General Assembly: 82 (2007 Regular GA) - Chapter 221 - Hy-Vee World Cup Triathlon awards ceremony


Published: 2007-05-24

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WHEREAS,wine is customarily served as an accompaniment to the food and entertainment provided at this type of awards ceremony and wine was served when the ceremony was pre- viously held at the State Capitol; and WHEREAS, under 11 IAC 100.4(8), which prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages

on the capitol complex, it is not possible to serve wine at this type of awards ceremony in the State Capitol; NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. Notwithstanding 11 IAC 100.4(8) and any contrary provisions of chapter 123, prohibiting theuse and consumption of alcoholic beverages in public places,winemaybeused and consumedwithin the state capitol at an awards ceremony, to beheld on or aroundOctober 18, 2007, hosted and organized in whole or in part by the world food prize foundation if the person providing the food and wine at the awards ceremony possesses an appropriate valid liquor control license. For the purpose of this section and section 123.95, the state capitol is a private place.

Sec. 2. Three ceremonial bannersmaybe temporarily displayedeither insideor outside the state capitol commemorating the ceremony.

Approved May 24, 2007

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CH. 221CH. 221

CHAPTER 221

HY-VEE WORLD CUP TRIATHLON AWARDS CEREMONY

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A JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the temporary use and consumption of alcoholic bever- ages on the state capitol complex grounds in conjunction with the Hy-Vee BgWorld Cup Triathlon, and providing an effective date.

WHEREAS, on June 17, 2007, athletes from around the world will gather in Des Moines, Iowa, to compete for the largest purse prize in triathlon history; and WHEREAS, the city of Des Moines has the honor of being the only city in the United States

on the 2007 World Cup schedule of 16 triathlons; and WHEREAS, Iowa’s state capitol complex grounds provide a unique and memorable setting

for the finish line of the triathlon and the following awards ceremony; and WHEREAS, a champagne toast is a traditional part of the awards ceremony; and WHEREAS, because 11 IAC 100.4(8) prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages on

the state capitol complex grounds, it is not possible to serve champagne or other alcoholic bev- erage1 at this type of awards ceremony on the state capitol complex grounds; NOW THERE- FORE,

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

Section 1. Notwithstanding 11 IAC 100.4(8) and any contrary provisions of chapter 123, prohibiting the use and consumption of alcoholic beverages in public places, alcoholic bever- agesmay be used and consumed on the state capitol complex grounds at an awards ceremony,

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1 According to enrolled Act; the word “beverages” probably intended

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to be held on or around June 17, 2007, hosted and organized in whole or in part by Hy-Vee, Incorporated, if thepersonproviding the foodandalcoholic beveragesat the awards ceremony possesses an appropriate valid liquor control license. For the purpose of this section and sec- tion 123.95, the state capitol complex grounds is a private place.

Sec. 2. EFFECTIVEDATE. This joint resolution, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved May 24, 2007

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CH. 222CH. 222

CHAPTER 222

WEST CAPITOL TERRACE AND CAPITOL GROUNDS IMPROVEMENTS —

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OF PRIVATE CONTRIBUTORS

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A JOINT RESOLUTION approving the permanent acknowledgement of elementary and sec- ondary schools and individual citizens of this state for their contributions of foliage and items to be permanently located on the West Capitol Terrace and other Capitol grounds and providing an effective date.

WHEREAS, the state has committed resources to the improvement of theWest Capitol Ter- race project and continues to develop that area for the citizens of Iowa; and WHEREAS,work on phase 1 of this project is scheduled to be completed by June of this year

in time for the 2007 Hy-Vee Triathlon — International Triathlon Union World Cup event; and WHEREAS, theGeneral Assembly believes all Iowans should be proud of the improvements

being made and given the opportunity to participate in the completion of this project; and WHEREAS, the Department of Administrative Services is planning an event to encourage

all Iowans to participate in the sponsorship of trees, benches, and other foliage and items to be located on theWest Capitol Terrace and other areas of the Capitol grounds; NOWTHERE- FORE,

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

That the department of administrative services is hereby authorized, as provided in section 8A.108, subsection 2, paragraph “b”, to establish permanent acknowledgements for contribu- tionsmade by or on behalf of elementary and secondary schools and individual citizens of this state of trees, benches, and other foliage and items to be permanently located on thewest capi- tol terrace and other areas of the capitol grounds. The type and design of plaques to be used for the permanent acknowledgements authorized by this joint resolution shall be approved by the capitol planning commission prior to placement on thewest capitol terrace or other capitol grounds. This joint resolution, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved May 24, 2007