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S.B. 277





Chief Sponsor: J. Stuart Adams

House Sponsor: Stephen G. Handy

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill amends language related to municipal regulation and enforcement of certain
             10      activities.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    amends language related to municipal enforcement of wrongfully obtained property;
             14          .    amends language related to municipal regulation of alcoholic beverage or tobacco
             15      sales;
             16          .    amends language related to municipal enforcement of controlled substance
             17      provisions; and
             18          .    makes technical corrections.
             19      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             20          None
             21      Other Special Clauses:
             22          None
             23      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             24      AMENDS:
             25          10-8-47, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1981, Chapter 50
             27      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:

             28          Section 1. Section 10-8-47 is amended to read:
             29           10-8-47. Intoxication -- Fights -- Disorderly conduct -- Assault and battery -- Petit
             30      larceny -- Riots and disorderly assemblies -- Firearms and fireworks -- False pretenses
             31      and embezzlement -- Sale of liquor, narcotics, or tobacco to minors -- Possession of
             32      controlled substances -- Treatment of alcoholics and narcotics or drug addicts.
             33          [They] A municipal legislative body may prevent intoxication, fighting, quarreling, dog
             34      fights, cockfights, prize fights, bullfights, and all disorderly conduct and provide against and
             35      punish the offenses of assault and battery and petit larceny; [they] the municipal legislative
             36      body may restrain riots, routs, noises, disturbances or disorderly assemblies in any street, house
             37      or place in the city; [they] the municipal legislative body may regulate and prevent the
             38      discharge of firearms, rockets, powder, fireworks or any other dangerous or combustible
             39      material; [they] the municipal legislative body may provide against and prevent the offense of
             40      obtaining money or property under false pretenses and the offense of embezzling money or
             41      property in all cases where the money or property embezzled or obtained under false pretenses
             42      does not exceed in value the sum of [$100] $1,500 and may prohibit the sale, giving away, or
             43      furnishing of [intoxicating liquors or] narcotics, alcoholic beverages to a person younger than
             44      21 years of age, or [of] tobacco to any person [under 21] younger than 19 years of age; cities
             45      may, by ordinance, prohibit the possession of controlled substances as defined in the Utah
             46      Controlled Substances Act, provided the conduct is not a [class A misdemeanor or] felony, and
             47      provide for treatment of alcoholics, narcotic addicts and other persons who are addicted to the
             48      use of drugs or intoxicants such that [they] a person substantially [lack] lacks the capacity to
             49      control [their] the person's use of the drugs or intoxicants, and judicial supervision may be
             50      imposed as a means of effecting their rehabilitation.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 2-16-12 2:43 PM

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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