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Petitions for rule making, 5.1, 5.4

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ARC 5512C

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT[11]

Adopted and Filed

Rule making related to petitions for rule making

The Administrative Services Department hereby amends Chapter 5, "Petitions for Rule Making," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code sections 8A.104, 17A.3 and 17A.4.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2020 Iowa Acts, House File 2389.

Purpose and Summary

These amendments are adopted as a result of changes made in 2020 Iowa Acts, House File 2389, relating to a submission of a petition of rule making and its disposition to the Administrative Rules Review Committee. The petition and disposition shall be submitted to the Committee. These amendments comport with Iowa Code section 17A.7 as amended by 2020 Iowa Acts, House File 2389.

Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making

Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on January 13, 2021, as ARC 5378C. A public hearing was held on February 2, 2021, at 12 noon, via conference call. No one attended the public hearing. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.

Adoption of Rule Making

This rule making was adopted by the Department on February 17, 2021.

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.

Waivers

The Department will not grant waivers under the provisions of these rules, other than as may be allowed under Chapter 9 of the Department's rules concerning waivers.

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).

Effective Date

This rule making will become effective on April 14, 2021.

The following rule-making actions are adopted:

Item 1. Amend subrule 5.1(3) as follows:

5.1(3) Denial. The director may deny a petition because it does not substantially conform to the required form. Denial of a petition because it does not substantially conform to the required form does not preclude the filing of a new petition on the same subject that seeks to eliminate the grounds for the department's rejection of the petition.

Item 2. Adopt the following new subrule 5.1(4):

5.1(4) Submission to administrative rules review committee. The department shall submit a petition for rule making and the department's disposition of the petition to the administrative rules review committee.

Item 3. Amend rule 11—5.4(17A) as follows:

11—5.4(17A) Department consideration.

5.4(1) Within 14 days after the filing of a petition, the department must submit a copy of the petition and any accompanying brief to the administrative rules coordinator and to the administrative rules review committee. Upon request by petitioner in the petition, the department must schedule a brief and informal meeting between the petitioner and the department to discuss the petition. The department may request the petitioner to submit additional information or argument concerning the petition. The department may also solicit comments from any person on the substance of the petition. Also, comments on the substance of the petition may be submitted to the department by any person.

5.4(2) Within 60 days after the filing of the petition, or within any longer period agreed to by the petitioner, the department must, in writing, deny the petition, and notify petitioner of its action and the specific grounds for the denial, or grant the petition and notify petitioner that it has instituted rule-making proceedings on the subject of the petition. The petitioner shall be deemed notified of the denial or grant of the petition on the date when the department mails or delivers the required notification to the petitioner.

5.4(3) Denial of a petition because it does not substantially conform to the required form does not preclude the filing of a new petition on the same subject that seeks to eliminate the grounds for the department's rejection of the petition.

[Filed 2/18/21, effective 4/14/21]

[Published 3/10/21]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 3/10/21.

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