Part 1 General Provisions 31A-8-101 – 31A-8-108
Part 2 Domestic Organizations 31A-8-201 – 31A-8-217
Part 3 Foreign Organizations 31A-8-301
Part 4 Operations 31A-8-401 – 31A-8-408

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 31A > Chapter 8

  • Accident and health insurance: means insurance to provide protection against economic losses resulting from:
    (i) a medical condition including:
    (A) a medical care expense; or
    (B) the risk of disability;
    (ii) accident; or
    (iii) sickness. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of at least 18 years. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Application: means a document:
    (a) 
    (i) completed by an applicant to provide information about the risk to be insured; and
    (ii) that contains information that is used by the insurer to evaluate risk and decide whether to:
    (A) insure the risk under:
    (I) the coverage as originally offered; or
    (II) a modification of the coverage as originally offered; or
    (B) decline to insure the risk; or
    (b) used by the insurer to gather information from the applicant before issuance of an annuity contract. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assessment roll: means the same as that term is defined in Section 59-2-102. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • 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.
  • Bail bond agency: means the same as that term is defined in Section 31A-35-102. See Utah Code 53-17-101
  • Base taxable value: means , unless otherwise adjusted in accordance with provisions of this title, a property's taxable value as shown upon the assessment roll last equalized during the base year. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Base year: means , except as provided in Subsection 17C-1-402(4)(c), the year during which the assessment roll is last equalized:
    (a) for a pre-July 1, 1993, urban renewal or economic development project area plan, before the project area plan's effective date;
    (b) for a post-June 30, 1993, urban renewal or economic development project area plan, or a community reinvestment project area plan that is subject to a taxing entity committee:
    (i) before the date on which the taxing entity committee approves the project area budget; or
    (ii) if taxing entity committee approval is not required for the project area budget, before the date on which the community legislative body adopts the project area plan;
    (c) for a project on an inactive airport site, after the later of:
    (i) the date on which the inactive airport site is sold for remediation and development; or
    (ii) the date on which the airport that operated on the inactive airport site ceased operations; or
    (d) for a community development project area plan or a community reinvestment project area plan that is subject to an interlocal agreement, as described in the interlocal agreement. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Basic levy: means the portion of a school district's tax levy constituting the minimum basic levy under Section 59-2-902. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • 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
  • Board: means the State Board of Regents established in Section 53B-1-103. See Utah Code 53B-1-101.5
  • Board: means Local Public Safety and Firefighter Surviving Spouse Trust Fund Board of Trustees created in Section 53-17-402. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • Board: means the governing body of an agency, as described in Section 17C-1-203. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Board of trustees: means the UTech Board of Trustees. See Utah Code 31A-8-406
  • Business plan: means the information required to be supplied to the commissioner under Subsections 31A-5-204(2)(i) and (j), including the information required when these subsections apply by reference under:
    (a) Section 31A-7-201;
    (b) Section 31A-8-205; or
    (c) Subsection 31A-9-205(2). See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Bylaws: includes comparable rules for a trust or other entity that is not a corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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
  • Certificate: means evidence of insurance given to:
    (a) an insured under a group insurance policy; or
    (b) a third party. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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
  • 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
  • Commissioner of technical education: means the UTech commissioner of technical education. See Utah Code 31A-8-406
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community: means a county or municipality. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Community development project area plan: means a project area plan adopted under Chapter 4, Part 1, Community Development Project Area Plan. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Community legislative body: means the legislative body of the community that created the agency. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • 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
  • Contents: when used with respect to any wire, electronic, or oral communication includes any information concerning the substance, purport, or meaning of that communication. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Contest: means to file a written complaint in the district court of the county in which the agency is located. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means an insurance corporation, except when referring to:
