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July 13, 2023

July 15, 2023, issue of the Utah State Bulletin is now available

The July 15, 2023, issue of the Utah State Bulletin is available online at
October 13, 2022

Prefiling Administrative Rules

An agency may choose to prefile a draft of their rule filing, including analysis forms if desired, with the Office of Administrative Rules before filing in eRules. Our office will review this draft for formatting and style inconsistencies with the Rulewriting Manual for Utah. Prefilings are designed to assist agencies in the rulemaking process and are not a replacement for
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September 23, 2022

Direct Links to Administrative Rules

We’re excited to share that direct links are now available for administrative rules through the eRules website. These links are traditional hyperlinks that can be used anywhere other hyperlinks can, including your websites, social media platforms, emails, and elsewhere. To get the direct link to an administrative rule, visit the eRules website and search for the rule you’re wanting to
July 29, 2022

Multifactor authentication for public UtahID accounts

Multifactor authentication will be required on all public UtahID accounts beginning 08/15/2022. For those of you in the domain, this will not affect you: you already go through a multifactor authentication process. This will affect state and quasi-state agencies that don’t fall in the domain, for example Education, Higher Education, Utah Housing, etc. More information here:
July 13, 2022

July 15, 2022, issue of the Utah State Bulletin is now available

The July 15, 2022, issue of the Utah State Bulletin is available online at
January 22, 2021

COVID-19 public health order for the Utah State Capitol

The Utah Department of Health has issued a public health order regarding COVID-19 restrictions at the State Capitol. See the order here:
December 9, 2020

This Week at Rules – December 9, 2020

Hello rule readers, Today, we’re going over our Front Page Focus and talking about a new notice on our Administrative Code page. Front Page Focus We’re taking a look at R315, Environmental Quality, Waste Management and Radiation Control, Waste Management. This contains all rules under R315 and discusses all facets of state waste management, including recycling and composting, automotive and
November 25, 2020

This Week at Rules – November 25, 2020

Hello rule readers! This week at rules we’re exploring a rule on licensing for engineering occupations and looking at a few updates and reminders. Front Page Focus This week, we’re looking at R156-22, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors Licensing Act Rule. R156-22 covers the education, experience, and examination licensure requirements for professional engineers, professional structural engineers, and professional land
November 18, 2020

This Week at Rules – November 18, 2020

Hello rule readers! This week at rules we look at winter weather tire requirements and review our last few posts. Front Page Focus R920-6, Traction Device/Tire Chain Requirements has quickly risen to the top of the most visited rules! R920-6 discusses the requirements of traction devices (including tire chains) used on vehicles during winter weather. Now is a great time
September 16, 2020

This Week at Rules – September 16, 2020

Hello rule readers! This week at rules we’re exploring resources available to the public. Front Page Focus The Front Page Focus continues to look at Title R156, Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing, which covers licensing requirements, qualifications, and renewal information for a variety of occupations. Our Focus also has a link to the Codification Segue and the topic of our