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Second Substitute H.B. 126

Senator Scott D. McCoy proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
VOTER IDENTIFICATION FOR ELECTIONS

             2     
2009 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Bradley M. Daw

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Mark B. Madsen

             6      Cosponsors:
             7      Brad L. Dee
             8      Craig A. FrankChristopher N. Herrod
Rebecca D. Lockhart
Stephen E. SandstromKenneth W. Sumsion
Carl Wimmer              9     
             10      LONG TITLE
             11      General Description:
             12          This bill requires that a voter present identification before being allowed to vote.
             13      Highlighted Provisions:
             14          This bill:
             15          .    requires identification of voters and eliminates certain forms of identification as
             16      valid voter identification;
             17          .    requires valid voter identification be presented before a voter may vote;
             18          .    provides for a fee waiver for an application for an identification card by certain
             19      indigent applicants;
             20          .    allows the Driver License Division to seek certain information from the Tax
             21      Commission to verify a person's indigency;
             22          .    changes or eliminates various provisions addressing the language in voter
             23      registration forms, the need for valid voter identification, and the definition of
             24      "legally entitled to vote"; and
             25          .    makes technical changes.


             26      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             27          None
             28      Other Special Clauses:
             29          None
             30      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             31      AMENDS:
             32          20A-1-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 19, 170, 315, and 360
             33          20A-2-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 382
             34          20A-2-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapters 264 and 326
             35          20A-3-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2006, Chapters 264 and 326
             36          20A-3-104.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 329
             37          20A-4-107, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapters 75 and 285
             38          20A-5-401, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2007, Chapter 329
             39          20A-5-403, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 80
             40          53-3-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 322
             41          53-3-105, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 304
             42          53-3-808, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1993, Chapter 234
             43          59-1-403, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapters 3, 382, and 384
             44     
             45      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             46          Section 1. Section 20A-1-102 is amended to read:
             47           20A-1-102. Definitions.
             48          As used in this title:
             49          (1) "Active voter" means a registered voter who has not been classified as an inactive
             50      voter by the county clerk.
             51          (2) "Automatic tabulating equipment" means apparatus that automatically examines
             52      and counts votes recorded on paper ballots or ballot sheets and tabulates the results.
             53          (3) "Ballot" means the storage medium, whether paper, mechanical, or electronic, upon
             54      which a voter records his votes and includes ballot sheets, paper ballots, electronic ballots, and
             55      secrecy envelopes.
             56          (4) "Ballot sheet":


             57          (a) means a ballot that:
             58          (i) consists of paper or a card where the voter's votes are marked or recorded; and
             59          (ii) can be counted using automatic tabulating equipment; and
             60          (b) includes punch card ballots, and other ballots that are machine-countable.
             61          (5) "Ballot label" means the cards, papers, booklet, pages, or other materials that
             62      contain the names of offices and candidates and statements of ballot propositions to be voted
             63      on and which are used in conjunction with ballot sheets that do not display that information.
             64          (6) "Ballot proposition" means a question, issue, or proposal that is submitted to voters
             65      on the ballot for their approval or rejection including:
             66          (a) an opinion question specifically authorized by the Legislature;
             67          (b) a constitutional amendment;
             68          (c) an initiative;
             69          (d) a referendum;
             70          (e) a bond proposition;
             71          (f) a judicial retention question; or
             72          (g) any other ballot question specifically authorized by the Legislature.
             73          (7) "Board of canvassers" means the entities established by Sections 20A-4-301 and
             74      20A-4-306 to canvass election returns.
             75          (8) "Bond election" means an election held for the purpose of approving or rejecting
             76      the proposed issuance of bonds by a government entity.
             77          (9) "Book voter registration form" means voter registration forms contained in a bound
             78      book that are used by election officers and registration agents to register persons to vote.
             79          (10) "By-mail voter registration form" means a voter registration form designed to be
             80      completed by the voter and mailed to the election officer.
             81          (11) "Canvass" means the review of election returns and the official declaration of
             82      election results by the board of canvassers.
             83          (12) "Canvassing judge" means a poll worker designated to assist in counting ballots at
             84      the canvass.
             85          (13) "Convention" means the political party convention at which party officers and
             86      delegates are selected.
             87          (14) "Counting center" means one or more locations selected by the election officer in


             88      charge of the election for the automatic counting of ballots.
             89          (15) "Counting judge" means a poll worker designated to count the ballots during
             90      election day.
             91          (16) "Counting poll watcher" means a person selected as provided in Section
             92      20A-3-201 to witness the counting of ballots.
             93          (17) "Counting room" means a suitable and convenient private place or room,
             94      immediately adjoining the place where the election is being held, for use by the poll workers
             95      and counting judges to count ballots during election day.
             96          (18) "County executive" has the meaning as provided in Subsection 68-3-12 (2).
             97          (19) "County legislative body" has the meaning as provided in Subsection 68-3-12 (2).
             98          (20) "County officers" means those county officers that are required by law to be
             99      elected.
             100          (21) "Election" means a regular general election, a municipal general election, a
             101      statewide special election, a local special election, a regular primary election, a municipal
             102      primary election, and a local district election.
             103          (22) "Election Assistance Commission" means the commission established by Public
             104      Law 107-252, the Help America Vote Act of 2002.
             105          (23) "Election cycle" means the period beginning on the first day persons are eligible to
             106      file declarations of candidacy and ending when the canvass is completed.
             107          (24) "Election judge" means a poll worker that is assigned to:
             108          (a) preside over other poll workers at a polling place;
             109          (b) act as the presiding election judge; or
             110          (c) serve as a canvassing judge, counting judge, or receiving judge.
             111          (25) "Election officer" means:
             112          (a) the lieutenant governor, for all statewide ballots;
             113          (b) the county clerk or clerks for all county ballots and for certain ballots and elections
             114      as provided in Section 20A-5-400.5 ;
             115          (c) the municipal clerk for all municipal ballots and for certain ballots and elections as
             116      provided in Section 20A-5-400.5 ;
             117          (d) the local district clerk or chief executive officer for certain ballots and elections as
             118      provided in Section 20A-5-400.5 ; and


             119          (e) the business administrator or superintendent of a school district for certain ballots
             120      or elections as provided in Section 20A-5-400.5 .
             121          (26) "Election official" means any election officer, election judge, or poll worker.
             122          (27) "Election results" means, for bond elections, the count of those votes cast for and
             123      against the bond proposition plus any or all of the election returns that the board of canvassers
             124      may request.
             125          (28) "Election returns" includes the pollbook, all affidavits of registration, the military
             126      and overseas absentee voter registration and voting certificates, one of the tally sheets, any
             127      unprocessed absentee ballots, all counted ballots, all excess ballots, all unused ballots, all
             128      spoiled ballots, the ballot disposition form, and the total votes cast form.
             129          (29) "Electronic ballot" means a ballot that is recorded using a direct electronic voting
             130      device or other voting device that records and stores ballot information by electronic means.
             131          (30) (a) "Electronic voting device" means a voting device that uses electronic ballots.
             132          (b) "Electronic voting device" includes a direct recording electronic voting device.
             133          (31) "Inactive voter" means a registered voter who has been sent the notice required by
             134      Section 20A-2-306 and who has failed to respond to that notice.
             135          (32) "Inspecting poll watcher" means a person selected as provided in this title to
             136      witness the receipt and safe deposit of voted and counted ballots.
             137          (33) "Judicial office" means the office filled by any judicial officer.
             138          (34) "Judicial officer" means any justice or judge of a court of record or any county
             139      court judge.
             140          (35) "Local district" means a local government entity under Title 17B, Limited Purpose
             141      Local Government Entities - Local Districts, and includes a special service district under Title
             142      17D, Chapter 1, Special Service District Act.
             143          (36) "Local district officers" means those local district officers that are required by law
             144      to be elected.
             145          (37) "Local election" means a regular municipal election, a local special election, a
             146      local district election, and a bond election.
             147          (38) "Local political subdivision" means a county, a municipality, a local district, or a
             148      local school district.
             149          (39) "Local special election" means a special election called by the governing body of a


