§ 41-1a-101 Short title
§ 41-1a-102 Definitions
§ 41-1a-102 v2 Definitions
§ 41-1a-103 Commission to administer chapter
§ 41-1a-104 Commission powers
§ 41-1a-105 Commission to create forms
§ 41-1a-106 Division created
§ 41-1a-107 Commission, division, and officers to enforce chapter — Duties
§ 41-1a-108 Division inspection of applications for registration, certificate of title, or license plate
§ 41-1a-109 Grounds for division refusing registration or certificate of title
§ 41-1a-110 Authority of division to suspend or revoke registration, certificate of title, license plate, or permit
§ 41-1a-111 Cancellation, suspension, or revocation of registration — Return of registration items
§ 41-1a-112 Authority to administer oaths
§ 41-1a-113 Power to summon witnesses and take testimony — Service of summons — Witness fees — Failure to appear
§ 41-1a-114 Method of giving notice
§ 41-1a-115 Division records — Copies
§ 41-1a-116 Records — Access to records — Fees
§ 41-1a-117 Adjudicative proceedings
§ 41-1a-118 Seizure of documents and plates — Grounds — Receipt
§ 41-1a-119 Emergency procedures for collection of fees
§ 41-1a-120 Participation in Uninsured Motorist Identification Database Program
§ 41-1a-121 Electronic Payment Fee Restricted Account

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 41 > Chapter 1a > Part 1 - Administration

  • Accomplice: means an individual who has engaged in criminal conduct as described in Section 76-2-202. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Actual weight: means the actual unladen weight of a vehicle or combination of vehicles as operated and certified to by a weighmaster. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • 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.
  • Advocacy services provider: means the same as that term is defined in Section 77-38-403. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appointing authority: means an authority named in Section 63M-14-202 that appoints an authority member for a Colorado River authority area. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • 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, Space Force, and Coast Guard. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Asset forfeiture: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: means the Colorado River Authority of Utah created by Section 63M-14-201. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • Authority member: means a person appointed as a member of the authority under Section 63M-14-202 or designated as a member of the authority. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • Autocycle: means the same as that term is defined in Section 53-3-102. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Automated driving system: means the same as that term is defined in Section 41-26-102. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • 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.
  • Board: means the Crime Victim Reparations and Assistance Board created under Section 63M-7-504. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Board: means the Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Board created in Section 63M-7-702. See Utah Code 63M-7-701
  • Bodily injury: means physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical condition. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Camper: means a structure designed, used, and maintained primarily to be mounted on or affixed to a motor vehicle that contains a floor and is designed to provide a mobile dwelling, sleeping place, commercial space, or facilities for human habitation or for camping. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Center on Aging: means the Center on Aging within the University of Utah. See Utah Code 63M-11-103
  • Certificate of title: means a document issued by a jurisdiction to establish a record of ownership between an identified owner and the described vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Chair: means the chair of the authority. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • Child: means an unemancipated individual who is under 18 years old. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • City: includes , depending on population, a metro township as defined in Section 10-3c-102. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Claimant: means any of the following claiming reparations under this part:
    (a) a victim;
    (b) a dependent of a deceased victim; or
    (c) an individual or representative who files a reparations claim on behalf of a victim. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Collateral source: means any source of benefits or advantages for economic loss otherwise reparable under this part that the victim or claimant has received, or that is readily available to the victim from:
    (a) the offender;
    (b) the insurance of the offender or the victim;
    (c) the United States government or any of its agencies, a state or any of its political subdivisions, or an instrumentality of two or more states, except in the case on nonobligatory state-funded programs;
    (d) social security, Medicare, and Medicaid;
    (e) state-required temporary nonoccupational income replacement insurance or disability income insurance;
    (f) workers' compensation;
    (g) wage continuation programs of any employer;
    (h) proceeds of a contract of insurance payable to the victim for the loss the victim sustained because of the criminally injurious conduct;
    (i) a contract providing prepaid hospital and other health care services or benefits for disability; or
    (j) veteran's benefits, including veteran's hospitalization benefits. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Colorado River authority area: means the geographic area designated by Subsection 63M-14-202(2). See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • Colorado River Basin States: means Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • Colorado River system: means the entire drainage of the Colorado River in Utah including both the main stem of the Colorado River and the Colorado River's tributaries. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • Commencement of construction: means any clearing of land, excavation, or construction but does not include preliminary site review, including soil tests, topographical surveys, exploratory drilling, boring or mining, or other preliminary tests. See Utah Code 63M-5-103
