Iowa Department of Human Rights
Division of Community and Advocacy Services
Deaf Services Commission of Iowa
Commission Meeting – November 19, 2011
Department of Human Rights was reorganized in the spring of 2010 and is currently going through a transition with the new code. Commissioners received the new code and updated information that included Chapter 216A Department of Human Rights, Chapter 21 Official Meeting Open to Public (Open Meetings) and Chapter 17A, Iowa Administrative Procedure Act as requested.
Legislative Issues – Iowa Legislature will start in January.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children’s Educational Bill of Rights
Contractual Interpreting Program Funds FY 12 - DSCI has used over half of the
money allotted since July. There are limited funds available each year. When the
funds are gone, the program ends until the next fiscal year.