Iowa Academy Members,
As many of you already know, Senate Study Bill 3090, was introduced this last Tuesday, January 28, that would eliminate the board of dietetics and license requirements for dietitians.
In Iowa, we have always been grateful to be governed by a licensure board that protects our profession and the work we do.
The Iowa Academy is actively working with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to build a strategy to fight the bill. At this time, the Academy is helping guide Iowa through this process.
The bill was introduced and referred to the Senate State Government committee. There will be a sub-committee hearing Tuesday February 4th to review the bill. WE have two members who will be attending this hearing. The bill is still in the sub-committee but could move fast. For now, we ask that Iowa Academy members living in the district of the SSB 3090 sub-committee members to contact them and ask them not to support SSB 3090. The following Senators are on the SSB 3090 subcommittee:
To find out which district you live in click here.
If you live in SENATOR SMITH’s region, please contact him, as he is the chair.
Once we have new information or action to take, we will share it with all of you. Thank you all for the passion you demonstrate for our profession.
Iowa Academy Public Policy Committee
State Government Senate Members
Roby Smith (R, District 47), Chair
Jake Chapman (R, District 10), Vice Chair
Tony Bisignano (D, District 17), Ranking Member
Tod R. Bowman (D, District 29)
Waylon Brown (R, District 26)
Jim Carlin (R, District 3)
Jeff Danielson (D, District 30)
Dan Dawson (R, District 8)
Robert E. Dvorsky (D, District 37)
Randy Feenstra (R, District 2)
Wally E. Horn (D, District 35)
Pam Jochum (D, District 50)
Charles Schneider (R, District 22)
Jason Schultz (R, District 9)
Brad Zaun (R, District 20)