Chief Sponsor: Christine F. Watkins

Senate Sponsor: Ronald M. Winterton


8     General Description:
9          This bill designates honeycomb calcite as the state stone.
10     Highlighted Provisions:
11          This bill:
12          ▸     designates honeycomb calcite as the state stone; and
13          ▸     makes technical changes to correct alphabetization errors.
14     Money Appropriated in this Bill:
15          None
16     Other Special Clauses:
17          None
18     Utah Code Sections Affected:
19     AMENDS:
20          63G-1-601, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2020, Chapter 36

22     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23          Section 1. Section 63G-1-601 is amended to read:
24          63G-1-601. State symbols.
25          (1) Utah's state animal is the elk.
26          (2) Utah's state bird is the sea gull.
27          (3) Utah's state centennial astronomical symbol is the Beehive Cluster located in the

28     constellation of Cancer the Crab.
29          (4) Utah's state centennial star is Dubhe, one of the seven bright stars composing the
30     Big Dipper in the constellation Ursa Major.
31          (5) Utah's state centennial tartan, which honors the first Scots known to have been in
32     Utah and those Utahns of Scottish heritage, shall have a pattern or repeating-half-sett of
33     white-2, blue-6, red-6, blue-4, red-6, green-18, red-6, and white-4 to represent the tartan worn
34     anciently by the Logan and Skene clans, with the addition of a white stripe.
35          (6) Utah's state cooking pot is the dutch oven.
36          (7) Utah's state dinosaur is the Utahraptor.
37          [(7)] (8) Utah's state emblem is the beehive.
38          [(8)] (9) Utah's state emblem of service and sacrifice of lives lost by members of the
39     military in defense of our freedom is the "Honor and Remember" flag, which consists of:
40          (a) a red field covering the top two-thirds of the flag;
41          (b) a white field covering the bottom one-third of the flag, which contains the words
42     "honor" and "remember";
43          (c) a blue star overlaid by a gold star with a thin white border in the center of the flag
44     spanning the red field and the white field; and
45          (d) a representation of a folded United States flag beneath the blue and gold stars with
46     three tongues of flame emanating from its top point into the center of the gold star.
47          [(9)] (10) Utah's state firearm is the John M. Browning designed M1911 automatic
48     pistol.
49          [(10)] (11) Utah's state fish is the Bonneville cutthroat trout.
50          [(11)] (12) Utah's state flower is the sego lily.
51          [(12)] (13) Utah's state folk dance is the square dance, the folk dance that is called,
52     cued, or prompted to the dancers and includes squares, rounds, clogging, contra, line, and
53     heritage dances.
54          [(13) Utah's state reptile is the Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum), whose habitat
55     includes Southwest Utah.]
56          [(14) Utah's state dinosaur is the Utahraptor.]
57          [(15)] (14) Utah's state fossil is the Allosaurus.
58          [(16)] (15) Utah's state fruit is the cherry.

59          [(17) Utah's state vegetable is the Spanish sweet onion.]
60          [(18) Utah's historic state vegetable is the sugar beet.]
61          [(19)] (16) Utah's state gem is topaz, as is prominently found in the Thomas Mountain
62     Range in Juab County, Utah.
63          [(20)] (17) Utah's state grass is Indian rice grass.
64          [(21)] (18) Utah's state hymn is "Utah We Love Thee" by Evan Stephens.
65          [(22)] (19) Utah's state insect is the honeybee.
66          (20) Utah's state military museum is the Fort Douglas Military Museum.
67          [(23)] (21) Utah's state mineral is copper.
68          [(24)] (22) Utah's state motto is "Industry."
69          [(25)] (23) Utah's state railroad museum is Ogden Union Station.
70          (24) Utah's state reptile is the Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum), whose habitat
71     includes Southwest Utah.
72          [(26)] (25) Utah's state rock is coal.
73          [(27)] (26) Utah's state song is "Utah This is the Place" by Sam and Gary Francis.
74          (27) Utah's state stone is honeycomb calcite, which originates in Duchesne County,
75     Utah.
76          (28) Utah's state tree is the quaking aspen.
77          (29) Utah's state vegetable is the Spanish sweet onion.
78          (30) Utah's historic state vegetable is the sugar beet.
79          [(29)] (31) Utah's state winter sports are skiing and snowboarding.
80          [(30)] (32) Utah's state works of art are Native American rock art.
81          [(31)] (33) Utah's state work of land art is the Spiral Jetty.
82          [(32) Utah's state military museum is the Fort Douglas Military Museum.]