General Assembly: 80 (2004 Regular GA) - Title Page


Published: 2004

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State of Iowa

2004

ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

(Session Laws) Enacted at the

2004 REGULAR SESSION and the

2004 FIRST EXTRAORDINARY SESSION

of the

Eightieth General Assembly of the

State of Iowa

HELD AT DES MOINES, THE CAPITAL OF THE STATE

IN THE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR OF THE STATE

REGULAR SESSION BEGUN ON THE TWELFTH DAY OF JANUARY

AND ENDED ON THE TWENTIETH DAY OF APRIL, A.D. 2004

FIRST EXTRAORDINARY SESSION HELD ON THE

SEVENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, A.D. 2004

Published under the authority of Iowa Code section 2B.10 by the

Legislative Services Agency GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF IOWA

Des Moines

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PREFACE

CERTIFICATION

We, Dennis C. Prouty, Director, Legislative Services Agency, Richard L. Johnson, Legal ServicesDivisionDirector, Leslie E.W.Hickey, IowaCodeEditor, and JoanneR. Page,Deputy Iowa Code Editor, certify that, to the best of our knowledge, the Acts and Resolutions in this volumehavebeen prepared from the original enrolledActs andResolutions on file in theoffice of the Secretary of State; are correct copies of thoseActs andResolutions; are published under the authority of the statutes of this state; and constitute the Acts and Resolutions of the 2004 Regular Session and the 2004 First Extraordinary Session of the Eightieth General Assembly of the State of Iowa.

STATUTES AS EVIDENCE

Iowa Code section 622.59 is as follows: 622.59 Printed copies of statutes. Printed copies of the statute laws of this or any other of

the United States, or of Congress, or of any foreign government, purporting or proved to have been published under the authority thereof, or proved to be commonly admitted as evidence of the existing laws in the courts of such state or government, shall be admitted in the courts of this state as presumptive evidence of such laws.

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Temporary Code numbers. CODE NUMBERS ASSIGNED TO NEW SECTIONS AND SUBSECTIONS IN THE ACTS ARE TEMPORARY AND MAY BE CHANGED WHEN THE 2005 IOWACODE ISPUBLISHED. Changeswill be shown in theTables ofDisposition ofActs in the 2005 Iowa Code.

Typographic style. The Acts and Resolutions in this volume are printed as they appear on file in theoffice of theSecretaryofState. Noeditorial correctionshavebeenmade. Underlined type indicates new material added to existing statutes; strike-through type indicates deleted material. Italics and bold italics within an Act indicate material that the Governor has item vetoed. Itemvetoed text is also indicatedbyasterisks at thebeginningandendingof thevetoed material. Superscript numbers indicate explanatory footnotes.

Effective and enactment dates. The Acts of the 2004 Regular Session took effect on July 1, 2004, unless otherwise provided. TheActs of the 2004First Extraordinary Session generally took effect upon enactment andwere applicable at a specified time if so provided. [Otherwise extraordinary session bills take effect ninety days after adjournment.] See Iowa Code section 3.7. The date of enactment is the date an Act is approved by the Governor, which is shown at the end of each Act.

Statemandates. IowaCode section 25B.5 requires that for each enacted bill or joint resolu- tion containing a statemandate (defined in section 25B.3), an estimate of additional local reve- nue expenditures required by the mandate must be filed with the Secretary of State. Section 2B.10(6) states that a notation of the filing of the estimate must be included in the Iowa Acts with the text of the bill or resolution. A dagger is placed at the beginning of the enacting clause and a footnote included for each enrolled Act or Resolution which requires the mandate.

Resolutions. Concurrent resolutions and Senate and House resolutions are generally not included. See bound Senate and House Journals for adopted resolutions.

Orders for legal publications should be addressed to the Legislative Services Agency, State Capitol, Ground Floor, Des Moines, Iowa 50319.

Telephone (515) 281-3568

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page Preface iii. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Certification Statutes as Evidence Explanatory Notes

Elective Officers vii. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . General Assembly viii. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Judicial Department xx. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Congressional Delegation and District Offices xxi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Condition of State Treasury xxiv. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

REGULAR SESSION

Analysis by Chapters xxv. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . General and Special Acts 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tables 819. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Index 855. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

FIRST EXTRAORDINARY SESSION

General Acts 1139. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tables 1151. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Index 1155. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .