DAR File No. 42345

This notice was published in the December 15, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 24) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources

Rule R657-23

Utah Hunter Education and Furharvester Education Programs

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 42345
Filed: 11/28/2017 07:55:18 AM


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

Under Sections 23-14-18, 23-14-19, and 23-19-11, the Wildlife Board is authorized to adopt rules to prescribe safety measures and provide the process for obtaining proof of successfully completing an approved hunter education course.

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 written comments supporting or opposing Rule R657-23 were received since December 2012, when the rule was last reviewed. The rule has been amended during the five-year period and was presented at Regional Advisory Councils and approved by the Wildlife Board in accordance with Section 23-14-18.

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

Rule R657-23 provides the procedures and requirements for presenting and obtaining proof of having successfully completed an approved hunter education course. The procedures adopted in this rule have provided an effective and efficient process. Continuation of this rule is necessary for continued success of hunter education programs.

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

Natural Resources
Wildlife Resources
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3154

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Staci Coons at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4718, by FAX at 801-538-4709, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]



Authorized by:

Mike Fowlks, Deputy Director

Additional Information

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/2017/b20171215.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 Staci Coons at the above address, by phone at 801-538-4718, by FAX at 801-538-4709, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.