Governor Herbert's call for Special Legislative Session on July 13, 2016 at 3pm




            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 Third Special Session at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 13th day of July 2016, at 3:00 p.m., to consider the following:


  1. An appropriation of funds and related legislation for the purpose of constructing an arena at the State Fair Park;
  2. Legislation related to the use of unmanned aircrafts over restricted wildfire airspaces;
  3. Legislation related to the Utah Justice Reinvestment Initiative;
  4. Amendments to the code provisions regarding Judicial Nominating Commissions;
  5. Legislation related to the ability of grandparents to visit grandchildren adopted by a family member of the child;
  6. A clarification to the statutory exception to the warrant requirement for access to the controlled substance database by probation or parole officers;
  7. To consider economic development legislation that would provide certain sales and use tax exemptions for a qualifying enterprise data center;
  8. For the Senate to consent to appointments made by the Governor.
  9. Amendments to the code provisions regarding continuing care retirement communities;
  10. Legislation related to the Legislature’s review of tax credits, similar to 2016 House Bill 310, Tax Credit Review Amendments; and


                        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 11th day of July 2016.




                                                                                                Gary R. Herbert





ATTEST:                                                                                Spencer J. Cox

                                                                                                Lieutenant Governor

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