Military exchange license issuance—removal of fee, 12.1, 13.17(3)“f”
EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS BOARD
Notice of Intended Action
Proposing rule making related to military exchange license issuance fee and providing an opportunity for public comment
The Educational Examiners Board hereby proposes to amend Chapter 12, "Fees," and Chapter 13, "Issuance of Teacher Licenses and Endorsements," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 272.2.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code section 272.2.
Purpose and Summary
The proposed amendments remove the military exchange license issuance fee, which will reduce fees for military exchange license applicants and streamline accounting.
The Board issues approximately 25 military exchange licenses per year. This amendment would reduce the Board's collections by $10 per military exchange license, for a total estimated fiscal impact of approximately $250 per year.
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 Board for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 282—Chapter 6.
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 Board no later than 4:30 p.m. on October 2, 2020. Comments should be directed to:
Board of Educational Examiners
701 East Court Avenue, Suite A
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
A public hearing at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held as follows:
September 30, 2020
701 East Court Avenue, Suite A
Des Moines, Iowa
Persons who wish to make oral comments at the public hearing 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 Board 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 rule 282—12.1(272) as follows:
282—12.1(272) Issuance of licenses, certificates, authorizations, and statements of professional recognition. All application and licensure fees are nonrefundable. The fee for the issuance of a license, certificate, statement of professional recognition, or authorization shall be $85 unless otherwise specified below:
1.Class E emergency license shall be $150.
2.Paraeducator certificate shall be $40.
3.Behind-the-wheel authorization shall be $40.
4.Military exchange license shall not require a fee for issuance.
Item 2. Rescind paragraph 13.17(3)"f."