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Bill could fast-track proposed Utah prison relocation

Bill could fast-track proposed Utah prison relocation

by Brooke Adams
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Feb 19, 2013 06:48AM MDT

Relocation of Utah’s main prison facility, a project with an estimated price tag of at least half a billion dollars, could be on a fast-track if a proposed bill which grants sweeping powers to a new authority gets the green light from lawmakers.
SB72, sponsored by Sen. Scott K. Jenkins, R-Plain City, would create a Prison Land Management Authority with power to: seek bids and select a proposal to recommend to the governor and Legislature; buy or lease a new prison site; develop the property whe...

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