Article VII, Utah Constitution
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Executive Department officers -- Terms, residence, and duties.
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Election of officers -- Governor and Lieutenant Governor elected jointly.
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Qualifications of officers.
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The Governor shall be Commander-in-Chief of the military forces of the State, except when they shall be called into the service of the United States. The Governor shall have power to call out the militia to execute the laws, to suppress insurrection, or to repel invasion.
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Executive power vested in Governor -- Duties -- Legal counsel.
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Convening of extra sessions of Legislature -- Advance public notice.
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Adjournment of Legislature by Governor.
In case of a disagreement between the two houses of the Legislature at any special session, with respect to the time of adjournment, the Governor shall have power to adjourn the Legislature to such time as the Governor may think proper if it is not beyond the time fixed for the convening of the next Legislature.
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Bills presented to governor for approval and veto -- Items of appropriation -- Legislative session to consider vetoed items.
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Governor may fill certain vacancies.
When any State or district office shall become vacant, and no mode is provided by the Constitution and laws for filling such vacancy, the Governor shall have the power to fill the same by granting a commission, which shall expire at the next election, and upon qualification of the person elected to such office.
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Governor's appointive power -- Governor to appoint to fill vacancy in other state offices -- Vacancy in the office of the Lieutenant Governor.
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Vacancy in office of Governor -- Determination of disability.
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Board of Pardons and Parole -- Appointment -- Powers and procedures -- Governor's powers and duties -- Legislature's powers.
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Duties of Lieutenant Governor.
The Lieutenant Governor shall:
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Duties of State Auditor and State Treasurer.
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Duties of Attorney General.
The Attorney General shall be the legal adviser of the State officers, except as otherwise provided by this Constitution, and shall perform such other duties as provided by law.
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Compensation of state and local officers.
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Grants and commissions.
All grants and commissions shall be in the name and by the authority of the State of Utah, sealed with the Great Seal of the State, signed by the Governor, and countersigned by such officer as provided by law.
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The Great Seal.
There shall be a seal of the State, which shall be called "The Great Seal of the State of Utah," and shall be kept by such officer as provided by law.
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United States' officials ineligible to hold state office.
No person, while holding any office under the United States' government, shall hold any office under the State government of Utah.