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H.B. 165





Sponsor: Marda Dillree

             5      J. Morgan Philpot
             6      Eli H. Anderson
             7      Chad E. Bennion
             8      Judy Ann Buffmire
             9      Don E. BushDavid Clark
Margaret Dayton
Ben C. Ferry
Neal B. Hendrickson
David L. HogueTy McCartney
Jack A. Seitz
David Ure
Bradley A. Winn              10      This act modifies parts of the Utah Code to make technical corrections including
             11      wording, cross references, and numbering changes.
             12      This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
             13      AMENDS:
             14          10-1-203, as last amended by Chapter 172, Laws of Utah 2000
             15          11-17-3, as last amended by Chapter 30, Laws of Utah 1992
             16          11-27-2, as last amended by Chapter 12, Laws of Utah 2001
             17          13-28-3, as enacted by Chapter 196, Laws of Utah 1995
             18          13-34-105, as enacted by Chapter 222, Laws of Utah 2002
             19          13-35-103, as enacted by Chapter 234, Laws of Utah 2002
             20          13-35-202, as enacted by Chapter 234, Laws of Utah 2002
             21          13-35-203, as enacted by Chapter 234, Laws of Utah 2002
             22          13-35-204, as enacted by Chapter 234, Laws of Utah 2002
             23          16-6a-102, as last amended by Chapter 197, Laws of Utah 2002
             23a      S 16-6a-1002, as enacted by Chapter 300, Laws of Utah 2000 s
             24          17-27-106, as enacted by Chapter 169, Laws of Utah 1999
             25          17-52-401, as last amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 2001
             26          17A-1-301, as last amended by Chapter 1, Laws of Utah 2000
             27          17A-1-403, as last amended by Chapter 106, Laws of Utah 1999

             28          17A-2-405, as last amended by Chapter 284, Laws of Utah 2002

             29          17A-2-1304, as last amended by Chapter 243, Laws of Utah 2002
             30          17A-3-606, as last amended by Chapter 8, Laws of Utah 2002, Fifth Special Session
             31          19-2-104, as last amended by Chapter 177, Laws of Utah 1998
             32          20A-3-105.5, as enacted by Chapter 177, Laws of Utah 2002
             33          20A-5-403, as last amended by Chapter 167, Laws of Utah 2002
             34          26A-1-110, as last amended by Chapter 249, Laws of Utah 2002
             35          31A-1-301, as last amended by Chapters 71 and 308, Laws of Utah 2002
             36          31A-5-101, as last amended by Chapter 197, Laws of Utah 2002
             37          31A-9-101, as last amended by Chapter 300, Laws of Utah 2000
             38          31A-21-105, as last amended by Chapter 114, Laws of Utah 2000
             39          31A-22-617, as last amended by Chapter 308, Laws of Utah 2002
             40          34A-2-301, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 375, Laws of Utah 1997
             41          49-15-102, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 250, Laws of Utah 2002
             42          49-21-102, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 250, Laws of Utah 2002
             43          53-1-106, as last amended by Chapter 219, Laws of Utah 2002
             44          53-3-218, as last amended by Chapter 200, Laws of Utah 2002
             45          53-3-402, as last amended by Chapter 270, Laws of Utah 1998
             46          53-3-805, as last amended by Chapter 117, Laws of Utah 2001
             47          53-8-213, as last amended by Chapter 21, Laws of Utah 1999
             48          53A-1a-601, as last amended by Chapter 198, Laws of Utah 2002
             49          54-15-106, as enacted by Chapter 6, Laws of Utah 2002
             50          58-13-4, as last amended by Chapter 248 and renumbered and amended by Chapter
             51      253, Laws of Utah 1996
             52          58-31b-202, as last amended by Chapter 290, Laws of Utah 2002
             53          58-37-2, as last amended by Chapter 64, Laws of Utah 1997
             54          58-57-2, as last amended by Chapter 297, Laws of Utah 1993
             55          58-59-501, as last amended by Chapter 261, Laws of Utah 2002
             56          58-60-507, as enacted by Chapter 184, Laws of Utah 1996
             57          58-60-509, as enacted by Chapter 248, Laws of Utah 1997
             58          58-61-602, as enacted by Chapter 32, Laws of Utah 1994
             59          58-71-102, as last amended by Chapter 10, Laws of Utah 1997

             60          58-71-302, as enacted by Chapter 282, Laws of Utah 1996
             61          58-76-502, as enacted by Chapter 218, Laws of Utah 2002
             62          59-1-206, as last amended by Chapters 79 and 176, Laws of Utah 2002
             63          59-14-408, as enacted by Chapter 175, Laws of Utah 2002
             64          62A-3-301, as repealed and reenacted by Chapter 108, Laws of Utah 2002
             65          62A-11-304.4, as last amended by Chapter 59, Laws of Utah 2002
             66          63-2-304, as last amended by Chapters 78, 86, 108, 283 and 286, Laws of Utah 2002
             67          63-55-236, as last amended by Chapter 5, Laws of Utah 2002, Fifth Special Session
             68          63-55b-120, as last amended by Chapter 136, Laws of Utah 2002
             69          63-55b-123, as enacted by Chapter 22, Laws of Utah 2001
             70          63-55b-134, as last amended by Chapter 200, Laws of Utah 2001
             71          63-55b-153, as last amended by Chapters 49, 219 and 301, Laws of Utah 2002
             72          63-55b-172, as enacted by Chapter 222, Laws of Utah 2001
             73          70A-2-403, as enacted by Chapter 154, Laws of Utah 1965
             74          70A-11-105, as enacted by Chapter 272, Laws of Utah 1977
             75          70A-11-106, as enacted by Chapter 272, Laws of Utah 1977
             76          72-1-303, as last amended by Chapter 41, Laws of Utah 2001
             77          72-3-104, as last amended by Chapter 324, Laws of Utah 2000
             78          73-10-2, as last amended by Chapter 176, Laws of Utah 2002
             79          75-2-1001, as repealed and reenacted by Chapter 39, Laws of Utah 1998
             80          78-3a-306, as last amended by Chapter 265, Laws of Utah 2002
             81          78-11-6, as last amended by Chapter 240, Laws of Utah 1996
             82          78-11-7, as last amended by Chapter 240, Laws of Utah 1996
             83          78-27-37, as last amended by Chapter 95, Laws of Utah 1999
             84          78-27-43, as last amended by Chapter 95, Laws of Utah 1999
             85          78-36-10.5, as last amended by Chapter 118, Laws of Utah 1998
             86      REPEALS:
             87          9-1-701, as enacted by Chapter 66, Laws of Utah 1993
             88          58-60-505, as enacted by Chapter 184, Laws of Utah 1996
             89      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             90          Section 1. Section 10-1-203 is amended to read:

             91           10-1-203. License fees and taxes -- Application information to be transmitted to
             92      the county auditor.
             93          (1) For the purpose of this section, "business" means any enterprise carried on for the
             94      purpose of gain or economic profit, except that the acts of employees rendering services to
             95      employers are not included in this definition.
             96          (2) Except as provided in Subsections (3) through (5), the governing body of a
             97      municipality may license for the purpose of regulation and revenue any business within the
             98      limits of the municipality and may regulate that business by ordinance.
             99          (3) (a) The governing body of a municipality may raise revenue by levying and
             100      collecting a municipal energy sales or use tax as provided in Part 3, Municipal Energy Sales
             101      and Use Tax Act, except a municipality may not levy or collect a franchise tax or fee as defined
             102      in Subsection 10-1-303 (7) on an energy supplier other than the municipal energy sales and use
             103      tax provided in Part 3, Municipal Energy Sales and Use Tax Act.
             104          (b) (i) Subsection (3)(a) does not affect the validity of a franchise agreement as defined
             105      in Subsection 10-1-303 (6), that is in effect on July 1, 1997, or a future franchise.
             106          (ii) A franchise agreement as defined in Subsection 10-1-303 (6) in effect on January 1,
             107      1997, or a future franchise shall remain in full force and effect.
             108          (c) A municipality that collects a contractual franchise fee pursuant to a franchise
             109      agreement as defined in Subsection 10-1-303 (6) with an energy supplier that is in effect on July
             110      1, 1997, may continue to collect that fee as provided in Subsection 10-1-310 (2).
             111          (d) (i) Subject to the requirements of Subsection (3)(d)(ii), a franchise agreement as
             112      defined in Subsection 10-1-303 (6) between a municipality and an energy supplier may contain
             113      a provision that:
             114          (A) requires the energy supplier by agreement to pay a contractual franchise fee that is
             115      otherwise prohibited under Part 3, Municipal Energy Sales and Use Tax Act; and
             116          (B) imposes the contractual franchise fee on or after the day on which Part 3,
             117      Municipal Energy Sales and Use Tax is:
             118          (I) repealed, invalidated, or the maximum allowable rate provided in Section 10-1-305
             119      is reduced; and
             120          (II) is not superseded by a law imposing a substantially equivalent tax.
             121          (ii) A municipality may not charge a contractual franchise fee under the provisions

             122      permitted by Subsection (3)(b)(i) unless the municipality charges an equal contractual franchise
             123      fee or a tax on all energy suppliers.
             124          (4) Subject to [the provisions of] Title 11, Chapter 26, Local Taxation of Utilities
             125      Limitation, a municipality may impose upon, charge, or collect from a public utility engaged in
             126      the business of supplying telephone service or other person or entity engaged in the business of
             127      supplying telephone service any tax, license, fee, license fee, license tax, or similar charge, or
             128      any combination of any of these, based upon the gross revenues of the utility, person, or entity
             129      derived from sales or use or both sales and use of the telephone service within the municipality.
             130          (5) (a) The governing body of a municipality may by ordinance raise revenue by
             131      levying and collecting a license fee or tax on:
             132          (i) a parking service business in an amount that is less than or equal to:
             133          (A) $1 per vehicle that parks at the parking service business; or
             134          (B) 2% of the gross receipts of the parking service business;
             135          (ii) a public assembly facility in an amount that is less than or equal to $1 per ticket
             136      purchased from the public assembly facility; and
             137          (iii) subject to the limitations of Subsections (5)(c) and (d), a business that causes
             138      disproportionate costs of municipal services or for which the municipality provides an
             139      enhanced level of municipal services in an amount that is reasonably related to the costs of the
             140      municipal services provided by the municipality.
             141          (b) For purposes of this Subsection (5):
             142          (i) "Municipal services" include:
             143          (A) public utilities; or
             144          (B) services for:
             145          (I) police;
             146          (II) fire;
             147          (III) storm water runoff;
             148          (IV) traffic control;
             149          (V) parking;
             150          (VI) transportation;
             151          (VII) beautification; or
             152          (VIII) snow removal.

             153          (ii) "Parking service business" means a business:
             154          (A) that primarily provides off-street parking services for a public facility that is
             155      wholly or partially funded by public moneys;
             156          (B) that provides parking for one or more vehicles; and
             157          (C) that charges a fee for parking.
             158          (iii) "Public assembly facility" means a business operating an assembly facility that:
             159          (A) is wholly or partially funded by public moneys; and
             160          (B) requires a person attending an event at the assembly facility to purchase a ticket.
             161          (c) Before the governing body of a municipality imposes a license fee or tax on a
             162      business that causes disproportionate costs of municipal services under Subsection (5)(a)(iii),
             163      the governing body of the municipality shall adopt an ordinance defining for purposes of the
             164      tax under Subsection (5)(a)(iii) what constitutes disproportionate costs and what amounts are
             165      reasonably related to the costs of the municipal services provided by the municipality.
             166          (d) Before the governing body of a municipality imposes a license fee or tax on a
             167      business for which it provides an enhanced level of municipal services under Subsection
             168      (5)(a)(iii), the governing body of the municipality shall adopt an ordinance defining for
             169      purposes of the tax under Subsection (5)(a)(iii) what constitutes the basic level of municipal
             170      services in the municipality and what amounts are reasonably related to the costs of providing
             171      an enhanced level of municipal services in the municipality.
             172          (6) All license fees and taxes shall be uniform in respect to the class upon which they
             173      are imposed.
             174          (7) The governing body shall transmit the information from each approved business
             175      license application to the county assessor within 60 days following the approval of the
             176      application.
             177          (8) If challenged in court, an ordinance enacted by a municipality before January 1,
             178      1994, imposing a business license fee or tax on rental dwellings under this section shall be
             179      upheld unless the business license fee or tax is found to impose an unreasonable burden on the
             180      fee or tax payer.
             181          Section 2. Section 11-17-3 is amended to read:
             182           11-17-3. Powers of municipalities, counties, and state universities.
             183          (1) Each municipality, county, and state university may:

             184          (a) finance or acquire, whether by construction, purchase, devise, gift, exchange, or
             185      lease, or any one or more of those methods, and construct, reconstruct, improve, maintain,
             186      equip, and furnish or fund one or more projects, which shall be located within this state, and
             187      which shall be located within, or partially within, the municipality or county or within the
             188      county within which a state university is located, unless an agreement under the Interlocal
             189      Cooperation Act has been entered into as authorized by Subsection (5), except that if a
             190      governing body finds, by resolution, that the effects of international trade practices have been
             191      or will be adverse to Utah manufacturers of industrial products and, therefore, it is desirable to
             192      finance a project in order to maintain or enlarge domestic or foreign markets for Utah industrial
             193      products, a project may consist of the financing on behalf of a user of the costs of acquiring
             194      industrial products manufactured in, and which are to be exported from, the state of Utah;
             195          (b) finance for, sell, lease, contract the management of, or otherwise dispose of to, any
             196      person, firm, partnership, or corporation, either public or private, including without limitation
             197      any person, firm, partnership, or corporation engaged in business for a profit, any or all of its
             198      projects upon the terms and conditions as the governing body deems advisable and which do
             199      not conflict with this chapter;
             200          (c) issue revenue bonds for the purpose of defraying the cost of financing, acquiring,
             201      constructing, reconstructing, improving, maintaining, equipping, furnishing, or funding any
             202      project and secure the payment of the bonds as provided in this chapter, which revenue bonds
             203      may be issued in one or more series or issues where deemed advisable, and each series or issue
             204      may contain different maturity dates, interest rates, priorities on securities available for
             205      guaranteeing payment of them, and other differing terms and conditions deemed necessary and
             206      not in conflict with this chapter;
             207          (d) (i) grant options to renew any lease with respect to any project and to buy any
             208      project at a price the governing body deems desirable; and
             209          (ii) sell and convey any real or personal property acquired under Subsection (1)(a) at
             210      public or private sale, and make an order respecting the sale deemed conducive to the best
             211      interests of the municipality, county, or state university, the sale or conveyance to be subject to
             212      the terms of any lease but to be free and clear of any other encumbrance;
             213          (e) establish, acquire, develop, maintain, and operate industrial parks; and
             214          (f) offer to the holders of its bonds issued pursuant to this chapter the right, where its

             215      governing body deems it appropriate, to convert the bonds or some portion of the bond
             216      obligation into an equity position in some or all of the assets developed with the proceeds of
             217      the bond offering.
             218          (2) An economic development or new venture investment fund shall be considered to
             219      be located in the municipality or county where its headquarters is located or where any office of
             220      it is located, as long as it is headquartered within the state. It need not make all of its
             221      investments within the state of Utah or such county or municipality, so long as it locates within
             222      the state of Utah or such county or municipality its headquarters where its actual investment
             223      decisions and management functions occur and agrees to, and does, limit the aggregate amount
             224      of its investments in companies located outside the state of Utah to an amount which in the
             225      aggregate does not exceed the aggregate amount of investments made by institutions and funds
             226      located outside the state of Utah in companies headquartered in Utah which the locally
             227      managed fund has sponsored or in which it has invested and which it has brought to the
             228      attention of investors outside the state of Utah. For purposes of enabling an offering of bonds
             229      to fund such a fund, a certification of an executive managerial officer of the manager of said
             230      fund of the intention to comply with this provision may be relied upon. Each fund shall at least
             231      annually certify to the governmental offeror of such bonds its compliance with this provision.
             232          (3) Before any municipality, county, or state university issues revenue bonds under this
             233      chapter for the purpose of defraying the cost of acquiring, constructing, reconstructing,
             234      improving, maintaining, equipping, or furnishing any industrial park project, the governing
             235      body of the state university, county, or municipality shall adopt and establish a plan of
             236      development for the tracts of land to constitute the industrial park and shall, by resolution, find
             237      that the project for the establishment of the industrial park is well conceived and has a
             238      reasonable prospect of success, that the project will tend to provide proper economic
             239      development of the municipality or county and will encourage industry to locate within or near
             240      the municipality or county or, in the case of state universities, will further, through industrial
             241      research and development, the instructional progress of the state university. There may be
             242      included as a part of any plan of development for any industrial park zoning regulations,
             243      restrictions on usage of sites within the boundaries of the industrial park, minimum size of
             244      sites, parking and loading regulations, and methods for the providing and furnishing of police
             245      and fire protection and for the furnishing of other municipal or county services which are

             246      deemed necessary in order to provide for the maintenance of the public health and safety. If
             247      any water or sewerage facilities are to be acquired as part of the development of the land for an
             248      industrial park under this chapter, water and sewerage facilities may be acquired as part of the
             249      issue of bonds issued under this chapter, through the issuance of bonds payable from water and
             250      sewer charges in the manner as is now or as may hereafter be provided by law, in combination
             251      with an issue of refunding bonds, in combination with an issue of bonds upon the consent of
             252      the holders of outstanding bonds issued for the same purpose, in combination with bonds
             253      issued for the purposes of financing water and sewer facilities which will not be a part of an
             254      industrial park, or in any combination of the foregoing. Any municipality, county, or state
             255      university establishing an industrial park may lease any land acquired and developed as part of
             256      an industrial park to one or more lessees. The lessee may sublease all or a portion of the land
             257      so leased from the municipality or county. Municipalities, counties, and state universities may
             258      sell or lease land in connection with the establishment, acquisition, development, maintenance,
             259      and operation of an industrial park project. Any such lease or sale of land shall be undertaken
             260      only after the adoption by the governing body of a resolution authorizing the lease or sale of the
             261      land for industrial park purposes.
             262          (4) (a) No municipality, county, or state university may operate any project referred to
             263      in this section, as a business or in any other manner except as the lessor or administrator of it,
             264      nor may it acquire any such project, or any part of it, by condemnation. This prohibition does
             265      not apply to projects involving research conducted, administered, or managed by a state
             266      university.
             267          (b) No municipality, county, or state university may, under this chapter, acquire or
             268      lease projects, or issue revenue bonds for the purpose of defraying the cost of any project or
             269      part of it, used for the generation, transmission, or distribution of electric energy beyond the
             270      project site, or the production, transmission, or distribution of natural gas, except for any
             271      project defined in Subsection 11-17-2 (8)(b) or (d).
             272          (5) Each municipality, county, and state university may enter, either before or after the
             273      bonds have been issued, into interlocal agreements under Title 11, Chapter 13, Interlocal
             274      Cooperation Act, with one or more municipalities, counties, state universities, or special
             275      service districts created pursuant to Title 17A, Chapter 2, Part 13, Utah Special Service District
             276      Act, in order to accomplish economies of scale or other cost savings and any other additional

             277      purposes to be specified in the interlocal agreement, for the issuance of bonds under this
             278      chapter on behalf of all of the signatories to the interlocal agreement by one of the
             279      municipalities, counties, or state universities which is a signatory to the interlocal agreement
             280      for the financing or acquisition of projects qualifying as a project under Subsection 11-17-2 (8).
             281      For all purposes of Section [ 11-13-7 ] 11-13-207 the signatory to the interlocal agreement
             282      designated as the issuer of the bonds constitutes the administrator of the interlocal agreement.
             283          (6) Subsection (4) to the contrary notwithstanding, the governing body of any state
             284      university owning or desiring to own facilities or administer projects described in Subsection
             285      11-17-2 (8) may:
             286          (a) become a signatory to the interlocal agreement provided for in Subsection (5);
             287          (b) enter into a separate security agreement with the issuer of the bonds, as provided in
             288      Section 11-17-5 for the financing or acquisition of a project under Subsection 11-17-2 (8) to be
             289      owned by the state university;
             290          (c) enter into agreements to secure the obligations of the state university under a
             291      security agreement entered into under Subsection (6)(b), or to provide liquidity for such
             292      obligations including, without limitation, letter of credit agreements with banking institutions
             293      for letters of credit or for standby letters of credit, reimbursement agreements with financial
             294      institutions, line of credit agreements, standby bond purchase agreements, and to provide for
             295      payment of fees, charges, and other amounts coming due under the agreements entered into
             296      under the authority contained in this Subsection (6)(c);
             297          (d) provide in security agreements entered into under Subsection (6)(b) and in
             298      agreements entered into under Subsection (6)(c) that the obligations of the state university
             299      under an agreement shall be special obligations payable solely from the revenues derived from
             300      the operation or management of the project, owned by the state university and from net profits
             301      from proprietary activities and any other revenues pledged other than appropriations by the
             302      Utah Legislature, and the governing body of the state university shall pledge all or any part of
             303      such revenues to the payment of its obligations under an agreement; and
             304          (e) in order to secure the prompt payment of the obligations of the state university
             305      under a security agreement entered into under Subsection (6)(b) or an agreement entered into
             306      under Subsection (6)(c) and the proper application of the revenues pledged to them, covenant
             307      and provide appropriate provisions in an agreement to the extent permitted and provided for

             308      under Section 53B-21-102 .
             309          (7) Subsection (4) to the contrary notwithstanding, the governing body of any
             310      municipality, county, or special service district owning, desiring to own, or administering
             311      projects or facilities described in Subsection 11-17-2 (8) may:
             312          (a) become a signatory to the interlocal agreement provided for in Subsection (5);
             313          (b) enter into a separate security agreement with the issuer of the bonds, as provided in
             314      Section 11-17-5 , for the financing or acquisition of a project under Subsection 11-17-2 (8) to be
             315      owned by the municipality, county, or special service district, as the case may be, except that
             316      no municipality, county, or special service district may mortgage the facilities so financed or
             317      acquired;
             318          (c) enter into agreements to secure the obligations of the municipality, county, or
             319      special service district, as the case may be, under a security agreement entered into under
             320      Subsection (7)(b), or to provide liquidity for such obligations including, without limitation,
             321      letter of credit agreements with banking institutions for letters of credit or for standby letters of
             322      credit, reimbursement agreements with financial institutions, line of credit agreements, standby
             323      bond purchase agreements, and to provide for payment of fees, charges, and other amounts
             324      coming due under the agreements entered into under the authority contained in this Subsection
             325      (7)(c);
             326          (d) provide in security agreements entered into under Subsection (7)(b) and in
             327      agreements entered into under Subsection (7)(c) that the obligations of the municipality,
             328      county, or special service district, as the case may be, under an agreement shall be special
             329      obligations payable solely from the revenues derived from the operation or management of the
             330      project, owned by the municipality, county, or special service district, as the case may be, and
             331      the governing body of the municipality, county, or special service district, as the case may be,
             332      shall pledge all or any part of such revenues to the payment of its obligations under an
             333      agreement; and
             334          (e) in order to secure the prompt payment of obligations under a security agreement
             335      entered into under Subsection (7)(b) or an agreement entered into under Subsection (7)(c) and
             336      the proper application of the revenues pledged to them, covenant and provide appropriate
             337      provisions in an agreement to the extent permitted and provided for with respect to revenue
             338      obligations under Section 11-14-17 .

