8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This joint resolution of the Legislature gives the Legislative Management Committee
11 items of study it may assign to the appropriate interim committee.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This resolution:
14 ▸ gives the Legislative Management Committee items of study it may assign to the
15 appropriate interim committee during the 2015 legislative interim; and
16 ▸ suggests that the Legislative Management Committee, in approving studies, give
17 consideration to the available time of legislators and the budget and capacity of staff
18 to respond to the assigned studies.
19 Special Clauses:
22 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 WHEREAS, the Legislative Management Committee is created by law as a permanent
24 committee that may receive and assign matters for interim study by committees of the
25 Legislature; and
26 WHEREAS, the 61st Legislature has identified potential issues for possible additional
27 investigation and study:
28 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Legislative Management Committee
29 may select from the following items of study to assign to the appropriate interim committee to
30 study and make recommendations for legislative action to the 61st Legislature before the 2016
31 General Session.
32 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Legislative Management Committee, in
33 making study assignments from this list and in approving study requests for individual
34 committees, give consideration to the available time of legislators and the budget and capacity
35 of staff to respond adequately to the number and complexity of the assignments given.
36 1. Health Insurance - to study the "crowd out" effect on health insurance costs in the
37 next five to ten years and the "crowd out" effect's impact on the state budget.
38 2. Alcoholic Beverage Service - to study restaurant alcoholic beverage service (H.B.
40 3. Assessment Bonding - to study assessment bonding and foreclosure.
41 4. Auto Dealers - to study the purpose for addressing auto dealer issues in legislation
42 (H.B. 362 and H.B. 394).
43 5. Automobile Franchise Laws - to study issues related to automobile franchise laws.
44 6. Building Code Adoption - to study whether the residential building code adoption
45 cycle should be three years or six years (H.B. 285).
46 7. Consumer Protections - to study code, rules, and regulations related to online and
47 other disruptive means for conducting auto sales and related consumer protections.
48 8. Deferred Deposit Industry - to study what regulations should be imposed on the
49 deferred deposit industry.
50 9. Earthquake Certificate - to study issues related to an earthquake resilience
52 10. Good Landlord - to study issues related to the Good Landlord Program (H.B. 268).
53 11. Good Landlord Revisions - to study changes to the good landlord program.
54 12. Hospital Liens - to study hospital liens with impact on insurance limits.
55 13. Impact of "Crowd Out" Related to Medicaid Expansion - to study whether private
56 insurance companies are being damaged by the "crowd out" effect in other states that have
57 accepted Medicaid expansion.
58 14. Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Employer Sponsored Insurance - to study
59 whether businesses are dropping employer sponsored insurance in states that have accepted
60 Medicaid expansion.
61 15. Insurance Adjuster Issues - to study appropriate exemptions for adjusters licensing,
62 how to treat company adjusters, and how to address out-of-state adjusters (1st Sub. H.B. 336).
63 16. Insurance Code Regulation of Health Sharing Ministries - to study whether certain
64 faith based health care sharing ministries that have been in continuous operation since
65 December 31, 1999, to provide coverage for certain health care expenses should not be subject
66 to regulation under the Insurance Code (H.B. 431).
67 17. Interior Design Certification - to study optional interior design certification for
68 expanded practice (2nd Sub. H.B. 126).
69 18. Interior Design Certification Amendments - to study whether to create a state
70 certification for the practice of interior design and the requirements for obtaining the
71 certification (S.B. 298).
72 19. Licensing Fee Delay - to study a six-month delay in paying a licensing fee (H.B.
74 20. Liquor Licenses - to study non-profit liquor licensing (H.B. 241).
75 21. Minimum Wage - to study the impact of increases in the minimum wage.
76 22. Mortgages - to study issues related to mortgage financing.
77 23. Nurse Education Oversight - to study the regulation of nurse education programs
78 by the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing.
79 24. Subdivision Base Parcels - to study delinquent taxes on subdivision base parcels.
80 25. Subdivision Bonding - to study subdivision bonding and security.
