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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R525. Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health, State Hospital.

Rule R525-5. Background Checks.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R525-5-1. Authority and Purpose.

(1) This rule is adopted under the authority of Section 62A-15-105.

(2) The purpose of this rule is to explain the use of background checks for new employees and volunteers at the Utah State Hospital.

R525-5-2. Background Checks Are Completed on All New Employees and Volunteers.

Background checks, which may include fingerprinting and BCI inquiries, are completed on all newly hired employees and volunteers who will be performing volunteer services for an extended period of time.

R525-5-3. Information Is Used for Employment/Volunteer Service Placement.

Background information shall be used to determine appropriateness for employment or volunteer services.


background checks

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

February 21, 2012

Notice of Continuation

January 16, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R525, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health, State Hospital). 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.