    (i) a corporation doing business:
    (A) as:
    (I) an insurance producer;
    (II) a surplus lines producer;
    (III) a limited line producer;
    (IV) a consultant;
    (V) a managing general agent;
    (VI) a reinsurance intermediary;
    (VII) a third party administrator; or
    (VIII) an adjuster; and
    (B) under:
    (I) Chapter 23a, Insurance Marketing - Licensing Producers, Consultants, and Reinsurance Intermediaries;
    (II) Chapter 25, Third Party Administrators; or
    (III) Chapter 26, Insurance Adjusters; or
    (ii) a noninsurer that is part of a holding company system under Chapter 16, Insurance Holding Companies. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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 created in Section 53-1-103. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Department: means the Insurance Department. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means a member of the board of directors of a corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Electronic communication: means any transfer of signs, signals, writings, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, or photo-optical system, but does not include:
    (a) the radio portion of a cordless telephone communication that is transmitted between the cordless telephone handset and the base unit;
    (b) any wire or oral communications;
    (c) any communication made through a tone-only paging device; or
    (d) any communication from an electronic or mechanical device that permits the tracking of the movement of a person or object. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Electronic communications service: means any service that provides for users the ability to send or receive wire or electronic communications. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Electronic communications system: means any wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, or photo-optical facilities for the transmission of electronic communications, and any computer facilities or related electronic equipment for the electronic storage of the communication. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Enrollee: includes an insured. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Escrow: means :
    (i) a transaction that effects the sale, transfer, encumbering, or leasing of real property, when a person not a party to the transaction, and neither having nor acquiring an interest in the title, performs, in accordance with the written instructions or terms of the written agreement between the parties to the transaction, any of the following actions:
    (A) the explanation, holding, or creation of a document; or
    (B) the receipt, deposit, and disbursement of money;
    (ii) a settlement or closing involving:
    (A) a mobile home;
    (B) a grazing right;
    (C) a water right; or
    (D) other personal property authorized by the commissioner. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Filed: means that a filing is:
    (i) submitted to the department as required by and in accordance with applicable statute, rule, or filing order;
    (ii) received by the department within the time period provided in applicable statute, rule, or filing order; and
    (iii) accompanied by the appropriate fee in accordance with:
    (A) Section 31A-3-103; or
    (B) rule. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Filing: when used as a noun, means an item required to be filed with the department including:
    (a) a policy;
    (b) a rate;
    (c) a form;
    (d) a document;
    (e) a plan;
    (f) a manual;
    (g) an application;
    (h) a report;
    (i) a certificate;
    (j) an endorsement;
    (k) an actuarial certification;
    (l) a licensee annual statement;
    (m) a licensee renewal application;
    (n) an advertisement;
    (o) a binder; or
    (p) an outline of coverage. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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 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
  • Form: means one of the following prepared for general use:
    (i) a policy;
    (ii) a certificate;
    (iii) an application;
    (iv) an outline of coverage; or
    (v) an endorsement. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: means an endowment, scholarship, gift, donation, or grant of money or property of any kind. See Utah Code 53B-1-201
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guardian: includes a person who:Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Health benefit plan: means , except as provided in Subsection (77)(b), a policy, contract, certificate, or agreement offered or issued by a health carrier to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Health care: means any of the following intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation, or prevention of a human ailment or impairment:
    (a) a professional service;
    (b) a personal service;
    (c) a facility;
    (d) equipment;
    (e) a device;
    (f) supplies; or
    (g) medicine. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • health insurance: means insurance providing:
    (i) a health care benefit; or
    (ii) payment of an incurred health care expense. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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
  • Indemnity: means the payment of an amount to offset all or part of an insured loss. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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.
