Current through 2022 Legislative Session and 11/8/2022 Election
Section 38-12-1001 - Definitions
As used in this part 10, unless the context otherwise requires:(1) "Bed bug" means the common bed bug, or cimex lectularius.(2) "Bed bug detection team" means a scent detection canine team that holds a current, independent, third-party certification in accordance with the guidelines for minimum standards for canine bed bug detection team certification established by the National Pest Management Association or its successor organization.(3) "Certified operator" has the meaning set forth in section 35-10-103(1).(4) "Commercial applicator" has the meaning set forth in section 35-10-103(2).(5) "Contiguous dwelling unit" means a dwelling unit that is contiguous with another dwelling unit, both of which units are owned, managed, leased, or subleased by the same landlord.(6) "Dwelling unit" means a structure or the part of a structure that is used as a home, residence, or sleeping place by a tenant.(7) "Electronic notice" means notice by e-mail or an electronic portal or management communications system that is available to both a landlord and a tenant.(8) "Landlord" means the owner, manager, lessor, or sublessor of a residential premises.(9) "Pest control agent" means a certified operator, commercial applicator, qualified supervisor, or technician.(10) "Qualified inspector" means a bed bug detection team, local health department official, certified operator, commercial applicator, qualified supervisor, or technician who is retained by a landlord to conduct an inspection for bed bugs.(11) "Qualified supervisor" has the meaning set forth in section 35-10-103(13).(12) "Technician" has the meaning set forth in section 35-10-103(15).(13) "Tenant" means a person entitled under a rental agreement to occupy a dwelling unit to the exclusion of others.Added by 2019 Ch. 426,§ 1, eff. 1/1/2020.L. 2019: Entire part added, (HB 19-1328), ch. 3717, p. 3717, § 1, effective January 1, 2020.