7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill enacts the Anti-boycott Israel Act.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ defines terms; and
13 ▸ prohibits a government entity from contracting with a person that boycotts the State
14 of Israel.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 63G-24-101, Utah Code Annotated 1953
22 63G-24-102, Utah Code Annotated 1953
23 63G-24-201, Utah Code Annotated 1953
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 63G-24-101 is enacted to read:
29 63G-24-101. Title.
30 This chapter is known as the "Anti-Boycott Israel Act."
31 Section 2. Section 63G-24-102 is enacted to read:
32 63G-24-102. Definitions.
33 As used in this chapter:
34 (1) "Boycott" means refusing to deal, terminating business activities, or taking another
35 action that is intended to limit commercial trade relations with a person in a discriminatory
37 (2) "Public entity" means the state or a political subdivision of the state, including each
38 department, division, office, board, commission, council, authority, or institution of the state or
39 a political subdivision of the state.
40 Section 3. Section 63G-24-201 is enacted to read:
42 63G-24-201. Prohibition on contracting.
43 (1) Except as provided in Subsection (2), a public entity may not enter into a contract
44 with a person to acquire or dispose of a good or service, unless:
45 (a) the contract includes a written certification that the person is not currently engaged
46 in a boycott of Israel or an Israeli-controlled territory; and
47 (b) the person agrees not to engage in a boycott of Israel or an Israeli-controlled
48 territory for the duration of the contract.
49 (2) This section does not apply:
50 (a) if a person offers to provide a good or service under contract for at least 20% less
51 than any other person;
52 (b) to a contract with a total value of less than $100,000; or
53 (c) to a contract with a person that has fewer than 10 full-time employees.