General Assembly: 80 (2003 Regular GA) - Chapter 34 - New jobs and income program — agricultural land ownership by nonresident aliens


Published: 2003-04-14

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43 LAWS OF THE EIGHTIETH G.A., 2003 SESSION CH. 34

Sec. 9. Section 139A.2, Code 2003, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEWSUBSECTION. 17A. “Public health disaster”means public health disaster as defined

in section 135.150.

Sec. 10. NEW SECTION. 139A.3A INVESTIGATION AND CONTROL. When the department receives a report under this chapter or acts on other reliable informa-

tion that a person is infected with a disease, illness, or heath condition that may be a potential cause of a public health disaster, the department shall identify all individuals reasonably be- lieved to have been exposed to the disease, illness, or health condition and shall investigate all such cases for sources of infection and ensure that such cases are subject to proper control measures. Any hospital, health care provider, or other personmay provide information, inter- views, reports, statements, memoranda, records, or other data related to the condition and treatment of any individual if not otherwise prohibited by the federal Health Insurance Porta- bility and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. L. No. 104-191, to the department to be used for the limited purpose of determining whether a public health disaster exists.

Sec. 11. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes ef- fect upon enactment.

Approved April 14, 2003

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CH. 34CH. 34

CHAPTER 34

NEW JOBS AND INCOME PROGRAM — AGRICULTURAL LAND OWNERSHIP BY NONRESIDENT ALIENS

H.F. 612

ANACT relating to the exemption from land ownership restrictions for nonresident aliens un- der the new jobs and income program.

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

Section 1. Section 15.331B, subsection 1, unnumbered paragraph 2, Code 2003, is amended to read as follows: The eligible businessmay receive one ormore one-year extensions of the time limit for com-

plyingwith the requirements of section 9I.4. Each extensionmust be approved by the commu- nity prior to approval by the department. An eligible businessmay receive one five-year exten- sion and one or more one-year extensions. The eligible business shall comply with the remaining provisions of chapter 9I to the extent they do not conflict with this subsection.

Approved April 14, 2003