- Association of licensing boards is shielded from litigation over publication of disciplinary action
- Added factual findings not required to deny license to doctor out of practice for 15 years
- Court may not force board to enforce subpoenas in action between private parties
- Board authorized to discipline licensee for self-created credential in ad
- Board is disallowed injunction and costs in case against unlicensed private security provider
Iowa teachers who are found to be drunk at work will now have to be reported to the state’s licensing board, under a new state law. Until now, a drunken teacher could simply be charged with public intoxication. The bill bringing in these changes was filed in response to a high profile 2015 case where a teacher had blood alcohol levels over twice the legal limit, but was not reported to the licensing board until her court case demanded it.
Full story by Mackenzie Ryan via The Des Moines Register