7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This joint rules resolution modifies Interim Committee Rules to address an interim
10 committee's actions regarding bills.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This resolution:
13 ▸ requires that a bill be drafted before an interim committee may vote to favorably
14 recommend the bill to the Legislature; and
15 ▸ addresses amendments to drafted legislation being considered by an interim
17 Special Clauses:
19 Legislative Rules Affected:
23 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. IR2-1-102 is enacted to read:
25 IR2-1-102. Favorable recommendation of legislation to the Legislature.
26 (1) An interim committee may not favorably recommend legislation to the Legislature
27 that is not drafted when presented to the interim committee for the vote of the interim
28 committee on recommending the legislation to the Legislature.
29 (2) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), an interim committee may orally or in writing
30 amend draft legislation that is presented to the interim committee with sufficient specificity
31 that the interim committee knows how the legislation will read once the amendment is made
32 before taking a final vote to recommend the legislation to the Legislature.
Legislative Review Note
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