8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This rules resolution amends joint rules related to legislative procedure.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This resolution:
13 ▸ clarifies the process by which legislation is recalled after the legislation is signed by
14 the president and the speaker; and
15 ▸ makes technical and conforming changes.
16 Special Clauses:
18 Legislative Rules Affected:
22 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. JR4-5-201 is amended to read:
24 JR4-5-201. Recalling legislation after the legislation is signed by the speaker and
29 (1) As used in this rule:
30 (a) "Originating house" means the house in which a piece of legislation originates.
31 (b) "Non-originating house" means the house in which a piece of legislation does not
33 (2) An originating house may recall legislation that is in the possession of the Office of
34 Legislative Research and General Counsel by a motion and constitutional majority vote.
35 (3) (a) A non-originating house may, by motion and constitutional majority vote,
36 request that the originating house recall legislation from the Office of Legislative Research and
37 General Counsel.
38 (b) Upon receipt of a request described in Subsection (3)(a), the originating house may,
39 by motion and constitutional majority vote, recall from the Office of Legislative Research and
40 General Counsel the legislation that is the subject of the request.
41 (c) A non-originating house may not recall legislation from the Office of Legislative
42 Research and General Counsel except as provided in this Subsection (3).
43 (4) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall return legislation
44 recalled under this rule:
45 (a) for legislation recalled under Subsection (2), to the originating house; or
46 (b) for legislation recalled under Subsection (3), to the non-originating house.