7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends the membership of a rate committee within the Department of
10 Administrative Services.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ amends the membership of a rate committee within the Department of
14 Administrative Services to include the State Board of Education;
15 ▸ clarifies membership of the committee; and
16 ▸ makes technical and conforming changes.
17 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 63A-1-114, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2016, Chapter 287
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 63A-1-114 is amended to read:
27 63A-1-114. Rate committee -- Membership -- Duties.
28 (1) (a) There is created a rate committee[
29 executive directors, commissioners, or superintendents of seven state agencies, which may
30 include the State Board of Education, that use services and pay rates to one of the department
31 internal service funds, or their designee, [
32 two-year term.
33 (b) (i) Of the seven state agencies represented on the rate committee under Subsection
34 (1)(a), only one of the following may be represented on the committee, if at all, at any one
36 (A) the Governor's Office of Management and Budget; or
39 (ii) The department may not have a representative on the rate committee.
40 (c) (i) The committee shall elect a chair from its members.
41 (ii) Members of the committee who are state government employees and who do not
42 receive salary, per diem, or expenses from their agency for their service on the committee shall
43 receive no compensation, benefits, per diem, or expenses for the members' service on the
45 (d) The Department of Administrative Services shall provide staff services to the
47 (2) (a) A division described in Section 63A-1-109 that manages an internal service
48 fund shall submit to the committee a proposed rate and fee schedule for services rendered by
49 the division to an executive branch entity or an entity that subscribes to services rendered by
50 the division.
51 (b) The committee shall:
52 (i) conduct meetings in accordance with Title 52, Chapter 4, Open and Public Meetings
54 (ii) meet at least once each calendar year to:
55 (A) discuss the service performance of each internal service fund;
56 (B) review the proposed rate and fee schedules;
57 (C) at the rate committee's discretion, approve, increase, or decrease the rate and fee
58 schedules described in Subsection (2)(b)(ii)(B); and
59 (D) discuss any prior or potential adjustments to the service level received by state
60 agencies that pay rates to an internal service fund;
61 (iii) recommend a proposed rate and fee schedule for each internal service fund to:
62 (A) the Governor's Office of Management and Budget; and
63 (B) each legislative appropriations subcommittee that, in accordance with Section
64 63J-1-410, approves the internal service fund agency's rates, fees, and budget; and
65 (iv) review and approve, increase or decrease an interim rate, fee, or amount when an
66 internal service fund agency begins a new service or introduces a new product between annual
67 general sessions of the Legislature.
68 (c) The committee may in accordance with Subsection 63J-1-410(4), decrease a rate,
69 fee, or amount that has been approved by the Legislature.