Executive Document

This document was published in the May 15, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 10) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Governor, Administration: Calling the Sixty-First Legislature Into a Second Special Session, Utah Proclamation No. 2016-2S

Issued: April 20, 2016


WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2016 General Session of the Sixty-first Legislature of the State of Utah, certain 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, 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, do by this Proclamation call the Sixty-first Legislature of the State of Utah into a Second Special Session at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 18th day of May 2016, at 4:00 p.m., for the following purposes:

1. To consider the appropriation of the following:

To State Board of Education - Utah State Office of Education –

Initiative Programs

From Education Fund                                    998,900

From Education Fund, One-time           3,775,000

Schedule of Programs:

Electronic High School                              (1,001,100)

Upstart Early Childhood Education       1,500,000

ProStart Culinary Arts Program                   275,000

Electronic Elementary Reading Tool          500,000

Early Intervention                                            3,000,00

IT Academy                                                             500,000

2. To adopt the following intent language:

The Legislature intends that the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) authorize Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds for one year for the UPSTART program ($500,000). This TANF funding is dependent upon availability of TANF funding and expenditures meeting the necessary requirements to qualify for the federal TANF program. The Legislature further intends that DWS report to the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst no later than September 1, 2016, regarding the status of these efforts.

3. To consider a concurrent resolution expressing opposition to the unilateral use of the Antiquities Act by the President to create a national monument in Utah and encouraging the President to include the State of Utah in any decision making or designation process.

4. 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 20th day of April 2016.

(State Seal)

Gary R. Herbert


Spencer J. Cox
Lieutenant Governor


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