Senate File 2147 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2147 BY COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 3010) A BILL FOR An Act providing for an executive director of the dental board. 1 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 2 TLSB 5268SV (1) 85 ec/nh
S.F. 2147 Section 1. Section 153.33, Code 2014, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 1A. To appoint an executive director 3 who shall serve at the pleasure of the board. The executive 4 director shall be exempt from the merit system provisions of 5 chapter 8A, subchapter IV. 6 Sec. 2. Section 153.33, subsection 3, Code 2014, is amended 7 to read as follows: 8 3. All Except for the executive director, all employees 9 needed to administer this chapter shall be appointed pursuant 10 to the merit system. 11 Sec. 3. NEW SECTION . 153.33B Executive director —— duties. 12 1. The board shall appoint a full-time executive director. 13 The executive director shall not be a member of the board. 14 2. The duties of the executive director shall be as follows: 15 a. To receive all applications authorized by the board, and 16 applications to be licensed for the practice of dentistry and 17 dental hygiene, to be registered for the practice of dental 18 assisting, and to be permitted to administer sedation and 19 anesthesia. 20 b. To collect and receive all fees. 21 c. To keep a record of all board proceedings and all records 22 pertaining to licensure, registration, enforcement, and other 23 board actions. 24 d. To appoint assistants to the director and other persons 25 necessary to administer this chapter. Any appointments shall 26 be merit appointments made pursuant to chapter 8A, subchapter 27 IV. 28 e. To perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the 29 board. 30 EXPLANATION 31 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 32 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 33 This bill requires the dental board to appoint a full-time 34 executive director. The bill provides that the executive 35 -1- LSB 5268SV (1) 85 ec/nh 1/ 2
S.F. 2147 director shall serve at the pleasure of the board and shall not 1 be a member of the board. The bill specifies that the duties 2 of the executive director are to receive applications, collect 3 fees, keep records, appoint assistants, and to perform such 4 duties as prescribed by the dental board. 5 -2- LSB 5268SV (1) 85 ec/nh 2/ 2