Occupational and vendor licensing—sanction prohibited for student loan debt or service obligation default or delinquency, 3.11(3), 6.12
RACING AND GAMING COMMISSION
Notice of Intended Action
Proposing rule making related to licensing sanctions and
providing an opportunity for public comment
The Racing and Gaming Commission hereby proposes to amend Chapter 3, "Fair Information Practices," and Chapter 6, "Occupational and Vendor Licensing," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code sections 99D.7 and 99F.4.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2019 Iowa Acts, Senate File 304.
Purpose and Summary
This rule making proposes amendments to implement legislation that was passed in 2019 prohibiting licensing sanctions against individuals who default or are delinquent on student loan debt or on a related service obligation.
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 Commission for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any.
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 Commission no later than 4:30 p.m. on April 28, 2020. Comments should be directed to:
Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission
1300 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
A public hearing at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held via conference call as follows:
April 28, 2020
Persons who wish to attend the conference call should contact Barb Blake. A conference call number will be provided prior to the hearing. Persons who wish to make oral comments at the conference call public hearing must submit a request to Barb Blake prior to the hearing to facilitate an orderly hearing. Persons 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 Commission 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 3.11(3) as follows:
3.11(3) Sharing information. Notwithstanding any statutory confidentiality provision, the agency may share information with the child support recovery unit and the college student aid commission centralized collection unit of the department of revenue through manual or automated means for the sole purpose of identifying licensees or applicants subject to enforcement under Iowa Code chapter 252J, 261 272D or 598.
Item 2. Rescind and reserve rule 491—6.12(99D,99F,261).