Board of Psychology - 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 following law applies to your specific licensure board. Click on the link below. On the next page titled Iowa General Assembly, scroll to the dialogue box and type in the chapter number. Press enter or click on the submit button.
The professional licensure boards adopt rules to interpret and implement the Iowa Code. Administrative rules have the force and effect of law.
The following rules apply to your specific licensure board. Press the chapter you are interested in and you will be linked directly to the rule.
Practice related links
This document is a list of some important practice references. This list includes sections of the Iowa Code, the APA Ethics Code, and regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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.
Select a law and click on the link below. On the next page titled Iowa General Assembly, scroll to the bottom of the page dialogue box and type in the chapter number. Press enter or click on the submit button.
** For example in the dialogue box, type 17A and press the enter key or click on the submit button.
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.