Notice of Intended Action

Bulk dry animal nutrients licenses, 49.2

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ARC 4944C


Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to bulk dry animal nutrients license renewals and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Agriculture and Land Stewardship Department hereby proposes to amend Chapter 49, "Bulk Dry Animal Nutrients," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 200A.4.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code section 200A.5.

Purpose and Summary

This proposed rule making allows for the renewal of a bulk dry animal nutrients license for a two-year period.

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 Department for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 21—Chapter 8.

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 Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 18, 2020. Comments should be directed to:

Maison Bleam

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

Wallace State Office Building

502 East 9th Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50319


Public Hearing

A public hearing at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held as follows:

March 18, 2020

9 to 10 a.m.

Second Floor Conference Room

Wallace State Office Building

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 Department 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:

Rescind rule 21—49.2(200A) and adopt the following new rule in lieu thereof:

21—49.2(200A) License. A person who distributes a bulk dry animal nutrient product in this state must first obtain a license from the department. A license application must be submitted to the department, on a form furnished by the department, according to procedures required by the department. A license shall expire on July 1 of each even-numbered year following the date the license is issued. A license may be renewed for a two-year period as provided by the department. A person required to obtain a license shall pay the department a fee equal to $20 for each place from which the person distributes a bulk product in this state.

Agriculture and Land Stewardship Department

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 3/18/2020.

Official Document

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 2/26/2020.

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Rule 21-49.2


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