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4.01.303. Private information concerning certain government employees

            (1)        As usedin this Section:

                        (a)        "At-riskgovernment employee" means a current or former:

                                    (i)         peace officer as specified in Utah Code Section 53-13-102(as amended);

                                    (ii)        supreme court justice;

                                    (iii)       judge of an appellate, district, or juvenile court, or a courtcommissioner;

                                    (iv)       justice court judge;

                                    (v)        judge authorized by Title 39, Chapter 6, Utah Code ofMilitary Justice, of the Utah Code (as amended);

                                    (vi)       federal judge;

                                    (vii)      federal magistrate judge;

                                    (viii)     judge authorized by Armed Forces, Title 10, United States Code;

                                    (ix)       United States Attorney;

                                    (x)        Assistant United States Attorney;

                                    (xi)       a prosecutor appointed pursuant to Armed Forces, Title 10,United States Code;

                                    (xii)      a law enforcement official as defined in Utah Code Section53-5-711 (as amended); or

                                    (xiii)     a prosecutor authorized by Title 39, Chapter 6, Utah Code ofMilitary Justice. of the Utah Code (as amended);

                        (b)        "Familymember" means the spouse, child, sibling, parent, or grandparent of anat-risk government employee who is living with the employee.

            (2)        (a)        Pursuant to Subsection 4.01.302(1)(e) anat-risk government employee may file a written application that:

                                    (i)         gives notice of the employee's statusto each agency of a government entity holding a record or a part of a recordthat would disclose the employee's or the employee's family member's homeaddress, home telephone number, social security number, insurance coverage,marital status, or payroll deductions; and

                                    (ii)        requests that the government agency classify those records orparts of records private.

                        (b)        Anat-risk government employee desiring to file an application under this Sectionmay request assistance from the government agency to identify the individualrecords containing the private information specified in Subsection (2)(a)(i).

                        (c)        TheCity shall develop a form that:

                                    (i)         requires the at-risk government employee to provide evidenceof qualifying employment;

                                    (ii)        requires the at-risk government employee to designate eachspecific record or part of a record containing the employee's home address,home telephone number, social security number, insurance coverage, maritalstatus, or payroll deductions that the applicant desires to be classified asprivate; and

                                    (iii)       affirmatively requests that the government entity holdingthose records classify them as private.

            (3)        Theat-risk government employee requesting the classification is hereby informedthat the employee may not receive official announcements affecting theemployee's property, including notices about proposed annexations,incorporations, or zoning modifications.

            (4)        Agovernment agency holding records of an at-risk government employee classifiedas private under this Section may release the record or part of the record if:

                        (a)        theemployee or former employee gives written consent;

                        (b)        acourt orders release of the records; or

                        (c)        thegovernment agency receives a certified death certificate for the employee orformer employee.

            (5)        (a)        If the government agency holding theprivate record receives a subpoena for the records, the government agency shallattempt to notify the at-risk government employee or former employee by mailinga copy of the subpoena to the employee's last-known mailing address togetherwith a request that the employee either:

                                    (i)         authorize release of the record; or

                                    (ii)        within ten (10) days of the date that the copy and requestare mailed, deliver to the government agency holding the private record a copyof a motion to quash filed with the court who issued the subpoena.

                        (b)        Thegovernment agency shall comply with the subpoena if the government agency has:

                                    (i)         received permission from the at-risk government employee orformer employee to comply with the subpoena;

                                    (ii)        not received a copy of a motion to quash within ten (10) daysof the date that the copy of the subpoena was mailed; or

                                    (iii)       received a court order requiring release of the records.

Ord. No. 16-23, Enacted, 5/19/2016

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