Veterinarian certification—removal of reference to pseudorabies advisory committee, 64.162(1)
AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP DEPARTMENT
Notice of Intended Action
Proposing rule making related to removal of the pseudorabies advisory committee
and providing an opportunity for public comment
The Agriculture and Land Stewardship Department hereby proposes to amend Chapter 64, "Infectious and Contagious Diseases," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 159.5.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2020 Iowa Acts, Senate File 2413, section 13.
Purpose and Summary
This proposed amendment removes references to the Pseudorabies Advisory Committee, which was repealed in 2020 Iowa Acts, Senate File 2413, section 13.
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 21—Chapter 8.
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 May 11, 2021. Comments should be directed to:
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
Wallace State Office Building
502 East 9th 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:
Amend subrules 64.162(1) and 64.162(4) as follows:
64.162(1) Requirements for certification. To be certified, the veterinarian shall meet both of the following requirements:
a. Be an accredited veterinarian.
b. Attend and complete continuing education sessions as determined by the Iowa pseudorabies advisory committee and the department.
64.162(4) Remuneration. Compensation will be made to the veterinarian or veterinarians certified to initiate herd plans and herd agreements. Payment will be made from pseudorabies program funds, if available and authorized for these purposes. Fees for payment shall be approved by the advisory committee and established by the department by order. Payment will be made for the following:
a. to d. No change.