81 26. Time-Based Requirements in Occupational Licensing - to study ways to facilitate
82 applications for people who are otherwise qualified except for the completion of a time-based
83 requirement (1st Sub. H.B. 235).
84 27. Arts Integration - to study the importance of arts integration in the core curriculum.
85 28. Auditing Function in Education and STEM Contracts with Third Party Providers -
86 to study whether to require the State Board of Education and the Science, Technology,
87 Engineering, and Math (STEM) Action Center to include a provision in contracts with a third
88 party provider that would require an independent, external evaluator to perform annual
89 performance and financial audits of a third party provider's services pursuant to the contract.
90 29. Career Technology Education - to study and review issues related to career
91 technology education.
92 30. Charter School Funding - to study charter school local replacement funding.
93 31. Class Size - to study issues related to the class size reduction formula.
94 32. Dual Language Immersion - to study and review Utah Code Section 53A-15-105,
95 Dual Language Immersion Program -- Pilot.
96 33. Early Reading and Literacy - to study early reading and literacy assessment in Utah
98 34. Education Budgeting - to study the education budgeting process.
99 35. Education Funding Formulas - to study how to simplify the complicated public
100 education funding formulas.
101 36. Education Training Program Oversight - to study and clarify whether the State
102 Board of Education can regulate, accredit, or approve teacher training programs in public and
103 private universities (H.B. 257).
104 37. Ethics Training - to study ethics training for public school employees and
106 38. Excessive Standardized Testing - to study excessive standardized testing and its
107 negative impacts on Utah's schoolchildren (H.C.R. 7).
108 39. Higher Education Building Operation and Maintenance - to study state paid
109 operation and maintenance on higher education buildings and the formula for determining
110 operation and maintenance.
111 40. Local School District Block Grants - to study whether to authorize the State Board
112 of Education to develop a block grant program for local education agencies (LEAs) (H.B. 397).
113 41. Math Instruction and Competency - to study math instruction and math
114 competency in public education.
115 42. Procurement Code and Charter Schools - to study the Utah Procurement Code as it
116 relates to charter schools to verify whether the code is being followed.
117 43. Property Purchase by Utah State University - to study Utah State University's
118 purchase of property in Huntsville as a working research and education facility.
119 44. Roles of the Legislature and the State Board of Education - to study and clarify the
120 proper role of the Legislature and the State Board of Education under the Utah Constitution
121 (H.B. 263).
122 45. State School Board Accommodations - to study how to extend greater courtesy to
123 the State School Board, including increasing pay, granting parking spaces at the capitol,
124 granting office and meeting space, and integrating into appropriate legislative meetings.
125 46. State School Board Nominee Vetting Process - to study how to vet state school
126 board nominees without having partisan elections (H.B. 186 and S.B. 104).
127 47. Student-Counselor Ratio - to study problems caused by the current
128 student-counselor ratio and ways to improve counseling in public schools.
129 48. Voted and Board Levies - to study the equalization of voted and board levies for
130 public education.
131 49. Affordable Housing and Transit - to study transit-oriented and transit-supportive
133 50. Economic Development Tax Incentives - to study and review economic
134 development tax incentives and follow up on the implementation of previous audit
136 51. General Assistance Reimbursements - to study whether to establish that
137 reimbursements to the Department of Workforce Services for General Assistance paid to a
138 recipient while the recipient is awaiting the determination of federal Supplemental Security
139 Income may be used by the department for the General Assistance program (2nd Sub. S.B. 42).
140 52. Intergenerational Poverty - to study and review with the Department of Workforce
141 Services the progress being made and the next steps to help reduce poverty.
142 53. State Fair Lease - to study the Utah State Fair lease, including how it is structured
143 and ways to improve longevity.
144 54. Volunteer Registry - to study the creation of a volunteer registry that will provide a
145 central point for organizations to determine whether an individual who wants to volunteer has
146 had a background check (S.B. 209).
