DAR File No. 40455
This notice was published in the June 15, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 12) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Human Services, Administration
Provider Code of Conduct
Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation
DAR File No.: 40455
Filed: 05/31/2016 11:45:46 AM
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:
Section 62A-1-111 authorizes the Department of Human Services (DHS) to adopt rules necessary for the provision of social services and gives authority to create a code of conduct for providers. This rule clarifies the expectation of conduct for DHS employees, their employees, and volunteers who interact with DHS clients, staff, and the public.
Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:
There were no comments received.
Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:
Providers shall not abuse, neglect, exploit, or maltreat clients in any way, whether through acts or omissions or by failing to deter others for acting. This rule clarifies the provider code of conduct and protects DHS clients from abuse, neglect, maltreatment, and exploitation. 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:Human Services
Room DHS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE MULTI STATE OFFICE BUILDING
195 N 1950 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Julene Robbins at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4521, by FAX at 801-538-3942, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Ann Williamson, Executive Director
More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.
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/2016/b20160615.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 Julene Robbins at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4521, by FAX at 801-538-3942, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules.