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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R698. Public Safety, Administration.

Rule R698-6. Honoring Heroes Restricted Account.

As in effect on August 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R698-6-1. Purpose.

The purpose of this rule is to establish procedures by which an organization may apply to the department to receive funds under Section 53-1-118.

R698-6-2. Authority.

This rule is authorized by Section 53-1-118(8) which provides that the commissioner shall make rules regarding the procedures to be used to obtain funds from the account.

R698-6-3. Definitions.

(1) The terms used in this rule are defined in Section 53-1-102.

(2) In addition:

(a) "awarded funds" means the funds appropriated by the department from the account;

(b) "restricted funds" means the funds appropriated to the department from the account;

(c) "the account" means the Public Safety Honoring Heroes Restricted Account; and

(d) "UHP" means the Utah Highway Patrol.

R698-6-4. Application Process.

(1) An organizations that wishes to receive awarded funds must submit an application to the commissioner.

(2) The application must contain the following:

(a) verification that the organization is a charitable organization that qualifies for tax exempt status under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3);

(b) a statement indicating that a primary part of the organization's mission is to support the families of fallen UHP troopers or other department employees;

(c) a detailed description of how the organization intends to spend the awarded funds to support the families of fallen UHP troopers and other department employees; and

(d) documentation of how the organization spent any awarded funds that were previously appropriated to the organization.

(3)(a) All applications must be submitted before July 1 in order to be eligible for awarded funds from the current fiscal year.

(b) If no applications are received by July 1, the award funds shall remain in the account until the next fiscal year.

R698-6-5. Distributions and Prioritization of Awards.

(1) The commissioner shall review any applications that have been submitted and determine which organization will receive awarded funds based upon the following criteria:

(a) which organization's intended use of the awarded funds will have the broadest application or meet the greatest need; and

(b) whether the organization used previously awarded funds in the manner for which they originally sought the funds.

(2) The commissioner shall distribute all restricted funds in the account each year to one or more qualified organizations.


Honoring Heroes Restricted Account

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

September 1, 2010

Notice of Continuation

July 29, 2015

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R698, please contact the promulgating agency (Public Safety, 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.