General Assembly: 80 (2003 Regular GA) - Chapter 87 - Certified law enforcement officers — training — tribal government police

Published: 2003-04-28

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any reduction in the surety bond or liability insurance made at the request of the applicant or cancellation of such the surety bond by the surety or the liability insurance by the surety or insurer. The department shall be notified ninety days prior to any reduction of the amount of the irrevocable letter of credit at the request of the applicant or the cancellation of the irrevoca- ble letter of credit by the financial institution. The total and aggregate liability of the surety, and insurer, or financial institution for all claims shall be limited to the face of the surety bond, or liability insurance policy, or irrevocable letter of credit.

Sec. 3. EFFECTIVEDATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved April 28, 2003


CH. 87CH. 87



H.F. 548

AN ACT relating to law enforcement officer training at the Iowa law enforcement academy, and providing for a fee.

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

Section 1. Section 80B.3, subsection 3, Code 2003, is amended to read as follows: 3. “Law enforcement officer” means an officer appointed by the director of the department

of natural resources, a member of a police force or other agency or department of the state, county, or city, or tribal government regularly employed as such and who is responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the enforcement of the criminal laws of this state and all individuals, as determined by the council, who by the nature of their duties may be re- quired to perform the duties of a peace officer.

Sec. 2. Section 80B.11, subsections 1 and 2, Code 2003, are amended to read as follows: 1. Minimum entrance requirements, course of study, attendance requirements, and equip-

ment and facilities required at approved law enforcement training schools. Minimum age re- quirements for entrance to approved law enforcement training schools shall be eighteen years of age. Minimumcourse of study requirements shall include a separate domestic abuse curric- ulum, whichmay include, but is not limited to, outside speakers from domestic abuse shelters and crime victim assistance organizations. Minimum course of study requirements shall also include a sexual assault curriculum. 2. Minimum basic training requirements law enforcement officers employed after July 1,

1968,must complete in order to remain eligible for continued employment and the timewithin which such basic trainingmust be completed. Minimum requirements shall mandate training devoted to the topic of domestic abuse and sexual assault. The council shall submit an annual report to the general assembly by January 15 of each year relating to the continuing education requirements devoted to the topic of domestic abuse, including the number of hours required, the substance of the classes offered, and other related matters.


Sec. 3. Section 80B.11B, subsection 2, Code 2003, is amended to read as follows: 2. The Iowa lawenforcement academymayalso charge thedepartment of natural resources

or other agency or department of the state, a member of a police force of a city or county, or any political subdivision of the state not more than one-half of the cost of providing the basic training course which is designed to meet the minimum basic training requirements for a law enforcement officer. All other candidates to the law enforcement academy, including a candi- date from a tribal government, shall pay the full costs of providing the basic training require- ments for a law enforcement officer.

Sec. 4. NEW SECTION. 80B.18 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER — TRIBAL GOVERN- MENT. A law enforcement officer who is amember of a police force of a tribal government andwho

becomes certified through the Iowa law enforcement academy shall be subject to the certifica- tion and revocation of certification rules andprocedures as provided in this chapter. The certi- fied law enforcement officer shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state if an agreement exists between the tribal government and the state or between the tribal govern- ment and a county, which grants authority to the law enforcement officer to act in a law en- forcement capacity off a settlement or reservation.

Approved April 28, 2003


CH. 88CH. 88



H.F. 551

AN ACT providing for a fee for transporting an inmate for medical or dental care.

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

Section 1. Section 904.108, subsection 6, Code 2003, is amended to read as follows: 6. The director may charge an inmate a correctional fee for custodial expenses incurred or

which may be incurred while the inmate is in the custody of the department. The custodial expensesmay include, but are not limited to, board and room,medical and dental fees includ- ing any necessary transportation fee not to exceed five dollars per visit, education costs, cloth- ing costs, and the costs of supervision, services, and treatment to the inmate. The correctional fee shall not exceed the actual cost of keeping the inmate in custody. The correctional fees collected pursuant to this subsection shall be credited as a reimbursement to the appropriate correctional institution. This subsection does not limit the right of the director to obtain any other remedy authorized by law.

Approved April 28, 2003