Part 1 General Provisions 63A-1-101 – 63A-1-117

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 63A > Chapter 1 - Department of Government Operations

  • 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.
  • Agency: means a board, commission, institution, department, division, officer, council, office, committee, bureau, or other administrative unit of the state, including the agency head, agency employees, or other persons acting on behalf of or under the authority of the agency head, the Legislature, the courts, or the governor, but does not mean a political subdivision of the state, or any administrative unit of a political subdivision of the state. See Utah Code 63A-1-103
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Armed forces: means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Space Force, and Coast Guard. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Benefit costs: means the net money payments made to individuals who were employed by employers subject to contributions, excluding extended benefit costs, as provided in this chapter with respect to unemployment. See Utah Code 35A-4-301
  • Benefits: means the money payments payable to an individual as provided in this chapter with respect to the individual's unemployment. See Utah Code 35A-4-201
  • Contribution: means the money payments required by this chapter to be made into the Unemployment Compensation Fund by any employing unit on account of having individuals in its employ. See Utah Code 35A-4-201
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Government Operations. See Utah Code 63A-1-103
  • employer: means :
    (a) an individual or employing unit which employs one or more individuals for some portion of a day during a calendar year, or that, as a condition for approval of this chapter for full tax credit against the tax imposed by the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, is required, under the act, to be an employer;
    (b) an employing unit that, having become an employer under Subsection (1)(a), has not, under Sections 35A-4-303 and 35A-4-310, ceased to be an employer subject to this chapter; or
    (c) for the effective period of its election under Subsection 35A-4-310(3), an employing unit that has elected to become fully subject to this chapter. See Utah Code 35A-4-203
  • 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 director: means the executive director of the Department of Government Operations. See Utah Code 63A-1-103
  • Extended benefits: has the meaning specified in Subsection 35A-4-402(7)(f). See Utah Code 35A-4-201
  • 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.
  • Payroll: means total wages. See Utah Code 35A-4-301
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • 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: includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia. See Utah Code 35A-4-201
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Week: means the period or periods of seven consecutive calendar days as the department may prescribe by rule. See Utah Code 35A-4-201
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