Division of Administrative Rules Adds Google Custom Search to Utah Administrative Code

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Publications, Uncategorized

With the November 2010 update of the Administrative Code on its website, the Division of Administrative Rules added another Google Custom Search.  This feature, available from the Utah Administrative Code page (http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/code.htm), permits anyone to search the content of the Utah Administrative Code. Back on November 9, the Division added a Google Custom Search that permits searching the Division’s entire …

Division of Administrative Rules Adds Google Custom Search to its Website

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Publications, Uncategorized

On November 9, 2010, the Division of Administrative Rules added a Google Custom Search to its website.  This feature is available from the Division’s home page at http://www.rules.utah.gov/ .  It permits anyone to search the Division’s entire website, which includes all rulemaking publications.  Content for some publications goes back to 1994. Thanks to Google for making this tool available. Questions …

2010 Model State Administrative Procedure Act

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

Back on July 28, 2010, we notified readers that the National Conference of Commissioner on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) had approved a new Model State Administrative Procedure Act.  Now, NCCUSL has posted the final version of the 2010 Model State Administrative Procedure Act (MSAPA) on the web at http://www.law.upenn.edu/bll/archives/ulc/msapa/2010_final.htm.  NCCUSL adopted the revised MSAPA, subject to style changes, at its …

Federal Register 2.0

Mike Broschinsky E-Rulemaking, Other News, Public News, Publications, Uncategorized

The Office of the Federal Register and the Government Printing Office have released the “Federal Register 2.0” website.  According to a National Archives press release, http://www.federalregister.gov/ is “a new user-friendly version of the daily online Federal Register to encourage citizens to participate in the democratic process.”  The release of the new website on July 26, 2010, coincides with the 75th …

NCCUSL Approves New Model State Administrative Procedure Act

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

At its annual meeting held July 9 through 16, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois, the National Conference Commissioners On Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) approved and recommended a new Model State Administrative Procedure Act (MSAPA).  This action represents the culmination of more than six years of effort.  The text of the 2010 MSAPA replaces the 1981 MSAPA. The new text has not …

Changes to Utah’s Legislative Administrative Rules Review Committee

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Public News, Uncategorized

Appointments to Utah’s Legislative Administrative Rules Review Committee for 2009 have been finalized. Representative Curtis Oda has been appointed has House Co-Chair replacing Representative Ben C. Ferry. Representative Rebecca Lockhart replaces Representative Kory Holdaway. Senator Brent Goodfellow replaces Senator Mike Dmitrich. The Division of Administrative Rules expresses its gratitude for the service rendered by Representatives Ferry and Holdaway, and Senator Dmitrich; …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Researching Administrative Rules

Mike Broschinsky Administrative Law, Public News, Research, Uncategorized

The staff at the Utah State Law Library has published a guide to researching Utah administrative rules.   “Researching Utah Administrative Law” appears in the March/April 2009 Utah Bar Journal (Vol. 22, No. 2). The Utah Bar Journal (http://www.utahbarjournal.com/) is available online.  A PDF version of the Journal can be found at http://www.utahbar.org/barjournal/pdf/2009_march_april.pdf.  The article begins on page 39 of the …

Rules’ New Web Site

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Uncategorized

On September 2, the Division of Administrative Rules rolled out a newly designed web site.  This new look is part of a department-wide effort.  Thanks go to the Department of Administrative Services’ Communications Quality Team and folks at the Department of Technology Services for the new look. Please visit http://www.rules.utah.gov/ and use the “Contact Us” link to provide us with …

Administrative Rules’ New Office Hours

Mike Broschinsky Public News, Uncategorized

As part of Governor Huntsman’s Working 4 Utah initiative, the Division of Administrative Rules operates on a  four-day work week.  The office is open for business from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday.  The office is closed on Friday. If you have any questions regarding the Division’s business hours, please contact:  Ken Hansen, Director, Division of Administrative Rules, …