Update on Meth Rules What is going on? In Utah, there are two kinds of tests for methamphetamine contamination, as defined by the EPA. In discrete sampling, also known as “individual” sampling, single samples are taken at spatially discrete locations. This sampling technique should be used in areas that are “hot spots” highly suggestive of contamination. R392-600-5 says areas highly suggestive of contamination must be tested by this method. In composite sampling, multiple discrete samples are combined and treated as a single sample for analytical purposes. The State and County Health departments allow this sampling technique because they say it is less costly for..
The 2016 Utah Legislature began Monday January 25th. We are excited to begin another 45 day session and look forward to some improvements to the multi-family housing industry. We are expecting another busy year and anticipate around 1,400 bill to be written. This means that the UAA government affairs committee, Board, Staff, and lobbyist will be hard at work to protect our industry and help the rental housing market. Week one of the session started out strong with floor time already being allotted to pass through certain bills (including the UAA’s good landlord bill). Other than that there has been minimal activity that affects our industry however..