Is nonsensical or patently unconstitutional;
Could not become law if passed;
Contains more than one subject;
Contains a subject that is not clearly expressed in the law’s title; or
Is identical or substantially similar to a law proposed by an initiative that was submitted to the county clerks and lieutenant governor for certification and evaluation within 2 years preceding the date on which the application was filed.
One meeting in the Bear River region - Box Elder, Cache, or Rich County
One meeting in the Southwest region - Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, or Washington County
One meeting in the Mountain region - Summit, Utah, or Wasatch County
One meeting in the Central region - Juab, Millard, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier, or Wayne County
One meeting in the Southeast region - Carbon, Emery, Grand, or San Juan County
One meeting in the Uintah Basin region - Daggett, Duchesne, or Uintah County
One meeting in the Wasatch Front region - Davis, Morgan, Salt Lake, Tooele, or Weber County
Notifying the Lieutenant Governor in writing;
Notifying each state senator, state representative, and county commission or county council member who is elected in whole or in part from the region where the public hearing will be held in writing;
Publishing a notice that describes the hearing’s time, date, and location in at least one newspaper of general circulation in each county in the region where the public hearing will be held; and
Posting a notice on the Utah Public Notice Website.
One cover sheet;
One copy of the text of the proposed law;
Up to fifty signature sheets; and
One circulator verification sheet
30 days after the day on which the first individual signs the initiative packet;
316 days after the day on which the application for the initiative petition was filed; or
February 15th of the regular general election year.
If the initiative is proposing the law for the legislature, they must submit the petitions by November 15th before the next general legislative session.
For an initiative being submitted to the legislature for its consideration, the county clerks will verify petition packets no later than December 15th.
If the petition obtained the required number of petition signatures, the Lieutenant Governor will declare the petition as sufficient and will either direct the county clerks to include the initiative on the next general election ballot or deliver the petition to the Legislature for its consideration.