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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:
22 Other Special Clauses:
24 Utah Code Sections Affected:
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.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-19-08 4:31 PM