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First Substitute H.B. 19
7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends the General Government Title.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . enacts the "State Issued Identification Number Act";
13 . defines terms;
14 . exempts the State Tax Commission; and
15 . requires a government entity to phase out the use of a nine digit number as an
16 identifying number for an individual if:
17 . the government entity can phase out the use of the number under existing
18 appropriations; or
19 . the government entity is re-designing its information technology system and can
20 phase out the nine digit number.
21 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
23 Other Special Clauses:
25 Utah Code Sections Affected:
27 63G-15-101, Utah Code Annotated 1953
28 63G-15-102, Utah Code Annotated 1953
29 63G-15-201, Utah Code Annotated 1953
31 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
32 Section 1. Section 63G-15-101 is enacted to read:
35 63G-15-101. Title.
36 This chapter is known as the "State Issued Identification Number Act."
37 Section 2. Section 63G-15-102 is enacted to read:
38 63G-15-102. Definitions.
39 As used in this chapter:
40 (1) "Government entity" means the state and its political subdivisions as both are
41 defined in this section.
42 (2) "Political subdivision" is as defined in Section 63G-7-102 .
43 (3) "State":
44 (a) means the state of Utah;
45 (b) except as provided in Subsection (3)(c), includes each office, department, division,
46 agency, authority, commission, board, institution, hospital, college, university, or other
47 instrumentality of the state; and
48 (c) does not include the State Tax Commission.
49 Section 3. Section 63G-15-201 is enacted to read:
51 63G-15-201. Restrictions for state issued identification numbers.
52 (1) In accordance with Subsection (2), a government entity may not use a nine digit
53 number as a person's identification number with the government entity.
54 (2) The provisions of Subsection (1) apply to the government entity if the government
55 entity's information technology system is:
56 (a) capable, within existing appropriations, of creating and using an identification
57 number that is not a nine digit number; or
58 (b) under-going significant re-programming or design change and the elimination of a
59 nine digit identification number can be accomplished as part of the re-programming or
60 re-design, or the nine digit number that will be used by the government entity:
61 (i) is a combination of letters and numbers;
62 (ii) is the individual's social security number and the use of the social security number
63 is necessary for the governmental entity; or
64 (iii) is not the individual's social security number, but the government entity can take
65 steps to ensure that the nine digit number is not an active social security number that is
66 assigned to another person.
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