§ 64-13-1 Definitions
§ 64-13-2 Creation of department
§ 64-13-3 Executive director
§ 64-13-6 Department duties
§ 64-13-7 Offenders in custody of department
§ 64-13-7.5 Persons in need of mental health services — Contracts
§ 64-13-8 Designation of employee powers
§ 64-13-10 Department duties — Rulemaking authority
§ 64-13-10.6 Transition and reentry of inmates at termination of incarceration
§ 64-13-12 Assistance to sheriffs
§ 64-13-13 Administrators
§ 64-13-14 Secure correctional facilities
§ 64-13-14.5 Limits of confinement place — Release status — Work release
§ 64-13-14.7 Victim notification of offender’s release
§ 64-13-15 Property of offender — Storage and disposal
§ 64-13-16 Inmate employment
§ 64-13-17 Visitors to correctional facilities — Correspondence
§ 64-13-18 Copy of sentence of incarceration
§ 64-13-19 Labor at correctional facilities
§ 64-13-20 Investigative services — Presentence investigation reports
§ 64-13-21 Supervision of sentenced offenders placed in community — Rulemaking — POST certified parole or probation officers and peace officers — Duties — Supervision fee
§ 64-13-21.2 Offender supervision dedicated credits
§ 64-13-21.5 Powers of correctional officers and POST certified correctional enforcement or investigation officers
§ 64-13-23 Offender’s income and finances
§ 64-13-24 Standards for staff training
§ 64-13-25 Standards for programs — Audits
§ 64-13-26 Private providers of services
§ 64-13-27 Records — Access
§ 64-13-29 Violation of parole or probation — Detention — Hearing
§ 64-13-30 Expenses incurred by offenders — Payment to department or county jail — Medical care expenses and copayments
§ 64-13-30.5 Payment by inmate for postsecondary educational tuition
§ 64-13-31 Emergencies
§ 64-13-32 Discipline of offenders — Use of force
§ 64-13-33 Restitution for offenses — Debt collection
§ 64-13-34 Safety of offenders
§ 64-13-36 Testing of prisoners for AIDS and HIV infection — Medical care — Department authority
§ 64-13-37 Department authorized to test offenders for communicable disease
§ 64-13-38 Emergency release due to overcrowding
§ 64-13-39 Standards for health care facilities
§ 64-13-39.5 Definitions — Health care for chronically or terminally ill offenders — Notice to health care facility
§ 64-13-39.6 Penalty
§ 64-13-40 Worship for native American inmates
§ 64-13-41 Limitations on offender access to sexually explicit material
§ 64-13-42 Prison Telephone Surcharge Account — Funding inmate and offender education and training programs
§ 64-13-43 Use of state vehicles by department personnel
§ 64-13-44 Posthumous organ donations by inmates
§ 64-13-45 Department reporting requirements

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 64 > Chapter 13

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Authorized emergency vehicle: includes :
    (a) fire department vehicles;
    (b) police vehicles;
    (c) ambulances; and
    (d) other publicly or privately owned vehicles as designated by the commissioner of the Department of Public Safety. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Bicycle: includes an electric assisted bicycle. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle:
    (i) designed for carrying more than 15 passengers and used for the transportation of persons; or
    (ii) designed and used for the transportation of persons for compensation. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Case action plan: means a document developed by the Department of Corrections that identifies the program priorities for the treatment of the offender, including the criminal risk factors as determined by a risk and needs assessment conducted by the department. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Community correctional center: means a nonsecure correctional facility operated by the department. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Correctional facility: means any facility operated to house offenders, either in a secure or nonsecure setting:
    (a) by the department; or
    (b) under a contract with the department. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Criminal risk factors: means a person's characteristics and behaviors that:
    (a) affect that person's risk of engaging in criminal behavior; and
    (b) are diminished when addressed by effective treatment, supervision, and other support resources, resulting in a reduced risk of criminal behavior. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Crosswalk: means :
    (a) that part of a roadway at an intersection included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the highway measured from:
    (i) 
    (A) the curbs; or
    (B) in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway; and
    (ii) in the absence of a sidewalk on one side of the roadway, that part of a roadway included within the extension of the lateral lines of the existing sidewalk at right angles to the centerline; or
    (b) any portion of a roadway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other markings on the surface. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Divided highway: means a highway divided into two or more roadways by:
    (a) an unpaved intervening space;
    (b) a physical barrier; or
    (c) a clearly indicated dividing section constructed to impede vehicular traffic. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Emergency: means any riot, disturbance, homicide, inmate violence occurring in any correctional facility, or any situation that presents immediate danger to the safety, security, and control of the department. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Department of Corrections. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Explosives: means any chemical compound or mechanical mixture commonly used or intended for the purpose of producing an explosion and that contains any oxidizing and combustive units or other ingredients in proportions, quantities, or packing so that an ignition by fire, friction, concussion, percussion, or detonator of any part of the compound or mixture may cause a sudden generation of highly heated gases, and the resultant gaseous pressures are capable of producing destructive effects on contiguous objects or of causing death or serious bodily injury. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Farm tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement, for drawing plows, mowing machines, and other implements of husbandry. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Flammable liquid: means a liquid that has a flashpoint of 100 degrees F. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gross weight: means the weight of a vehicle without a load plus the weight of any load on the vehicle. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Highway: means the entire width between property lines of every way or place of any nature when any part of it is open to the use of the public as a matter of right for vehicular travel. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Highway authority: means the same as that term is defined in Section 72-1-102. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Inmate: means any person who is committed to the custody of the department and who is housed at a correctional facility or at a county jail at the request of the department. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Intersection: means the area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curblines, or, if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two or more highways which join one another. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Metal tire: means a tire, the surface of which in contact with the highway is wholly or partly of metal or other hard nonresilient material. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Motor vehicle: means a vehicle that is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Motorcycle: means :
    (a) a motor vehicle, other than a tractor, having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel with not more than three wheels in contact with the ground; or
    (b) an autocycle. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Offender: means any person who has been convicted of a crime for which he may be committed to the custody of the department and is at least one of the following:
    (a) committed to the custody of the department;
    (b) on probation; or
    (c) on parole. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Operator: means a person who is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • parking: means the standing of a vehicle, whether the vehicle is occupied or not. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Peace officer: means a peace officer authorized under Title 53, Chapter 13, Peace Officer Classifications, to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic laws. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Person: means every natural person, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Pole trailer: means every vehicle without motive power:
    (a) designed to be drawn by another vehicle and attached to the towing vehicle by means of a reach, or pole, or by being boomed or otherwise secured to the towing vehicle; and
    (b) that is ordinarily used for transporting long or irregular shaped loads including poles, pipes, or structural members generally capable of sustaining themselves as beams between the supporting connections. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Private road or driveway: means every way or place in private ownership and used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner, but not by other persons. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Railroad: means a carrier of persons or property upon cars operated on stationary rails. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Risk and needs assessment: means an actuarial tool validated on criminal offenders that determines:
    (a) an individual's risk of reoffending; and
    (b) the criminal risk factors that, when addressed, reduce the individual's risk of reoffending. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Road: includes :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Roadway: means that portion of highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • School bus: means a motor vehicle that:
    (i) complies with the color and identification requirements of the most recent edition of "Minimum Standards for School Buses"; and
    (ii) is used to transport school children to or from school or school activities. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Secure correctional facility: means any prison, penitentiary, or other institution operated by the department or under contract for the confinement of offenders, where force may be used to restrain them if they attempt to leave the institution without authorization. See Utah Code 41-6a-1607
  • Semitrailer: means a vehicle with or without motive power:
    (i) designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle; and
    (ii) constructed so that some part of its weight and that of its load rests on or is carried by another vehicle. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Sentencing guidelines: A set of rules and principles established by the United States Sentencing Commission that trial judges use to determine the sentence for a convicted defendant. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Sidewalk: means that portion of a street between the curb lines, or the lateral lines of a roadway, and the adjacent property lines intended for the use of pedestrians. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Solid rubber tire: means a tire of rubber or other resilient material that does not depend on compressed air for the support of the load. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for the purpose of travel. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Traffic-control device: means a sign, signal, marking, or device not inconsistent with this chapter placed or erected by a highway authority for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Traffic-control signal: means a device, whether manually, electrically, or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and permitted to proceed. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Trailer: means a vehicle with or without motive power designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and constructed so that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Truck: means a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Truck tractor: means a motor vehicle:
    (a) designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles; and
    (b) constructed to carry a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn by the truck tractor. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Urban district: means the territory contiguous to and including any street, in which structures devoted to business, industry, or dwelling houses are situated at intervals of less than 100 feet, for a distance of a quarter of a mile or more. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Vehicle: means a device in, on, or by which a person or property is or may be transported or drawn on a highway, except devices used exclusively on stationary rails or tracks. See Utah Code 41-6a-102
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of:Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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