  • Commercial vehicle: means a motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer used or maintained for the transportation of persons or property that operates:
    (a) as a carrier for hire, compensation, or profit; or
    (b) as a carrier to transport the vehicle owner's goods or property in furtherance of the owner's commercial enterprise. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Commission: means the Utah Commission on Aging, created in Section 63M-11-102. See Utah Code 63M-11-103
  • Commission: means the Governor's Early Childhood Commission created in Section 63M-13-201. See Utah Code 63M-13-102
  • Commission: means the Utah Marriage Commission created by this chapter. See Utah Code 63M-15-102
  • Commission: means the State Tax Commission. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Commission: means the State Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice created in Section 63M-7-201. See Utah Code 63M-7-701
  • Commission leadership: means the commission's elected chair, elected vice chair, and coordinator. See Utah Code 63M-15-102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Coordinator: means an employee from Utah State University described in Section 63M-15-206. See Utah Code 63M-15-102
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • council: means the Utah Substance Use and Mental Health Advisory Council created in this section. See Utah Code 63M-7-301
  • County executive: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Criminal justice system victim advocate: means the same as that term is defined in Section 77-38-403. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Criminally injurious conduct: includes a felony violation of Section 76-7-101 and other conduct leading to the psychological injury of an individual resulting from living in a setting that involves a bigamous relationship. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Dealer: means a person engaged or licensed to engage in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging new or used vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors either outright or on conditional sale, bailment, lease, chattel mortgage, or otherwise or who has an established place of business for the sale, lease, trade, or display of vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Dependent: includes a child of the victim born after the victim's death. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Developer: means any person engaged or to be engaged in industrial development or the development or utilization of natural resources in this state through a natural resource or industrial facility, including owners, contract purchases of owners, and persons who, as a lessee or under an agreement, are engaged or to be engaged in industrial development or the development or utilization of natural resources in this state through a natural resource or industrial facility. See Utah Code 63M-5-103
  • Director: means the director of the office. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • 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:
  • Disposition: means the sentencing or determination of penalty or punishment to be imposed upon an individual:
    (a) convicted of a crime;
    (b) found delinquent; or
    (c) against whom a finding of sufficient facts for conviction or finding of delinquency is made. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Division: means the Motor Vehicle Division of the commission, created in Section 41-1a-106. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Dynamic driving task: means the same as that term is defined in Section 41-26-102. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Early childhood: refers to a child in the state who is six years of age or younger. See Utah Code 63M-13-102
  • Economic loss: includes economic detriment even if caused by pain and suffering or physical impairment. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Electric motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is powered solely by an electric motor drawing current from a rechargeable energy storage system. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Essential parts: means the integral and body parts of a vehicle of a type required to be registered in this state, the removal, alteration, or substitution of which would tend to conceal the identity of the vehicle or substantially alter the vehicle's appearance, model, type, or mode of operation. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • fifth wheel trailer: means a portable vehicle without motive power, designed as a temporary dwelling for travel, recreational, or vacation use that does not require a special highway movement permit when drawn by a self-propelled motor vehicle. See Utah Code 41-1a-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.
  • Fleet: means one or more commercial vehicles. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fraudulent claim: means a filed reparations based on material misrepresentation of fact and intended to deceive the reparations staff for the purpose of obtaining reparation funds for which the claimant is not eligible. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Fund: means the Crime Victim Reparations Fund created in Section 63M-7-526. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Highway: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Hybrid electric motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that draws propulsion energy from onboard sources of stored energy that are both:
    (a) an internal combustion engine or heat engine using consumable fuel; and
    (b) a rechargeable energy storage system where energy for the storage system comes solely from sources onboard the vehicle. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Identification number: includes a vehicle identification number, state assigned identification number, hull identification number, and motor serial number. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • 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.
