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H.R. 3 Enrolled

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HOUSE RULES RESOLUTION - LEGISLATIVE PER DIEM

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AMENDMENTS

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2014 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Melvin R. Brown

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This House resolution of the Legislature modifies legislative rules for compensation
             10      and expense reimbursement.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This resolution:
             13          .    amends per diem and expense related language in House Rules to comply with
             14      current compensation and expense requirements.
             15      Special Clauses:
             16          None
             17      Legislative Rules Affected:
             18      AMENDS:
             19           HR1-3-102
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             21      Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the state of Utah:
             22          Section 1. HR1-3-102 is amended to read:
             23           HR1-3-102. Duties of the speaker.
             24          (1) The general duties of the speaker are to:
             25          (a) call the House to order at the time scheduled for convening, and proceed with the
             26      daily order of business;
             27          (b) announce the business before the House in the order that it is to be acted upon;
             28          (c) receive and submit in the proper manner all motions and proposals presented by
             29      representatives;


             30          (d) put to a vote all questions that arise in the course of proceedings, and announce the
             31      results of the vote;
             32          (e) enforce the House Rules governing debates;
             33          (f) enforce observance of order and decorum;
             34          (g) inform the House on any point of order or practice;
             35          (h) receive and announce to the House any official messages and communications;
             36          (i) sign all acts, orders, and proceedings of the House;
             37          (j) appoint the members of committees;
             38          (k) assign responsibilities to, and supervise the officers and employees of, the House;
             39          (l) assign places and determine access for news media representatives; and
             40          (m) represent the House, declaring its will and obeying its commands.
             41          (2) The speaker shall:
             42          (a) sign, or authorize a designee to sign, all requisitions on the Division of Finance to
             43      pay House expenses; and
             44          (b) give final approval of all expenditure requests as authorized by the majority and
             45      minority leaders of the House, including [per diem] compensation[, travel expenses,] and
             46      reimbursement for expenses for in-state and out-of-state travel on legislative business.


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