Executive Document

This document was published in the August 1, 2011, issue (Vol. 2011, No. 15) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Governor, Administration: Governor's Proclamation 2011/02/S: Calling the Fifty-Ninth Legislature into a Second Special Session

Issued: July 15, 2011


WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2011 General Session of the Fifty-Ninth Legislature of the State of Utah, matters have arisen that require immediate legislative attention;

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; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gary R. Herbert, 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, call the Fifty-Ninth Legislature of the State of Utah into a Second Special Session at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 20th day of July 2011, at 2:00 p.m. for the following purposes:

1. To consider amending Utah Code Section 78A-7-202 to modify the requirements under which the Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission must evaluate part-time justice court judges for the 2012, 2014 and 2016 elections and to make technical and conforming amendments;

2. To consider amending the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act to address various issues relating to commission and employee ethics, package agencies, club licenses, certain grandfathered on-premise banquet licensees, requirements for beer retailers, required notices to the department and restrictions on transfer of licenses, beer-only restaurants and to make technical and conforming amendments;

3. To consider amending the Utah Insurance Code to modify the case characteristics that a small employer carrier may use when establishing premium rates for a group, to address marketing and funding issues associated with the Health Insurance Exchange and to make technical and conforming amendments;

4. To consider a concurrent resolution expressing support for an amendment to the United States Constitution requiring Congress to balance the federal budget and restrict tax increases;

5. To consider amending the Prison Relocation and Development Authority Act to modify membership requirements of the prison relocation and development authority, to modify the authority's reporting requirements, to eliminate a provision requiring the Governor to make a recommendation to the Legislative Management Committee, to address legislative approval of matters relating to a prison relocation project and to make technical and conforming amendments;

6. To consider extending the date after which a special service district bond secured by federal mineral lease payments may not be issued and to make technical and conforming amendments;

7. For the Senate to consent to appointments made by the Governor.

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 Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, this 15th day of July, 2011.

(State Seal)

Gary R. Herbert


Greg Bell
Lieutenant Governor


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