DAR File No. 42905

This notice was published in the June 1, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 11) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Pardons (Board Of), Administration

Rule R671-312A

Commutation Procedures Applicable to Persons Sentenced to Death Before April 26, 1992

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 42905
Filed: 05/11/2018 11:46:51 AM


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

Section 77-19-8 defines judgement of death, when suspended, and by whom; Section 77-27-2 defines the Board of Pardons and Parole (Board) creation, compensation, and functions; Section 77-27-4 defines the Board's appointment of the chairperson and vice chairperson; Section 77-27-5 defines the Board's authority; Section 77-27-5.5 defines the review procedure for commutation; Section 77-27-8 defines the Board's record of hearing; Section 77-27-9 defines the Board's parole proceedings; and Section 77-27-9.5 defines the role of the victim(s) in relation to hearing notice, attendance, and statement.

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 were received related to this rule.

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

The Board supports the continuation of this rule because it is a guide for the Board to use to strive for balance and fairness with commutation procedures.

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

Pardons (Board Of)
AdministrationRoom 300
448 E 6400 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84107-8530

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Bev Uipi at the above address, by phone at 801-261-6446, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at buipi@utah.gov



Authorized by:

Chyleen Arbon, Chair

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/2018/b20180601.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 Bev Uipi at the above address, by phone at 801-261-6446, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at buipi@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.