§ 4-23-101 Title
§ 4-23-102 Purpose declaration
§ 4-23-103 Definitions
§ 4-23-104 Agricultural and Wildlife Damage Prevention Board created — Composition — Appointment — Terms — Vacancies — Compensation
§ 4-23-105 Board responsibilities — Damage prevention policy — Rules — Methods to control predators and depredating birds and animals
§ 4-23-106 Department to issue licenses and permits — Department to issue aircraft use permits — Aerial hunting
§ 4-23-107 Annual fees on sheep, goats, cattle, and turkeys — Determination by board — Collection methods
§ 4-23-108 Agricultural and Wildlife Damage Prevention Account
§ 4-23-109 Proceeds of sheep fee — Refund of sheep fees — Annual audit of books, records, and accounts
§ 4-23-110 Applicability of chapter
§ 4-23-111 Holding a raccoon or coyote in captivity prohibited — Penalty

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 4 > Chapter 23

  • 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.
  • Agricultural crops: means any product of cultivation;
    (2) "Board" means the Agricultural and Wildlife Damage Prevention Board;
    (3) "Bounty" means the monetary compensation paid to persons for the harvest of predatory or depredating animals;
    (4) "Damage" means any injury or loss to livestock, poultry, agricultural crops, or wildlife inflicted by predatory or depredating animals or depredating birds;
    (5) "Depredating animal" means a field mouse, gopher, ground squirrel, jack rabbit, raccoon, or prairie dog;
    (6) "Depredating bird" means a Brewer's blackbird or starling;
    (7) "Livestock" means cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats, and swine;
    (8) "Predatory animal" means any coyote; and
    (9) "Wildlife" means any form of animal life generally living in a state of nature, except a predatory animal or a depredating animal or bird. See Utah Code 4-23-103
  • Agricultural use: means a use that relates to the tilling of soil and raising of crops, or keeping or raising domestic animals. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Agriculture: means the science and art of the production of plants and animals useful to man, including the preparation of plants and animals for human use and disposal by marketing or otherwise. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • 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.
  • Approved code: means a code, including the standards and specifications contained in the code, approved by the division under Section 15A-1-204 for use by a compliance agency. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Automatic renewal provision: means a provision under which a service contract is renewed for one or more specified periods if:
    (a) the renewal causes the service contract to be in effect more than six months after the day of the initiation of the service contract; and
    (b) the renewal is effective unless the consumer gives notice to the seller of the consumer's intention to terminate the service contract. See Utah Code 15-10-102
  • 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.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Board: means the Utah Fire Prevention Board created in Section 53-7-203. See Utah Code 15A-1-102
  • Building: means a structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or occupancy and any improvements attached to it. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Business entity: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or other entity or association used to carry on a business for profit. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • City: includes , depending on population, a metro township as defined in Section 10-3c-102. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Code: means :
    (a) the State Construction Code; or
    (b) an approved code. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Commission: means the Uniform Building Code Commission created in Section 15A-1-203. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and food. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance agency: means :
    (a) an agency of the state or any of its political subdivisions which issues permits for construction regulated under the codes;
    (b) any other agency of the state or its political subdivisions specifically empowered to enforce compliance with the codes; or
    (c) any other state agency which chooses to enforce codes adopted under this chapter by authority given the agency under a title other than this part and Part 3, Factory Built Housing and Modular Units Administration Act. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Construction code: means standards and specifications published by a nationally recognized code authority for use in circumstances described in Subsection 15A-1-204(1), including:
    (a) a building code;
    (b) an electrical code;
    (c) a residential one and two family dwelling code;
    (d) a plumbing code;
    (e) a mechanical code;
    (f) a fuel gas code;
    (g) an energy conservation code;
    (h) a swimming pool and spa code; and
    (i) a manufactured housing installation standard code. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Consumer: includes a representative of an association subject to:
    (i) Title 57, Chapter 8, Condominium Ownership Act; or
    (ii) Title 57, Chapter 8a, Community Association Act. See Utah Code 15-10-102
  • 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.
