Fall ABA Admin Law Section Conference Program Announced

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Uncategorized

The Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section of the American Bar Association has announced their fall conference agenda. Sessions that might be of interest to Utah regulators include: Valuing Life in Regulation: Science or Policy? Administration and Independence: OPM, ALJs, and the APA Adjudication and Licensing in Interstate Compact Agencies *Rulemaking in the Electronic Age: How Should Agencies Respond?* Recent …

Regulations Worldwide

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Uncategorized

John H. Martinez, the Director of the Administrative Law Division at the New Mexico Commission of Public Records – State Records Center and Archives, sent the following E-mail that might be of interest to Utah state rulewriters. [T]he Macao Special Administrative District (a former Portuguese colony across the mouth of the Pearl River from Hong Kong) [hosts an interesting web …

Watch that Formatting

Mike Broschinsky eRules, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

– Warning About using Copy and Paste with the eRules Rule Analysis Forms A rule filer called this evening with a problem. Seems someone else in the office prepared a well-written, nicely formatted word processing document in response to the questions asked on the Rule Analysis form. This document used styles, bulleted lists, hard returns, and other formatting. Our rule …

Committee Created to Revise the Model State Administrative Procedure Act

Mike Broschinsky Administrative Law, Uncategorized

The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) has created a committee to discuss revisions to the Model State Administrative Procedures Act (MSAPA). Professor John Gedid, professor of law at Widener University in Harrisburg, PA, has been assigned as the committee reporter (chair). On July 18, Professor Gedid spoke to the Administrative Codes and Registers (ACR) summer conference …

“E-Rulemaking: Information Technology and the Regulatory Process” in Admin L Rev

Mike Broschinsky E-Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Spring 2004 issue of Administrative Law Review (Vol. 56, No. 2) includes an article by Cary Coglianese (Irvine Visiting Professor of Law, Stanford Law School; Associate Professor of Public Policy and Chair of the Regulatory Policy Program, KSG, Harvard) entitled “E-Rulemaking: Information Technology and the Regulatory Process.” The article, starting on page 353, reports the results of two E-rulemaking …

Additional Rulemaking Seminars Scheduled

Mike Broschinsky Rulemaking, Training, Uncategorized

Back on April 8, we told you about rulemaking seminars that had been scheduled for 2004. After the May seminar, we decided that we needed to make some changes to the seminar format. Seminars are now scheduled for: Wednesday, July 21, 2004, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — New Rule Filers’ Seminar; Wednesday, October 20, 2004, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 …

Harvard’s “E-Rulemaking: Information Technology and Regulatory Policy” Report Issued

Mike Broschinsky E-Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Regulatory Policy Program at the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government’s Center for Business and Government has issued a report entitled “E-Rulemaking: Information Technology and Regulatory Policy.” A press release with details about the report is available at http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/press/releases/2004/erulemaking_052504.htm. The report itself is available in PDF format at http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/press/E-Rulemaking_Report.pdf . Update: Federal Computer Week ran a June 14th article (http://www.fcw.com/fcw/articles/2004/0614/web-erule-06-14-04.asp) …

The 2004 Index of Changes is Available

Mike Broschinsky Publications, Uncategorized

The 2004 edition of the Utah Administrative Rules Index of Changes (Index) is now available. The Index is one of the Division’s official electronic publications. Utah Code Section 63-46a-10 requires the Division to “publish at least annually an index of all changes to the administrative code and the effective date of each change.” The 2004 Index includes entries for all …

Changes to www.rules.utah.gov

Mike Broschinsky Publications, Uncategorized

The Division of Administrative Rules is making changes to its web site — http://www.rules.utah.gov/. In the past, the Division has maintained a complete archive of rule publications including multiple formats of the same publication. Now, in anticipation of new charges for web hosting, the Division has decided to remove duplicate files, and files that are infrequently used. These changes affect …