This rule was published in the August 1, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 15) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Workforce Services, Rehabilitation
Certification Requirements for Interpreters for the Hearing Impaired
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 40593
Filed: 07/07/2016 05:36:47 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this rule is to comply with H.B. 325 which was passed during the 2016 General Session of the legislature, and which moved the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR) to the Department of Workforce Services (DWS).
Summary of the rule or change:
This rule sets forth the requirements and procedure for obtaining certification to act as an interpreter for the deaf or hard of hearing. The rule has been rewritten, but no substantive changes have been made. The procedure will remain the same when USOR moves to DWS.
Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 35A-13-601 et seq.
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
This program is primarily funded by the federal government, and while there is state money, there are no costs or savings to the state budget from this proposed rule. This rule merely moves USOR from Education to DWS. Any costs incurred are already included in the USOR budget.
This program is funded by state and federal government. There are no costs or savings to any local government from this proposed rule. This rule merely moves USOR from Education to DWS. Any costs for this program are already included in the USOR budget.
This program is funded by state and federal government. There are no costs or savings to any small businesses from this proposed rule. This rule merely moves USOR from Education to DWS. Any costs are already included in the USOR budget. There are no compliance costs associated with this rule.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
There are no costs or savings for persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local government entities as this proposed change merely moves USOR's current rules from under Education to be under DWS, as per H.B. 325 (2016).
Compliance costs for affected persons:
There are no compliance costs for any affected person as this proposed change merely moves USOR's current rules from under Education to be under DWS, as per H.B. 325 (2016).
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
There are no compliance costs associated with this change. There are no fees associated with this change. There will be no cost to anyone to comply with these changes. There will be no fiscal impact on any business. These changes will have no impact on any employer's contribution tax rate.
Jon Pierpont, Executive Director
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:
140 E 300 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-2333
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Suzan Pixton at the above address, by phone at 801-526-9645, by FAX at 801-526-9211, 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:
Jon Pierpont, Executive Director
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/b20160801.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.