Bill Text: IA HF212 | 2019-2020 | 88th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to the operation of the board of medicine, the board of nursing, the board of pharmacy, and the dental board. (See HF 710.)

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-19 - Withdrawn. H.J. 582. [HF212 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2019-HF212-Introduced.html
House File 212 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 212 BY FRY A BILL FOR An Act relating to the operation of the board of medicine, the 1 board of nursing, the board of pharmacy, and the dental 2 board. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 2065YH (1) 88 ss/rn
H.F. 212 Section 1. Section 10A.402, subsection 1, Code 2019, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 1. Investigations relative to the practice of regulated 3 professions and occupations , except those within the 4 jurisdiction of the board of medicine, the board of pharmacy, 5 the dental board, and the board of nursing . 6 Sec. 2. Section 135.11A, subsection 1, Code 2019, is amended 7 to read as follows: 8 1. There shall be a professional licensure division within 9 the department of public health. Each board under chapter 147 10 or under the administrative authority of the department , except 11 the board of nursing, board of medicine, dental board, and 12 board of pharmacy, shall receive administrative and clerical 13 support from the division and may not employ its own support 14 staff for administrative and clerical duties. 15 Sec. 3. Section 147.80, subsection 3, Code 2019, is amended 16 by striking the subsection. 17 Sec. 4. Section 147.88, Code 2019, is amended to read as 18 follows: 19 147.88 Inspections and investigations. 20 The department of inspections and appeals may perform 21 inspections and investigations as required by this subtitle , 22 except inspections and investigations for the board of 23 medicine, board of pharmacy, board of nursing, and the dental 24 board . The department of inspections and appeals shall 25 employ personnel related to the inspection and investigative 26 functions. 27 Sec. 5. Section 153.33, subsection 1, paragraph b, Code 28 2019, is amended by striking the paragraph. 29 Sec. 6. Section 153.33, subsection 4, Code 2019, is amended 30 by striking the subsection. 31 Sec. 7. REPEAL. Sections 148.14 and 152.11, Code 2019, are 32 repealed. 33 EXPLANATION 34 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 35 -1- LSB 2065YH (1) 88 ss/rn 1/ 2
H.F. 212 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 1 This bill relates to the operation of the dental board and 2 the board of medicine, nursing, and dentistry. Under current 3 law, the boards are responsible for employing support staff 4 and investigators. The bill moves staffing responsibilities 5 to the department of public health, which currently provides 6 such services to other licensing boards under the authority of 7 the department. 8 -2- LSB 2065YH (1) 88 ss/rn 2/ 2
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