Utah Administrative Code

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R35. Administrative Services, Records Committee.

Rule R35-4. Compliance with State Records Committee Decisions and Orders.

As in effect on October 1, 2018

Table of Contents

R35-4-1. Authority and Purpose.

In accordance with Subsection 63G-2-403(14), Utah Code, this rule intends to establish the procedure for complying with an order of the State Records Committee.

R35-4-2. Notices of Compliance.

(1) The Executive Secretary of the Committee shall send an order of the Committee by certified mail to the petitioner and to the governmental entity ordered to produce records.

(2) Pursuant to Subsection 63G-2-403(15)(a), Utah Code, each governmental entity ordered by the Committee to produce records, shall file with the Executive Secretary either a notice of compliance, or a copy of the appellant's notice of intent to appeal the Committee order, no later than the thirtieth day following the date of the Committee order.

(3) The notice of compliance shall contain a statement, signed by the head of the governmental entity, that the records ordered to be produced have been delivered to the petitioner, and shall state the method and date of delivery.

(4) In the event a governmental entity fails to file a notice of compliance or a copy of the appellant's notice of intent to appeal the Committee order within the time frame specified, the Committee shall send written notice of the entity's noncompliance to the governor for executive branch agencies, to the Legislative Management Committee for legislative branch entities, to the Judicial Council for judicial branch entities, and to the mayor or chief executive officer of a local government for local or regional governmental entities.

(5) The Committee may also impose a civil penalty of up to $500 for each day of continuing noncompliance, but only after holding a discussion of the matter at issue, and obtaining a majority vote at a regularly scheduled Committee meeting. The non-complying governmental entity shall be heard at that meeting, with discussion being limited specifically to reasons for the neglectful, willful, or intentional act. Any civil penalty imposed shall be retroactive to the first date of noncompliance.


government documents, state records committee, records appeal hearings

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

July 31, 2015

Notice of Continuation

June 3, 2014

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R35, please contact the promulgating agency (Administrative Services, Records Committee). 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.