Notice of Intended Action

Petitions for rulemaking, ch 2

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VETERINARY MEDICINE BOARD[811]

Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rulemaking related to petitions for rulemaking

and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Board of Veterinary Medicine hereby proposes to rescind Chapter 2, "Petitions for Rule Making," and adopt a new Chapter 2, "Petitions for Rulemaking," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rulemaking

This rulemaking is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 169.5.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rulemaking implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code chapter 17A.

Purpose and Summary

This proposed rulemaking updates the Board petition for rulemaking chapter by removing outdated or redundant provisions that are covered by statute.

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.

Waivers

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.

Public Comment

Any interested person may submit written or oral comments concerning this proposed rulemaking. Written or oral comments in response to this rulemaking must be received by the Board no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 29, 2024. Comments should be directed to:

Colin Tadlock

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

Wallace State Office Building

502 East 9th Street

Des Moines, Iowa 50319

Phone: 515.518.7609

Email: colin.tadlock@iowaagriculture.gov

Public Hearing

Public hearings at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held as follows:

February 29, 2024

10 a.m.

Second Floor Boardroom

Wallace State Office Building

Des Moines, Iowa

March 8, 2024

10 a.m.

Second Floor Boardroom

Wallace State Office Building

Des Moines, Iowa

Persons who wish to make oral comments at a public hearing may be asked to state their names for the record and to confine their remarks to the subject of this proposed rulemaking.

Any persons who intend to attend a 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 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).

The following rulemaking action is proposed:

Item 1. Rescind 811—Chapter 2 and adopt the following new chapter in lieu thereof:

CHAPTER 2

PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING

The board of veterinary medicine hereby adopts, with the following exceptions and amendments, the Uniform Rules on Agency Procedure relating to petitions for rulemaking, which are published at www.legis.iowa.gov/DOCS/Rules/Current/UniformRules.pdf on the general assembly's website, with the addition of new rule 811—2.5(17A).

811—2.1(17A) Petition for rulemaking. In lieu of "(designate office)", insert "Board of Veterinary Medicine at the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, State Veterinarian, Wallace State Office Building, 502 E. 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0053". In lieu of "(AGENCY NAME)", insert "BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE".

811—2.3(17A) Inquiries. In lieu of "(designate official by full title and address)", insert "the State Veterinarian, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Wallace State Office Building, 502 E. 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0053".

811—2.5(17A) Petitions received by department. If, pursuant to rule 21—3.5(17A), the secretary of agriculture receives and forwards a petition for rulemaking that is not within the rulemaking power of the secretary but that is within the rulemaking power of the board, the petition will be accepted for action by the board.

These rules are intended to implement Iowa Code chapter 17A.

Veterinary Medicine Board

Open For Comments

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Official Document

The official published PDF of this document is available from the Iowa General Assembly’s Administrative Rules page.

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View the Iowa Administrative Bulletin for 1/24/2024.

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Administrative Rule References

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Rule 21-3.5 Rule 811-2.1 Rule 811-2.3 Rule 811-2.5

Iowa Code References

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Iowa Code 17A

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