Iowa Admin. Code r. 301-2.4 - Declaratory rulings

On petition by an interested party who is aggrieved or adversely affected by the question contained in the petition, the council may issue a declaratory ruling with respect to the interpretation or applicability of any statutory provision, rule, or other written statement of the law or policy, decision, or order of the council.

(1) Petitions shall be titled "PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING" and shall include the name and address of all petitioners. The body of the petition must state the precise factual situation involved, the exact question to which an answer is desired, and the exact words, passages, sentences, or paragraphs which are the subject of inquiry.
(2) The petition shall be filed at the office of the council at 8515 Douglas Avenue, Suite 9, Urbandale, Iowa 50322.
(3) The council will refuse to issue a declaratory ruling if the petition does not state with enough specificity the factual situation or the question presented; if the issuance of the ruling would not be in the best interests of the public; or for any other reason it deems just and proper.
(4) The council shall issue a ruling or dismiss the petition within 60 days of the filing of the petition except that when additional information is requested, the ruling shall be issued within 60 days following receipt of the requested information.

This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code section 17A.9.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 301-2.4
Amended by IAB January 29, 2020/Volume XLII, Number 16, effective 3/4/2020

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