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Utah Senate reshapes prison relocation bill

Utah Senate reshapes prison relocation bill

by Brooke Adams
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 5, 2013 07:42AM MDT

Utah lawmakers moved Monday to exert more control over the composition of a board that would evaluate bids to relocate the Utah State Prison — and how to pay for it.
Although time ran out before a final vote on SB72, senators scrapped a provision that would allow the Prison Land Management Authority to collect up to 50 percent of sales and property tax revenue generated by redeveloping the prison’s current 690-acre site to build a new facility, demolish the old one and provide infrastructure fo...

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