Part 1 General Provisions 52-4-101 – 52-4-104
Part 2 Meetings 52-4-201 – 52-4-210
Part 3 Enforcement 52-4-301 – 52-4-305

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 52 > Chapter 4

  • Advisory board: means the Agricultural Advisory Board created by Section 4-2-108. See Utah Code 52-4-203
  • Agency: means :
    (a) a person other than an individual, including a sole proprietorship by which an individual does business under an assumed name; and
    (b) an insurance organization licensed or required to be licensed under Section 31A-23a-301, 31A-25-207, or 31A-26-209. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Anchor location: means the physical location from which:
    (a) an electronic meeting originates; or
    (b) the participants are connected. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Application: means a document:
    (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
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Basic livestock: means a herd of cattle, sheep, or swine kept and maintained primarily for breeding purposes. See Utah Code 52-4-203
  • Board: means the Board of Water Resources created by Section 73-10-1. See Utah Code 52-4-203
  • Capitol hill complex: means the grounds and buildings within the area bounded by 300 North Street, Columbus Street, 500 North Street, and East Capitol Boulevard in Salt Lake City. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Commercial farm: means a tract or tracts of land with or without improvements recognized as a farm or ranch in this state which is owned and operated or leased and operated by the applicant, and used in the production and raising of basic livestock. See Utah Code 52-4-203
  • Conference committee: A temporary, ad hoc panel composed of conferees from both chamber of a legislature which is formed for the purpose of reconciling differences in legislation that has passed both chambers. Conference committees are usually convened to resolve bicameral differences on major and controversial legislation.
  • Convening: means the calling together of a public body by a person authorized to do so for the express purpose of discussing or acting upon a subject over which that public body has jurisdiction or advisory power. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Deemer clause: means a provision under this title under which upon the occurrence of a condition precedent, the commissioner is considered to have taken a specific action. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Department: means the Insurance Department. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Electronic meeting: means a public meeting convened or conducted by means of a conference using electronic communications. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Electronic message: means a communication transmitted electronically, including:
    (a) electronic mail;
    (b) instant messaging;
    (c) electronic chat;
    (d) text messaging, as that term is defined in Section 76-4-401; or
    (e) any other method that conveys a message or facilitates communication electronically. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Farmer: means any person who owns and operates or leases and operates a commercial farm in this state, and includes individuals, partnerships and corporations. See Utah Code 52-4-203
  • 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
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act: means the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. 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
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Meeting: means the convening of a public body or a specified body, with a quorum present, including a workshop or an executive session, whether in person or by means of electronic communications, for the purpose of discussing, receiving comments from the public about, or acting upon a matter over which the public body or specific body has jurisdiction or advisory power. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Monitor: means to hear or observe, live, by audio or video equipment, all of the public statements of each member of the public body who is participating in a meeting. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Order: means an order of the commissioner. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Participate: means the ability to communicate with all of the members of a public body, either verbally or electronically, so that each member of the public body can hear or observe the communication. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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
  • Policyholder: means a person who controls a policy, binder, or oral contract by ownership, premium payment, or otherwise. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Public body: includes :
    (i) an interlocal entity or joint or cooperative undertaking, as those terms are defined in Section 11-13-103;
    (ii) a governmental nonprofit corporation as that term is defined in Section 11-13a-102; and
    (iii) the Utah Independent Redistricting Commission. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Quorum: means a simple majority of the membership of a public body, unless otherwise defined by applicable law. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • 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
  • Recording: means an audio, or an audio and video, record of the proceedings of a meeting that can be used to review the proceedings of the meeting. See Utah Code 52-4-103
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
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