The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) is revising its Model State Administrative Procedure Act (MSAPA). NCCUSL invites organizations and individuals interested in state administrative agency processes to participate in this effort. NCCUSL is a 117 year old national organization of lawyers, judges and law professors who are appointed to represent their states in drafting and seeking enactment of uniform laws to facilitate commerce and certainty in the law among the states. For more information about NCCUSL, visit http://www.nccusl.org/. The goal of the MSAPA drafting committee is to make the administrative process more efficient, accessible and fair. The most recent draft of MSAPA is available at http://www.nccusl.org/Update/CommitteeSearchResults.aspx?committee=234. The drafting process will not be completed until the spring of 2009. The MSAPA drafting committee invites interested parties to attend committee meetings as an observer and make comments and suggestions at the meetings or by submitting them in writing. To become an observer, please contact Ms. Leang Sou at NCCUSL at (312) 915-0488 or at firstname.lastname@example.org . Submit written comments about the MSAPA to Commissioner Francis J. Pavetti, 18 The Strand, Goshen Point, Waterford, CT 06385.Utah agencies who have questions about the MSAPA may contact Ken Hansen (801-538-3777).
For three years, the Division of Administrative Rules has been monitoring the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws process for revising the Model State Administrative Procedures Act. That process is scheduled to be complete by Summer 2009. The following notice is provided by Commissioner Francis J. Pavetti, Chair of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Model State Administrative Procedure Act Drafting Committee.