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First Substitute H.B. 386

This document includes House Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 6:19 PM by jeyring. --> This document includes Senate 2nd and 3rd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 11:13 PM by lpoole. -->

Representative Curtis Oda proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
BAIL BOND AMENDMENTS

             2     
2013 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Curtis Oda

             5     
Senate Sponsor: Mark B. Madsen

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill amends provisions of the Bail Bond Recovery Act regarding licenses and
             10      identification.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    requires that the Bureau of Criminal Identification review and act on H. [ initial ]
             13a      renewal .H
             14      applications for bail recovery, bail enforcement, and bail apprentice licensure H. [ and
             15      also on renewals of licenses
] .H
that H. [ do not contain new or modified information ] meet the
             15a      application requirements for renewal .H ;
             16          .    provides that the Bail Bond Recovery Licensure Board process renewal applications
             17      for bail recovery, bail enforcement, and bail apprentice licensure that H. [ contain new or
             18      modified information
] that do not meet renewal requirements .H
;
             19          .    limits the display of the authorized badge, and gives bail enforcement licensees who
             20      are not wearing identifying clothing the option of displaying a badge upon the need
             21      to show proper authority to act as a bail enforcement agent or upon request, as long
             22      as the licensee also displays the licensee's identification card; H. [ and ] ;    
             23           . requires a bail enforcement agent who is acting to make a planned apprehension to wear
             23a      identifying clothing in addition to displaying the badge;
             23b          . requires a bail enforcement agent who, while carrying out the agent's duties, comes into
             23c      contact with a peace officer, to promptly provide identification to the officer; and .H
             23d          .    makes related amendments.
             24      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             25          None


             26      Other Special Clauses:
             27          None
             28      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             29      AMENDS:
             30          53-10-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 428
             31          53-11-105, as enacted by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 257
             32          53-11-115, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 432
             33          53-11-121, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 348
             34     
             35      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             36          Section 1. Section 53-10-202 is amended to read:
             37           53-10-202. Criminal identification -- Duties of bureau.
             38          The bureau shall:
             39          (1) procure and file information relating to identification and activities of persons who:
             40          (a) are fugitives from justice;
             41          (b) are wanted or missing;
             42          (c) have been arrested for or convicted of a crime under the laws of any state or nation;
             43      and
             44          (d) are believed to be involved in racketeering, organized crime, or a dangerous
             45      offense;
             46          (2) establish a statewide uniform crime reporting system that shall include:
             47          (a) statistics concerning general categories of criminal activities;
             48          (b) statistics concerning crimes that exhibit evidence of prejudice based on race,
             49      religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, or other categories that the division finds
             50      appropriate; and
             51          (c) other statistics as required by the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
             52          (3) make a complete and systematic record and index of the information obtained
             53      under this part;
             54          (4) subject to the restrictions in this part, establish policy concerning the use and
             55      dissemination of data obtained under this part;
             56          (5) publish an annual report concerning the extent, fluctuation, distribution, and nature


             57      of crime in Utah;
             58          (6) establish a statewide central register for the identification and location of missing
             59      persons, which may include:
             60          (a) identifying data including fingerprints of each missing person;
             61          (b) identifying data of any missing person who is reported as missing to a law
             62      enforcement agency having jurisdiction;
             63          (c) dates and circumstances of any persons requesting or receiving information from
             64      the register; and
             65          (d) any other information, including blood types and photographs found necessary in
             66      furthering the purposes of this part;
             67          (7) publish a quarterly directory of missing persons for distribution to persons or
             68      entities likely to be instrumental in the identification and location of missing persons;
             69          (8) list the name of every missing person with the appropriate nationally maintained
             70      missing persons lists;
             71          (9) establish and operate a 24-hour communication network for reports of missing
             72      persons and reports of sightings of missing persons;
             73          (10) coordinate with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and other
             74      agencies to facilitate the identification and location of missing persons and the identification of
             75      unidentified persons and bodies;
             76          (11) receive information regarding missing persons, as provided in Sections 26-2-27
             77      and 53A-11-502 , and stolen vehicles, vessels, and outboard motors, as provided in Section
             78      41-1a-1401 ;
             79          (12) adopt systems of identification, including the fingerprint system, to be used by the
             80      division to facilitate law enforcement;
             81          (13) assign a distinguishing number or mark of identification to any pistol or revolver,
             82      as provided in Section 76-10-520 ;
             83          (14) check certain criminal records databases for information regarding motor vehicle
             84      salesperson applicants, maintain a separate file of fingerprints for motor vehicle salespersons,
             85      and inform the Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division when new entries are made for certain
             86      criminal offenses for motor vehicle salespersons in accordance with the requirements of
             87      Section 41-3-205.5 ; [and]


