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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: SJR7 1992 General Session
Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 1993 Utah Constitution here.
Amends article 12 section 1,4,12,19,20
Repeals article 12 section 2,3,5,6,7,9,10,11,13,14,15,16,18
Corporations may be formed under general laws but may not be created by special acts.
All corporations may sue and be sued, in all courts, in like cases as natural persons.
All common carriers shall provide services without discrimination.
Each person in Utah is free to obtain and enjoy employment whenever possible, and a person or corporation, or their agent, servant, or employee may not maliciously interfere with any person from obtaining employment or enjoying employment already obtained from any other person or corporation.
It is the policy of the state of Utah that a free market system shall govern trade and commerce in this state to promote the dispersion of economic and political power and the general welfare of all the people. Each contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy in restraint of trade or commerce is prohibited. Except as otherwise provided by statute, it is also prohibited for any person to monopolize, attempt to monopolize, or combine or conspire with any other person or persons to monopolize any part of trade or commerce.