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First Substitute S.B. 184

Senator Mark B. Madsen proposes the following substitute bill:


             1     
YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION REVISIONS

             2     
2013 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

             4     
Chief Sponsor: Luz Robles

             5     
House Sponsor: Gage Froerer

             6     
             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill amends provisions related to parental notification of certain safety threats to a
             10      parent's student.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    requires a school to notify a parent:
             14              .     if the parent's student threatens to commit suicide; or
             15              .    of an alleged incident of bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, hazing, or
             16      retaliation involving the parent's student;
             17          .    requires a school to have a parent sign a statement acknowledging that the parent
             18      was notified of the suicide threat or bullying; and
             19          .    provides that a signed parental statement verifying the parent was notified of a
             20      suicide threat or bullying incident:
             21              .    is a private record for purposes of the Government Records Management Act;
             22      and
             23              .    may not be used by the school for the school's own purposes.
             24      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             25          None


             26      Other Special Clauses:
             27          None
             28      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             29      AMENDS:
             30          53A-11-605, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 425
             31          53A-13-302, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1999, Chapter 284
             32          63G-2-202, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 377
             33          63G-2-302, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapters 74, 145, and 202
             34      ENACTS:
             35          53A-13-303, Utah Code Annotated 1953
             36     
             37      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             38          Section 1. Section 53A-11-605 is amended to read:
             39           53A-11-605. Definitions -- School personnel -- Medical recommendations --
             40      Exceptions -- Penalties.
             41          (1) As used in this section:
             42          (a) "Health care professional" means a physician, physician assistant, nurse, dentist, or
             43      mental health therapist.
             44          (b) "School personnel" means [any] a school district or charter school employee,
             45      including a licensed, part-time, contract, [and] or nonlicensed [employees] employee.
             46          (2) School personnel may:
             47          (a) provide information and observations to a student's parent or guardian about that
             48      student, including observations and concerns in the following areas:
             49          (i) progress;
             50          (ii) health and wellness;
             51          (iii) social interactions;
             52          (iv) behavior; or
             53          (v) topics consistent with Subsection 53A-13-302 (6);
             54          (b) communicate information and observations between school personnel regarding a
             55      child;
             56          (c) refer students to other appropriate school personnel and agents, consistent with


             57      local school board or charter school policy, including referrals and communication with a
             58      school counselor or other mental health professionals working within the school system;
             59          (d) consult or use appropriate health care professionals in the event of an emergency
             60      while the student is at school, consistent with the student emergency information provided at
             61      student enrollment;
             62          (e) exercise their authority relating to the placement within the school or readmission
             63      of a child who may be or has been suspended or expelled for a violation of Section
             64      53A-11-904 ; and
             65          (f) complete a behavioral health evaluation form if requested by a student's parent or
             66      guardian to provide information to a licensed physician.
             67          (3) School personnel shall:
             68          (a) report suspected child abuse consistent with Section 62A-4a-403 ;
             69          (b) comply with applicable state and local health department laws, rules, and policies;
             70      and
             71          (c) conduct evaluations and assessments consistent with the Individuals with
             72      Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. Sec. 1400 et seq., and its subsequent amendments.
             73          (4) Except as provided in Subsection (2) [and], Subsection (6), and Section
             74      53A-13-303 , school personnel may not:
             75          (a) recommend to a parent or guardian that a child take or continue to take a
             76      psychotropic medication;
             77          (b) require that a student take or continue to take a psychotropic medication as a
             78      condition for attending school;
             79          (c) recommend that a parent or guardian seek or use a type of psychiatric or
             80      psychological treatment for a child;
             81          (d) conduct a psychiatric or behavioral health evaluation or mental health screening,
             82      test, evaluation, or assessment of a child, except where this Subsection (4)(d) conflicts with the
             83      Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. Sec. 1400 et seq., and its subsequent
             84      amendments; or
             85          (e) make a child abuse or neglect report to authorities, including the Division of Child
             86      and Family Services, solely or primarily on the basis that a parent or guardian refuses to
             87      consent to:


