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SENATE RULES RESOLUTION - LEGISLATIVE PER

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DIEM AMENDMENTS

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2014 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Lyle W. Hillyard

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This Senate resolution of the Legislature modifies legislative rules for compensation
             10      and expense reimbursement.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This resolution:
             13          .    amends per diem and expense related language in Senate Rules to comply with
             14      current compensation and expense requirements.
             15      Special Clauses:
             16          None
             17      Legislative Rules Affected:
             18      AMENDS:
             19           SR1-3-102
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             21      Be it resolved by the Senate of the state of Utah:
             22          Section 1. SR1-3-102 is amended to read:
             23           SR1-3-102. Duties of the president.
             24          (1) The general duties of the president are to:
             25          (a) assign responsibilities to and supervise the officers and employees of the Senate;
             26          (b) assign places and determine access for news media representatives;
             27          (c) call the Senate to order at the time scheduled for convening, and proceed with the


             28      daily order of business;
             29          (d) announce the business before the Senate in the order that it is to be acted upon;
             30          (e) receive and submit all motions and proposals presented by senators;
             31          (f) put to a vote all questions that arise in the course of proceedings, and announce the
             32      results of the vote;
             33          (g) enforce the Senate Rules governing debates;
             34          (h) enforce observance of order and decorum;
             35          (i) inform the Senate on any point of order or practice;
             36          (j) receive and announce to the Senate any official messages and communications;
             37          (k) sign all acts, orders, and proceedings of the Senate;
             38          (l) appoint the members of committees; and
             39          (m) represent the Senate, declaring its will and obeying its commands.
             40          (2) The president shall:
             41          (a) sign, or authorize a designee to sign, all requisitions on the Division of Finance to
             42      pay Senate expenses; and
             43          (b) give final approval of all expenditure requests as authorized by the majority and
             44      minority leaders of the Senate, including [per diem] compensation[, travel expenses,] and
             45      reimbursement for expenses for in-state and out-of-state travel on legislative business.




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