Rules/Laws

Iowa Administrative Code — 657 Pharmacy Examiners Board

Administrative rules implement or interpret law, prescribe policy, or describe the organization, procedure, or practice requirements of an executive branch agency. The complete Iowa Board of Pharmacy rules are contained in 657 Iowa Administrative Code.

Iowa Code

The Iowa Code are permanent laws enacted by the Iowa General Assembly.

Below are links that will provide you with additional information on the Board's planned rule making. Currently proposed and newly-adopted rules are available from these links.

Rule Tracker. This tool tracks the rule-making process from Notice of Intended Action to adoption and includes public comment deadlines, public hearing dates, Administrative Rules Review Committee (ARRC) meeting dates and actions taken, published rule-making documents (ARCs), and effective dates.  Note:  Rule-making documents published prior to July 2, 2008 are not included.

Proposed changes (Notices of Intended Action) can also be reviewed, and comments may be submitted, at the following site:  https://rules.iowa.gov

You may comment on noticed rules until the end of the comment period. The deadline for submission of comments on each noticed rule is specified in the Rule-making document. Comments or questions regarding the Board's rules should be addressed as follows:

  • In writing to Terry Witkowski, Executive Officer, Iowa Board of Pharmacy, 400 SW 8th Street, Suite E, Des Moines, IA 50309-4688
  • Via E-mail to Terry Witkowski
  • Via fax to Terry Witkowski at (515) 281-4609
  • Via the website:  https://rules.iowa.gov.

Regulatory Plan. This link takes you to the Department of Public Health's Plan for rulemaking for the next year. The Pharmacy Board's initiatives are found on pages 11 and 12 of the department's plan.

Waiver/Variance from Board Rules. The Board may grant a waiver or variance from all or part of a Board rule. This link provides access to the petition form.


Contact Terry Witkowski if you find any links that are not working or if you need further assistance.

Printed from the Iowa Board of Pharmacy website on April 29, 2017 at 4:17am.