General Assembly: 79 (2002 Regular GA) - Chapter 1057 - Student financial aid programs — sanctions against licenses of defaulters


Published: 2002-04-01

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100LAWS OF THE SEVENTY−NINTH G.A., 2002 SESSIONCH. 1056

CH. 1056CH. 1056

CHAPTER 1056

FIRE PROTECTION OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES  DISBURSEMENT OF TOWNSHIP TAXES FOR MUNICIPAL SERVICES

H.F. 2448

AN ACT relating to diverting township taxes to a municipality providing emergency services to the township.

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

Section 1.Section 359.49, Code 2001, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION.7A.A township that has entered into an agreement with a municipali-

ty to receive fire protection service or emergency medical service from the municipality may request that a portion of its taxes be paid directly to the municipality providing the fire protec- tion service.1 Each year, the township must note its request on the budget and must attach a copy of the emergency services agreement to each copy of the budget transmitted to the county auditor. The auditor shall direct the county treasurer as to what portion of the township taxes to disburse to the municipality providing the fire protection service or emergency medical ser- vice.

For purposes of this subsection, municipality" means a city, county, township, benefited fire district, or agency formed under chapter 28E and authorized by law to provide emergency services.

Approved April 1, 2002

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CH. 1057CH. 1057

CHAPTER 1057

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS  SANCTIONS AGAINST LICENSES OF DEFAULTERS

H.F. 2467

AN ACT providing for licensure sanctions against defaulters of designated loan and scholar- ship programs.

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

Section 1.Section 272C.4, Code Supplement 2001, is amended by adding the following new subsection:

NEW SUBSECTION.10.Establish procedures consistent with the provisions of section 261.121, subsection 2, and sections 261.122 through 261.127 by which, in the board’s discre- tion, a license shall be suspended, denied, or revoked, or other disciplinary action imposed, with regard to a licensee subject to the board’s jurisdiction who has defaulted on a repayment or service obligation under any federal or state educational loan or service-conditional schol- arship program. Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary, each board shall defer to the federal or state program’s determination of default upon certification by the program of such a default on the part of a licensee, and shall remove the suspension, grant the license,

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1See chapter 1175, §84 herein

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or stay the revocation or other disciplinary action taken if the federal or state program certifies that the defaulting licensee has agreed to fulfill the licensee’s obligation, or is complying with an approved repayment plan. Licensure sanctions shall be reinstated upon certification that a defaulting licensee has failed to comply with the repayment or service requirements, as de- termined by the federal or state program. The provisions of this subsection relating to board authority to act in response to notification of default shall apply not only to a licensing board, as defined in section 272C.1, but also to any other licensing board or authority regulating a license authorized by the laws of this state.

Approved April 1, 2002

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CH. 1058CH. 1058

CHAPTER 1058

OLDER AMERICAN COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT AND SENIOR INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

H.F. 2488

AN ACT relating to the department of elder affairs including provisions relating to the elder Iowans Act.

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

Section 1.Section 231.51, Code 2001, is amended to read as follows: 231.51SENIOR OLDER AMERICAN COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

(SCSEP), TITLE V OF THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT. 1.The department will shall direct and administer the senior older American community

service employment program (SCSEP) as authorized by the federal Act in coordination with the department of workforce development and the department of economic development.

2.The purpose of the senior community service employment program is to foster and pro- mote useful part-time opportunities in community service activities for unemployed, low- in- come persons who are fifty-five years old or older individual economic self-sufficiency and to increase the number of participants placed in unsubsidized employment in the public and pri- vate sectors while maintaining the community service focus of the program.

3.Funds appropriated to the department from the United States department of labor shall be distributed to local projects in accordance with federal requirements.

4.The department shall require such uniform reporting and financial accounting by area agencies on aging and local projects as may be necessary to fulfill the purposes of this section.

Sec. 2.Section 231.52, Code 2001, is amended to read as follows: 231.52RETIRED IOWANS COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT SENIOR INTERNSHIP PRO-

GRAM (RICEP). 1.The department shall establish the retired Iowans community employment senior intern-

ship program in coordination with the department of workforce development to encourage and promote the meaningful employment of older citizens in the state Iowans.

2.Funds appropriated to the department for this purpose shall be distributed statewide ac- cording to administrative rules by the commission.

3.The department shall require such uniform reporting and financial accounting by area agencies on aging and local projects as may be necessary to fulfill the purposes of this section.