  • industrial facility: means any land, structure, building, plant, mine, road, installation, excavation, machinery, equipment, or device, or any addition to, reconstruction, replacement, or improvement of, land or an existing structure, building, plant, mine, road, installation, excavation, machinery, or device reasonably used, erected, constructed, acquired, or installed by any person, if a substantial purpose of or result of the use, erection, construction, acquisition, rental, lease, or installation is related to industrial development or the development or utilization of the natural resources in this state. See Utah Code 63M-5-103
  • Interpersonal violence: includes any attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation of an act described in Subsection (19)(a). See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Jurisdiction: means a state, district, province, political subdivision, territory, or possession of the United States or any foreign country. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Land: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Law enforcement officer: means the same as that term is defined in Section 53-13-103. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Law of the river: means the compacts, federal laws, treaties, court decisions and decrees, contracts, and regulatory guidelines that underlie and authorize the management and operation of the Colorado River. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • 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
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lienholder: means a person with a security interest in particular property. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Major developer: means any developer whose proposed new or additional natural resource facility or industrial facility is projected:
    (a) To employ more than 500 people; or
    (b) To cause the population of an affected unit of local government to increase by more than 5%, the increase to include the primary work force of the facility and their dependents and the work force and dependents attributable to commercial and public service employment created by the presence of the facility. See Utah Code 63M-5-103
  • Manufactured home: means a transportable factory built housing unit constructed on or after June 15, 1976, according to the Federal Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (HUD Code), in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or 40 body feet or more in length, or when erected on site, is 400 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Manufacturer: means a person engaged in the business of constructing, manufacturing, assembling, producing, or importing new or unused vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors for the purpose of sale or trade. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Misconduct: means conduct by the victim that was attributable to the injury or death of the victim as provided by rules made by the board in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Mobile home: means a transportable factory built housing unit built prior to June 15, 1976, in accordance with a state mobile home code which existed prior to the Federal Manufactured Housing and Safety Standards Act (HUD Code). See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle intended primarily for use and operation on the highways. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Noneconomic detriment: means pain, suffering, inconvenience, physical impairment, and other nonpecuniary damage, except as provided in this part. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Nongovernment organization victim advocate: means the same as that term is defined in Section 77-38-403. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Odometer: means a device for measuring and recording the actual distance a vehicle travels while in operation, but does not include any auxiliary odometer designed to be periodically reset. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Off-highway vehicle: means the same as that term is defined in Section 41-22-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Offender: means an individual who has violated Title 76, Utah Criminal Code, through criminally injurious conduct regardless of whether the individual is arrested, prosecuted, or convicted. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Offense: means a violation of Title 76, Utah Criminal Code. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Office: means the director, the reparations and assistance officers, and any other staff employed for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this part. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Operate: includes testing of an automated driving system. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Outboard motor: means a detachable self-contained propulsion unit, excluding fuel supply, used to propel a vessel. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lienholder, holding title to a vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor whether or not the vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor is subject to a security interest. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Park model recreational vehicle: means a unit that:
    (a) is designed and marketed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel, or seasonal use;
    (b) is not permanently affixed to real property for use as a permanent dwelling;
    (c) requires a special highway movement permit for transit; and
    (d) is built on a single chassis mounted on wheels with a gross trailer area not exceeding 400 square feet in the setup mode. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Perpetrator: means the individual who actually participated in the criminally injurious conduct. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Person: includes any individual, firm, co-partnership, joint venture, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, syndicate, or any group or combination acting as a unit. See Utah Code 63M-5-103
  • Personalized license plate: means a license plate that has displayed on it a combination of letters, numbers, or both as requested by the owner of the vehicle and assigned to the vehicle by the division. See Utah Code 41-1a-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.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Plug-in hybrid electric motor vehicle: means a hybrid electric motor vehicle that has the capability to charge the battery or batteries used for vehicle propulsion from an off-vehicle electric source, such that the off-vehicle source cannot be connected to the vehicle while the vehicle is in motion. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Pneumatic tire: means a tire in which compressed air is designed to support the load. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Preceding year: means a period of 12 consecutive months fixed by the division that is within 16 months immediately preceding the commencement of the registration or license year in which proportional registration is sought. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • 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
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public garage: means a building or other place where vehicles or vessels are kept and stored and where a charge is made for the storage and keeping of vehicles and vessels. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • real property: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Receipt of surrender of ownership documents: means the receipt of surrender of ownership documents described in Section 41-1a-503. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Reconstructed vehicle: means a vehicle of a type required to be registered in this state that is materially altered from its original construction by the removal, addition, or substitution of essential parts, new or used. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Recreational vehicle: means the same as that term is defined in Section 13-14-102. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Registration: means a document issued by a jurisdiction that allows operation of a vehicle or vessel on the highways or waters of this state for the time period for which the registration is valid and that is evidence of compliance with the registration requirements of the jurisdiction. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Registration year: means a 12 consecutive month period commencing with the completion of the applicable registration criteria. See Utah Code 41-1a-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.