             339          (8) In connection with the issuance of bonds under this chapter, a municipality, county,
             340      or state university:
             341          (a) may provide for the repurchase of bonds tendered by their owners and may enter
             342      into an agreement to provide liquidity for such repurchases, including a letter of credit
             343      agreement, line of credit agreement, standby bond purchase agreement, or other type of
             344      liquidity agreement;
             345          (b) may enter into remarketing, indexing, tender agent, or other agreements incident to
             346      the financing of the project or the performance of the issuer's obligations relative to the bonds;
             347      and
             348          (c) may provide for payment of fees, charges, and other amounts coming due under the
             349      agreements entered into pursuant to authority contained in Subsection (6).
             350          Section 3. Section 11-27-2 is amended to read:
             351           11-27-2. Definitions.
             352          As used in this chapter:
             353          (1) "Advance refunding bonds" means refunding bonds issued for the purpose of
             354      refunding outstanding bonds in advance of their maturity.
             355          (2) "Assessments" means a special tax levied against property within a special
             356      improvement district to pay all or a portion of the costs of making improvements in the district.
             357          (3) "Bond" means any revenue bond, general obligation bond, tax increment bond,
             358      special improvement bond, or refunding bond.
             359          (4) "General obligation bond" means any bond, note, warrant, certificate of
             360      indebtedness, or other obligation of a public body payable in whole or in part from revenues
             361      derived from ad valorem taxes and that constitutes an indebtedness within the meaning of any
             362      applicable constitutional or statutory debt limitation.
             363          (5) "Governing body" means the council, commission, county legislative body, board
             364      of directors, board of trustees, board of education, board of regents, or other legislative body of
             365      a public body designated in this chapter that is vested with the legislative powers of the public
             366      body, and, with respect to the state, the State Bonding Commission created by Section
             367      63B-1-201 .
             368          (6) "Government obligations" means:
             369          (a) direct obligations of the United States of America, or other securities, the principal

             370      of and interest on which are unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America; or
             371          (b) obligations of any state, territory, or possession of the United States, or of any of
             372      the political subdivisions of any state, territory, or possession of the United States, or of the
             373      District of Columbia described in Section 103(a), Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
             374          (7) "Issuer" means the public body issuing any bond or bonds.
             375          (8) "Public body" means the state or any agency, authority, instrumentality, or
             376      institution of the state, or any municipal or quasi-municipal corporation, political subdivision,
             377      agency, school district, special district, or other governmental entity now or hereafter existing
             378      under the laws of the state.
             379          (9) "Refunding bonds" means bonds issued under the authority of this chapter for the
             380      purpose of refunding outstanding bonds.
             381          (10) "Resolution" means a resolution of the governing body of a public body taking
             382      formal action under this chapter.
             383          (11) "Revenue bond" means any bond, note, warrant, certificate of indebtedness, or
             384      other obligation for the payment of money issued by a public body or any predecessor of any
             385      public body and that is payable from designated revenues not derived from ad valorem taxes or
             386      from a special fund composed of revenues not derived from ad valorem taxes, but excluding all
             387      of the following:
             388          (a) any obligation constituting an indebtedness within the meaning of any applicable
             389      constitutional or statutory debt limitation;
             390          (b) any obligation issued in anticipation of the collection of taxes, where the entire
             391      issue matures not later than one year from the date of the issue; and
             392          (c) any special improvement bond.
             393          (12) "Special improvement bond" means any bond, note, warrant, certificate of
             394      indebtedness, or other obligation of a public body or any predecessor of any public body that is
             395      payable from assessments levied on [benefited] benefitted property and from any special
             396      improvement guaranty fund.
             397          (13) "Special improvement guaranty fund" means any special improvement guaranty
             398      fund established under Title 10, Chapter 6, Uniform Fiscal Procedures Act for Utah Cities;
             399      Title 17A, Chapter 3, Part 2, County Improvement Districts[,] Act; or any predecessor or
             400      similar statute.

             401          (14) "Tax increment bond" means any bond, note, warrant, certificate of indebtedness,
             402      or other obligation of a public body issued under authority of Title 17A, Chapter 2, Part 16,
             403      Great Salt Lake Development Authority [Act], or any similar statutes, including Title [17A]
             404      17B, Chapter [2, Part 12, Utah Neighborhood Development] 4, Redevelopment Agencies Act.
             405          Section 4. Section 13-28-3 is amended to read:
             406           13-28-3. Notice requirement.
             407          If a solicitor represents to an individual that he has been selected or may be eligible to
             408      receive a prize, the solicitor may not request, and the solicitor or sponsor may not accept, a
             409      payment from the individual in any form before the individual receives a written prize notice
             410      that contains all of the information required under Subsection 13-28-4 (1) presented in the
             411      [matter] manner required under Subsections 13-28-4 (2) through (6).
             412          Section 5. Section 13-34-105 is amended to read:
             413           13-34-105. Exempted institutions.
             414          (1) This chapter does not apply to the following institutions:
             415          (a) a Utah institution directly supported, to a substantial degree, with funds provided by
             416      the state, a local school district, or other Utah governmental subdivision;
             417          (b) an institution which offers instruction exclusively at or below the 12th grade level;
             418          (c) a lawful enterprise which offers only professional review programs, such as C.P.A.
             419      and bar examination review and preparation courses;
             420          (d) a Utah private, postsecondary educational institution that is owned, controlled,
             421      operated, or maintained by a bona fide church or religious denomination, which is exempted
             422      from property taxation under the laws of this state;
             423          (e) a Utah school or institution which is accredited by a regional or national accrediting
             424      agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. An institution, branch,
             425      extension, or facility operating within the state which is affiliated with an institution operating
             426      in another state must be separately approved by the affiliate's regional or national accrediting
             427      agency to qualify for this exemption;
             428          (f) a business organization, trade or professional association, fraternal society, or labor
             429      union that sponsors or conducts courses of instruction or study predominantly for bona fide
             430      employees or members and does not, in advertising, describe itself as a school[. For]; for
             431      purposes of this Subsection (1)(f), a business organization, trade or professional association,

             432      fraternal society, or labor union that hires a majority of the persons who successfully complete
             433      its course of instruction or study with a reasonable degree of proficiency and apply for
             434      employment with that same entity is considered to be conducting the course predominantly for
             435      bona fide employees or members;
             436          (g) an institution that exclusively offers general education courses or instruction solely
             437      remedial, avocational, nonvocational, or recreational in nature, which does not advertise
             438      occupation objectives or grant educational credentials;
             439          (h) an institution which offers only workshops or seminars lasting no longer than three
             440      calendar days and for which academic credit is not awarded; and
             441          (i) an institution which offers programs in barbering, cosmetology, real estate,
             442      insurance, or flying that are regulated and approved by a state or federal governmental agency.
             443          (2) (a) If available evidence suggests that an exempt institution under this section is not
             444      in compliance with the standards of registration under this chapter and applicable division
             445      rules, the division shall contact the institution and, if appropriate, the state or federal
             446      government agency to request corrective action.
             447          (b) Subsection (2)(a) does not apply to an institution exempted under Subsection (1)(e).
             448          Section 6. Section 13-35-103 is amended to read:
             449           13-35-103. Utah Powersport Vehicle Franchise Advisory Board -- Creation --
             450      Appointment of members -- Alternate members -- Chair -- Quorum -- Conflict of interest.
             451          (1) There is created within the department the Utah Powersport Vehicle Franchise
             452      Advisory Board that consists of:
             453          (a) the executive director or the executive director's designee; and
             454          (b) six members appointed by the executive director, with the concurrence of the
             455      governor, as follows:
             456          (i) three new powersport vehicle franchisees from among the three congressional
             457      districts of the state as the districts were constituted on January 1, 1996, no more than one of
             458      whom shall be located in the same congressional district; and
             459          (ii) three members representing powersport vehicle franchisors registered by the
             460      department pursuant to Section 13-35-105 , or three members of the general public, none of
             461      whom shall be related to any franchisee, or any combination of these representatives under this
             462      Subsection (1)(b)(ii).

             463          (2) The executive director shall also appoint, with the concurrence of the governor, six
             464      alternate members, with one alternate from each of the designations set forth in Subsections
             465      (1)(b)(i) and (1)(b)(ii), who shall take the place of a regular advisory board member from the
             466      same designation at a meeting of the advisory board where that regular advisory board member
             467      is absent or otherwise disqualified from participating in the advisory board meeting.
             468          (3) (a) Members of the advisory board shall be appointed for a term of four years.
             469          (b) The executive director may adjust the term of members who were appointed to the
             470      advisory board prior to July 1, 2002, by extending the unexpired term of a member for up to
             471      two additional years in order to insure that approximately half of the members are appointed
             472      every two years.
             473          (c) In the event of a vacancy on the advisory board, the executive director with the
             474      concurrence of the governor, shall appoint an individual to complete the unexpired term of the
             475      member whose office is vacant.
             476          (d) A member may not be appointed to more than two consecutive terms.
             477          (4) (a) The executive director or the executive director's designee shall be the chair of
             478      the advisory board.
             479          (b) The department shall keep a record of all hearings, proceedings, transactions,
             480      communications, and recommendations of the advisory board.
             481          (5) (a) Four or more members of the advisory board constitute a quorum for the
             482      transaction of business.
             483          (b) The action of a majority of the members of the advisory board is considered the
             484      action of the advisory board.
             485          (6) (a) A member of the advisory board may not participate as a board member in a
             486      proceeding or hearing:
             487          (i) involving the member's business or employer; or
             488          (ii) when a member, a member's business, family, or employer has a pecuniary interest
             489      in the outcome or other conflict of interest concerning an issue before the advisory board.
             490          (b) If a member of the advisory board is disqualified under Subsection (6)(a), the
             491      executive director shall select the appropriate alternate member to act on the issue before the
             492      advisory board as provided in Subsection [(1)(c)] (2).
             493          (7) Except for the executive director or the executive director's designee, an individual

             494      may not be appointed or serve on the advisory board while holding any other elective or
             495      appointive state or federal office.
             496          (8) (a) (i) A member of the advisory board who is not a government employee shall
             497      receive no compensation or benefits for the member's services, but may receive per diem and
             498      expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official duties at the rates established by
             499      the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
             500          (ii) A member may decline to receive per diem and expenses for the member's services.
             501          (b) (i) A state government officer or employee member who does not receive salary,
             502      per diem, or expenses from the member's agency for the member's service may receive per
             503      diem and expenses incurred in the performance of the member's official duties at the rates
             504      established by the Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
             505          (ii) A state government officer or employee member may decline to receive per diem
             506      and expenses for the member's service.
             507          (9) The department shall provide necessary staff support to the advisory board.
             508          Section 7. Section 13-35-202 is amended to read:
             509           13-35-202. Sale or transfer of ownership.
             510          (1) (a) The franchisor shall give effect to the change in a franchise agreement as a
             511      result of an event listed in Subsection (1)(b):
             512          (i) subject to Subsection 13-35-305 (2)(b); and
             513          (ii) unless exempted under Subsection (2).
             514          (b) The franchisor shall give effect to the change in a franchise agreement pursuant to
             515      Subsection (1)(a) for the:
             516          (i) sale of a dealership;
             517          (ii) contract for sale of a dealership;
             518          (iii) transfer of ownership of a franchisee's dealership by sale, transfer of the business,
             519      or by stock transfer; or
             520          (iv) change in the executive management of the franchisee's dealership.
             521          (2) A franchisor is exempted from the requirements of Subsection (1) if:
             522          (a) the transferee is denied, or would be denied, a new powersport vehicle franchisee's
             523      registration pursuant to Section 13-35-105 ; or
             524          (b) the proposed sale or transfer of the business or change of executive management

             525      will be substantially detrimental to the distribution of the franchisor's new powersport vehicles
             526      or to competition in the relevant market area, provided that the franchisor has given written
             527      notice to the franchisee within 60 days following receipt by the franchisor of the following:
             528          (i) a copy of the proposed contract of sale or transfer executed by the franchisee and the
             529      proposed transferee;
             530          (ii) a completed copy of the franchisor's written application for approval of the change
             531      in ownership or executive management, if any, including the information customarily required
             532      by the franchisor; and
             533          (iii) (A) a written description of the business experience of the executive management
             534      of the transferee in the case of a proposed sale or transfer of the franchisee's business; or
             535          (B) a written description of the business experience of the person involved in the
             536      proposed change of the franchisee's executive management in the case of a proposed change of
             537      executive management.
             538          (3) For purposes of this section, the refusal by the franchisor to accept a proposed
             539      transferee who is of good moral character and who otherwise meets the written, reasonable, and
             540      uniformly applied standards or qualifications, if any, of the franchisor relating to the business
             541      experience of executive management and financial capacity to operate and maintain the
             542      dealership required by the franchisor of its franchisees is presumed to be unreasonable and
             543      undertaken without good cause.
             544          (4) (a) If after receipt of the written notice from the franchisor described in Subsection
             545      (1) the franchisee objects to the franchisor's refusal to accept the proposed sale or transfer of
             546      the business or change of executive management, the franchisee may file an application for a
             547      hearing before the board up to 60 days from the date of receipt of the notice.
             548          (b) After a hearing, the board shall determine, and enter an order providing that:
             549          (i) the proposed transferee or change in executive management shall be approved or
             550      may not be approved for specified reasons; or
             551          (ii) a proposed transferee or change in executive management is approved if specific
             552      conditions are timely satisfied.
             553          (c) (i) The franchisee shall have the burden of proof with respect to all issues raised by
             554      the franchisee's application for a hearing as provided in this section.
             555          (ii) During the pendency of the hearing, the franchise agreement shall continue in effect

             556      in accordance with its terms.
             557          (d) The board shall expedite, upon written request, any determination sought under this
             558      section.
             559          Section 8. Section 13-35-203 is amended to read:
             560           13-35-203. Succession to franchise.
             561          (1) (a) A successor, including a family member of a deceased or incapacitated
             562      franchisee, who is designated by the franchisee may succeed the franchisee in the ownership
             563      and operation of the dealership under the existing franchise agreement if:
             564          (i) the designated successor gives the franchisor written notice of an intent to succeed
             565      to the rights of the deceased or incapacitated franchisee in the franchise agreement within 180
             566      days after the franchisee's death or incapacity;
             567          (ii) the designated successor agrees to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of
             568      the franchise agreement; and
             569          (iii) the designated successor meets the criteria generally applied by the franchisor in
             570      qualifying franchisees.
             571          (b) A franchisor may refuse to honor the existing franchise agreement with the
             572      designated successor only for good cause.
             573          (2) (a) The franchisor may request in writing from a designated successor the personal
             574      and financial data that is reasonably necessary to determine whether the existing franchise
             575      agreement should be honored.
             576          (b) The designated successor shall supply the personal and financial data promptly
             577      upon the request.
             578          (3) (a) If a franchisor believes that good cause exists for refusing to honor the requested
             579      succession, the franchisor shall serve upon the designated successor notice of its refusal to
             580      approve the succession, within 60 days after the later of:
             581          (i) receipt of the notice of the designated successor's intent to succeed the franchisee in
             582      the ownership and operation of the dealership; or
             583          (ii) the receipt of the requested personal and financial data.
             584          (b) Failure to serve the notice pursuant to Subsection (3)(a) is considered approval of
             585      the designated successor and the franchise agreement is considered amended to reflect the
             586      approval of the succession the day following the last day the franchisor can serve notice under

             587      Subsection (3)(a).
             588          (4) The notice of the franchisor provided in Subsection (3) shall state the specific
             589      grounds for the refusal to approve the succession and that discontinuance of the franchise
             590      agreement shall take effect not less than 180 days after the date the notice of refusal is served
             591      unless the proposed successor files an application for hearing under Subsection (6).
             592          (5) (a) This section does not prevent a franchisee from designating a person as the
             593      successor by written instrument filed with the franchisor.
             594          (b) If a franchisee files an instrument under Subsection (5)(a), the instrument governs
             595      the succession rights to the management and operation of the dealership subject to the
             596      designated successor satisfying the franchisor's qualification requirements as described in this
             597      section.
             598          (6) (a) If a franchisor serves a notice of refusal to a designated successor pursuant to
             599      Subsection (3), the designated successor may, within the 180-day period provided in
             600      Subsection (4), file with the board an application for a hearing to determine whether or not
             601      good cause exists for the refusal.
             602          (b) If application for a hearing is timely filed, the franchisor shall continue to honor the
             603      franchise agreement until after:
             604          (i) the requested hearing has been concluded;
             605          (ii) a decision is rendered by the board; and
             606          (iii) the applicable appeal period has expired following a decision by the board.
             607          Section 9. Section 13-35-204 is amended to read:
             608           13-35-204. Franchisor's obligations related to service -- Franchisor audits -- Time
             609      limits.
             610          (1) Each franchisor shall specify in writing to each of its franchisees licensed as a new
             611      powersport vehicle dealer in this state:
             612          (a) the franchisee's obligations for new powersport vehicle preparation, delivery, and
             613      warranty service on its products;
             614          (b) the schedule of compensation to be paid to the franchisee for parts, work, and
             615      service; and
             616          (c) the time allowance for the performance of work and service.
             617          (2) (a) The schedule of compensation described in Subsection (1) shall include

             618      reasonable compensation for diagnostic work, as well as repair service, parts, and labor.
             619          (b) Time allowances described in Subsection (1) for the diagnosis and performance of
             620      warranty work and service shall be reasonable and adequate for the work to be performed.
             621          (3) (a) In the determination of what constitutes reasonable compensation under this
             622      section, the principal factor to be considered is the prevailing wage rates being paid by
             623      franchisees in the relevant market area in which the franchisee is doing business.
             624          (b) Compensation of the franchisee for warranty service work may not be less than the
             625      amount charged by the franchisee for like parts and service to retail or fleet customers, if the
             626      amounts are reasonable. For purposes of this Subsection (3)(b), the term "cost" shall be that
             627      same price paid by a franchisee to a franchisor or supplier for the part when the part is
             628      purchased for a nonwarranty repair.
             629          (4) A franchisor may not fail to:
             630          (a) perform any warranty obligation;
             631          (b) include in written notices of franchisor's recalls to new powersport vehicle owners
             632      and franchisees the expected date by which necessary parts and equipment will be available to
             633      franchisees for the correction of the defects; or
             634          (c) compensate any of the franchisees for repairs effected by the recall.
             635          (5) If a franchisor disallows a franchisee's claim for a defective part, alleging that the
             636      part is not defective, the franchisor at its option shall:
             637          (a) return the part to the franchisee at the franchisor's expense; or
             638          (b) pay the franchisee the cost of the part.
             639          (6) (a) A claim made by a franchisee pursuant to this section for labor and parts shall
             640      be paid within 30 days after its approval.
             641          (b) (i) A claim shall be either approved or disapproved by the franchisor within 30 days
             642      after receipt of the claim on a form generally used by the franchisor and containing the
             643      generally required information.
             644          (ii) Any claim not specifically disapproved of in writing within 30 days after the receipt
             645      of the form is considered to be approved, and payment shall be made within 30 days.
             646          (7) Warranty service audits of franchisee records may be conducted by the franchisor
             647      on a reasonable basis.
             648          (8) A franchisee's claim for warranty compensation may not be denied except for good

             649      cause such as performance of nonwarranty repairs, lack of material documentation, fraud, or
             650      misrepresentation.
             651          (9) (a) Any charge backs for warranty parts or service compensation and service
             652      incentives shall only be enforceable for the 12-month period immediately following the date
             653      the payment for warranty reimbursement was made by the franchisor.
             654          (b) Except as provided in Subsection (9)(c), all charge backs levied by a franchisor for
             655      sales compensation or sales incentives arising out of the sale or lease of a powersport vehicle
             656      sold by a franchisee shall be compensable only if written notice of the charge back is received
             657      by the franchisee within 24 months immediately following the date when payment for the sales
             658      compensation was made by the franchisor.
             659          (c) The time limitations of this Subsection (9) do not preclude charge backs for any
             660      fraudulent claim that was previously paid.
             661          Section 10. Section 16-6a-102 is amended to read:
             662           16-6a-102. Definitions.
             663          As used in this chapter:
             664          (1) (a) "Address" means a location where mail can be delivered by the United States
             665      Postal Service.
             666          (b) "Address" includes:
             667          (i) a post office box number;
             668          (ii) a rural free delivery route number; and
             669          (iii) a street name and number.
             670          (2) "Affiliate" means a person that directly or indirectly through one or more
             671      intermediaries controls, or is controlled by, or is under common control with, the person
             672      specified.
             673          [(4)] (3) "Articles of incorporation" include:
             674          (a) amended articles of incorporation;
             675          (b) restated articles of incorporation;
             676          (c) articles of merger; and
             677          (d) a document of a similar import to the documents described in Subsections [(4)]
             678      (3)(a) through (c).
             679          [(3)] (4) "Assumed corporate name" means the name assumed for use in this state:

             680          (a) by a:
             681          (i) foreign corporation pursuant to Section 16-10a-1506 ; or
             682          (ii) a foreign nonprofit corporation pursuant to Section 16-6a-1506 ; and
             683          (b) because the corporate name of the foreign corporation described in Subsection [(3)]
             684      (4)(a) is not available for use in this state.
             685          (5) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (5)(b), "board of directors" means the body
             686      authorized to manage the affairs of the domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation.
             687          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (5)(a), a person may not be considered a member of
             688      the board of directors because of powers delegated to that person pursuant to Subsection
             689      16-6a-801 (2).
             690          (6) (a) "Bylaws" means the one or more codes of rules, other than the articles of
             691      incorporation, adopted pursuant to this chapter for the regulation or management of the affairs
             692      of the domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation irrespective of the name or names by which
             693      the codes of rules are designated.
             694          (b) "Bylaws" includes:
             695          (i) amended bylaws; and
             696          (ii) restated bylaws.
             697          (7) (a) "Cash" or "money" means:
             698          (i) legal tender;
             699          (ii) a negotiable instrument; or
             700          (iii) other cash equivalent readily convertible into legal tender.
             701          (b) "Cash" and "money" are used interchangeably in this chapter.
             702          (8) (a) "Class" refers to a group of memberships that have the same rights with respect
             703      to voting, dissolution, redemption, transfer, or other characteristics.
             704          (b) For purposes of Subsection (8)(a), rights are considered the same if they are
             705      determined by a formula applied uniformly to a group of memberships.
             706          (9) (a) "Conspicuous" means so written that a reasonable person against whom the
             707      writing is to operate should have noticed the writing.
             708          (b) "Conspicuous" includes printing or typing in:
             709          (i) italics;
             710          (ii) boldface;

             711          (iii) contrasting color;
             712          (iv) capitals; or
             713          (v) underlining.
             714          (10) "Control" or a "controlling interest" means the direct or indirect possession of the
             715      power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of an entity by:
             716          (a) the ownership of voting shares;
             717          (b) contract; or
             718          (c) means other than those specified in Subsection (10)(a) or (b).
             719          (11) Subject to Section 16-6a-207 , "cooperative nonprofit corporation" or "cooperative"
             720      means a nonprofit corporation organized or existing under this chapter.
             721          (12) "Corporate name" means:
             722          (a) the name of a domestic corporation as stated in the domestic corporation's articles
             723      of incorporation;
             724          (b) the name of a domestic nonprofit corporation as stated in the domestic nonprofit
             725      corporation's articles of incorporation;
             726          (c) the name of a foreign corporation as stated in the foreign corporation's:
             727          (i) articles of incorporation; or
             728          (ii) document of similar import to articles of incorporation; or
             729          (d) the name of a foreign nonprofit corporation as stated in the foreign nonprofit
             730      corporation's:
             731          (i) articles of incorporation; or
             732          (ii) document of similar import to articles of incorporation.
             733          (13) "Corporation" or "domestic corporation" means a corporation for profit, which is
             734      not a foreign corporation, incorporated under or subject to Chapter 10a, Utah Revised Business
             735      Corporation Act.
             736          (14) "Delegate" means any person elected or appointed to vote in a representative
             737      assembly:
             738          (a) for the election of a director; or
             739          (b) on matters other than the election of a director.
             740          (15) "Deliver" includes delivery by mail and any other means of transmission
             741      authorized by Section 16-6a-103 , except that delivery to the division means actual receipt by

             742      the division.
             743          (16) "Director" means a member of the board of directors.
             744          (17) (a) "Distribution" means the payment of a dividend or any part of the income or
             745      profit of a nonprofit corporation to the nonprofit corporation's:
             746          (i) members;
             747          (ii) directors; or
             748          (iii) officers.
             749          (b) "Distribution" does not include fair-value payments for:
             750          (i) goods sold; or
             751          (ii) services received.
             752          (18) "Division" means the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code.
             753          (19) "Effective date," when referring to a document filed by the division, means the
             754      time and date determined in accordance with Section 16-6a-108 .
             755          (20) "Effective date of notice" means the date notice is effective as provided in Section
             756      16-6a-103 .
             757          (21) (a) "Employee" includes an officer of a nonprofit corporation.
             758          (b) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (21)(b)(ii), "employee" does not include a
             759      director of a nonprofit corporation.
             760          (ii) Notwithstanding Subsection (21)(b)(i), a director may accept duties that make that
             761      director an employee of a nonprofit corporation.
             762          (22) "Executive director" means the executive director of the Department of
             763      Commerce.
             764          (23) "Entity" includes:
             765          (a) a domestic or foreign corporation;
             766          (b) a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation;
             767          (c) a limited liability company;
             768          (d) a profit or nonprofit unincorporated association;
             769          (e) a business trust;
             770          (f) an estate;
             771          (g) a partnership;
             772          (h) a trust;

             773          (i) two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest;
             774          (j) a state;
             775          (k) the United States; or
             776          (l) a foreign government.
             777          (24) "Foreign corporation" means a corporation for profit incorporated under a law
             778      other than the laws of this state.
             779          (25) "Foreign nonprofit corporation" means an entity:
             780          (a) incorporated under a law other than the laws of this state; and
             781          (b) that would be a nonprofit corporation if formed under the laws of this state.
             782          (26) "Governmental subdivision" means:
             783          (a) a county;
             784          (b) a city;
             785          (c) a town; or
             786          (d) any other type of governmental subdivision authorized by the laws of this state.
             787          (27) "Individual" means:
             788          (a) a natural person;
             789          (b) the estate of an incompetent individual; or
             790          (c) the estate of a deceased individual.
             791          (28) "Internal Revenue Code" means the federal "Internal Revenue Code of 1986," as
             792      amended from time to time, or to corresponding provisions of subsequent internal revenue laws
             793      of the United States of America.
             794          (29) (a) "Mail," "mailed," or "mailing" means deposit, deposited, or depositing in the
             795      United States mail, properly addressed, first-class postage prepaid.
             796          (b) "Mail," "mailed," or "mailing" includes registered or certified mail for which the
             797      proper fee has been paid.
             798          (30) (a) "Member" means one or more persons identified or otherwise appointed as a
             799      member of a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation as provided:
             800          (i) in the articles of incorporation;
             801          (ii) in the bylaws;
             802          (iii) by a resolution of the board of directors; or
             803          (iv) by a resolution of the members of the nonprofit corporation.

             804          (b) "Member" includes "voting member."
             805          (31) "Membership" refers to the rights and obligations of a member or members.
             806          (32) "Nonprofit corporation" or "domestic nonprofit corporation" means an entity,
             807      which is not a foreign nonprofit corporation, incorporated under or subject to the provisions of
             808      this chapter.
             809          (33) "Notice" is as provided in Section 16-6a-103 .
             810          (34) "Party related to a director" means:
             811          (a) the spouse of the director;
             812          (b) a child of the director;
             813          (c) a grandchild of the director;
             814          (d) a sibling of the director;
             815          (e) a parent of the director;
             816          (f) the spouse of an individual described in Subsections (34)(b) through (e);
             817          (g) an individual having the same home as the director;
             818          (h) a trust or estate of which the director or any other individual specified in this
             819      Subsection (34) is a substantial beneficiary; or
             820          (i) any of the following of which the director is a fiduciary:
             821          (i) a trust;
             822          (ii) an estate;
             823          (iii) an incompetent;
             824          (iv) a conservatee; or
             825          (v) a minor.
             826          (35) "Person" means an:
             827          (a) individual; or
             828          (b) entity.
             829          (36) "Principal office" means:
             830          (a) the office, in or out of this state, designated by a domestic or foreign nonprofit
             831      corporation as its principal office in the most recent document on file with the division
             832      providing that information, including:
             833          (i) an annual report;
             834          (ii) an application for a certificate of authority; or

             835          (iii) a notice of change of principal office; or
             836          (b) if no principal office can be determined, a domestic or foreign nonprofit
             837      corporation's registered office.
             838          (37) "Proceeding" includes:
             839          (a) a civil suit;
             840          (b) arbitration;
             841          (c) mediation;
             842          (d) a criminal action;
             843          (e) an administrative action; or
             844          (f) an investigatory action.
             845          (38) "Receive," when used in reference to receipt of a writing or other document by a
             846      domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation, means the writing or other document is actually
             847      received:
             848          (a) by the domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation at:
             849          (i) its registered office in this state; or
             850          (ii) its principal office;
             851          (b) by the secretary of the domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation, wherever the
             852      secretary is found; or
             853          (c) by any other person authorized by the bylaws or the board of directors to receive the
             854      writing or other document, wherever that person is found.
             855          (39) (a) "Record date" means the date established under Part 6, Members or 7, Member
             856      Meetings and Voting on which a nonprofit corporation determines the identity of the nonprofit
             857      corporation's members.
             858          (b) The determination described in Subsection (39)(a) shall be made as of the close of
             859      business on the record date unless another time for doing so is specified when the record date is
             860      fixed.
             861          (40) "Registered agent" means the registered agent of:
             862          (a) a domestic nonprofit corporation required to be maintained pursuant to Subsection
             863      16-6a-501 (1)(b); or
             864          (b) a foreign nonprofit corporation required to be maintained pursuant to Subsection
             865      16-6a-1508 (1)(b).

             866          (41) "Registered office" means the office within this state designated by a domestic or
             867      foreign nonprofit corporation as its registered office in the most recent document on file with
             868      the division providing that information, including:
             869          (a) articles of incorporation;
             870          (b) an application for a certificate of authority; or
             871          (c) a notice of change of registered office.
             872          (42) "Secretary" means the corporate officer to whom the bylaws or the board of
             873      directors has delegated responsibility under Subsection 16-6a-818 (3) for:
             874          (a) the preparation and maintenance of:
             875          (i) minutes of the meetings of:
             876          (A) the board of directors; or
             877          (B) the members; and
             878          (ii) the other records and information required to be kept by the nonprofit corporation
             879      pursuant to Section 16-6a-1601 ; and
             880          (b) authenticating records of the nonprofit corporation.
             881          (43) "State," when referring to a part of the United States, includes:
             882          (a) a state;
             883          (b) a commonwealth;
             884          (c) the District of Columbia;
             885          (d) an agency or governmental and political subdivision of a state, commonwealth, or
             886      District of Columbia;
             887          (e) territory or insular possession of the United States; or
             888          (f) an agency or governmental and political subdivision of a territory or insular
             889      possession of the United States.
             890          (44) "Street address" means:
             891          (a) (i) street name and number;
             892          (ii) city or town; and
             893          (iii) United States post office zip code designation; or
             894          (b) if, by reason of rural location or otherwise, a street name, number, city, or town
             895      does not exist, an appropriate description other than that described in Subsection (44)(a) fixing
             896      as nearly as possible the actual physical location but only if the information includes:

             897          (i) the rural free delivery route;
             898          (ii) the county; and
             899          (iii) the United States post office zip code designation.
             900          (45) "United States" includes any district, authority, office, bureau, commission,
             901      department, and any other agency of the United States of America.
             902          (46) "Vote" includes authorization by:
             903          (a) written ballot; and
             904          (b) written consent.
             905          (47) (a) "Voting group" means all the members of one or more classes of members or
             906      directors that, under this chapter, the articles of incorporation, or the bylaws, are entitled to
             907      vote and be counted together collectively on a matter.
             908          (b) All members or directors entitled by this chapter, the articles of incorporation, or
             909      the bylaws to vote generally on a matter are for that purpose a single voting group.
             910          (48) (a) "Voting member" means a person entitled to vote for all matters required or
             911      permitted under this chapter to be submitted to a vote of the members, except as otherwise
             912      provided in the articles of incorporation or bylaws.
             913          (b) A person is not a voting member solely because of:
             914          (i) a right the person has as a delegate;
             915          (ii) a right the person has to designate a director; or
             916          (iii) a right the person has as a director.
             917          Section 11. Section 17-27-106 is amended to read:
             917a      S Section 11. Section 16-6a-1002 is amended to read:
             917b          16-6a-1002.   Amendment of articles of incorporation by board of directors or incorporators.
             917c          (1) Unless otherwise provided in the articles of incorporation, the board of directors may
             917d      adopt, without member approval, one or more amendments to the articles of incorporation to:
             917e          (a) delete the names and addresses of the initial directors;
             917f          (b) delete the name and address of the initial registered agent or registered office, if a
             917g      statement of change is on file with the division;
             917h          (c) change the corporate name by:
             917i          (i) substituting the word "corporation," "incorporated," "company," "limited," or an
             917j      abbreviation of any such word for a similar word or abbreviation in the name; or
             917k          (ii) adding, deleting, or changing a geographical attribution; or
             917l          (d) make any other change expressly permitted by this chapter to be made without member
             917m      action.
             917n          (2) The board of directors may adopt, without member action, one or more amendments to the
             917o      articles of incorporation to change the corporate name, if necessary, in connection with the

             917p      reinstatement of a nonprofit corporation pursuant to Section 16-6a-1412. s

             917q      S    (3) (a) Subject to any approval required pursuant to Section [16-6a-1012] 16-6a-1013, if a
             917r      nonprofit corporation has no members, no members entitled to vote on amendments, or no members
             917s      yet admitted to membership, one or more amendments to the nonprofit corporation's articles of
             917t      incorporation may be adopted by:
             917u          (i) its incorporators until directors have been chosen; or
             917v          (ii) its directors after the directors have been chosen.
             917w          (b) A nonprofit corporation described in Subsection (3)(a) shall provide notice of any meeting
             917x      at which an amendment is to be voted upon.
             917y          (c) The notice required by Subsection (3)(b) shall:
             917z          (i) be in accordance with Section 16-6a-814;
             917aa          (ii) state that the purpose, or one of the purposes, of the meeting is to consider a proposed
             917ab      amendment to the articles of incorporation; and
             917ac          (iii) (A) contain or be accompanied by a copy or summary of the amendment; or
             917ad          (B) state the general nature of the amendment.
             917ae          (d) An amendment described in Subsection (3)(a) shall be approved:
             917af          (i) by a majority of the incorporators, until directors have been chosen; or
             917ag          (ii) after directors are chosen by a majority of the directors in office at the time the amendment
             917ah      is adopted. s
             918           17-27-106. Limit on plan check fees.
             919          (1) A county may not impose or collect a fee for reviewing or approving the plans for a
             920      commercial or residential building that exceeds the [lessor] lesser of:
             921          (a) the actual cost of performing the plan review; and
             922          (b) 65% of the amount the county charges for a building permit fee for that building.
             923          (2) (a) For purposes of this Subsection (2):
             924          (i) "Identical plans" means building plans submitted to a county that:
             925          (A) are substantially identical to building plans that were previously submitted to and
             926      reviewed and approved by the county; and
             927          (B) describe a building that is:

             928          (I) located on land zoned the same as the land on which the building described in the
             929      previously approved plans is located; and
             930          (II) subject to the same geological and meteorological conditions and the same law as
             931      the building described in the previously approved plans.
             932          (ii) "Nominal fee" means a fee that reasonably reimburses a county only for time spent
             933      and expenses incurred in:
             934          (A) verifying that building plans are identical plans; and
             935          (B) reviewing and approving those minor aspects of identical plans that differ from the
             936      previously reviewed and approved building plans referred to in Subsection (2)(a)(i).
             937          (b) Subject to Subsection (1), a county may impose and collect only a nominal fee for
             938      reviewing and approving identical plans.
             939          Section 12. Section 17-52-401 is amended to read:
             940           17-52-401. Contents of proposed optional plan.
             941          (1) Each optional plan proposed under this chapter:
             942          (a) shall propose the adoption of one of the forms of county government listed in
             943      Subsection 17-52-402 (1)(a);
             944          (b) shall contain detailed provisions relating to the transition from the existing form of
             945      county government to the form proposed in the optional plan, including provisions relating to
             946      the:
             947          (i) election or appointment of officers specified in the optional plan for the new form of
             948      county government;
             949          (ii) retention, elimination, or combining of existing offices and, if an office is
             950      eliminated, the division or department of county government responsible for performing the
             951      duties of the eliminated office;
             952          (iii) continuity of existing ordinances and regulations;
             953          (iv) continuation of pending legislative, administrative, or judicial proceedings;
             954          (v) making of interim and temporary appointments; and
             955          (vi) preparation, approval, and adjustment of necessary budget appropriations;
             956          (c) shall specify the date it is to become effective if adopted, which shall not be earlier
             957      than the first day of January next following the election of officers under the new plan; and
             958          (d) notwithstanding any other provision of this title and except with respect to an

             959      optional plan that proposes the adoption of the county commission or expanded county
             960      commission form of government, with respect to the county budget:
             961          (i) may provide that the county auditor's role is to be the budget officer, to project
             962      county revenues, and to prepare a tentative budget to present to the county executive; and
             963          (ii) shall provide that the county executive's role is to prepare and present a proposed
             964      budget to the county legislative body, and the county legislative body's role is to adopt a final
             965      budget.
             966          (2) Subject to Subsection (3), an optional plan may include provisions that are
             967      considered necessary or advisable to the effective operation of the proposed optional plan.
             968          (3) An optional plan may not include any provision that is inconsistent with or
             969      prohibited by the Utah Constitution or any statute.
             970          (4) Each optional plan proposing to change the form of government to a form under
             971      Section [ 17-52-503 ,] 17-52-504 [,] or 17-52-505 [, or 17-52-506 ] shall:
             972          (a) provide for the same executive and legislative officers as are specified in the
             973      applicable section for the form of government being proposed by the optional plan;
             974          (b) provide for the election of the county council;
             975          (c) specify the number of county council members, which shall be an odd number from
             976      three to nine;
             977          (d) specify whether the members of the county council are to be elected from districts,
             978      at large, or by a combination of at large and by district;
             979          (e) specify county council members' qualifications and terms and whether the terms are
             980      to be staggered;
             981          (f) contain procedures for filling vacancies on the county council, consistent with the
             982      provisions of Section 20A-1-508 ; and
             983          (g) state the initial compensation, if any, of county council members and procedures for
             984      prescribing and changing compensation.
             985          (5) Each optional plan proposing to change the form of government to the county
             986      commission form under Section 17-52-501 or the expanded county commission form under
             987      Section 17-52-502 shall specify:
             988          (a) (i) for the county commission form of government, that the county commission
             989      shall have three members; or

             990          (ii) for the expanded county commission form of government, whether the county
             991      commission shall have five or seven members;
             992          (b) the terms of office for county commission members and whether the terms are to be
             993      staggered;
             994          (c) whether members of the county commission are to be elected from districts, at
             995      large, or by a combination of at large and from districts; and
             996          (d) if any members of the county commission are to be elected from districts, the
             997      district residency requirements for those commission members.
             998          Section 13. Section 17A-1-301 is amended to read:
             999           17A-1-301. Exemptions.
             1000          This part does not apply to:
             1001          (1) public transit districts established under authority of [Title 17A,] Chapter 2, Part
             1002      10, Utah Public Transit District Act;
             1003          (2) water conservancy districts established under [Title 17A,] Chapter 2, Part 14, Water
             1004      Conservancy Districts;
             1005          (3) soil conservation districts created under the authority of [Title 17A,] Chapter 3, Part
             1006      8, Soil Conservation Districts;
             1007          [(4) neighborhood redevelopment agencies established under authority of Title 17A,
             1008      Chapter 2, Part 12, Utah Neighborhood Development Act;]
             1009          [(5)] (4) metropolitan water districts established under authority of [Title 17A,]
             1010      Chapter 2, Part 8, Metropolitan Water District Act;
             1011          [(6)] (5) any dependent special district established under the authority of [Title 17A,]
             1012      Chapter 3, Dependent Special Districts; and
             1013          [(7)] (6) a hazardous waste facilities authority established under authority of Chapter 2,
             1014      Part 17, Hazardous Waste Facilities Management Act.
             1015          Section 14. Section 17A-1-403 is amended to read:
             1016           17A-1-403. Applicability to special districts -- Exceptions.
             1017          This part applies to all special districts under Subsection 17A-1-404 (19) except the
             1018      following districts which are specifically excluded from this part:
             1019          (1) redevelopment agencies created under [Chapter 2, Part 12] Title 17B, Chapter 4;
             1020          (2) public transit districts created under Chapter 2, Part 10;

             1021          (3) health departments created under Title 26A, Chapter 1; and
             1022          (4) entities created under Title 11, Chapter 13, Interlocal Cooperation Act, unless the
             1023      entity is also a mental health district created under Chapter 3, Part 6, Local Mental Health
             1024      Authorities.
             1025          Section 15. Section 17A-2-405 is amended to read:
             1026           17A-2-405. Area in county service area -- Overlapping of areas.
             1027          (1) (a) The boundaries of a county service area may include:
             1028          (i) all or part of any unincorporated area of one county; and
             1029          (ii) territory located within a municipality.
             1030          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(a)[(i)], the addition of any territory to a county
             1031      service area under this part shall, on and after June 1, 2001 and as provided in Subsection
             1032      17A-2-101.3 (1)(a)(i), be governed by Title 17B, Chapter 2, Part 5, Annexation.
             1033          (2) County service areas may overlap if the service area which overlaps is entirely
             1034      within the boundaries of the service area which it overlaps.
             1035          (3) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (3)(b), not more than two service areas may
             1036      occupy the same area in the county.
             1037          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (3)(a), three service areas may occupy the same area in
             1038      the county if one of the overlapping service areas is countywide.
             1039          (4) No overlapping service areas may perform the same services.
             1040          (5) All parts of a county service area need not be contiguous.
             1041          Section 16. Section 17A-2-1304 is amended to read:
             1042           17A-2-1304. Establishing special service districts -- Improvement districts within
             1043      special service districts.
             1044          (1) (a) A county or a municipality may establish a special service district for the
             1045      purpose of providing within the area of the special service district any of the following services
             1046      or any combination of them:
             1047          (i) water;
             1048          (ii) sewerage;
             1049          (iii) drainage;
             1050          (iv) flood control;
             1051          (v) garbage;

             1052          (vi) health care;
             1053          (vii) transportation;
             1054          (viii) recreation;
             1055          (ix) fire protection;
             1056          (x) in a county of the first class, providing, operating, and maintaining jail facilities for
             1057      the confinement of municipal, state, and other detainees and prisoners;
             1058          (xi) street lighting;
             1059          (xii) consolidated 911 and emergency dispatch; and
             1060          (xiii) animal shelter and control.
             1061          (b) Snow removal services may be provided in special service districts established
             1062      under this section to more effectively carry out the purposes of those special service districts.
             1063          (c) These services may be provided through facilities or systems acquired or
             1064      constructed for that purpose through construction, purchase, lease, contract, gift, or
             1065      condemnation or any combination of the above.
             1066          (d) Special service districts may contract with a franchised, certificated public utility for
             1067      the construction and operation of an electrical service distribution system within the special
             1068      service district.
             1069          (2) (a) The area within any special service district may include all or any part of the
             1070      county or municipality that established it except that:
             1071          (i) a special service district may not include the area of any other special service district
             1072      established by the same county or municipality that is now providing the same service
             1073      proposed to be supplied by the new special service district;
             1074          (ii) a special service district established by a county may contain all or a part of any
             1075      municipality or of an existing improvement district that provides the same service proposed to
             1076      be provided by the special service district, but only with the consent of the governing authority
             1077      as provided in a resolution or ordinance adopted by the governing authority; and
             1078          (iii) a special service district may not include any area not directly [benefited]
             1079      benefitted by the services provided under this section without the consent of the [nonbenefited]
             1080      nonbenefitted landowner.
             1081          (b) All parts of a special service district need not be contiguous.
             1082          (3) (a) As provided in Section 17A-2-1315 , the governing authority of any special

             1083      service district created under this part may create one or more improvement districts within the
             1084      boundaries of the special service district by following the procedures in, and meeting the
             1085      requirements of, Chapter 3, Part 2, County Improvement District Act, or Part 3, Utah
             1086      Municipal Improvement District Act.
             1087          (b) The intent to create an improvement district need not be present at the time a
             1088      special service district is organized.
             1089          (c) Any improvement district created within the boundaries of a special service district
             1090      may only be organized to undertake projects or improvements for which the special service
             1091      district creating that improvement district was organized.
             1092          (d) The special service district shall meet all procedural requirements for creating an
             1093      improvement district at the time the improvement district is created, as provided in Section
             1094      17A-2-1315 and in Chapter 3, Part 2, County Improvement District Act, or Part 3, Utah
             1095      Municipal Improvement District Act.
             1096          (e) In determining whether or not a project or improvement undertaken by an
             1097      improvement district is within the scope of the purposes for which the special service district
             1098      creating that improvement district was organized, any project or improvement reasonably
             1099      related to the purposes for which the special service district creating that improvement district
             1100      was organized is considered to be within the scope of those purposes.
             1101          (4) The creation of a special service district to provide jail services as provided in
             1102      Subsection (1)(a)(x) does not affect the ability of a municipality under Section 10-8-58 to
             1103      provide, operate, and maintain facilities for the temporary incarceration, not to exceed 72
             1104      hours, of persons charged with the violation of a municipal ordinance.
             1105          Section 17. Section 17A-3-606 is amended to read:
             1106           17A-3-606. Contracts for mental health services provided by local mental health
             1107      authorities.
             1108          Where a local mental health authority has established a plan to provide services
             1109      authorized by this part, and those services meet standards fixed by rules of the board, the local
             1110      mental health authority may enter into a contract with the Division of Substance Abuse and
             1111      Mental Health for mental health services to be furnished by that local mental health authority
             1112      for an agreed compensation to be paid by the division.
             1113          Section 18. Section 19-2-104 is amended to read:

             1114           19-2-104. Powers of board.
             1115          (1) The board may make rules in accordance with Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah
             1116      Administrative Rulemaking Act:
             1117          (a) regarding the control, abatement, and prevention of air pollution from all sources
             1118      and the establishment of the maximum quantity of air contaminants that may be emitted by any
             1119      air contaminant source;
             1120          (b) establishing air quality standards;
             1121          (c) requiring persons engaged in operations which result in air pollution to:
             1122          (i) install, maintain, and use emission monitoring devices, as the board finds necessary;
             1123          (ii) file periodic reports containing information relating to the rate, period of emission,
             1124      and composition of the air contaminant; and
             1125          (iii) provide access to records relating to emissions which cause or contribute to air
             1126      pollution;
             1127          (d) implementing 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq. Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter
             1128      II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response, and reviewing and approving asbestos management
             1129      plans submitted by local education agencies under that act;
             1130          (e) establishing a requirement for a diesel emission opacity inspection and maintenance
             1131      program for diesel-powered motor vehicles;
             1132          (f) implementing an operating permit program as required by and in conformity with
             1133      Titles IV and V of the federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990;
             1134          (g) establishing requirements for county emissions inspection and maintenance
             1135      programs after obtaining agreement from the counties that would be affected by the
             1136      requirements;
             1137          (h) with the approval of the governor, implementing in air quality nonattainment areas
             1138      employer-based trip reduction programs applicable to businesses having more than 100
             1139      employees at a single location and applicable to federal, state, and local governments to the
             1140      extent necessary to attain and maintain ambient air quality standards consistent with the state
             1141      implementation plan and federal requirements under the standards set forth in Subsection (2);
             1142      and
             1143          (i) implementing lead-based paint remediation training, certification, and performance
             1144      requirements in accordance with 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq., Toxic Substances Control Act,

             1145      Subchapter IV -- Lead Exposure Reduction, Section 402 and [404] 406.
             1146          (2) When implementing Subsection (1)(h) the board shall take into consideration:
             1147          (a) the impact of the business on overall air quality; and
             1148          (b) the need of the business to use automobiles in order to carry out its business
             1149      purposes.
             1150          (3) The board may:
             1151          (a) hold hearings relating to any aspect of or matter in the administration of this chapter
             1152      and compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents and other evidence,
             1153      administer oaths and take testimony, and receive evidence as necessary;
             1154          (b) issue orders necessary to enforce the provisions of this chapter, enforce the orders
             1155      by appropriate administrative and judicial proceedings, and institute judicial proceedings to
             1156      secure compliance with this chapter;
             1157          (c) settle or compromise any civil action initiated to compel compliance with this
             1158      chapter and the rules made under this chapter;
             1159          (d) secure necessary scientific, technical, administrative, and operational services,
             1160      including laboratory facilities, by contract or otherwise;
             1161          (e) prepare and develop a comprehensive plan or plans for the prevention, abatement,
             1162      and control of air pollution in this state;
             1163          (f) encourage voluntary cooperation by persons and affected groups to achieve the
             1164      purposes of this chapter;
             1165          (g) encourage local units of government to handle air pollution within their respective
             1166      jurisdictions on a cooperative basis and provide technical and consultative assistance to them;
             1167          (h) encourage and conduct studies, investigations, and research relating to air
             1168      contamination and air pollution and their causes, effects, prevention, abatement, and control;
             1169          (i) determine by means of field studies and sampling the degree of air contamination
             1170      and air pollution in all parts of the state;
             1171          (j) monitor the effects of the emission of air contaminants from motor vehicles on the
             1172      quality of the outdoor atmosphere in all parts of this state and take appropriate action with
             1173      respect to them;
             1174          (k) collect and disseminate information and conduct educational and training programs
             1175      relating to air contamination and air pollution;

             1176          (l) advise, consult, contract, and cooperate with other agencies of the state, local
             1177      governments, industries, other states, interstate or interlocal agencies, the federal government,
             1178      and with interested persons or groups;
             1179          (m) consult, upon request, with any person proposing to construct, install, or otherwise
             1180      acquire an air contaminant source in the state concerning the efficacy of any proposed control
             1181      device, or system for this source, or the air pollution problem which may be related to the
             1182      source, device, or system, but a consultation does not relieve any person from compliance with
             1183      this chapter, the rules adopted under it, or any other provision of law;
             1184          (n) accept, receive, and administer grants or other funds or gifts from public and
             1185      private agencies, including the federal government, for the purpose of carrying out any of the
             1186      functions of this chapter;
             1187          (o) require the owner and operator of each new source which directly emits or has the
             1188      potential to emit 100 tons per year or more of any air contaminant or the owner or operator of
             1189      each existing source which by modification will increase emissions or have the potential of
             1190      increasing emissions by 100 tons per year or more of any air contaminant, to pay a fee
             1191      sufficient to cover the reasonable costs of:
             1192          (i) reviewing and acting upon the notice required under Section 19-2-108 ; and
             1193          (ii) implementing and enforcing requirements placed on the sources by any approval
             1194      order issued pursuant to notice, not including any court costs associated with any enforcement
             1195      action;
             1196          (p) assess and collect noncompliance penalties as required in Section 120 of the federal
             1197      Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 7420;
             1198          (q) meet the requirements of federal air pollution laws;
             1199          (r) establish work practice, certification, and clearance air sampling requirements for
             1200      persons who:
             1201          (i) contract for hire to conduct demolition, renovation, salvage, encapsulation work
             1202      involving friable asbestos-containing materials, or asbestos inspections; or
             1203          (ii) conduct work described in Subsection (3)(r)(i) in areas to which the general public
             1204      has unrestrained access or in school buildings that are subject to the federal Asbestos Hazard
             1205      Emergency Response Act of 1986;
             1206          (iii) conduct asbestos inspections in facilities subject to 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq.,

             1207      Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response; or
             1208          (iv) conduct lead paint inspections in facilities subject to 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et seq.,
             1209      Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter IV -- Lead Exposure Reduction;
             1210          (s) establish certification requirements for persons required under 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et
             1211      seq., Toxic Substances Control Act, Subchapter II - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response, to
             1212      be accredited as inspectors, management planners, abatement project designers, asbestos
             1213      abatement contractors and supervisors, or asbestos abatement workers;
             1214          (t) establish certification requirements for asbestos project monitors, which shall
             1215      provide for experience-based certification of persons who, prior to establishment of the
             1216      certification requirements, had received relevant asbestos training, as defined by rule, and had
             1217      acquired at least 1,000 hours of experience as project monitors;
             1218          (u) establish certification procedures and requirements for certification of the
             1219      conversion of a motor vehicle to a clean-fuel vehicle, certifying the vehicle is eligible for the
             1220      tax credit granted in Section 59-7-605 or 59-10-127 ;
             1221          (v) establish a program to certify private sector air quality permitting professionals
             1222      (AQPP), as described in Section 19-2-109.5 ; and
             1223          (w) establish certification requirements for persons required under 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 et
             1224      seq., Toxic Control Act, Subchapter IV -- Lead Exposure Reduction, to be accredited as
             1225      inspectors, risk assessors, supervisors, project designers, or abatement workers.
             1226          (4) Any rules adopted under this chapter shall be consistent with provisions of federal
             1227      laws, if any, relating to control of motor vehicles or motor vehicle emissions.
             1228          (5) Nothing in this chapter authorizes the board to require installation of or payment for
             1229      any monitoring equipment by the owner or operator of a source if the owner or operator has
             1230      installed or is operating monitoring equipment that is equivalent to equipment which the board
             1231      would require under this section.
             1232          Section 19. Section 20A-3-105.5 is amended to read:
             1233           20A-3-105.5. Manner of voting -- Provisional ballot.
             1234          (1) As used in this section:
             1235          (a) "Proof of identity" means some form of photo identification, such as a driver
             1236      license or identification card, that establishes a person's identity.
             1237          (b) "Proof of residence" means some official document or form, such as a driver

             1238      license or utility bill that establishes a person's residence.
             1239          (2) The election judges shall follow the procedures and requirements of this section
             1240      when:
             1241          (a) the person's right to vote is challenged as provided in Section 20A-3-202 ; or
             1242          (b) the person's name is not found on the official register.
             1243          (3) When faced with one of the circumstances outlined in Subsection (2), the election
             1244      judge shall:
             1245          (a) request that the person provide proof of identity and proof of residency; and
             1246          (b) review the proof of identity and proof of residency provided by the person.
             1247          (4) If the election judge is satisfied that the person has established [their] the person's
             1248      identity and [their] residence in the voting precinct:
             1249          (a) the election judge in charge of the official register shall:
             1250          (i) record in the official register the type of source documents that established the
             1251      person's proof of identity and proof of residency;
             1252          (ii) write the provisional ballot envelope number opposite the name of the voter in the
             1253      official register; and
             1254          (iii) direct the voter to sign his name in the election column in the official register;
             1255          (b) another judge shall list the ballot number and voter's name in the pollbook; and
             1256          (c) the election judge having charge of the ballots shall:
             1257          (i) endorse his initials on the stub;
             1258          (ii) check the name of the voter on the pollbook list with the number of the stub;
             1259          (iii) give the voter a ballot and a provisional ballot envelope; and
             1260          (iv) allow the voter to enter the voting booth.
             1261          (5) Whenever the election officer is required to furnish more than one kind of official
             1262      ballot to a voting precinct, the election judges of that voting precinct shall give the registered
             1263      voter the kind of ballot that the voter is qualified to vote.
             1264          Section 20. Section 20A-5-403 is amended to read:
             1265           20A-5-403. Polling places -- Booths -- Ballot boxes -- Inspections -- Provisions --
             1266      Arrangements.
             1267          (1) Each election officer shall:
             1268          (a) designate polling places for each voting precinct in the jurisdiction; and

             1269          (b) obtain the approval of the county or municipal legislative body or special district
             1270      governing board for those polling places.
             1271          (2) (a) For each polling place, the election officer shall provide:
             1272          (i) an American flag;
             1273          (ii) a sufficient number of voting booths or compartments;
             1274          (iii) the voting devices, voting booths, ballots, ballot boxes, ballot labels, ballot cards,
             1275      write-in ballots, and any other records and supplies necessary to enable a voter to vote; and
             1276          (iv) the constitutional amendment cards and voter information pamphlets required by
             1277      Part 1.
             1278          (b) Each election officer shall ensure that:
             1279          (i) each voting booth is at least three feet square, contains a shelf that is at least one
             1280      foot wide extending across one side of the booth at a convenient height for writing, and is
             1281      arranged so that the voter can prepare his ballot screened from observation;
             1282          (ii) there is at least one voting booth for every 100 voters who voted at the last similar
             1283      election in the voting precinct; and
             1284          (iii) there is at least one voting booth that is configured to accommodate persons with
             1285      disabilities.
             1286          (c) Each county clerk shall provide a ballot box for each polling place that is large
             1287      enough to properly receive and hold the ballots to be cast.
             1288          (3) (a) As of May 15, 2003, all polling places shall be physically inspected by each
             1289      county clerk to ensure access by [people] a person with [disabilities] a disability.
             1290          (b) Any issues concerning inaccessibility to polling places by [people] a person with a
             1291      disability discovered during the inspections referred to in Subsection (3)(a) or reported to the
             1292      county clerk on or after May 15, 2002 shall be:
             1293          (i) forwarded to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor; and
             1294          (ii) within six months of the time of the complaint, the issue of inaccessibility shall be
             1295      either:
             1296          (A) remedied at the particular location by the county clerk;
             1297          (B) the county clerk shall designate an alternative accessible location for the particular
             1298      precinct; or
             1299          (C) if no practical solution can be identified, file with the Office of the Lieutenant

             1300      Governor a written explanation identifying the reasons compliance cannot reasonably be met.
             1301          (4) The municipality in which the election is held shall pay the cost of conducting each
             1302      municipal election, including the cost of printing and supplies.
             1303          (5) The county clerk shall make detailed entries of all proceedings had under this
             1304      chapter.
             1305          Section 21. Section 26A-1-110 is amended to read:
             1306           26A-1-110. Local health officer -- Powers and duties -- Vacancy.
             1307          (1) The board shall appoint a local health officer and determine the officer's
             1308      compensation:
             1309          (a) subject to ratification by the county executive of the county or counties in the local
             1310      health department; and
             1311          (b) as provided by:
             1312          (i) ordinance adopted by a county creating a county health department; or
             1313          (ii) the interlocal agreement pursuant to which a multicounty health department is
             1314      created.
             1315          (2) The local health officer shall:
             1316          (a) have the qualifications of training and experience for that office equivalent to those
             1317      approved by the department for local health officers;
             1318          (b) be the administrative and executive officer of the local health department and
             1319      devote full time to the duties of the office;
             1320          (c) if provisions have been made with the department, act as the local registrar of vital
             1321      statistics within the local health department's boundaries without additional compensation or
             1322      payment of fees provided by law;
             1323          (d) (i) prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, prepare an annual budget approved by
             1324      the board and present it:
             1325          (A) to the county legislative body if the local health department is a county health
             1326      department; or
             1327          (B) to the entity designated in the interlocal agreement creating the local health
             1328      department if the local health department is a multicounty health department; and
             1329          (ii) obtain final approval of the annual budget from the governing bodies designated in
             1330      Subsection (2)(d)(i)(A) or (B) after the governing body either:

             1331          (A) reviews and approves the budget; or
             1332          (B) amends and approves the budget; and
             1333          (e) prepare an annual report and provide it to the department and all counties in the
             1334      local health department.
             1335          (3) The report under Subsection (2)(e) shall contain a copy of the independent financial
             1336      audit required under Section 26A-1-115 , a description of the population served by the local
             1337      health department, and other information as requested by the board or the county or counties
             1338      creating the local health department.
             1339          (4) In the absence or disability of the local health officer, or if there is a vacancy in that
             1340      office, the board shall appoint an acting health officer for a temporary period not to exceed one
             1341      year. The appointment shall be ratified by the county executive of the county or counties in the
             1342      local health department.
             1343          Section 22. Section 31A-1-301 is amended to read:
             1344           31A-1-301. Definitions.
             1345          As used in this title, unless otherwise specified:
             1346          (1) (a) "Accident and health insurance" means insurance to provide protection against
             1347      economic losses resulting from:
             1348          (i) a medical condition including:
             1349          (A) medical care expenses; or
             1350          (B) the risk of disability;
             1351          (ii) accident; or
             1352          (iii) sickness.
             1353          (b) "Accident and health insurance":
             1354          (i) includes a contract with disability contingencies including:
             1355          (A) an income replacement contract;
             1356          (B) a health care contract;
             1357          (C) an expense reimbursement contract;
             1358          (D) a credit accident and health contract;
             1359          (E) a continuing care contract; and
             1360          (F) long-term care contracts; and
             1361          (ii) may provide:

             1362          (A) hospital coverage;
             1363          (B) surgical coverage;
             1364          (C) medical coverage; or
             1365          (D) loss of income coverage.
             1366          (c) "Accident and health insurance" does not include workers' compensation insurance.
             1367          (2) "Administrator" is defined in Subsection (121).
             1368          (3) "Adult" means a natural person who has attained the age of at least 18 years.
             1369          (4) "Affiliate" means any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common
             1370      control with, another person. A corporation is an affiliate of another corporation, regardless of
             1371      ownership, if substantially the same group of natural persons manages the corporations.
             1372          (5) "Alien insurer" means an insurer domiciled outside the United States.
             1373          (6) "Amendment" means an endorsement to an insurance policy or certificate.
             1374          (7) "Annuity" means an agreement to make periodical payments for a period certain or
             1375      over the lifetime of one or more natural persons if the making or continuance of all or some of
             1376      the series of the payments, or the amount of the payment, is dependent upon the continuance of
             1377      human life.
             1378          (8) "Application" means a document:
             1379          (a) completed by an applicant to provide information about the risk to be insured; and
             1380          (b) that contains information that is used by the insurer to:
             1381          (i) evaluate risk; and
             1382          (ii) decide whether to:
             1383          (A) insure the risk under:
             1384          (I) the coverages as originally offered; or
             1385          (II) a modification of the coverage as originally offered; or
             1386          (B) decline to insure the risk.
             1387          (9) "Articles" or "articles of incorporation" means the original articles, special laws,
             1388      charters, amendments, restated articles, articles of merger or consolidation, trust instruments,
             1389      and other constitutive documents for trusts and other entities that are not corporations, and
             1390      amendments to any of these.
             1391          (10) "Bail bond insurance" means a guarantee that a person will attend court when
             1392      required, or will obey the orders or judgment of the court, as a condition to the release of that

             1393      person from confinement.
             1394          (11) "Binder" is defined in Section 31A-21-102 .
             1395          (12) "Board," "board of trustees," or "board of directors" means the group of persons
             1396      with responsibility over, or management of, a corporation, however designated.
             1397          (13) "Business of insurance" is defined in Subsection [(68)] (67).
             1398          (14) "Business plan" means the information required to be supplied to the
             1399      commissioner under Subsections 31A-5-204 (2)(i) and (j), including the information required
             1400      when these subsections are applicable by reference under:
             1401          (a) Section 31A-7-201 ;
             1402          (b) Section 31A-8-205 ; or
             1403          (c) Subsection 31A-9-205 (2).
             1404          (15) "Bylaws" means the rules adopted for the regulation or management of a
             1405      corporation's affairs, however designated and includes comparable rules for trusts and other
             1406      entities that are not corporations.
             1407          (16) "Casualty insurance" means liability insurance as defined in Subsection (75).
             1408          (17) "Certificate" means evidence of insurance given to:
             1409          (a) an insured under a group insurance policy; or
             1410          (b) a third party.
             1411          (18) "Certificate of authority" is included within the term "license."
             1412          (19) "Claim," unless the context otherwise requires, means a request or demand on an
             1413      insurer for payment of benefits according to the terms of an insurance policy.
             1414          (20) "Claims-made coverage" means an insurance contract or provision limiting
             1415      coverage under a policy insuring against legal liability to claims that are first made against the
             1416      insured while the policy is in force.
             1417          (21) (a) "Commissioner" or "commissioner of insurance" means Utah's insurance
             1418      commissioner.
             1419          (b) When appropriate, the terms listed in Subsection (21)(a) apply to the equivalent
             1420      supervisory official of another jurisdiction.
             1421          (22) (a) "Continuing care insurance" means insurance that:
             1422          (i) provides board and lodging;
             1423          (ii) provides one or more of the following services:

             1424          (A) personal services;
             1425          (B) nursing services;
             1426          (C) medical services; or
             1427          (D) other health-related services; and
             1428          (iii) provides the coverage described in Subsection (22)(a)(i) under an agreement
             1429      effective:
             1430          (A) for the life of the insured; or
             1431          (B) for a period in excess of one year.
             1432          (b) Insurance is continuing care insurance regardless of whether or not the board and
             1433      lodging are provided at the same location as the services described in Subsection (22)(a)(ii).
             1434          (23) (a) "Control," "controlling," "controlled," or "under common control" means the
             1435      direct or indirect possession of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management
             1436      and policies of a person. This control may be:
             1437          (i) by contract;
             1438          (ii) by common management;
             1439          (iii) through the ownership of voting securities; or
             1440          (iv) by a means other than those described in Subsections (23)(a)(i) through (iii).
             1441          (b) There is no presumption that an individual holding an official position with another
             1442      person controls that person solely by reason of the position.
             1443          (c) A person having a contract or arrangement giving control is considered to have
             1444      control despite the illegality or invalidity of the contract or arrangement.
             1445          (d) There is a rebuttable presumption of control in a person who directly or indirectly
             1446      owns, controls, holds with the power to vote, or holds proxies to vote 10% or more of the
             1447      voting securities of another person.
             1448          (24) (a) "Corporation" means insurance corporation, except when referring to:
             1449          (i) a corporation doing business as an insurance broker, consultant, or adjuster under:
             1450          (A) Chapter 23, Insurance Marketing - Licensing Agents, Brokers, Consultants, and
             1451      Reinsurance Intermediaries; and
             1452          (B) Chapter 26, Insurance Adjusters; or
             1453          (ii) a noninsurer that is part of a holding company system under Chapter 16, Insurance
             1454      Holding Companies.

             1455          (b) "Stock corporation" means stock insurance corporation.
             1456          (c) "Mutual" or "mutual corporation" means a mutual insurance corporation.
             1457          (25) "Credit accident and health insurance" means insurance on a debtor to provide
             1458      indemnity for payments coming due on a specific loan or other credit transaction while the
             1459      debtor is disabled.
             1460          (26) "Credit insurance" means surety insurance under which mortgagees and other
             1461      creditors are indemnified against losses caused by the default of debtors.
             1462          (27) "Credit life insurance" means insurance on the life of a debtor in connection with
             1463      a loan or other credit transaction.
             1464          (28) "Creditor" means a person, including an insured, having any claim, whether:
             1465          (a) matured;
             1466          (b) unmatured;
             1467          (c) liquidated;
             1468          (d) unliquidated;
             1469          (e) secured;
             1470          (f) unsecured;
             1471          (g) absolute;
             1472          (h) fixed; or
             1473          (i) contingent.
             1474          (29) (a) "Customer service representative" means a person that provides insurance
             1475      services and insurance product information:
             1476          (i) for its agent, broker, or consultant employer; and
             1477          (ii) to its employer's customer, client, or organization.
             1478          (b) A customer service representative may only operate within the scope of authority of
             1479      its agent, broker, or consultant employer.
             1480          (30) "Deadline" means the final date or time:
             1481          (a) imposed by:
             1482          (i) statute;
             1483          (ii) rule; or
             1484          (iii) order; and
             1485          (b) by which a required filing or payment must be received by the department.

             1486          (31) "Deemer clause" means a provision under this title under which upon the
             1487      occurrence of a condition precedent, the commissioner is deemed to have taken a specific
             1488      action. If the statute so provides, the condition precedent may be the commissioner's failure to
             1489      take a specific action.
             1490          (32) "Degree of relationship" means the number of steps between two persons
             1491      determined by counting the generations separating one person from a common ancestor and
             1492      then counting the generations to the other person.
             1493          (33) "Department" means the Insurance Department.
             1494          (34) "Director" means a member of the board of directors of a corporation.
             1495          (35) "Disability" means a physiological or psychological condition that partially or
             1496      totally limits an individual's ability to:
             1497          (a) perform the duties of:
             1498          (i) that individual's occupation; or
             1499          (ii) any occupation for which the individual is reasonably suited by education, training,
             1500      or experience; or
             1501          (b) perform two or more of the following basic activities of daily living:
             1502          (i) eating;
             1503          (ii) toileting;
             1504          (iii) transferring;
             1505          (iv) bathing; or
             1506          (v) dressing.
             1507          (36) "Domestic insurer" means an insurer organized under the laws of this state.
             1508          (37) "Domiciliary state" means the state in which an insurer:
             1509          (a) is incorporated;
             1510          (b) is organized; or
             1511          (c) in the case of an alien insurer, enters into the United States.
             1512          (38) (a) "Eligible employee" means:
             1513          (i) an employee who:
             1514          (A) works on a full-time basis; and
             1515          (B) has a normal work week of 30 or more hours; or
             1516          (ii) a person described in Subsection (38)(b).

