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S.B. 41 Enrolled

                 

PRIVACY OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION

                 
2000 GENERAL SESSION

                 
STATE OF UTAH

                 
Sponsor: Karen Hale

                  AN ACT RELATING TO JUDICIAL CODE; AMENDING AGENCIES EXEMPTED FROM
                  CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS RELATED TO EXAMINATION OF RECORDS; AND MAKING
                  TECHNICAL CHANGES.
                  This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
                  AMENDS:
                      78-27-50, as last amended by Chapter 184, Laws of Utah 1999
                  Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
                      Section 1. Section 78-27-50 is amended to read:
                       78-27-50. Financial information privacy -- Inapplicable to certain official
                  investigations.
                      (1) Sections 78-27-45 through 78-27-47 do not apply when an examination of records is
                  a part of an official investigation by:
                      (a) [a] local police;
                      (b) a sheriff;
                      (c) a peace officer;
                      (d) a city attorney;
                      (e) a county attorney;
                      (f) a district attorney;
                      (g) the attorney general;
                      (h) the Department of Public Safety;
                      (i) the Office of Recovery Services of the Department of Human Services;
                      (j) the Insurance Department;
                      (k) the Department of Commerce; [or]
                      (l) the state auditor[.]; or
                      (m) the State Tax Commission.


                      (2) Except for the Office of Recovery Services, if a governmental entity listed in Subsection
                  (1) seeks a record, the entity shall obtain the record as follows:
                      (a) if the record is a nonprotected record, by request in writing that:
                      (i) certifies that an official investigation is being conducted; and
                      (ii) is signed by a representative of the governmental entity that is conducting the official
                  investigation; or
                      (b) if the record is a protected record, by obtaining:
                      (i) a subpoena authorized by statute; or
                      (ii) other legal process:
                      (A) ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction; and
                      (B) served upon the financial institution.
                      (3) If the Office of Recovery Services seeks a record, it shall obtain the record pursuant to:
                      (a) Subsection 62A-11-104 (8);
                      (b) Section 62A-11-304.1 ;
                      (c) Section 62A-11-304.5 ; or
                      (d) Title IV, Part D of the Social Security Act as codified in 42 U.S.C. 651 et seq.
                      (4) A financial institution may not give notice to any person named or referenced within the
                  record disclosed pursuant to Subsection (2)(a).
                      (5) In accordance with Section 78-27-48 , the agency conducting the official investigation that
                  obtains a record from a financial institution under this section shall reimburse the financial institution
                  for costs reasonably and directly incurred by the financial institution.

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