Authorized use and users—state communications, 7.1
TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION, IOWA
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to authorized use and users
The Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission hereby amends Chapter 7, "Authorized Use and Users," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 8D.3(3)"b."
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2017 Iowa Acts, House File 467.
Purpose and Summary
This rule making implements the statutory change made by 2017 Iowa Acts, House File 467, and authorizes the Iowa Communications Network to provide law enforcement communications systems should an appropriate authorized user of the network request such services.
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on April 11, 2018, as ARC 3723C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.
Adoption of Rule Making
This rule making was adopted by the Commission on July 19, 2018.
This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Commission for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 751—Chapter 9.
Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee
The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).
This rule making will become effective on September 19, 2018.
The following rule-making action is adopted:
Amend rule 751—7.1(8D), definition of "State communications," as follows:
"State communications" refers to the transmission of voice, data, video, the written word or other visual signals by electronic means but does not include radio and television facilities and other educational telecommunications systems and services including narrowcast and broadcast systems under the public broadcasting division of the department of education, or the department of transportation distributed data processing and mobile radio network, or law enforcement communications systems.
[Filed 7/27/18, effective 9/19/18]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 8/15/18.