             1517          (b) "Eligible employee" includes, if the individual is included under a health benefit
             1518      plan of a small employer:
             1519          (i) a sole proprietor;
             1520          (ii) a partner in a partnership; or
             1521          (iii) an independent contractor.
             1522          (c) "Eligible employee" does not include, unless eligible under Subsection (38)(b):
             1523          (i) an individual who works on a temporary or substitute basis for a small employer;
             1524          (ii) an employer's spouse; or
             1525          (iii) a dependent of an employer.
             1526          (39) "Employee" means any individual employed by an employer.
             1527          (40) "Employee benefits" means one or more benefits or services provided to:
             1528          (a) employees; or
             1529          (b) dependents of employees.
             1530          (41) (a) "Employee welfare fund" means a fund:
             1531          (i) established or maintained, whether directly or through trustees, by:
             1532          (A) one or more employers;
             1533          (B) one or more labor organizations; or
             1534          (C) a combination of employers and labor organizations; and
             1535          (ii) that provides employee benefits paid or contracted to be paid, other than income
             1536      from investments of the fund, by or on behalf of an employer doing business in this state or for
             1537      the benefit of any person employed in this state.
             1538          (b) "Employee welfare fund" includes a plan funded or subsidized by user fees or tax
             1539      revenues.
             1540          (42) "Endorsement" means a written agreement attached to a policy or certificate to
             1541      modify one or more of the provisions of the policy or certificate.
             1542          (43) "Excludes" is not exhaustive and does not mean that other things are not also
             1543      excluded. The items listed are representative examples for use in interpretation of this title.
             1544          (44) "Expense reimbursement insurance" means insurance:
             1545          (a) written to provide payments for expenses relating to hospital confinements resulting
             1546      from illness or injury; and
             1547          (b) written:

             1548          (i) as a daily limit for a specific number of days in a hospital; and
             1549          (ii) to have a one or two day waiting period following a hospitalization.
             1550          (45) "Fidelity insurance" means insurance guaranteeing the fidelity of persons holding
             1551      positions of public or private trust.
             1552          (46) (a) "Filed" means that a filing is:
             1553          (i) submitted to the department in accordance with any applicable statute, rule, or filing
             1554      order;
             1555          (ii) received by the department within the time period provided in the applicable
             1556      statute, rule, or filing order; and
             1557          (iii) accompanied with the applicable one or more filing fees required by:
             1558          (A) Section 31A-3-103 ; or
             1559          (B) rule.
             1560          (b) "Filed" does not include a filing that is rejected by the department because it is not
             1561      submitted in accordance with Subsection (46)(a).
             1562          (47) "Filing," when used as a noun, means an item required to be filed with the
             1563      department including:
             1564          (a) a policy;
             1565          (b) a rate;
             1566          (c) a form;
             1567          (d) a document;
             1568          (e) a plan;
             1569          (f) a manual;
             1570          (g) an application;
             1571          (h) a report;
             1572          (i) a certificate;
             1573          (j) an endorsement;
             1574          (k) an actuarial certification;
             1575          (l) a licensee annual statement;
             1576          (m) a licensee renewal application; or
             1577          (n) an advertisement.
             1578          (48) "First party insurance" means an insurance policy or contract in which the insurer

             1579      agrees to pay claims submitted to it by the insured for the insured's losses.
             1580          (49) "Foreign insurer" means an insurer domiciled outside of this state, including an
             1581      alien insurer.
             1582          (50) (a) "Form" means one of the following prepared for general use:
             1583          (i) a policy;
             1584          (ii) a certificate;
             1585          (iii) an application; or
             1586          (iv) an outline of coverage.
             1587          (b) "Form" does not include a document specially prepared for use in an individual
             1588      case.
             1589          (51) "Franchise insurance" means individual insurance policies provided through a
             1590      mass marketing arrangement involving a defined class of persons related in some way other
             1591      than through the purchase of insurance.
             1592          (52) "Group health plan" means an employee welfare benefit plan to the extent that the
             1593      plan provides medical care:
             1594          (a) (i) to employees; or
             1595          (ii) to a dependent of an employee; and
             1596          (b) (i) directly;
             1597          (ii) through insurance reimbursement; or
             1598          (iii) through any other method.
             1599          (53) "Health benefit plan" means a policy or certificate for health care insurance,
             1600      except that health benefit plan does not include coverage:
             1601          (a) solely for:
             1602          (i) accident;
             1603          (ii) dental;
             1604          (iii) vision;
             1605          (iv) Medicare supplement;
             1606          (v) long-term care; or
             1607          (vi) income replacement; or
             1608          (b) that is:
             1609          (i) offered and marketed as supplemental health insurance;

             1610          (ii) not offered or marketed as a substitute for:
             1611          (A) hospital or medical expense insurance; or
             1612          (B) major medical expense insurance; and
             1613          (iii) solely for:
             1614          (A) a specified disease;
             1615          (B) hospital confinement indemnity; or
             1616          (C) limited benefit plan.
             1617          (54) "Health care" means any of the following intended for use in the diagnosis,
             1618      treatment, mitigation, or prevention of a human ailment or impairment:
             1619          (a) professional services;
             1620          (b) personal services;
             1621          (c) facilities;
             1622          (d) equipment;
             1623          (e) devices;
             1624          (f) supplies; or
             1625          (g) medicine.
             1626          (55) (a) "Health care insurance" or "health insurance" means insurance providing:
             1627          (i) health care benefits; or
             1628          (ii) payment of incurred health care expenses.
             1629          (b) "Health care insurance" or "health insurance" does not include accident and health
             1630      insurance providing benefits for:
             1631          (i) replacement of income;
             1632          (ii) short-term accident;
             1633          (iii) fixed indemnity;
             1634          (iv) credit accident and health;
             1635          (v) supplements to liability;
             1636          (vi) workers' compensation;
             1637          (vii) automobile medical payment;
             1638          (viii) no-fault automobile;
             1639          (ix) equivalent self-insurance; or
             1640          (x) any type of accident and health insurance coverage that is a part of or attached to

             1641      another type of policy.
             1642          (56) "Income replacement insurance" or "disability income insurance" means insurance
             1643      written to provide payments to replace income lost from accident or sickness.
             1644          (57) "Indemnity" means the payment of an amount to offset all or part of an insured
             1645      loss.
             1646          (58) "Independent adjuster" means an insurance adjuster required to be licensed under
             1647      Section 31A-26-201 who engages in insurance adjusting as a representative of insurers.
             1648          (59) "Independently procured insurance" means insurance procured under Section
             1649      31A-15-104 .
             1650          (60) "Individual" means a natural person.
             1651          (61) "Inland marine insurance" includes insurance covering:
             1652          (a) property in transit on or over land;
             1653          (b) property in transit over water by means other than boat or ship;
             1654          (c) bailee liability;
             1655          (d) fixed transportation property such as bridges, electric transmission systems, radio
             1656      and television transmission towers and tunnels; and
             1657          (e) personal and commercial property floaters.
             1658          (62) "Insolvency" means that:
             1659          (a) an insurer is unable to pay its debts or meet its obligations as they mature;
             1660          (b) an insurer's total adjusted capital is less than the insurer's mandatory control level
             1661      RBC under Subsection 31A-17-601 (8)(c); or
             1662          (c) an insurer is determined to be hazardous under this title.
             1663          (63) (a) "Insurance" means:
             1664          (i) an arrangement, contract, or plan for the transfer of a risk or risks from one or more
             1665      persons to one or more other persons; or
             1666          (ii) an arrangement, contract, or plan for the distribution of a risk or risks among a
             1667      group of persons that includes the person seeking to distribute that person's risk.
             1668          (b) "Insurance" includes:
             1669          (i) risk distributing arrangements providing for compensation or replacement for
             1670      damages or loss through the provision of services or benefits in kind;
             1671          (ii) contracts of guaranty or suretyship entered into by the guarantor or surety as a

             1672      business and not as merely incidental to a business transaction; and
             1673          (iii) plans in which the risk does not rest upon the person who makes the arrangements,
             1674      but with a class of persons who have agreed to share it.
             1675          (64) "Insurance adjuster" means a person who directs the investigation, negotiation, or
             1676      settlement of a claim under an insurance policy other than life insurance or an annuity, on
             1677      behalf of an insurer, policyholder, or a claimant under an insurance policy.
             1678          [(66)] (65) Except as provided in Subsection 31A-23-201.5 (1), "insurance agent" or
             1679      "agent" means a person who represents insurers in soliciting, negotiating, or placing insurance.
             1680          [(67)] (66) Except as provided in Subsection 31A-23-201.5 (1), "insurance broker" or
             1681      "broker" means a person who:
             1682          (a) acts in procuring insurance on behalf of an applicant for insurance or an insured;
             1683      and
             1684          (b) does not act on behalf of the insurer except by collecting premiums or performing
             1685      other ministerial acts.
             1686          [(68)] (67) "Insurance business" or "business of insurance" includes:
             1687          (a) providing health care insurance, as defined in Subsection (55), by organizations that
             1688      are or should be licensed under this title;
             1689          (b) providing benefits to employees in the event of contingencies not within the control
             1690      of the employees, in which the employees are entitled to the benefits as a right, which benefits
             1691      may be provided either:
             1692          (i) by single employers or by multiple employer groups; or
             1693          (ii) through trusts, associations, or other entities;
             1694          (c) providing annuities, including those issued in return for gifts, except those provided
             1695      by persons specified in Subsections 31A-22-1305 (2) and (3);
             1696          (d) providing the characteristic services of motor clubs as outlined in Subsection (82);
             1697          (e) providing other persons with insurance as defined in Subsection (63);
             1698          (f) making as insurer, guarantor, or surety, or proposing to make as insurer, guarantor,
             1699      or surety, any contract or policy of title insurance;
             1700          (g) transacting or proposing to transact any phase of title insurance, including
             1701      solicitation, negotiation preliminary to execution, execution of a contract of title insurance,
             1702      insuring, and transacting matters subsequent to the execution of the contract and arising out of

             1703      it, including reinsurance; and
             1704          (h) doing, or proposing to do, any business in substance equivalent to Subsections
             1705      [(68)] (67)(a) through (g) in a manner designed to evade the provisions of this title.
             1706          [(69)] (68) Except as provided in Subsection 31A-23-201.5 (1), "insurance consultant"
             1707      or "consultant" means a person who:
             1708          (a) advises other persons about insurance needs and coverages;
             1709          (b) is compensated by the person advised on a basis not directly related to the insurance
             1710      placed; and
             1711          (c) is not compensated directly or indirectly by an insurer, agent, or broker for advice
             1712      given.
             1713          [(70)] (69) "Insurance holding company system" means a group of two or more
             1714      affiliated persons, at least one of whom is an insurer.
             1715          [(71)] (70) (a) "Insured" means a person to whom or for whose benefit an insurer
             1716      makes a promise in an insurance policy and includes:
             1717          (i) policyholders;
             1718          (ii) subscribers;
             1719          (iii) members; and
             1720          (iv) beneficiaries.
             1721          (b) The definition in Subsection [(71)] (70)(a):
             1722          (i) applies only to this title; and
             1723          (ii) does not define the meaning of this word as used in insurance policies or
             1724      certificates.
             1725          [(72)] (71) (a) (i) "Insurer" means any person doing an insurance business as a
             1726      principal including:
             1727          (A) fraternal benefit societies;
             1728          (B) issuers of gift annuities other than those specified in Subsections 31A-22-1305 (2)
             1729      and (3);
             1730          (C) motor clubs;
             1731          (D) employee welfare plans; and
             1732          (E) any person purporting or intending to do an insurance business as a principal on
             1733      that person's own account.

             1734          (ii) "Insurer" does not include a governmental entity, as defined in Section 63-30-2 , to
             1735      the extent it is engaged in the activities described in Section 31A-12-107 .
             1736          (b) "Admitted insurer" is defined in Subsection (125)(b).
             1737          (c) "Alien insurer" is defined in Subsection (5).
             1738          (d) "Authorized insurer" is defined in Subsection (125)(b).
             1739          (e) "Domestic insurer" is defined in Subsection (36).
             1740          (f) "Foreign insurer" is defined in Subsection (49).
             1741          (g) "Nonadmitted insurer" is defined in Subsection (125)(a).
             1742          (h) "Unauthorized insurer" is defined in Subsection (125)(a).
             1743          [(65)] (72) "Interinsurance exchange" is defined in Subsection (109).
             1744          (73) "Large employer," in connection with a health benefit plan, means an employer
             1745      who, with respect to a calendar year and to a plan year:
             1746          (a) employed an average of at least 51 eligible employees on each business day during
             1747      the preceding calendar year; and
             1748          (b) employs at least two employees on the first day of the plan year.
             1749          (74) (a) Except for a retainer contract or legal assistance described in Section
             1750      31A-1-103 , "legal expense insurance" means insurance written to indemnify or pay for
             1751      specified legal expenses.
             1752          (b) "Legal expense insurance" includes arrangements that create reasonable
             1753      expectations of enforceable rights.
             1754          (c) "Legal expense insurance" does not include the provision of, or reimbursement for,
             1755      legal services incidental to other insurance coverages.
             1756          (75) (a) "Liability insurance" means insurance against liability:
             1757          (i) for death, injury, or disability of any human being, or for damage to property,
             1758      exclusive of the coverages under:
             1759          (A) Subsection (79) for medical malpractice insurance;
             1760          (B) Subsection (102) for professional liability insurance; and
             1761          (C) Subsection (128) for workers' compensation insurance;
             1762          (ii) for medical, hospital, surgical, and funeral benefits to persons other than the
             1763      insured who are injured, irrespective of legal liability of the insured, when issued with or
             1764      supplemental to insurance against legal liability for the death, injury, or disability of human

             1765      beings, exclusive of the coverages under:
             1766          (A) Subsection (79) for medical malpractice insurance;
             1767          (B) Subsection (102) for professional liability insurance; and
             1768          (C) Subsection (128) for workers' compensation insurance;
             1769          (iii) for loss or damage to property resulting from accidents to or explosions of boilers,
             1770      pipes, pressure containers, machinery, or apparatus;
             1771          (iv) for loss or damage to any property caused by the breakage or leakage of sprinklers,
             1772      water pipes and containers, or by water entering through leaks or openings in buildings; or
             1773          (v) for other loss or damage properly the subject of insurance not within any other kind
             1774      or kinds of insurance as defined in this chapter, if such insurance is not contrary to law or
             1775      public policy.
             1776          (b) "Liability insurance" includes:
             1777          (i) vehicle liability insurance as defined in Subsection (126);
             1778          (ii) residential dwelling liability insurance as defined in Subsection (111); and
             1779          (iii) making inspection of, and issuing certificates of inspection upon, elevators,
             1780      boilers, machinery, and apparatus of any kind when done in connection with insurance on
             1781      them.
             1782          (76) (a) "License" means the authorization issued by the insurance commissioner under
             1783      this title to engage in some activity that is part of or related to the insurance business.
             1784          (b) "License" includes certificates of authority issued to insurers.
             1785          (77) (a) "Life insurance" means insurance on human lives and insurances pertaining to
             1786      or connected with human life.
             1787          (b) The business of life insurance includes:
             1788          (i) granting death benefits;
             1789          (ii) granting annuity benefits;
             1790          (iii) granting endowment benefits;
             1791          (iv) granting additional benefits in the event of death by accident;
             1792          (v) granting additional benefits to safeguard the policy against lapse in the event of
             1793      disability; and
             1794          (vi) providing optional methods of settlement of proceeds.
             1795          (78) (a) "Long-term care insurance" means an insurance policy or rider advertised,

             1796      marketed, offered, or designated to provide coverage:
             1797          (i) in a setting other than an acute care unit of a hospital;
             1798          (ii) for not less than 12 consecutive months for each covered person on the basis of:
             1799          (A) expenses incurred;
             1800          (B) indemnity;
             1801          (C) prepayment; or
             1802          (D) another method;
             1803          (iii) for one or more necessary or medically necessary services that are:
             1804          (A) diagnostic;
             1805          (B) preventative;
             1806          (C) therapeutic;
             1807          (D) rehabilitative;
             1808          (E) maintenance; or
             1809          (F) personal care; and
             1810          (iv) that may be issued by:
             1811          (A) an insurer;
             1812          (B) a fraternal benefit society;
             1813          (C) (I) a nonprofit health hospital; and
             1814          (II) a medical service corporation;
             1815          (D) a prepaid health plan;
             1816          (E) a health maintenance organization; or
             1817          (F) an entity similar to the entities described in Subsections (78)(a)(iv)(A) through (E)
             1818      to the extent that the entity is otherwise authorized to issue life or health care insurance.
             1819          (b) "Long-term care insurance" includes:
             1820          (i) any of the following that provide directly or supplement long-term care insurance:
             1821          (A) a group or individual annuity or rider; or
             1822          (B) a life insurance policy or rider;
             1823          (ii) a policy or rider that provides for payment of benefits based on:
             1824          (A) cognitive impairment; or
             1825          (B) functional capacity; or
             1826          (iii) a qualified long-term care insurance contract.

             1827          (c) "Long-term care insurance" does not include:
             1828          (i) a policy that is offered primarily to provide basic Medicare supplement coverage;
             1829          (ii) basic hospital expense coverage;
             1830          (iii) basic medical/surgical expense coverage;
             1831          (iv) hospital confinement indemnity coverage;
             1832          (v) major medical expense coverage;
             1833          (vi) income replacement or related asset-protection coverage;
             1834          (vii) accident only coverage;
             1835          (viii) coverage for a specified:
             1836          (A) disease; or
             1837          (B) accident;
             1838          (ix) limited benefit health coverage; or
             1839          (x) a life insurance policy that accelerates the death benefit to provide the option of a
             1840      lump sum payment:
             1841          (A) if the following are not conditioned on the receipt of long-term care:
             1842          (I) benefits; or
             1843          (II) eligibility; and
             1844          (B) the coverage is for one or more the following qualifying events:
             1845          (I) terminal illness;
             1846          (II) medical conditions requiring extraordinary medical intervention; or
             1847          (III) permanent institutional confinement.
             1848          (79) "Medical malpractice insurance" means insurance against legal liability incident to
             1849      the practice and provision of medical services other than the practice and provision of dental
             1850      services.
             1851          (80) "Member" means a person having membership rights in an insurance corporation.
             1852          (81) "Minimum capital" or "minimum required capital" means the capital that must be
             1853      constantly maintained by a stock insurance corporation as required by statute.
             1854          (82) "Motor club" means a person:
             1855          (a) licensed under:
             1856          (i) Chapter 5, Domestic Stock and Mutual Insurance Corporations;
             1857          (ii) Chapter 11, Motor Clubs; or

             1858          (iii) Chapter 14, Foreign Insurers; and
             1859          (b) that promises for an advance consideration to provide for a stated period of time:
             1860          (i) legal services under Subsection 31A-11-102 (1)(b);
             1861          (ii) bail services under Subsection 31A-11-102 (1)(c); or
             1862          (iii) trip reimbursement, towing services, emergency road services, stolen automobile
             1863      services, a combination of these services, or any other services given in Subsections
             1864      31A-11-102 (1)(b) through (f).
             1865          (83) "Mutual" means mutual insurance corporation.
             1866          (84) "Network plan" means health care insurance:
             1867          (a) that is issued by an insurer; and
             1868          (b) under which the financing and delivery of medical care is provided, in whole or in
             1869      part, through a defined set of providers under contract with the insurer, including the financing
             1870      and delivery of items paid for as medical care.
             1871          (85) "Nonparticipating" means a plan of insurance under which the insured is not
             1872      entitled to receive dividends representing shares of the surplus of the insurer.
             1873          (86) "Ocean marine insurance" means insurance against loss of or damage to:
             1874          (a) ships or hulls of ships;
             1875          (b) goods, freight, cargoes, merchandise, effects, disbursements, profits, moneys,
             1876      securities, choses in action, evidences of debt, valuable papers, bottomry, respondentia
             1877      interests, or other cargoes in or awaiting transit over the oceans or inland waterways;
             1878          (c) earnings such as freight, passage money, commissions, or profits derived from
             1879      transporting goods or people upon or across the oceans or inland waterways; or
             1880          (d) a vessel owner or operator as a result of liability to employees, passengers, bailors,
             1881      owners of other vessels, owners of fixed objects, customs or other authorities, or other persons
             1882      in connection with maritime activity.
             1883          (87) "Order" means an order of the commissioner.
             1884          (88) "Outline of coverage" means a summary that explains an accident and health
             1885      insurance policy.
             1886          (89) "Participating" means a plan of insurance under which the insured is entitled to
             1887      receive dividends representing shares of the surplus of the insurer.
             1888          (90) "Participation," as used in a health benefit plan, means a requirement relating to

             1889      the minimum percentage of eligible employees that must be enrolled in relation to the total
             1890      number of eligible employees of an employer reduced by each eligible employee who
             1891      voluntarily declines coverage under the plan because the employee has other health care
             1892      insurance coverage.
             1893          (91) "Person" includes an individual, partnership, corporation, incorporated or
             1894      unincorporated association, joint stock company, trust, reciprocal, syndicate, or any similar
             1895      entity or combination of entities acting in concert.
             1896          (92) "Plan sponsor" is as defined in 29 U.S.C. Sec. 1002(16)(B).
             1897          (93) "Plan year" means:
             1898          (a) the year that is designated as the plan year in:
             1899          (i) the plan document of a group health plan; or
             1900          (ii) a summary plan description of a group health plan;
             1901          (b) if the plan document or summary plan description does not designate a plan year or
             1902      there is no plan document or summary plan description:
             1903          (i) the year used to determine deductibles or limits;
             1904          (ii) the policy year, if the plan does not impose deductibles or limits on a yearly basis;
             1905      or
             1906          (iii) the employer's taxable year if:
             1907          (A) the plan does not impose deductibles or limits on a yearly basis; and
             1908          (B) (I) the plan is not insured; or
             1909          (II) the insurance policy is not renewed on an annual basis; or
             1910          (c) in a case not described in Subsection (93)(a) or (b), the calendar year.
             1911          (94) (a) (i) "Policy" means any document, including attached endorsements and riders,
             1912      purporting to be an enforceable contract, which memorializes in writing some or all of the
             1913      terms of an insurance contract.
             1914          (ii) "Policy" includes a service contract issued by:
             1915          (A) a motor club under Chapter 11, Motor Clubs;
             1916          (B) a service contract provided under Chapter 6a, Service Contracts; and
             1917          (C) a corporation licensed under:
             1918          (I) Chapter 7, Nonprofit Health Service Insurance Corporations; or
             1919          (II) Chapter 8, Health Maintenance Organizations and Limited Health Plans.

