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 …

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 …