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First Substitute H.B. 155

Representative Brad L. Dee proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
UTAH COMMUNICATION AGENCY NETWORK AND UTAH

             2     
911 COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS

             3     
2014 GENERAL SESSION

             4     
STATE OF UTAH

             5     
Chief Sponsor: Brad L. Dee

             6     
Senate Sponsor: J. Stuart Adams

             7     
             8      LONG TITLE
             9      General Description:
             10          This bill merges the Utah Communications Agency Network, an independent state
             11      agency, and the Utah 911 Committee into an independent state agency named the Utah
             12      Communications Authority.
             13      Highlighted Provisions:
             14          This bill:
             15          .    renames the Utah Communications Agency Network the Utah Communications
             16      Authority (UCA);
             17          .    moves the statutory provisions for the Utah Communications Agency Network from
             18      Title 63C, State Commissions and Councils Code to Title 63H, Independent State
             19      Entities;
             20          .    amends definitions;
             21          .    amends the duties of UCA to include:
             22              .    administering the program established for the computer aided dispatch system;
             23      and
             24              .    coordination with the Utah 911 Committee;
             25          .    amends the membership of the UCA governing board and incorporates members of


             26      the Statewide Communications and Interoperability Committee into the governing board;
             27          .    creates the Office of the 911 Program Manager to provide staff and support to the
             28      Utah 911 Committee;
             29          .    moves Title 53, Chapter 10, Part 6, Coordination of Statewide 911 Emergency
             30      Communications, into Title 63H, Chapter 7, Utah Communications Authority Act;
             31          .    amends membership of the Utah 911 committee;
             32          .    amends the duties of the Utah 911 committee;
             33          .    creates the Radio Network Division in UCA to provide technical staff and support
             34      to UCA;
             35          .    creates the Office of Statewide Interoperability Coordinator in UCA and establishes
             36      its duties;
             37          .    establishes the Computer Aided Dispatch Restricted Account within the General
             38      Fund administered by the Division of Finance;
             39          .    modifies the distribution of revenue collected from the wireless 911 charges;
             40          .    provides transition language that instructs the Division of Finance, the Department
             41      of Technology Services, the Division of Facilities and Construction Management,
             42      and the Department of Human Resource Management regarding the transfer of
             43      employees, benefits, property, equipment, and assets into UCA; and
             44          .    makes technical amendments.
             45      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             46          None
             47      Other Special Clauses:
             48          This bill provides an effective date.
             49      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             50      AMENDS:
             51           26-8b-102 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapters 98 and 99
             52           59-1-403 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 310
             53           63A-4-205.5 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 136
             54           63E-1-102 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 220
             55           63G-2-305 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapters 12, 445, and 447
             56           63I-1-269 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 199


             57           63I-4a-102 , as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 325
             58           63J-1-201 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapters 158, 167, and 413
             59           63J-7-102 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapters 28 and 295
             60           69-2-2 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 369
             61           69-2-3 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 1986, Chapter 33
             62           69-2-4 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 360
             63           69-2-5 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 326
             64           69-2-5.5 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 326
             65           69-2-5.6 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 326
             66           69-2-5.7 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 326
             67      ENACTS:
             68           63H-7-301 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
             69           63H-7-308 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
             70           63H-7-309 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
             71           63H-7-310 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
             72      RENUMBERS AND AMENDS:
             73           63H-7-101 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-101, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             74      136)
             75           63H-7-102 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013,
             76      Chapter 197)
             77           63H-7-103 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007,
             78      Chapter 329)
             79           63H-7-201 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-201, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             80      136)
             81           63H-7-202 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013,
             82      Chapter 197)
             83           63H-7-203 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-205, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013,
             84      Chapter 197)
             85           63H-7-204 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-206, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             86      136)
             87           63H-7-205 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-207, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter


             88      136)
             89           63H-7-302 , (Renumbered from 53-10-601, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008,
             90      Chapter 77)
             91           63H-7-303 , (Renumbered from 53-10-602, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010,
             92      Chapters 278 and 307)
             93           63H-7-304 , (Renumbered from 53-10-603, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010,
             94      Chapters 278 and 307)
             95           63H-7-305 , (Renumbered from 53-10-604, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011,
             96      Chapter 309)
             97           63H-7-306 , (Renumbered from 53-10-605, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010,
             98      Chapter 278)
             99           63H-7-307 , (Renumbered from 53-10-606, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010,
             100      Chapters 278 and 323)
             101           63H-7-401 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-301, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             102      136)
             103           63H-7-402 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-302, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             104      136)
             105           63H-7-403 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-303, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             106      136)
             107           63H-7-404 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-304, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             108      136)
             109           63H-7-405 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-305, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             110      136)
             111           63H-7-406 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-306, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2009,
             112      Chapter 388)
             113           63H-7-501 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-208, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             114      136)
             115           63H-7-502 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-209, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter
             116      136)
             117           63H-7-503 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-210, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013,
             118      Chapter 220)


             119           63H-7-504 , (Renumbered from 63C-7-211, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1999,
             120      Chapter 21)
             121      REPEALS:
             122           63C-7-203 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 1997, Chapter 136
             123           63C-7-204 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 197
             124           63F-1-801 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 195
             125           63F-1-802 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 2009, Chapter 195
             126      Uncodified Material Affected:
             127      ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
             128     
             129      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             130          Section 1. Section 26-8b-102 is amended to read:
             131           26-8b-102. Definitions.
             132          As used in this chapter:
             133          (1) "Account" means the Automatic External Defibrillator Restricted Account, created
             134      in Section 26-8b-602 .
             135          (2) "Automatic external defibrillator" or "AED" means an automated or automatic
             136      computerized medical device that:
             137          (a) has received pre-market notification approval from the United States Food and
             138      Drug Administration, pursuant to Section 360(k), Title 21 of the United States Code;
             139          (b) is capable of recognizing the presence or absence of ventricular fibrillation or rapid
             140      ventricular tachycardia;
             141          (c) is capable of determining, without intervention by an operator, whether
             142      defibrillation should be performed; and
             143          (d) upon determining that defibrillation should be performed, automatically charges,
             144      enabling delivery of, or automatically delivers, an electrical impulse through the chest wall and
             145      to a person's heart.
             146          (3) "Bureau" means the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, within the department.
             147          (4) "Cardiopulmonary resuscitation" or "CPR" means artificial ventilation or external
             148      chest compression applied to a person who is unresponsive and not breathing.
             149          (5) "Emergency medical dispatch center" means a public safety answering point, as


             150      defined in Section [ 63C-7-103 ] 63H-7-103 , that is designated as an emergency medical
             151      dispatch center by the bureau.
             152          (6) "Sudden cardiac arrest" means a life-threatening condition that results when a
             153      person's heart stops or fails to produce a pulse.
             154          Section 2. Section 59-1-403 is amended to read:
             155           59-1-403. Confidentiality -- Exceptions -- Penalty -- Application to property tax.
             156          (1) (a) Any of the following may not divulge or make known in any manner any
             157      information gained by that person from any return filed with the commission:
             158          (i) a tax commissioner;
             159          (ii) an agent, clerk, or other officer or employee of the commission; or
             160          (iii) a representative, agent, clerk, or other officer or employee of any county, city, or
             161      town.
             162          (b) An official charged with the custody of a return filed with the commission is not
             163      required to produce the return or evidence of anything contained in the return in any action or
             164      proceeding in any court, except:
             165          (i) in accordance with judicial order;
             166          (ii) on behalf of the commission in any action or proceeding under:
             167          (A) this title; or
             168          (B) other law under which persons are required to file returns with the commission;
             169          (iii) on behalf of the commission in any action or proceeding to which the commission
             170      is a party; or
             171          (iv) on behalf of any party to any action or proceeding under this title if the report or
             172      facts shown by the return are directly involved in the action or proceeding.
             173          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(b), a court may require the production of, and may
             174      admit in evidence, any portion of a return or of the facts shown by the return, as are specifically
             175      pertinent to the action or proceeding.
             176          (2) This section does not prohibit:
             177          (a) a person or that person's duly authorized representative from receiving a copy of
             178      any return or report filed in connection with that person's own tax;
             179          (b) the publication of statistics as long as the statistics are classified to prevent the
             180      identification of particular reports or returns; and


             181          (c) the inspection by the attorney general or other legal representative of the state of the
             182      report or return of any taxpayer:
             183          (i) who brings action to set aside or review a tax based on the report or return;
             184          (ii) against whom an action or proceeding is contemplated or has been instituted under
             185      this title; or
             186          (iii) against whom the state has an unsatisfied money judgment.
             187          (3) (a) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for purposes of administration, the
             188      commission may by rule, made in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             189      Rulemaking Act, provide for a reciprocal exchange of information with:
             190          (i) the United States Internal Revenue Service; or
             191          (ii) the revenue service of any other state.
             192          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for all taxes except individual income tax and
             193      corporate franchise tax, the commission may by rule, made in accordance with Title 63G,
             194      Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, share information gathered from returns and
             195      other written statements with the federal government, any other state, any of the political
             196      subdivisions of another state, or any political subdivision of this state, except as limited by
             197      Sections 59-12-209 and 59-12-210 , if the political subdivision, other state, or the federal
             198      government grant substantially similar privileges to this state.
             199          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for all taxes except individual income tax and
             200      corporate franchise tax, the commission may by rule, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3,
             201      Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, provide for the issuance of information concerning the
             202      identity and other information of taxpayers who have failed to file tax returns or to pay any tax
             203      due.
             204          (d) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide to the director of the
             205      Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, as defined in Section 19-6-102 , as requested by the
             206      director of the Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, any records, returns, or other
             207      information filed with the commission under Chapter 13, Motor and Special Fuel Tax Act, or
             208      Section 19-6-410.5 regarding the environmental assurance program participation fee.
             209          (e) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), at the request of any person the commission shall
             210      provide that person sales and purchase volume data reported to the commission on a report,
             211      return, or other information filed with the commission under:


             212          (i) Chapter 13, Part 2, Motor Fuel; or
             213          (ii) Chapter 13, Part 4, Aviation Fuel.
             214          (f) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), upon request from a tobacco product manufacturer,
             215      as defined in Section 59-22-202 , the commission shall report to the manufacturer:
             216          (i) the quantity of cigarettes, as defined in Section 59-22-202 , produced by the
             217      manufacturer and reported to the commission for the previous calendar year under Section
             218      59-14-407 ; and
             219          (ii) the quantity of cigarettes, as defined in Section 59-22-202 , produced by the
             220      manufacturer for which a tax refund was granted during the previous calendar year under
             221      Section 59-14-401 and reported to the commission under Subsection 59-14-401 (1)(a)(v).
             222          (g) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall notify manufacturers,
             223      distributors, wholesalers, and retail dealers of a tobacco product manufacturer that is prohibited
             224      from selling cigarettes to consumers within the state under Subsection 59-14-210 (2).
             225          (h) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may:
             226          (i) provide to the Division of Consumer Protection within the Department of
             227      Commerce and the attorney general data:
             228          (A) reported to the commission under Section 59-14-212 ; or
             229          (B) related to a violation under Section 59-14-211 ; and
             230          (ii) upon request, provide to any person data reported to the commission under
             231      Subsections 59-14-212 (1)(a) through (c) and Subsection 59-14-212 (1)(g).
             232          (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall, at the request of a committee
             233      of the Legislature, the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, or the Governor's Office of
             234      Management and Budget, provide to the committee or office the total amount of revenues
             235      collected by the commission under Chapter 24, Radioactive Waste Facility Tax Act, for the
             236      time period specified by the committee or office.
             237          (j) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall make the directory required
             238      by Section 59-14-603 available for public inspection.
             239          (k) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may share information with
             240      federal, state, or local agencies as provided in Subsection 59-14-606 (3).
             241          (l) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide the Office of
             242      Recovery Services within the Department of Human Services any relevant information


             243      obtained from a return filed under Chapter 10, Individual Income Tax Act, regarding a taxpayer
             244      who has become obligated to the Office of Recovery Services.
             245          (ii) The information described in Subsection (3)(l)(i) may be provided by the Office of
             246      Recovery Services to any other state's child support collection agency involved in enforcing
             247      that support obligation.
             248          (m) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), upon request from the state court
             249      administrator, the commission shall provide to the state court administrator, the name, address,
             250      telephone number, county of residence, and Social Security number on resident returns filed
             251      under Chapter 10, Individual Income Tax Act.
             252          (ii) The state court administrator may use the information described in Subsection
             253      (3)(m)(i) only as a source list for the master jury list described in Section 78B-1-106 .
             254          (n) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall at the request of a
             255      committee, commission, or task force of the Legislature provide to the committee, commission,
             256      or task force of the Legislature any information relating to a tax imposed under Chapter 9,
             257      Taxation of Admitted Insurers, relating to the study required by Section 59-9-101 .
             258          (o) (i) As used in this Subsection (3)(o), "office" means the:
             259          (A) Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst; or
             260          (B) Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel.
             261          (ii) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and except as provided in Subsection (3)(o)(iii),
             262      the commission shall at the request of an office provide to the office all information:
             263          (A) gained by the commission; and
             264          (B) required to be attached to or included in returns filed with the commission.
             265          (iii) (A) An office may not request and the commission may not provide to an office a
             266      person's:
             267          (I) address;
             268          (II) name;
             269          (III) Social Security number; or
             270          (IV) taxpayer identification number.
             271          (B) The commission shall in all instances protect the privacy of a person as required by
             272      Subsection (3)(o)(iii)(A).
             273          (iv) An office may provide information received from the commission in accordance


             274      with this Subsection (3)(o) only:
             275          (A) as:
             276          (I) a fiscal estimate;
             277          (II) fiscal note information; or
             278          (III) statistical information; and
             279          (B) if the information is classified to prevent the identification of a particular return.
             280          (v) (A) A person may not request information from an office under Title 63G, Chapter
             281      2, Government Records Access and Management Act, or this section, if that office received the
             282      information from the commission in accordance with this Subsection (3)(o).
             283          (B) An office may not provide to a person that requests information in accordance with
             284      Subsection (3)(o)(v)(A) any information other than the information the office provides in
             285      accordance with Subsection (3)(o)(iv).
             286          (p) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide to the governing
             287      board of the agreement or a taxing official of another state, the District of Columbia, the United
             288      States, or a territory of the United States:
             289          (i) the following relating to an agreement sales and use tax:
             290          (A) information contained in a return filed with the commission;
             291          (B) information contained in a report filed with the commission;
             292          (C) a schedule related to Subsection (3)(p)(i)(A) or (B); or
             293          (D) a document filed with the commission; or
             294          (ii) a report of an audit or investigation made with respect to an agreement sales and
             295      use tax.
             296          (q) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide information
             297      concerning a taxpayer's state income tax return or state income tax withholding information to
             298      the Driver License Division if the Driver License Division:
             299          (i) requests the information; and
             300          (ii) provides the commission with a signed release form from the taxpayer allowing the
             301      Driver License Division access to the information.
             302          (r) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide to the Utah 911
             303      Committee the information requested by the Utah 911 Committee under Subsection
             304      [ 53-10-602 (3)] 63H-7-303 (4).


             305          (s) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide to the Utah
             306      Educational Savings Plan information related to a resident or nonresident individual's
             307      contribution to a Utah Educational Savings Plan account as designated on the resident or
             308      nonresident's individual income tax return as provided under Section 59-10-1313 .
             309          (t) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), for the purpose of verifying eligibility under
             310      Sections 26-18-2.5 and 26-40-105 , the commission shall provide an eligibility worker with the
             311      Department of Health or its designee with the adjusted gross income of an individual if:
             312          (i) an eligibility worker with the Department of Health or its designee requests the
             313      information from the commission; and
             314          (ii) the eligibility worker has complied with the identity verification and consent
             315      provisions of Sections 26-18-2.5 and 26-40-105 .
             316          (u) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide to a county, as
             317      determined by the commission, information declared on an individual income tax return in
             318      accordance with Section 59-10-103.1 that relates to eligibility to claim a residential exemption
             319      authorized under Section 59-2-103 .
             320          (4) (a) Each report and return shall be preserved for at least three years.
             321          (b) After the three-year period provided in Subsection (4)(a) the commission may
             322      destroy a report or return.
             323          (5) (a) Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
             324          (b) If the person described in Subsection (5)(a) is an officer or employee of the state,
             325      the person shall be dismissed from office and be disqualified from holding public office in this
             326      state for a period of five years thereafter.
             327          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (5)(a) or (b), an office that requests information in
             328      accordance with Subsection (3)(o)(iii) or a person that requests information in accordance with
             329      Subsection (3)(o)(v):
             330          (i) is not guilty of a class A misdemeanor; and
             331          (ii) is not subject to:
             332          (A) dismissal from office in accordance with Subsection (5)(b); or
             333          (B) disqualification from holding public office in accordance with Subsection (5)(b).
             334          (6) Except as provided in Section 59-1-404 , this part does not apply to the property tax.
             335          Section 3. Section 63A-4-205.5 is amended to read:


