Emergency Rule-Making Documents Filed Prior to Publication in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin (IAB)
|ARC||Agency||Subject of Rule Making||Agency Document||Effective Date||Publication Date in IAB|
|ARC 4468C||Medicine Board||
This rule making establishes the requirements for licensure of genetic counselors. This rule making defines the types of informal and nonpublic actions an applicant must report ot the board as part of the license application process. This rule making indicates the board will accept a letter sent directly from ABGC and ABMGG to the board as proof that an applicant has been granted active candidate status for provisional licensure. This rule making indicates the licensure committee shall consult with an Iowa licensed genetic counselor if the committee is unable to eliminate questions or concerns about an applicant. This rule making defines the practice of genetic counseling to include precision medicine and indicates the board shall consult with an Iowa licensed genetic counselor if an applicant has not engaged in active practice in the last three years in the United States to determine whether there is another option to demonstrate current clinical competency. This rule making creates an option for an employer-based pathway for an applicant to demonstrate current clinical competency if an applicant has not engaged in active practice in the past three years in the United States. This rule making indicates the board shall consult with an Iowa licensed genetic counselor prior to denying a license.
|ARC 4390C||Professional Licensure Division||
The proposed amendments add licensing rules for two new professions, Behavior Analysts and Assistant Behavior Analysts. Sets license fees for the two new professions at $300.
|ARC 4387C||Pharmacy Board||
Following adoption of rule making (Filed as ARC 4270C) relating to a pharmacist's participation in statewide protocols, concern was raised relating to the term "prescribe" used in the applicable rules for the statewide protocols. These amendments change the language to instead read "order" consistent with the Code.
|ARC 4220C||Human Services Department||
These administrative rule amendments remove the specific assistance standard amounts for State Supplementary Assistance and amend the Assistance Standards definition to include the legal citation to pass-along cost of living adjustments (COLA) in accordance with 20 CFR §416.2095 and §416.2096. COLA changes are effective January 1 each year.