Part 1 General Provisions 63G-3-101 – 63G-3-102
Part 2 Circumstances Requiring Rulemaking – Status of Administrative Rules 63G-3-201 – 63G-3-202
Part 3 Rulemaking Procedures 63G-3-301 – 63G-3-305
Part 4 Office of Administrative Rules 63G-3-401 – 63G-3-403
Part 5 Legislative Oversight 63G-3-501 – 63G-3-502
Part 6 Judicial Review 63G-3-601 – 63G-3-603
Part 7 Official Compilation of Administrative Rules 63G-3-701 – 63G-3-702

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 63G > Chapter 3 - Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act

  • Administrative record: means information an agency relies upon when making a rule under this chapter including:
    (a) the proposed rule, change in the proposed rule, and the rule analysis form;
    (b) the public comment received and recorded by the agency during the public comment period;
    (c) the agency's response to the public comment;
    (d) the agency's analysis of the public comment; and
    (e) the agency's report of its decision-making process. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Agency: means each state board, authority, commission, institution, department, division, officer, or other state government entity other than the Legislature, its committees, the political subdivisions of the state, or the courts, which is authorized or required by law to make rules, adjudicate, grant or withhold licenses, grant or withhold relief from legal obligations, or perform other similar actions or duties delegated by law. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Bulletin: means the Utah State Bulletin. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Catchline: means a short summary of each section, part, rule, or title of the code that follows the section, part, rule, or title reference placed before the text of the rule and serves the same function as boldface in legislation as described in Section 68-3-13. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Certificate of title: means a document issued by a jurisdiction to establish a record of ownership between an identified owner and the described vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Code: means the body of all effective rules as compiled and organized by the office and entitled "Utah Administrative Code. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Commission: means the State Tax Commission. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means a person engaged or licensed to engage in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging new or used vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors either outright or on conditional sale, bailment, lease, chattel mortgage, or otherwise or who has an established place of business for the sale, lease, trade, or display of vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Administrative Services created in Section 63A-1-104. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Director: means the director of the office. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Division: means the Motor Vehicle Division of the commission, created in Section 41-1a-106. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Effective: means operative and enforceable. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the department. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • File: means to submit a document to the office as prescribed by the office. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Identification number: includes a vehicle identification number, state assigned identification number, hull identification number, and motor serial number. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Interested person: means any person affected by or interested in a proposed rule, amendment to an existing rule, or a nonsubstantive change made under Section 63G-3-402. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Manufacturer: means a person engaged in the business of constructing, manufacturing, assembling, producing, or importing new or unused vehicles, vessels, or outboard motors for the purpose of sale or trade. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Odometer: means a device for measuring and recording the actual distance a vehicle travels while in operation, but does not include any auxiliary odometer designed to be periodically reset. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Office: means the Office of Administrative Rules created in Section 63G-3-401. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Order: means an agency action that determines the legal rights, duties, privileges, immunities, or other interests of one or more specific persons, but not a class of persons. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Outboard motor: means a detachable self-contained propulsion unit, excluding fuel supply, used to propel a vessel. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lienholder, holding title to a vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor whether or not the vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor is subject to a security interest. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or public or private organization of any character other than an agency. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Publication date: means the inscribed date of the bulletin. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • publish: means making a rule available to the public by including the rule or a summary of the rule in the bulletin. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Receipt of surrender of ownership documents: means the receipt of surrender of ownership documents described in Section 41-1a-503. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Registration: means a document issued by a jurisdiction that allows operation of a vehicle or vessel on the highways or waters of this state for the time period for which the registration is valid and that is evidence of compliance with the registration requirements of the jurisdiction. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rule: includes the amendment or repeal of an existing rule. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Rule analysis: means the format prescribed by the office to summarize and analyze rules. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • Small business: means a business employing fewer than 50 persons. See Utah Code 63G-3-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Title: means the right to or ownership of a vehicle, vessel, or outboard motor. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Transferee: means a person to whom the ownership of property is conveyed by sale, gift, or any other means except by the creation of a security interest. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Vehicle: includes a motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, off-highway vehicle, camper, park model recreational vehicle, manufactured home, and mobile home. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Vessel: means the same as that term is defined in Section 73-18-2. See Utah Code 41-1a-102
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of:Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
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