(1)  The department shall periodically sample, inspect, analyze and test motor fuels dispensed in this state and may enter any public premises or vehicle for the purpose of determining compliance with this chapter.

Terms Used In Utah Code 4-33-107

  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Food created in Chapter 2, Administration. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Person: means a natural person or individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5

(a)  Methods of sampling, testing, analyzing, and designating motor fuels shall conform with methods specified and published by the American Society for Testing and Materials.

(b)  Unless modified by the department by rule, the latest published standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials apply.

(3)  Upon request, the department shall pay the posted price for samples and the person from whom the sample is taken shall give a signed receipt evidencing payment.

(4)  Tests and analyses conducted by the department shall be prima facie evidence of the facts shown by such tests in any court proceeding.

Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 345, 2017 General Session