All recommendations and determinations under this Rule R131-9
must comply with all of the following:
(1) The Capitol Master Plan. The most recent
Capitol Master Plan adopted by the Board shall be met. Any reference in the
Master Plan to "Curator" shall be deemed to refer to the appropriate reviewing
(2) State Interest. The
request must benefit the interests of the State of Utah.
(3) Preservation or Enhancement. The request
must explain how the aesthetics, historical significance, art and architecture
of the Capitol Hill Complex will be preserved or enhanced if such request is
(4) Community Standards.
The Executive Director, Subcommittee, or Board shall make recommendations or
decisions based on community standards of morality. No request shall be
approved where the content violates community standards or is obscene or
proscribed by Title 76, Chapter 10, Section 1203 of the Utah State Criminal
Code. If applicable, the Utah Attorney General's Office shall be consulted
prior to any such determination.
Preferences. Only a limited amount of
Short Term Events, Mid Term Events, or Long Term Events (Displays) can be
allowed pursuant to this Rule R131-9. The longer the duration of the
Event/Display on the Capitol Hill Complex, the stricter the standard of
approval will be applied. Documentation establishing compelling reasons for
such Event/Display is required with the Application. Preference will be
provided to those applications that encompass the following:
(a) The history of Utah, including being
associated with events, persons or cultures of historical significance, both
while as a State and prior periods;
(b) The history of the Capitol;
(c) The essential natural beauty of the State
(d) The industry of the
State of Utah;
(e) Government and
(f) Art, artifacts
and fabric relating to the Capitol.
(6) Other Criteria. Other criteria may be
added to those listed in this R131-9-7 as determined by the Board, Subcommittee
or Executive Director.