General Assembly: 80 (2003 Regular GA) - Chapter 134 - Burn injury reports by treatment providers


Published: 2003-05-16

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314LAWS OF THE EIGHTIETH G.A., 2003 SESSIONCH. 133

amount established by rule of the office shall not be transferable. A tax credit shall not be claimedby a transferee under this chapter until a replacement tax credit certificate identifying the transferee as the proper holder has been issued. The transferee may use the amount of the tax credit transferred against the taxes imposed

under chapter 422, divisions II, III, andV, and chapter 432 for any tax year the original transfer- or could have claimed the tax credit. Any consideration received for the transfer of the tax credit shall not be included as incomeunder chapter 422, divisions II, III, andV. Any consider- ation paid for the transfer of the tax credit shall not be deducted from income under chapter 422, divisions II, III, and V.

Sec. 4. EFFECTIVE AND APPLICABILITY DATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment and applies retroactively to January 1, 2003, for tax years beginning on or after that date.

Approved May 16, 2003

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CH. 134CH. 134

CHAPTER 134

BURN INJURY REPORTS BY TREATMENT PROVIDERS

H.F. 455

ANACT requiring licensed health-related professionals to report certain burn injuries to a law enforcement agency.

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

BURN INJURIES

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 147.113A REPORT OF BURN INJURIES. Any person licensed under the provisions of this subtitle who administers any treatment to

a person suffering a burn which appears to be of a suspicious nature on the body, a burn to the upper respiratory tract, a laryngeal edema due to the inhalation of super-heated air, or a burn injury that is likely to result in death, which appears to have been received in connection with the commission of a criminal offense, or to whom an application is made for treatment of any nature because of any such burn or burn injury shall at once but not later than twelve hours after treatmentwas administeredor applicationwasmade report the fact to lawenforce- ment. The report shall be made to the law enforcement agency within whose jurisdiction the treatment was administered or application was made, or if ascertainable, to the law enforce- ment agency in whose jurisdiction the burn or burn injury occurred, stating the name of such person, the person’s residence if ascertainable, and giving a brief description of the burn or burn injury. Any provision of law or rule of evidence relative to confidential communications is suspended insofar as the provisions of this section are concerned.

Sec. 2. CODIFICATION. The Code editor shall codify this Act separately from sections 147.111 through 147.113.

Approved May 16, 2003