regular full-time employee effective the beginning of the seventh month
             581      of employment; and
             582          (ii) if an employee, previously terminated prior to becoming eligible for service credit
             583      in this system, is reemployed within three months of termination by the same participating
             584      employer, the participating employer shall report and certify to the office that the member is a
             585      regular full-time employee when the total of the periods of employment equals six months and
             586      the employee otherwise qualifies for service credit in this system.
             587          (b) (i) A current or future employee of a two-year or four-year college or university
             588      who holds, or is entitled to hold, under Section 49-13-204 , a retirement annuity contract with
             589      the Teachers' Insurance and Annuity Association of America or with any other public or private


             590      system, organization, or company during any period in which required contributions based on
             591      compensation have been paid on behalf of the employee by the employer.
             592          (ii) The employee, upon cessation of the participating employer contributions, shall
             593      immediately become eligible for service credit in this system.
             594          (c) An employee serving as an exchange employee from outside the state.
             595          (d) An executive department head of the state or a legislative director, senior executive
             596      employed by the governor's office, a member of the State Tax Commission, a member of the
             597      Public Service Commission, and a member of a full-time or part-time board or commission
             598      who files a formal request for exemption.
             599          (e) An employee of the Department of Workforce Services who is covered under
             600      another retirement system allowed under Title 35A, Chapter 4, Employment Security Act.
             601          (f) (i) An employee who is employed with an employer that has elected to be excluded
             602      from participation in this system under Subsection 49-13-202 (5), effective on or after the date
             603      of the employer's election under Subsection 49-13-202 (5).
             604          (ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of this Subsection (1)(f), any eligibility for service
             605      credit earned by an employee under this chapter before the date of the election under
             606      Subsection 49-13-202 (5) is not affected under this Subsection (1)(f).
             607          (2) Upon filing a written request for exemption with the office, the following
             608      employees shall be exempt from coverage under this system:
             609          (a) a full-time student or the spouse of a full-time student and individuals employed in
             610      a trainee relationship;
             611          (b) an elected official;
             612          (c) an executive department head of the state, a member of the State Tax Commission,
             613      a member of the Public Service Commission, and a member of a full-time or part-time board or
             614      commission;
             615          (d) an employee of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             616          (e) an employee of the Governor's Office of Economic Development;
             617          (f) an employee of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice;


             618          (g) an employee of the Governor's Office;
             619          (h) an employee of the State Auditor's Office;
             620          (i) an employee of the State Treasurer's Office;
             621          (j) any other member who is permitted to make an election under Section 49-11-406 ;
             622          (k) a person appointed as a city manager or chief city administrator or another person
             623      employed by a municipality, county, or other political subdivision, who is an at-will employee;
             624          (l) an employee of an interlocal cooperative agency created under Title 11, Chapter 13,
             625      Interlocal Cooperation Act, who is engaged in a specialized trade customarily provided through
             626      membership in a labor organization that provides retirement benefits to its members; and
             627          (m) an employee of the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative created under
             628      Title 63M, Chapter 2, Utah Technology Research and Governing Authority Act.
             629          (3) (a) Each participating employer shall prepare a list designating those positions
             630      eligible for exemption under Subsection (2).
             631          (b) An employee may not be exempted unless the employee is employed in a position
             632      designated by the participating employer.
             633          (4) (a) In accordance with this section, a municipality, county, or political subdivision
             634      may not exempt more than 50 positions or a number equal to 10% of the employees of the
             635      municipality, county, or political subdivision, whichever is lesser.
             636          (b) A municipality, county, or political subdivision may exempt at least one regular
             637      full-time employee.
             638          (5) Each participating employer shall:
             639          (a) file employee exemptions annually with the office; and
             640          (b) update the employee exemptions in the event of any change.
             641          (6) The office may make rules to implement this section.
             642          Section 12. Section 49-20-410 is amended to read:
             643           49-20-410. High deductible health plan -- Health savings account --
             644      Contributions.
             645          (1) (a) In addition to other employee benefit plans offered under Subsection


             646      49-20-201 (1), the office shall offer at least one federally qualified high deductible health plan
             647      with a health savings account as an optional health plan.
             648          (b) The provisions and limitations of the plan shall be:
             649          (i) determined by the office in accordance with federal requirements and limitations;
             650      and
             651          (ii) designed to promote appropriate health care utilization by consumers, including
             652      preventive health care services.
             653          (c) A state employee hired on or after July 1, 2011, who is offered a plan under
             654      Subsection 49-20-202 (1)(a), shall be enrolled in a federally qualified high deductible health
             655      plan unless the employee chooses a different health benefit plan during the employee's open
             656      enrollment period.
             657          (2) The office shall:
             658          (a) administer the high deductible health plan in coordination with a health savings
             659      account for medical expenses for each covered individual in the high deductible health plan;
             660          (b) offer to all employees training regarding all health plans offered to employees;
             661          (c) prepare online training as an option for the training required by Subsections (2)(b)
             662      and (4);
             663          (d) ensure the training offered under Subsections (2)(b) and (c) includes information on
             664      changing coverages to the high deductible plan with a health savings account, including
             665      coordination of benefits with other insurances, restrictions on other insurance coverages, and
             666      general tax implications; and
             667          (e) coordinate annual open enrollment with the Department of Human Resource
             668      Management to give state employees the opportunity to affirmatively select preferences from
             669      among insurance coverage options.
             670          (3) (a) Contributions to the health savings account may be made by the employer.
             671          (b) The amount of the employer contributions under Subsection (3)(a) shall be
             672      determined annually by the office, after consultation with the Department of Human Resource
             673      Management and the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget so that the


             674      annual employer contribution amount reflects the difference in the actuarial value between the
             675      program's health maintenance organization coverage and the federally qualified high deductible
             676      health plan coverage, after taking into account any difference in employee premium
             677      contribution.
             678          (c) The office shall distribute the annual amount determined under Subsection (3)(b) to
             679      employees in two equal amounts with a pay date in January and a pay date in July of each plan
             680      year.
             681          (d) An employee may also make contributions to the health savings account.
             682          (4) The program shall offer a state employee and the employee's eligible dependents
             683      the option to continue coverage under the employee's high deductible health plan in place of a
             684      conversion policy under Section 31A-22-723 if:
             685          (a) the employee was covered by the state employee's high deductible health plan for at
             686      least the four years before the date of termination of employment;
             687          (b) the employee or the employee's eligible dependents have exhausted federal
             688      COBRA coverage with the same or similar state employee's high deductible health plan; and
             689          (c) the employee pays the premium group rate determined by the office for the
             690      coverage.
             691          (5) (a) An employer participating in a plan offered under Subsection 49-20-202 (1)(a)
             692      shall require each employee to complete training on the health plan options available to the
             693      employee.
             694          (b) The training required by Subsection (5)(a):
             695          (i) shall include materials prepared by the office under Subsection (2);
             696          (ii) may be completed online; and
             697          (iii) shall be completed:
             698          (A) before the end of the 2012 open enrollment period for current enrollees in the
             699      program; and
             700          (B) for employees hired on or after July 1, 2011, before the employee's selection of a
             701      plan in the program.


             702          Section 13. Section 49-22-401 is amended to read:
             703           49-22-401. Contributions -- Rates.
             704          (1) Up to the amount allowed by federal law, the participating employer shall make a
             705      nonelective contribution of 10% of the participant's compensation to a defined contribution
             706      plan.
             707          (2) (a) The participating employer shall contribute the 10% nonelective contribution
             708      described in Subsection (1) to a defined contribution plan qualified under Section 401(k) of the
             709      Internal Revenue Code which:
             710          (i) is sponsored by the board; and
             711          (ii) has been grandfathered under Section 1116 of the Federal Tax Reform Act of 1986.
             712          (b) The member may make voluntary deferrals to:
             713          (i) the qualified 401(k) plan which receives the employer contribution described in this
             714      Subsection (2); or
             715          (ii) at the member's option, another defined contribution plan established by the
             716      participating employer.
             717          (c) In addition to the percent specified under Subsection (2)(a), the participating
             718      employer shall pay the corresponding Tier I system amortization rate of the employee's
             719      compensation to the office to be applied to the employer's corresponding Tier I system liability.
             720          (3) (a) Except as provided under Subsection (3)(c), the total amount contributed by the
             721      participating employer under Subsection (2)(a) vests to the member upon accruing four years
             722      employment as a regular full-time employee under this title.
             723          (b) The total amount contributed by the member under Subsection (2)(b) vests to the
             724      member's benefit immediately and is nonforfeitable.
             725          (c) Upon filing a written request for exemption with the office, the following
             726      employees are exempt from the vesting requirements of Subsection (3)(a):
             727          (i) an executive department head of the state;
             728          (ii) a member of the State Tax Commission;
             729          (iii) a member of the Public Service Commission;


             730          (iv) an employee of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             731          (v) an employee of the Governor's Office of Economic Development;
             732          (vi) an employee of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice;
             733          (vii) an employee of the Governor's Office;
             734          (viii) an employee of the State Auditor's Office;
             735          (ix) an employee of the State Treasurer's Office;
             736          (x) a person appointed as a city manager or appointed as a city administrator or another
             737      at-will employee of a municipality, county, or other political subdivision;
             738          (xi) an employee of an interlocal cooperative agency created under Title 11, Chapter
             739      13, Interlocal Cooperation Act, who is engaged in a specialized trade customarily provided
             740      through membership in a labor organization that provides retirement benefits to its members;
             741      and
             742          (xii) an employee of the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative created
             743      under Title 63M, Chapter 2, Utah Science Technology and Research Governing Authority Act.
             744          (d) (i) A participating employer shall prepare a list designating those positions eligible
             745      for exemption under Subsection (3)(c).
             746          (ii) An employee may not be exempted unless the employee is employed in a position
             747      designated by the participating employer under Subsection (3)(c).
             748          (e) (i) In accordance with this section, a municipality, county, or political subdivision
             749      may not exempt more than 50 positions or a number equal to 10% of the employees of the
             750      municipality, county, or political subdivision, whichever is less.
             751          (ii) A municipality, county, or political subdivision may exempt at least one regular
             752      full-time employee.
             753          (f) Each participating employer shall:
             754          (i) file each employee exemption annually with the office; and
             755          (ii) update an employee exemption in the event of any change.
             756          (g) (i) The office shall make rules to implement this Subsection (3).
             757          (ii) The rules made under Subsection (3)(g)(i) shall include provisions to allow the


             758      exemption provided under Subsection (3)(c) to apply to all contributions made beginning on or
             759      after July 1, 2011, on behalf of an exempted employee who began the employment before May
             760      8, 2012.
             761          (4) (a) Contributions made by a participating employer under Subsection (2)(a) shall be
             762      invested in a default option selected by the board until the member is vested in accordance with
             763      Subsection (3)(a).
             764          (b) A member may direct the investment of contributions including associated
             765      investment gains and losses made by a participating employer under Subsection (2)(a) only
             766      after the contributions have vested in accordance with Subsection (3)(a).
             767          (c) A member may direct the investment of contributions made by the member under
             768      Subsection (3)(b).
             769          (5) No loans shall be available from contributions made by a participating employer
             770      under Subsection (2)(a).
             771          (6) No hardship distributions shall be available from contributions made by a
             772      participating employer under Subsection (2)(a).
             773          (7) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (7)(b), if a member terminates employment
             774      with a participating employer prior to the vesting period described in Subsection (3)(a), all
             775      contributions made by a participating employer on behalf of the member including associated
             776      investment gains and losses under Subsection (2)(a) are subject to forfeiture.
             777          (b) If a member who terminates employment with a participating employer prior to the
             778      vesting period described in Subsection (3)(a) subsequently enters employment with the same or
             779      another participating employer within 10 years of the termination date of the previous
             780      employment:
             781          (i) all contributions made by the previous participating employer on behalf of the
             782      member including associated investment gains and losses shall be reinstated upon the member's
             783      employment as a regular full-time employee; and
             784          (ii) the length of time that the member worked with the previous employer shall be
             785      included in determining whether the member has completed the vesting period under


             786      Subsection (3)(a).
             787          (c) The office shall establish a forfeiture account and shall specify the uses of the
             788      forfeiture account, which may include an offset against administrative costs or employer
             789      contributions made under this section.
             790          (8) The office may request from any other qualified 401(k) plan under Subsection (2)
             791      any relevant information pertaining to the maintenance of its tax qualification under the
             792      Internal Revenue Code.
             793          (9) The office may take any action which in its judgment is necessary to maintain the
             794      tax-qualified status of its 401(k) defined contribution plan under federal law.
             795          Section 14. Section 53A-17a-105 is amended to read:
             796           53A-17a-105. Powers and duties of State Board of Education to adjust Minimum
             797      School Program allocations.
             798          (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2) or (4), if the number of weighted pupil units
             799      in a program is underestimated, the State Board of Education shall reduce the value of the
             800      weighted pupil unit in that program so that the total amount paid for the program does not
             801      exceed the amount appropriated for the program.
             802          (2) If the number of weighted pupil units in a program is overestimated, the State
             803      Board of Education shall spend excess money appropriated for the following purposes giving
             804      priority to the purpose described in Subsection (2)(a):
             805          (a) to support the value of the weighted pupil unit in a program within the basic
             806      state-supported school program in which the number of weighted pupil units is underestimated;
             807          (b) to support the state guarantee per weighted pupil unit provided under the voted
             808      local levy program established in Section 53A-17a-133 or the board local levy program
             809      established in Section 53A-17a-164 , if:
             810          (i) local contributions to the voted local levy program or board local levy program are
             811      overestimated; or
             812          (ii) the number of weighted pupil units within school districts qualifying for a
             813      guarantee is underestimated;


             814          (c) to support the state supplement to local property taxes allocated to charter schools,
             815      if the state supplement is less than the amount prescribed by Subsection 53A-1a-513 (4); or
             816          (d) to support a school district with a loss in student enrollment as provided in Section
             817      53A-17a-139 .
             818          (3) If local contributions from the minimum basic tax rate imposed under Section
             819      53A-17a-135 are overestimated, the State Board of Education shall reduce the value of the
             820      weighted pupil unit for all programs within the basic state-supported school program so the
             821      total state contribution to the basic state-supported school program does not exceed the amount
             822      of state funds appropriated.
             823          (4) If local contributions from the minimum basic tax rate imposed under Section
             824      53A-17a-135 are underestimated, the State Board of Education shall:
             825          (a) spend the excess local contributions for the purposes specified in Subsection (2),
             826      giving priority to supporting the value of the weighted pupil unit in programs within the basic
             827      state-supported school program in which the number of weighted pupil units is underestimated;
             828      and
             829          (b) reduce the state contribution to the basic state-supported school program so the
             830      total cost of the basic state-supported school program does not exceed the total state and local
             831      funds appropriated to the basic state-supported school program plus the local contributions
             832      necessary to support the value of the weighted pupil unit in programs within the basic
             833      state-supported school program in which the number of weighted pupil units is underestimated.
             834          (5) Except as provided in Subsection (2) or (4), the State Board of Education shall
             835      reduce the guarantee per weighted pupil unit provided under the voted local levy program
             836      established in Section 53A-17a-133 or board local levy program established in Section
             837      53A-17a-164 , if:
             838          (a) local contributions to the voted local levy program or board local levy program are
             839      overestimated; or
             840          (b) the number of weighted pupil units within school districts qualifying for a
             841      guarantee is underestimated.


             842          (6) Money appropriated to the State Board of Education is nonlapsing.
             843          (7) The State Board of Education shall report actions taken by the board under this
             844      section to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst and the Governor's Office of [Planning]
             845      Management and Budget.
             846          Section 15. Section 53B-2a-104 is amended to read:
             847           53B-2a-104. Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees -- Powers
             848      and duties.
             849          (1) The Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees is vested with the
             850      control, management, and supervision of the Utah College of Applied Technology college
             851      campuses in a manner consistent with the policy and purpose of this title and the specific
             852      powers and responsibilities granted to it.
             853          (2) The Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees shall:
             854          (a) ensure that the Utah College of Applied Technology college campuses comply with
             855      the requirements in Section 53B-2a-106 ;
             856          (b) appoint the president for the Utah College of Applied Technology in accordance
             857      with Section 53B-2a-102 ;
             858          (c) advise the president of the Utah College of Applied Technology and the State
             859      Board of Regents on issues related to career and technical education, including articulation
             860      with institutions of higher education and public education;
             861          (d) receive budget requests from each college campus, compile and prioritize the
             862      requests, and submit the request to:
             863          (i) the Legislature; and
             864          (ii) the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             865          (e) receive funding requests pertaining to capital facilities and land purchases from
             866      each college campus, ensure that the requests comply with Section 53B-2a-112 , prioritize the
             867      requests, and submit the prioritized requests to the State Building Board;
             868          (f) in conjunction with the Utah College of Applied Technology president, establish
             869      benchmarks, provide oversight, evaluate program performance, and obtain independent audits


             870      to ensure that campuses follow the non-credit career and technical education mission described
             871      in this part;
             872          (g) approve programs for the Utah College of Applied Technology;
             873          (h) approve the tuition rates for the Utah College of Applied Technology;
             874          (i) prepare and submit an annual report detailing its progress and recommendations on
             875      career and technical education issues to the governor and to the Legislature's Education Interim
             876      Committee by October 31 of each year, which shall include information detailing:
             877          (i) how the career and technical education needs of secondary students are being met,
             878      including what access secondary students have to programs offered at college campuses;
             879          (ii) how the emphasis on high demand, high wage, and high skill jobs in business and
             880      industry described in Subsection 53B-2a-106 (1)(c)(ii) is being provided;
             881          (iii) performance outcomes, including:
             882          (A) entered employment;
             883          (B) job retention; and
             884          (C) earnings; and
             885          (iv) student tuition and fees; and
             886          (j) collaborate with the State Board of Regents, the State Board of Education, the State
             887      System of Public Education, the State System of Higher Education, the Department of
             888      Workforce Services, and the Governor's Office of Economic Development on the delivery of
             889      career and technical education.
             890          (3) The Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees, the president of the
             891      Utah College of Applied Technology, and the Utah College of Applied Technology's college
             892      campuses, presidents, and boards of directors may not conduct a feasibility study or perform
             893      another act relating to offering a degree or awarding credit.
             894          Section 16. Section 53B-2a-110 is amended to read:
             895           53B-2a-110. Campus board of directors -- Powers and duties.
             896          (1) A campus board of directors shall:
             897          (a) assist the campus president in preparing a budget request for its annual operations


             898      to the Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees;
             899          (b) after consulting with the Utah College of Applied Technology, other higher
             900      education institutions, school districts, and charter schools within its region, prepare a
             901      comprehensive strategic plan for delivering career and technical education within its region;
             902          (c) consult with business, industry, the Department of Workforce Services, the
             903      Governor's Office of Economic Development, and the Governor's Office of [Planning]
             904      Management and Budget on an ongoing basis to determine what workers and skills are needed
             905      for employment in Utah businesses and industries;
             906          (d) develop programs based upon the information gathered in accordance with
             907      Subsection (1)(c), including expedited program approval and termination procedures to meet
             908      market needs;
             909          (e) adopt an annual budget and fund balances;
             910          (f) develop policies for the operation of career and technical education facilities under
             911      its jurisdiction;
             912          (g) establish human resources and compensation policies for all employees in
             913      accordance with policies of the Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees;
             914          (h) approve credentials for employees and assign employees to duties in accordance
             915      with the Utah College of Applied Technology Board of Trustees policies and accreditation
             916      guidelines;
             917          (i) conduct annual program evaluations;
             918          (j) appoint program advisory committees and other advisory groups to provide counsel,
             919      support, and recommendations for updating and improving the effectiveness of training
             920      programs and services;
             921          (k) approve regulations, both regular and emergency, to be issued and executed by the
             922      campus president;
             923          (l) coordinate with local school boards, school districts, and charter schools to meet the
             924      career and technical education needs of secondary students; and
             925          (m) develop policies and procedures for the admission, classification, instruction, and


             926      examination of students in accordance with the policies and accreditation guidelines of the
             927      Utah College of Applied Technology and the State Board of Education.
             928          (2) Subsection (1)(g) does not apply to a campus president.
             929          (3) A campus board of directors may not exercise any jurisdiction over career and
             930      technical education provided by a school district or charter school or provided by a higher
             931      education institution independently of a college campus.
             932          (4) If a program advisory committee or other advisory group submits a printed
             933      recommendation to the campus board of directors, the campus board of directors shall
             934      acknowledge the recommendation with a printed response that explains the campus board of
             935      directors' action regarding the recommendation and the reasons for the action.
             936          Section 17. Section 53B-16-210 is amended to read:
             937           53B-16-210. Salt Lake Community College -- School of Applied Technology
             938      Board of Directors -- Membership -- Duties.
             939          (1) Salt Lake Community College's School of Applied Technology shall have a board
             940      of directors composed of the following 14 members:
             941          (a) one elected local school board member appointed by the board of education for the
             942      Salt Lake City School District;
             943          (b) one elected local school board member appointed by the board of education for the
             944      Granite School District;
             945          (c) one elected local school board member appointed by the board of education for the
             946      Canyons School District;
             947          (d) one elected local school board member appointed by the board of education for the
             948      Jordan School District;
             949          (e) one elected local school board member appointed by the board of education for the
             950      Murray School District;
             951          (f) one member of the Salt Lake Community College board of trustees, appointed by
             952      the chair of the board of trustees;
             953          (g) one representative of groups who advocate for or provide services to populations of


             954      disadvantaged students, appointed by the president of Salt Lake Community College, in
             955      consultation with the School of Applied Technology's Board of Directors; and
             956          (h) seven representatives of business or industry employers within the region,
             957      appointed by the president of Salt Lake Community College, in consultation with the School of
             958      Applied Technology's Board of Directors, from names provided by business and industry
             959      associations representing sectors that employ workers with career and technical education.
             960          (2) The School of Applied Technology's Board of Directors shall:
             961          (a) consult on an ongoing basis with:
             962          (i) Salt Lake Community College;
             963          (ii) school districts and charter schools within its region;
             964          (iii) business and industry;
             965          (iv) craft, trade, and apprenticeship programs;
             966          (v) the Department of Workforce Services;
             967          (vi) the Governor's Office of Economic Development; and
             968          (vii) the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             969          (b) prepare a comprehensive strategic plan for delivering career and technical
             970      education within Salt Lake County;
             971          (c) make recommendations regarding what skills are needed for employment in
             972      businesses and industries;
             973          (d) recommend the development of programs based upon the information gathered in
             974      accordance with Subsection (2)(a), including expedited program approval and termination
             975      procedures to meet market needs;
             976          (e) conduct annual program evaluations;
             977          (f) jointly appoint School of Applied Technology program advisory committees and
             978      other School of Applied Technology program advisory groups with the dean of the School of
             979      Applied Technology to provide counsel, support, and recommendations for updating and
             980      improving the effectiveness of non-credit career and technical education programs and
             981      services;


             982          (g) coordinate with local school boards, school districts, and charter schools to protect
             983      and enhance the non-credit career and technical education needs of secondary students;
             984          (h) adopt an annual budget and fund balances for the School of Applied Technology;
             985          (i) develop policies and procedures for the operation of the School of Applied
             986      Technology facilities under its jurisdiction;
             987          (j) recommend credentials for employees and the assignment of employees to duties in
             988      accordance with:
             989          (i) State Board of Regents and Salt Lake Community College policies;
             990          (ii) the Council on Occupational Education accreditation guidelines; and
             991          (iii) the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accreditation guidelines;
             992          (k) develop policies and procedures for the admission, classification, instruction, and
             993      examination of students in accordance with the policies and accreditation guidelines of the
             994      Council on Occupational Education, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities,
             995      the State Board of Regents, Salt Lake Community College Board of Trustees, and the State
             996      Board of Education; and
             997          (l) communicate regularly with the president of Salt Lake Community College
             998      regarding career and technical education issues.
             999          (3) If a program advisory committee or other advisory group submits a written
             1000      recommendation to the School of Applied Technology's Board of Directors, the board of
             1001      directors shall acknowledge the recommendation with a printed response that explains the
             1002      board of directors' action regarding the recommendation and the reasons for the action.
             1003          (4) (a) If the School of Applied Technology Board of Directors has specific
             1004      recommendations to the Salt Lake Community College president, the recommendations shall
             1005      be in a written form.
             1006          (b) Recommendations described under Subsection (4)(a) may include:
             1007          (i) additions, deletions, or expansions of non-credit career and technical education
             1008      programs at Salt Lake Community College;
             1009          (ii) updates and improvements in the effectiveness of School of Applied Technology


             1010      non-credit career and technical education programs and services, including expedited program
             1011      approval and termination of procedures, consistent with Board of Regents' policy;
             1012          (iii) responsibilities described under Subsection (2); and
             1013          (iv) other recommendations relating to the non-credit career and technical education
             1014      mission of Salt Lake Community College.
             1015          (c) If the president of Salt Lake Community College rejects a specific recommendation
             1016      of the board of directors, the president shall:
             1017          (i) notify the board of directors in writing within 10 working days of the rejection and
             1018      the reasons for the rejection; and
             1019          (ii) provide the board of directors an opportunity to modify its specific
             1020      recommendation and resubmit it to the president.
             1021          (5) The president of Salt Lake Community College and the chair of the School of
             1022      Applied Technology's Board of Directors shall annually meet with the Utah College of Applied
             1023      Technology Board of Trustees to provide:
             1024          (a) the information described in Subsection 53B-16-209 (4)(g); and
             1025          (b) a report on the implementation of specific recommendations described in
             1026      Subsection (4).
             1027          (6) Salt Lake Community College School of Applied Technology shall provide staff
             1028      support for the School of Applied Technology's Board of Directors.
             1029          Section 18. Section 59-1-403 is amended to read:
             1030           59-1-403. Confidentiality -- Exceptions -- Penalty -- Application to property tax.
             1031          (1) (a) Any of the following may not divulge or make known in any manner any
             1032      information gained by that person from any return filed with the commission:
             1033          (i) a tax commissioner;
             1034          (ii) an agent, clerk, or other officer or employee of the commission; or
             1035          (iii) a representative, agent, clerk, or other officer or employee of any county, city, or
             1036      town.
             1037          (b) An official charged with the custody of a return filed with the commission is not


             1038      required to produce the return or evidence of anything contained in the return in any action or
             1039      proceeding in any court, except:
             1040          (i) in accordance with judicial order;
             1041          (ii) on behalf of the commission in any action or proceeding under:
             1042          (A) this title; or
             1043          (B) other law under which persons are required to file returns with the commission;
             1044          (iii) on behalf of the commission in any action or proceeding to which the commission
             1045      is a party; or
             1046          (iv) on behalf of any party to any action or proceeding under this title if the report or
             1047      facts shown by the return are directly involved in the action or proceeding.
             1048          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(b), a court may require the production of, and may
             1049      admit in evidence, any portion of a return or of the facts shown by the return, as are specifically
             1050      pertinent to the action or proceeding.
             1051          (2) This section does not prohibit:
             1052          (a) a person or that person's duly authorized representative from receiving a copy of
             1053      any return or report filed in connection with that person's own tax;
             1054          (b) the publication of statistics as long as the statistics are classified to prevent the
             1055      identification of particular reports or returns; and
             1056          (c) the inspection by the attorney general or other legal representative of the state of the
             1057      report or return of any taxpayer:
             1058          (i) who brings action to set aside or review a tax based on the report or return;
             1059          (ii) against whom an action or proceeding is contemplated or has been instituted under
             1060      this title; or
             1061          (iii) against whom the state has an unsatisfied money judgment.
             1062          (3) (a) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for purposes of administration, the
             1063      commission may by rule, made in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             1064      Rulemaking Act, provide for a reciprocal exchange of information with:
             1065          (i) the United States Internal Revenue Service; or


             1066          (ii) the revenue service of any other state.
             1067          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for all taxes except individual income tax and
             1068      corporate franchise tax, the commission may by rule, made in accordance with Title 63G,
             1069      Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, share information gathered from returns and
             1070      other written statements with the federal government, any other state, any of the political
             1071      subdivisions of another state, or any political subdivision of this state, except as limited by
             1072      Sections 59-12-209 and 59-12-210 , if the political subdivision, other state, or the federal
             1073      government grant substantially similar privileges to this state.
             1074          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for all taxes except individual income tax and
             1075      corporate franchise tax, the commission may by rule, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3,
             1076      Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, provide for the issuance of information concerning the
             1077      identity and other information of taxpayers who have failed to file tax returns or to pay any tax
             1078      due.
             1079          (d) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide to the director of the
             1080      Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, as defined in Section 19-6-102 , as requested by the
             1081      director of the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, any records, returns, or other
             1082      information filed with the commission under Chapter 13, Motor and Special Fuel Tax Act, or
             1083      Section 19-6-410.5 regarding the environmental assurance program participation fee.
             1084          (e) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), at the request of any person the commission shall
             1085      provide that person sales and purchase volume data reported to the commission on a report,
             1086      return, or other information filed with the commission under:
             1087          (i) Chapter 13, Part 2, Motor Fuel; or
             1088          (ii) Chapter 13, Part 4, Aviation Fuel.
             1089          (f) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), upon request from a tobacco product manufacturer,
             1090      as defined in Section 59-22-202 , the commission shall report to the manufacturer:
             1091          (i) the quantity of cigarettes, as defined in Section 59-22-202 , produced by the
             1092      manufacturer and reported to the commission for the previous calendar year under Section
             1093      59-14-407 ; and


             1094          (ii) the quantity of cigarettes, as defined in Section 59-22-202 , produced by the
             1095      manufacturer for which a tax refund was granted during the previous calendar year under
             1096      Section 59-14-401 and reported to the commission under Subsection 59-14-401 (1)(a)(v).
             1097          (g) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall notify manufacturers,
             1098      distributors, wholesalers, and retail dealers of a tobacco product manufacturer that is prohibited
             1099      from selling cigarettes to consumers within the state under Subsection 59-14-210 (2).
             1100          (h) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may:
             1101          (i) provide to the Division of Consumer Protection within the Department of
             1102      Commerce and the attorney general data:
             1103          (A) reported to the commission under Section 59-14-212 ; or
             1104          (B) related to a violation under Section 59-14-211 ; and
             1105          (ii) upon request, provide to any person data reported to the commission under
             1106      Subsections 59-14-212 (1)(a) through (c) and Subsection 59-14-212 (1)(g).
             1107          (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall, at the request of a committee
             1108      of the Legislature, the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, or the Governor's Office of
             1109      [Planning] Management and Budget, provide to the committee or office the total amount of
             1110      revenues collected by the commission under Chapter 24, Radioactive Waste Facility Tax Act,
             1111      for the time period specified by the committee or office.
             1112          (j) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall make the directory required
             1113      by Section 59-14-603 available for public inspection.
             1114          (k) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may share information with
             1115      federal, state, or local agencies as provided in Subsection 59-14-606 (3).
             1116          (l) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide the Office of
             1117      Recovery Services within the Department of Human Services any relevant information
             1118      obtained from a return filed under Chapter 10, Individual Income Tax Act, regarding a taxpayer
             1119      who has become obligated to the Office of Recovery Services.
             1120          (ii) The information described in Subsection (3)(l)(i) may be provided by the Office of
             1121      Recovery Services to any other state's child support collection agency involved in enforcing


             1122      that support obligation.
             1123          (m) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), upon request from the state court
             1124      administrator, the commission shall provide to the state court administrator, the name, address,
             1125      telephone number, county of residence, and Social Security number on resident returns filed
             1126      under Chapter 10, Individual Income Tax Act.
             1127          (ii) The state court administrator may use the information described in Subsection
             1128      (3)(m)(i) only as a source list for the master jury list described in Section 78B-1-106 .
             1129          (n) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall at the request of a
             1130      committee, commission, or task force of the Legislature provide to the committee, commission,
             1131      or task force of the Legislature any information relating to a tax imposed under Chapter 9,
             1132      Taxation of Admitted Insurers, relating to the study required by Section 59-9-101 .
             1133          (o) (i) As used in this Subsection (3)(o), "office" means the:
             1134          (A) Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst; or
             1135          (B) Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel.
             1136          (ii) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and except as provided in Subsection (3)(o)(iii),
             1137      the commission shall at the request of an office provide to the office all information:
             1138          (A) gained by the commission; and
             1139          (B) required to be attached to or included in returns filed with the commission.
             1140          (iii) (A) An office may not request and the commission may not provide to an office a
             1141      person's:
             1142          (I) address;
             1143          (II) name;
             1144          (III) Social Security number; or
             1145          (IV) taxpayer identification number.
             1146          (B) The commission shall in all instances protect the privacy of a person as required by
             1147      Subsection (3)(o)(iii)(A).
             1148          (iv) An office may provide information received from the commission in accordance
             1149      with this Subsection (3)(o) only:


             1150          (A) as:
             1151          (I) a fiscal estimate;
             1152          (II) fiscal note information; or
             1153          (III) statistical information; and
             1154          (B) if the information is classified to prevent the identification of a particular return.
             1155          (v) (A) A person may not request information from an office under Title 63G, Chapter
             1156      2, Government Records Access and Management Act, or this section, if that office received the
             1157      information from the commission in accordance with this Subsection (3)(o).
             1158          (B) An office may not provide to a person that requests information in accordance with
             1159      Subsection (3)(o)(v)(A) any information other than the information the office provides in
             1160      accordance with Subsection (3)(o)(iv).
             1161          (p) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide to the governing
             1162      board of the agreement or a taxing official of another state, the District of Columbia, the United
             1163      States, or a territory of the United States:
             1164          (i) the following relating to an agreement sales and use tax:
             1165          (A) information contained in a return filed with the commission;
             1166          (B) information contained in a report filed with the commission;
             1167          (C) a schedule related to Subsection (3)(p)(i)(A) or (B); or
             1168          (D) a document filed with the commission; or
             1169          (ii) a report of an audit or investigation made with respect to an agreement sales and
             1170      use tax.
             1171          (q) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide information
             1172      concerning a taxpayer's state income tax return or state income tax withholding information to
             1173      the Driver License Division if the Driver License Division:
             1174          (i) requests the information; and
             1175          (ii) provides the commission with a signed release form from the taxpayer allowing the
             1176      Driver License Division access to the information.
             1177          (r) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide to the Utah 911


             1178      Committee the information requested by the Utah 911 Committee under Subsection
             1179      53-10-602 (3).
             1180          (s) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide to the Utah
             1181      Educational Savings Plan information related to a resident or nonresident individual's
             1182      contribution to a Utah Educational Savings Plan account as designated on the resident or
             1183      nonresident's individual income tax return as provided under Section 59-10-1313 .
             1184          (t) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), for the purpose of verifying eligibility under
             1185      Sections 26-18-2.5 and 26-40-105 , the commission shall provide an eligibility worker with the
             1186      Department of Health or its designee with the adjusted gross income of an individual if:
             1187          (i) an eligibility worker with the Department of Health or its designee requests the
             1188      information from the commission; and
             1189          (ii) the eligibility worker has complied with the identity verification and consent
             1190      provisions of Sections 26-18-2.5 and 26-40-105 .
             1191          (u) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide to a county, as
             1192      determined by the commission, information declared on an individual income tax return in
             1193      accordance with Section 59-10-103.1 that relates to eligibility to claim a residential exemption
             1194      authorized under Section 59-2-103 .
             1195          (4) (a) Each report and return shall be preserved for at least three years.
             1196          (b) After the three-year period provided in Subsection (4)(a) the commission may
             1197      destroy a report or return.
             1198          (5) (a) Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
             1199          (b) If the person described in Subsection (5)(a) is an officer or employee of the state,
             1200      the person shall be dismissed from office and be disqualified from holding public office in this
             1201      state for a period of five years thereafter.
             1202          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (5)(a) or (b), an office that requests information in
             1203      accordance with Subsection (3)(o)(iii) or a person that requests information in accordance with
             1204      Subsection (3)(o)(v):
             1205          (i) is not guilty of a class A misdemeanor; and


             1206          (ii) is not subject to:
             1207          (A) dismissal from office in accordance with Subsection (5)(b); or
             1208          (B) disqualification from holding public office in accordance with Subsection (5)(b).
             1209          (6) Except as provided in Section 59-1-404 , this part does not apply to the property tax.
             1210          Section 19. Section 59-5-102 is amended to read:
             1211           59-5-102. Severance tax -- Rate -- Computation -- Annual exemption -- Tax credit
             1212      -- Tax rate reduction -- Study by Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee.
             1213          (1) (a) Subject to Subsection (1)(b), a person owning an interest in oil or gas produced
             1214      from a well in the state, including a working interest, royalty interest, payment out of
             1215      production, or any other interest, or in the proceeds of the production of oil or gas, shall pay to
             1216      the state a severance tax on the basis of the value determined under Section 59-5-103.1 of the
             1217      oil or gas:
             1218          (i) produced; and
             1219          (ii) (A) saved;
             1220          (B) sold; or
             1221          (C) transported from the field where the substance was produced.
             1222          (b) This section applies to an interest in oil or gas produced from a well in the state or
             1223      in the proceeds of the production of oil or gas produced from a well in the state except for:
             1224          (i) an interest of the United States in oil or gas or in the proceeds of the production of
             1225      oil or gas;
             1226          (ii) an interest of the state or a political subdivision of the state in oil or gas or in the
             1227      proceeds of the production of oil or gas; or
             1228          (iii) an interest of an Indian or Indian tribe as defined in Section 9-9-101 in oil or gas or
             1229      in the proceeds of the production of oil or gas produced from land under the jurisdiction of the
             1230      United States.
             1231          (2) (a) Subject to Subsection (2)(d), the severance tax rate for oil is as follows:
             1232          (i) 3% of the value of the oil up to and including the first $13 per barrel for oil; and
             1233          (ii) 5% of the value of the oil from $13.01 and above per barrel for oil.


             1234          (b) Subject to Subsection (2)(d), the severance tax rate for natural gas is as follows:
             1235          (i) 3% of the value of the natural gas up to and including the first $1.50 per MCF for
             1236      gas; and
             1237          (ii) 5% of the value of the natural gas from $1.51 and above per MCF for gas.
             1238          (c) Subject to Subsection (2)(d), the severance tax rate for natural gas liquids is 4% of
             1239      the value of the natural gas liquids.
             1240          (d) (i) On or before December 15, 2004, the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst
             1241      and the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall prepare a revenue
             1242      forecast estimating the amount of revenues that:
             1243          (A) would be generated by the taxes imposed by this part for the calendar year
             1244      beginning on January 1, 2004 had 2004 General Session S.B. 191 not taken effect; and
             1245          (B) will be generated by the taxes imposed by this part for the calendar year beginning
             1246      on January 1, 2004.
             1247          (ii) Effective on January 1, 2005, the tax rates described in Subsections (2)(a) through
             1248      (c) shall be:
             1249          (A) increased as provided in Subsection (2)(d)(iii) if the amount of revenues estimated
             1250      under Subsection (2)(d)(i)(B) is less than the amount of revenues estimated under Subsection
             1251      (2)(d)(i)(A); or
             1252          (B) decreased as provided in Subsection (2)(d)(iii) if the amount of revenues estimated
             1253      under Subsection (2)(d)(i)(B) is greater than the amount of revenues estimated under
             1254      Subsection (2)(d)(i)(A).
             1255          (iii) For purposes of Subsection (2)(d)(ii):
             1256          (A) subject to Subsection (2)(d)(iv)(B):
             1257          (I) if an increase is required under Subsection (2)(d)(ii)(A), the total increase in the tax
             1258      rates shall be by the amount necessary to generate for the calendar year beginning on January 1,
             1259      2005 revenues equal to the amount by which the revenues estimated under Subsection
             1260      (2)(d)(i)(A) exceed the revenues estimated under Subsection (2)(d)(i)(B); or
             1261          (II) if a decrease is required under Subsection (2)(d)(ii)(B), the total decrease in the tax


             1262      rates shall be by the amount necessary to reduce for the calendar year beginning on January 1,
             1263      2005 revenues equal to the amount by which the revenues estimated under Subsection
             1264      (2)(d)(i)(B) exceed the revenues estimated under Subsection (2)(d)(i)(A); and
             1265          (B) an increase or decrease in each tax rate under Subsection (2)(d)(ii) shall be in
             1266      proportion to the amount of revenues generated by each tax rate under this part for the calendar
             1267      year beginning on January 1, 2003.
             1268          (iv) (A) The commission shall calculate any tax rate increase or decrease required by
             1269      Subsection (2)(d)(ii) using the best information available to the commission.
             1270          (B) If the tax rates described in Subsections (2)(a) through (c) are increased or
             1271      decreased as provided in this Subsection (2)(d), the commission shall mail a notice to each
             1272      person required to file a return under this part stating the tax rate in effect on January 1, 2005
             1273      as a result of the increase or decrease.
             1274          (3) If oil or gas is shipped outside the state:
             1275          (a) the shipment constitutes a sale; and
             1276          (b) the oil or gas is subject to the tax imposed by this section.
             1277          (4) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (4)(b), if the oil or gas is stockpiled, the tax is
             1278      not imposed until the oil or gas is:
             1279          (i) sold;
             1280          (ii) transported; or
             1281          (iii) delivered.
             1282          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (4)(a), if oil or gas is stockpiled for more than two
             1283      years, the oil or gas is subject to the tax imposed by this section.
             1284          (5) A tax is not imposed under this section upon:
             1285          (a) stripper wells, unless the exemption prevents the severance tax from being treated
             1286      as a deduction for federal tax purposes;
             1287          (b) the first 12 months of production for wildcat wells started after January 1, 1990; or
             1288          (c) the first six months of production for development wells started after January 1,
             1289      1990.


             1290          (6) (a) Subject to Subsections (6)(b) and (c), a working interest owner who pays for all
             1291      or part of the expenses of a recompletion or workover may claim a nonrefundable tax credit
             1292      equal to 20% of the amount paid.
             1293          (b) The tax credit under Subsection (6)(a) for each recompletion or workover may not
             1294      exceed $30,000 per well during each calendar year.
             1295          (c) If any amount of tax credit a taxpayer is allowed under this Subsection (6) exceeds
             1296      the taxpayer's tax liability under this part for the calendar year for which the taxpayer claims
             1297      the tax credit, the amount of tax credit exceeding the taxpayer's tax liability for the calendar
             1298      year may be carried forward for the next three calendar years.
             1299          (7) A 50% reduction in the tax rate is imposed upon the incremental production
             1300      achieved from an enhanced recovery project.
             1301          (8) The taxes imposed by this section are:
             1302          (a) in addition to all other taxes provided by law; and
             1303          (b) delinquent, unless otherwise deferred, on June 1 next succeeding the calendar year
             1304      when the oil or gas is:
             1305          (i) produced; and
             1306          (ii) (A) saved;
             1307          (B) sold; or
             1308          (C) transported from the field.
             1309          (9) With respect to the tax imposed by this section on each owner of oil or gas or in the
             1310      proceeds of the production of those substances produced in the state, each owner is liable for
             1311      the tax in proportion to the owner's interest in the production or in the proceeds of the
             1312      production.
             1313          (10) The tax imposed by this section shall be reported and paid by each producer that
             1314      takes oil or gas in kind pursuant to agreement on behalf of the producer and on behalf of each
             1315      owner entitled to participate in the oil or gas sold by the producer or transported by the
             1316      producer from the field where the oil or gas is produced.
             1317          (11) Each producer shall deduct the tax imposed by this section from the amounts due


             1318      to other owners for the production or the proceeds of the production.
             1319          (12) (a) The Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee shall review the applicability of
             1320      the tax provided for in this chapter to coal-to-liquids, oil shale, and tar sands technology on or
             1321      before the October 2011 interim meeting.
             1322          (b) The Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee shall address in its review the cost
             1323      and benefit of not applying the tax provided for in this chapter to coal-to-liquids, oil shale, and
             1324      tar sands technology.
             1325          (c) The Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee shall report its findings and
             1326      recommendations under this Subsection (12) to the Legislative Management Committee on or
             1327      before the November 2011 interim meeting.
             1328          Section 20. Section 59-15-109 is amended to read:
             1329           59-15-109. Tax money to be paid to state treasurer.
             1330          (1) Taxes collected under this chapter shall be paid by the commission to the state
             1331      treasurer daily for deposit as follows:
             1332          (a) the greater of the following shall be deposited into the Alcoholic Beverage
             1333      Enforcement and Treatment Restricted Account created in Section 32B-2-403 :
             1334          (i) an amount calculated by:
             1335          (A) determining an amount equal to 40% of the revenue collected for the fiscal year
             1336      two years preceding the fiscal year for which the deposit is made; and
             1337          (B) subtracting $30,000 from the amount determined under Subsection (1)(a)(i)(A); or
             1338          (ii) $4,350,000; and
             1339          (b) the revenue collected in excess of the amount deposited in accordance with
             1340      Subsection (1)(a) shall be deposited into the General Fund.
             1341          (2) (a) The commission shall notify the entities described in Subsection (2)(b) not later
             1342      than the September 1 preceding the fiscal year of the deposit of:
             1343          (i) the amount of the proceeds of the beer excise tax collected in accordance with this
             1344      section for the fiscal year two years preceding the fiscal year of deposit; and
             1345          (ii) an amount equal to 40% of the amount listed in Subsection (2)(a)(i).


             1346          (b) The notification required by Subsection (2)(a) shall be sent to:
             1347          (i) the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget; and
             1348          (ii) the Legislative Fiscal Analyst.
             1349          Section 21. Section 62A-15-612 is amended to read:
             1350           62A-15-612. Allocation of pediatric state hospital beds -- Formula.
             1351          (1) As used in this section:
             1352          (a) "Pediatric beds" means the total number of patient beds located in the children's
             1353      unit and the youth units at the state hospital, as determined by the superintendent of the state
             1354      hospital.
             1355          (b) "Mental health catchment area" means a county or group of counties governed by a
             1356      local mental health authority.
             1357          (2) The board shall establish by rule a formula to separately allocate to local mental
             1358      health authorities pediatric beds for persons who meet the requirements of Subsection
             1359      62A-15-610 (2)(b). On July 1, 1996, 72 pediatric beds shall be allocated to local mental health
             1360      authorities under this section. That number shall be reviewed and adjusted as necessary every
             1361      three years according to the state's population of persons under 18 years of age. All population
             1362      figures utilized shall reflect the most recent available population estimates from the Governor's
             1363      Office of [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1364          (3) The formula established under Subsection (2) becomes effective on July 1, 1996,
             1365      and shall provide for allocation of beds based on the percentage of the state's population of
             1366      persons under the age of 18 located within a mental health catchment area. Each community
             1367      mental health center shall be allocated at least one bed.
             1368          (4) A local mental health authority may sell or loan its allocation of beds to another
             1369      local mental health authority.
             1370          (5) The division shall allocate 72 pediatric beds at the state hospital to local mental
             1371      health authorities for their use in accordance with the formula established under this section. If
             1372      a local mental health authority is unable to access a bed allocated to it under that formula, the
             1373      division shall provide that local mental health authority with funding equal to the reasonable,


             1374      average daily cost of an acute care bed purchased by the local mental health authority.
             1375          (6) The board shall periodically review and make changes in the formula established
             1376      under Subsection (2) as necessary to accurately reflect changes in the state's population.
             1377          Section 22. Section 63A-1-114 is amended to read:
             1378           63A-1-114. Rate Committee -- Membership -- Duties.
             1379          (1) (a) There is created a Rate Committee which shall consist of:
             1380          (i) the executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             1381      Budget, or a designee;
             1382          (ii) the executive directors of three state agencies that use services and pay rates to one
             1383      of the department internal service funds, or their designee, appointed by the governor for a
             1384      two-year term;
             1385          (iii) the executive director of the Department of Administrative Services, or a designee;
             1386          (iv) the director of the Division of Finance, or a designee; and
             1387          (v) the chief information officer.
             1388          (b) (i) The committee shall elect a chair from its members, except that the chair may
             1389      not be from an agency that receives payment of a rate set by the committee.
             1390          (ii) Members of the committee who are state government employees and who do not
             1391      receive salary, per diem, or expenses from their agency for their service on the committee shall
             1392      receive no compensation, benefits, per diem, or expenses for the members' service on the
             1393      committee.
             1394          (c) The Department of Administrative Services shall provide staff services to the
             1395      committee.
             1396          (2) (a) A division described in Section 63A-1-109 that manages an internal service
             1397      fund shall submit to the committee a proposed rate and fee schedule for services rendered by
             1398      the division to an executive branch entity or an entity that subscribes to services rendered by
             1399      the division.
             1400          (b) The committee shall:
             1401          (i) conduct meetings in accordance with Title 52, Chapter 4, Open and Public Meetings


             1402      Act;
             1403          (ii) review the proposed rate and fee schedules and may approve, increase, or decrease
             1404      the rate and fee;
             1405          (iii) recommend a proposed rate and fee schedule for each internal service fund to:
             1406          (A) the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget; and
             1407          (B) the legislative appropriations subcommittees that, in accordance with Section
             1408      63J-1-410 , approve the internal service fund agency's rates, fees, and budget; and
             1409          (iv) review and approve, increase or decrease an interim rate, fee, or amount when an
             1410      internal service fund agency begins a new service or introduces a new product between annual
             1411      general sessions of the Legislature.
             1412          (c) The committee may in accordance with Subsection 63J-1-410 (4), decrease a rate,
             1413      fee, or amount that has been approved by the Legislature.
             1414          Section 23. Section 63A-3-403 is amended to read:
             1415           63A-3-403. Utah Transparency Advisory Board -- Creation -- Membership --
             1416      Duties.
             1417          (1) There is created within the division the Utah Transparency Advisory Board
             1418      comprised of members knowledgeable about public finance or providing public access to
             1419      public financial information as follows:
             1420          (a) one member designated by the director of the Division of Finance;
             1421          (b) one member designated by the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1422      [Planning] Management and Budget;
             1423          (c) one member appointed by the governor on advice from the Judicial Council, who
             1424      shall serve until June 30, 2009;
             1425          (d) one member appointed by the governor on advice from the Legislative Fiscal
             1426      Analyst;
             1427          (e) one member of the Senate, appointed by the governor on advice from the president
             1428      of the Senate;
             1429          (f) one member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the governor on advice


             1430      from the speaker of the House of Representatives;
             1431          (g) one member designated by the director of the Department of Technology Services;
             1432          (h) one member appointed by the governor from a state institution of higher education,
             1433      who shall serve for one year beginning on July 1, 2009 and ending on June 30, 2010; and
             1434          (i) three additional members appointed by the governor, who shall each serve one-year
             1435      terms as follows:
             1436          (i) for the term beginning on July 1, 2009 and ending on June 30, 2010, represent the
             1437      following entities:
             1438          (A) a school district;
             1439          (B) a charter school; and
             1440          (C) a public transit district created under Title 17B, Chapter 2a, Part 8, Public Transit
             1441      District Act; and
             1442          (ii) for the term beginning on July 1, 2010 and ending on June 30, 2011, represent the
             1443      following entities:
             1444          (A) a county;
             1445          (B) a municipality; and
             1446          (C) (I) a local district under Title 17B, Limited Purpose Local Government Entities -
             1447      Local Districts, that is not a public transit district created under Title 17B, Chapter 2a, Part 8,
             1448      Public Transit District Act; or
             1449          (II) a special service district under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act.
             1450          (2) The board shall:
             1451          (a) advise the division on matters related to the implementation and administration of
             1452      this part;
             1453          (b) develop plans, make recommendations, and assist in implementing the provisions
             1454      of this part;
             1455          (c) determine what public financial information shall be provided by participating state
             1456      and local entities, provided that the public financial information:
             1457          (i) only includes records that:


             1458          (A) are classified as public under Title 63G, Chapter 2, Government Records Access
             1459      and Management Act;
             1460          (B) are an accounting of money, funds, accounts, bonds, loans, expenditures, or
             1461      revenues, regardless of the source; and
             1462          (C) are owned, held, or administered by the participating state or local entity that is
             1463      required to provide the record; and
             1464          (ii) is of the type or nature that should be accessible to the public via a website based
             1465      on considerations of:
             1466          (A) the cost effectiveness of providing the information;
             1467          (B) the value of providing the information to the public; and
             1468          (C) privacy and security considerations;
             1469          (d) evaluate the cost effectiveness of implementing specific information resources and
             1470      features on the website;
             1471          (e) establish size or budget thresholds to identify those local entities that qualify as
             1472      participating local entities as defined in this part, giving special consideration to the budget and
             1473      resource limitations of an entity with a current annual budget of less than $10,000,000;
             1474          (f) require participating local entities to provide public financial information in
             1475      accordance with the requirements of this part, with a specified content, reporting frequency,
             1476      and form;
             1477          (g) require a participating local entity's website to be accessible by link or other direct
             1478      route from the Utah Public Finance Website if the participating local entity does not use the
             1479      Utah Public Finance Website; and
             1480          (h) determine the search methods and the search criteria that shall be made available to
             1481      the public as part of a website used by a participating local entity under the requirements of this
             1482      part, which criteria may include:
             1483          (i) fiscal year;
             1484          (ii) expenditure type;
             1485          (iii) name of the agency;


             1486          (iv) payee;
             1487          (v) date; and
             1488          (vi) amount.
             1489          (3) The board shall annually elect a chair and a vice chair from its members.
             1490          (4) (a) Except for a member appointed under Subsections (1)(c) and (h), each member
             1491      shall serve a two-year term.
             1492          (b) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             1493      appointed for the remainder of the unexpired term.
             1494          (5) The board shall meet as it determines necessary to accomplish its duties.
             1495          (6) Reasonable notice shall be given to each member of the board before any meeting.
             1496          (7) A majority of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.
             1497          (8) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             1498      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             1499          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             1500          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             1501          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             1502      63A-3-107 .
             1503          Section 24. Section 63A-5-101 is amended to read:
             1504           63A-5-101. Creation -- Composition -- Appointment -- Per diem and expenses --
             1505      Administrative services.
             1506          (1) (a) There is created a State Building Board composed of eight members, seven of
             1507      whom shall be appointed by the governor for terms of four years.
             1508          (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (1)(a), the governor shall, at the
             1509      time of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of
             1510      board members are staggered so that approximately half of the board is appointed every two
             1511      years.
             1512          (2) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
             1513      appointed for the unexpired term.


             1514          (3) The executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             1515      Budget or the executive director's designee is a nonvoting member of the board.
             1516          (4) Each member shall hold office until a successor is appointed and qualified, but no
             1517      member shall serve more than two consecutive terms.
             1518          (5) One member shall be designated by the governor as chair.
             1519          (6) A member may not receive compensation or benefits for the member's service, but
             1520      may receive per diem and travel expenses in accordance with:
             1521          (a) Section 63A-3-106 ;
             1522          (b) Section 63A-3-107 ; and
             1523          (c) rules made by the Division of Finance pursuant to Sections 63A-3-106 and
             1524      63A-3-107 .
             1525          (7) The members of the board are not required to give bond for the performance of
             1526      their official duties.
             1527          (8) The department shall provide administrative and staff services to enable the board
             1528      to exercise its powers and discharge its duties, and shall provide necessary space and
             1529      equipment for the board.
             1530          Section 25. Section 63B-2-301 is amended to read:
             1531           63B-2-301. Legislative intent -- Additional projects.
             1532          It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1533          (1) The Department of Employment Security use money in the special administrative
             1534      fund to plan, design, and construct a Davis County facility under the supervision of the director
             1535      of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is
             1536      delegated by him as authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1537          (2) The University of Utah may use donated funds to plan, design, and construct the
             1538      Nora Eccles Harrison addition under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities
             1539      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as authorized
             1540      by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1541          (3) The University of Utah may use hospital funds to plan, design, and construct the


             1542      West Patient Services Building under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1543      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as
             1544      authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1545          (4) The University of Utah may use federal funds to plan, design, and construct the
             1546      Computational Science Building under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1547      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as
             1548      authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1549          (5) The Board of Regents may issue revenue bonds to provide:
             1550          (a) $6,700,000 to plan, design, and construct single student housing at Utah State
             1551      University under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and
             1552      Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as authorized by Section
             1553      63A-5-206 ; and
             1554          (b) additional money necessary to:
             1555          (i) pay costs incident to the issuance and sale of the bonds;
             1556          (ii) pay interest on the bonds that accrues during construction and acquisition of the
             1557      project and for up to one year after construction is completed; and
             1558          (iii) fund any reserve requirements for the bonds.
             1559          (6) Utah State University may use federal funds to plan, design, and construct the
             1560      Natural Resources Lab addition under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1561      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as
             1562      authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1563          (7) Utah State University may use funds derived from property sales to plan, design,
             1564      and construct emergency relocation facilities for the Farmington Botanical Gardens under the
             1565      supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless
             1566      supervisory authority is delegated by him as authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1567          (8) Utah State University may use institutional funds to plan, design, and construct an
             1568      institutional residence for the president under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1569      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as


             1570      authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1571          (9) Weber State University may use discretionary funds to construct a remodel and
             1572      expansion of the stores building and mail service facilities under the supervision of the director
             1573      of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is
             1574      delegated by him as authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1575          (10) Weber State University may use fees and auxiliary revenue to plan, design, and
             1576      construct a remodel and expansion of the Shepherd Student Union Building under the
             1577      supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless
             1578      supervisory authority is delegated by him as authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1579          (11) Southern Utah University may use donated funds to plan, design, and construct an
             1580      alumni house under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction
             1581      and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as authorized by Section
             1582      63A-5-206 .
             1583          (12) The College of Eastern Utah may use auxiliary revenues and other fees to:
             1584          (a) make lease or other payments;
             1585          (b) redeem revenue bonds or repay loans issued on behalf of the college; and
             1586          (c) plan, design, and construct a 200 person residence hall under the supervision of the
             1587      director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory
             1588      authority is delegated by him as authorized by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1589          (13) The Sevier Valley Applied Technology Center may use private and Community
             1590      Impact Board funds, if approved, to plan, design, and construct a performing arts/multi-use
             1591      facility under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and
             1592      Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as authorized by Section
             1593      63A-5-206 .
             1594          (14) Ogden City and Weber County may have offices and related space for their
             1595      attorneys included in the Ogden Courts building if the city and county are able to provide
             1596      upfront funding to cover all costs associated with the design and construction of that space. In
             1597      addition, the city and county shall cover their proportionate share of all operations and


             1598      maintenance costs of their facility, including future major repairs to the building.
             1599          (15) If the Legislature authorizes the Division of Facilities Construction and
             1600      Management to enter into a lease purchase agreement for the Department of Human Services
             1601      facility at 1385 South State Street in Salt Lake City or for the State Board of Education facility
             1602      and adjacent space in Salt Lake City, or for both of those facilities, the State Building
             1603      Ownership Authority, at the reasonable rates and amounts it may determine, and with technical
             1604      assistance from the state treasurer, the director of the Division of Finance, and the executive
             1605      director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget, may seek out the
             1606      most cost effective lease purchase plans available to the state and may, pursuant to Title 63B,
             1607      Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority Act, certificate out interests in, or
             1608      obligations of the authority pertaining to:
             1609          (a) the lease purchase obligation; or
             1610          (b) lease rental payments under the lease purchase obligation.
             1611          (16) Salt Lake Community College may use donated funds to plan, design, and
             1612      construct an amphitheater under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities
             1613      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by him as authorized
             1614      by Section 63A-5-206 .
             1615          (17) For the Tax Commission building, that:
             1616          (a) All costs associated with the construction and furnishing of the Tax Commission
             1617      building that are incurred before the issuance of the 1993 general obligation bonds be
             1618      reimbursed by bond proceeds.
             1619          (b) The maximum amount of cost that may be reimbursed from the 1993 general
             1620      obligation bond proceeds for the Tax Commission building and furnishings may not exceed
             1621      $14,230,000.
             1622          (c) This intent statement for Subsection (17) constitutes a declaration of official intent
             1623      under Section 1.103-18 of the U.S. Treasury Regulations.
             1624          Section 26. Section 63B-3-301 is amended to read:
             1625           63B-3-301. Legislative intent -- Additional projects.


             1626          (1) It is the intent of the Legislature that, for any lease purchase agreement that the
             1627      Legislature may authorize the Division of Facilities Construction and Management to enter into
             1628      during its 1994 Annual General Session, the State Building Ownership Authority, at the
             1629      reasonable rates and amounts it may determine, and with technical assistance from the state
             1630      treasurer, the director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's
             1631      Office of [Planning] Management and Budget, may seek out the most cost effective and
             1632      prudent lease purchase plans available to the state and may, pursuant to Title 63B, Chapter 1,
             1633      Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority Act, certificate out interests in, or obligations of the
             1634      authority pertaining to:
             1635          (a) the lease purchase obligation; or
             1636          (b) lease rental payments under the lease purchase obligation.
             1637          (2) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Department of Transportation dispose of
             1638      surplus real properties and use the proceeds from those properties to acquire or construct
             1639      through the Division of Facilities Construction and Management a new District Two Complex.
             1640          (3) It is the intent of the Legislature that the State Building Board allocate funds from
             1641      the Capital Improvement appropriation and donations to cover costs associated with the
             1642      upgrade of the Governor's Residence that go beyond the restoration costs which can be covered
             1643      by insurance proceeds.
             1644          (4) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the State Building Ownership
             1645      Authority under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority
             1646      Act, to issue or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in
             1647      which participation interests may be created, to provide up to $10,600,000 for the construction
             1648      of a Natural Resources Building in Salt Lake City, together with additional amounts necessary
             1649      to:
             1650          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1651          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1652          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.
             1653          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective


             1654      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1655      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1656      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1657          (c) It is the intent of the Legislature that the operating budget for the Department of
             1658      Natural Resources not be increased to fund these lease payments.
             1659          (5) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the State Building Ownership
             1660      Authority under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority
             1661      Act, to issue or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in
             1662      which participation interests may be created, to provide up to $8,300,000 for the acquisition of
             1663      the office buildings currently occupied by the Department of Environmental Quality and
             1664      approximately 19 acres of additional vacant land at the Airport East Business Park in Salt Lake
             1665      City, together with additional amounts necessary to:
             1666          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1667          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1668          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.
             1669          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective
             1670      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1671      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1672      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1673          (6) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the State Building Ownership
             1674      Authority under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority
             1675      Act, to issue or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in
             1676      which participation interests may be created, to provide up to $9,000,000 for the acquisition or
             1677      construction of up to two field offices for the Department of Human Services in the
             1678      southwestern portion of Salt Lake County, together with additional amounts necessary to:
             1679          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1680          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1681          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.


             1682          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective
             1683      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1684      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1685      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1686          (7) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the State Building Ownership
             1687      Authority under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority
             1688      Act, to issue or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for lease purchase agreements in
             1689      which participation interests may be created, to provide up to $5,000,000 for the acquisition or
             1690      construction of up to 13 stores for the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, together
             1691      with additional amounts necessary to:
             1692          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1693          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1694          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.
             1695          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective
             1696      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1697      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1698      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1699          (c) It is the intent of the Legislature that the operating budget for the Department of
             1700      Alcoholic Beverage Control not be increased to fund these lease payments.
             1701          (8) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the State Building Ownership
             1702      Authority under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority
             1703      Act, to issue or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in
             1704      which participation interests may be created, to provide up to $6,800,000 for the construction
             1705      of a Prerelease and Parole Center for the Department of Corrections, containing a minimum of
             1706      300 beds, together with additional amounts necessary to:
             1707          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1708          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1709          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.


             1710          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective
             1711      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1712      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1713      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1714          (9) If S.B. 275, 1994 General Session, which authorizes funding for a Courts Complex
             1715      in Salt Lake City, becomes law, it is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1716          (a) the Legislative Management Committee, the Interim Appropriation Subcommittees
             1717      for General Government and Capital Facilities and Executive Offices, Courts, and Corrections,
             1718      the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management
             1719      and Budget, and the State Building Board participate in a review of the proposed facility design
             1720      for the Courts Complex no later than December 1994; and
             1721          (b) although this review will not affect the funding authorization issued by the 1994
             1722      Legislature, it is expected that Division of Facilities Construction and Management will give
             1723      proper attention to concerns raised in these reviews and make appropriate design changes
             1724      pursuant to the review.
             1725          (10) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1726          (a) the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, in cooperation with the
             1727      Division of Youth Corrections renamed in 2003 to the Division of Juvenile Justice Services,
             1728      develop a flexible use prototype facility for the Division of Youth Corrections renamed in 2003
             1729      to the Division of Juvenile Justice Services;
             1730          (b) the development process use existing prototype proposals unless it can be
             1731      quantifiably demonstrated that the proposals cannot be used;
             1732          (c) the facility is designed so that with minor modifications, it can accommodate
             1733      detention, observation and assessment, transition, and secure programs as needed at specific
             1734      geographical locations;
             1735          (d) (i) funding as provided in the fiscal year 1995 bond authorization for the Division
             1736      of Youth Corrections renamed in 2003 to the Division of Juvenile Justice Services is used to
             1737      design and construct one facility and design the other;


             1738          (ii) the Division of Youth Corrections renamed in 2003 to the Division of Juvenile
             1739      Justice Services shall:
             1740          (A) determine the location for the facility for which design and construction are fully
             1741      funded; and
             1742          (B) in conjunction with the Division of Facilities Construction and Management,
             1743      determine the best methodology for design and construction of the fully funded facility;
             1744          (e) the Division of Facilities Construction and Management submit the prototype as
             1745      soon as possible to the Infrastructure and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee
             1746      and Executive Offices, Criminal Justice, and Legislature Appropriation Subcommittee for
             1747      review;
             1748          (f) the Division of Facilities Construction and Management issue a Request for
             1749      Proposal for one of the facilities, with that facility designed and constructed entirely by the
             1750      winning firm;
             1751          (g) the other facility be designed and constructed under the existing Division of
             1752      Facilities Construction and Management process;
             1753          (h) that both facilities follow the program needs and specifications as identified by
             1754      Division of Facilities Construction and Management and the Division of Youth Corrections
             1755      renamed in 2003 to the Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the prototype; and
             1756          (i) the fully funded facility should be ready for occupancy by September 1, 1995.
             1757          (11) It is the intent of the Legislature that the fiscal year 1995 funding for the State Fair
             1758      Park Master Study be used by the Division of Facilities Construction and Management to
             1759      develop a master plan for the State Fair Park that:
             1760          (a) identifies capital facilities needs, capital improvement needs, building
             1761      configuration, and other long term needs and uses of the State Fair Park and its buildings; and
             1762          (b) establishes priorities for development, estimated costs, and projected timetables.
             1763          (12) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1764          (a) the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, in cooperation with the
             1765      Division of Parks and Recreation and surrounding counties, develop a master plan and general


             1766      program for the phased development of Antelope Island;
             1767          (b) the master plan:
             1768          (i) establish priorities for development;
             1769          (ii) include estimated costs and projected time tables; and
             1770          (iii) include recommendations for funding methods and the allocation of
             1771      responsibilities between the parties; and
             1772          (c) the results of the effort be reported to the Natural Resources, Agriculture, and
             1773      Environmental Quality Appropriations Subcommittee and Infrastructure and General
             1774      Government Appropriations Subcommittee.
             1775          (13) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the University of Utah to use:
             1776          (a) bond reserves to plan, design, and construct the Kingsbury Hall renovation under
             1777      the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management
             1778      unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director; and
             1779          (b) donated and other nonappropriated funds to plan, design, and construct the Biology
             1780      Research Building under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities
             1781      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director.
             1782          (14) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize Utah State University to use:
             1783          (a) federal and other funds to plan, design, and construct the Bee Lab under the
             1784      supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless
             1785      supervisory authority is delegated by the director;
             1786          (b) donated and other nonappropriated funds to plan, design, and construct an Athletic
             1787      Facility addition and renovation under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1788      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the
             1789      director;
             1790          (c) donated and other nonappropriated funds to plan, design, and construct a renovation
             1791      to the Nutrition and Food Science Building under the supervision of the director of the
             1792      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             1793      by the director; and


             1794          (d) federal and private funds to plan, design, and construct the Millville Research
             1795      Facility under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and
             1796      Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director.
             1797          (15) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize Salt Lake Community College to use:
             1798          (a) institutional funds to plan, design, and construct a remodel to the Auto Trades
             1799      Office and Learning Center under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities
             1800      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director;
             1801          (b) institutional funds to plan, design, and construct the relocation and expansion of a
             1802      temporary maintenance compound under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1803      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the
             1804      director; and
             1805          (c) institutional funds to plan, design, and construct the Alder Amphitheater under the
             1806      supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless
             1807      supervisory authority is delegated by the director.
             1808          (16) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize Southern Utah University to use:
             1809          (a) federal funds to plan, design, and construct a Community Services Building under
             1810      the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management
             1811      unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director; and
             1812          (b) donated and other nonappropriated funds to plan, design, and construct a stadium
             1813      expansion under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and
             1814      Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director.
             1815          (17) It is the intent of the Legislature to authorize the Department of Corrections to use
             1816      donated funds to plan, design, and construct a Prison Chapel at the Central Utah Correctional
             1817      Facility in Gunnison under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities
             1818      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director.
             1819          (18) If the Utah National Guard does not relocate in the Signetics Building, it is the
             1820      intent of the Legislature to authorize the Guard to use federal funds and funds from Provo City
             1821      to plan and design an Armory in Provo, Utah, under the supervision of the director of the


             1822      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             1823      by the director.
             1824          (19) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Utah Department of Transportation use
             1825      $250,000 of the fiscal year 1995 highway appropriation to fund an environmental study in
             1826      Ogden, Utah of the 2600 North Corridor between Washington Boulevard and I-15.
             1827          (20) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology
             1828      Center use the money appropriated for fiscal year 1995 to design the Metal Trades Building
             1829      and purchase equipment for use in that building that could be used in metal trades or other
             1830      programs in other Applied Technology Centers.
             1831          (21) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Bridgerland Applied Technology Center
             1832      and the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology Center projects as designed in fiscal year 1995 be
             1833      considered as the highest priority projects for construction funding in fiscal year 1996.
             1834          (22) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1835          (a) the Division of Facilities Construction and Management complete physical space
             1836      utilization standards by June 30, 1995, for the use of technology education activities;
             1837          (b) these standards are to be developed with and approved by the State Office of
             1838      Education, the Board of Regents, and the Utah State Building Board;
             1839          (c) these physical standards be used as the basis for:
             1840          (i) determining utilization of any technology space based on number of stations capable
             1841      and occupied for any given hour of operation; and
             1842          (ii) requests for any new space or remodeling;
             1843          (d) the fiscal year 1995 projects at the Bridgerland Applied Technology Center and the
             1844      Ogden-Weber Applied Technology Center are exempt from this process; and
             1845          (e) the design of the Davis Applied Technology Center take into account the utilization
             1846      formulas established by the Division of Facilities Construction and Management.
             1847          (23) It is the intent of the Legislature that Utah Valley State College may use the
             1848      money from the bond allocated to the remodel of the Signetics building to relocate its technical
             1849      education programs at other designated sites or facilities under the supervision of the director


