Part 1 Administration and Board 4-24-101 – 4-24-105
Part 2 Brand and Marks 4-24-201 – 4-24-205
Part 3 Inspections 4-24-301 – 4-24-309
Part 4 Sale, Transfer, and Travel 4-24-401 – 4-24-406
Part 5 Unlawful Acts and Penalties 4-24-501 – 4-24-506

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 4 > Chapter 24

  • Abandoned apiary: means any apiary to which the owner or operator fails to give reasonable and adequate attention during a given year as determined by the department. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Address: includes :
    (i) a post office box number;
    (ii) a rural free delivery route number; and
    (iii) a street name and number. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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 4-7-110
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Apiary: means any place where one or more colonies of bees are located. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Apiary equipment: means hives, supers, frames, veils, gloves, or other equipment used to handle or manipulate bees, honey, wax, or hives. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Appliance: means any apparatus, tool, machine, or other device used to handle or manipulate bees, wax, honey, or hives. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Article: means a bedding, upholstered furniture, quilted clothing, or filling material. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Articles of incorporation: include :
    (a) amended articles of incorporation;
    (b) restated articles of incorporation;
    (c) articles of merger; and
    (d) a document of a similar import to the documents described in Subsections (3)(a) through (c). See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bedding: means a:
    (a) quilted, packing, mattress, or hammock pad; or
    (b) mattress, boxspring, comforter, quilt, sleeping bag, studio couch, pillow, or cushion made with a filling material that can be used for sleeping or reclining. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Bee: means the common honey bee, Apis mellifera, at any stage of development. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Beekeeper: includes an apiarist. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • board of directors: means the body authorized to manage the affairs of a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Brand: means any identifiable mark applied to livestock that is intended to show ownership and the mark's location. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • Bylaws: includes :
    (i) amended bylaws; and
    (ii) restated bylaws. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Cannabis: means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-61a-102. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Cannabis cultivation facility: means a person that:
    (a) possesses cannabis;
    (b) grows or intends to grow cannabis; and
    (c) sells or intends to sell cannabis to a cannabis cultivation facility or to a cannabis processing facility. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Cannabis processing facility: means a person that:
    (a) acquires or intends to acquire cannabis from a cannabis production establishment or a holder of an industrial hemp processor license under Title 4, Chapter 41, Hemp and Cannabidiol Act;
    (b) possesses cannabis with the intent to manufacture a cannabis product;
    (c) manufactures or intends to manufacture a cannabis product from unprocessed cannabis or a cannabis extract; and
    (d) sells or intends to sell a cannabis product to a medical cannabis pharmacy or the state central fill medical cannabis pharmacy. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Cannabis product: means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-61a-102. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Cannabis production establishment: means a cannabis cultivation facility, a cannabis processing facility, or an independent cannabis testing laboratory. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Carcass: means any part of the body of an animal, including entrails and edible meats. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • Class: means a group of memberships that has the same right with respect to voting, dissolution, redemption, transfer, or other characteristics. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Colony: means an aggregation of bees in any type of hive that includes queens, workers, drones, or brood. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and food. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • Community location: means a public or private school, a church, a public library, a public playground, or a public park. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • cooperative: means a nonprofit corporation organized or existing under this chapter. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Corporate name: means :
    (a) the name of a domestic corporation as stated in the domestic corporation's articles of incorporation;
    (b) the name of a domestic nonprofit corporation as stated in the domestic nonprofit corporation's articles of incorporation;
    (c) the name of a foreign corporation as stated in the foreign corporation's:
    (i) articles of incorporation; or
    (ii) document of similar import to articles of incorporation; or
    (d) the name of a foreign nonprofit corporation as stated in the foreign nonprofit corporation's:
    (i) articles of incorporation; or
    (ii) document of similar import to articles of incorporation. See Utah Code 16-6a-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.
  • Correct: means conformance to applicable requirements of this chapter. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • County executive: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • County legislative body: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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.
  • Deliver: includes delivery by mail or another means of transmission authorized by Section 16-6a-103, except that delivery to the division means actual receipt by the division. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Food created in Chapter 2, Administration. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Food. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Director: includes , unless the context requires otherwise, the estate or personal representative of a director. See Utah Code 16-6a-901
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disease: means any infectious or contagious disease affecting bees, as specified by the department, including American foulbrood. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Distribution: means the payment of a dividend or any part of the income or profit of a nonprofit corporation to the nonprofit corporation's:
    (i) members;
    (ii) directors; or
    (iii) officers. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Division: means the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • domestic corporation: means a corporation for profit that:
    (a) is not a foreign corporation; and
    (b) is incorporated under or subject to Chapter 10a, Utah Revised Business Corporation Act. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • domestic nonprofit corporation: means an entity that:
    (a) is not a foreign nonprofit corporation; and
    (b) is incorporated under or subject to this chapter. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Domesticated elk: means the same as that term is defined in Section 4-39-102. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • Entity: includes :
    (a) a domestic or foreign corporation;
    (b) a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation;
    (c) a limited liability company;
    (d) a profit or nonprofit unincorporated association;
    (e) a business trust;
    (f) an estate;
    (g) a partnership;
    (h) a trust;
    (i) two or more persons having a joint or common economic interest;
    (j) a state;
    (k) the United States; or
    (l) a foreign government. See Utah Code 16-6a-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.