  • 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
  • County executive: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • County legislative body: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Customer: means a person who, for primarily personal, family, or household purposes:
    (a) purchases a residential solar energy system under a system purchase agreement;
    (b) leases a residential solar energy system under a system lease agreement; or
    (c) purchases electricity under a power purchase agreement. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Food created in Chapter 2, Administration. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • Director: means the director of the Division of Consumer Protection. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the State Fire Marshal Division created in Section 53-7-103. See Utah Code 15A-1-402
  • Division: means the Division of Consumer Protection, established in Section 13-2-1. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • Division: means the Division of Consumer Protection of the Department of Commerce established in Section 13-2-1. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • Division: means the State Fire Marshal Division created in Section 53-7-103. See Utah Code 15A-5-102
  • Division: means the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing created in Section 58-1-103, except as provided in:
    (a) Part 4, State Fire Code Administration Act; and
    (b) Chapter 5, State Fire Code Act. See Utah Code 15A-1-102
  • Domesticated elk: means elk of the genus and species cervus elaphus, held in captivity and domestically raised for commercial purposes. See Utah Code 4-39-102
  • Domesticated elk facility: means a facility where only domesticated elk are raised. See Utah Code 4-39-102
  • 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
  • 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: when used to describe the powers, duties, or functions of a person or body elected as the county executive or a person appointed as the county manager or administrative officer, refers to:
    (a) the power and duty to carry laws and ordinances into effect and secure their due observance; 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 executive branch of government. See Utah Code 17-50-101
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Department of Commerce. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Factory built housing: means a manufactured home or mobile home. See Utah Code 15A-1-302
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Health care provider: means the same as that term is defined in Section 78B-3-403. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • HUD Code: means the Federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act, as issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and published in 24 C. See Utah Code 15A-2-102
  • HUD Code: means the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act, 42 U. See Utah Code 15A-1-302
  • Individual: means a person who:
    (a) resides in this state; and
    (b) has or may have a pending legal action in this state. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • Industrial hemp: means any part of a cannabis plant, whether growing or not, with a concentration of less than 0. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Industrial hemp certificate: means a certificate that the department issues to a higher education institution to grow or cultivate industrial hemp under Subsection 4-41-103(1). See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Industrial hemp laboratory permit: means a permit that the department issues to a laboratory qualified to test industrial hemp under the state hemp production plan. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Industrial hemp producer license: means a license that the department issues to a person for the purpose of cultivating or processing industrial hemp or an industrial hemp product. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Industrial hemp product: means a product derived from, or made by, processing industrial hemp plants or industrial hemp parts. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Industrial hemp retailer permit: means a permit that the department issues to a retailer who sells any industrial hemp product. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • IRC: means the edition of the International Residential Code adopted under Section 15A-2-103. See Utah Code 15A-2-102
  • 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 clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • 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
  • Legal funding: means a payment of $500,000 or less to an individual in exchange for the right to receive an amount out of the potential proceeds of any realized settlement, judgment, award, or verdict the individual may receive in a civil legal action. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • 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 action: includes legislation that:
    (a) adopts a State Fire Code;
    (b) amends a State Fire Code; or
    (c) repeals one or more provisions of a State Fire Code. See Utah Code 15A-1-402
  • Legislative action: includes legislation that:
    (a) adopts a new State Construction Code;
    (b) amends the State Construction Code; or
    (c) repeals one or more provisions of the State Construction Code. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Licensee: means a person possessing an industrial hemp producer license that the department issues under this chapter. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Livestock: means cattle, sheep, goats, swine, horses, mules, poultry, domesticated elk as defined in Section 4-39-102, or any other domestic animal or domestic furbearer raised or kept for profit. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • Local regulator: means a political subdivision of the state that is empowered to engage in the regulation of construction, alteration, remodeling, building, repair, and other activities subject to the codes. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Local regulator: is a s defined in Section 15A-1-202. See Utah Code 15A-1-302
  • Maintenance funding agreement: means an agreement between an individual and a maintenance funding provider under which the maintenance funding provider provides legal funding to the individual. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • Maintenance funding provider: means a business entity that engages in the business of legal funding. See Utah Code 13-57-102
  • Manufactured home: means a transportable factory built housing unit constructed on or after June 15, 1976, according to the HUD Code, in one or more sections, that:
    (a) 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
    (b) 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 15A-1-302
  • Mass timber: means a structural element of Type IV construction primarily of solid, built-up, panelized or engineered wood products that meet minimum cross section dimensions of Type IV construction. See Utah Code 15A-2a-102
  • Medicinal dosage form: means :
    (a) a tablet;
    (b) a capsule;
    (c) a concentrated oil;
    (d) a liquid suspension;
    (e) a sublingual preparation;
    (f) a topical preparation;
    (g) a transdermal preparation;
    (h) a gelatinous cube, gelatinous rectangular cuboid, or lozenge in a cube or rectangular cuboid shape; or
    (i) other preparations that the department approves. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile home: means a transportable factory built housing unit built before June 15, 1976, in accordance with a state mobile home code which existed prior to the HUD Code. See Utah Code 15A-1-302
  • Modular unit: means a structure:
    (a) built from sections that are manufactured in accordance with the State Construction Code and transported to a building site; and
    (b) the purpose of which is for human habitation, occupancy, or use. See Utah Code 15A-1-302
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • NFPA: means the edition of the National Fire Protection Association adopted under Section 15A-5-103. See Utah Code 15A-5-102
  • Not for human occupancy: means use of a structure for purposes other than protection or comfort of human beings, but allows people to enter the structure for:
    (a) maintenance and repair; and
    (b) the care of livestock, crops, or equipment intended for agricultural use which are kept there. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Notice: includes all papers and orders, except process, required to be served in any proceeding before any court, board, commission or officer, or when required by law to be served independently of such proceedings. See Utah Code 17-22-1
  • 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.
