General Assembly: 87 (2018 Regular GA) - Chapter 1020 - Contraband at community-based correctional facilities


Published: 2018-03-21

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CHAPTER 1020 CONTRABAND AT COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

H.F. 2255

AN ACT relating to the possession of contraband in or on the grounds of a community-based correctional facility, and providing penalties.

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

Section 1. Section 719.7, subsection 3, paragraphs a, b, and c, Code 2018, are amended to read as follows: a. Knowingly introduces contraband into, or onto, the grounds of a secure facility for

the detention or custody of juveniles, detention facility, jail, community-based correctional facility, correctional institution, or institution under the management of the department of corrections. b. Knowingly conveys contraband to any person confined in a secure facility for the

detention or custody of juveniles, detention facility, jail, community-based correctional facility, correctional institution, or institution under the management of the department of corrections. c. Knowingly makes, obtains, or possesses contraband while confined in a secure facility

for the detention or custody of juveniles, detention facility, jail, community-based correctional facility, correctional institution, or institution under the management of the department of corrections, or while being transported or moved incidental to confinement.

Sec. 2. Section 719.7, subsection 4, paragraph c, Code 2018, is amended to read as follows: c. An aggravated misdemeanor for failing to report a known violation or attempted

violation of this section to an official or officer at a secure facility for the detention or custody of juveniles, detention facility, jail, community-based correctional facility, correctional institution, or institution under the management of the department of corrections.

Sec. 3. Section 719.7, subsection 5, Code 2018, is amended to read as follows: 5. Nothing in this section is intended to limit the authority of the administrator of

any secure facility for the detention or custody of juveniles, detention facility, jail, community-based correctional facility, correctional institution, or institution under the management of the department of corrections to prescribe or enforce rules concerning the definition of contraband, and the transportation, making, or possession of substances, devices, instruments, materials, or other items.

Approved March 21, 2018

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