Application and licensure fees—acupuncturists, genetic counselors, 8.2(2), 8.14
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to application and licensure fees for acupuncturists and genetic counselors
The Board of Medicine hereby amends Chapter 8, "Fees," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted 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 amends 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).
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on October 24, 2018, as ARC 4094C. A public hearing was held on November 20, 2018, at 11:30 a.m.at the Board's office, Suite C, 400 S.W. Eighth Street, 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 Board on December 14, 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.
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.
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 February 20, 2019.
The following rule-making actions are adopted:
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.
[Filed 12/19/18, effective 2/20/19]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 1/16/19.