7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill adds a Native American representative to the Utah Council on Victims of
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ adds a member of the Native American community to the Utah Council on Victims
14 of Crime.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 63M-7-601, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 131
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 63M-7-601 is amended to read:
25 63M-7-601. Creation -- Members -- Chair.
26 (1) There is created within the governor's office the Utah Council on Victims of Crime.
27 (2) The Utah Council on Victims of Crime shall be composed of [
28 members as follows:
29 (a) a representative of the Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice appointed by
30 the executive director;
31 (b) a representative of the Department of Corrections appointed by the executive
33 (c) a representative of the Board of Pardons and Parole appointed by the chair;
34 (d) a representative of the Department of Public Safety appointed by the commissioner;
35 (e) a representative of the Division of Juvenile Justice Services appointed by the
37 (f) a representative of the Utah Office for Victims of Crime appointed by the director;
38 (g) a representative of the Office of the Attorney General appointed by the attorney
40 (h) a representative of the United States Attorney for the district of Utah appointed by
41 the United States Attorney;
42 (i) a representative of Utah's Native American community appointed by the director of
43 the Division of Indian Affairs after input from federally recognized tribes in Utah;
45 families appointed by the governor;
48 (i) a representative of the Statewide Association of Public Attorneys appointed by that
50 (ii) a representative of the Utah Chiefs of Police Association appointed by the president
51 of that association;
52 (iii) a representative of the Utah Sheriffs' Association appointed by the president of that
54 (iv) a representative of a Children's Justice Center appointed by the Advisory Board on
55 Children's Justice; and
56 (v) a citizen representative appointed by the governor; and
58 through (2)(k) to serve four-year terms:
59 (i) an individual who works professionally with victims of crime; and
60 (ii) a victim of crime.
61 (3) The council shall annually elect one member to serve as chair.