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9 General Description:
10 This bill creates the Community Development and Renewal Agencies Task Force.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ creates the Community Development and Renewal Agencies Task Force;
14 ▸ provides for salary and expenses of task force members; and
15 ▸ provides for task force duties, meetings, and reports.
16 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
18 Other Special Clauses:
19 This bill is repealed on December 31, 2015.
20 Uncodified Material Affected:
21 ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Community Development and Renewal Agencies Task Force -- Creation
25 -- Membership -- Compensation -- Staff.
26 (1) There is created the Community Development and Renewal Agencies Task Force
27 consisting of the following 18 members:
28 (a) two members of the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate;
29 (b) three members of the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the
30 House of Representatives, no more than two of whom may be from the same political party;
31 (c) five people representing municipalities, designated by the Utah League of Cities
32 and Towns;
33 (d) two people representing counties, designated by the Utah Association of Counties;
34 (e) two people, designated by the Utah School Boards Association, who:
35 (i) each represent a school district that is located in whole or in part within a project
36 area; and
37 (ii) are currently active in the administration or governance of a project area;
38 (f) one person representing the private sector appointed by the speaker of the House of
40 (g) one person representing the private sector appointed by the president of the Senate;
41 (h) the director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development or the director's
42 designee; and
43 (i) the executive director of the Economic Development Corporation of Utah or the
44 director's designee.
45 (2) (a) The president of the Senate shall designate a member of the Senate appointed
46 under Subsection (1)(a) as a cochair of the committee.
47 (b) The speaker of the House of Representatives shall designate a member of the House
48 of Representatives appointed under Subsection (1)(b) as a cochair of the committee.
49 (3) (a) A majority of the members of the task force constitute a quorum.
50 (b) The action of a majority of a quorum constitutes the action of the task force.
51 (4) (a) Salaries and expenses of the members of the task force who are legislators shall
52 be paid in accordance with Section 36-2-2 and Legislative Joint Rules, Title 5, Chapter 3,
53 Legislator Compensation.
54 (b) A member of the task force who is not a legislator may not receive compensation
55 for the member's work associated with the task force, but may receive per diem and
56 reimbursement for travel expenses incurred as a member of the task force at the rates
57 established by the Division of Finance under Section 63A-3-107.
58 (5) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall provide staff support
59 to the committee.
60 Section 2. Duties -- Meetings -- Report.
61 (1) The task force shall review and make recommendations on community
62 development and renewal issues, including the following issues:
63 (a) the use of urban renewal, economic, and community development areas since the
64 revisions adopted in the 2006 General Session;
65 (b) the number and type of existing urban renewal, economic, and community
66 development projects in the state;
67 (c) the criteria for creating a project area;
68 (d) the efficacy and possible revision of existing definitions in Title 17C, Limited
69 Purpose Local Government Entities - Community Development and Renewal Agencies Act;
70 (e) whether the Legislature should authorize new types of project areas;
71 (f) the fiscal impact on taxing entities created by a project area;
72 (g) benefits and other issues with urban renewal, economic, and community
73 development areas;
74 (h) best practices of community development and renewal agencies;
75 (i) the history and current usage of urban renewal, economic, and community
76 development areas in the state;
77 (j) recommendations, if any, to amend Title 17C, Limited Purpose Local Government
78 Entities - Community Development and Renewal Agencies Act; and
79 (k) how project areas are funded and how they should be funded in the future.
80 (2) The task force is authorized to meet no more than eight times during the 2014
82 (3) The task force shall present a final report, including any proposed legislation, to the
83 Political Subdivisions Interim Committee before November 30, 2015.
84 Section 3. Repeal date.
85 This bill is repealed on December 31, 2015.
Legislative Review Note
as of 12-18-14 12:51 PM
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel