Chief Sponsor: Jefferson S. Burton

Senate Sponsor: Kirk A. Cullimore


8     General Description:
9          This bill repeals the Identity Theft Reporting Information System (IRIS) Program.
10     Highlighted Provisions:
11          This bill:
12          ▸     repeals the Identity Theft Reporting Information System (IRIS) Program within the
13     Office of the Attorney General; and
14          ▸     makes technical and conforming changes.
15     Money Appropriated in this Bill:
16          None
17     Other Special Clauses:
18          None
19     Utah Code Sections Affected:
20     AMENDS:
21          63G-2-305, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2021, Chapters 148, 179, 231, 353, 373,
22     and 382
23          67-5-1.5, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2018, Chapter 24
24     REPEALS:
25          67-5-22, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2021, Chapter 344
26     Uncodified Material Affected:

29     Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:

30          Section 1. Section 63G-2-305 is amended to read:
31          63G-2-305. Protected records.
32          The following records are protected if properly classified by a governmental entity:
33          (1) trade secrets as defined in Section 13-24-2 if the person submitting the trade secret
34     has provided the governmental entity with the information specified in Section 63G-2-309;
35          (2) commercial information or nonindividual financial information obtained from a
36     person if:
37          (a) disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to result in unfair
38     competitive injury to the person submitting the information or would impair the ability of the
39     governmental entity to obtain necessary information in the future;
40          (b) the person submitting the information has a greater interest in prohibiting access
41     than the public in obtaining access; and
42          (c) the person submitting the information has provided the governmental entity with
43     the information specified in Section 63G-2-309;
44          (3) commercial or financial information acquired or prepared by a governmental entity
45     to the extent that disclosure would lead to financial speculations in currencies, securities, or
46     commodities that will interfere with a planned transaction by the governmental entity or cause
47     substantial financial injury to the governmental entity or state economy;
48          (4) records, the disclosure of which could cause commercial injury to, or confer a
49     competitive advantage upon a potential or actual competitor of, a commercial project entity as
50     defined in Subsection 11-13-103(4);
51          (5) test questions and answers to be used in future license, certification, registration,
52     employment, or academic examinations;
53          (6) records, the disclosure of which would impair governmental procurement
54     proceedings or give an unfair advantage to any person proposing to enter into a contract or
55     agreement with a governmental entity, except, subject to Subsections (1) and (2), that this
56     Subsection (6) does not restrict the right of a person to have access to, after the contract or
57     grant has been awarded and signed by all parties:

58          (a) a bid, proposal, application, or other information submitted to or by a governmental
59     entity in response to:
60          (i) an invitation for bids;
61          (ii) a request for proposals;
62          (iii) a request for quotes;
63          (iv) a grant; or
64          (v) other similar document; or
65          (b) an unsolicited proposal, as defined in Section 63G-6a-712;
66          (7) information submitted to or by a governmental entity in response to a request for
67     information, except, subject to Subsections (1) and (2), that this Subsection (7) does not restrict
68     the right of a person to have access to the information, after:
69          (a) a contract directly relating to the subject of the request for information has been
70     awarded and signed by all parties; or
71          (b) (i) a final determination is made not to enter into a contract that relates to the
72     subject of the request for information; and
73          (ii) at least two years have passed after the day on which the request for information is
74     issued;
75          (8) records that would identify real property or the appraisal or estimated value of real
76     or personal property, including intellectual property, under consideration for public acquisition
77     before any rights to the property are acquired unless:
78          (a) public interest in obtaining access to the information is greater than or equal to the
79     governmental entity's need to acquire the property on the best terms possible;
80          (b) the information has already been disclosed to persons not employed by or under a
81     duty of confidentiality to the entity;
82          (c) in the case of records that would identify property, potential sellers of the described
83     property have already learned of the governmental entity's plans to acquire the property;
84          (d) in the case of records that would identify the appraisal or estimated value of
85     property, the potential sellers have already learned of the governmental entity's estimated value

