Notice of Intended Action

Agency reorganization, rescind chs 1 to 4

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Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rulemaking related to agency reorganization

and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) hereby proposes to rescind Chapter 1, "Organization and Operation," Chapter 2, "Public Records and Fair Information Practices," Chapter 3, "Declaratory Orders," and Chapter 4, "Department Procedure for Rule Making," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rulemaking

This rulemaking is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 15.106A and 2023 Iowa Acts, Senate File 514.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rulemaking implements, in whole or in part, 2023 Iowa Acts, Senate File 514.

Purpose and Summary

Pursuant to Executive Order 10 (January 10, 2023), IEDA has been directed to propose this Notice of Intended Action. IEDA was assigned responsibilities and duties that were previously assigned to the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) by 2023 Iowa Acts, Senate File 514. This rulemaking proposes to rescind DCA chapters that are redundant or duplicative of existing rules adopted by IEDA.

IEDA proposes to rescind the following chapters:

221—Chapter 1, which describes the organization and operation of DCA. The responsibilities of DCA were assigned to IEDA and the Department of Administrative Services by 2023 Iowa Acts, Senate File 514.

221—Chapter 2, which describes DCA's public records and fair information practices and duplicates 261—Chapter 195.

221—Chapter 3, which describes the process by which DCA issued declaratory orders and duplicates 261—Chapter 198.

221—Chapter 4, which describes DCA's procedure for rulemaking and duplicates 261—Chapter 196.

Fiscal Impact

This rulemaking has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

After analysis and review of this rulemaking, no impact on jobs has been found.


Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rulemaking would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition IEDA for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 261—Chapter 199.

Public Comment

Any interested person may submit written or oral comments concerning this proposed rulemaking. Written or oral comments in response to this rulemaking must be received by IEDA no later than 4:30 p.m.on April 9, 2024. Comments should be directed to:

Lisa Connell

Iowa Economic Development Authority

1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200

Des Moines, Iowa 50315

Phone: 515.348.6163


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 rulemaking 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 rulemaking by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rulemaking 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 rulemaking action is proposed:

Item 1. Rescind and reserve 221—Chapter 1.

Item 2. Rescind and reserve 221—Chapter 2.

Item 3. Rescind and reserve 221—Chapter 3.

Item 4. Rescind and reserve 221—Chapter 4.

Cultural Affairs Department

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 4/9/2024.

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 3/20/2024.

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