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Publications & Administrative Rules

To view upcoming proposals to update Department administrative rules, view our Regulatory Analysis document

 

Compendium of Violations

State of Iowa Compendium of Scheduled Violations and Scheduled Fines - 2023

Annual Reports

Use the links below to view the Iowa Department of Public Safety's Annual Report. Annual Reports reflect information for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, of the previous year and ending June 30, of the year of the report.

The most current version of the Department's Annual Report is 2023. The information contained in this report covers the time period of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

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Ed Thomas Law - Iowa Code Section 229.22

Effective July 1, 2010, Iowa Code Section 229.22, as amended by SF 2352, requires notification of a specified law enforcement agency prior to discharge of a patient brought to a hospital or facility for emergency mental health treatment by a law enforcement agency for whom an arrest warrant has been issued or charges are pending. The new law provides that DPS must develop a form for law enforcement to use when requesting notification.

Form DPS 229 - Word format
Form DPS 229 - PDF format
Rules for Hospital Notification of Law Enforcement (Ed Thomas Law)

Executive Order 10 Schedule

  Phase 1, December 31, 2023

Ch. 61    Fire Safe Cigarette Certification Program
Ch. 235    Licensing for Commercial Explosive Contractors and Blasters
Ch. 265    Consumer Fireworks Sales Licensing and Safety Standards
Ch. 275    Licensing of Fire Protection System Contractors
Ch. 276    Licensing of Fire Protection System Technicians
Ch. 278    Military Service, Veteran Reciprocity, and Spouses of Active Service Members for Fire Extinguishing and Alarm Systems Contractors and Installers
Ch. 500    Electrician and Electrical Contractor Licensing Programs- Organization and Administration
Ch. 501    Electrician and Electrical Contractor Licensing Program – Administrative Procedures 
Ch. 502    Electrician and Electrical Contractor Licensing Program- Licensing Requirements, Procedures, and Fees
Ch. 503    Electrician and Electrical Contractor Licensing Program – Complaints and Discipline
Ch. 505    Electrician and Electrical Contractor Licensing Program – Education
Ch. 506    Military Service and Veteran Reciprocity for Electricians and Electrical Contractors 

Phase 2, December 31, 20242

Ch. 16      State  Building Code – Factory-Built Structures
Ch. 200    Fire Marshal Administration
Ch. 201    General Fire Safety Requirements
Ch. 202    Requirements for Special Occupancies
Ch. 210    Smoke Alarms/Detectors
Ch. 211    Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Ch. 221    Flammable or Combustible Liquids
Ch. 224    Aboveground Flammable or Combustible Liquid Storage Tanks
Ch. 226    Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Ch. 228    Liquefied Natural Gas
Ch. 231    Manufacturing, Storage, Handling, and Use of Explosive Materials
Ch. 300    State Building Code- Administration
Ch. 301    State Building Code- General Provisions
Ch. 302    State Building Code- Accessibility of Buildings and Facilities Available to the Public
Ch. 303    State Building Code- Requirements for Energy Conservation in Construction
Ch. 310    Sustainable Design Standards
Ch. 315    Weather Safe Rooms
Ch. 322    State Building Code- Manufactured Housing Support and Anchorage Systems
Ch. 323    Temporary Emergency Use of Factory-Built Structures – Commercial Use
Ch. 350    State Historic Building Code
Ch. 504    Standards for Electrical Work
Ch. 550    Electrical Inspection Program- Organization and Administration 
Ch. 551    Electrical Inspection Program - Definitions
Ch. 552    Electrical Inspection Program- Permits and Inspections
Ch. 553    Civil Penalties
Ch. 559    Electrical Inspection Program – Utility Notifications and Responsibilities of Utilities 
761-52083  Regulations Applicable to Carriers 

December 31, 2025
No DPS rules impacted by Ex. O. 10

December 31, 2026
Ch. 1    The Department
Ch. 3    Sheriff’s Uniforms
Ch. 6    Vehicle Impoundment
Ch. 8    Criminal Justice Information
Ch. 10  Practice and Procedure Before the Department of Public Safety
Ch. 13  Special Railway Agents
Ch. 15  Law Enforcement Administrator’s Telecommunications Advisory Committee 
Ch. 184 Parking for Persons with Disabilities
Ch. 20   Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau
Ch. 28    Marijuana Eradication Procedures
Ch. 29    Human Trafficking Prevention Training – Lodging Providers
Ch. 35    Complaints Against Employees
Ch. 41    Payment of Small Claims to Employees
Ch. 53    Fire Service Training Bureau
Ch. 80    Public Records and Fair Information Practices
Ch. 81    Criminal Intelligence Information
Ch. 82    Criminal History and Fingerprint Records
Ch. 83    Iowa Sex Offender Registry 
Ch. 87    Wireless Communications Service Provider Database
Ch. 88    Notification of Law Enforcement Agency by Hospital Prior to Discharge of a Person with Serious Mental Impairment 
Ch. 89    Missing Persons
Ch. 91    Weapons and Iowa Professional Permits to Carry Weapons
Ch. 93    Identification Cards for Former Peace Officers of the Iowa Department of Public Safety
Ch. 95    Disposition of Seize and Forfeited Weapons and Ammunition 
Ch. 121  Bail Enforcement, Private Investigation, and Private Security Businesses 
Ch. 141    Close Circuit Surveillance Systems
Ch. 150    Division of Criminal Investigation Criminalistics Laboratory
Ch. 156    DNA Database
Ch. 157    Devices and Methods to Test Bodily Fluids for Alcohol or Drugs
Ch. 158    Ignition Interlock Devices
Ch. 159    Statewide Sobriety and Drug Monitoring Program
Ch. 174    Retail Sales of Pseudoephedrine 
Ch. 251    Firefighter Training and Certification
Ch. 259    Firefighter Training and Equipment Funds
Ch. 291    Volunteer Emergency Services Provider Death Benefits
Ch. 292    Public Safety Survivor Benefits Fund
Ch. 372  Manufactured or Mobile Home Retailers, Manufacturers, and Distributors 
Ch. 374  Manufactured Housing Installer Certification
Ch. 400    Peace Officers’ Retirement, Accident, and Disability System – Administrative Procedures 
Ch. 401    Peace Officers’ Retirement, Accident, and Disability System – Administrative Procedures
Ch. 402    Peace Officers’ Retirement, Accident, and Disability System – Eligibility, Benefits, and Payments
Ch. 403    Peace Officer’s Retirement, Accident, and Disability System – Line-of-Duty Death Benefit 
Ch. 600    Statewide Interoperable Communications System Board 

1All December 31, 2023 rules will move to the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing upon passage of Governor Reynolds’s government alignment legislation. 
2With the exception of Chapters 200 and 201, all December 31, 2024 rules will move to the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing upon passage of Governor Reynolds’s government alignment legislation.
3This rule chapter will move to DPS upon passage of SF513/HF579
4This rule will move to the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing upon passage of Governor Reynolds’s government alignment legislation.
5This rule will move to the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing upon passage of Governor Reynolds’s government alignment legislation.
6This rule will move to the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing upon passage of Governor Reynolds’s government alignment legislation.