This document includes Senate Committee Amendments incorporated into the bill on Tue, Mar 2, 2021 at 9:29 AM by lpoole.
This document includes Senate 2nd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 10:58 AM by lpoole.
Representative Jefferson S. Burton proposes the following substitute bill:





Chief Sponsor: Jefferson S. Burton

Senate Sponsor: Kirk A. Cullimore


9     General Description:
10          This bill requires Utah Valley University to establish the Civic Thought and Leadership
11     Initiative.
12     Highlighted Provisions:
13          This bill:
14          ▸     defines terms; and
15          ▸     requires Utah Valley University to establish the Civic Thought and Leadership
16     Initiative.
17     Money Appropriated in this Bill:
18          This bill appropriates in fiscal year 2022:
19          ▸     to Utah Valley University -- Civic Thought and Leadership Initiative -- Civic
20     Thought and Leadership Initiative, as Ŝ→ [
an ongoing] a one-time ←Ŝ appropriation:
21               •     from Education Fund, Ŝ→ One-time, ←Ŝ $1,000,000.
22     Other Special Clauses:
23          None
24     Utah Code Sections Affected:
25     ENACTS:

26          53B-29-301, Utah Code Annotated 1953
27          53B-29-302, Utah Code Annotated 1953
28          53B-29-303, Utah Code Annotated 1953

30     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
31          Section 1. Section 53B-29-301 is enacted to read:
Part 3. Civic Thought and Leadership Initiative

33          53B-29-301. Definitions.
34          As used in this part:
35          (1) "Initiative" means the Civic Thought and Leadership Initiative described in Section
36     53B-29-302.
37          (2) "University" means Utah Valley University.
38          Section 2. Section 53B-29-302 is enacted to read:
39          53B-29-302. Civic Thought and Leadership Initiative.
40          (1) The university shall establish the Civic Thought and Leadership Initiative within
41     the Center for Constitutional Studies to facilitate Ŝ→ nonpartisan ←Ŝ political discussion and
41a     provide civic
42     education and research.
43          (2) The initiative shall:
44          (a) provide courses in and related to philosophy, history, economics, and political
45     science;
46          (b) provide resources to students, outside academic institutions, government agencies,
47     and other persons regarding civic affairs; and
48          (c) foster thoughtful civic engagement in Utah and the surrounding region.
49          Section 3. Section 53B-29-303 is enacted to read:
50          53B-29-303. Acceptance of gifts.
51          The university is authorized to receive gifts, contributions, and donations of all kinds,
52     for development or support of the initiative.
53          Section 4. Appropriation.
54          The following sums of money are appropriated for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
55     2021, and ending June 30, 2022. These are additions to amounts previously appropriated for
56     fiscal year 2022. Under the terms and conditions of Title 63J, Chapter 1, Budgetary Procedures

57     Act, the Legislature appropriates the following sums of money from the funds or accounts
58     indicated for the use and support of the government of the state of Utah.
59     ITEM 1
60          To Utah Valley University -- Civic Thought and Leadership Initiative
61               From Education Fund Ŝ→ , One-time ←Ŝ

62               Schedule of Programs:
63                    Civic Thought and Leadership Initiative          $1,000,000