86     of the property; or
87          (e) the property under consideration for public acquisition is a single family residence
88     and the governmental entity seeking to acquire the property has initiated negotiations to acquire
89     the property as required under Section 78B-6-505;
90          (9) records prepared in contemplation of sale, exchange, lease, rental, or other
91     compensated transaction of real or personal property including intellectual property, which, if
92     disclosed prior to completion of the transaction, would reveal the appraisal or estimated value
93     of the subject property, unless:
94          (a) the public interest in access is greater than or equal to the interests in restricting
95     access, including the governmental entity's interest in maximizing the financial benefit of the
96     transaction; or
97          (b) when prepared by or on behalf of a governmental entity, appraisals or estimates of
98     the value of the subject property have already been disclosed to persons not employed by or
99     under a duty of confidentiality to the entity;
100          (10) records created or maintained for civil, criminal, or administrative enforcement
101     purposes or audit purposes, or for discipline, licensing, certification, or registration purposes, if
102     release of the records:
103          (a) reasonably could be expected to interfere with investigations undertaken for
104     enforcement, discipline, licensing, certification, or registration purposes;
105          (b) reasonably could be expected to interfere with audits, disciplinary, or enforcement
106     proceedings;
107          (c) would create a danger of depriving a person of a right to a fair trial or impartial
108     hearing;
109          (d) reasonably could be expected to disclose the identity of a source who is not
110     generally known outside of government and, in the case of a record compiled in the course of
111     an investigation, disclose information furnished by a source not generally known outside of
112     government if disclosure would compromise the source; or
113          (e) reasonably could be expected to disclose investigative or audit techniques,

114     procedures, policies, or orders not generally known outside of government if disclosure would
115     interfere with enforcement or audit efforts;
116          (11) records the disclosure of which would jeopardize the life or safety of an
117     individual;
118          (12) records the disclosure of which would jeopardize the security of governmental
119     property, governmental programs, or governmental recordkeeping systems from damage, theft,
120     or other appropriation or use contrary to law or public policy;
121          (13) records that, if disclosed, would jeopardize the security or safety of a correctional
122     facility, or records relating to incarceration, treatment, probation, or parole, that would interfere
123     with the control and supervision of an offender's incarceration, treatment, probation, or parole;
124          (14) records that, if disclosed, would reveal recommendations made to the Board of
125     Pardons and Parole by an employee of or contractor for the Department of Corrections, the
126     Board of Pardons and Parole, or the Department of Human Services that are based on the
127     employee's or contractor's supervision, diagnosis, or treatment of any person within the board's
128     jurisdiction;
129          (15) records and audit workpapers that identify audit, collection, and operational
130     procedures and methods used by the State Tax Commission, if disclosure would interfere with
131     audits or collections;
132          (16) records of a governmental audit agency relating to an ongoing or planned audit
133     until the final audit is released;
134          (17) records that are subject to the attorney client privilege;
135          (18) records prepared for or by an attorney, consultant, surety, indemnitor, insurer,
136     employee, or agent of a governmental entity for, or in anticipation of, litigation or a judicial,
137     quasi-judicial, or administrative proceeding;
138          (19) (a) (i) personal files of a state legislator, including personal correspondence to or
139     from a member of the Legislature; and
140          (ii) notwithstanding Subsection (19)(a)(i), correspondence that gives notice of
141     legislative action or policy may not be classified as protected under this section; and

142          (b) (i) an internal communication that is part of the deliberative process in connection
143     with the preparation of legislation between:
144          (A) members of a legislative body;
145          (B) a member of a legislative body and a member of the legislative body's staff; or
146          (C) members of a legislative body's staff; and
147          (ii) notwithstanding Subsection (19)(b)(i), a communication that gives notice of
148     legislative action or policy may not be classified as protected under this section;
149          (20) (a) records in the custody or control of the Office of Legislative Research and
150     General Counsel, that, if disclosed, would reveal a particular legislator's contemplated
151     legislation or contemplated course of action before the legislator has elected to support the
152     legislation or course of action, or made the legislation or course of action public; and
153          (b) notwithstanding Subsection (20)(a), the form to request legislation submitted to the
154     Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel is a public document unless a legislator
155     asks that the records requesting the legislation be maintained as protected records until such
156     time as the legislator elects to make the legislation or course of action public;
157          (21) research requests from legislators to the Office of Legislative Research and
158     General Counsel or the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst and research findings prepared
159     in response to these requests;
160          (22) drafts, unless otherwise classified as public;
161          (23) records concerning a governmental entity's strategy about:
162          (a) collective bargaining; or
163          (b) imminent or pending litigation;
164          (24) records of investigations of loss occurrences and analyses of loss occurrences that
165     may be covered by the Risk Management Fund, the Employers' Reinsurance Fund, the
166     Uninsured Employers' Fund, or similar divisions in other governmental entities;
167          (25) records, other than personnel evaluations, that contain a personal recommendation
168     concerning an individual if disclosure would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of
169     personal privacy, or disclosure is not in the public interest;

170          (26) records that reveal the location of historic, prehistoric, paleontological, or
171     biological resources that if known would jeopardize the security of those resources or of
172     valuable historic, scientific, educational, or cultural information;
173          (27) records of independent state agencies if the disclosure of the records would
174     conflict with the fiduciary obligations of the agency;
175          (28) records of an institution within the state system of higher education defined in
176     Section 53B-1-102 regarding tenure evaluations, appointments, applications for admissions,
177     retention decisions, and promotions, which could be properly discussed in a meeting closed in
178     accordance with Title 52, Chapter 4, Open and Public Meetings Act, provided that records of
179     the final decisions about tenure, appointments, retention, promotions, or those students
180     admitted, may not be classified as protected under this section;
181          (29) records of the governor's office, including budget recommendations, legislative
182     proposals, and policy statements, that if disclosed would reveal the governor's contemplated
183     policies or contemplated courses of action before the governor has implemented or rejected
184     those policies or courses of action or made them public;
185          (30) records of the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst relating to budget analysis,
186     revenue estimates, and fiscal notes of proposed legislation before issuance of the final
187     recommendations in these areas;
188          (31) records provided by the United States or by a government entity outside the state
189     that are given to the governmental entity with a requirement that they be managed as protected
190     records if the providing entity certifies that the record would not be subject to public disclosure
191     if retained by it;
192          (32) transcripts, minutes, recordings, or reports of the closed portion of a meeting of a
193     public body except as provided in Section 52-4-206;
194          (33) records that would reveal the contents of settlement negotiations but not including
195     final settlements or empirical data to the extent that they are not otherwise exempt from
196     disclosure;
197          (34) memoranda prepared by staff and used in the decision-making process by an

198     administrative law judge, a member of the Board of Pardons and Parole, or a member of any
199     other body charged by law with performing a quasi-judicial function;
200          (35) records that would reveal negotiations regarding assistance or incentives offered
201     by or requested from a governmental entity for the purpose of encouraging a person to expand
202     or locate a business in Utah, but only if disclosure would result in actual economic harm to the
203     person or place the governmental entity at a competitive disadvantage, but this section may not
204     be used to restrict access to a record evidencing a final contract;
205          (36) materials to which access must be limited for purposes of securing or maintaining
206     the governmental entity's proprietary protection of intellectual property rights including patents,
207     copyrights, and trade secrets;
208          (37) the name of a donor or a prospective donor to a governmental entity, including an
209     institution within the state system of higher education defined in Section 53B-1-102, and other
210     information concerning the donation that could reasonably be expected to reveal the identity of
211     the donor, provided that:
212          (a) the donor requests anonymity in writing;
213          (b) any terms, conditions, restrictions, or privileges relating to the donation may not be
214     classified protected by the governmental entity under this Subsection (37); and
215          (c) except for an institution within the state system of higher education defined in
216     Section 53B-1-102, the governmental unit to which the donation is made is primarily engaged
217     in educational, charitable, or artistic endeavors, and has no regulatory or legislative authority
218     over the donor, a member of the donor's immediate family, or any entity owned or controlled
219     by the donor or the donor's immediate family;
220          (38) accident reports, except as provided in Sections 41-6a-404, 41-12a-202, and
221     73-18-13;
222          (39) a notification of workers' compensation insurance coverage described in Section
223     34A-2-205;
224          (40) (a) the following records of an institution within the state system of higher
225     education defined in Section 53B-1-102, which have been developed, discovered, disclosed to,

226     or received by or on behalf of faculty, staff, employees, or students of the institution:
227          (i) unpublished lecture notes;
228          (ii) unpublished notes, data, and information:
229          (A) relating to research; and
230          (B) of:
231          (I) the institution within the state system of higher education defined in Section
232     53B-1-102; or
233          (II) a sponsor of sponsored research;
234          (iii) unpublished manuscripts;
235          (iv) creative works in process;
236          (v) scholarly correspondence; and
237          (vi) confidential information contained in research proposals;
238          (b) Subsection (40)(a) may not be construed to prohibit disclosure of public
239     information required pursuant to Subsection 53B-16-302(2)(a) or (b); and
240          (c) Subsection (40)(a) may not be construed to affect the ownership of a record;
241          (41) (a) records in the custody or control of the Office of the Legislative Auditor
242     General that would reveal the name of a particular legislator who requests a legislative audit
243     prior to the date that audit is completed and made public; and
244          (b) notwithstanding Subsection (41)(a), a request for a legislative audit submitted to the
245     Office of the Legislative Auditor General is a public document unless the legislator asks that
246     the records in the custody or control of the Office of the Legislative Auditor General that would
247     reveal the name of a particular legislator who requests a legislative audit be maintained as
248     protected records until the audit is completed and made public;
249          (42) records that provide detail as to the location of an explosive, including a map or
250     other document that indicates the location of:
251          (a) a production facility; or
252          (b) a magazine;
253          (43) information[: (a)] contained in the statewide database of the Division of Aging

