Federal E-Rulemaking Workshop

Mike Broschinsky Other News, Uncategorized

Dr. Stuart Shulman has posted the following announcement to the E-rulemaking ListServ: There will be a series of half day workshops at the George Washington University June 2-4 for stakeholders in the federal government’s regulatory rulemaking process. The focus of the meeting is electronic rulemaking (eRulemaking) and the practical and policy issues as the federal government moves toward a centralized …

2004 Utah Administrative Code Available

Mike Broschinsky Publications, Uncategorized

The 2004 edition of the Utah Administrative Code Annotated (UACA) is now available from LexisNexis. Utah state agencies and political subdivisions may purchase the 10 volume UACA, or any one of the individual volumes, under purchase agreement PD934. This year marks a significant change in the UACA‘s publication. Because of budget adjustments made during 2003, the Division no longer contracts …

Administrative Rules Review Committee Update

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Uncategorized

The Legislature’s Administrative Rules Review Committee ( ARRC) held its first meeting after the 2004 General Session on Tuesday, April 6, 2004. At that meeting, the committee discussed the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) stance regarding exemption of Mutual Water Corporations from PSC regulation; the Tax Commission’s role to oversee the operations of its divisions; and the Division of Occupational and …

Rules to Review in 2004

Mike Broschinsky Rulemaking, Uncategorized

Utah Code Section 63-46a-9 requires each agency to review its rules within five years of each rule’s original enactment or last five-year review, and then within five-year intervals. To comply with the review requirement, the agency must submit a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation for each of its rules listed below. Otherwise, the rules will expire. Reviews …

2004 Legislation Explicitly Affecting Agency Rulemaking

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Uncategorized

As a result of actions taken during the 2004 General Session, 370 bills will become law. Of these, at least 89 (affecting 161 separate statutory sections) modify explicit rulemaking authorizations. The Division of Administrative Rules has prepared this list of bills to facilitate state agency compliance with legal rulemaking requirements. This list should not be considered exhaustive or conclusive. It …

Rulemaking Process Seminars Scheduled for 2004

Mike Broschinsky Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Division of Administrative Rules has scheduled rulemaking process seminars for 2004. These seminars are intended to give anyone involved in the rulemaking process the basic information needed to understand rulemaking in Utah. Anyone interested in learning more about how the process works is welcome. The seminars will be held in room 4112 of the State Office Building: Thursday, May …

Don’t Use the Back Button

Mike Broschinsky eRules, Uncategorized

eRules (the Division’s application that agency rulewriters use to file rules) is programmed with navigation buttons and links on each screen. A rulewriter should never, ever (did I emphasize that enough?) NEVER use the BROWSER navigation buttons (e.g., the back button at the top of the browser usually labeled with an arrow) to navigate within eRules. Using the browser navigation …

ARRC Scheduled to Meet April 6, 2004

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Uncategorized

The Legislature’s Administrative Rules Review Committee (ARRC) has scheduled its first meeting after the 2004 General Session for Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at 9:00 a.m. in room 305 of the State Capitol. The agenda is available online at http://le.utah.gov/asp/interim/Commit.asp?Year=2004&Com=SPEADM. Information about the committee is available at http://www.rules.utah.gov/arrc.htm. — Ken Hansen

S.B. 22 Amended; Passed by the Senate

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Uncategorized

At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday March 2, the Senate amended S.B. 22, “Administrative Rules Reauthorization.” The amendment modified the bill so that “all [administrative] rules of the state are reauthorized.” As indicated on February 10th, the introduced version of the bill proposed to not reauthorize the scope of practice section from DOPL’s Chiropractic Physician Practice Act Rules, and a …