  • Executor: includes "administrator" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Expenses: includes attorneys' fees. See Utah Code 16-6a-901
  • Family member: means a parent, step-parent, spouse, child, sibling, step-sibling, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, first cousin, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandparent, or grandchild. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Filling material: means cotton, wool, kapok, feathers, down, shoddy, hair, or other material, or a combination of materials, whether loose or in bags, bales, batting, pads, or other prefabricated form that is, or can be, used in bedding, upholstered furniture, or quilted clothing. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit incorporated under a law other than the laws of this state. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Foreign nonprofit corporation: means an entity:
    (a) incorporated under a law other than the laws of this state; and
    (b) that would be a nonprofit corporation if formed under the laws of this state. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Governmental entity: means :
    (a) 
    (i) the executive branch of the state;
    (ii) the judicial branch of the state;
    (iii) the legislative branch of the state;
    (iv) an independent entity, as defined in Section 63E-1-102;
    (v) a political subdivision of the state;
    (vi) a state institution of higher education, as defined in Section 53B-3-102;
    (vii) an entity within the state system of public education; or
    (viii) the National Guard; or
    (b) any of the following that is established or controlled by a governmental entity listed in Subsection (27)(a) to carry out the public's business:
    (i) an office;
    (ii) a division;
    (iii) an agency;
    (iv) a board;
    (v) a bureau;
    (vi) a committee;
    (vii) a department;
    (viii) an advisory board;
    (ix) an administrative unit; or
    (x) a commission. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Guardian: includes a person who:Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Hide: means any skins or wool removed from livestock. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • Hive: means a frame hive, box hive, box, barrel, log, gum skep, or other artificial or natural receptacle that may be used to house bees. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent cannabis testing laboratory: means a person that:
    (a) conducts a chemical or other analysis of cannabis or a cannabis product; or
    (b) acquires, possesses, and transports cannabis or a cannabis product with the intent to conduct a chemical or other analysis of the cannabis or cannabis product. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inventory control system: means a system described in Section 4-41a-103. See Utah Code 4-41a-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.
  • Label: means the display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon a tag or upon the immediate container of a bedding, upholstered furniture, quilted clothing, or filling material. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Land: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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 4-7-110
  • Livestock: means cattle, calves, horses, mules, sheep, goats, or hogs. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • Livestock market: means a public market place consisting of pens or other enclosures where cattle, calves, horses, or mules are received on consignment and kept for subsequent sale, either through public auction or private sale. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • mailing: includes registered or certified mail for which the proper fee is paid. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Manufacture: means to make, process, or prepare from new or secondhand material, in whole or in part, a bedding, upholstered furniture, quilted clothing, or filling material for sale. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Mark: means any cutting and shaping of the ears or brisket area of livestock that is intended to show ownership. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • Medical cannabis: means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-61a-102. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Medical cannabis card: means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-61a-102. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Medical cannabis pharmacy: means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-61a-102. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Member: includes :
    (i) "voting member"; and
    (ii) a shareholder in a water company. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Membership: refers to the rights and obligations of a member or members. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • money: means :
    (i) legal tender;
    (ii) a negotiable instrument; or
    (iii) other cash equivalent readily convertible into legal tender. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mutual benefit corporation: means a nonprofit corporation:
    (a) that issues shares of stock to its members evidencing a right to receive distribution of water or otherwise representing property rights; or
    (b) all of whose assets are contributed or acquired by or for the members of the nonprofit corporation or their predecessors in interest to serve the mutual purposes of the members. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • New material: includes by-products from a textile mill using only new raw material synthesized from a product that has been melted, liquified, and re-extruded. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Nonprofit corporation: includes any domestic or foreign entity that is a predecessor of a nonprofit corporation by reason of a merger or other transaction in which the predecessor's existence ceased upon consummation of the transaction. See Utah Code 16-6a-901
  • Notice: means the same as that term is defined in Section 16-6a-103. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Open range: means land upon which cattle, sheep, or other domestic animals are grazed or permitted to roam by custom, license, lease, or permit. See Utah Code 4-24-102
  • 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 4-7-110
  • Parasite: means an organism that parasitizes any developmental stage of a bee. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Person: means a natural person or individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Utah Code 4-7-110
  • Person: means an:
    (a) individual; or
    (b) entity. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Principal office: means :
    (a) the office, in or out of this state, designated by a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation as its principal office in the most recent document on file with the division providing that information, including:
    (i) an annual report;
    (ii) an application for a certificate of authority; or
