General Assembly: 82 (2008 Regular GA) - Chapter 1087 - Employment discrimination — participation in domestic abuse proceedings


Published: 2008-04-16

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249 LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2008 SESSION CH. 1087

CH. 1086CH. 1086

CHAPTER 1086 INTERPRETERS FOR

ASIAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER PERSONS

S.F. 2129

AN ACT relating to the duties of the commission on the status of Iowans of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage regarding interpreter qualifications.

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

Section 1. Section 216A.155, Code 2007, is amended by adding the following new subsec- tion: NEW SUBSECTION. 14. Adopt rules, with stakeholder input, pursuant to chapter 17A, to

develop amechanism to ensure the qualifications of interpreters forAsian andPacific Islander persons andmaintain and provide a list of those deemed qualified to Iowa courts, administra- tive agencies, social service agencies, and health agencies, as requested.

Approved April 16, 2008

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CH. 1087CH. 1087

CHAPTER 1087 EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION —

PARTICIPATION IN DOMESTIC ABUSE PROCEEDINGS

S.F. 2281

AN ACT prohibiting employment discrimination against an employee witness in certain civil proceedings.

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

Section 1. Section 915.23, subsection 1, Code 2007, is amended to read as follows: 1. An employer shall not discharge an employee, or take or fail to take action regarding an

employee’s promotion or proposed promotion, or take action to reduce an employee’s wages or benefits for actual timeworked, due to the service of an employee as a witness in a criminal proceedingor as aplaintiff, defendant, orwitness ina civil proceedingpursuant to chapter 236.

Approved April 16, 2008