             1920          (iii) "Policy" does not include:
             1921          (A) a certificate under a group insurance contract; or
             1922          (B) a document that does not purport to have legal effect.
             1923          (b) (i) "Group insurance policy" means a policy covering a group of persons that is
             1924      issued to a policyholder on behalf of the group, for the benefit of group members who are
             1925      selected under procedures defined in the policy or in agreements which are collateral to the
             1926      policy.
             1927          (ii) A group insurance policy may include members of the policyholder's family or
             1928      dependents.
             1929          (c) "Blanket insurance policy" means a group policy covering classes of persons
             1930      without individual underwriting, where the persons insured are determined by definition of the
             1931      class with or without designating the persons covered.
             1932          (95) "Policyholder" means the person who controls a policy, binder, or oral contract by
             1933      ownership, premium payment, or otherwise.
             1934          (96) "Policy illustration" means a presentation or depiction that includes nonguaranteed
             1935      elements of a policy of life insurance over a period of years.
             1936          (97) "Policy summary" means a synopsis describing the elements of a life insurance
             1937      policy.
             1938          (98) "Preexisting condition," in connection with a health benefit plan, means:
             1939          (a) a condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment was
             1940      recommended or received during the six months immediately preceding the earlier of:
             1941          (i) the enrollment date; or
             1942          (ii) the effective date of coverage; or
             1943          (b) for an individual insurance policy, a pregnancy existing on the effective date of
             1944      coverage.
             1945          (99) (a) "Premium" means the monetary consideration for an insurance policy, and
             1946      includes assessments, membership fees, required contributions, or monetary consideration,
             1947      however designated.
             1948          (b) Consideration paid to third party administrators for their services is not "premium,"
             1949      though amounts paid by third party administrators to insurers for insurance on the risks
             1950      administered by the third party administrators are "premium."

             1951          (100) "Principal officers" of a corporation means the officers designated under
             1952      Subsection 31A-5-203 (3).
             1953          (101) "Proceedings" includes actions and special statutory proceedings.
             1954          (102) "Professional liability insurance" means insurance against legal liability incident
             1955      to the practice of a profession and provision of any professional services.
             1956          (103) "Property insurance" means insurance against loss or damage to real or personal
             1957      property of every kind and any interest in that property, from all hazards or causes, and against
             1958      loss consequential upon the loss or damage including vehicle comprehensive and vehicle
             1959      physical damage coverages, but excluding inland marine insurance and ocean marine insurance
             1960      as defined under Subsections (61) and (86).
             1961          (104) "Qualified long-term care insurance contract" or "federally tax qualified
             1962      long-term care insurance contract" means:
             1963          (a) an individual or group insurance contract that meets the requirements of Section
             1964      7702B(b), Internal Revenue Code; or
             1965          (b) the portion of a life insurance contract that provides long-term care insurance:
             1966          (i) (A) by rider; or
             1967          (B) as a part of the contract; and
             1968          (ii) that satisfies the requirements of Section 7702B(b) and (e), Internal Revenue Code.
             1969          (105) (a) "Rate" means:
             1970          (i) the cost of a given unit of insurance; or
             1971          (ii) for property-casualty insurance, that cost of insurance per exposure unit either
             1972      expressed as:
             1973          (A) a single number; or
             1974          (B) a pure premium rate, adjusted before any application of individual risk variations
             1975      based on loss or expense considerations to account for the treatment of:
             1976          (I) expenses;
             1977          (II) profit; and
             1978          (III) individual insurer variation in loss experience.
             1979          (b) "Rate" does not include a minimum premium.
             1980          (106) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (106)(b), "rate service organization" means
             1981      any person who assists insurers in rate making or filing by:

             1982          (i) collecting, compiling, and furnishing loss or expense statistics;
             1983          (ii) recommending, making, or filing rates or supplementary rate information; or
             1984          (iii) advising about rate questions, except as an attorney giving legal advice.
             1985          (b) "Rate service organization" does not mean:
             1986          (i) an employee of an insurer;
             1987          (ii) a single insurer or group of insurers under common control;
             1988          (iii) a joint underwriting group; or
             1989          (iv) a natural person serving as an actuarial or legal consultant.
             1990          (107) "Rating manual" means any of the following used to determine initial and
             1991      renewal policy premiums:
             1992          (a) a manual of rates;
             1993          (b) classifications;
             1994          (c) rate-related underwriting rules; and
             1995          (d) rating formulas that describe steps, policies, and procedures for determining initial
             1996      and renewal policy premiums.
             1997          (108) "Received by the department" means:
             1998          (a) except as provided in Subsection (108)(b), the date delivered to and stamped
             1999      received by the department, whether delivered:
             2000          (i) in person;
             2001          (ii) by a delivery service; or
             2002          (iii) electronically; and
             2003          (b) if an item with a department imposed deadline is delivered to the department by a
             2004      delivery service, the delivery service's postmark date or pick-up date unless otherwise stated in:
             2005          (i) statute;
             2006          (ii) rule; or
             2007          (iii) a specific filing order.
             2008          (109) "Reciprocal" or "interinsurance exchange" means any unincorporated association
             2009      of persons:
             2010          (a) operating through an attorney-in-fact common to all of them; and
             2011          (b) exchanging insurance contracts with one another that provide insurance coverage
             2012      on each other.

             2013          (110) "Reinsurance" means an insurance transaction where an insurer, for
             2014      consideration, transfers any portion of the risk it has assumed to another insurer. In referring to
             2015      reinsurance transactions, this title sometimes refers to:
             2016          (a) the insurer transferring the risk as the "ceding insurer"; and
             2017          (b) the insurer assuming the risk as the:
             2018          (i) "assuming insurer"; or
             2019          (ii) "assuming reinsurer."
             2020          (111) "Residential dwelling liability insurance" means insurance against liability
             2021      resulting from or incident to the ownership, maintenance, or use of a residential dwelling that is
             2022      a detached single family residence or multifamily residence up to four units.
             2023          (112) "Retrocession" means reinsurance with another insurer of a liability assumed
             2024      under a reinsurance contract. A reinsurer "retrocedes" when it reinsures with another insurer
             2025      part of a liability assumed under a reinsurance contract.
             2026          (113) "Rider" means an endorsement to:
             2027          (a) an insurance policy; or
             2028          (b) an insurance certificate.
             2029          (114) (a) "Security" means any:
             2030          (i) note;
             2031          (ii) stock;
             2032          (iii) bond;
             2033          (iv) debenture;
             2034          (v) evidence of indebtedness;
             2035          (vi) certificate of interest or participation in any profit-sharing agreement;
             2036          (vii) collateral-trust certificate;
             2037          (viii) preorganization certificate or subscription;
             2038          (ix) transferable share;
             2039          (x) investment contract;
             2040          (xi) voting trust certificate;
             2041          (xii) certificate of deposit for a security;
             2042          (xiii) certificate of interest of participation in an oil, gas, or mining title or lease or in
             2043      payments out of production under such a title or lease;

             2044          (xiv) commodity contract or commodity option;
             2045          (xv) any certificate of interest or participation in, temporary or interim certificate for,
             2046      receipt for, guarantee of, or warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase any of the items listed
             2047      in Subsections (114)(a)(i) through (xiv); or
             2048          (xvi) any other interest or instrument commonly known as a security.
             2049          (b) "Security" does not include:
             2050          (i) any insurance or endowment policy or annuity contract under which an insurance
             2051      company promises to pay money in a specific lump sum or periodically for life or some other
             2052      specified period; or
             2053          (ii) a burial certificate or burial contract.
             2054          (115) "Self-insurance" means any arrangement under which a person provides for
             2055      spreading its own risks by a systematic plan.
             2056          (a) Except as provided in this Subsection (115), self-insurance does not include an
             2057      arrangement under which a number of persons spread their risks among themselves.
             2058          (b) Self-insurance does include an arrangement by which a governmental entity, as
             2059      defined in Section 63-30-2 , undertakes to indemnify its employees for liability arising out of
             2060      the employees' employment.
             2061          (c) Self-insurance does include an arrangement by which a person with a managed
             2062      program of self-insurance and risk management undertakes to indemnify its affiliates,
             2063      subsidiaries, directors, officers, or employees for liability or risk which is related to the
             2064      relationship or employment.
             2065          (d) Self-insurance does not include any arrangement with independent contractors.
             2066          (116) "Short-term care insurance" means any insurance policy or rider advertised,
             2067      marketed, offered, or designed to provide coverage that is similar to long-term care insurance
             2068      but that provides coverage for less than 12 consecutive months for each covered person.
             2069          (117) "Small employer," in connection with a health benefit plan, means an employer
             2070      who, with respect to a calendar year and to a plan year:
             2071          (a) employed an average of at least two employees but not more than 50 eligible
             2072      employees on each business day during the preceding calendar year; and
             2073          (b) employs at least two employees on the first day of the plan year.
             2074          (118) (a) "Subsidiary" of a person means an affiliate controlled by that person either

             2075      directly or indirectly through one or more affiliates or intermediaries.
             2076          (b) "Wholly owned subsidiary" of a person is a subsidiary of which all of the voting
             2077      shares are owned by that person either alone or with its affiliates, except for the minimum
             2078      number of shares the law of the subsidiary's domicile requires to be owned by directors or
             2079      others.
             2080          (119) Subject to Subsection (63)(b), "surety insurance" includes:
             2081          (a) a guarantee against loss or damage resulting from failure of principals to pay or
             2082      perform their obligations to a creditor or other obligee;
             2083          (b) bail bond insurance; and
             2084          (c) fidelity insurance.
             2085          (120) (a) "Surplus" means the excess of assets over the sum of paid-in capital and
             2086      liabilities.
             2087          (b) (i) "Permanent surplus" means the surplus of a mutual insurer that has been
             2088      designated by the insurer as permanent.
             2089          (ii) Sections 31A-5-211 , 31A-7-201 , 31A-8-209 , 31A-9-209 , and 31A-14-209 require
             2090      that mutuals doing business in this state maintain specified minimum levels of permanent
             2091      surplus.
             2092          (iii) Except for assessable mutuals, the minimum permanent surplus requirement is
             2093      essentially the same as the minimum required capital requirement that applies to stock insurers.
             2094          (c) "Excess surplus" means:
             2095          (i) for life or accident and health insurers, health organizations, and property and
             2096      casualty insurers as defined in Section 31A-17-601 , the lesser of:
             2097          (A) that amount of an insurer's or health organization's total adjusted capital, as defined
             2098      in Subsection (123), that exceeds the product of:
             2099          (I) 2.5; and
             2100          (II) the sum of the insurer's or health organization's minimum capital or permanent
             2101      surplus required under Section 31A-5-211 , 31A-9-209 , or 31A-14-205 ; or
             2102          (B) that amount of an insurer's or health organization's total adjusted capital, as defined
             2103      in Subsection (123), that exceeds the product of:
             2104          (I) 3.0; and
             2105          (II) the authorized control level RBC as defined in Subsection 31A-17-601 (8)(a); and

             2106          (ii) for monoline mortgage guaranty insurers, financial guaranty insurers, and title
             2107      insurers, that amount of an insurer's paid-in-capital and surplus that exceeds the product of:
             2108          (A) 1.5; and
             2109          (B) the insurer's total adjusted capital required by Subsection 31A-17-609 (1).
             2110          (121) "Third party administrator" or "administrator" means any person who collects
             2111      charges or premiums from, or who, for consideration, adjusts or settles claims of residents of
             2112      the state in connection with insurance coverage, annuities, or service insurance coverage,
             2113      except:
             2114          (a) a union on behalf of its members;
             2115          (b) a person administering any:
             2116          (i) pension plan subject to the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of
             2117      1974;
             2118          (ii) governmental plan as defined in Section 414(d), Internal Revenue Code; or
             2119          (iii) nonelecting church plan as described in Section 410(d), Internal Revenue Code;
             2120          (c) an employer on behalf of the employer's employees or the employees of one or
             2121      more of the subsidiary or affiliated corporations of the employer;
             2122          (d) an insurer licensed under Chapter 5, 7, 8, 9, or 14, but only for a line of insurance
             2123      for which the insurer holds a license in this state; or
             2124          (e) a person licensed or exempt from licensing under Chapter 23 or 26 whose activities
             2125      are limited to those authorized under the license the person holds or for which the person is
             2126      exempt.
             2127          (122) "Title insurance" means the insuring, guaranteeing, or indemnifying of owners of
             2128      real or personal property or the holders of liens or encumbrances on that property, or others
             2129      interested in the property against loss or damage suffered by reason of liens or encumbrances
             2130      upon, defects in, or the unmarketability of the title to the property, or invalidity or
             2131      unenforceability of any liens or encumbrances on the property.
             2132          (123) "Total adjusted capital" means the sum of an insurer's or health organization's
             2133      statutory capital and surplus as determined in accordance with:
             2134          (a) the statutory accounting applicable to the annual financial statements required to be
             2135      filed under Section 31A-4-113 ; and
             2136          (b) any other items provided by the RBC instructions, as RBC instructions is defined in

             2137      Section 31A-17-601 .
             2138          (124) (a) "Trustee" means "director" when referring to the board of directors of a
             2139      corporation.
             2140          (b) "Trustee," when used in reference to an employee welfare fund, means an
             2141      individual, firm, association, organization, joint stock company, or corporation, whether acting
             2142      individually or jointly and whether designated by that name or any other, that is charged with
             2143      or has the overall management of an employee welfare fund.
             2144          (125) (a) "Unauthorized insurer," "unadmitted insurer," or "nonadmitted insurer"
             2145      means an insurer:
             2146          (i) not holding a valid certificate of authority to do an insurance business in this state;
             2147      or
             2148          (ii) transacting business not authorized by a valid certificate.
             2149          (b) "Admitted insurer" or "authorized insurer" means an insurer:
             2150          (i) holding a valid certificate of authority to do an insurance business in this state; and
             2151          (ii) transacting business as authorized by a valid certificate.
             2152          (126) "Vehicle liability insurance" means insurance against liability resulting from or
             2153      incident to ownership, maintenance, or use of any land vehicle or aircraft, exclusive of vehicle
             2154      comprehensive and vehicle physical damage coverages under Subsection (103).
             2155          (127) "Voting security" means a security with voting rights, and includes any security
             2156      convertible into a security with a voting right associated with it.
             2157          (128) "Workers' compensation insurance" means:
             2158          (a) insurance for indemnification of employers against liability for compensation based
             2159      on:
             2160          (i) compensable accidental injuries; and
             2161          (ii) occupational disease disability;
             2162          (b) employer's liability insurance incidental to workers' compensation insurance and
             2163      written in connection with it; and
             2164          (c) insurance assuring to the persons entitled to workers' compensation benefits the
             2165      compensation provided by law.
             2166          Section 23. Section 31A-5-101 is amended to read:
             2167           31A-5-101. Definitions.

             2168          In this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
             2169          (1) The definitions applicable to the Utah Revised Business Corporation Act in
             2170      Subsections 16-10a-102 (2), (23), and (24) apply to stock corporations.
             2171          (2) The definitions applicable to nonprofit corporations in Subsections
             2172      16-6a-102 [(4)](3), (6), and (30) apply to mutuals.
             2173          (3) "Promoter securities" are securities issued by a stock insurer to the incorporators,
             2174      directors, officers, or their families or nominees at any time prior to, and up to one year
             2175      following, the issuance of a certificate of authority to the stock insurer.
             2176          Section 24. Section 31A-9-101 is amended to read:
             2177           31A-9-101. Definitions.
             2178          (1) As used in this chapter:
             2179          (a) "Fraternal" or "fraternal benefit society" means a corporation organized or operating
             2180      under this chapter that:
             2181          (i) has no capital stock;
             2182          (ii) exists solely for:
             2183          (A) the benefit of its members and their beneficiaries; and
             2184          (B) any lawful social, intellectual, educational, charitable, benevolent, moral, fraternal,
             2185      patriotic, or religious purpose for the benefit of its members or the public, carried on through
             2186      voluntary activity of its members in their local lodges or through institutional programs of the
             2187      fraternal or its local lodges;
             2188          (iii) has a lodge system;
             2189          (iv) has a representative form of government; and
             2190          (v) provides insurance benefits authorized under this chapter.
             2191          (b) "Laws of a fraternal" include its articles of incorporation and bylaws, however
             2192      designated.
             2193          (c) "Lodge system" means one in which:
             2194          (i) there is a supreme governing body;
             2195          (ii) subordinate to the supreme governing body are local lodges, however designated,
             2196      into which natural persons are admitted as members in accordance with the laws of the
             2197      fraternal;
             2198          (iii) the local lodges are required by the laws of the fraternal to hold regular meetings at

             2199      least monthly; and
             2200          (iv) the local lodges regularly engage in programs involving member participation to
             2201      implement the purposes of Subsection (1)(a)(ii).
             2202          (d) "Representative form of government" means the fraternal complies with Section
             2203      31A-9-403 .
             2204          (2) In any provisions of law made applicable to fraternals by this chapter, the technical
             2205      terms used in those provisions are applicable to fraternals despite the use of other parallel terms
             2206      by fraternals.
             2207          (3) The definitions provided in Subsections 16-6a-102 [(4)](3), (6), and (30), and
             2208      Section 31A-1-301 apply to fraternals.
             2209          Section 25. Section 31A-21-105 is amended to read:
             2210           31A-21-105. Representations, warranties, and conditions.
             2211          (1) (a) No statement, representation, or warranty made by any person representing the
             2212      insurer in the negotiation for an individual or franchise insurance contract affects the insurer's
             2213      obligations under the policy unless it is stated in the policy or in a written application signed by
             2214      the applicant. No person, except the applicant or another by his written consent, may alter the
             2215      application, except for administrative purposes in a way which is clearly not ascribable to the
             2216      applicant.
             2217          (b) No statement, representation, or warranty made by or on behalf of a particular
             2218      certificate holder under a group policy affects the insurer's obligations under the certificate
             2219      unless it is stated in the certificate or in a written document signed by the certificate holder, and
             2220      a copy of it is supplied to the certificate holder.
             2221          (c) The policyholder, his assignee, the loss payee or mortgagee or lienholder under
             2222      property insurance, and any person whose life or health is insured under a policy may request,
             2223      in writing, from the company a copy of the application, if he did not receive the policy or a
             2224      copy of it, or if the policy has been reinstated or renewed without the attachment of a copy of
             2225      the original application. If the insurer does not deliver or mail a copy as requested within 30
             2226      days after receipt of the request by the insurer or its agent, or in the case of a group policy
             2227      certificate holder, does not inform that person within the same period how he may inspect the
             2228      policy or a copy of it and application or enrollment card or a copy of it during normal business
             2229      hours at a place reasonably convenient to the certificate holder, nothing in the application or

             2230      enrollment card affects the insurer's obligations under the policy to the person making the
             2231      request. Each person whose life or health is insured under a group policy has the same right to
             2232      request a copy of any document under Subsection (1)(b).
             2233          (2) Except as provided in Subsection (5), no misrepresentation or breach of an
             2234      affirmative warranty affects the insurer's obligations under the policy unless:
             2235          (a) the insurer relies on it and it is either material or is made with intent to deceive; or
             2236          (b) the fact misrepresented or falsely warranted contributes to the loss.
             2237          (3) No failure of a condition prior to the loss and no breach of a promissory warranty
             2238      affects the insurer's obligations under the policy unless it exists at the time of the loss and
             2239      either increases the risk at the time of the loss or contributes to the loss. This Subsection (3)
             2240      does not apply to failure to tender payment of premium.
             2241          (4) Nondisclosure of information not requested by the insurer is not a defense to an
             2242      action against the insurer. Failure to correct within a reasonable time any representation that
             2243      becomes incorrect because of changes in circumstances is misrepresentation, not
             2244      nondisclosure.
             2245          (5) If after issuance of a policy the insurer acquires knowledge of sufficient facts to
             2246      constitute a general defense to all claims under the policy, the defense is only available if the
             2247      insurer notifies the insured within 60 days after acquiring the knowledge of its intention to
             2248      defend against a claim if one should arise, or within 120 days if the insurer considers it
             2249      necessary to secure additional medical information and is actively seeking the information at
             2250      the end of the 60 days. The insurer and insured may mutually agree to a policy rider in order to
             2251      continue the policy in force with exceptions or modifications. For purposes of this Subsection
             2252      (5), an insurer has acquired knowledge only if the information alleged to give rise to the
             2253      knowledge was disclosed to the insurer or its agent in connection with communications or
             2254      investigations associated with the insurance policy under which the subject claim arises.
             2255          (6) (a) An insurer that offers coverage to a small employer group as required by [P.L.
             2256      104-91] Pub. L. No. 104-191, 110 Stat. 1979, Sec. 2711(a), may not rescind a policy or
             2257      individual certificate holder based on application misrepresentation unless the insurer would
             2258      not have been required to issue the coverage in the absence of the misrepresentation.
             2259          (b) Subsection (6)(a) does not prevent an insurer from correcting rates if:
             2260          (i) in the absence of misrepresentation a different rate would have been required; and

             2261          (ii) the corrected rates are in compliance with Section 31A-30-106 .
             2262          (7) No trivial or transitory breach of or noncompliance with any provision of this
             2263      chapter is a basis for avoiding an insurance contract.
             2264          Section 26. Section 31A-22-617 is amended to read:
             2265           31A-22-617. Preferred provider contract provisions.
             2266          Health insurance policies may provide for insureds to receive services or
             2267      reimbursement under the policies in accordance with preferred health care provider contracts as
             2268      follows:
             2269          (1) Subject to restrictions under this section, any insurer or third party administrator
             2270      may enter into contracts with health care providers as defined in Section 78-14-3 under which
             2271      the health care providers agree to supply services, at prices specified in the contracts, to
             2272      persons insured by an insurer.
             2273          (a) A health care provider contract may require the health care provider to accept the
             2274      specified payment as payment in full, relinquishing the right to collect additional amounts from
             2275      the insured person.
             2276          (b) The insurance contract may reward the insured for selection of preferred health care
             2277      providers by:
             2278          (i) reducing premium rates;
             2279          (ii) reducing deductibles;
             2280          (iii) coinsurance;
             2281          (iv) other copayments; or
             2282          (v) [in] any other reasonable manner.
             2283          (c) If the insurer is a managed care organization, as defined in Subsection
             2284      31A-27-311.5 (1)(f):
             2285          (i) the insurance contract and the health care provider contract shall provide that in the
             2286      event the managed care organization becomes insolvent, the rehabilitator or liquidator may:
             2287          (A) require the health care provider to continue to provide health care services under
             2288      the contract until the earlier of:
             2289          (I) 90 days after the date of the filing of a petition for rehabilitation or the petition for
             2290      liquidation; or
             2291          (II) the date the term of the contract ends; and

