General Assembly: 81 (2005 Regular GA) - Chapter 75 - State payroll deductions — tuition


Published: 2005-04-28

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228LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-FIRST G.A., 2005 SESSIONCH. 75

CH. 75CH. 75

CHAPTER 75

STATE PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS — TUITION

H.F. 748

AN ACT providing for state employee payroll deductions for qualified tuition program con- tributions.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 70A.17B PAYROLL DEDUCTION FOR ELIGIBLE QUAL- IFIED TUITION PROGRAM CONTRIBUTIONS. 1. The state officer in charge of any of the state payroll systems shall deduct from thewages

or salaries of a state officer or employee an amount specified by the officer or employee for payment to an eligible qualified tuition program in a method consistent with current discre- tionarypayroll deductions andon formsprescribedby thepayroll administrator. Forpurposes of this section, an “eligible qualified tuition program” is aprogram thatmeets the requirements of a qualified tuition programunder section 529of the Internal RevenueCode and is a program in which at least five hundred state officers or employees request a payroll deduction and the request for the payroll deduction ismade by the state officer or employee in writing to the offi- cer in charge of the program. 2. Themoneys deducted under this section shall be paid to the eligible qualified tuition pro-

gram for the benefit of the officer’s or employee’s account no later than thirty days following the payroll deduction from the wages of the officer or employee. The deduction may bemade even though the compensation paid to an officer or employee is reduced to an amount below the minimum prescribed by law. Payment to an officer or employee of compensation less the deduction shall constitute a full discharge of claims and demands for services rendered by the officer or employee during the period covered by the payment. The request for the deduction may bewithdrawn at any time by filing a written notification of withdrawal with the state offi- cer in charge of any of the state payroll systems.

Approved April 28, 2005

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CH. 76CH. 76

CHAPTER 76

REGULATION OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS AND LOBBYING

H.F. 253

ANACT relating togovernmental ethics and the duties of the Iowa ethics and campaigndisclo- sure board.

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

Section 1. Section 68B.1, Code 2005, is amended to read as follows: 68B.1 TITLE OF ACT. This chapter shall be known as the “IowaPublicOfficials “Government Ethics andLobbying

Act”.

Sec. 2. Section 68B.2, subsections 1 and 2, Code 2005, are amended to read as follows: 1. “Agency” means a department, division, board, commission, bureau, authority, or office