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H.B. 72






Sponsor: John Dougall

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill allows persons who receive funds on behalf of a minor to release the claim on
             10      the minor's behalf upon payment.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    allows persons who receive money on a minor's behalf to release the payor from
             14      future claims.
             15      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             16          None
             17      Other Special Clauses:
             18          None
             19      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             20      AMENDS:
             21          75-5-102, as last amended by Chapter 39, Laws of Utah 1998
             23      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             24          Section 1. Section 75-5-102 is amended to read:
             25           75-5-102. Facility of payment or delivery.
             26          (1) Any person under a duty to pay or deliver money or personal property to a minor
             27      may perform this duty, in amounts not exceeding $10,000 per annum, by paying or delivering

             28      the money or property to:
             29          (a) the minor, if he is married or if payment to the minor is expressly authorized by
             30      statute;
             31          (b) any person having the care and custody of the minor with whom the minor resides;
             32      or
             33          (c) a guardian of the minor.
             34          (2) This section does not apply if the person making payment or delivery has actual
             35      knowledge that a conservator has been appointed or proceedings for appointment of a
             36      conservator of the estate of the minor are pending.
             37          (3) The persons, other than the minor, receiving money or property for a minor[,] are
             38      obligated to apply the money to the support and education of the minor [but] and may not pay
             39      themselves except by way of reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for goods and services
             40      necessary for the minor's support. Any excess sums shall be preserved for future support of the
             41      minor[, and any]. Any balance not so used and any property received for the minor must be
             42      turned over to the minor when he attains majority.
             43          (4) Persons receiving money on behalf of a minor shall have the power to settle and
             44      release in whole or in part the claims belonging to the minor giving rise to the duty to pay
             45      money to the minor.
             46          (5) Persons who pay or deliver in accordance with provisions of this section are not
             47      responsible for the proper application thereof.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 12-17-03 8:16 AM

A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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