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Adds 50 IAC 18 to provide uniform procedures necessary to review and assess the real property of an industrial facility under IC 6-1.1-8.7.
Amends 170 IAC 7-1.2-10 regarding extension of telephone facilities for new real estate developments.
Amends 312 IAC 25-6-31 to remove a requirement that revised blasting schedules be approved by the director before publication while retaining all requirements concerning the contents of that notice. Amends 312 IAC 25-9-5 to require individuals seeking blaster certification who fail the examination three times to retake the training course for certification. Amends 312 IAC 25-9-8 to add continuing education requirements to maintain and to provide that individuals who had certifications that have been expired for more than five years must complete the entire certification and training process as a new applicant.
Amends 410 IAC 16.2-3.1-19 and 410 IAC 16.2-8-1 to update the requirement for the Life Safety Code for health facilities.
Amends 410 IAC 15-1.5-8, 410 IAC 15-1.7-1, 410 IAC 15-2.5-7, and 410 IAC 15-2.7-1 to update the requirement for the Life Safety Code for hospitals and ambulatory outpatient surgical centers.
Adds 414 IAC to set licensure fees for hospitals and ambulatory outpatient surgical centers.
Amends 460 IAC 6 to incorporate a code of ethics for providers providing case management services to an individual and to make other necessary changes.
Adds 515 IAC 12 to provide for certain requirements for the issuance of an accomplished practitioner license by the professional standards board. NOTE: Under IC 4-22-2-25(b), if a rule document is not approved by the governor one (1) year from the date that a notice of intent is published in the Indiana Register, the rule document is ineffective. The notice of intent for LSA Document #03-65 was published in the April 1, 2003, Indiana Register and signed by the governor April 8, 2004, making this document ineffective. See a new notice of intent LSA Document #04-141, printed in this Indiana Register at 27 IR 2763.
Amends 610 IAC 4-6-23 to comply with amended federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements for recording and reporting fatalities and multiple hospitalization incidents.
Repeals 610 IAC 4-6-13 to comply with the amended federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements for recording and reporting work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
Amends 760 IAC 1-60 regarding physician specialty classes, discounts, and rates for part-time and retired physicians.
Amends 858 IAC 2-1 to revise the electronic prescription monitoring program.
Amends 865 IAC 1-13-5 to revise the continuing education requirements to develop mechanisms to allow for courses sponsored by providers that are approved in another state to qualify for Indiana continuing education credit.
Amends 872 IAC 1-1 to implement rule changes to facilitate the computerization of the Uniform CPA examination based on P.L.6-2003 (House Enrolled Act 1183).
Amends 876 IAC 3-6-2 to incorporate by reference the 2004 edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). Amends 876 IAC 3-6-3 to update the revisions to USPAP based upon the changes in the 2004 edition.
Amends 876 IAC 3-2-7 to revise the fee schedule for the application for the issuance of a permit for temporary practice. Adds 876 IAC 3-5-2.5 to require approval of continuing education courses and to establish the criteria for approval for continuing education courses.
Temporarily adds rules concerning scratch-off game number 695.
Temporarily adds rules concerning scratch-off game number 697.
Adds 65 IAC 4-346 concerning scratch-off game number 702.
Temporarily adds rules concerning scratch-off game number 704.
Temporarily adds rules concerning pull-tab game number 015.
Amends 71 IAC 1-1-1 concerning applicability. Amends 71 IAC 3-2-9 concerning clarifications on horses to be placed on judge's list. Amends 71 IAC 3.5-2-9 concerning clarifications on horses to be placed on steward's list. Adds 71 IAC 8-12 concerning laboratory findings, claimed horses, authority to test, out-of-state horses, and Indiana sires stakes and Genesis series. Adds 71 IAC 8.5-12 concerning claimed horses, authority to test, and out-of-state horses.
Repeals LSA Document #04-79(E), which temporarily modified 312 IAC 9-4-11 governing the hunting and possession of wild turkeys in and following the spring hunting season, because, following technical review, the department of natural resources has determined LSA Document #04-79(E) is not reasonably required to further the goals of the agency's Turkey Restoration Project.
Temporarily modifies 312 IAC 18-3 under the article pertaining to entomology and plant pathology to regulate the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) as a pest or pathogen and to provide standards for quarantine in Jamestown Township of Steuben County, which is infested with the species.
Temporarily modifies 312 IAC 18-3 under the article pertaining to entomology and plant pathology to regulate giant African land snails (Achatina achatina (L.), Achatina fulica Bowdich, Achatina marginata, and other species of the family Achatinidae (Gastropoda)) as a pest or pathogen and to prohibit the possession, sale, release, or other distribution of these snails in Indiana.
