DAR File No. 43820

This notice was published in the July 15, 2019, issue (Vol. 2019, No. 14) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Workforce Services, Unemployment Insurance

Rule R994-311

Governmental Units and Indian Tribes

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 43820
Filed: 06/17/2019 04:13:15 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 provides valuable information regarding which entities are governmental units under Section 35A-4-311 and the responsibilities and liabilities of those units. This rule pertains to billing, liability, and definitions of which organizations can be deemed a governmental unit or an Indian tribe unit under the Employment Security Act.

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 of Workforce Services (Department) has not received any written comments during the last five years or since the last five-year review.

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

This rule explains how governmental units and Indian tribes can elect to be a reimbursable employer, and how to change that election and the consequences for changing. It also explains how the Department will bill for benefits and how they should be paid. Finally, this rule provides that charter schools can be covered under this rule as a reimbursable employer. 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:

Workforce Services
Unemployment Insurance
140 E 300 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-2333

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Amanda McPeck at the above address, by phone at 801-517-4709, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]



Authorized by:

Jon Pierpont, Executive 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/2019/b20190715.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 Amanda McPeck at the above address, by phone at 801-517-4709, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.