Executive Document

This document was published in the October 1, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 19) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Governor, Administration: Calling the Sixty-Second Legislature Into the First Special Session, Utah Proclamation No. 2017-1S

Issued: September 15, 2017


WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2017 General Session of the Sixty-second 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-second Legislature of the State of Utah into a First Special Session at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 20th day of September 2017, at 2:00 p.m., to consider the following:

1. The clarification of the statutory authority of municipalities to close class C roads for specified reasons;

2. The approval of the proposed settlement of Utah Department of Transportation’s SR-92 litigation with the Flatiron/Harper Joint Venture;

3. The authorization and implementation of a transfer of unused prior year funds from the Department of Corrections to the General Fund and from the General Fund to the Department of Workforce Services for the purpose of supporting Operation Rio Grande; and

4. The modification, consistent with audit findings, of requirements related to the Department of Transportation’s imposition of fines for overweight vehicles in Utah Code Section 72-7-404.

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 September 2017.


Gary R. Herbert


Spencer J. Cox
Lieutenant Governor


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