Effective 5/14/2019 72-11-202 Passenger ropeways -- Creation of Passenger Ropeway Safety Committee within Department of Transportation -- Members. (1) There is created within the Department of Transportation a Passenger Ropeway Safety
Committee. (2) The committee is comprised of six appointive members and one ex officio member who shall be
appointed by the executive director of the Department of Transportation. (3) The appointive members shall be appointed by the governor from persons representing the
following interests: (a) two members to represent the industry; (b) two members to represent the public at large; (c) one member who is a licensed engineer in Utah; and (d) one member to represent the United States Forest Service.
(4) (a) Except as required by Subsection (4)(b), as terms of committee members expire, the
governor shall appoint each new member or reappointed member to a four-year term. (b) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (4)(a), the governor shall, at the time
of appointment or reappointment, adjust the length of terms to ensure that the terms of committee members are staggered so that approximately half of the committee is appointed every two years.
(c) The governor may not consider or seek to discover the political affiliation of a person when considering the person for appointment or reappointment to the committee.
(5) The governor, in making the appointments, shall request and consider recommendations made to him by:
(a) the membership of the particular interest from which the appointments are to be made; and (b) the Department of Transportation.
Amended by Chapter 156, 2019 General Session