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 …

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 …