General Assembly: 83 (2009 Regular GA) - Chapter 85 - Public safety regulations — conveyances and amusement rides


Published: 2009-04-24

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314LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-THIRD G.A., 2009 SESSIONCH. 84

CH. 84CH. 84

CHAPTER 84 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND VETERANS BENEFITS

— TENANTS OF ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAMS

S.F. 203

AN ACT relating to the identification of the eligibility of tenants of an assisted living program for benefits through the United States department of veterans affairs.

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

Section 1. NEWSECTION. 231C.5A ASSESSMENTOFTENANTS—PROGRAMELIGI- BILITY. An assisted living program receiving reimbursement through the medical assistance pro-

gram under chapter 249A shall assist the department of veterans affairs in identifying, upon admission of a tenant, the tenant’s eligibility for benefits through the United States depart- ment of veterans affairs. The assisted living program shall also assist the commission of veter- ans affairs in determining such eligibility for tenants residing in the program on July 1, 2009. The department of inspections and appeals, in cooperationwith the department of human ser- vices, shall adopt rules to administer this section, including a provision that ensures that if a tenant is eligible for benefits through theUnited States department of veterans affairs or other third-party payor, the payor of last resort for reimbursement to the assisted living program is the medical assistance program. The rules shall also require the assisted living program to request information from a tenant or tenant’s personal representative regarding the tenant’s veteran status and to report to the department of veterans affairs only the names of tenants identified as potential veterans along with the names of their spouses and any dependents. Information reported by the assisted living program shall be verified by the department of vet- erans affairs.

Approved April 24, 2009

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CH. 85CH. 85

CHAPTER 85 PUBLIC SAFETY REGULATIONS —

CONVEYANCES AND AMUSEMENT RIDES

S.F. 318

ANACTpertaining to the duties and regulations under the purviewof the labor commissioner.

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

DIVISION I AMUSEMENT RIDE INSURANCE

Section 1. Section 88A.9, Code 2009, is amended to read as follows: 88A.9 INSURANCE. No person shall be issued a permit under this chapter unless the person first obtains an in-

surance policy in an amount of not less than one hundred thousand million dollars for bodily injury, to or death of one person, or property damage in any one accident, and, subject to the

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limit for one person, in an amount of not less than three hundred thousand dollars for bodily injury to or death of two ormore persons in any one accident, and in an amount of not less than five thousand dollars for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident, in- suring the operator against liability for injury or death suffered by a person attending a fair or carnival occurrence.

DIVISION II CONVEYANCE APPLICATION

Sec. 2. Section 89A.3, subsection 2, Code 2009, is amended by adding the following new paragraph: NEW PARAGRAPH. j. Submission of information such as plans, drawings, and measure-

ments concerning new installations and alterations.

Sec. 3. Section 89A.8, Code 2009, is amended by striking the section and inserting in lieu thereof the following: 89A.8 NEW INSTALLATION PERMITS. 1. The installation or relocation of a conveyance shall not begin until an installation permit

has been issued by the commissioner. 2. An application for an installation permit shall be submitted in a format determined by the

commissioner. 3. a. If the application or any accompanyingmaterials indicates a failure to complywith ap-

plicable rules, the commissioner shall givenotice of the compliance failures to theperson filing the application. b. If the application indicates compliance with applicable rules or after compliance failures

have been remedied, the commissioner shall issue an installation permit for relocation or in- stallation, as applicable.

Approved April 24, 2009

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CH. 86CH. 86

CHAPTER 86 LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES — GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT

S.F. 334

AN ACT relating to the legislative committees charged with providing government oversight.

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

Section 1. Section 2.45, subsection 5, Code 2009, is amended by striking the subsection.

Sec. 2. Section 7C.12, subsection 2, paragraph c, Code 2009, is amended to read as follows: c. Shall report quarterly any reallocation of the amount of the state ceiling by the governor’s

designee in accordance with this chapter to the legislative general assembly’s standing com- mittees on government oversight committee and the auditor of state. The report shall contain, at a minimum, the amount of each reallocation, the date of each reallocation, the name of the political subdivision and a description of all bonds issued pursuant to a reallocation, a brief explanation of the reason for the reallocation, and such other information as may be required by the committee a standing committee on government oversight.