Hiring of Iowa national service corps or AmeriCorps participants, 54.5(3)
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to hiring practices for Iowa national service corps
or AmeriCorps participants
The Department of Administrative Services hereby amends Chapter 54, "Recruitment, Application and Examination," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code sections 8A.104, 8A.413(4), 8A.413(7), 17A.3, and 17A.4.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2018 Iowa Acts, House File 2420.
Purpose and Summary
2018 Iowa Acts, House File 2420, establishes an Iowa National Service Corps Program administered by the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service. Pursuant to 2018 Iowa Acts, House File 2420, state agencies or political subdivisions of the state may establish hiring preferences for any Iowa National Service Corps or AmeriCorps participant who has successfully completed a year of full-time service or 1,700 hours of service over a period extending beyond a year. This amendment comports with 2018 Iowa Acts, House File 2420.
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on September 26, 2018, as ARC 4019C. A public hearing was held on October 17, 2018, at 3 p.m.in Conference Room 5, A Level, Hoover State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa. No one attended the public hearing. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.
Adoption of Rule Making
This rule making was adopted by the Department on October 31, 2018.
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.
The Department will not grant waivers under the provisions of these rules, other than as may be allowed under Chapter 9 of the Department's rules concerning waivers.
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).
This rule making will become effective on December 26, 2018.
The following rule-making action is adopted:
Adopt the following new subrule 54.5(3):
54.5(3) Preference for Iowa national service corps or AmeriCorps. State agencies may establish hiring preferences for an applicant who has participated in Iowa national service corps or AmeriCorps in accordance with 2018 Iowa Acts, House File 2420.
[Filed 10/31/18, effective 12/26/18]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 11/21/18.