§ 13-21-1 Short title
§ 13-21-2 Definitions — Exemptions
§ 13-21-3 Credit services organizations — Prohibitions
§ 13-21-3.5 Registration and suspension of registration
§ 13-21-4 Bond, letter of credit, or certificate of deposit — Not required of agent if obtained by organization
§ 13-21-5 Written information statement required
§ 13-21-6 Contents of statement
§ 13-21-7 Written contracts required — Contents — Notice of cancellation of contract
§ 13-21-8 Burden of proving exception — Penalties — Court’s criminal and equitable jurisdiction — Prosecution
§ 13-21-9 Damages — Punitive damages — Attorney’s fees and costs — Remedies

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 13 > Chapter 21 - Credit Services Organizations Act

  • Academic education: means an educational program that is offered by a degree-granting institution. See Utah Code 53B-1-101.5 v2
  • Account: means the Performance Funding Restricted Account created in Section 53B-7-703. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Account agreement: means an agreement between an account owner and the Utah Educational Savings Plan entered into under this chapter. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102
  • Account owner: means a person, estate, or trust, if that person, estate, or trust has entered into an account agreement under this chapter to save for the higher education costs on behalf of a beneficiary. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102
  • Accounts receivable: includes unpaid fees, overpayments, fines, forfeitures, surcharges, costs, interest, penalties, restitution to victims, third party claims, claims, reimbursement of a reward, and damages. See Utah Code 77-32a-101
  • Additional project capacity: means electric generating capacity provided by a generating unit that first produces electricity on or after May 6, 2002, and that is constructed or installed at or adjacent to the site of a project that first produced electricity before May 6, 2002, regardless of whether:
    (i) the owners of the new generating unit are the same as or different from the owner of the project; and
    (ii) the purchasers of electricity from the new generating unit are the same as or different from the purchasers of electricity from the project. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appearance: means any opportunity to address the board, a board member, a panel, or hearing officer, including an interview. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Beneficiary: means the individual designated in an account agreement to benefit from the amount saved for higher education costs. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102
  • Board: means the Utah Board of Higher Education described in Section 53B-1-402. See Utah Code 53B-1-401
  • Board: means the State Board of Regents established in Section 53B-1-103. See Utah Code 53B-1-101.5
  • Board: means the board of directors of the Utah Educational Savings Plan, which is the State Board of Regents acting in the State Board of Regents' capacity as the Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority under Title 53B, Chapter 12, Higher Education Assistance Authority. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102.5
  • Board: means the Board of Pardons and Parole. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Buyer: means an individual who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit services organization. See Utah Code 13-21-2
  • Candidate: means one or more of:
    (a) the state;
    (b) a county, municipality, school district, local district, special service district, or other political subdivision of the state; and
    (c) a prosecution district. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Career and technical education: means organized educational programs offering sequences of courses or skill sets directly related to preparing individuals for paid or unpaid employment in current or emerging occupations that generally do not require a baccalaureate or advanced degree. See Utah Code 53B-1-101.5
  • Case action plan: means a document developed by the Department of Corrections that identifies the program priorities for the treatment of the offender, including the criminal risk factors as determined by a risk and needs assessment conducted by the department. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • children: means a child of a member, including a stepchild and a legally adopted child who is under the age of 26. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • 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 Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of public safety appointed under Section 53-1-107. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of higher education appointed in accordance with Section 53B-1-105. See Utah Code 53B-1-101.5
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conditional gift: means a gift as defined in Subsection (4) that is subject to conditions:
    (a) imposed, requested, or provided by a foreign government or foreign person; and
    (b) that relate to:
    (i) what kinds of teachers or students may benefit from the gift; or
    (ii) a description of the subject matter to be taught with the support of the gift. See Utah Code 53B-1-201