  • Repair or replacement: means the restoration of vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors to a sound working condition by substituting any inoperative part of the vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor, or by correcting the inoperative part. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Reparations award: means money or other benefits provided to a claimant or to another on behalf of a claimant after the day on which a reparations claim is approved by the office. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Reparations claim: means a claimant's request or application made to the office for a reparations award. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Reparations officer: includes the director when the director is acting as a reparations officer. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Replacement service loss: means expenses reasonably and necessarily incurred in obtaining ordinary and necessary services in lieu of those the injured individual would have performed, not for income but the benefit of the injured individual or the injured individual's dependents if the injured individual had not been injured. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Replica vehicle: means :
    (a) a street rod that meets the requirements under Subsection 41-21-1(3)(a)(i)(B); or
    (b) a custom vehicle that meets the requirements under Subsection 41-6a-1507(1)(a)(i)(B). See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Representative: means the victim, immediate family member, legal guardian, attorney, conservator, executor, or an heir of an individual. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Restitution: means the same as that term is defined in Section 77-38b-102. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restricted account: means the Colorado River Authority Restricted Account created in Section 63M-14-501. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • River commissioner: means the person appointed under Section 63M-14-301. See Utah Code 63M-14-102
  • Road: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Road tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used for drawing other vehicles and constructed so it does not carry any load either independently or any part of the weight of a vehicle or load that is drawn. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Sailboat: means the same as that term is defined in Section 73-18-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Secondary victim: means an individual who is traumatically affected by the criminally injurious conduct subject to rules made by the board in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Security interest: means an interest that is reserved or created by a security agreement to secure the payment or performance of an obligation and that is valid against third parties. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Semitrailer: means a vehicle without motive power designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that some part of its weight and its load rests or is carried by another vehicle. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Service provider: means an individual or agency who provides a service to a victim for a monetary fee, except attorneys as provided in Section 63M-7-524. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Sexual assault: means any criminal conduct described in Title 76, Chapter 5, Part 4, Sexual Offenses. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Special group license plate: means a type of license plate designed for a particular group of people or a license plate authorized and issued by the division in accordance with Section 41-1a-418. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Special interest vehicle: means a vehicle used for general transportation purposes and that is:
    (i) 20 years or older from the current year; or
    (ii) a make or model of motor vehicle recognized by the division director as having unique interest or historic value. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Specially constructed vehicle: means a vehicle of a type required to be registered in this state, not originally constructed under a distinctive name, make, model, or type by a generally recognized manufacturer of vehicles, and not materially altered from its original construction. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • State impound yard: means a yard for the storage of a vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor that meets the requirements of rules made by the commission pursuant to Subsection 41-1a-1101(5). See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Strangulation: means any act involving the use of unlawful force or violence that:
    (a) impedes breathing or the circulation of blood; and
    (b) is likely to produce a loss of consciousness by:
    (i) applying pressure to the neck or throat of an individual; or
    (ii) obstructing the nose, mouth, or airway of an individual. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • street: means the entire width between property lines of every way or place of whatever nature when any part of it is open to the public, as a matter of right, for purposes of vehicular traffic. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Substantial bodily injury: means the same as that term is defined in Section 76-1-101. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Title: means the right to or ownership of a vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Total fleet miles: means the total number of miles operated in all jurisdictions during the preceding year by power units. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Tow truck motor carrier: means the same as that term is defined in Section 72-9-102. See Utah Code 41-1a-102 v2
  • Tow truck operator: means the same as that term is defined in Section 72-9-102. See Utah Code 41-1a-102 v2
  • Trailer: means a vehicle without motive power designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Transferee: means a person to whom the ownership of property is conveyed by sale, gift, or any other means except by the creation of a security interest. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Transferor: means a person who transfers the person's ownership in property by sale, gift, or any other means except by creation of a security interest. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Truck tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load that is drawn. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Unit of local government: means any county, municipality, school district, local district, special service district, or any other political subdivision of the state. See Utah Code 63M-5-103
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Vehicle: includes a motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, off-highway vehicle, camper, park model recreational vehicle, manufactured home, and mobile home. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Vessel: means the same as that term is defined in Section 73-18-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Veteran: means an individual who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Victim: means an individual who suffers bodily or psychological injury or death as a direct result of:
    (i) criminally injurious conduct; or
    (ii) the production of pornography in violation of Section 76-5b-201 or 76-5b-201. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Vintage vehicle: means the same as that term is defined in Section 41-21-1. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Waters of this state: means the same as that term is defined in Section 73-18-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Weighmaster: means a person, association of persons, or corporation permitted to weigh vehicles under this chapter. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Work loss: means loss of income from work the injured victim would have performed if the injured victim had not been injured and expenses reasonably incurred by the injured victim in obtaining services in lieu of those the injured victim would have performed for income, reduced by any income from substitute work the injured victim was capable of performing but unreasonably failed to undertake. See Utah Code 63M-7-502
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
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