147 55. Workforce Services Recodification - to study the recodification of additional
148 sections of the Utah Workforce Services Code.
149 56. Campaign Disclosure - to study issues related to campaign disclosure, including
150 deadlines and penalties.
151 57. Campaign Disclosure Process - to study issues related to the campaign disclosure
153 58. Campaign Finance Revisions - to study and review ways to simplify campaign
154 finance requirements while ensuring transparency.
155 59. Citizens Customer Satisfaction Program - to study the creation of a Citizens
156 Customer Satisfaction Program within the Office of the Utah State Auditor (H.B. 387).
157 60. Conflict of Interest - to study elections conflict of interest disclosure
159 61. Daylight Saving Time - to study whether to modify Utah's observance of daylight
160 saving time (H.B. 247).
161 62. Disclosure Laws - to study campaign contribution disclosure laws.
162 63. Election Technical Cleanup - to study areas of the Utah Code that should be
163 modified for consistency with other code sections.
164 64. Grounds for Removal from Office - to study how to remove elected officials from
165 office due to health or mental illness issues.
166 65. In-Kind Contributions - to study what constitutes and in-kind contribution and
167 under what circumstances an in-kind contribution needs to be reported.
168 66. Low Voter Participation - to study past and present voter participation trends in
169 Utah and other states, what administrative or other barriers may inhibit voter participation in
170 Utah, what other states are doing to increase voter participation, and other issues. The study
171 should include an analysis of past studies that have been performed on this topic (H.B. 200).
172 67. Monitoring Impact of Federal Rules and Regulations - to study the process and
173 cost to monitor and address the impact of all federal rules and regulations on the state of Utah,
174 its political subdivisions, and its citizens.
175 68. Releasing Election Results - to study whether election officials should be required,
176 or allowed, to give updated election results after election night but before the official canvas.
177 69. State Auditor Records Appeal - to study whether to allow the state auditor to make
178 an appeal to the State Records Committee for release of agency records in certain
179 circumstances (H.B. 338).
180 70. Continuous Care Facilities - to study appropriate regulation of continuous care
182 71. Coverage for Eosinophilic Disorders - to study whether to require health insurance
183 coverage for the use of an amino acid-based elemental formula, regardless of the delivery
184 method of the formula, for the diagnosis or treatment of an eosinophilic gastrointestinal
185 disorder (H.B. 230).
186 72. Homecare Cottage - to study the homecare cottage concept as a long-term portable
187 care option for senior citizens.
188 73. Medicaid Accessibility - to study solutions to Medicaid accessibility.
189 74. Medicaid Preferred Drug List Expansion - to study whether to authorize the
190 Department of Health to include all psychotropic and anti-psychotic drugs on the Medicaid
191 program's preferred drug list (H.B. 156).
192 75. Midwifery Consent Forms - to study whether to require informed consent forms
193 from unlicensed and licensed midwives.
194 76. Nurse Hotline - to study issues related to a nurse hotline.
195 77. Prescription Notification - to study whether to require a pharmacist to notify the
196 prescriber when a biological product is dispensed if an interchangeable biological product is
197 available and to establish the methods of notifying a prescriber (2nd Sub. H.B. 279).
198 78. Radon - to study radon education.
199 79. State Office of Rehabilitation Services - to study whether the Utah State Office of
200 Rehabilitation within the State Board of Education should be moved to a different department
201 or made a separate entity.
202 80. Telehealth/Telemedicine - to study telehealth and telemedicine, in conjunction
203 with direct primary care, to expand affordable coverage options.
204 81. Unused Drug Recycling - to study the feasibility of recycling unused drugs.
205 82. Administrative Action Expungement - to study the classification and expungement
206 of records under certain circumstances (H.B. 109).
207 83. Adult Guardianship - to study guardianship of incapacitated adults.
208 84. Alimony - to study issues related to guidelines for alimony.
209 85. Asset Forfeiture - to study issues related to civil forfeiture procedures (H.B. 167).
210 86. Capital Punishment - to study issues related to the death penalty.
211 87. Child Support Regarding Rape Offenders - to study whether to require offenders
212 convicted of sexual assault to pay child support if a child results from the assault and the
213 nonconvicted parent requests an order from the court or requests assistance from the Office of
214 Recovery Services (H.B. 389).
215 88. Death Penalty - to study and comprehensively review the death penalty and the
216 methods of execution.
217 89. Death with Dignity Act - to study the possibility of permitting physician aid in
218 dying for adult Utah residents (H.B. 391).
219 90. Disabled Adult Guardianship - to study issues related to guardianship of disabled
220 adults (H.B. 448).
221 91. Dismissal of Protective Order - to study and review potential changes to Utah
222 Code Section 78B-7-115, Dismissal of protective order.
223 92. Divorces - to study criminal default divorces.
224 93. Domestic Violence - to study domestic violence, including how many incidents in
225 the court system involve protective orders, child custody situations, or divorce.
226 94. False Information in Protective Orders - to study knowing falsification of
227 information in a petition or proceeding for a protective order or a child protective order.
228 95. Graves v. N.E. Servs., Inc. - to study issues related to Graves v. N.E. Servs., Inc.
229 96. In re Estate of Hannifin - to study issues related to In re Estate of Hannifin.
230 97. Ivory Homes, Ltd. v. Utah State Tax Commission - to study issues related to Ivory
231 Homes, Ltd. v. Utah State Tax Commission.
232 98. McArthur v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. - to study issues related to McArthur
233 v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.
234 99. Medical Liability - to study whether a health care provider should only be
235 responsible to the spouse, parent, or child of a patient for providing or failing to provide health
236 care (H.B. 405).
237 100. Medical Marijuana - to study how Utah should proceed with the issue of medical
239 101. Requirements for Judges - to study whether administrative law judges and justice
240 court judges should be required to be attorneys.
241 102. State v. Graham - to study issues related to McArthur v. State Farm Mut. Auto.
242 Ins. Co.
243 103. State v. McNearney - to study issues related to State v. McNearney.
244 104. State v. Roberts - to study issues related to State v. Roberts.
245 105. Van de Grift v. State - to study issues related to Van de Grift v. State.
246 106. Body Cameras - to study body cameras for peace officers.
247 107. Child Trafficking - to study issues related to child trafficking.
248 108. Constable Certification - to study the certification process of former law
249 enforcement officers as constables, including basic training, recertification, and continuing
251 109. Driver Education, Training, and Testing - to study driver education completion
252 requirements and whether to repeal a restriction preventing certain instructors from
253 administering a driver skills test to a student who took the course from the same school or the
254 same instructor (H.B. 359).
255 110. Human Trafficking - to study what law enforcement is currently doing, what new
256 resources and statutory authority is needed, and how community organizations may assist.
257 111. Incarceration Costs - to study restitution for the costs of incarceration (H.B. 453).
258 112. Law Enforcement Use of Force - to study issues related to law enforcement use
259 of force (S.B. 252).
260 113. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Funding - to study the costs and funding of
261 community mental health and substance abuse treatment programs for inmates released from
262 jail and prison under criminal justice reform.
263 114. Protection for Peace Officers - to study bulletproof windshields for peace
265 115. Safety Inspection Repeal - to study the repeal of safety inspections on motor
266 vehicles as a prerequisite to vehicle registration.
267 116. Sex Offender Treatment Approaches - to study changes in sentencing for sex
268 offenders based on risk assessment and engagement in treatment programs.
269 117. Treatment Options for Sex Offenders - to study treatment options in jails,
270 prisons, and community settings for sex offenders based on screening and risk assessments.
271 118. Air Quality - to study ways to improve Utah's air quality.
272 119. Air Quality Amendments - to study a five-year statute of limitations for violating
273 the Environmental Quality Code. The study should also consider increasing civil penalties in
274 the Air Conservation Act (S.B. 208, as amended).
275 120. Bear Lake - to study issues relating to Bear Lake, including additional boating,
276 fishing, and camping development.
