Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 8 - Miscellaneous - Part 7 - Utah Alternative Dispute Process for Ada Complaints Act. - Section 703 - Final warning of a violation.


Published: 2020-05-12

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Effective 5/12/2020 78B-8-703 Final warning of a violation. (1) A prospective plaintiff may provide a prospective defendant with a final warning of an

alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act if the prospective plaintiff provided the prospective defendant with notice of the alleged violation in accordance with Section 78B-8-702 and the prospective defendant failed to remedy the alleged violation within the 90-day period described in Section 78B-8-702.

(2) A final warning under Subsection (1) shall include: (a) a copy of the written notice and unsworn declaration described in Section 78B-8-702; (b) a statement that the prospective defendant has 30 days after the day on which the final

warning is received to remedy the alleged violation; (c) a statement that the prospective defendant must provide the prospective plaintiff with proof

that an inspection of the public accommodation has been conducted to determine whether the public accommodation is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and that the prospective defendant is responsible for the costs of the inspection;

(d) a statement that the prospective defendant has 14 days from the day on which the prospective defendant receives the final warning to respond and indicate whether the prospective defendant will remedy the alleged violation; and

(e) the amount of reasonable attorney fees and costs that the prospective defendant owes the prospective plaintiff under Subsection (5).

(3) If a prospective plaintiff sends a final notice under Subsection (1), the prospective defendant shall be given 30 days after the day on which the prospective defendant receives the final warning to remedy an alleged violation.

(4) (a) If a prospective plaintiff sends a final warning under this section, the prospective defendant

shall obtain an inspection, at the prospective defendant's expense, to determine whether the public accommodation is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

(b) A prospective defendant is required to provide the prospective plaintiff with proof of the inspection described in Subsection (4)(a) but is not required to provide the prospective plaintiff with the results of that inspection.

(5) A prospective plaintiff may demand no more than the cost of one hour of reasonable attorney fees from the prospective defendant in the final warning described in Subsection (2).

Enacted by Chapter 133, 2020 General Session