             150      local political subdivision in which all registered voters of the local political subdivision may
             151      vote.
             152          (40) "Municipal executive" means:
             153          (a) the mayor in the council-mayor form of government defined in Section 10-3b-102 ;
             154      and
             155          (b) the mayor in the council-manager form of government defined in Subsection
             156      10-3b-103 (6).
             157          (41) "Municipal general election" means the election held in municipalities and local
             158      districts on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each odd-numbered year
             159      for the purposes established in Section 20A-1-202 .
             160          (42) "Municipal legislative body" means the council of the city or town in any form of
             161      municipal government.
             162          (43) "Municipal officers" means those municipal officers that are required by law to be
             163      elected.
             164          (44) "Municipal primary election" means an election held to nominate candidates for
             165      municipal office.
             166          (45) "Official ballot" means the ballots distributed by the election officer to the poll
             167      workers to be given to voters to record their votes.
             168          (46) "Official endorsement" means:
             169          (a) the information on the ballot that identifies:
             170          (i) the ballot as an official ballot;
             171          (ii) the date of the election; and
             172          (iii) the facsimile signature of the election officer; and
             173          (b) the information on the ballot stub that identifies:
             174          (i) the poll worker's initials; and
             175          (ii) the ballot number.
             176          (47) "Official register" means the official record furnished to election officials by the
             177      election officer that contains the information required by Section 20A-5-401 .
             178          (48) "Paper ballot" means a paper that contains:
             179          (a) the names of offices and candidates and statements of ballot propositions to be
             180      voted on; and


             181          (b) spaces for the voter to record his vote for each office and for or against each ballot
             182      proposition.
             183          (49) "Political party" means an organization of registered voters that has qualified to
             184      participate in an election by meeting the requirements of Title 20A, Chapter 8, Political Party
             185      Formation and Procedures.
             186          (50) (a) "Poll worker" means a person assigned by an election official to assist with an
             187      election, voting, or counting votes.
             188          (b) "Poll worker" includes election judges.
             189          (c) "Poll worker" does not include a watcher.
             190          (51) "Pollbook" means a record of the names of voters in the order that they appear to
             191      cast votes.
             192          (52) "Polling place" means the building where voting is conducted.
             193          (53) "Position" means a square, circle, rectangle, or other geometric shape on a ballot
             194      in which the voter marks his choice.
             195          (54) "Provisional ballot" means a ballot voted provisionally by a person:
             196          (a) whose name is not listed on the official register at the polling place;
             197          (b) whose legal right to vote is challenged as provided in this title; or
             198          (c) whose identity was not sufficiently established by a poll worker.
             199          (55) "Provisional ballot envelope" means an envelope printed in the form required by
             200      Section 20A-6-105 that is used to identify provisional ballots and to provide information to
             201      verify a person's legal right to vote.
             202          (56) "Primary convention" means the political party conventions at which nominees for
             203      the regular primary election are selected.
             204          (57) "Protective counter" means a separate counter, which cannot be reset, that is built
             205      into a voting machine and records the total number of movements of the operating lever.
             206          (58) "Qualify" or "qualified" means to take the oath of office and begin performing the
             207      duties of the position for which the person was elected.
             208          (59) "Receiving judge" means the poll worker that checks the voter's name in the
             209      official register, provides the voter with a ballot, and removes the ballot stub from the ballot
             210      after the voter has voted.
             211          (60) "Registration form" means a book voter registration form and a by-mail voter


             212      registration form.
             213          (61) "Regular ballot" means a ballot that is not a provisional ballot.
             214          (62) "Regular general election" means the election held throughout the state on the first
             215      Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year for the purposes
             216      established in Section 20A-1-201 .
             217          (63) "Regular primary election" means the election on the fourth Tuesday of June of
             218      each even-numbered year, at which candidates of political parties and nonpolitical groups are
             219      voted for nomination.
             220          (64) "Resident" means a person who resides within a specific voting precinct in Utah.
             221          (65) "Sample ballot" means a mock ballot similar in form to the official ballot printed
             222      and distributed as provided in Section 20A-5-405 .
             223          (66) "Scratch vote" means to mark or punch the straight party ticket and then mark or
             224      punch the ballot for one or more candidates who are members of different political parties.
             225          (67) "Secrecy envelope" means the envelope given to a voter along with the ballot into
             226      which the voter places the ballot after he has voted it in order to preserve the secrecy of the
             227      voter's vote.
             228          (68) "Special election" means an election held as authorized by Section 20A-1-204 .
             229          (69) "Spoiled ballot" means each ballot that:
             230          (a) is spoiled by the voter;
             231          (b) is unable to be voted because it was spoiled by the printer or a poll worker; or
             232          (c) lacks the official endorsement.
             233          (70) "Statewide special election" means a special election called by the governor or the
             234      Legislature in which all registered voters in Utah may vote.
             235          (71) "Stub" means the detachable part of each ballot.
             236          (72) "Substitute ballots" means replacement ballots provided by an election officer to
             237      the poll workers when the official ballots are lost or stolen.
             238          (73) "Ticket" means each list of candidates for each political party or for each group of
             239      petitioners.
             240          (74) "Transfer case" means the sealed box used to transport voted ballots to the
             241      counting center.
             242          (75) "Vacancy" means the absence of a person to serve in any position created by


             243      statute, whether that absence occurs because of death, disability, disqualification, resignation,
             244      or other cause.
             245          (76) "Valid voter identification" means:
             246          (a) a form of identification that bears the name and photograph of the voter which may
             247      include:
             248          (i) a currently valid Utah driver license;
             249          (ii) a currently valid identification card that is issued by:
             250          (A) the state; or
             251          [(B) a local government within the state; or]
             252          [(C)] (B) a branch, department, or agency of the United States;
             253          [(iii) an identification card that is issued by an employer for an employee;]
             254          [(iv) a currently valid identification card that is issued by a college, university,
             255      technical school, or professional school that is located within the state;]
             256          [(v)] (iii) a currently valid Utah permit to carry a concealed weapon;
             257          [(vi)] (iv) a currently valid United States passport; or
             258          [(vii)] (v) a valid tribal identification card[; or], whether or not the card includes a
             259      photograph of the voter;
             260          (b) two forms of identification that bear the name of the voter and provide evidence
             261      that the voter resides in the voting precinct, which may include:
             262          [(i) a voter identification card;]
             263          [(ii)] (i) a current utility bill or a legible copy thereof, dated within the 90 days before
             264      the election;
             265          [(iii)] (ii) a bank or other financial account statement, or a legible copy thereof;
             266          [(iv)] (iii) a certified birth certificate;
             267          [(v)] (iv) a valid Social Security card;
             268          [(vi)] (v) a check issued by the state or the federal government or a legible copy
             269      thereof;
             270          [(vii)] (vi) a paycheck from the voter's employer, or a legible copy thereof;
             271          [(viii)] (vii) a currently valid Utah hunting or fishing license;
             272          [(ix)] (viii) a currently valid United States military identification card;
             273          [(x)] (ix) certified naturalization documentation;


             274          [(xi)] (x) a currently valid license issued by an authorized agency of the United States;
             275          [(xii)] (xi) a certified copy of court records showing the voter's adoption or name
             276      change;
             277          [(xiii)] (xii) a Bureau of Indian Affairs card;
             278          [(xiv)] (xiii) a tribal treaty card;
             279          [(xv)] (xiv) a valid Medicaid card, Medicare card, or Electronic Benefits Transfer
             280      Card; [or]
             281          (xv) a currently valid identification card issued by:
             282          (A) a local government within the state;
             283          (B) an employer for an employee; or
             284          (C) a college, university, technical school, or professional school located within the
             285      state;
             286          (xvi) a current Utah vehicle registration; or
             287          [(xvi)] (xvii) a form of identification listed in Subsection (76)(a) that does not contain
             288      a photograph, but establishes the name of the voter and provides evidence that the voter resides
             289      in the voting precinct, if at least one other form of identification listed in Subsection (76)(b)(i)
             290      through (xv) is also presented.
             291          (77) "Valid write-in candidate" means a candidate who has qualified as a write-in
             292      candidate by following the procedures and requirements of this title.
             293          (78) "Voter" means a person who meets the requirements for voting in an election,
             294      meets the requirements of election registration, is registered to vote, and is listed in the official
             295      register book.
             296          (79) "Voter registration deadline" means the registration deadline provided in Section
             297      20A-2-102.5 .
             298          (80) "Voting area" means the area within six feet of the voting booths, voting
             299      machines, and ballot box.
             300          (81) "Voting booth" means:
             301          (a) the space or compartment within a polling place that is provided for the preparation
             302      of ballots, including the voting machine enclosure or curtain; or
             303          (b) a voting device that is free standing.
             304          (82) "Voting device" means:


