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HB 286 - Prohibiting Retirement System Investment in Iranian Petroleum - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (39-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Retirement System Investment in Iranian Petroleum

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prevents the Utah Retirement Office from investing retirement funds in the Iranian petroleum sector.

Highlights:
-Prohibits the investment of public funds into direct holdings in a "scrutinized company" beginning July 1, 2010 (Sec. 1). -Defines "scrutinized company" as any company that engages in "scrutinized business operations" that (Sec. 1):
    -Are subject to or liable for sanctions under the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996; and -Are involved in the maintenance of the company's existing assets or investments in Iran or the deployment of new investments in Iran that meet or exceed the threshold referred to in the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996.
-This is a substitute bill sponsored by Rep. Julie Fisher.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Retirement System Investment in Iranian Petroleum

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