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5 AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY; CREATING TRANSITION PROVISIONS FOR
6 THE CHANGE IN CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN SECURITY PERSONNEL.
7 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
9 53-1-109, as last amended by Chapter 285, Laws of Utah 1996
10 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
11 Section 1. Section 53-1-109 is amended to read:
12 53-1-109. Security for capitol complex -- Traffic and parking rules enforcement for
13 division -- Security personnel.
14 (1) The commissioner, in cooperation with the director of the Division of Facilities
15 Construction and Management, shall:
16 (a) provide for the security of grounds and buildings of the capitol complex; and
17 (b) enforce traffic provisions under Title 41, Chapter 6, Traffic Rules and Regulations, and
18 parking rules, as adopted by the Division of Facilities Construction and Management, for all
19 grounds and buildings under the jurisdiction of the Division of Facilities Construction and
21 (2) Security personnel required in Subsection (1), shall be peace officers as defined in
22 Section 77-1a-1[
24 (3) Security personnel who were actively employed and had four or more years of active
25 service with Protective Services within the Utah Highway Patrol Division as special function
26 officers, as defined in Section 77-1a-4, on June 29, 1996, shall become peace officers without a
27 requirement of any additional training or examinations.
1 (4) An officer in a supervisory position with Protective Services within the Utah Highway
2 Patrol Division shall be allowed to transfer the job title that the officer held on April 28, 1996, into
3 a comparable supervisory position of employment as a peace officer for as long as the officer
4 remains with Protective Services within the Utah Highway Patrol Division.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-23-97 10:50 AM
A limited legal review of this bill raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.
Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel
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