Utah Administrative Code
Title R251 - Administration.
Rule R251-107 - Executions.
R251-107-4 - Location and Procedures.
(1) The executive director of the Department of Corrections or his designee shall ensure that the method of judgment of death specified in the warrant is carried out at a secure correctional facility operated by the department and at an hour determined by the department on the date specified in the warrant.
(2) When the judgment of death is to be carried out by lethal intravenous injection, the executive director of the department or his designee shall select two or more persons trained in accordance with accepted medical practices to administer intravenous injections, who shall each administer a continuous intravenous injection, one of which shall be of a lethal quantity of sodium thiopental or other equally or more effective substance to cause death.
(3) If the judgment of death is to be carried out by firing squad under Subsection 77-18-5.5(3) or (4), of the Utah Code, the executive director or his designee shall select a five-person firing squad of peace officers.
(4) Death shall be certified by a physician.