277 121. Beekeeping - to study potential changes to the Utah Bee Inspection Act (H.B.
279 122. Emissions Testing - to study whether to assign color-coded stickers to counties
280 having vehicle emissions testing to help determine whether vehicles are registered in counties
281 that do not have emissions testing, yet reside in counties where emissions testing is required.
282 123. Farm Animals - to study the identification of estray farm animals.
283 124. Natural Resources Criminal Code - to study whether the Department of Natural
284 Resources and Division of Wildlife Resources criminal codes should be reduced.
285 125. Oil Production - to study and review incentives for oil production
286 126. Public Lands Management - to study a possible Utah Public Land Policy
287 Management Act.
288 127. Raw and Pasteurized Milk Sales - to study whether to allow a producer who sells
289 raw milk at a self-owned retail store to also offer pasteurized milk for sale at the same location
290 (H.B. 64).
291 128. River Management - to study various Colorado River management strategies.
292 129. Tire Fees - to study the merits of increasing the fee on purchasing new tires (H.B.
294 130. Transferring Water Shares in a Mutual Benefit Corporation - to study whether to
295 modify the Utah Revised Nonprofit Corporation Act to allow for the transfer of water shares in
296 a mutual benefit corporation (H.B. 161).
297 131. Wildfire Mitigation - to study how to make property in the wildland urban
298 interface more fire resistant.
299 132. Insurance for Lateral Sewer Lines - to study whether local government and sewer
300 districts provide insurance to homeowners for lateral sewer lines.
301 133. Land Information Records - to study the way county assessors collect and hold
302 data and its potential uses. The study should include how records might be organized and
303 delivered to improve economic development opportunities, public safety, and aid in the
304 efficient provision of government services while still protecting personal information.
305 134. Local Government Development Rights Transfer - to study whether to allow a
306 municipality and county to enter into an agreement to allow the transfer of development rights
307 between their respective jurisdictions (H.B. 287).
308 135. Manager-Council Form of Government - to study the manager-council form of
309 government, with the primary focus on the role of the manager in representing the city and the
310 city council in external relationships, both in industry and government.
311 136. Municipal and County Inspection Enforcement - to study municipal and county
312 enforcement of ordinances regarding abatement of weeds, garbage, refuse, unsightly objects,
313 and other conditions deemed to be a public nuisance.
314 137. Municipal Office Name Changes - to study whether to allow a municipal council,
315 in a council-manager form of government, to change the title of mayor or manager (H.B. 267).
316 138. Electrical Grid - to study what Utah has done to protect its electrical grid and
317 examine the work that has been done in other states to see if any of these approaches should be
318 implemented in Utah.
319 139. Energy Issues Related to Large Electric and Natural Gas Consumers - to study
320 municipal energy sales and use tax revisions to address large electric and natural gas
322 140. Financing Utilities and Infrastructure - to study alternative financing for utility
323 development and infrastructure in ski areas.
324 141. Geographic Systems and Technologies - to study geographic information systems
325 and digital mapping technology.
326 142. Impact of Regulations on Power Companies - to study the impact of
327 Environmental Protection Agency regulations on regulated power companies in Utah.
328 143. Independent Energy Producers - to study issues related to independent energy
329 producers (H.B. 457).
330 144. Information Technology Service Delivery - to study information technology
331 services and delivery to state agencies.
332 145. Oversight of Broadband Expansion - to study the expansion of a broadband
333 "super highway" and the need or advisability of Public Service Commission-like controls and
335 146. Transmission Line Regulation - to study and continue to review interstate
336 electrical transmission line regulation.
337 147. Utility Conservation - to study incentives that can be provided to utility
338 companies to encourage conservation by their customers.
339 148. Centrally Assessed Taxes - to study issues related to centrally assessed taxes.
340 149. Constitutional Change Impacting Golf Course Taxation - to study whether to
341 change the Utah Constitution to allow non-retail areas of golf courses to be taxed as green belt.