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit reporting agency: means a person who, for a monetary fee, dues, or on a cooperative nonprofit basis, regularly engages in whole or in part in the practice of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports to third persons. See Utah Code 13-21-2
  • Credit services organization: means a person who represents that the person or an employee is a debt professional or credit counselor, or, with respect to the extension of credit by others, sells, provides, or performs, or represents that the person can or will sell, provide, or perform, in return for the payment of money or other valuable consideration any of the following services:
    (i) improving a buyer's credit record, history, or rating;
    (ii) providing advice, assistance, instruction, or instructional materials to a buyer with regard to Subsection (3)(a)(i); or
    (iii) debt reduction or debt management plans. See Utah Code 13-21-2
  • Criminal judgment accounts receivable: means any amounts owed by a criminal defendant arising from a criminal judgment that has not been paid. See Utah Code 77-32a-101
  • Criminal risk factors: means a person's characteristics and behaviors that:
    (a) affect that person's risk of engaging in criminal behavior; and
    (b) are diminished when addressed by effective treatment, supervision, and other support resources resulting in reduced risk of criminal behavior. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Default: means an account receivable that is overdue by at least 90 days. See Utah Code 77-32a-101
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • degree-granting institution: means an institution of higher education described in Subsection 53B-1-102(1)(a). See Utah Code 53B-1-101.5 v2
  • Delinquent: means an account receivable or installment payment that is overdue by more than 28 but less than 90 days. See Utah Code 77-32a-101
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety created in Section 53-1-103. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Eligible individual: means an individual who:
    (a) applies for a promise scholarship in accordance with Section 53B-8-303; and
    (b) meets the eligibility requirements described in Section 53B-8-303. See Utah Code 53B-8-301
  • Employer: means a law enforcement agency or other state or local government agency that:
    (a) is a participating employer; and
    (b) employs one or more public safety service employees or firefighter service employees who are eligible to earn service credit in a Utah Retirement System under Title 49, Utah State Retirement and Insurance Benefit Act. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • Endowment fund: means the endowment fund established under Section 53B-8a-107, which is held as a separate fund within the Utah Educational Savings Plan. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102.5
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Estimated electric requirements: when used with respect to a qualified energy services interlocal entity, includes any of the following that meets the requirements of Subsection (8)(b):
    (i) generation capacity;
    (ii) generation output; or
    (iii) an electric energy production facility. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Estimated revenue growth from targeted jobs: means the estimated increase in individual income tax revenue generated by individuals employed in targeted jobs, determined by the Department of Workforce Services in accordance with Section 53B-7-704. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • 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 session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Extension of credit: means the right to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its payment, offered or granted primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Utah Code 13-21-2
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Facilities providing replacement project capacity: includes facilities that have been, are being, or are proposed to be constructed, reconstructed, converted, repowered, acquired, leased, used, or installed:
    (i) to support and facilitate the construction, reconstruction, conversion, repowering, installation, financing, operation, management, or use of replacement project capacity; or
    (ii) for the distribution of power generated from existing capacity or replacement project capacity to facilities located on real property in which the project entity that owns the project has an ownership, leasehold, right-of-way, or permitted interest. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Family: means persons related to the victim as a spouse, child, sibling, parent, or grandparent, or the victim's legal guardian. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Fee: means :
    (a) for an institution that is part of the Utah System of Higher Education, a fee approved by the board; or
    (b) for an institution that is a technical college, a fee approved by the institution. See Utah Code 53B-8-301
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Firefighter service employee: means the same as that term is defined in Section 49-16-102 or 49-23-102. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • 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.
  • Foreign government: means a government other than the government of:
    (a) the United States;
    (b) a state within the United States;
    (c) a territory or possession of the United States; or
    (d) a political subdivision of the United States. See Utah Code 53B-1-201
  • Foreign person: means :
    (a) a foreign government defined in Subsection (2);
    (b) an individual who is not a citizen or national of the United States or of a territory or protectorate of the United States;
    (c) a corporation, partnership, joint venture, proprietorship, trust, association, or other entity that is created or organized under the laws of a foreign government or that has its principal place of business located outside the United States;
    (d) if known by the higher education institution, a corporation, partnership, joint venture, proprietorship, trust, association, or other entity that is created or organized pursuant to the laws of the United States or a state within the United States, if a majority of the stock or other equity interest is directly or indirectly owned by, or which derives a majority of its funding from:
    (i) a foreign government;
    (ii) an individual described in Subsection (3)(b); or
    (iii) an entity described in Subsection (3)(c) or (d); or
    (e) if known by the higher education institution, a committee or other group in which a majority of the membership is composed of:
    (i) a foreign government;
    (ii) an individual described in Subsection (3)(b); or
    (iii) an entity described in Subsection (3)(c) or (d). See Utah Code 53B-1-201
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Full new performance funding amount: means the maximum amount of new performance funding that a higher education institution or technical college may qualify for in a fiscal year, determined by the Legislature in accordance with Section 53B-7-705. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Full-time: means the number of credit hours the board determines is full-time enrollment for a student. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gift: means an endowment, scholarship, gift, donation, or grant of money or property of any kind. See Utah Code 53B-1-201
  • GOED: means the Governor's Office of Economic Development created in Section 63N-1-201. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Governing authority: means a governing board or joint administrator. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Governing board: includes a board of directors described in an agreement, as amended, that creates a project entity. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Grantor trust: means a trust, the income of which is for the benefit of the grantor under Section 677, Internal Revenue Code. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102.5
  • Guardian: includes a person who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Hearing: means an appearance before the board, a panel, a board member or hearing examiner, at which an offender or inmate is afforded an opportunity to be present and address the board, and encompasses the term "full hearing. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Higher education costs: means qualified higher education expenses as defined in Section 529(e)(3), Internal Revenue Code. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102.5
  • Higher education institution: means an institution in the state system of higher education as defined in Section 53B-1-102. See Utah Code 53B-1-201
  • Higher education institution: means the same as that term is defined in Section 53B-7-101. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Highway: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • institution: means an institution of higher education described in Section 53B-1-102. See Utah Code 53B-1-401
  • institution: means an institution described in Section 53B-1-102. See Utah Code 53B-8-301
  • Institution board of trustees: means :Utah Code 53B-1-101.5 v2
  • Interlocal entity: means :
    (a) a Utah interlocal entity, an electric interlocal entity, or an energy services interlocal entity; or
    (b) a separate legal or administrative entity created under Section 11-13-205. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Job: means an occupation determined by the Department of Workforce Services. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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 an entity or division of:
    (A) the federal government, a state, or a political subdivision of a state;
    (B) a state institution of higher education; or
    (C) a private institution of higher education, if the entity or division has been certified by the commissioner; and
    (ii) that exists primarily to prevent and detect crime and enforce criminal laws, statutes, and ordinances. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Law enforcement officer: means the same as that term is defined in Section 53-13-103. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Member: means the same as that term is defined in Section 49-11-102. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • New performance funding: means the difference between the total amount of money in the account and the amount of money appropriated from the account for performance funding in the current fiscal year. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nominating committee: means the committee described in Section 53B-1-406. See Utah Code 53B-1-401
  • Oath: includes "affirmation. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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.
  • Open session: means any hearing before the board, a panel, a board member, or a hearing examiner which is open to the public, regardless of the location of any person participating by electronic means. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Panel: means members of the board assigned by the chairperson to a particular case. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Pardon: is a n act of grace that forgives a criminal conviction and restores the rights and privileges forfeited by or because of the criminal conviction. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Parole: is a release from imprisonment on prescribed conditions which, if satisfactorily performed by the parolee, enables the parolee to obtain a termination of his sentence. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Participating employer: means the same as that term is defined in Section 49-11-102. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • Partner award: means a financial award described in Section 53B-8-304. See Utah Code 53B-8-301
  • 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.
