DAR File No. 44135
This notice was published in the November 1, 2019, issue (Vol. 2019, No. 21) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Agriculture and Food, Plant Industry
Utah Fertilizer Act Governing Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation
DAR File No.: 44135
Filed: 10/15/2019 04:53:32 PM
NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION
Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:
Section 4-13-104 establishes requirements for the labeling of fertilizer. Section 4-13-106 allows the Department of Agriculture and Food (Department) to set penalties for deficiencies. Additionally, Section 4-2-103 allows the Department to establish rules necessary to administer agricultural laws. This rule is necessary for the Department to effectively enforce the Fertilizer 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 has not received comments on this rule during the last 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 necessary to ensure that fertilizer is being properly labeled in accordance with Utah law. Additionally, it is necessary to ensure that Utah consumers are educated as to what is in the products they are purchasing. 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:Agriculture and Food
350 N REDWOOD RD
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3034
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Robert Hougaard at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7180, by FAX at 801-538-7189, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
- Bracken Davis at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7188, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Kelly Pehrson at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7102, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Kerry Gibson, Commissioner
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/b20191101.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 Robert Hougaard at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7180, by FAX at 801-538-7189, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; Bracken Davis at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7188, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com; Kelly Pehrson at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7102, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.