7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies general government provisions to extend trigger dates related to
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . extends the program start date under the Utah Immigration Accountability and
14 Enforcement Act; and
15 . extends the dates for the Utah Pilot Sponsored Resident Immigrant Program Act.
16 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
20 Utah Code Sections Affected:
22 63G-12-202 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 456
23 63G-14-201 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 456
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 63G-12-202 is amended to read:
27 63G-12-202. Federal waivers, exemptions, or authorizations -- Implementation
28 without waiver, exemption, or authorization.
29 (1) The department, under the direction of the governor, shall seek one or more federal
30 waivers, exemptions, or authorizations to implement the program.
31 (2) The governor shall actively participate in the effort to obtain one or more federal
32 waivers, exemptions, or authorizations under this section.
33 (3) The department shall implement the program the sooner of:
34 (a) 120 days after the day on which the governor finds that the state has the one or
35 more federal waivers, exemptions, or authorizations needed to implement the program; or
36 (b) July 1, [
37 Section 2. Section 63G-14-201 is amended to read:
38 63G-14-201. Creation of program.
39 (1) (a) The governor shall create a program known as the "Utah Pilot Sponsored
40 Resident Immigrant Program":
41 (i) that is consistent with this chapter; and
42 (ii) under which a resident immigrant may reside, work, and study in Utah, except that
43 the program may not permit a resident immigrant to travel outside of the state except as
44 provided in Subsection 63G-14-206 (1).
45 (b) The governor shall:
46 (i) begin implementation of the program by no later than July 1, [
47 (ii) end operation of the program on June 30, [
48 (c) Under the program, the governor may facilitate transport to Utah for a foreign
49 national who has been accepted into the program.
50 (d) The governor may recommend legislation to the Legislature to address how a
51 resident immigrant is to be treated under statutes that relate to an alien.
52 (2) The department shall administer the program, except to the extent that the governor
53 delegates a power or duty under the program to another state agency. Subject to Subsection
54 (3), the department may make rules in accordance with Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
55 Rulemaking Act, to implement the program to the extent expressly provided for in this chapter.
56 (3) The governor may act by executive order whenever the department is authorized to
57 make rules under this chapter. If there is a conflict between a rule made by the department and
58 an executive order of the governor, the executive order governs.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-18-14 1:08 PM