Acts, Laws, Codes, and Rules
In 1994, realizing the revenue potential of trust lands for public schools and other institutions, the Utah Legislature created the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration as an independent agency to manage and develop trust land assets.
Acts, Laws, and Codes Creating and Guiding the Trust Lands Administration
- Title 53C of Utah Code, School and Institutional Trust Lands Management Act defines the agency’s administrative structure and purpose
- Title R850 of Utah Administrative Code lists and defines all agency rules
- Sections 6 through 12 of the Utah Enabling Act of 1894 by the U.S. Congress authorized the selection of state land to be held in trust and the institutions/beneficiaries of these trust lands
- Article X, Section Five of the Utah Constitution defines the establishment and use of the Permanent State School Fund
- Article X, Section Seven of the Utah Constitution specifies that the proceeds of land grants constitute permanent funds