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H.B. 370





Chief Sponsor: Brian M. Greene

Senate Sponsor: ____________

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill enacts language related to a private record.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    identifies a person's date of birth as a private record; and
             13          .    makes technical corrections.
             14      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             15          None
             16      Other Special Clauses:
             17          None
             18      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             19      AMENDS:
             20          63G-2-302, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapters 74, 145, and 202
             22      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             23          Section 1. Section 63G-2-302 is amended to read:
             24           63G-2-302. Private records.
             25          (1) The following records are private:
             26          (a) records concerning an individual's eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits,
             27      social services, welfare benefits, or the determination of benefit levels;

             28          (b) records containing data on individuals describing medical history, diagnosis,
             29      condition, treatment, evaluation, or similar medical data;
             30          (c) records of publicly funded libraries that when examined alone or with other records
             31      identify a patron;
             32          (d) records received by or generated by or for:
             33          (i) the Independent Legislative Ethics Commission, except for:
             34          (A) the commission's summary data report that is required under legislative rule; and
             35          (B) any other document that is classified as public under legislative rule; or
             36          (ii) a Senate or House Ethics Committee in relation to the review of ethics complaints,
             37      unless the record is classified as public under legislative rule;
             38          (e) records received or generated for a Senate confirmation committee concerning
             39      character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of an individual:
             40          (i) if prior to the meeting, the chair of the committee determines release of the records:
             41          (A) reasonably could be expected to interfere with the investigation undertaken by the
             42      committee; or
             43          (B) would create a danger of depriving a person of a right to a fair proceeding or
             44      impartial hearing; and
             45          (ii) after the meeting, if the meeting was closed to the public;
             46          (f) employment records concerning a current or former employee of, or applicant for
             47      employment with, a governmental entity that would disclose that individual's home address,
             48      home telephone number, Social Security number, insurance coverage, marital status, or payroll
             49      deductions;
             50          (g) records or parts of records under Section 63G-2-303 that a current or former
             51      employee identifies as private according to the requirements of that section;
             52          (h) that part of a record indicating a person's Social Security number or federal
             53      employer identification number if provided under Section 31A-23a-104 , 31A-25-202 ,
             54      31A-26-202 , 58-1-301 , 58-55-302 , 61-1-4 , or 61-2f-203 ;
             55          (i) that part of a voter registration record identifying a voter's:
             56          (i) driver license or identification card number;
             57          (ii) Social Security number, or last four digits of the Social Security number; or
             58          (iii) email address;

             59          (j) a record that:
             60          (i) contains information about an individual;
             61          (ii) is voluntarily provided by the individual; and
             62          (iii) goes into an electronic database that:
             63          (A) is designated by and administered under the authority of the Chief Information
             64      Officer; and
             65          (B) acts as a repository of information about the individual that can be electronically
             66      retrieved and used to facilitate the individual's online interaction with a state agency;
             67          (k) information provided to the Commissioner of Insurance under:
             68          (i) Subsection 31A-23a-115 (2)(a);
             69          (ii) Subsection 31A-23a-302 (3); or
             70          (iii) Subsection 31A-26-210 (3);
             71          (l) information obtained through a criminal background check under Title 11, Chapter
             72      40, Criminal Background Checks by Political Subdivisions Operating Water Systems;
             73          (m) information provided by an offender that is:
             74          (i) required by the registration requirements of Title 77, Chapter 41, Sex and Kidnap
             75      Offender Registry; and
             76          (ii) not required to be made available to the public under Subsection 77-41-110 (4);
             77          (n) a statement and any supporting documentation filed with the attorney general in
             78      accordance with Section 34-45-107 , if the federal law or action supporting the filing involves
             79      homeland security;
             80          (o) electronic toll collection customer account information received or collected under
             81      Section 72-6-118 , including contact and payment information and customer travel data;
             82          (p) an email address provided by a military or overseas voter under Section
             83      20A-16-501 ;
             84          (q) a completed military-overseas ballot that is electronically transmitted under Title
             85      20A, Chapter 16, Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act; [and]
             86          (r) records received by or generated by or for the Political Subdivisions Ethics Review
             87      Commission established in Section 11-49-201 , except for:
             88          (i) the commission's summary data report that is required in Section 11-49-202 ; and
             89          (ii) any other document that is classified as public in accordance with Title 11, Chapter

             90      49, Political Subdivisions Ethics Review Commission[.]; and
             91          (s) that part of a record indicating a person's month, day, and year of birth.
             92          (2) The following records are private if properly classified by a governmental entity:
             93          (a) records concerning a current or former employee of, or applicant for employment
             94      with a governmental entity, including performance evaluations and personal status information
             95      such as race, religion, or disabilities, but not including records that are public under Subsection
             96      63G-2-301 (2)(b) or 63G-2-301 (3)(o), or private under Subsection (1)(b);
             97          (b) records describing an individual's finances, except that the following are public:
             98          (i) records described in Subsection 63G-2-301 (2);
             99          (ii) information provided to the governmental entity for the purpose of complying with
             100      a financial assurance requirement; or
             101          (iii) records that must be disclosed in accordance with another statute;
             102          (c) records of independent state agencies if the disclosure of those records would
             103      conflict with the fiduciary obligations of the agency;
             104          (d) other records containing data on individuals the disclosure of which constitutes a
             105      clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy;
             106          (e) records provided by the United States or by a government entity outside the state
             107      that are given with the requirement that the records be managed as private records, if the
             108      providing entity states in writing that the record would not be subject to public disclosure if
             109      retained by it; and
             110          (f) any portion of a record in the custody of the Division of Aging and Adult Services,
             111      created in Section 62A-3-102 , that may disclose, or lead to the discovery of, the identity of a
             112      person who made a report of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
             113          (3) (a) As used in this Subsection (3), "medical records" means medical reports,
             114      records, statements, history, diagnosis, condition, treatment, and evaluation.
             115          (b) Medical records in the possession of the University of Utah Hospital, its clinics,
             116      doctors, or affiliated entities are not private records or controlled records under Section
             117      63G-2-304 when the records are sought:
             118          (i) in connection with any legal or administrative proceeding in which the patient's
             119      physical, mental, or emotional condition is an element of any claim or defense; or
             120          (ii) after a patient's death, in any legal or administrative proceeding in which any party

             121      relies upon the condition as an element of the claim or defense.
             122          (c) Medical records are subject to production in a legal or administrative proceeding
             123      according to state or federal statutes or rules of procedure and evidence as if the medical
             124      records were in the possession of a nongovernmental medical care provider.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 2-22-13 9:32 AM

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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