Application and licensure fees—acupuncturists, genetic counselors, 8.2(2), 8.14
Notice of Intended Action
Proposing rule making related to application and licensure fees for acupuncturists and genetic counselors and providing an opportunity for public comment
The Board of Medicine hereby proposes to amend Chapter 8, "Fees," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 147.76.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code chapters 147, 148 and 272C.
Purpose and Summary
This rule making proposes to amend Chapter 8, which establishes the application and licensure fees for acupuncturists and genetic counselors. New subrule 8.14(1) references 653—Chapter 20, "Licensure of Genetic Counselors," which is proposed in ARC 4095C (IAB 10/24/18).
This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
Licensure and examination fees in Chapter 8 are not subject to waiver or variance pursuant to 653—Chapter 3 or any other provision of law.
Any interested person may submit written or oral comments concerning this proposed rule making. Written or oral comments in response to this rule making must be received by the Board no later than 4:30 p.m.on November 20, 2018. Comments should be directed to:
Iowa Board of Medicine
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite C
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
A public hearing at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held as follows:
November 20, 2018
11:30 a.m.to 12 noon
Board Office, Suite C
400 S.W. 8th Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Persons who wish to make oral comments at the public hearing may be asked to state their names for the record and to confine their remarks to the subject of this proposed rule making.
Any persons who intend to attend the public hearing and have special requirements, such as those related to hearing or mobility impairments, should contact the Board and advise of specific needs.
Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee
The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).
The following rule-making actions are proposed:
Item 1. Amend subrule 8.2(2) as follows:
8.2(2) Fees for acupuncturists. The following fees apply to licensure for acupuncturists.
a. to f. No change.
g. Penalty for failure to renew before expiration, $50.
Item 2. Adopt the following new rule 653—8.14(147,148,272C):
653—8.14(147,148,272C) Application and licensure fees for genetic counselors.
8.14(1) Licensure provisions for genetic counselors. Licensure provisions for genetic counselors can be found at 653—Chapter 20, "Licensure of Genetic Counselors."
8.14(2) Fees for genetic counselors. The following fees apply to licensure and provisional licensure for genetic counselors.
a. Initial application fee for licensure, $200.
b. Reactivation of application for licensure, $100.
c. Renewal of an active license, $200.
d. Penalty for failure to renew before expiration, $50.
e. Upon written request and payment of the designated fee, the board shall provide the following information about the status of a genetic counselor's license:
(1)Certified statement that verifies the status of licensure in Iowa that requires the board seal or a letter of good standing, $25.
(2)Verification of the status of licensure in Iowa that does not require a certified statement or letter, $20.
f. Fee for the evaluation of the fingerprint packet and the DCI and FBI criminal history background checks, $45.
g. Fee for reinstatement of a license, $300.