This rule was published in the October 1, 2010, issue (Vol. 2010, No. 19) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Certified Volunteer Instructors and Material Approval Requirements and Process for Firearm Safety in the Public Schools
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 34088
Filed: 09/15/2010 01:41:23 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this rule is to provide standards and procedures for firearm safety instruction in the public schools.
Summary of the rule or change:
The new rule provides definitions, provides procedures for certified firearm instructors, provides procedures for school district review of firearm safety materials, provides procedures for voluntary training on public school property of adults and public education employees, and provides procedures for use of public school property for firearm safety instruction.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Subsection 53A-13-106(5)
- Subsection 53A-1-401(3)
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
There are no anticipated costs or savings to the state budget. The rule provides standards and procedures for firearm safety instruction for public schools, consistent with state law.
There is no anticipated costs or savings to local government. If a public school elects to have firearm safety instruction, certified instructors should volunteer and provide materials at no cost to the school.
There are no anticipated costs or savings to small businesses. The rule applies to firearm safety instruction in the public schools.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
There may be costs to a volunteer for providing materials to public school students. It is unknown how many public schools will choose to participate at this time so costs are very speculative.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
There are no costs for affected persons. Individuals who volunteer to teach firearm safety instruction will already be certified to do so.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
I have reviewed this rule and I see no fiscal impact on businesses.
Larry K. Shumway, State Superintendent
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:
250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Carol Lear at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7835, by FAX at 801-538-7768, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Carol Lear, Director, School Law and Legislation
R277. Education, Administration.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2010/b20101001.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.