             336           63A-4-205.5. Risk management -- Coverage of the Utah Communications
             337      Authority.
             338          The [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah Communications Authority
             339      established under authority of Title [63C] 63H, Chapter 7, Utah Communications Authority
             340      Act, may participate in the Risk Management Fund.
             341          Section 4. Section 63E-1-102 is amended to read:
             342           63E-1-102. Definitions -- List of independent entities.
             343          As used in this title:
             344          (1) "Authorizing statute" means the statute creating an entity as an independent entity.
             345          (2) "Committee" means the Retirement and Independent Entities Committee created by
             346      Section 63E-1-201 .
             347          (3) "Independent corporation" means a corporation incorporated in accordance with
             348      Chapter 2, Independent Corporations Act.
             349          (4) (a) "Independent entity" means an entity having a public purpose relating to the
             350      state or its citizens that is individually created by the state or is given by the state the right to
             351      exist and conduct its affairs as an:
             352          (i) independent state agency; or
             353          (ii) independent corporation.
             354          (b) "Independent entity" includes the:
             355          (i) Utah Dairy Commission created by Section 4-22-2 ;
             356          (ii) Heber Valley Historic Railroad Authority created by Section 63H-4-102 ;
             357          (iii) Utah State Railroad Museum Authority created by Section 63H-5-102 ;
             358          (iv) Utah Science Center Authority created by Section 63H-3-103 ;
             359          (v) Utah Housing Corporation created by Section 35A-8-704 ;
             360          (vi) Utah State Fair Corporation created by Section 63H-6-103 ;
             361          (vii) Workers' Compensation Fund created by Section 31A-33-102 ;
             362          (viii) Utah State Retirement Office created by Section 49-11-201 ;
             363          (ix) School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration created by Section
             364      53C-1-201 ;
             365          [(x) Utah Communications Agency Network created by Section 63C-7-201 ;]
             366          (x) Utah Communications Authority created in Section 63H-7-201 ;


             367          (xi) Utah Energy Infrastructure Authority created by Section 63H-2-201 ;
             368          (xii) Utah Capital Investment Corporation created by Section 63M-1-1207 ; and
             369          (xiii) Military Installation Development Authority created by Section 63H-1-201 .
             370          (c) Notwithstanding this Subsection (4), "independent entity" does not include:
             371          (i) the Public Service Commission of Utah created by Section 54-1-1 ;
             372          (ii) an institution within the state system of higher education;
             373          (iii) a city, county, or town;
             374          (iv) a local school district;
             375          (v) a local district under Title 17B, Limited Purpose Local Government Entities - Local
             376      Districts; or
             377          (vi) a special service district under Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act.
             378          (5) "Independent state agency" means an entity that is created by the state, but is
             379      independent of the governor's direct supervisory control.
             380          (6) "Money held in trust" means money maintained for the benefit of:
             381          (a) one or more private individuals, including public employees;
             382          (b) one or more public or private entities; or
             383          (c) the owners of a quasi-public corporation.
             384          (7) "Public corporation" means an artificial person, public in ownership, individually
             385      created by the state as a body politic and corporate for the administration of a public purpose
             386      relating to the state or its citizens.
             387          (8) "Quasi-public corporation" means an artificial person, private in ownership,
             388      individually created as a corporation by the state which has accepted from the state the grant of
             389      a franchise or contract involving the performance of a public purpose relating to the state or its
             390      citizens.
             391          Section 5. Section 63G-2-305 is amended to read:
             392           63G-2-305. Protected records.
             393          The following records are protected if properly classified by a governmental entity:
             394          (1) trade secrets as defined in Section 13-24-2 if the person submitting the trade secret
             395      has provided the governmental entity with the information specified in Section 63G-2-309 ;
             396          (2) commercial information or nonindividual financial information obtained from a
             397      person if:


             398          (a) disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to result in unfair
             399      competitive injury to the person submitting the information or would impair the ability of the
             400      governmental entity to obtain necessary information in the future;
             401          (b) the person submitting the information has a greater interest in prohibiting access
             402      than the public in obtaining access; and
             403          (c) the person submitting the information has provided the governmental entity with
             404      the information specified in Section 63G-2-309 ;
             405          (3) commercial or financial information acquired or prepared by a governmental entity
             406      to the extent that disclosure would lead to financial speculations in currencies, securities, or
             407      commodities that will interfere with a planned transaction by the governmental entity or cause
             408      substantial financial injury to the governmental entity or state economy;
             409          (4) records, the disclosure of which could cause commercial injury to, or confer a
             410      competitive advantage upon a potential or actual competitor of, a commercial project entity as
             411      defined in Subsection 11-13-103 (4);
             412          (5) test questions and answers to be used in future license, certification, registration,
             413      employment, or academic examinations;
             414          (6) records, the disclosure of which would impair governmental procurement
             415      proceedings or give an unfair advantage to any person proposing to enter into a contract or
             416      agreement with a governmental entity, except, subject to Subsections (1) and (2), that this
             417      Subsection (6) does not restrict the right of a person to have access to, after the contract or
             418      grant has been awarded and signed by all parties, a bid, proposal, application, or other
             419      information submitted to or by a governmental entity in response to:
             420          (a) an invitation for bids;
             421          (b) a request for proposals;
             422          (c) a request for quotes;
             423          (d) a grant; or
             424          (e) other similar document;
             425          (7) information submitted to or by a governmental entity in response to a request for
             426      information, except, subject to Subsections (1) and (2), that this Subsection (7) does not restrict
             427      the right of a person to have access to the information, after:
             428          (a) a contract directly relating to the subject of the request for information has been


             429      awarded and signed by all parties; or
             430          (b) (i) a final determination is made not to enter into a contract that relates to the
             431      subject of the request for information; and
             432          (ii) at least two years have passed after the day on which the request for information is
             433      issued;
             434          (8) records that would identify real property or the appraisal or estimated value of real
             435      or personal property, including intellectual property, under consideration for public acquisition
             436      before any rights to the property are acquired unless:
             437          (a) public interest in obtaining access to the information is greater than or equal to the
             438      governmental entity's need to acquire the property on the best terms possible;
             439          (b) the information has already been disclosed to persons not employed by or under a
             440      duty of confidentiality to the entity;
             441          (c) in the case of records that would identify property, potential sellers of the described
             442      property have already learned of the governmental entity's plans to acquire the property;
             443          (d) in the case of records that would identify the appraisal or estimated value of
             444      property, the potential sellers have already learned of the governmental entity's estimated value
             445      of the property; or
             446          (e) the property under consideration for public acquisition is a single family residence
             447      and the governmental entity seeking to acquire the property has initiated negotiations to acquire
             448      the property as required under Section 78B-6-505 ;
             449          (9) records prepared in contemplation of sale, exchange, lease, rental, or other
             450      compensated transaction of real or personal property including intellectual property, which, if
             451      disclosed prior to completion of the transaction, would reveal the appraisal or estimated value
             452      of the subject property, unless:
             453          (a) the public interest in access is greater than or equal to the interests in restricting
             454      access, including the governmental entity's interest in maximizing the financial benefit of the
             455      transaction; or
             456          (b) when prepared by or on behalf of a governmental entity, appraisals or estimates of
             457      the value of the subject property have already been disclosed to persons not employed by or
             458      under a duty of confidentiality to the entity;
             459          (10) records created or maintained for civil, criminal, or administrative enforcement


             460      purposes or audit purposes, or for discipline, licensing, certification, or registration purposes, if
             461      release of the records:
             462          (a) reasonably could be expected to interfere with investigations undertaken for
             463      enforcement, discipline, licensing, certification, or registration purposes;
             464          (b) reasonably could be expected to interfere with audits, disciplinary, or enforcement
             465      proceedings;
             466          (c) would create a danger of depriving a person of a right to a fair trial or impartial
             467      hearing;
             468          (d) reasonably could be expected to disclose the identity of a source who is not
             469      generally known outside of government and, in the case of a record compiled in the course of
             470      an investigation, disclose information furnished by a source not generally known outside of
             471      government if disclosure would compromise the source; or
             472          (e) reasonably could be expected to disclose investigative or audit techniques,
             473      procedures, policies, or orders not generally known outside of government if disclosure would
             474      interfere with enforcement or audit efforts;
             475          (11) records the disclosure of which would jeopardize the life or safety of an
             476      individual;
             477          (12) records the disclosure of which would jeopardize the security of governmental
             478      property, governmental programs, or governmental recordkeeping systems from damage, theft,
             479      or other appropriation or use contrary to law or public policy;
             480          (13) records that, if disclosed, would jeopardize the security or safety of a correctional
             481      facility, or records relating to incarceration, treatment, probation, or parole, that would interfere
             482      with the control and supervision of an offender's incarceration, treatment, probation, or parole;
             483          (14) records that, if disclosed, would reveal recommendations made to the Board of
             484      Pardons and Parole by an employee of or contractor for the Department of Corrections, the
             485      Board of Pardons and Parole, or the Department of Human Services that are based on the
             486      employee's or contractor's supervision, diagnosis, or treatment of any person within the board's
             487      jurisdiction;
             488          (15) records and audit workpapers that identify audit, collection, and operational
             489      procedures and methods used by the State Tax Commission, if disclosure would interfere with
             490      audits or collections;


             491          (16) records of a governmental audit agency relating to an ongoing or planned audit
             492      until the final audit is released;
             493          (17) records that are subject to the attorney client privilege;
             494          (18) records prepared for or by an attorney, consultant, surety, indemnitor, insurer,
             495      employee, or agent of a governmental entity for, or in anticipation of, litigation or a judicial,
             496      quasi-judicial, or administrative proceeding;
             497          (19) (a) (i) personal files of a state legislator, including personal correspondence to or
             498      from a member of the Legislature; and
             499          (ii) notwithstanding Subsection (19)(a)(i), correspondence that gives notice of
             500      legislative action or policy may not be classified as protected under this section; and
             501          (b) (i) an internal communication that is part of the deliberative process in connection
             502      with the preparation of legislation between:
             503          (A) members of a legislative body;
             504          (B) a member of a legislative body and a member of the legislative body's staff; or
             505          (C) members of a legislative body's staff; and
             506          (ii) notwithstanding Subsection (19)(b)(i), a communication that gives notice of
             507      legislative action or policy may not be classified as protected under this section;
             508          (20) (a) records in the custody or control of the Office of Legislative Research and
             509      General Counsel, that, if disclosed, would reveal a particular legislator's contemplated
             510      legislation or contemplated course of action before the legislator has elected to support the
             511      legislation or course of action, or made the legislation or course of action public; and
             512          (b) notwithstanding Subsection (20)(a), the form to request legislation submitted to the
             513      Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel is a public document unless a legislator
             514      asks that the records requesting the legislation be maintained as protected records until such
             515      time as the legislator elects to make the legislation or course of action public;
             516          (21) research requests from legislators to the Office of Legislative Research and
             517      General Counsel or the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst and research findings prepared
             518      in response to these requests;
             519          (22) drafts, unless otherwise classified as public;
             520          (23) records concerning a governmental entity's strategy about:
             521          (a) collective bargaining; or


             522          (b) imminent or pending litigation;
             523          (24) records of investigations of loss occurrences and analyses of loss occurrences that
             524      may be covered by the Risk Management Fund, the Employers' Reinsurance Fund, the
             525      Uninsured Employers' Fund, or similar divisions in other governmental entities;
             526          (25) records, other than personnel evaluations, that contain a personal recommendation
             527      concerning an individual if disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of
             528      personal privacy, or disclosure is not in the public interest;
             529          (26) records that reveal the location of historic, prehistoric, paleontological, or
             530      biological resources that if known would jeopardize the security of those resources or of
             531      valuable historic, scientific, educational, or cultural information;
             532          (27) records of independent state agencies if the disclosure of the records would
             533      conflict with the fiduciary obligations of the agency;
             534          (28) records of an institution within the state system of higher education defined in
             535      Section 53B-1-102 regarding tenure evaluations, appointments, applications for admissions,
             536      retention decisions, and promotions, which could be properly discussed in a meeting closed in
             537      accordance with Title 52, Chapter 4, Open and Public Meetings Act, provided that records of
             538      the final decisions about tenure, appointments, retention, promotions, or those students
             539      admitted, may not be classified as protected under this section;
             540          (29) records of the governor's office, including budget recommendations, legislative
             541      proposals, and policy statements, that if disclosed would reveal the governor's contemplated
             542      policies or contemplated courses of action before the governor has implemented or rejected
             543      those policies or courses of action or made them public;
             544          (30) records of the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst relating to budget analysis,
             545      revenue estimates, and fiscal notes of proposed legislation before issuance of the final
             546      recommendations in these areas;
             547          (31) records provided by the United States or by a government entity outside the state
             548      that are given to the governmental entity with a requirement that they be managed as protected
             549      records if the providing entity certifies that the record would not be subject to public disclosure
             550      if retained by it;
             551          (32) transcripts, minutes, or reports of the closed portion of a meeting of a public body
             552      except as provided in Section 52-4-206 ;


             553          (33) records that would reveal the contents of settlement negotiations but not including
             554      final settlements or empirical data to the extent that they are not otherwise exempt from
             555      disclosure;
             556          (34) memoranda prepared by staff and used in the decision-making process by an
             557      administrative law judge, a member of the Board of Pardons and Parole, or a member of any
             558      other body charged by law with performing a quasi-judicial function;
             559          (35) records that would reveal negotiations regarding assistance or incentives offered
             560      by or requested from a governmental entity for the purpose of encouraging a person to expand
             561      or locate a business in Utah, but only if disclosure would result in actual economic harm to the
             562      person or place the governmental entity at a competitive disadvantage, but this section may not
             563      be used to restrict access to a record evidencing a final contract;
             564          (36) materials to which access must be limited for purposes of securing or maintaining
             565      the governmental entity's proprietary protection of intellectual property rights including patents,
             566      copyrights, and trade secrets;
             567          (37) the name of a donor or a prospective donor to a governmental entity, including an
             568      institution within the state system of higher education defined in Section 53B-1-102 , and other
             569      information concerning the donation that could reasonably be expected to reveal the identity of
             570      the donor, provided that:
             571          (a) the donor requests anonymity in writing;
             572          (b) any terms, conditions, restrictions, or privileges relating to the donation may not be
             573      classified protected by the governmental entity under this Subsection (37); and
             574          (c) except for an institution within the state system of higher education defined in
             575      Section 53B-1-102 , the governmental unit to which the donation is made is primarily engaged
             576      in educational, charitable, or artistic endeavors, and has no regulatory or legislative authority
             577      over the donor, a member of the donor's immediate family, or any entity owned or controlled
             578      by the donor or the donor's immediate family;
             579          (38) accident reports, except as provided in Sections 41-6a-404 , 41-12a-202 , and
             580      73-18-13 ;
             581          (39) a notification of workers' compensation insurance coverage described in Section
             582      34A-2-205 ;
             583          (40) (a) the following records of an institution within the state system of higher


             584      education defined in Section 53B-1-102 , which have been developed, discovered, disclosed to,
             585      or received by or on behalf of faculty, staff, employees, or students of the institution:
             586          (i) unpublished lecture notes;
             587          (ii) unpublished notes, data, and information:
             588          (A) relating to research; and
             589          (B) of:
             590          (I) the institution within the state system of higher education defined in Section
             591      53B-1-102 ; or
             592          (II) a sponsor of sponsored research;
             593          (iii) unpublished manuscripts;
             594          (iv) creative works in process;
             595          (v) scholarly correspondence; and
             596          (vi) confidential information contained in research proposals;
             597          (b) Subsection (40)(a) may not be construed to prohibit disclosure of public
             598      information required pursuant to Subsection 53B-16-302 (2)(a) or (b); and
             599          (c) Subsection (40)(a) may not be construed to affect the ownership of a record;
             600          (41) (a) records in the custody or control of the Office of Legislative Auditor General
             601      that would reveal the name of a particular legislator who requests a legislative audit prior to the
             602      date that audit is completed and made public; and
             603          (b) notwithstanding Subsection (41)(a), a request for a legislative audit submitted to the
             604      Office of the Legislative Auditor General is a public document unless the legislator asks that
             605      the records in the custody or control of the Office of Legislative Auditor General that would
             606      reveal the name of a particular legislator who requests a legislative audit be maintained as
             607      protected records until the audit is completed and made public;
             608          (42) records that provide detail as to the location of an explosive, including a map or
             609      other document that indicates the location of:
             610          (a) a production facility; or
             611          (b) a magazine;
             612          (43) information:
             613          (a) contained in the statewide database of the Division of Aging and Adult Services
             614      created by Section 62A-3-311.1 ; or


             615          (b) received or maintained in relation to the Identity Theft Reporting Information
             616      System (IRIS) established under Section 67-5-22 ;
             617          (44) information contained in the Management Information System and Licensing
             618      Information System described in Title 62A, Chapter 4a, Child and Family Services;
             619          (45) information regarding National Guard operations or activities in support of the
             620      National Guard's federal mission;
             621          (46) records provided by any pawn or secondhand business to a law enforcement
             622      agency or to the central database in compliance with Title 13, Chapter 32a, Pawnshop and
             623      Secondhand Merchandise Transaction Information Act;
             624          (47) information regarding food security, risk, and vulnerability assessments performed
             625      by the Department of Agriculture and Food;
             626          (48) except to the extent that the record is exempt from this chapter pursuant to Section
             627      63G-2-106 , records related to an emergency plan or program, a copy of which is provided to or
             628      prepared or maintained by the Division of Emergency Management, and the disclosure of
             629      which would jeopardize:
             630          (a) the safety of the general public; or
             631          (b) the security of:
             632          (i) governmental property;
             633          (ii) governmental programs; or
             634          (iii) the property of a private person who provides the Division of Emergency
             635      Management information;
             636          (49) records of the Department of Agriculture and Food that provides for the
             637      identification, tracing, or control of livestock diseases, including any program established under
             638      Title 4, Chapter 24, Utah Livestock Brand and Anti-Theft Act or Title 4, Chapter 31, Control
             639      of Animal Disease;
             640          (50) as provided in Section 26-39-501 :
             641          (a) information or records held by the Department of Health related to a complaint
             642      regarding a child care program or residential child care which the department is unable to
             643      substantiate; and
             644          (b) information or records related to a complaint received by the Department of Health
             645      from an anonymous complainant regarding a child care program or residential child care;


