Board of Optometry - Laws & Rules
Laws are contained in the Iowa Code. They are enacted by the Iowa Legislature and provide statutory authority to the professional licensure boards.
The professional licensure boards adopt rules to interpret and implement the Iowa Code. Administrative rules have the force and effect of law.
Petition for Waiver
The process for seeking a waiver from an administrative rule and the standards under which the petition will be evaluated are described in Chapter 18.
Laws Common to all Professional Licensure Boards
The following laws apply to all professional licensure boards.
Rules Common to all Professional Licensure Boards
The following rules apply to all professional licensure boards.
Published noticed and adopted administrative rules. Within the noticed preamble there is a description on when public hearings will occur and the time frame for public comment.