DAR File No. 43347

This rule was published in the November 15, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 22) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Alcoholic Beverage Control, Administration

Section R81-10D-6

Age Verification - Taverns

Notice of Proposed Rule

(Amendment)

DAR File No.: 43347
Filed: 10/31/2018 03:12:08 PM

RULE ANALYSIS

Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:

The removal of this section is necessary due to H.B. 442, passed in the 2017 General Session, and H.B. 456, passed in the 2018 General Session.

Summary of the rule or change:

The removal of this section moves provisions to Section R81-4-1 that implement Section 32B-1-407 so that those provisions apply to all applicable licensees rather than only Bars and Taverns. These changes are necessary due to provisions in H.B. 442 (2017 General Session) and H.B. 456 (2018 General Session) which expanded these requirements to additional licensees and circumstances.

Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:

  • Section 32B-2-202

Anticipated cost or savings to:

the state budget:

None. Any anticipated costs or savings to the state budget are a result of the statutory requirements of H.B. 442 (2017) and HB 456 (2018), which required additional licensees to use age verification (scanners). Costs and savings for administering these changes were calculated as part of the fiscal note. This proposed rulemaking action does not create additional costs or savings beyond what was anticipated during the legislative process.

local governments:

None. Any anticipated costs or savings to local governments are a result of the statutory requirements of H.B. 442 (2017) and HB 456 (2018), which required additional licensees to use age verification (scanners). Costs and savings for administering these changes were calculated as part of the fiscal note. This proposed rulemaking action does not create additional costs or savings beyond what was anticipated during the legislative process.

small businesses:

None. Any anticipated costs or savings to small businesses are a result of the statutory requirements of H.B. 442 (2017) and HB 456 (2018), which required additional licensees to use age verification (scanners). Costs and savings for administering these changes were calculated as part of the fiscal note. This proposed rulemaking action does not create additional costs or savings beyond what was anticipated during the legislative process.

persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:

None. Any anticipated costs or savings to other persons are a result of the statutory requirements of H.B. 442 (2017) and HB 456 (2018), which required additional licensees to use age verification (scanners). Costs and savings for administering these changes were calculated as part of the fiscal note. This proposed rulemaking action does not create additional costs or savings beyond what was anticipated during the legislative process.

Compliance costs for affected persons:

None. Any costs are a result of the statutory requirements of H.B. 442 (2017) and HB 456 (2018), which required additional licensees to use age verification (scanners). Costs for administering these changes were calculated as part of the fiscal note. This proposed rulemaking action does not create additional costs or savings beyond what was anticipated during the legislative process.

Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:

None. Any anticipated costs or savings to businesses are a result of the statutory requirements of H.B. 442 (2017) and HB 456 (2018), which required additional licensees to use age verification (scanners). Costs and savings for administering these changes were calculated as part of the fiscal note. This proposed rulemaking action does not create additional costs or savings beyond what was anticipated during the legislative process.

Salvador Petilos, Director

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:

Alcoholic Beverage Control
Administration
1625 S 900 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84104-1630

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Vickie Ashby at the above address, by phone at 801-977-6801, by FAX at 801-977-6889, or by Internet E-mail at vickieashby@utah.gov

Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:

12/17/2018

This rule may become effective on:

12/24/2018

Authorized by:

Sal Petilos, Executive Director

RULE TEXT

Appendix 1: Regulatory Impact Summary Table*

Fiscal Costs

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

State Government

$0

$0

$0

Local Government

$0

$0

$0

Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Non-Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Other Person

$0

$0

$0

Total Fiscal Costs:

$0

$0

$0





Fiscal Benefits




State Government

$0

$0

$0

Local Government

$0

$0

$0

Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Non-Small Businesses

$0

$0

$0

Other Persons

$0

$0

$0

Total Fiscal Benefits:

$0

$0

$0





Net Fiscal Benefits:

$0

$0

$0

 

*This table only includes fiscal impacts that could be measured. If there are inestimable fiscal impacts, they will not be included in this table. Inestimable impacts for State Government, Local Government, Small Businesses and Other Persons are described in the narrative. Inestimable impacts for Non - Small Businesses are described in Appendix 2.

