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).

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R270. Crime Victim Reparations, Administration.

Rule R270-6. Recusal of a Board Member for a Conflict of Interest.

As in effect on August 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R270-6-1. Authority.

This rule is authorized by Section 63M-7-506.

R270-6-2. Purpose.

The purpose of this rule is to establish standards and procedures for addressing potential conflicts of interest.

R270-6-3. Definitions.

Terms used in this rule are defined in Section 63M-7-502.

R270-6-4. Potential Conflicts of Interest.

A board member has a potential conflict of interest with respect to a matter to be considered by the board if:

(1) the board member's participation would be prohibited under Title 67, Chapter 16, the Utah Public Officers' and Employees' Ethics Act;

(2) the board member's participation constitutes a violation of constitutional due process under the Utah or United States constitutions; or

(3) the board member has a pecuniary interest in the outcome of the proceeding and may gain or lose some benefit from the outcome.

R270-6-5. Procedures.

(1) A board member, who has a potential conflict of interest with respect to a matter before the board, shall:

(a) disclose the conflict of interest on a form provided by the Office;

(b) refrain from directly or indirectly influencing the board's decision on the specific issue which gave rise to the conflict of interest; and

(c) recuse himself or herself from voting with the board on the matter.

(2) This rule does not preclude a board member from participating in a general discussion as a subject matter expert.

KEY

conflict of interest, Crime Victim Reparations and Assistance Board

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 22, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

67-16; 63M-7-506


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R270, please contact the promulgating agency (Crime Victim Reparations, Administration). 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.