Utah Admin. Code R151-4-401 - Filing

(a) Any pleading or motion shall be filed with the department or division where the adjudicative proceeding is conducted and maintains the official file.
(b) The filing of discovery documents is governed by Section R151-4-512.
(a) A filing may be accomplished by:
(i) hand delivery of a paper copy, pursuant to Subsection (2)(b)(i);
(ii) first class or certified mail, postage prepaid, of a paper copy, pursuant to Subsection (2)(b)(i); or
(iii) fax or attachment to electronic mail pursuant to Subsection (2)(b)(ii).
(i) A filing by hand delivery or first class or certified mail is complete when it is received and date stamped by the department or division, as applicable.
(ii) A filing by fax or electronic mail is complete upon transmission, if:
(A) compliant with Subsection (1);
(B) completed and received during the department's operating hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time, on days other than Saturdays, Sundays, or state or federal holidays;
(C) the recipient receives the complete document; and,
(D) the party filing the document:
(I) also mails the document to the department or division the same day, as evidenced by a postmark; or
(II) before any applicable filing deadline, is expressly excused by the presiding officer from mailing the document.
(c) The burden is on the party filing the document to ensure that a filing is properly completed.


Utah Admin. Code R151-4-401
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2016-2, effective 12/28/2015 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2018-21, effective 10/11/2018 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2021-02, effective 1/8/2021 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-18, effective 9/7/2022

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