The Portal now closes requests automatically!

Renée Wilson Open Government

We’ve fixed the “Approve”/”Approve and Close” issue! Now, when you “Approve” a records request on the Open Records Portal, the request is considered completed and is closed automatically. Denying or referring the request will also close the request automatically. (You may always re-open the request if necessary.) Thank you to everyone for your feedback. We hope this change makes it …

Webinar Recording and Slides Available

Renée Wilson Records Management

Today’s webinar, Open Records Portal Overview and New Certification Training, is available for viewing* on YouTube at The slides are available as a PDF file on our Events Materials page, or from right here: orp-and-training-overview Please let us know if you have any questions. Thanks!   *As of 5:10 pm the video is still processing, but it should be ready for viewing by …

Open Records Portal Down Today

Renée Wilson Records Management

The Open Records Portal will be down today for a system upgrade. The upgrade may also affect some services on the Archives website. We apologize for any inconvenience.

New GRAMA PDF on Archives Website

Renée Wilson Records Management

We’ve created a new PDF of the complete GRAMA law (Utah Code 63G-2), which PDF is available at (refresh the page if you see the old PDF). The new version contains: Updates with new legislation Links added for quick access to other laws, and between sections in the document Table of Contents added Indentation standardized for better visual comprehension Pages numbered Date …

What Would Be On Your Ideal Archives Website?

Renée Wilson Records Management

If a magic fairy waved her wand and gave you a brand new Archives website where you could access any Archives information/services you wanted, what would be on that site? For example, you may want to: See and edit personal and agency information See what records your agency has scheduled See and edit retention schedules for your agency See and edit …

First Ever Live Web Stream: Open Records Portal Demonstration

Renée Wilson Records Management

The Archives is hosting its first ever live web streaming event on Tuesday, February 17 at noon. Renée Wilson, Open Records Portal Administrator, will be giving a demonstration of the open records portal and will answer any questions you may have. The webcast will be streamed live from the Utah Open Records YouTube channel. Participants do not need to log in …

Open Records Portal Announcement

Renée Wilson Records Management

As of January 1, 2015, the Open Records Portal on the Utah State Government website is available for the public to make GRAMA requests to state government agencies. The portal can be accessed at The Open Records Portal was developed in response to legislation passed in the 2014 General Session Legislative session of the Utah Legislature, which requires the …

User Testing Slots Are Filled

Renée Wilson Records Management

We had a great response to our request for volunteers for user testing! Our slots are now filled, so we are no longer accepting volunteers. We will be doing another round of user testing later this year. Thank you, everyone, for your interest!