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Volunteer services, rescind ch 12

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ARC 6272C


Adopted and Filed

Rule making related to volunteer services

The Human Services Department hereby rescinds Chapter 12, "Volunteer Services," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 234.6.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code sections 234.6 and 669.24.

Purpose and Summary

Volunteer Services is a program designed for individuals who volunteer at state institutions and in local county offices. This rule chapter has not been updated since 1991. After discussions with the Attorney General's office, it was determined that Iowa Code section 234.6 provides the legal framework for requirements for volunteers used by the Department. Liability protection is granted to volunteers on the same basis as state employees under Iowa Code section 669.24. A separate chapter is not necessary, and Chapter 12 is being rescinded.

Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making

Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on January 26, 2022, as ARC 6151C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.

Adoption of Rule Making

This rule making was adopted by the Council on Human Services on March 10, 2022.

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, pursuant to rule 441—1.8(17A,217).

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 June 1, 2022.

The following rule-making action is adopted:

Rescind and reserve 441—Chapter 12.

[Filed 3/15/22, effective 6/1/22]

[Published 4/6/22]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 4/6/22.

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  • Volunteer services, rescind ch 12
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