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Governor Issues Special Session Call

Salt Lake City - Governor Jon Huntsman announced today he will call the Utah State Legislature into a Special Session Dec. 4.

Call language:

WHEREAS, since the adjournment of the 2006 General Session of the Fifty-Sixth 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, Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., 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 Fifty-Sixth Legislature of the State of Utah into a Fifth Special Session at the State Capitol Complex, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on the 4th day of December 2006, at
10:30 a.m., for the following purposes:

  1. To consider redistricting Utah into four Congressional districts based upon the 2000 census;
  2. To consider amendments to the statutes governing uniform fees on boats, recreational vehicles, and certain smaller motor vehicles.
  3. To consider delaying the effective date of the 2006 General Session Senate Bill 161, Mechanic's Lien and Payment Amendments.

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