General Assembly: 83 (2010 Regular GA) - Chapter 1027 - Taking of crops on farm tenancies

Published: 2010-03-03

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the affidavit or voted a replacement ballot, the voter shall cast a ballot in accordance with section 49.81.

Sec. 15. Section 260C.15, Code Supplement 2009, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 3A. a. Objections to the legal sufficiency of a nomination petition or

to the eligibility of a candidate may be filed by any person who would have the right to vote for a candidate for the office in question. b. The objectionmust be filed with the secretary of the board as least thirty-five days before

the day of the election at which members of the board are elected. When objections are filed, notice shall immediately be given to the candidate affected, addressed to the candidate’s place of residence as given on the candidate’s affidavit, stating that objections have been made to the legal sufficiency of the petition or to the eligibility of the candidate, and also stating the time and place the objections will be considered. The board secretary shall also attempt to notify the candidate by telephone if the candidate provided a telephone number on the candidate’s affidavit. c. Objections shall be considered not later than two working days following the receipt

of the objections by the president of the board of directors, the secretary of the board, and one additional director of the board chosen by ballot. If objections have been filed to the nominations of either of the directors, that director shall not pass on the objection. The director’s place shall be filled by a member of the board of directors against whom no objection exists. The replacement shall be chosen by ballot.

Sec. 16. REPEAL. Section 49.19, Code Supplement 2009, is repealed.

Sec. 17. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. The sections of this Act amending sections 49.13, 49.14, 49.15, 49.16, and 49.20, and repealing section 49.19, being deemed of immediate importance, take effect upon enactment.

Approved March 3, 2010


H.F. 2380

AN ACT providing for the taking of crops on land classified as a farm tenancy.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 562.5A Farm tenancy — right to take part of a harvested crop’s aboveground plant. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by a lessor and farm tenant, a farm tenant may take

any part of the aboveground part of a plant associated with a crop, at the time of harvest or after the harvest, until the farm tenancy terminates as provided in this chapter.

Approved March 3, 2010