Temporarily amends matters incorporated by reference in 345 IAC 9-2.1-1 to facilitate prevention of and surveillance for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), including prohibiting the slaughter of nonambulatory cattle for human food, prohibiting meat and meat products from nonambulatory cattle to be distributed for food, prohibiting the distribution of carcasses and parts of BSE positive animals, declaring certain animal parts specified risk materials, amending rules governing products produced using advanced meat recovery technology, prohibiting air-injection stunning of cattle, and further regulating or prohibiting the use of mechanically separated meat in human food. Temporarily adds rules that require carcasses from animals tested for BSE be held until test results are obtained. Authority: IC 15-2.1-18-21. NOTE: The original emergency document LSA Document #04-29(E), printed at 27 IR 1930, effective January 23, 2004, expires April 22, 2004.
Adds 28 IAC to establish information technology accessibility standards for products and services to be procured, developed, maintained, or used by state and local government. Questions and comments may be directed to William Pierce, Systems Consultant, Information Technology Oversight Commission, at (317) 233-2009 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Statutory authority: IC 4-23-16-12.
Adds 45 IAC 1.3 concerning the utility receipts tax which was effective January 1, 2003. Replaces temporary provisions concerning the utility receipts tax effective July 1, 2004. Statutory authority: P.L.192-2002(ss), SECTION 196(b).
Adds 170 IAC 4-1.2, 170 IAC 5-1.2, and 170 IAC 6-1.2 to establish new customer service rights and responsibilities rules for electric, gas, and water utilities. Amends 170 IAC 7-1.3-2, 170 IAC 7-1.3-3, 170 IAC 7-1.3-8, 170 IAC 7-1.3-9, and 170 IAC 7-1.3-10 regarding telecommunications customer service rights and responsibilities. Amends 170 IAC 8.5-2 regarding sewage disposal service customer rights and responsibilities. Repeals 170 IAC 4-1-15, 170 IAC 4-1-16, 170 IAC 4-1-16.5, 170 IAC 4-1-16.6, 170 IAC 4-1-17, 170 IAC 5-1-15, IAC 5-1-16, 170 IAC 5-1-16.5, 170 IAC 5-1-16.6, 170 IAC 5-1-17, 170 IAC 6-1-15, 170 IAC 6-1-16, and 170 IAC 6-1-17. Effective 180 days after filing with the secretary of state. Statutory authority: IC 8-1-1-3(g). Questions concerning the proposed rule may be addressed to the following telephone number: (317) 232-2092.
Establishes a new section 312 IAC 18-3-18 under the article pertaining to entomology and plant pathology to regulate the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) as a pest or pathogen. Provides standards for quarantine of an area infested with the species. Establishes a quarantine in Jamestown Township of Steuben County. (The quarantine is currently effective through an emergency rule as LSA Document #04-118(E).) Questions concerning the proposed new rule section may be directed to (317) 233-3322 or email@example.com. Statutory authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-24-3.
Amendments to 312 IAC 16-3 would bring rules into compliance with IC 14-37-4-6 regarding the fees associated with the permitting of wells and transfer of permits. Amendments also include a requirement that the UTM coordinate location of a proposed well be provided in the application for a well permit. Questions concerning the proposed rule amendments may be directed to the following telephone number: (317) 232-4699 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Statutory authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-37-3-15.
Establishes a new section 312 IAC 18-3-19 under the article pertaining to entomology and plant pathology to regulate giant African land snails (Achatina achatina (L.), Achatina fulica Bowdich, Achatina marginata, and other species of the family Achatinidae (Gastropoda)) as a pest or pathogen. Questions concerning the proposed new rule section may be directed to (317) 233-3322 or email@example.com. Statutory authority: IC 14-10-2-4; IC 14-24-3.
The rule will amend facility, sanitation, testing, and other requirements for poultry slaughter and processing establishments and update matters incorporated by reference including updating and amending exemptions from poultry inspection. Makes other changes in the law of meat and poultry inspection. Comments on the proposed rule may be sent to the Indiana State Board of Animal Health, Attention: Legal Affairs, 805 Beachway Drive, Suite 50, Indianapolis, Indiana 46224 or by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Statutory authority: IC 15-2.1-3-19.
Amends and updates 345 IAC 4 concerning participation in the National Poultry Improvement Plan. Amends 345 IAC 10 concerning facility, sanitation, testing, and other requirements for poultry slaughter and processing establishments, updating matters incorporated by reference, and amending exemptions from poultry inspection. Makes other changes in the law of poultry health and poultry slaughter and processing inspection. Comments on the proposed rule may be sent to the Indiana State Board of Animal Health, Attention: Legal Affairs, 805 Beachway Drive, Suite 50, Indianapolis, Indiana 46224, or by electronic mail to email@example.com. Statutory authority: IC 15-2.1-3-19.
