Rule R384-415 Comment Period Extended

bbolick 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 …

Formatting Adjustments to Rules on www.rules.utah.gov

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Publications, Uncategorized

This past spring, the Division received feedback from agencies about the formatting of web pages on which rule text is displayed.  Specifically, agencies indicated that the pages that displayed rule text were too narrow, that the right navigation column provided little value and consumed too much of the page real estate.  In July, the Division modified the page layout for …

2014 Rulemaking Legislation

Mike Broschinsky Administrative Law, Legislation, Public News, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

At its 09/16/2013 and 09/30/2013 meetings, the Legislature’s Administrative Rules Review Committee discussed a draft bill entitled, “Administrative Rulemaking Amendments.”  This bill proposes to amend Section 63G-3-305 dealing with the five-year review procedures and the expiration of rules not reviewed.  At its 09/30/2013 meeting, the committee voted to approve the bill as a committee bill.  As of 12/02/2013, the bill …

ARRC Meeting 9/30/2013; Revised Draft “Administrative Rulemaking Amendments”

Mike Broschinsky Administrative Law, Legislation, Public News, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Utah Legislature’s Administrative Rules Review Committee has scheduled its next meeting for Monday, September 30, 2013, at 9 AM in Room 445 of the State Capitol.  The agenda for the meeting has been posted online at http://le.utah.gov/asp/interim/Commit.asp?Year=2013&Com=SPEADM . The third item on the agenda is “Draft bill, “Administrative Rulemaking Amendments.””   This bill proposes to amend Section 63G-3-305 dealing with …

ARRC Meeting 9/16; Draft Amendments to Rulemaking Act

Mike Broschinsky Administrative Law, Legislation, Public News, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Utah Legislature’s Administrative Rules Review Committee has scheduled its next meeting for Monday, September 16, 2013, at 9 AM in Room 30 of the House Building, Capitol Hill.  The agenda for the meeting has been posted online at http://le.utah.gov/asp/interim/Commit.asp?Year=2013&Com=SPEADM . The fourth item on the agenda is “Draft bill, “Administrative Rulemaking Amendments.”   This bill proposes to amend Section 63G-3-305 …

Utah Receives Colborn Award for eRules Application

Mike Broschinsky E-Rulemaking, eRules, Public News, Uncategorized

Administrative Codes and Registers (ACR), a section of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), has recognized the Utah Division of Administrative Rules as the 2013 Robert J. Colborn, Jr. award winner for its eRules application.  eRules is the application that state agencies use to file administrative rules, and that the Division uses to publish administrative rules information in …