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S.B. 12





Chief Sponsor: Kevin T. Van Tassell

House Sponsor: Stephen G. Handy

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      Committee Note:
             9          The Transportation Interim Committee recommended this bill.
             10      General Description:
             11          This bill modifies the Public Transit District Act and the Government Records Access
             12      and Management Act by amending provisions relating to public transit district customer
             13      information.
             14      Highlighted Provisions:
             15          This bill:
             16          .    classifies certain public transit district customer account information and travel data
             17      received or collected as a private record under the Government Records Access and
             18      Management Act; and
             19          .    makes technical changes.
             20      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             21          None
             22      Other Special Clauses:
             23          None
             24      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             25      AMENDS:
             26          17B-2a-815, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapter 329
             27          63G-2-302, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapters 74, 145, and 202

             29      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             30          Section 1. Section 17B-2a-815 is amended to read:
             31           17B-2a-815. Rates and charges for service.
             32          (1) The board of trustees of a public transit district shall fix rates and charges for
             33      service provided by the district by a two-thirds vote of all board members.
             34          (2) Rates and charges shall:
             35          (a) be reasonable; and
             36          (b) to the extent practicable:
             37          (i) result in enough revenue to make the public transit system self supporting; and
             38          (ii) be sufficient to:
             39          (A) pay for district operating expenses;
             40          (B) provide for repairs, maintenance, and depreciation of works and property that the
             41      district owns or operates;
             42          (C) provide for the purchase, lease, or acquisition of property and equipment;
             43          (D) pay the interest and principal of bonds that the district issues; and
             44          (E) pay for contracts, agreements, leases, and other legal liabilities that the district
             45      incurs.
             46          (3) (a) In accordance with Section 63G-2-302 , the following personal information
             47      received by the district from a customer through any debit, credit, or electronic fare payment
             48      process is a private record under Title 63G, Chapter 2, Government Records Access and
             49      Management Act:
             50          (i) travel data, including:
             51          (A) the identity of the purchasing individual or entity;
             52          (B) travel dates, times, or frequency of use; and
             53          (C) locations of use;
             54          (ii) service type or vehicle identification used by the customer;
             55          (iii) the unique transit pass identifier assigned to the customer; or
             56          (iv) customer account information including the cardholder's name, the credit or debit
             57      card number, the card issuer identification, or any other related information.
             58          (b) Private records described in this Subsection (3) that are received by a public transit

             59      district may only be disclosed in accordance with Section 63G-2-202 .
             60          Section 2. Section 63G-2-302 is amended to read:
             61           63G-2-302. Private records.
             62          (1) The following records are private:
             63          (a) records concerning an individual's eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits,
             64      social services, welfare benefits, or the determination of benefit levels;
             65          (b) records containing data on individuals describing medical history, diagnosis,
             66      condition, treatment, evaluation, or similar medical data;
             67          (c) records of publicly funded libraries that when examined alone or with other records
             68      identify a patron;
             69          (d) records received by or generated by or for:
             70          (i) the Independent Legislative Ethics Commission, except for:
             71          (A) the commission's summary data report that is required under legislative rule; and
             72          (B) any other document that is classified as public under legislative rule; or
             73          (ii) a Senate or House Ethics Committee in relation to the review of ethics complaints,
             74      unless the record is classified as public under legislative rule;
             75          (e) records received or generated for a Senate confirmation committee concerning
             76      character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of an individual:
             77          (i) if, prior to the meeting, the chair of the committee determines release of the records:
             78          (A) reasonably could be expected to interfere with the investigation undertaken by the
             79      committee; or
             80          (B) would create a danger of depriving a person of a right to a fair proceeding or
             81      impartial hearing; and
             82          (ii) after the meeting, if the meeting was closed to the public;
             83          (f) employment records concerning a current or former employee of, or applicant for
             84      employment with, a governmental entity that would disclose that individual's home address,
             85      home telephone number, Social Security number, insurance coverage, marital status, or payroll
             86      deductions;
             87          (g) records or parts of records under Section 63G-2-303 that a current or former
             88      employee identifies as private according to the requirements of that section;
             89          (h) that part of a record indicating a person's Social Security number or federal

