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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: HJR1 1984 2nd Special Session

Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1985 Utah Constitution here.

Amends article 6 section 2,16


Annual general session of the Legislature shall be held at the seat of government and shall begin on the second Monday in January.


No annual general session of the legislature shall exceed 45 calendar days, except in cases of impeachment. No special session shall exceed 30 calendar days, except in cases of impeachment. When any session of the legislature trying case of impeachment exceeds the number of days it may remain in session as provided in this session, the members shall receive compensation only for expenses and mileage for those days in excess of 30.