             88          (15) check certain criminal records databases for information regarding driving
             89      privilege card applicants or cardholders and maintain a separate file of fingerprints for driving
             90      privilege applicants and cardholders and inform the federal Immigration and Customs
             91      Enforcement Agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security or law
             92      enforcement agencies when new entries are made in accordance with the requirements of
             93      Section 53-3-205.5 [.]; H. [ and
             94          (16) review and approve or disapprove applications for licensure for bail enforcement
             95      agent, bail recovery agent, and bail apprentice;
]

             96           [ (17) ] (16) .H review and approve or disapprove applications for license renewal
             96a      H. [ that, when
             97      compared to the applicant's most recent application for license renewal, contain no new or
             98      modified information regarding the qualifications for licensure described in Section 53-11-108
] that

             98a      meet the requirements for renewal .H ;
             99      and
             100           H. [ (18) ] (17) .H forward to the board those applications for renewal under Subsection
             100a      (17) that
             101      H. [ contain new or modified information ] do not meet the requirements for renewal .H .
             102          Section 2. Section 53-11-105 is amended to read:
             103           53-11-105. Powers and duties of board.
             104          (1) The board shall:
             105          (a) review all applications for H. [ [ ] licensing and [ ] ] .H renewals of licenses
             105a      H. submitted by the bureau .H under this chapter
             106      [and approve or disapprove all applications] H. [ that, when compared to the applicant's most recent
             107      application for renewal of licensure, contain new or modified information regarding the
             108      qualifications for licensure described in Section 53-11-108
] and approve or disapprove these

             108a      applications .H ;
             109          (b) review all complaints and take disciplinary action; and
             110          (c) establish standards for and approve providers of courses required for licensure
             111      under this section.
             112          (2) The board may take and hear evidence, administer oaths and affirmations, and
             113      compel by subpoena the attendance of witnesses and the production of books, papers, records,
             114      documents, and other information relating to:
             115          (a) investigation of an applicant for licensure under this chapter; or
             116          (b) a formal complaint against or department investigation of a bail enforcement agent,
             117      bail recovery agent, or bail recovery apprentice.
             118          Section 3. Section 53-11-115 is amended to read:


             119           53-11-115. License fees -- Deposit in General Fund.
             120          (1) Fees for licensure, registration, and renewal are:
             121          (a) for an original bail enforcement agent license application and license, $250, which
             122      shall include the costs of fingerprint processing and background investigation;
             123          (b) for the renewal of a bail enforcement agent or bail bond recovery agency license,
             124      $150;
             125          (c) for an original bail recovery agent license application and license, $150, which shall
             126      include the costs of fingerprint processing and background investigation;
             127          (d) for the renewal of each bail recovery agent license, $100;
             128          (e) for an original bail recovery apprentice license application and license, $150, which
             129      shall include the costs of fingerprint processing and background investigation;
             130          (f) for the renewal of each bail recovery apprentice license, $100;
             131          (g) for filing a renewal application under Subsection (1)(b) more than 30 days after the
             132      expiration date of the license, a delinquency fee of $50;
             133          (h) for filing a renewal application under Subsection (1)(d) more than 30 days after the
             134      expiration date of the registration, a delinquency fee of $30;
             135          (i) for filing a renewal application under Subsection (1)(f) more than 30 days after the
             136      expiration date of the apprentice license, a delinquency fee of $30;
             137          (j) for the reinstatement of a bail enforcement agent or bail bond recovery agency
             138      license, $50;
             139          (k) for a duplicate identification card, $10; and
             140          (l) for reinstatement of an identification card, $10.
             141          (2) (a) The H. [ board ] [ or the bureau, as authorized by Sections 53-10-202 and 53-11-105 ]
             141a      bureau .H ,
             142      may renew a license granted under this chapter upon receipt of an application on forms as
             143      prescribed by the board and upon receipt of the fees prescribed in Subsection (1) H. , if the
             143a      licensee's application meets all the requirements for renewal .H .
             143b      H. (b) If the bureau determines the license renewal application does not meet all the
             143c      requirements for renewal, the bureau shall submit the renewal application to the board for
             143d      review and action.
             144           [ (b) ] (c) .H The renewal of a bail enforcement agent, bail recovery agent, or bail recovery
             145      apprentice license requires the filing of a liability insurance policy as required in Subsections
             146      53-9-110 (2) and (3).
             147           H. [ (c) ] (d) .H A license may not be renewed more than 90 days after its expiration.
             148           H. [ (d) ] (e) .H A licensee may not engage in any activity subject to this chapter during
             148a      any period
             149      between the date of expiration of the license and the renewal of the license.


