7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill establishes provisions related to a web portal through which a person may
10 access from a single source information and services from multiple state entities.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ defines terms;
14 ▸ eliminates a requirement that a database be created in conjunction with the single
15 sign-on business portal;
16 ▸ requires the Department of Technology Services to create a web portal through
17 which an individual may access from a single source information and services from
18 multiple state entities;
19 ▸ establishes requirements for the web portal described in the preceding paragraph;
20 ▸ modifies reporting requirements; and
21 ▸ makes technical and conforming changes.
22 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
24 Other Special Clauses:
26 Utah Code Sections Affected:
28 13-1-2, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2018, Chapters 12 and 200
29 63F-3-101, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2016, Chapter 259
30 63F-3-102, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2016, Chapter 259
31 63F-3-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2018, Chapter 12
32 63F-3-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2018, Chapter 12
34 63F-3-103.5, Utah Code Annotated 1953
36 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
37 Section 1. Section 13-1-2 is amended to read:
38 13-1-2. Creation and functions of department -- Divisions created -- Fees --
39 Commerce Service Account.
40 (1) (a) There is created the Department of Commerce.
41 (b) The department shall:
42 (i) execute and administer state laws regulating business activities and occupations
43 affecting the public interest; and
44 (ii) ensure that any training or certification required of a public official or public
45 employee, as those terms are defined in Section 63G-22-102, complies with Title 63G, Chapter
46 22, State Training and Certification Requirements, if the training or certification is required:
47 (A) under this title;
48 (B) by the department; or
49 (C) by an agency or division within the department.
50 (2) Within the department the following divisions are created:
51 (a) the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing;
52 (b) the Division of Real Estate;
53 (c) the Division of Securities;
54 (d) the Division of Public Utilities;
55 (e) the Division of Consumer Protection; and
56 (f) the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code.
57 (3) (a) Unless otherwise provided by statute, the department may adopt a schedule of
58 fees assessed for services provided by the department by following the procedures and
59 requirements of Section 63J-1-504.
60 (b) The department shall submit each fee established in this manner to the Legislature
61 for its approval as part of the department's annual appropriations request.
62 (c) (i) There is created a restricted account within the General Fund known as the
63 "Commerce Service Account."
64 (ii) The restricted account created in Subsection (3)(c)(i) consists of fees collected by
65 each division and by the department.
66 (iii) The undesignated account balance may not exceed $1,000,000 at the end of each
67 fiscal year.
68 (iv) At the end of each fiscal year, the director of the Division of Finance shall transfer
69 into the General Fund any undesignated funds in the account that exceed the amount necessary
70 to maintain the undesignated account balance at $1,000,000.
71 (d) The department may not charge or collect a fee or expend money from the
72 restricted account without approval by the Legislature.
73 (4) (a) As used in this Subsection (4):
74 (i) "Business entity" means a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership,
75 limited liability company, corporation, or other entity or association used to carry on a business
76 for profit.
77 (ii) "Fund" means the Single Sign-On Expendable Special Revenue Fund, created in
78 Subsection (4)(c).
79 (iii) "Renewal fee" means a fee that the Division of Corporations and Commercial
80 Code, established in Section 13-1a-1, is authorized or required to charge a business entity in
81 connection with the business entity's periodic renewal of its status with the Division of
82 Corporations and Commercial Code.
83 (iv) "Single sign-on fee" means a fee described in Subsection (4)(b) to pay for the
84 establishment and maintenance of the single sign-on [
85 (v) "Single sign-on [
87 (b) (i) The schedule of fees adopted by the department under Subsection (3) shall
88 include a single sign-on fee, not to exceed $5, as part of a renewal fee.
89 (ii) The department shall deposit all single sign-on fee revenue into the fund.
90 (c) (i) There is created the Single Sign-On Expendable Special Revenue Fund.
91 (ii) The fund consists of:
92 (A) money that the department collects from the single sign-on fee; and
93 (B) money that the Legislature appropriates to the fund.
94 (d) The department shall use the money in the fund to pay for costs:
95 (i) to design, create, operate, and maintain the single sign-on [
96 (ii) incurred by:
97 (A) the Department of Technology Services, created in Section 63F-1-103; or
98 (B) a third-party vendor working under a contract with the Department of Technology
100 (e) The department shall report[
101 Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee of the Legislature[
102 annually and at any other time requested by the committee.
103 Section 2. Section 63F-3-101 is amended to read:
105 63F-3-101. Title.
106 This chapter is known as "Single Sign-On [
107 Section 3. Section 63F-3-102 is amended to read:
108 63F-3-102. Definitions.
109 As used in this chapter:
110 (1) "Business data" means data collected by the state about a person doing business in
111 the state.
116 (3) "Single sign-on citizen portal" means the web portal described in Section
120 information in order to access secure information.
121 Section 4. Section 63F-3-103 is amended to read:
122 63F-3-103. Single sign-on business portal -- Creation.
123 (1) The department shall, in consultation with the entities described in Subsection (4),
124 design and create [
126 (a) a web portal through which a person may access data described in Subsection (2),
127 as agreed upon by the entities described in Subsection (4) [
131 (b) secure, centralized, and interconnected.
132 (2) The department shall [
133 business portal allows a person doing business in the state to access, at a single point of entry,
134 all relevant state-collected business data about the person, including information related to:
135 (a) business registration;
136 (b) workers' compensation;
137 (c) tax liability and payment; and
138 (d) other information collected by the state that the department determines is relevant
139 to a person doing business in the state.
140 (3) The department shall develop [
141 business portal:
142 (a) using an open platform that:
143 (i) facilitates participation in the [
144 (ii) allows for optional participation by a political subdivision of the state; and
145 (b) in a manner that anticipates [
148 single sign-on citizen portal described in Section 63F-3-103.5.
149 (4) In developing [
150 the department shall consult with:
151 (a) the Department of Commerce;
152 (b) the State Tax Commission;
153 (c) the Labor Commission;
154 (d) the Department of Workforce Services;
155 (e) the Governor's Office of Management and Budget;
156 (f) the Utah League of Cities and Towns;
157 (g) the Utah Association of Counties; and
158 (h) the business community that is likely to use the [
159 sign-on [
160 (5) The department shall ensure that the single sign-on [
161 operational no later than May 1, 2021.
162 Section 5. Section 63F-3-103.5 is enacted to read:
163 63F-3-103.5. Single sign-on citizen portal -- Creation.
164 (1) The department shall, in consultation with the entities described in Subsection (4),
165 design and create a single sign-on citizen portal that is:
166 (a) a web portal through which an individual may access information and services
167 described in Subsection (2), as agreed upon by the entities described in Subsection (4); and
168 (b) secure, centralized, and interconnected.
169 (2) The department shall ensure that the single sign-on citizen portal allows an
170 individual, at a single point of entry, to:
171 (a) access and submit an application for:
172 (i) medical and support programs including:
173 (A) a medical assistance program administered under Title 26, Chapter 18, Medical
174 Assistance Act, including Medicaid;
175 (B) the Children's Health Insurance Program under Title 26, Chapter 40, Utah
176 Children's Health Insurance Act;
177 (C) the Primary Care Network as defined in Section 26-18-416; and
178 (D) the Women, Infants, and Children program administered under 42 U.S.C. Sec.
180 (ii) unemployment insurance under Title 35A, Chapter 4, Employment Security Act;
181 (iii) workers' compensation under Title 34A, Chapter 2, Workers' Compensation Act;
182 (iv) employment with a state agency;
183 (v) a driver license or state identification card renewal under Title 53, Chapter 3,
184 Uniform Driver License Act;
185 (vi) a birth or death certificate under Title 26, Chapter 2, Utah Vital Statistics Act; and
186 (vii) a hunting or fishing license under Title 23, Chapter 19, Licenses, Permits, and
188 (b) access the individual's:
189 (i) transcripts from an institution of higher education described in Section 53B-2-101;
190 (ii) immunization records maintained by the Utah Department of Health; and
191 (iii) previous years' tax filing information from the State Tax Commission;
192 (c) register the individual's vehicle under Title 41, Chapter 1a, Part 2, Registration,
193 with the Motor Vehicle Division of the State Tax Commission;
194 (d) file the individual's state income taxes under Title 59, Chapter 10, Individual
195 Income Tax Act;
196 (e) access information about positions available for employment with the state; and
197 (f) access any other service or information the department determines is appropriate in
198 consultation with the entities described in Subsection (4).
199 (3) The department shall develop the single sign-on citizen portal using an open
200 platform that:
201 (a) facilitates participation in the portal by a state entity; and
202 (b) allows for optional participation in the portal by a political subdivision of the state.
203 (4) In developing the single sign-on citizen portal, the department shall consult with:
204 (a) each state executive branch agency that administer a program, provides a service, or
205 manages applicable information described in Subsection (2);
206 (b) the Utah League of Cities and Towns;
207 (c) the Utah Association of Counties; and
208 (d) other appropriate state executive branch agencies.
209 (5) The department shall ensure that the single sign-on citizen portal is fully
210 operational no later than January 1, 2025.
211 Section 6. Section 63F-3-104 is amended to read:
212 63F-3-104. Report.
213 (1) The department shall report to the Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim
217 November 30 of each year [
218 (a) the progress the department has made in developing [
219 single sign-on [
220 development is complete, regarding the operation of the single sign-on [
221 business portal and the single sign-on citizen portal;
222 (b) the department's goals and plan for each of the next five years to fulfill the
223 department's responsibilities described in this part; and
225 being charged under Section 13-1-2.
226 (2) The Public Utilities, Energy, and Technology Interim Committee shall annually:
227 (a) review the single sign-on fee being charged under Section 13-1-2;
228 (b) determine whether the revenue from the single sign-on fee is adequate for designing
229 and developing and then, once developed, operating and maintaining the single sign-on web
230 portal; and
231 (c) make any recommendation to the Legislature that the committee considers
232 appropriate concerning:
233 (i) the single sign-on fee; and
234 (ii) the development or operation of the single sign-on business portal and the single
235 sign-on citizen portal.