1. A school that maintains or conducts one or more courses of instruction, including courses of instruction by correspondence, offered in this state or which has a presence in this state and offers courses in other states or foreign countries shall register annually with the secretary. Registration shall be made on application forms approved and supplied by the secretary and at the time and in the manner prescribed by the secretary. Upon receipt of a complete and accurate registration application, the secretary shall issue an acknowledgment of document filed and send it to the school.
2. The secretary may request additional information as necessary to enable the secretary to determine the accuracy and completeness of the information contained in the registration application. If the secretary believes that false, misleading, or incomplete information has been submitted in connection with an application for registration, the secretary may deny registration. The secretary shall conduct a hearing on the denial if a hearing is requested by a school. The secretary may withhold an acknowledgment of document filed pending the outcome of the hearing. Upon a finding after the hearing that information contained in the registration application is false, misleading, or incomplete, the secretary shall deny an acknowledgment of document filed to the school. The secretary shall make the final decision on each registration. However, the decision of the secretary is subject to judicial review in accordance with section 17A.19.
3. The secretary shall utilize the advisory committee created in section 261B.10 in reviewing new and continuing registrations.
4. The secretary shall adopt rules under chapter 17A for the implementation of this chapter.
84 Acts, ch 1098, § 3; 96 Acts, ch 1158, § 7
Referred to in § 261B.5, 261B.6
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