    (iii) a notice of change of principal office; or
    (b) if no principal office can be determined, a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation's registered office. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Proceeding: means any threatened, pending, or completed action, suit, or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative, or investigative and whether formal or informal. See Utah Code 16-6a-901
  • Proceeding: includes :
    (a) a civil suit;
    (b) arbitration;
    (c) mediation;
    (d) a criminal action;
    (e) an administrative action; or
    (f) an investigatory action. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Qualified Production Enterprise Fund: means the fund created in Section 4-41a-104. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Quilted clothing: means a filled garment or apparel, exclusive of trim used for aesthetic effect, or a stiffener, shoulder pad, interfacing, or other material that is made in whole or in part from filling material and sold or offered for sale. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Raise: means :
    (a) to hold a colony of bees in a hive for the purpose of pollination, honey production, or study, or a similar purpose; and
    (b) when the person holding a colony holds the colony or a package of bees in the state for a period of time exceeding 30 days. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • real property: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Receive: when used in reference to receipt of a writing or other document by a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation, means the writing or other document is actually received:
    (a) by the domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation at:
    (i) its registered office in this state; or
    (ii) its principal office;
    (b) by the secretary of the domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation, wherever the secretary is found; or
    (c) by another person authorized by the bylaws or the board of directors to receive the writing or other document, wherever that person is found. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registered agent: means the registered agent of:
    (a) a domestic nonprofit corporation; or
    (b) a foreign nonprofit corporation. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Registered office: means the office within this state designated by a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation as its registered office in the most recent document on file with the division providing that information, including:
    (a) articles of incorporation;
    (b) an application for a certificate of authority; or
    (c) a notice of change of registered office. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Repair: means to restore, recover, alter, or renew bedding or upholstered furniture for a consideration. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Retailer: means a person who sells bedding, upholstered furniture, quilted clothing, or filling material to a consumer for use primarily for personal, family, household, or business purposes. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Secondhand: means an article or filling material, or portion of an article or filling material, that has previously been used. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • sell: means to offer or expose for sale, barter, trade, deliver, consign, lease, or give away any bedding, upholstered furniture, quilted clothing, or filling material. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Shareholder: means a person in whose name a share is registered in the records of a nonprofit corporation. See Utah Code 16-6a-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 48-2e-1156
  • State central fill medical cannabis pharmacy: means the same as that term is defined in Section 26-61a-102. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • State electronic verification system: means the system described in Section 26-61a-103. See Utah Code 4-41a-102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Sterilize: means to disinfect, decontaminate, sanitize, cleanse, or purify as required by Section 4-10-113. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Tag: means a card, flap, or strip attached to an article for the purpose of displaying information required by this chapter or under rule made pursuant to it. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Terminal disease: means a pest, parasite, or pathogen that will kill an occupant colony or subsequent colony on the same equipment. See Utah Code 4-24-308
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • United States: includes a district, authority, office, bureau, commission, department, and another agency of the United States of America. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Upholstered furniture: means portable or fixed furniture, except fixed seats in motor vehicles, boats, or aircraft, that is made in whole or in part with filling material, exclusive of trim used for aesthetic effect. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Used: means an article that has been sold to a consumer and has left the store. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • 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
  • Vote: includes authorization by:
    (a) written ballot; and
    (b) written consent. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Voting group: means all the members of one or more classes of members or directors that, under this chapter, the articles of incorporation, or the bylaws, are entitled to vote and be counted together collectively on a matter. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • voting member: includes a "shareholder" if the nonprofit corporation has shareholders. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Water company: means :
    (a) the same as that term is defined in Subsection 16-4-102(5); or
    (b) a mutual benefit corporation, when the stock in the mutual benefit corporation represents a right to receive a distribution of water for beneficial use. See Utah Code 16-6a-102
  • Weight: means net weight, unless the label declares that the product is sold by drained weight, in which case "weight" means net drained weight. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Weights and measures: means the instruments or devices used for weighing or measuring, including an appliance or accessory associated with the instrument or device. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Weights and measures registration: means the issuance of a certificate by the commissioner to a weights and measures user. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Weights and measures user: means a person who uses weights and measures in trade or commerce. See Utah Code 4-22-101
  • Wholesaler: means a person who offers an article for resale to a retailer or institution rather than a final consumer. See Utah Code 4-24-105
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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