§ 53-13-101 Definitions
§ 53-13-102 Peace officer classifications
§ 53-13-103 Law enforcement officer
§ 53-13-104 Correctional officer
§ 53-13-105 Special function officer
§ 53-13-106 Federal officers — State law enforcement authority
§ 53-13-106.1 State and local law enforcement officers and federal employees — Definitions
§ 53-13-106.2 State and local law enforcement officers and federal employees — Exercise of federal law enforcement authority when based on a federal enactment
§ 53-13-106.3 State and local law enforcement officers and federal employees — Exercise of federal law enforcement authority when based on a state or local enactment
§ 53-13-106.4 State and county sheriff law enforcement officers and federal employees — Enforcement of federal laws and regulations by state and county sheriff officers
§ 53-13-106.6 State and local law enforcement officers and federal employees — Exercise of federal law enforcement authority to enforce the Federal Land Policy Management Act
§ 53-13-106.7 State and local law enforcement officers and federal employees — Exercise of federal law enforcement authority based on state law during emergency
§ 53-13-106.8 State and local law enforcement officers and federal employees — Use of correctional and communication facilities
§ 53-13-106.9 State and county sheriff law enforcement officers and federal employees — Interagency agreements
§ 53-13-106.10 State and local law enforcement officers and federal employees — Review by county sheriffs
§ 53-13-106.11 Agreement for local law enforcement to enforce federal law — Legal recourse to enforce
§ 53-13-106.12 Law enforcement actions exceeding jurisdiction over federal land — Procedure for determination and legal recourse
§ 53-13-107 Basic training requirements for position — Peace officers temporarily in the state
§ 53-13-108 Retirement
§ 53-13-109 References in other provisions
§ 53-13-110 Duties to investigate specified instances of abuse or neglect
§ 53-13-111 Peace officers serving in a reserve or auxiliary capacity
§ 53-13-112 Auxiliary officer
§ 53-13-113 Authority of peace officers to administer oaths
§ 53-13-114 Off-duty peace officer working as a security officer

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 53 > Chapter 13

  • Administrator: means the same as that term is defined in Subsection (179). See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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.
  • Application: means a document:
    (a) 
    (i) completed by an applicant to provide information about the risk to be insured; and
    (ii) that contains information that is used by the insurer to evaluate risk and decide whether to:
    (A) insure the risk under:
    (I) the coverage as originally offered; or
    (II) a modification of the coverage as originally offered; or
    (B) decline to insure the risk; or
    (b) used by the insurer to gather information from the applicant before issuance of an annuity contract. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • articles of incorporation: means :
    (a) the original articles;
    (b) a special law;
    (c) a charter;
    (d) an amendment;
    (e) restated articles;
    (f) articles of merger or consolidation;
    (g) a trust instrument;
    (h) another constitutive document for a trust or other entity that is not a corporation; and
    (i) an amendment to an item listed in Subsections (11)(a) through (h). See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Auxiliary officer: means a sworn, certified, and supervised special function officer, as described by Section 53-13-112. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • 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.
  • Bylaws: includes comparable rules for a trust or other entity that is not a corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Certified: means recognized and accepted by the division as having successfully met and maintained the standards and training requirements set and approved by the director of the division with the advice and consent of the council. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • City: includes , depending on population, a metro township as defined in Section 10-3c-102. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Collateral duty: means a duty to corroborate and support a peace officer function that is secondary and supplemental to the primary duty of the position. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of public safety appointed under Section 53-1-107. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means an insurance corporation, except when referring to:
    (i) a corporation doing business:
    (A) as:
    (I) an insurance producer;
    (II) a surplus lines producer;
    (III) a limited line producer;
    (IV) a consultant;
    (V) a managing general agent;
    (VI) a reinsurance intermediary;
    (VII) a third party administrator; or
    (VIII) an adjuster; and
    (B) under:
    (I) Chapter 23a, Insurance Marketing - Licensing Producers, Consultants, and Reinsurance Intermediaries;
    (II) Chapter 25, Third Party Administrators; or
    (III) Chapter 26, Insurance Adjusters; or
    (ii) a noninsurer that is part of a holding company system under Chapter 16, Insurance Holding Companies. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Council: means the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council created in Section 53-6-106. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety created in Section 53-1-103. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Department: means the Insurance Department. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the director of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Division appointed under Section 53-6-104. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • Director: means a member of the board of directors of a corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division: means the Peace Officer Standards and Training Division created in Section 53-6-103. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • Enrollee: includes an insured. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fee: means any periodic charge for use of a discount program. See Utah Code 31A-8a-102
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Filed: means that a filing is:
    (i) submitted to the department as required by and in accordance with applicable statute, rule, or filing order;
    (ii) received by the department within the time period provided in applicable statute, rule, or filing order; and
    (iii) accompanied by the appropriate fee in accordance with:
    (A) Section 31A-3-103; or
    (B) rule. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Filing: when used as a noun, means an item required to be filed with the department including:
    (a) a policy;
    (b) a rate;
    (c) a form;
    (d) a document;
    (e) a plan;
    (f) a manual;
    (g) an application;
    (h) a report;
    (i) a certificate;
    (j) an endorsement;
    (k) an actuarial certification;
    (l) a licensee annual statement;
    (m) a licensee renewal application;
    (n) an advertisement;
    (o) a binder; or
    (p) an outline of coverage. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Form: means one of the following prepared for general use:
    (i) a policy;
    (ii) a certificate;
    (iii) an application;
    (iv) an outline of coverage; or
    (v) an endorsement. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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 care provider: means a health care provider as defined in Section 78B-3-403, with the exception of "licensed athletic trainer" who:
    (a) is practicing within the scope of the provider's license; and
    (b) has agreed either directly or indirectly, by contract or any other arrangement with a health discount program operator, to provide a discount to enrollees of a health discount program. See Utah Code 31A-8a-102
  • Health discount program: means a business arrangement or contract in which a person pays fees, dues, charges, or other consideration in exchange for a program that provides access to health care providers who agree to provide a discount for health care services. See Utah Code 31A-8a-102
  • Health discount program marketer: means a person, including a private label entity, that markets, promotes, sells, or distributes a health discount program but does not operate a health discount program. See Utah Code 31A-8a-102
  • Health discount program operator: means a person that provides a health discount program by entering into a contract or agreement, directly or indirectly, with a person or persons in this state who agree to provide discounts for health care services to enrollees of the health discount program and determines the charge to members. See Utah Code 31A-8a-102
  • 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
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • insolvent: means that:
    (a) an insurer is unable to pay the insurer's obligations as the obligations are due;
    (b) an insurer's total adjusted capital is less than the insurer's mandatory control level RBC under Subsection 31A-17-601(8)(c); or
    (c) an insurer's admitted assets are less than the insurer's liabilities. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Insurance: includes :
    (i) a risk distributing arrangement providing for compensation or replacement for damages or loss through the provision of a service or a benefit in kind;
    (ii) a contract of guaranty or suretyship entered into by the guarantor or surety as a business and not as merely incidental to a business transaction; and
    (iii) a plan in which the risk does not rest upon the person who makes an arrangement, but with a class of persons who have agreed to share the risk. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Insurer: means a person doing an insurance business as a principal including:
    (i) a fraternal benefit society;
    (ii) an issuer of a gift annuity other than an annuity specified in Subsections 31A-22-1305(2) and (3);
    (iii) a motor club;
    (iv) an employee welfare plan;
    (v) a person purporting or intending to do an insurance business as a principal on that person's own account; and
    (vi) a health maintenance organization. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • 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 agency: means an entity or division of:
    (i) 
    (A) the federal government, a state, or a political subdivision of a state;
    (B) a state institution of higher education; or
    (C) a private institution of higher education, if the entity or division has been certified by the commissioner; and
    (ii) that exists primarily to prevent and detect crime and enforce criminal laws, statutes, and ordinances. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Law enforcement officer: means the same as that term is defined in Section 53-13-103. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • License: includes a certificate of authority issued to an insurer. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Local law enforcement agency: means a law enforcement agency of any political subdivision of the state. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • Lodge system: means one in which:
    (i) there is a supreme governing body;
    (ii) subordinate to the supreme governing body are local lodges, however designated, into which natural persons are admitted as members in accordance with the laws of the fraternal;
    (iii) the local lodges are required by the laws of the fraternal to hold regular meetings at least monthly; and
    (iv) the local lodges regularly engage in programs involving member participation to implement the purposes of Subsection (1)(a)(ii). See Utah Code 31A-9-101
  • Marketing: means making or causing to be made any communication that contains information that relates to a product or contract regulated under this chapter. See Utah Code 31A-8a-102
  • Member: means a person having membership rights in an insurance corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Motor vehicle: means every self-propelled vehicle and every vehicle propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails, except motorized wheel chairs and vehicles moved solely by human power. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Mutual: means a mutual insurance corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Oath: includes "affirmation. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Participating: means a plan of insurance under which the insured is entitled to receive a dividend representing a share of the surplus of the insurer. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Peace officer: means any officer certified in accordance with Title 53, Chapter 13, Peace Officer Classifications. See Utah Code 53-1-102
  • Person: includes :
    (a) an individual;
    (b) a partnership;
    (c) a corporation;
    (d) an incorporated or unincorporated association;
    (e) a joint stock company;
    (f) a trust;
    (g) a limited liability company;
    (h) a reciprocal;
    (i) a syndicate; or
    (j) another similar entity or combination of entities acting in concert. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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
  • Principal duties: means those duties which are the highest and foremost in responsibility. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Proceeding: includes an action or special statutory proceeding. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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
  • Sell: means to exchange a contract of insurance:
    (a) by any means;
    (b) for money or its equivalent; and
    (c) on behalf of an insurance company. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Spectrum: means that which encompasses the scope of authority. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Surplus: means the excess of assets over the sum of paid-in capital and liabilities. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • Sworn: means having taken the oath of office set forth in Utah Constitution Article IV, Section 10, administered by the law enforcement agency for whom a peace officer works. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • 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.
  • Trustee: means "director" when referring to the board of directors of a corporation. See Utah Code 31A-1-301
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Volunteer: means an officer who donates service without pay or other compensation except expenses actually and reasonably incurred as approved by the supervising agency. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • While on duty: means while an officer is actually performing the job duties and work activities assigned by the employing agency and for which the officer is trained and certified, and may include time spent outside those duties and activities if that additional time involves an activity that is an integral and necessary part of the job, and is spent for the benefit, and under the direction of, the employing agency. See Utah Code 53-13-101
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
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