             2292          (B) subject to Subsection (1)(c)(v), reduce the fees the provider is otherwise entitled to
             2293      receive from the managed care organization during the time period described in Subsection
             2294      (1)(c)(i)(A);
             2295          (ii) the provider is required to:
             2296          (A) accept the reduced payment under Subsection (1)(c)(i)(B) as payment in full; and
             2297          (B) relinquish the right to collect additional amounts from the insolvent managed care
             2298      organization's enrollee, as defined in Section 31A-27-311.5 (1)(b);
             2299          (iii) if the contract between the health care provider and the managed care organization
             2300      has not been reduced to writing, or the contract fails to contain the language required by
             2301      Subsection (1)(c)(i), the provider may not collect or attempt to collect from the enrollee:
             2302          (A) sums owed by the insolvent managed care organization; or
             2303          (B) the amount of the regular fee reduction authorized under Subsection (1)(c)(i)(B);
             2304          (iv) the following may not bill or maintain any action at law against an enrollee to
             2305      collect sums owed by the insolvent managed care organization or the amount of the regular fee
             2306      reduction authorized under Subsection (1)(c)(i)(B):
             2307          (A) a provider;
             2308          (B) an agent;
             2309          (C) a trustee; or
             2310          (D) an assignee of a person described in Subsections (1)(c)(iv)(A) through (C); and
             2311          (v) notwithstanding Subsection (1)(c)(i):
             2312          (A) a rehabilitator or liquidator may not reduce a fee by less than 75% of the provider's
             2313      regular fee set forth in the contract; and
             2314          (B) the enrollee shall continue to pay the copayments, deductibles, and other payments
             2315      for services received from the provider that the enrollee was required to pay before the filing
             2316      of:
             2317          (I) a petition for rehabilitation; or
             2318          (II) a petition for liquidation.
             2319          (2) (a) Subject to Subsections (2)(b) through (2)(f), an insurer using preferred health
             2320      care provider contracts shall pay for the services of health care providers not under the contract,
             2321      unless the illnesses or injuries treated by the health care provider are not within the scope of the
             2322      insurance contract. As used in this section, "class of health care providers" means all health

             2323      care providers licensed or licensed and certified by the state within the same professional,
             2324      trade, occupational, or facility licensure or licensure and certification category established
             2325      pursuant to Titles 26, Utah Health Code and 58, Occupations and Professions.
             2326          (b) When the insured receives services from a health care provider not under contract,
             2327      the insurer shall reimburse the insured for at least 75% of the average amount paid by the
             2328      insurer for comparable services of preferred health care providers who are members of the
             2329      same class of health care providers. The commissioner may adopt a rule dealing with the
             2330      determination of what constitutes 75% of the average amount paid by the insurer for
             2331      comparable services of preferred health care providers who are members of the same class of
             2332      health care providers.
             2333          (c) When reimbursing for services of health care providers not under contract, the
             2334      insurer may make direct payment to the insured.
             2335          (d) Notwithstanding Subsection (2)(b), an insurer using preferred health care provider
             2336      contracts may impose a deductible on coverage of health care providers not under contract.
             2337          (e) When selecting health care providers with whom to contract under Subsection (1),
             2338      an insurer may not unfairly discriminate between classes of health care providers, but may
             2339      discriminate within a class of health care providers, subject to Subsection (7).
             2340          (f) For purposes of this section, unfair discrimination between classes of health care
             2341      providers shall include:
             2342          (i) refusal to contract with class members in reasonable proportion to the number of
             2343      insureds covered by the insurer and the expected demand for services from class members; and
             2344          (ii) refusal to cover procedures for one class of providers that are:
             2345          (A) commonly utilized by members of the class of health care providers for the
             2346      treatment of illnesses, injuries, or conditions;
             2347          (B) otherwise covered by the insurer; and
             2348          (C) within the scope of practice of the class of health care providers.
             2349          (3) Before the insured consents to the insurance contract, the insurer shall fully disclose
             2350      to the insured that it has entered into preferred health care provider contracts. The insurer shall
             2351      provide sufficient detail on the preferred health care provider contracts to permit the insured to
             2352      agree to the terms of the insurance contract. The insurer shall provide at least the following
             2353      information:

             2354          (a) a list of the health care providers under contract and if requested their business
             2355      locations and specialties;
             2356          (b) a description of the insured benefits, including any deductibles, coinsurance, or
             2357      other copayments;
             2358          (c) a description of the quality assurance program required under Subsection (4); and
             2359          (d) a description of the adverse benefit determination procedures required under
             2360      Subsection (5).
             2361          (4) (a) An insurer using preferred health care provider contracts shall maintain a quality
             2362      assurance program for assuring that the care provided by the health care providers under
             2363      contract meets prevailing standards in the state.
             2364          (b) The commissioner in consultation with the executive director of the Department of
             2365      Health may designate qualified persons to perform an audit of the quality assurance program.
             2366      The auditors shall have full access to all records of the organization and its health care
             2367      providers, including medical records of individual patients.
             2368          (c) The information contained in the medical records of individual patients shall
             2369      remain confidential. All information, interviews, reports, statements, memoranda, or other data
             2370      furnished for purposes of the audit and any findings or conclusions of the auditors are
             2371      privileged. The information is not subject to discovery, use, or receipt in evidence in any legal
             2372      proceeding except hearings before the commissioner concerning alleged violations of this
             2373      section.
             2374          (5) An insurer using preferred health care provider contracts shall provide a reasonable
             2375      procedure for resolving complaints and adverse benefit determinations initiated by the insureds
             2376      and health care providers.
             2377          (6) An insurer may not contract with a health care provider for treatment of illness or
             2378      injury unless the health care provider is licensed to perform that treatment.
             2379          (7) (a) A health care provider or insurer may not discriminate against a preferred health
             2380      care provider for agreeing to a contract under Subsection (1).
             2381          (b) Any health care provider licensed to treat any illness or injury within the scope of
             2382      the health care provider's practice, who is willing and able to meet the terms and conditions
             2383      established by the insurer for designation as a preferred health care provider, shall be able to
             2384      apply for and receive the designation as a preferred health care provider. Contract terms and

             2385      conditions may include reasonable limitations on the number of designated preferred health
             2386      care providers based upon substantial objective and economic grounds, or expected use of
             2387      particular services based upon prior provider-patient profiles.
             2388          (8) Upon the written request of a provider excluded from a provider contract, the
             2389      commissioner may hold a hearing to determine if the insurer's exclusion of the provider is
             2390      based on the criteria set forth in Subsection (7)(b).
             2391          (9) Insurers are subject to the provisions of Sections 31A-22-613.5 , 31A-22-614.5 , and
             2392      31A-22-618 .
             2393          (10) Nothing in this section is to be construed as to require an insurer to offer a certain
             2394      benefit or service as part of a health benefit plan.
             2395          (11) This section does not apply to catastrophic mental health coverage provided in
             2396      accordance with Section 31A-22-625 .
             2397          Section 27. Section 34A-2-301 is amended to read:
             2398           34A-2-301. Places of employment to be safe -- Willful neglect -- Penalty.
             2399          (1) An employer may not:
             2400          (a) construct, occupy, or maintain any place of employment that is not safe;
             2401          (b) require or knowingly permit any employee to be in any employment or place of
             2402      employment that is not safe;
             2403          (c) fail to provide and use safety devices and safeguards;
             2404          (d) remove, disable, or bypass safety devices and safeguards;
             2405          (e) fail to obey orders of the commission;
             2406          (f) fail to obey rules of the commission;
             2407          (g) fail to adopt and use methods and processes reasonably adequate to render the
             2408      employment and place of employment safe; or
             2409          (h) fail or neglect to do every other thing reasonably necessary to protect the life,
             2410      health, and safety of the employer's employees.
             2411          (2) Compensation as provided in this chapter [3,] shall be increased 15%, except in case
             2412      of injury resulting in death, when injury is caused by the willful failure of an employer to
             2413      comply with:
             2414          (a) the law;
             2415          (b) a rule of the commission;

             2416          (c) any lawful order of the commission; or
             2417          (d) the employer's own written workplace safety program.
             2418          Section 28. Section 49-15-102 is amended to read:
             2419           49-15-102. Definitions.
             2420          As used in this chapter:
             2421          (1) (a) "Compensation" means the total amount of payments that are includable in
             2422      gross income received by a public safety service employee as base income for the regularly
             2423      scheduled work period. The participating employer shall establish the regularly scheduled
             2424      work period. Base income shall be determined prior to the deduction of any amounts the
             2425      public safety service employee authorizes to be deducted for salary deferral or other benefits
             2426      authorized by federal law.
             2427          (b) "Compensation" includes performance-based bonuses and cost-of-living
             2428      adjustments.
             2429          (c) "Compensation" does not include:
             2430          (i) overtime;
             2431          (ii) sick pay incentives;
             2432          (iii) retirement pay incentives;
             2433          (iv) the monetary value of remuneration paid in kind, as in a residence, use of
             2434      equipment or uniform, travel, or similar payments;
             2435          (v) a lump-sum payment or special payment covering accumulated leave; and
             2436          (vi) all contributions made by a participating employer under this system or under any
             2437      other employee benefit system or plan maintained by a participating employer for the benefit of
             2438      a member or participant.
             2439          (d) "Compensation" for purposes of this chapter may not exceed the amount allowed
             2440      under Internal Revenue Code Section 401(a)(17).
             2441          (2) "Final average salary" means the amount computed by averaging the highest three
             2442      years of annual compensation preceding retirement subject to Subsections (2)(a) and (b).
             2443          (a) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(b), the percentage increase in annual
             2444      compensation in any one of the years used may not exceed the previous year's compensation by
             2445      more than 10% plus a cost-of-living adjustment equal to the decrease in the purchasing power
             2446      of the dollar during the previous year, as measured by a United States Bureau of Labor

             2447      Statistics Consumer Price Index average as determined by the board.
             2448          (b) In cases where the participating employer provides acceptable documentation to the
             2449      office, the limitation in Subsection [(3)] (2)(a) may be exceeded if:
             2450          (i) the public safety service employee has transferred from another agency; or
             2451          (ii) the public safety service employee has been promoted to a new position.
             2452          (3) "Line-of-duty death" means a death resulting from external force, violence, or
             2453      disease occasioned by an act of duty as a public safety service employee.
             2454          (4) "Participating employer" means an employer which meets the participation
             2455      requirements of Section 49-15-201 .
             2456          (5) (a) "Public safety service" means at least 2,080 hours of regularly scheduled
             2457      compensated employment per year rendered by a member who is a:
             2458          (i) law enforcement officer in accordance with Section 53-13-103 ;
             2459          (ii) correctional officer in accordance with Section 53-13-104 ; and
             2460          (iii) special function officer approved in accordance with [Section 49-4a-203 ] Sections
             2461      49-15-201 and [Section] 53-13-105 .
             2462          (b) "Public safety service" also requires that in the course of employment the
             2463      employee's life or personal safety is at risk.
             2464          (6) "Public safety service employee" means an employee of a participating employer
             2465      who performs public safety service under this chapter.
             2466          (7) "System" means the Public Safety Noncontributory Retirement System created
             2467      under this chapter.
             2468          (8) "Years of service credit" means the number of periods, each to consist of 12 full
             2469      months as determined by the board, whether consecutive or not, during which a public safety
             2470      service employee was employed by a participating employer, including time the public safety
             2471      service employee was absent in the service of the United States government on military duty.
             2472          Section 29. Section 49-21-102 is amended to read:
             2473           49-21-102. Definitions.
             2474          As used in this chapter:
             2475          (1) "Date of disability" means the date on which a period of continuous disability
             2476      commences, and may not commence on or before the last day of actual work.
             2477          (2) "Elimination period" means the three months at the beginning of each continuous

             2478      period of total disability for which no benefit will be paid and commences with the date of
             2479      disability.
             2480          (3) (a) "Eligible employee" means:
             2481          (i) any regular full-time employee as defined under Section 49-12-102 or 49-13-102 ,
             2482      public safety service employee as defined under Section 49-14-102 or 49-15-102 , or judge as
             2483      defined under Section 49-17-102 or 49-18-102 , whose employer provides coverage under this
             2484      chapter, or the governor of the state; and
             2485          (ii) an employee who is covered by a retirement program offered by the Teachers'
             2486      Insurance and Annuity Association of America, if the employee's employer provides coverage
             2487      under this chapter; and
             2488          (b) "Eligible employee" does not include any employee that is exempt from coverage
             2489      under Section 49-21-201 .
             2490          (4) "Maximum benefit period" means the maximum period of time the monthly
             2491      disability income benefit will be paid under Section 49-21-403 for any continuous period of
             2492      total disability.
             2493          (5) "Monthly disability benefit" means the monthly payments and accrual of service
             2494      credit under Section 49-21-401 and health insurance reimbursements paid under Section
             2495      [ 49-21-408 ] 49-21-407 , or any combination of them.
             2496          (6) "Objective medical impairment" means an impairment resulting from an injury or
             2497      illness which is diagnosed by a physician and which is based on accepted objective medical
             2498      tests or findings rather than subjective complaints.
             2499          (7) "Physician" means a licensed physician.
             2500          (8) "Regular monthly salary" means the amount certified by the participating employer
             2501      as the monthly salary of the eligible employee, unless there is a discrepancy between the
             2502      certified amount and the amount actually paid, in which case the office shall determine the
             2503      regular monthly salary.
             2504          (9) "Regular occupation" means either the primary duties performed by the eligible
             2505      employee for the twelve months preceding the date of disability, or a permanent assignment of
             2506      duty to the eligible employee.
             2507          (10) "Rehabilitative employment" means any occupation or employment for wage or
             2508      profit, for which the eligible employee is reasonably qualified to perform based on education,

             2509      training, or experience while unable to perform the employee's regular occupation.
             2510          (11) (a) "Total disability" or "totally disabled" means the complete inability, due to
             2511      objective medical impairment, whether physical or mental, to engage in the eligible employee's
             2512      regular occupation during the elimination period and the first 24 months of disability benefits.
             2513          (b) "Total disability" means, after the elimination period and the first 24 months of
             2514      disability benefits, the complete inability, based solely on physical objective medical
             2515      impairment, to engage in any gainful occupation which is reasonable, considering the eligible
             2516      employee's education, training, and experience.
             2517          Section 30. Section 53-1-106 is amended to read:
             2518           53-1-106. Department duties -- Powers.
             2519          (1) In addition to the responsibilities contained in this title, the department shall:
             2520          (a) make rules and perform the functions specified in Title 41, Chapter 6, Traffic Rules
             2521      and Regulations, including:
             2522          (i) setting performance standards for towing companies to be used by the department,
             2523      as required by Section 41-6-102.5 ; and
             2524          (ii) advising the Department of Transportation regarding the safe design and operation
             2525      of school buses, as required by Section 41-6-115 ;
             2526          (b) make rules to establish and clarify standards pertaining to the curriculum and
             2527      teaching methods of a motor vehicle accident prevention course under Section 31A-19a-211 ;
             2528          (c) aid in enforcement efforts to combat drug trafficking [using funds appropriated
             2529      under Section 58-37-20 ];
             2530          [(d) as part of the annual budget hearings, provide the Executive Offices, Criminal
             2531      Justice, and Legislature Appropriations Subcommittee with a complete accounting of
             2532      expenditures and revenues from the funds under Section 58-37-20 ;]
             2533          [(e)] (d) meet with the Department of Administrative Services to formulate contracts,
             2534      establish priorities, and develop funding mechanisms for dispatch and telecommunications
             2535      operations, as required by Section 63A-6-107 ;
             2536          [(f)] (e) provide assistance to the Crime Victims' Reparations Board and Reparations
             2537      Office in conducting research or monitoring victims' programs, as required by Section
             2538      63-25a-405 ;
             2539          [(g)] (f) develop sexual assault exam protocol standards in conjunction with the Utah

             2540      Hospital Association;
             2541          [(h)] (g) engage in emergency planning activities, including preparation of policy and
             2542      procedure and rulemaking necessary for implementation of the federal Emergency Planning
             2543      and Community Right to Know Act of 1986, as required by Section 63-5-5 ;
             2544          [(i)] (h) implement the provisions of Section 53-2-202 , the Emergency Management
             2545      Assistance Compact; and
             2546          [(j)] (i) (i) maintain a database of the information listed below regarding each driver
             2547      license or state identification card status check made by a law enforcement officer:
             2548          (A) the agency employing the law enforcement officer;
             2549          (B) the name of the law enforcement officer or the identifying number the agency has
             2550      assigned to the law enforcement officer;
             2551          (C) the race and gender of the law enforcement officer;
             2552          (D) the purpose of the law enforcement officer's status check, including but not limited
             2553      to a traffic stop or a pedestrian stop; and
             2554          (E) the race of the individual regarding whom the status check is made, based on the
             2555      information provided through the application process under Section 53-3-205 or 53-3-804 ;
             2556          (ii) provide access to the database created in Subsection (1)[(j)](i)(i) to the
             2557      Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice for the purpose of:
             2558          (A) evaluating the data;
             2559          (B) evaluating the effectiveness of the data collection process; and
             2560          (C) reporting and making recommendations to the Legislature; and
             2561          (iii) classify any personal identifying information of any individual, including law
             2562      enforcement officers, in the database as protected records under Subsection 63-2-304 (9).
             2563          (2) (a) The department may establish a schedule of fees as required or allowed in this
             2564      title for services provided by the department.
             2565          (b) The fees shall be established in accordance with Section 63-38-3.2 .
             2566          Section 31. Section 53-3-218 is amended to read:
             2567           53-3-218. Court to report convictions and may recommend suspension of license
             2568      -- Severity of speeding violation defined.
             2569          (1) As used in this section:
             2570          (a) "conviction" means conviction by the court of first impression or final

             2571      administrative determination in an administrative traffic proceeding; and
             2572          (b) "court" includes an administrative traffic proceeding [in accordance with Section
             2573      10-3-703.5 ].
             2574          (2) (a) A court having jurisdiction over offenses committed under this chapter or any
             2575      other law of this state, or under any municipal ordinance regulating driving motor vehicles on
             2576      highways or driving motorboats on the water, shall forward to the division within ten days, an
             2577      abstract of the court record of the conviction or plea held in abeyance of any person in the court
             2578      for a reportable traffic or motorboating violation of any laws or ordinances, and may
             2579      recommend the suspension of the license of the person convicted.
             2580          (b) When the division receives a court record of a conviction or plea in abeyance for a
             2581      motorboat violation, the division may only take action against a person's driver license if the
             2582      motorboat violation is for a violation of Title 41, Chapter 6, Article 5, Driving While
             2583      Intoxicated and Reckless Driving.
             2584          (3) The abstract shall be made in the form prescribed by the division and shall include:
             2585          (a) the name and address of the party charged;
             2586          (b) the number of his license certificate, if any;
             2587          (c) the registration number of the motor vehicle or motorboat involved;
             2588          (d) whether the motor vehicle was a commercial motor vehicle;
             2589          (e) whether the motor vehicle carried hazardous materials;
             2590          (f) the nature of the offense;
             2591          (g) the date of the hearing;
             2592          (h) the plea;
             2593          (i) the judgment or whether bail was forfeited; and
             2594          (j) the severity of the violation, which shall be graded by the court as "minimum,"
             2595      "intermediate," or "maximum" as established in accordance with Subsection 53-3-221 (4).
             2596          (4) When a convicted person secures a judgment of acquittal or reversal in any
             2597      appellate court after conviction in the court of first impression, the division shall reinstate his
             2598      license immediately upon receipt of a certified copy of the judgment of acquittal or reversal.
             2599          Section 32. Section 53-3-402 is amended to read:
             2600           53-3-402. Definitions.
             2601          As used in this part:

             2602          (1) "Alcohol" means any substance containing any form of alcohol, including ethanol,
             2603      methanol, propanol, and isopropanol.
             2604          (2) "Alcohol concentration" means the number of grams of alcohol per:
             2605          (a) 100 milliliters of blood;
             2606          (b) 210 liters of breath; or
             2607          (c) 67 milliliters of urine.
             2608          (3) "Commercial driver instruction permit" or "CDIP" means a permit issued under
             2609      Section 53-3-408 .
             2610          (4) "Commercial driver license information system" or "CDLIS" means the
             2611      information system established under Title XII, Pub. L. 99-570, the Commercial Motor
             2612      Vehicle Safety Act of 1986, as a clearinghouse for information related to the licensing and
             2613      identification of commercial motor vehicle drivers.
             2614          (5) "Controlled substance" means any substance so classified under Section 102(6) of
             2615      the Controlled Substance Act, 21 U.S.C. 802(6), and includes all substances listed on the
             2616      current Schedules I through V of 21 C.F.R., Part 1308 as they may be revised from time to
             2617      time.
             2618          (6) "Employee" means any driver of a commercial motor vehicle, including:
             2619          (a) full-time, regularly employed drivers;
             2620          (b) casual, intermittent, or occasional drivers;
             2621          (c) leased drivers; and
             2622          (d) independent, owner-operator contractors while in the course of driving a
             2623      commercial motor vehicle who are either directly employed by or under lease to an employer.
             2624          (7) "Employer" means any individual or person including the United States, a state, or
             2625      a political subdivision of a state, who owns or leases a commercial motor vehicle, or assigns an
             2626      individual to drive a commercial motor vehicle.
             2627          (8) "Felony" means any offense under state or federal law that is punishable by death or
             2628      imprisonment for a term of more than one year.
             2629          (9) "Foreign jurisdiction" means any jurisdiction other than the United States or a state
             2630      of the United States.
             2631          (10) "Gross vehicle weight rating" or "GVWR" means the value specified by the
             2632      manufacturer as the maximum loaded weight of a single vehicle or GVWR of a combination or

             2633      articulated vehicle, and includes the GVWR of the power unit plus the total weight of all towed
             2634      units and the loads on those units.
             2635          (11) "Hazardous material" has the same meaning as defined under [Section 103,] 49
             2636      [App.] U.S.C. [1801] Sec. 5101 et seq., Hazardous Materials Transportation Act.
             2637          (12) "NDR" means the National Driver Register.
             2638          (13) "Nonresident CDL" means a commercial driver license issued by a state to an
             2639      individual who resides in a foreign jurisdiction.
             2640          (14) "Out-of-service order" means a temporary prohibition against driving a
             2641      commercial motor vehicle.
             2642          (15) "Port-of-entry agent" has the same meaning as provided in Section 72-1-102 .
             2643          (16) "Serious traffic violation" means a conviction of any of the following:
             2644          (a) speeding 15 or more miles per hour above the posted speed limit;
             2645          (b) reckless driving as defined by state or local law;
             2646          (c) improper or erratic traffic lane changes;
             2647          (d) following the vehicle ahead too closely;
             2648          (e) any other motor vehicle traffic law which arises in connection with a fatal traffic
             2649      accident;
             2650          (f) all other violations under Section 53-3-220 for which mandatory suspension or
             2651      revocation are required.
             2652          (17) "State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, any province
             2653      or territory of Canada, or Mexico.
             2654          (18) "United States" means the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
             2655          Section 33. Section 53-3-805 is amended to read:
             2656           53-3-805. Identification card -- Contents -- Specifications.
             2657          (1) The division shall issue an identification card that:
             2658          (a) provides all the information contained in the application, other than the applicant's:
             2659          (i) Social Security number, except as provided in Subsection (3); and
             2660          (ii) place of birth;
             2661          (b) contains a photograph of the applicant; and
             2662          (c) contains a facsimile of the applicant's signature.
             2663          (2) (a) The card shall be of an impervious material, resistant to wear, damage, and

