H.B. 190





Chief Sponsor: Gregory H. Hughes

Senate Sponsor: Deidre M. Henderson

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill addresses use of breathalyzers.
             10      Highlighted Provisions:
             11          This bill:
             12          .    defines terms; and
             13          .    addresses installation or provision of breathalyzers.
             14      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             15          None
             16      Other Special Clauses:
             17          None
             18      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             19      ENACTS:
             20           32B-5-311 , Utah Code Annotated 1953
             22      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             23          Section 1. Section 32B-5-311 is enacted to read:
             24          32B-5-311. Use of breathalyzers.
             25          (1) As used in this section:
             26          (a) "Breathalyzer" means:
             27          (i) a device that uses electromechanical fuel cell sensor technology in the blood alcohol

             28      content testing process; or
             29          (ii) a single-use, disposable alcohol breath tester that is cleared with the United States
             30      Food and Drug Administration as a Class 1 medical device with at least 99.8% accuracy and
             31      having a detection cut-off of 0.08 relative percent blood alcohol concentration.
             32          (b) "Calibration" means the manual setting of specific levels on a breathalyzer by a
             33      person trained to reset the device to ensure as accurate results as possible.
             34          (c) (i) "Financial transaction card" means a card, code, or other means of access to a
             35      person's account issued to a person that allows the person to obtain, purchase, or receive goods,
             36      services, money, or anything else of value.
             37          (ii) "Financial transaction card" includes:
             38          (A) a credit card;
             39          (B) a credit plate;
             40          (C) a bank services card;
             41          (D) a banking card;
             42          (E) a check guarantee card;
             43          (F) a debit card;
             44          (G) a telephone credit card; or
             45          (H) a device for access as defined in Section 7-16a-102 .
             46          (2) If a retail licensee voluntarily installs, or sells or otherwise provides, a breathalyzer
             47      on its premises:
             48          (a) the breathalyzer may not store financial transaction card data or associate
             49      breathalyzer results with financial transaction card data;
             50          (b) for a breathalyzer described in Subsection (1)(a)(i):
             51          (i) the breathalyzer shall collect data that can be downloaded by a third-party that
             52      performs the calibration of the breathalyzer, except that the downloaded information may not
             53      be used for any purpose other than calibration;
             54          (ii) the retail licensee shall ensure that a breathalyzer installed inside of the licensed
             55      premises is calibrated by a third-party the sooner of every:
             56          (A) 30 days; or
             57          (B) 300 uses;
             58          (iii) the owner of the breathalyzer shall annually report to the department compliance

             59      with the calibration requirements of this section for the breathalyzer; and
             60          (iv) the breathalyzer may be able to be shut down remotely; and
             61          (c) the breathalyzer shall provide a notice to the user of the breathalyzer that the timing
             62      of when a breathalyzer test is taken may affect the results of the breathalyzer test.
             63          (3) Data from a breathalyzer installed in the licensed premises of, or sold or otherwise
             64      provided by, a retail licensee may not be used for enforcement purposes.
             65          (4) If a retail licensee or owner of the breathalyzer violates this section, the department
             66      may require the retail licensee to remove the installed breathalyzer described in Subsection
             67      (1)(a)(i) or not sell or otherwise provide a breathalyzer described in Subsection (1)(a)(ii).

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