             150          (3) (a) The board may reinstate a suspended license upon completion of the term of
             151      suspension.
             152          (b) Renewal of the license does not entitle the licensee, while the license remains
             153      suspended and until it is reinstated, to engage in any activity regulated by this chapter, or in any
             154      other activity or conduct in violation of the order or judgment by which the license was
             155      suspended.
             156          (4) The board may not reinstate a revoked license or accept an application for a license
             157      from a person whose license has been revoked for at least one year after the date of revocation.
             158          (5) All fees collected by the department under this section shall be deposited in the
             159      General Fund.
             160          Section 4. Section 53-11-121 is amended to read:
             161           53-11-121. False representation as a licensee -- Badge -- Identifying clothing.
             162          (1) A licensee under this chapter may not wear a uniform, or use a title or identification
             163      card other than the one issued under this chapter, or make any statement that would lead a
             164      reasonable person to believe the licensee is connected in any way with the federal government
             165      or any state or local governmental entity, unless the licensee has received authorization in
             166      writing by one of those governmental authorities to do so.
             167          (2) [(a)] A licensee may possess[, wear, and display] a badge of a design approved by
             168      the board for use by a licensee.
             169          (3) S. [ (a) ] .S The licensee shall wear the badge under Subsection (2) in a manner that
             170      prevents the accidental or inadvertent display of the badge to persons in the presence of the
             171      licensee.
             172           S. [ (b) ] (4) .S The licensee may [wear or] display the badge under Subsection (2)[(a)]
             172a      only if:
             173           S. [ (i) ] (a) .S the licensee is also at the same time wearing an article of clothing that
             174      conspicuously displays on the chest and back of the article of clothing lettering that clearly
             175      identifies the licensee as a bail enforcement or recovery agent[.]; H. [ or ] .H
             176           S. [ (ii) ] (b) .S the licensee also displays the licensee's identification card described in
             176a      Section
             177      53-11-116.5 , either:
             178           S. [ (A) ] (i) .S upon request, while acting as a bail enforcement agent; or
             179           S. [ (B) ] (ii) .S as necessary for the licensee to demonstrate authority while acting as a bail
             180      enforcement agent H. [ . ] S. [ ; or ] .S
             180a          S. [ (iii) ] (c) .S the licensee is making a planned apprehension of a defendant,
             180a1      S. and the licensee .S S. [ in which case the
             180b      licensee shall also wear
] is also wearing .S
an article of clothing described in Subsection
             180b1      S. [ (3)(b)(i) ] (4)(a) .S or Subsection S. [ (4) ] (5) .S


             180c      S. [ and shall wear the clothing in the manner under Subsection (3)(a). ] .S .H S. ;
             180d           (d) the licensee is making an apprehension that is unplanned and under exigent
             180e      circumstances, and
             180f      the licensee is not wearing clothing described in Subsection (4)(a) or Subsection (5); or
             180g          (e) the licensee is acting as a bail enforcement agent but is not engaged in a planned
             180h      apprehension or in another situation that does not require that the agent be wearing clothing
             180i      as described in Subsection (4)(a) or (5) in order to display the badge. .S


             181          [(3)] S. [ (4) ] (5) .S A licensee may wear a jacket of a distinctive design or style that bears
             181a      a
             182      printed, embroidered, or otherwise permanently attached symbol, emblem, or insignia that:
             183          (a) clearly identifies the wearer as a bail enforcement or recovery agent; and
             184          (b) is approved by the board.
             184a      H. S. [ (5) ] (6) .S When a licensee is acting as a bail enforcement agent and interacts
             184a1      with a law
             184b      enforcement officer, the S. [ agent ] licensee .S shall, at the first opportunity, identify him or
             184b1      herself to the law
             184c      enforcement officer and shall provide identification as a bail enforcement agent. .H


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