7 LONG TITLE
8 Committee Note:
9 The Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim Committee recommended this bill.
10 General Description:
11 This bill makes amendments to the Alcohol Abuse Tracking Committee.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 ▸ moves the Alcohol Abuse Tracking Committee from the Department of Public
15 Safety to the Department of Human Services;
16 ▸ removes the dates by which the committee must annually meet and issue the annual
17 report; and
18 ▸ makes technical changes.
19 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
21 Other Special Clauses:
23 Utah Code Sections Affected:
24 RENUMBERS AND AMENDS:
25 62A-1-121, (Renumbered from 53-1-119, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2016,
26 Chapter 158)
28 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
29 Section 1. Section 62A-1-121, which is renumbered from Section 53-1-119 is
30 renumbered and amended to read:
32 (1) There is created a committee within the department known as the "Alcohol Abuse
33 Tracking Committee" that consists of:
34 (a) [
35 director's designee;
36 (b) the executive director of the Department of Health[
37 director's designee;
38 (c) the [
40 (d) the director of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control[
41 director's designee;
42 (e) the executive director of the Department of Workforce Services[
43 executive director's designee;
44 (f) the chair of the Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council[
45 chair's designee;
46 (g) the state court administrator or the state court administrator's designee; and
47 (h) the executive director of the Department of Technology Services[
48 executive director's designee.
49 (2) [
50 executive director's designee shall chair the committee.
51 (3) (a) Four members of the committee constitute a quorum.
52 (b) A vote of the majority of the committee members present when a quorum is present
53 is an action of the committee.
54 (4) The committee shall meet at the call of the chair, except that the chair shall call a
55 meeting at least twice a year:
56 (a) with one meeting held [
57 under Subsection (7); and
58 (b) with one meeting held to review and finalize the report before [
59 issued [
60 (5) The committee may adopt additional procedures or requirements for:
61 (a) voting, when there is a tie of the committee members;
62 (b) how meetings are to be called; and
63 (c) the frequency of meetings.
64 (6) The committee shall establish a process to collect for each calendar year the
65 following information:
66 (a) the number of individuals statewide who are convicted of, plead guilty to, plead no
67 contest to, plead guilty in a similar manner to, or resolve by diversion or its equivalent to a
68 violation related to underage drinking of alcohol;
69 (b) the number of individuals statewide who are convicted of, plead guilty to, plead no
70 contest to, plead guilty in a similar manner to, or resolve by diversion or its equivalent to a
71 violation related to driving under the influence of alcohol;
72 (c) the number of violations statewide of Title 32B, Alcoholic Beverage Control Act,
73 related to over-serving or over-consumption of an alcoholic product;
74 (d) the cost of social services provided by the state related to abuse of alcohol,
75 including services provided by the Division of Child and Family Services [
77 (e) the location where the alcoholic products [
78 violations or costs described in Subsections (6)(a) through (d) are obtained; and
79 (f) any information the committee determines can be collected and relates to the abuse
80 of alcoholic products.
81 (7) [
82 under Subsection (6) annually to the governor and the Legislature by no later than the July 1
83 immediately following the calendar year for which the information is collected.
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