CHAPTER 213 STATE METROLOGIST
213.1 STATE METROLOGIST.
213.2 PHYSICAL STANDARDS.
213.3 TESTING WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
213.4 THROUGH 213.6
213.7 EXPENSES.



        

213.1 STATE METROLOGIST. The department shall designate one of its assistants to act as state metrologist of weights and measures. All weights and measures sealed by the state metrologist shall be impressed with the word "Iowa."

         Section History: Early Form

         [C73, § 2053--2055; C97, § 3020; S13, § 3009-b; C24, 27, 31, 35,
      39, § 3251; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, §
      213.1]
        

213.2 PHYSICAL STANDARDS. Weights and measures, which conform to the standards of the United States national institute of standards and technology existing as of January 1, 1979, that are traceable to the United States standards supplied by the federal government or approved as being in compliance with its standards by the national bureau of standards shall be the state primary standard of weights and measures. Such weights and measures shall be verified upon initial receipt of same and as often as deemed necessary by the secretary of agriculture. The secretary may provide for the alteration in the state primary standard of weights and measures in order to maintain traceability with the standard of the national bureau of standards. All such alterations shall be made pursuant to rules promulgated by the secretary in accordance with chapter 17A.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C73, § 2053, 2054; C97, § 3020; S13, § 3009-b; C24, 27, 31, 35,
      39, § 3252; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, §
      213.2] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         90 Acts, ch 1045, § 3
        

213.3 TESTING WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. Upon written request of any citizen, firm, or corporation, city or county, or educational institution of the state made to the department, a test or calibration of any weights, measures, weighing or measuring devices, and instruments or apparatus to be used as standards shall be made.

         Section History: Early Form

         [S13, § 3009-b; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 3253; C46, 50, 54, 58,
      62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 213.3]
        

213.4 THROUGH 213.6 Repealed by 98 Acts, ch 1032, § 10.

213.7 EXPENSES. All expenses directly incurred in furnishing the several cities with standards, or in comparing those that may be in their possession, shall be borne by said cities.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C73, § 2061; C97, § 3024; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 3257; C46,
      50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 213.7]

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