             88          (i) a psychiatric, psychological, or behavioral treatment for a child, including the
             89      administration of a psychotropic medication to a child; or
             90          (ii) a psychiatric or behavioral health evaluation of a child.
             91          (5) Notwithstanding Subsection (4)(e), school personnel may make a report that would
             92      otherwise be prohibited under Subsection (4)(e) if failure to take the action described under
             93      Subsection (4)(e) would present a serious, imminent risk to the child's safety or the safety of
             94      others.
             95          (6) Notwithstanding Subsection (4), a school counselor or other mental health
             96      professional acting in accordance with Title 58, Chapter 60, Mental Health Professional
             97      Practice Act, or licensed through the State Board of Education, working within the school
             98      system may:
             99          (a) recommend, but not require, a psychiatric or behavioral health evaluation of a child;
             100          (b) recommend, but not require, psychiatric, psychological, or behavioral treatment for
             101      a child;
             102          (c) conduct a psychiatric or behavioral health evaluation or mental health screening,
             103      test, evaluation, or assessment of a child in accordance with Section 53A-13-302 ; and
             104          (d) provide to a parent or guardian, upon the specific request of the parent or guardian,
             105      a list of three or more health care professionals or providers, including licensed physicians,
             106      psychologists, or other health specialists.
             107          (7) Local school boards or charter schools shall adopt a policy:
             108          (a) providing for training of appropriate school personnel on the provisions of this
             109      section; and
             110          (b) indicating that an intentional violation of this section is cause for disciplinary action
             111      consistent with local school board or charter school policy and under Section 53A-8a-502 .
             112          (8) Nothing in this section shall be interpreted as discouraging general communication
             113      not prohibited by this section between school personnel and a student's parent or guardian.
             114          Section 2. Section 53A-13-302 is amended to read:
             115           53A-13-302. Activities prohibited without prior written consent -- Validity of
             116      consent -- Qualifications -- Training on implementation.
             117          (1) Policies adopted by a school district under Section 53A-13-301 shall include
             118      prohibitions on the administration to a student of any psychological or psychiatric examination,


             119      test, or treatment, or any survey, analysis, or evaluation without the prior written consent of the
             120      student's parent or legal guardian, in which the purpose or evident intended effect is to cause
             121      the student to reveal information, whether the information is personally identifiable or not,
             122      concerning the student's or any family member's:
             123          (a) political affiliations or, except as provided under Section 53A-13-101.1 or rules of
             124      the State Board of Education, political philosophies;
             125          (b) mental or psychological problems;
             126          (c) sexual behavior, orientation, or attitudes;
             127          (d) illegal, anti-social, self-incriminating, or demeaning behavior;
             128          (e) critical appraisals of individuals with whom the student or family member has close
             129      family relationships;
             130          (f) religious affiliations or beliefs;
             131          (g) legally recognized privileged and analogous relationships, such as those with
             132      lawyers, medical personnel, or ministers; and
             133          (h) income, except as required by law.
             134          (2) Prior written consent under Subsection (1) is required in all grades, kindergarten
             135      through grade 12.
             136          (3) [The] Except as provided in Section 53A-13-303 , the prohibitions under Subsection
             137      (1) shall also apply within the curriculum and other school activities unless prior written
             138      consent of the student's parent or legal guardian has been obtained.
             139          (4) Written parental consent is valid only if a parent or legal guardian has been first
             140      given written notice, including notice that a copy of the educational or student survey questions
             141      to be asked of the student in obtaining the desired information is made available at the school,
             142      and a reasonable opportunity to obtain written information concerning:
             143          (a) records or information, including information about relationships, that may be
             144      examined or requested;
             145          (b) the means by which the records or information shall be examined or reviewed;
             146          (c) the means by which the information is to be obtained;
             147          (d) the purposes for which the records or information are needed;
             148          (e) the entities or persons, regardless of affiliation, who will have access to the
             149      personally identifiable information; and


             150          (f) a method by which a parent of a student can grant permission to access or examine
             151      the personally identifiable information.
             152          (5) (a) Except in response to a situation which a school employee reasonably believes
             153      to be an emergency, or as authorized under Title 62A, Chapter 4a, Part 4, Child Abuse or
             154      Neglect Reporting Requirements, or by order of a court, disclosure to a parent or legal guardian
             155      must be given at least two weeks before information protected under this section is sought.
             156          (b) Following disclosure, a parent or guardian may waive the two week minimum
             157      notification period.
             158          (c) Unless otherwise agreed to by a student's parent or legal guardian and the person
             159      requesting written consent, the authorization is valid only for the activity for which it was
             160      granted.
             161          (d) A written withdrawal of authorization submitted to the school principal by the
             162      authorizing parent or guardian terminates the authorization.
             163          (e) A general consent used to approve admission to school or involvement in special
             164      education, remedial education, or a school activity does not constitute written consent under
             165      this section.
             166          (6) (a) This section does not limit the ability of a student under Section 53A-13-101.3
             167      to spontaneously express sentiments or opinions otherwise protected against disclosure under
             168      this section.
             169          (b) (i) If a school employee or agent believes that a situation exists which presents a
             170      serious threat to the well-being of a student, that employee or agent shall notify the student's
             171      parent or guardian without delay.
             172          (ii) If, however, the matter has been reported to the Division of Child and Family
             173      Services within the Department of Human Services, it is the responsibility of the division to
             174      notify the student's parent or guardian of any possible investigation, prior to the student's return
             175      home from school.
             176          (iii) The division may be exempted from the notification requirements described in this
             177      Subsection (6)(b)(ii) only if it determines that the student would be endangered by notification
             178      of his parent or guardian, or if that notification is otherwise prohibited by state or federal law.
             179          (7) Local school boards shall provide inservice for teachers and administrators within
             180      their respective school districts on the implementation of this section.


