DAR File No. 43611

This notice was published in the April 15, 2019, issue (Vol. 2019, No. 8) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Education, Administration

Rule R277-601

Standards for Utah School Buses and Operations

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 43611
Filed: 03/29/2019 03:46:19 PM


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

This rule is authorized by Utah Constitution, Article X, Section 3, which vests general control and supervision of the public education in the State Board of Education (Board), Subsection 53E-3-501(1)(d) which directs the Board to adopt rules for state reimbursed bus routes, bus safety and operational requirements, and other transportation needs, and Subsection 53E-3-401(4) which allows the Board to adopt rules in accordance with its responsibilities.

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.

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

Rule R277-601 continues to be necessary because this rule is to specify standards for state student transportation funds, school buses, and school bus drivers utilized by school districts. 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:

250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272

Direct questions regarding this rule to:



Authorized by:

Angela Stallings, Deputy Superintendent of Policy

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/2019/b20190415.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 Angela Stallings at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7550, by FAX at 801-538-7768, or by Internet E-mail at angie.stallings@schools.utah.gov.  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.