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Update of department contact information, amendments to chs 2 to 4, 6, 11, 14 to 16

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ARC 3341C

VETERANS AFFAIRS, IOWA DEPARTMENT OF[801]

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Pursuant to the authority of Iowa Code section 35A.13, the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs hereby amends Chapter 2, "Petition for Rule Making," Chapter 3, "Declaratory Rulings," Chapter 4, "Agency Procedure for Rule Making," Chapter 6, "Fair Information Practices," Chapter 11, "Injured Veterans Grant Program," Chapter 14, "Veterans Trust Fund," Chapter 15, "Veterans Commemorative Property," and Chapter 16, "Limited Residency Vietnam Conflict Veterans Bonus," Iowa Administrative Code.

These amendments update, where applicable, the building number, address, telephone and fax numbers and Web address of the Department.

Notice of Intended Action was published in the July 5, 2017, Iowa Administrative Bulletin as ARC 3147C. No comments were received. These amendments are identical to those published under Notice of Intended Action.

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

These amendments are intended to implement Iowa Code section 35A.

These amendments will become effective on November 1, 2017.

The following amendments are adopted.

Item 1. Amend rule 801—2.1(17A) as follows:

801—2.1(17A) Petition for rule making.

In lieu of the words "(designate office)", insert "the office of the executive director. This office is located at Camp Dodge, Building A6A 3465, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824".

In lieu of the words "(agency name)", insert "Iowa commission of veterans affairs".

2.1(3) The executive director shall notify the chairperson of the commission that the petition has been filed.

Item 2. Amend rule 801—2.3(17A) as follows:

801—2.3(17A) Inquiries.

In lieu of the words "(designate official by full title and address)", insert "the executive director at Camp Dodge, Building A6A 3465, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824. The telephone number is (515) 242-5331 252-4698".

Item 3. Amend rule 801—3.1(17A) as follows:

801—3.1(17A) Petition for declaratory ruling.

In lieu of the words "(designate office)", insert "the office of the executive director. This office is located at Camp Dodge, Building A6A 3465, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824".

In lieu of the words "(agency name)", insert "Iowa commission of veterans affairs".

At the end of this rule, insert "The executive director shall notify the chairperson of the commission that the petition has been filed."

Item 4. Amend rule 801—3.3(17A) as follows:

801—3.3(17A) Inquiries.

In lieu of the words "(designate official by full title and address)", insert "the executive director at Camp Dodge, Building A6A 3465, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824. The telephone number is (515) 242-5331 252-4698".

Item 5. Amend subrule 4.5(1) as follows:

4.5(1) In lieu of the words "(identify office and address)", insert "the office of the executive director. This office is located in Building A6A 3465 at Camp Dodge, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824".

Item 6. Amend subrule 4.6(3) as follows:

4.6(3) In lieu of the words "(designate office)", insert "the office of the executive director. This office is located in Building A6A 3465 at Camp Dodge, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824".

Item 7. Amend rule 801—4.11(17A) as follows:

801—4.11(17A) Concise statement of reasons.

4.11(1) General.

In lieu of the words "(specify office and address)", insert "the office of the executive director. This office is located in Building A6A 3465 at Camp Dodge, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824".

Item 8. Amend subrule 6.3(1) as follows:

6.3(1) Location of record. A request for access to a record pertaining to the Iowa Veterans Home should be addressed to the Commandant, Iowa Veterans Home, 1301 Summit, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158-5485. For all other commission records, or if the location of the record is unknown by the requester, the request for access to a record shall be directed to the Executive Director, Camp Dodge, 7700 NW Beaver Drive 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131- 1902 1824. If the request for access to a record is misdirected, agency personnel will promptly forward the request to the appropriate person within the agency.

Item 9. Amend paragraph 11.4(1)"b" as follows:

b. A veteran filing for the grant under retroactive eligibility must submit an injured veteran grant application form along with supporting documents. Supporting documents needed to verify eligibility shall include copies of the following:

(1)Military ID card;

(2)DD214 (if the veteran has been discharged) or military orders to document service in a combat zone;

(3)Medical records or military orders to document date of medical evacuation and periods of continued medical treatment or rehabilitation; and

(4)Any document to establish Iowa residency at the time of injury, such as Iowa income tax forms, or to establish that the veteran is or was a member of a national guard unit located in this state prior to mobilization and was injured while serving in that national guard unit and is not eligible to receive a similar grant from another state for that injury.

A veteran may receive assistance in the application process by contacting the department office at (515) 242-5331 252-4698 or (800)838-4692 or by fax (515) 242-5659 727-3713.

Item 10. Amend rule 801—14.5(35A), introductory paragraph, as follows:

801—14.5(35A) Application procedure. Applications for benefits from the veterans trust fund may be obtained at any county veterans affairs office. The county director of veterans affairs shall date-stamp the application and submit it to the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs, Camp Dodge, Bldg. A6A 3465, 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131-1824.

Item 11. Amend subrule 15.3(2) as follows:

15.3(2) Notification forms. Notification forms may be obtained from the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs, Camp Dodge, Bldg. A6A 3465, 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131-1824, or from the department's Web site at www.iowava.org https://va.iowa.gov.

Item 12. Amend subrule 16.7(4) as follows:

16.7(4) Office address. Persons may contact the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs, Camp Dodge, Bldg. A6A 3465, 7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, Iowa 50131-1824; telephone (515) 242-5331 252-4698 or 1-800-838-4692; fax (515) 242-5659 727-3713. The department's Web address is www.iowava.org https://va.iowa.gov.

[Filed 9/6/17, effective 11/1/17]

[Published 9/27/17]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 9/27/17.

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Rule 801-11.4(1)"b" Rule 801-14.5 Rule 801-15.3(2) Rule 801-16.7(4) Rule 801-2.1 Rule 801-2.3 Rule 801-3.1 Rule 801-3.3 Rule 801-4.11 Rule 801-4.5(1) Rule 801-4.6(3) Rule 801-6.3(1)
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