             181          (8) The board shall provide procedures for disciplinary action for violations of this
             182      section.
             183          Section 3. Section 53A-13-303 is enacted to read:
             184          53A-13-303. Parental notification of certain incidents required.
             185          (1) For purposes of this section:
             186          (a) "Bullying" has the same meaning as defined in Section 53A-11a-102 .
             187          (b) "Cyber-bullying" has the same meaning as defined in Section 53A-11a-102 .
             188          (c) "Harassment" has the same meaning as defined in Section 53A-11a-102 .
             189          (d) "Hazing" has the same meaning as defined in Section 53A-11a-102 .
             190          (e) "Parent" includes a student's legal guardian.
             191          (f) "Parental statement" means a statement a parent is required to sign in accordance
             192      with Subsection (3).
             193          (g) "Retaliation" has the same meaning as defined in Section 53A-11a-102 .
             194          (h) "School":
             195          (i) means a public school; and
             196          (ii) includes a school's local school board or charter school governing board.
             197          (2) A school shall notify a parent:
             198          (a) if the parent's student threatens to commit suicide; or
             199          (b) of an alleged incident of bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, hazing, or retaliation
             200      involving the parent's student.
             201          (3) (a) If a school notifies a parent of an incident or threat required to be reported under
             202      Subsection (2), the school shall require the parent to sign a statement acknowledging that the
             203      parent was notified of the incident or threat.
             204          (b) A school may not:
             205          (i) disclose a parental statement, including any information obtained to prepare the
             206      parental statement, to a person other than a person authorized to receive the parental statement
             207      described in Subsection (3)(c); or
             208          (ii) use the parental statement, including any information obtained to prepare the
             209      parental statement, for the school's own purposes, including the following purposes:
             210          (A) for a report or study;
             211          (B) for a statistical analysis; or


             212          (C) to conduct research.
             213          (c) A school may disclose a parental statement, including any information obtained to
             214      prepare the parental statement:
             215          (i) to the parent or the parent's student; or
             216          (ii) to a person if required to disclose the parental statement or information to a person
             217      pursuant to the terms of a court order as described in Subsection 63G-2-202 (7).
             218          (4) The school shall maintain a copy of a parental statement for at least four years.
             219          (5) At the request of a parent, a school may provide information and make
             220      recommendations related to an incident or threat described in Subsection (2).
             221          Section 4. Section 63G-2-202 is amended to read:
             222           63G-2-202. Access to private, controlled, and protected documents.
             223          (1) Upon request, and except as provided in Subsection (11)(a), a governmental entity
             224      shall disclose a private record to:
             225          (a) the subject of the record;
             226          (b) the parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated minor who is the subject of the
             227      record;
             228          (c) the legal guardian of a legally incapacitated individual who is the subject of the
             229      record;
             230          (d) any other individual who:
             231          (i) has a power of attorney from the subject of the record;
             232          (ii) submits a notarized release from the subject of the record or the individual's legal
             233      representative dated no more than 90 days before the date the request is made; or
             234          (iii) if the record is a medical record described in Subsection 63G-2-302 (1)(b), is a
             235      health care provider, as defined in Section 26-33a-102 , if releasing the record or information in
             236      the record is consistent with normal professional practice and medical ethics; or
             237          (e) any person to whom the record must be provided pursuant to:
             238          (i) court order as provided in Subsection (7); or
             239          (ii) a legislative subpoena as provided in Title 36, Chapter 14, Legislative Subpoena
             240      Powers.
             241          (2) (a) Upon request, a governmental entity shall disclose a controlled record to:
             242          (i) a physician, psychologist, certified social worker, insurance provider or producer, or