254     and Adult Services created by Section 62A-3-311.1; [or]
255          [(b) received or maintained in relation to the Identity Theft Reporting Information
256     System (IRIS) established under Section 67-5-22;]
257          (44) information contained in the Licensing Information System described in Title
258     62A, Chapter 4a, Child and Family Services;
259          (45) information regarding National Guard operations or activities in support of the
260     National Guard's federal mission;
261          (46) records provided by any pawn or secondhand business to a law enforcement
262     agency or to the central database in compliance with Title 13, Chapter 32a, Pawnshop and
263     Secondhand Merchandise Transaction Information Act;
264          (47) information regarding food security, risk, and vulnerability assessments performed
265     by the Department of Agriculture and Food;
266          (48) except to the extent that the record is exempt from this chapter pursuant to Section
267     63G-2-106, records related to an emergency plan or program, a copy of which is provided to or
268     prepared or maintained by the Division of Emergency Management, and the disclosure of
269     which would jeopardize:
270          (a) the safety of the general public; or
271          (b) the security of:
272          (i) governmental property;
273          (ii) governmental programs; or
274          (iii) the property of a private person who provides the Division of Emergency
275     Management information;
276          (49) records of the Department of Agriculture and Food that provides for the
277     identification, tracing, or control of livestock diseases, including any program established under
278     Title 4, Chapter 24, Utah Livestock Brand and Anti-Theft Act, or Title 4, Chapter 31, Control
279     of Animal Disease;
280          (50) as provided in Section 26-39-501:
281          (a) information or records held by the Department of Health related to a complaint

282     regarding a child care program or residential child care which the department is unable to
283     substantiate; and
284          (b) information or records related to a complaint received by the Department of Health
285     from an anonymous complainant regarding a child care program or residential child care;
286          (51) unless otherwise classified as public under Section 63G-2-301 and except as
287     provided under Section 41-1a-116, an individual's home address, home telephone number, or
288     personal mobile phone number, if:
289          (a) the individual is required to provide the information in order to comply with a law,
290     ordinance, rule, or order of a government entity; and
291          (b) the subject of the record has a reasonable expectation that this information will be
292     kept confidential due to:
293          (i) the nature of the law, ordinance, rule, or order; and
294          (ii) the individual complying with the law, ordinance, rule, or order;
295          (52) the portion of the following documents that contains a candidate's residential or
296     mailing address, if the candidate provides to the filing officer another address or phone number
297     where the candidate may be contacted:
298          (a) a declaration of candidacy, a nomination petition, or a certificate of nomination,
299     described in Section 20A-9-201, 20A-9-202, 20A-9-203, 20A-9-404, 20A-9-405, 20A-9-408,
300     20A-9-408.5, 20A-9-502, or 20A-9-601;
301          (b) an affidavit of impecuniosity, described in Section 20A-9-201; or
302          (c) a notice of intent to gather signatures for candidacy, described in Section
303     20A-9-408;
304          (53) the name, home address, work addresses, and telephone numbers of an individual
305     that is engaged in, or that provides goods or services for, medical or scientific research that is:
306          (a) conducted within the state system of higher education, as defined in Section
307     53B-1-102; and
308          (b) conducted using animals;
309          (54) in accordance with Section 78A-12-203, any record of the Judicial Performance

