Primary election—nominations by write-in votes for certain offices, rescind 21.602
SECRETARY OF STATE
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to nominations by write-in votes
The Secretary of State hereby amends Chapter 21, "Election Forms and Instructions," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 17A.4.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code section 43.66.
Purpose and Summary
This rule making rescinds rule 721—21.602(43) relating to nominations by write-in votes for certain offices in a primary election. This rule making is made at the direction and with the guidance of the Attorney General's office.
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on January 16, 2019, as ARC 4222C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.
Adoption of Rule Making
This rule making was adopted by the Secretary of State on February 20, 2019.
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 Secretary of State for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 721—Chapter 10.
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 April 17, 2019.
The following rule-making action is adopted:
Rescind and reserve rule 721—21.602(43).
[Filed 2/22/19, effective 4/17/19]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 3/13/19.