             243      a government public health agency upon submission of:
             244          (A) a release from the subject of the record that is dated no more than 90 days prior to
             245      the date the request is made; and
             246          (B) a signed acknowledgment of the terms of disclosure of controlled information as
             247      provided by Subsection (2)(b); and
             248          (ii) any person to whom the record must be disclosed pursuant to:
             249          (A) a court order as provided in Subsection (7); or
             250          (B) a legislative subpoena as provided in Title 36, Chapter 14, Legislative Subpoena
             251      Powers.
             252          (b) A person who receives a record from a governmental entity in accordance with
             253      Subsection (2)(a)(i) may not disclose controlled information from that record to any person,
             254      including the subject of the record.
             255          (3) If there is more than one subject of a private or controlled record, the portion of the
             256      record that pertains to another subject shall be segregated from the portion that the requester is
             257      entitled to inspect.
             258          (4) Upon request, and except as provided in Subsection (10) or (11)(b), a governmental
             259      entity shall disclose a protected record to:
             260          (a) the person who submitted the record;
             261          (b) any other individual who:
             262          (i) has a power of attorney from all persons, governmental entities, or political
             263      subdivisions whose interests were sought to be protected by the protected classification; or
             264          (ii) submits a notarized release from all persons, governmental entities, or political
             265      subdivisions whose interests were sought to be protected by the protected classification or from
             266      their legal representatives dated no more than 90 days prior to the date the request is made;
             267          (c) any person to whom the record must be provided pursuant to:
             268          (i) a court order as provided in Subsection (7); or
             269          (ii) a legislative subpoena as provided in Title 36, Chapter 14, Legislative Subpoena
             270      Powers; or
             271          (d) the owner of a mobile home park, subject to the conditions of Subsection
             272      41-1a-116 (5).
             273          (5) A governmental entity may disclose a private, controlled, or protected record to


             274      another governmental entity, political subdivision, another state, the United States, or a foreign
             275      government only as provided by Section 63G-2-206 .
             276          (6) Before releasing a private, controlled, or protected record, the governmental entity
             277      shall obtain evidence of the requester's identity.
             278          (7) A governmental entity shall disclose a record pursuant to the terms of a court order
             279      signed by a judge from a court of competent jurisdiction, provided that:
             280          (a) the record deals with a matter in controversy over which the court has jurisdiction;
             281          (b) the court has considered the merits of the request for access to the record;
             282          (c) the court has considered and, where appropriate, limited the requester's use and
             283      further disclosure of the record in order to protect:
             284          (i) privacy interests in the case of private or controlled records;
             285          (ii) business confidentiality interests in the case of records protected under Subsection
             286      63G-2-305 (1), (2), (39)(a)(ii), or (39)(a)(vi); and
             287          (iii) privacy interests or the public interest in the case of other protected records;
             288          (d) to the extent the record is properly classified private, controlled, or protected, the
             289      interests favoring access, considering limitations thereon, are greater than or equal to the
             290      interests favoring restriction of access; and
             291          (e) where access is restricted by a rule, statute, or regulation referred to in Subsection
             292      63G-2-201 (3)(b), the court has authority independent of this chapter to order disclosure.
             293          (8) (a) [A] Except as provided in Subsection (8)(d), a governmental entity may disclose
             294      or authorize disclosure of private or controlled records for research purposes if the
             295      governmental entity:
             296          (i) determines that the research purpose cannot reasonably be accomplished without
             297      use or disclosure of the information to the researcher in individually identifiable form;
             298          (ii) determines that:
             299          (A) the proposed research is bona fide; and
             300          (B) the value of the research is greater than or equal to the infringement upon personal
             301      privacy;
             302          (iii) (A) requires the researcher to assure the integrity, confidentiality, and security of
             303      the records; and
             304          (B) requires the removal or destruction of the individual identifiers associated with the


