D’Arcy Dixon Pignanelli Named Executive Director of Administrative Services

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On January 5, 2005, Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. announced the appointment of D’Arcy Dixon Pignanelli as Executive Director of the Department of Administrative Services. As Executive Director, she will oversee divisions of state government that share the common function of providing service to other government agencies. The Division welcomes D’Arcy Dixon Pignanelli. The Division also gratefully acknowledges the service …

Division Welcomes Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator

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In 2001, the Legislature passed Rep. Ralph Becker’s H.B. 132 that created Title 63, Chapter 46c, Governmental Dispute Resolution Act. In 2002, the state of Utah received a grant from the Hewlett Foundation to assist in establishing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as the first step in resolving conflict in agencies of government. In the spring of 2003, Governor Leavitt issued …

Fall ABA Admin Law Section Conference Program Announced

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The Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section of the American Bar Association has announced their fall conference agenda. Sessions that might be of interest to Utah regulators include: Valuing Life in Regulation: Science or Policy? Administration and Independence: OPM, ALJs, and the APA Adjudication and Licensing in Interstate Compact Agencies *Rulemaking in the Electronic Age: How Should Agencies Respond?* Recent …

Regulations Worldwide

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John H. Martinez, the Director of the Administrative Law Division at the New Mexico Commission of Public Records – State Records Center and Archives, sent the following E-mail that might be of interest to Utah state rulewriters. [T]he Macao Special Administrative District (a former Portuguese colony across the mouth of the Pearl River from Hong Kong) [hosts an interesting web …

Federal E-Rulemaking Workshop

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Dr. Stuart Shulman has posted the following announcement to the E-rulemaking ListServ: There will be a series of half day workshops at the George Washington University June 2-4 for stakeholders in the federal government’s regulatory rulemaking process. The focus of the meeting is electronic rulemaking (eRulemaking) and the practical and policy issues as the federal government moves toward a centralized …

Interstate Compact Rulemaking

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The winter 2004 issue of Administrative Regulatory Law News, a quarterly publication of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, features an article by Utah’s own Kent W. Bishop, the Governor’s rules review analyst in the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget. His article is one of several that were initially presented in panel discussions …