Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

NOTE: For a list of rules that have been made effective since January 1, 2020, please see the codification segue page.

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R17. Administrative Services, Archives and Records Service.

Rule R17-8. Application of Microfilm Standards.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R17-8-1. Authority and Purpose.

In accordance with Subsection 63A-12-104(1), this rule establishes a procedure for the microfilming standards of permanent and long-term records.

R17-8-2. Micrographic Standards.

(1) Anyone microfilming Utah state and local government documents for retention purposes shall microfilm these records in conformity with the ANSI/AIIM Imaging Guidelines 2004, which are incorporated by reference.

(2) The State Archives must certify that each roll of microfilm complies with these Imaging Guidelines prior to the destruction of the original records.

(3) The State Archives is the official custodian of all master microfilm.

(4) Access to microfilmed records is permitted in accordance with the approved retention and classification for the records series.


records retention, public information, access to information

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

December 31, 2013

Notice of Continuation

October 27, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R17, please contact the promulgating agency (Administrative Services, Archives and Records Service). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.