Governor Issues Report and Executive Order

Mike Broschinsky Oversight and Review, Public News, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, Governor Gary R. Herbert announced the results of a comprehensive review of all of Utah’s business regulations and the release of the report, Utah Business Regulation Review.  This report documents the efforts of state agencies’ to respond to the governor’s call to review existing business regulations. In addition to summarizing agencies’ responses to the Governor’s …

ARRC Endorses “Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses” Bill

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Public News, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

The Administrative Rules Review Committee (ARRC) gave its unanimous endorsement to a substitute version of Rep. S. Clark’s “Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses” bill. The substitute bill reflects discussions held during prior meetings of the ARRC, as well as negotiations between state agencies and a representative from the Small Business Administration. First Substitute H.B. 53 will require “a …

Small Business Impact Bill

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

On November 27, Rep. S. Clark presented his “Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses” bill to the Administrative Rules Review Committee. The result of that discussion was to ask the Division of Administrative Rules to contact state agencies and get feedback on the draft bill, and then to work through any issues identified by state agencies with a representative …

Administrative Rules and Small Business Impacts

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

Rep. S. Clark is sponsoring another bill for the Small Business Administration. Last year, Clark sponsored H.B. 64. That bill required agencies to report small business impacts separately from other affected groups. (Prior to H.B. 64, small business impacts were reported as part of the impacts to “other persons”.) The new bill requires agencies to do an extensive analysis when …

Legislation Which Affects Rulemaking

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Uncategorized

During the 2007 General Session, the Legislature passed the following bills affecting administrative rules. H.B. 64. “Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses.” (Rep. S. Clark) H.B. 64 changes anticipated cost or savings information an agency is required to provide on the rule analysis when it files a proposed rule, change in proposed rule, or emergency rule. Specifically, agencies must …

H.B. 64 Passed

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Uncategorized

H.B. 64, Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses, has passed. Pending the Governor’s signature, the bill goes into effect on July 1, 2007. The bill changes anticipated cost or savings information an agency is asked to provide on the Rule Analysis when it files a proposed rule, change in proposed rule, or emergency rule. Specifically, beginning July 1, agencies …

Legislation Affecting Administrative Rulemaking

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Uncategorized

As of January 19, 2007, the following bills have been filed that affect administrative rules generally. H.B. 64. Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses. Rep. S. Clark. Rep. S. Clark is sponsoring “Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses.” As introduced, this bill is identical to S.B. 157 (2006) and H.B. 209 (2005) as amended. The bill defines small …

H.B. 64 Approved by House Committee; Amendments Requested

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Uncategorized

H.B. 64, entitled “Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses”, was approved by the House Business and Labor Standing Committee on January 18, 2007. The Division of Administrative Rules has asked the sponsor for two clarifying amendments. The first, affecting line 122, would replace “other persons” with “persons other than small businesses, businesses, and local governments”. This is intended to …

Small Business Impact Bill to Return in 2007 General Session

Mike Broschinsky Legislation, Rulemaking, Uncategorized

At its meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2006, the Business and Labor Interim Committee approved as a committee bill “Impact of Administrative Rules on Small Businesses.” This bill is essentially the same as S.B. 157 (2006) except that the committee decided to change the definition of small business from “businesses employing fewer than 50 persons” to “businesses employing fewer than …