Cultural and Community Engagement - Administration - Multicultural Commission

Published: 2020-09-24

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R450. Heritage and Arts, Administration
R450-4. Multicultural Commission.
R450-4-1. Purpose.
This rule establishes the membership, duties, and procedures of the Utah Multicultural Commission.
R450-4-2. Authority.
This rule is required by Subsection 9-21-301(9) and enacted under the authority of Sections 9-21-201, 9-21-202.2, and 9-21-301.
R450-4-3. Definitions.
The terms used in this rule are defined in Sections 9-1-102 and 9-21-102.
R450-4-4. Membership and Duties of the Commission.
(1) Membership and duties of the Utah Multicultural Commission are outlined in Sections 9-21-301 through 9-21-302.
(2) A quorum of the commission members may select a co-chair of the commission. The co-chair will have the same authority as the chair defined in 9-21-301-2(a).
(3) A majority of the commission may request nominations for board members from organizations outside of the commission. Those nominations shall be submitted to the Governor for appointment.
(4) The commission may recommend the Governor appoint members based on specific job titles with automatic membership on the commission for the person holding that position.
(5) Members may designate a proxy for attendance and voting purposes at individual meetings, as needed.
R450-4-5. Procedures.
(1) The commission may adopt standards and procedures governing its internal operations, programs, and meeting protocol, consistent with state statute and its purposes under Sections 9-21-301 through 9-21-302.
(2) Any such standards and procedures shall be set forth in printed or electronic materials and available to the public.
(3) Proposed amendments to internal operating procedures, programs and meeting protocol shall be submitted in writing to all members of the commission in advance of the next regular meeting, at which time a majority of the commission is required for the adoption of the amendment. Amendments become effective immediately upon ratification.
KEY: multicultural, commissions and boards, diversity
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: September 24, 2020
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 9-21-301