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