             1850      of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is
             1851      delegated by the director.
             1852          (24) It is the intent of the Legislature that the money provided for the fiscal year 1995
             1853      project for the Bridgerland Applied Technology Center be used to design and construct the
             1854      space associated with Utah State University and design the technology center portion of the
             1855      project.
             1856          (25) It is the intent of the Legislature that the governor provide periodic reports on the
             1857      expenditure of the funds provided for electronic technology, equipment, and hardware to the
             1858      Public Utilities and Technology Interim Committee, the Infrastructure and General
             1859      Government Appropriations Subcommittee, and the Legislative Management Committee.
             1860          Section 27. Section 63B-4-201 is amended to read:
             1861           63B-4-201. Legislative intent statements -- Capital facilities.
             1862          (1) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the University of Utah use institutional and
             1863      other funds to plan, design, and construct two campus child care centers under the supervision
             1864      of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory
             1865      authority is delegated by the director.
             1866          (b) The university shall work with Salt Lake City and the surrounding neighborhood to
             1867      ensure site compatibility for future recreational development by the city.
             1868          (2) It is the intent of the Legislature that the University of Utah use institutional funds
             1869      to plan, design, and construct:
             1870          (a) the Union Parking structure under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1871      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the
             1872      director;
             1873          (b) the stadium renovation under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1874      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the
             1875      director;
             1876          (c) the Huntsman Cancer Institute under the supervision of the director of the Division
             1877      of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the


             1878      director;
             1879          (d) the Business Case Method Building under the supervision of the director of the
             1880      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             1881      by the director; and
             1882          (e) the Fine Arts Museum expansion under the supervision of the director of the
             1883      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             1884      by the director.
             1885          (3) It is the intent of the Legislature that Utah State University use institutional funds to
             1886      plan, design, and construct:
             1887          (a) a student health services facility under the supervision of the director of the
             1888      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             1889      by the director;
             1890          (b) a women's softball field under the supervision of the director of the Division of
             1891      Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the
             1892      director;
             1893          (c) an addition to the Nutrition and Food Services Building under the supervision of
             1894      the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory
             1895      authority is delegated by the director; and
             1896          (d) a Human Resource Research Center under the supervision of the director of the
             1897      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             1898      by the director.
             1899          (4) It is the intent of the Legislature that Weber State University use institutional funds
             1900      to plan, design, and construct:
             1901          (a) a track renovation under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities
             1902      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director; and
             1903          (b) the Dee Events Center offices under the supervision of the director of the Division
             1904      of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the
             1905      director.


             1906          (5) It is the intent of the Legislature that Southern Utah University use:
             1907          (a) institutional funds to plan, design, and construct an institutional residence under the
             1908      supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless
             1909      supervisory authority is delegated by the director; and
             1910          (b) project revenues and other funds to plan, design, and construct the Shakespearean
             1911      Festival support facilities under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities
             1912      Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director.
             1913          (6) It is the intent of the Legislature that Dixie College use institutional funds to plan,
             1914      design, and construct an institutional residence under the supervision of the director of the
             1915      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             1916      by the director.
             1917          (7) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands
             1918      use federal and other funds to plan, design, and construct a wetlands enhancement facility
             1919      under the supervision of the director of the Division of Facilities Construction and
             1920      Management unless supervisory authority is delegated by the director.
             1921          (8) (a) As provided in Subsection 63A-5-209 (2), the funds appropriated to the Project
             1922      Reserve Fund may only be used for the award of contracts in excess of the construction budget
             1923      if these funds are required to meet the intent of the project.
             1924          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1925          (i) up to $2,000,000 of the amount may be used to award the construction contract for
             1926      the Ogden Court Building; and
             1927          (ii) the need for any funds remaining as of December 31, 1995 be reviewed by the 1996
             1928      Legislature.
             1929          (9) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the State Building Ownership Authority,
             1930      under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority Act, issue
             1931      or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in which
             1932      participation interests may be created to provide up to $539,700 for the purchase and
             1933      demolition of the Keyston property and construction of parking facilities adjacent to the State


             1934      Office of Education Building in Salt Lake City, with additional amounts necessary to:
             1935          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1936          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1937          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.
             1938          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective
             1939      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1940      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1941      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1942          (10) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the money appropriated for Phase One of
             1943      the Remodeling/Life Safety Upgrades of the Browning Fine Arts Center at Weber State
             1944      University is to include design of full code compliance, life safety, space necessary to maintain
             1945      required programs, and seismic upgrades.
             1946          (b) The design shall identify the full scope and cost of Phase Two of the remodeling for
             1947      funding consideration in the fiscal year 1997 budget cycle.
             1948          (11) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1949          (a) the fiscal year 1996 appropriation for the Davis County Higher Education land
             1950      purchase includes up to $250,000 for planning purposes;
             1951          (b) the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, the Board of Regents, and
             1952      the assigned institution of higher education work jointly to ensure the following elements are
             1953      part of the planning process:
             1954          (i) projections of student enrollment and programmatic needs for the next 10 years;
             1955          (ii) review and make recommendations for better use of existing space, current
             1956      technologies, public/private partnerships, and other alternatives as a means to reduce the need
             1957      for new facilities and still accommodate the projected student needs; and
             1958          (iii) use of a master plan that includes issues of utilities, access, traffic circulation,
             1959      drainage, rights of way, future developments, and other infrastructure items considered
             1960      appropriate; and
             1961          (c) every effort is used to minimize expenditures for this part until a definitive decision


             1962      has been made by BRACC relative to Hill Air Force Base.
             1963          (12) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the State Building Ownership Authority,
             1964      under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority Act, issue
             1965      or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in which
             1966      participation interests may be created, to provide up to $7,400,000 for the acquisition and
             1967      improvement of the Human Services Building located at 120 North 200 West, Salt Lake City,
             1968      Utah, with associated parking for the Department of Human Services together with additional
             1969      amounts necessary to:
             1970          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1971          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1972          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.
             1973          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective
             1974      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1975      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1976      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1977          (13) (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the State Building Ownership Authority,
             1978      under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1, Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority Act, issue
             1979      or execute obligations or enter into or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in which
             1980      participation interests may be created to provide up to $63,218,600 for the construction of a
             1981      Salt Lake Courts Complex together with additional amounts necessary to:
             1982          (i) pay costs of issuance;
             1983          (ii) pay capitalized interest; and
             1984          (iii) fund any debt service reserve requirements.
             1985          (b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the authority seek out the most cost effective
             1986      and prudent lease purchase plan available with technical assistance from the state treasurer, the
             1987      director of the Division of Finance, and the executive director of the Governor's Office of
             1988      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             1989          (c) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Division of Facilities Construction and


             1990      Management lease land to the State Building Ownership Authority for the construction of a
             1991      Salt Lake Courts Complex.
             1992          (14) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             1993          (a) the Board of Regents use the higher education design project money to design no
             1994      more than two higher education projects from among the following projects:
             1995          (i) College of Eastern Utah - Student Center;
             1996          (ii) Snow College - Noyes Building;
             1997          (iii) University of Utah - Gardner Hall;
             1998          (iv) Utah State University - Widtsoe Hall; or
             1999          (v) Southern Utah University - Physical Education Building; and
             2000          (b) the higher education institutions that receive approval from the Board of Regents to
             2001      design projects under this chapter design those projects under the supervision of the director of
             2002      the Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is
             2003      delegated by the director.
             2004          (15) It is the intent of the Legislature that:
             2005          (a) the Board of Regents may authorize the University of Utah to use institutional
             2006      funds and donated funds to design Gardner Hall; and
             2007          (b) if authorized by the Board of Regents, the University of Utah may use institutional
             2008      funds and donated funds to design Gardner Hall under the supervision of the director of the
             2009      Division of Facilities Construction and Management unless supervisory authority is delegated
             2010      by the director.
             2011          (16) It is the intent of the Legislature that the Division of Facilities Construction and
             2012      Management use up to $250,000 of the capital improvement money to fund the site
             2013      improvements required at the San Juan campus of the College of Eastern Utah.
             2014          Section 28. Section 63B-4-301 is amended to read:
             2015           63B-4-301. Bonds for golf course at Wasatch Mountain State Park.
             2016          (1) The State Building Ownership Authority under authority of Title 63B, Chapter 1,
             2017      Part 3, State Building Ownership Authority Act, may issue or execute obligations, or enter into


             2018      or arrange for a lease purchase agreement in which participation interests may be created, to
             2019      provide up to $2,500,000 for a new nine-hole golf course at Wasatch Mountain State Park for
             2020      the Division of Parks and Recreation, together with additional amounts necessary to:
             2021          (a) pay costs of issuance;
             2022          (b) pay capitalized interest; and
             2023          (c) fund any debt service reserve requirements.
             2024          (2) (a) The State Building Ownership Authority shall work cooperatively with the
             2025      Division of Parks and Recreation to seek out the most cost effective and prudent lease purchase
             2026      plan available.
             2027          (b) The state treasurer, the director of the Division of Finance, and the executive
             2028      director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall provide technical
             2029      assistance to accomplish the purpose specified in Subsection (2)(a).
             2030          Section 29. Section 63C-9-301 (Superseded 05/01/13) is amended to read:
             2031           63C-9-301 (Superseded 05/01/13). Board powers -- Subcommittees.
             2032          (1) The board shall:
             2033          (a) except as provided in Subsection (2), exercise complete jurisdiction and
             2034      stewardship over capitol hill facilities, capitol hill grounds, and the capitol hill complex;
             2035          (b) preserve, maintain, and restore the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities,
             2036      capitol hill grounds, and their contents;
             2037          (c) before October 1 of each year, review and approve the executive director's annual
             2038      budget request for submittal to the governor and Legislature;
             2039          (d) by October 1 of each year, prepare and submit a recommended budget request for
             2040      the upcoming fiscal year for the capitol hill complex to:
             2041          (i) the governor, through the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             2042      and
             2043          (ii) the Legislature's appropriations subcommittee responsible for capitol hill facilities,
             2044      through the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst;
             2045          (e) review and approve the executive director's:


             2046          (i) annual work plan;
             2047          (ii) long-range master plan for the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, and
             2048      capitol hill grounds; and
             2049          (iii) furnishings plan for placement and care of objects under the care of the board;
             2050          (f) approve all changes to the buildings and their grounds, including:
             2051          (i) restoration, remodeling, and rehabilitation projects;
             2052          (ii) usual maintenance program; and
             2053          (iii) any transfers or loans of objects under the board's care;
             2054          (g) define and identify all significant aspects of the capitol hill complex, capitol hill
             2055      facilities, and capitol hill grounds, after consultation with the:
             2056          (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
             2057          (ii) State Library Division;
             2058          (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2059          (iv) Division of State History;
             2060          (v) Office of Museum Services; and
             2061          (vi) Arts Council;
             2062          (h) inventory, define, and identify all significant contents of the buildings and all
             2063      state-owned items of historical significance that were at one time in the buildings, after
             2064      consultation with the:
             2065          (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
             2066          (ii) State Library Division;
             2067          (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2068          (iv) Division of State History;
             2069          (v) Office of Museum Services; and
             2070          (vi) Arts Council;
             2071          (i) maintain archives relating to the construction and development of the buildings, the
             2072      contents of the buildings and their grounds, including documents such as plans, specifications,
             2073      photographs, purchase orders, and other related documents, the original copies of which shall


             2074      be maintained by the Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2075          (j) comply with federal and state laws related to program and facility accessibility; and
             2076          (k) establish procedures for receiving, hearing, and deciding complaints or other issues
             2077      raised about the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, and capitol hill grounds, or their
             2078      use.
             2079          (2) (a) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), the supervision and control of the legislative
             2080      area, as defined in Section 36-5-1 , is reserved to the Legislature; and
             2081          (b) the supervision and control of the governor's area, as defined in Section 67-1-16 , is
             2082      reserved to the governor.
             2083          (3) (a) The board shall make rules to govern, administer, and regulate the capitol hill
             2084      complex, capitol hill facilities, and capitol hill grounds by following the procedures and
             2085      requirements of Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.
             2086          (b) A person who violates a rule adopted by the board under the authority of this
             2087      Subsection (3) is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $2,500 for each violation, plus the
             2088      amount of any actual damages, expenses, and costs related to the violation of the rule that are
             2089      incurred by the state.
             2090          (c) The board may take any other legal action allowed by law.
             2091          (d) If any violation of a rule adopted by the board is also an offense under Title 76,
             2092      Utah Criminal Code, the violation is subject to the civil penalty, damages, expenses, and costs
             2093      allowed under this Subsection (3) in addition to any criminal prosecution.
             2094          (e) The board may not apply this section or rules adopted under the authority of this
             2095      section in a manner that violates a person's rights under the Utah Constitution or the First
             2096      Amendment to the United States Constitution, including the right of persons to peaceably
             2097      assemble.
             2098          (f) The board shall send proposed rules under this section to the legislative general
             2099      counsel and the governor's general counsel for review and comment before the board adopts the
             2100      rules.
             2101          (4) The board is exempt from the requirements of Title 63G, Chapter 6, Utah


             2102      Procurement Code, but shall adopt procurement rules substantially similar to the requirements
             2103      of that chapter.
             2104          (5) (a) The board may:
             2105          (i) establish subcommittees made up of board members and members of the public to
             2106      assist and support the executive director in accomplishing the executive director's duties;
             2107          (ii) establish fees for the use of capitol hill facilities and capitol hill grounds;
             2108          (iii) assign and allocate specific duties and responsibilities to any other state agency, if
             2109      the other agency agrees to perform the duty or accept the responsibility;
             2110          (iv) contract with another state agency to provide services;
             2111          (v) delegate by specific motion of the board any authority granted to it by this section
             2112      to the executive director;
             2113          (vi) in conjunction with Salt Lake City, expend money to improve or maintain public
             2114      property contiguous to East Capitol Boulevard and capitol hill;
             2115          (vii) provide wireless Internet service to the public without a fee in any capitol hill
             2116      facility; and
             2117          (viii) when necessary, consult with the:
             2118          (A) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
             2119          (B) State Library Division;
             2120          (C) Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2121          (D) Division of State History;
             2122          (E) Office of Museum Services; and
             2123          (F) Arts Council.
             2124          (b) The board's provision of wireless Internet service under Subsection (5)(a)(vii) shall
             2125      be discontinued in the legislative area if the president of the Senate and the speaker of the
             2126      House of Representatives each submit a signed letter to the board indicating that the service is
             2127      disruptive to the legislative process and is to be discontinued.
             2128          (c) If a budget subcommittee is established by the board, the following shall serve as ex
             2129      officio, nonvoting members of the budget subcommittee:


             2130          (i) the legislative fiscal analyst, or the analyst's designee, who shall be from the Office
             2131      of Legislative Fiscal Analyst; and
             2132          (ii) the executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             2133      Budget, or the executive director's designee, who shall be from the Governor's Office of
             2134      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             2135          (d) If a preservation and maintenance subcommittee is established by the board, the
             2136      board may, by majority vote, appoint one or each of the following to serve on the
             2137      subcommittee as voting members of the subcommittee:
             2138          (i) an architect, who shall be selected from a list of three architects submitted by the
             2139      American Institute of Architects; or
             2140          (ii) an engineer, who shall be selected from a list of three engineers submitted by the
             2141      American Civil Engineers Council.
             2142          (e) If the board establishes any subcommittees, the board may, by majority vote,
             2143      appoint up to two people who are not members of the board to serve, at the will of the board, as
             2144      nonvoting members of a subcommittee.
             2145          (f) Members of each subcommittee shall, at the first meeting of each calendar year,
             2146      select one individual to act as chair of the subcommittee for a one-year term.
             2147          (6) (a) The board, and the employees of the board, may not move the office of the
             2148      governor, lieutenant governor, president of the Senate, speaker of the House of
             2149      Representatives, or a member of the Legislature from the State Capitol unless the removal is
             2150      approved by:
             2151          (i) the governor, in the case of the governor's office;
             2152          (ii) the lieutenant governor, in the case of the lieutenant governor's office;
             2153          (iii) the president of the Senate, in the case of the president's office or the office of a
             2154      member of the Senate; or
             2155          (iv) the speaker of the House of Representatives, in the case of the speaker's office or
             2156      the office of a member of the House.
             2157          (b) The board and the employees of the board have no control over the furniture,


             2158      furnishings, and decorative objects in the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, or the
             2159      members of the Legislature except as necessary to inventory or conserve items of historical
             2160      significance owned by the state.
             2161          (c) The board and the employees of the board have no control over records and
             2162      documents produced by or in the custody of a state agency, official, or employee having an
             2163      office in a building on the capitol hill complex.
             2164          (d) Except for items identified by the board as having historical significance, and
             2165      except as provided in Subsection (6)(b), the board and the employees of the board have no
             2166      control over moveable furnishings and equipment in the custody of a state agency, official, or
             2167      employee having an office in a building on the capitol hill complex.
             2168          Section 30. Section 63C-9-301 (Effective 05/01/13) is amended to read:
             2169           63C-9-301 (Effective 05/01/13). Board powers -- Subcommittees.
             2170          (1) The board shall:
             2171          (a) except as provided in Subsection (2), exercise complete jurisdiction and
             2172      stewardship over capitol hill facilities, capitol hill grounds, and the capitol hill complex;
             2173          (b) preserve, maintain, and restore the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities,
             2174      capitol hill grounds, and their contents;
             2175          (c) before October 1 of each year, review and approve the executive director's annual
             2176      budget request for submittal to the governor and Legislature;
             2177          (d) by October 1 of each year, prepare and submit a recommended budget request for
             2178      the upcoming fiscal year for the capitol hill complex to:
             2179          (i) the governor, through the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             2180      and
             2181          (ii) the Legislature's appropriations subcommittee responsible for capitol hill facilities,
             2182      through the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst;
             2183          (e) review and approve the executive director's:
             2184          (i) annual work plan;
             2185          (ii) long-range master plan for the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, and


