2019 Press Releases

Gov. Herbert announces Utah Department of Commerce Executive Director, Francine A. Giani is retiring after 35 years of esteemed public service to the State of Utah

December 20, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary R. Herbert announced today that Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department…

Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing announces new rules banning conversion therapy on minors have officially been filed with Utah Office of Administrative Rules

November 27, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that at…

Utah Consumer Alert: Don’t let the Grinch ruin your Holiday Shopping

November 26, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, announced today that the Utah…

Department of Commerce announces new Director to Office of Property Rights Ombudsman

November 14, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that effective…

Utah companies receiving misleading mailers from “UT Certificate Service” directing businesses to pay grossly inflated fee for company’s Certificate of Existence which is already available for low cost from the State of Utah

August 29, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today the Division…

Utah Consumer Alert: Phony Rocky Mountain Power call rings Bountiful Salon, scammer’s plot falls flat due to electrical service from local utility

July 31, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, announced today that the Utah…

State of Utah claims against Kathe and Richard Sackler survive Motion to Dismiss in Purdue Pharma administrative case

July 23, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Daniel O’Bannon, Director of the Utah Division of Consumer Protection, announced today that the State of…

Utah Consumer Alert: Beware of ‘Free’ Genetic Testing offers from Medicare

July 19, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Department of Commerce, announced today that the Utah…

Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing completes national construction fraud sting, nabs unlicensed contractors statewide with 96 Administrative Citations and $543K in fines

July 17, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the…

Utah 2nd state to launch Regulatory Sandbox now available at Department of Commerce

July 2, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce and Utah Representative Marc…