Iowa Admin. Code r. 657-31.2 - Definitions

For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

"Board" means the Iowa board of pharmacy.

"Complete criminal record" includes the complaint and judgment of conviction for each offense of which the applicant has been convicted, regardless of whether the offense is classified as a felony or a misdemeanor, and regardless of the jurisdiction in which the offense occurred.

"Conviction" means a finding, plea, or verdict of guilt made or returned in a criminal proceeding, even if the adjudication of guilt is deferred, withheld, or not entered. "Conviction" includes Alford pleas and pleas of nolo contendere.

"Disqualifying offense" means a conviction directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the practice of pharmacy. A conviction is directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the practice of pharmacy if either (1) the actions taken in furtherance of an offense are actions customarily performed within the scope of pharmacy practice, or (2) the circumstances under which an offense was committed are circumstances customary to licensed pharmacy personnel.

"License" means any license or registration issued by the board to an individual.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 657-31.2
Amended by IAB September 27, 2017/Volume XL, Number 7, effective 11/1/2017 Rescinded by IAB July 31, 2019/Volume XLII, Number 3, effective 9/4/2019 Adopted by IAB July 14, 2021/Volume XLIV, Number 1, effective 8/18/2021

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