Executive Document

This executive document was published in the 10/01/2008, issue, Vol. 2008, No. 19, of the Utah State Bulletin.

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

Issued: September 22, 2008


WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2008 General Session of the Fifty-Seventh Legislature of the State of Utah, matters have arisen that 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, Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., 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-Seventh Legislature of the State of Utah into a Second Special Session at the State Capitol Complex, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 25th day of September 2008, at 9:00 a.m., for the following purposes:

1. To make adjustments to the FY2009 budget to conform with the most recent revenue estimates and to make amendments to statutes necessary to implement those budget adjustments.

2. To consider amending state and local sales and use tax provisions to address the transactions eligible for exemption as aircraft parts and equipment and to require the exemption to be claimed by refund under certain circumstances.

3. To consider legislation allowing the State Board of Education to exempt a school district or charter school from testing requirements under the Utah Performance Assessment System for Students (U-PASS).

4. To consider issuance of general obligation bonds for capital facilities and transportation projects.

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 Complex in Salt Lake City, Utah, this 22nd day of September, 2008.

(State Seal)

Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.


Gary R. Herbert
Lieutenant Governor



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