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Administrative Law: Iowa

Introduction to Iowa Rules

Administrative Code

The Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) contains the current administrative rules of executive agencies of Iowa government. The regulations are arranged by agency rather than by subject.

The Iowa Administrative Bulletin (IAB) contains proposed and final regulations published chronologically.

Both publications are now published electronically by the State of Iowa.

Governor & Executive Orders

The Iowa Administrative Bulletin (IAB) contains "Proclamations and Executive Orders of the Governor which are general and permanent in nature."  See options in left-hand box for accessing the IAB. You can also access gubernatorial materials through these sources:

Iowa Agencies

Iowa Agencies - In General

Iowa Agencies - Individual Agency Resources

Iowa Department of Revenue:

Iowa Workers Compensation (Previously Iowa Industrial Commissioner):

Older opinions in print:

Biennial reports, Law Library Iowa Wing KFI4542 .A81
Drake holdings: 1926 -1938; 1948-1956, 1964-1966, 1968-1972
Titles vary. Biennial Report of the Workmen's Compensation Service (to 1966) and Biennial Report of the Industrial Commissioner (from 1968 to 1972)

Iowa Industrial Commissioner report, Law Library Iowa Wing KFI4542 .A82
Drake holdings: 1980-1984

Iowa Industrial Commissioner decisions, Law Library Iowa Wing KFI4542 .A83
Drake holdings: 1984-1985 and 1988-1989
Titles vary: State of Iowa Industrial Commissioner Decisions (1984-1986) and Decisions of the Iowa Industrial Commissioner (1988-1989)

Older opinions on CD-ROM:

Workers' Compensation Commissioner Decisions & Law Book, Law Library Reserve Compact Disc 36
Includes opinions from the 1990's

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