General Assembly: 82 (2008 Regular GA) - Chapter 1048 - Elder group homes, assisted living facilities, and adult day services programs — disclosure of certification compliance information


Published: 2008-04-08

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dismiss all further proceedings on the proposed improvements and charge the costs incurred to date for the proposed improvements to the district. Any interested party may appeal from such orders in the manner provided in this subchapter, parts 1 through 5. However, this sec- tion does not affect the procedures of section 468.132 covering the common outlet.

Approved April 8, 2008

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CH. 1048CH. 1048

CHAPTER 1048 ELDER GROUP HOMES, ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES,

AND ADULT DAY SERVICES PROGRAMS — DISCLOSURE OF CERTIFICATION COMPLIANCE INFORMATION

H.F. 2609

AN ACT relating to the public release of information relating to elder group homes, assisted living facilities, and adult day services programs and providing for an effective date.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 231B.9, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: 231B.9 PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF FINDINGS. Upon completion of a monitoring evaluation or complaint investigation of an elder group

home by the department pursuant to this chapter, including the conclusion of all administra- tive appeals processes informal review, the department’s final findingswith respect to compli- ance by the elder group home with requirements for certification shall be made available to the public in a readily available form and place. Other information relating to an elder group home that is obtained by thedepartmentwhichdoes not constitute the department’s final find- ings fromamonitoring evaluation or complaint investigation of the elder grouphome shall not bemade available to the public except in proceedings involving the denial, suspension, or rev- ocation of a certificate under this chapter.

Sec. 2. Section 231C.9, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: 231C.9 PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF FINDINGS. Upon completion of amonitoring evaluation or complaint investigation of an assisted living

program by the department pursuant to this chapter, including the conclusion of all adminis- trative appeals processes informal review, the department’s final findingswith respect to com- pliance by the assisted living programwith requirements for certification shall be made avail- able to the public in a readily available form and place. Other information relating to an assisted living program that is obtained by the department which does not constitute the de- partment’s final findings from a monitoring evaluation or complaint investigation of the as- sisted living program shall not bemade available to the public except in proceedings involving the denial, suspension, or revocation of a certificate under this chapter.

Sec. 3. Section 231D.10, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: 231D.10 PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF FINDINGS. Upon completion of a monitoring evaluation or complaint investigation of an adult day ser-

vices program by the department pursuant to this chapter, including the conclusion of all ad- ministrative appeals processes informal review, the department’s final findings with respect

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to compliance by the adult day services program with requirements for certification shall be made available to the public in a readily available form and place. Other information relating to an adult day services program that is obtained by the department which does not constitute the department’s final findings from amonitoring evaluation or complaint investigation of the adult day services program shall not bemade available to the public except in proceedings in- volving the denial, suspension, or revocation of a certificate under this chapter.

Sec. 4. EFFECTIVEDATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved April 8, 2008

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CH. 1049CH. 1049

CHAPTER 1049 STATE JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION — APPOINTMENT OR ELECTION OF MEMBERS

H.F. 2626

ANACT relating to the appointment or election of state judicial nominating commissionmem- bers.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 46.2A SPECIAL APPOINTMENT OR ELECTION OF STATE JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION MEMBERS. 1. As used in this section, “congressional district” means those districts established follow-

ing the 2010 federal decennial census and described in chapter 42.1 2. Notwithstanding sections 46.1 and 46.2, the terms of the appointed and electedmembers

of the state judicial nominating commission serving onDecember 31, 2012, shall expire on that date. 3. The terms of newly appointed and electedmembers of the state judicial nominating com-

mission shall commence on January 1, 2013, based upon the number of congressional districts as enacted pursuant to chapter 42. 4. The initial term of the appointed members shall be as follows: a. In the congressional district described as the first district, there shall be onememberwith

a term of two years and one member with a term of six years. b. In the congressional district described as the second district, there shall be one member

with a term of two years and one member with a term of four years. c. In the congressional district described as the third district, there shall be one member

with a term of four years and one member with a term of six years. d. In the congressional district described as the fourth district, there shall be one member

with a term of two years and one member with a term of four years. 5. The initial term of the elected members shall be as follows: a. In the congressional district described as the first district, there shall be onememberwith

a term of two years and one member with a term of four years. b. In the congressional district described as the second district, there shall be one member

with a term of four years and one member with a term of six years.

___________________ 1 According to enrolled Act; chapter “40” may be intended