Amended Notice of Intended Action

Proposed constitutional amendment—right to keep and bear arms, 21.200(4)

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ARC 6414C


Amended Notice of Intended Action

Providing for a public hearing on rule making related to constitutional amendment

The Notice of Intended Action published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on June 1, 2022, as ARC 6341C, proposes to amend Chapter 21, "Election Forms and Instructions," Iowa Administrative Code. In order to receive oral comments concerning ARC 6341C, the Secretary of State hereby gives notice that a public hearing will be held as follows:

August 12, 2022

10 12 noon

Iowa Capitol Building

Room 22

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 Secretary of State and advise of specific needs.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 49.44.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2021 Iowa Acts, chapter 185.

Purpose and Summary

The purpose of the proposed subrule is to provide voters and other interested persons with the opportunity to review the summary to be printed on the ballot for the proposed constitutional amendment that is to be voted upon at the November 8, 2022, General Election. The role of the summary language is to simply provide a summarization of the full text of the constitutional amendment. The full text of the constitutional amendment will be available to voters pursuant to Iowa Code sections 49.44 and 52.25 in exactly the same format in which it was passed by both the 88th and 89th General Assemblies.

The only purpose for this Notice is to solicit public comments. Following the comment period, the Notice will be terminated without adopting the subrule.

Fiscal Impact, Jobs Impact, Waivers

Statements related to the fiscal impact, jobs impact, and waiver of this rule making may be found in the preamble of ARC 6341C.

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).

Secretary of State

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 8/12/2022.

Official Document

  • Proposed constitutional amendment—right to keep and bear arms, 21.200(4)
  • Published on 7/13/2022
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  • Amended Notice of Intended Action

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