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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R602. Labor Commission, Adjudication.

Rule R602-1. General Provisions.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R602-1-1. Time.

A. An Order is deemed issued on the date on the face of the Order which is the date the presiding officer signs the Order.

B. In computing any period of time prescribed or allowed by these rules or by applicable statute:

1. The day of the act, event, finding, or default, or the date an Order is issued, shall not be included;

2. The last day of the period so computed shall be included, unless it is a Saturday, a Sunday, or a state legal holiday, in which event the period runs until the end of the next working day;

3. When the period of time prescribed is less than seven days, intermediate Saturdays, Sundays, and state legal holidays shall be excluded in the computation;

4. No additional time for mailing will be allowed.

R602-1-2. Witness Fees.

Each witness who shall appear before the Commission by its order shall receive from the Commission for his/her attendance fees and mileage as provided for witnesses by the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure. Otherwise, each party is required to subpoena witnesses at their own expense.

R602-1-3. Representatives at Adjudicative Proceedings.

1. Representatives who are not duly admitted and licensed to practice law in Utah shall not be allowed to appear on behalf of a party before the Adjudication Division.

2. Individuals who are parties to an adjudicative proceeding before the Adjudication Division may appear pro se.

3. Corporations who are parties to an adjudicative proceeding before the Adjudication Division shall be represented by legal counsel who is duly admitted to practice law in Utah.

4. All legal counsel who appear on behalf of a party before the Adjudication Division are required to file with the Division the electronic address to receive delivery of documents in adjudicative proceedings before the Division.

5. All legal counsel who deliver documents to the Adjudication Division on behalf of a party shall include the e-mail address of the party represented to receive delivery of documents in adjudicative proceedings before the Division. Failure to provide a party's electronic address gives the Adjudication Division consent to deliver that party's document(s) to their attorney of record.

R602-1-4. Filing of Documents.

1. Pursuant to Section 34A-1-304 and subject to the limitations and requirements of this rule, a document required or permitted by statute or rule may be delivered by electronic means. All documents filed with the administrative law judge shall be filed with all other parties to the adjudicative proceeding and shall provide verification of mailing, electronic transmittal, or service on all parties to whom copies of the documents are mailed or personally delivered.

2. Parties shall not file courtesy copies with the Division.

3. Delivery by electronic transmittal is limited to documents in PDF format delivered to sites specified by the Adjudication Division or the Commission. Documents delivered by electronic transmittal must include signatures. Electronic documents filed in non-PDF format are not considered delivered to the Division of Adjudication.

4. Each electronically transmitted document shall include a delivery certificate that lists the time and date on which the document was transmitted, the name of the person who transmitted the document, and the name and email address of each person or entity to which the document was transmitted. If a party utilizes delivery by electronic transmittal, the document filed must include an electronic address where the party may receive documents. The Adjudication Division and all opposing parties may use electronic transmittal as the sole method of delivery to that party.

5. The Adjudication Division and parties may sign an order, letter, pleading or other document using any form of signature recognized by law as binding including an electronic signature.

A. An "electronic signature" means an electronic process, symbol or other data in digital form attached to an electronically transmitted document and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record.

B. If a rule requires an affidavit or a notarized, verified or acknowledged signature, the person may submit a declaration pursuant to Utah Code Section 78B-5-705. If a statute requires an affidavit or a notarized, verified or acknowledged signature and the party electronically files the paper, the signature shall be notarized pursuant to Utah Code Section 46-1-16.

6. The first document delivered to the Adjudication Division becomes the original document filed. Any copies of the document filed with the Adjudication Division will not be retained.

R602-1-5. Official Record.

As contemplated by Section 34A-1-302(3), the only official record of any formal or informal hearing conducted by the Division is the audio recording kept by the administrative law judge during the hearing. Any recording or record kept of a formal or informal hearing other than that kept by the administrative law judge shall not be used for any purpose requiring an official record of the proceedings as contemplate by Section 34A-1-302(3).

KEY

witness fees, time, administrative procedures, filing deadlines

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

October 9, 2015

Notice of Continuation

May 8, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

34A-1-302; 34A-1-304; 63G-4-102 et seq.


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R602, please contact the promulgating agency (Labor Commission, Adjudication). 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.