Notice of Intended Action

Capitol complex operations—pistols and revolvers, 100.2

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ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT[11]

Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to capitol complex operations

and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Administrative Services Department hereby proposes to amend Chapter 100, "Capitol Complex Operations," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed 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, 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 756.

Purpose and Summary

This amendment is proposed as a result of changes made to Iowa Code section 8A.322 by 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 756, division II. The change means a valid permit to carry weapons is no longer necessary as it pertains to pistols and revolvers in the Capitol Building and on the grounds surrounding the Capitol Building, including state parking lots and parking garages. The proposed amendment to subrule 100.2(2), striking the reference to a valid permit, is intended to comport with 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 756.

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.

Public Comment

Any interested person may submit written or oral comments concerning this proposed rule making. Written or oral comments in response to this rule making must be received by the Department no later than 4:30 p.m.on July 6, 2021. Comments should be directed to:

Tami Wiencek

Department of Administrative Services

Hoover State Office Building

1305 East Walnut Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0114

Phone: 515.725.2017

Fax: 515.281.6140

Email: tami.wiencek@iowa.gov

Public Hearing

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

July 6, 2021

10 to 11 a.m.

Procurement Conference Room, A Level

Hoover 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:

Amend rule 11—100.2(8A) as follows:

11—100.2(8A) Security.

100.2(1) No change.

100.2(2) Pistols and revolvers. No person, other than a peace officer, may openly carry a pistol or revolver in the capitol building and on the grounds surrounding the capitol building including state parking lots and parking garages. This provision does not preclude the lawful carrying, transportation, or possession of a pistol or revolver in the capitol building and on the grounds surrounding the capitol building including the state parking lots and parking garages by a person who displays to capitol security personnel a valid permit to carry weapons upon request.

Violation of this subrule is a simple misdemeanor, pursuant to Iowa Code section 8A.322, and may result in the denial of access to a state building, filing of criminal charges or expulsion from the grounds of the capitol complex, or any combination thereof, of any individual who knowingly violates the subrule. In addition, any weapon found in possession of a member of the public in violation of this subrule may be confiscated. Charges may be filed under any other criminal statute if appropriate. Officers employed by or under the supervision of the department of public safety shall have the authority to enforce this subrule. Peace officers employed by other agencies shall have the authority to enforce this subrule at the request of the commissioner of public safety or in response to a request for assistance from an officer employed by the department of public safety.

100.2(3) to 100.2(5) No change.

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Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 7/6/2021.

Official Document

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Administrative Rule References

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Rule 11-100.2 Rule 11-100.2(2)

Iowa Code References

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Iowa Code 35A.12 Iowa Code 727.2 Iowa Code 801.4 Iowa Code 8A.322

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