             305          (a) an apparatus in which ballot sheets are used in connection with a punch device for
             306      piercing the ballots by the voter;
             307          (b) a device for marking the ballots with ink or another substance;
             308          (c) an electronic voting device or other device used to make selections and cast a ballot
             309      electronically, or any component thereof;
             310          (d) an automated voting system under Section 20A-5-302 ; or
             311          (e) any other method for recording votes on ballots so that the ballot may be tabulated
             312      by means of automatic tabulating equipment.
             313          (83) "Voting machine" means a machine designed for the sole purpose of recording
             314      and tabulating votes cast by voters at an election.
             315          (84) "Voting poll watcher" means a person appointed as provided in this title to
             316      witness the distribution of ballots and the voting process.
             317          (85) "Voting precinct" means the smallest voting unit established as provided by law
             318      within which qualified voters vote at one polling place.
             319          (86) "Watcher" means a voting poll watcher, a counting poll watcher, an inspecting
             320      poll watcher, and a testing watcher.
             321          (87) "Western States Presidential Primary" means the election established in Title 20A,
             322      Chapter 9, Part 8.
             323          (88) "Write-in ballot" means a ballot containing any write-in votes.
             324          (89) "Write-in vote" means a vote cast for a person whose name is not printed on the
             325      ballot according to the procedures established in this title.
             326          Section 2. Section 20A-2-104 is amended to read:
             327           20A-2-104. Voter registration form -- Registered voter lists -- Fees for copies.
             328          (1) Every person applying to be registered shall complete a registration form printed in
             329      substantially the following form:
             330      -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
             331     
UTAH ELECTION REGISTRATION FORM

             332      Are you a citizen of the United States of America? Yes No
             333      Will you be 18 years old on or before election day? Yes No
             334      If you checked "no" to either of the above two questions, do not complete this form.
             335      Name of Voter


             336      _________________________________________________________________
             337                      First             Middle          Last
             338      Driver License or Identification Card Number____________________________
             339      State of issuance of Driver License or Identification Card
             340      Date of Birth ______________________________________________________
             341      Street Address of Principal Place of Residence
             342      ____________________________________________________________________________
             343          City          County          State          Zip Code
             344      Telephone Number (optional) _________________________
             345      Last four digits of Social Security Number ______________________
             346      Last former address at which I was registered to vote (if
             347      known)__________________________
             348      ____________________________________________________________________________
             349          City            County            State         Zip Code
             350      Political Party
             351      (a listing of each registered political party, as defined in Section 20A-8-101 and maintained by
             352      the lieutenant governor under Section 67-1a-2 , with each party's name preceded by a checkbox)
             353      .Unaffiliated (no political party preference) .Other (Please specify)___________________
             354          I do swear (or affirm), subject to penalty of law for false statements, that the
             355      information contained in this form is true, and that I am a citizen of the United States and a
             356      resident of the state of Utah, residing at the above address. I will be at least 18 years old and
             357      will have resided in Utah for 30 days immediately before the next election. I am not a
             358      convicted felon currently incarcerated for commission of a felony.
             359          Signed and sworn
             360          __________________________________________________________
             361                          Voter's Signature
             362          _______________(month/day/year).
             363     
CITIZENSHIP AFFIDAVIT

             364      Name:
             365      Name at birth, if different:
             366      Place of birth:


             367      Date of birth:
             368      Date and place of naturalization (if applicable):
             369          I hereby swear and affirm, under penalties for voting fraud set forth below, that I am a
             370      citizen and that to the best of my knowledge and belief the information above is true and
             371      correct.
             372      ____________________________
             373      Signature of Applicant
             374          In accordance with Section 20A-2-401 , the penalty for willfully causing, procuring, or
             375      allowing yourself to be registered to vote if you know you are not entitled to register to vote is
             376      up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $2,500.
             377      NOTICE: IN ORDER TO BE ALLOWED TO VOTE [IN A VOTING PRECINCT FOR THE
             378      FIRST TIME OR TO VOTE DURING THE EARLY VOTING PERIOD BEFORE THE
             379      DATE OF THE ELECTION], YOU MUST PRESENT VALID VOTER IDENTIFICATION
             380      TO THE POLL WORKER BEFORE VOTING [AS FOLLOWS: (1)], WHICH MUST BE A
             381      VALID FORM OF PHOTO IDENTIFICATION THAT SHOWS YOUR NAME[,] AND
             382      PHOTOGRAPH[, AND CURRENT ADDRESS]; OR
             383      (2) TWO DIFFERENT FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION THAT SHOW YOUR NAME AND
             384      CURRENT ADDRESS.
             385      FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY
             386                              Type of I.D. ____________________________
             387                              Voting Precinct _________________________
             388                              Voting I.D. Number _____________________
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             390          (2) The county clerk shall retain a copy in a permanent countywide alphabetical file,
             391      which may be electronic or some other recognized system.
             392          (3) (a) Each county clerk shall retain lists of currently registered voters.
             393          (b) The lieutenant governor shall maintain a list of registered voters in electronic form.
             394          (c) If there are any discrepancies between the two lists, the county clerk's list is the
             395      official list.
             396          (d) The lieutenant governor and the county clerks may charge the fees established
             397      under the authority of Subsection 63G-2-203 (10) to individuals who wish to obtain a copy of


             398      the list of registered voters.
             399          (4) When political parties not listed on the voter registration form qualify as registered
             400      political parties under Title 20A, Chapter 8, Political Party Formation and Procedures, the
             401      lieutenant governor shall inform the county clerks about the name of the new political party
             402      and direct the county clerks to ensure that the voter registration form is modified to include that
             403      political party.
             404          (5) Upon receipt of a voter registration form from an applicant, the county clerk or the
             405      clerk's designee shall:
             406          (a) review each voter registration form for completeness and accuracy; and
             407          (b) if the county clerk believes, based upon a review of the form, that a person may be
             408      seeking to register to vote who is not legally entitled to register to vote, refer the form to the
             409      county attorney for investigation and possible prosecution.
             410          Section 3. Section 20A-2-202 is amended to read:
             411           20A-2-202. Registration by mail.
             412          (1) (a) A citizen who will be qualified to vote at the next election may register by mail.
             413          (b) To register by mail, a citizen shall complete and sign the by-mail registration form
             414      and mail or deliver it to the county clerk of the county in which the citizen resides.
             415          (c) [(i)] In order to register to vote in a particular election, the citizen shall:
             416          [(A)] (i) address the by-mail voter registration form to the county clerk; and
             417          [(B)] (ii) ensure that it is postmarked on or before the voter registration deadline.
             418          [(ii) If the voter is registering for the first time in the county, the citizen shall either:]
             419          [(A) submit a copy of the voter's valid voter identification with the by-mail voter
             420      registration form; or]
             421          [(B) submit valid voter identification to the poll worker at the time the citizen votes.]
             422          (d) The citizen has effectively registered to vote under this section only when the
             423      county clerk's office has received a correctly completed by-mail voter registration form.
             424          (2) Upon receipt of a correctly completed by-mail voter registration form, the county
             425      clerk shall:
             426          (a) enter the applicant's name on the list of registered voters for the voting precinct in
             427      which the applicant resides; and
             428          (b) mail confirmation of registration to the newly registered voter after entering the


