7 Cheryl K. Acton
8 Karen Kwan
10 LONG TITLE
11 General Description:
12 This bill addresses the Jordan River Recreation Area.
13 Highlighted Provisions:
14 This bill:
15 ▸ clarifies that the Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands manages the money
16 appropriated to programs related to the Jordan River Recreation Area;
17 ▸ provides that the money appropriated to programs related to the Jordan River
18 Recreation Area are nonlapsing; and
19 ▸ makes technical changes.
20 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
21 This bill appropriates in fiscal year 2020, as one-time appropriations:
22 ▸ to Economic Development - Pass-Through
23 • from the General Fund
24 ▸ to Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands
25 • from the General Fund
26 This bill appropriates in fiscal year 2021, as ongoing appropriations:
27 ▸ to Economic Development - Pass-Through
28 • from the General Fund
29 ▸ to Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands
30 • from the General Fund
31 Other Special Clauses:
33 Utah Code Sections Affected:
35 63J-1-602.2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2019, Chapters 136, 326, 468, and 469
36 65A-2-8, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2019, Chapter 113
38 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
39 Section 1. Section 63J-1-602.2 is amended to read:
40 63J-1-602.2. List of nonlapsing appropriations to programs.
41 Appropriations made to the following programs are nonlapsing:
42 (1) The Legislature and its committees.
43 (2) The Percent-for-Art Program created in Section 9-6-404.
44 (3) The LeRay McAllister Critical Land Conservation Program created in Section
46 (4) Dedicated credits accrued to the Utah Marriage Commission as provided under
47 Subsection 17-16-21(2)(d)(ii).
48 (5) The Trip Reduction Program created in Section 19-2a-104.
49 (6) The Division of Wildlife Resources for the appraisal and purchase of lands under
50 the Pelican Management Act, as provided in Section 23-21a-6.
51 (7) The primary care grant program created in Section 26-10b-102.
52 (8) Sanctions collected as dedicated credits from Medicaid provider under Subsection
54 (9) The Utah Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program created in Section
56 (10) The Rural Physician Loan Repayment Program created in Section 26-46a-103.
57 (11) The Opiate Overdose Outreach Pilot Program created in Section 26-55-107.
58 (12) Funds that the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control retains in accordance
59 with Subsection 32B-2-301(7)(a) or (b).
60 (13) The General Assistance program administered by the Department of Workforce
61 Services, as provided in Section 35A-3-401.
62 (14) A new program or agency that is designated as nonlapsing under Section
64 (15) The Utah National Guard, created in Title 39, Militia and Armories.
65 (16) The State Tax Commission under Section 41-1a-1201 for the:
66 (a) purchase and distribution of license plates and decals; and
67 (b) administration and enforcement of motor vehicle registration requirements.
68 (17) The Search and Rescue Financial Assistance Program, as provided in Section
70 (18) The Motorcycle Rider Education Program, as provided in Section 53-3-905.
71 (19) The State Board of Regents for teacher preparation programs, as provided in
72 Section 53B-6-104.
73 (20) The Medical Education Program administered by the Medical Education Council,
74 as provided in Section 53B-24-202.
75 (21) The State Board of Education, as provided in Section 53F-2-205.
76 (22) The Division of Services for People with Disabilities, as provided in Section
78 (23) The Division of Fleet Operations for the purpose of upgrading underground
79 storage tanks under Section 63A-9-401.
80 (24) The Utah Seismic Safety Commission, as provided in Section 63C-6-104.
81 (25) Appropriations to the Department of Technology Services for technology
82 innovation as provided under Section 63F-4-202.
83 (26) The Office of Administrative Rules for publishing, as provided in Section
85 (27) The Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative created in Section
87 (28) The Governor's Office of Economic Development to fund the Enterprise Zone
88 Act, as provided in Title 63N, Chapter 2, Part 2, Enterprise Zone Act.
89 (29) Appropriations to fund the Governor's Office of Economic Development's Rural
90 Employment Expansion Program, as described in Title 63N, Chapter 4, Part 4, Rural
91 Employment Expansion Program.
92 (30) Appropriations to fund programs for the Jordan River Recreation Area as
93 described in Section 65A-2-8.
95 provided in Section 67-19-6.
97 fund, as provided in Section 69-2-301.
100 in Section 77-10a-19.
106 and 78B-6-144.5.
