House Study Bill 168 - Introduced HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON HUMAN RESOURCES BILL BY CHAIRPERSON MEYER) A BILL FOR An Act establishing requirements relating to the residency of 1 persons accepted for admission to the state university of 2 Iowa’s colleges of medicine and dentistry and requiring an 3 annual report. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1150YC (6) 89 kh/jh
H.F. _____ Section 1. Section 262.9, Code 2021, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 39. Adopt a policy requiring that not less 3 than seventy-five percent of the students who are accepted at 4 the college of medicine and at the college of dentistry at 5 the state university of Iowa be residents of Iowa or persons 6 who were, prior to applying to such college, enrolled in an 7 eligible postsecondary institution as defined in section 8 261E.2. 9 Sec. 2. Section 263.2, Code 2021, is amended to read as 10 follows: 11 263.2 Degrees —— reports . 12 1. A person shall not be admitted to courses of instruction 13 in the university if the person has not completed the 14 elementary instruction in such branches as are taught in the 15 public or accredited nonpublic schools throughout the state. 16 2. Graduates of the university shall receive degrees or 17 diplomas, or other evidences of distinction such as are usually 18 conferred and granted by universities and are authorized by the 19 state board of regents. 20 3. The state university of Iowa, in collaboration with the 21 university hospitals and clinics, shall submit an annual report 22 to the general assembly providing the following information: 23 a. The states in which members of each graduating class 24 from the college of dentistry and the college of medicine 25 reside during the year immediately following graduation. The 26 information shall be divided by residents of Iowa at the time 27 of application to the college and nonresidents at the time of 28 application to the college. 29 b. The states in which the university of Iowa hospitals 30 and clinics primary care and specialty residents reside in 31 the year following completion of medical residency. The 32 information shall be divided by primary care and various areas 33 of specialty, and whether the medical residents were residents 34 of Iowa prior to applying for admission at an undergraduate 35 -1- LSB 1150YC (6) 89 kh/jh 1/ 2
H.F. _____ college or university, received a baccalaureate degree from a 1 postsecondary institution in Iowa, or graduated from a medical 2 school in Iowa, and whether or not the medical residents were 3 residents of the state at the time of acceptance into the 4 university of Iowa hospitals and clinics’ residency programs. 5 EXPLANATION 6 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 7 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 8 This bill requires the state board of regents to adopt a 9 policy requiring that not less than 75 percent of the students 10 accepted at the colleges of medicine and dentistry at the 11 state university of Iowa be residents of Iowa or persons who 12 prior to applying to the college of medicine or dentistry were 13 enrolled in a community college in Iowa, an accredited private 14 institution in Iowa, or a regents university. 15 The bill also requires the state university of Iowa, in 16 collaboration with the university of Iowa hospitals and clinics 17 (UIHC), to submit an annual report to the general assembly 18 with information relating to the residency of graduates of the 19 colleges of dentistry and medicine and UIHC residency programs 20 post-graduation and medical residency. The annual report must 21 include information regarding which states the graduates and 22 the medical residents moved to in the year following graduation 23 or completion of medical residency, as well as information 24 regarding whether or not the graduates and medical residents 25 were Iowa residents at the time of admission to such college or 26 acceptance in the medical residency, and information regarding 27 the medical residents’ areas of specialty. 28 -2- LSB 1150YC (6) 89 kh/jh 2/ 2