             2186      capitol hill grounds; and
             2187          (iii) furnishings plan for placement and care of objects under the care of the board;
             2188          (f) approve all changes to the buildings and their grounds, including:
             2189          (i) restoration, remodeling, and rehabilitation projects;
             2190          (ii) usual maintenance program; and
             2191          (iii) any transfers or loans of objects under the board's care;
             2192          (g) define and identify all significant aspects of the capitol hill complex, capitol hill
             2193      facilities, and capitol hill grounds, after consultation with the:
             2194          (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
             2195          (ii) State Library Division;
             2196          (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2197          (iv) Division of State History;
             2198          (v) Office of Museum Services; and
             2199          (vi) Arts Council;
             2200          (h) inventory, define, and identify all significant contents of the buildings and all
             2201      state-owned items of historical significance that were at one time in the buildings, after
             2202      consultation with the:
             2203          (i) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
             2204          (ii) State Library Division;
             2205          (iii) Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2206          (iv) Division of State History;
             2207          (v) Office of Museum Services; and
             2208          (vi) Arts Council;
             2209          (i) maintain archives relating to the construction and development of the buildings, the
             2210      contents of the buildings and their grounds, including documents such as plans, specifications,
             2211      photographs, purchase orders, and other related documents, the original copies of which shall
             2212      be maintained by the Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2213          (j) comply with federal and state laws related to program and facility accessibility; and


             2214          (k) establish procedures for receiving, hearing, and deciding complaints or other issues
             2215      raised about the capitol hill complex, capitol hill facilities, and capitol hill grounds, or their
             2216      use.
             2217          (2) (a) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a), the supervision and control of the legislative
             2218      area, as defined in Section 36-5-1 , is reserved to the Legislature; and
             2219          (b) the supervision and control of the governor's area, as defined in Section 67-1-16 , is
             2220      reserved to the governor.
             2221          (3) (a) The board shall make rules to govern, administer, and regulate the capitol hill
             2222      complex, capitol hill facilities, and capitol hill grounds by following the procedures and
             2223      requirements of Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.
             2224          (b) A person who violates a rule adopted by the board under the authority of this
             2225      Subsection (3) is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $2,500 for each violation, plus the
             2226      amount of any actual damages, expenses, and costs related to the violation of the rule that are
             2227      incurred by the state.
             2228          (c) The board may take any other legal action allowed by law.
             2229          (d) If any violation of a rule adopted by the board is also an offense under Title 76,
             2230      Utah Criminal Code, the violation is subject to the civil penalty, damages, expenses, and costs
             2231      allowed under this Subsection (3) in addition to any criminal prosecution.
             2232          (e) The board may not apply this section or rules adopted under the authority of this
             2233      section in a manner that violates a person's rights under the Utah Constitution or the First
             2234      Amendment to the United States Constitution, including the right of persons to peaceably
             2235      assemble.
             2236          (f) The board shall send proposed rules under this section to the legislative general
             2237      counsel and the governor's general counsel for review and comment before the board adopts the
             2238      rules.
             2239          (4) The board is exempt from the requirements of Title 63G, Chapter 6a, Utah
             2240      Procurement Code, but shall adopt procurement rules substantially similar to the requirements
             2241      of that chapter.


             2242          (5) (a) The board may:
             2243          (i) establish subcommittees made up of board members and members of the public to
             2244      assist and support the executive director in accomplishing the executive director's duties;
             2245          (ii) establish fees for the use of capitol hill facilities and capitol hill grounds;
             2246          (iii) assign and allocate specific duties and responsibilities to any other state agency, if
             2247      the other agency agrees to perform the duty or accept the responsibility;
             2248          (iv) contract with another state agency to provide services;
             2249          (v) delegate by specific motion of the board any authority granted to it by this section
             2250      to the executive director;
             2251          (vi) in conjunction with Salt Lake City, expend money to improve or maintain public
             2252      property contiguous to East Capitol Boulevard and capitol hill;
             2253          (vii) provide wireless Internet service to the public without a fee in any capitol hill
             2254      facility; and
             2255          (viii) when necessary, consult with the:
             2256          (A) Division of Facilities Construction and Management;
             2257          (B) State Library Division;
             2258          (C) Division of Archives and Records Service;
             2259          (D) Division of State History;
             2260          (E) Office of Museum Services; and
             2261          (F) Arts Council.
             2262          (b) The board's provision of wireless Internet service under Subsection (5)(a)(vii) shall
             2263      be discontinued in the legislative area if the president of the Senate and the speaker of the
             2264      House of Representatives each submit a signed letter to the board indicating that the service is
             2265      disruptive to the legislative process and is to be discontinued.
             2266          (c) If a budget subcommittee is established by the board, the following shall serve as ex
             2267      officio, nonvoting members of the budget subcommittee:
             2268          (i) the legislative fiscal analyst, or the analyst's designee, who shall be from the Office
             2269      of Legislative Fiscal Analyst; and


             2270          (ii) the executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             2271      Budget, or the executive director's designee, who shall be from the Governor's Office of
             2272      [Planning] Management and Budget.
             2273          (d) If a preservation and maintenance subcommittee is established by the board, the
             2274      board may, by majority vote, appoint one or each of the following to serve on the
             2275      subcommittee as voting members of the subcommittee:
             2276          (i) an architect, who shall be selected from a list of three architects submitted by the
             2277      American Institute of Architects; or
             2278          (ii) an engineer, who shall be selected from a list of three engineers submitted by the
             2279      American Civil Engineers Council.
             2280          (e) If the board establishes any subcommittees, the board may, by majority vote,
             2281      appoint up to two people who are not members of the board to serve, at the will of the board, as
             2282      nonvoting members of a subcommittee.
             2283          (f) Members of each subcommittee shall, at the first meeting of each calendar year,
             2284      select one individual to act as chair of the subcommittee for a one-year term.
             2285          (6) (a) The board, and the employees of the board, may not move the office of the
             2286      governor, lieutenant governor, president of the Senate, speaker of the House of
             2287      Representatives, or a member of the Legislature from the State Capitol unless the removal is
             2288      approved by:
             2289          (i) the governor, in the case of the governor's office;
             2290          (ii) the lieutenant governor, in the case of the lieutenant governor's office;
             2291          (iii) the president of the Senate, in the case of the president's office or the office of a
             2292      member of the Senate; or
             2293          (iv) the speaker of the House of Representatives, in the case of the speaker's office or
             2294      the office of a member of the House.
             2295          (b) The board and the employees of the board have no control over the furniture,
             2296      furnishings, and decorative objects in the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor, or the
             2297      members of the Legislature except as necessary to inventory or conserve items of historical


             2298      significance owned by the state.
             2299          (c) The board and the employees of the board have no control over records and
             2300      documents produced by or in the custody of a state agency, official, or employee having an
             2301      office in a building on the capitol hill complex.
             2302          (d) Except for items identified by the board as having historical significance, and
             2303      except as provided in Subsection (6)(b), the board and the employees of the board have no
             2304      control over moveable furnishings and equipment in the custody of a state agency, official, or
             2305      employee having an office in a building on the capitol hill complex.
             2306          Section 31. Section 63C-13-105 is amended to read:
             2307           63C-13-105. Authority staff and expenses.
             2308          The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall:
             2309          (1) provide any necessary staff support for the authority; and
             2310          (2) cover authority expenses.
             2311          Section 32. Section 63F-1-104 is amended to read:
             2312           63F-1-104. Purposes.
             2313          The department shall:
             2314          (1) lead state executive branch agency efforts to reengineer the state's information
             2315      technology architecture with the goal of coordinating central and individual agency information
             2316      technology in a manner that:
             2317          (a) ensures compliance with the executive branch agency strategic plan; and
             2318          (b) ensures that cost-effective, efficient information and communication systems and
             2319      resources are being used by agencies to:
             2320          (i) reduce data, hardware, and software redundancy;
             2321          (ii) improve system interoperability and data accessibility between agencies; and
             2322          (iii) meet the agency's and user's business and service needs;
             2323          (2) (a) coordinate an executive branch strategic plan for all agencies;
             2324          (b) identify best practices from agencies and other public and private sector entities;
             2325      and


             2326          (c) develop and implement processes to replicate information technology best practices
             2327      and standards throughout the executive branch;
             2328          (3) oversee the expanded use and implementation of project and contract management
             2329      principles as they relate to information technology projects within the executive branch;
             2330          (4) serve as general contractor between the state's information technology users and
             2331      private sector providers of information technology products and services;
             2332          (5) work toward building stronger partnering relationships with providers;
             2333          (6) develop service level agreements with executive branch departments and agencies
             2334      to ensure quality products and services are delivered on schedule and within budget;
             2335          (7) develop standards for application development including a standard methodology
             2336      and cost-benefit analysis that all agencies shall utilize for application development activities;
             2337          (8) determine and implement statewide efforts to standardize data elements and
             2338      determine data ownership assignments among executive branch agencies;
             2339          (9) develop systems and methodologies to review, evaluate, and prioritize existing
             2340      information technology projects within the executive branch and report to the governor and the
             2341      Public Utilities and Technology Interim Committee on a semiannual basis regarding the status
             2342      of information technology projects; and
             2343          (10) assist the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget with the
             2344      development of information technology budgets for agencies.
             2345          Section 33. Section 63F-1-302 is amended to read:
             2346           63F-1-302. Information Technology Rate Committee -- Membership -- Duties.
             2347          (1) (a) There is created an Information Technology Rate Committee which shall consist
             2348      of:
             2349          (i) the executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             2350      Budget, or a designee;
             2351          (ii) the executive directors, or their designee, of three executive branch agencies that
             2352      use services and pay rates to one of the department internal service funds, appointed by the
             2353      governor for a two-year term;


             2354          (iii) the director of the Division of Finance, or a designee; and
             2355          (iv) the chief information officer.
             2356          (b) (i) The director of the Division of Finance shall serve as chair of the committee.
             2357          (ii) Members of the committee who are state government employees and who do not
             2358      receive salary, per diem, or expenses from their agency for their service on the committee shall
             2359      receive no compensation, benefits, per diem, or expenses for the member's service on the
             2360      committee.
             2361          (c) The department shall provide staff services to the committee.
             2362          (2) (a) Any internal service funds managed by the department shall submit to the
             2363      committee a proposed rate and fee schedule for services rendered by the department to an
             2364      executive branch agency or an entity that subscribes to services rendered by the department.
             2365          (b) The committee shall:
             2366          (i) conduct meetings in accordance with Title 52, Chapter 4, Open and Public Meetings
             2367      Act;
             2368          (ii) review the proposed rate and fee schedule and determine if the proposed fee is
             2369      based on cost recovery as required by Subsection 63F-1-301 (2)(b);
             2370          (iii) review the proposed rate and fee schedules and may approve, increase, or decrease
             2371      the rate and fee;
             2372          (iv) recommend a proposed rate and fee schedule for each internal service fund to:
             2373          (A) the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget; and
             2374          (B) the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst for review by the Legislature in accordance
             2375      with Section 63J-1-410 , which requires the Legislature to approve the internal service fund
             2376      agency's rates, fees, and budget in an appropriations act; and
             2377          (v) in accordance with Section 63J-1-410 , review and approve, increase or decrease an
             2378      interim rate, fee, or amount when an internal service fund agency begins a new service or
             2379      introduces a new product between annual general sessions of the Legislature, which rate, fee, or
             2380      amount shall be submitted to the Legislature at the next annual general session.
             2381          (c) The committee may, in accordance with Subsection 63J-1-410 (4), decrease a rate,


             2382      fee, or amount that has been approved by the Legislature.
             2383          Section 34. Section 63F-1-508 is amended to read:
             2384           63F-1-508. Committee to award grants to counties for inventory and mapping of
             2385      R.S. 2477 rights-of-way -- Use of grants -- Request for proposals.
             2386          (1) There is created within the center a committee to award grants to counties to
             2387      inventory and map R.S. 2477 rights-of-way, associated structures, and other features as
             2388      provided by Subsection (5).
             2389          (2) (a) The committee shall consist of:
             2390          (i) the center manager;
             2391          (ii) a representative of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget;
             2392          (iii) a representative of Utah State University Extension;
             2393          (iv) a representative of the Utah Association of Counties; and
             2394          (v) three county commissioners.
             2395          (b) The committee members specified in Subsections (2)(a)(ii) through (2)(a)(iv) shall
             2396      be selected by the organizations they represent.
             2397          (c) The committee members specified in Subsection (2)(a)(v) shall be:
             2398          (i) selected by the Utah Association of Counties;
             2399          (ii) from rural counties; and
             2400          (iii) from different regions of the state.
             2401          (3) (a) The committee shall select a chair from its membership.
             2402          (b) The committee shall meet upon the call of the chair or a majority of the committee
             2403      members.
             2404          (c) Four members shall constitute a quorum.
             2405          (4) (a) Committee members who are state government employees shall receive no
             2406      additional compensation for their work on the committee.
             2407          (b) Committee members who are not state government employees shall receive no
             2408      compensation or expenses from the state for their work on the committee.
             2409          (5) (a) The committee shall award grants to counties to:


             2410          (i) inventory and map R.S. 2477 rights-of-way using Global Positioning System (GPS)
             2411      technology; and
             2412          (ii) photograph:
             2413          (A) roads and other evidence of construction of R.S. 2477 rights-of-way;
             2414          (B) structures or natural features that may be indicative of the purpose for which an
             2415      R.S. 2477 right-of-way was created, such as mines, agricultural facilities, recreational
             2416      facilities, or scenic overlooks; and
             2417          (C) evidence of valid and existing rights on federal lands, such as mines and
             2418      agricultural facilities.
             2419          (b) (i) The committee may allow counties, while they are conducting the activities
             2420      described in Subsection (5)(a), to use grant money to inventory, map, or photograph other
             2421      natural or cultural resources.
             2422          (ii) Activities funded under Subsection (5)(b)(i) must be integrated with existing
             2423      programs underway by state agencies, counties, or institutions of higher education.
             2424          (c) Maps and other data acquired through the grants shall become a part of the State
             2425      Geographic Information Database.
             2426          (d) Counties shall provide an opportunity to interested parties to submit information
             2427      relative to the mapping and photographing of R.S. 2477 rights-of-way and other structures as
             2428      provided in Subsections (5)(a) and (5)(b).
             2429          (6) (a) The committee shall develop a request for proposals process and issue a request
             2430      for proposals.
             2431          (b) The request for proposals shall require each grant applicant to submit an
             2432      implementation plan and identify any monetary or in-kind contributions from the county.
             2433          (c) In awarding grants, the committee shall give priority to proposals to inventory, map,
             2434      and photograph R.S. 2477 rights-of-way and other structures as specified in Subsection (5)(a)
             2435      which are located on federal lands that:
             2436          (i) a federal land management agency proposes for special management, such as lands
             2437      to be managed as an area of critical environmental concern or primitive area; or


             2438          (ii) are proposed to receive a special designation by Congress, such as lands to be
             2439      designated as wilderness or a national conservation area.
             2440          (7) Each county that receives a grant under the provision of this section shall provide a
             2441      copy of all data regarding inventory and mapping to the AGRC for inclusion in the state
             2442      database.
             2443          Section 35. Section 63I-4-302 is amended to read:
             2444           63I-4-302. Governor to require review of commercial activities.
             2445          Beginning with fiscal year 2009-10, the governor shall at least once every two fiscal
             2446      years:
             2447          (1) select at least three commercial activities that are being performed by an agency for
             2448      examination; and
             2449          (2) require the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget to conduct the
             2450      examination.
             2451          Section 36. Section 63I-4-303 is amended to read:
             2452           63I-4-303. Duties of the Governor's Office of Management and Budget.
             2453          (1) The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall:
             2454          (a) determine the amount of an appropriation that is no longer needed by an executive
             2455      branch agency because all or a portion of the agency's provision of a good or service is
             2456      privatized; and
             2457          (b) adjust the governor's budget recommendations to reflect the amount determined
             2458      under Subsection (1)(a).
             2459          (2) The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall report its
             2460      findings to the Legislature.
             2461          (3) This section does not prevent the governor from recommending in a budget
             2462      recommendation the restoration of a portion of the appropriation to an agency that is reduced
             2463      under this section.
             2464          Section 37. Section 63J-1-104 is amended to read:
             2465           63J-1-104. Revenue types -- Disposition of funds collected or credited by a state


             2466      agency.
             2467          (1) (a) The Division of Finance shall:
             2468          (i) account for revenues in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;
             2469      and
             2470          (ii) use the major revenue types in internal accounting.
             2471          (b) Each agency shall:
             2472          (i) use the major revenue types to account for revenues;
             2473          (ii) deposit revenues and other public funds received by them by following the
             2474      procedures and requirements of Title 51, Chapter 7, State Money Management Act; and
             2475          (iii) expend revenues and public funds as required by this chapter.
             2476          (2) (a) Each agency shall deposit its free revenues into the appropriate fund.
             2477          (b) An agency may expend free revenues up to the amount specifically appropriated by
             2478      the Legislature.
             2479          (c) Any free revenue funds appropriated by the Legislature to an agency that remain
             2480      unexpended at the end of the fiscal year lapse to the source fund unless the Legislature provides
             2481      by law that those funds are nonlapsing.
             2482          (3) (a) Each agency shall deposit its restricted revenues into the applicable restricted
             2483      account or fund.
             2484          (b) Revenues in a restricted account or fund do not lapse to another account or fund
             2485      unless otherwise specifically provided for by law or legislative appropriation.
             2486          (c) The Legislature may appropriate restricted revenues from a restricted account or
             2487      fund for the specific purpose or program designated by law.
             2488          (d) If the fund equity of a restricted account or fund is insufficient to provide the
             2489      accounts appropriated from it by the Legislature, the Division of Finance may reduce the
             2490      appropriation to a level that ensures that the fund equity is not less than zero.
             2491          (e) Any restricted revenues appropriated by the Legislature to an agency that remain
             2492      unexpended at the end of the fiscal year lapse to the applicable restricted account or fund unless
             2493      the Legislature provides by law that those appropriations, or the program or line item financed


             2494      by those appropriations, are nonlapsing.
             2495          (4) (a) An agency may expend dedicated credits for any purpose within the program or
             2496      line item.
             2497          (b) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (4)(b)(ii), an agency may not expend dedicated
             2498      credits in excess of the amount appropriated as dedicated credits by the Legislature.
             2499          (ii) In order to expend dedicated credits in excess of the amount appropriated as
             2500      dedicated credits by the Legislature, the following procedure shall be followed:
             2501          (A) The agency seeking to make the excess expenditure shall:
             2502          (I) develop a new work program that:
             2503          (Aa) consists of the currently approved work program and the excess expenditure
             2504      sought to be made; and
             2505          (Bb) complies with the requirements of Section 63J-2-202 ;
             2506          (II) prepare a written justification for the new work program that sets forth the purpose
             2507      and necessity of the excess expenditure; and
             2508          (III) submit the new work program and the written justification for the new work
             2509      program to the Division of Finance.
             2510          (B) The Division of Finance shall process the new work program with written
             2511      justification and make this information available to the Governor's Office of [Planning]
             2512      Management and Budget and the legislative fiscal analyst.
             2513          (iii) An expenditure of dedicated credits in excess of amounts appropriated as
             2514      dedicated credits by the Legislature may not be used to permanently increase personnel within
             2515      the agency unless:
             2516          (A) the increase is approved by the Legislature; or
             2517          (B) the money is deposited as a dedicated credit in a line item covering tuition or
             2518      federal vocational funds at an institution of higher education.
             2519          (c) (i) All excess dedicated credits lapse to the appropriate fund at the end of the fiscal
             2520      year unless the Legislature has designated the entire program or line item that is partially or
             2521      fully funded from dedicated credits as nonlapsing.