             429      applicant's voting precinct number on that copy.
             430          (3) (a) If the county clerk receives a correctly completed by-mail voter registration
             431      form that is postmarked after the voter registration deadline, the county clerk shall:
             432          (i) register the applicant after the next election; and
             433          (ii) if possible, promptly phone or mail a notice to the applicant before the election,
             434      informing the applicant that his registration will not be effective until after the election.
             435          (b) When the county clerk receives a correctly completed by-mail voter registration
             436      form at least seven days before an election that is postmarked on or before the date of the voter
             437      registration deadline, the county clerk shall:
             438          (i) process the by-mail voter registration form; and
             439          (ii) record the new voter in the official register.
             440          (4) If the county clerk determines that a registration form received by mail or otherwise
             441      is incorrect because of an error or because it is incomplete, the county clerk shall mail notice to
             442      the person attempting to register, informing him that he has not been registered because of an
             443      error or because the form is incomplete.
             444          Section 4. Section 20A-3-104 is amended to read:
             445           20A-3-104. Manner of voting.
             446          (1) (a) Any registered voter desiring to vote shall give his name, and, if requested, his
             447      residence, to one of the poll workers.
             448          (b) The voter shall present valid voter identification to one of the poll workers [if the
             449      voter is:].
             450          [(i) required to present valid voter identification as indicated by a notation in the
             451      official register;]
             452          [(ii) voting in person by absentee ballot; or]
             453          [(iii) voting during the early voting period.]
             454          [(c) If a voter is not required to present valid voter identification under Subsection
             455      (1)(b), and the poll worker does not know the voter requesting a ballot and has reason to doubt
             456      that voter's identity, the poll worker shall:]
             457          [(i) request that the voter present valid voter identification; or]
             458          [(ii) have the voter identified by a known registered voter of the district.]
             459          [(d) If the poll worker is satisfied that the voter has been properly identified, the poll


             460      worker shall:]
             461          [(i) record the type of identification provided by the voter in the appropriate space in
             462      the official register; and]
             463          [(ii) follow the procedures of Subsection (2).]
             464          [(e)] (c) If the poll worker is not satisfied that the voter has [been properly identified]
             465      presented valid voter identification, the poll worker shall:
             466          (i) indicate on the official register that the voter was not properly identified;
             467          (ii) issue the voter a provisional ballot; [and]
             468          (iii) notify the voter that the voter will have five days after the day of the election to
             469      present valid voter identification to the county clerk at the county clerk's office; and
             470          [(iii)] (iv) follow the procedures and requirements of Section 20A-3-105.5 .
             471          [(f)] (d) If the person's right to vote is challenged as provided in Section 20A-3-202 ,
             472      the poll worker shall follow the procedures and requirements of Section 20A-3-105.5 .
             473          (2) (a) The poll worker in charge of the official register shall check the official register
             474      to determine whether or not the voter is registered to vote.
             475          (b) If the voter's name is not found on the official register, the poll worker shall follow
             476      the procedures and requirements of Section 20A-3-105.5 .
             477          (3) If the poll worker determines that the voter is registered and:
             478          (a) if the ballot is a paper ballot or a ballot sheet:
             479          (i) the poll worker in charge of the official register shall:
             480          (A) write the ballot number opposite the name of the voter in the official register; and
             481          (B) direct the voter to sign his name in the election column in the official register;
             482          (ii) another poll worker shall list the ballot number and voter's name in the pollbook;
             483      and
             484          (iii) the poll worker having charge of the ballots shall:
             485          (A) endorse his initials on the stub;
             486          (B) check the name of the voter on the pollbook list with the number of the stub;
             487          (C) hand the voter a ballot; and
             488          (D) allow the voter to enter the voting booth; or
             489          (b) if the ballot is an electronic ballot:
             490          (i) the poll worker in charge of the official register shall direct the voter to sign the


             491      voter's name in the official register;
             492          (ii) another poll worker shall list the voter's name in the pollbook; and
             493          (iii) the poll worker having charge of the ballots shall:
             494          (A) provide the voter access to the electronic ballot; and
             495          (B) allow the voter to vote the electronic ballot.
             496          (4) Whenever the election officer is required to furnish more than one kind of official
             497      ballot to the voting precinct, the poll workers of that voting precinct shall give the registered
             498      voter the kind of ballot that the voter is qualified to vote.
             499          Section 5. Section 20A-3-104.5 is amended to read:
             500           20A-3-104.5. Voting -- Regular primary election and Western States Presidential
             501      Primary.
             502          (1) (a) Any registered voter desiring to vote at the regular primary election or Utah's
             503      Western States Presidential Primary shall give his name, the name of the registered political
             504      party whose ballot the voter wishes to vote, and, if requested, his residence, to one of the poll
             505      workers.
             506          (b) The voter shall present valid voter identification to one of the poll workers [if the
             507      voter is:].
             508          [(i) required to present valid voter identification as indicated by a notation in the
             509      official register;]
             510          [(ii) voting in person by absentee ballot; or]
             511          [(iii) voting during the early voting period.]
             512          [(c) If a voter is not required to present valid voter identification under Subsection
             513      (1)(b), and the poll worker does not know the voter requesting a ballot and has reason to doubt
             514      that voter's identity, the poll worker shall:]
             515          [(i) request that the voter present valid voter identification; or]
             516          [(ii) have the voter identified by a known registered voter of the district.]
             517          [(d)] (c) (i) The poll worker shall follow the procedures and requirements of Section
             518      20A-3-105.5 if:
             519          [(i)] (A) the poll worker is not satisfied that the voter [has been properly identified]
             520      presented valid voter identification; or
             521          [(ii)] (B) the voter's right to vote is challenged under Section 20A-3-202 .


             522          (ii) The poll worker shall notify a voter casting a provisional ballot under Section
             523      20A-3-105.5 because of failure to present valid voter identification that the voter has five days
             524      after the day of the election to present valid voter identification to the county clerk at the
             525      county clerk's office.
             526          (2) (a) (i) If the voter is properly identified, the poll worker in charge of the official
             527      register shall check the official register to determine:
             528          (A) whether or not the voter is registered to vote; and
             529          (B) whether or not the voter's party affiliation designation in the official register allows
             530      the voter to vote the ballot that the voter requested.
             531          (ii) If the official register does not affirmatively identify the voter as being affiliated
             532      with a registered political party or if the official register identifies the voter as being
             533      "unaffiliated," the voter shall be considered to be "unaffiliated."
             534          (b) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(b)(ii), if the voter's name is not found on
             535      the official register, the poll worker shall follow the procedures and requirements of Section
             536      20A-3-105.5 .
             537          (ii) (A) If it is not unduly disruptive of the election process, the poll worker shall
             538      attempt to contact the county clerk's office to request oral verification of the voter's registration.
             539          (B) If oral verification is received from the county clerk's office, the poll worker shall:
             540          (I) record the verification on the official register;
             541          (II) determine the voter's party affiliation and the ballot that the voter is qualified to
             542      vote; and
             543          (III) perform the other administrative steps required by Subsection (3).
             544          (c) (i) Except as provided in Subsection (2)(c)(ii), if the voter's political party
             545      affiliation listed in the official register does not allow the voter to vote the ballot that the voter
             546      requested, the poll worker shall inform the voter of that fact and inform the voter of the ballot
             547      or ballots that the voter's party affiliation does allow the voter to vote.
             548          (ii) (A) If the voter is listed in the official register as "unaffiliated," or if the official
             549      register does not affirmatively identify the voter as either "unaffiliated" or affiliated with a
             550      registered political party, and the voter, as an "unaffiliated" voter, is not authorized to vote the
             551      ballot that the voter requests, the poll worker shall ask the voter if the voter wishes to vote
             552      another registered political party ballot that the voter, as "unaffiliated," is authorized to vote, or


             553      remain "unaffiliated."
             554          (B) If the voter wishes to vote another registered political party ballot that the
             555      unaffiliated voter is authorized to vote, the poll worker shall proceed as required by Subsection
             556      (3).
             557          (C) If the voter wishes to remain unaffiliated and does not wish to vote another ballot
             558      that unaffiliated voters are authorized to vote, the poll worker shall instruct the voter that the
             559      voter may not vote.
             560          (iii) For the primary elections held in 2004, 2006, and 2008 only:
             561          (A) If the voter is listed in the official register as "unaffiliated," or if the official
             562      register does not affirmatively identify the voter as either "unaffiliated" or "affiliated" with a
             563      registered political party, the poll worker shall ask the voter if the voter wishes to affiliate with
             564      a registered political party, or remain "unaffiliated."
             565          (B) If the voter wishes to affiliate with the registered political party whose ballot the
             566      voter requested, the poll worker shall direct the voter to complete the change of party affiliation
             567      form and proceed as required by Subsection (3).
             568          (C) If the voter wishes to remain unaffiliated and wishes to vote another registered
             569      political party ballot that the unaffiliated voter is authorized to vote, the poll worker shall
             570      proceed as required by Subsection (3).
             571          (D) If the voter wishes to remain unaffiliated and does not wish to vote another ballot
             572      that unaffiliated voters are authorized to vote, the poll worker shall instruct the voter that the
             573      voter may not vote.
             574          (3) If the poll worker determines that the voter is registered and eligible, under
             575      Subsection (2), to vote the ballot that the voter requested and:
             576          (a) if the ballot is a paper ballot or a ballot sheet:
             577          (i) the poll worker in charge of the official register shall:
             578          (A) write the ballot number and the name of the registered political party whose ballot
             579      the voter voted opposite the name of the voter in the official register; and
             580          (B) direct the voter to sign his name in the election column in the official register;
             581          (ii) another poll worker shall list the ballot number and voter's name in the pollbook;
             582      and
             583          (iii) the poll worker having charge of the ballots shall:


             584          (A) endorse his initials on the stub;
             585          (B) check the name of the voter on the pollbook list with the number of the stub;
             586          (C) hand the voter the ballot for the registered political party that the voter requested
             587      and for which the voter is authorized to vote; and
             588          (D) allow the voter to enter the voting booth; or
             589          (b) if the ballot is an electronic ballot:
             590          (i) the poll worker in charge of the official register shall direct the voter to sign his
             591      name in the official register;
             592          (ii) another poll worker shall list the voter's name in the pollbook; and
             593          (iii) the poll worker having charge of the ballots shall:
             594          (A) provide the voter access to the electronic ballot for the registered political party
             595      that the voter requested and for which the voter is authorized to vote; and
             596          (B) allow the voter to vote the electronic ballot.
             597          (4) Whenever the election officer is required to furnish more than one kind of official
             598      ballot to the voting precinct, the poll workers of that voting precinct shall give the registered
             599      voter the kind of ballot that the voter is qualified to vote.
             600          Section 6. Section 20A-4-107 is amended to read:
             601           20A-4-107. Review and disposition of provisional ballot envelopes.
             602          (1) As used in this section, a voter is "legally entitled to vote" if:
             603          (a) the voter:
             604          (i) is registered to vote in the state;
             605          (ii) resides within the voting precinct where the voter seeks to vote; and
             606          (iii) provided valid voter identification to the poll worker as indicated by a notation in
             607      the official register;
             608          (b) the voter:
             609          (i) is registered to vote in the state; [and]
             610          (ii) provided valid voter identification to the poll worker; or
             611          [(ii)] (iii) did not vote in the voter's precinct of residence, but the ballot that the voter
             612      voted is identical to the ballot voted in the voter's precinct of residence; or
             613          (c) the voter:
             614          (i) is registered to vote in the state;


             615          (ii) the poll worker recorded in the official register that the voter either failed to
             616      provide valid voter identification or the documents provided as valid voter identification were
             617      inadequate; and
             618          (iii) (A) the county clerk verifies the voter's identity and residence through some other
             619      means[.] as reliable as photo identification; or
             620          (B) the voter provides valid voter identification to the county clerk within five business
             621      days after the date of the election.
             622          (2) (a) Upon receipt of provisional ballot envelopes, the election officer shall review
             623      the affirmation on the face of each provisional ballot envelope and determine if the person
             624      signing the affirmation is a registered voter and legally entitled to vote the ballot that the voter
             625      voted.
             626          (b) If the election officer determines that the person is not a registered voter or is not
             627      legally entitled to vote the ballot that the voter voted, the election officer shall retain the ballot
             628      envelope, unopened, for the period specified in Section 20A-4-202 unless ordered by a court to
             629      produce or count it.
             630          (c) If the election officer determines that the person is a registered voter and is legally
             631      entitled to vote the ballot that the voter voted, the election officer shall remove the ballot from
             632      the provisional ballot envelope and place the ballot with the absentee ballots to be counted with
             633      those ballots at the canvass.
             634          (d) The election officer may not count, or allow to be counted a provisional ballot
             635      unless the voter's identity and residence is established by a preponderance of the evidence.
             636          (3) If the election officer determines that the person is a registered voter, the election
             637      officer shall ensure that the voter registration records are updated to reflect the information
             638      provided on the provisional ballot envelope.
             639          (4) If the election officer determines that the person is not a registered voter and the
             640      information on the provisional ballot envelope is complete, the election officer shall:
             641          (a) consider the provisional ballot envelope a voter registration form; and
             642          (b) register the voter.
             643          Section 7. Section 20A-5-401 is amended to read:
             644           20A-5-401. Official register -- Preparation -- Contents.
             645          (1) (a) Before the registration days for each regular general, municipal general, regular


             646      primary, municipal primary, or Western States Presidential Primary election, each county clerk
             647      shall prepare an official register of voters for each voting precinct that will participate in the
             648      election.
             649          (b) The county clerk shall ensure that the official register is prepared for the
             650      alphabetical entry of names and contains entry fields to provide for the following information:
             651          (i) registered voter's name;
             652          (ii) party affiliation;
             653          (iii) grounds for challenge;
             654          (iv) name of person challenging a voter;
             655          (v) primary, November, special;
             656          (vi) date of birth;
             657          (vii) place of birth;
             658          (viii) place of current residence;
             659          (ix) street address;
             660          (x) zip code;
             661          (xi) identification and provisional ballot information as required under Subsection
             662      (1)(d); and
             663          (xii) space for the voter to sign his name for each election.
             664          (c) When preparing the official register for the Western States Presidential Primary, the
             665      county clerk shall include:
             666          (i) an entry field to record the name of the political party whose ballot the voter voted;
             667      and
             668          (ii) an entry field for the poll worker to record changes in the voter's party affiliation.
             669          (d) When preparing the official register for any regular general election, municipal
             670      general election, statewide special election, local special election, regular primary election,
             671      municipal primary election, local district election, or election for federal office, the county
             672      clerk shall include:
             673          [(i) an entry field that indicates if the voter is required to show identification before
             674      voting;]
             675          [(ii)] (i) an entry field for the poll worker to record the type of identification provided
             676      by the voter;


             677          [(iii)] (ii) a column for the poll worker to record the provisional envelope ballot
             678      number for voters who receive a provisional ballot; and
             679          [(iv)] (iii) a space for the poll worker to record the type of identification that was
             680      provided by voters who receive a provisional ballot.
             681          (2) (a) (i) For regular and municipal elections, primary elections, regular municipal
             682      elections, local district elections, and bond elections, the county clerk shall make an official
             683      register only for voting precincts affected by the primary, municipal, local district, or bond
             684      election.
             685          (ii) If a polling place to be used in a bond election serves both voters residing in the
             686      local political subdivision calling the bond election and voters residing outside of that local
             687      political subdivision, the official register shall designate whether each voter resides in or
             688      outside of the local political subdivision.
             689          (iii) Each county clerk, with the assistance of the clerk of each affected local district,
             690      shall provide a detailed map or an indication on the registration list or other means to enable a
             691      poll worker to determine the voters entitled to vote at an election of local district officers.
             692          (b) Municipalities shall pay the costs of making the official register for municipal
             693      elections.
             694          Section 8. Section 20A-5-403 is amended to read:
             695           20A-5-403. Polling places -- Booths -- Ballot boxes -- Inspections --
             696      Arrangements.
             697          (1) Each election officer shall:
             698          (a) designate polling places for each voting precinct in the jurisdiction; and
             699          (b) obtain the approval of the county or municipal legislative body or local district
             700      governing board for those polling places.
             701          (2) (a) For each polling place, the election officer shall provide:
             702          (i) an American flag;
             703          (ii) a sufficient number of voting booths or compartments;
             704          (iii) the voting devices, voting booths, ballots, ballot boxes, ballot labels, ballot sheets,
             705      write-in ballots, and any other records and supplies necessary to enable a voter to vote;
             706          (iv) the constitutional amendment cards required by Part 1, Election Notices and
             707      Instructions;