  • Performance: means total performance across the metrics described in:
    (a) Section 53B-7-706 for a higher education institution; or
    (b) Section 53B-7-707 for a technical college. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Personal property: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Plan: means the Utah Educational Savings Plan created in Section 53B-8a-103. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102
  • 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.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Probation: is a n act of grace by the court suspending the imposition or execution of a convicted offender's sentence upon prescribed conditions. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Program fund: means the program fund created under Section 53B-8a-107, which is held as a separate fund within the Utah Educational Savings Plan. See Utah Code 53B-8a-102.5
  • Project: includes a project entity's ownership interest in:
    (i) facilities that provide additional project capacity;
    (ii) facilities providing replacement project capacity;
    (iii) additional generating, transmission, fuel, fuel transportation, water, or other facilities added to a project; and
    (iv) a Utah interlocal energy hub, as defined in Section 11-13-602. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Project entity: means a Utah interlocal entity or an electric interlocal entity that owns a project as defined in this section. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Promise partner: means an employer that participates in the program described in Section 53B-8-304. See Utah Code 53B-8-301
  • promise scholarship: means a scholarship described in Section 53B-8-303. See Utah Code 53B-8-301
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public agency: means :
    (a) a city, town, county, school district, local district, special service district, an interlocal entity, or other political subdivision of the state;
    (b) the state or any department, division, or agency of the state;
    (c) any agency of the United States;
    (d) any political subdivision or agency of another state or the District of Columbia including any interlocal cooperation or joint powers agency formed under the authority of the law of the other state or the District of Columbia; or
    (e) any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Public safety service employee: means the same as that term is defined in Section 49-14-102, 49-15-102, or 49-23-102. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Replacement project capacity: means electric generating capacity or transmission capacity that:
    (a) replaces all or a portion of the existing electric generating or transmission capacity of a project; and
    (b) is provided by a facility that is on, adjacent to, in proximity to, or interconnected with the site of a project, regardless of whether:
    (i) the capacity replacing existing capacity is less than or exceeds the generating or transmission capacity of the project existing before installation of the capacity replacing existing capacity;
    (ii) the capacity replacing existing capacity is owned by the project entity that is the owner of the project, a segment established by the project entity, or a person with whom the project entity or a segment established by the project entity has contracted; or
    (iii) the facility that provides the capacity replacing existing capacity is constructed, reconstructed, converted, repowered, acquired, leased, used, or installed before or after any actual or anticipated reduction or modification to existing capacity of the project. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Research university: means the University of Utah or Utah State University. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Signature: includes a name, mark, or sign written with the intent to authenticate an instrument or writing. See 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Targeted job: means a job designated by the Department of Workforce Services or GOED in accordance with Section 53B-7-704. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Technical college: means , except as provided in Section 53B-26-102, a member college of the Utah System of Technical Colleges listed in Section 53B-2a-105. See Utah Code 53B-1-101.5
  • Technical education: means career and technical education that:Utah Code 53B-1-101.5 v2
  • Testify: means to make an oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transportation reinvestment zone: means an area created by two or more public agencies by interlocal agreement to capture increased property or sales tax revenue generated by a transportation infrastructure project as described in Section 11-13-227. See Utah Code 11-13-103
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust Fund: means the Local Public Safety and Firefighter Surviving Spouse Trust Fund created in Section 53-17-301. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • 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
  • Utah System of Technical Colleges: means the Utah System of Technical Colleges described in Chapter 2a, Utah System of Technical Colleges. See Utah Code 53B-7-702
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Veteran: means an individual who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Victim: means :
    (a) a person against whom the defendant committed a felony or class A misdemeanor offense, and regarding which offense a hearing is held under this chapter; or
    (b) the victim's family, if the victim is deceased as a result of the offense for which a hearing is held under this chapter. See Utah Code 77-27-1
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
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