First Substitute H.B. 108
7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill creates the Mobile Home Park Task Force.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . creates the Mobile Home Park Task Force;
13 . establishes task force membership, chairs, member compensation, and duties;
14 . designates staff for the task force; and
15 . requires the task force to make recommendations and present a final report.
16 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 This bill appropriates in fiscal year 2015:
18 . to the Legislature - Senate as a one-time appropriation:
19 . from the General Fund Restricted - Factory Built Housing Fees Account,
20 one-time, $5,500; and
21 . to the Legislature - House of Representatives as a one-time appropriation:
22 . from the General Fund Restricted - Factory Built Housing Fees Account,
23 one-time, $8,000.
24 Other Special Clauses:
25 This bill is repealed on November 30, 2014.
26 Uncodified Material Affected:
27 ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
29 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
30 Section 1. Mobile Home Park Task Force -- Creation -- Membership -- Interim
31 rules followed -- Compensation -- Staff.
32 (1) There is created the Mobile Home Park Task Force consisting of the following 15
34 (a) two members of the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate, no more than
35 one of whom may be from the same political party;
36 (b) three members of the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the
37 House of Representatives, no more than two of whom may be from the same political party;
38 (c) one representative from the Utah League of Cities and Towns;
39 (d) one representative from the Utah Association of Counties;
40 (e) one representative from the Utah Association of Realtors;
41 (f) one representative from the Housing and Community Development Division;
42 (g) one representative from the Utah Housing Alliance;
43 (h) one representative who has experience in or is in the business of developing land
44 previously operated as a mobile home park, appointed by the Utah Housing Coalition;
45 (i) one representative from a financial institution that makes loans to individuals to
46 purchase a mobile home, appointed by the Utah Housing Alliance;
47 (j) one representative from the Utah Housing Coalition;
48 (k) one representative from the Utah Coalition of Manufactured Homeowners; and
49 (l) one attorney who is an active member of the Utah State Bar and who has expertise
50 in legal issues relating to mobile home parks, appointed by the Utah Housing Alliance.
51 (2) (a) The president of the Senate shall designate a member of the Senate appointed
52 under Subsection (1)(a) as a cochair of the task force.
53 (b) The speaker of the House of Representatives shall designate a member of the House
54 of Representatives appointed under Subsection (1)(b) as a cochair of the task force.
55 (3) A majority of the members of the task force constitutes a quorum. The action of a
56 majority of a quorum constitutes the action of the task force.
57 (4) (a) Salary and expenses of a member of the task force who is a legislator shall be
58 paid in accordance with Sections 36-2-2 and 36-2-3 .
59 (b) A member of the task force who is not a legislator may not receive compensation
60 for their work associated with the task force, but may receive per diem and reimbursement for
61 travel expenses incurred as a member of the task force at the rates established by the Division
62 of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
63 (5) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall provide staff support
64 to the task force.
65 Section 2. Duties -- Interim report.
66 (1) The task force shall review and make recommendations on the following issues:
67 (a) the difficulties that mobile home park owners and mobile home park residents face
68 when a mobile home park closes, including:
69 (i) the cost of relocation;
70 (ii) development of funding sources for the relocation of park residents;
71 (iii) situations where the relocation of a mobile home is impossible; and
72 (iv) requirements for notice to mobile home park residents before a mobile home park
74 (b) what to do with an abandoned mobile home;
75 (c) financial burdens on mobile home park residents, including rent increases, fees, and
76 other charges;
77 (d) the balance of interests and responsibilities between state and local government in
78 relation to regulation of mobile home parks;
79 (e) incentives for mobile home park owners to maintain land as a mobile home park;
80 (f) the development of new mobile home parks;
81 (g) the process by which a mobile home park owner:
82 (i) increases rent; and
83 (ii) determines fees and other charges;
84 (h) mobile homes as a housing option for veterans; and
85 (i) any additional issue that the task force:
86 (i) determines is an important issue related to mobile home parks; and
87 (ii) decides to review.
88 (2) The task force shall present a final report, including any proposed legislation, to the
89 Business and Labor Interim Committee before November 30, 2014.
90 Section 3. Appropriation.
91 Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act, for
92 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following sums of money
93 are appropriated from resources not otherwise appropriated, or reduced from amounts
94 previously appropriated, out of the funds or accounts indicated. These sums of money are in
95 addition to any amounts previously appropriated for fiscal year 2015.
96 To Legislature - Senate
97 From General Fund Restricted - Factory Built Housing
98 Fees Account, one-time
99 Schedule of Programs:
100 Administration $5,500
101 To Legislature - House of Representatives
102 From General Fund Restricted - Factory Built Housing Fees
103 Account, one-time
104 Schedule of Programs:
105 Administration $8,000
106 Section 4. Repeal date.
107 This bill is repealed on November 30, 2014.
[Bill Documents][Bills Directory]