Utah Start of Legislative Session, Amendment C (2008)
The Utah Start of Legislative Session, Amendment C appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Utah. It was one of five proposed constitutional amendments the Utah Constitution that were legislatively-referred to the ballot by the Utah State Legislature.
See also 2008 ballot measure election results
These results are based on the Elections Division of Utah.
|Utah Amendment C (2008)|
The amendment enacted the following provisions:
- Changed the beginning of annual legislative sessions from the third Monday in January to the fourth Monday in January.
- Excludes federal holidays in the calculation of the 45-day period for annual general sessions.
Arguments in Support
Argument made in support of the measure included:
- It would help observe the holiday which honors Martin Luther King Jr.
- It gives legislators an extra week to consider, and make budget adjustments based on, final state tax-revenue figures that typically are available in mid-February.
None yet identified.
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