Adopted and Filed

Licensure by verification, 6.6

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ARC 7076C


Adopted and Filed

Rulemaking related to license by verification

The Board of Veterinary Medicine hereby amends Chapter 6, "Application for Veterinary Licensure," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rulemaking

This rulemaking is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 272C.4.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rulemaking implements, in whole or in part, 2022 Iowa Acts, Senate File 2383.

Purpose and Summary

This rulemaking amends license by verification rules to comply with 2022 Iowa Acts, Senate File 2383, which removed residency and active duty requirements from the license by verification process for applicants seeking professional licensure who are licensed in another jurisdiction.

Public Comment and Changes to Rulemaking

Notice of Intended Action for this rulemaking was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on May 31, 2023, as ARC 7030C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.

Adoption of Rulemaking

This rulemaking was adopted by the Board on August 31, 2023.

Fiscal Impact

This rulemaking has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

After analysis and review of this rulemaking, no impact on jobs has been found.


Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rulemaking would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Board for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 811—Chapter 14.

Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee

The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rulemaking by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rulemaking 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 rulemaking will become effective on November 8, 2023.

The following rulemaking action is adopted:

Item 1. Amend subrule 6.6(1) as follows:

6.6(1) Eligibility. A person may seek licensure by verification if the person is licensed in at least one other jurisdiction., and either:

a. The person establishes residency in the state of Iowa; or

b. The person is married to an active duty member of the military forces of the United States and is accompanying the member on an official permanent change of station in Iowa.

Item 2. Rescind paragraph 6.6(2)"d."

Item 3. Reletter paragraph 6.6(2)"e" as 6.6(2)"d."

[Filed 9/14/23, effective 11/8/23]

[Published 10/4/23]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 10/4/23.

Veterinary Medicine Board

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  • Licensure by verification, 6.6
  • Published on 10/4/2023
  • Adopted and Filed

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Rule 811-6.6(1) Rule 811-6.6(2)"d" Rule 811-6.6(2)"e"


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