             2664      alteration.
             2665          (b) The size, form, and color of the card is prescribed by the commissioner.
             2666          (3) At the applicant's request, the card may include any of the following:
             2667          (a) a statement that the applicant has a special medical problem or allergies to certain
             2668      drugs, for the purpose of medical treatment; and
             2669          (b) the applicant's Social Security number.
             2670          (4) (a) The indication of intent under Subsection 53-3-804 (2)[(i)](j) shall be
             2671      authenticated by the applicant in accordance with division rule.
             2672          (b) (i) Notwithstanding Title 63, Chapter 2, Government Records Access and
             2673      Management Act, the division may, upon request, release to an organ procurement
             2674      organization, as defined in Section 26-28-2 , the names and addresses of all persons who under
             2675      Subsection 53-3-804 (2)[(i)](j) indicate that they intend to make an anatomical gift.
             2676          (ii) An organ procurement organization may use released information only to:
             2677          (A) obtain additional information for an anatomical gift registry; and
             2678          (B) inform applicants of anatomical gift options, procedures, and benefits.
             2679          (5) The division and its employees are not liable, as a result of false or inaccurate
             2680      information provided under Subsection 53-3-804 (2)[(i)](j), for direct or indirect:
             2681          (a) loss;
             2682          (b) detriment; or
             2683          (c) injury.
             2684          Section 34. Section 53-8-213 is amended to read:
             2685           53-8-213. Special function officer status for certain employees -- Retirement
             2686      provisions.
             2687          (1) The commissioner may designate an employee of the Utah Highway Patrol
             2688      Division as a special function officer, as defined in Section 53-13-105 , for the purpose of
             2689      enforcing all laws relating to vehicle parts and equipment, including the provisions of this part
             2690      and Title 41, Chapter 6, Article 16, Equipment.
             2691          (2) Notwithstanding Section [ 49-4a-203 ] 49-15-201 , a special function officer
             2692      designated under this section may not become or be designated as a member of the Public
             2693      Safety Retirement Systems.
             2694          Section 35. Section 53A-1a-601 is amended to read:

             2695           53A-1a-601. Job enhancements for technology training.
             2696          (1) In conjunction with the Engineering and Computer Science Initiative provided for
             2697      in Section 53B-6-105 , there is established a Public Education Job Enhancement Program to
             2698      attract, train, and retain highly qualified secondary teachers in mathematics, physics, chemistry,
             2699      physical science, learning technology, and information technology.
             2700          (2) The program shall provide for the following:
             2701          (a) application by a school district superintendent or the principal of a secondary school
             2702      on behalf of a qualified teacher;
             2703          (b) an award of up to $20,000 or a scholarship to cover the tuition costs for a master's
             2704      degree, an endorsement, or graduate education in the areas identified in Subsection (1) to be
             2705      given to selected public school teachers on a competitive basis:
             2706          (i) whose applications are approved under Subsection 53A-1a-602 (4); and
             2707          (ii) who teach at the secondary level in the state's public education system for four
             2708      years in the areas identified in Subsection (1);
             2709          (c) (i) as to the cash awards under Subsection (2)(b), payment of the award in two
             2710      installments, with an initial payment of up to $10,000 at the beginning of the term and up to
             2711      $10,000 at the conclusion of the term;
             2712          (ii) repayment of a portion of the initial payment by the teacher if the teacher fails to
             2713      complete two years of the four-year teaching term in the areas identified in Subsection (1) as
             2714      provided by rule of the State Board of Education in accordance with Title 63, Chapter 46a,
             2715      Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, unless waived for good cause by the Job Enhancement
             2716      Committee created in Section 53A-1a-602 ; and
             2717          (iii) nonpayment of the second installment if the teacher fails to complete the four-year
             2718      teaching term; and
             2719          (d) (i) as to the scholarships awarded under Subsection (2)(b), provision for the
             2720      providing institution to certify adequate performance in obtaining the master's degree,
             2721      endorsement, or graduate education in order for the teacher to maintain the scholarship; and
             2722          (ii) repayment by the teacher of a prorated portion of the scholarship, if the teacher fails
             2723      to teach in the state system of public education in the areas identified in Subsection (1) for four
             2724      years after obtaining the master's degree, the endorsement, or graduate education.
             2725          (3) An individual teaching in the public schools under a letter of authorization may

             2726      participate in the cash award program if:
             2727          (a) the individual has taught under the letter of authorization for at least one year in the
             2728      areas referred to in Subsection (1); and
             2729          (b) the application made under Subsection (2)(a) is based in large part upon the
             2730      individual receiving a superior evaluation as a classroom teacher.
             2731          (4) (a) The program may provide for the expenditure of up to $1,000,000 of available
             2732      monies, if at least an equal amount of matching monies become available, to provide
             2733      professional development training to superintendents, administrators, and principals in the
             2734      effective use of technology in public schools.
             2735          (b) An award granted under this Subsection (4) shall be made in accordance with
             2736      criteria developed and adopted by the Job Enhancement Committee created in Section
             2737      [ 53A-1-602 ] 53A-1a-602 .
             2738          (c) An amount up to $120,000 of the $1,000,000 authorized in Subsection (4)(a) may
             2739      be expended, regardless of the matching monies being available.
             2740          Section 36. Section 54-15-106 is amended to read:
             2741           54-15-106. Customer to provide equipment necessary to meet applicable code
             2742      requirements -- Commission may adopt additional requirements -- Testing and
             2743      inspection of interconnection.
             2744          (1) Each customer participating in a net metering program shall provide at the
             2745      customer's expense all equipment necessary to meet applicable local and national standards
             2746      regarding electrical and fire safety, power quality, and interconnection requirements established
             2747      by the National Electrical Code, the National Electrical Safety Code, the Institute of Electrical
             2748      and Electronics Engineers, and Underwriters Laboratories.
             2749          (2) After appropriate notice and opportunity for comment, the commission may by
             2750      [regulation] rule adopt additional safety, power quality, and interconnection requirements for
             2751      customer generation systems that the commission considers to be necessary to protect public
             2752      safety and system reliability.
             2753          (3) (a) If a customer participating in a net metering program complies with
             2754      requirements referred to under Subsection (1) and additional requirements established under
             2755      Subsection (2), an electrical corporation may not require that customer to:
             2756          (i) perform or pay for additional tests; or

             2757          (ii) purchase additional liability insurance.
             2758          (b) An electrical corporation may not be held directly or indirectly liable for permitting
             2759      or continuing to permit an interconnection of a customer generation system to the electrical
             2760      corporation's system or for an act or omission of a customer participating in a net metering
             2761      program for loss, injury, or death to a third party.
             2762          (4) An electrical corporation may test and inspect an interconnection at times that the
             2763      electrical corporation considers necessary to ensure the safety of electrical workers and to
             2764      preserve the integrity of the electric power grid.
             2765          Section 37. Section 58-13-4 is amended to read:
             2766           58-13-4. Liability immunity for health care providers on committees --
             2767      Evaluating and approving medical care.
             2768          (1) As used in this section, "health care provider" has the same meaning as in Section
             2769      78-14-3 .
             2770          (2) Health care providers serving in the following capacities and the organizations or
             2771      entities sponsoring these activities are immune from liability with respect to deliberations,
             2772      decisions, or determinations made or information furnished in good faith and without malice:
             2773          (a) serving on committees[;]:
             2774          (i) established to determine if hospitals and long-term care facilities are being used
             2775      properly;
             2776          (ii) established to evaluate and improve the quality of health care or determine whether
             2777      provided health care was necessary, appropriate, properly performed, or provided at a
             2778      reasonable cost;
             2779          (iii) functioning under Pub. L. No. 89-97 or as professional standards review
             2780      organizations under Pub. L. No. 92-603;
             2781          (iv) that are ethical standards review committees; or
             2782          (v) that are similar to committees listed in this Subsection (2) and that are established
             2783      by any hospital, professional association, the Utah Medical Association, or one of its
             2784      component medical societies to evaluate or review the diagnosis or treatment of, or the
             2785      performance of health or hospital services to, patients within this state;
             2786          (b) members of licensing boards established under Title 58, Occupations and
             2787      Professions, to license and regulate health care providers; and

             2788          (c) health care providers or other persons furnishing information to those committees,
             2789      as required by law, voluntarily, or upon official request.
             2790          (3) This section does not relieve any health care provider from liability incurred in
             2791      providing professional care and treatment to any patient.
             2792          (4) Health care providers serving on committees or providing information described in
             2793      this section are presumed to have acted in good faith and without malice, absent clear and
             2794      convincing evidence to the contrary.
             2795          Section 38. Section 58-31b-202 is amended to read:
             2796           58-31b-202. Prescriptive Practice Peer Committee.
             2797          (1) (a) There is created under Subsection 58-1-203 [(6)](1)(f) the Prescriptive Practice
             2798      Peer Committee.
             2799          (b) The Prescriptive Practice Peer Committee shall:
             2800          (i) advise the board of nursing regarding prescriptive practice issues;
             2801          (ii) periodically audit and review the prescribing records of advanced practice
             2802      registered nurses located on the Controlled Substance Data Bank on a schedule established by
             2803      rule;
             2804          (iii) recommend the scope of prescriptive practice authority of advanced practice
             2805      registered nurses consistent with this chapter and with professionally accepted therapies and
             2806      treatments;
             2807          (iv) periodically review the current consultation and referral plans prepared in
             2808      accordance with Subsection 58-31b-102 (16)(c)(iii) and evaluate compliance with the proposed
             2809      plans; and
             2810          (v) recommend disciplinary action.
             2811          (c) The composition of this committee shall be:
             2812          (i) two individuals who are licensed as advanced practice registered nurses who
             2813      prescribe within their practice and possess a controlled substance license;
             2814          (ii) two individuals licensed as physicians and surgeons or osteopathic physicians and
             2815      surgeons; and
             2816          (iii) one individual who is a pharmacologist.
             2817          (2) The division, in collaboration with the board, may create other peer committees to
             2818      the Board of Nursing pursuant to Subsection 58-1-203 [(6)](1)(f) to make recommendations to

             2819      the board regarding licensure, practice, and education issues.
             2820          Section 39. Section 58-37-2 is amended to read:
             2821           58-37-2. Definitions.
             2822          (1) As used in this chapter:
             2823          (a) "Administer" means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by
             2824      injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means, to the body of a patient or research subject
             2825      by:
             2826          (i) a practitioner or, in his presence, by his authorized agent; or
             2827          (ii) the patient or research subject at the direction and in the presence of the
             2828      practitioner.
             2829          (b) "Agent" means an authorized person who acts on behalf of or at the direction of a
             2830      manufacturer, distributor, or practitioner but does not include a motor carrier, public
             2831      warehouseman, or employee of any of them.
             2832          (c) "Continuing criminal enterprise" means any individual, sole proprietorship,
             2833      partnership, corporation, business trust, association, or other legal entity, and any union or
             2834      groups of individuals associated in fact although not a legal entity, and includes illicit as well
             2835      as licit entities created or maintained for the purpose of engaging in conduct which constitutes
             2836      the commission of episodes of activity made unlawful by Title 58, Chapters 37, 37a, 37b, 37c,
             2837      or 37d, which episodes are not isolated, but have the same or similar purposes, results,
             2838      participants, victims, methods of commission, or otherwise are interrelated by distinguishing
             2839      characteristics. Taken together, the episodes shall demonstrate continuing unlawful conduct
             2840      and be related either to each other or to the enterprise.
             2841          (d) "Control" means to add, remove, or change the placement of a drug, substance, or
             2842      immediate precursor under Section 58-37-3 .
             2843          (e) (i) "Controlled substance" means a drug or substance included in Schedules I, II, III,
             2844      IV, or V of Section 58-37-4 , and also includes a drug or substance included in Schedules I, II,
             2845      III, IV, or V of the federal Controlled Substances Act, Title II, P.L. 91-513, or any controlled
             2846      substance analog.
             2847          (ii) "Controlled substance" does not include:
             2848          (A) distilled spirits, wine, or malt beverages, as those terms are defined or used in Title
             2849      32A, regarding tobacco or food;

             2850          (B) any drug intended for lawful use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or
             2851      prevention of disease in man or other animals, which contains ephedrine, pseudoephedrine,
             2852      norpseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine if the drug is lawfully purchased, sold,
             2853      transferred, or furnished as an over-the-counter medication without prescription; or
             2854          (C) dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, herbs, or other similar substances
             2855      including concentrates or extracts, which are not otherwise regulated by law, which may
             2856      contain naturally occurring amounts of chemical or substances listed in this chapter, or in rules
             2857      adopted pursuant to Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.
             2858          (f) (i) "Controlled substance analog" means a substance the chemical structure of
             2859      which is substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled substance listed in
             2860      Schedules I and II of Section 58-37-4 , or in Schedules I and II of the federal Controlled
             2861      Substances Act, Title II, P.L. 91-513:
             2862          (A) which has a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous
             2863      system substantially similar to the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central
             2864      nervous system of controlled substances in the schedules set forth in this subsection; or
             2865          (B) which, with respect to a particular individual, is represented or intended to have a
             2866      stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system substantially
             2867      similar to the stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogenic effect on the central nervous system of
             2868      controlled substances in the schedules set forth in this subsection.
             2869          (ii) Controlled substance analog does not include:
             2870          (A) a controlled substance currently scheduled in Schedules I through V of Section
             2871      58-37-4 ;
             2872          (B) a substance for which there is an approved new drug application;
             2873          (C) a substance with respect to which an exemption is in effect for investigational use
             2874      by a particular person under Section 505 of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 366,
             2875      to the extent the conduct with respect to the substance is permitted by the exemption; or
             2876          (D) any substance to the extent not intended for human consumption before an
             2877      exemption takes effect with respect to the substance.
             2878          (E) Any drug intended for lawful use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or
             2879      prevention of disease in man or other animals, which contains ephedrine, pseudoephedrine,
             2880      norpseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine if the drug is lawfully purchased, sold,

             2881      transferred, or furnished as an over-the-counter medication without prescription.
             2882          (F) Dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, herbs, or other similar substances
             2883      including concentrates or extracts, which are not otherwise regulated by law, which may
             2884      contain naturally occurring amounts of chemical or substances listed in this chapter, or in rules
             2885      adopted pursuant to Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act.
             2886          (g) "Conviction" means a determination of guilt by verdict, whether jury or bench, or
             2887      plea, whether guilty or no contest, for any offense proscribed by Title 58, Chapters 37, 37a,
             2888      37b, 37c, or 37d, or for any offense under the laws of the United States and any other state
             2889      which, if committed in this state, would be an offense under Title 58, Chapters 37, 37a, 37b,
             2890      37c, or 37d.
             2891          (h) "Counterfeit substance" means:
             2892          (i) any substance or container or labeling of any substance that without authorization
             2893      bears the trademark, trade name, or other identifying mark, imprint, number, device, or any
             2894      likeness of them, of a manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser other than the person or persons
             2895      who in fact manufactured, distributed, or dispensed the substance which falsely purports to be a
             2896      controlled substance distributed by, any other manufacturer, distributor, or dispenser; or
             2897          (ii) any substance that is represented to be a controlled substance.
             2898          (i) "Deliver" or "delivery" means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer of a
             2899      controlled substance or a listed chemical, whether or not an agency relationship exists.
             2900          (j) "Department" means the Department of Commerce.
             2901          (k) "Depressant or stimulant substance" means:
             2902          (i) a drug which contains any quantity of[: (A)] barbituric acid or any of the salts of
             2903      barbituric acid; [or]
             2904          [(B) any derivative of barbituric acid which has been designated by the Secretary of
             2905      Agriculture as habit-forming under Section 502 (d) of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic
             2906      Act, 21 U.S.C. 352 (d);]
             2907          (ii) a drug which contains any quantity of:
             2908          (A) amphetamine or any of its optical isomers;
             2909          (B) any salt of amphetamine or any salt of an optical isomer of amphetamine; or
             2910          (C) any substance which the Secretary of Health and Human Services or the Attorney
             2911      General of the United States after investigation has found and by regulation designated

             2912      habit-forming because of its stimulant effect on the central nervous system; or
             2913          (iii) lysergic acid diethylamide; or
             2914          (iv) any drug which contains any quantity of a substance which the Secretary of Health
             2915      and Human Services or the Attorney General of the United States after investigation has found
             2916      to have, and by regulation designated as having, a potential for abuse because of its depressant
             2917      or stimulant effect on the central nervous system or its hallucinogenic effect.
             2918          (l) "Dispense" means the delivery of a controlled substance by a pharmacist to an
             2919      ultimate user pursuant to the lawful order or prescription of a practitioner, and includes
             2920      distributing to, leaving with, giving away, or disposing of that substance as well as the
             2921      packaging, labeling, or compounding necessary to prepare the substance for delivery.
             2922          (m) "Dispenser" means a pharmacist who dispenses a controlled substance.
             2923          (n) "Distribute" means to deliver other than by administering or dispensing a controlled
             2924      substance or a listed chemical.
             2925          (o) "Distributor" means a person who distributes controlled substances.
             2926          (p) "Drug" means:
             2927          (i) articles recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, Official
             2928      Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, or Official National Formulary, or any
             2929      supplement to any of them;
             2930          (ii) articles intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention
             2931      of disease in man or other animals;
             2932          (iii) articles, other than food, intended to affect the structure or function of man or
             2933      other animals; and
             2934          (iv) articles intended for use as a component of any articles specified in Subsection (i),
             2935      (ii), or (iii); but does not include devices or their components, parts, or accessories.
             2936          (q) "Drug dependent person" means any individual who unlawfully and habitually uses
             2937      any controlled substance to endanger the public morals, health, safety, or welfare, or who is so
             2938      dependent upon the use of controlled substances as to have lost the power of self-control with
             2939      reference to his dependency.
             2940          (r) "Food" means:
             2941          (i) any nutrient or substance of plant, mineral, or animal origin other than a drug as
             2942      specified in this chapter, and normally ingested by human beings; and

             2943          (ii) foods for special dietary uses as exist by reason of a physical, physiological,
             2944      pathological, or other condition including but not limited to the conditions of disease,
             2945      convalescence, pregnancy, lactation, allergy, hypersensitivity to food, underweight, and
             2946      overweight; uses for supplying a particular dietary need which exist by reason of age including
             2947      but not limited to the ages of infancy and childbirth, and also uses for supplementing and for
             2948      fortifying the ordinary or unusual diet with any vitamin, mineral, or other dietary property for
             2949      use of a food. Any particular use of a food is a special dietary use regardless of the nutritional
             2950      purposes.
             2951          (s) "Immediate precursor" means a substance which the Attorney General of the United
             2952      States has found to be, and by regulation designated as being, the principal compound used or
             2953      produced primarily for use in the manufacture of a controlled substance, or which is an
             2954      immediate chemical intermediary used or likely to be used in the manufacture of a controlled
             2955      substance, the control of which is necessary to prevent, curtail, or limit the manufacture of the
             2956      controlled substance.
             2957          (t) "Manufacture" means the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, or
             2958      processing of a controlled substance, either directly or indirectly by extraction from substances
             2959      of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis or by a combination of
             2960      extraction and chemical synthesis.
             2961          (u) "Manufacturer" includes any person who packages, repackages, or labels any
             2962      container of any controlled substance, except pharmacists who dispense or compound
             2963      prescription orders for delivery to the ultimate consumer.
             2964          (v) "Marijuana" means all species of the genus cannabis and all parts of the genus,
             2965      whether growing or not; the seeds of it; the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every
             2966      compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of the plant, its seeds, or
             2967      resin. The term does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks,
             2968      oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt,
             2969      derivative, mixture, or preparation of the mature stalks, except the resin extracted from them,
             2970      fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination. Any
             2971      synthetic equivalents of the substances contained in the plant cannabis sativa or any other
             2972      species of the genus cannabis which are chemically indistinguishable and pharmacologically
             2973      active are also included.

             2974          (w) "Money" means officially issued coin and currency of the United States or any
             2975      foreign country.
             2976          (x) "Narcotic drug" means any of the following, whether produced directly or indirectly
             2977      by extraction from substances of vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical
             2978      synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis:
             2979          (i) opium, coca leaves, and opiates;
             2980          (ii) a compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, or preparation of opium, coca leaves, or
             2981      opiates;
             2982          (iii) opium poppy and poppy straw; or
             2983          (iv) a substance, and any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, or preparation of the
             2984      substance, which is chemically identical with any of the substances referred to in Subsection
             2985      (i), (ii), or (iii), except narcotic drug does not include decocainized coca leaves or extracts of
             2986      coca leaves which do not contain cocaine or ecgonine.
             2987          (y) "Negotiable instrument" means documents, containing an unconditional promise to
             2988      pay a sum of money, which are legally transferable to another party by endorsement or
             2989      delivery.
             2990          (z) "Opiate" means any drug or other substance having an addiction-forming or
             2991      addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or being capable of conversion into a drug
             2992      having addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability.
             2993          (aa) "Opium poppy" means the plant of the species papaver somniferum L., except the
             2994      seeds of the plant.
             2995          (bb) "Person" means any corporation, association, partnership, trust, other institution or
             2996      entity or one or more individuals.
             2997          (cc) "Poppy straw" means all parts, except the seeds, of the opium poppy, after
             2998      mowing.
             2999          (dd) "Possession" or "use" means the joint or individual ownership, control,
             3000      occupancy, holding, retaining, belonging, maintaining, or the application, inhalation,
             3001      swallowing, injection, or consumption, as distinguished from distribution, of controlled
             3002      substances and includes individual, joint, or group possession or use of controlled substances.
             3003      For a person to be a possessor or user of a controlled substance, it is not required that he be
             3004      shown to have individually possessed, used, or controlled the substance, but it is sufficient if it

             3005      is shown that the person jointly participated with one or more persons in the use, possession, or
             3006      control of any substances with knowledge that the activity was occurring, or the controlled
             3007      substance is found in a place or under circumstances indicating that the person had the ability
             3008      and the intent to exercise dominion and control over it.
             3009          (ee) "Practitioner" means a physician, dentist, veterinarian, pharmacist, scientific
             3010      investigator, pharmacy, hospital, or other person licensed, registered, or otherwise permitted to
             3011      distribute, dispense, conduct research with respect to, administer, or use in teaching or
             3012      chemical analysis a controlled substance in the course of professional practice or research in
             3013      this state.
             3014          (ff) "Prescribe" means to issue a prescription orally or in writing.
             3015          (gg) "Prescription" means an order issued by a licensed practitioner, in the course of
             3016      that practitioner's professional practice, for a controlled substance, other drug, or device which
             3017      it dispenses or administers for use by a patient or an animal. The order may be issued by word
             3018      of mouth, written document, telephone, facsimile transmission, computer, or other electronic
             3019      means of communication as defined by rule.
             3020          (hh) "Production" means the manufacture, planting, cultivation, growing, or harvesting
             3021      of a controlled substance.
             3022          (ii) "Securities" means any stocks, bonds, notes, or other evidences of debt or of
             3023      property.
             3024          (jj) "State" means the state of Utah.
             3025          (kk) "Ultimate user" means any person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance
             3026      for his own use, for the use of a member of his household, or for administration to an animal
             3027      owned by him or a member of his household.
             3028          (2) If a term used in this chapter is not defined, the definition and terms of Title 76,
             3029      Utah Criminal Code, shall apply.
             3030          Section 40. Section 58-57-2 is amended to read:
             3031           58-57-2. Definitions.
             3032          In addition to the definitions in Section 58-1-102 , as used in this chapter:
             3033          (1) "Board" means the Respiratory Care Licensing Board created in Section 58-57-3 .
             3034          (2) "Health care facility" means any facility or institution in which health care services
             3035      are performed or furnished and includes a hospital, clinic, or emergency care center.