Executive Document

This executive document was published in the 07/01/2002, issue, Vol. 2002, No. 13, of the Utah State Bulletin.

Governor, Administration: Governor's Proclamation: Calling the Fifty-Fourth Legislature into a Fifth Special Session

Issued: June 19, 2002


WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2002 General Session of the Fifty-Fourth 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 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-Fourth Legislature of the State of Utah into a Fifth Special Session at the State Capitol at Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 26th day of June, 2002, at 8:30 a.m., for the following purposes:

1. To fund the Fiscal Year 2003 budget and consider amendments to the budget reserve account.

2. To reconsider HB 25, Adult Protective Services Amendments, passed in the 2002 general session for the purpose of making technical corrections.

3. To reconsider the timing of county canvassing, as amended by SB 36, Provisional Ballot, in the 2002 general session.

4. To consider amending the law on the collection, maintenance, and reporting of data by the courts with respect to driving under the influence cases.

5. To consider approving the proposed 2002 federal-Utah state trusts lands consolidation agreement.

6. To consider authorizing a local political subdivision to call a local special election for determining voter approval of a change in Utah's legal boundaries.

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 19th day of June, 2002.

(State Seal)

Michael O. Leavitt

Olene S. Walker
Lieutenant Governor


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