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • insolvent: means that:
    (a) an insurer is unable to pay the insurer's obligations as the obligations are due;
    (b) an insurer's total adjusted capital is less than the insurer's mandatory control level RBC under Subsection 31A-17-601(8)(c); or
    (c) an insurer's admitted assets are less than the insurer's liabilities. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Insurance: includes :
    (i) a risk distributing arrangement providing for compensation or replacement for damages or loss through the provision of a service or a benefit in kind;
    (ii) a contract of guaranty or suretyship entered into by the guarantor or surety as a business and not as merely incidental to a business transaction; and
    (iii) a plan in which the risk does not rest upon the person who makes an arrangement, but with a class of persons who have agreed to share the risk. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Insured: means a person to whom or for whose benefit an insurer makes a promise in an insurance policy and includes:
    (i) a policyholder;
    (ii) a subscriber;
    (iii) a member; and
    (iv) a beneficiary. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Insurer: means a person doing an insurance business as a principal including:
    (i) a fraternal benefit society;
    (ii) an issuer of a gift annuity other than an annuity specified in Subsections 31A-22-1305(2) and (3);
    (iii) a motor club;
    (iv) an employee welfare plan;
    (v) a person purporting or intending to do an insurance business as a principal on that person's own account; and
    (vi) a health maintenance organization. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Interactive computer service: means the same as that term is defined in Subsection 47 U. See Utah Code 31A-8-205
  • Intercept: means the acquisition of the contents of any wire, electronic, or oral communication through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other device. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • 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 48-2e-1156
  • Law enforcement agency: means an entity of the federal government, a state, or a political subdivision of a state, including a state institution of higher education, that exists primarily to prevent and detect crime and enforce criminal laws, statutes, and ordinances. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: includes a certificate of authority issued to an insurer. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Member: means the same as that term is defined in Section 49-11-102. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • Member: means a person having membership rights in an insurance corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • minimum required capital: means the capital that must be constantly maintained by a stock insurance corporation as required by statute. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Mutual: means a mutual insurance corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • mutual corporation: means a mutual insurance corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Oath: includes "affirmation. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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.
  • Oral communication: means any oral communication uttered by a person exhibiting an expectation that the communication is not subject to interception, under circumstances justifying that expectation, but does not include any electronic communication. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Order: means an order of the commissioner. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Participating: means a plan of insurance under which the insured is entitled to receive a dividend representing a share of the surplus of the insurer. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Participating employer: means the same as that term is defined in Section 49-11-102. See Utah Code 53-17-102
  • 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.
  • Peace officer: means any officer certified in accordance with Title 53, Chapter 13, Peace Officer Classifications. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Permanent surplus: means the surplus of an insurer or organization that is designated by the insurer or organization as permanent. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Person: includes :
    (a) an individual;
    (b) a partnership;
    (c) a corporation;
    (d) an incorporated or unincorporated association;
    (e) a joint stock company;
    (f) a trust;
    (g) a limited liability company;
    (h) a reciprocal;
    (i) a syndicate; or
    (j) another similar entity or combination of entities acting in concert. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Person: means any employee or agent of the state or a political subdivision, and any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, or corporation. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Personal information: means a law enforcement officer's or law enforcement officer's immediate family member's address, telephone number, personal mobile telephone number, pager number, personal email address, personal photograph, directions to locate the law enforcement officer's home, or photographs of the law enforcement officer's or the officer's immediate family member's home or vehicle. See Utah Code 31A-8-205
  • Personal property: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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.
  • Policy: includes a service contract issued by:
    (i) a motor club under Chapter 11, Motor Clubs;
    (ii) a service contract provided under Chapter 6a, Service Contracts; and
    (iii) a corporation licensed under:
    (A) Chapter 7, Nonprofit Health Service Insurance Corporations; or
    (B) Chapter 8, Health Maintenance Organizations and Limited Health Plans. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premium: includes , however designated:
    (i) an assessment;
    (ii) a membership fee;
    (iii) a required contribution; or
    (iv) monetary consideration. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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.
