Notice of Intended Action

Reduction of area agencies on aging, rescind ch 29

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Notice of Intended Action

Twenty-five interested persons, a governmental subdivision, an agency or association of 25 or more persons may demand an oral presentation hereon as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.4(1)"b."

Notice is also given to the public that the Administrative Rules Review Committee may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this proposed action under section 17A.8(6) at a regular or special meeting where the public or interested persons may be heard.

Pursuant to the authority of Iowa Code section 231.14, the Department on Aging hereby gives Notice of Intended Action to rescind Chapter 29, "Reduction of Area Agencies on Aging," Iowa Administrative Code.

This amendment proposes to rescind Chapter 29, which pertains to the reduction of the area agencies on aging. The Department was mandated, pursuant to 2012 Iowa Acts, House File 2320, to reduce the number of area agencies on aging, effective July 1, 2013. Chapter 29 was put in place to give guidance to the area agencies on aging related to the reduction. The rules in Chapter 29 terminated on July 1, 2014.

Any interested person may make written comments on the proposed amendment on or before November 1, 2016. Comments should be directed to Brian Majeski, Iowa Department on Aging, Jessie Parker Building, 510 East 12th Street, Suite 2, Des Moines, Iowa 50319. Comments may also be sent by e-mail to

The proposed amendment is subject to the Department's general waiver provision.

After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.

This amendment is intended to implement 2012 Iowa Acts, House File 2320.

The following amendment is proposed.

Rescind and reserve 17—Chapter 29.

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The Department on Aging works closely with Iowa's six Area Agencies on Aging and other partners to design a system of information, education, support and services for Iowans that assists them in maintaining their independence.

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 11/1/2016.

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