DAR File No. 43221

This notice was published in the October 15, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 20) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Insurance, Administration

Rule R590-160

Adjudicative Proceedings

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 43221
Filed: 09/21/2018 10:25:52 AM


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

Subsection 31A-2-201(3)(a) authorizes the Insurance Commissioner to write rules to implement the provisions of the Insurance Code, Title 31A. Subsection 63G-4-102(6) authorizes the Department of Insurance (Department) to enact rules affecting or governing adjudicative proceedings. Subsection 63G-4-203(1) authorizes the Department to designate one or more categories of adjudicative proceedings as informal and to proscribe procedures for these informal hearings. Section R590-160-4 designates the categories for informal hearings, and Sections R590-160-7 and R590-160-8 set the rules for proceedings and their review.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

The Department has received no written comments regarding this rule during the past five years.

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

This rule is important for the activities of the Department and its regulation of the industry. It sets fair and equitable standards governing administrative procedures. This helps all involved in the process to know what is expected of them and what to expect of the process. Therefore, this rule should be continued.

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

SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84114-1201

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Steve Gooch at the above address, by phone at 801-538-3803, by FAX at 801-538-3829, or by Internet E-mail at sgooch@utah.gov



Authorized by:

Steve Gooch, Information Specialist

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/b20181015.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 Steve Gooch at the above address, by phone at 801-538-3803, by FAX at 801-538-3829, or by Internet E-mail at sgooch@utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.