310     Evaluation Commission concerning an individual commissioner's vote on whether or not to
311     recommend that the voters retain a judge including information disclosed under Subsection
312     78A-12-203(5)(e);
313          (55) information collected and a report prepared by the Judicial Performance
314     Evaluation Commission concerning a judge, unless Section 20A-7-702 or Title 78A, Chapter
315     12, Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission Act, requires disclosure of, or makes public,
316     the information or report;
317          (56) records provided or received by the Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office in
318     furtherance of any contract or other agreement made in accordance with Section 63L-11-202;
319          (57) information requested by and provided to the 911 Division under Section
320     63H-7a-302;
321          (58) in accordance with Section 73-10-33:
322          (a) a management plan for a water conveyance facility in the possession of the Division
323     of Water Resources or the Board of Water Resources; or
324          (b) an outline of an emergency response plan in possession of the state or a county or
325     municipality;
326          (59) the following records in the custody or control of the Office of Inspector General
327     of Medicaid Services, created in Section 63A-13-201:
328          (a) records that would disclose information relating to allegations of personal
329     misconduct, gross mismanagement, or illegal activity of a person if the information or
330     allegation cannot be corroborated by the Office of Inspector General of Medicaid Services
331     through other documents or evidence, and the records relating to the allegation are not relied
332     upon by the Office of Inspector General of Medicaid Services in preparing a final investigation
333     report or final audit report;
334          (b) records and audit workpapers to the extent they would disclose the identity of a
335     person who, during the course of an investigation or audit, communicated the existence of any
336     Medicaid fraud, waste, or abuse, or a violation or suspected violation of a law, rule, or
337     regulation adopted under the laws of this state, a political subdivision of the state, or any

338     recognized entity of the United States, if the information was disclosed on the condition that
339     the identity of the person be protected;
340          (c) before the time that an investigation or audit is completed and the final
341     investigation or final audit report is released, records or drafts circulated to a person who is not
342     an employee or head of a governmental entity for the person's response or information;
343          (d) records that would disclose an outline or part of any investigation, audit survey
344     plan, or audit program; or
345          (e) requests for an investigation or audit, if disclosure would risk circumvention of an
346     investigation or audit;
347          (60) records that reveal methods used by the Office of Inspector General of Medicaid
348     Services, the fraud unit, or the Department of Health, to discover Medicaid fraud, waste, or
349     abuse;
350          (61) information provided to the Department of Health or the Division of Occupational
351     and Professional Licensing under Subsections 58-67-304(3) and (4) and Subsections
352     58-68-304(3) and (4);
353          (62) a record described in Section 63G-12-210;
354          (63) captured plate data that is obtained through an automatic license plate reader
355     system used by a governmental entity as authorized in Section 41-6a-2003;
356          (64) any record in the custody of the Utah Office for Victims of Crime relating to a
357     victim, including:
358          (a) a victim's application or request for benefits;
359          (b) a victim's receipt or denial of benefits; and
360          (c) any administrative notes or records made or created for the purpose of, or used to,
361     evaluate or communicate a victim's eligibility for or denial of benefits from the Crime Victim
362     Reparations Fund;
363          (65) an audio or video recording created by a body-worn camera, as that term is
364     defined in Section 77-7a-103, that records sound or images inside a hospital or health care
365     facility as those terms are defined in Section 78B-3-403, inside a clinic of a health care

366     provider, as that term is defined in Section 78B-3-403, or inside a human service program as
367     that term is defined in Section 62A-2-101, except for recordings that:
368          (a) depict the commission of an alleged crime;
369          (b) record any encounter between a law enforcement officer and a person that results in
370     death or bodily injury, or includes an instance when an officer fires a weapon;
371          (c) record any encounter that is the subject of a complaint or a legal proceeding against
372     a law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency;
373          (d) contain an officer involved critical incident as defined in Subsection
374     76-2-408(1)(f); or
375          (e) have been requested for reclassification as a public record by a subject or
376     authorized agent of a subject featured in the recording;
377          (66) a record pertaining to the search process for a president of an institution of higher
378     education described in Section 53B-2-102, except for application materials for a publicly
379     announced finalist;
380          (67) an audio recording that is:
381          (a) produced by an audio recording device that is used in conjunction with a device or
382     piece of equipment designed or intended for resuscitating an individual or for treating an
383     individual with a life-threatening condition;
384          (b) produced during an emergency event when an individual employed to provide law
385     enforcement, fire protection, paramedic, emergency medical, or other first responder service:
386          (i) is responding to an individual needing resuscitation or with a life-threatening
387     condition; and
388          (ii) uses a device or piece of equipment designed or intended for resuscitating an
389     individual or for treating an individual with a life-threatening condition; and
390          (c) intended and used for purposes of training emergency responders how to improve
391     their response to an emergency situation;
392          (68) records submitted by or prepared in relation to an applicant seeking a
393     recommendation by the Research and General Counsel Subcommittee, the Budget

394     Subcommittee, or the Audit Subcommittee, established under Section 36-12-8, for an
395     employment position with the Legislature;
396          (69) work papers as defined in Section 31A-2-204;
397          (70) a record made available to Adult Protective Services or a law enforcement agency
398     under Section 61-1-206;
399          (71) a record submitted to the Insurance Department in accordance with Section
400     31A-37-201;
401          (72) a record described in Section 31A-37-503;
402          (73) any record created by the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing as
403     a result of Subsection 58-37f-304(5) or 58-37f-702(2)(a)(ii);
404          (74) a record described in Section 72-16-306 that relates to the reporting of an injury
405     involving an amusement ride;
406          (75) except as provided in Subsection 63G-2-305.5(1), the signature of an individual
407     on a political petition, or on a request to withdraw a signature from a political petition,
408     including a petition or request described in the following titles:
409          (a) Title 10, Utah Municipal Code;
410          (b) Title 17, Counties;
411          (c) Title 17B, Limited Purpose Local Government Entities - Local Districts;
412          (d) Title 17D, Limited Purpose Local Government Entities - Other Entities; and
413          (e) Title 20A, Election Code;
414          (76) except as provided in Subsection 63G-2-305.5(2), the signature of an individual in
415     a voter registration record;
416          (77) except as provided in Subsection 63G-2-305.5(3), any signature, other than a
417     signature described in Subsection (75) or (76), in the custody of the lieutenant governor or a
418     local political subdivision collected or held under, or in relation to, Title 20A, Election Code;
419          (78) a Form I-918 Supplement B certification as described in Title 77, Chapter 38, Part
420     5, Victims Guidelines for Prosecutors Act;
421          (79) a record submitted to the Insurance Department under Subsection

422     31A-48-103(1)(b);
423          (80) personal information, as defined in Section 63G-26-102, to the extent disclosure is
424     prohibited under Section 63G-26-103;
425          (81) (a) an image taken of an individual during the process of booking the individual
426     into jail, unless:
427          (i) the individual is convicted of a criminal offense based upon the conduct for which
428     the individual was incarcerated at the time the image was taken;
429          (ii) a law enforcement agency releases or disseminates the image after determining
430     that:
431          (A) the individual is a fugitive or an imminent threat to an individual or to public
432     safety; and
433          (B) releasing or disseminating the image will assist in apprehending the individual or
434     reducing or eliminating the threat; or
435          (iii) a judge orders the release or dissemination of the image based on a finding that the
436     release or dissemination is in furtherance of a legitimate law enforcement interest.
437          (82) a record:
438          (a) concerning an interstate claim to the use of waters in the Colorado River system;
439          (b) relating to a judicial proceeding, administrative proceeding, or negotiation with a
440     representative from another state or the federal government as provided in Section
441     63M-14-205; and
442          (c) the disclosure of which would:
443          (i) reveal a legal strategy relating to the state's claim to the use of the water in the
444     Colorado River system;
445          (ii) harm the ability of the Colorado River Authority of Utah or river commissioner to
446     negotiate the best terms and conditions regarding the use of water in the Colorado River
447     system; or
448          (iii) give an advantage to another state or to the federal government in negotiations
449     regarding the use of water in the Colorado River system; and

450          (83) any part of an application described in Section 63N-16-201 that the Governor's
451     Office of Economic Opportunity determines is nonpublic, confidential information that if
452     disclosed would result in actual economic harm to the applicant, but this Subsection (83) may
453     not be used to restrict access to a record evidencing a final contract or approval decision.
454          Section 2. Section 67-5-1.5 is amended to read:
455          67-5-1.5. Special duties -- Employment of staff.
456          (1) The attorney general may undertake special duties and projects as follows:
457          (a) employment of child protection services investigators under Section 67-5-16;
458          (b) administration of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force under Section
459     67-5-20;
460          (c) administration of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit under Section
461     67-5-21;
462          [(d) administration of the Identity Theft Reporting Information System (IRIS) Program
463     under Section 67-5-22;]
464          [(e)] (d) administration of the Attorney General Crime and Violence Prevention Fund
465     under Section 67-5-24; and
466          [(f)] (e) administration of the Mortgage and Financial Fraud Unit under Section
467     67-5-30.
468          (2) As permitted by the provisions of this chapter, the attorney general may employ or
469     contract with investigators, prosecutors, and necessary support staff to fulfill the special duties
470     undertaken under this section.
471          Section 3. Repealer.
472          This bill repeals:
473          Section 67-5-22, Identity theft reporting information system -- Internet website
474     and database -- Access -- Maintenance and rulemaking -- Criminal provisions.
475          Section 4. Deletion of information.
476          The Office of the Attorney General shall, on or before the effective date of this bill,
477     delete all information received or maintained in relation to the Identity Theft Reporting

478     Information System (IRIS).