General Assembly: 82 (2008 Regular GA) - Chapter 1038 - Fingerprinting of children


Published: 2008-04-08

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166LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2008 SESSIONCH. 1038

CH. 1038CH. 1038

CHAPTER 1038 FINGERPRINTING OF CHILDREN

H.F. 2119

AN ACT relating to taking the fingerprints of a child by a governmental unit.

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

Section 1. Section 726.23, subsection 2, paragraph a, Code 2007, is amended to read as fol- lows: a. A parent or guardian has givenwritten authorization for the taking of the fingerprints for

use in the future in case the child becomes a runaway or amissing child. Only one set of prints shall be taken and the completed fingerprint cards and written authorizations shall be given to the parent or guardian. The fingerprints,written authorizations for fingerprinting, or notice of the fingerprints’ existence shall not be recorded, stored, or kept in anymanner by a law en- forcement agency, except as provided in this subchapter or except at the request of the parent or guardian if the child becomes a runaway or a missing child. When the child is located or the case is otherwise disposed of, the fingerprint cards shall be returned to the parents or guardian. Nothing in this paragraph “a” shall be construed to prohibit a governmental unit from taking

the fingerprints of a child at the Iowa state fair or a county or district fair as defined in section 174.1 as long as the governmental unit complies with the requirements of this paragraph “a”.

Approved April 8, 2008

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CH. 1039CH. 1039

CHAPTER 1039 ENTERPRISE ZONES — COUNTY DISTRESS CRITERIA

H.F. 2195

AN ACT relating to certain county distress criteria under the enterprise zone program.

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

Section 1. Section 15E.194, subsection 1, paragraph c, Code Supplement 2007, is amended to read as follows: c. The county has experienced a percentage population loss that ranks among the top

twenty-five counties in the state between 1995 and 2000. (1) Forpurposesof this paragraph “c”, prisonpopulation shall be excluded in thepopulation

loss calculations. (2) If a countynot otherwisequalified toparticipate in the enterprise zoneprogramqualifies

as a result of excluding the county’s prison population, a business engaged in the production of ethanol or biodiesel in the county, nothwithstanding its status as an eligible business under section 15E.193, shall not be eligible for assistance under section 15E.196.

Approved April 8, 2008