Notice of Intended Action

Notification of availability of unemployment insurance, 22.19

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ARC 5128C


Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to notification of availability of unemployment insurance and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Director of the Workforce Development Department hereby proposes to amend Chapter 22, "Employer Records and Reports," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 96.11.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (P.L. 116-136).

Purpose and Summary

New rule 871—22.19(96) is proposed because the U.S. Department of Labor has added a requirement as a result of the pandemic, which is included in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 13-20, that states must require employers to notify their employees of the availability of unemployment insurance (UI) upon separation.

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.


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.

Public Comment

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 4, 2020. Comments should be directed to:

David Steen

Department of Workforce Development

1000 East Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0209


Public Hearing

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).

Emergency Rule Making Adopted by Reference

This proposed rule making is also published herein as an Adopted and Filed Emergency rule making (see ARC 5127C, IAB 8/12/20). The purpose of this Notice of Intended Action is to solicit public comment on that emergency rule making, whose subject matter is hereby adopted by reference.

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 8/4/2020.

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