342 150. Corporate Income Taxes - to study the economic benefits of a corporate income
343 tax cut.
344 151. E-Cigarettes - to study taxes on e-cigarettes.
345 152. Education Tax Credit - to study how to set up an education fund where the
346 donations can be credited toward the state income tax owed, resulting in the decrease of the
347 donor's taxable income and reducing minimum taxes charged by the federal government (H.B.
349 153. Education Tax Credits - to study issues related to education tax credits.
350 154. Golf Courses - to study golf course tax exemptions.
351 155. Historic Preservation Credit - to study whether to grant a historic preservation tax
352 credit exemption.
353 156. Income Tax - to study issues related to income taxes.
354 157. Income Tax Exemptions - to study and review all income tax exemptions.
355 158. Inheritance Tax - to study the effect of imposing a state inheritance tax.
356 159. Local Option Sales Tax Distribution - to study whether to adjust the local option
357 sales tax distribution to 100% point of delivery of sale.
358 160. Non-Game Users - to study and examine options for an income tax check off for
359 non-game users.
360 161. Payment Method for Water - to study whether to move Utah's payment for water
361 from a property tax to a user fee.
362 162. Property Tax - to study issues related to property taxes.
363 163. Property Tax Cap Changes - to study the effect of changes to current caps on
364 property taxes for education funding.
365 164. Property Tax Exemptions - to study and review all property tax exemptions.
366 165. Property Taxes and Water Rates - to study whether to lower property taxes and
367 replace the taxes with water fee increases.
368 166. Public Debt Assessment - to study whether to assess the amount of public debt
369 under Utah Constitution, Article XIV, Section 4.
370 167. Sales Tax - to study issues related to sales taxes.
371 168. Sales Tax Exemptions - to study and review all sales tax exemptions.
372 169. Sales Tax on Business Inputs - to study issues related to the sales tax on business
374 170. Severance Tax - to study severance tax revisions.
375 171. Tax Code Changes - to study simplifying the tax code, eliminating tax credits,
376 and reducing tax rates.
377 172. Tax Credit for Ŝ→ [
377a enact a
378 nonrefundable income tax credit for Ŝ→ [
378a for a certain
379 period of time and the qualifications to receive the income tax credit (H.B. 196).
380 173. Tax Credits and Abatements - to study and evaluate the effectiveness of Utah's
381 tax credits and abatements.
382 174. Tax Credits and Grants for Clean Fuel and Alternative Fuel Vehicles - to study
383 the development of a database to reflect the impact of tax credits and grants for clean fuel and
384 alternative fuel vehicles that have been available since the 1990s to determine the return on
385 investment for the tax credits.
386 175. Taxes on Subdivided Property - to study apportionment of delinquent property
387 taxes on subdivided property.
388 176. Truth in Taxation - to study whether to adjust Truth in Taxation to allow for
389 Consumer Price Index adjustments.
390 177. Abuse Deterrent Opioid Analgesic Products - to study the efficacy of use and the
391 barriers to use of abuse deterrent opioid analgesic drugs (S.B. 265).
392 178. Employment After Retirement - to study methods to allow certain postretirement
393 employment (S.B. 91).
394 179. National Guard Benefits - to study a line of duty benefit for the National Guard.
395 180. Phased-Retirement - to study potential policies and costs relating to
396 phased-retirement in the Utah Retirement Systems, including options that may allow for a
397 gradual reduction in an employee's work arrangement while receiving part of a retirement
398 allowance as a transition toward retirement.
399 181. Police and Fire Benefits - to study retroactive line of duty benefits for police and
400 fire employees.
401 182. Postretirement Employment - to study issues related to postretirement
403 183. Postretirement Reemployment - to study the actuarial costs and fiscal impacts to
404 the Utah Retirement Systems of postretirement reemployment under the current restrictions and
405 to study options and costs for revising Utah law on postretirement reemployment.
406 184. Public Employee Wellness Plan - to study ways to encourage employees to have
407 and maintain a relationship with a primary care provider (H.B. 255).
