§ 26-3-1 Definitions
§ 26-3-2 Powers of department to collect and maintain health data
§ 26-3-4 Quality and publication of statistics
§ 26-3-5 Coordination of health data collection activities
§ 26-3-6 Uniform standards — Powers of department
§ 26-3-7 Disclosure of health data — Limitations
§ 26-3-8 Disclosure of health data — Discretion of department
§ 26-3-9 Health data not subject to subpoena or compulsory process — Exception
§ 26-3-10 Department measures to protect security of health data
§ 26-3-11 Relation to other chapters

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 26 > Chapter 3

  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Adversely affected party: means a person other than a land use applicant who:
    (a) owns real property adjoining the property that is the subject of a land use application or land use decision; or
    (b) will suffer a damage different in kind than, or an injury distinct from, that of the general community as a result of the land use decision. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • 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.
  • Appeal authority: means the person, board, commission, agency, or other body designated by ordinance to decide an appeal of a decision of a land use application or a variance. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • City: includes , depending on population, a metro township as defined in Section 10-3c-102. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Constitutional taking: means a governmental action that results in a taking of private property so that compensation to the owner of the property is required by the:
    (a) Fifth or Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States; or
    (b) Utah Constitution, Article I, Section 22. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • 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.
  • County: means a unit of local government that is a body corporate and politic and a legal subdivision of the state, with geographic boundaries as described in Section 17-50-104, and powers as provided in Part 3, County Powers. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • Critical infrastructure materials: means sand, gravel, or rock aggregate. See Utah Code 17-27a-1001
  • Critical infrastructure materials operations: means the extraction, excavation, processing, or reprocessing of critical infrastructure materials. See Utah Code 17-27a-1001
  • Critical infrastructure materials operator: means a natural person, corporation, association, partnership, receiver, trustee, executor, administrator, guardian, fiduciary, agent, or other organization or representative, either public or private, including a successor, assign, affiliate, subsidiary, and related parent company, that:
    (a) owns, controls, or manages a critical infrastructure materials operations; and
    (b) has produced commercial quantities of critical infrastructure materials from the critical infrastructure materials operations. See Utah Code 17-27a-1001
  • Department: means the Department of Health created in Section 26-1-4. See Utah Code 26-1-2
  • disclose: means the communication of health data to any individual or organization outside the department. See Utah Code 26-3-1
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Executor: includes "administrator" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • General plan: means a document that a county adopts that sets forth general guidelines for proposed future development of:
    (a) the unincorporated land within the county; or
    (b) for a mountainous planning district, the land within the mountainous planning district. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Guardian: includes a person who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Health data: means any information, except vital records as defined in Section 26-2-2, relating to the health status of individuals, the availability of health resources and services, and the use and cost of these resources and services. See Utah Code 26-3-1
  • Identifiable health data: means any item, collection, or grouping of health data which makes the individual supplying it or described in it identifiable. See Utah Code 26-3-1
  • Improvement completion assurance: means a surety bond, letter of credit, financial institution bond, cash, assignment of rights, lien, or other equivalent security required by a county to guaranty the proper completion of landscaping or an infrastructure improvement required as a condition precedent to:
    (a) recording a subdivision plat; or
    (b) development of a commercial, industrial, mixed use, or multifamily project. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Utah Code 26-3-1
  • Infrastructure improvement: means permanent infrastructure that is essential for the public health and safety or that:
    (a) is required for human consumption; and
    (b) an applicant must install:
    (i) in accordance with published installation and inspection specifications for public improvements; and
    (ii) as a condition of:
    (A) recording a subdivision plat;
    (B) obtaining a building permit; or
    (C) developing a commercial, industrial, mixed use, condominium, or multifamily project. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Land use applicant: means a property owner, or the property owner's designee, who submits a land use application regarding the property owner's land. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Land use authority: means :
    (a) a person, board, commission, agency, or body, including the local legislative body, designated by the local legislative body to act upon a land use application; or
    (b) if the local legislative body has not designated a person, board, commission, agency, or body, the local legislative body. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Land use decision: means an administrative decision of a land use authority or appeal authority regarding:
    (a) a land use permit;
    (b) a land use application; or
    (c) the enforcement of a land use regulation, land use permit, or development agreement. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Legislative: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a county commission or council, refers to:
    (a) the power and duty to enact ordinances, levy taxes, and establish budgets; and
    (b) those powers, duties, and functions that, under constitutional and statutory provisions and through long usage and accepted practice and custom at the federal and state level, have come to be regarded as belonging to the legislative branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • Legislative body: means the county legislative body, or for a county that has adopted an alternative form of government, the body exercising legislative powers. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mountainous planning district: means an area:
    (a) designated by a county legislative body in accordance with Section 17-27a-901; and
    (b) that is not otherwise exempt under Section 10-9a-304. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Nonconforming use: means a use of land that:
    (a) legally existed before its current land use designation;
    (b) has been maintained continuously since the time the land use ordinance regulation governing the land changed; and
    (c) because of one or more subsequent land use ordinance changes, does not conform to the regulations that now govern the use of the land. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Organization: means any corporation, association, partnership, agency, department, unit, or other legally constituted institution or entity, or part of any of these. See Utah Code 26-3-1
  • Parcel: means any real property that is not a lot created by and shown on a subdivision plat recorded in the office of the county recorder. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • 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 an individual, corporation, partnership, organization, association, trust, governmental agency, or any other legal entity. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Plat: means a map or other graphical representation of lands that a licensed professional land surveyor makes and prepares in accordance with Section 17-27a-603 or 57-8-13. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • 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
  • 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
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Research and statistical purposes: means the performance of activities relating to health data, including:
    (a) describing the group characteristics of individuals or organizations;
    (b) analyzing the interrelationships among the various characteristics of individuals or organizations;
    (c) the conduct of statistical procedures or studies to improve the quality of health data;
    (d) the design of sample surveys and the selection of samples of individuals or organizations;
    (e) the preparation and publication of reports describing these matters; and
    (f) other related functions. See Utah Code 26-3-1
  • 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
  • State: includes any department, division, or agency of the state. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Subdivision: includes :
    (i) the division or development of land whether by deed, metes and bounds description, devise and testacy, map, plat, or other recorded instrument, regardless of whether the division includes all or a portion of a parcel or lot; and
    (ii) except as provided in Subsection (70)(c), divisions of land for residential and nonresidential uses, including land used or to be used for commercial, agricultural, and industrial purposes. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: means to make an oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Unincorporated: means the area outside of the incorporated area of a municipality. See Utah Code 17-27a-103
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Vested critical infrastructure materials operations: means critical infrastructure materials operations operating in accordance with a legal nonconforming use or a permit issued by the county that existed or was conducted or otherwise engaged in before:
    (a) a political subdivision prohibits, restricts, or otherwise limits the critical infrastructure materials operations; and
    (b) January 1, 2019. See Utah Code 17-27a-1001
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5