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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R850. School and Institutional Trust Lands, Administration.

Rule R850-150. Rare Plant Species.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

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R850-150-100. Authorities.

The activities of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration are authorized by Sections 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12 of the Utah Enabling Act, Articles X and XX of the Utah Constitution, and the Utah Trust Lands Management Act, Section 53C-1-101 et seq. This rule is specifically authorized by Section 53C-2-202 which authorizes the director to make determinations with respect to the management, protection, and conservation of plant species located on trust lands which are listed under the federal Endangered Species Act.

R850-150-200. Definitions.

For purposes of this rule:

1. "Conservation Agreement" means that certain Conservation Agreement and Strategy for Graham's Beardtongue (Penstemon grahamii) and White River Beardtongue (P. scariosus var. albifluensis) dated July 22, 2014.

2. "Conservation Area" means any trust lands contained within a Conservation Area described in Appendices A and B of the Conservation Agreement.

R850-150-300. Restriction on Surface Disturbance within Conservation Areas.

1. Lessees or permittees of trust lands located within Conservation Areas may not undertake surface disturbance of trust lands without prior written permission of the agency.

2. Agency determinations with respect to requests to undertake surface disturbance within Conservation Areas will be governed by the terms of the Conservation Agreement.

3. Unauthorized surface disturbance of trust lands within Conservation Areas will be considered a trespass as provided in Section 53C-2-301.


plants, conservation, endangered species

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

June 22, 2015

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R850, please contact the promulgating agency (School and Institutional Trust Lands, 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.