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R850. School and Institutional Trust Lands, Administration.

Rule R850-160. Withdrawal of Trust Lands from Public Target Shooting.

As in effect on April 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R850-160-100. Authorities.

The activities of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration are authorized by Sections 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12 of the Utah Enabling Act, Articles X and XX of the Utah Constitution, and the Utah Trust Lands Management Act, Section 53C-1-101 et seq. This rule is specifically authorized by Section 53C-2-105 which authorizes the director to withdraw trust lands from public target shooting through rule enactment.

R850-160-200. Definitions.

For the purposes of this rule:

1. "Public Target Shooting" means the firing, discharging, or shooting of a firearm, bow, crossbow, or any other type of instrument designed to propel or throw projectiles or missiles.

2. "Withdrawal Area" means trust lands withdrawn from public target shooting.

R850-160-300. Exemptions.

This rule does not apply to:

1. Lawful hunting activities;

2. law enforcement activities by peace officers in the performance of their official duties;

3. discharging a firearm in the lawful defense of person or property;

4. use of the withdrawal area in conjunction with the administration or operation of a valid lease or permit; or

5. administrative use of the withdrawal area by the agency.

R850-160-400. Planning.

In addition to those other planning responsibilities described herein, the agency shall:

1. Submit proposals to withdraw trust lands from public target shooting to the Resource Development Coordinating Committee (RDCC) unless the proposal is exempt from such review; and

2. evaluate and respond to comments received through the RDCC process.

R850-160-500. Withdrawal Process.

1. Prior to Board review of a rule that withdraws land from public target shooting, the director shall consult with:

(a) The sheriff of the county where the withdrawal area is located; and

(b) representatives from leading sports shooting organizations.

2. The director shall provide the board, for its review, the legal description of the withdrawal area and a justification statement identifying the criteria for withdrawal.

3. Each withdrawal area shall be codified as a new section under this rule and shall include a legal description of the withdrawal area.

R850-160-600. Identification of Withdrawal Area.

1. Upon codification of each withdrawal area, the agency shall:

(a) Post signs delineating the boundary of the withdrawal area; and

(b) make publicly available a map detailing the withdrawal area.

R850-160-700. Eastern Lake Mountains Withdrawal.

The following trust lands are withdrawn from public target shooting:

1. Eastern Lake Mountains, Utah County, described as: Township 7 South, Range 1 East, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, Section 6: E1/2NE1/4, NW1/4, NW1/4NE1/4, W1/2SW1/4; Township 7 South, Range 1 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, Section 21: Lots 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11; Township 7 South, Range 1 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, Section 22: S1/2 of Lot 9, NE1/4 of Lot 9, S1/2 of Lot 10; Township 7 South, Range 1 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, Section 23: Lots 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, SE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4SW1/4NE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4NE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4SW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4SW1/4SW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4SW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4 of Lot 3, SE1/4SW1/4 of Lot 3, SE1/4NE1/4 of Lot 3, SE1/4 of Lot 5, SE1/4SW1/4 of Lot 5, SE1/4NE1/4 of Lot 5; Township 7 South, Range 1 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, Section 27: E1/2NE1/4, NW1/4, NW1/4NE1/4; Township 7 South, Range 1 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, Section 29: NE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4, NE1/4SE1/4, N1/2SE1/4SE1/4; Containing 1,533.68 acres, more or less.

KEY

land withdrawal, public target shooting

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

June 21, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

53C-2-105


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R850, please contact the promulgating agency (School and Institutional Trust Lands, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.