General Assembly: 82 (2008 Regular GA) - Chapter 1029 - Lifts, hoists, and other conveyances — wheelchair lifts


Published: 2008-04-02

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39 LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2008 SESSION CH. 1030

CH. 1029CH. 1029

CHAPTER 1029 LIFTS, HOISTS, AND OTHER CONVEYANCES —

WHEELCHAIR LIFTS

S.F. 2154

ANACT relating to inclined or vertical wheelchair lifts regulated by the elevator safety board.

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

Section 1. Section 89A.1, subsection 10, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as fol- lows: 10. “Inclined or vertical wheelchair lift” means a lift used as part of an accessible route in

or at a public building to transport a wheelchair as specified in the American society of me- chanical engineers safety codes for elevators and escalators, A17.1 standard for platform lifts and stairway chairlifts, A18.1.

Sec. 2. Section 89A.2, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: 89A.2 SCOPE OF CHAPTER. 1. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any of the following: a. Any conveyance installed in any single private dwelling residence, to conveyances. b. Material hoists subject to regulation under 875 IAC 26.1 and 29 C.F.R. § 1926.552, to lifts. c. Lifts subject to regulation under chapter 88, to material. d. Material lift elevators existing in the same location since prior to January 1, 1975, or to

conveyances. e. Conveyances over which an agency of the federal government is asserting similar en-

forcement jurisdiction. 2. Provisions of this chapter supersede conflicting provisions contained in building codes

of this state or any subdivision thereof.

Sec. 3. Section 89A.9, subsection 2, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: 2. The operating permit shall indicate the type of equipment for which it is issued, and in

the case of elevators shall state whether passenger or freight, and also shall state the contract load and speed for each conveyance. The permit shall be posted conspicuously in the car of an elevator, or on or near a dumbwaiter, escalator, moving walk, or inclined or vertical wheel- chair lift.

Approved April 2, 2008

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CH. 1030CH. 1030

CHAPTER 1030 EXTERNAL REVIEW OF HEALTH INSURANCE

COVERAGE DECISIONS — SCOPE

S.F. 2199

AN ACT relating to appeals of denials of insurance coverage based on medical necessity.

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

Section 1. Section 514J.3, Code 2007, is amended to read as follows: 514J.3 EXCLUSIONS. This chapter does not apply to a hospital confinement indemnity, credit, dental, vision, long-