             2522          (ii) The Division of Finance shall determine the appropriate fund into which the
             2523      dedicated credits lapse.
             2524          (5) (a) The Legislature may establish by law the maximum amount of fixed collections
             2525      that an agency may expend.
             2526          (b) If an agency receives less than the maximum amount of expendable fixed
             2527      collections established by law, the agency's authority to expend is limited to the amount of
             2528      fixed collections that it receives.
             2529          (c) If an agency receives fixed collections greater than the maximum amount of
             2530      expendable fixed collections established by law, those excess amounts lapse to the General
             2531      Fund, the Education Fund, the Transportation Fund, or the Transportation Investment Fund of
             2532      2005 as designated by the director of the Division of Finance at the end of the fiscal year.
             2533          (6) Unless otherwise specifically provided by law, when an agency has a program or
             2534      line item that is funded by more than one major revenue type:
             2535          (a) the agency shall expend its dedicated credits and fixed collections first; and
             2536          (b) if the program or line item includes both free revenue and restricted revenue, an
             2537      agency shall expend those revenues based upon a proration of the amounts appropriated from
             2538      each of those major revenue types.
             2539          Section 38. Section 63J-1-205 is amended to read:
             2540           63J-1-205. Revenue volatility report.
             2541          (1) Beginning in 2011 and continuing every three years after 2011, the Legislative
             2542      Fiscal Analyst and the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall, by
             2543      December 20, submit a joint revenue volatility report to the Executive Appropriations
             2544      Committee.
             2545          (2) The Legislative Fiscal Analyst and the Governor's Office of [Planning]
             2546      Management and Budget shall ensure that the report:
             2547          (a) discusses the tax base and the tax revenue volatility of the revenue streams that
             2548      provide the source of funding for the state budget;
             2549          (b) identifies the balances in the General Fund Budget Reserve Account and the


             2550      Education Fund Budget Reserve Account; and
             2551          (c) analyzes the adequacy of the balances in the General Fund Budget Reserve Account
             2552      and the Education Fund Budget Reserve Account in relation to the volatility of the revenue
             2553      streams.
             2554          Section 39. Section 63J-1-206 is amended to read:
             2555           63J-1-206. Appropriations governed by chapter -- Restrictions on expenditures --
             2556      Transfer of funds -- Exclusion.
             2557          (1) As used in this section, "work program" means a budget that contains revenues and
             2558      expenditures for specific purposes or functions within an item of appropriation.
             2559          (2) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(b), (3)(e), or where expressly exempted in
             2560      the appropriating act:
             2561          (i) all money appropriated by the Legislature is appropriated upon the terms and
             2562      conditions set forth in this chapter; and
             2563          (ii) any department, agency, or institution that accepts money appropriated by the
             2564      Legislature does so subject to the requirements of this chapter.
             2565          (b) This section does not apply to:
             2566          (i) the Legislature and its committees; and
             2567          (ii) the Investigation Account of the Water Resources Construction Fund, which is
             2568      governed by Section 73-10-8 .
             2569          (3) (a) Each appropriation item is to be expended subject to any schedule of programs
             2570      and any restriction attached to the appropriation item, as designated by the Legislature.
             2571          (b) Each schedule of programs or restriction attached to an appropriation item:
             2572          (i) is a restriction or limitation upon the expenditure of the respective appropriation
             2573      made;
             2574          (ii) does not itself appropriate any money; and
             2575          (iii) is not itself an item of appropriation.
             2576          (c) An appropriation or any surplus of any appropriation may not be diverted from any
             2577      department, agency, institution, or division to any other department, agency, institution, or


             2578      division.
             2579          (d) The money appropriated subject to a schedule or programs or restriction may be
             2580      used only for the purposes authorized.
             2581          (e) In order for a department, agency, or institution to transfer money appropriated to it
             2582      from one program to another program within an item of appropriation, the following procedure
             2583      shall be followed:
             2584          (i) The department, agency, or institution seeking to make the transfer shall prepare:
             2585          (A) a new work program for the fiscal year involved that consists of the currently
             2586      approved work program and the transfer sought to be made; and
             2587          (B) a written justification for the new work program that sets forth the purpose and
             2588      necessity for the transfer.
             2589          (ii) The Division of Finance shall process the new work program with written
             2590      justification and make this information available to the Governor's Office of [Planning]
             2591      Management and Budget and the legislative fiscal analyst.
             2592          (f) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(f)(ii), money may not be transferred from
             2593      one item of appropriation to any other item of appropriation.
             2594          (ii) The state superintendent may transfer money appropriated for the Minimum School
             2595      Program between line items of appropriation in accordance with Section 53A-17a-105 .
             2596          (g) (i) The procedures for transferring money between programs within an item of
             2597      appropriation as provided by Subsection (3)(e) do not apply to money appropriated to the State
             2598      Board of Education for the Minimum School Program or capital outlay programs created in
             2599      Title 53A, Chapter 21, Public Education Capital Outlay Act.
             2600          (ii) The state superintendent may transfer money appropriated for the programs
             2601      specified in Subsection (3)(g)(i) only as provided by Section 53A-17a-105 .
             2602          Section 40. Section 63J-1-217 is amended to read:
             2603           63J-1-217. Overexpenditure of budget by agency -- Prorating budget income
             2604      shortfall.
             2605          (1) Expenditures of departments, agencies, and institutions of state government shall be


             2606      kept within revenues available for such expenditures.
             2607          (2) (a) Line items of appropriation shall not be overexpended.
             2608          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (2)(a), if an agency's line item is overexpended at the
             2609      close of a fiscal year:
             2610          (i) the director of the Division of Finance may make payments from the line item to
             2611      vendors for goods or services that were received on or before June 30; and
             2612          (ii) the director of the Division of Finance shall immediately reduce the agency's line
             2613      item budget in the current year by the amount of the overexpenditure.
             2614          (c) Each agency with an overexpended line item shall:
             2615          (i) prepare a written report explaining the reasons for the overexpenditure; and
             2616          (ii) present the report to:
             2617          (A) the Board of Examiners as required by Section 63G-9-301 ; and
             2618          (B) the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst.
             2619          (3) (a) As used in this Subsection (3):
             2620          (i) "Education Fund budget deficit" has the same meaning as in Section 63J-1-312 ; and
             2621          (ii) "General Fund budget deficit" has the same meaning as in Section 63J-1-312 .
             2622          (b) If an Education Fund budget deficit or a General Fund budget deficit exists and the
             2623      adopted estimated revenues were prepared in consensus with the Governor's Office of
             2624      [Planning] Management and Budget, the governor shall:
             2625          (i) direct state agencies to reduce commitments and expenditures by an amount
             2626      proportionate to the amount of the deficiency; and
             2627          (ii) direct the Division of Finance to reduce allotments to institutions of higher
             2628      education by an amount proportionate to the amount of the deficiency.
             2629          (c) The governor's directions under Subsection (3)(b) are rescinded when the
             2630      Legislature rectifies the Education Fund budget deficit and the General Fund budget deficit.
             2631          (4) (a) A department may not receive an advance of funds that cannot be covered by
             2632      anticipated revenue within the work program of the fiscal year, unless the governor allocates
             2633      money from the governor's emergency appropriations.


             2634          (b) All allocations made from the governor's emergency appropriations shall be
             2635      reported to the budget subcommittee of the Legislative Management Committee by notifying
             2636      the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst at least 15 days before the effective date of the
             2637      allocation.
             2638          (c) Emergency appropriations shall be allocated only to support activities having
             2639      existing legislative approval and appropriation, and may not be allocated to any activity or
             2640      function rejected directly or indirectly by the Legislature.
             2641          Section 41. Section 63J-1-411 is amended to read:
             2642           63J-1-411. Internal service funds -- End of fiscal year -- Unused authority for
             2643      capital acquisition.
             2644          (1) An internal service fund agency's authority to acquire capital assets under
             2645      Subsection 63J-1-410 (8)(a) shall lapse if the acquisition of the capital asset does not occur in
             2646      the fiscal year in which the authorization is included in the appropriations act, unless the
             2647      Legislature identifies the authority to acquire the capital asset as nonlapsing authority:
             2648          (a) for a specific one-time project and a limited period of time in the Legislature's
             2649      initial appropriation to the agency; or
             2650          (b) in a supplemental appropriation in accordance with Subsection (2).
             2651          (2) (a) An internal service fund agency's authority to acquire capital assets may be
             2652      retained as nonlapsing authorization if the internal service fund agency includes a one-time
             2653      project's list as part of the budget request that it submits to the governor and the Legislature at
             2654      the annual general session of the Legislature immediately before the end of the fiscal year in
             2655      which the agency may have unused capital acquisition authority.
             2656          (b) The governor:
             2657          (i) may approve some or all of the items from an agency's one-time project's list; and
             2658          (ii) shall identify and prioritize any approved one-time projects in the budget that the
             2659      governor submits to the Legislature.
             2660          (c) The Legislature:
             2661          (i) may approve some or all of the specific items from an agency's one-time project's


             2662      list as an approved capital acquisition for an agency's appropriation balance;
             2663          (ii) shall identify any authorized one-time projects in the appropriate line item
             2664      appropriation; and
             2665          (iii) may prioritize one-time projects in intent language.
             2666          (3) An internal service fund agency shall submit a status report of outstanding
             2667      nonlapsing authority to acquire capital assets and associated one-time projects to the
             2668      Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget and the Legislative Fiscal Analyst's
             2669      Office with the proposed budget submitted by the governor as provided under Section
             2670      63J-1-201 .
             2671          Section 42. Section 63J-1-504 is amended to read:
             2672           63J-1-504. Fees -- Adoption, procedure, and approval -- Establishing and
             2673      assessing fees without legislative approval.
             2674          (1) As used in this section:
             2675          (a) (i) "Agency" means each department, commission, board, council, agency,
             2676      institution, officer, corporation, fund, division, office, committee, authority, laboratory, library,
             2677      unit, bureau, panel, or other administrative unit of the state.
             2678          (ii) "Agency" does not mean the Legislature or its committees.
             2679          (b) "Fee agency" means any agency that is authorized to establish fees.
             2680          (c) "Fee schedule" means the complete list of fees charged by a fee agency and the
             2681      amount of those fees.
             2682          (2) Each fee agency shall adopt a schedule of fees assessed for services provided by the
             2683      fee agency that are:
             2684          (a) reasonable, fair, and reflect the cost of services provided; and
             2685          (b) established according to a cost formula determined by the executive director of the
             2686      Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget and the director of the Division of
             2687      Finance in conjunction with the agency seeking to establish the fee.
             2688          (3) Except as provided in Subsection (6), a fee agency may not:
             2689          (a) set fees by rule; or


             2690          (b) create, change, or collect any fee unless the fee has been established according to
             2691      the procedures and requirements of this section.
             2692          (4) Each fee agency that is proposing a new fee or proposing to change a fee shall:
             2693          (a) present each proposed fee at a public hearing, subject to the requirements of Title
             2694      52, Chapter 4, Open and Public Meetings Act;
             2695          (b) increase, decrease, or affirm each proposed fee based on the results of the public
             2696      hearing;
             2697          (c) except as provided in Subsection (6), submit the fee schedule to the Legislature as
             2698      part of the agency's annual appropriations request; and
             2699          (d) where necessary, modify the fee schedule to implement the Legislature's actions.
             2700          (5) (a) Each fee agency shall submit its fee schedule or special assessment amount to
             2701      the Legislature for its approval on an annual basis.
             2702          (b) The Legislature may approve, increase or decrease and approve, or reject any fee
             2703      submitted to it by a fee agency.
             2704          (6) After conducting the public hearing required by this section, a fee agency may
             2705      establish and assess fees without first obtaining legislative approval if:
             2706          (a) (i) the Legislature creates a new program that is to be funded by fees to be set by the
             2707      Legislature;
             2708          (ii) the new program's effective date is before the Legislature's next annual general
             2709      session; and
             2710          (iii) the fee agency submits the fee schedule for the new program to the Legislature for
             2711      its approval at a special session, if allowed in the governor's call, or at the next annual general
             2712      session of the Legislature, whichever is sooner;
             2713          (b) the Division of Occupational and Professional licensing makes a special assessment
             2714      against qualified beneficiaries under the Residence Lien Restriction and Lien Recovery Fund
             2715      Act as provided in Subsection 38-11-206 (1); or
             2716          (c) (i) the fee agency proposes to increase or decrease an existing fee for the purpose of
             2717      adding or removing a transactional fee that is charged or assessed by a non-governmental third


             2718      party but is included as part of the fee charged by the fee agency;
             2719          (ii) the amount of the increase or decrease in the fee is equal to the amount of the
             2720      transactional fee charged or assessed by the non-governmental third party; and
             2721          (iii) the increased or decreased fee is submitted to the Legislature for its approval at a
             2722      special session, if allowed in the governor's call, or at the next annual session of the
             2723      Legislature, whichever is sooner.
             2724          (7) (a) Each fee agency that wishes to change any fee shall submit to the governor as
             2725      part of the agency's annual appropriation request a list that identifies:
             2726          (i) the title or purpose of the fee;
             2727          (ii) the present amount of the fee;
             2728          (iii) the proposed new amount of the fee;
             2729          (iv) the percent that the fee will have increased if the Legislature approves the higher
             2730      fee;
             2731          (v) the estimated total annual revenue change that will result from the change in the
             2732      fee;
             2733          (vi) the account or fund into which the fee will be deposited; and
             2734          (vii) the reason for the change in the fee.
             2735          (b) (i) The governor may review and approve, modify and approve, or reject the fee
             2736      increases.
             2737          (ii) The governor shall transmit the list required by Subsection (7)(a), with any
             2738      modifications, to the Legislative Fiscal Analyst with the governor's budget recommendations.
             2739          (c) Bills approving any fee change shall be filed before the beginning of the
             2740      Legislature's annual general session, if possible.
             2741          (8) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (8)(b), the School and Institutional Trust
             2742      Lands Administration, established in Section 53C-1-201 , is exempt from the requirements of
             2743      this section.
             2744          (b) The following fees of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration are
             2745      subject to the requirements of this section: application, assignment, amendment, affidavit for


             2746      lost documents, name change, reinstatement, grazing nonuse, extension of time, partial
             2747      conveyance, patent reissue, collateral assignment, electronic payment, and processing.
             2748          Section 43. Section 63J-1-701 is amended to read:
             2749           63J-1-701. Request for in-depth budget review of agency or program -- Form of
             2750      budget submitted.
             2751          The Legislative Management Committee, upon recommendation of an appropriations
             2752      subcommittee of the Legislature, may request of the governor for any designated fiscal year, an
             2753      in-depth budget review of any state department, agency, institution, or program. When
             2754      responding to a request for an in-depth budget review, the governor shall submit for the
             2755      department, agency, institution, or program for the fiscal year indicated a budget prepared in
             2756      accordance with Section 63J-1-702 and using the format and procedures developed by the
             2757      executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget in
             2758      cooperation with the legislative fiscal analyst. This format shall be constructed to assist the
             2759      analyst and the Legislature in reviewing the justification for selected departments, agencies,
             2760      and institutions or any of their programs and activities.
             2761          Section 44. Section 63J-1-702 is amended to read:
             2762           63J-1-702. Purpose of review -- Information submitted.
             2763          The purpose of an in-depth budget review is to determine whether each department,
             2764      agency, institution, or program warrants continuation of its current level of expenditure or at a
             2765      different level, or if it should be terminated. The budget for a state department, agency,
             2766      institution, or program subject to an in-depth budget review shall be a detailed plan in which
             2767      programs and activities within programs are organized and budgeted after analysis and
             2768      evaluation are made of all proposed expenditures. In the presentation of the budget of a
             2769      department, agency, institution, or program subject to in-depth budget review, the governor
             2770      shall include the following:
             2771          (1) a statement of agency and program objectives, effectiveness measures, and program
             2772      size indicators;
             2773          (2) alternative funding levels for each program with effectiveness measures and


             2774      program size indicators detailed for each alternative funding level. Alternative funding levels
             2775      shall be determined as percentages of the appropriations level authorized by the Legislature for
             2776      the current fiscal year. The percentages shall be determined for each in-depth budget review by
             2777      the executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget in
             2778      consultation with the legislative fiscal analyst;
             2779          (3) a priority ranking of all programs and activities in successively increasing levels of
             2780      performance and funding;
             2781          (4) other budgetary information requested by the legislative fiscal analyst; and
             2782          (5) a statement containing further recommendations of the governor as appropriate.
             2783          Section 45. Section 63J-3-102 is amended to read:
             2784           63J-3-102. Purpose of chapter -- Limitations on state mandated property tax,
             2785      state appropriations, and state debt.
             2786          (1) (a) It is the purpose of this chapter to:
             2787          (i) place a limitation on the state mandated property tax rate under Title 53A, Chapter
             2788      17a, Minimum School Program Act;
             2789          (ii) place limitations on state government appropriations based upon the combined
             2790      changes in population and inflation; and
             2791          (iii) place a limitation on the state's outstanding general obligation debt.
             2792          (b) The limitations imposed by this chapter are in addition to limitations on tax levies,
             2793      rates, and revenues otherwise provided for by law.
             2794          (2) (a) This chapter may not be construed as requiring the state to collect the full
             2795      amount of tax revenues permitted to be appropriated by this chapter.
             2796          (b) This chapter's purpose is to provide a ceiling, not a floor, limitation on the
             2797      appropriations of state government.
             2798          (3) The recommendations and budget analysis prepared by the Governor's Office of
             2799      [Planning] Management and Budget and the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, as
             2800      required by Title 36, Chapter 12, Legislative Organization, shall be in strict compliance with
             2801      the limitations imposed under this chapter.


