§ 11-52-101 Title
§ 11-52-102 Definitions
§ 11-52-103 Developing and publishing a contingency plan

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 11 > Chapter 52

  • Acquisition date: means the day on which the state received title to land. See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assessment: means an in-depth clinical interview with a licensed mental health therapist:
    (i) used to determine if a person is in need of:
    (A) substance abuse treatment that is obtained at a substance abuse program;
    (B) an educational series; or
    (C) a combination of Subsections (1)(a)(i)(A) and (B); and
    (ii) that is approved by the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health in accordance with Section 62A-15-105. See Utah Code 41-6a-501
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • 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
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Public Safety. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Conservation area: means an area that potentially has wilderness characteristics. See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: means any conviction arising from a separate episode of driving for a violation of:
    (i) driving under the influence under Section 41-6a-502;
    (ii) 
    (A) for an offense committed before July 1, 2008, alcohol, any drug, or a combination of both-related reckless driving under:
    (I) Section 41-6a-512; and
    (II) Section 41-6a-528; or
    (B) for an offense committed on or after July 1, 2008, impaired driving under Section 41-6a-502. See Utah Code 41-6a-501
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • DNR: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • drugs: means :
    (i) a controlled substance as defined in Section 58-37-2;
    (ii) a drug as defined in Section 58-17b-102; or
    (iii) any substance that, when knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly taken into the human body, can impair the ability of a person to safely operate a motor vehicle. See Utah Code 41-6a-501
  • Educational series: means an educational series obtained at a substance abuse program that is approved by the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health in accordance with Section 62A-15-105. See Utah Code 41-6a-501
  • 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.
  • Federal receipts: means the federal financial assistance, as defined in 31 U. See Utah Code 11-52-102
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing body: means collectively the legislative body and the executive of any municipality. See Utah Code 10-1-104
  • Governmental entity: is a s defined in Section 59-2-511. See Utah Code 63L-6-102
  • Guardian: includes a person who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Highway: means the entire width between property lines of every way or place of any nature when any part of it is open to the use of the public as a matter of right for vehicular travel. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Highway: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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
  • Law enforcement agency: means the same as that term is as defined in Section 53-1-102. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • motor vehicle: includes :
    (A) an off-highway vehicle as defined under Section 41-22-2; and
    (B) a motorboat as defined in Section 73-18-2. See Utah Code 41-6a-501
  • 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
  • Net proceeds: means the proceeds from the sale of public lands, after subtracting expenses incident to the sale of the public lands. See Utah Code 63L-6-102
  • Operate: means the same as that term is defined in Section 41-1a-102. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Operator: means :
    (a) a human driver, as defined in Section 41-26-102. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Peace officer: means a peace officer authorized under Title 53, Chapter 13, Peace Officer Classifications, to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic laws. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Person: means a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Personal property: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • PLPCO: means the Public Lands Policy Coordination Office. See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • Political subdivision: means :
    (a) a county, as defined in Section 17-50-101;
    (b) a municipality, as defined in Section 10-1-104;
    (c) a local district, as defined in Section 17B-1-102;
    (d) a special service district, as defined in Section 17D-1-102;
    (e) an interlocal entity, as defined in Section 11-13-103;
    (f) a community reinvestment agency created under Title 17C, Limited Purpose Local Government Entities - Community Reinvestment Agency Act;
    (g) a local building authority, as defined in Section 17D-2-102; or
    (h) a conservation district, as defined in Section 17D-3-102. See Utah Code 11-52-102
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Protected wilderness area: means an area of wilderness that has been designated under this chapter as part of the Utah wilderness preservation system. See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • Public lands: means lands within the exterior boundaries of this state except:
    (a) lands to which title is held by a person who is not a governmental entity;
    (b) lands owned or held in trust by this state, a political subdivision of this state, or an independent entity;
    (c) lands reserved for use by the state system of public education as described in Utah Constitution Article X, Section 2, or a state institution of higher education listed in Section 53B-1-102;
    (d) school and institutional trust lands as defined in Section 53C-1-103;
    (e) lands within the exterior boundaries as of January 1, 2012, of the following that are designated as national parks:
    (i) Arches National Park;
    (ii) Bryce Canyon National Park;
    (iii) Canyonlands National Park;
    (iv) Capitol Reef National Park; and
    (v) Zion National Park;
    (f) lands within the exterior boundaries as of January 1, 2012, of the following national monuments managed by the National Park Service as of January 1, 2012:
    (i) Cedar Breaks National Monument;
    (ii) Dinosaur National Monument;
    (iii) Hovenweep National Monument;
    (iv) Natural Bridges National Monument;
    (v) Rainbow Bridge National Monument; and
    (vi) Timpanogos Cave National Monument;
    (g) lands within the exterior boundaries as of January 1, 2012, of the Golden Spike National Historic Site;
    (h) lands within the exterior boundaries as of January 1, 2012, of the following wilderness areas located in the state that, as of January 1, 2012, are designated as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System under the Wilderness Act of 1964, 16 U. See Utah Code 63L-6-102
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Road: means a road classified as either a class B road, as described in Section 72-3-103, or a class D road, as described in Section 72-3-105. See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • Roadless area: means an area without a road, as defined in Subsection (6). See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • Screening: means a preliminary appraisal of a person:
    (i) used to determine if the person is in need of:
    (A) an assessment; or
    (B) an educational series; and
    (ii) that is approved by the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health in accordance with Section 62A-15-105. See Utah Code 41-6a-501
  • 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.
  • Substance abuse treatment: means treatment obtained at a substance abuse program that is approved by the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health in accordance with Section 62A-15-105. See Utah Code 41-6a-501
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for the purpose of travel. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Vehicle: means a device in, on, or by which a person or property is or may be transported or drawn on a highway, except a mobile carrier, as defined in Section 41-6a-1120, or a device used exclusively on stationary rails or tracks. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Wilderness: means a roadless area of undeveloped state-owned land, other than land owned by the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, that:
    (a) is acquired by the state from the federal government through purchase, exchange, grant, or any other means of conveyance of title after May 13, 2014;
    (b) retains its primeval character and influence, without permanent improvements or human habitation;
    (c) generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with minimal human impact;
    (d) has at least 5,000 contiguous acres of land, or is of sufficient size as to make practicable its preservation and use in an unimpaired condition;
    (e) has outstanding opportunities for solitude, or a primitive and unconfined type of recreation; and
    (f) may contain ecological, geological, or other features of scientific, educational, scenic, or historical value. See Utah Code 63L-7-103
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
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