             646          (51) unless otherwise classified as public under Section 63G-2-301 and except as
             647      provided under Section 41-1a-116 , an individual's home address, home telephone number, or
             648      personal mobile phone number, if:
             649          (a) the individual is required to provide the information in order to comply with a law,
             650      ordinance, rule, or order of a government entity; and
             651          (b) the subject of the record has a reasonable expectation that this information will be
             652      kept confidential due to:
             653          (i) the nature of the law, ordinance, rule, or order; and
             654          (ii) the individual complying with the law, ordinance, rule, or order;
             655          (52) the name, home address, work addresses, and telephone numbers of an individual
             656      that is engaged in, or that provides goods or services for, medical or scientific research that is:
             657          (a) conducted within the state system of higher education, as defined in Section
             658      53B-1-102 ; and
             659          (b) conducted using animals;
             660          (53) an initial proposal under Title 63M, Chapter 1, Part 26, Government Procurement
             661      Private Proposal Program, to the extent not made public by rules made under that chapter;
             662          (54) in accordance with Section 78A-12-203 , any record of the Judicial Performance
             663      Evaluation Commission concerning an individual commissioner's vote on whether or not to
             664      recommend that the voters retain a judge;
             665          (55) information collected and a report prepared by the Judicial Performance
             666      Evaluation Commission concerning a judge, unless Section 20A-7-702 or Title 78A, Chapter
             667      12, Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission Act, requires disclosure of, or makes public,
             668      the information or report;
             669          (56) records contained in the Management Information System created in Section
             670      62A-4a-1003 ;
             671          (57) records provided or received by the Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office in
             672      furtherance of any contract or other agreement made in accordance with Section 63J-4-603 ;
             673          (58) information requested by and provided to the Utah State 911 Committee under
             674      Section [ 53-10-602 ] 63H-7-303 ;
             675          (59) recorded Children's Justice Center investigative interviews, both video and audio,
             676      the release of which are governed by Section 77-37-4 ;


             677          (60) in accordance with Section 73-10-33 :
             678          (a) a management plan for a water conveyance facility in the possession of the Division
             679      of Water Resources or the Board of Water Resources; or
             680          (b) an outline of an emergency response plan in possession of the state or a county or
             681      municipality;
             682          (61) the following records in the custody or control of the Office of Inspector General
             683      of Medicaid Services, created in Section 63A-13-201 :
             684          (a) records that would disclose information relating to allegations of personal
             685      misconduct, gross mismanagement, or illegal activity of a person if the information or
             686      allegation cannot be corroborated by the Office of Inspector General of Medicaid Services
             687      through other documents or evidence, and the records relating to the allegation are not relied
             688      upon by the Office of Inspector General of Medicaid Services in preparing a final investigation
             689      report or final audit report;
             690          (b) records and audit workpapers to the extent they would disclose the identity of a
             691      person who, during the course of an investigation or audit, communicated the existence of any
             692      Medicaid fraud, waste, or abuse, or a violation or suspected violation of a law, rule, or
             693      regulation adopted under the laws of this state, a political subdivision of the state, or any
             694      recognized entity of the United States, if the information was disclosed on the condition that
             695      the identity of the person be protected;
             696          (c) before the time that an investigation or audit is completed and the final
             697      investigation or final audit report is released, records or drafts circulated to a person who is not
             698      an employee or head of a governmental entity for the person's response or information;
             699          (d) records that would disclose an outline or part of any investigation, audit survey
             700      plan, or audit program; or
             701          (e) requests for an investigation or audit, if disclosure would risk circumvention of an
             702      investigation or audit;
             703          (62) records that reveal methods used by the Office of Inspector General of Medicaid
             704      Services, the fraud unit, or the Department of Health, to discover Medicaid fraud, waste, or
             705      abuse;
             706          (63) information provided to the Department of Health or the Division of Occupational
             707      and Professional Licensing under Subsection 58-68-304 (3) or (4);


             708          (64) a record described in Section 63G-12-210 ; and
             709          (65) captured plate data that is obtained through an automatic license plate reader
             710      system used by a governmental entity as authorized in Section 41-6a-2003 .
             711          Section 6. Section 63H-7-101 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-101 is
             712      renumbered and amended to read:
             713     
CHAPTER 7. UTAH COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY ACT

             714     
Part 1. General Provisions

             715           [63C-7-101].     63H-7-101. Title.
             716          This chapter is known as the ["Utah Communications Agency Network Act."] "Utah
             717      Communications Authority Act."
             718          Section 7. Section 63H-7-102 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-102 is
             719      renumbered and amended to read:
             720           [63C-7-102].     63H-7-102. Purpose.
             721          The purpose of this chapter is to establish an independent state agency and a board [and
             722      executive committee] to administer the creation, administration, and maintenance of the [Utah
             723      Communications Agency Network] Utah Communications Authority to provide a public safety
             724      communications network [and], facilities, and 911 emergency services on a statewide basis for
             725      the benefit and use of public agencies, and [the] state and federal agencies.
             726          Section 8. Section 63H-7-103 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-103 is
             727      renumbered and amended to read:
             728           [63C-7-103].     63H-7-103. Definitions.
             729          As used in this chapter:
             730          [(1) "Board" means the Utah Communications Agency Network Board created in
             731      Section 63C-7-201 .]
             732          (1) "Authority" means the Utah Communications Authority, an independent state
             733      agency created in Section 67H-7-201 .
             734          (2) "Board" means the Utah Communications Authority Board created in Section
             735      67H-7-203 .
             736          [(2)] (3) "Bonds" means bonds, notes, certificates, debentures, contracts, lease purchase
             737      agreements, or other evidences of indebtedness or borrowing issued or incurred by the [Utah
             738      Communications Agency Network] authority pursuant to this chapter.


             739          [(3)] (4) "Communications network" means:
             740          (a) a regional or statewide public safety governmental communications network and
             741      related facilities, including real property, improvements, and equipment necessary for the
             742      acquisition, construction, and operation of the services and facilities[.]; and
             743          (b) 911 emergency services, including radio communications, microwave connectivity,
             744      FirstNet coordination, and computer aided dispatch system.
             745          [(4) "Effective date" means the first date after which the Utah Communications Agency
             746      Network is officially created and shall be the first date after which:]
             747          [(a) at least 10 public agencies have submitted to the Utah Communications Agency
             748      Network office the membership resolutions required to become a member; and]
             749          [(b) the governor has appointed the four state representatives to the executive
             750      committee.]
             751          [(5) "Executive Committee" means the administrative body of the Utah
             752      Communications Agency Network created in Section 63C-7-205 .]
             753          (5) "FirstNet" means the First Responder Network Authority created by Congress in
             754      the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012.
             755          (6) "Lease" means any lease, lease purchase, sublease, operating, management, or
             756      similar agreement.
             757          (7) "Local entity" means a county, city, town, local district, special service district, or
             758      interlocal entity created under Title 11, Chapter 13, Interlocal Cooperation Act.
             759          [(7)] (8) "Member" means a public agency which:
             760          (a) adopts a membership resolution to be included within the [Utah Communications
             761      Agency Network] authority; and
             762          (b) submits an originally executed copy of an authorizing resolution to the [Utah
             763      Communications Agency Network] authority's office.
             764          [(8)] (9) "Member representative" means a person or that person's designee appointed
             765      by the governing body of each member.
             766          [(9)] (10) "Public agency" means any political subdivision of the state, including cities,
             767      towns, counties, school districts, local districts, and special service districts, dispatched by a
             768      public safety answering point.
             769          [(10)] (11) "Public safety answering point" means an organization, entity, or


             770      combination of entities which have joined together to form a central answering point for the
             771      receipt, management, and dissemination to the proper responding agency, of emergency and
             772      nonemergency communications, including 911 [calls] communications, police, fire, emergency
             773      medical, transportation, parks, wildlife, corrections, and any other governmental
             774      communications.
             775          [(11)] (12) "State" means the state of Utah.
             776          [(12)] (13) "State representative" means[: (a)] the [four] six appointees of the governor
             777      or their designees[;] and [(b)] the Utah State Treasurer or his designee.
             778          Section 9. Section 63H-7-201 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-201 is
             779      renumbered and amended to read:
             780     
Part 2. The Utah Communications Authority and the Board

             781           [63C-7-201].     63H-7-201. Establishment of the Utah Communications
             782      Authority.
             783          (1) There is established the [Utah Communications Agency Network, formerly the
             784      Utah Wireless Interagency Network, created by executive order of the governor on June 6,
             785      1996. The Utah Communications Agency Network shall assume the operations of the Utah
             786      Wireless Interagency Network on May 4, 1997,] Utah Communications Authority, formerly
             787      known as the Utah Communications Agency Network, which shall assume the operations of
             788      the Utah Communications Agency Network and shall perform the functions as provided in this
             789      chapter.
             790          (2) The [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah Communications Authority is
             791      an independent state agency and not a division within any other department of the state.
             792          (3) The initial offices of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority shall
             793      be in Salt Lake [City] County, but branches of the office may be established in other areas of
             794      the state upon approval of the board.
             795          [(4) (a) As soon after the effective date as possible, the state representatives shall
             796      schedule an organizational meeting date and shall give written notice of the time and location
             797      of the organizational meeting to the governing bodies of known prospective members.]
             798          [(b) At the organizational meeting:]
             799          [(i) the board shall be organized as provided in Section 63C-7-203 ;]
             800          [(ii) bylaws shall be adopted; and]


             801          [(iii) the executive committee shall be established as provided in Section 63C-7-205 .]
             802          Section 10. Section 63H-7-202 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-202 is
             803      renumbered and amended to read:
             804           [63C-7-202].     63H-7-202. Powers of the Authority.
             805          The [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority shall have the power to:
             806          (1) sue and be sued in its own name;
             807          (2) have an official seal and power to alter that seal at will;
             808          (3) make and execute contracts and all other instruments necessary or convenient for
             809      the performance of its duties and the exercise of its powers and functions under this chapter,
             810      including contracts with private companies licensed under Title 26, Chapter 8a, Utah
             811      Emergency Medical Services System Act;
             812          (4) own, acquire, construct, operate, maintain, and repair a communications network,
             813      and dispose of any portion of it;
             814          (5) borrow money and incur indebtedness;
             815          (6) issue bonds as provided in this chapter;
             816          (7) enter into agreements with public agencies, the state, and federal government to
             817      provide communications network services on terms and conditions it considers to be in the best
             818      interest of its members;
             819          (8) acquire, by gift, grant, purchase, or by exercise of eminent domain, any real
             820      property or personal property in connection with the acquisition and construction of a
             821      communications network and all related facilities and rights-of-way which it owns, operates,
             822      and maintains;
             823          (9) contract with other public agencies, the state, or federal government to provide
             824      public safety communications services in excess of those required to meet the needs or
             825      requirements of its members and the state and federal government if:
             826          (a) it is determined by the [executive committee] board to be necessary to accomplish
             827      the purposes and realize the benefits of this chapter; and
             828          (b) any excess is sold to other public agencies, the state, or federal government and is
             829      sold on terms that assure:
             830          (i) that the excess services will be used only for the purposes and benefits authorized
             831      by the authority under this chapter and Title 69, Chapter 2, Emergency Telephone Service Law;


             832      and
             833          (ii) that the cost of providing the excess service will be received by the [Utah
             834      Communications Agency Network] authority;
             835          (10) provide and maintain the public safety network for all state and local
             836      governmental agencies:
             837          (a) within the current [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority network for
             838      the state and local governmental agencies that currently subscribe to the [Utah
             839      Communications Agency Network; and] authority;
             840          (b) outside of the current [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority network
             841      for state and local governmental agencies that do not currently subscribe to the [Utah
             842      Communications Agency Network;] authority; and
             843          (c) in a manner that:
             844          (i) promotes high quality, cost effective services; and
             845          (ii) evaluates the benefits of public and private providers;
             846          (11) maintain the current VHF high-band network; [and]
             847          (12) review, approve, disapprove, or revise recommendations made by the Utah 911
             848      Committee regarding the expenditure of funds under Sections 69-2-5.5 and 69-2-5.6 ; and
             849          [(12)] (13) perform all other duties authorized by this chapter.
             850          Section 11. Section 63H-7-203 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-205 is
             851      renumbered and amended to read:
             852           [63C-7-205].     63H-7-203. Board established -- Terms -- Vacancies.
             853          [(1) The executive committee]
             854          (1) There is created the "Utah Communications Authority Board."
             855          (2) The board shall consist of the following [21] individuals:
             856          (a) [15] the member representatives elected [by the board at its annual meetings; and]
             857      as follows:
             858          [(b) six state representatives.]
             859          (i) one representative elected from each county of the first and second class, who:
             860          (A) is in law enforcement, fire service, or a public safety answering point; and
             861          (B) has a leadership positions with public safety communication experience;
             862          (ii) one representative elected from each of the seven associations of government who:


             863          (A) is in law enforcement, fire service, or a public safety answering point; and
             864          (B) has a leadership positions with public safety communication experience;
             865          (iii) one representative of the Native American tribes elected by the representative of
             866      tribal governments listed in Subsection 9-9-104.5 (2);
             867          (iv) one representative elected by the Utah National Guard;
             868          (v) one representative elected by an association that represents fire chiefs;
             869          (vi) one representative elected by an association that represents sheriffs;
             870          (vii) one representative elected by an association that represents chiefs of police; and
             871          (viii) one member elected by the Utah 911 Committee created in Section 63H-7-302 ;
             872      and
             873          (b) seven state representatives appointed in accordance with Subsection (3).
             874          [(2)] (3) (a) (i) [Five] Six of the state representatives shall be appointed by the
             875      governor, with two of the positions having an initial term of two years, two having an initial
             876      term of three years, and one having an initial term of four years.
             877          (ii) Successor state representatives shall each serve for a term of four years.
             878          (iii) The [five] six governor-appointed state representatives shall consist of:
             879          (A) the executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation or the director's
             880      designee;
             881          (B) the commissioner of public safety or the commissioner's designee;
             882          (C) the executive director of the Department of Natural Resources or the director's
             883      designee;
             884          (D) the executive director of the Department of Corrections or the director's designee;
             885      [and]
             886          (E) the chief information officer of the Department of Technology Services, or the
             887      officer's designee[.]; and
             888          (F) the executive director of the Department of Health or the director's designee.
             889          (b) The [sixth] seventh state representative shall be the Utah State Treasurer or the
             890      treasurer's designee.
             891          (c) A vacancy on the [executive committee] board for a state representative shall be
             892      filled for the unexpired term by appointment by the governor.
             893          [(3)] (4) (a) (i) One-half of the positions for member representatives [elected by the


             894      board] selected under Subsection (2) shall have an initial term of two years and one-half of the
             895      positions shall have an initial term of four years.
             896          (ii) Successor member representatives of the [executive committee] board shall each
             897      serve for a term of four years, so that the term of office for six of the member representatives
             898      expires every two years.
             899          (b) The member representatives of the [executive committee] board shall be
             900      removable, with or without cause, by [a majority vote of the board] the entity that selected the
             901      member. A vacancy on the [executive committee] board for a member representative shall be
             902      filled for the unexpired term by [a majority of the remaining member representatives of the
             903      executive committee] the entity the member represents.
             904          [(4)] (5) The [executive committee] board shall elect annually one of its members as
             905      chair.
             906          [(5)] (6) The [executive committee] board shall meet on an as-needed basis and as
             907      provided in the bylaws.
             908          [(6)] (7) The [executive committee] board shall also elect a vice chair, secretary, and
             909      treasurer to perform those functions provided in the bylaws.
             910          (a) The vice chair shall be a member of the [executive committee] board.
             911          (b) The secretary and treasurer need not be members of the [executive committee]
             912      board, but shall not have voting powers if they are not members of the [executive committee]
             913      board.
             914          (c) The offices of chair, vice chair, secretary, and treasurer shall be held by separate
             915      individuals.
             916          [(7)] (8) Each member representative and state representative shall have one vote,
             917      including the chair, at all meetings of the [executive committee] board.
             918          [(8) Twelve] (9) A constitutional majority of the members of the [executive committee
             919      constitute] board constitutes a quorum. A vote of a majority of the quorum at any meeting of
             920      the [executive committee] board is necessary to take action on behalf of the [executive
             921      committee] board.
             922          Section 12. Section 63H-7-204 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-206 is
             923      renumbered and amended to read:
             924           [63C-7-206].     63H-7-204. Board -- Powers and duties.


             925          The [executive committee] board shall:
             926          (1) manage the affairs and business of the [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             927      authority consistent with this chapter including adopting bylaws by a majority vote of its
             928      members;
             929          (2) appoint an executive director to administer the [Utah Communications Agency
             930      Network] authority;
             931          (3) receive and act upon reports covering the operations of the communications
             932      network and funds administered by the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority;
             933          (4) ensure that the communications network and funds are administered according to
             934      law;
             935          (5) examine and approve an annual operating budget for the [Utah Communications
             936      Agency Network] authority;
             937          (6) receive and act upon recommendations of the chair;
             938          (7) recommend to the governor and Legislature any necessary or desirable changes in
             939      the statutes governing the communications network;
             940          (8) develop broad policies for the long-term operation of the [Utah Communications
             941      Agency Network] authority for the performance of its functions;
             942          (9) make and execute contracts and other instruments on behalf of the [Utah
             943      Communications Agency Network] authority, including agreements with members and other
             944      entities;
             945          (10) authorize the borrowing of money, the incurring of indebtedness, and the issuance
             946      of bonds as provided in this chapter;
             947          (11) adopt rules consistent with this chapter for the management of the
             948      communications network in order to carry out the purposes of this chapter, and perform all
             949      other acts necessary for the administration of the communications network;
             950          (12) exercise the powers and perform the duties conferred on it by this chapter; [and]
             951          (13) provide for audits of the [Utah Communications Agency Network.] authority;
             952          (14) establish a division within the authority for radio network services;
             953          (15) establish an office within the authority for a statewide interoperability coordinator;
             954      and
             955          (16) establish an office within the authority for a 911 program manager.


