Mandatory reporter training curricula, rescind ch 93
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Notice of Intended Action
Proposing rule making related to mandatory reporter training
and providing an opportunity for public comment
The Public Health Department hereby proposes to rescind Chapter 93, "Mandatory Reporter Training Curricula," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in 2019 Iowa Acts, House File 731, section 1.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2019 Iowa Acts, House File 731, section 1.
Purpose and Summary
2019 Iowa Acts, House File 731, section 1, strikes Iowa Code section 135.11(24). This action removes the statutory authority for the Department of Public Health to approve the curricula for child and dependent adult abuse mandatory reporter training. Therefore, the proposed rule making action rescinds Chapter 93.
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.
Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Department for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to the Department's waiver and variance provisions contained in 641—Chapter 178.
Any interested person may submit written comments concerning this proposed rule making. Written comments in response to this rule making must be received by the Department no later than 4:30 p.m.on August 6, 2019. Comments should be directed to:
Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
No public hearing is scheduled at this time. As provided in Iowa Code section 17A.4(1)"b," an oral presentation regarding this rule making may be demanded by 25 interested persons, a governmental subdivision, the Administrative Rules Review Committee, an agency, or an association having 25 or more members.
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 action is proposed:
Rescind and reserve 641—Chapter 93.