Part 1 General Provisions 11-38-101 – 11-38-102
Part 2 Quality Growth Commission 11-38-201 – 11-38-203
Part 3 LeRay McAllister Critical Land Conservation Program 11-38-301 – 11-38-304

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 11 > Chapter 38

  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Amateur radio operator: means a person licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to engage in private and experimental two-way radio operation on the amateur band radio frequencies. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Armed forces: means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Authorizing statute: means the statute creating an entity as an independent entity. See Utah Code 63E-1-102
  • Camper: means a structure designed, used, and maintained primarily to be mounted on or affixed to a motor vehicle that contains a floor and is designed to provide a mobile dwelling, sleeping place, commercial space, or facilities for human habitation or for camping. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Certificate of title: means a document issued by a jurisdiction to establish a record of ownership between an identified owner and the described vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • City: means a municipality that is classified by population as a city of the first class, a city of the second class, a city of the third class, a city of the fourth class, or a city of the fifth class, under Section 10-2-301. See Utah Code 10-1-104
  • City: includes , depending on population, a metro township as defined in Section 10-3c-102. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Commission: means the State Tax Commission. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Commission: means the Quality Growth Commission established in Section 11-38-201. See Utah Code 11-38-102
  • Committee: means the Retirement and Independent Entities Committee created by Section 63E-1-201. See Utah Code 63E-1-102
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Division: means the Motor Vehicle Division of the commission, created in Section 41-1a-106. See Utah Code 41-1a-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.
  • Farm truck: means a truck used by the owner or operator of a farm solely for the owner's or operator's own use in the transportation of:
    (i) farm products, including livestock and its products, poultry and its products, floricultural and horticultural products;
    (ii) farm supplies, including tile, fence, and any other thing or commodity used in agricultural, floricultural, horticultural, livestock, and poultry production; and
    (iii) livestock, poultry, and other animals and things used for breeding, feeding, or other purposes connected with the operation of a farm. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: includes a person who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Highway: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Identification number: includes a vehicle identification number, state assigned identification number, hull identification number, and motor serial number. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Independent corporation: means a corporation incorporated in accordance with Chapter 2, Independent Corporations Act. See Utah Code 63E-1-102
  • Jurisdiction: means a state, district, province, political subdivision, territory, or possession of the United States or any foreign country. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Land: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local entity: means a county, city, or town. See Utah Code 11-38-102
  • Manufactured home: means a transportable factory built housing unit constructed on or after June 15, 1976, according to the Federal Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (HUD Code), in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or when erected on site, is 400 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Manufacturer: means a person engaged in the business of constructing, manufacturing, assembling, producing, or importing new or unused vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors for the purpose of sale or trade. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile home: means a transportable factory built housing unit built prior to June 15, 1976, in accordance with a state mobile home code which existed prior to the Federal Manufactured Housing and Safety Standards Act (HUD Code). See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Money held in trust: means money maintained for the benefit of:
    (a) one or more private individuals, including public employees;
    (b) one or more public or private entities; or
    (c) the owners of a quasi-public corporation. See Utah Code 63E-1-102
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle intended primarily for use and operation on the highways. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Motorcycle: means :
    (a) a motor vehicle having a saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground; or
    (b) an autocycle. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Municipal: means of or relating to a municipality. See Utah Code 10-1-104
  • Municipality: means :
    (a) a city of the first class, city of the second class, city of the third class, city of the fourth class, city of the fifth class;
    (b) a town, as classified in Section 10-2-301; or
    (c) a metro township as that term is defined in Section 10-2a-403 unless the term is used in the context of authorizing, governing, or otherwise regulating the provision of municipal services. See Utah Code 10-1-104
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Odometer: means a device for measuring and recording the actual distance a vehicle travels while in operation, but does not include any auxiliary odometer designed to be periodically reset. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Off-highway vehicle: means the same as that term is defined in Section 41-22-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Open land: means land that is:
    (i) preserved in or restored to a predominantly natural, open, and undeveloped condition; and
    (ii) used for:
    (A) wildlife habitat;
    (B) cultural or recreational use;
    (C) watershed protection; or
    (D) another use consistent with the preservation of the land in or restoration of the land to a predominantly natural, open, and undeveloped condition. See Utah Code 11-38-102
  • Outboard motor: means a detachable self-contained propulsion unit, excluding fuel supply, used to propel a vessel. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lienholder, holding title to a vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor whether or not the vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor is subject to a security interest. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Park model recreational vehicle: means a unit that:
    (a) is designed and marketed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel, or seasonal use;
    (b) is not permanently affixed to real property for use as a permanent dwelling;
    (c) requires a special highway movement permit for transit; and
    (d) is built on a single chassis mounted on wheels with a gross trailer area not exceeding 400 square feet in the setup mode. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Personal property: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Program: means the LeRay McAllister Critical Land Conservation Program established in Section 11-38-301. See Utah Code 11-38-102
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Receipt of surrender of ownership documents: means the receipt of surrender of ownership documents described in Section 41-1a-503. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Recreational vehicle: means the same as that term is defined in Section 13-14-102. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Registration: means a document issued by a jurisdiction that allows operation of a vehicle or vessel on the highways or waters of this state for the time period for which the registration is valid and that is evidence of compliance with the registration requirements of the jurisdiction. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Road: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Semitrailer: means a vehicle without motive power designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that some part of its weight and its load rests or is carried by another vehicle. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Special group license plate: means a type of license plate designed for a particular group of people or a license plate authorized and issued by the division in accordance with Section 41-1a-418. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Special interest vehicle: means a vehicle used for general transportation purposes and that is:
    (i) 20 years or older from the current year; or
    (ii) a make or model of motor vehicle recognized by the division director as having unique interest or historic value. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • 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.
  • Title: means the right to or ownership of a vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Town: means a municipality classified by population as a town under Section 10-2-301. See Utah Code 10-1-104
  • Town: includes , depending on population, a metro township as defined in Section 10-3c-102. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Trailer: means a vehicle without motive power designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Vehicle: includes a motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, off-highway vehicle, camper, park model recreational vehicle, manufactured home, and mobile home. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Vessel: means the same as that term is defined in Section 73-18-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Veteran: means an individual who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Vintage vehicle: means the same as that term is defined in Section 41-21-1. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Waters of this state: means the same as that term is defined in Section 73-18-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
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