General Assembly: 79 (2002 Regular GA) - Chapter 1053 - Bill of Rights Day


Published: 2002-04-01

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97 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY−NINTH G.A., 2002 SESSION CH. 1053

3.Upon any application of the attorney general pursuant to subsection 1 or 2, the county attorney shall be given notice and shall be provided an opportunity to file an objection prior to the appointment of any attorney. This subsection shall not apply if giving notice would jeop- ardize a criminal investigation.

4.The board may appoint an attorney to act as county attorney in a civil proceeding if the county attorney and all assistant county attorneys are disqualified because of a conflict of in- terest from performing duties and conducting official business.

5.A temporary or acting county attorney has the same authority and is subject to the same responsibilities as a county attorney.

2.6.The A temporary or acting county attorney shall receive a reasonable compensation as determined by the board for services rendered in proceedings before a judicial magistrate or rendered on behalf of a county officer or employee. If the proceedings are held before a district associate judge or a district judge, the judge shall determine a reasonable compensa- tion for the temporary or acting county attorney. If the proceedings are held before an asso- ciate juvenile judge or a judicial hospitalization referee, the temporary or acting county attor- ney shall be compensated at a rate approved by the judge who appointed the associate juvenile judge or referee. The compensation shall be paid from funds to be appropriated to the office of county attorney by the board.

7.Notwithstanding subsections 1 through 6, upon request by a county attorney, the attorney general or an assistant attorney general may act as county attorney in a criminal proceeding, on behalf of the state, without appointment by the board, the chief judge, or the chief judge’s designee.

Approved April 1, 2002

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CH. 1053CH. 1053

CHAPTER 1053

BILL OF RIGHTS DAY

H.F. 2248

AN ACT relating to the designation of a Bill of Rights Day.

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

Section 1.NEW SECTION.1C.12BILL OF RIGHTS DAY. The governor of this state is hereby authorized and requested to issue annually a proclama-

tion designating the fifteenth day of December as Bill of Rights Day and to encourage all gov- ernmental bodies in the state to observe the day in a manner that emphasizes the meaning and importance of the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States, and encour- age a formal recitation of the Bill of Rights in its entirety in all schools, government meetings, and courtrooms on or about that date.

Approved April 1, 2002