462A.3  Powers and duties of commission.

The commission is hereby vested with the power and is charged with the duty of observing, administering and enforcing the provisions of this chapter.

The commission may adopt and enforce rules under chapter 17A as necessary to carry out this chapter and to protect private and public property and the health, safety, and welfare of the public. In adopting rules, the commission shall give consideration to the various uses to which they may be put by and for public and private purposes, the preservation of each body of water, its bed, waters, ice, banks, and public and private property attached thereto, and the need for uniformity of rules relating to the use, operation, and equipment of vessels and vehicles.

Section History: Early form

  [C97, § 2511, 2512; S13, § 2512; C24, 27, 31, § 1691, 1692, 1694; C35, § 1703-e1-1703-e3; C39, § 1703.01-1703.03, 1703.26; C46, 50, 54, 58, § 106.1-106.3, 106.26; C62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 106.3; 82 Acts, ch 1028, § 4]

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1826

  C93, § 462A.3

Internal References

  Referred to in § 462A.26

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