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H.B. 150







Chief Sponsor: Jackie Biskupski

Senate Sponsor: Jon J. Greiner

             9      LONG TITLE
             10      General Description:
             11          This bill enacts a provision relating to a counties providing supplemental law
             12      enforcement services.
             13      Highlighted Provisions:
             14          This bill:
             15          .    enacts a provision authorizing the county executive to contract on behalf of the
             16      county sheriff for providing supplemental law enforcement services to various
             17      private and public individuals and entities; and
             18          .    imposes requirements and other limitations on contracts for supplemental law
             19      enforcement services.
             20      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             21          None
             22      Other Special Clauses:
             23          None
             24      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             25      ENACTS:
             26          17-22-30, Utah Code Annotated 1953

             28      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             29          Section 1. Section 17-22-30 is enacted to read:
             30          17-22-30. Supplemental law enforcement services.
             31          (1) Subject to Subsection (2), a county executive may enter into a contract on behalf of
             32      the county sheriff to provide supplemental law enforcement services to:
             33          (a) a private individual or entity, to preserve the peace at:
             34          (i) an event of short duration requiring security, including a marathon, race, parade,
             35      wedding, athletic exhibition, music concert, film production, fair, and party; or
             36          (ii) an occurrence that happens on an occasional basis;
             37          (b) a private entity at a building, structure, or complex, including an airport, oil
             38      refinery, and fuel power plant, that, in the event of a natural or man-made disaster, could pose a
             39      threat to public safety;
             40          (c) a federal, state, or local government agency at a government facility located within
             41      the county, to preserve the peace on an ongoing basis; or
             42          (d) a private nonprofit corporation that receives federal, state, or local government
             43      funds or grants, to preserve the peace on an ongoing basis.
             44          (2) Each contract under Subsection (1) shall:
             45          (a) require each person who provides supplemental law enforcement services under the
             46      contract to be:
             47          (i) (A) a law enforcement officer, as defined in Section 53-13-103 ;
             48          (B) a correctional officer, as defined in Section 53-13-104 ; or
             49          (C) a special function officer, as defined in Section 53-13-105 ; and
             50          (ii) employed by the county sheriff on an average of at least 40 hours per week; and
             51          (b) set forth peace officer rates of pay.
             52          (3) A contract under this section may not reduce the normal and regular ongoing
             53      service that the county or an agency of the county would provide without the contract.
             54          (4) Nothing in this section may be construed to prevent a peace officer from
             55      performing services other than law enforcement services on the officer's off-duty time, if
             56      consistent with applicable policies of the county sheriff's office.

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    as of 1-19-08 4:31 PM

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