Notice of Intended Action

Repair, calibration, and maintenance of radiological monitoring, detection, and survey equipment, rescind ch 11

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Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to radiological detection equipment and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department hereby proposes to rescind Chapter 11, "Repair, Calibration, and Maintenance of Radiological Monitoring, Detection, and Survey Equipment," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 29C.8.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code sections 23A.2 and 29C.8.

Purpose and Summary

This proposed rule making rescinds Chapter 11, which relates to a function no longer performed by the Department. It also reserves Chapter 11 for future use.

Fiscal Impact

The Department received a small amount of fees for the calibration of radiological detection equipment. It was determined that this function was no longer sustainable within the Department, and the function was transferred to Iowa State University.

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.

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 October 11, 2022. Comments should be directed to:

Blake DeRouchey

Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

7900 Hickman Road, Suite 500

Windsor Heights, Iowa 50324

Phone: 515.323.4232


Public Hearing

No public hearing is scheduled at this time. As provided in Iowa Code section 17A.4(1)"b," an oral presentation regarding this rule making may be demanded by 25 interested persons, a governmental subdivision, the Administrative Rules Review Committee, an agency, or an association having 25 or more members.

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 and reserve 605—Chapter 11.

Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 10/11/2022.

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