             956          Section 13. Section 63H-7-205 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-207 is
             957      renumbered and amended to read:
             958           [63C-7-207].     63H-7-205. Executive director -- Powers and duties.
             959          The executive director shall:
             960          (1) act as the executive officer of the [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             961      authority;
             962          (2) administer the various acts, systems, plans, programs, and functions assigned to the
             963      office;
             964          (3) with the approval of the [executive committee] board, develop and [promulgate]
             965      make administrative rules which are within the authority granted by this title for the
             966      administration of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority;
             967          (4) recommend to the [executive committee] board any changes in the statutes
             968      affecting the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority;
             969          (5) recommend to the [executive committee] board an annual administrative budget
             970      covering administration, management, and operations of the communications network and,
             971      upon approval of the [executive committee] board, direct and control the subsequent
             972      expenditures of the budget; and
             973          (6) within the limitations of the budget, employ staff personnel, consultants, a chief
             974      financial officer, and legal counsel to provide professional services and advice regarding the
             975      administration of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority.
             976          Section 14. Section 63H-7-301 is enacted to read:
             977     
Part 3. Offices and Division of the Authority

             978          63H-7-301. 911 program manager.
             979          (1) There is created within the authority the 911 program manager.
             980          (2) The 911 program manager shall:
             981          (a) be appointed by the executive director:
             982          (i) based on the recommendation of the Utah 911 Committee; and
             983          (ii) with the approval of the board; and
             984          (b) provide staff services to the Utah 911 Committee created in Section 63H-7-302 .
             985          Section 15. Section 63H-7-302 , which is renumbered from Section 53-10-601 is
             986      renumbered and amended to read:


             987           [53-10-601].     63H-7-302. Utah 911 Committee.
             988          (1) There is created within the [division,] authority the Utah 911 Committee consisting
             989      of the following [18] members:
             990          (a) [a] one representative from [each of the following] a primary [emergency] public
             991      safety answering [points:] point from each county of the first and second class;
             992          [(i) Salt Lake County;]
             993          [(ii) Davis County;]
             994          [(iii) Utah County;]
             995          [(iv) Weber County; and]
             996          [(v) Washington County;]
             997          [(b) six members representing the following primary emergency public safety
             998      answering points:]
             999          (b) one representative from a primary public safety answering point representing each
             1000      of the following:
             1001          (i) Bear River Association;
             1002          (ii) Uintah Basin Association;
             1003          (iii) South East Association;
             1004          (iv) Six County Association;
             1005          (v) Five County Association; [and]
             1006          (vi) Mountainlands Association[, not including Utah County]; and
             1007          [(c) the following people with knowledge of technology and equipment that might be
             1008      needed for an emergency public safety answering system:]
             1009          [(i) a representative from a local exchange carrier;]
             1010          [(ii) a representative from a rural incumbent local exchange carrier; and]
             1011          [(iii) two representatives from radio communications services as defined in Section
             1012      69-2-2 ;]
             1013          (vii) Wasatch Front Regional Council;
             1014          [(d)] (c) two representatives from the Department of Public Safety[,]:
             1015          (i) one of whom represents an urban Utah [and the other rural Utah; and] public service
             1016      answering point; and
             1017          (ii) one of whom represents a rural Utah public safety answering point; and


             1018          [(e) a representative from the Department of Technology Services, created in Title 63F,
             1019      Chapter 1.]
             1020          (d) the statewide interoperability coordinator, created in Section 63H-7-309 .
             1021          (2) (a) Each committee member shall be appointed as follows:
             1022          (i) a member described in Subsection (1)(a) shall be appointed by the governor from a
             1023      nominee or nominees submitted to the governor by the council of government for that
             1024      member's county;
             1025          (ii) the [six] seven members described in Subsection (1)(b) shall be appointed by the
             1026      governor from a nominee or nominees submitted to the governor by the associations described
             1027      in Subsection (1)(b) as follows:
             1028          (A) the [six] seven associations shall select by lot[,] the first [four] five associations to
             1029      begin the rotation of membership as required by Subsection (2)(b)(i); and
             1030          (B) as each association is represented on the [commission] committee in accordance
             1031      with Subsection (2)(b)(i), that association shall select the person to represent it on the
             1032      commission; and
             1033          [(iii) the members described in Subsection (1)(c) shall be appointed by the governor
             1034      with the consent of the Senate; and]
             1035          [(iv)] (iii) the members described in Subsections (1)[(d)](c) and [(e)] (d) shall be
             1036      appointed by the governor.
             1037          (b) The term of office of each member is four years[, except as provided in Subsections
             1038      (2)(b)(ii) through (iv)].
             1039          [(i) The representatives from Subsection (1)(b) must rotate to provide each geographic
             1040      location at least one representative every four years, except as provided for the initial
             1041      appointment under Subsection (2)(b)(ii).]
             1042          [(ii) The associations listed in Subsection (1)(b) shall select by lot, two of its members
             1043      to an initial two-year term.]
             1044          [(iii) The governor shall appoint two representatives from Subsection (1)(c) to initial
             1045      two-year terms.]
             1046          [(iv) The public service answering points listed in Subsection (1)(a) shall, by lot, select
             1047      two members to serve an initial two-year term.]
             1048          (c) No member of the committee may serve more that two consecutive four-year terms.


             1049          (d) Each mid-term vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as
             1050      an appointment under Subsection (2)(a).
             1051          (3) (a) Committee members shall elect a chair from their number and establish rules for
             1052      the organization and operation of the committee, with the chair [rotating among] selected by
             1053      representatives from Subsections (1)(a), (b), and [(d)] (c) every year.
             1054          (b) Staff services to the committee[: (i)] shall be provided by the [division; and]
             1055      authority.
             1056          [(ii) may be provided by local entities through the Utah Association of Counties and
             1057      the Utah League of Cities and Towns.]
             1058          (c) Funding for staff services shall be provided with funds approved by the
             1059      [committee] board from those identified under Section [ 53-10-605 ] 63H-7-306 .
             1060          (4) (a) No member may receive compensation or benefits for the member's service on
             1061      the committee.
             1062          (b) A member is not required to give bond for the performance of official duties.
             1063          (5) A majority of the committee constitutes a quorum for voting purposes.
             1064          Section 16. Section 63H-7-303 , which is renumbered from Section 53-10-602 is
             1065      renumbered and amended to read:
             1066           [53-10-602].     63H-7-303. Committee's duties and powers.
             1067          (1) The committee shall:
             1068          (a) review and make recommendations to the [division, the Bureau of
             1069      Communications] board, public safety answering points, and the Legislature on:
             1070          (i) technical, administrative, fiscal, and operational issues for the implementation of [a]
             1071      unified statewide [wireless and land-based E-911] 911 emergency [system] services;
             1072          (ii) [specific] technology and standards for the implementation of [a] unified statewide
             1073      [wireless and land-based E-911] 911 emergency [system] services;
             1074          (iii) emerging technological upgrades;
             1075          (iv) expenditures by local public [service] safety answering points to assure
             1076      implementation of [a] unified statewide [wireless and land-based E-911] 911 emergency
             1077      [system] services and standards of operation; and
             1078          (v) mapping systems and technology necessary to implement the unified statewide
             1079      [wireless and land-based E-911] 911 emergency [system] services;


             1080          (b) administer the program funded by the Unified Statewide [Unified E-911] 911
             1081      Emergency Service Account as provided in this part;
             1082          (c) administer the program funded by the Computer Aided Dispatch Restricted
             1083      Account created in Section 63H-7-310 ;
             1084          [(c)] (d) assist as many local entities as possible, at their request, to implement the
             1085      recommendations of the committee; and
             1086          [(d)] (e) fulfill all other duties imposed on the committee by the Legislature by this
             1087      part.
             1088          (2) The committee may recommend to the board to sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of
             1089      equipment or personal property purchased, leased, or belonging to the [committee, the proceeds
             1090      from which shall return to the restricted account.] board that is related to:
             1091          (a) unified statewide 911 emergency service;
             1092          (b) the computer aided dispatch system; or
             1093          (c) funds expended from the restricted account created in Sections 69-2-5.5 and
             1094      69-2-5.6 ,the proceeds from which shall return to the respective restricted accounts.
             1095          (3) The committee may make recommendations to the board to own, operate, or enter
             1096      into contracts for unified statewide 911 emergency services and a computer aided dispatch
             1097      system.
             1098          [(3)] (4) (a) The committee shall review information regarding:
             1099          (i) in aggregate, the number of [telecommunication] service subscribers by
             1100      [telecommunication] service type in a political subdivision;
             1101          (ii) 911 [call] delivery network costs;
             1102          (iii) public safety answering point costs; [and]
             1103          (iv) system engineering information[.]; and
             1104          (v) a computer aided dispatch system.
             1105          (b) In accordance with Subsection [(3)] (4)(a) the committee may request:
             1106          (i) information as described in Subsection [(3)] (4)(a)(i) from the Utah State Tax
             1107      Commission; and
             1108          (ii) information from public safety answering points connected to the [911 call
             1109      delivery] computer aided dispatch system.
             1110          (c) The information requested by and provided to the committee under Subsection [(3)]


             1111      (4) is a protected record in accordance with Section 63G-2-305 .
             1112          [(4) The committee shall issue the reimbursement allowed under Subsection
             1113      53-10-605 (1)(b) provided that:]
             1114          [(a) the reimbursement is based on aggregated cost studies submitted to the committee
             1115      by the wireless carriers seeking reimbursement; and]
             1116          [(b) the reimbursement to any one carrier does not exceed 125% of the wireless
             1117      carrier's contribution to the restricted account.]
             1118          (5) The committee shall [adopt] make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3,
             1119      Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, to administer the program funded by the restricted
             1120      account created in Section [ 53-10-603 ] 63H-7-304 including rules that establish the criteria,
             1121      standards, technology, and equipment that a local entity or state agency must adopt in order to
             1122      qualify for [grants] funds from the restricted account.
             1123          (6) The committee shall make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
             1124      Administrative Rulemaking Act, to administer the restricted account created in Section
             1125      63H-7-310 , including rules that establish the criteria, standards, technology, and equipment that
             1126      a local entity or state agency must adopt in order to qualify as a recipient of a computer aided
             1127      dispatch system.
             1128          [(6)] (7) The committee may employ an outside consultant to:
             1129          (a) study and advise on the issue of public safety answering points[.]; and
             1130          (b) advise the committee regarding:
             1131          (i) public safety communications and other issues regarding unified state 911
             1132      emergency services;
             1133          (ii) computer aided dispatch system consolidation; and
             1134          (iii) consolidation of public safety answering points by county or region.
             1135          [(7)] (8) This section does not expand the authority of the Utah State Tax Commission
             1136      to request additional information from a telecommunication service provider.
             1137          Section 17. Section 63H-7-304 , which is renumbered from Section 53-10-603 is
             1138      renumbered and amended to read:
             1139           [53-10-603].     63H-7-304. Creation of Unified Statewide 911 Emergency
             1140      Service Account.
             1141          (1) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the


             1142      ["Statewide Unified E-911] "Unified Statewide 911 Emergency Service Account," consisting
             1143      of:
             1144          (a) proceeds from the fee imposed in Section 69-2-5.6 ;
             1145          (b) money appropriated or otherwise made available by the Legislature; and
             1146          (c) contributions of money, property, or equipment from federal agencies, political
             1147      subdivisions of the state, persons, or corporations.
             1148          (2) The money in this restricted account shall be used exclusively for the following
             1149      statewide public purposes:
             1150          (a) enhancing public safety as provided in this chapter; and
             1151          (b) providing [a] unified statewide[, unified, wireless E-911] 911 emergency service
             1152      available to public safety answering points[;].
             1153          [(c) providing reimbursement to providers for certain costs associated with Phase II
             1154      wireless E-911 service; and]
             1155          [(d) paying for an outside consultant hired by the Utah 911 Committee to study and
             1156      advise the committee regarding public safety answering points.]
             1157          Section 18. Section 63H-7-305 , which is renumbered from Section 53-10-604 is
             1158      renumbered and amended to read:
             1159           [53-10-604].     63H-7-305. Committee expenses -- Division of Finance
             1160      responsibilities.
             1161          (1) [Committee] Subject to appropriation, expenses and the costs of administering
             1162      [grants] disbursements from the restricted account, as provided in Subsection (2), shall be paid
             1163      from the restricted account.
             1164          (2) (a) The [Division of Finance] committee shall be responsible for the care, custody,
             1165      safekeeping, collection, and accounting for [grants issued] disbursements made by the
             1166      committee under the provisions of Section [ 53-10-605 ] 63H-7-306 .
             1167          (b) [The] Subject to appropriation, the Division of Finance may charge the restricted
             1168      account the administrative costs incurred in discharging the responsibilities imposed by
             1169      [Subsection (2)(a)] Section 63H-7-306 .
             1170          Section 19. Section 63H-7-306 , which is renumbered from Section 53-10-605 is
             1171      renumbered and amended to read:
             1172           [53-10-605].     63H-7-306. Use of money in restricted account -- Criteria --


             1173      Administration.
             1174          (1) (a) Subject to an annual legislative appropriation from the restricted account to[: (a)
             1175      the committee, the committee shall: (i) authorize the use of ] the Division of Finance, the
             1176      Division of Finance shall disburse the money in the fund[, by grant to a local entity or state
             1177      agency] for the benefit of a public agency in accordance with this Subsection (1) and
             1178      Subsection (2)[;].
             1179          [(ii) grant to state agencies and local entities]
             1180          (b) The committee shall administer the program and forward to the Division of Finance
             1181      the committee's authorization for disbursement from the restricted account in accordance with
             1182      this section.
             1183          (c) The committee shall:
             1184          (i) disburse on behalf of public agencies an amount not to exceed the per month fee
             1185      levied on telecommunications service under Section 69-2-5.6 for installation, implementation,
             1186      and maintenance of unified[,] statewide 911 emergency services and technology; and
             1187          [(iii)] (ii) in addition to any money under Subsection (1)[(a)(ii)](c)(i), [grant to]
             1188      disburse on behalf of counties of the third through sixth class the amount dedicated for rural
             1189      assistance, which is at least 3 cents per month levied on [telecommunications] 911 emergency
             1190      service under Section 69-2-5.6 to:
             1191          (A) enhance the 911 emergency services with a focus on areas or counties that do not
             1192      have [E-911] 911 emergency services; and
             1193          (B) where needed, assist the counties, in cooperation with private industry, with the
             1194      creation or integration of wireless systems and location technology in rural areas of the state[;].
             1195          [(b) the committee, the committee shall:]
             1196          [(i) include reimbursement to a provider of radio communications service, as defined in
             1197      Section 69-2-2 , for costs as provided in Subsection (1)(b)(ii); and]
             1198          [(ii) an agreement to reimburse costs to a provider of radio communications services
             1199      must be a written agreement among the committee, the local public safety answering point and
             1200      the carrier; and]
             1201          [(c)] (d) The committee shall reimburse the state's Automated Geographic Reference
             1202      Center in the Division of Integrated Technology of the Department of Technology Services, an
             1203      amount equal to 1 cent per month levied on telecommunications service under Section 69-2-5.6


             1204      [shall be used] to enhance and upgrade [statewide] digital mapping standards for unified
             1205      statewide 911 emergency service as required by the committee.
             1206          (2) [(a)] Beginning July 1, [2007] 2014, the committee may not [grant] authorize
             1207      disbursements and the Division of Finance may not disburse the money in the restricted
             1208      account [to a local] on behalf of an entity unless the [local] entity [is in compliance with Phase
             1209      I, wireless E-911] has the capability to receive Internet protocol based 911 emergency service.
             1210          [(b) Beginning July 1, 2009, the committee may not grant money in the restricted
             1211      account to a local entity unless the local entity is in compliance with Phase II, wireless E-911
             1212      service.]
             1213          [(3) A local entity must deposit any money it receives from the committee into a
             1214      special emergency telecommunications service fund in accordance with Subsection 69-2-5 (4).]
             1215          [(4) For purposes of this part, "local entity" means a county, city, town, local district,
             1216      special service district, or interlocal entity created under Title 11, Chapter 13, Interlocal
             1217      Cooperation Act.]
             1218          Section 20. Section 63H-7-307 , which is renumbered from Section 53-10-606 is
             1219      renumbered and amended to read:
             1220           [53-10-606].     63H-7-307. Committee to report annually.
             1221          (1) The committee shall submit an annual report to the Executive Offices and Criminal
             1222      Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, which shall include:
             1223          (a) the total aggregate surcharge collected by local entities and the state in the last
             1224      fiscal year under Sections 69-2-5 and 69-2-5.6 ;
             1225          (b) the amount of each disbursement from the restricted account;
             1226          (c) the recipient of each disbursement and describing the project for which money was
             1227      disbursed;
             1228          (d) the conditions, if any, placed by the committee or the Division of Finance on
             1229      disbursements from the restricted account;
             1230          (e) the planned expenditures from the restricted account for the next fiscal year;
             1231          (f) the amount of any unexpended funds carried forward;
             1232          (g) a cost study to guide the Legislature towards necessary adjustments of both the
             1233      Unified Statewide [Unified E-911] 911 Emergency Service Account and the monthly
             1234      emergency services telephone charge imposed under Section 69-2-5 ; and


             1235          (h) a progress report of local government implementation of [wireless and land-based
             1236      E-911] 911 emergency services including:
             1237          (i) a fund balance or balance sheet from each agency maintaining its own emergency
             1238      telephone service fund;
             1239          (ii) a report from each public safety answering point of annual call activity separating
             1240      wireless and land-based 911 call volumes; and
             1241          (iii) other relevant justification for ongoing support from the Unified Statewide
             1242      [Unified E-911] 911 Emergency Service Account created by Section [ 53-10-603 ] 63H-7-304 .
             1243          (2) (a) The committee may request information from a local entity as necessary to
             1244      prepare the report required by this section.
             1245          (b) A local entity imposing a levy under Section 69-2-5 or receiving a [grant]
             1246      disbursement under Section [ 53-10-605 ] 63H-7-306 shall provide the information requested
             1247      pursuant to Subsection (2)(a).
             1248          Section 21. Section 63H-7-308 is enacted to read:
             1249          63H-7-308. Radio Network Division.
             1250          (1) There is created within the authority the Radio Network Division.
             1251          (2) The technical operations manager of the Radio Network Division shall be
             1252      appointed by the executive director with the approval of the board.
             1253          (3) The Radio Network Division shall provide technical staff and support to the
             1254      authority.
             1255          Section 22. Section 63H-7-309 is enacted to read:
             1256          63H-7-309. Office of Statewide Interoperability Coordinator.
             1257          (1) There is created within the authority the Office of the Statewide Interoperability
             1258      Coordinator.
             1259          (2) The executive director shall appoint the statewide interoperability coordinator with
             1260      the approval of the board.
             1261          (3) The Office of the Statewide Interoperability Coordinator shall:
             1262          (a) promote wireless technology information and interoperability among local, state,
             1263      federal, and other agencies;
             1264          (b) provide a mechanism for coordinating and resolving wireless communication issues
             1265      among local, state, federal, and other agencies;


