General Assembly: 78 (2000 Regular GA) - Chapter 1108 - Theft detection and detection shielding devices


Published: 2000-04-18

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CH.1108 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH GA, 2000 SESSION

CHAPTER 1108 THEFf DETECTION AND DETECTION SHIELDING DEVICES

H.F.2391

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AN ACT establishing a criminal offense relating to theft detection shielding devices and theft detection devices and providing a penalty.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 7l4.7B THEFf DETECTION DEVICES - SHIELD OR REMOVAL PROHIBITED.

1. A person shall not intentionally manufacture or attempt to manufacture, sell or attempt to sell, possess, use, distribute or attempt to distribute, a theft detection shielding device.

2. A person shall not remove or attempt to remove a theft detection device with the intent of committing a theft and without the permission of the merchant who is displaying or selling the goods, wares, or merchandise.

3. A person shall not possess any tool, instrument, or device with the intent to use it in the unlawful removal of a theft detection device.

4. For purposes of this section, "theft detection shielding device" means any laminated or coated bag or device designed to shield merchandise from detection by an electronic or magnetic theft alarm system or any other system designed to alert a person of a possible theft. "Theft detection device" means any electronic or other device attached to goods, wares, or merchandise on display or for sale by a merchant.

5. A person who violates subsection 1 or 3 commits a serious misdemeanor. 6. A person who violates subsection 2 commits the following: a. A simple misdemeanor if the value of the goods, wares, or merchandise does not exceed

two hundred dollars. b. A serious misdemeanor if the value of the goods, wares, or merchandise exceeds two

hundred dollars.

Approved April 18, 2000

CHAPTER 1109 STATE AGENCY PURCHASING PREFERENCE-

BIO-BASED FLUIDS, GREASES, AND LUBRICANTS S.F.2249

AN ACT relating to a state agency purchasing preference for bio-based hydraulic fluids, greases, and other industrial lubricants.

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

Section 1. Section 18.6, subsection 12, paragraph b, Code Supplement 1999, is amended to read as follows:

b. The procurement by state agencies of biodegradable bio-based hydraulic fluids. greases. and other industrial lubricants manufactured from soybeans in accordance with the re- quirements of section 18.22.