The rule will add and amend rules governing tuberculosis control in animals including requirements to move animals into and within the state, testing standards and requirements, identification of animals and premises, record keeping requirements, classification of animals and herds, recognition of area tuberculosis designations, and procedures for suspect, exposed, and positive animals. The rule will make other substantive and technical changes in the law of tuberculosis control. Comments on the proposed rule may be sent to the Indiana State Board of Animal Health, 805 Beachway Drive, Suite 50, Indianapolis, IN 46224, or by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Statutory authority: IC 15-2.1-3-19.
Amends 405 IAC 1 to add provisions governing the claims dispute resolution process for certain providers furnishing services to enrollees in the Medicaid risk based managed care program. Applies to a reimbursement dispute between a provider and a managed care organization, if the provider does not have a contract with the managed care organization. Provides for an informal claim dispute resolution process that allows the provider to make verbal inquiries and to otherwise informally undertake to resolve the provider's objection to a determination made by the managed care organization, including the amount of payment, or the lack of sufficient supporting information, records, or other materials. Provides for a formal dispute resolution process in the event the matter submitted for informal resolution is not resolved to the provider's satisfaction. Statutory authority: IC 12-8-6-5; IC 12-15-1-10; IC 12-15-21-2.
Adds a new rule to 460 IAC to provide for the posting of notices at housing with services establishments, area agencies on aging, and centers for independent living that advise residents of their rights and for procedures for residents and their representatives to file complaints concerning violations of filing disclosure requirements. Statutory authority: IC 12-8-8-4; IC 12-9-2-3; IC 12-10-15-14.
Amends 460 IAC 6 to provide qualifications for applied behavioral analysis, the addition of crisis intervention services, the addition of provisions regarding communication with individuals receiving supported living services and supports when a provider is sanctioned, changes to the process for the approval of additional supported living services and supports, clarification of the human rights committee, and other general clarifications and necessary related changes to enhance the functionality of the rules within this article. Statutory authority: IC 12-8-8-4; IC 12-9-2-3; IC 12-11-1.1-9; IC 12-11-2.1-12.
Amends 460 IAC 6 to provide provisions piloting a new level of care assessment tool and making other necessary related changes. Statutory authority: IC 12-8-8-4; IC 12-9-2-3; IC 12-11-1.1-9; IC 12-11-2.1-12.
Adds 515 IAC 12 to provide certain requirements and procedures for the issuance by the Professional Standards Board of the accomplished practitioner teacher license. Public comments are invited and may be directed to Marie Theobald, Executive Director, Indiana Professional Standards Board, 101 W. Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Statutory authority: IC 20-1-1.4-7.
The proposed amendments and additions to 655 IAC 1 are for the purpose of amending general administrative requirements, amending and adding certification programs, amending and adding certifications, updating certain National Fire Protection Association standards, and making conforming section changes. Statutory authority: IC 22-12-7-7; IC 22-14-2-7.
To amend 760 IAC 1-68 regarding the requirements for financial statements, net worth, applications, board of directors, open enrollment, place of business, stop loss coverage, benefits, and renewal of a registration as well as the general requirements for limited service multiple employer welfare arrangements and professional employer organizations. Written comments may be submitted to the Indiana Department of Insurance, Attn: Amy Strati, 311 West Washington Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 or e-mail to email@example.com. Statutory authority: IC 27-1-34-9.
The Department intends to amend 760 IAC 1-50 regarding examinations, credit hours, fees, documentation, and any other items necessary to achieve reciprocity under the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Continuing Education Reciprocity Initiative. Written comments may be submitted to the Indiana Department of Insurance, Attn: Amy Strati, 311 West Washington Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Statutory authority: IC 27-1-15.7-4(e); IC 27-1-15.7-7.
Amends 760 IAC 1-21 regarding definitions, filing of proof of financial responsibility, use of insurance and means other than insurance for proof of financial responsibility, certificates of insurance, deposits, reserves, surcharge payments and amounts, corporations as qualified health care providers, the annual aggregate, settlement of claims, and communications between the Department of Insurance and the health care provider. Statutory authority: IC 34-18-3-7; IC 34-18-5-2; IC 34-18-6-6.
Amends 845 IAC 1-5-3 concerning the approval of continuing education programs. Effective 30 days after filing with the secretary of state. Questions or comments concerning the proposed rule may be directed to: Indiana Board of Podiatric Medicine, ATTENTION: Valerie Jones, 402 West Washington Street, Room W066, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2700 or by electronic email at email@example.com. Statutory authority: IC 25-29-2-11.