 

Appendix 2: Regulatory Impact to Non - Small Businesses

None, any anticipated costs or savings to non-small businesses are a result of the statutory requirements of H.B. 442 (2017) and H.B. 456 (2018). Costs and savings were calculated as part of the fiscal notes. These rule changes do not create additional costs or savings beyond what was anticipated during the legislative process.

 

The head of the department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Salvador Petilos, has reviewed and approved this fiscal analysis.

 

 

R81. Alcoholic Beverage Control, Administration.

R81-10D. Tavern Beer Licenses.

[R81-10D-6. Age Verification - Taverns.

(1) Authority. 32B-1-402, -405, and -407.

(2) Purpose.

(a) 32B-1-407 requires tavern licensees to verify proof of age of persons who appear to be 35 years of age or younger either by an electronic age verification device, or an acceptable alternate process established by commission rule.

(b) This rule:

(i) establishes the minimum technology specifications of electronic age verification devices; and

(ii) establishes the procedures for recording identification that cannot be electronically verified; and

(iii) establishes the security measures that must be used by the tavern licensee to ensure that information obtained is used only to verify proof of age and is not disclosed to others except to the extent authorized by Title 32B.

(3) Application of Rule.

(a) An electronic age verification device:

(i) shall contain:

(A) the technology of a magnetic stripe card reader;

(B) the technology of a two dimensional ("2d") stack symbology card reader; or

(C) an alternate technology capable of electronically verifying the proof of age;

(ii) shall be capable of reading:

(A) a valid state issued driver's license;

(B) a valid state issued identification card;

(C) a valid military identification card; or

(D) a valid passport;

(iii) shall have a screen that displays no more than:

(A) the individual's name;

(B) the individual's age;

(C) the number assigned to the individual's proof of age by the issuing authority;

(D) the individual's the birth date;

(E) the individual's gender; and

(F) the status and expiration date of the individual's proof of age; and

(iv) shall have the capability of electronically storing the following information for seven days (168 hours):

(A) the individual's name;

(B) the individual's date of birth;

(C) the individual's age;

(D) the expiration date of the proof of age identification card;

(E) the individual's gender; and

(F) the time and date the proof of age was scanned.

(b) An alternative method of verifying an individual's proof of age when proof of age cannot be scanned electronically:

(i) shall include a record or log of the information obtained from the individual's proof of age including the following information:

(A) the type of proof of age identification document presented;

(B) the number assigned to the individual's proof of age document by the issuing authority;

(C) the expiration date of the proof of age identification document;

(D) the date the proof of age identification document was presented;

(E) the individual's name; and

(F) the individual's date of birth.

(c) Any data collected either electronically or otherwise:

(i) may be used by the licensee, and employees or agents of the licensee, solely for the purpose of verifying an individual's proof of age;

(ii) may be acquired by law enforcement, or other investigative agencies for any purpose under Section 32B-5-301;

(iii) may not be retained by the licensee in a data base for mailing, advertising, or promotional activity;

(iv) may not be retained to acquire personal information to make inappropriate personal contact with the individual; and

(v) shall be retained for a period of seven days from the date on which it was acquired, after which it must be deleted.

(d) Any person who still questions the age of the individual after being presented with proof of age, shall require the individual to sign a statement of age form as provided under 32B-1-405.]

 

KEY: alcoholic beverages

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [April 30, 2013]2018

Notice of Continuation: September 28, 2016

Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 32-1-607; 32B-2-202; 32B-5; 32B-6-701 through 708


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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Vickie Ashby at the above address, by phone at 801-977-6801, by FAX at 801-977-6889, or by Internet E-mail at vickieashby@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.