Part 1 General Provisions 58-63-101 – 58-63-103
Part 2 Board 58-63-201
Part 3 Licensing 58-63-301 – 58-63-310
Part 4 License Denial and Discipline 58-63-401
Part 5 Unlawful Conduct – Unprofessional Conduct – Penalties 58-63-501 – 58-63-503
Part 6 Regulatory Jurisdiction 58-63-601

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 58 > Chapter 63

  • Adjudicative proceeding: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Administrator: includes "executor" when the subject matter justifies the use. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Applicant: means an individual that provides information to an employer for the purpose of obtaining employment. See Utah Code 34-46-102
  • Armed private security officer: means an individual:
    (a) employed by a contract security company;
    (b) whose primary duty is:
    (i) guarding personal or real property; or
    (ii) providing protection or security to the life and well being of humans or animals; and
    (c) who wears, carries, possesses, or has immediate access to a firearm in the performance of the individual's duties. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Armored car company: means a person engaged in business under contract to others who transports or offers to transport tangible personal property, currency, valuables, jewelry, SNAP benefits as defined in Section 35A-1-102, or any other high value items, that require secured delivery from one place to another under the control of an armored car security officer employed by the company using a specially equipped motor vehicle offering a high degree of security. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Armored car security officer: means an individual:
    (a) employed by an armored car company;
    (b) whose primary duty is to guard the tangible property, currency, valuables, jewelry, SNAP benefits as defined in Section 35A-1-102, or other high value items that require secured delivery from one place to another; and
    (c) who wears, carries, possesses, or has immediate access to a firearm in the performance of the individual's duties. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Board: means the Security Services Licensing Board created in Section 58-63-201. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • 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.
  • Contract security company: means a company that is registered with the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code and is engaged in business to provide security services to another person, business, or entity on a contractual basis by assignment of an armed or unarmed private security officer. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Corporate officer: means an individual who is on file with the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code as:
    (a) a corporate officer of a contract security company or an armored car company that is a corporation; or
    (b) a sole proprietor of a contract security company or an armored car company that is not a corporation. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • 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.
  • Division: means the Labor Commission's Division of Antidiscrimination and Labor. See Utah Code 34-46-102
  • Employer: means a person employing 15 or more employees within the state for each working day in each of 20 calendar weeks or more in the current or preceding calendar year. See Utah Code 34-46-102
  • Employment selection process: means the process by which an employer selects an individual to be an employee for the employer. See Utah Code 34-46-102
  • 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.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Initial selection process: means the receipt of information in a record from an applicant that the employer uses to determine whether the applicant will be considered for a second review for the position for which the applicant is applying. See Utah Code 34-46-102
  • 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.
  • Law enforcement agency: means the same as that term is defined in Section 53-1-102. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Owner: means an individual who is listed with the Division of Corporations and Commercial Code as a majority stockholder of a company, a general partner of a partnership, or the proprietor of a sole proprietorship. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • 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.
  • Peace officer: means a person who:
    (a) is a certified peace officer as defined in Title 53, Chapter 13, Peace Officer Classifications; and
    (b) derives total or special law enforcement powers from, and is an employee of, the federal government, the state, or a political subdivision, agency, department, branch, or service of either, of a municipality, or a unit of local government. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Personal property: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • 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 48-2e-1156
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • real property: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Record: means information that is:
    (a) inscribed on a tangible medium; or
    (b) 
    (i) received or stored in an electronic or other medium; and
    (ii) retrievable in perceivable form. See Utah Code 34-46-102
  • Regular basis: means at least 20 hours per month. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Security officer: means an individual who is licensed as an armed or unarmed private security officer under this chapter and who:
    (i) is employed by a contract security company securing, guarding, or otherwise protecting tangible personal property, real property, or the life and well being of human or animal life against:
    (A) trespass or other unlawful intrusion or entry;
    (B) larceny;
    (C) vandalism or other abuse;
    (D) arson or other criminal activity; or
    (E) personal injury caused by another person or as a result of an act or omission by another person;
    (ii) is controlling, regulating, or directing the flow of movements of an individual or vehicle; or
    (iii) providing street patrol service. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Unarmed private security officer: means an individual:
    (a) employed by a contract security company;
    (b) whose primary duty is guarding personal or real property or providing protection or security to the life and well being of humans or animals;
    (c) who does not wear, carry, possess, or have immediate access to a firearm in the performance of the individual's duties; and
    (d) who wears clothing of distinctive design or fashion bearing a symbol, badge, emblem, insignia, or other device that identifies the individual as a security officer. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Unlawful conduct: means the same as that term is defined in Sections 58-1-501 and 58-63-501. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Unprofessional conduct: means the same as that term is defined in Sections 58-1-501 and 58-63-502 and as may be further defined by rule. See Utah Code 58-63-102
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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