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6 LONG TITLE
7 General Description:
8 This bill modifies the Uniform Driver License Act to amend records provisions for
9 driver licensing and identification cards.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . requires that all records of the division shall be available for federal, state, and local
13 law enforcement purposes.
14 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
16 Other Special Clauses:
18 Utah Code Sections Affected:
20 53-3-109, as last amended by Chapters 85 and 289, Laws of Utah 2001
22 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
23 Section 1. Section 53-3-109 is amended to read:
24 53-3-109. Records -- Access -- Fees -- Rulemaking.
25 (1) (a) Except as provided in this section, all records of the division shall be classified
26 and disclosed in accordance with Title 63, Chapter 2, Government Records Access and
27 Management Act.
28 (b) The division may only disclose personal identifying information:
29 (i) when the division determines it is in the interest of the public safety to disclose the
30 information; and
31 (ii) in accordance with the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994, 18 U.S.C.
32 Chapter 123.
33 (c) All records regarding applicants for a driver license or an identification card
34 collected under this chapter shall be available for federal, state, and local law enforcement
36 (2) A person who receives personal identifying information shall be advised by the
37 division that the person may not:
38 (a) disclose the personal identifying information from that record to any other person;
40 (b) use the personal identifying information from that record for advertising or
41 solicitation purposes.
42 (3) The division may:
43 (a) collect fees in accordance with Section 53-3-105 for searching and compiling its
44 files or furnishing a report on the driving record of a person; and
45 (b) prepare under the seal of the division and deliver upon request, a certified copy of
46 any record of the division, and charge a fee under Section 63-38-3.2 for each document
48 (4) Each certified copy of a driving record furnished in accordance with this section is
49 admissible in any court proceeding in the same manner as the original.
50 (5) (a) A driving record furnished under this section may only report on the driving
51 record of a person for a period of six years.
52 (b) Subsection (5)(a) does not apply to court or law enforcement reports and to reports
53 of commercial driver license violations.
54 (6) In accordance with Title 63, Chapter 46a, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, the
55 division may make rules to designate:
56 (a) what information shall be included in a report on the driving record of a person;
57 (b) the form of a report or copy of the report which may include electronic format;
58 (c) the form of a certified copy, as required under Section 53-3-216 , which may include
59 electronic format;
60 (d) the form of a signature required under this chapter which may include electronic
61 format; and
62 (e) the form of written request to the division required under this chapter which may
63 include electronic format.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-9-04 3:38 PM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.