2023 Utah Code
Title 41 - Motor Vehicles
Chapter 6a - Traffic Code
Part 20 - Automatic License Plate Reader System Act
Section 2002 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: UT Code § 41-6a-2002 (2023)
Effective 5/3/2023
41-6a-2002. Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
  • (1) "Automatic license plate reader system" means a system of one or more mobile or fixed automated high-speed cameras used in combination with computer algorithms to convert an image of a license plate into computer-readable data.
  • (2) "Captured plate data" means the global positioning system coordinates, date and time, photograph, license plate number, and any other data captured by or derived from an automatic license plate reader system.
  • (3)
    • (a) "Governmental entity" means:
      • (i) executive department agencies of the state;
      • (ii) the offices of the governor, the lieutenant governor, the state auditor, the attorney general, and the state treasurer;
      • (iii) the Board of Pardons and Parole;
      • (iv) the Board of Examiners;
      • (v) the National Guard;
      • (vi) the Career Service Review Office;
      • (vii) the State Board of Education;
      • (viii) the Utah Board of Higher Education;
      • (ix) the State Archives;
      • (x) the Office of the Legislative Auditor General;
      • (xi) the Office of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst;
      • (xii) the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel;
      • (xiii) the Legislature;
      • (xiv) legislative committees, except any political party, group, caucus, or rules or sifting committee of the Legislature;
      • (xv) courts, the Judicial Council, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and similar administrative units in the judicial branch;
      • (xvi) any state-funded institution of higher education or public education;
      • (xvii) any political subdivision of the state; or
      • (xviii) a law enforcement agency.
    • (b) "Governmental entity" includes:
      • (i) every office, agency, board, bureau, committee, department, advisory board, or commission of an entity listed in Subsections (3)(a)(i) through (xviii) that is funded or established by the government to carry out the public's business; or
      • (ii) a person acting as an agent of a governmental entity or acting on behalf of a governmental entity.
  • (4) "Nongovernmental entity" means a person that is not a governmental entity.
  • (5) "Secured area" means an area, enclosed by clear boundaries, to which access is limited and not open to the public and entry is only obtainable through specific access-control points.


Amended by Chapter 524, 2023 General Session
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