             90      employer identification number if provided under Section 31A-23a-104 , 31A-25-202 ,
             91      31A-26-202 , 58-1-301 , 58-55-302 , 61-1-4 , or 61-2f-203 ;
             92          (i) that part of a voter registration record identifying a voter's:
             93          (i) driver license or identification card number;
             94          (ii) Social Security number, or last four digits of the Social Security number; or
             95          (iii) email address;
             96          (j) a record that:
             97          (i) contains information about an individual;
             98          (ii) is voluntarily provided by the individual; and
             99          (iii) goes into an electronic database that:
             100          (A) is designated by and administered under the authority of the Chief Information
             101      Officer; and
             102          (B) acts as a repository of information about the individual that can be electronically
             103      retrieved and used to facilitate the individual's online interaction with a state agency;
             104          (k) information provided to the Commissioner of Insurance under:
             105          (i) Subsection 31A-23a-115 (2)(a);
             106          (ii) Subsection 31A-23a-302 (3); or
             107          (iii) Subsection 31A-26-210 (3);
             108          (l) information obtained through a criminal background check under Title 11, Chapter
             109      40, Criminal Background Checks by Political Subdivisions Operating Water Systems;
             110          (m) information provided by an offender that is:
             111          (i) required by the registration requirements of Title 77, Chapter 41, Sex and Kidnap
             112      Offender Registry; and
             113          (ii) not required to be made available to the public under Subsection 77-41-110 (4);
             114          (n) a statement and any supporting documentation filed with the attorney general in
             115      accordance with Section 34-45-107 , if the federal law or action supporting the filing involves
             116      homeland security;
             117          (o) electronic toll collection customer account information received or collected under
             118      Section 72-6-118 and customer information described in Section 17B-2a-815 received or
             119      collected by a public transit district, including contact and payment information and customer
             120      travel data;

             121          (p) an email address provided by a military or overseas voter under Section
             122      20A-16-501 ;
             123          (q) a completed military-overseas ballot that is electronically transmitted under Title
             124      20A, Chapter 16, Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act; and
             125          (r) records received by or generated by or for the Political Subdivisions Ethics Review
             126      Commission established in Section 11-49-201 , except for:
             127          (i) the commission's summary data report that is required in Section 11-49-202 ; and
             128          (ii) any other document that is classified as public in accordance with Title 11, Chapter
             129      49, Political Subdivisions Ethics Review Commission.
             130          (2) The following records are private if properly classified by a governmental entity:
             131          (a) records concerning a current or former employee of, or applicant for employment
             132      with, a governmental entity, including performance evaluations and personal status information
             133      such as race, religion, or disabilities, but not including records that are public under Subsection
             134      63G-2-301 (2)(b) or 63G-2-301 (3)(o)[,] or private under Subsection (1)(b);
             135          (b) records describing an individual's finances, except that the following are public:
             136          (i) records described in Subsection 63G-2-301 (2);
             137          (ii) information provided to the governmental entity for the purpose of complying with
             138      a financial assurance requirement; or
             139          (iii) records that must be disclosed in accordance with another statute;
             140          (c) records of independent state agencies if the disclosure of those records would
             141      conflict with the fiduciary obligations of the agency;
             142          (d) other records containing data on individuals the disclosure of which constitutes a
             143      clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy;
             144          (e) records provided by the United States or by a government entity outside the state
             145      that are given with the requirement that the records be managed as private records, if the
             146      providing entity states in writing that the record would not be subject to public disclosure if
             147      retained by it; and
             148          (f) any portion of a record in the custody of the Division of Aging and Adult Services,
             149      created in Section 62A-3-102 , that may disclose, or lead to the discovery of, the identity of a
             150      person who made a report of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
             151          (3) (a) As used in this Subsection (3), "medical records" means medical reports,

             152      records, statements, history, diagnosis, condition, treatment, and evaluation.
             153          (b) Medical records in the possession of the University of Utah Hospital, its clinics,
             154      doctors, or affiliated entities are not private records or controlled records under Section
             155      63G-2-304 when the records are sought:
             156          (i) in connection with any legal or administrative proceeding in which the patient's
             157      physical, mental, or emotional condition is an element of any claim or defense; or
             158          (ii) after a patient's death, in any legal or administrative proceeding in which any party
             159      relies upon the condition as an element of the claim or defense.
             160          (c) Medical records are subject to production in a legal or administrative proceeding
             161      according to state or federal statutes or rules of procedure and evidence as if the medical
             162      records were in the possession of a nongovernmental medical care provider.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 10-22-12 6:59 AM

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