108 Defense Commission.
110 Management under Subsection 63A-5-228(3) under which state agencies receive an
111 appropriation and pay lease payments for the use and occupancy of buildings owned by the
112 Division of Facilities Construction and Management.
113 Section 2. Section 65A-2-8 is amended to read:
114 65A-2-8. Jordan River improvement projects.
115 (1) As used in this section:
116 (a) "Commission" means the Jordan River Commission created by interlocal
118 (b) "Zone" means the Jordan River Recreation Area, the area 250 yards on each side of
119 the Jordan River from the edge of the river between SR-201 and 4800 South.
120 (2) The division, subject to applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances and
121 Subsections (3) and (4), may:
122 (a) expend money for the following purposes:
123 (i) enhancing safety, recreation, and conservation in the zone;
124 (ii) capital improvements within the zone, including:
125 (A) lighting along the Jordan River and within the zone;
126 (B) completing construction of a paved pathway on both sides of the Jordan River
127 within the zone;
128 (C) building a boat launch, picnic pavilion, bench, restroom, or other amenity within
129 the zone; and
130 (D) supporting Tracy Aviary, a nature area, bike or boat rental concessionaire, or other
131 partnerships to enhance recreation in the zone;
132 (iii) funding programs to clean the zone, remove invasive species, and restore riparian
134 (iv) hiring or contracting for personnel to perform tasks as directed by the commission;
135 (v) partnering or contracting with an urban ranger or conservation corp operated by a
136 state institution of higher education or similar service-oriented organizations or programs:
137 (A) to provide trail, river, and parkway maintenance, invasive species removal and
138 revegetation, emergency care, and environmental education for the area 250 yards on each side
139 of the Jordan River from the edge of the river for the entire length of the river; and
140 (B) to report to the appropriate public official all health, safety, or law enforcement
141 concerns that the organization encounters, as directed by the commission; and
142 (vi) partnering or contracting with local law enforcement or a certified peace officer to
143 provide patrol, security, and law enforcement for the area 250 yards on each side of the Jordan
144 River from the edge of the river for the entire length of the river; and
145 (b) purchase, lease, sell, or dispose of property or an easement within the zone to
146 achieve the goals in Subsection (2)(a).
147 (3) (a) Before engaging in any activity described in Subsections (2)(a)(i) through
148 (2)(a)(iii) or Subsection (2)(b), the division shall receive the approval of:
149 (i) the commission;
150 (ii) any relevant governmental entity that owns or is responsible for the maintenance of
151 real property within the zone, including Salt Lake County Flood Control; and
152 (iii) the relevant municipality within the zone.
153 (b) Before engaging in any activity described in Subsections (2)(a)(iv) through
154 (2)(a)(vi), the division shall:
155 (i) receive the approval of the commission; and
156 (ii) consult with:
157 (A) any relevant governmental entity that owns or is responsible for the maintenance of
158 real property within the zone; and
159 (B) the relevant municipality within the zone.
160 (4) (a) The programs described in this section may only be implemented as
161 appropriations from the Legislature allow.
162 (b) Money appropriated to programs in this section are managed by the division in
163 accordance with this section.
164 (c) Money that the Legislature appropriates to programs described in this section are
165 nonlapsing in accordance with Section 63J-1-602.2.
166 Section 3. Appropriation.
167 Subsection 3(a). Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations.
168 The following sums of money are appropriated for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
169 2019, and ending June 30, 2020. These are additions to amounts previously appropriated for
170 fiscal year 2020. Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures
171 Act, the Legislature appropriates the following sums of money from the funds or accounts
172 indicated for the use and support of the government of the state of Utah.
173 ITEM 1
174 To Economic Development -Pass-Through
175 From General Fund, One-Time
176 Schedule of Programs:
177 Pass-Through ($500,000)
178 ITEM 2
179 To Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry,
180 Fire, and State Lands
181 From General Fund, One-Time
182 Schedule of Programs:
183 Project Management $500,000
184 Subsection 3(b). Fiscal Year 2021 Appropriations.
185 The following sums of money are appropriated for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
186 2020, and ending June 30, 2021. These are additions to amounts previously appropriated for
187 fiscal year 2021. Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures
188 Act, the Legislature appropriates the following sums of money from the funds or accounts
189 indicated for the use and support of the government of the state of Utah.
190 ITEM 1
191 To Economic Development - Pass-Through
192 From General Fund
193 Schedule of Programs:
194 Pass-Through ($100,000)
195 ITEM 2
196 To Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry,
197 Fire, and State Lands
198 From General Fund
199 Schedule of Programs:
200 Project Management $100,000