UT SB 234
Creates the Utah Inland Port Authority, and authorizes it to establish an inland port and a foreign trade zone.
This bill creates the Utah Inland Port Authority; establishes the duties, responsibilities, and powers of the Utah Inland Port Authority; establishes a board to govern the port authority and provides for the board membership, terms, and responsibilities and provides limits on board members; requires the port authority board to hire an executive director; defines land that is under the jurisdiction of the port authority; authorizes the port authority to work to establish an inland port and a foreign trade zone; provides for the port authority to receive tax increment funds; authorizes the port authority board to hear and decide certain appeals related to certain land use actions; requires the port authority to prepare and adopt a budget and provides a process for preparing, adopting, and amending a budget; requires the port authority to comply with certain audit requirements; and modifies tax increment provisions to require port authority board approval under certain circumstances relating to community reinvestment project area plans that include land under the port authority's jurisdiction.
02/27/2018 Introduced. First reading. Referred to Senate Committee on Economic Development and Workforce Services.
03/02/2018 Favorable substitute recommendation from Senate Committee on Economic Development and Workforce Services. Substituted. Placed on 2nd reading in Senate.
03/05/2018 Second and third readings in Senate. Floor amendment 1. Passed Senate.
03/05/2018 To House.
03/06/2018 First reading in House. Second reading suspended. Third reading.
03/07/2018 Third reading of substitute bill in House. Passed House. To Senate. Senate concurs with House amendment. To House.
03/08/2018 Signed by House Speaker and Senate President.
03/13/2018 Enrolled and sent to Governor.
03/16/2018 Signed by Governor.