Text: HSB145            Text: HSB147


House Study Bill 146

HOUSE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION BILL BY CHAIRPERSON FORRISTALL) A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to licensure by the board of educational 2 examiners of persons who complete an administrator 3 preparation program offered by a recognized non=Iowa 4 institution. 5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: TLSB 1476YC (2) 84 kh/nh PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 272.8, Code 2011, is amended by adding 1 2 the following new subsection: 1 3 NEW SUBSECTION. 4. a. An applicant who, prior to May 1 4 1, 2009, enrolled in an administrator preparation program 1 5 offered by an out=of=state institution approved by the board 1 6 in accordance with subsection 3, and who completes the program 1 7 prior to December 15, 2011, shall be eligible for licensure as 1 8 provided in 282 IAC 18.3, 18.4, and 18.6, in effect on October 1 9 1, 2009. 1 10 b. The board shall notify all persons who meet the 1 11 requirements of paragraph "a" and who apply for an administrator 1 12 license between May 1, 2009, and December 31, 2011, of their 1 13 limited eligibility for licensure and of the application 1 14 deadline provided under this subsection, and shall post such 1 15 notification on its website. 1 16 c. This subsection is repealed July 1, 2012. 1 17 EXPLANATION 1 18 This bill provides that a person who enrolled in an 1 19 administrator preparation program offered by an approved 1 20 out=of=state institution prior to May 1, 2009, and who 1 21 completes the program prior to December 15, 2011, is eligible 1 22 to be licensed by the board of educational examiners under the 1 23 administrative rules in place on October 1, 2009. The bill 1 24 also requires the board to notify eligible applicants, who 1 25 apply for an administrator license between May 1, 2009, and 1 26 December 31, 2011, of their limited eligibility for licensure 1 27 and of the application deadline, and must post the notification 1 28 on its website. 1 29 Modifications to the board's administrative rules affecting 1 30 applicants for administrator exchange licenses who attended 1 31 recognized non=Iowa institutions took effect October 14, 2009. 1 32 The rules as modified require the applicant to hold a valid 1 33 regular administrator certificate or license in the state in 1 34 which the preparation was completed. Also, the initial license 1 35 issued under the prior rule was a two=year license, while under 2 1 the current rule it is a one=year license. 2 2 The Code provision created by the bill is repealed July 1, 2 3 2012. LSB 1476YC (2) 84 kh/nh
Text: HSB145            Text: HSB147