General Assembly: 79 (2002 Regular GA) - Chapter 1015 - Family investment program limited benefit plans — well-being visits


Published: 2002-03-14

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CH. 1014CH. 1014

CHAPTER 1014

VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL TUITION GRANTS  MAXIMUM AMOUNT

H.F. 2139

AN ACT to increase the maximum amount of a vocational-technical tuition grant.

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

Section 1.Section 261.17, subsection 4, paragraph a, Code Supplement 2001, is amended to read as follows:

a.The amount of a vocational-technical tuition grant to a qualified full-time student shall not exceed the lesser of six one thousand two hundred fifty dollars per year or the amount of the student’s established financial need.

Approved March 14, 2002

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CH. 1015CH. 1015

CHAPTER 1015

FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM LIMITED BENEFIT PLANS  WELL-BEING VISITS

H.F. 2340

AN ACT providing for a well-being visit to be conducted on an optional basis under a family investment program limited benefit plan and providing an effective date.

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

Section 1.Section 239B.9, subsection 5, Code 2001, is amended to read as follows: 5.WELL-BEING VISIT. If a participant has chosen a subsequent limited benefit plan, the

department may conduct a well-being visit or contract for a well-being visit to be conducted, provided funding is available for the costs of such visits. A well-being visit shall meet all of the following criteria:

a.a A qualified professional shall attempt to visit with the participant family with a focus upon the children’s well-being.

b.The visit shall be performed conducted during or within four weeks of the second month of the start of the subsequent limited benefit plan.

c.The visit shall serve as an extension of the family investment program and the family in- vestment agreement philosophy of supporting families as they move toward self-sufficiency. The department may contract for the visit.

Sec. 2.CONTRACT TERMINATION.Effective April 1, 2002, the department of human services shall terminate its contract with the Iowa department of health for conducting well- being visits under section 239B.9, subsection 5, as in effect upon the effective date of this Act.

Sec. 3.EMERGENCY RULES.The department of human services may adopt emergency rules under section 17A.4, subsection 2, and section 17A.5, subsection 2, paragraph b", to im- plement the provisions of this Act and the rules shall be effective immediately upon filing un−

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less a later date is specified in the rules. Any rules adopted in accordance with this section shall also be published as a notice of intended action as provided in section 17A.4.

Sec. 4.EFFECTIVE DATE.This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved March 14, 2002

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CH. 1016CH. 1016

CHAPTER 1016

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN PROGRAM  ADMINISTRATION

H.F. 2345

AN ACT authorizing the department of justice to administer the violence against women pro- gram.

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

Section 1.Section 13.31, Code 2001, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION.6.Administer the violence against women program and grants re-

ceived pursuant to the federal Violence Against Women Act, Title IV of the Violent Crime Con- trol and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Pub. L. No. 103-322, 42 U.S.C. § 13701.

Approved March 14, 2002

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CH. 1017CH. 1017

CHAPTER 1017

FARM AID ASSOCIATIONS  TERMINATION OR CONVERSION TO NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS

H.F. 2492

AN ACT relating to farm aid associations, by providing for the future termination of such asso- ciations and election procedures to become governed under the Iowa nonprofit corpora- tion Act, and providing an effective date.

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

DIVISION I

Section 1.NEW SECTION.504A.102FARM AID ASSOCIATIONS  TERMINATION AND ELECTION TO BE GOVERNED UNDER THE IOWA NONPROFIT CORPORATION ACT.

1.TERMINATION.A corporation incorporated and governed under chapter 176 as an as- sociation organized under chapter 176 prior to July 1, 2005, that is not governed as a corpora−