Amends 888 IAC 1.1-6-1 concerning applicants who are applying to take the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE). Effective 30 days after filing with the secretary of state. Questions or comments concerning the proposed rule may be directed to: Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, ATTENTION: Board Director, 402 West Washington Street, Room W066, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 or by electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Statutory authority: IC 15-5-1.1-8.
Amends 170 IAC 4-1-23 concerning electricity interruptions of service and outage reporting.
Adds 312 IAC 6.5 to govern the registration of off-road vehicles and snowmobiles. (A temporary rule currently addresses this subject within LSA Document #03-341(E).).
Amends 326 IAC 7-4-13 to make corrections and update information for sources listed in the rule.
Amends 328 IAC 1 concerning the excess liability trust fund (ELTF) to provide for additional cost accountability by claimants, to maintain the ELTF, to amend the method for prioritization of claims in the event of a fund balance near or at $25 million, to clarify the definition of "third party liability", to clarify the fund access and to include access to the fund by multiple owners and operators, and to revise and update the schedule of specific costs allowed to be reimbursed.
Amends 345 IAC 7-5-15.1 to remove the requirement to test swine for pseudorabies prior to exhibition. Amends 345 IAC 7-5-22 to remove various testing and vaccination requirements for dogs and cats to be exhibited.
Adds 460 IAC 1.1 concerning home and community based services (HCBS) including qualifications for approved providers of home and community based services; the process by which the division of disability, aging, and rehabilitative services (DDARS)/bureau of aging and in-home services (BAIHS) approves providers; the BAIHS process for monitoring and ensuring compliance with provider standards and requirements; the rights of individuals receiving services; protection of individuals receiving services; standards and requirements for approved providers of home and community based services; and definitions for home and community based services.
Amends 470 IAC 3-1.1, 470 IAC 3-1.2, and 470 IAC 3-1.3 to revise, update, clarify, and add miscellaneous provisions to the rules that govern child care homes.
Adds 646 IAC 3-1-12 concerning the wage reporting requirements pertaining to professional employer organizations. Adds 646 IAC 3-1-13 concerning the respective liabilities of a professional employer organization and its client company for unemployment insurance contributions. Adds 646 IAC 3-4-11 concerning the definition of a professional employer organization with respect to qualifying as an employer. Amends 646 IAC 3-5-1 concerning corporate officers and directors.
Amends 675 IAC 22-2.3, the 2003 Indiana Fire Code, to make substantive and clarifying changes and to add provisions concerning haunted houses. Repeals 675 IAC 22-2.2-49.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-107.1, 675 IAC 22-2.2-134.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-183, 675 IAC 22-2.2-221.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-240.1, 675 IAC 22-2.2-241.1, 675 IAC 22-2.2-243.1, 675 IAC 22-2.2-245.2, 675 IAC 22-2.2-245.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-365.2, 675 IAC 22-2.2-365.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-368.1, 675 IAC 22-2.2-369.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-378.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-412.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-437.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-437.7, 675 IAC 22-2.2-443.5, 675 IAC 22-2.2-511.1, 675 IAC 22-2.2-515.1, and 675 IAC 22-2.2-540.
Amends 848 IAC 1-1-2.1 to revise the definitions applied throughout that article. Amends 848 IAC 1-2 to revise the accreditation requirements and procedures for nursing programs. Adds 848 IAC 1-2-8.5 to establish the requirements and procedures to transfer a nursing program to another controlling organization.
Amends 888 IAC 1.1-6-1 concerning the deadline for applying to take the examination for licensure.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has developed draft rule language for amendments to 326 IAC 1-4-1, concerning attainment status designations for the 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard ("the 8-hour ozone standard"). The purpose of this notice is to seek public comment on the draft rule. IDEM seeks comment on the affected citations listed and any other provisions of Title 326 that may be affected by this rulemaking.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), in consultation with a workgroup of interested persons, has developed draft rule language for a new rule to establish a process and application requirements for obtaining a variance from the existing water quality criterion used to establish a water quality-based effluent limitation for mercury in wastewater discharges permitted under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program. By this notice, IDEM is soliciting public comment on the draft rule language. IDEM seeks comment on the affected citations listed and any other provisions of Title 327 that may be affected by this rulemaking.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has developed draft rule language for a new rule at 329 IAC 14 concerning the composting of source-separated biodegradable solid waste and vegetative matter. By this notice, IDEM is soliciting public comment on the draft rule language including suggestions for specific amendments to the draft rule language. IDEM seeks comment on the affected citations listed and any other provisions of Title 329 that may be affected by this rulemaking.
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