             1266          (c) improve data and information sharing and coordination of multijurisdictional
             1267      responses;
             1268          (d) identify opportunities to consolidate infrastructures and technologies;
             1269          (e) evaluate current technologies and determine if they are meeting the needs of agency
             1270      personnel in respective service areas; and
             1271          (f) create and maintain procedures for requesting interoperability channels.
             1272          Section 23. Section 63H-7-310 is enacted to read:
             1273          63H-7-310. Creation of Computer Aided Dispatch Restricted Account --
             1274      Administration -- Use of money.
             1275          (1) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the
             1276      "Computer Aided Dispatch Restricted Account," consisting of:
             1277          (a) proceeds from the fee imposed in Section 69-2-5.5 ;
             1278          (b) money appropriated or otherwise made available by the Legislature; and
             1279          (c) contributions of money from federal agencies, political subdivisions of the state,
             1280      persons, or corporations.
             1281          (2) The money in this restricted account shall be used exclusively for the following
             1282      statewide public purposes:
             1283          (a) enhancing public safety as provided in this chapter; and
             1284          (b) creating and maintaining a shared computer aided dispatch system including:
             1285          (i) a single computer aided dispatch platform that will be selected, maintained, shared,
             1286      or hosted on a statewide or regional basis;
             1287          (ii) a single computer aided dispatch platform selected by a county of the first class,
             1288      when:
             1289          (A) authorized through an interlocal agreement between the county's two primary
             1290      public safety answering points; and
             1291          (B) the county's computer aided dispatch platform is capable of interfacing with the
             1292      platform described in Subsection (2)(b)(i); and
             1293          (iii) a statewide computer aided dispatch system data sharing platform to provide
             1294      interoperability of systems.
             1295          (3) Subject to appropriation, the Division of Finance may charge the administrative
             1296      costs incurred in discharging the responsibilities imposed by this section.


             1297          (4) (a) Subject to an annual legislative appropriation from the restricted account to the
             1298      Division of Finance, the Division of Finance shall disburse the money in the fund, based on the
             1299      authorization of the committee under Subsections (4)(b) and (c).
             1300          (b) The Utah 911 Committee shall administer the development and maintenance of the
             1301      shared computer aided dispatch system:
             1302          (i) for state agencies and local entities; and
             1303          (ii) where needed, to assist public agencies with the creation or integration and
             1304      maintenance of the shared computer aided dispatch system.
             1305          (c) The Utah 911 Committee shall:
             1306          (i) annually report to the Division of Finance the committee's authorized disbursements
             1307      from the restricted account;
             1308          (ii) be responsible for the care, custody, safekeeping, collection, and accounting for
             1309      disbursements; and
             1310          (iii) submit an annual report to the Executive Offices and Criminal Justice
             1311      Appropriations Subcommittee, which shall include:
             1312          (A) the amount of each disbursement from the restricted account;
             1313          (B) the recipient of each disbursement and a description of the project for which money
             1314      was disbursed;
             1315          (C) the conditions, if any, placed by the committee or the Division of Finance on
             1316      disbursements from the amount appropriated from the restricted account;
             1317          (D) the planned expenditures from the restricted account for the next fiscal year;
             1318          (E) the amount of any unexpended funds carried forward; and
             1319          (F) a progress report of implementation of a statewide computer aided dispatch system.
             1320          (5) (a) The committee may request information from a public safety answering point as
             1321      necessary to prepare the report required by this section.
             1322          (b) A recipient under this section shall provide the information requested pursuant to
             1323      Subsection (5)(a).
             1324          Section 24. Section 63H-7-401 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-301 is
             1325      renumbered and amended to read:
             1326     
Part 4. Bonding Authority

             1327           [63C-7-301].     63H-7-401. Bond authorized -- Payment -- Security --


             1328      Liability -- Purpose -- Exemption from certain taxes.
             1329          (1) The [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority may:
             1330          (a) issue bonds from time to time for any of its corporate purposes provided in Section
             1331      [ 63C-7-102 ] 63H-7-102 ;
             1332          (b) issue refunding bonds for the purpose of paying or retiring bonds previously issued
             1333      by it;
             1334          (c) issue bonds on which the principal and interest are payable:
             1335          (i) exclusively from the income, purchase or lease payments, and revenues of all or a
             1336      portion of the communications network; or
             1337          (ii) from its revenues generally.
             1338          (2) Any bonds issued by the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority may
             1339      be additionally secured by a pledge of any loan, lease, grant, agreement, or contribution, in
             1340      whole or in part, from the federal government or other source, or a pledge of any income or
             1341      revenue of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority.
             1342          (3) The officers of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority and any
             1343      person executing the bonds are not liable personally on the bonds.
             1344          (4) (a) The bonds and other obligations of the [Utah Communications Agency
             1345      Network] authority are not a debt of any member or state representative of the [Utah
             1346      Communications Agency Network] authority, and do not constitute indebtedness for purposes
             1347      of any constitutional or statutory debt limitation or restrictions.
             1348          (b) The face of the bonds and other obligations shall state the provisions of Subsection
             1349      (4)(a).
             1350          (5) Any bonds of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority shall be
             1351      revenue obligations, payable solely from the proceeds, revenues, or purchase and lease
             1352      payments received by the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority for the
             1353      communications network.
             1354          (6) The full faith and credit of any member or state representative may not be pledged
             1355      directly or indirectly for the payment of the bonds.
             1356          (7) A member or state representative may not incur any pecuniary liability under this
             1357      chapter until it enters into a service contract, lease, or other financing obligation with the [Utah
             1358      Communications Agency Network] authority. Once a member enters into a service contract,


             1359      lease, or other financing obligation with the [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             1360      authority, the member shall be obligated to the [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             1361      authority as provided in that contract, lease, or financing obligation.
             1362          (8) A bond or obligation may not be made payable out of any funds or properties other
             1363      than those of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority.
             1364          (9) Bonds of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority are:
             1365          (a) declared to be issued for an essential public and governmental purpose by public
             1366      instrumentalities; and
             1367          (b) together with interest and income, exempt from all taxes, except the corporate
             1368      franchise tax.
             1369          (10) The provisions of this chapter exempting the properties of the [Utah
             1370      Communications Agency Network] authority and its bonds and interest and income on them
             1371      from taxation shall be considered part of the contract for the security of bonds and have the
             1372      force of contract, by virtue of this part and without the necessity of this being restated in the
             1373      bonds, between the bondholders, including all transferees of the bonds, [and] the [Utah
             1374      Communications Agency Network] authority and the state.
             1375          Section 25. Section 63H-7-402 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-302 is
             1376      renumbered and amended to read:
             1377           [63C-7-302].     63H-7-402. Bonds to be authorized by resolution -- Form --
             1378      Sale -- Negotiability -- Validity presumed.
             1379          (1) Bonds of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority shall:
             1380          (a) be authorized by resolution of the [executive committee] board and may be issued
             1381      in one or more series;
             1382          (b) bear dates, mature, bear interest rates, be in denominations, be either coupon or
             1383      registered, carry conversion or registration privileges, have rank or priority, be executed, and be
             1384      payable; and
             1385          (c) be subject to terms of redemption, with or without premium, as the resolution or its
             1386      trust indenture provides.
             1387          (2) The bonds may bear interest at a fixed or variable interest rate as the resolution
             1388      provides. The resolution may establish a method, formula, or index pursuant to which the
             1389      interest rate on the bonds may be determined from time to time.


             1390          (3) In connection with the bonds, and on behalf of the [Utah Communications Agency
             1391      Network, the executive committee] authority, the board may authorize and enter into
             1392      agreements or other arrangements with financial, banking, and other institutions for letters of
             1393      credit, standby letters of credit, surety bonds, reimbursement agreements, remarketing
             1394      agreements, indexing agreements, tender agent agreements, and other agreements to secure the
             1395      bonds, to enhance the marketability and creditworthiness of the bonds, to determine a fixed or
             1396      variable interest rate on the bonds, and to pay from any legally available source, including the
             1397      proceeds of the bonds, of fees, charges, and other amounts coming due with respect to any such
             1398      agreements.
             1399          (4) The bonds may be sold at public or private sale in a manner and at prices, either at,
             1400      in excess of, or below par value as provided by resolution of the [executive committee] board.
             1401          (5) If members or officers of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority
             1402      whose signatures appear on bonds or coupons cease to be members or officers before the
             1403      delivery of the bonds, their signatures are valid and sufficient for all purposes.
             1404          (6) Any bonds issued under this part are fully negotiable.
             1405          (7) In any suit, action, or proceeding involving the validity or enforceability of any
             1406      bond of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority or the security for it, any bond
             1407      reciting in substance that it has been issued by the [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             1408      authority to aid in financing the communications network shall be conclusively considered to
             1409      have been issued for such purposes, and the communications network shall be conclusively
             1410      considered to have been planned, located, and carried out in accordance with this part.
             1411          Section 26. Section 63H-7-403 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-303 is
             1412      renumbered and amended to read:
             1413           [63C-7-303].     63H-7-403. Bonds and other obligations -- Additional
             1414      powers of the authority.
             1415          In connection with the issuance of bonds or the incurring of obligations under leases,
             1416      and in order to secure the payment of bonds or obligations, the [Utah Communications Agency
             1417      Network] authority, in addition to its other powers, may:
             1418          (1) pledge all or any part of its gross or net rents, fees, or revenues to which its right
             1419      then exists or may accrue in the future;
             1420          (2) mortgage all or any part of its real or personal property owned or acquired in the


             1421      future;
             1422          (3) covenant against:
             1423          (a) pledging all or any part of its rents, fees, and revenues;
             1424          (b) mortgaging all or any part of its real or personal property to which its right or title
             1425      then exists or accrues in the future;
             1426          (c) permitting any lien on its revenues or property;
             1427          (d) extending the time for the payment of its bonds or interest on them;
             1428          (e) the use and disposition of the money held in the funds in Subsection (7); and
             1429          (f) the use, maintenance, and replacement of any or all of its real or personal property;
             1430          (4) covenant as to:
             1431          (a) bonds to be issued;
             1432          (b) the issuance of bonds in escrow or otherwise;
             1433          (c) the use and disposition of the bond proceeds;
             1434          (d) the insurance to be carried on the property in Subsection (3)(f) and the use and
             1435      disposition of insurance money; and
             1436          (e) the rights, liabilities, powers, and duties arising upon its breach of any covenant,
             1437      condition, or obligation;
             1438          (5) provide for the replacement of lost, destroyed, or mutilated bonds;
             1439          (6) covenant for the redemption of the bonds and provide the terms and conditions for
             1440      their redemption;
             1441          (7) create or authorize the creation of special funds for money held for construction or
             1442      operating costs, debt service, reserves, or other purposes; [and]
             1443          (8) prescribe the procedure, if any, by which the terms of any contract with
             1444      bondholders may be amended or abrogated, the number of bondholders of outstanding bonds
             1445      which must consent to the action, and the manner in which consent shall be given;
             1446          (9) covenant and prescribe as to events of default and terms and conditions upon which
             1447      any or all of its bonds or obligations shall become or may be declared due before maturity, and
             1448      as to the terms and conditions upon which such declaration and its consequences may be
             1449      waived;
             1450          (10) vest in any obligee of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority or
             1451      any specified proportion of them the right:


             1452          (a) to enforce the payment of bonds or any covenants securing or relating to the bonds;
             1453          (b) after default by the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority to:
             1454          (i) take possession of and use, operate, and manage any facilities or any part of it or any
             1455      funds connected with the facilities and funds, and collect the revenues arising from them; and
             1456          (ii) dispose of the facilities and funds in accordance with the agreement with the [Utah
             1457      Communications Agency Network] authority;
             1458          (11) provide the:
             1459          (a) powers and duties of an obligee and limit the obligee's liabilities; and
             1460          (b) terms and conditions upon which the obligees may enforce any covenant or rights
             1461      securing or relating to the bonds;
             1462          (12) exercise all or any part or combination of the powers granted in this chapter;
             1463          (13) perform any acts necessary, convenient, or desirable to secure its bonds; and
             1464          (14) make any covenants or perform any acts calculated to make the bonds more
             1465      marketable.
             1466          Section 27. Section 63H-7-404 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-304 is
             1467      renumbered and amended to read:
             1468           [63C-7-304].     63H-7-404. Reserve funds for debt service.
             1469          (1) To assure the continued operation and solvency of the [Utah Communications
             1470      Agency Network] authority for the carrying out of its purpose, the [Utah Communications
             1471      Agency Network] authority may establish reserve funds necessary to secure the payment of
             1472      debt service on its bonds.
             1473          (2) The resolution authorizing the issuance of the bonds shall specify the minimum
             1474      amount that is required to be on deposit in the reserve funds.
             1475          (3) The chair shall annually, on or before December 1, certify to the governor, the
             1476      director of finance, and to each member the amount, if any, required to restore the funds to
             1477      their required funding levels.
             1478          (4) (a) The governor may request from the Legislature an appropriation of the amount
             1479      certified in Subsection (3) to restore the reserve funds to their required funding levels or to
             1480      meet any projected principal or interest payment deficiency. Any amount appropriated shall be
             1481      repaid to the General Fund of the state in excess of the amounts which the [executive
             1482      committee] board determines will keep it self-supporting.


             1483          (b) The [executive committee] board shall adjust the fees of the members so that the
             1484      state is repaid for the amount appropriated in Subsection (4)(a) within 18 months after the state
             1485      has paid the deficit.
             1486          (5) The members are jointly responsible for 1/2 the amount certified in Subsection (3)
             1487      to restore the reserve funds to their required funding levels. The [executive committee] board
             1488      may request from each member money proportionate to their participation in the network to
             1489      restore the funding level. Any amount paid by the members shall be proportionally repaid to
             1490      them from 1/2 of any money in excess of the amounts which the [executive committee] board
             1491      determines will keep it self-supporting.
             1492          Section 28. Section 63H-7-405 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-305 is
             1493      renumbered and amended to read:
             1494           [63C-7-305].     63H-7-405. Investment of the authority funds.
             1495          The state treasurer shall invest all money held on deposit by or on behalf of the [Utah
             1496      Communications Agency Network] authority. The [executive committee] board may provide
             1497      advice to the state treasurer concerning investment of the money of the [Utah Communications
             1498      Agency Network] authority.
             1499          Section 29. Section 63H-7-406 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-306 is
             1500      renumbered and amended to read:
             1501           [63C-7-306].     63H-7-406. Publication of notice, resolution, or other
             1502      proceeding -- Period for contesting.
             1503          (1) The [executive committee of the Utah Communications Agency Network] board
             1504      may provide for the publication of any resolution or other proceedings adopted under this
             1505      chapter:
             1506          (a) in a newspaper of general circulation within the state; and
             1507          (b) as required in Section 45-1-101 .
             1508          (2) In case of a resolution or other proceeding providing for the issuance of bonds, the
             1509      [executive committee] board may, in lieu of publishing the entire resolution or other
             1510      proceeding, publish a notice of bonds to be issued containing:
             1511          (a) the name of the issuer;
             1512          (b) the purpose of the issue;
             1513          (c) the type of bonds and the maximum principal amount which may be issued;


             1514          (d) the maximum number of years over which the bonds may mature;
             1515          (e) the maximum interest rate which the bonds may bear, if any;
             1516          (f) the maximum discount from par, expressed as a percentage of principal amount, at
             1517      which the bonds may be sold; and
             1518          (g) the times and place where a copy of the resolution or other proceeding may be
             1519      examined, which shall be at the principal office of the [Utah Communications Agency
             1520      Network] authority during regular business hours and for a period of at least 30 days after the
             1521      publication of the notice.
             1522          (3) For a period of 30 days after the publication, any person in interest may contest the
             1523      legality of the resolution or proceeding, any bonds which may be authorized by the resolution
             1524      or proceeding, or any provision made for the security and payment of the bonds by filing a
             1525      pleading with the district court for the city in which the [Utah Communications Network]
             1526      authority maintains its principal office.
             1527          Section 30. Section 63H-7-501 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-208 is
             1528      renumbered and amended to read:
             1529     
Part 5. General Provisions

             1530           [63C-7-208].     63H-7-501. Property and funds of the authority declared
             1531      public property -- Exemption from taxes.
             1532          (1) The property and funds of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority
             1533      are declared to be public property used for essential public and governmental purposes.
             1534          (2) The property and the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority are
             1535      exempt from all taxes and special assessments of any public body. This tax exemption does
             1536      not apply to any portion of a project used for a profit-making enterprise.
             1537          Section 31. Section 63H-7-502 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-209 is
             1538      renumbered and amended to read:
             1539           [63C-7-209].     63H-7-502. Term of the authority -- Dissolution --
             1540      Withdrawal.
             1541          (1) (a) The [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority may be dissolved by [a
             1542      vote of 3/4 of all the members of the board or by] an act of the Legislature.
             1543          (b) Title to all assets of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority upon
             1544      its dissolution shall revert to the members and the state pro rata, based upon the total amount of