  • Organization: means a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • 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 a natural person or individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-1-109
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Person: means :
    (a) an individual, partnership, association, firm, trust, limited liability company, or corporation; and
    (b) an agent or employee of an individual, partnership, association, firm, trust, limited liability company, or corporation. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • Personal property: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power purchase agreement: means an agreement:
    (a) between a customer and a solar retailer;
    (b) for the customer's purchase of electricity generated by a residential solar energy system owned by the solar retailer; and
    (c) that provides for the customer to make payments over a term of at least five years. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • 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: as used in this chapter includes all writs, warrants, summonses and orders of the courts of justice or judicial officers. See Utah Code 17-22-1
  • 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
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Road: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Seller: means a person providing service, maintenance, or repair under a service contract. See Utah Code 15-10-102
  • Service contract: means a contract for service, maintenance, or repair:
    (i) in connection with real property; or
    (ii) that provides a benefit to the real property. See Utah Code 15-10-102
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Signature: includes a name, mark, or sign written with the intent to authenticate an instrument or writing. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Solar agreement: means a system purchase agreement, a system lease agreement, or a power purchase agreement. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • Solar energy system: means a system or configuration of solar energy devices that collects and uses solar energy to generate electricity. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • Solar retailer: means a person who:
    (a) sells or proposes to sell a residential solar energy system to a customer under a system purchase agreement;
    (b) owns the residential solar energy system that is the subject of a system lease agreement or proposed system lease agreement; or
    (c) sells or proposes to sell electricity to a customer under a power purchase agreement. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • 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 Construction Code: means the State Construction Code adopted by:
    (a) Chapter 2, Adoption of State Construction Code;
    (b) Chapter 2a, Tall Wood Buildings of Mass Timber Construction Incorporated as Part of State Construction Code;
    (c) Chapter 3, Statewide Amendments Incorporated as Part of State Construction Code;
    (d) Chapter 4, Local Amendments Incorporated as Part of State Construction Code; and
    (e) Chapter 6, Additional Construction Requirements. See Utah Code 15A-1-102
  • State Fire Code: means the State Fire Code adopted by Chapter 5, State Fire Code Act. See Utah Code 15A-1-102
  • State hemp production plan: means a plan submitted by the state to, and approved by, the United States Department of Agriculture in accordance with 7 C. See Utah Code 4-41-102
  • State regulator: means an agency of the state which is empowered to engage in the regulation of construction, alteration, remodeling, building, repair, and other activities subject to the codes adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Utah Code 15A-1-202
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • System lease agreement: means an agreement:
    (a) under which a customer leases a residential solar energy system from a solar retailer; and
    (b) that provides for the customer to make payments over a term of at least five years for the lease of the residential solar energy system. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • System purchase agreement: means an agreement under which a customer purchases a residential solar energy system from a solar retailer. See Utah Code 13-52-102
  • Town: includes , depending on population, a metro township as defined in Section 10-3c-102. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Utah Code: means the Utah Code Annotated (1953), as amended. See Utah Code 15A-1-102
  • 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 68-3-12.5
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veteran: means an individual who:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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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