General Assembly: 78 (2000 Regular GA) - Chapter 1160 - Department of natural resources — forests and forestry division


Published: 2000-05-03

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489 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH G.A., 2000 SESSION CH.1161

CHAPTER 1160 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES - FORESTS AND FORESTRY DIVISION

H.F.2090

AN ACT changing the name of the forests and forestry division of the department of natural resources to the forests and prairies division and expanding its responsibilities.

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

Section 1. Section 455A. 7, subsection 1, paragraph b, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows:

b. Forests and forestry prairies division which is responsible for administering programs relating to state forests. aft€l forestry. and prairie mana~ement assistance to private and public landowners. and for the operation of the state nursery under section 456A.20.

Sec. 2. Section 456A.21, subsection 1, Code Supplement 1999, is amended to read as follows:

1. A forestry management and enhancement fund is created in the state treasury under the control of the department's forests and forestI)' prairies division created in section 455A. 7. The fund is composed of moneys deposited into the fund pursuant to section 456A.20, mon- eys appropriated by the general assembly, and moneys available to and obtained or ac- cepted by the division or the department from the United States or private sources for place- ment in the fund.

Approved May 3, 2000

CHAPTER 1161 COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN POSTSECONDARY

SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS' PARENTS OR GUARDIANS H.F.2437

AN ACT relating to disclosure by a postsecondary education institution of information to the parent or guardian of a student.

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

Section 1. Section 22.7, subsection 1, Code Supplement 1999, is amended to read as follows:

1. Personal information in records regarding a student, prospective student, or former student maintained, created, collected or assembled by or for a school corporation or educa- tional institution maintaining such records. This subsection shall not be construed to prohibit a postsecondary education institution from disclosin~ to a parent or guardian information re~ardin~ a violation of a federal. state. or local law. or institutional rule or policy ~ovemin~ the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled substance if the child is under the a~e of twenty-one years and the institution determines that the student committed a disciplinary violation with respect to the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled sub- stance re~ardless of whether that information is contained in the student's education records.