UTAH CODE ANN. §11-13-103. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(9) “Interlocal entity” means:

(a) a Utah interlocal entity, an electric interlocal entity, or an energy services interlocal entity; or

(b) a separate legal or administrative entity created under Section 11-13-205.

(10) “Out-of-state public agency” means a public agency as defined in Subsection (13)(c), (d), or (e).

(13) “Public agency” means:

(a) a city, town, county, school district, local district, special service district, or other political subdivision of the state;

(b) the state or any department, division, or agency of the state;

(c) any agency of the United States;

(d) any political subdivision or agency of another state or the District of Columbia including any interlocal cooperation or joint powers agency formed under the authority of the law of the other state or the District of Columbia; and

(e) any Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

(16) “Utah interlocal entity”:

(a) means an interlocal entity described in Subsection 11-13-203(2); and

(b) includes a separate legal or administrative entity created under Laws of Utah 1977, Chapter 47, Section 3, as amended.

(17) “Utah public agency” means a public agency under Subsection (13)(a) or (b).


UTAH CODE ANN. §11-13-201.   Joint exercise of power, privilege, or authority by public agencies — Relationship to the Municipal Cable Television and Public Telecommunications Services Act.

(1) (a) Any power, privilege, or authority exercised or capable of exercise by a Utah public agency may be exercised and enjoyed jointly with any other Utah public agency having the power, privilege, or authority, and jointly with any out-of-state public agency to the extent that the laws governing the out-of-state public agency permit such joint exercise or enjoyment.

(b) Any agency of the state government when acting jointly with any public agency may exercise and enjoy all of the powers, privileges, and authority conferred by this chapter upon a public agency.