  • Proceeding: includes an action or special statutory proceeding. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Project area: means the geographic area described in a project area plan within which the project area development described in the project area plan takes place or is proposed to take place. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Project area funds: means tax increment or sales and use tax revenue that an agency receives under a project area budget adopted by a taxing entity committee or an interlocal agreement. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Project area funds collection period: means the period of time that:
    (a) begins the day on which the first payment of project area funds is distributed to an agency under a project area budget approved by a taxing entity committee or an interlocal agreement; and
    (b) ends the day on which the last payment of project area funds is distributed to an agency under a project area budget approved by a taxing entity committee or an interlocal agreement. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Project area plan: means an urban renewal project area plan, an economic development project area plan, a community development project area plan, or a community reinvestment project area plan that, after the project area plan's effective date, guides and controls the project area development. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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
  • publicly display: means to intentionally communicate or otherwise make available to the general public. See Utah Code 31A-8-205
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rate: means :
    (i) the cost of a given unit of insurance; or
    (ii) for property or casualty insurance, that cost of insurance per exposure unit either expressed as:
    (A) a single number; or
    (B) a pure premium rate, adjusted before the application of individual risk variations based on loss or expense considerations to account for the treatment of:
    (I) expenses;
    (II) profit; and
    (III) individual insurer variation in loss experience. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Readily accessible to the general public: means , regarding a radio communication, that the communication is not:
    (a) scrambled or encrypted;
    (b) transmitted using modulation techniques with essential parameters that have been withheld from the public with the intention of preserving the privacy of the communication;
    (c) carried on a subcarrier or signal subsidiary to a radio transmission;
    (d) transmitted over a communications system provided by a common carrier, unless the communication is a tone-only paging system communication; or
    (e) transmitted on frequencies allocated under Part 25, Subpart D, E, or F of Part 74, or Part 94, Rules of the Federal Communications Commission unless, in the case of a communication transmitted on a frequency allocated under Part 74 that is not exclusively allocated to broadcast auxiliary services, the communication is a two-way voice communication by radio. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Reinsurance: means an insurance transaction where an insurer, for consideration, transfers any portion of the risk it has assumed to another insurer. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Sales and use tax revenue: means revenue that is:
    (a) generated from a tax imposed under Title 59, Chapter 12, Sales and Use Tax Act; and
    (b) distributed to a taxing entity in accordance with Sections 59-12-204 and 59-12-205. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Security: means a:
    (i) note;
    (ii) stock;
    (iii) bond;
    (iv) debenture;
    (v) evidence of indebtedness;
    (vi) certificate of interest or participation in a profit-sharing agreement;
    (vii) collateral-trust certificate;
    (viii) preorganization certificate or subscription;
    (ix) transferable share;
    (x) investment contract;
    (xi) voting trust certificate;
    (xii) certificate of deposit for a security;
    (xiii) certificate of interest of participation in an oil, gas, or mining title or lease or in payments out of production under such a title or lease;
    (xiv) commodity contract or commodity option;
    (xv) certificate of interest or participation in, temporary or interim certificate for, receipt for, guarantee of, or warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase any of the items listed in Subsections (160)(a)(i) through (xiv); or
    (xvi) another interest or instrument commonly known as a security. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Sell: means to exchange a contract of insurance:
    (a) by any means;
    (b) for money or its equivalent; and
    (c) on behalf of an insurance company. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stock corporation: means a stock insurance corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplemental appropriation: Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year's regular appropriations act.
  • Surety insurer: means the same as that term is defined in Section 31A-35-102. See Utah Code 53-17-101
  • Surplus: means the excess of assets over the sum of paid-in capital and liabilities. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Tax increment: means the difference between:
    (i) the amount of property tax revenue generated each tax year by a taxing entity from the area within a project area designated in the project area plan as the area from which tax increment is to be collected, using the current assessed value of the property; and
    (ii) the amount of property tax revenue that would be generated from that same area using the base taxable value of the property. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Taxable value: means :
    (a) the taxable value of all real property a county assessor assesses in accordance with Title 59, Chapter 2, Part 3, County Assessment, for the current year;
    (b) the taxable value of all real and personal property the commission assesses in accordance with Title 59, Chapter 2, Part 2, Assessment of Property, for the current year; and
    (c) the year end taxable value of all personal property a county assessor assesses in accordance with Title 59, Chapter 2, Part 3, County Assessment, contained on the prior year's tax rolls of the taxing entity. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • Taxing entity: means a public entity that:
    (a) levies a tax on property located within a project area; or
    (b) imposes a sales and use tax under Title 59, Chapter 12, Sales and Use Tax Act. See Utah Code 17C-1-102
  • 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
  • Testify: means to make an oral statement under oath or affirmation. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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: means "director" when referring to the board of directors of a corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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 48-2e-1156
  • Utah Code: means the 1953 recodification of the Utah Code, as amended, unless the text expressly references a portion of the 1953 recodification of the Utah Code as it existed:Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • UTech: means the Utah System of Technical Colleges described in Section 53B-1-102. See Utah Code 31A-8-406
  • 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
  • Wire communication: includes the electronic storage of the communication, but does not include the radio portion of a cordless telephone communication that is transmitted between the cordless telephone handset and the base unit. See Utah Code 53B-1-114
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of:Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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