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BAIL BONDSMEN AMENDMENTS

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2014 GENERAL SESSION

             3     
STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Edward H. Redd

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Senate Sponsor: Lyle W. Hillyard

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the Bail Bond Recovery Act regarding bail bond apprentices.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    authorizes a bail bond apprentice to wear clothing identifying the apprentice as a
             13      bail bond agent.
             14      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             15          None
             16      Other Special Clauses:
             17          None
             18      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             19      AMENDS:
             20           53-11-112 , as enacted by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 257
             21     
             22      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             23          Section 1. Section 53-11-112 is amended to read:
             24           53-11-112. Licensure -- Bail recovery apprentices -- Requirements and
             25      limitations.
             26          (1) In addition to the requirements in Sections 53-11-108 and 53-11-113 , an applicant
             27      for licensure as a bail recovery apprentice shall meet all of the requirements under Section
             28      53-11-109 , except the applicant is not subject to the experience requirement under Subsection
             29      53-11-109 (1)(a).


             30          (2) A bail recovery apprentice may work as a licensee only:
             31          (a) as an employee or contract employee of a bail bond agency; and
             32          (b) under the direct supervision of a bail enforcement agent or bail recovery agent
             33      employed also by the bail enforcement agent, unless the bail recovery apprentice is conducting
             34      activities at the direction of the employing bail enforcement agent that under this chapter do not
             35      require direct supervision.
             36          (3) A bail recovery apprentice may not:
             37          (a) advertise [his] the apprentice's bail recovery services;
             38          (b) provide services as a licensee under this chapter directly for members of the public;
             39      or
             40          (c) employ or hire as independent contractors bail enforcement agents, bail recovery
             41      agents, or bail recovery apprentices.
             42          (4) A bail recovery apprentice may wear an article of clothing that conspicuously
             43      displays on the chest and the back of the article of clothing lettering that clearly identifies the
             44      licensee as a bail enforcement or recovery agent.


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