Stalemate between Utah Senate, House over prison privatization?
Legislature » Prison-relocation bill bounces between Senate, House as legislators disagree over amendment.
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"This piece of property — it sounds like it’s made of gold," he said.
The House tacked on an amendment by Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, to ensure hearings to allow public input as PRADA solicits and vets proposals.
Noel also questioned whether the conflict provision would bar a representative of the Utah Association of Counties from serving as a PRADA board member. The substitute bill bars anyone who is an "officer" of an entity that has a direct or indirect interest in the project — language that could be interpreted to apply to any local governmental entity, Noel said.
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