General Assembly: 82 (2007 Regular GA) - Chapter 87 - Home ownership assistance for armed forces members


Published: 2007-04-20

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265 LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2007 SESSION CH. 87

Sec. 9. Section 633.201, Code 2007, is amended to read as follows: 633.201 COURT OFFICERS AS FIDUCIARIES. Judges, clerks, and deputy clerks serving as fiduciaries shall not be allowed any compensa-

tion for services as such fiduciaries. A judge, clerk, or deputy clerk serving as a fiduciary may be compensated for fiduciary services if the services are for a family member’s estate, trust, guardianship, or conservatorship. For purposes of this section, “family member” means a spouse, child, grandchild, parent, grandparent, sibling, niece, nephew, cousin, or other rela- tive or individual with significant personal ties to the fiduciary.

Approved April 20, 2007

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CH. 87CH. 87

CHAPTER 87

HOME OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE FOR ARMED FORCES MEMBERS

S.F. 407

AN ACT relating to the home ownership assistance program for Iowa residents who are eligi- ble members of the armed forces of the United States.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 35A.15 HOME OWNERSHIP ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. 1. For the purposes of this section, “eligible member of the armed forces of the United

States” means a resident of this state who is or was a member of the national guard, reserve, or regular component of the armed forces of the United States who has served at least ninety days of active duty service during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending June 30, 2008, or other period designated by law. 2. The home ownership assistance program is established to continue the program imple-

mented pursuant to 2003 IowaActs, chapter 179, section 21, subsection 5, as amended by 2005 Iowa Acts, chapter 161, section 1, and1 chapter 115, section 37, and continued in accordance with 2006 Iowa Acts, chapter 1167, sections 3 and 4, and other appropriations. 3. The program shall provide loans, grants, or other assistance to persons who are or were

an eligible member of the armed forces of the United States. In the event an eligible member is deceased, the surviving spouse of the eligible member shall be eligible for assistance under the program, subject to the surviving spouse meeting the program’s eligibility requirements other than the military service requirement. 4. The program shall be administered by the Iowa finance authority. Implementation of the

program shall be limited to the extent of the amount appropriated or otherwisemade available for purposes of the program. 5. The department shall support the program by providing eligibility determinations and

other program assistance requested by the Iowa finance authority.

Approved April 20, 2007

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1 See chapter 215, §241 herein