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IOWA ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW

On January 10, 2023, Governor Kim Reynolds issued Executive Order 10, which established a comprehensive review of all existing administrative rules. Iowa Workforce Development is required to review all its administrative rules by September 1, 2025.

This page will serve as a resource throughout the process, containing information on public hearings, rule reports, and related documents from IWD's review.

IMPORTANT LINKS

  • Visit this link to see the full agency Red Tape Review schedule.
  • Visit this link from the Iowa Department of Management for more information on the Red Tape Review.

Following publication of a report of the review, IWD will rescind each chapter and repromulgate rules that are necessary to keep no later than December 31, 2025.

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IWD RULE REPORTS

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PUBLIC HEARINGS

Employer Innovation Fund

IWD proposes to revise 871 Chapter 16 (Employer Innovation Fund) and remove outdated language.  A regulatory analysis for this proposed rulemaking is expected to be published on May 29, 2024. A public hearing on the regulatory analysis will be held at IWD (1000 E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines).

  • Hearing Time: June 18, 2024, 8:00-8:30 a.m.

Hearings will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon the length of earlier hearings. Written public comments will be accepted by 4:30 p.m. on May 21 and may be submitted to Rebecca Stonawski at Rebecca.stonawski@iwd.iowa.gov.

Administration

IWD proposes to revise 871 Chapter 1 (Administration) and remove outdated language.  A regulatory analysis for this proposed rulemaking is expected to be published on May 29, 2024. A public hearing on the regulatory analysis will be held at IWD (1000 E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines).

  • Hearing Time: June 18, 2024, 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Hearings will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon the length of earlier hearings. Written public comments will be accepted by 4:30 p.m. on May 21 and may be submitted to Rebecca Stonawski at Rebecca.stonawski@iwd.iowa.gov.

Customer and Administrative Services

IWD proposes to repeal 871 Chapter 2 (Customer and Administrative Services) and remove the entire chapter. A regulatory analysis for this proposed rulemaking is expected to be published on May 29, 2024. A public hearing on the regulatory analysis will be held at IWD (1000 E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines).

  • Hearing Time: June 18, 2024, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Hearings will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon the length of earlier hearings. Written public comments will be accepted by 4:30 p.m. on May 21 and may be submitted to Rebecca Stonawski at Rebecca.stonawski@iwd.iowa.gov.

New Employment Opportunities Fund

IWD proposes to repeal 871 Chapter 13 (New Employment  Opportunities Fund) and remove the entire chapter because the fund no longer exists. A regulatory analysis for this proposed rulemaking is expected to be published on May 29, 2024. A public hearing on the regulatory analysis will be held at IWD (1000 E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines).

  • Hearing Time: June 18, 2024, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Hearings will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon the length of earlier hearings. Written public comments will be accepted by 4:30 p.m. on May 21 and may be submitted to Rebecca Stonawski at Rebecca.stonawski@iwd.iowa.gov.

New Iowan Centers

IWD proposes to repeal 871 Chapter 14 (New Iowan Centers) and remove the entire chapter because the program no longer exists. A regulatory analysis for this proposed rulemaking is expected to be published on May 29, 2024. A public hearing on the regulatory analysis will be held at IWD (1000 E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines).

  • Hearing Time: June 18, 2024, 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Hearings will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later, depending upon the length of earlier hearings. Written public comments will be accepted by 4:30 p.m. on May 21 and may be submitted to Rebecca Stonawski at Rebecca.stonawski@iwd.iowa.gov.

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REGULATORY ANALYSIS

Research and Information Services Division - Regulatory Analysis
A public hearing was held May 21, 2024. No public comments were received during the hearing nor in writing. No changes from the analysis published May 1, 2024 have been made.

Adult Education and Literacy Programs - Regulatory Analysis
A public hearing was held November 21, 2023. No public comments were received during the hearing nor in writing. No changes from the analysis published November 1, 2023 have been made.

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services - Regulatory Analysis
A public hearing was held November 21, 2023. No public comments were received during the hearing nor in writing. No changes from the analysis published November 1, 2023 have been made.

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ADDITIONAL RULES REVIEW

NEW RULEMAKING DURING EO10 MORATORIUM

Physician Assistant – Regulatory Analysis 
A public hearing was held July 21, 2023.  No public comments were received during the hearing nor in writing. No changes from the analysis published August 9, 2023 have been made.

Employment and Training Handbook 407, 4th Edition, Tax Performance Systems - 
NOTE: A public hearing on this item originally scheduled for January 16, 2024 has been canceled.

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