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 . 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 …

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Administrative Rules

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

The Utah State Bar Administrative Law Section is hosting a lunch to discuss Utah administrative rules.  The title for this event is “Administrative Rules: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”. Date:  Thursday, October 11, 2012 Time:  12:00pm – 1:15pm Location:  Utah State Bar, 645 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 Presenters:  Kenneth A. Hansen, Director, Utah Division …

Minor Changes to Division’s Home Page

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

On June 15, 2012, the Division of Administrative Rules made minor changes to its home page.  Based on feedback, the Division added links that allow agencies to quickly access frequently used resources directly from the home page. The Division welcomes feedback about its web site.  Please direct recommendations to Ken Hansen (801-538-3777).

Note on the Passing of Former Administrative Rules Program Manager

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Public News, Uncategorized

It is with sadness that the Division of Administrative Rules notes the passing of Ruth Langheinrich.  Ruth worked for the Utah State Archives for 17 years beginning in November 1967.  During the last several years of her career with Archives, she served as the coordinator of publications which included the State of Utah Bulletin (predecessor to today’s Utah State Bulletin; …

Governor Issues Report and Executive Order

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Public News, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, Governor Gary R. Herbert announced the results of a comprehensive review of all of Utah’s business regulations and the release of the report, Utah Business Regulation Review.  This report documents the efforts of state agencies’ to respond to the governor’s call to review existing business regulations. In addition to summarizing agencies’ responses to the Governor’s …

Administrative Rules is Moving

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Uncategorized

The Division of Administrative Rules is relocating its offices.  Beginning Tuesday, November 29, 2011, the Division will move its offices from 4120 State Office Building, to 5110 State Office Building.  This move will affect three-quarters of the staff.  Remaining staff will move at the end of December.  The move helps facilitate other reorganizations that have occurred within the Department of …

Administrative Rules’ Office Hours Scheduled to Change

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Public News, Uncategorized

Starting Tuesday, September 6, 2011, the Division of Administrative Rules will return to a five-day, eight-hours per day work week.  The Division will be open for business Monday through Friday, from 8 AM to 5 PM.  As always, because of the Division’s strict publication schedule, please call 801-538-3764 to schedule an appointment if you need to meet with a member …

Thank You Rep. Gowans and Sen. Goodfellow

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Oversight and Review, Public News, Uncategorized

The Division of Administrative Rules gratefully acknowledges the service of two members of the Legislature’s Administrative Rules Review Committee.  Rep. Jim Gowans (D, district 21) has served on the committee since 1997.  He was first elected to the Utah House of Representatives in 1993. Sen. Brent Goodfellow (D, district 12) served on the committee briefly in 2005, and then was …