             305      records as soon as the purpose of the research project has been accomplished;
             306          (iv) prohibits the researcher from:
             307          (A) disclosing the record in individually identifiable form, except as provided in
             308      Subsection (8)(b); or
             309          (B) using the record for purposes other than the research approved by the governmental
             310      entity; and
             311          (v) secures from the researcher a written statement of the researcher's understanding of
             312      and agreement to the conditions of this Subsection (8) and the researcher's understanding that
             313      violation of the terms of this Subsection (8) may subject the researcher to criminal prosecution
             314      under Section 63G-2-801 .
             315          (b) A researcher may disclose a record in individually identifiable form if the record is
             316      disclosed for the purpose of auditing or evaluating the research program and no subsequent use
             317      or disclosure of the record in individually identifiable form will be made by the auditor or
             318      evaluator except as provided by this section.
             319          (c) A governmental entity may require indemnification as a condition of permitting
             320      research under this Subsection (8).
             321          (d) A governmental entity may not disclose or authorize disclosure of a private record
             322      for research purposes as described in this Subsection (8) if the private record is a parental
             323      statement described in Subsection 63G-2-302 (1)(s).
             324          (9) (a) Under Subsections 63G-2-201 (5)(b) and 63G-2-401 (6), a governmental entity
             325      may disclose to persons other than those specified in this section records that are:
             326          (i) private under Section 63G-2-302 ; or
             327          (ii) protected under Section 63G-2-305 subject to Section 63G-2-309 if a claim for
             328      business confidentiality has been made under Section 63G-2-309 .
             329          (b) Under Subsection 63G-2-403 (11)(b), the records committee may require the
             330      disclosure to persons other than those specified in this section of records that are:
             331          (i) private under Section 63G-2-302 ;
             332          (ii) controlled under Section 63G-2-304 ; or
             333          (iii) protected under Section 63G-2-305 subject to Section 63G-2-309 if a claim for
             334      business confidentiality has been made under Section 63G-2-309 .
             335          (c) Under Subsection 63G-2-404 (8), the court may require the disclosure of records


             336      that are private under Section 63G-2-302 , controlled under Section 63G-2-304 , or protected
             337      under Section 63G-2-305 to persons other than those specified in this section.
             338          (10) A record contained in the Management Information System, created in Section
             339      62A-4a-1003 , that is found to be unsubstantiated, unsupported, or without merit may not be
             340      disclosed to any person except the person who is alleged in the report to be a perpetrator of
             341      abuse, neglect, or dependency.
             342          (11) (a) A private record described in Subsection 63G-2-302 (2)(f) may only be
             343      disclosed as provided in Subsection (1)(e).
             344          (b) A protected record described in Subsection 63G-2-305 (42) may only be disclosed
             345      as provided in Subsection (4)(c) or Section 62A-3-312 .
             346          (12) (a) A private, protected, or controlled record described in Section 62A-16-301
             347      shall be disclosed as required under:
             348          (i) Subsections 62A-16-301 (1)(b), (2), and (4)(c); and
             349          (ii) Subsections 62A-16-302 (1) and (6).
             350          (b) A record disclosed under Subsection (12)(a) shall retain its character as private,
             351      protected, or controlled.
             352          Section 5. Section 63G-2-302 is amended to read:
             353           63G-2-302. Private records.
             354          (1) The following records are private:
             355          (a) records concerning an individual's eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits,
             356      social services, welfare benefits, or the determination of benefit levels;
             357          (b) records containing data on individuals describing medical history, diagnosis,
             358      condition, treatment, evaluation, or similar medical data;
             359          (c) records of publicly funded libraries that when examined alone or with other records
             360      identify a patron;
             361          (d) records received by or generated by or for:
             362          (i) the Independent Legislative Ethics Commission, except for:
             363          (A) the commission's summary data report that is required under legislative rule; and
             364          (B) any other document that is classified as public under legislative rule; or
             365          (ii) a Senate or House Ethics Committee in relation to the review of ethics complaints,
             366      unless the record is classified as public under legislative rule;


             367          (e) records received or generated for a Senate confirmation committee concerning
             368      character, professional competence, or physical or mental health of an individual:
             369          (i) if prior to the meeting, the chair of the committee determines release of the records:
             370          (A) reasonably could be expected to interfere with the investigation undertaken by the
             371      committee; or
             372          (B) would create a danger of depriving a person of a right to a fair proceeding or
             373      impartial hearing; and
             374          (ii) after the meeting, if the meeting was closed to the public;
             375          (f) employment records concerning a current or former employee of, or applicant for
             376      employment with, a governmental entity that would disclose that individual's home address,
             377      home telephone number, Social Security number, insurance coverage, marital status, or payroll
             378      deductions;
             379          (g) records or parts of records under Section 63G-2-303 that a current or former
             380      employee identifies as private according to the requirements of that section;
             381          (h) that part of a record indicating a person's Social Security number or federal
             382      employer identification number if provided under Section 31A-23a-104 , 31A-25-202 ,
             383      31A-26-202 , 58-1-301 , 58-55-302 , 61-1-4 , or 61-2f-203 ;
             384          (i) that part of a voter registration record identifying a voter's:
             385          (i) driver license or identification card number;
             386          (ii) Social Security number, or last four digits of the Social Security number; or
             387          (iii) email address;
             388          (j) a record that:
             389          (i) contains information about an individual;
             390          (ii) is voluntarily provided by the individual; and
             391          (iii) goes into an electronic database that:
             392          (A) is designated by and administered under the authority of the Chief Information
             393      Officer; and
             394          (B) acts as a repository of information about the individual that can be electronically
             395      retrieved and used to facilitate the individual's online interaction with a state agency;
             396          (k) information provided to the Commissioner of Insurance under:
             397          (i) Subsection 31A-23a-115 (2)(a);


