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Legislative action that proposed this amendment: SJR12 2007 General Session

Disposition: This amendment took effect following voter ratification. You may read the resulting 2009 Utah Constitution here.

Amends article 6 section 2,16


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


(1) Except in cases of impeachment, no annual general session of the Legislature may exceed 45 calendar days, excluding federal holidays.

(2) No session of the Legislature convened by the Governor under Article VII, Section 6 may exceed 30 calendar days, except in cases of impeachment.