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Third Substitute H.B. 48

Representative Jeremy A. Peterson proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
FINGERPRINTS OF JUVENILES

             2     
2011 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Jeremy A. Peterson

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Daniel W. Thatcher

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill requires fingerprints and photographs of juveniles to be taken and stored in
             10      specific circumstances.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    requires fingerprints and photographs of juveniles to be taken when a juvenile age
             14      14 or older is:
             15              .    admitted to a detention facility for an offense that would be a felony if
             16      committed by an adult;
             17              .    adjudicated by the juvenile court for an offense that would be a felony or class
             18      A misdemeanor if committed by an adult; and
             19          .    restricts the distribution of fingerprints and photographs.
             20      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             21          None
             22      Other Special Clauses:
             23          None
             24      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             25      AMENDS:


             26          78A-6-1104, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 3
             27     
             28      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             29          Section 1. Section 78A-6-1104 is amended to read:
             30           78A-6-1104. When photographs, fingerprints, or HIV infection tests may be
             31      taken -- Distribution -- Expungement.
             32          (1) [Photographs may be taken of a minor] The Division of Juvenile Justice Services
             33      shall take a photograph and fingerprints of all minors 14 years of age or older who[: (a) is
             34      taken into custody] are admitted to a detention facility operated by the Division of Juvenile
             35      Justice Services for the alleged commission of an offense [under Sections 78A-6-103 ,
             36      78A-6-701 , and 78A-6-702 ] that would [also] be [an offense] a felony if the minor were 18
             37      years of age or older[; or].
             38          [(b) has been determined to be a serious habitual offender for tracking under Section
             39      63M-10-201 and is under the continuing jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court or the Division of
             40      Juvenile Justice Services.]
             41          [(2) (a) Fingerprints may be taken of a minor 14 years of age or older who:]
             42          [(i) is taken into custody for the alleged commission of an offense that would be a
             43      felony if the minor were 18 years of age or older;]
             44          [(ii) has been determined to be a serious habitual offender for tracking under Section
             45      63M-10-201 and is under the continuing jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court or the Division of
             46      Juvenile Justice Services; or]
             47          [(iii) is required to provide a DNA specimen under Section 53-10-403 .]
             48          (2) The Juvenile Court shall order a minor 14 years of age or older to have their
             49      fingerprints taken at a detention facility operated by the Division of Juvenile Justice Services or
             50      a local law enforcement agency if the minor is:
             51          (a) adjudicated for an offense that would be a class A misdemeanor if the minor were
             52      18 years of age or older; or
             53          (b) adjudicated for an offense that would be a felony if the minor were 18 years of age
             54      or older and the minor was not admitted to a detention facility operated by the Division of
             55      Juvenile Justice Services.
             56          (3) The Juvenile Court shall take a photograph of all minors 14 years of age or older


             57      who are adjudicated for an offense that would be a felony or a class A misdemeanor if the
             58      minor were 18 years of age or older.
             59          [(b)] (4) Fingerprints shall be forwarded to the Bureau of Criminal Identification and
             60      may be stored by electronic medium.
             61          [(3)] (5) HIV testing may be conducted on a minor who is taken into custody after
             62      having been adjudicated to have violated state law prohibiting a sexual offense under Title 76,
             63      Chapter 5, Part 4, Sexual Offenses, upon the request of the victim or the parent or guardian of a
             64      child victim.
             65          [(4)] (6) HIV tests, photographs, and fingerprints may not be taken of a child younger
             66      than 14 years of age without the consent of the court.
             67          [(5)] (7) (a) Photographs taken under this section may be distributed or disbursed to the
             68      following individuals or agencies [other than state or local law enforcement agencies only
             69      when a minor 14 years of age or older is charged with an offense which would be a felony if
             70      committed by an adult.]:
             71          (i) state and local law enforcement agencies;
             72          (ii) the Judiciary; and
             73          (iii) the Division of Juvenile Justice Services.
             74          (b) Fingerprints may be distributed or disbursed to the following individuals or
             75      agencies [other than state or local law enforcement agencies.]:
             76          (i) state and local law enforcement agencies;
             77          (ii) the Judiciary;
             78          (iii) the division of Juvenile Justice Services; and
             79          (iv) agencies participating in the Western Identification Network.
             80          [(6)] (8) When a minor's juvenile record is expunged, all photographs and other records
             81      as ordered shall upon court order be destroyed by the law enforcement agency. Fingerprint
             82      records may not be destroyed.


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