Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Attorney General's Office. Litigation Division

27520--Pelt v. Utah litigation case files
274--Litigated claims case files

AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Litigation Division

SERIES: 27520
TITLE: Pelt v. Utah litigation case files
DATES: 1933-2010
ARRANGEMENT: By type of document thereunder numerical by document or box number

DESCRIPTION: These records document litigation against the State of Utah (Pelt, et al. v. State of Utah, et al.,Case No. 2:92cv639) in United States District Court, for the District of Utah, Central Division. The state served as trustee in the administration of a royalty fund established by federal law for the benefit of Navajo Indians in San Juan County. The Attorney General's Office, Division of Litigation, defended the State of Utah. Types of documents collected include case materials: pleadings, correspondence, and research. Accounting materials; records of Utah's administration of the royalty fund; and records of other entities involved in the royalty fund are also included. A comprehensive index of these records is available.

RETENTION

Retain 10 years after case closed

DISPOSITION

Transfer to the State Archives with authority to weed.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office until case is closed and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 10 years and then transfer to State Archives with authority to weed provided no litigation pending.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

These records document litigation concerning the role of Utah as trustee in the administration of a royalty trust fund established by federal law. Net oil royalties were paid to the State in accordance with Public Law No. 403, 47 Stat. 1418,(1933) as amended by the Act of 1968, and 82 Stat. 121,(1968) for the health, education, and general welfare of the Navajo Indians residing in San Juan County, Utah. See also: UCA 63-22-1 et seq (1959); UCA 63-36-1 et seq (1967); UCA 63-36-2 et seq (1985); and UCA 63-36-2 et seq (1989).

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected. UCA 63G-2-305(9),(16),(17),&(18)

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Private. UCA 63G-2-302(1)(a)&(b); UCA 63G-2-302(2)(d)

Controlled. UCA 63G-2-304


AGENCY: Attorney General's Office. Litigation Division

SERIES: 274
TITLE: Litigated claims case files
DATES: 1965-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by case name, thereunder chronological by year.
ANNUAL ACCUMULATION: 150.00 cubic feet.

DESCRIPTION: These files are created by staff attorneys and document litigation involving the state of Utah and its agencies as required by UCA 67-5-1(1) (1990). They include transcripts, case law, pleadings, correspondence, research, proceedings, briefs, trial transcripts, and motion copies. Additional information include age, appearance, assets, debts, birthdate and birthplace, family background, financial information, civil and criminal proceedings, medical information, psychiatric and psychological information, marital status, signature, social security number, tax information, and educational and employment history.

RETENTION

Retain 10 years after case closes.

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office until case is closed and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 10 years and then destroy provided no pending action or litigation.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Legal

This disposition is based on the administrative needs expressed by the agency.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Private

SECONDARY DESIGNATION

Public. UCA 63G-2-301(r) 1992

Protected. UCA 63G-2-305(16) 1992

Controlled. UCA 63G-2-304 1992