Rule Filing Tips

Mike Broschinsky Rulemaking, Uncategorized

Please follow these recommendations when filing rules: Always obtain an RTF version of the rule text from the Division before you start to prepare an amendment or a repeal. This is available from the Division’s web site or by contacting the division and requesting a copy. Always mark changes to the text: added text must be underlined; deleted text must …

Minor Modifications to Rule Format

Mike Broschinsky Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Division has made minor modifications to the format of administrative rules. These changes affect the annotations — indexing terms, date of last substantive amendment and continuation, and indexing citation — appearing at the end of each rule. These items have been set flush left. Explanatory text precedes date of last substantive amendment and the indexing citations. The keywords (key …

Rulemaking Road Tour

Mike Broschinsky Rulemaking, Training, Uncategorized

The Division of Administrative Rules invites you to schedule a training seminar with us anytime between now and May 31, 2006. Chris Fawcett is going on the road to meet with agencies to provide training to those new to the rules process, answer questions for anyone already working with rules, and address common mistakes made by agencies. This can be …

Bills Related to Rulemaking

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Legislature’s Administrative Rules Review Committee (ARRC) has scheduled its next meeting for Friday, January 13 at 9:00 a.m. in room W135 of the House Office Building (Capitol Hill). The agenda for the meeting indicates that the ARRC will discuss three bills. These include: Administrative Rules Reauthorization, Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses, and Administrative Rules Procedure Amendments. Copies …

Division Issues the Rulewriting Manual for Utah, 12th Edition

Mike Broschinsky Drafting/Formatting, Public News, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Division is pleased to announce the 12th edition of the Rulewriting Manual for Utah. This edition marks several significant changes for the manual. First, the Division elected to make this edition an electronic edition, readily available to those who need access to it, and flexible enough to allow clarification and updates without waiting for a reprint. Soon, a PDF …

Statute Change Your Agency’s Name?

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

A change to a statute doesn’t automatically result in a change to an administrative rule. Each agency is responsible for its own rules. If the Legislature passes a bill that renumbers sections of the Utah Code authorizing an agency’s rules, the agency must correct those citations in the rules. Likewise, if the Legislature passes a bill changing the name of …

Utah Integrated Legal Databases RFP Issued

Mike Broschinsky Publications, Uncategorized

The Division of Purchasing has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Utah Integrated Legal Databases. The RFP, solicitation number NO6520, is available at http://www.purchasing.utah.gov/BidHeaders/10576.pdf (PDF). Additional information is available from the Division of Purchasing’s web site. Proposals are due Wednesday, September 28, at 3:00 p.m. MDT.

Rule Filing Tips

Mike Broschinsky Drafting/Formatting, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The editors at the Division of Administrative Rules offer the following recommendations to agencies when they file rules. Always obtain an “rtf” version of the rule text from the Division before you start to prepare an amendment or a repeal. All changes to the text must be marked: added text must be underlined; deleted text must be surrounded by brackets …