Executive Document

This document was published in the August 1, 2013, issue (Vol. 2013, No. 15) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Governor, Administration: Governor's Proclamation 2013/1/S: Calling the Sixtieth Legislature Into the First Special Session

Issued: July 15, 2013


WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2013 General Session of the Sixtieth 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 Sixtieth Legislature of the State of Utah into a First Special Session at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 17th day of July 2013, at 12:30 p.m., solely for the following purposes:

1. To consider changes relating to legislative subpoenas, the provision of testimony and evidence to the legislative branch, including the grant of immunity to a witness, and enacting provisions relating to the work of legislative investigative committees, including the circumstances under which certain records received by, or generated by or for, a special legislative committee may be classified as protected and the circumstances under which a legislative investigative committee meeting may be closed;

2. To consider modifying provisions relating to the unauthorized practice of law;

3. To consider a joint resolution approving a settlement pursuant to the State Settlement Agreements Act and a related appropriation;

4. To consider amendments to private investigator licensing statutes to allow out-of-state private investigators to obtain a Utah license if hired to assist a legislative special investigative committee investigating an elected official or to assist the Legislature with an impeachment inquiry;

5. To consider the repeal of Utah Code Section 53-13-106.5 and other related sections; and

6. 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, 2013.

(State Seal)

Gary R. Herbert


Greg Bell
Lieutenant Governor



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