8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This rules resolution amends joint rules related to legislative procedure.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This resolution:
13 ▸ requires a legislator to make available in advance any intent language that the
14 legislator intends to spread on the pages of the journal;
15 ▸ clarifies the process by which legislation is recalled after the legislation is signed by
16 the president and the speaker; and
17 ▸ makes technical and conforming changes.
18 Special Clauses:
20 Legislative Rules Affected:
26 Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
27 Section 1. JR4-3-111 is enacted to read:
28 JR4-3-111. Intent language -- Notice requirement.
29 A legislator may move to spread intent language on the pages of the journal of the
30 house of which the legislator is a member only if the intent language is available online at least
31 24 hours before the legislator makes the motion.
32 Section 2. JR4-5-201 is amended to read:
33 JR4-5-201. Recalling legislation after the legislation is signed by the speaker and
38 (1) As used in this rule:
39 (a) "Originating house" means the house in which a piece of legislation originates.
40 (b) "Non-originating house" means the house in which a piece of legislation does not
42 (2) An originating house may recall legislation that is in the possession of the Office of
43 Legislative Research and General Counsel by a motion and constitutional majority vote.
44 (3) (a) A non-originating house may, by motion and constitutional majority vote,
45 request that the originating house recall legislation from the Office of Legislative Research and
46 General Counsel.
47 (b) Upon receipt of a request described in Subsection (3)(a), the originating house may,
48 by motion and constitutional majority vote, recall from the Office of Legislative Research and
49 General Counsel the legislation that is the subject of the request.
50 (c) A non-originating house may not recall legislation from the Office of Legislative
51 Research and General Counsel except as provided in this Subsection (3).
52 (4) The Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel shall return legislation
53 recalled under this rule:
54 (a) for legislation recalled under Subsection (2), to the originating house; or
55 (b) for legislation recalled under Subsection (3), to the non-originating house.