             708          (v) voter information pamphlets required by Title 20A, Chapter 7, Part 7, Voter
             709      Information Pamphlet; [and]
             710          (vi) the instruction cards required by Section 20A-5-102 [.]; and
             711          (vii) a sign, to be prominently displayed in the polling place, indicating that valid voter
             712      identification is required for every voter before the voter may vote and listing the forms of
             713      identification that constitute valid voter identification.
             714          (b) Each election officer shall ensure that:
             715          (i) each voting booth is at a convenient height for writing, and is arranged so that the
             716      voter can prepare his ballot screened from observation;
             717          (ii) there are a sufficient number of voting booths or voting devices to accommodate
             718      the voters at that polling place; and
             719          (iii) there is at least one voting booth or voting device that is configured to
             720      accommodate persons with disabilities.
             721          (c) Each county clerk shall provide a ballot box for each polling place that is large
             722      enough to properly receive and hold the ballots to be cast.
             723          (3) (a) All polling places shall be physically inspected by each county clerk to ensure
             724      access by a person with a disability.
             725          (b) Any issues concerning inaccessibility to polling places by a person with a disability
             726      discovered during the inspections referred to in Subsection (3)(a) or reported to the county
             727      clerk shall be:
             728          (i) forwarded to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor; and
             729          (ii) within six months of the time of the complaint, the issue of inaccessibility shall be
             730      either:
             731          (A) remedied at the particular location by the county clerk;
             732          (B) the county clerk shall designate an alternative accessible location for the particular
             733      precinct; or
             734          (C) if no practical solution can be identified, file with the Office of the Lieutenant
             735      Governor a written explanation identifying the reasons compliance cannot reasonably be met.
             736          (4) (a) The municipality in which the election is held shall pay the cost of conducting
             737      each municipal election, including the cost of printing and supplies.
             738          (b) (i) Costs assessed by a county clerk to a municipality under this section shall not


             739      exceed the actual costs incurred by the county clerk.
             740          (ii) The actual costs shall include:
             741          (A) costs of or rental fees associated with the use of election equipment and supplies;
             742      and
             743          (B) reasonable and necessary administrative costs.
             744          (5) The county clerk shall make detailed entries of all proceedings had under this
             745      chapter.
             746          Section 9. Section 53-3-102 is amended to read:
             747           53-3-102. Definitions.
             748          As used in this chapter:
             749          (1) "Cancellation" means the termination by the division of a license issued through
             750      error or fraud or for which consent under Section 53-3-211 has been withdrawn.
             751          (2) "Class D license" means the class of license issued to drive motor vehicles not
             752      defined as commercial motor vehicles or motorcycles under this chapter.
             753          (3) "Class M license" means the class of license issued to drive a motorcycle as defined
             754      under this chapter.
             755          (4) "Commercial driver license" or "CDL" means a license issued substantially in
             756      accordance with the requirements of Title XII, Pub. L. 99-570, the Commercial Motor Vehicle
             757      Safety Act of 1986, and in accordance with Part 4, Uniform Commercial Driver License Act,
             758      which authorizes the holder to drive a class of commercial motor vehicle.
             759          (5) (a) "Commercial motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle or combination of motor
             760      vehicles designed or used to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle:
             761          (i) has a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 or more pounds or a lesser rating as
             762      determined by federal regulation;
             763          (ii) is designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver; or
             764          (iii) is transporting hazardous materials and is required to be placarded in accordance
             765      with 49 C.F.R. Part 172, Subpart F.
             766          (b) The following vehicles are not considered a commercial motor vehicle for purposes
             767      of Part 4, Uniform Commercial Driver License Act:
             768          (i) equipment owned and operated by the United States Department of Defense when
             769      driven by any active duty military personnel and members of the reserves and national guard on


             770      active duty including personnel on full-time national guard duty, personnel on part-time
             771      training, and national guard military technicians and civilians who are required to wear military
             772      uniforms and are subject to the code of military justice;
             773          (ii) vehicles controlled and driven by a farmer to transport agricultural products, farm
             774      machinery, or farm supplies to or from a farm within 150 miles of his farm but not in operation
             775      as a motor carrier for hire;
             776          (iii) firefighting and emergency vehicles; and
             777          (iv) recreational vehicles that are not used in commerce and are driven solely as family
             778      or personal conveyances for recreational purposes.
             779          (6) "Conviction" means any of the following:
             780          (a) an unvacated adjudication of guilt or a determination that a person has violated or
             781      failed to comply with the law in a court of original jurisdiction or an administrative proceeding;
             782          (b) an unvacated forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure a person's
             783      appearance in court;
             784          (c) a plea of guilty or nolo contendere accepted by the court;
             785          (d) the payment of a fine or court costs; or
             786          (e) violation of a condition of release without bail, regardless of whether the penalty is
             787      rebated, suspended, or probated.
             788          (7) "Denial" or "denied" means the withdrawal of a driving privilege by the division to
             789      which the provisions of Title 41, Chapter 12a, Part 4, Proof of Owner's or Operator's Security,
             790      do not apply.
             791          (8) "Director" means the division director appointed under Section 53-3-103 .
             792          (9) "Disqualification" means either:
             793          (a) the suspension, revocation, cancellation, denial, or any other withdrawal by a state
             794      of a person's privileges to drive a commercial motor vehicle;
             795          (b) a determination by the Federal Highway Administration, under 49 C.F.R. Part 386,
             796      that a person is no longer qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle under 49 C.F.R. Part
             797      391; or
             798          (c) the loss of qualification that automatically follows conviction of an offense listed in
             799      49 C.F.R. Part 383.51.
             800          (10) "Division" means the Driver License Division of the department created in


             801      Section 53-3-103 .
             802          (11) "Drive" means:
             803          (a) to operate or be in physical control of a motor vehicle upon a highway; and
             804          (b) in Subsections 53-3-414 (1) through (3), Subsection 53-3-414 (5), and Sections
             805      53-3-417 and 53-3-418 , the operation or physical control of a motor vehicle at any place within
             806      the state.
             807          (12) (a) "Driver" means any person who drives, or is in actual physical control of a
             808      motor vehicle in any location open to the general public for purposes of vehicular traffic.
             809          (b) In Part 4, Uniform Commercial Driver License Act, "driver" includes any person
             810      who is required to hold a CDL under Part 4 or federal law.
             811          (13) "Driving privilege card" means the evidence of the privilege granted and issued
             812      under this chapter to drive a motor vehicle to a person whose privilege was obtained without
             813      using a Social Security number.
             814          (14) "Extension" means a renewal completed in a manner specified by the division.
             815          (15) "Farm tractor" means every motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm
             816      implement for drawing plows, mowing machines, and other implements of husbandry.
             817          (16) "Highway" means the entire width between property lines of every way or place of
             818      any nature when any part of it is open to the use of the public, as a matter of right, for traffic.
             819          (17) "Indigent" means that a person's income falls below the federal poverty guideline
             820      issued annually by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register.
             821          [(17)] (18) "License" means the privilege to drive a motor vehicle.
             822          [(18)] (19) "License certificate" means the evidence of the privilege issued under this
             823      chapter to drive a motor vehicle.
             824          [(19)] (20) "Motorboat" has the same meaning as provided under Section 73-18-2 .
             825          [(20)] (21) "Motorcycle" means every motor vehicle, other than a tractor, having a seat
             826      or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel with not more than three wheels in
             827      contact with the ground.
             828          [(21)] (22) "Office of Recovery Services" means the Office of Recovery Services,
             829      created in Section 62A-11-102 .
             830          [(22)] (23) (a) "Owner" means a person other than a lienholder having an interest in the
             831      property or title to a vehicle.


