7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill moves the Alcohol Abuse Tracking Committee from the Department of Public
10 Safety to the Department of Human Services.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ moves the Alcohol Abuse Tracking Committee from the Department of Public
14 Safety to the Department of Human Services.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
20 RENUMBERS AND AMENDS:
21 62A-1-121, (Renumbered from 53-1-119, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2016,
22 Chapter 158)
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Section 62A-1-121, which is renumbered from Section 53-1-119 is
26 renumbered and amended to read:
28 (1) There is created a committee within the department known as the "Alcohol Abuse
29 Tracking Committee" that consists of:
30 (a) the [
32 (b) the executive director of the Department of Health, or the executive director's
34 (c) the [
35 Public Safety, or the [
36 (d) the director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, or the director's
38 (e) the executive director of the Department of Workforce Services, or the executive
39 director's designee;
40 (f) the chair of the Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council, or the
41 chair's designee;
42 (g) the state court administrator or the state court administrator's designee; and
43 (h) the executive director of the Department of Technology Services, or the executive
44 director's designee.
45 (2) The [
46 designee, shall chair the committee.
47 (3) (a) Four members of the committee constitute a quorum.
48 (b) A vote of the majority of the committee members present when a quorum is present
49 is an action of the committee.
50 (4) The committee shall meet at the call of the chair, except that the chair shall call a
51 meeting at least twice a year:
52 (a) with one meeting held [
53 under Subsection (7); and
54 (b) with one meeting to review and finalize the report before [
56 (5) The committee may adopt additional procedures or requirements for:
57 (a) voting, when there is a tie of the committee members;
58 (b) how meetings are to be called; and
59 (c) the frequency of meetings.
60 (6) The committee shall establish a process to collect for each calendar year the
61 following information:
62 (a) the number of individuals statewide who are convicted of, plead guilty to, plead no
63 contest to, plead guilty in a similar manner to, or resolve by diversion or its equivalent to a
64 violation related to underage drinking of alcohol;
65 (b) the number of individuals statewide who are convicted of, plead guilty to, plead no
66 contest to, plead guilty in a similar manner to, or resolve by diversion or its equivalent to a
67 violation related to driving under the influence of alcohol;
68 (c) the number of violations statewide of Title 32B, Alcoholic Beverage Control Act,
69 related to over-serving or over-consumption of an alcoholic product;
70 (d) the cost of social services provided by the state related to abuse of alcohol,
71 including services provided by the Division of Child and Family Services [
73 (e) where the alcoholic products are obtained that [
74 costs described in Subsections (6)(a) through (d); and
75 (f) any information the committee determines can be collected and relates to the abuse
76 of alcoholic products.
77 (7) Beginning July 1, 2014, the committee shall report the information collected under
78 Subsection (6) annually to the governor and the Legislature by no later than the July 1
79 immediately following the calendar year for which the information is collected.
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