Part 1 General Provisions 7-16a-101 – 7-16a-103
Part 2 Authority, Powers, Contractual Waiver, and Notification Requirements 7-16a-201 – 7-16a-204

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 7 > Chapter 16a

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Automated teller machine: means an electronic information processing device that:
    (a) is readily accessible to the general public; and
    (b) on behalf of an issuer:
    (i) dispenses currency or coin; or
    (ii) accepts deposits or payments. See Utah Code 7-16a-102
  • Ballot: includes ballot sheets, paper ballots, electronic ballots, and secrecy envelopes. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Ballot proposition: means a question, issue, or proposal that is submitted to voters on the ballot for their approval or rejection including:
    (a) an opinion question specifically authorized by the Legislature;
    (b) a constitutional amendment;
    (c) an initiative;
    (d) a referendum;
    (e) a bond proposition;
    (f) a judicial retention question;
    (g) an incorporation of a city or town; or
    (h) any other ballot question specifically authorized by the Legislature. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Board of canvassers: means the entities established by Sections 20A-4-301 and 20A-4-306 to canvass election returns. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Branch: means a place of business of a financial institution, other than its main office, at which deposits are received and paid. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • Canvass: means the review of election returns and the official declaration of election results by the board of canvassers. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Certified: means that the county clerk has acknowledged a signature as being the signature of a registered voter. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Circulation: means the process of submitting an initiative or referendum petition to legal voters for their signature. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Financial Institutions. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • County legislative body: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Customer: means a user of a device for access. See Utah Code 7-16a-102
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Financial Institutions. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • Depository institution: means a bank, savings and loan association, savings bank, industrial bank, credit union, or other institution that:
    (a) holds or receives deposits, savings, or share accounts;
    (b) issues certificates of deposit; or
    (c) provides to its customers other depository accounts that are subject to withdrawal by checks, drafts, or other instruments or by electronic means to effect third party payments. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • Depository institution holding company: means :
    (i) a person other than an individual that:
    (A) has control over a depository institution; or
    (B) becomes a holding company of a depository institution under Section 7-1-703; or
    (ii) a person other than an individual that the commissioner finds, after considering the specific circumstances, is exercising or is capable of exercising a controlling influence over a depository institution by means other than those specifically described in this section. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • Election: means a regular general election, a municipal general election, a statewide special election, a local special election, a regular primary election, a municipal primary election, and a local district election. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • 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.
  • Initiative: means a new law proposed for adoption by the public as provided in this chapter. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Initiative packet: means a copy of the initiative petition, a copy of the proposed law, and the signature sheets, all of which have been bound together as a unit. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Institution: means :
    (a) a corporation;
    (b) a limited liability company;
    (c) a partnership;
    (d) a trust;
    (e) an association;
    (f) a joint venture;
    (g) a pool;
    (h) a syndicate;
    (i) an unincorporated organization; or
    (j) any form of business entity. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • Issuer: means :
    (a) a depository institution that issues a device for access, whether or not the depository institution is an operator; or
    (b) a state or federal governmental agency that issues a device for access that allows a person to receive benefits from or through the state or federal governmental agency. See Utah Code 7-16a-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.
  • Legal voter: means a person who:
    (a) is registered to vote; or
    (b) becomes registered to vote before the county clerk certifies the signatures on an initiative or referendum petition. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Local attorney: means the county attorney, city attorney, or town attorney in whose jurisdiction a local initiative or referendum petition is circulated. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Local clerk: means the county clerk, city recorder, or town clerk in whose jurisdiction a local initiative or referendum petition is circulated. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Local legislative body: means the legislative body of a county, city, town, or metro township. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Measure: means a proposed constitutional amendment, an initiative, or referendum. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • 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
  • Municipal general election: means the election held in municipalities and, as applicable, local districts on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each odd-numbered year for the purposes established in Section 20A-1-202. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Oath: includes "affirmation. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Official ballot: means the ballots distributed by the election officer to the poll workers to be given to voters to record their votes. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Official register: means the official record furnished to election officials by the election officer that contains the information required by Section 20A-5-401. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Operator: means an institution that:
    (a) 
    (i) is a depository institution;
    (ii) is a depository institution holding company; or
    (iii) is an institution directly or indirectly owned or controlled by one or more depository institutions or depository institution holding companies; and
    (b) owns or contracts with an owner of an automated teller machine to operate the automated teller machine. See Utah Code 7-16a-102
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Person: means :
    (a) an individual;
    (b) a corporation;
    (c) a limited liability company;
    (d) a partnership;
    (e) a trust;
    (f) an association;
    (g) a joint venture;
    (h) a pool;
    (i) a syndicate;
    (j) a sole proprietorship;
    (k) an unincorporated organization; or
    (l) any form of business entity. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • Point-of-sale terminal: means an electronic information processing device controlled by or accessible to a merchant or other provider of goods or services that authorizes:
    (a) in payment for goods or services, a debit or credit to a customer's account at:
    (i) a depository institution; or
    (ii) a state or federal governmental agency; and
    (b) the merchant or other provider of goods or services to dispense currency or coin to a customer. See Utah Code 7-16a-102
  • 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
  • qualified: means to take the oath of office and begin performing the duties of the position for which the person was elected. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Regular general election: means the election held throughout the state on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year for the purposes established in Section 20A-1-201. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resident: means a person who resides within a specific voting precinct in Utah. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Signature: means a holographic signature. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Signature sheets: means sheets in the form required by this chapter that are used to collect signatures in support of an initiative or referendum. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Sponsors: means the legal voters who support the initiative or referendum and who sign the application for petition copies. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • State: means , unless the context demands otherwise:
    (a) a state;
    (b) the District of Columbia; or
    (c) the territories of the United States. See Utah Code 7-1-103
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Sufficient: means that the signatures submitted in support of an initiative or referendum petition have been certified and verified as required by this chapter. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tax percentage difference: means the difference between the tax rate proposed by an initiative or an initiative petition and the current tax rate. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Tax percentage increase: means a number calculated by dividing the tax percentage difference by the current tax rate and rounding the result to the nearest thousandth. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • Verified: means acknowledged by the person circulating the petition as required in Sections 20A-7-205 and 20A-7-305. See Utah Code 20A-7-101
  • Voter: means a person who:
    (a) meets the requirements for voting in an election;
    (b) meets the requirements of election registration;
    (c) is registered to vote; and
    (d) is listed in the official register book. See Utah Code 20A-1-102
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of:Utah Code 48-2e-1156
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