General Assembly: 81 (2006 Regular GA) - Chapter 1066 - Mental retardation services costs — state cases


Published: 2006-04-20

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158LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-FIRST G.A., 2006 SESSIONCH. 1065

c. If the board declares a vacancy under this subsection and the remaining balance of the supervisor’s unexpired term is two and one-half years ormore, a special election shall be held to fill the office as provided in section 69.14A, subsection 1, paragraph “c”.

Approved April 20, 2006

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CH. 1066CH. 1066

CHAPTER 1066

MENTAL RETARDATION SERVICES COSTS — STATE CASES

H.F. 2492

AN ACT relating to the costs of services provided to persons with mental retardation whose service costs are a state responsibility.

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

Section 1. Section 249A.12, Code Supplement 2005, is amended by adding the following new subsection:1

NEW SUBSECTION. 8. If a person with mental retardation has no legal settlement or the legal settlement is unknown so that the person is deemed to be a state case and the services associated with the mental retardation can be covered under a medical assistance program home and community-based services waiver or other medical assistance program provision, the department may transfer moneys to cover the nonfederal share of the medical assistance program costs from an appropriation made for state cases in a particular fiscal year to an ap- propriationmade for themedical assistance program in that same fiscal year. The department shall act expeditiously to obtain federal approval for additional waiver slots to cover such state cases beginning at the earliest possible time in the fiscal year, if such approval is necessary.

Approved April 20, 2006

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CH. 1067CH. 1067

CHAPTER 1067

IDENTITY THEFT PASSPORTS

H.F. 2506

AN ACT relating to the issuance of identity theft passports by the attorney general.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 715A.9A IDENTITY THEFT PASSPORT. 1. The attorney general, in cooperation with any law enforcement agency, may issue an

identity theft passport to a person who meets both of the following requirements: a. Is a victim of identity theft in this state as described in section 715A.8.

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1 See chapter 1115, §15 herein