File No. 33140

This notice was published in the December 1, 2009, issue (Vol. 2009, No. 23) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Health, Medical Examiner

Rule R448-10

Unattended Death and Reporting Requirements

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 33140
Filed: 11/04/2009 12:00:49 PM

NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION

Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

This rule is authorized by Section 26-1-5. It clarifies the meaning of unattended death under the provisions of Subsection 26-4-2(8) and the requirements of Section 26-4-8.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

No comments received during the last five years.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

This rule clarifies the definition of what is an "unattended death." Its provisions help assure that deaths which can be appropriately certified by a treating health practitioner do not unnecessarily come to the Office of the Medical Examiner for investigation, examination, and certification. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Health
Medical Examiner
48 N MEDICAL DR
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84113-1105

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Todd Grey at the above address, by phone at 801-584-8410, by FAX at 801-584-8435, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Effective:

11/04/2009

Authorized by:

David Sundwall, Executive Director


Additional Information

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2009/b20091201.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Todd Grey at the above address, by phone at 801-584-8410, by FAX at 801-584-8435, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].