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H.B. 132





Sponsor: David Ure

             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:
             15          None
             16      Other Special Clauses:
             17          None
             18      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             19      AMENDS:
             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
             35      purposes.
             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;
             39      or
             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
             47      authenticated.
             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.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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