             1545      money paid to the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority by each member or the
             1546      state for services provided to each by the communications network.
             1547          (c) The board is authorized to:
             1548          (i) take any necessary action to dissolve the [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             1549      authority; and
             1550          (ii) dispose of the property of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority
             1551      upon its dissolution as provided in Subsection (1)(b).
             1552          (2) (a) Each member may, at any time, withdraw as a member of the [Utah
             1553      Communications Agency Network] authority by delivering to the [executive committee] board
             1554      a written notice of withdrawal which has been approved by the governing body of the member,
             1555      except that a member may not withdraw from the [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             1556      authority at any time during which it has an outstanding payment obligation to the [Utah
             1557      Communications Agency Network] authority as a result of having entered into a service
             1558      contract, lease, or other financial obligation.
             1559          (b) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(a), the [executive committee] board shall
             1560      delete the petitioning member from the membership of the [Utah Communications Agency
             1561      Network] authority as of the date of the [executive committee's] board's receipt of the
             1562      member's notice of withdrawal. The [executive committee] board may not include a member
             1563      who has given notice of withdrawal in any future obligation of the [Utah Communications
             1564      Agency Network] authority.
             1565          Section 32. Section 63H-7-503 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-210 is
             1566      renumbered and amended to read:
             1567           [63C-7-210].     63H-7-503. Relation to certain acts -- Participation in Risk
             1568      Management Fund.
             1569          (1) The [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah Communications Authority is
             1570      exempt from:
             1571          (a) Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures Act;
             1572          (b) Title 63A, Utah Administrative Services Code, except as provided in Section
             1573      63A-4-205.5 ;
             1574          (c) Title 63G, Chapter 6a, Utah Procurement Code;
             1575          (d) Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act; and


             1576          (e) Title 67, Chapter 19, Utah State Personnel Management Act.
             1577          (2) The board shall adopt budgetary procedures, accounting, procurement, and
             1578      personnel policies substantially similar to those from which they have been exempted in
             1579      Subsection (1).
             1580          (3) Subject to the requirements of Subsection 63E-1-304 (2), the administration may
             1581      participate in coverage under the Risk Management Fund created by Section 63A-4-201 .
             1582          Section 33. Section 63H-7-504 , which is renumbered from Section 63C-7-211 is
             1583      renumbered and amended to read:
             1584           [63C-7-211].     63H-7-504. Annual report to governor and Legislature --
             1585      Contents -- Audit by state auditor -- Reimbursement for costs.
             1586          (1) The [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority shall, following the close
             1587      of each fiscal year, submit an annual report of its activities for the preceding year to the
             1588      governor and the Legislature. Each report shall set forth a complete operating and financial
             1589      statement of the agency during the fiscal year it covers.
             1590          (2) The state auditor shall at least once in each year audit the books and accounts of the
             1591      [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority or shall contract with an independent
             1592      certified public accountant for this audit. The audit shall include a review of the procedures
             1593      adopted under the requirements of Subsection [ 63C-7-210 ] 63H-7-503 (2) and a determination
             1594      as to whether the board has complied with the requirements of Subsection [ 63C-7-210 ]
             1595      63H-7-503 (2).
             1596          (3) The [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority shall reimburse the state
             1597      auditor from available money of the [Utah Communications Agency Network] authority for the
             1598      actual and necessary costs of that audit.
             1599          Section 34. Section 63I-1-269 is amended to read:
             1600           63I-1-269. Repeal dates, Title 69.
             1601          Section 69-2-5.6 , Emergency services telecommunications charge to fund unified
             1602      statewide [unified E-911] 911 emergency service, is repealed July 1, 2021.
             1603          Section 35. Section 63I-4a-102 is amended to read:
             1604           63I-4a-102. Definitions.
             1605          (1) (a) "Activity" means to provide a good or service.
             1606          (b) "Activity" includes to:


             1607          (i) manufacture a good or service;
             1608          (ii) process a good or service;
             1609          (iii) sell a good or service;
             1610          (iv) offer for sale a good or service;
             1611          (v) rent a good or service;
             1612          (vi) lease a good or service;
             1613          (vii) deliver a good or service;
             1614          (viii) distribute a good or service; or
             1615          (ix) advertise a good or service.
             1616          (2) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(b), "agency" means:
             1617          (i) the state; or
             1618          (ii) an entity of the state including a department, office, division, authority,
             1619      commission, or board.
             1620          (b) "Agency" does not include:
             1621          (i) the Legislature;
             1622          (ii) an entity or agency of the Legislature;
             1623          (iii) the state auditor;
             1624          (iv) the state treasurer;
             1625          (v) the Office of the Attorney General;
             1626          (vi) the Dairy Commission created in Title 4, Chapter 22, Dairy Promotion Act;
             1627          (vii) the Utah Science Center Authority created in Title 63H, Chapter 3, Utah Science
             1628      Center Authority;
             1629          (viii) the Heber Valley Railroad Authority created in Title 63H, Chapter 4, Heber
             1630      Valley Historic Railroad Authority;
             1631          (ix) the Utah State Railroad Museum Authority created in Title 63H, Chapter 5, Utah
             1632      State Railroad Museum Authority;
             1633          (x) the Utah Housing Corporation created in Title 35A, Chapter 8, Part 7, Utah
             1634      Housing Corporation Act;
             1635          (xi) the Utah State Fair Corporation created in Title 63H, Chapter 6, Utah State Fair
             1636      Corporation Act;
             1637          (xii) the Workers' Compensation Fund created in Title 31A, Chapter 33, Workers'


             1638      Compensation Fund;
             1639          (xiii) the Utah State Retirement Office created in Title 49, Chapter 11, Utah State
             1640      Retirement Systems Administration;
             1641          (xiv) a charter school chartered by the State Charter School Board or a board of
             1642      trustees of a higher education institution under Title 53A, Chapter 1a, Part 5, The Utah Charter
             1643      Schools Act;
             1644          (xv) the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind created in Title 53A, Chapter 25b,
             1645      Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind;
             1646          (xvi) an institution of higher education as defined in Section 53B-3-102 ;
             1647          (xvii) the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration created in Title 53C,
             1648      Chapter 1, Part 2, School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration;
             1649          (xviii) the [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah Communications Authority
             1650      created in Title [63C] 63H, Chapter 7, [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah
             1651      Communications Authority Act; or
             1652          (xix) the Utah Capital Investment Corporation created in Title 63M, Chapter 1, Part 12,
             1653      Utah Venture Capital Enhancement Act.
             1654          (3) "Agency head" means the chief administrative officer of an agency.
             1655          (4) "Board" means the Free Market Protection and Privatization Board created in
             1656      Section 63I-4a-202 .
             1657          (5) "Commercial activity" means to engage in an activity that can be obtained in whole
             1658      or in part from a private enterprise.
             1659          (6) "Local entity" means:
             1660          (a) a political subdivision of the state, including a:
             1661          (i) county;
             1662          (ii) city;
             1663          (iii) town;
             1664          (iv) local school district;
             1665          (v) local district; or
             1666          (vi) special service district;
             1667          (b) an agency of an entity described in this Subsection (6), including a department,
             1668      office, division, authority, commission, or board; or


             1669          (c) an entity created by an interlocal cooperative agreement under Title 11, Chapter 13,
             1670      Interlocal Cooperation Act, between two or more entities described in this Subsection (6).
             1671          (7) "Private enterprise" means a person that engages in an activity for profit.
             1672          (8) "Privatize" means that an activity engaged in by an agency is transferred so that a
             1673      private enterprise engages in the activity, including a transfer by:
             1674          (a) contract;
             1675          (b) transfer of property; or
             1676          (c) another arrangement.
             1677          (9) "Special district" means:
             1678          (a) a local district, as defined in Section 17B-1-102 ;
             1679          (b) a special service district, as defined in Section 17D-1-102 ; or
             1680          (c) a conservation district, as defined in Section 17D-3-102 .
             1681          Section 36. Section 63J-1-201 is amended to read:
             1682           63J-1-201. Governor's proposed budget to Legislature -- Contents -- Preparation
             1683      -- Appropriations based on current tax laws and not to exceed estimated revenues.
             1684          (1) The governor shall deliver, not later than 30 days before the date the Legislature
             1685      convenes in the annual general session, a confidential draft copy of the governor's proposed
             1686      budget recommendations to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst according to the
             1687      requirements of this section.
             1688          (2) (a) When submitting a proposed budget, the governor shall, within the first three
             1689      days of the annual general session of the Legislature, submit to the presiding officer of each
             1690      house of the Legislature:
             1691          (i) a proposed budget for the ensuing fiscal year;
             1692          (ii) a schedule for all of the proposed changes to appropriations in the proposed budget,
             1693      with each change clearly itemized and classified; and
             1694          (iii) as applicable, a document showing proposed changes in estimated revenues that
             1695      are based on changes in state tax laws or rates.
             1696          (b) The proposed budget shall include:
             1697          (i) a projection of the total estimated revenues, including estimated receipts of federal
             1698      funds, and appropriations for the next fiscal year;
             1699          (ii) the source of changes to all direct, indirect, and in-kind matching funds for all


             1700      federal grants or assistance programs included in the budget;
             1701          (iii) a plan of proposed changes to appropriations and estimated revenues for the next
             1702      fiscal year that is based upon the current fiscal year state tax laws and rates and considers
             1703      projected changes in federal grants or assistance programs included in the budget;
             1704          (iv) an itemized estimate of the proposed changes to appropriations for:
             1705          (A) the Legislative Department as certified to the governor by the president of the
             1706      Senate and the speaker of the House;
             1707          (B) the Executive Department;
             1708          (C) the Judicial Department as certified to the governor by the state court
             1709      administrator;
             1710          (D) changes to salaries payable by the state under the Utah Constitution or under law
             1711      for lease agreements planned for the next fiscal year; and
             1712          (E) all other changes to ongoing or one-time appropriations, including dedicated
             1713      credits, restricted funds, nonlapsing balances, grants, and federal funds;
             1714          (v) for each line item, the average annual dollar amount of staff funding associated
             1715      with all positions that were vacant during the last fiscal year;
             1716          (vi) deficits or anticipated deficits;
             1717          (vii) the recommendations for each state agency for new full-time employees for the
             1718      next fiscal year, which shall also be provided to the State Building Board as required by
             1719      Subsection 63A-5-103 (2);
             1720          (viii) any explanation that the governor may desire to make as to the important features
             1721      of the budget and any suggestion as to methods for the reduction of expenditures or increase of
             1722      the state's revenue; and
             1723          (ix) information detailing certain fee increases as required by Section 63J-1-504 .
             1724          (3) For the purpose of preparing and reporting the proposed budget:
             1725          (a) The governor shall require the proper state officials, including all public and higher
             1726      education officials, all heads of executive and administrative departments and state institutions,
             1727      bureaus, boards, commissions, and agencies expending or supervising the expenditure of the
             1728      state money, and all institutions applying for state money and appropriations, to provide
             1729      itemized estimates of changes in revenues and appropriations.
             1730          (b) The governor may require the persons and entities subject to Subsection (3)(a) to


             1731      provide other information under these guidelines and at times as the governor may direct,
             1732      which may include a requirement for program productivity and performance measures, where
             1733      appropriate, with emphasis on outcome indicators.
             1734          (c) The governor may require representatives of public and higher education, state
             1735      departments and institutions, and other institutions or individuals applying for state
             1736      appropriations to attend budget meetings.
             1737          (4) In submitting the budgets for the Departments of Health and Human Services and
             1738      the Office of the Attorney General, the governor shall consider a separate recommendation in
             1739      the governor's budget for changes in funds to be contracted to:
             1740          (a) local mental health authorities under Section 62A-15-110 ;
             1741          (b) local substance abuse authorities under Section 62A-15-110 ;
             1742          (c) area agencies under Section 62A-3-104.2 ;
             1743          (d) programs administered directly by and for operation of the Divisions of Substance
             1744      Abuse and Mental Health and Aging and Adult Services;
             1745          (e) local health departments under Title 26A, Chapter 1, Local Health Departments;
             1746      and
             1747          (f) counties for the operation of Children's Justice Centers under Section 67-5b-102 .
             1748          (5) (a) In making budget recommendations, the governor shall consider an amount
             1749      sufficient to grant the following entities the same percentage increase for wages and benefits
             1750      that the governor includes in the governor's budget for persons employed by the state:
             1751          (i) local health departments, local mental health authorities, local substance abuse
             1752      authorities, and area agencies;
             1753          (ii) local conservation districts and Utah Association of Conservation District
             1754      employees, as related to the budget for the Department of Agriculture; and
             1755          (iii) employees of corporations that provide direct services under contract with:
             1756          (A) the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation and the Division of Services for People
             1757      with Disabilities;
             1758          (B) the Division of Child and Family Services; and
             1759          (C) the Division of Juvenile Justice Services within the Department of Human
             1760      Services.
             1761          (b) If the governor does not include in the governor's budget an amount sufficient to


             1762      grant an increase for any entity described in Subsection (5)(a), the governor shall include a
             1763      message to the Legislature regarding the governor's reason for not including that amount.
             1764          (6) The governor shall include in the governor's budget the state's portion of the budget
             1765      for the [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah Communications Authority established
             1766      in Title [63C] 63H, Chapter 7, [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah
             1767      Communications Authority Act.
             1768          (7) (a) The governor shall include a separate recommendation in the governor's budget
             1769      for funds to maintain the operation and administration of the Utah Comprehensive Health
             1770      Insurance Pool. In making the recommendation, the governor may consider:
             1771          (i) actuarial analysis of growth or decline in enrollment projected over a period of at
             1772      least three years;
             1773          (ii) actuarial analysis of the medical and pharmacy claims costs projected over a period
             1774      of at least three years;
             1775          (iii) the annual Medical Care Consumer Price Index;
             1776          (iv) the annual base budget for the pool established by the Business, Economic
             1777      Development, and Labor Appropriations Subcommittee for each fiscal year;
             1778          (v) the growth or decline in insurance premium taxes and fees collected by the State
             1779      Tax Commission and the Insurance Department; and
             1780          (vi) the availability of surplus General Fund revenue under Section 63J-1-312 and
             1781      Subsection 59-14-204 (5).
             1782          (b) In considering the factors in Subsections (7)(a)(i), (ii), and (iii), the governor may
             1783      consider the actuarial data and projections prepared for the board of the Utah Comprehensive
             1784      Health Insurance Pool as it develops the governor's financial statements and projections for
             1785      each fiscal year.
             1786          (8) (a) In submitting the budget for the Department of Public Safety, the governor shall
             1787      include a separate recommendation in the governor's budget for maintaining a sufficient
             1788      number of alcohol-related law enforcement officers to maintain the enforcement ratio equal to
             1789      or below the number specified in Subsection 32B-1-201 (2).
             1790          (b) If the governor does not include in the governor's budget an amount sufficient to
             1791      maintain the number of alcohol-related law enforcement officers described in Subsection
             1792      (8)(a), the governor shall include a message to the Legislature regarding the governor's reason


             1793      for not including that amount.
             1794          (9) (a) The governor may revise all estimates, except those relating to the Legislative
             1795      Department, the Judicial Department, and those providing for the payment of principal and
             1796      interest to the state debt and for the salaries and expenditures specified by the Utah
             1797      Constitution or under the laws of the state.
             1798          (b) The estimate for the Judicial Department, as certified by the state court
             1799      administrator, shall also be included in the budget without revision, but the governor may make
             1800      separate recommendations on the estimate.
             1801          (10) The total appropriations requested for expenditures authorized by the budget may
             1802      not exceed the estimated revenues from taxes, fees, and all other sources for the next ensuing
             1803      fiscal year.
             1804          (11) If any item of the budget as enacted is held invalid upon any ground, the invalidity
             1805      does not affect the budget itself or any other item in it.
             1806          Section 37. Section 63J-7-102 is amended to read:
             1807           63J-7-102. Scope and applicability of chapter.
             1808          (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), and except as otherwise provided by a statute
             1809      superseding provisions of this chapter by explicit reference to this chapter, the provisions of
             1810      this chapter apply to each agency and govern each grant received on or after May 5, 2008.
             1811          (2) This chapter does not govern:
             1812          (a) a grant deposited into a General Fund restricted account;
             1813          (b) a grant deposited into a Trust and Agency Fund as defined in Section 51-5-4 ;
             1814          (c) a grant deposited into an Enterprise Fund as defined in Section 51-5-4 ;
             1815          (d) a grant made to the state without a restriction or other designated purpose that is
             1816      deposited into the General Fund as free revenue;
             1817          (e) a grant made to the state that is restricted only to "education" and that is deposited
             1818      into the Education Fund or Uniform School Fund as free revenue;
             1819          (f) in-kind donations;
             1820          (g) a tax, fees, penalty, fine, surcharge, money judgment, or other money due the state
             1821      when required by state law or application of state law;
             1822          (h) a contribution made under Title 59, Chapter 10, Part 13, Individual Income Tax
             1823      Contribution Act;


             1824          (i) a grant received by an agency from another agency or political subdivision;
             1825          (j) a grant to the Dairy Commission created in Title 4, Chapter 22, Dairy Promotion
             1826      Act;
             1827          (k) a grant to the Utah Science Center Authority created in Title 63H, Chapter 3, Utah
             1828      Science Center Authority;
             1829          (l) a grant to the Heber Valley Railroad Authority created in Title 63H, Chapter 4,
             1830      Heber Valley Historic Railroad Authority;
             1831          (m) a grant to the Utah State Railroad Museum Authority created in Title 63H, Chapter
             1832      5, Utah State Railroad Museum Authority;
             1833          (n) a grant to the Utah Housing Corporation created in Title 35A, Chapter 8, Part 7,
             1834      Utah Housing Corporation Act;
             1835          (o) a grant to the Utah State Fair Corporation created in Title 63H, Chapter 6, Utah
             1836      State Fair Corporation Act;
             1837          (p) a grant to the Workers' Compensation Fund created in Title 31A, Chapter 33,
             1838      Workers' Compensation Fund;
             1839          (q) a grant to the Utah State Retirement Office created in Title 49, Chapter 11, Utah
             1840      State Retirement Systems Administration;
             1841          (r) a grant to the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration created in Title
             1842      53C, Chapter 1, Part 2, School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration;
             1843          (s) a grant to the [Utah Communications Agency Network] Utah Communications
             1844      Authority created in Title [63C] 63H, Chapter 7, [Utah Communications Agency Network]
             1845      Utah Communications Authority Act;
             1846          (t) a grant to the Medical Education Program created in Section 53B-24-202 ;
             1847          (u) a grant to the Utah Capital Investment Corporation created in Title 63M, Chapter 1,
             1848      Part 12, Utah Venture Capital Enhancement Act;
             1849          (v) a grant to the Utah Charter School Finance Authority created in Section
             1850      53A-20b-103 ;
             1851          (w) a grant to the State Building Ownership Authority created in Section 63B-1-304 ;
             1852          (x) a grant to the Utah Comprehensive Health Insurance Pool created in Section
             1853      31A-29-104 ; or
             1854          (y) a grant to the Military Installation Development Authority created in Section


             1855      63H-1-201 .
             1856          (3) An agency need not seek legislative review or approval of grants under Part 2,
             1857      Grant Approval Requirements, if:
             1858          (a) the governor has declared a state of emergency; and
             1859          (b) the grant is donated to the agency to assist victims of the state of emergency under
             1860      Subsection 53-2a-204 (1).
             1861          Section 38. Section 69-2-2 is amended to read:
             1862           69-2-2. Definitions.
             1863          As used in this chapter:
             1864          (1) "911 emergency [telephone] service" means a unified statewide communication
             1865      system which provides citizens with rapid direct access to public [emergency operation centers
             1866      by dialing the telephone number] safety answering points by accessing "911" with the objective
             1867      of reducing the response time to situations requiring law enforcement, fire, medical, rescue,
             1868      and other emergency services.
             1869          (2) "Local exchange service" means the provision of public telecommunications
             1870      services by a wireline common carrier to customers within a geographic area encompassing one
             1871      or more local communities as described in the carrier's service territory maps, tariffs, price
             1872      lists, or rate schedules filed with and approved by the Public Service Commission.
             1873          (3) "Local exchange service switched access line" means the transmission facility and
             1874      local switching equipment used by a wireline common carrier to connect a customer location to
             1875      a carrier's local exchange switching network for providing two-way interactive voice, or voice
             1876      capable, services.
             1877          (4) "Mobile telecommunications service" is as defined in Section 54-8b-2 .
             1878          (5) "Public agency" means any county, city, town, special service district, or public
             1879      authority located within the state which provides or has authority to provide fire fighting, law
             1880      enforcement, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services.
             1881          (6) "Public safety agency" means a functional division of a public agency which
             1882      provides fire fighting, law enforcement, medical, or other emergency services.
             1883          (7) "Public safety answering point" means a facility that:
             1884          (a) is equipped and staffed under the authority of a political subdivision; and
             1885          (b) receives 911 [calls] communications, other calls for emergency services, and


             1886      asynchronous event notifications for a defined geographic area.
             1887          (8) "Radio communications access line" means the radio equipment and assigned
             1888      customer identification number used to connect a mobile or fixed radio customer in Utah to a
             1889      radio communication service provider's network for two-way interactive voice, or voice
             1890      capable, services.
             1891          (9) "Radio communications service" means a public telecommunications service
             1892      providing the capability of two-way interactive telecommunications between mobile and fixed
             1893      radio customers, and between mobile or fixed radio customers and the local exchange service
             1894      network customers of a wireline common carrier. Radio communications service providers
             1895      include corporations, persons or entities offering cellular telephone service, enhanced
             1896      specialized mobile radio service, rural radio service, radio common carrier services, personal
             1897      communications services, and any equivalent wireless public telecommunications service, as
             1898      defined in 47 CFR, parts 20, 22, 24, and 90.
             1899          (10) "Wireline common carrier" means a public telecommunications service provider
             1900      that primarily uses metallic or nonmetallic cables and wires for connecting customers to its
             1901      local exchange service networks.
             1902          Section 39. Section 69-2-3 is amended to read:
             1903           69-2-3. 911 service -- Establishment.
             1904          The governing authority of any public agency may establish a 911 emergency
             1905      [telephone] service to provide service to any part or all of the territory lying within the
             1906      geographical area of such public agency and may join with the governing authority of any other
             1907      public agency to provide 911 emergency [telephone] service to any part or all of the territory
             1908      lying within their respective jurisdictions. A county may provide 911 emergency [telephone]
             1909      service within other public safety agency jurisdictions only upon agreement with the governing
             1910      authority of such public safety agency.
             1911          Section 40. Section 69-2-4 is amended to read:
             1912           69-2-4. Administration.
             1913          The administration of the 911 emergency [telephone] system shall be provided by the
             1914      governing authority of the public agency establishing 911 emergency [telephone] service either
             1915      directly or by the appointment of employees of the public agency as directed by the governing
             1916      authority, except that any 911 emergency [telephone] service established by a special service


             1917      district shall be administered as set forth in Title 17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act.
             1918          Section 41. Section 69-2-5 is amended to read:
             1919           69-2-5. Funding for 911 emergency service -- Administrative charge.
             1920          (1) In providing funding of 911 emergency [telecommunications] service, any public
             1921      agency establishing a 911 emergency [telecommunications] service may:
             1922          (a) seek assistance from the federal or state government, to the extent constitutionally
             1923      permissible, in the form of loans, advances, grants, subsidies, and otherwise, directly or
             1924      indirectly;
             1925          (b) seek funds appropriated by local governmental taxing authorities for the funding of
             1926      public safety agencies; and
             1927          (c) seek gifts, donations, or grants from individuals, corporations, or other private
             1928      entities.
             1929          (2) For purposes of providing funding of 911 emergency [telecommunications] service,
             1930      special service districts may raise funds as provided in Section 17D-1-105 and may borrow
             1931      money and incur indebtedness as provided in Section 17D-1-103 .
             1932          (3) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(b) and subject to the other provisions of
             1933      this Subsection (3) a county, city, or town within which 911 emergency [telecommunications]
             1934      service is provided may levy a monthly [an] 911 emergency services [telecommunications]
             1935      charge on:
             1936          (i) each local exchange service switched access line within the boundaries of the
             1937      county, city, or town;
             1938          (ii) each revenue producing radio communications access line with a billing address
             1939      within the boundaries of the county, city, or town; and
             1940          (iii) any other service, including voice over Internet protocol, provided to a user within
             1941      the boundaries of the county, city, or town that allows the user to make calls to and receive
             1942      calls from the public switched telecommunications network, including commercial mobile
             1943      radio service networks.
             1944          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (3)(a), an access line provided for public coin
             1945      telecommunications service is exempt from 911 emergency [telecommunications] service
             1946      charges.
             1947          (c) The amount of the charge levied under this section may not exceed:


             1948          (i) 61 cents per month for each local exchange service switched access line;
             1949          (ii) 61 cents per month for each radio communications access line; and
             1950          (iii) 61 cents per month for each service under Subsection (3)(a)(iii).
             1951          (d) (i) For purposes of this Subsection (3)(d) the following terms shall be defined as
             1952      provided in Section 59-12-102 or 59-12-215 :
             1953          (A) "mobile telecommunications service";
             1954          (B) "place of primary use";
             1955          (C) "service address"; and
             1956          (D) "telecommunications service."
             1957          (ii) An access line described in Subsection (3)(a) is considered to be within the
             1958      boundaries of a county, city, or town if the telecommunications services provided over the
             1959      access line are located within the county, city, or town:
             1960          (A) for purposes of sales and use taxes under Title 59, Chapter 12, Sales and Use Tax
             1961      Act; and
             1962          (B) determined in accordance with Section 59-12-215 .
             1963          (iii) The rate imposed on an access line under this section shall be determined in
             1964      accordance with Subsection (3)(d)(iv) if the location of an access line described in Subsection
             1965      (3)(a) is determined under Subsection (3)(d)(ii) to be a county, city, or town other than county,
             1966      city, or town in which is located:
             1967          (A) for a telecommunications service, the purchaser's service address; or
             1968          (B) for mobile telecommunications service, the purchaser's place of primary use.
             1969          (iv) The rate imposed on an access line under this section shall be the lower of:
             1970          (A) the rate imposed by the county, city, or town in which the access line is located
             1971      under Subsection (3)(d)(ii); or
             1972          (B) the rate imposed by the county, city, or town in which it is located:
             1973          (I) for telecommunications service, the purchaser's service address; or
             1974          (II) for mobile telecommunications service, the purchaser's place of primary use.
             1975          (e) (i) A county, city, or town shall notify the Public Service Commission of the intent
             1976      to levy the charge under this Subsection (3) at least 30 days before the effective date of the
             1977      charge being levied.
             1978          (ii) For purposes of this Subsection (3)(e):


             1979          (A) "Annexation" means an annexation to:
             1980          (I) a city or town under Title 10, Chapter 2, Part 4, Annexation; or
             1981          (II) a county under Title 17, Chapter 2, County Consolidations and Annexations.
             1982          (B) "Annexing area" means an area that is annexed into a county, city, or town.
             1983          (iii) (A) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(C) or (D), if [on or after July 1,
             1984      2003,] a county, city, or town enacts or repeals a charge or changes the amount of the charge
             1985      under this section, the enactment, repeal, or change shall take effect:
             1986          (I) on the first day of a calendar quarter; and
             1987          (II) after a 90-day period beginning on the date the State Tax Commission receives
             1988      notice meeting the requirements of Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(B) from the county, city, or town.
             1989          (B) The notice described in Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(A) shall state:
             1990          (I) that the county, city, or town will enact or repeal a charge or change the amount of
             1991      the charge under this section;
             1992          (II) the statutory authority for the charge described in Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(B)(I);
             1993          (III) the effective date of the charge described in Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(B)(I); and
             1994          (IV) if the county, city, or town enacts the charge or changes the amount of the charge
             1995      described in Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(B)(I), the amount of the charge.
             1996          (C) Notwithstanding Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(A), the enactment of a charge or a charge
             1997      increase under this section shall take effect on the first day of the first billing period:
             1998          (I) that begins after the effective date of the enactment of the charge or the charge
             1999      increase; and
             2000          (II) if the billing period for the charge begins before the effective date of the enactment
             2001      of the charge or the charge increase imposed under this section.
             2002          (D) Notwithstanding Subsection (3)(e)(iii)(A), the repeal of a charge or a charge
             2003      decrease under this section shall take effect on the first day of the last billing period:
             2004          (I) that began before the effective date of the repeal of the charge or the charge
             2005      decrease; and
             2006          (II) if the billing period for the charge begins before the effective date of the repeal of
             2007      the charge or the charge decrease imposed under this section.
             2008          (iv) (A) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(C) or (D), if [for an annexation
             2009      that occurs on or after July 1, 2003,] the annexation will result in the enactment, repeal, or a


             2010      change in the amount of a charge imposed under this section for an annexing area, the
             2011      enactment, repeal, or change shall take effect:
             2012          (I) on the first day of a calendar quarter; and
             2013          (II) after a 90-day period beginning on the date the State Tax Commission receives
             2014      notice meeting the requirements of Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(B) from the county, city, or town that
             2015      annexes the annexing area.
             2016          (B) The notice described in Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(A) shall state:
             2017          (I) that the annexation described in Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(A) will result in an
             2018      enactment, repeal, or a change in the charge being imposed under this section for the annexing
             2019      area;
             2020          (II) the statutory authority for the charge described in Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(B)(I);
             2021          (III) the effective date of the charge described in Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(B)(I); and
             2022          (IV) if the county, city, or town enacts the charge or changes the amount of the charge
             2023      described in Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(B)(I), the amount of the charge.
             2024          (C) Notwithstanding Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(A), the enactment of a charge or a charge
             2025      increase under this section shall take effect on the first day of the first billing period:
             2026          (I) that begins after the effective date of the enactment of the charge or the charge
             2027      increase; and
             2028          (II) if the billing period for the charge begins before the effective date of the enactment
             2029      of the charge or the charge increase imposed under this section.
             2030          (D) Notwithstanding Subsection (3)(e)(iv)(A), the repeal of a charge or a charge
             2031      decrease under this section shall take effect on the first day of the last billing period:
             2032          (I) that began before the effective date of the repeal of the charge or the charge
             2033      decrease; and
             2034          (II) if the billing period for the charge begins before the effective date of the repeal of
             2035      the charge or the charge decrease imposed under this section.
             2036          (f) Subject to Subsection (3)(g), [an] a 911 emergency services [telecommunications]
             2037      charge levied under this section shall:
             2038          (i) be billed and collected by the person that provides the:
             2039          (A) local exchange service switched access line services; or
             2040          (B) radio communications access line services; and


             2041          (ii) except for costs retained under Subsection (3)(h), remitted to the State Tax
             2042      Commission.
             2043          (g) [An] A 911 emergency services [telecommunications] charge on a mobile
             2044      telecommunications service may be levied, billed, and collected only to the extent permitted by
             2045      the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Act, 4 U.S.C. Sec. 116 et seq.
             2046          (h) The person that bills and collects the charges levied under Subsection (3)(f) may:
             2047          (i) bill the charge imposed by this section in combination with the charge levied under
             2048      Section 69-2-5.6 as one line item charge; and
             2049          (ii) retain an amount not to exceed 1.5% of the levy collected under this section as
             2050      reimbursement for the cost of billing, collecting, and remitting the levy.
             2051          (i) The State Tax Commission shall[: (i)] collect, enforce, and administer the charge
             2052      imposed under this Subsection (3) using the same procedures used in the administration,
             2053      collection, and enforcement of the state sales and use taxes under:
             2054          [(A)] (i) Title 59, Chapter 1, General Taxation Policies; and
             2055          [(B)] (ii) Title 59, Chapter 12, Part 1, Tax Collection, except for:
             2056          [(I)] (A) Section 59-12-104 ;
             2057          [(II)] (B) Section 59-12-104.1 ;
             2058          [(III)] (C) Section 59-12-104.2 ;
             2059          (D) Section 59-12-104.6 ;
             2060          [(IV)] (E) Section 59-12-107.1 ; and
             2061          [(V)] (F) Section 59-12-123 [; and].
             2062          [(ii)] (j) The State Tax Commission shall transmit money collected under this
             2063      Subsection (3) monthly by electronic funds transfer to the county, city, or town that imposes
             2064      the charge.
             2065          [(j)] (k) A person that pays a charge under this section shall pay the charge to the
             2066      commission:
             2067          (i) monthly on or before the last day of the month immediately following the last day of
             2068      the previous month if:
             2069          (A) the person is required to file a sales and use tax return with the commission
             2070      monthly under Section 59-12-108 ; or
             2071          (B) the person is not required to file a sales and use tax return under Title 59, Chapter


             2072      12, Sales and Use Tax Act; or
             2073          (ii) quarterly on or before the last day of the month immediately following the last day
             2074      of the previous quarter if the person is required to file a sales and use tax return with the
             2075      commission quarterly under Section 59-12-107 .
             2076          [(k)] (l) A charge a person pays under this section shall be paid using a form prescribed
             2077      by the State Tax Commission.
             2078          [(l)] (m) The State Tax Commission shall retain and deposit an administrative charge
             2079      in accordance with Section 59-1-306 from the revenues the State Tax Commission collects
             2080      from a charge under this section.
             2081          [(m)] (n) A charge under this section is subject to Section 69-2-5.8 .
             2082          (4) (a) Any money received by a public agency for the provision of 911 emergency
             2083      [telecommunications] service shall be deposited in a special emergency telecommunications
             2084      service fund.
             2085          (b) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (5)(b), the money in the 911 emergency
             2086      [telecommunications] service fund shall be expended by the public agency to pay the costs of:
             2087          (A) establishing, installing, maintaining, and operating a 911 emergency
             2088      [telecommunications] service system;
             2089          (B) receiving and processing emergency [calls] communications from the 911 system
             2090      or other [calls] communications or requests for emergency services;
             2091          (C) integrating a 911 emergency service system into an established public safety
             2092      dispatch center, including contracting with the providers of local exchange service, radio
             2093      communications service, and vendors of appropriate terminal equipment as necessary to
             2094      implement the 911 emergency [telecommunications service] services; or
             2095          (D) indirect costs associated with the maintaining and operating of a 911 emergency
             2096      [telecommunications] services system.
             2097          (ii) Revenues derived for the funding of 911 emergency [telecommunications] service
             2098      may be used by the public agency for personnel costs associated with receiving and processing
             2099      [calls] communications and deploying emergency response resources when the system is
             2100      integrated with any public safety dispatch system.
             2101          (c) Any unexpended money in the 911 emergency [telecommunications] service fund
             2102      at the end of a fiscal year does not lapse, and must be carried forward to be used for the


