53-10-102.  Definitions.
     As used in this chapter:

(1)  “Administration of criminal justice” means performance of any of the following: detection, apprehension, detention, pretrial release, posttrial release, prosecution, adjudication, correctional supervision, or rehabilitation of accused persons or criminal offenders.

Terms Used In Utah Code 53-10-102

  • Administration of criminal justice: means performance of any of the following: detection, apprehension, detention, pretrial release, posttrial release, prosecution, adjudication, correctional supervision, or rehabilitation of accused persons or criminal offenders. See Utah Code 53-10-102
  • Alcoholic beverage: is a s defined in Section 32B-1-102. See Utah Code 53-10-102
  • Commission: means the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. See Utah Code 53-10-102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Utah Code 53-10-102
  • Director: means the division director appointed under Section 53-10-103. See Utah Code 53-10-102
  • Division: means the Criminal Investigations and Technical Services Division created in Section 53-10-103. See Utah Code 53-10-102
  • 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.
  • Executive order: means an order of the president of the United States or the chief executive of a state that has the force of law and that is published in a manner permitting regular public access to it. See Utah Code 53-10-102
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
(2)  “Alcoholic beverage” is as defined in Section 32B-1-102.

(3)  “Alcoholic product” is as defined in Section 32B-1-102.

(4)  “Commission” means the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission.

(5)  “Communications services” means the technology of reception, relay, and transmission of information required by public safety agencies in the performance of their duty.

(6)  “Conviction record” means criminal history information indicating a record of a criminal charge which has led to a declaration of guilt of an offense.

(7)  “Criminal history record information” means information on individuals consisting of identifiable descriptions and notations of:

(a)  arrests, detentions, indictments, informations, or other formal criminal charges, and any disposition arising from any of them; and

(b)  sentencing, correctional supervision, and release.

(8)  “Criminal justice agency” means courts or a government agency or subdivision of a government agency that administers criminal justice under a statute, executive order, or local ordinance and that allocates greater than 50% of its annual budget to the administration of criminal justice.

(9)  “Criminalist” means the scientific discipline directed to the recognition, identification, individualization, and evaluation of physical evidence by application of the natural sciences in law-science matters.

(10)  “Department” means the Department of Public Safety.

(11)  “Director” means the division director appointed under Section 53-10-103.

(12)  “Division” means the Criminal Investigations and Technical Services Division created in Section 53-10-103.

(13)  “Executive order” means an order of the president of the United States or the chief executive of a state that has the force of law and that is published in a manner permitting regular public access to it.

(14)  “Forensic” means dealing with the application of scientific knowledge relating to criminal evidence.

(15)  “Mental defective” means an individual who, by a district court, as a result of marked subnormal intelligence, or mental illness, incompetency, condition, or disease, is found:

(a)  to be a danger to himself or herself or others;

(b)  to lack the mental capacity to contract or manage the individual’s own affairs;

(c)  to be incompetent by a court in a criminal case; or

(d)  to be incompetent to stand trial or found not guilty by reason or lack of mental responsibility.

(16)  “Missing child” means any person under the age of 18 years who is missing from the person’s home environment or a temporary placement facility for any reason and whose location cannot be determined by the person responsible for the child’s care.

(17)  “Missing person” is as defined in Section 26-2-27.

(18)  “Pathogens” means disease-causing agents.

(19)  “Physical evidence” means something submitted to the bureau to determine the truth of a matter using scientific methods of analysis.

(20)  “Qualifying entity” means a business, organization, or a governmental entity that employs persons or utilizes volunteers who deal with:

(a)  national security interests;

(b)  care, custody, or control of children;

(c)  fiduciary trust over money;

(d)  health care to children or vulnerable adults; or

(e)  the provision of any of the following to a vulnerable adult:

(i)  care;

(ii)  protection;

(iii)  food, shelter, or clothing;

(iv)  assistance with the activities of daily living; or

(v)  assistance with financial resource management.

Amended by Chapter 33, 2019 General Session