DAR File No. 44057

This notice was published in the October 1, 2019, issue (Vol. 2019, No. 19) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Education, Administration

Rule R277-475

Patriotic, Civic and Character Education

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 44057
Filed: 09/11/2019 02:44:28 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 school system under the Utah State Board of Education (Board), by Subsection 53E-3-401(4), which allows the Board to adopt rules in accordance with its responsibilities, and by Section 53G-10-304, which directs the Board to provide a rule for a program of instruction within the public schools relating to the flag of the United States.

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

There were no written comments received.

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

The purpose of this rule is to provide direction for patriotic, civic, and character education programs in local education agencies. 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/b20191001.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.