             2103      purposes described in this section.
             2104          (5) (a) Revenue received by a local entity from an increase in the levy imposed under
             2105      Subsection (3) after the 2004 Annual General Session:
             2106          (i) may be used by the public [agency] safety answering point for the purposes under
             2107      Subsection (4)(b); and
             2108          (ii) shall be deposited into the special 911 emergency [telecommunications] service
             2109      fund described in Subsection (4)(a).
             2110          (b) Revenue received by a local entity from [grants] disbursements from the Utah 911
             2111      Committee under Section [ 53-10-605 ] 63H-7-306 :
             2112          (i) shall be deposited into the special 911 emergency [telecommunications] service
             2113      fund under Subsection (4)(a); and
             2114          (ii) shall only be used for that portion of the costs related to the development and
             2115      operation of wireless and land-based enhanced 911 emergency telecommunications service and
             2116      the implementation of [wireless E-911 Phase I and Phase II] 911 services as provided in
             2117      Subsection (5)(c).
             2118          (c) The costs allowed under Subsection (5)(b)(ii) include the public safety answering
             2119      point's [or local entity's] costs for:
             2120          (i) acquisition, upgrade, modification, maintenance, and operation of public service
             2121      answering point equipment capable of receiving [E-911] 911 information;
             2122          (ii) database development, operation, and maintenance; and
             2123          (iii) personnel costs associated with establishing, installing, maintaining, and operating
             2124      wireless [E-911 Phase I and Phase II] 911 services, including training emergency service
             2125      personnel regarding receipt and use of [E-911] 911 wireless service information and educating
             2126      consumers regarding the appropriate and responsible use of [E-911] 911 wireless service.
             2127          (6) A local entity that increases the levy it imposes under Subsection (3)(c) after the
             2128      2004 Annual General Session shall increase the levy to the maximum amount permitted by
             2129      Subsection (3)(c).
             2130          Section 42. Section 69-2-5.5 is amended to read:
             2131           69-2-5.5. Emergency services telecommunications charge to fund the Computer
             2132      Aided Dispatch Restricted Account -- Administrative charge.
             2133          (1) Subject to Subsection (7), there is imposed an emergency services


             2134      telecommunications charge of [7] 6 cents per month on each local exchange service switched
             2135      access line and each revenue producing radio communications access line that is subject to an
             2136      emergency services telecommunications charge levied by a county, city, or town under Section
             2137      69-2-5 .
             2138          (2) (a) Subject to Subsection (7), an emergency services telecommunications charge
             2139      imposed under this section shall be billed and collected by the person that provides:
             2140          (i) local exchange service switched access line services; or
             2141          (ii) radio communications access line services.
             2142          (b) A person that pays an emergency services telecommunications charge under this
             2143      section shall pay the emergency services telecommunications charge to the commission:
             2144          (i) monthly on or before the last day of the month immediately following the last day of
             2145      the previous month if:
             2146          (A) the person is required to file a sales and use tax return with the commission
             2147      monthly under Section 59-12-108 ; or
             2148          (B) the person is not required to file a sales and use tax return under Title 59, Chapter
             2149      12, Sales and Use Tax Act; or
             2150          (ii) quarterly on or before the last day of the month immediately following the last day
             2151      of the previous quarter if the person is required to file a sales and use tax return with the
             2152      commission quarterly under Section 59-12-107 .
             2153          (c) An emergency services telecommunications charge imposed under this section shall
             2154      be deposited into the [General Fund as dedicated credits to pay for:] Computer Aided Dispatch
             2155      Restricted Account created in Section 63H-7-310 .
             2156          [(i) costs of establishing, installing, maintaining, and operating the University of Utah
             2157      Poison Control Center; and]
             2158          [(ii) expenses of the State Tax Commission to administer and enforce the collection of
             2159      the emergency services telecommunications charges.]
             2160          [(3) Funds for the University of Utah Poison Control Center program are nonlapsing.]
             2161          [(4)] (3) Emergency services telecommunications charges remitted to the State Tax
             2162      Commission pursuant to Subsection (2) shall be accompanied by the form prescribed by the
             2163      State Tax Commission.
             2164          [(5)] (4) (a) The State Tax Commission shall administer, collect, and enforce the


             2165      charge imposed under Subsection (1) according to the same procedures used in the
             2166      administration, collection, and enforcement of the state sales and use tax under:
             2167          (i) Title 59, Chapter 1, General Taxation Policies; and
             2168          (ii) Title 59, Chapter 12, Part 1, Tax Collection, except for:
             2169          (A) Section 59-12-104 ;
             2170          (B) Section 59-12-104.1 ;
             2171          (C) Section 59-12-104.2 ; [and]
             2172          (D) Section 59-12-104.6 ;
             2173          [(D)] (E) Section 59-12-107.1 [.]; and
             2174          (F) Section 59-12-123 .
             2175          (b) In accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
             2176      State Tax Commission may make rules to administer, collect, and enforce the emergency
             2177      services telecommunications charges imposed under this section.
             2178          (c) The State Tax Commission shall retain and deposit an administrative charge in
             2179      accordance with Section 59-1-306 from the revenues the State Tax Commission collects from
             2180      an emergency services telecommunications charge under this section.
             2181          (d) A charge under this section is subject to Section 69-2-5.8 .
             2182          [(6)] (5) A provider of local exchange service switched access line services or radio
             2183      communications access line services who fails to comply with this section is subject to
             2184      penalties and interest as provided in Sections 59-1-401 and 59-1-402 .
             2185          [(7)] (6) An emergency services telecommunications charge under this section on a
             2186      mobile telecommunications service may be imposed, billed, and collected only to the extent
             2187      permitted by the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Act, 4 U.S.C. Sec. 116 et seq.
             2188          Section 43. Section 69-2-5.6 is amended to read:
             2189           69-2-5.6. 911 services charge to fund unified statewide 911 emergency service --
             2190      Administrative charge.
             2191          (1) Subject to Subsection 69-2-5 (3)(g), there is imposed a unified statewide [unified
             2192      E-911] 911 emergency service charge of 9 cents per month on each local exchange service
             2193      switched access line and each revenue producing radio communications access line that is
             2194      subject to [an] a 911 emergency services [telecommunications] charge levied by a county, city,
             2195      or town under Section 69-2-5 [or 69-2-5.5 at:].


             2196          [(a) 13 cents per month until June 30, 2007; and]
             2197          [(b) 8 cents per month on and after July 1, 2007.]
             2198          (2) (a) [An] A 911 emergency services [telecommunications] charge imposed under this
             2199      section shall be:
             2200          (i) subject to Subsection 69-2-5 (3)(g); and
             2201          (ii) billed and collected by the person that provides:
             2202          (A) local exchange service switched access line services;
             2203          (B) radio communications access line services; or
             2204          (C) service described in Subsection 69-2-5 (3)(a)(iii).
             2205          (b) A person that pays a charge under this section shall pay the charge to the
             2206      commission:
             2207          (i) monthly on or before the last day of the month immediately following the last day of
             2208      the previous month if:
             2209          (A) the person is required to file a sales and use tax return with the commission
             2210      monthly under Section 59-12-108 ; or
             2211          (B) the person is not required to file a sales and use tax return under Title 59, Chapter
             2212      12, Sales and Use Tax Act; or
             2213          (ii) quarterly on or before the last day of the month immediately following the last day
             2214      of the previous quarter if the person is required to file a sales and use tax return with the
             2215      commission quarterly under Section 59-12-107 .
             2216          (c) A charge imposed under this section shall be deposited into the [Statewide] Unified
             2217      [E-911] Statewide 911 Emergency Service Account created by Section [ 53-10-603 ]
             2218      63H-7-304 .
             2219          (3) The person that bills and collects the charges levied by this section pursuant to
             2220      Subsections (2)(b) and (c) may:
             2221          (a) bill the charge imposed by this section in combination with the charge levied under
             2222      Section 69-2-5 as one line item charge; and
             2223          (b) retain an amount not to exceed 1.5% of the charges collected under this section as
             2224      reimbursement for the cost of billing, collecting, and remitting the levy.
             2225          (4) The State Tax Commission shall collect, enforce, and administer the charges
             2226      imposed under Subsection (1) using the same procedures used in the administration, collection,


             2227      and enforcement of the emergency services telecommunications charge to fund the [Poison
             2228      Control Center under Section 69-2-5.5 ] Computer Aided Dispatch Restricted Account under
             2229      Section 63H-7-310 .
             2230          (5) Notwithstanding Section [ 53-10-603 ] 64H-7-304 , the State Tax Commission shall
             2231      retain and deposit an administrative charge in accordance with Section 59-1-306 from the
             2232      revenues the State Tax Commission collects from a charge under this section.
             2233          (6) A charge under this section is subject to Section 69-2-5.8 .
             2234          (7) This section sunsets in accordance with Section 63I-1-269 .
             2235          Section 44. Section 69-2-5.7 is amended to read:
             2236           69-2-5.7. Prepaid wireless telecommunications charge to fund 911 service --
             2237      Administrative charge.
             2238          (1) As used in this section:
             2239          (a) "Consumer" means a person who purchases prepaid wireless telecommunications
             2240      service in a transaction.
             2241          (b) "Prepaid wireless 911 service charge" means the charge that is required to be
             2242      collected by a seller from a consumer in the amount established under Subsection (2).
             2243          (c) (i) "Prepaid wireless telecommunications service" means a wireless
             2244      telecommunications service that:
             2245          (A) is paid for in advance;
             2246          (B) is sold in predetermined units of time or dollars that decline with use in a known
             2247      amount or provides unlimited use of the service for a fixed amount or time; and
             2248          (C) allows a caller [to dial 911] to access 911 emergency [telephone] service.
             2249          (ii) "Prepaid wireless telecommunications service" does not include a wireless
             2250      telecommunications service that is billed:
             2251          (A) to a customer on a recurring basis; and
             2252          (B) in a manner that includes the emergency services telecommunications charges,
             2253      described in Sections 69-2-5 , 69-2-5.5 , and 69-2-5.6 , for each radio communication access line
             2254      assigned to the customer.
             2255          (d) "Seller" means a person that sells prepaid wireless telecommunications service to a
             2256      consumer.
             2257          (e) "Transaction" means each purchase of prepaid wireless telecommunications service


             2258      from a seller.
             2259          (f) "Wireless telecommunications service" means commercial mobile radio service as
             2260      defined by 47 C.F.R. Sec. 20.3, as amended.
             2261          (2) There is imposed a prepaid wireless 911 service charge of 1.9% of the sales price
             2262      per transaction.
             2263          (3) The prepaid wireless 911 service charge shall be collected by the seller from the
             2264      consumer for each transaction occurring in this state.
             2265          (4) The prepaid wireless 911 service charge shall be separately stated on an invoice,
             2266      receipt, or similar document that is provided by the seller to the consumer.
             2267          (5) For purposes of Subsection (3), the location of a transaction is determined in
             2268      accordance with Sections 59-12-211 through 59-12-215 .
             2269          (6) When prepaid wireless telecommunications service is sold with one or more other
             2270      products or services for a single non-itemized price, then the percentage specified in Section
             2271      (2) shall apply to the entire non-itemized price.
             2272          (7) A seller may retain 3% of prepaid wireless 911 service charges that are collected by
             2273      the seller from consumers as reimbursement for the cost of billing, collecting, and remitting the
             2274      charge.
             2275          (8) Prepaid wireless 911 service charges collected by a seller, except as retained under
             2276      Subsection (7), shall be remitted to the State Tax Commission at the same time as the seller
             2277      remits to the State Tax Commission money collected by the person under Title 59, Chapter 12,
             2278      Sales and Use Tax Act.
             2279          (9) The State Tax Commission:
             2280          (a) shall collect, enforce, and administer the charge imposed under this section using
             2281      the same procedures used in the administration, collection, and enforcement of the state sales
             2282      and use taxes under:
             2283          (i) Title 59, Chapter 1, General Taxation Policies; and
             2284          (ii) Title 59, Chapter 12, Part 1, Tax Collection, except for:
             2285          (A) Section 59-12-104 ;
             2286          (B) Section 59-12-104.1 ;
             2287          (C) Section 59-12-104.2 ;
             2288          (D) Section 59-12-107.1 ; and


             2289          (E) Section 59-12-123 ;
             2290          (b) may retain up to 1.5% of the prepaid wireless 911 service charge revenue collected
             2291      under Subsection (9)(a) as reimbursement for administering this section;
             2292          (c) shall distribute the prepaid wireless 911 service charge revenue, except as retained
             2293      under Subsection (9)(b), as follows:
             2294          (i) 80.3% of the revenue shall be distributed to each county, city, or town in the same
             2295      percentages and in the same manner as the entities receive money to fund 911 emergency
             2296      telecommunications services under Section 69-2-5 ;
             2297          (ii) [9.2%] 7.9% of the revenue shall be distributed to fund the [Poison Control Center
             2298      as in Section 69-2-5.5 ] Computer Aided Dispatch Restricted Account created in Section
             2299      63H-7-310 ; and
             2300          (iii) [10.5%] 11.8% of the revenue shall be distributed to fund the unified statewide
             2301      [unified E-911] 911 emergency service as in Section 69-2-5.6 ; and
             2302          (d) may make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             2303      Rulemaking Act, to administer, collect, and enforce the charges imposed under this section.
             2304          (10) A charge under this section is subject to Section 69-2-5.8 .
             2305          Section 45. Repealer.
             2306          This bill repeals:
             2307          Section 63C-7-203 , Establishment of the Utah Communications Agency Network
             2308      Board -- Terms -- Vacancies.
             2309          Section 63C-7-204 , Powers of the board.
             2310          Section 63F-1-801 , Statewide Communications Interoperability Committee --
             2311      Membership -- Chair -- Quorum.
             2312          Section 63F-1-802 , Duties and powers.
             2313          Section 46. Transition of Utah 911 Committee, the Statewide Communications and
             2314      Interoperability Committee, radio services within the Department of Technology
             2315      Services, and the Utah Communications Agency Network into the Utah Communications
             2316      Authority.
             2317          (1) The Legislature finds that there is a statewide purpose and need to consolidate the
             2318      management of 911 emergency services and communications in the state and to create a
             2319      statewide computer aided dispatch platform. In order to improve unified statewide emergency


             2320      services, the Utah Communications Agency Network shall be renamed the Utah
             2321      Communications Authority and shall be consolidated with the Utah 911 Committee, the
             2322      Statewide Communications and Interoperability Committee, and the radio services within the
             2323      Department of Technology Services. The consolidation of services management and assets
             2324      creates a unique opportunity to improve the development, delivery, and administration of
             2325      unified statewide 911 emergency services, radio, and radio interoperability.
             2326          (2) The executive directors of the Department of Technology Services and the Utah
             2327      Communications Agency Network shall serve as the transition directors for the consolidation
             2328      described in Subsection (1).
             2329          (3) (a) The transition directors shall, in accordance with the provisions of this bill and
             2330      this transition section, enter into a memorandum of understanding with the appropriate entities
             2331      to, effective July 1, 2014:
             2332          (i) transfer employees and adjust the employment status of state personnel as necessary
             2333      to implement the consolidation of 911 emergency services management and a statewide
             2334      computer aided dispatch platform into the Utah Communications Authority;
             2335          (ii) transfer service level agreements and responsibilities, maintenance resources,
             2336      equipment, communications system assets, and sites and facilities from the Department of
             2337      Technology Services, the Utah 911 Committee, and the Department of Public Safety to the
             2338      Utah Communications Authority; and
             2339          (iii) allocate the cost of the transfer and mergers required by the memorandum of
             2340      understanding.
             2341          (b) The memorandum of understanding shall:
             2342          (i) preserve the value of vested Program 1 and Program 2 sick leave benefits and other
             2343      vested leave benefits for state employees transferred to the Utah Communications Authority;
             2344          (ii) establish the entities and funds that will be responsible for paying for
             2345      postretirement sick leave benefits and other vested leave benefits for the employees transferred
             2346      to the Utah Communications Authority; and
             2347          (iii) include other agreements necessary to transfer the appropriate employees, entities,
             2348      communications system assets, sites, facilities, service level agreements, maintenance
             2349      resources and agreements, and equipment into the Utah Communications Authority in
             2350      accordance with this bill.


             2351          (4) If the transition directors cannot agree on the terms of consolidation under
             2352      Subsection (3) of this chapter, each transition director shall submit a recommendation to the
             2353      governor and to the Legislature's Public Utilities and Technology Interim Committee. The
             2354      governor shall determine the resolution of the transition director's memorandum of
             2355      understanding.
             2356          (5) The Department of Administrative Services, through the Division of Finance, the
             2357      Division of Facilities and Construction Management, Fleet Management, and the Department
             2358      of Human Resource Management shall, effective July 1, 2014:
             2359          (a) designate the funds that will be responsible for vested postretirement sick leave
             2360      benefits and vested leave benefits for employees transferred to the Utah Communications
             2361      Authority;
             2362          (b) transfer funds from the termination pools administered by the Division of Finance
             2363      to the Utah Communications Authority or to the Post-Retirement Benefits Trust Fund as
             2364      necessary to implement the memorandum of understanding entered into under Subsection (3);
             2365          (c) assist the Department of Technology Services with the transfer of ownership of
             2366      equipment, assignment of leases, and transition of leaseholds and property from the
             2367      Department of Technology Services to the Utah Communications Authority; and
             2368          (d) take other action required by the memorandum of understanding established under
             2369      Subsection (3) that is necessary to assist with the consolidation of the management of 911
             2370      emergency services and a statewide computer aided dispatch platform into the Utah
             2371      Communications Authority.
             2372          (6) The memorandum of understanding shall be made public and posted on the state's
             2373      transparency website.
             2374          (7) All administrative rules, orders, contracts, grants, bonds, and agreements relating to
             2375      the functions of the radio services within the Department of Technology Services, the Utah
             2376      Communications Agency Network, or the Utah 911 Committee, its board or officers, prior to
             2377      July 1, 2014, remain in effect until revised, amended, or rescinded, and shall be assigned to and
             2378      administered by the Utah Communications Authority, including the collection of revenues
             2379      under contracts and the payment for services under contract.
             2380          (8) Any suit, action, or other proceeding lawfully commenced by, against, or before
             2381      any entity affected by this chapter shall not be abated by reason of this bill or the reorganization


             2382      of the Utah Communications Agency Network, the Utah 911 Committee, and the radio services
             2383      within the Department of Technology Services into the Utah Communications Authority.
             2384          (9) The authority of the transition directors under this chapter is repealed on July 1,
             2385      2014.
             2386          Section 47. Effective date.
             2387          (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), this bill takes effect on July 1, 2014.
             2388          (2) Uncodified Section 46, Transition of Utah 911 Committee, takes effect on May 13,
             2389      2014.


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