Notice of Intended Action

ASME code cases for regulated objects—adoption by reference, 91.1(2)

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Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to regulated objects

and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Boiler and Pressure Vessel Board hereby proposes to amend Chapter 91, "General Requirements for All Objects," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 89.14.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code chapter 89.

Purpose and Summary

The proposed amendment would adopt by reference four code cases of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The proposed amendment is the result of a petition for rule making filed by an equipment manufacturer.

Fiscal Impact

This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

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 Board for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 875—Chapter 81.

Public Comment

Any interested person may submit written comments concerning this proposed rule making. Written comments in response to this rule making must be received by the Board no later than 4:30 p.m. on January 9, 2019. Comments should be directed to:

Kathleen Uehling

Division of Labor Services

1000 East Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0209


Public Hearing

If requested, a public hearing at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held as follows:

January 9, 2019

9 a.m.

150 Des Moines Street

Des Moines, Iowa

Persons who wish to make oral comments at the public hearing may be asked to state their names for the record and to confine their remarks to the subject of this proposed rule making.

Any persons who intend to attend the public hearing and have special requirements, such as those related to hearing or mobility impairments, should contact the Board and advise of specific needs.

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).

The following rule-making action is proposed:

Adopt the following new subrule 91.1(2):

91.1(2) ASME code cases. If the manufacturer of an object listed ASME Code Case 2668-1, 2760, 2764-1, or 2869 on the manufacturer's data report for the object and the object is otherwise in compliance with all applicable provisions, the object is in compliance with these rules.

Labor Services Division

This Organization is a part of the Workforce Development Department

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 1/9/2019.

Official Document

  • ASME code cases for regulated objects—adoption by reference, 91.1(2)
  • Published on 12/19/2018
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  • Notice of Intended Action

The official published PDF of this document is available from the Iowa General Assembly’s Administrative Rules page.

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View the Iowa Administrative Bulletin for 12/19/2018.

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Administrative Rule References

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Rule 875-91.1(2)


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