DAR File No. 38981
This rule was published in the December 15, 2014, issue (Vol. 2014, No. 24) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing
Advisory Peer Education Committee Created -- Membership - Duties
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 38981
Filed: 11/25/2014 10:43:37 AM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The Nursing Advisory Peer Education Committee reviews applications for approval of nursing education programs, monitors nursing education programs for a limited time, and advises the Division as to nursing education issues. The purpose of this rule change is to ensure representation from nursing education programs with varying organizational structures across the state.
Summary of the rule or change:
The proposed amendments to Subsection R156-31b-202(3)(a) increase the number of committee members from five to seven and require representation from public, private, and proprietary nursing education programs.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 58-31b-101
- Subsection 58-1-202(1)(a)
- Subsection 58-1-106(1)(a)
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
The Division will incur minimal costs of approximately $50 to print and distribute the rule once the proposed amendments are made effective. Any printing and mailing costs incurred will be absorbed in the Division's current budget. The proposed amendment has no impact on other Division costs. Members of the Nursing Advisory Peer Education Committee do not receive any travel or parking reimbursement or a per diem for their service. Service on the Committee is strictly voluntary.
The proposed amendments apply only to the Nursing Advisory Peer Education Committee and its membership. As a result, the proposed amendments do not apply to local governments.
The proposed amendments apply only to the Nursing Advisory Peer Education Committee and its membership. As a result, the proposed amendments do not apply to small businesses.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
The proposed amendments apply only to the Nursing Advisory Peer Education Committee and its membership. As a result, the proposed amendments do not apply to other persons.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
The proposed amendments apply only to the Nursing Advisory Peer Education Committee and its membership. Individuals who are appointed to serve on the Committee will be responsible for all costs related to travel associated with their attendance at committee meetings. Due to a wide range of circumstances with appointed Committee members, the Division is not able to determine an individual's cost to attend committee meetings.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
As stated in the rule analysis, this filing expands the membership of the committee that oversees nursing education programs so as to gain broader representation across the industry. No fiscal impact to businesses is anticipated.
Francine A. Giani, Executive Director
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:Commerce
Occupational and Professional Licensing
HEBER M WELLS BLDG
160 E 300 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-2316
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Suzette Farmer at the above address, by phone at 801-530-6789, by FAX at 801-530-6511, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Mark Steinagel, Director
R156. Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing.
R156-31b. Nurse Practice Act Rule.
R156-31b-202. Advisory Peer Education Committee Created -- Membership - Duties.
(1) In accordance with Subsection 58-1-203(1)(f), there is created the Advisory Peer Education Committee.
(2) The duties and responsibilities of the Advisory Peer Education Committee are to:
(a) review applications for approval of nursing education programs;
(b) monitor a nursing education program that is approved for a limited time under Section R156-31b-602 as it progresses toward accreditation; and
(c) advise the Division as to nursing education issues.
(3) The composition of the Advisory Peer Education Committee shall be:
five] RNs or APRNs actively involved in nursing education; and
(b) any member of the Board who wishes to serve on the committee.
KEY: licensing, nurses
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [
June 23, 2014]
Notice of Continuation: March 18, 2013
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 58-31b-101; 58-1-106(1)(a); 58-1-202(1)(a)
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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Suzette Farmer at the above address, by phone at 801-530-6789, by FAX at 801-530-6511, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.