Executive Document

This document was published in the December 15, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 24) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Governor, Administration: Repealing the Recording Policy Review Board, Utah Exec. Order No. 2017-10

Issued: November 21, 2017


Repealing the Recording Policy Review Board

WHEREAS, as Governor of the Great State of Utah, I am endowed with the constitutional and statutory authority to direct the business of the State of Utah;

WHEREAS, from time to time, the Governor is required to issue executive orders in times of emergency or to conduct the business of the state in an efficient manner, protect the people of the state, and direct the actions of executive employees and agencies;

WHEREAS, prior Governors issued orders that have completed their purpose, have become unnecessary, or have been replaced by subsequent orders, state law or federal statutes;

WHEREAS, on January 27, 1993, Governor Michael O. Leavitt issued an order creating a Recording Policy Review Board consisting of the Attorney General and the Governor’s General Counsel to recommend policies regard the taping and recording of communications between state employees, officers, and others persons as needed;

WHEREAS, the purposes for Recording Policy Review Board no longer exist; and

WHEREAS, the Recording Policy Review Board has not had need to convene in a considerable period:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gary R. Herbert, Governor of the State of Utah, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State, do hereby rescind the Executive Order issued by Governor Michael O. Leavitt on January 27, 1993, creating the Recording Policy Review Board.

IN WITNESS, WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great Seal of the State of Utah. Done at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, on this, the 21st day of November, 2017.

(State Seal)

Gary R. Herbert


Spencer J. Cox
Lieutenant Governor


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