77-24a-1 Definition. (1) "Lost or mislaid property":
(a) means any property that comes into the possession of a peace officer or law enforcement agency:
(i) that is not claimed by anyone who is identified as the owner of the property; or (ii) for which no owner or interest holder can be found after a reasonable and diligent search;
(b) includes any property received by a peace officer or law enforcement agency from a person claiming to have found the property; and
(c) does not include property seized by a peace officer pursuant to Title 24, Forfeiture and Disposition of Property Act.
(2) "Public interest use" means: (a) use by a governmental agency as determined by the agency's legislative body; or (b) donation to a nonprofit charity registered with the state.
Repealed and Re-enacted by Chapter 394, 2013 General Session