State Records Committee
The State Records Committee was established in 1992 by the Utah Legislature under the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA), Utah Code § 63G-2-101 and follows Administrative Rule Title R35. Administrative Services, Records Committee regarding procedures.
The State Records Committee meets at least quarterly to approve the retentions and dispositions of record series generated by state and local government entities. Records retention schedules under review may be found here.
The State Records Committee also serves as an appeals board when access to records has been denied by the originating agency. Their decisions and orders are available online.
Next meeting: TBA, at the Utah State Archives, 346 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT. See the Public Notice Website for details, minutes, and scheduled hearings.
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Current Hearing Requests
|Request Date||Case Title/Participants||Records Sought||Appeals Paperwork|
|September 4, 2015||Scott Gollaher vs. Morgan County Attorney's Office||Mr. Gollaher is appealing denial of email receipt and/or record of receipt for five colored photographs received Morgan County Attorney’s Office.||gollaher-vs-morgan-co-attorney.pdf|
|September 23, 2015||Kurt Bailey vs. Perry City Police Department||Mr. Bailey is appealing access denial to radar training certificates for officer & vehicle radar equipment; all video recordings including but limited to dash cam, body camera, and any audio used.||baily-vs-perry-city.pdf|
|July 30, 2015||Tammy Halvorson, Diamond Parking Services, LLC vs. Tax Commission||Ms. Halvorson, Diamond Parking Services, LLC, represented by Stoel Rives LLP, is appealing the State Tax Commission’s denial for Motor Vehicle Information Account record.||halvorson-vs-tax-commission.pdf|
|September 22, 2015||Nestor Gallo vs. Provo City Housing Authority||Mr. Gallo is appealing access denial to Executive Director’s compensation, St. Francis Project financial records, PCHA policy and code for “net play pen” violation, and financial analysis of benefit reductions.||gallo-vs-provo-housing-authority.pdf|
|September 30, 2015||John Rice vs. Department of Corrections||Mr. Rice is appealing access denial to his LEB Background Check Report.||rice-vs-udc.pdf|
Previous requests and responses may be viewed here.
To file an appeal with the Committee,
346 S. Rio Grande
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
|David Fleming||Private Sector Records Manager|
|Doug Misner||State History Designee|
|Patricia Smith-Mansfield, chair||Governor's Designee|
|Holly Richardson||Citizen Representative|
|Marie Cornwall||Citizen Representative|
|Cindi Mansell||Political Subdivisions|
|Tom Haraldsen||News Media Representative|
Paul H. Tonks, Assistant Attorney General, serves as counsel to the Committee.