Utoh Coordinating Council on Aging
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Signed by Speaker President Governor. .
State of Utah
H. B. No. 103
By Mrs. Loveridge, Mrs. Fanning, Messrs.
Harvard, Lundell and Crump
1 AN ACT CREATING A UTAHCSSSBBtftrWlNG. COUNCIL ON
2 AGING: DECLARING A PUBLIC POLICY: PROVIDING FOR A
DIRECTOR: DEFINING THE PURPOSES OF THE COUNCIL:
AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF GRANTS AND GIFTS:
MAKING AN APPROPRIATION OF $45,000 AND REPEALING
CHAPTER 1, LAWS OF UTAH 1959.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Utah:
1 Section 1. In the interpretation and application of this act the
2 public policy of this state is declared to be as follows:
3 Public interest requires action in improving, developing, and coordi-
4 nating government and private organization programs concerned with
5 a rapidly increasing aged and aging population; primary responsibility
6 for meeting the challenge and problems of aging belongs lo the state,
1 counties, and communities; programs and problems which affect the status
8 and well-being of our senior citizens; utilizing their capabilities, provid-
9 ing necessary services and facilities, and promoting research and pro-
10 fessional training shall be coordinated to insure the maximum benefit
11 and efficient administration.
12 Section 2. There is hereby created the Utah Cim JiniUlii^ Council
18 on Aging, hereafter called the council. The council shall consist of eleven
14 members, as follows: four members hereinafter referred to as govern-
15 ment members, one member each to be appointed by the industrial com-
16 mission, the state department of health, the public welfare commission
17 and the state superintendent of public instruction. The government
18 members may or may not be the chairman of the commission or head
19 of the department. The speaker of the house and the president of the