             398          (ii) Subsection 31A-23a-302 (3); or
             399          (iii) Subsection 31A-26-210 (3);
             400          (l) information obtained through a criminal background check under Title 11, Chapter
             401      40, Criminal Background Checks by Political Subdivisions Operating Water Systems;
             402          (m) information provided by an offender that is:
             403          (i) required by the registration requirements of Title 77, Chapter 41, Sex and Kidnap
             404      Offender Registry; and
             405          (ii) not required to be made available to the public under Subsection 77-41-110 (4);
             406          (n) a statement and any supporting documentation filed with the attorney general in
             407      accordance with Section 34-45-107 , if the federal law or action supporting the filing involves
             408      homeland security;
             409          (o) electronic toll collection customer account information received or collected under
             410      Section 72-6-118 , including contact and payment information and customer travel data;
             411          (p) an email address provided by a military or overseas voter under Section
             412      20A-16-501 ;
             413          (q) a completed military-overseas ballot that is electronically transmitted under Title
             414      20A, Chapter 16, Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act; [and]
             415          (r) records received by or generated by or for the Political Subdivisions Ethics Review
             416      Commission established in Section 11-49-201 , except for:
             417          (i) the commission's summary data report that is required in Section 11-49-202 ; and
             418          (ii) any other document that is classified as public in accordance with Title 11, Chapter
             419      49, Political Subdivisions Ethics Review Commission[.]; and
             420          (s) a parental statement described in Subsection 53A-13-303 (3).
             421          (2) The following records are private if properly classified by a governmental entity:
             422          (a) records concerning a current or former employee of, or applicant for employment
             423      with a governmental entity, including performance evaluations and personal status information
             424      such as race, religion, or disabilities, but not including records that are public under Subsection
             425      63G-2-301 (2)(b) or 63G-2-301 (3)(o), or private under Subsection (1)(b);
             426          (b) records describing an individual's finances, except that the following are public:
             427          (i) records described in Subsection 63G-2-301 (2);
             428          (ii) information provided to the governmental entity for the purpose of complying with


             429      a financial assurance requirement; or
             430          (iii) records that must be disclosed in accordance with another statute;
             431          (c) records of independent state agencies if the disclosure of those records would
             432      conflict with the fiduciary obligations of the agency;
             433          (d) other records containing data on individuals the disclosure of which constitutes a
             434      clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy;
             435          (e) records provided by the United States or by a government entity outside the state
             436      that are given with the requirement that the records be managed as private records, if the
             437      providing entity states in writing that the record would not be subject to public disclosure if
             438      retained by it; and
             439          (f) any portion of a record in the custody of the Division of Aging and Adult Services,
             440      created in Section 62A-3-102 , that may disclose, or lead to the discovery of, the identity of a
             441      person who made a report of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a vulnerable adult.
             442          (3) (a) As used in this Subsection (3), "medical records" means medical reports,
             443      records, statements, history, diagnosis, condition, treatment, and evaluation.
             444          (b) Medical records in the possession of the University of Utah Hospital, its clinics,
             445      doctors, or affiliated entities are not private records or controlled records under Section
             446      63G-2-304 when the records are sought:
             447          (i) in connection with any legal or administrative proceeding in which the patient's
             448      physical, mental, or emotional condition is an element of any claim or defense; or
             449          (ii) after a patient's death, in any legal or administrative proceeding in which any party
             450      relies upon the condition as an element of the claim or defense.
             451          (c) Medical records are subject to production in a legal or administrative proceeding
             452      according to state or federal statutes or rules of procedure and evidence as if the medical
             453      records were in the possession of a nongovernmental medical care provider.


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