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 defines the agency’s administrative structure and purpose
- Title 53D of Utah Code defines the School and Institutional Trust Fund Management Act and Lands Trust Protection and Advocacy Office
- Title R850 of Utah Administrative Code lists and defines all agency rules or download the agency rule book 2022-08 Agency Rulebook 36th Edition. The Administrative of Rules agency website link may have a delay in rule updates between submission of rules and effective date completion.
- 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