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Utah Master Study Resolution

MASTER STUDY RESOLUTION
2005 GENERAL SESSION
STATE OF UTAH

                
Chief Sponsor: Jeff Alexander             
Senate Sponsor: Peter C. Knudson

LONG TITLE
General Description:
This joint resolution of the Legislature gives the Legislative Management Committee items of study it may assign to the appropriate interim committee.

Highlighted Provisions:
This resolution:

  • gives the Legislative Management Committee items of study it may assign to the appropriate interim committee during the 2005 legislative interim;
  • directs interim committees assigned these studies to study and make recommendations for legislative action to the 56th Legislature prior to the 2006 Annual General Session; and
  • suggests in approving studies the Legislative Management Committee give consideration to the available time of legislators and the budget and capacity of staff to respond.


Special Clauses:
None
                 
Be it resolved by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
WHEREAS, the Legislative Management Committee is created by law as a permanent committee to receive and assign matters for the interim study of the Legislature; and
WHEREAS, the 56th Legislature has determined that certain legislative issues require additional investigation and study:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Legislative Management Committee is given the following items of study to assign to the appropriate interim committee with the duty to study and make recommendations for legislative action to the 56th Legislature prior to the 2006 Annual General Session.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Legislative Management Committee, in making study assignments from this list and in approving study requests for individual committees, give consideration to the available time of legislators and the budget and capacity of staff to respond adequately to the number and complexity of the assignments given.

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60. Electoral Systems - to study allowing counties, cities, special districts, and school districts to use ranked-choice voting and full representation voting methods for their elections.

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206. Ranked Choice Voting - to study the use of ranked choice voting for the Senate and House.

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 219. Election Options - to study the use of ranked-choice voting for state executive offices and full representation voting for the Utah Senate and the Utah House of Representatives.