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Administrative Rules
Iowa Code §17A.7 requires state agencies to conduct a comprehensive review of all of the agency’s administrative rules over a five-year period of time.

Department of Corrections Five-Year Review of Administrative Rules

The Iowa Department of Corrections Administrative Rulings and Documents are available in the drop-down menu above.

Several of these documents are stored in Portable Document Format (.pdf) and can be viewed using the FREE, downloadable software viewer, Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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The site,, allows Iowans to view administrative rules that are open for comment, rules that are receiving higher views than others, comment on rules online, find contact information for each specific rule, learn how much longer the comment period is open and inquire about the administrative rule process.

If you already have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, then make a selection from the drop-down menu and click "Go" to load the document into your browser. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, click the Adobe Acrobat Reader logo to go to the Adobe Acrobat Reader download site. Read the provided download/installation instructions carefully. Once Adobe Acrobat Reader is installed, make your selection to load the document into your browser.

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