             832          (b) "Owner" includes a person entitled to the use and possession of a vehicle subject to
             833      a security interest in another person but excludes a lessee under a lease not intended as security.
             834          [(23)] (24) "Renewal" means to validate a license certificate so that it expires at a later
             835      date.
             836          [(24)] (25) "Reportable violation" means an offense required to be reported to the
             837      division as determined by the division and includes those offenses against which points are
             838      assessed under Section 53-3-221 .
             839          [(25)] (26) (a) "Resident" means an individual who:
             840          (i) has established a domicile in this state, as defined in Section 41-1a-202 , or
             841      regardless of domicile, remains in this state for an aggregate period of six months or more
             842      during any calendar year;
             843          (ii) engages in a trade, profession, or occupation in this state, or who accepts
             844      employment in other than seasonal work in this state, and who does not commute into the state;
             845          (iii) declares himself to be a resident of this state by obtaining a valid Utah driver
             846      license certificate or motor vehicle registration; or
             847          (iv) declares himself a resident of this state to obtain privileges not ordinarily extended
             848      to nonresidents, including going to school, or placing children in school without paying
             849      nonresident tuition or fees.
             850          (b) "Resident" does not include any of the following:
             851          (i) a member of the military, temporarily stationed in this state;
             852          (ii) an out-of-state student, as classified by an institution of higher education,
             853      regardless of whether the student engages in any type of employment in this state;
             854          (iii) a person domiciled in another state or country, who is temporarily assigned in this
             855      state, assigned by or representing an employer, religious or private organization, or a
             856      governmental entity; or
             857          (iv) an immediate family member who resides with or a household member of a person
             858      listed in Subsections [(25)] (26)(b)(i) through (iii).
             859          [(26)] (27) "Revocation" means the termination by action of the division of a licensee's
             860      privilege to drive a motor vehicle.
             861          [(27)] (28) (a) "School bus" means a commercial motor vehicle used to transport
             862      pre-primary, primary, or secondary school students to and from home and school, or to and


             863      from school sponsored events.
             864          (b) "School bus" does not include a bus used as a common carrier as defined in Section
             865      59-12-102 .
             866          [(28)] (29) "Suspension" means the temporary withdrawal by action of the division of a
             867      licensee's privilege to drive a motor vehicle.
             868          [(29)] (30) "Taxicab" means any class D motor vehicle transporting any number of
             869      passengers for hire and that is subject to state or federal regulation as a taxi.
             870          Section 10. Section 53-3-105 is amended to read:
             871           53-3-105. Fees for licenses, renewals, extensions, reinstatements, rescheduling,
             872      and identification cards.
             873          The following fees apply under this chapter:
             874          (1) An original class D license application under Section 53-3-205 is $25.
             875          (2) An original provisional license application for a class D license under Section
             876      53-3-205 is $30.
             877          (3) An original application for a motorcycle endorsement under Section 53-3-205 is
             878      $9.50.
             879          (4) An original application for a taxicab endorsement under Section 53-3-205 is $7.
             880          (5) A learner permit application under Section 53-3-210.5 is $15.
             881          (6) A renewal of a class D license under Section 53-3-214 is $25 unless Subsection
             882      (10) applies.
             883          (7) A renewal of a provisional license application for a class D license under Section
             884      53-3-214 is $25.
             885          (8) A renewal of a motorcycle endorsement under Section 53-3-214 is $9.50.
             886          (9) A renewal of a taxicab endorsement under Section 53-3-214 is $7.
             887          (10) A renewal of a class D license for a person 65 and older under Section 53-3-214 is
             888      $13.
             889          (11) An extension of a class D license under Section 53-3-214 is $20 unless Subsection
             890      (15) applies.
             891          (12) An extension of a provisional license application for a class D license under
             892      Section 53-3-214 is $20.
             893          (13) An extension of a motorcycle endorsement under Section 53-3-214 is $9.50.


             894          (14) An extension of a taxicab endorsement under Section 53-3-214 is $7.
             895          (15) An extension of a class D license for a person 65 and older under Section
             896      53-3-214 is $11.
             897          (16) An original or renewal application for a commercial class A, B, or C license or an
             898      original or renewal of a provisional commercial class A or B license under Part 4, Uniform
             899      Commercial Driver License Act, is:
             900          (a) $40 for the knowledge test; and
             901          (b) $60 for the skills test.
             902          (17) Each original CDL endorsement for passengers, hazardous material, double or
             903      triple trailers, or tankers is $7.
             904          (18) An original CDL endorsement for a school bus under Part 4, Uniform Commercial
             905      Driver License Act, is $7.
             906          (19) A renewal of a CDL endorsement under Part 4, Uniform Commercial Driver
             907      License Act, is $7.
             908          (20) (a) A retake of a CDL knowledge test provided for in Section 53-3-205 is $20.
             909          (b) A retake of a CDL skills test provided for in Section 53-3-205 is $40.
             910          (21) A retake of a CDL endorsement test provided for in Section 53-3-205 is $7.
             911          (22) A duplicate class A, B, C, or D license certificate under Section 53-3-215 is $18.
             912          (23) (a) A license reinstatement application under Section 53-3-205 is $30.
             913          (b) A license reinstatement application under Section 53-3-205 for an alcohol, drug, or
             914      combination of alcohol and any drug-related offense is $35 in addition to the fee under
             915      Subsection (23)(a).
             916          (24) (a) An administrative fee for license reinstatement after an alcohol, drug, or
             917      combination of alcohol and any drug-related offense under Section 41-6a-520 , 53-3-223 , or
             918      53-3-231 or an alcohol, drug, or combination of alcohol and any drug-related offense under
             919      Part 4, Uniform Commercial Driver License Act, is $170.
             920          (b) This administrative fee is in addition to the fees under Subsection (23).
             921          (25) (a) An administrative fee for providing the driving record of a driver under
             922      Section 53-3-104 or 53-3-420 is $6.
             923          (b) The division may not charge for a report furnished under Section 53-3-104 to a
             924      municipal, county, state, or federal agency.


             925          (26) A rescheduling fee under Section 53-3-205 or 53-3-407 is $25.
             926          (27) (a) Except as provided under [Subsection] Subsections (27)(b) and (c), an
             927      identification card application under Section 53-3-808 is $18.
             928          (b) An identification card application under Section 53-3-808 for a person with a
             929      disability, as defined in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 12102, is $13.
             930          (c) A fee may not be charged for an identification card application if the person
             931      applying:
             932          (i) has not been issued a Utah driver license;
             933          (ii) is indigent; and
             934          (iii) is at least 18 years of age.
             935          Section 11. Section 53-3-808 is amended to read:
             936           53-3-808. Fee required for identification card.
             937          (1) The commissioner [shall] may charge and collect a fee [under] only as provided by
             938      Section 53-3-105 when an application for an identification card is submitted.
             939          (2) (a) Before accepting an application from an indigent person for an identification
             940      card without the payment of a fee, the division shall require that the indigent person sign a
             941      statement under penalty of perjury that the person is indigent.
             942          (b) The division may require an indigent person applying for an identification card
             943      without the payment of a fee to execute a release form allowing the division to inquire with the
             944      Tax Commission whether the person has filed state income tax returns or has state income tax
             945      withholding suggesting that the person is not indigent.
             946          Section 12. Section 59-1-403 is amended to read:
             947           59-1-403. Confidentiality -- Exceptions -- Penalty -- Application to property tax.
             948          (1) (a) Any of the following may not divulge or make known in any manner any
             949      information gained by that person from any return filed with the commission:
             950          (i) a tax commissioner;
             951          (ii) an agent, clerk, or other officer or employee of the commission; or
             952          (iii) a representative, agent, clerk, or other officer or employee of any county, city, or
             953      town.
             954          (b) An official charged with the custody of a return filed with the commission is not
             955      required to produce the return or evidence of anything contained in the return in any action or


             956      proceeding in any court, except:
             957          (i) in accordance with judicial order;
             958          (ii) on behalf of the commission in any action or proceeding under:
             959          (A) this title; or
             960          (B) other law under which persons are required to file returns with the commission;
             961          (iii) on behalf of the commission in any action or proceeding to which the commission
             962      is a party; or
             963          (iv) on behalf of any party to any action or proceeding under this title if the report or
             964      facts shown by the return are directly involved in the action or proceeding.
             965          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (1)(b), a court may require the production of, and may
             966      admit in evidence, any portion of a return or of the facts shown by the return, as are specifically
             967      pertinent to the action or proceeding.
             968          (2) This section does not prohibit:
             969          (a) a person or that person's duly authorized representative from receiving a copy of
             970      any return or report filed in connection with that person's own tax;
             971          (b) the publication of statistics as long as the statistics are classified to prevent the
             972      identification of particular reports or returns; and
             973          (c) the inspection by the attorney general or other legal representative of the state of the
             974      report or return of any taxpayer:
             975          (i) who brings action to set aside or review a tax based on the report or return;
             976          (ii) against whom an action or proceeding is contemplated or has been instituted under
             977      this title; or
             978          (iii) against whom the state has an unsatisfied money judgment.
             979          (3) (a) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for purposes of administration, the
             980      commission may by rule, made in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative
             981      Rulemaking Act, provide for a reciprocal exchange of information with:
             982          (i) the United States Internal Revenue Service; or
             983          (ii) the revenue service of any other state.
             984          (b) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for all taxes except individual income tax and
             985      corporate franchise tax, the commission may by rule, made in accordance with Title 63G,
             986      Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, share information gathered from returns and


