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Special Session — June 20, 2012

June 23, 2012

Governor Herbert called a Special Session.  Here is the text of the proclamation (including the items we’ll be considering).

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2012 General Session of the Fifty-Ninth Legislature of the State of Utah, matters have arisen that 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, call the Fifty-Ninth Legislature of the State of Utah into a Fourth Special Session at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 20th day of June 2012, at 3:00 p.m. solely for the following purposes:

(1) to consider modifying the 2012-2013 public education budget and related statutory provisions;

(2) to consider changes related to retail licenses and enforcement provisions under the Alcohol Beverage Control Act, and to make appropriations related to those changes;

(3) to consider enacting provisions related to the retention of outside counsel, expert witnesses and litigation support services by the attorney general’s office;

(4) to consider removing the opinion question from the 2012 ballot that the Legislature authorized by passing House Joint Resolution 13 in the 2012 General Session and to make modifications to related statutory provisions;

(5) to consider modifying the accreditation requirements for nursing education programs; 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 18th day of June, 2012.

Gary R. Herbert, Governor

In addition, here is the agenda for Business and Labor Interim Committee

10:30           1.      Committee Business

  • Call to order
  • Approval of the minutes of the May 16, 2012 meeting

10:35           2.      Alcohol Beverage Control Act Amendments

  • Introduction and review of draft legislation – Sen. Valentine
  • Penalties for violations by licensees
  • Public comment
  • Committee discussion and direction for future action

11:20           3.      Education Requirements for Nursing Licensure Amendments

  • Introduction and review of draft legislation – Sen. Davis
  • Public comment
  • Committee discussion and direction for future action

11:30           4.      Sunset Review: Industrial Accident Restricted Account and Earmark of Certain Premium Tax Revenues to the Account

  • Review of draft legislation – Committee staff
  • Comments from Labor Commission
  • Public comment
  • Committee discussion and direction for future action

11:40            5.      Sunset Review: Worker Classification Coordinated Enforcement Council

  • Review of draft legislation – Committee staff
  • Comments from Labor Commission
  • Public comment
  • Committee discussion and direction for future action

11:50           6.      Health Insurance Mandate Review by the Business and Labor Interim Committee

  • Overview – Committee staff
  • Health insurance mandates – Insurance Department
  • Public comment
  • Committee discussion and direction for future action

12:10           7.      Reports to the Business and Labor Interim Committee

  • Introduction – Rep. Dunnigan
  • Public comment
  • Committee discussion and direction for future action

12:20           8.      Media Sales to Minors When Original Content Rating is Altered

–      Introduction and overview of issue  – Rep. Kiser

–      Public comment

–      Committee discussion and direction for future action

12:45           9.      Other Items / Adjourn

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