Executive Document

Governor's Proclamation Calling the Fifty-First Legislature into a First Special Session.

Issued: April 11, 1995


PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 1995 General Session of the Fifty-First Legislature of the State of Utah, matters have arisen which require immediate legislative attention; and

WHEREAS, Article VII, Section 6, of the Constitution of the State of Utah, provides that the Governor may, by proclamation, convene the Legislature into a Special Session;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, MICHAEL O. LEAVITT, Governor of the State of Utah, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the State of Utah, do by this Proclamation call the Fifty-First Legislature of the State of Utah into a Special Session at the State Capitol at Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 19th day of April, 1995, at 3:00 p.m., for the following

1. To delay the effective date to April 29, 1996, of those parts of S.B. 287, AMENDMENTS TO SENTENCING PROVISIONS, 1995 General Session, relating to minimum mandatory sentences.

2. To implement provisions of H.B. 401, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY FUNDING AMENDMENTS AND APPORTIONMENT OF LIABILITY, 1995 General Session, and to fund other environmental items as follows:

A. To appropriate $3,903,800 for fiscal year 1995-96 from various sources to the Environmental Quality Restricted Account.

B. To appropriate 1995-96 $400,000 for fiscal year 1995-96 from the Environmental Quality Restricted Account to the Department of Environmental Quality for Hazardous Substance Mitigation and $200,000 to the Department of Public Safety for Comprehensive Emergency Management.

C. To authorize the Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, to impose the following fee:

Technical review of and assistance given for sales/use tax exemptions, soil remediations, experimental approvals, impact analyses, etc. $60.00

D. To authorize the Division of Water Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, to impose the following fee:

Technical review of and assistance given for sales/use tax exemptions $60.00

3. To authorize the Division of Services for People with Disabilities to expend the $526,700, Line Item 55, in H.B. 359, APPROPRIATIONS FOR STATE GOVERNMENT, 1995 General Session, for the Day Services Waiting List.

4. To express the intent of the Legislature that for fiscal year 1994-95:

The Underground Storage Tank Clean Up appropriation of $1,580,000 to the Department of Environmental Quality be non-lapsing

The Underground Storage Tank Database appropriation of $50,000 to the Department of Environmental Quality be non-lapsing.

The State Office - Management Information System appropriation of $4,438,300 to the Department of Human Services, Division of Family Services, be non-lapsing.

5. To consider re-passage of S.B. 110, REGISTRATION AND LICENSING INTERSTATE VEHICLES, 1995 General Session, which was invalidated because it lacked an enacting clause.

6. To consider appointments made by the Governor for confirmation of the Senate.

7. And, to consider such other measures as may be brought to the attention of the Legislature by supplemental communication from the Governor before or during the Special Session hereby called.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Utah, done at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, this 11th day of April, 1995.

(State Seal)

Michael O. Leavitt
Governor

Olene S. Walker
Lieutenant Governor


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