This rule was published in the June 1, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 11) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Board of Education Procurement
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 41646
Filed: 05/15/2017 04:15:49 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this new Rule R277-122 is to provide standards and procedures for the Utah State Board of Education (Board) to be an independent procurement authority. This new rule is in response to S.B. 127 from the 2017 General Session, which designates the Board as an independent procurement authority.
Summary of the rule or change:
This new Rule R277-122 provides for the Board to adopt and incorporate by reference certain provisions of Title R33, Purchasing and General Services; provides for a Board employee to be the manager of procurement; designates the manager of procurement as the head of the procurement unit for the Board; and provides exceptions to Title R33.
Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Title 63G, Chapter 6a
- Art X, Sec 3
- Section 53A-1-401
This rule or change incorporates by reference the following material:
- Adds Title R33, Purchasing and General Services, published by Office of Administrative Rules, 04/01/2017
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
There will be some increased costs incurred by the Board as a result of becoming its own procurement unit. Any costs and responsibilities associated with implementation of this rule will be absorbed within existing budgets and with existing staff.
This new rule affects the state. There is likely no anticipated cost or savings to local government resulting from implementation of this rule.
This new rule affects the state. There is likely no anticipated cost or savings to small businesses resulting from implementation of this rule.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
This new rule affects the state. There is likely no anticipated cost or savings to persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local government entities resulting from implementation of this rule.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
This new rule affects the state. There is likely no compliance costs for affected persons resulting from implementation of this rule.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
To the best of my knowledge, there should be no fiscal impact on businesses resulting from this new rule.
Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:
250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
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:
Angela Stallings, Deputy Superintendent, Policy and Communication
R277. Education, Administration.
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