This filing was published in the 04/15/2009, issue, Vol. 2009, No. 8, of the Utah State Bulletin.
Health, Community and Family Health Services, Children with Special Health Care Needs
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Retardation Reporting
FIVE-YEAR NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION
DAR File No.: 32454
Filed: 03/19/2009, 10:10
Received by: NL
NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION
Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:
This rule establishes reporting requirements for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and mental retardation and related test results in individuals. Community and Family Health Services, under Subsections 26-1-30(2)(c), (d), (e), (f), (g), Section 26-5-3, and Section 26-5-4 is authorized to collect and analyze data on reportable health conditions to monitor prevalence of diseases to improve the health of the public. Rule R398-10 identifies Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Retardation (ASD/DD) as reportable conditions.
Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:
There have been no written comments since the last five-year review of the rule supporting or opposing the rule.
Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:
The Children with Special Health Care Needs Agency continues surveillance of ASD/DD cases in Utah through the Utah Registry for Autism and Developmental Disorders. The Agency needs to continue to collect information of this condition to be able to monitor prevalence to respond to significant increases. Therefore, this rule should be continued.
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:Health
Community and Family Health Services, Children with Special Health Care Needs
44 N MARIO CAPECCHI DR
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84113
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
Holly Williams at the above address, by phone at 801-584-8202, by FAX at 801-584-8488, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
David N. Sundwall, Executive Director
For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Holly Williams at the above address, by phone at 801-584-8202, by FAX at 801-584-8488, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Division of Administrative Rules (801-538-3764).
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