This Week at Rules – September 9, 2020

Brody Mangum Public News

Hello rule readers! This week at rules we’re looking at our Front Page Focuses and reviewing some of the new additions we’ve recently made. Front Page Focus Since they’ve been visited so much over the last week, our Front Page Focuses haven’t changed. We’re looking at Title R156, Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing, which covers licensing requirements, qualifications, and renewal …

This Week at Rules – September 2, 2020

Brody Mangum Public News

Hello rule readers! This week at rules we’re looking at Occupational and Professional Licensing rules, revisiting our Executive Documents page, and talking about the differences between the Utah Administrative Code and the Codification Segue. Front Page Focus Some of the most visited rules on our site include those having to do with specific occupations. Title R156, which looks at Occupational …

This Week at Rules – August 26, 2020

Brody Mangum Public News

Hello rule readers! This week at rules we’re looking at our new Front Page Focuses and a new Tips and Tricks page on our website. Front Page Focus This week’s focus looks at Title R994, Workforce Services, Unemployment Insurance. Unlike other focuses that have looked at a specific rule, this includes all of the rules in Title R994. These rules …

This Week at Rules – August 19, 2020

Brody Mangum Public News

Hello rule readers! This week at rules we’re looking at a rule about volunteering in schools, contacting rulemaking agencies, and talking about how you can get in touch with us. Front Page Focus This week’s focus looks at R277-516, Professional Standards and Training for Non-licensed Employees and Volunteers. Mostly, this rule covers the expectations and requirements for volunteers without an …

This Week at Rules – August 12

Brody Mangum Public News

Hello rule readers! We’re coming back with the second This Week at Rules talking about this week’s Front Page Focuses and introducing another new feature! Front Page Focus We’re jumping into this week’s Front Page Focuses with two new items: R277-515 Utah Educator Professional Standards and a link to this page here! With a new school year starting in no …

This Week at Rules – August 5, 2020

Brody Mangum Public News

Hello rule readers! It’s been a busy last couple of weeks here at the Office of Administrative Rules. We’ve been focused on getting our content out more frequently and directly to you, and we’ve got some exciting updates to share. Front Page Focus You might have noticed that the front page looks a little different than it used to. We’ll …

Rule R384-415 Comment Period Extended

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Uncategorized

The public comment period for the amendment to Rule R384-415, Electronic-Cigarette Substance Standards, has been extended to October 31, 2016, at 5:00 PM since the incorrect contact information was published with the amendment in the September 1, 2016, Bulletin. The contact for this rule is Luke Chalmers, Tobacco Policy Analyst for the Utah Department of Health, who can be contacted …

Ken Hansen Appointed Administrative Services Deputy Executive Director

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Public News, Uncategorized

The Utah Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth A. Hansen as its new Deputy Executive Director.  Hansen will assume his new duties on July 27, 2015.  He has served as the Division of Administrative Rules’ Director since February 1993. “Ken’s work in public policy at the national level, as well as in our …

Former Executive Director of Administrative Services Passes Away

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Public News, Uncategorized

Raylene G. Ireland, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Administrative Services, passed away on March 7, 2015.  Raylene dedicated years of her life — most of her career — to the citizens of Utah through her public service at different levels of government.  In 1993, Governor Michael O. Leavitt appointed her to direct the Department of Administrative Services, …

Legislation Affecting Administrative Rulemaking

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Public News, Uncategorized

During the 2014 General Session, the Legislature passed the following bills that affect rulemaking. H.B. 14, Administrative Rulemaking Amendments (Rep. C. Oda) H.B. 14, entitled “Administrative Rulemaking Amendments”, passed and now awaits the Governor’s action.  H.B. 14 amends Section 63G-3-305, which deals with the five-year review requirement. H.B. 14 provides that after review, if the agency determines that a rule …