408 185. Retirement Contribution Rates - to study and receive a presentation on
409 preliminary retirement contribution rates.
410 186. Utah Retirement Systems Benefits Claims - to study statutes of limitations for
411 benefits claims in the Utah Retirement Systems.
412 187. Utah Retirement Systems Modifications - to study and review annual Utah
413 Retirement Systems modifications, including technical amendments.
414 188. Utah Retirement Systems Overview - to study an overview of systems, plans, and
415 actuarial information.
416 189. Air Traffic in Residential Areas - to study the ability of the state to limit or
417 restrict non-emergency air traffic over residential areas.
418 190. Fuel Taxes - to study issues related to fuel taxes.
419 191. Ground Transportation Services - to study the regulation of ground transportation
420 businesses and ground transportation vehicles, including licensing, insurance, and background
421 check requirements (2nd Sub. H.B. 440).
422 192. Liability Costs to State When Foster Children Obtain Learner Permit or Driver
423 License - to study the cost to the state for assuming liability associated with foster children who
424 obtain a learner permit or driver license, including the cost of state self-insurance, state
425 contracts with insurers, or state reimbursements or subsidies to offset foster parent liability.
426 193. Motor Vehicle Safety Inspections - to study whether the burden that motor
427 vehicle safety inspections places on citizens is justified (1st Sub. H.B. 371).
428 194. Railroad Crossings - to study issues related to safety at railroad crossings.
429 195. Railroad Revisions - to study whether to prohibit certain railroads from operating
430 a freight train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight unless the
431 freight train or light engine has a crew consisting of at least two individuals (S.B. 50).
432 196. Registering Electric Bicycles - to study whether to require that electric bicycles
433 be registered.
434 197. Sales Tax Earmarks for Transportation - to study ways to simplify the sales tax
435 earmarks for transportation funding (H.B. 188).
436 198. Transportation Funding Modifications - to study whether to rename the
437 Transportation Investment Fund of 2005 as the Rebecca D. Lockhart Transportation Investment
438 Fund and to make changes to revenues deposited into the fund (H.B. 421 and 1st Sub. H.B.
440 199. Use of Aviation Fuel Tax Revenues - to study statutory changes clarifying the
441 purposes for which certain aviation fuel tax revenues may be expended.
442 200. Vehicle Towing - to study issues related to the use of a tow truck motor carrier,
443 vehicle towing, whether to require tow truck drivers to have a criminal background check
444 before performing tow truck services, and towing vehicles from private parking lots (H.B. 266
445 and 2nd Sub. H.B. 266).
446 201. Fiscal Notes - to study whether the Legislature should use dynamic scoring on
447 fiscal notes.
448 202. Legislative Ethics Commission Issues - to study and review joint rules relating to
449 the Legislative Ethics Commission, specifically an equal protection issue regarding who can
450 file a complaint and the publicity related to filing a complaint.
451 203. Responsibility for Education Funding - to study and determine whether the
452 Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee or the Education Interim Committee should be
453 tasked with studying the complexities of education funding and appropriations.
453a Ĥ→ 204. Historic Districts - to study parameters and creation guidelines of historic districts.
453b 205. Towing - to study statewide towing policies.
453c 206. Work Zone Noise - to study nighttime work zone noise.
453d 207. Transportation Prioritization - to study the Transportation Commission's
453e prioritization process.
453f 208. Enterprise Zone Amendments (H.B. 87) ←Ĥ
453g Ŝ→ 209. Custom Fit and Talent Incentives - to study custom fit and talent incentives for
453h high-demand, STEM-related jobs.
453i 210. Insurance Waiver - to study the implications of Section 31A-22-305, which allows a
453j named insured to reject uninsured motorist coverage by an express writing to the insurer, and
453k study whether the minimum automobile insurance should be increased.
453l The feasibility of electric motorcycle fleet for local law enforcement. ←Ŝ
Legislative Review Note
as of 3-12-15 9:31 AM
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel