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'''Homestead exemption.'''
 
'''Homestead exemption.'''
  
The Legislature shall provide by statute for an exemption of a homestead, which may consist of one or more parcels of lands, together with the appurtenances and improvements thereon, from sale on execution.  
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The Legislature shall provide by statute for an exemption of a homestead, which may consist of one or more parcels of lands, together with the appurtenances and improvements thereon, from sale on execution.<ref name="ut">[http://le.utah.gov/UtahCode/chapter.jsp?code=Constitution ''Utah.gov'', "Utah Constitution," accessed March 30, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Section 2==
 
==Section 2==
  
''Section 2 is not listed in the Utah Constitution.''
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==Section 3==
 
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'''Seat of government.'''
 
'''Seat of government.'''
  
The seat of state government shall be at Salt Lake City.  
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:(2) Except as provided in Subsection (4), the state treasurer shall, as provided by statute, hold all trust funds and assets in trust and invest them for the benefit of the people of the state in perpetuity.
 
:(2) Except as provided in Subsection (4), the state treasurer shall, as provided by statute, hold all trust funds and assets in trust and invest them for the benefit of the people of the state in perpetuity.
 
:(3) The income from the state trust fund shall be deposited into the General Fund.
 
:(3) The income from the state trust fund shall be deposited into the General Fund.
:(4) With the concurrence of the governor and three-fourths of each house of the Legislature, funds or assets in the trust fund may be removed from the fund for deposit into the General Fund.  
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:(4) With the concurrence of the governor and three-fourths of each house of the Legislature, funds or assets in the trust fund may be removed from the fund for deposit into the General Fund.<ref name="ut"/>
 
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'''Officers may not profit.'''
 
'''Officers may not profit.'''
  
Each public officer who makes a profit from public money or uses public money for a purpose not authorized by law shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished as provided by law, but part of the punishment shall be disqualification to hold public office.  
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Each public officer who makes a profit from public money or uses public money for a purpose not authorized by law shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished as provided by law, but part of the punishment shall be disqualification to hold public office.<ref name="ut"/>
  
 
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==See also==
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* [[State constitution]]
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* [[Constitutional article]]
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* [[Constitutional amendment]]
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* [[Constitutional revision]]
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* [[Constitutional convention]]
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* [[Amendment|Amendments]]
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** [[Initiated constitutional amendment]]
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** [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment]]
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** [[Publication requirements for proposed state constitutional amendments]]
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** [[Rules about constitutional conventions in state constitutions]]
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** [[State constitutional articles governing state legislatures]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
[http://le.utah.gov/UtahCode/chapter.jsp?code=Constitution Utah Constitution]
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* [http://le.utah.gov/UtahCode/chapter.jsp?code=Constitution ''Utah.gov'', "Utah Constitution"]
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* [http://www.uvu.edu/ccs/ ''Utah Valley University'', "Center for Constitutional Studies"]
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* [http://archivesresearch.wordpress.com/2011/01/19/utah-state-constitution-online/ ''Researching the Utah State archives'', "Utah State Constitution Online"]
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* [http://mwdl.org/collections/1834.php ''Mountain West Digital Library'', "Collection: Utah Statehood Constitutional Convention (1895) Records"]
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* [http://www.xmission.com/~wake/section27.html Paul Wake, Fundamental Principles, Individual Rights, and Free Government: Do Utahns Remember How to Be Free?]
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* [http://www.xmission.com/~wake/section27.html Paul Wake, Fundamental Principles, Individual Rights, and Free Government: Do Utahns Remember How to Be Free?]
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==Additional reading==
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* [http://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-utah-state-constitution-9780199779284?cc=us&lang=en& White, Jean Bickmore. (2011). ''The Utah State Constitution'', New York, New York: Oxford University Press]
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Utah-State-Constitution-Reference-Constitutions/dp/0313293511 White, Jean Bickmore. (1998). ''Utah State Constitution: A Reference Guide'', Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing]
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* [http://www.amazon.com/Charter-Statehood-Constitution-Centennial-Series/dp/0874805295 White, Jean Bickmore. (1996). ''Charter for Statehood: The Story of Utah's State Constitution'', Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah]
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 20:18, 11 April 2014

Utah Constitution
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Preamble
Articles
IIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIXXXIXIIXIIIXIVXVXVIXVIIXVIIIXXXXIIXXIIIXXIV
Article XXII of the Utah Constitution is entitled Miscellaneous and consists of four sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Homestead exemption.

The Legislature shall provide by statute for an exemption of a homestead, which may consist of one or more parcels of lands, together with the appurtenances and improvements thereon, from sale on execution.[1]

Section 2

Section 2 is not listed in the Utah Constitution.[1]

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Seat of government.

The seat of state government shall be at Salt Lake City.[1]

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

State trust fund -- Principal to be held in perpetuity -- Use of income.

(1) There is established a permanent state trust fund consisting of:
(a) as provided by statute or appropriation, funds that the state receives relating to the November 1998 settlement agreement with leading tobacco manufacturers;
(b) money or other assets given to the fund under any provision of law;
(c) severance tax revenue, as provided in Article XIII, Section 5, Subsection (9); and
(d) other funds and assets that the trust fund receives by bequest or private donation.
(2) Except as provided in Subsection (4), the state treasurer shall, as provided by statute, hold all trust funds and assets in trust and invest them for the benefit of the people of the state in perpetuity.
(3) The income from the state trust fund shall be deposited into the General Fund.
(4) With the concurrence of the governor and three-fourths of each house of the Legislature, funds or assets in the trust fund may be removed from the fund for deposit into the General Fund.[1]

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Officers may not profit.

Each public officer who makes a profit from public money or uses public money for a purpose not authorized by law shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished as provided by law, but part of the punishment shall be disqualification to hold public office.[1]

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