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All Iowa opportunity scholarship program, 8.2

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ARC 4716C

COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION[283]

Adopted and Filed

Rule making related to all Iowa opportunity scholarships

The College Student Aid Commission hereby amends Chapter 8, "All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship Program," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 261.3.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code chapter 261.

Purpose and Summary

The rule making implements amendments enacted in 2019 Iowa Acts, Senate File 246. Senate File 246 strikes age thresholds that restrict eligibility for two student populations, thus ensuring that all applicants are held to similar general eligibility criteria.

Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making

Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on August 14, 2019, as ARC 4588C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.

Adoption of Rule Making

This rule making was adopted by the Commission on September 20, 2019.

Fiscal Impact

This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

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

Waivers

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 Commission for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 283—Chapter 7.

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).

Effective Date

This rule making will become effective on November 27, 2019.

The following rule-making action is adopted:

Amend rule 283—8.2(261), definitions of "Eligible foster care student" and "Eligible surviving-child student," as follows:

"Eligible foster care student" means a person who has a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma under Iowa Code chapter 259A and is described by any of the following:

1.Is age 17 and is in a court-ordered placement under Iowa Code chapter 232 under the care and custody of the department of human services or juvenile court services.

2.Is age 17 and has been placed in a state juvenile institution pursuant to a court order entered under Iowa Code chapter 232 under the care and custody of the department of human services.

3.Is age 18 through 23 and is described by any of the following:

On the date the person reached age 18 or during the 30 calendar days preceding or succeeding that date, the person was in a licensed foster care placement pursuant to a court order entered under Iowa Code chapter 232 under the care and custody of the department of human services or juvenile court services.

On the date the person reached age 18 or during the 30 calendar days preceding or succeeding that date, the person was under a court order under Iowa Code chapter 232 to live with a relative or other suitable person.

The person was in a licensed foster care placement pursuant to an order entered under Iowa Code chapter 232 prior to being legally adopted after reaching age 16.

On the date the person reached age 18 or during the 30 calendar days preceding or succeeding that date, the person was placed in a state juvenile institution pursuant to a court order entered under Iowa Code chapter 232 under the care and custody of the department of human services.

"Eligible surviving-child student" means a person who is under age 26, or under age 30 if the student is a veteran who is eligible for or has exhausted benefits under the federal Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008; who is not a convicted felon as defined in Iowa Code section 910.15; and who meets any of the following criteria:

1.Is the child of a peace officer, as defined in Iowa Code section 97A.1, who was killed in the line of duty as determined by the board of trustees of the Iowa department of public safety peace officers' retirement, accident, and disability system in accordance with Iowa Code section 97A.6(16).

2.Is the child of a police officer or fire fighter, as defined in Iowa Code section 411.1, who was killed in the line of duty as determined by the statewide fire and police retirement system in accordance with Iowa Code section 411.6(15).

3.Is the child of a sheriff or deputy sheriff, as defined in Iowa Code section 97B.49C, who was killed in the line of duty as determined by the Iowa public employees' retirement system in accordance with Iowa Code section 97B.52(2).

4.Is the child of a fire fighter or police officer included under Iowa Code section 97B.49B, who was killed in the line of duty as determined by the Iowa public employees' retirement system in accordance with Iowa Code section 97B.52(2).

[Filed 9/23/19, effective 11/27/19]

[Published 10/23/19]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 10/23/19.

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Iowa Code 232 Iowa Code 259A Iowa Code 411.1 Iowa Code 411.6(15) Iowa Code 910.15 Iowa Code 97A.1 Iowa Code 97A.6(16) Iowa Code 97B.49B Iowa Code 97B.49C Iowa Code 97B.52(2)
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