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RESOURCE STEWARDSHIP AMENDMENTS

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2014 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Patrice M. Arent

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Senate Sponsor: Ralph Okerlund

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill creates a coordinator of resource stewardship.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    defines terms;
             13          .    requires the Executive Director of the Department of Administrative Services to
             14      appoint a coordinator of resource stewardship to serve within the Department of
             15      Administrative Services;
             16          .    describes the duties of the coordinator of resource stewardship; and
             17          .    makes technical changes.
             18      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             19          None
             20      Other Special Clauses:
             21          None
             22      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             23      AMENDS:
             24           63A-1-103 , as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1993, Chapter 212
             25      ENACTS:
             26           63A-1-116 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
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             28      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             29          Section 1. Section 63A-1-103 is amended to read:


             30           63A-1-103. Definitions.
             31          As used in this title:
             32          (1) "Agency" means a board, commission, department, division, officer, council,
             33      office, committee, bureau, or other administrative unit of the state, including the agency head,
             34      agency employees, or other persons acting on behalf of or under the authority of the agency
             35      head, the Legislature, the courts, or the governor, but does not mean a political subdivision of
             36      the state, or any administrative unit of a political subdivision of the state.
             37          [(1)] (2) "Department" means the Department of Administrative Services.
             38          [(2)] (3) "Executive director" means the executive director of the Department of
             39      Administrative Services.
             40          Section 2. Section 63A-1-116 is enacted to read:
             41          63A-1-116. Appointment of coordinator of resource stewardship -- Duties of the
             42      coordinator of resource stewardship.
             43          (1) The executive director of the department shall appoint a state coordinator of
             44      resource stewardship and establish the coordinator of resource stewardship's salary.
             45          (2) The coordinator of resource stewardship shall report to the executive director or the
             46      executive director's designee.
             47          (3) The coordinator of resource stewardship shall:
             48          (a) work with agencies to implement best practices and stewardship measures to
             49      improve air quality; and
             50          (b) make an annual report on best practices and stewardship efforts to improve air
             51      quality to the Business and Labor Interim Committee and Natural Resources, Agriculture, and
             52      Environment Interim Committee.
             53          (4) Each agency will retain absolute discretion whether or not to incorporate any of the
             54      practices or measures suggested by the coordinator.


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