             2802          Section 46. Section 63J-3-103 is amended to read:
             2803           63J-3-103. Definitions.
             2804          As used in this chapter:
             2805          (1) (a) "Appropriations" means actual unrestricted capital and operating appropriations
             2806      from unrestricted General Fund and Education Fund sources.
             2807          (b) "Appropriations" includes appropriations that are contingent upon available
             2808      surpluses in the General Fund and Education Fund.
             2809          (c) "Appropriations" does not mean:
             2810          (i) public education expenditures;
             2811          (ii) Utah Education Network expenditures in support of public education;
             2812          (iii) Utah College of Applied Technology expenditures in support of public education;
             2813          (iv) Tax Commission expenditures related to collection of income taxes in support of
             2814      public education;
             2815          (v) debt service expenditures;
             2816          (vi) emergency expenditures;
             2817          (vii) expenditures from all other fund or subfund sources;
             2818          (viii) transfers or appropriations from the Education Fund to the Uniform School Fund;
             2819          (ix) transfers into, or appropriations made to, the General Fund Budget Reserve
             2820      Account established in Section 63J-1-312 ;
             2821          (x) transfers into, or appropriations made to, the Education Budget Reserve Account
             2822      established in Section 63J-1-313 ;
             2823          (xi) transfers in accordance with Section 63J-1-314 into, or appropriations made to the
             2824      State Disaster Recovery Restricted Account created in Section 53-2-403 ;
             2825          (xii) money appropriated to fund the total one-time project costs for the construction of
             2826      capital developments as defined in Section 63A-5-104 ;
             2827          (xiii) transfers or deposits into or appropriations made to the Centennial Highway Fund
             2828      Restricted Account created by Section 72-2-118 ;
             2829          (xiv) transfers or deposits into or appropriations made to the Transportation Investment


             2830      Fund of 2005 created by Section 72-2-124 ;
             2831          (xv) transfers or deposits into or appropriations made to:
             2832          (A) the Department of Transportation from any source; or
             2833          (B) any transportation-related account or fund from any source; or
             2834          (xvi) supplemental appropriations from the General Fund to the Division of Forestry,
             2835      Fire, and State Lands to provide money for wildland fire control expenses incurred during the
             2836      current or previous fire years.
             2837          (2) "Base year real per capita appropriations" means the result obtained for the state by
             2838      dividing the fiscal year 1985 actual appropriations of the state less debt money by:
             2839          (a) the state's July 1, 1983 population; and
             2840          (b) the fiscal year 1983 inflation index divided by 100.
             2841          (3) "Calendar year" means the time period beginning on January 1 of any given year
             2842      and ending on December 31 of the same year.
             2843          (4) "Fiscal emergency" means an extraordinary occurrence requiring immediate
             2844      expenditures and includes the settlement under Laws of Utah 1988, Fourth Special Session,
             2845      Chapter 4.
             2846          (5) "Fiscal year" means the time period beginning on July 1 of any given year and
             2847      ending on June 30 of the subsequent year.
             2848          (6) "Fiscal year 1985 actual base year appropriations" means fiscal year 1985 actual
             2849      capital and operations appropriations from General Fund and non-Uniform School Fund
             2850      income tax revenue sources, less debt money.
             2851          (7) "Inflation index" means the change in the general price level of goods and services
             2852      as measured by the Gross National Product Implicit Price Deflator of the Bureau of Economic
             2853      Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce calculated as provided in Section 63J-3-202 .
             2854          (8) (a) "Maximum allowable appropriations limit" means the appropriations that could
             2855      be, or could have been, spent in any given year under the limitations of this chapter.
             2856          (b) "Maximum allowable appropriations limit" does not mean actual appropriations
             2857      spent or actual expenditures.


             2858          (9) "Most recent fiscal year's inflation index" means the fiscal year inflation index two
             2859      fiscal years previous to the fiscal year for which the maximum allowable inflation and
             2860      population appropriations limit is being computed under this chapter.
             2861          (10) "Most recent fiscal year's population" means the fiscal year population two fiscal
             2862      years previous to the fiscal year for which the maximum allowable inflation and population
             2863      appropriations limit is being computed under this chapter.
             2864          (11) "Population" means the number of residents of the state as of July 1 of each year
             2865      as calculated by the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget according to the
             2866      procedures and requirements of Section 63J-3-202 .
             2867          (12) "Revenues" means the revenues of the state from every tax, penalty, receipt, and
             2868      other monetary exaction and interest connected with it that are recorded as unrestricted revenue
             2869      of the General Fund and from non-Uniform School Fund income tax revenues, except as
             2870      specifically exempted by this chapter.
             2871          (13) "Security" means any bond, note, warrant, or other evidence of indebtedness,
             2872      whether or not the bond, note, warrant, or other evidence of indebtedness is or constitutes an
             2873      "indebtedness" within the meaning of any provision of the constitution or laws of this state.
             2874          Section 47. Section 63J-3-202 is amended to read:
             2875           63J-3-202. Computing formula elements.
             2876          (1) For purposes of calculating fiscal year inflation indexes for the previous fiscal year,
             2877      the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall use:
             2878          (a) the actual quarterly data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce as of
             2879      January 31 of each year; and
             2880          (b) the most recent U.S. Bureau of Census population estimates as of January 31 of
             2881      each year.
             2882          (2) (a) For purposes of computing the inflation index, the Governor's Office of
             2883      [Planning] Management and Budget shall:
             2884          (i) assign the bureau's 1982 calendar year inflation index value of 100 to fiscal year
             2885      1989 for purposes of computing fiscal year index values;


             2886          (ii) compute all subsequent fiscal year inflation indexes after having assigned the fiscal
             2887      year 1989 inflation index a value of 100; and
             2888          (iii) use the quarterly index values published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis,
             2889      U.S. Department of Commerce, to compute fiscal year index values.
             2890          (b) If the bureau changes its calendar base year, appropriate adjustments are to be made
             2891      in this chapter to accommodate those changes.
             2892          (3) (a) For purposes of computing the most recent fiscal year's population, the
             2893      Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall convert the April 1 decennial
             2894      census estimate to a July 1 estimate, unless otherwise estimated by the Bureau of Census.
             2895          (b) If the bureau changes the state's July 1, 1983 base year population after it conducts
             2896      the 1990 Census, appropriate adjustments shall be made in this chapter to accommodate those
             2897      changes.
             2898          Section 48. Section 63J-4-101 is amended to read:
             2899     
CHAPTER 4. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET

             2900           63J-4-101. Title.
             2901          This chapter is known as the "Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             2902      Budget."
             2903          Section 49. Section 63J-4-102 is amended to read:
             2904           63J-4-102. Definitions.
             2905          As used in this chapter:
             2906          (1) "Committee" means the Resource Development Coordinating Committee created
             2907      by this chapter.
             2908          (2) ["Director"] "Executive director" means the chief administrative officer of the
             2909      Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget appointed as provided in this chapter.
             2910          (3) "Office" means the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget
             2911      created by this chapter.
             2912          (4) "Political subdivision" means a county, municipality, local district, special service
             2913      district, school district, interlocal cooperation agreement entity, or any administrative subunit


             2914      of them.
             2915          (5) "State planning coordinator" means the person appointed as planning coordinator as
             2916      provided in this chapter.
             2917          Section 50. Section 63J-4-201 is amended to read:
             2918           63J-4-201. Creation.
             2919          There is created within the governor's office the Governor's Office of [Planning]
             2920      Management and Budget to be administered by [a] an executive director.
             2921          Section 51. Section 63J-4-202 is amended to read:
             2922           63J-4-202. Appointment of executive director, state planning coordinator, and
             2923      inspector general of Medicaid Services.
             2924          (1) (a) The governor shall appoint, to serve at the governor's pleasure:
             2925          (i) [a] an executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             2926      Budget; and
             2927          (ii) a state planning coordinator.
             2928          (b) The state planning coordinator is considered part of the office for purposes of
             2929      administration.
             2930          (2) The governor shall establish the executive director's salary within the salary range
             2931      fixed by the Legislature in Title 67, Chapter 22, State Officer Compensation.
             2932          (3) (a) In accordance with Section 63J-4a-201 , the governor shall appoint, with the
             2933      advice and consent of the Senate, the inspector general of the Office of Inspector General of
             2934      Medicaid Services.
             2935          (b) The Office of Inspector General of Medicaid Services is considered part of the
             2936      office for purposes of administration.
             2937          Section 52. Section 63J-4-301 is amended to read:
             2938           63J-4-301. Duties of the executive director and office.
             2939          (1) The executive director and the office shall:
             2940          (a) comply with the procedures and requirements of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary
             2941      Procedures Act;


             2942          (b) under the direct supervision of the governor, assist the governor in the preparation
             2943      of the governor's budget recommendations;
             2944          (c) advise the governor with regard to approval or revision of agency work programs as
             2945      specified in Section 63J-1-209 ; [and]
             2946          (d) establish benchmarking practices for measuring operational costs, quality of
             2947      service, and effectiveness across all state agencies and programs;
             2948          (e) assist agencies with the development of an operational plan that uses continuous
             2949      improvement tools and operational metrics to increase statewide capacity and improve
             2950      interagency integration;
             2951          (f) review and assess agency budget requests and expenditures using a clear set of goals
             2952      and measures;
             2953          (g) develop and maintain enterprise portfolio and electronic information systems to
             2954      select and oversee the execution of projects, ensure a return on investment, and trace and report
             2955      performance metrics; and
             2956          [(d)] (h) perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the governor.
             2957          (2) (a) The executive director of the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             2958      Budget or the executive director's designee is the Federal Assistance Management Officer.
             2959          (b) In acting as the Federal Assistance Management Officer, the executive director or
             2960      designee shall:
             2961          (i) study the administration and effect of federal assistance programs in the state and
             2962      advise the governor and the Legislature, through the Office of Legislative Fiscal Analyst and
             2963      the Executive Appropriations Committee, of alternative recommended methods and procedures
             2964      for the administration of these programs;
             2965          (ii) assist in the coordination of federal assistance programs that involve or are
             2966      administered by more than one state agency; and
             2967          (iii) analyze and advise on applications for new federal assistance programs submitted
             2968      to the governor for approval as required by Chapter 5, Federal Funds Procedures.
             2969          Section 53. Section 63J-4-501 is amended to read:


             2970           63J-4-501. Creation.
             2971          There is created the Resource Development Coordinating Committee within the
             2972      Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget to:
             2973          (1) assist the state planning coordinator in fulfilling the responsibilities of reviewing
             2974      and coordinating technical and policy actions that may affect the physical resources of the state;
             2975      and
             2976          (2) facilitate the exchange of information on those actions among state agencies and
             2977      other levels of government.
             2978          Section 54. Section 63J-4a-201 is amended to read:
             2979           63J-4a-201. Creation of office -- Inspector general -- Appointment -- Term.
             2980          (1) There is created, within the Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and
             2981      Budget, the Office of Inspector General of Medicaid Services.
             2982          (2) The governor shall appoint the inspector general, with the advice and consent of the
             2983      Senate.
             2984          (3) A person appointed as the inspector general shall:
             2985          (a) be a certified public accountant or a certified internal auditor; and
             2986          (b) have the following qualifications:
             2987          (i) a general knowledge of the type of methodology and controls necessary to audit,
             2988      investigate, and identify fraud, waste, and abuse;
             2989          (ii) strong management skills;
             2990          (iii) extensive knowledge of, and at least seven years experience with, performance
             2991      audit methodology;
             2992          (iv) the ability to oversee and execute an audit; and
             2993          (v) strong interpersonal skills.
             2994          (4) The inspector general:
             2995          (a) shall serve a term of two years; and
             2996          (b) may be removed by the governor, for cause.
             2997          (5) If the inspector general is removed for cause, a new inspector general shall be


             2998      appointed, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to serve a two-year term.
             2999          Section 55. Section 63J-5-201 is amended to read:
             3000           63J-5-201. Legislative Appropriation Subcommittees to review certain federal
             3001      funds reauthorizations -- Executive Appropriations review -- Legislative approval.
             3002          (1) The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall annually
             3003      prepare and submit a federal funds request summary for each agency to the Legislative Fiscal
             3004      Analyst at the same time the governor submits the confidential draft budget under Section
             3005      63J-1-201 .
             3006          (2) (a) The Legislative Fiscal Analyst, as directed by the Executive Appropriations
             3007      Committee, may include federal funds in the base budget appropriations act or acts, when those
             3008      acts are prepared as provided in JR3-2-402.
             3009          (b) The Legislative Fiscal Analyst shall submit a federal funds request summary for
             3010      each agency to the legislative appropriations subcommittee responsible for that agency's budget
             3011      for review during each annual general session.
             3012          (3) Each legislative appropriations subcommittee shall review the federal funds request
             3013      summary and may:
             3014          (a) recommend that the agency accept the federal funds or participate in the federal
             3015      program for the fiscal year under consideration; or
             3016          (b) recommend that the agency not accept the federal funds or not participate in the
             3017      federal program for the fiscal year under consideration.
             3018          (4) The Legislative Executive Appropriations Committee shall:
             3019          (a) review each subcommittee's recommendation;
             3020          (b) determine whether or not the agency should be authorized to accept the federal
             3021      funds or participate in the federal program; and
             3022          (c) direct the Legislative Fiscal Analyst to include or exclude those federal funds and
             3023      federal programs in an annual appropriations act for approval by the Legislature.
             3024          (5) Legislative approval of an appropriations act containing federal funds constitutes
             3025      legislative approval of the federal grants or awards associated with the federal funds for the


             3026      purposes of compliance with the requirements of this chapter.
             3027          Section 56. Section 63J-5-202 is amended to read:
             3028           63J-5-202. Governor to approve certain new federal funds requests.
             3029          (1) (a) Before obligating the state to accept or receive new federal funds or to
             3030      participate in a new federal program, and no later than three months after submitting a new
             3031      federal funds request, and, where possible, before formally submitting the new federal funds
             3032      request, an executive branch agency shall submit a federal funds request summary to the
             3033      governor or the governor's designee for approval or rejection when:
             3034          (i) the state will receive total payments of $1,000,000 or less per year if the new federal
             3035      funds request is approved;
             3036          (ii) receipt of the new federal funds will require no additional permanent full-time
             3037      employees, permanent part-time employees, or combination of additional permanent full-time
             3038      employees and permanent part-time employees; and
             3039          (iii) no new state money will be required to match the new federal funds or to
             3040      implement the new federal program for which the grant is issued.
             3041          (b) The Governor's Office of [Planning] Management and Budget shall report each new
             3042      federal funds request that is approved by the governor or the governor's designee and each new
             3043      federal funds request granted by the federal government to:
             3044          (i) the Legislature's Executive Appropriations Committee;
             3045          (ii) the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst; and
             3046          (iii) the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel.
             3047          (2) The governor or the governor's designee shall approve or reject each new federal
             3048      funds request submitted under the authority of this section.
             3049          (3) (a) If the governor or the governor's designee approves the new federal funds
             3050      request, the executive branch agency may accept the new federal funds or participate in the new
             3051      federal program.
             3052          (b) If the governor or the governor's designee rejects the new federal funds request, the
             3053      executive branch agency may not accept the new federal funds or participate in the new federal


             3054      program.
             3055          (4) If an executive branch agency fails to obtain the governor's or the governor's
             3056      designee's approval under this section, the governor may require the agency to:
             3057          (a) withdraw the new federal funds request;
             3058