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As of July 1, 2023, licensing and other health and occupational licenses will become part of the Iowa Department of Inspections, Appeals and Licensing (DIAL) as a new organizational structure for state government goes into effect. Government departments and agencies that provide related services or have similar business functions are aligning to better serve Iowans.

Iowa Board of Nursing

Declaratory Rulings/Orders

A declaratory order has the same status and binding effect as a final order issued in a contested case proceeding. It is binding on the petitioning board of nursing, the petitioner, and any interveners (who consent to be bound) and is applicable only in circumstances where the relevant facts and the law involved are distinguishable from those on which the order was based. As to all other persons, a declaratory order serves only as precedent and is not binding on the Board of Nursing. The issuance of a declaratory order constitutes final agency action on the petition. IAC 655-9.12(17A)

Request a list of historical Declaratory Rulings/Orders by emailing or calling 515.326.4400.

Reviewed: 11/9/2022