General Assembly: 88 (2020 Regular GA) - Chapter 1060 - Confidentiality of information used to secure arrest warrants

Published: 2020-06-17

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H.F. 2474

AN ACT relating to the confidentiality of information filed with the court to secure an arrest warrant.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 804.29, subsection 2, Code 2020, is amended to read as follows: 2. However, during the period of confidentiality in subsection 1, the information in the

record may be disseminated, without court order, during the course of official duties to the following persons unless access to such information is expressly denied by court order: a. A peace officer, or any other employee of a law enforcement agency if allowed access

pursuant to section 692.14 and if authorized in writing by the head of the agency. b. An employee of the county attorney’s office. c. A judicial officer or other court employees. d. An employee of the department of corrections or judicial district department of

correctional services, if authorized by the director of the department of corrections. e. A court-appointed attorney in a specific casewhere an arrest warrant has been issued but

not served, provided the defendant is in custody and subject to a hold for that arrest warrant.

Approved June 17, 2020

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