             987      other written statements with the federal government, any other state, any of the political
             988      subdivisions of another state, or any political subdivision of this state, except as limited by
             989      Sections 59-12-209 and 59-12-210 , if the political subdivision, other state, or the federal
             990      government grant substantially similar privileges to this state.
             991          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and for all taxes except individual income tax and
             992      corporate franchise tax, the commission may by rule, in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3,
             993      Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, provide for the issuance of information concerning the
             994      identity and other information of taxpayers who have failed to file tax returns or to pay any tax
             995      due.
             996          (d) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide to the Solid and
             997      Hazardous Waste Control Board executive secretary, as defined in Section 19-6-102 , as
             998      requested by the executive secretary, any records, returns, or other information filed with the
             999      commission under Chapter 13, Motor and Special Fuel Tax Act, or Section 19-6-410.5
             1000      regarding the environmental assurance program participation fee.
             1001          (e) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), at the request of any person the commission shall
             1002      provide that person sales and purchase volume data reported to the commission on a report,
             1003      return, or other information filed with the commission under:
             1004          (i) Chapter 13, Part 2, Motor Fuel; or
             1005          (ii) Chapter 13, Part 4, Aviation Fuel.
             1006          (f) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), upon request from a tobacco product manufacturer,
             1007      as defined in Section 59-22-202 , the commission shall report to the manufacturer:
             1008          (i) the quantity of cigarettes, as defined in Section 59-22-202 , produced by the
             1009      manufacturer and reported to the commission for the previous calendar year under Section
             1010      59-14-407 ; and
             1011          (ii) the quantity of cigarettes, as defined in Section 59-22-202 , produced by the
             1012      manufacturer for which a tax refund was granted during the previous calendar year under
             1013      Section 59-14-401 and reported to the commission under Subsection 59-14-401 (1)(a)(v).
             1014          (g) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall notify manufacturers,
             1015      distributors, wholesalers, and retail dealers of a tobacco product manufacturer that is prohibited
             1016      from selling cigarettes to consumers within the state under Subsection 59-14-210 (2).
             1017          (h) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may:


             1018          (i) provide to the Division of Consumer Protection within the Department of
             1019      Commerce and the attorney general data:
             1020          (A) reported to the commission under Section 59-14-212 ; or
             1021          (B) related to a violation under Section 59-14-211 ; and
             1022          (ii) upon request provide to any person data reported to the commission under
             1023      Subsections 59-14-212 (1)(a) through (c) and Subsection 59-14-212 (1)(g).
             1024          (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall, at the request of a committee
             1025      of the Legislature, Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst, or Governor's Office of Planning
             1026      and Budget, provide to the committee or office the total amount of revenues collected by the
             1027      commission under Chapter 24, Radioactive Waste Facility Tax Act, for the time period
             1028      specified by the committee or office.
             1029          (j) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall at the request of the
             1030      Legislature provide to the Legislature the total amount of sales or uses exempt under
             1031      Subsection 59-12-104 (46) reported to the commission in accordance with Section 59-12-105 .
             1032          (k) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall make the directory required
             1033      by Section 59-14-603 available for public inspection.
             1034          (l) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may share information with
             1035      federal, state, or local agencies as provided in Subsection 59-14-606 (3).
             1036          (m) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall provide the Office of
             1037      Recovery Services within the Department of Human Services any relevant information
             1038      obtained from a return filed under Chapter 10, Individual Income Tax Act, regarding a taxpayer
             1039      who has become obligated to the Office of Recovery Services.
             1040          (ii) The information described in Subsection (3)(m)(i) may be provided by the Office
             1041      of Recovery Services to any other state's child support collection agency involved in enforcing
             1042      that support obligation.
             1043          (n) (i) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), upon request from the state court administrator,
             1044      the commission shall provide to the state court administrator, the name, address, telephone
             1045      number, county of residence, and Social Security number on resident returns filed under
             1046      Chapter 10, Individual Income Tax Act.
             1047          (ii) The state court administrator may use the information described in Subsection
             1048      (3)(n)(i) only as a source list for the master jury list described in Section 78B-1-106 .


             1049          (o) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission shall at the request of a
             1050      committee, commission, or task force of the Legislature provide to the committee, commission,
             1051      or task force of the Legislature any information relating to a tax imposed under Chapter 9,
             1052      Taxation of Admitted Insurers, relating to the study required by Section 59-9-101 .
             1053          (p) (i) As used in this Subsection (3)(p), "office" means the:
             1054          (A) Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst; or
             1055          (B) Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel.
             1056          (ii) Notwithstanding Subsection (1) and except as provided in Subsection (3)(p)(iii),
             1057      the commission shall at the request of an office provide to the office all information:
             1058          (A) gained by the commission; and
             1059          (B) required to be attached to or included in returns filed with the commission.
             1060          (iii) (A) An office may not request and the commission may not provide to an office a
             1061      person's:
             1062          (I) address;
             1063          (II) name;
             1064          (III) Social Security number; or
             1065          (IV) taxpayer identification number.
             1066          (B) The commission shall in all instances protect the privacy of a person as required by
             1067      Subsection (3)(p)(iii)(A).
             1068          (iv) An office may provide information received from the commission in accordance
             1069      with this Subsection (3)(p) only:
             1070          (A) as:
             1071          (I) a fiscal estimate;
             1072          (II) fiscal note information; or
             1073          (III) statistical information; and
             1074          (B) if the information is classified to prevent the identification of a particular return.
             1075          (v) (A) A person may not request information from an office under Title 63G, Chapter
             1076      2, Government Records Access and Management Act, or this section, if that office received the
             1077      information from the commission in accordance with this Subsection (3)(p).
             1078          (B) An office may not provide to a person that requests information in accordance with
             1079      Subsection (3)(p)(v)(A) any information other than the information the office provides in


             1080      accordance with Subsection (3)(p)(iv).
             1081          (q) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide to the governing
             1082      board of the agreement or a taxing official of another state, the District of Columbia, the United
             1083      States, or a territory of the United States:
             1084          (i) the following relating to an agreement sales and use tax:
             1085          (A) information contained in a return filed with the commission;
             1086          (B) information contained in a report filed with the commission;
             1087          (C) a schedule related to Subsection (3)(q)(i)(A) or (B); or
             1088          (D) a document filed with the commission; or
             1089          (ii) a report of an audit or investigation made with respect to an agreement sales and
             1090      use tax.
             1091          (r) Notwithstanding Subsection (1), the commission may provide information
             1092      concerning a taxpayer's state income tax return or state income tax withholding information to
             1093      the Driver License Division if the Driver License Division:
             1094          (i) requests the information; and
             1095          (ii) provides the commission with a signed release form from the taxpayer allowing the
             1096      Driver License Division access to the information.
             1097          (4) (a) Reports and returns shall be preserved for at least three years.
             1098          (b) After the three-year period provided in Subsection (4)(a) the commission may
             1099      destroy a report or return.
             1100          (5) (a) Any person who violates this section is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
             1101          (b) If the person described in Subsection (5)(a) is an officer or employee of the state,
             1102      the person shall be dismissed from office and be disqualified from holding public office in this
             1103      state for a period of five years thereafter.
             1104          (c) Notwithstanding Subsection (5)(a) or (b), an office that requests information in
             1105      accordance with Subsection (3)(p)(iii) or a person that requests information in accordance with
             1106      Subsection (3)(p)(v):
             1107          (i) is not guilty of a class A misdemeanor; and
             1108          (ii) is not subject to:
             1109          (A) dismissal from office in accordance with Subsection (5)(b); or
             1110          (B) disqualification from holding public office in accordance with Subsection (5)(b).


             1111          (6) Except as provided in Section 59-1-404 , this part does not apply to the property tax.


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